Christmas At Thistle Birmingham The Royal Angus

At Thistle Birmingham, The Royal Angus 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 Birmingham, The Royal Angus 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

Festive Party Nights

CELEBRATE CHRISTMAS THROUGHOUT DECEMBER WITH OUR FABULOUS FESTIVE PARTY NIGHTS.

Starters

  • Roast plum tomato and red pepper soup with a dash of chilli infused sherry (v).
  • Chicken liver parfait spread on foccacia crostini with winter fruit chutney.
  • Glazed goat’s cheese with beetroot and pomegranate salad (v).
  • Tiger prawn cocktail with Marie Rose sauce and a citrus hint of lemon.

Mains

  • Roasted turkey crown with sausage, sage and cranberry stuffing, roasted château potatoes, seasonal vegetables and rich gravy.
  • Roasted rib of beef with port sauce, château potatoes and seasonal vegetables.
  • Grilled salmon fillet served with hollandaise sauce, steamed new potatoes and seasonal vegetables.
  • Wild mushroom orzo pasta with rocket truffle oil, white wine and crème fraîche (v).

Desserts

  • Traditional Christmas pudding served with brandy cream.
  • Sticky treacle pudding with caramel sauce.
  • Dark chocolate tart served with cream.
  • Crème caramel with chilled caramel sauce.


Dates and prices
 

£28.00 per person

November

£32.00 per person 

December

£23.00 per person 

January

Every Friday and Saturday from 28th November to 24th January

Your party started

  • 3 course meal with disco
  • Arrival at 7.00pm
  • Dinner served from 7.30pm
  • Bar closes at 12.30am
  • Carriages at 1.00am

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.


  • Book and confirm an event before 31st August 2014 and receive 10% off all pre-booked food and beverage.

Comedy Nights

ENJOY AN EVENING OF CAMARADERIE WITH GOOD FOOD AND FESTIVITIES FOLLOWED BY LIVE COMEDIANS AND A DISCO.

From the buffet

  • Selection of salads, meat, vegetarian (v) and fish platters.
  • Chicken breast wrapped in Parma ham filled with cranberry stuffing.
  • Roasted salmon fillet served with a nutmeg and spinach butter sauce.
  • Nut roast accompanied by a red pepper and plum tomato sauce (v).
  • Braised red cabbage cooked in mulled wine (v).
  • Honey roast parsnips and carrots (v).

Desserts

  • Dark chocolate tart and orange cream.
  • Cinnamon apple pie.
  • Fresh fruit salad.

Dates and prices

£29.95 per person 

Every Thursday throughout December

Your party started 

  • 3 course meal with live entertainment and disco
  • Arrival at 7.00pm
  • Dinner served at 7.30pm
  • Bar closes at 12.30am
  • Carriages at 1.00am

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YOU’RE INVITED 

Fixed a date? Time to send out an email invitation or you could go traditional and print one, including an RSVP and dietary requirements.


THE FUN STARTS HERE

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


  • Book and confirm before 31st August 2014 and receive 10% off all pre-booked food and beverage.

Festive Party Lunches

CELEBRATE CHRISTMAS THROUGHOUT DECEMBER WITH OUR FABULOUS FESTIVE PARTY LUNCHES.

Starters

  • Roast plum tomato and red pepper soup with a dash of chilli infused sherry (v).
  • Chicken liver parfait spread on foccacia crostini with winter fruit chutney.
  • Glazed goat’s cheese with beetroot and pomegranate salad (v).
  • Tiger prawn cocktail with Marie Rose sauce and a citrus hint of lemon.

Mains

  • Roasted turkey paupiette with sausage, sage and cranberry stuffing, roasted château potatoes, seasonal vegetables and rich gravy.
  • Roasted rib of beef with port sauce, château potatoes and seasonal vegetables.
  • Grilled salmon fillet served with hollandaise sauce, steamed new potatoes and seasonal vegetables.
  • Wild mushroom orzo pasta with rocket truffle oil, white wine and crème fraîche (v).

Desserts

  • Traditional Christmas pudding served with brandy cream. 
  • Sticky treacle pudding with caramel sauce.
  • Dark chocolate tart served with cream.
  • Crème caramel with chilled caramel sauce.

