Christmas At Thistle Marble Arch

At Thistle Marble Arch 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!

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 consistently delicious, fresh food from a mouth-watering range of menus.

At Thistle Marble Arch, 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

£37.00 per person

Tuesday 3rd, 10th and 17th December
Wednesday 4th, 11th and 18th December
Saturday 11th January 2014

£39.00 per person

Thursday 28th and Friday 29th November
Thursday 5th, 12th and 19th December
Friday 6th, 13th and 20th December
Thursday 9th and Friday 10th January 2014

The tables are dressed, the Christmas tree is lit, get ready for a marvellous evening at Thistle Marble Arch. Bring friends and colleagues and join other party-goers at one of our spectacular Christmas party nights.

With a choice of 2 ballrooms, accommodating up to 220 and 300 people, the evening is yours to enjoy.

Starters

  • Roasted squash and chestnut soup, chive and parsley oil (v,n).
  • Peppered smoked mackerel and new potato salad, citrus endive salad.
  • Confit chicken and wild mushroom terrine, celery and apple chutney and toasted bread.

Mains

  • Roast English turkey, cranberry stuffing and festive accompaniments.
  • Winter vegetable and bean casserole, lemon and panko crust (v).
  • Baked Scottish salmon, tomatoes, olives, basil, green beans and chive crushed potatoes.

Desserts

  • Christmas pudding crème brûlée and a cinnamon biscuit (v,n).
  • Baked lemon/sultana cheesecake with sultana and apple compote.
  • Spiced apple and plum oatmeal crumble with vanilla ice cream (v).

Followed by freshly brewed tea and coffee.

Party night includes...

  • Christmas cocktail on arrival.
  • 3 course menu served with teas and coffees.
  • Half a carafe of house wine.
  • Table decorations, novelties and crackers on a mirrored centrepiece.
  • Complimentary cloakroom.
  • Entertainment from our resident DJ until 12.30am.
  • Reduced car parking rates.
  • Why not add a cheeseboard to finish off your meal?
  • In order to secure a private table, a minimum number of 10 guests applies.
  • Menu pre-orders will be required for all courses 14 days before the event.

Terms and conditions apply.

Accommodation

From £135.00

Complete your party by staying overnight in one of our guest rooms.

What better way to finish an evening’s entertainment than to know that you can simply go upstairs to bed. In the morning wake and enjoy a full English breakfast prior to departure.

Guest room rates start from £135.00 inclusive of VAT and breakfast during the festive season and special packages are available for groups. We would be delighted to run through any bedroom enquiries with you.

To book please call 0871 376 9027.

What you need to know...

Why not spend the night with us? With 692 bedrooms, including 15 Junior Suites and 4 Suites, don’t book a taxi, book a room!


Reward the Organiser

Book 25 bedrooms or more for any event and as a thank you the organiser will receive a complimentary overnight stay on the night of your party.

Exclusive Private Parties

Enjoy an exclusive private party at Thistle Marble Arch for your festive celebrations. Choose from a number of private dining rooms catering from 25 up to 300 guests. Why not book the Hyde Park Ballroom? It holds a maximum of 180 guests with a dance floor and benefits from a private reception area with bar and licence until 1.00am.

    Menu Choices
Day Date Traditional Deluxe Marvellous
Mon 25th Nov
2nd Dec
9th Dec
16th Dec
£32.00 £39.00 £46.00
Tues 26th Nov
3rd Dec
10th Dec
17th Dec
£32.00 £39.00 £46.00
Wed 27th Nov
4th Dec
11th Dec
£40.00 £47.00 £54.00
18th Dec £32.00 £39.00 £46.00
Thu 28th Nov
5th Dec
12th Dec
£45.00 £52.00 £59.00
19th Dec £32.00 £39.00 £46.00
Fri 29th Nov
6th Dec
13th Dec
£45.00 £52.00 £59.00
20th Dec £32.00 £39.00 £46.00
Sat 30th Nov
7th Dec
14th Dec
£40.00 £47.00 £54.00
21st Dec £32.00 £39.00 £46.00
Sun 27th Nov
4th Dec
11th Dec
22nd Dec
£32.00 £39.00 £46.00

What you need to know...

Our private party packages includes:

  • Hire of the ballroom and private reception area.
  • 3 course menu, served with teas and coffees.
  • Table decorations, novelties and crackers on a mirrored centrepiece.
  • Complimentary cloakroom.
  • For parties over 100 guests, entertainment with our resident DJ until 12.30am.
  • Reduced car parking rates.

Terms and conditions apply.


 

Traditional Menu

Starter

  • Chicken liver parfait, focaccia crostini and red grape chutney.

Main

  • Cranberry and chestnut stuffed chicken breast, served with festive accompaniments.

