Christmas at Thistle Haydock

At Thistle Haydock we certainly know how to host the best Christmas. From party nights and gala dinners to traditional Christmas lunches and New Year’s Eve celebrations; 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!

Be our guest with friendly staff 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 delicious, fresh food from a mouth-watering range of menus.

At Thistle Haydock, 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

Tribute Act Party Nights

£45.00 per person

Friday 29th November - Michael Bublé
Saturday 30th November - Michael Bublé
Friday 6th December - Michael Bublé
Saturday 7th December - Tom Jones
Saturday 14th December - Soul and Motown with local legend Josh Adams
Friday 20th December - Michael Bublé
Saturday 21st December - Robbie Williams

Enjoy a 3 course meal and be entertained by the stars, then dance the night away to the sounds of our resident DJ.

Starters

  • Tomato and coriander soup with a hint of chilli (v).
  • Lemon and thyme chicken terrine wrapped in streaky bacon with apricot and ginger chutney.
  • Smoked trout with paprika and lime mayonnaise with shaved fennel salad.

Mains

  • Slow roast turkey breast, sage and onion stuffing, chipolata and turkey gravy.
  • Roast English sirloin of beef, balsamic onions and pink peppercorn sauce.
  • Butternut squash and sage crumble, Parmesan crumb and lemon oil (v).

All served with fondant potato, roasted carrots, sprouts and green beans.


Desserts

  • Traditional Christmas pudding, brandy custard and cranberry syrup.
  • Chocolate fudge cake, vanilla cream and caramel pieces.
  • Vanilla cheesecake with raspberries and lemon curd sauce.

What you need to know...

  • 3 course meal, entertainment and disco.
  • Arrival 7.00pm–7.30pm.
  • Dinner served 7.45pm.
  • Carriages at 1.00am.

Why not stay overnight?

  • Rooms available from £69.00 per room based on 2 people sharing and including breakfast.*

*Rates are per room per night in a standard twin or double room including breakfast and VAT and are subject to availability.

Terms and Conditions apply.

Las Vegas Casino Party Nights

£39.00 per person

Saturday 7th December
Friday 13th December
Saturday 14th December
20th December - New date added!

Celebrate Christmas Las Vegas style and have a spin on the Roulette or try your hand at Black Jack before enjoying a 3 course meal. Situated by the lounge area and with a large dance floor, there is no excuse for not dancing the night away to the sounds of our resident DJ.

Starters

  • Tomato and coriander soup with a hint of chilli (v).
  • Lemon and thyme chicken terrine wrapped in streaky bacon with apricot and ginger chutney.
  • Smoked trout with paprika and lime mayonnaise with shaved fennel salad.

Mains

  • Slow roast turkey breast, sage and onion stuffing, chipolata and turkey gravy.
  • Roast English sirloin of beef, balsamic onions and pink peppercorn sauce.
  • Butternut squash and sage crumble, Parmesan crumb and lemon oil (v).

All served with fondant potato, roasted carrots, sprouts and green beans.


Desserts

  • Traditional Christmas pudding, brandy custard and cranberry syrup.
  • Chocolate fudge cake, vanilla cream and caramel pieces.
  • Vanilla cheesecake with raspberries and lemon curd sauce.

What you need to know...

  • 3 course meal, entertainment and disco.
  • Arrival 7.00pm–7.30pm.
  • Dinner served 7.45pm.
  • Carriages at 1.00am.

Why not stay overnight?

  • Rooms available from £69.00 per room based on 2 people sharing and including breakfast.*

*Rates are per room per night in a standard twin or double room including breakfast and VAT and are subject to availability.

Terms and Conditions apply.

Beechers Restaurant

£25.00 per person

Available from Friday 29th November to Saturday 21st December

Looking for some festive peace and quiet? Why not enjoy a 3 course meal in Beechers Restaurant?

Starters

  • Tomato and coriander soup with a hint of chilli (v).
  • Lemon and thyme chicken terrine wrapped in streaky bacon with apricot and ginger chutney.
  • Smoked trout with paprika and lime mayonnaise with shaved fennel salad.

Mains

  • Slow roast turkey breast, sage and onion stuffing, chipolata and turkey gravy.
  • Roast English sirloin of beef, balsamic onions and pink peppercorn sauce.
  • Butternut squash and sage crumble, Parmesan crumb and lemon oil (v).

All served with fondant potato, roasted carrots, sprouts and green beans.


Desserts

  • Traditional Christmas pudding, brandy custard and cranberry syrup.
  • Chocolate fudge cake, vanilla cream and caramel pieces.
  • Vanilla cheesecake with raspberries and lemon curd sauce.

