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!

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

Shared Party Nights

A GORGEOUS ATMOSPHERE, GOOD HONEST FOOD AND DRINKS AND GREAT TUNES TO GET YOU UP ON YOUR FEET AND PARTY THE NIGHT AWAY.

Starters

  • Truffled confit chicken and leek terrine, smoked red onion and chilli jam, toasted ciabatta.

Mains

  • Roast English turkey with sage and chestnut sausage stuffing, garlic roasted potatoes and roast turkey jus with festive accompaniments (‡) (n).

Desserts

  • Christmas pudding cheesecake, brandy crème chantilly and winter fruit compote

Dates and prices 

£45.00 per person

Friday 28th November

Thursday 4th and 11th December 
Friday 5th, 12th and 19th December

Your party started

  • Arrival drinks served at 7.00pm 
  • 3 course festive menu with entertainment and disco
  • Dinner served at 7.45pm
  • Carriages at 1.00am

Stay over?

  • There is nothing more relaxing than to know you can go straight upstairs to a cosy bed after partying the night away and waking up to a full English breakfast
  • From £145.00 for double/twin room single occupancy*
  • Organisers who book 25 bedrooms or more will receive a complimentary nights stay on the party night as a thank you from the hotel 

Thistle insider

DON’T EVACUATE THE DANCE 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.


LIGHT UP THE ROOM!

To add an extra special finish, sweep a little shimmer to the brow bone, cheeks and down the centre of the nose to illuminate the face.


  • In order to secure a private table, a minimum number of 10 guests applies. Reduced car parking rates available.
  • Halal chicken alternative is available for a £2.50 supplement. (‡) This dish contains pork.
  • To book please call 0207 514 2530 or email christmas.marblearch@thistle.co.uk
  • *A £10.00 supplement charge applies for double occupancy.

Exclusive Private Party Nights

FOR PARTIES OF UP TO 280 PEOPLE, CELEBRATE AT THISTLE MARBLE ARCH. SHOULD YOU WISH TO THEME YOUR PARTY, OR ADD SPARKLE TO YOUR EVENT, OUR EVENT EXPERTS ARE HERE TO HELP.

Starters

  • Home cured salmon gravadlax, brined cucumber and radish salad and frisée with lime dill dressing.

Mains

  • Roast English turkey with sage and chestnut sausage stuffing, garlic roasted potatoes and roast turkey jus with festive accompaniments (‡) (n).

Supplementary main courses

  • Chocolate truffle délice, salted caramel ice cream and hazelnut dust (n).

Menu above is a sample of what can be offered


Supplementary main courses

£4.50 per portion

  • Baked Scottish salmon, sauce vierge, chive crushed potatoes and green beans.

£8.50 per portion

  • Slow roasted English beef sirloin, Yorkshire pudding, garlic roasted potatoes and root vegetables, thyme scented red wine jus.

Dates and prices 

£50.00 per person Sunday–Tuesday

£58.00 per person Wednesday

£64.00 per person Thursday–Saturday

Thursday 20th November through to Sunday 21st December

Your party started

  • Arrival drinks at 7.00pm–7.45pm
  • 3 course festive menu
  • Dinner served at 8.00pm
  • Carriages at 1.00am

Stay over?

  • There is nothing more relaxing than to know you can go straight upstairs to a cosy bed after partying the night away and waking up to a full English breakfast
  • From £145.00 for double/twin room single occupancy*
  • Organisers who book 25 bedrooms or more will receive a complimentary nights stay on the party night as a thank you from the hotel 

  • Reduced car parking rates available.
  • Halal chicken alternative will be available upon request. (‡) This dish contains pork.
  • To book please call 0207 514 2530 or email christmas.marblearch@thistle.co.uk
  • *A £10.00 supplement charge applies for double occupancy.

Festive Carvery

THE AA AWARD WINNING MARMOR GRILL OFFERS A RANGE OF DISHES IN ELEGANT SURROUNDINGS INSPIRED BY THE HOTEL’S 1930S ART DECO HERITAGE.

Starters

  • Homemade soup of the day served with warm crusty bread.
  • Seasonal salad selection, sliced meats and terrines with pickles, cured and smoked fish and seafood platter.

Mains

  • Roasted breast of English turkey, roasted jus and cranberry sauce (n).
  • Roast joint of the day served with traditional accompaniments.
  • Aubergine, roasted peppers with potato and tomato bake (v).

Garlic roasted potatoes and a seasonal medley of vegetables


Desserts

  • Selection of cakes, tarts and gateaux with whipped cream.
  • Cheese trio with pickle, grapes and savoury biscuits

Followed by freshly brewed tea and coffee

Dates and prices 

£30.00 per person 

Thursday 4th, 11th and 18th December 
Friday 5th, 12th and 19th December

Your party started

  • Marmor Grill open 12.30pm–10.00pm
  • Choose between lunch and dinner
  • Lunch 12.30pm–2.30pm
  • Dinner 6.00pm–9.30pm

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.