Dessert

  • Christmas pudding crème brûlée, served with a mini brandy mince pie (v).

 

Deluxe Menu

Starter

  • Beetroot marinated salmon, served with a caper and red onion salad and sweet mustard and dill dressing.

Main

  • Roasted English turkey wrapped in bacon, served with roast potatoes, seasonal vegetables and festive accompaniments.

Dessert

  • Délice of chocolate with salted caramel ice cream and hazelnut dust (v).

 

Marvellous Menu

Starter

  • Beetroot marinated salmon, served with a caper and red onion salad and sweet mustard and dill dressing.

Mains*

  • Roasted English turkey wrapped in bacon, served with roast potatoes, seasonal vegetables and festive accompaniments.

Dessert

  • Délice of chocolate with salted caramel ice cream and hazelnut dust (v,n).

What you need to know...

  • Deluxe Menu Includes half a carafe of wine.
  • Marvellous Menu Includes Christmas cocktail and festive canapés on arrival.
  • Includes half a carafe of wine.
  • *Beef option has a supplement of £8.00.
  • Beef option; Slow roasted English beef sirloin served with Yorkshire pudding, garlic roasted potatoes, root vegetables and a red wine jus.
  • Vegetarian option available on request.

The Marmor Grill

From £25.00 per person

The perfect setting to host a relaxing lunch or dinner with family, friends or colleagues.

Start your evening with a cocktail amongst the Oxford Street Christmas lights in the Glenn Miller bar, followed by a sumptuous meal in the Marmor Grill, a restaurant blending 1930s style glamour with a modern edge.

Starters

  • Potted duck with grape chutney and toasted sourdough bread.
  • Prawn and crayfish cocktail, avocado and whisky Marie Rose.
  • Goat’s cheese and warm roasted beetroot salad, rocket and walnut dressing (v,n).

Mains

  • Breaded chicken with tomatoes, basil and Parma ham grilled with Jarlsberg cheese and mashed potatoes.
  • 8oz aged rib eye steak, slow roasted tomato, field mushrooms and hand cut chips.
  • Beer battered cod, hand cut chips, mushy peas and tartare sauce.

Desserts

  • Honey and nutmeg rice pudding with homemade plum jam (v,n).
  • Roasted apple and blackberry crumble with vanilla cream sauce (v).
  • Bitter chocolate tart, candied kumquat and fresh orange sorbet (v).

Followed by freshly brewed tea and coffee.

The above menu is just a sample of what can be offered.

What you need to know...

  • The Marmor Grill is open daily from 12.30pm–10.00pm Monday–Sunday.
  • Choose between lunch and dinner.

Terms and conditions apply.

The Glenn Miller Bar

The Glenn Miller Bar is aptly named after the American jazz musician. This London bar has a unique collection of memorabilia celebrating the life and work of the legendary American band leader. It’s a great place to relax, meet up with friends and enjoy a drink or a light meal.

Why not try our Christmas Cocktail?

Candy Cane Crush

Made from vodka, orange, cranberry and a twist of lemon, garnished with a candy cane.

£8.00 per cocktail

What you need to know...

  • The Glenn Miller Bar is open daily from 12.00pm–2.00am.
  • Table reservations available upon request.
  • The perfect place to host your pre-dinner drinks before your Christmas Party.
  • Canapé selections available to accompany a drinks reception.

Terms and conditions apply.

Christmas Day Carvery Lunch in the Marmor Grill

£69.00 per adult
£35.00 per child aged 2–5 yrs

Put your oven gloves away, sit back and relax while we do all the hard work for you. Celebrate Christmas in style with your family and friends with a full Christmas Carvery lunch, with all the trimmings, prepared by our dedicated team of chefs. Complete with a visit from Santa, Thistle Marble Arch offers a traditional feast for all the family.

Champagne and canapés on arrival from 12.30pm in the Glenn Miller Bar.

Starter

  • Kale, white bean and vegetable soup (v).

Intermediate

  • Selection of salads, cold cuts and cured smoked fish.

From the Carvery

  • Roasted Norfolk turkey, chestnut stuffing and festive accompaniments (n).
  • Roast sirloin of beef and Yorkshire pudding.
  • Honey and mustard roasted gammon.
  • Poached salmon and prawns with saffron chive cream sauce.
  • Roasted winter vegetable and tomato crumble (v).

All served with garlic roasted potatoes and seasonal market vegetables.


Desserts

  • Homemade Christmas pudding with brandy custard (v,n).
  • Delicious selection of tarts and gâteau with crème Chantilly (v).
  • Cheeses with quince, pickles and savoury biscuits (v).

Followed by freshly brewed tea and coffee with mince pies.

What you need to know...

