Christmas At Thistle Aberdeen Altens

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

Exclusive private dining

If you are looking for an evening with a bit more intimacy, we have a range of banqueting suites to suit all party sizes.

Please ask about our private banqueting suites available throughout December by calling our Events Team on 01224 244603.

Sole use of the Albyn Suite catering for 25–40 guests.

Sole use of the Ballroom catering for 180–220 guests.

A disco is available at an additional cost or you can create your own entertainment.

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

Christmas Band Party nights

£42.00 per person

Saturday 7th December – 5th Avenue
Friday 13th December – 5th Avenue
Saturday 14th December – Graham Geddes Band
Friday 20th December – Velvet Five
Saturday 21st December – Velvet Five

Celebrate Christmas in style with one of our fantastic bands and enjoy a 4 course plated meal.

Pre-order your party drinks for the table or book a private room for your arrival drinks.

Starters

  • Chicken liver pâté with red onion compote and oatcakes.

Soup

  • Lentil soup served with a crusty bread roll (v).

Mains

  • Roast turkey with pan jus, chipolatas, skirlie stuffing and cranberry sauce.
  • Mushroom, spinach and Brie parcel (v).

All served with Brussels sprouts, roasted root vegetables,
roast and new potatoes.


Desserts

  • Banoffee cheesecake with toffee sauce.

Tea and coffee with after dinner mints.

What you need to know...

  • 7.00pm–1.00am.
  • Meal served at 7.30pm.
  • 4 course dinner.
  • Smaller parties may be asked to share a table.

Why not stay overnight?

  • Bed and breakfast rates available from £55.00 for a double/twin room or from £45.00 single occupancy.

Terms and Conditions apply.

Christmas Disco Party Nights

£28.00 per person

Friday 29th November
Saturday 30th November

Wine and dine in style this Christmas.

Pre-order your party drinks for the table or book a private room for your arrival drinks.

Starters

  • Lentil soup served with a crusty bread roll (v).

Mains

  • Roast turkey with pan jus, chipolatas, skirlie stuffing and cranberry sauce.
  • Mushroom, spinach and Brie parcel (v).

All served with Brussels sprouts, roasted root vegetables, roast and new potatoes.


Desserts

  • Banoffee cheesecake with toffee sauce.

Tea and coffee with after dinner mints.

What you need to know...

  • 7.00pm–1.00am.
  • Meal served at 7.30pm.
  • 3 course dinner.
  • Smaller parties may be asked to share a table.

Why not stay overnight?

  • Bed and breakfast rates available from £55.00 for a double/twin room or from £45.00 single occupancy.

Terms and Conditions apply.

Christmas Lunches in an Hour

£12.95 per person

Why not get out of the office and join us at Aberdeen Altens for a private Christmas lunch?

You and your colleagues can relax and enjoy a fantastic 2 course meal all in your lunch hour, a great way to celebrate Christmas 2013 within your working day!

Starter

  • Lentil soup with a crusty bread roll (v).

Mains

  • Roast turkey with pan jus, chipolatas, skirlie stuffing and cranberry sauce.

Served with Brussels sprouts, roasted root vegetables, roast and new potatoes.

Why not add a dessert for only £4.50 extra?

What you need to know...

  • For more information or to make a reservation please call us on 01224 244603.

Terms and Conditions apply.

Christmas Day Carvery Lunch

£52.50 per person
£23.50 per child

Wednesday 25th December

A fun filled day for all the family, with streamers, hats and crackers. Join us for a grand Christmas buffet.

Starter

  • Chicken liver pâté with red onion compote and oatcakes.

Soup

  • Curried parsnip soup served with a crusty bread roll (v).

Mains

  • Roast turkey with pan jus, chipolatas, skirlie stuffing and cranberry sauce.
  • Roast rib-eye of Angus beef, red wine jus and Yorkshire pudding.
  • Mushroom, spinach and Brie parcel (v).

All served with Brussels sprouts, roasted root vegetables, roast and new potatoes.