Dates and prices

£17.50 per person 

Every Friday throughout December

Your party started 

  • 3 course meal with disco
  • Bar open from 11.00am
  • Lunch served at 12.30pm
  • Carriages at 4.30pm

Thistle insider

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.


  • Book and confirm before 31st August 2014 and receive 10% off all pre-booked food and beverage..

Sunday Lunch With Santa

ENJOY OUR FAMILY FESTIVITIES EVERY SUNDAY THROUGHOUT DECEMBER WITH A VISIT FROM SANTA HIMSELF.

Starters

  • Roast plum tomato and red pepper soup with a dash of chilli infused sherry (v).
  • Chicken liver parfait spread on foccacia crostini with winter fruit chutney.
  • Glazed goat’s cheese with beetroot and pomegranate salad (v).
  • Tiger prawn cocktail with Marie Rose sauce and a citrus hint of lemon.

Mains

  • Roasted turkey crown with sausage, sage and cranberry stuffing, roasted château potatoes, seasonal vegetables and rich gravy.
  • Roasted rib of beef with port sauce, château potatoes and seasonal vegetables.
  • Grilled salmon fillet served with hollandaise sauce, steamed new potatoes and seasonal vegetables.
  • Wild mushroom orzo pasta with rocket truffle oil, white wine and crème fraîche (v).

Desserts

  • Traditional Christmas pudding served with brandy cream.
  • Sticky treacle pudding with caramel sauce.
  • Dark chocolate tart served with cream.
  • Crème caramel with chilled caramel sauce.

Dates and prices 

£15.50 per adult

£9.50 per child aged 6–12 years

Children under 6 years eat free
Every Sunday throughout December

Your party started

  • 3 course meal with a visit from Santa with a gift for the little ones
  • Bar open from 11.00am
  • Lunch served between 12.00pm–3.00pm

Thistle insider

BELIEVE! 

Santa’s not stuck up the chimney, you’ll find him giving away presents with family Christmas dinners. We even offer plenty of parking for sleighs and reindeer.


  • Book and confirm before 31st August 2014 and receive 10% off all pre-booked food and beverage. 
  • Food will be served from our Carvery. Please specify seating time when booking.

New Year's Eve Family Fun

DON’T WORRY ABOUT A BABYSITTER THIS YEAR, SEE IN 2015 WITH THE CHILDREN. EARLY DINNER FOLLOWED BY ENTERTAINMENT AND A DISCO.

From the buffet

COLD DISHES

  • Chicken tikka and mango naans.
  • Tuna and cucumber mayo wraps.
  • Cheddar and pickle on onion bread baguettes (v).
  • Couscous and Mediterranean vegetables (v).
  • Cooked meat platter.
  • Smoked fish platter.
  • Scotch eggs and pork pies.
  • Chunky coleslaw (v).
  • Niçoise salad. 

COLD DISHES

  • Chicken korma and basmati rice.
  • Vegetable korma and basmati rice (v).
  • Samosas and spring rolls (v).
  • Lamb kofta skewers.
  • Selection of quiches.
  • Pizza slices.
  • Sole goujons

Desserts

  • Selection of desserts.
  • Cheese platter (v).

Dates and prices 

£35.00 per adult

£15.00 per child aged 6–12 years

Children under 6 years eat free
Wednesday 31st December

Your party started

  • 3 course buffet with entertainment and disco
  • Arrival at 5.30pm
  • Dinner served at 6.00pm
  • Bar closes at 12.30am
  • Carriages at 1.00am
  • Family rooms available at discounted rates

Thistle insider

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.


  • Book and confirm before 31st August 2014 and receive 10% off all pre-booked food and beverage.

New Year's Eve Masquerade Ball

SEE IN 2015 IN STYLE WITH OUR MASQUERADE THEMED BALL.

Amuse bouche

  • Sweet potato and butternut squash soup with curried croutons (v).

