ChristmasNew Year AT THE BIRCH HOTEL 2016 The BEST WESTERN Birch Hotel Is situated in the West Sussex town of Haywards Heath 16 miles from Gatwick Airport 14 miles from Brighton and 40 miles from Central London. The main building was constructed in 1874 as a country house and still retains many of its original features including the oak-panelled lounge and the Victorian staircase. An extension was added in 1980 and over recent years there has been extensive refurbishment of the entire hotel. The hotel has a carpark which is free for hotel guest use. The hotel is ideal for business or leisure and has 51 en-suite bedrooms all of which have free wireless internet access as do the public areas of the hotel. The Courtyard Restaurant is perfect for formal dining and the Bar Bistro for more informal eating and drinking. We have 5 ConferenceMeeting rooms which can accommodate any size of gathering from small groups up to 60 persons seated theatre-style. All have wireless internet access. For weddings family gatherings dinner dances and corporate events we have a range of banqueting rooms which can cater for any number of guests from 10 to 90 at a seated reception The BEST WESTERN Birch Hotel is licensed for Civil Marriage and Partnership Ceremonies. On behalf of us all at The BEST WESTERN Birch Hotel For all events in the brochure booking is required please see the booking form menu selector and Terms and Conditions pages at the back of the brochure. We look forward to welcoming you to THE BEST WESTERN Birch Hotel over the festive period. Our Christmas Programme Party Nights Christmas Cream Teas Weekday Lunches Christmas Day Lunch Boxing Day Lunch New Years Eve Disco Party Night We wish you a Very Merry Christmas Happy New Year BOOK NOW on 01444 451565 or email eventsbirchhotel.co.uk Starter Roasted Tomato and Basil Soup v Spiced Prawn Salad On mixed leaves with a spiced Marie Rose sauce Main Traditional Roast British Turkey Accompanied with roasted potatoes bacon wrapped chipolatas sage and onion stuffing. Pan Seared Salmon Fillet With a salsa verde sauce and served with crushed new potatoes Braised Beef Short Rib In a rich thyme and baby onion sauce served with roasted potatoes Brie Cheese and Cranberry Wellington v Served with crushed new potatoes All main courses are served with seasonal vegetables unless otherwise stated Dessert Traditional Christmas Pudding With brandy sauce Chocolate Tart With seasonal berry compote and chantilly cream Coffee or Tea With chocolate mints Party night menu dates Christmas Party NightDisco Saturday November 26th 28.00pp Friday December 2nd 28.00pp Saturday December 3rd 32.00pp Friday December 9th 36.00pp Saturday December 10th 36.00pp Thursday December 15th 30.00pp Friday December 16th 36.00pp Saturday December 17th 36.00pp Starts at 730pm Ends Midnight Why not take advantage of our special rate 33.50 per person inclusive of a full English breakfast based on two people sharing a twin or double bedded room. 33.50 Night Stay the PER PERSON For Afternoon Tea Bookings telephone 01444 451565 or email eventsbirchhotel.co.uk The Birch The Birch full Christmas afternoon Cream Tea 9.95pp Scone Cream Tea Sparkling Wine Traditional Fruit Scone and a Mince Pie Served with Strawberry preserve cream and brandy cream accompanied by your choice of coffee or tea. Traditional Fruit Scone one per person Served with Strawberry preserve and cream finger sandwiches Smoked salmon Egg and cress and a cake selection including Christmas cake accompanied by your choice of coffee or tea. 13.95pp Why not add some sparkle to your cream tea with the addition of a glass of bubbly. Prosecco Galanti 5.25 per glass Pigalle Ros 4.95 per glass Starter Roasted Tomato and Basil Soup v Main Traditional Roast British Turkey Accompanied with roasted potatoes bacon wrapped chipolata sausages sage and onion stuffing. Dessert Traditional Christmas Pudding Served with brandy sauce Coffee or Tea Served with chocolate mints eekday Lunch menuW eekday Lunch menuW Starter Roasted Tomato and Basil Soup v Spiced Prawn Salad On mixed leaves with a spiced Marie Rose sauce Main Traditional Roast British Turkey Accompanied with roasted potatoes bacon wrapped chipolata