Christmas at Thistle Cardiff The Parc

At Thistle Cardiff, The Parc, 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 Cardiff, The Parc, an eventful and enjoyable Christmas and a very happy New Year is waiting for everyone!

Good honest seasonal food and drink

Raise your expectations because our winter menus are here to delight. Whether it’s a traditional Christmas party, lunch, or a gala dinner, our chefs prepare every dish with the freshest ingredients sourced from the finest suppliers. And all our recipes include a large dash of culinary passion. So enjoy the party season this Christmas and bon appétit!

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 Party Nights

£19.95 per person

Friday 29th and Saturday 30th November

£34.95 per person

Friday 6th and Saturday 7th December

£39.95 per person

Friday 13th and Saturday 14th December
Friday 20th and Saturday 21st December

Celebrate Christmas in style with one of our resident DJs.

Starters

  • Roasted root vegetable soup with garlic crouton (v).
  • Duck liver parfait, candied orange and radish salad.

Mains

  • Roast breast and leg of local turkey, cranberry stuffing, roast potatoes, pigs in blankets and seasonal vegetables.
  • Pumpkin, goat’s cheese and pecan pasty with creamed wild mushrooms (v)

Desserts

  • Traditional Christmas pudding with brandy custard.
  • Chocolate yule log and spiced cherries.

Coffee and petit fours.

What you need to know

  • 7.00pm–1.00am.
  • Glass of Buck’s Fizz on arrival and a 3 course dinner.
  • Pre-order your party drinks for the table.
  • See terms and conditions regarding seating.

Why not stay overnight?

  • Bed and breakfast rates available from £69.00 per room. You can also upgrade to our Executive package which allows exclusive usage of our Executive Lounge.*
  • *Subject to availability. A £10 supplement applies for double or twin rooms.

Want more of an all inclusive package?

  • For just £14.00 why not upgrade your package to include 5 drinks vouchers per person. These vouchers entitle the bearer to single measures of house wine, beer or spirit.
  • If you require any other dates, bespoke dinners can be arranged.

Terms and Conditions apply.

Tribute Nights

£37.95 per person

Thursday 12th December - ABBA Tribute
Thursday 19th December - Take That Tribute

Starters

  • Roasted root vegetable soup with garlic crouton (v).
  • Duck liver parfait, candied orange and radish salad.

Mains

  • Roast breast and leg of local turkey, cranberry stuffing, roast potatoes, pigs in blankets and seasonal vegetables.
  • Pumpkin, goat’s cheese and pecan pasty with creamed wild mushrooms (v)

Desserts

  • Traditional Christmas pudding with brandy custard.
  • Chocolate yule log and spiced cherries.

Coffee and petit fours.

What you need to know

  • 7.00pm–1.00am.
  • Glass of Buck’s Fizz on arrival and a 3 course dinner.
  • Pre-order your party drinks for the table.
  • See terms and conditions regarding seating.

Why not stay overnight?

  • Bed and breakfast rates available from £69.00 per room. You can also upgrade to our Executive package which allows exclusive usage of our Executive Lounge.*
  • *Subject to availability. A £10 supplement applies for double or twin rooms.

Want more of an all inclusive package?

  • For just £14.00 why not upgrade your package to include 5 drinks vouchers per person. These vouchers entitle the bearer to single measures of house wine, beer or spirit.
  • If you require any other dates, bespoke dinners can be arranged.

Terms and Conditions apply.

Christmas Lunches

£19.95 per person

Friday 13th December

£24.95 per person

Friday 20th December

Why not get out of the office and join us at the Thistle Cardiff, The Parc for a 2 course Christmas lunch in style with one of our resident DJs?

Mains

  • Roast breast and leg of local turkey, cranberry stuffing, roast potatoes, pigs in blankets and seasonal vegetables.
  • Pumpkin, goat’s cheese and pecan pasty with creamed wild mushrooms (v).

Desserts

  • Traditional Christmas pudding with brandy custard.
  • Chocolate yule log and spiced cherries.

Coffee and petit fours.

What you need to know

  • 12.00pm–4.00pm.
  • 2 course lunch.
  • Pre-order your party drinks for the table.
  • See terms and conditions regarding seating.

Why not stay overnight?

  • Bed and breakfast rates available from £69.00 per room. You can also upgrade to our Executive package which allows exclusive usage of our Executive Lounge.*
  • *Subject to availability. A £10 supplement applies for double or twin rooms.

