Christmas Parties

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After a very successful season last year, we relish the challenge of ensuring our parties will continue to evolve into Cambridgeshire’s number one Christmas Party venue.

 

We hope you will join us this year for a party night everyone will remember.  The Old Hall is located one mile south of Ely and overlooking Ely Cathedral. We offer a traditional Christmas theme and focus on fine quality catering, service and entertainment. There is accommodation available in 14 bedrooms as well as free on-site parking, easy access for coaches, minibuses and taxis.

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What’s included

Glass of Prosecco on arrival in the house

 

Sumptuous three course dinner served in the marquee (Christmas Parties)

 

Or a selection of canapés, three course dinner and cheese table (New Years Eve Only)

 

After dinner coffee with mince pies

 

State of the art disco with a professional DJ

 

Free on site car parking

Mixed Parties

Friday 14th December 2018 – SOLD OUT

Saturday 15th December 2018

Friday 21st December 2018

 

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Exclusive Parties

Thursday 13th December 2018

Sunday 16th December 2018

Wednesday 19th December 2018

Thursday 20th December 2018

Saturday 22nd December 2018

 

*Other dates available on request*

 

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NYE Party

Monday 31st December 2018

 

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Please contact us for available dates and for exclusive parties – minimum 100 guests.

 

Click here to download and view our 2018 Brochure

Sample Menus

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Please find below a couple of sample menus that you will find at The Old Hall Ely. The quality of food is a priority and we are determined that the food lives long in the memory of everyone. Consequently we have enlisted the help of our Head Chef to create food of a standard normally found in top quality restaurants.

Starter

 

Crispy Pork Belly Black pudding, Sauce Mousseline, Pea Purée and Game Chip

Potted Shrimp Toasted Croute & Shallot Purée

Parmesan Pannacotta Basil Purée, Parmesan Tuile, Candied Pine Nuts with a Balsamic Reduction (V)

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Main Course

 

Roast Turkey Crown Honey Roast Parsnips & Carrots, Brussel Sprouts with Chestnuts, Roast Potatoes, Pigs in Blankets, Cranberry & Orange Stuffing with a Red Wine Jus

Seared Salmon Sautéed New Potatoes, Caper Butter Sauce, Wilted Greens & Tomato Concasse

Truffled Wild Mushroom, Cranberry & Shallot Tart Wilted Greens, Julienne Carrots, Plum Purée & Dolcelatte Sauce (V)

 

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Pudding

 

Christmas Pudding with Brandy Analgise

Cherry Bakewell Malted Milk Ice-Cream

Rum & Raisin Brulee Caramel Shortbread

 

Canapes

Mini Cornish Pasty, Beef & Ale Sauce

Sesame & Pink Pepper Prawn Toast

Smoked Salmon & Chive Crème Fraiche on a Beetroot Blini

Toasted Brioche, Fois Gras Mousse, Acid Cherry, Roasted Pistachio

Creamed Stilton, Fig Chutney and Roquette served on a Blini (V)

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Starter

 

Venison Carpaccio Curly Endive, Chocolate & Juniper

Green Tea Cured Smoked Salmon Charred Pineapple, Micro Salad with a Black Olive Reduction

Red Wine Poached Pear Blue Cheese Mousse & Candied Walnuts (V)

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 Main Course

 

Beef Fillet Hickory Smoked Dauphinoise Potato, Wilted Greens, Wild Mushroom Purée, Crispy Shallots & Jus

Oriental Maple Glazed Duck Breast Wasabi Mash, Pak Choi, Pickled Vegetables & Roasted Onion Purée with Crispy Seaweed

Truffled Wild Mushroom Cranberry & Shallot Tart, Wilted Greens, Julienne Carrots, Plum Puree & Dolcelatte Sauce (V)

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Pudding

 

Rhubarb Pannacotta Honeycomb Crumb & Rhubarb Crisp

Dark Chocolate & Hazelnut Tart Chocolate Paint & Espresso Ice Cream

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Cheese Table

 

Selection of British and European Cheese – Chutney, Biscuits, Bread, Celery, Grapes & Figs

White Wines

Michel Servin Blanc

Light and straightforward, with an up-front nose of citrus fruit, tinged with a subtle leafy character. Crisp and dry on the palate, with a zingy finish.

 

Alfredini Garganega Pinto Grigio, Veneto

Light in colour, refreshing, and crisp and with aromas of limes, grapefruits and lemons making this well balanced wine very easy to drink.

 

Bantry Bay Chenin Blanc, South Africa

An aromatic wine with hints of tropical and citrus fruit on the nose and palate.

 

Fathom’s Sauvignon Blanc, New Zealand

Light and refreshing, this wine from New Zealand has ripe citrus fruits on the palate and an elegant, lingering finish.

 

Mâcon Villages, France

Fresh, clean and fruity style with subtle green apple and pear flavours with a pleasant minerally finish.

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Red Wines

Michel Servin Rouge

Supple and inviting, this wine blends the soft and jammy raspberry fruit of ripe. Grenache with the firming influences of Carignan’s blackberry flavours and robust tannin.

 

Baron de Baussac Carigan Vieilles Vingnes, Vin de Pays de L’Herault, France

Deep and inky red in colour, the wine is crammed with black cherry fruit, lifted by subtle vanilla aromas from a touch of oak ageing. Bold, meaty tannins provide satisfying texture and length.

 

Vina Carrasco Merlot, Chile

Offers good concentration and depth of fruit, with a soft and plummy texture, and hints of vanilla.

 

Aires Andinos Malbec, Argentina

Deep ruby coloured with smokey black fruits of cassis, blackberry & spice.

 

Marques de Postulado Rioja

A harmonious balance between sweet spice and black fruits of the forest. This is a smooth, velvety Rioja.

Rose Wine

Torre Alta Pinot Grigio Rosé, Italy

This wine shows why rose is so popular. Beautiful soft strawberry flavours with floral notes with a refreshing zing on the palate.

 

Circus Zinfandel, Italy

A fantastic example of an off-dry, easy drinking wine full of summer fruit flavours with a hint of sweetness.

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Sparkling Wine & Champagne

Prosecco Villa Vincenta, Italy

This is a simply fabulous Prosecco with an abundance of golden apple and pear flavours.

 

Corte Alta Pink Prosecco, Italy

fresh and harmonious, displaying plenty of red apple and strawberry flavours. A nice balance of ripe red fruits.

 

De Telmont Grande Réserve, Champagne, France

One of the few remaining, family owned Champagne houses, De Telmont produces this excellent non-vintage in a medium bodied, soft and fruity, classically yeasty style.

 

Œil de Perdrix, Pink Champagne, France

Meaning ‘eye of the partridge’, this pale salmon pink rose Champagne exhibits enticing complexity. Delicate in style, but with a perfect weight of fruit. A perfect aperitif.

 

Veuve Cliquot Brut NV, Champagne

Veuve Cliquot ages their non-vintage for almost twice the required time, resulting in a superb marriage of freshness and power, with rich fruit and a mouth- filling mousse.

Christmas Party Enquiry

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