Christmas At Thistle Hyde Park

At Thistle Hyde Park 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 Hyde Park, 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 party, 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!

Packages Available

Festive Moments Lunch or Dinner

£28.00 per person for 2 courses
£35.00 per person for 3 courses

Dates available throughout November, December and January

Christmas is such a busy time, so here is a fantastic chance to take that well-earned break with family, friends or colleagues and enjoy that all important festive get-together.


  • Homemade roasted vine tomato soup with sweet basil cream (v).
  • Poached and smoked salmon terrine with asparagus and peppers, chive crème fraîche.
  • Chicken liver pâté with red onion marmalade and oatcakes. Duo of melon with pink grapefruit, strawberry coulis and crystallised mint (v).


  • Roast turkey served with roasted root vegetables, château potatoes and a red wine jus.
  • Pork loin served with champ mash, winter vegetables and a calvados jus.
  • Chestnut and winter vegetable strudel with a red pepper coulis (v).
  • South coast fillet of hake with a broad bean and leek risotto and chive velouté.


  • Bramley apple tart with cinnamon custard.
  • Christmas pudding with brandy crème anglaise.
  • Mulled wine poached pear served with vanilla ice cream.
  • Chocolate and orange tart with clotted cream.

Freshly brewed Twinings tea or Lavazza coffee and a mince pie.

What you need to know...

  • Includes decorations, novelties and crackers. 2 courses including a glass of house wine (175ml).
  • Upgrade for an additional £3 per person for half a bottle of wine or 1 glass of sparkling wine on arrival.
  • 3 courses including a glass of sparkling wine on arrival or half a bottle of house wine.

Why not stay overnight?

  • Accommodation packages available from £119.00 per night for a standard double/ twin room including breakfast.

Terms and conditions apply.

Magical Moments on Christmas Day

£38.00 per person

Wednesday 25th December

Dine in complete comfort and let us do all the hard work, leaving you to relax with family and friends and enjoy your day in true festive style.


  • Spiced parsnip soup with roasted almonds (v).
  • Salmon and prawn fish cake with creamed leeks, chive and lemon sauce.
  • Ham hock terrine with piccalilli and rustic bread. Warm salad of chicory, orange, toasted chestnuts and watercress (v).


  • Shoulder of lamb, fondant potato and winter greens with a wild thyme jus.
  • Roast turkey with sage and onion stuffing with roasted potatoes, winter vegetables and mulled wine gravy.
  • Herbed gnocchi, roast pumpkin, baby spinach, ricotta and truffle oil (v).
  • Roasted cod loin, chilli and coriander croquettes, French beans and a saffron mussel sauce.


  • Pithivier of apple, sultana and cinnamon with spiced crème fraîche.
  • Cranberry bread and butter pudding with marmalade flavoured clotted cream.
  • Christmas pudding, brandy butter and cinnamon custard. Chocolate profiteroles with brandy cream filling.

Freshly brewed Twinings tea or Lavazza coffee and a mince pie.

What you need to know...

  • Includes decorations, novelties and crackers. Glass of Champagne on arrival and 1 glass of house wine (175ml) with dinner.

Why not stay overnight?

  • Accommodation packages available from £119.00 per night for a standard double/ twin room including breakfast.

Terms and condtions 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%.

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! All of our bedrooms are elegantly furnished with chandeliers and Italian marble bathrooms, yet still have additional features designed with your comfort in mind.

From £119.00 per Standard room including breakfast*
From £149.00 per Deluxe room including breakfast*
From £189.00 per Junior Suite including breakfast*

*Room rates are based on single occupancy and are subject to availability. A supplement of £20.00 applies per night for an additional occupant. Published room rates do not include VAT.

Reward the organiser

We know how demanding it can be to arrange a Christmas event and that’s why the organiser of any event with over 50 people will receive a complimentary one-night stay in January or February 2014 in one of our luxury junior suites.**

Sit back and relax while our specialised events team takes care of your party details. Contact the Christmas Co-ordinator now on 0207 262 2711 or email

**Subject to availability.

Thistle Hyde Park

90-92 Lancaster Gate
W2 3NR

Tel: 0871 376 9022
Int Tel: +44 845 305 8322


At the Marble Arch roundabout, take the exit onto Bayswater Road (A40), then follow signs to Notting Hill Gate (A402). After Lancaster Gate Tube station, take the second right into Lancaster Gate, and immediately left into Thistle Hyde Park. We have 20 car parking spaces available at an additional charge. To programme your sat-nav, please use the postcode W2 3NR