Christmas At Thistle Aberdeen Airport

At Thistle Aberdeen Airport we certainly know how to host the best Christmas celebrations. From party nights, gala dinners, traditional Christmas lunches or New Year’s Eve parties – whichever you choose, we’ll make it the most memorable Christmas for you.

So if you’ve been nominated to organise your work’s Christmas-do, family get-together or your friends are looking to you to organise a treat, then look no further!

Behind the scenes, our friendly staff are experienced at organising events that are seamlessly smooth, beautifully presented and charged with a joyful atmosphere. And at every good party there’s got to be great food! At Thistle the food always matches the occasion and our chefs are passionate about serving consistently delicious, fresh food from a mouth-watering range of menus.

At Thistle Aberdeen Airport an eventful and enjoyable Christmas and a very happy New Year is waiting for everyone!

Don’t book a taxi... book a room!

You’re having a great night so don’t let it end too soon, spend the night with us! With such great room rates and a hearty breakfast the following morning, let us look after you!

Packages Available

Take That Tribute Show

COULD IT BE TAKE THAT? WELL IT CERTAINLY SOUNDS LIKE THEM. ENJOY OUR TRIBUTE NIGHT WITH A DELICIOUS 3 COURSE MEAL AND DISCO.

Starters

  • Lentil and ham soup.

Mains

  • Roast turkey with all the festive trimmings.
  • Spinach, Applewood smoked cheese and cranberry tart (v).

All served with vegetables and roast potatoes.


Desserts

  • Raspberry and Drambuie panna cotta with shortbread and toasted oat praline.

Followed by freshly brewed tea or coffee.

Dates and Prices

£29.00 per person

Including dinner and entertainment

£55.00 per person

Including dinner, entertainment and bed and breakfast

Saturday 22nd November 

Your party started

  • 3 course dinner
  • Take That tribute show and disco
  • Dinner served at 7.30pm
  • Carriages at 1.00am

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IT’S YOUR PARTY

From tribute nights to live bands, there’s a Christmas party package at Thistle that fulfils your every wish.


AVOID THE CHRISTMAS RUSH

Celebrating in December can be hectic, with so many venues getting booked up. As an alternative you could consider November or January.


THE FUN STARTS HERE!

Let us entertain you with great tribute nights, they’re a brilliant icebreaker and make it a real party night to remember.


  • Deposits required within 2 weeks of booking.
  • Balance is required 2 weeks prior to event.
  • All payments are non-transferable and non-refundable.

Early Bird Dinner Dance

LIVE IT UP WITH “STONE COLD SOBER”, ONE OF THE MOST ENTERTAINING AND REQUESTED BANDS IN THE NORTH EAST OF SCOTLAND. PLAYING ROCK, POP AND TRADITIONAL SCOTTISH DANCE GUARANTEED TO FILL THE DANCE FLOOR.

Starters

  • Roast red pepper and tomato soup with tarragon cream (v).

Mains – from the carvery

  • Roast Scottish turkey.
  • Honey roast gammon.
  • Sweet potato, haloumi cheese and roast red onion samosa (v)

With kilted sausage, skirlie, vegetables and roast potatoes.


Desserts

  • White chocolate crème brûlée with stem ginger cookie.

Followed by freshly brewed tea or coffee.

Dates and Prices

£35.00 per person

Saturday 29th November 

Your party started

  • 3 course dinner
  • Dinner dance with live band Stone Cold Sober
  • Dinner served at 7.30pm
  • Carriages at 1.00am

Stay over?

  • £30.00 per person
  • Rate inclusive of bed and breakfast in a double/twin room. Subject to availability.

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DANCE! DANCE! DANCE!

We have an amazing band to round off your perfect party, to keep you dancing all night long.


EAT AND BE MERRY

We cater for everyone, so just check if anyone has any allergies or special dietary requirements. We’ll make sure everyone’s included in the good times.


  • Deposits required within 2 weeks of booking.
  • Balance is required 2 weeks prior to event.
  • All payments are non-transferable and non-refundable.

Dinner Dance Party Nights

DANCE THE NIGHT AWAY TO ONE OF OUR LIVE BANDS. “VELVET FIVE” ARE A CONTEMPORARY BAND PLAYING COVERS TO A LEVEL VERY RARELY SEEN. OR “THE LIMIT” PLAY A VARIETY OF CLASSIC TUNES AND RECENT HITS.

Starters

  • Vegetable broth (v).
  • Hot smoked salmon and roast courgette twisted corner puff.

Mains – from the carvery

  • Roast Scottish turkey.
  • Honey roast gammon.
  • Ricotta cheese and spinach tortellini bake (v).