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.


  • To book please call 0207 514 2530 or email christmas.marblearch@thistle.co.uk
  • For more information visit thistle.com/christmas

Christamas Day Carvery

PUT YOUR OVEN GLOVES AWAY, SIT BACK AND RELAX WHILE WE PREPARE A FULL FESTIVE CARVERY LUNCH WITH ALL THE TRIMMINGS IN THE MARMOR GRILL, COMPLETE WITH A VISIT FROM SANTA!

Starters

  • Chunky cannellini bean and spinach soup with crispy pancetta lardons.
  • Seasonal salad selection, sliced meats and terrines with pickles, cured and smoked fish and seafood platter.

Mains

  • Roasted crown of English turkey, roasted jus and cranberry sauce (n).
  • Roast Sirloin of beef – served pink, Yorkshire pudding and English mustard.
  • Clove studded honey and mustard roasted gammon (‡).
  • Poached salmon and prawns with saffron chive cream sauce.
  • Roasted vegetable and flat mushroom crumble with a truffle velouté (v).

Garlic roasted potatoes and a seasonal medley of vegetables


Desserts

  • Christmas pudding with brandy custard
  • Selection of cakes, tarts and gateaux with whipped cream
  • Cheese trio with pickle, grapes and savoury biscuits

Followed by freshly brewed tea and coffee with mince pies

Dates and prices 

£75.00 per adult

£30.00 per child aged 2–10 years 

Children under 2 years eat free 
Thursday 25th December

Your party started

  • Champagne and canapés on arrival from 12.30pm in the Glenn Miller Bar
  • Sittings from 1.00pm–3.00pm in the Marmor Grill
  • Event finishes at 4.00pm

Thistle insider

IT’S CHRISTMAS!

Christmas is to be enjoyed, so don’t defrost the turkey and forget the washing up. Come and enjoy a very warm welcome and an irresistible festive lunch.


  • (‡) This dish contains pork.
  • To book please call 0207 514 2530 or email christmas.marblearch@thistle.co.uk
  • For more information visit thistle.com/christmas

Meet Up With Friends

ENJOY THE LIGHTER SIDE OF THE FESTIVE SEASON WITH OUR DELICIOUS AFTERNOON TEA. OR WHY NOT MEET UP WITH FRIENDS IN THE GLENN MILLER BAR?

Afternoon Tea at the Delicacy

  • Warm up cold winter afternoons with a festive-themed Afternoon.
  • Tea served in our chic and spacious lounge.

Menu

  • Selection of sandwiches, pastries and scones.
  • Wide choice of speciality teas.
  • Glass of mulled wine.

Pre-booking will be required. Not available on Christmas Day.


The Glenn Miller Bar

The Glenn Miller 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.

Open from 12.00pm–12.00am (open until 2.00am for residents).

Dates and prices 

£30.00 per person

Monday–Sunday 
Available 2.00pm–5.00pm 


  • To book please call 0207 514 2530 or email christmas.marblearch@thistle.co.uk
  • For more information visit thistle.com/christmas

New Year's Eve Buffet

SEE IN THE NEW YEAR IN STYLE WITH OUR NEW YEAR’S EVE BUFFET SERVED IN THE MARMOR GRILL.

Starters

  • Chunky squash and chickpea soup with warm crusty bread (v).
  • Seasonal salad selection, sliced meats and terrines with pickles, cured and smoked fish and seafood platter.

Mains

  • Garlic herb stuffed chicken breast with tomato thyme and mushroom jus*.
  • Chargrilled flat iron steak, creamy green peppercorn sauce with a mushroom and tomato.
  • Baked tilapia fillet on wilted spinach with tomato and coriander salsa Diced potato, pumpkin and leeks with Parmesan panko crust (v).

All served with seasonal vegetables and potatoes


Desserts

  • Selection of cakes, tarts and gateaux with whipped cream.
  • Cheese trio with pickle, grapes and savoury biscuits.
  • Fresh whole fruits and sliced, mixed fruit platter.

Followed by freshly brewed tea and coffee

Dates and prices 

£50.00 per person

Wednesday 31st December

Your party started

  • Glass of Prosecco on arrival
  • Buffet served in the Marmor Grill from 6.00pm–10.00pm
  • Carriages at 1.00am
  • Dress code: dress to impress

Thistle insider

SPARKLE AS BRIGHT AS THE LIGHTS

A hint of glitter, subtle shine or a flash of gold. All go just perfectly with classic black. Create an outfit made for celebrating this season.


MEN CAN SHINE TOO!

OK, so you may not opt for a gold suit, but it is the season to up the style stakes. So add a rich texture or dash of shine to traditional dark colours.


  • *Halal chicken alternative is available for a £2.50 supplement.
  • To book please call 0207 514 2530 or email christmas.marblearch@thistle.co.uk
  • For more information visit thistle.com/christmas

New Year's Eve Gala Dinner

ENJOY A SPECIAL MENU CREATED BY OUR HEAD CHEF, SIMON WEBSTER. AFTERWARDS ENJOY SOME GREAT MUSIC AND DANCING WITH OUR DJ AND DANCE THE NIGHT AWAY IN THE BALLROOM.