Dessert

  • Banoffee cheesecake with toffee sauce.
  • Traditional Christmas pudding and brandy sauce.

Tea and coffee with after dinner mints.

What you need to know...

  • Join us from 12.30pm for a welcoming drink.
  • Lunch will be served at 1.00pm.
  • A present from Santa for all children under 12.
  • A disco and lots of fun suitable for all until 5.00pm.

Terms and Conditions apply.

Hogmanay Celebration with 5th Avenue

£130.00 per person

Tuesday 31st December

The ultimate setting to bring in this New Year.

Includes the Hogmanay ball with a half bottle of wine, accommodation and New Year’s Day breakfast served until 1.00pm and a late check out until 2.00pm.

Highland dress or black tie

Starter

  • Venison terrine.

Soup

  • Lentil soup served with a crusty bread roll (v).

Mains

  • Pan fried fillet steak, fondant potatoes, roasted vegetables and red wine jus.
  • Mushroom, spinach and Brie parcel (v).

Desserts

  • Trio of cheesecake.
  • Cheese platter for the table.

Tea and coffee with tablet.

What you need to know...

  • 7.30pm – Champagne reception.
  • 8.00pm – Sit down 4 course dinner followed by cheese for the table.
  • Dancing to the band 5th Avenue until 1.30am.
  • Stovies will be available from our Albyn Suite from 1.30am.
  • This event is not suitable for children under 16 years.
  • Smaller parties may be asked to share a table.

Terms and Conditions apply.

Stonehaven Fireballs Package

£85.00 per person

Tuesday 31st December

The unique way to bring in the New Year!

This great package offers you overnight accommodation, entry into the 2013 Stonehaven Hogmanay event, transport to and from Stonehaven and stovies on return to the hotel.

Dinner

Our brassiere will be open from 5.30pm until 8.30pm.

Enjoy a delicious 3 course buffet for only £19.95 per adult and £14.95 per child under the age of 12.

We do advise that all table reservations are made in advance.

Please be advised that our restaurant will be closed on Hogmanay.

What you need to know...

  • Bus pick up times:
    Hotel – 9.00pm.
    Stonehaven – 1.00am.
  • 1.30am – Stovies available on return to the hotel from our Albyn Suite.
  • This event is suitable for children of all ages.
  • To make a table reservations please call us on 01224 244603.

Terms and Conditions apply.

Pre-Order Wine List

White Wines

Borsari Inzolia, Italy £15.00

Typically Italian – delicate, engaging and elegant.

Luis Felipe Edwards Lot 66 Sauvignon Blanc, Chile £17.50

Its zingy, lemon-lime sorbet quality is perfect with poultry.

Kleine Zalze Bush Vines Chenin Blanc, South Africa £20.00

Award winner from the Rainbow Nation. Soft, creamy and exotic.

Red Wines

Arium Tempranillo-Garnacha Tinto Albali, Spain £15.00

Easy drinking Spanish. Full of cherries and plums.

Berri Estates Shiraz, South Eastern Australia £17.50

Brambles and warm spices. Great with winter warmers.

La Campagne Merlot, France £20.00

A rich and juicy southern French wine with a punch!

Rosé Wines

Vendange White Zinfandel, California, USA £17.50

Vibrant and juicy sweet summer strawberries. Delicious!

Corte Vigna Pinot Grigio Rosé, Italy £20.00

It’s Pinot Grigio. It’s pink. It’s soft. It’s easy.

Sparkling & Champagne

Prosecco Sant’ Orsola, Italy £25.00

Peachy soft, with a gentle fizz of apples and pears. A heavenly choice.

House Champagne, France £35.00

Lovely bubbly!


For reserve BIN wines selection and other wines available to pre-order, please ask at booking. All wines are subject to availability and vintages may vary. If your chosen wine is not available, a suitable alternative will be provided. The AVB range of the wines on this list is 11%–15%.

Thistle Aberdeen Altens

Souterhead Road Aberdeen
Aberdeen
Grampian
AB12 3LF

Tel: 0871 376 9002
Int Tel: +44 845 305 8302