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1 Your Seasonal Festivities Seasonal Festivities Winter 2017 Hyatt Regency London - The Churchill


3 SEASONAL ESCAPE It's the most wonderful time of the year-and by "it" we mean Christmas in London! At The Churchill, just a stone s throw away from London s most famous shopping destinations, we have created an enticing array of special events, indulging menus and exquisite cocktails, so that you can rejoice in this festive season and enjoy quality time with your friends, family and loved ones in the heart of London. For the perfect winter city break, explore our rooms & packages on offer at With luxurious rooms, inspired by Sir Winston Churchill s quintessentially British style plus love of fine tailoring, outstanding private event spaces, faultless service, a magical array of festive decorations and roasted chestnuts & choral singing, we guarantee you and your guests a truly unforgettable festive season. THE PERFECT GIFTS The festive season is a time for giving and receiving and we are delighted to offer you a selection of gift ideas for friends and loved-ones that are suitable throughout the season and well into From cocktails, to afternoon teas & overnight stays, how generous are you feeling? Spoil your friends and family with a Churchill gift voucher. CHRISTMAS CAROLS & FESTIVE TREATS We are delighted to welcome back The London Oratory School Chamber Choir who will be singing Christmas Carols in the lobby on Thursday 7th, Thursday 14th & Friday 15th December. Join us from 5pm-7pm to enjoy festive treats, including salted caramel popcorn, mince pies & mulled wine, with the choir bringing the lobby to life from 6pm. Festive treats will also be served on the evenings of the 21st & 24th December between 5pm-7pm. For more information or to make a reservation please call +44 (0) or visit

4 THE CHURCHILL BAR & TERRACE This year, The Churchill Bar & Terrace will travel back in time and is excited to launch its Vintage London Winter Terrace on 1 November. The new winter menu will take you through a journey of Winston Churchill from the Darkest Hour, which celebrates Churchill s golden years as Prime Minister as he rallied the country together during the tough times of the war, also aptly named after the upcoming Churchill biopic pipped for Oscar success, to the Charleston Punch, which represents Churchill as an iconic bon vivant who enjoyed some of the world s most splendid hotels, including in San Francisco where the Pisco Punch was born. Finally, The Journalist celebrates how Churchill loved to write, as well as read, books and won a Nobel prize for some of his writing! Executive Chef Mark Sainsbury & his team have also created some delicious new warming winter dishes, adding a special twist to some of Churchill s favourites, taken from Churchill s Cookbook written by his beloved personal Chef Georgina Landemare. The winter dishes include a White Truffle Croque Monsieur, Homemade Braised Lamb & Potato Croquettes, and for those with a sweet tooth, Apple & Hazelnut Crumble. Of course, The Churchill Bar s famous Praline Chocolate and indulgent Cheese fondues remain popular as ever on the menu. Let Us Take You On A Journey Of Winston Churchill For further information or to make a reservation please call The Churchill Bar Team directly on +44 (0) or or visit


6 CELEBRATE THANKSGIVING Celebrate Thanksgiving in The Montagu with a deliciously authentic three course menu created by Executive Chef Mark Sainsbury and his team. Get a lucky break from the cooking and bring friends, family and loved ones, to enjoy the festive celebrations without all the work this holiday season. It is British and American thanksgiving that we may celebrate today because under the compulsion of mysterious and all-powerful destiny we are together (Sir Winston Churchill, 1944) Starters Roasted Squash Soup, Chives & Sour Cream Game Terrine with Pheasant, Pigeon, Duck & Rabbit, Spiced Apple Chutney Cured Salmon, Seared Cornish Scallops, Rocket Salad, Shaved Fennel Ginger Rice Wine Vinaigrette Mains West Country Braised Beef Cheek, Heirloom Carrots Sea Salt and Roasted Hazelnuts, Crushed Potatoes, Red Wine Jus Pan Fried Monkfish, Crispy Prawns and Poached Leeks, Capers, Celery, Marjoram White Bean & Lemon Sage Purée Free Range Turkey Medallion Wrapped with Back Bacon, Brussels Sprouts Baby Turnips and Roasted Baby Potatoes, Black Cherry Jus Baked Cauliflower Cheese, Crispy Kale and Spiced Pine Nuts Desserts Classic Pumpkin Pie, Caramel Ice Cream New York Cheesecake, Berry Compote, Chilli Orange Cream, Saffron Crackers Bramley Apple Pie, Home Churned Apple Cider Sorbet Selection of British Cheeses in Partnership with La Fromagerie One of the finest cheesemongers in London This Thanksgiving set menu is priced at 47 per person for three courses, available exclusively on Thursday 23 November from 12PM to 14:30PM and 6PM to 10:30PM. For further information or to make a reservation please call The Montagu directly on +44 (0) or or visit


