Christmas 2020

Christmas at The Grange will be a little different this year…


We have had to cancel our normal CHRISTMAS PARTIES but have replaced them with Festive Lunches and Dinners. Our RESTAURANT will be open as normal for tables of up to six and our CHRISTMAS BREAKS and CHRISTMAS DAY LUNCHEON remain unaffected. Sadly, it won’t be possible to make our NEW YEAR’S EVE party anything like as good as it should be (you’re not allowed to dance to Elvis!), and for that reason we have decided to take a break this year.

Rest assured, our parties we will be back with a bang in December 2021.
(You can take a look at what we would normally offer here.)
In the meantime, we have some other things organised this year…

Music, Christmas and Supper

Monday 7th – A Latin flavour comes to Christmas with Cuban pianist and singer, Milly Riquelme. Guest starring guitarist Tom Toomey.

Monday 14th – A Classical Christmas. The wonderful warm feeling of hearing a quartet of stunning singers recite our favourite carols. In this socially distanced world, this is the next best thing to a hug.

Monday 21st – Break out your Christmas Jumpers and get ready for a night of the Great American Songbook. The Rat Pack meets Dorset.

A glass of something festive on arrival, a three course meal and some fantastic musicians to entertain you – £49

Booking required | Maximum booking size of 6 people |
Evening curfew time of 10 pm applies, therefore arrival is strictly 7 pm.

Festive Lunches & Dinners 2020

Every Wednesday, Thursday & Friday during December


A glass of prosecco on arrival
Three course meal
Christmas Cracker
Coffee and Mince Pies
Lunch £28 | Dinner £32
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Booking required | Maximum booking size of 6 people | Excludes Christmas and New Year | Lunch is 12.30 pm | Dinner 7.00 pm | Evening curfew time of 10 pm applies.

Christmas Day Luncheon 2020

An institution at The Grange. A glass of champagne and canapés in the lounge, a delicious traditional Christmas lunch, followed by coffee and mince pies. Children’s menus are also available and include a gift from Father Christmas! Christmas Day lunch is served from 12.00 until 2.00 pm and we are open to non-residents.

Canapés
A glass of Champagne and a selection of canapés
Amusé Bouche
Wild mushroom velouté, truffle oil
First Course
Smoked salmon and trout roulade, horseradish cream
Game terrine of pheasant, pigeon and duck, redcurrant jelly
Roasted butternut squash and feta cheese arancini, pimiento coulis
Sorbet Course
Cranberry sorbet
Main Course
Traditional roast Dorset turkey with all the festive trimmings,
seasonal vegetables, duck fat-roasted potatoes, pan gravy
Roasted line-caught seabass, grenobloise butter, roasted baby new potatoes
Aubergine, brie, cranberry and chestnut wellington, tomato compote.
Dessert
Brandy-flamed Christmas pudding with brandy sauce
Profiteroles, chantilly cream, chocolate sauce, kirsch cherries
Slate of speciality west country cheese, quince cheese, biscuits & fruit
(If you would like both dessert and cheese there will be a supplement of £7.50)
Coffee
Coffee and mince pies
£92.50 per person
Children under 12 years – a gift from Father Christmas and child sized portions £40.00

Bookings are taken every half hour from 12.00 until 2.00 pm. The first time being 12.00 for 12.30 – you arrive at 12.00 for Champagne and Canapes in the lounge and will be taken to your table to start your meal at around 12.30 pm. Please enquire to find out what times we have left. We ask for a non-refundable deposit of £20.00 per person, when the booking is made.

A Christmas Stay 2020

Christmas Eve
A warm welcome awaits you on Christmas Eve. Spend the afternoon unwinding in the lounge in front of the fire with a good book and a glass of something to take away the winter chill. Dinner in the evening is served in the restaurant overlooking the beautiful floodlit gardens. You might like to enjoy the splendid candle-lit Midnight Mass at nearby Sherborne Abbey; a night cap will await you on your return home in the early hours.
Christmas Day
After a restful night’s sleep, awake on Christmas morning feeling refreshed and ready for a tempting Grange breakfast. Once the presents are open, why not take a stroll around the pretty village of Oborne before you enjoy a traditional seven-course Christmas lunch with all the trimmings. Later, sink into a comfortable sofa for coffee, mince pies and a board game. If this sounds too energetic how about a little snooze in front of the fire? A buffet supper will be served in the evening, the perfect way to round off a wonderfully festive day.
Boxing Day
On Boxing Day, more eating is the order of the day! Breakfast, followed by a three course traditional luncheon, with a candle lit buffet supper in the evening. If you feel up to venturing out, how about a trip to nearby Montacute House & Gardens or a visit to Cerne Abbas to see the ‘Rude Man’ chalk carving or the Wessex Morris Men’s Christmas Party. Not energetic enough? You could take a trip to the coast for the West Bay Wallow, an annual fancy-dress swim around the marina at West Bay!

Standard Room
£941
for two people
£672
Single Occupancy

Superior Room
£1046
for two people
£777
Single Occupancy

Deluxe Room
£1151
for two people
£882
Single Occupancy

Three-Night Festive Break 2020 includes
CHRISTMAS EVE A la carte Dinner, Accommodation on Christmas Eve CHRISTMAS DAY The ‘Kings Breakfast’ Smoked Salmon & Creamy Scrambled Egg on a Toasted Muffin with Buck Fizz, Seven-Course Christmas Day Luncheon, Candle-Lit Christmas Buffet Supper, Accommodation on Christmas Night BOXING DAY The Grange Eggs Benedict Breakfast, Three Course Boxing Day Luncheon, Boxing Night Buffet Supper, Accommodation on Boxing Day Night THE 27TH A Full English Breakfast to prepare you for your journey home.

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