Christmas at Thistle Middlesbrough

At Thistle Middlesbrough 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 Middlesbrough, 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

Festive Fayre Lunch

£15.00 per person for 2 courses*

£17.50 per person for 3 courses

Available throughout December

Celebrate Christmas everyday throughout December with our Festive Fayre Lunch menu served in the restaurant.

Starters

  • Winter vegetable and garden herb soup finished with double cream (v).
  • Duck and port pâté, piccalilli and baked brioche.
  • Beetroot cured smoked salmon with salsa verde dressing.

Mains

  • Roasted turkey breast, sage and chestnut stuffing, wrapped in bacon with a rich red wine sauce.
  • Pesto roasted hake fillet, braised lentils and herb oil.
  • Roasted ratatouille and mozzarella strudel, vegetarian-friendly Parmesan wafer and tomato sauce (v).

All served with a selection of vegetables and potatoes.


Desserts

  • Traditional Christmas pudding with a creamy rum sauce.
  • White chocolate cheesecake with Baileys cream.
  • Selection of cheese and biscuits with tomato and grape chutney.

Tea and coffee available following the meal.

What you need to know

  • Tables available between 12.00 noon and 2.00pm and must be pre-booked.

* Excludes dessert.

Terms and Conditions apply.

Christmas Disco Lunches

£18.50 per person

Friday 13th and 20th December
Monday 23rd December

Start the party early in the Cleveland Suite.

Starters

  • Winter vegetable and garden herb soup finished with double cream (v).
  • Duck and port pâté, piccalilli and baked brioche.
  • Beetroot cured smoked salmon with salsa verde dressing.

Mains

  • Roasted turkey breast, sage and chestnut stuffing, wrapped in bacon with a rich red wine sauce.
  • Pesto roasted hake fillet, braised lentils and herb oil.
  • Roasted ratatouille and mozzarella strudel, vegetarian-friendly Parmesan wafer and tomato sauce (v).

All served with a selection of vegetables and potatoes.


Desserts

  • Traditional Christmas pudding with a creamy rum sauce.
  • White chocolate cheesecake with Baileys cream.
  • Selection of cheese and biscuits with tomato and grape chutney.

Tea and coffee station available in the Cleveland corridor following the meal.

What you need to know

  • 3 course meal and disco.
  • Lunch served at 12.30pm.
  • Bars available from 12.00 noon until 4.00pm with dancing until 3.30pm.

Terms and Conditions apply.

Party Nights in the Cleveland Suite

£37.00 per person

Friday 6th, 13th and 20th December
Saturday 7th, 14th and 21st December

£27.00 per person including a drink on arrival

Wednesday 11th and 18th December
Thursday 12th and 19th December
Monday 23rd December

£25.00 per person including a drink on arrival

Sunday 8th, 15th and 22nd December

Starters

  • Winter vegetable and garden herb soup finished with double cream (v).
  • Duck and port pâté, piccalilli and baked brioche.
  • Beetroot cured smoked salmon with salsa verde dressing.

Mains

  • Roasted turkey breast, sage and chestnut stuffing, wrapped in bacon with a rich red wine sauce.
  • Pesto roasted hake fillet, braised lentils and herb oil.
  • Roasted ratatouille and mozzarella strudel, vegetarian-friendly Parmesan wafer and tomato sauce (v).

All served with a selection of vegetables and potatoes.


Desserts

  • Traditional Christmas pudding with a creamy rum sauce.
  • White chocolate cheesecake with Baileys cream.
  • Selection of cheese and biscuits with tomato and grape chutney.

Tea and coffee station available in the Cleveland corridor following the meal.

What you need to know

  • 3 course meal served promptly at 8.00pm with a disco.
  • Bars available from 6.00pm until 12.30am with dancing until 1.00am.

Why not stay overnight?

  • £45.00 (weekend), £75.00 (midweek) per single bedroom.
  • A £10 supplement applies for double or twin rooms. Rates are per room per night including breakfast and VAT and are subject to availability.

Terms and Conditions apply.

Party Nights in the Restaurant

£30.00 per person

£5.00 extra to include a half bottle of red wine

Friday 6th, 13th and 20th December
Saturday 7th, 14th and 21st December

Starters

  • Winter vegetable and garden herb soup finished with double cream (v).
  • Duck and port pâté, piccalilli and baked brioche.
  • Beetroot cured smoked salmon with salsa verde dressing.

