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!

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

CELEBRATE CHRISTMAS EVERY DAY THROUGHOUT DECEMBER WITH OUR ‘FESTIVE FAYRE’ LUNCH MENU SERVED IN THE RESTAURANT.

Starters

  • Cream of leek and potato soup (v).
  • Smoked chicken salad, pea shoots, kumquat jam
  • Watermelon, Thai spiced prawns, saffron dressing

Mains

  • Turkey paupiette, wrapped in bacon, rich red wine and cranberry jus.
  • Herb roasted salmon fillet, citrus chive cream sauce.
  • Roasted Mediterranean vegetable and Brie filo parcel, tomato and basil sauce (v).

All served with a selection of vegetables and potatoes.


Desserts

  • Traditional Christmas pudding, creamy rum sauce.
  • Crème brûlée style tart, orange cream.
  • Selection of cheese and biscuits, house chutney.

Followed by tea and coffee

Dates and Prices

£15.00 per person for 2 courses*

£17.50 per person for 3 courses

Available throughout December

Your party started

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

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SET A DATE

Avoid the Christmas rush and book well in advance, if you have your eye on a certain party package, it’s all yours, guaranteed.


  • Please call our Christmas Co-ordinator on 01642 232000 to check availability.
  • *Applies to starter and main courses only.
  • Save time by pre-ordering drinks packages. We will have them chilled and on your table for your arrival. Please ask for further details.

Christmas Disco Lunches

START THE PARTY EARLY IN THE CLEVELAND SUITE.

Starters

  • Cream of leek and potato soup (v).
  • Smoked chicken salad, pea shoots, kumquat jam.
  • Watermelon, Thai spiced prawns, saffron dressing

Mains

  • Turkey paupiette, wrapped in bacon, rich red wine and cranberry jus.
  • Herb roasted salmon fillet, citrus chive cream sauce.
  • Roasted Mediterranean vegetable and Brie filo parcel, tomato and basil sauce (v).

All served with a selection of vegetables and potatoes.


Desserts

  • Traditional Christmas pudding, creamy rum sauce.
  • Crème brûlée style tart, orange cream.
  • Selection of cheese and biscuits, house chutney

Tea and coffee station available following the meal

Dates and Prices

£18.50 per person

Friday 12th and 19th December

Monday 22nd December

Your party started

  • 3 course meal with disco
  • Lunch served at 12.30pm
  • Bars open from 12.00pm until 4.00pm
  • Dancing until 3.30pm

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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.


GLITZ UP YOUR NAILS

Add a twinkle with a gradient effect, dabbing glitter polish on to the tips with a sponge. Add chunkier glitter to the very ends and finish with a top coat.


  • Please call our Christmas Co-ordinator on 01642 232000 to check availability.
  • Save time by pre-ordering drinks packages. We will have them chilled and on your table for your arrival.
  • Please ask for further details.

Party Nights In The Cleveland Suite

ENJOY A 3 COURSE MEAL FOLLOWED BY A DISCO IN THE CLEVELAND SUITE.

Starters

  • Cream of leek and potato soup (v).
  • Smoked chicken salad, pea shoots, kumquat jam.
  • Watermelon, Thai spiced prawns, saffron dressing.

Mains

  • Turkey paupiette, wrapped in bacon, rich red wine and cranberry jus.
  • Herb roasted salmon fillet, citrus chive cream sauce.
  • Roasted Mediterranean vegetable and Brie filo parcel, tomato and basil sauce (v).

All served with a selection of vegetables and potatoes.


Desserts

  • Traditional Christmas pudding, creamy rum sauce.
  • Crème brûlée style tart, orange cream.
  • Selection of cheese and biscuits, house chutney

Tea and coffee station available following the meal

Dates and Prices

£38.00 per person 

5th, 6th, 12th, 13th, 19th and 20th December

£27.00 per person*

7th, 11th, 14th, 18th, 21st and 22nd December

Your party started

  • 3 course meal served promptly at 8.00pm with a disco
  • Bars open from 6.00pm until 12.30am
  • Dancing until 1.00am

Stay over?

