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Christmas events in and around Devon

PUBLISHED: 11:10 22 October 2013

Celebrate Christmas in the South West

Celebrate Christmas in the South West

Sarah Lauren Photography

The Mount Somerset Hotel & Spa

The Horn of PlentyThe Horn of Plenty

December Dining Sunday

1 December 2013-Monday 23 December 2013

Celebrate Christmas all December long with our festive dining menu. Get together with friends and family and start the celebrations early.

Festive lunch menu

£17.50 per person ~ two courses

£22.50 per person ~ three courses

Includes coffee and a mince pie

Festive dinner

£30.00 per person ~ three courses

Includes crackers & mulled wine

Christmas Parties

6, 7, 14 & 21 December

Join us for a Christmas party night to really make your celebration sparkle!

£35.00 per person to include a three course pre ordered meal and disco plus all the festive novelties!

Party night accommodation from £60.00 per person per night, based on two people sharing a room,

upgrades available from £10.00 per person, per night.

Sunday lunch with Christmas carols

Sunday 15 December

Get in the festive spirit with a three course Sunday lunch and live carol singing.

£29.50 pp

Roaring Twenties New Year Party

Tuesday 31 December 2013

The 1920’s themed celebration commences with a Champagne and canapé reception in the lounge.

This is followed by a sumptuous six course dinner, imaginatively created by our award-winning

Head Chef and his team. The evening’s entertainment will continue with music, dancing and fireworks at

midnight to welcome in 2014.

£95.00 per person

The Mount New Year Experience

Tuesday 31 December 2013-Thursday 2 January 2014

Roaring Twenties New Year Party

Arrive from 3.00pm and you will be greeted with a warming afternoon tea, which will be served beside one of our traditional open log fires, before you settle into your room.

The 1920’s themed celebration commences with a Champagne and canapé reception in the lounge.

This is followed by a sumptuous six course dinner, imaginatively created by our award-winning Head Chef and his team. The evening’s entertainment will continue with music, dancing and fireworks at midnight to welcome in 2014

New Year’s Break Packages

Two Night Breaks from £329.00 per person

Three Night Breaks from £369.00 per person

The Mount Somerset Hotel & Spa, Lower Henlade, Taunton, Somerset, TA3 5NB

01823 442500

The Horn of Plenty

The Horn of Plenty has been thrilling guests for over 40 years with award-winning food and service, magnificent views over the Tamar Valley, elegant Christmas decorations and roaring log fires.

Whether you are meeting family and friends, or planning a private party, The Horn of Plenty’s festive lunches and dinners offer a memorable and hugely enjoyable occasion for parties of 2 – 82. They are also excellent value for money.

For parties of 25+ guests, you may wish to consider an exclusive event with a DJ or casino.

Alternatively, The Horn offers a private dining room, available at no additional charge.

Festive Lunch is priced at just £19.50 for 2 courses + canapes, or £24.50 for 3 courses + canapes.

Festive dinner is £29.50 for 3 courses + canapes

Alternatively, for a lovely informal occasion, why not pop over for a Festive Afternoon Tea, from just £5.00 for coffee/mulled wine and minced pies.

Please call 01822 832 528 to book, or see their website for menus.

Buckland Tout Saints Hotel

Chef masterclass

Thursday 14 November

The art of slow cooking, is the subject of this Chefs Masterclass with our Head Chef, Ted Ruewell.

Join Ted for a demonstration and discussion, followed by canapés, glass of Prosecco and a two course lunch

£31.50 per person

Ladies do lunch - Your Christmas party

Tuesday 10 December

Glass of mulled wine followed by a traditional two course Christmas lunch with a glass of wine, coffee and mince pies. £21.00 per person

Christmas festivities

Sunday 22 December

Carols, homemade mince pies, eggnog, mulled wine and roasted chestnuts on the fire! 6 – 8pm. £5.00 per person

New Year’s Eve

Tuesday 31 December

The night begins with a Champagne cocktail and canapés, a choice of a four course dinner or a seven course dinner with wines to match. Finished off with coffee and petit fours in one of our gorgeous candlelit restaurants. Then it’s time to put on your dancing shoes and dance the night away in the Kestrel Suite with live music by The Penguins with fireworks and Champagne at midnight.

£55.00 per person - Four course

£99.00 per person - Seven course

Buckland Tout Saints Hotel, Goveton, Kingsbridge, Devon, TQ7 2DS

01548 853055

The Alexandra

This festive season enjoy our specially prepared and locally sourced lunch from crackers through to our Pastry Chef’s lovingly made mince pies you’ll be able to choose from dishes such as locally shot pheasant and chestnut terrine with a fig jam, pan fried saddle of Crewkerne venison with a juniper jus and of course free range Devon turkey with all the trimmings. Christmas pudding with brandy sauce completes the festive picture!

We shall be serving our festive menu daily from Sunday, 1 December (2 course £19.75 / 3 course £24.50)

Closed from 16 Dec.

The Alexandra is also the perfect venue for Christmas parties! For more details please contact us on 01297 442010 or


01297 442010


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