8 AFTERNOON TEA DELIGHTS AT THE MONTAGU With wonderful views over Portman Square, The Montagu offers an idyllic setting, outstanding food and the highest level of service. This charming restaurant is the perfect place to celebrate the festive season with an indulgent afternoon tea. FESTIVE AFTERNOON TEA Take a well-earned rest from the Christmas shopping and tuck into a wonderfully festive afternoon tea. * Savouries* Curried Egg Mayo with Diced Cucumber & Mustard Cress on White Bread; Welsh Rarebit with Freshly Grilled Bread and Port Jelly; Smoked Salmon & Dill Cream Cheese Topped with Fresh Pomegranate; Roasted Turkey with Cranberry Chutney in Brown Bread; Kale, Courgette & Pine Nut Mini Quiche; Mini Brioche Hot Dog with Caramelised Red Onion Chutney * Sweet Treats* Mini Praline Yule Log; Festive Cake Pops; Marshmallow Snowman, Fondant Fancy Present; Cranberry & Orange Syllabub Milk Chocolate & Cranberry Scones Both Afternoon Teas are served between 1PM and 5.30PM Monday to Friday and 3.30PM to 5.30 PM Saturday & Sunday, available from 1 December to 30 December 2017 (excluding Christmas Day and New Year s Eve). GREEN&BLACK S #CHOCOLATEA London's signature chocolate afternoon tea in which every element delicately infuses the finest Green & Black s chocolate, to celebrate Green & Black's 25th birthday with Churchill's favourite treat! * Savouries* Smoking Salmon Sushi Sandwich Dill Cream Cheese; Churchill Mini Burger with Chilli Chocolate BBQ Sauce; Venison & Milk Chocolate Pate with Fresh Cherries; Aubergine Mousse Éclair; Coronation Chicken Sandwich * Sweet Treats* Refreshing Lime Sorbet in Ginger Chocolate Cone; Passion Fruit & White Chocolate Macaroon Stack; Dark Chocolate Cupcake with Salted Chocolate DIY Garnish; Butterscotch Chocolate Tea Cake with Gold Leaf Garnish, Raspberry & Dark Chocolate Layered Mousse with Fresh Raspberries Plain and Chocolate & Pistachio Scones Festive Afternoon Tea is priced at 33 per person, or 40 per person including a glass of Pommery Champagne. Chocolate Afternoon Tea is priced at 38 per person, or 47 per person including a Sir Winston Martini Cocktail or a glass of Pommery Champagne. All prices listed include VAT but excl. an optional 12.5% service charge.


10 SEASONAL DINING AT THE MONTAGU FESTIVE SET MENU Working closely with award-winning local suppliers and independent British farms, Executive Chef Mark Sainsbury & his team have crafted a delicious festive set menu available for lunch & dinner at The Montagu throughout December (Excluding 25th & 26th December). Starters Cream of Celeriac, Thyme and Crispy Bacon Soup Game Terrine with Pheasant, Pigeon, Duck and Rabbit Aunt Louise s Spiced Apple Chutney Relish Pan Fried Dive Caught Scallops, Pea Apple Fennel Pink Grapefruit Dressing Main Courses Roast Free Range Turkey, Apricot & Walnut Stuffing Chipolatas Wrapped in Bacon, Cranberry Sauce 28 Day Aged Fillet of Beef, Mustard Onion Compote, Braised Baby Leeks Honey Anise Carrots, Wild Mushroom Jus Local Sea Bream, Mustard Thyme Potatoes, Asparagus and Garden Peas Watercress Sauce Vegetarian Wellington, Roasted Sweet Potato Purée, Winter Vegetables Desserts Homemade Traditional Christmas Pudding with Warm Brandy Sauce Dark Chocolate and Chestnut Tart, Ginger Crumb Mulled Wine Poached Pear Artisan British Cheeses in Partnership with La Fromagerie Served Monday to Friday between 12 noon and 3PM and every evening between 6PM and 10:45PM. Available from Friday 1 December until lunchtime on Sunday 31 December 2017 inclusive (excluding 25th & 26th December). Priced at 30 for two courses or 35 for three courses including VAT but excl. an optional service charge of 12.5%. For further information or to make a reservation please call The Montagu directly on +44 (0) or or visit