Want more of an all inclusive package?

  • For just £14.00 why not upgrade your package to include 5 drinks vouchers per person. These vouchers entitle the bearer to single measures of house wine, beer or spirit.
  • If you require any other dates, bespoke dinners can be arranged.

Terms and Conditions apply.

Restaurant Christmas Party Nights

£29.95 per person

Friday 29th and Saturday 30th November

£44.95 per person

Friday 6th and Saturday 7th December

£49.95 per person

Friday 13th and Saturday 14th December
Friday 20th and Saturday 21st December

Wine and dine in style this Christmas, then party with one of our resident DJs.

Starters

  • Duck liver parfait, candied orange and radish salad.

Intermediate

  • Gravalax of sea trout, honey and mustard potato salad.

Mains

  • Roast breast and leg of local turkey, cranberry stuffing, roast potatoes, pigs in blankets and seasonal vegetables.
  • Sirloin of Usk Valley beef, roast potatoes and a wild mushroom sauce.

Desserts

  • Traditional Christmas pudding with brandy custard.

Coffee and petit fours.

What you need to know

  • 7.00pm–1.00am.
  • Glass of Buck’s Fizz on arrival and a 4 course dinner with a choice of mains.
  • See terms and conditions regarding seating.

Why not stay overnight?

  • Bed and breakfast rates available from £69.00 per room. You can also upgrade to our Executive package which allows exclusive usage of our Executive Lounge.*
  • *Subject to availability. A £10 supplement applies for double or twin rooms.

Want more of an all inclusive package?

  • For just £14.00 why not upgrade your package to include 5 drinks vouchers per person. These vouchers entitle the bearer to single measures of house wine, beer or spirit.
  • If you require any other dates, bespoke dinners can be arranged.

Terms and Conditions apply.

New Year's Eve Banquet

£25.00 per person includes cocktail on arrival

Tuesday 31st December

Time to dress up in your lounge suits!

Starters

  • Roast cauliflower soup and onion bhajis.
  • Trio of cured locally caught fish.

Mains

  • Rump of Welsh lamb, herb mashed potato, seasonal vegetables and rosemary and garlic jus.
  • Honey roast parsnip risotto, sautéed shimeji mushrooms and crispy hen’s egg (v).

Desserts

  • Warm chocolate brownie with Baileys ice cream.
  • Maple and pecan tart with berry ripple ice cream.
  • Selection of cheese and biscuits.

If you require any other dates, bespoke dinners can be arranged.

What you need to know

  • 7.30pm – Cocktail on arrival.
  • 8.00pm – Sit down 3 course dinner.
  • Resident DJ until 1.00am.
  • See terms and conditions regarding seating.

Why not stay overnight?

  • Bed and breakfast rates available from £69.00 per room. You can also upgrade to our Executive package which allows exclusive usage of our Executive Lounge.*
  • *Subject to availability. A £10 supplement applies for double or twin rooms.

Terms and Conditions apply.

New Year's Eve Restaurant

£45.00 per person includes champagne cocktail on arrival

Tuesday 31st December

The ultimate setting to bring in the New Year.

Starters

  • Crisp fillet of plaice with spiced mussel salsa.
  • Creamed cauliflower soup and onion bhaji (v).
  • Oat crusted game terrine and poached pear salad.

Mains

  • Sirloin fillet of Usk Valley beef, sautéed wild mushrooms and salsify in red wine.
  • Grilled red mullet, Thai flavoured local cockles and whelks with a seaweed cream.
  • Root vegetable and Perl Wenn pastilla, pickled celeriac, herb quinoa and vegetable crisps (v).

Intermediate

  • Coconut sorbet, rum granite and spiced pineapple.

Desserts

  • Warm chocolate mousse, blueberry compote and sesame tuile.
  • Iced pear parfait, mulled wine tapioca, Calvados anglais and Ribena macaroon.
  • Selection of British cheese and biscuits.

If you require any other dates, bespoke dinners can be arranged.

What you need to know

  • Tables available from 7.00pm.
  • Cocktail on arrival.
  • Resident DJ until 1.00am in the Harlech Bar.

Terms and Conditions apply.

Pre-Order Wine List

If attending an event why not pre-order your wine at the discounted prices below?

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%.

Terms and Conditions apply.

Thistle Cardiff The Parc

Park Place
Cardiff
Glamorgan
CF10 3DN

Tel: 0871 376 9011
Int Tel: +44 845 305 8311