  • £49.00 weekend rate per single bedroom
  • £79.00 midweek rate per single bedroom
  • A £10.00 supplement applies for double/twin rooms

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THE PERFECT EXCUSE TO PARTY!

Now’s the time, round up your friends and have a good time, Christmas provides the perfect excuse, so start emailing dates.


  • Please call our Christmas Co-ordinator on 01642 232000 to check availability.
  • Bedroom rates are per room per night including breakfast and VAT and are subject to availability.
  • *A drink on arrival is included in the £27.00pp package only.

Party Nights In The Restaurant

ENJOY A 3 COURSE MEAL FOLLOWED BY A DISCO IN THE RESTAURANT.

Starters

  • Cream of leek and potato soup (v).
  • Smoked chicken salad, pea shoots, kumquat jam.
  • Watermelon, Thai spiced prawns, saffron dressing.

Mains

  • Turkey paupiette, wrapped in bacon, rich red wine and cranberry jus.
  • Herb roasted salmon fillet, citrus chive cream sauce.
  • Roasted Mediterranean vegetable and Brie filo parcel, tomato and basil sauce (v).

All served with a selection of vegetables and potatoes.


Desserts

  • Traditional Christmas pudding, creamy rum sauce.
  • Crème brûlée style tart, orange cream.
  • Selection of cheese and biscuits, house chutney

Tea and coffee station available following the meal

Dates and Prices

£32.00 per person* 

5th, 6th, 12th, 13th, 19th and 20th December

*For £6.50 extra add a half bottle of house wine

Your party started

  • 3 course meal served promptly at 7.30pm with a disco
  • Bars open from 6.00pm until 12.30am
  • Dancing until 1.00am

Stay over?

  • £49.00 weekend rate per single bedroom
  • A £10.00 supplement applies for double/twin rooms
  • Rates are per room per night including breakfast and VAT and are subject to availability

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DANCE! DANCE! DANCE!

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


  • Please call our Christmas Co-ordinator on 01642 232000 to check availability.
  • Save time by pre-ordering drinks packages. We will have them chilled and on your table for your arrival.
  • Please ask for further details.

Christmas Day Lunch

ENJOY A TRADITIONAL CHRISTMAS LUNCH IN OUR CLEVELAND SUITE, AND THEN LET US DO THE WASHING UP! SANTA CLAUS WILL MAKE A SURPRISE VISIT TO GOOD CHILDREN OF ALL AGES.

Starters

  • Cream of celeriac soup, sage leaves (v).
  • Seared smoked salmon and king prawns, samphire, sauce vierge.
  • Pressed game terrine, cranberry compote, brioche toast.

Intermediate

  • Sorbet (v)

Mains

  • Traditional roast turkey and all the trimmings.
  • Roast sirloin of beef, horseradish potatoes, and red wine gravy.
  • Slow roasted pork belly, stuffing, apple sauce and roast gravy.
  • Goat’s cheese and roasted vegetable pithivier, pesto cream (v).

All served with a selection of vegetables, potatoes and Yorkshire pudding.


Desserts

  • Traditional Christmas pudding, creamy rum sauce.
  • Warm chocolate fudge brownie, cherry and chocolate ice cream.
  • Lime tart, mulled wine berries, lime curd.
  • Selection of cheese and biscuits, tomato and grape chutney.

Followed by tea and coffee served with mince pies

Dates and Prices

£65.00 per adult 

£30.00 per child aged 6–12 years

£18.00 per child aged 2–5 years

Children under 2 years eat free

Thursday 25th December

Your party started

  • Tables available from 12.30pm until 2.30pm
  • Bars open from 12.00pm
  • Glass of bubbly or mulled wine on arrival
  • 4 course meal with coffee

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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.