sausages sage and onion stuffing. Pan Seared Salmon Fillet With a salsa verde sauce and served with crushed new potatoes Braised Beef Short Rib In a rich thyme and baby onion sauce served with roasted potatoes Brie Cheese and Cranberry Wellington v Served with crushed new potatoes Dessert Traditional Christmas Pudding With brandy sauce Chocolate Tart With seasonal berry compote and chantilly cream Coffee or Tea Served with chocolate mints Available Monday to Friday from 28th November - 23rd December Our festive lunch is perfect for families and work colleagues to get together before the Festive holidays. Lunch is served from 12.30pm and last orders are taken at 1.45pm. Christmas Set Christmas Two course menu 16.95pp Three course menu 19.95pp Set Three course Menu 16.95pp BOOK NOW on 01444 451565 or email eventsbirchhotel.co.uk Book now on 01444 451565 or email eventsbirchhotel.co.uk Lunch menu Lunch is served from 12.30pm and last orders are taken at 1.30pm Let us pamper you on this special day. Arrive at The BEST WESTERN Birch Hotel from 12.00pm onwards and enjoy a glass of our Pigalle Ros in our Lounge area before sitting down to our festive five course lunch. ChristmasDay 69.95pp 30.00pp - Under 12s25th December Canapes on arrival Starter Wild Boar Pate Served with toasted brioche and quince compote Smoked Scottish Salmon and Prawn Terrine On dressed mixed leaves and served with a walnut brown bread Baked Camembert Cheese v With a fig chutney and served with sourdough croutons Soup Chestnut and Mushroom Soup v With sage croutons Main Traditional Roast British Turkey Accompanied with bacon wrapped chipolatas roast parsnips sage and onion stuffing and bread sauce Roasted Sirloin of British Beef with Yorkshire pudding Roast parsnips and a rich red wine and onion jus Oven baked Fillet of Seabass With a salsa verde sauce and clams served with crushed new potatoes Butternut Squash Spinach and Saffron Risotto v All main courses are served with roasted potatoes seasonal vegetables red cabbage and roasted root vegetables Dessert Traditional Christmas Pudding With brandy Sauce Chocolate Torte With a blood orange sorbet A Selection of British and Sussex Cheeses Coffee or Tea served with Mince Pies 26th December 23.95pp 13.00pp Under 12s BOOK NOW on 01444 451565 or email eventsbirchhotel.co.uk Lunch menu Lunch is served from 12.30pm and last orders are taken at 1.30pm Relax after the previous fun but hectic day enjoy a leisurely lunch with family and friends. BoxingDay Starter Chicken Liver Parfait With a gooseberry chutney served with brown toast Fanned Cantaloupe Melon v With a lime ginger syrup Red Lentil Soup v Tempura battered Prawns On dressed mixed leaves with a sweet chilli dipping sauce Main Roasted Loin of British Pork Crackling baked parsnips with an apple cider jus Poached Salmon Fillet With a chive butter sauce served with crushed new potatoes Pan Fried Chicken Breast With a white wine mushroom and tomato sauce Brie cheese and Cranberry Wellington v All main courses are served with roasted potatoes and seasonal vegetables unless otherwise stated Dessert Apple Pear and Cinnamon Crumble With vanilla custard Winter Berry Roulade With a seasonal berry compote Mixed Ice Cream Coffee or Tea Served with mint chocolates 31st December 69.95pp BOOK NOW on 01444 451565 or email eventsbirchhotel.co.uk Dessert Clementine and Lemon Tart Served with frozen yoghurt Chocolate and Irish Cream bombe With honeycomb pieces A Selection of British and Sussex Cheeses Coffee or Tea Served with Chocolate mints DiscoDance Dinner includes a glass of Pigalle Ros at midnight to toast in the New Year and a late night snack to finish the evening See in the New Year at The BEST WESTERN Birch Hotel with a fantastic night of out with the old and in with the new. Enjoy our fabulous menu followed by dancing to all the favourites played by our resident DJ and see in the New Year with the chimes of Big Ben at midnight. The celebrations start at 7.15pm and finish at 1.00am NewYearsEve Starter Lobster Crayfish and Avocado Timbale On dressed mixed leaves and a lemon and dill dressing Wild Mushroom Bouchee V Porcini girolles and morel mushrooms with a tarragon cream served in a