Mains

  • Roasted turkey breast, sage and chestnut stuffing, wrapped in bacon with a rich red wine sauce.
  • Pesto roasted hake fillet, braised lentils and herb oil.
  • Roasted ratatouille and mozzarella strudel, vegetarian-friendly Parmesan wafer and tomato sauce (v).

All served with a selection of vegetables and potatoes.


Desserts

  • Traditional Christmas pudding with a creamy rum sauce.
  • White chocolate cheesecake with Baileys cream.
  • Selection of cheese and biscuits with tomato and grape chutney.

Tea and coffee station available following the meal.

What you need to know

  • 3 course meal served promptly at 7.30pm with a disco.
  • Bars available from 6.00pm until 12.30am with dancing until 1.00am.

Why not stay overnight?

  • £45.00 (weekend) per single bedroom.
  • A £10 supplement applies for double or twin rooms. Rates are per room per night including breakfast and VAT and are subject to availability.

Terms and Conditions apply.

Christmas Day Lunch

£65.00 per adult

£30.00 per child 6 - 12 yrs

£18.00 per child 2 - 5 yrs (Under 2 yrs are free)

Wednesday 25th December

Starters

  • Smoked mackerel, potato and saffron with tarragon mayonnaise.
  • Duck confit salad, orange and honey dressing with roasted shallots.
  • Butternut squash and smoked cheese tartlet with balsamic syrup and pea shoots.

Intermediate

  • Leek and sweet potato soup with truffle cream (v).

Mains

  • Thyme roasted turkey breast, chipolata bacon roll, chestnut and pork stuffing with roast gravy.
  • Honey and mustard roast loin of pork, crackling, caramelised apple and roast gravy.
  • Rosemary roasted leg of lamb, redcurrant and red wine gravy.
  • Wild mushroom and mascarpone risotto with a vegetarianfriendly Parmesan crisp (v).

All served with a selection of vegetables and potatoes.


Desserts

  • Traditional Christmas pudding with a creamy rum sauce.
  • Profiteroles filled with chocolate and praline cream with warm chocolate sauce.
  • Tangy glazed lemon tart and minted raspberries.
  • Selection of cheese and biscuits with tomato and grape chutney.

Followed by tea and coffee served with mince pies and Christmas cake.

What you need to know

  • Tables available from 12.30pm until 2.30pm with bars open from noon.
  • Glass of bubbly or mulled wine on arrival.
  • 4 course meal with coffee.
  • A surprise visit from Santa Claus.

Terms and Conditions apply.

Christmas Day Carvery

£45.00 per adult

£22.00 per child 6 - 12 yrs

£12.00 per child 2 - 5 yrs (Under 2 yrs are free)

Wednesday 25th December

Starters

  • Leek and sweet potato soup (v).
  • Duck and port pâté, piccalilli and baked brioche.

From the Carvery

  • Thyme roasted turkey breast, chipolata bacon roll, chestnut and pork stuffing with roast gravy.
  • Honey roasted gammon.
  • Winter vegetable crumble with a walnut and herb crumb (v).

All served with a selection of vegetables and potatoes with traditional accompaniments.


Desserts

  • Traditional Christmas pudding with a creamy rum sauce.
  • Tangy glazed lemon tart and minted raspberries.

Tea and coffee station available following the meal.

Children's buffet will also be available.

What you need to know

  • Tables available from 12.00 noon until 2pm with bars open from noon.
  • A surprise visit from Santa Claus.

Terms and Conditions apply.

New Year's Eve Black and White Gala Dinner

£65.00 per adult

Tuesday 31st December

Selecton of Chef's Canapés


Starters

  • Smoked haddock risotto, poached egg and hollandaise sauce.
  • Crispy pork belly and parsnip mash with apple and cider syrup.
  • Slow roasted spiced aubergine, courgette and beetroot salad, goat’s cheese beignets and tomato dressing (v).

Intermediate

  • Haggis, neeps and tatties with whisky jus.

Mains

  • Roast duck breast, confit duck leg, red cabbage, fondant potato and orange jus.
  • Roasted sea scallops, cauliflower and truffle purée, pea shoots and caviar.
  • Wild mushroom and spinach ragoût in a puff pastry case (v).

All served with a selection of vegetables and potatoes.


Desserts

  • Chocolate mousse, tuile cannelloni and honey roasted oranges.
  • Rhubarb and ginger fool with almond biscuits.
  • Selection of cheese and biscuits with tomato and grape chutney.

Followed by tea and coffee with chocolates.

What you need to know

  • Glass of bubbly on arrival.
  • 5 course meal served at 7.30pm.
  • Bars available from 6.00pm until 12.30am with dancing until 1.00am. DJ with disco.