What you need to know...

  • 3 course meal.
  • Tables available from 6.30pm–9.30pm.
  • Advance booking necessary.

Why not stay overnight?

  • Rooms available from £69.00 per room based on 2 people sharing and including breakfast.*

*Rates are per room per night in a standard twin or double room including breakfast and VAT and are subject to availability.

Terms and Conditions apply.

Sunday Lunch with Santa

£19.95 per adult
£9.95 per child under 12 yrs

Sunday 8th December
Sunday 15th December

Join us for a carvery lunch, including entertainment for the children and a gift from Santa for each child.

Starters

  • Tomato and coriander soup with a hint of chilli (v).
  • Lemon and thyme chicken terrine wrapped in streaky bacon with apricot and ginger chutney.
  • Smoked trout with paprika and lime mayonnaise with shaved fennel salad.

Mains

  • Slow roast turkey breast, sage and onion stuffing, chipolata and turkey gravy.
  • Roast English sirloin of beef, balsamic onions and pink peppercorn sauce.
  • Butternut squash and sage crumble, Parmesan crumb and lemon oil (v).

All served with fondant potato, roasted carrots, sprouts and green beans.


Desserts

  • Traditional Christmas pudding, brandy custard and cranberry syrup.
  • Chocolate fudge cake, vanilla cream and caramel pieces.
  • Vanilla cheesecake with raspberries and lemon curd sauce.

Children’s buffet also available.

What you need to know...

  • Carvery lunch plus children’s entertainer.
  • Lunch served between 1.00pm–3.00pm.
  • Entertainment starts at 3.00pm.

Why not stay overnight?

  • Rooms available from £69.00 per room based on 2 people sharing and including breakfast.*

*Rates are per room per night in a standard twin or double room including breakfast and VAT and are subject to availability.

Terms and Conditions apply.

Christmas Day Lunch in Beechers Restaurant

£75.00 per adult
£35.00 per child under 12 yrs
£10.00 per child under 5 yrs

Enjoy a gourmet lunch in our Beechers Restaurant, the ideal ambience for this traditional gathering. A special visitor will be waiting for children of all ages!

Starters

  • Pea and mint soup, pea shoots and crème fraîche (v).
  • Pressed game terrine, fig relish and crisp breads.
  • Seared scallops, cauliflower purée, beignets and curry oil.
  • Venison carpaccio, smoked rock salt and maple syrup vinaigrette.

Mains

  • Slow roasted garlic and herb turkey, duck fat potatoes, root vegetables and sprouts with chestnuts.
  • Pan roasted duck breast, pumpkin purée, fondant potato and pancetta green beans jus.
  • Rib of English beef slow roasted, duck fat potatoes, root vegetables and sprouts with chestnuts.
  • Herb crusted cod loin, saffron risotto with Parmesan tuille.
  • Smoked mozzarella and pine nut twice baked soufflé with plum tomato compote (v).

Desserts

  • Rhubarb and custard trifle, lemon curd and sponge toast.
  • Chocolate trio, mini tart, fondant and chocolate jelly with vanilla ice cream.
  • Apple tart tatin, calvados and toffee ripple ice cream, candied apple and warm syrup.
  • Traditional Christmas pudding, brandy anglaise and poached cranberries.

What you need to know...

  • 3 course lunch plus a visit from Father Christmas for the children.
  • Lunch served between 1.00pm - 3.00pm.

Why not stay overnight?

  • Rooms available from £50.00 per room based on 2 people sharing and including breakfast.*

*Rates are per room per night in a standard twin or double room including breakfast and VAT and are subject to availability.

Terms and Conditions apply.

Christmas Day Lunch in the Racecourse Suite

£55.00 per adult
£25.00 per child under 12 yrs

Our family style buffet will provide you with that special, informal atmosphere. Father Christmas will make a surprise visit to children of all ages!

Starters

  • Butternut squash soup, carrot crisps and cumin oil (v).
  • Smoked fish slate, cucumber and fennel salad with dill and citrus mayonnaise.
  • Ham hock and soft egg salad with red wine dressing.
  • Chef’s winter salad bar, bread basket and marinated olives.

Mains

  • Slow roasted turkey breast with lemon and herb stuffing and turkey gravy.
  • Rib of English beef, Yorkshire pudding and beef gravy.
  • Salmon en croûte with watercress sauce.
  • Cauliflower cheddar cheese risotto (v).

All served with roast potatoes, herb buttered new potatoes, carrot and swede purée, green vegetables and traditional accompaniments.


