Add Sparkle to your Christmasin Sidmouth, East Devon

Enjoy Christmas by the coast this year with our complete festive package at Sidmouth Harbour Hotel. From a very warm welcome, to being poured your first glass of mulled wine, let us take care of you and your loved ones this Christmas.

The hotel is adorned with beautiful decorations, as the Christmas lights twinkle on the trees outside, sit back and relax as our award-winning chefs create superb seasonal dishes for your enjoyment and our friendly staff make you feel welcome from the moment you arrive.

Christmas Eve...Eve

Make the most of your Christmas break by booking in a day early. Take time to explore the area or settle into your warm and welcoming room and then relax in the afternoon, with a good book and a pot of tea. Soak up the festive atmosphere in the evening as you enjoy a four course dinner in in our stylish new Upper Deck Restaurant, taking full advantage of its waterside location, with floor to ceiling glass taking in the panoramic coastal views.

Christmas Eve

Breakfast will be served in our Upper Deck Restaurant, after which there is time to relax in our lounge. Enjoy the hotel as a home from home, as we provide everything you need to fully relax. In the evening, we gather in the lounge for Champagne and canapés, meet with the General Manager and his team whilst enjoying Christmas carols performed by a local choir, followed by a four course candle lit dinner. For those that wish to attend a church service, our reception team will be happy to make all the necessary arrangements.

Christmas Day

As you draw back the curtains you will discover beautiful views overlooking Lyme Bay, these will certainly take your breath away. Treat yourself to a full English breakfast and a glass of chilled bucks fizz or Champagne. Swap presents by the tree, or in the comfort of your own room, before being seated for a four course lunch with all the traditional trimmings, accompanied by some Christmas favourites from our resident pianist. In the afternoon, whilst watching the Queen’s speech, Christmas cake will be available in the lounge, but before you enjoy a slice, why not try and guess the weight of the cake. The person with the closest guess will win a complimentary one night stay inclusive of dinner for a future stay. To round off the festivities there will be a traditional Christmas buffet (for those who can manage it!) and traditional board games available.

Boxing Day

Boxing Day is all about a long lie in, followed by a leisurely breakfast with the morning papers. The day is then yours to enjoy. For the energetic ones amongst you, work off that Christmas indulgence with a walk along the seafront, to watch the annual Charity Fancy Dress swim, or alternatively explore the Regency town of Sidmouth and snap up those bargains at the Christmas sales. After lunch, join us for a surprise coach trip. On your return, an afternoon tea awaits you. Join us for Champagne and canapés in the evening before a four course dinner.

Tuesday 27th December

Enjoy a delicious breakfast before saying your goodbyes… or why not stay with us a little longer to see in the New Year! If you would like to enjoy more of our festive hospitality we can offer you a special rate from £140 per couple per night, inclusive of Dinner, Bed and Breakfast.

Our Christmas Menus

Chef Alex Aitken has designed the delicious festive menus using seasonal, local produce. Below you’ll find the menus, with some dishes subject to the availability of local ingredients.

Enjoy a four course festive dinner on Christmas Eve. Included in the Christmas package or £35.00 per person if booked separately.

STARTERS

Wild Mushroom Risotto
Soft Poached Hens Egg

Smoked Duck
Tempura Prawn Asian Style Salad

Pressed Ham Hock and Parsley Terrine
Pickled Vegetables and Caramelised Apple Salad

Curried Butternut Squash Soup
Chive Crème Fraiche

followed by

 

Mulled Wine Granita

MAINS

Haunch of Exmoor Venison
Pickled Cabbage and Venison Faggot, Broccoli, Mash, Blackberry Sauce

Pan Fried Fillet of Seabream
Fregola, Brown Shrimp and Caper Butter, Sautéed Broccoli

Roasted Partridge on the Bone
Confit Legs, Potato Terrine, Celeriac, Glazed Root Vegetables,
Otter Ale Gravy

Homemade Gnocchi
Roasted Squash, Onion Mousse Crispy Shallot Rings,
Sautéed Broccoli

DESSERTS

Dark Chocolate Fondant
Raspberry, Vanilla Ice Cream

5 West Country Cheeses

Banana Tart Tatin
Coconut Ice Cream

Cinnamon Panna Cotta
Apple, Blackberry and Honeycomb

The celebration begins with a glass of chilled Champagne. Lunch will be served from 12.30pm as our residential pianist will tinkle the ivories, the perfect addition to a very special day.

Enjoy a five course lunch on Christmas Day. Included in the Christmas package or £85 per person if booked separately.

STARTERS

Confit and Home Smoked Duck and Apricot Terrine
Brioche and Plum Chutney

Lyme Bay Scallops
With smoked haddock and sweetcorn chowder

Home Cured Gravadlax
Smoked salmon mousse, pickled cabbage,
cucumber and horseradish

Goats Cheese Arancini
Braised and pickled beetroots, candied hazelnuts

MAINS

Traditional Roast Turkey
pork and chestnut stuffing, pigs in blankets

Roast Sirloin of Beef

Yorkshire puddings, traditional garnish, horseradish cream

Fillet of Seabass

Lobster cannelloni, spinach and samphire

Apricot, Sage and Hazelnut Roast

Traditional garnish, tomato and cranberry sauce

DESSERTS

Christmas Pudding
Brandy crème anglaise

Chocolate Truffle Tart

Cherry sorbet, praline, vanilla crème fraiche

Apple and Cranberry Trifle

5 local cheeses
Grapes celery and biscuits

FESTIVE FINISH

Tea and Coffee
With homemade truffles

Make your boxing day a great family get together and time for relaxation. Our Boxing Day presentation buffet lunch is served in the restaurant from 12noon until 2.30pm.