Starters

  • Smoked salmon and shallot tartar with crème fraîche and Keta caviar, marinated cucumber ribbons.

Intermediate

  • Champagne sorbet with strawberry crisps and cassis foam (v).

Main

  • Mustard crusted rack of lamb, cooked pink with gratin dauphinoise and baby vegetables and a thyme red wine jus.

Dessert

  • Plum tart and Armagnac with crème anglaise.

Cheese

  • Selection of cheeses, quince jam and savoury biscuits

Followed by freshly brewed tea and coffee

Dates and prices 

£99.00 per person

Wednesday 31st December

Your party started

  • Glass of Prosecco on arrival at 7.00pm
  • Dinner served from 7.45pm to 9.30pm
  • DJ and disco from 8.45pm
  • Countdown and live feed of fireworks on the big screen at 11.55pm

Thistle insider

DANCE! DANCE! DANCE!

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


SHINE ON

Sleek or tumbling curls, whatever your look, use a smoothing heat protection spray before styling. This gives you enviable, head turning shine.


  • To book please call 0207 514 2530 or email christmas.marblearch@thistle.co.uk
  • For more information visit thistle.com/christmas

Drinks Vouchers & Packages

PRE-ORDER DRINKS FOR YOUR PARTY AND RELAX IN THE KNOWLEDGE THAT YOUR GUESTS WILL BE FULLY CATERED FOR THROUGHOUT THE EVENING.

Drinks vouchers and packages

  • Why not pre-order a welcome drink or add a drinks reception to your event?
  • Our drinks receptions include unlimited wine, beer and soft drinks for a set amount of time.

Welcome drink – per person

  • Wine, bottled beer or soft drink - £6.50
  • Sparkling wine, single house spirit and mixer or fruit juice - £8.50
  • House Champagne, double house spirit and mixer or fruit juice - £10.50

Drinks reception* – per person

  • Wine, bottled beer or soft drink, ½ hour £12.00 - 1 hour £20.00
  • Sparkling wine, single house spirit and mixer or fruit juice, ½ hour £16.00 - 1 hour £24.00
  • House Champagne, double house spirit and mixer or fruit juice, ½ hour £20.00 - 1 hour £30.00

Dates and prices 

Available throughout December

Your party started

  • 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? 

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


  • Only available for shared party nights and private parties in the Edinburgh or Hyde Park Suite.
  • *Minimum numbers apply for these packages. Pre-orders will be required 5 days prior to arrival.
  • To book please call 0207 514 2530 or email christmas.marblearch@thistle.co.uk
  • For more information visit thistle.com/christmas

Wine List pre-order

White 

175ml £5.85 - 250ml £8.50 - Per Bottle £23.50
Macabeo-Sauvignon Blanc, Pez de Rio, DO Cariñena, Spain 2012
Light, fresh and fruity with crisp acidity.

175ml £6.50 - 250ml £9.25 - Per Bottle £26.00
Pinot Grigio ‘Borgo Tesis’, Fantinel, Grave del Friuli, Italy 2012
Clean and refreshing with notes of apples and citrus fruits.

Per Bottle £36.00
Sancerre ‘La Fuzelle’, Adrien Marechal, Loire, France 2012
Crisp and elegant, a classic Sauvignon Blanc.


Red

175ml £5.85 - 250ml £8.50 - Per Bottle £23.50
Nero d’Avola, Legato, Sicily, Italy 2012
Intense spicy cherry nose with rich, ripe dark fruit on the palate Soft and plump.

175ml £7.15 - 250ml £10.25 - Per Bottle £28.50
Tilia Malbec, Mendoza, Argentina 2012
Big, bold Malbec that over-delivers at the price. Dark chocolate, plum and blackberry flavours coat the palate, and the wine finishes with a touch of pepper and spice.

Per Bottle £33.00
Vidal Pinot Noir, Hawkes Bay, New Zealand 2011
Medium bodied with a smooth and silky red fruit flavours with a dash of spice. 


Rosé

175ml £6.40 - 250ml £9.25 - Per Bottle £25.50
Bevino Pinot Grigio Rosé, Veneto, Italy 2012
Fresh, light and dry with gently red fruit characters.


Champagne

125ml £10.50 - Per Bottle £52.00
Laurent-Perrier Brut, Tour-Sur-Marne N
Pale gold in colour with fine and persistent bubbles. Delicate and fresh aromas with good complexity and notes of citrus fruit. Fresh and supple on the palate with rounded and expressive fruit flavours.


  • Want to stay longer for Christmas? Ask the team to create a bespoke package for you – maybe include Afternoon Tea on arrival as well as lunch on Christmas Day.
  • A £15.00 deposit per person is required within 14 days of enquiry. Reduced car parking rates available.
  • For a full wine list, please ask a member of our team.

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