With kilted sausage, skirlie, vegetables and roast potatoes.


Desserts

  • Apple and cinnamon cheesecake with roast walnut syrup

Followed by freshly brewed tea or coffee.

Dates and Prices

£39.00 per person

Saturday 6th December
– Velvet Five
Friday 12th December
– The Limit

Your party started

  • 3 course dinner
  • Dinner dance with live band Velvet Five/The Limit.
  • Dinner served at 7.30pm
  • Carriages at 1.00am

Stay over?

  • £30.00 per person
  • Rate inclusive of bed and breakfast in a double/twin room. Subject to availability.

Thistle insider

THE PERFECT EXCUSE TO PARTY!

Now’s the time, round up your friends and have a good time, Christmas provides the perfect excuse, so start emailing dates.


YOUR WINE WISH LIST

Do you like a Merlot or a Bordeaux? A chilled Pinot Grigio or Sauvignon Blanc, pre-order your favourites from our tempting wine list.


  • Deposits required within 2 weeks of booking.
  • Balance is required 2 weeks prior to event.
  • All payments are non-transferable and non-refundable.

Party Lunches

ANYTIME’S THE RIGHT TIME TO PARTY. ENJOY OUR DISCO AFTER A DELICIOUS 3 COURSE LUNCH. WITH OUR RESIDENT DJ PLAYING THE CLASSICS RIGHT THROUGH  TO THE CURRENT CHART HITS YOU’LL NEVER BE OFF THE DANCE FLOOR.

Starters

  • Carrot and coriander soup (v).

Mains – from the carvery

  • Roast turkey with all the festive trimmings.
  • Honey roast gammon.
  • Mushroom ravioli in a cream and chive sauce with Emmental crumble crunchy top (v).

All served with vegetables and roast potatoes.


Desserts

  • Lemon curd meringue roulade.

Followed by freshly brewed tea or coffee.

Dates and Prices

£25.00 per person

Friday 12th and 19th December

Your party started

  • 3 course lunch with disco
  • Lunch served at 12.30pm

Stay over?

  • £30.00 per person
  • Rate inclusive of bed and breakfast in a double/twin room. Subject to availability.

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LET’S DO LUNCH

Christmas is a busy, busy time and everyone’s calendars get full to bursting. So you may want to swap a party night for a leisurely lunch and enjoy the festive spirit with all the trimmings.


CHEQUE PLEASE

Avoid the ‘who had what’ debate. Money should be the last thing on your mind, after all it’s time to party! Just select which inclusive party package suits everyone.


  • A bus into city centre after lunch will be available, prior booking will be required.
  • Deposits required within 2 weeks of booking. Balance is required 2 weeks prior to event.
  • All payments are non-transferable and non-refundable.

Dinner Dance Party Nights

ENJOY A 3 COURSE DINNER WITH HALF BOTTLE OF WINE AND THEN DANCE THE NIGHT AWAY TO ONE OF OUR LIVE BANDS “STONE COLD SOBER” OR “JIVE CANDY”.

Starters

  • Carrot and coriander soup (v).
  • Buttered chicken liver pâté with focaccia toast, crispy leeks and mustard cress.

Mains – from the carvery

  • Roast turkey with all the festive trimmings.
  • Roast rib eye of Scottish beef with Yorkshire pudding.
  • Couscous and roast vegetable cabbage parcel with a butter and sherry reduction (v).

All served with vegetables and roast potatoes.


Trio of desserts

  • Chocolate tart with whipped cream and shaved chocolate.
  • Coffee liqueur caramel.
  • Hot lemon drizzle sponge.

Followed by freshly brewed tea or coffee.

Dates and Prices

£47.00 per person

Including half a bottle of wine

Friday 19th December
– Stone Cold Sober
Saturday 20th December
– Jive Candy

Your party started

  • 3 course dinner
  • Dinner dance with live band Stone Cold Sober/Jive Candy
  • Dinner served at 7.30pm
  • Carriages at 1.00am

Stay over?

  • £30.00 per person
  • Rate inclusive of bed and breakfast in a double/twin room. Subject to availability.

Thistle insider

SET A DATE

Avoid the Christmas rush and book well in advance, if you have your eye on a certain party package, it’s all yours, guaranteed.


 

  • Deposits required within 2 weeks of booking.
  • Balance is required 2 weeks prior to event.
  • All payments are non-transferable and non-refundable.