  • Please call our Christmas Co-ordinator on 01642 232000 to check availability.
  • Save time by pre-ordering drinks packages. We will have them chilled and on your table for your arrival.
  • Please ask for further details.

Christmas Day Carvery

OUR FAMILY FRIENDLY CARVERY BUFFET IN THE RESTAURANT PROVIDES A RELAXED ATMOSPHERE AND SANTA CLAUS WILL MAKE A SURPRISE VISIT TO GOOD CHILDREN OF ALL AGES!

Starters

  • Celeriac and sage soup, finished with crème fraîche (v).
  • Meat and fish platter served with dips and chutney.
  • Smooth chicken liver pâté, sourdough toast, and onion chutney.

From the Carvery

  • Choose from our selection of meat, with traditional accompaniments.
  • Vegetarian option is available.

All served with a selection of vegetables and potatoes.


Desserts

  • Traditional Christmas pudding, creamy rum sauce.
  • Chocolate truffle torte, orange cream

Followed by tea and coffee served with mince pies

Dates and Prices

£49.00 per adult

£24.00 per child aged 6–12 years

£14.00 per child aged 2–5 years

Children under 2 years eat free

Thursday 25th December

Your party started

  • Tables available from 12.30pm until 2.30pm
  • Bars open from 12.00pm
  • Surprise visit from Santa Claus

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BELIEVE!

Santa’s not stuck up the chimney, you’ll find him with family Christmas dinners. We even offer plenty of parking for sleighs and reindeer.


FAMILY WITHOUT THE FUSS

Picture Christmas dinner without trying to find the festive tablecloth from last year and no cooking or washing up. Swap all go, go, go for ho, ho, ho!


  • Please call our Christmas Co-ordinator on 01642 232000 to check availability.
  • Save time by pre-ordering drinks packages. We will have them chilled and on your table for your arrival.
  • Please ask for further details.

New year's Eve Dinner

SEE IN THE NEW YEAR IN STYLE AND CELEBRATE IN OUR HOTEL RESTAURANT.

Selection of chef’s canapés

Starters

  • Roast scallop and pork belly, apple syrup.
  • Duck and port pâté, onion chutney, toasted brioche.
  • Goat’s cheese and pomegranate salad (v).

Intermediate

  • Haggis, neeps and tatties, whisky jus

 Mains

  • Corn fed chicken supreme, lemon and herb butter, fondant potato, lentil jus.
  • Roast fillet of beef, Boulanger potatoes, baby carrots and leeks, bordelaise sauce.
  • Slow roasted Portobello mushrooms, plum tomato, spinach linguine, pesto (v).

All served with a selection of vegetables and potatoes.


Desserts

  • Lemon trio.
  • Warm chocolate fondant, chocolate milkshake, caramel ice cream.
  • Selection of cheese and biscuits, tomato and grape chutney

Followed by coffee or tea with chocolates

Dates and Prices

£65.00 per person

Wednesday 31st December

Your party started

  • Glass of bubbly on arrival
  • 5 course meal served at 7.30pm
  • Bars open from 6.00pm until 12.30am
  • DJ and dancing until 1.00am

Stay over?

  • Our New Year’s Eve Package includes accommodation, dinner and breakfast with complimentary use of the Otium Health & Leisure Club, from £190.00 per double room based on 2 people sharing.

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CHRISTMAS COCKTAILS?

Robust reds and chilled whites are Christmas classics. Shake up your festive drink choices when it’s time to party, from iced Mojitos to Margaritas.


 

  • Please call our Christmas Co-ordinator on 01642 232000 to check availability.
  • Save time by pre-ordering drinks packages. We will have them chilled and on your table for your arrival.
  • Please ask for further details.

Live On Stage Music & Comedy

LOOKING FOR SOMETHING DIFFERENT? HOW ABOUT JOINING US FOR ONE OF OUR GREAT COMEDY NIGHTS OR LIVE MUSIC EVENINGS THROUGHOUT DECEMBER.