puff pastry case Carpaccio of Venison Venison fillet carpaccio with a sloe berry crumb and dressed mixed leaves Soup Chestnut and Mushroom Soup V With sage croutons Main Roasted herb crusted Rack of British Lamb Served with potato and celeriac dauphinoise and a rosemary jus Ragout of Turbot with seared Scallops With a potato galette wilted vegetables and served with a pancetta and basil crme Roasted and Confit of Pheasant Served with a confit leg and puy lentil savoy cabbage parcel and a rich game jus Spinach and Ricotta Gnocchi With a sun blushed tomato and herb sauce and a herb gremolata crumb V All main courses are served with roasted potatoes seasonal vegetables red cabbage and roasted root vegetables Why not takeadvantage of our special rate 33.50 per person inclusive of a full English breakfast based on two people sharing a twin or double bedded room. Night Stay the 33.50 PER PERSON BOOK NOW on 01444 451565 or email eventsbirchhotel.co.uk Christmas Cream Teas Number Number of Adults of Children The Birch Scone Cream Tea Full Christmas Afternoon Cream Tea Menu Choices Name of Group Number in Party Preferred sit down time Please complete the following menu choices for your group and sign the booking conditions. Please return by email eventsbirchhotel.co.uk 4 weeks prior to your event date. Christmas Day Lunch Number Number of Adults of Children Wild Boar Pate Smoked Scottish Salmon and Prawn Terrine Baked Camembert Cheese v Traditional Roast British Turkey Roasted Sirloin of British Beef Oven baked Fillet of Seabass Butternut Squash Risotto v Traditional Christmas Pudding Chocolate Torte A Cheese Selection Weekday Christmas Lunch Number Set Number of Adults Menu of Children Roasted Tomato and Basil Soup v Prawn Salad Traditional Roast British Turkey Pan Seared Salmon Fillet Braised Beef Short Rib Brie Cheese and Cranberry Wellington v Traditional Christmas Pudding Chocolate Tart New Years Eve Celebrations Number Number of Adults of Children Lobster Crayfish and Avocado Timbale Wild Mushroom Bouchee v Carpaccio of Venison Roasted herb crusted Rack of British Lamb Ragout of Turbot and seared Scallops Roasted and Confit of Pheasant Spinach and Ricotta Gnocchi v Clementine and Lemon Tart Chocolate and Irish Cream bombe A Cheese Selection Boxing Day Number Number of Adults of Children Chicken Liver Parfait Fanned Cantaloupe Melon v Red Lentil Soup v Tempura battered Prawns Roasted Loin of British Pork Poached Salmon Fillet Pan Fried Chicken Breast Brie cheese and Cranberry Wellington v Apple Pear and Cinnamon Crumble Winter Berry Roulade Mixed Ice Cream Party Nights Number Number of Adults of Children Roasted Tomato and Basil Soup v Spicy Prawn Salad Traditional Roast British Turkey Pan seared Salmon Fillet Braised Beef Short Rib Brie cheese and Cranberry Wellington v Traditional Christmas Pudding Chocolate Tart Please contact us in respect of any dietary requirements. Some of our dishes may contain traces of nuts Event Date Payment Enclosed High Chair YN W ine order form Booking form Name Address Tel No I wish to pay My number is Signature Expiry Date Security Code Accommodation Confirmation Telephone for availability first Guest Name Address Arrival date No. of guest Room type Telephone number Credit card No Expiry date Security code I confirm that these details are correct Signature Please telephone 01444 451565 for our Events team to check availability. Then complete this form and return with your deposit to Christmas Event Co-ordinator The Birch Hotel Lewes Road. Haywards Heath. West Sussex RH17 7SF Or scan and email to eventsbirchhotel.co.uk Please enter Christmas Booking into the subject line of email White wine Price NA Sub Total Dvine Inzolia Sicilla Italy 16.75 Fresh with citrus tones and a hint of peach on the finish Short Mile Bay Chardonnay Australia 17.95 Fresh citrus chardonnay with crisp finish Altoritas Sauvignon Blanc Chile 16.95 Bright refreshing herbaceous aromas with gentle gooseberry and lemon fruit Ros Wines Solstice Pinot Grigio Ros delle Venezie Italy 18.65 Refreshingly dry with notes of strawberry fruit Red Wines Dvine Cabernet Sauvignon delle 16.75 Venezie Italy. Soft Juicy-fruited Cabernet Sauvignon Berri Estate