Why not stay overnight?

  • £185.00 per couple.
  • Our New Year’s Eve Package includes accommodation, dinner and breakfast on New Year’s Day with complimentary use of the Otium Health and Leisure Club.

Terms and Conditions apply.

New Year's Eve Comedy Night

£26.00 per person

Includes a light buffet, comedy acts and a disco

Tuesday 31st December

Start 2014 with a laugh at the Big Mouth Comedy Club Event hosted by MC Matt Reed.

Tickets available from www.seetickets.com or via the Town Hall box office on 01642 729 729.


Accommodation Package

From £59.00 per person based on 2 people sharing

If you’d prefer to make a night of it, ticket and accommodation packages are available. To make a booking please contact our reservations team on 01642 232 000 and quote ‘Big Mouth’.

What you need to know...

  • Bars available from 7.00pm until 1.30am with dancing until 2.00am.
  • Light buffet included within ticket price.
  • Please note this event is organised and operated by Ten Feet Tall.

Terms and Conditions apply.

Make a Night of It

The festivities needn’t end with the last dance or drop of champagne. Don’t cut your night short, carry on enjoying the party and then take a short stroll to your room.

For guests attending one of our Christmas party nights:

Bed and Breakfast

For a standard single occupancy room:

From £45.00 per room (weekend)

From £75.00 per room (midweek)


Bed and Breakfast

Based on 2 people sharing a standard twin/double room:

From £55.00 per room (weekend)

From £85.00 per room (midweek)


For guests attending our New Year’s Eve Party in the Restaurant:

From £185.00 per couple

including accommodation, dinner and breakfast.


Pre-order Drinks Packages

  • Save time by pre-ordering one of our drinks packages. We will have them chilled and on your table for your arrival.
  • Alcohol package £16.00:
  • 6 bottles for the price of 4, choose from: Stella Artois 330ml, Becks 275ml, Gaymers Original Cider 330ml and Gaymers Original Pear Cider 330ml.
  • Trio of wine £45.00, choose between white, red or rosé house wine.

Please note orders must be received no later than 7 days prior to your event date to take advantage of this offer and all orders must be pre-paid.

Terms and Conditions apply.

Too Busy in December?

Prices from £27.00 per person

Friday 3rd, 10th and 17th January
Saturday 4th, 11th and 18th January

Just because you are too busy to let your hair down in December doesn’t mean you should miss out on a celebration. Christmas party nights are available in the Cleveland Suite in January 2014.

Starters

  • Winter vegetable and garden herb soup finished with double cream (v).
  • Duck and port pâté, piccalilli and baked brioche.
  • Beetroot cured smoked salmon with salsa verde dressing.

Mains

  • Roasted turkey breast, sage and chestnut stuffing, wrapped in bacon with a rich red wine sauce.
  • Pesto roasted hake fillet, braised lentils and herb oil.
  • Roasted ratatouille and mozzarella strudel, vegetarian-friendly Parmesan wafer and tomato sauce (v).

All served with a selection of vegetables and potatoes.


Desserts

  • Traditional Christmas pudding with a creamy rum sauce.
  • White chocolate cheesecake with Baileys cream.
  • Selection of cheese and biscuits with tomato and grape chutney.

Tea and coffee station available in the Cleveland Corridor following the meal.

What you need to know...

  • 3 course meal served promptly at 7.30pm with a disco.
  • Bars available from 6.00pm until 12.30am with dancing until 1.00am.

Why not stay overnight?

  • £45.00 (weekend) per single bedroom.
  • A £10 supplement applies for double or twin rooms. Rates are per room per night including breakfast and VAT and are subject to availability.

Terms and Conditions apply.

Thistle Middlesbrough

Fry Street
Middlesbrough
North Yorkshire
TS1 1JH

Tel: 0871 376 9028
Int Tel: +44 845 305 8328

Directions

Leave the A1 at the Teesside turnoff (A19) then follow the road as far as the Middlesbrough (A66) turnoff. At the third exit (signed town centre, approximately 1/4 mile after the Zetland multi-storey car park on the left) move into the right-hand lane on the slip road. At the roundabout, take the third exit and take the right hand lane. At the small roundabout, turn right: you should now see a sign for Thistle Middlesbrough. Take the first left into Gurney Street Municipal Car Park and directly left again: Thistle Middlesbrough is located through the yellow and black barrier, which will automatically open as you drive up to it. We have car parking is available on-site at an additional charge. To programme your sat-nav, please use the postcode TS1 1JH.