Big Mouth Comedy Supper Club

  • Thursday 11th December
  • 3 course meal and laughs galore from the North East’s premier

Abba Tribute: 1974

  • Wednesday 17th December
  • Sunday 21st December
  • One of the world’s top Abba tributes, plus a DJ and set 3 course meal.

Big Mouth Comedy New Year’s Eve

  • Wednesday 31st December
  • 3 great comics, disco until late and pie and pea supper. A sell out for the past 3 years!

Dates and Prices

£26.50 per person

Thursday 11th December

£29.50 per person

Wednesday 17th December
Sunday 21st December
Wednesday 31st December

Your party started

  • Bars open from 6.00pm to
  • 12.30am (open until 2.00am on New Year’s Eve)

Stay over?

  • £49.00 per single bedroom – weekend
  • £79.00 per single bedroom – midweek
  • A £10.00 supplement applies for double/twin rooms
  • Rates are per room per night including breakfast and VAT, subject to availability.

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THE FUN STARTS HERE

Let us entertain you with a great comedy night, they’re a great icebreaker and make it a real party night to remember.


LIGHT UP THE ROOM!

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


  • To check availability and make your reservation please visit www.boroxmas.co.uk or contact the hotel on 01642 232000. Please note full payment is required at time of booking.
  • Set menu – if you have any dietary requirements please confirm at time of booking.
  • Please note these events are organised through an external company.

Too Busy In December

JUST BECAUSE YOU ARE TOO BUSY TO LET YOUR HAIR DOWN IN DECEMBER DOESN’T MEAN YOU SHOULD MISS OUT ON A CELEBRATION.

Starters

  • Cream of leek and potato soup (v).
  • Smoked chicken salad, pea shoots, kumquat jam.
  • Watermelon, Thai spiced prawns, saffron dressing

Main

  • Turkey paupiette, wrapped in bacon, rich red wine and cranberry jus.
  • Herb roasted salmon fillet, citrus chive cream sauce.
  • Roasted Mediterranean vegetable and Brie filo parcel, tomato and basil sauce (v).

All served with a selection of vegetables and potatoes.


Desserts

  • Traditional Christmas pudding, creamy rum sauce.
  • Crème brûlée style tart, orange cream.
  • Selection of cheese and biscuits, house chutney

Dates and Prices

From £27.00 per person

2nd, 3rd, 9th, 10th, 16th and 17th January 2015

Your party started

  • 3 course meal served promptly at 7.30pm
  • Bars open from 6.00pm until 12.30am
  • Disco and dancing until 1.00am

Stay over?

  • £49.00 weekend rate per single bedroom
  • A £10.00 supplement applies for double or twin rooms
  • Rates are per room per night including breakfast and VAT and are subject to availability.

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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.


  • Please call our Christmas Co-ordinator on 01642 232000 to check availability.
  • Save time by pre-ordering drinks packages. We will have them chilled and on your table for your arrival.
  • Please ask for further details. 

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

  • From £59.00 per room – weekend
  • From £89.00 per room – midweek
  • Bed and breakfast for a standard single occupancy room:
  • From £49.00 per room – weekend
  • From £79.00 per room – midweek

For guests attending our New Year’s Eve party in the restaurant

  • From £190.00 for 2 people including accommodation, dinner and breakfast with complimentary use of the Otium Health & Leisure Club.

Pre-Order Drinks Packages

PARTY BUCKET – £16.00

  • 6 bottles for the price of 4! Choose from: Stella Artois 330ml, Becks 275ml, Magners Original 330ml, Magners Original Pear 330ml, K2 Alcopop 275ml.

TRIO OF WINE – £45.00

  • Choose from white, red or rosé house wine.

Your party started

  • Save time by pre-ordering one of our drinks packages
  • We will have them chilled and on your table for your arrival

Stay over?

  • To make a reservation please contact the hotel directly on 01642232000

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YOUR BUDGET

Our party packages include a set number of courses, so you’ve got a really good idea of price per person.


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.


  • 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.

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.