Desserts

  • Classic Christmas pudding with brandy sauce.
  • Profiteroles with double cream, fudge shavings and dark chocolate sauce.
  • Manchester tart with raspberry purée.
  • Winter berry Eton mess.

Children’s buffet also available.

What you need to know...

  • 3 course buffet lunch plus a visit from Father Christmas for the children.
  • Lunch served between 1.00pm–3.00pm.

Why not stay overnight?

  • Rooms available from £50.00 per room based on 2 people sharing and including breakfast.*

*Rates are per room per night in a standard twin or double room including breakfast and VAT and are subject to availability.

Terms and Conditions apply.

New Year's Eve in Beechers Restaurant

£85.00 per person
From £149.00 per person including dinner, accommodation and brunch

Celebrate the arrival of 2014 in elegant surroundings. Including DJ, female vocalist, traditional piper and fireworks display.

Starters

  • Cock-a-leekie soup, prunes and Armagnac.
  • Crab cocktail, avocado, Bloody Mary jelly and chive oil.
  • Black pudding scotch egg, shallot purée, watercress and mustard vinaigrette.
  • Carpaccio of golden and red beetroot, whipped goat’s cheese and basil mayonnaise (v).

Mains

  • Beef tournedos, horseradish mash, roasted parsnips, spinach and smoked garlic jus.
  • Trio of pork; fillet of pork, braised belly and pig’s cheeks with fondant potato, carrot purée, cabbage ball and mustard sauce.
  • Seared sea trout, lemon and pea risotto, broad bean salsa and truffle oil.
  • Mushroom gnocchi, sautéed wild mushrooms, leeks and gorgonzola gratin (v).

Desserts

  • Lancashire cheeseboard, homemade cheese shortbread, water biscuits and pear chutney.
  • Caramelised banana iced parfait with maple syrup.
  • Vanilla panna cotta with lemon curd and custard espuma.
  • Valrhorna chocolate tart and chocolate sorbet with orange purée.

What you need to know...

  • 3 course meal, entertainment and fireworks.
  • Dress code: Lounge suit, black tie optional.
  • Arrival from 7.00pm.
  • Dinner served from 7.00pm–9.00pm.
  • Carriages at 2.00am.
  • For staying guests checkout is 2.00pm on New Year’s Day.

Why not stay an extra night?

  • £25.00 per person including bed and full English breakfast.

Terms and Conditions apply.

New Year's Eve in the Grand Marquee

£55.00 per person
From £119.00 per person including dinner, accommodation and brunch

Enjoy a Gala dinner in a special, informal atmosphere including DJ, traditional piper and fireworks display.

Starters

  • Roast parsnip and apple soup with cumin oil (v).
  • Pressed duck terrine wrapped in Serrano ham and plum relish.
  • Smoked salmon, fennel and cucumber salad with crushed raspberries.

Mains

  • Individual roast beef cooked medium and rubbed with Dijon mustard and thyme with red wine reduction.
  • Corn fed chicken roulade, soft herb mousse, lemon and chicken velouté.
  • Pumpkin and La Ratte potato bake with baby leeks and Parmesan crumb (v).

All served with fondant potatoes, roasted carrots and parsnip purée.


Desserts

  • Assiette of desserts followed by mini cheese plate.

What you need to know...

  • 3 course meal, entertainment and fireworks.
  • Arrival from 7.00pm.
  • Dinner served at 8.00pm.
  • Carriages at 2.00am.
  • For staying guests checkout is 2.00pm on New Year’s Day.

Why not stay an extra night?

  • £25.00 per person including bed and full English breakfast.

Terms and Conditions apply.

Don't miss out, book now!

Children’s Buffet

Available during the following events:

  • Sunday Lunch with Santa
  • Christmas Day Lunch in the Racecourse Suite

Buffet will consist of:

  • Chicken breast and chips in mini fryer baskets
  • Fish fingers and chips in mini fryer baskets
  • French bread pizza fingers
  • Rustic carrots
  • Mini salad bar
  • Ice cream sundae, sweet toppings and fruit syrup
  • Chocolate fudge cake

Terms and Conditions apply.

Thistle Haydock

Penny Lane
Haydock
Merseyside
WA11 9SG

Tel: 0871 376 9044
Int Tel: +44 845 305 8320
To Book Call: 01942 272000

Directions

Leave the M6 at Junction 23 and follow signs to Haydock Park Racecourse onto the A49 North towards Ashton-in-Makerfield. Once on the A49, take the first left, go under the bridge and take the next left into the Thistle Haydock entrance. We have 210 car parking spaces available free of charge. To programme your sat-nav, please use the postcode WA11 9SG.