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A Message from James & Amanda…

2017 sees our fourth year of our ownership of The Izaak Walton Hotel. We hope all those who have visited us this year have had a memorable experience.

We hope you enjoy our Christmas and New Year Programme and that you will be able to join us in celebrating some festivities.

Whether celebrating with your family, a loved one, friends or arranging the office party, we have just the event for you.

From festive lunches and dinners, work parties to private celebrations, or even a 2-3 night ‘stay over’ package for Christmas or New Year, we invite you to indulge in a feast of festivity. Rest assured, we will take care of every last detail to make your Christmas experience at The Izaak Walton stress free, fun filled and entirely unforgettable.

Our reservations team are on hand to take the worry and the stress out of organising your particular event so please call us on 01335 350981 where you can receive advice and details on all our December events.

Whatever your event or family gathering, we look forward to welcoming you to the Izaak Walton Hotel.

On behalf of the directors, management and staff, we would like to extend our best wishes to you and your family, for a very Merry Christmas and prosperous New Year.

Christmas Party Nights

Available throughout December (with advanced booking) our Christmas Party Nights commence at 7pm. Evening entertainment follows a fabulous 3 Course Meal to ensure your whole party gets into a true festive spirit.

Christmas Eve – Sunday 24th December 2017

You will be warmly welcomed on Christmas Eve with roaring log fires, hot mulled wine and traditional mince pies served in the Dovedale Bar.  Settle in your room before making your way back to the Dovedale Bar at 6.30pm for a pre-dinner Christmas Cocktail served with canapés to start your evening off before dining in our Elegant Haddon Restaurant.  Sit back, relax and listen as our resident pianist entertains you.  After tea or coffee and petit fours in one of our cosy lounges, why not enjoy a nightcap in front of the roaring log fire in the Dovedale Bar before retiring for the night.

Christmas Day – Monday 25th December 2017

Breakfast will be served in our Haddon Restaurant, after which there is time to relax in one of our lounges or take a walk to the nearby famous ‘Stepping Stones’. Residents will be invited to join us from 12.30pm for a glass of fizz and then Christmas Day Lunch will be served at 1.30pm in our Haddon Restaurant. Enjoy the wonderful dishes that our Chef has lovingly created for you whilst enjoying the unrivalled views of Dovedale and Thorpe Cloud. Our friendly staff will be on hand to ensure your day continues at leisure. Following dinner the Dovedale Lounge will be available for those guests wishing to watch the Queen’s Christmas Message. A selection of board games will also be available from reception. The Izaak Walton Hotel Christmas Evening starts when the Haddon Restaurant opens its doors to a magnificent carved buffet served between 7.00pm and 8.00pm, created by our Head Chef. Relax and unwind as Christmas Day comes to a close.

Boxing Day – Tuesday 26th December 2017

During the day relax and unwind in one of our lounges or perhaps take a stroll in the beautiful countryside. A Buffet Lunch will be served between 12.30pm and 2.00pm in the Haddon Restaurant. Our Boxing Day Dinner will commence at 7.30pm in the Haddon Restaurant after which dance the night away with fantastic live music from the Burgundys.

New Year’s Eve – Sunday 31st December 2017

A glass of Champagne each and canapés will be available in the Dovedale Bar to set the mood for the evening, before dining in our elegant Haddon Restaurant from 7.30pm. Entertainment will be provided as the countdown to the new year continues.

When the clock strikes midnight, raise a glass and welcome in 2018!

New Year’s Day – Monday 1st January 2018

During the day relax and unwind in one of our lounges or perhaps take a stroll in the beautiful countryside. A Buffet Lunch will be served between 12.30pm and 2.00pm in the Haddon Restaurant. Our New Years Day Dinner will commence at 7.30pm with an A La Carte menu with music provided by our resident pianist.

We look forward to welcoming you to our New Year Celebrations. Our two day breaks can start on either the 30th or 31st December.