Shiraz Australia 17.95 The palate shows excellent varietal with a dark berry fruit flavour Callia Lunaris Malbec Argentina 21.75 Rich Malbec with blackberry plum and herbal flavours alongside oak Sparkling Wines Prosecco Galanti Italy 22.50 Fine persistent soft fizz surrounds a fruit spectrum of apple pears and peaches Pigalle Vin Mousseux Rose 20.75 Fine persistent soft fizz surrounds the typical fruit of apple pears and peaches The Small Print We are here to help It is important that as the organiser booker of the event you read and understand fully the Terms and Conditions especially Booking procedure Deposits Cancellation and deposit refunds. Menus Fish dishes may contain bones and some dishes may contain nuts please inform us of any food allergies or intolerances or if you have any dietary requirements. We operate a strict over 18 years of age policy at our bar please do not be offended if we ask for some identification. Take this as a compliment Behaviour We want everyone to enjoy themselves and we request that your party are considerate towards other guests. As the organiser booker you are responsible for your partys behaviour. Once your party has been booked please be advised it may not be possible to increase numbers this will be dependant on our availability. Please see our full Terms and conditions on the back cover. BEST WESTERN THE BIRCH HOTEL. LEWES ROAD. HAYWARDS HEATH. WEST SUSSEX. RH17 7SF TELEPHONE 01444 451565 EMAIL EVENTSBIRCHHOTEL.CO.UK WEBSITE WWW.BIRCHHOTEL.CO.UK Terms and Conditions Bookings All bookings are considered provisional until you provide written confirmation and secure booking by means of payment. Confirmation must be received within five working days. If the Hotel does not receive confirmation within this period it reserves the right to release the unconfirmed booking and re-sell the spaces. Numbers must be advised to the Hotel at the time of booking and should be identified in the confirmation. Final timings menu pre- orders and any special requests must be confirmed to the hotel at least 21 days prior to booked dates. Payments For Party Night and Boxing Day reservations a 12.00 per person Non-refundable deposit is required when making the reservation. Full payment is required by Monday 7th November 2016 or if you book after this date then full payment is requested at the time of booking. Deposits and any final payments made for guests who subsequently cancel cannot be refunded and cannot be offset against final balance for the revised number of guests that finally attend or against other services such as beverages. For Christmas Day and New Years Eve reservations a 15.00 per person Non-refundable deposit is required when making the reservation. Full payment is required by Thursday 1st December 2016 or if you book after this date then full payment is requested at the time of booking. Amendments or Cancellations by the Hotel Should the Hotel for reasons beyond its control need to make any amendments to your booking we reserve the right to offer an alternative choice of facilities. Hotel may cancel the booking a If the booking might in the opinion of the Hotel prejudice its reputation. b If the client is more than 30 days in arrears of previous payments to the Hotel. c If the Hotel becomes aware of any alteration in the clients financial situation. Damage The customer shall be liable for any damage caused to the Hotel or any furnishings utensils or equipment therein by the negligent or wilful act or default of the customer or any guest or employee of his and shall pay to the Hotel on demand the amount required to make good or remedy such damage including compensation for loss of business whilst such damage is being repaired. Personal Property The Hotel shall not be liable for the loss or any damage to the property of the customer or any guest suffered or incurred whilst on the Hotels premises save insofar as the same may have been caused by the default of the Hotel its servant or agents. In particular it is to be noted that the cloakrooms provided for the customers and guest are not under the constant supervision of the Hotel and that any property deposited therein is left there at the sole risk of the owners.