Christmas Day Lunch

MEET SANTA CLAUS WITH A GIFT FOR THE CHILDREN. WHILST YOU ENJOY LUNCH WITH THE FAMILY, OUR MAGICIAN WILL BE PERFORMING. NO NEED TO RUSH HOME AFTER AS OUR DISCO WILL HAVE YOU DANCING THE AFTERNOON AWAY.

Starters

  • Buttered chicken liver pâté with focaccia toast, crispy leeks and mustard cress.
  • Smoked salmon and cream cheese roulade with pickled cucumbers and buttered Balmoral bread.
  • Duo of sweet melon with stem ginger, strawberries, blueberries and raspberries (v).

Soup

  • Scotch broth.

Mains – from the carvery

  • Roast breast of turkey with all the festive trimmings.
  • Honey roast gammon.
  • Roast rib eye of Scottish beef with Yorkshire pudding.
  • Mushroom ravioli in a cream and chive sauce with Emmental crumble crunchy top (v).

Buttered baby potatoes, goose fat roasted potatoes, baby sprouts with smoked bacon, roast parsnips, steamed carrots and green beans with chopped roasted chestnuts and toasted flaked almonds.


Desserts

  • White chocolate crème brûlée with home-made shortbread trees.
  • Pear and vanilla cheesecake with hazelnut praline.
  • Boozy Christmas pudding with brandy and vanilla custard with cinnamon ice cream.
  • Selection of British cheeses, crackers, and accompaniments

Followed by freshly brewed tea or coffee and Christmas cake.

Dates and Prices

£57.00 per adult

£48.00 per senior citizen

£30.00 per child aged 6–12 years.

Children under 5 years eat free

Thursday 25th December

Your party started

  • Arrive from 11.30am
  • Lunch served from 12.15pm–1.15pm
  • Gift from Santa for children aged up to 12 years
  • Magician from 12.15pm–1.00pm
  • Disco until 4.00pm

Children’s menu

  • Melon and strawberries (v)
  • Tomato soup (v)
  • Chicken fillets
  • Grilled sausages
  • Baked beans
  • Chips
  • Kids fruity trifle with marshmallows and popping candy

  • Deposits required within 2 weeks of booking.
  • Balance is required 2 weeks prior to event.
  • All payments are non-transferable and non-refundable.

Hogmanay Dinner Dance

HOGMANAY DINNER DANCE WITH LIVE BAND “STONE COLD SOBER”. 4 COURSE DINNER INCLUDING ENTERTAINMENT AND HALF BOTTLE OF WINE PER PERSON.

Trio of starters

  • Haggis and cream cheese samosa with sesame and honey yogurt dressing.
  • Langoustine mousse on blanched samphire salad, salmon caviar butter dressing.
  • Tomato and ginger wine gazpacho shot with crisp celery garnish (v).

 Soup

  • Cock-a-leekie soup.

Mains – from the carvery

  • Roast breast of turkey with all the festive trimmings.
  • Honey roast gammon.
  • Roast rib eye of Scottish beef with Yorkshire pudding.
  • Toasted brioche crouton with roast vegetables and goat’s cheese (v)

Buttered baby potatoes, goose fat roasted potatoes, baby sprouts with smoked bacon, roast parsnips, steamed carrots and green beans with chopped roasted chestnuts and toasted flaked almonds.


Trio of desserts

  • Rhubarb crumble.
  • Crannachan panna cotta.
  • Chocolate basket filled with honeycomb ice cream sundae and chopped nuts.

Followed by freshly brewed tea or coffee and petit fours.

Dates and Prices

£85.00 per person

Including dinner, entertainment and half a bottle of wine

£120.00 per person

Including dinner, entertainment, half a bottle of wine and bed and breakfast

Wednesday 31st December

Your party started

  • 4 course dinner and entertainment
  • Arrival from 7.00pm
  • Event finishes at 1.00am
  • Stovies, oatcakes or macaroni cheese to send you on your way

Thistle insider

SHOW ME THE WAY

Most Thistle hotels are ideally located near tube or train links, we’re also happy to organise taxis in advance or late room availability, zzz… .


  • No children under 12 years.
  • Deposits required within 2 weeks of booking. Balance is required 2 weeks prior to event.
  • All payments are non-transferable and non-refundable.

Thistle Aberdeen Airport

Argyll Road
Aberdeen
Aberdeenshire
AB21 0AF

Tel: 0871 376 9001
Int Tel: +44 845 305 8301

Directions

From the A96, take the first exit at the roundabout onto Dyce Drive and follow signs for the Airport. At the second set of traffic lights, turn right into Argyll Road; Thistle Aberdeen Airport is first on the left. There are 350 car parking spaces available at a nominal daily charge.