Included in the Christmas package or £35.00 per person if booked separately.

from the buffet

Decorated Whole Poached Salmon
King Prawns and Smoked Salmon
Seafood Selection
Roasted Sirloin of West Country Beef
Dressed Honey Roast Ham
Carved Roast Chicken
Gala Pie and Assorted Vegetarian Quiche

 

salads

Richly Dressed Coleslaw
Pasta and Pine Nut Salad
Plum Tomato and Basil Salad
Mixed Seasonal Leaf Salad
Buttered New Potatoes

Carrot, Celeriac and Orange Salad
Beetroot, Mixed Bean and Mint Salad

DESSERTS

Treacle and Walnut Tart
With Drambuie cream

Dark and White Chocolate Brownie
With clotted cream

Fresh Fruit Salad
With pouring cream

Selection of Local Cheese and Biscuits
Apple, grapes celery, red onion chutney

FESTIVE FINISH

Freshly Brewed Coffee or Tea

The celebrations begin with a Champagne and canapé reception before a five course Black Tie Gala Dinner. Enjoy fine food and dancing with our resident DJ and live music performances. This exclusive event is black tie and for over 18s only.

Included as part of our New Year break package, or £85.00 per person.

DEVON CRAB

Devon crab bisque, crab bon bon

*****

Guinea Fowl

Guinea fowl terrine, parfait and quince

*****

MACKEREL

Mackerel tartare, home smoked, cured and charred

*****

GRANITA

Blackberry and apple bramble granita

*****

fillet of beef

Local Beef Wellington, smoked garlic mash, red cabbage and glazed carrots

*****

assiette OF harbour DESSERTS

Chocolate delice, treacle tart, lemon and lime posset

*****

tea and coffee

Served with homemade truffles

Let us take care of your Christmas lunch, and make it the best Christmas ever. Available for groups of 10 – 80 from Friday 25th November until Thursday 22nd
December. Excludes Sunday lunches. 4 courses for £24.00.

STARTERS

Confit Duck and Ham Hock Terrine
Apple and plum chutney, toasted sourdough

Curried Parsnip Soup
Chive crème fraiche, curry oil

Smoked Salmon Cannelloni
Cabbage, cucumber, horseradish, popped rice

Goats Cheese Panna Cotta
Pickled beetroot, candied walnuts, rocket pesto

MAINS

Traditional Roast Turkey
Sage, onion and chestnut stuffing, pigs in blankets and all the trimmings

Pan Fried Scottish Salmon

Sautéed potatoes and leeks, white wine and chervil sauce

Roast Loin of Pork

Bramley apple sauce, sage onion and chestnut stuffing
And all the trimmings

Roasted Squash

Pine nut and feta tart, roasted tomato sauce

DESSERTS

Traditional Christmas Pudding
Served with brandy custard

Caramelised Lemon Tart
With a raspberry coulis and clotted cream

Apple and Blackberry Crumble
With honeycomb ice cream

Dark Chocolate Delice
Mulled pear, cherry sorbet

FESTIVE FINISH

Tea, Coffee and Chocolate Mints

Your evening gets off to a great start with a festive cocktail, before you sit down to enjoy a delicious traditional Christmas meal. After dinner you can take to the dance floor.

£29.50 per person.

STARTERS

Confit Duck and Ham Hock Terrine
Apple and plum chutney, toasted sourdough

Curried Parsnip Soup
Chive crème fraiche, curry oil

Smoked Salmon Cannelloni
Cabbage, cucumber, horseradish, popped rice

Goats Cheese Panna Cotta
Pickled beetroot, candied walnuts, rocket pesto

MAINS

Traditional Roast Turkey
Sage, onion and chestnut stuffing, pigs in blankets and all the trimmings

Pan Fried Scottish Salmon

Sautéed potatoes and leeks, white wine and chervil sauce

Roast Sirloin of Beef

Yorkshire pudding, horseradish cream

Roasted Squash

Pine nut and feta tart, roasted tomato sauce

DESSERTS

Traditional Christmas Pudding
Served with brandy custard

Caramelised Lemon Tart
With a raspberry coulis and clotted cream

3 West Country Cheeseboard
Homemade chutney

Dark Chocolate Delice
Mulled pear, cherry sorbet

FESTIVE FINISH

Tea, Coffee and Chocolate Mints

Christmas Rates

Pre Paid Rate, Per Person, made before 30th September 2016

ROOM TYPE THREE NIGHTS, ARRIVAL 24TH DECEMBER 2016 FOUR NIGHTS, ARRIVAL 23RD DECEMBER 2016
STANDARD INLAND VIEW  £500 £570
COURTYARD ROOM  £565 £635
SEAVIEW DOUBLE £615 £685
SEA VIEW & BALCONY  £635  £705
SUPERIOR SEA VIEW & BALCONY  £680  £750

Flexible Rate, Per Person

ROOM TYPE THREE NIGHTS, ARRIVAL 24TH DECEMBER 2016 FOUR NIGHTS, ARRIVAL 23RD DECEMBER 2016
STANDARD INLAND VIEW  £600 £670
COURTYARD ROOM  £665 £735
SEAVIEW DOUBLE £715 £785
SEA VIEW & BALCONY  £735  £805
SUPERIOR SEA VIEW & BALCONY  £780  £850

 

How to Book

To make a Christmas booking, please call us on the number below, or enquire online and we’ll get back to you.

Call us on: 01395 513 252

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Terms and Conditions
All rates are per person based on 2 sharing a room. Supplements apply for single occupancy and family rooms. Pre-paid rates must be fully paid at time of booking and are non-refundable and non-transferable in the event of cancellation. Our flexible rate requires a 25% deposit within 7 days of reservation with balance due by 1st November. Details of our cancellation policy are available on request.