Starters

  • Confit duck and fois gras terrine, toasted brioche, pickled wild mushroom salad and a rich plum glaze.
  • Warm goat’s cheese crostini, beetroot carpaccio, vegetarian-friendly Parmesan filo straws and a honey and walnut dressing (v).
  • Hot smoked salmon pâté, wild samphire and asparagus salad, citrus crème fraîche and chargrilled ciabatta.

Mains

  • Corn fed chicken breast stuffed with a pistachio mousse, Jersey Royal potatoes, Chantenay carrots and baby leeks with a redcurrant and thyme jus.
  • Chargrilled fillet of beef, fondant potato, swede and parsnips with red onion jam and a whisky and morel mushroom cream sauce.
  • Pan-fried sea bass fillet served on a saffron risotto cake with courgette ribbons, poached baby fennel with a crayfish and dill butter sauce.
  • Polenta, red onion, spinach and feta gateau, roast cherry tomatoes and chargrilled vegetables with a sweet pepper sauce (v).

Desserts

  • Warm chocolate fondant with Ben and Jerry’s Cherry Garcia ice cream.
  • Glazed lemon tart, raspberry sorbet and winterberry compote.
  • Marbled chocolate cheesecake, orange Chantilly cream and mint syrup.

Cheeses from around the world, savoury biscuits, chutney, grapes and celery

Dates and prices 

£55.00 per person – Dinner only

£99.00pp– Residential package

Residential package includes dinner, accommodation and New Year’s Day brunch 
Wednesday 31st December

Your party started

  • 5 course dinner with disco
  • Drinks reception from 7.30pm
  • Dinner served at 8.00pm
  • Bar closes at 1.30am
  • Carriages at 2.00am
  • Dress code: black tie and masquerade

Thistle insider

DANCE! DANCE! DANCE! 

We have some amazing DJs to round off your perfect party, with dance floor classics that keep that glitter ball rolling, all night long.


  • Don’t forget your mask, there will be a prize for the best dressed!

Accommodation And Offers

WHY BOTHER PAYING FOR A TAXI HOME? WITH OUR COMPETITIVE RATES YOU CAN STAY AND MAKE A NIGHT OF IT! PLUS TAKE ADVANTAGE OF OUR GREAT BEVERAGE OFFERS.

Accommodation

  • £57.00 per room based on single occupancy
  • £67.00 per room based on twin/double occupancy

Prices are inclusive of breakfast and are subject to availability.


Santa Special – £3.95 per person

  • Add an arrival drinks reception to get your party started

Winter Wineland – £8.00 per person

  • Add half a bottle of wine to your package

Table Buckets – £35.00 for 10 bottles

  • Pre-order your mixed buckets, these will be chilled and waiting for you. Choose from cider, lager and alcopops

Festive Cocktail Pitchers – £17.50 for 5 people

  • Fancy something fruity? Pre-order your cocktail pitchers

Thistle insider

KEEP IT FLOWING

From a sparkling reception to a wide choice of soft drinks, we’ve got you covered. Pre-order your favourites from our inspired drinks menu.


GLITZ UP YOUR NAILS

Add a twinkle with a gradient effect, dabbing glitter polish on to the tips with a sponge. Add chunkier glitter to the very ends and finish with a top coat.


DON’T EVACUATE THEDANCE FLOOR

Let your good time roll on and on, book a room and enjoy a lie in and breakfast on us. A perfect start to the morning after.


MAKE A WISH!

From demon dance floor divas to comedy lovers, there’s a Christmas party package at Thistle that fulfils your every wish list.


  • Book and confirm an event before 31st August 2014 and receive 10% off all pre-booked food and beverage.

Thistle Birmingham The Royal Angus

St Chad’s
Queensway
Birmingham
West Midlands
B4 6HY

Tel: 0871 376 9005
Int Tel: +44 845 305 8305

Directions

Leave the M6 at junction 6 and take the A38(M) following signs to City Centre and South: do not take the exit to the left. Go over a flyover, staying in left hand lane, and exit left signposted Jewellery Quarter, West Bromwich A41. Thistle Birmingham City hotel is situated 200 yards on the left immediately after the flyover, just beyond Whiltail Street. There is a NCP car park connected to the hotel; as a guest, you receive a 25% discount. To programme your sat-nav, please use the postcode B4 6HY