  • Champagne and canapés on arrival.
  • Full carvery menu with all the trimmings.
  • Christmas novelties, including crackers.
  • The Marmor Grill is open from 1.00pm–4.00pm.

Terms and conditions apply.

New Year’s Eve in the Marmor Grill

From £25.00 per person

See in the New Year in style! Sit back and relax while we do all the hard work for you.

Enjoy a glass of bubbly and view the fireworks display from one of our function rooms which overlook Hyde Park and Oxford Street.

Choose from our exquisite à la carte menu on the night. The menu below is just a sample of what can be offered.

Starters

  • Potted duck with grape chutney and toasted sourdough bread.
  • Prawn and crayfish cocktail, avocado and whisky Marie Rose.
  • Goat’s cheese and warm roasted beetroot salad, rocket and walnut dressing (v,n).

Mains

  • Breaded chicken with tomatoes, basil and Parma ham grilled with Jarlsberg cheese and mashed potatoes.
  • 8oz aged rib eye steak, slow roasted tomato, field mushrooms and hand cut chips.
  • Beer battered cod, hand cut chips, mushy peas and tartare sauce.

Desserts

  • Honey and nutmeg rice pudding with homemade plum jam (v,n).
  • Roasted apple and blackberry crumble with vanilla cream sauce (v).
  • Bitter chocolate tart, candied kumquat and fresh orange sorbet (v).

Followed by freshly brewed tea and coffee.

What you need to know...

  • The Marmor Grill is open daily from 12.30pm–10.00pm.

January party nights

From £37.00 per person.

  • No time for partying in December? Let Thistle Marble Arch organise a party in January with a tailor-made party package to suit your organisation.
  • Contact our Christmas office with your preferred date and a package can be put together to suit your budget and tastes.

Terms and conditions apply.

Drinks Packages

Pre-order an additional drinks reception or wine for your party and relax in the knowledge that your guests will be fully catered for throughout the evening.

Drinks Vouchers and Packages

The perfect option if you want to treat your guests to a drink or two, but without the hassle.

Glass of wine or bottled beer or soft drink £6.50
1/2 hour reception (per person) £12.00
1 hour reception (per person) £20.00
Glass of sparkling wine or single house spirit measure and mixer or fruit juice £8.50
1/2 hour reception (per person) £16.00
1 hour reception (per person) £24.00
Glass of house Champagne or double house spirit measure and mixer or fruit juice £10.50
1/2 hour reception (per person) £20.00
1 hour reception (per person) £30.00

We supply the vouchers for you to give to your colleagues and friends on the night, which they can exchange at the bar for a drink.

Bar Tabs

Alternatively why not set up a tab for your guests to enjoy, to a value of your choice?

What you need to know...

  • Minimum numbers apply for these packages. Only available for joiner parties and private parties in the Edinburgh or Hyde Park Suite. Pre-orders will be required.

Terms and conditions apply.

Pre-Order Wine List

White Wines

D’Vine Inzolia Sicilia, Italy £21.00

Fresh lemon, peach almond sprinkled with Italian seasoning.

Luis Felipe Edwards Lot 66 Sauvignon Blanc, Italy £21.50

Fresh, cool tropical fruit and pears.

Pinot Grigio Grave del Friuli, Bergo Tesis Fantinel, Italy £25.00

Apple, peach and pear notes vie for attention.

Red Wines

D’Vine Cabernet Sauvignon delle Venezie, Italy £21.50

Crushed cranberry infused with delicate damson.

Luis Felipe Edwards Lot 18 Merlot, Rapel Valley, Chile £24.00

Soft, crunchy cherry fruit with a velvety finish.

Hardys Nottage Hill Shiraz, Australia £24.50

Precocious plum pieces steeped in spice and swirled in creamed vanilla.

Rosé Wines

Cono Sur Merlot Rosé, Central Valley, Chile £24.50

A rosé full of life and flavour: aromas of refreshing cherries.

Sparkling & Champagne

Prosecco Extra Dry, Fantinel, Italy £28.00

Floral blooms whisper fruity elegance with each bubble.

G.H. Mumm Cordon Rouge Brut, France £39.00

Full and rich a hint of crispiness.

Laurent-Perrier, France £49.00

Like all good Champagne, it has an exhilarating finish.

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 Marble Arch

Bryanston Street
London
Central London
W1H 7EH

Tel: 0871 376 9027
Int Tel: +44 845 305 8327
To Book Call: 020 7514 2530

Directions

From Marble Arch itself, head east down Oxford Street. Take the first left into Portman Street, then first left again into Bryanston Street: the hotel entrance is 10 yards on the left. Public car parking is available nearby at an additional charge. To programme your sat-nav, please use the postcode W1H 7EH