12 CHRISTMAS EVE DINNER This Christmas Eve, kick off the celebrations with a grand four course festive menu in the vibrant setting of The Montagu, featuring some of Executive Chef Mark Sainsbury & his team s favourite seasonal delights. Starters Roasted Butternut Squash Soup, Spiced Toasted Almond Flakes and Ginger Oil Smoked Eel Pâté, Avruga Caviar, Homemade Pickled Vegetables Pan Seared Foie Gras, Quince Compote, Micro Herbs Salad, Brioche Bread Crayfish & Prawn Cocktail, Lettuce, Cherry Tomatoes, Spiced Mayonnaise Sauce Palette Cleanser Lemon Sorbet, Candid Lemon Main Courses Turkey Ballantine, Carrot Purée, Roasted Potatoes Sautéed Brussels Sprouts, Cranberry Jus Slow Cooked Halibut, Butter Poached Potato, Baby Leeks, Citrus Lobster Foam Braised Red Wine Short Ribs, Swede & Apple Purée Honey Glazed Chantenay Carrots, Roasted Parsnips Cranberry Quinoa, Roasted Cashew Nuts, Roasted Butternut Squash Sautéed Broccoli and Yoghurt Hollandaise Desserts Orange & Cranberry Christmas Pudding, Brandy Sauce Eggnog Custard Tart Infused with Nutmeg and Chocolate Cream Spiced Apple Crumble, Vanilla Ice Cream Artisan British Cheeses in Partnership with La Fromagerie This special Christmas Eve dinner menu is served 6PM to 10:45PM and is priced at 80 per adult and 40 for children aged 6 to 12. All prices include VAT but excl. an optional service charge of 12.5%. For further information or to make a reservation please call The Montagu directly on +44 (0) or or visit


14 CHRISTMAS DAY LUNCH AND DINNER One of the most magical days of the year has arrived and we invite you to cherish this wonderful day with your family and friends here at The Montagu and enjoy a delicious three course festive menu brimming with everyone s favourite ingredients, spices and flavours. For our younger guests, Father Christmas will even make a special appearance, to ensure a Christmas to remember. Starters Succulent Chicken Soup with Homemade Chicken & Vegetable Gyoza Pan Seared Scallops, Watercress Purée, Compressed Cucumber Soft Poached Quail Egg Butter Poached Lobster Tail, Avocado Purée, Avruga Caviar, Crispy Prawns Smoked Duck Breast with Confit Bell Peppers, Grape & Walnut Salad Brioche Crouton, Cumquat Jelly Main Courses Turkey Ballantine, Carrot Purée, Roasted Potatoes Sautéed Brussels Sprouts, Cranberry Jus 21 Day Dry Aged 5oz Beef Fillet, Charred Shallots, Steamed Broccoli Cep Mushrooms, Waffle Potato Pan Seared Seabass, Scallop Ceviche, Potato & Jerusalem Artichoke Cake Light Lobster Butter Sauce Wild Mushroom Quiche, Cep Mushroom Tempura, Black Truffle Sauce Micro Herbs Garnish Desserts Orange & Cranberry Christmas Pudding, Brandy Sauce Classic Tiramisu served with Homemade Ginger Biscotti Baked Chocolate Tart, Cinnamon-infused White Chocolate Cream Artisan British Cheeses in Partnership with La Fromagerie This Christmas Day gather the family and join us for one of two sittings: Lunch: 11:30AM 1:30PM/ 2PM 4PM Dinner: 6PM 8PM/ 8PM 10.45PM Christmas Day is priced at 120 per adult and 60 for children aged 6 to 12. All prices include VAT but exclude an optional service charge of 12.5%. For further information or to make a reservation please call The Montagu directly on +44 (0) or or visit


16 NEW YEAR S EVE CELEBRATION Join us at the Montagu this New Year s Eve for an unforgettable experience and a night to remember! The evening will begin with a Champagne & Canape welcome, before guests are seated to enjoy the live music and begin indulging in an exquisite entrée table at their leisure. To follow, guests will enjoy their choice of main course masterfully prepared by Chef Mark & his team, served at their table. If you still have room left then help yourself to the indulgent range of sweet treats at our impressive dessert station! Top off the night with a champagne toast and live coverage of London s famous fireworks. Grazing Entrée Table including... Native & Rock Oysters, Lobster Salads, Poached Atlantic Prawns, Mussels and Scallops, Hams & Terrines, Octopus Salad and Smoked Salmon, the list goes on! Main Courses Seared Beef Tenderloin, Slow Cooked Potatoes, Braised Cabbage Mushroom Purée, Red Wine Jus Roasted Norfolk Pheasant Breast, Winter Greens, Homemade Blackcurrant & Fresh Ginger Lime Chutney Pan Fried Hake with Oyster Cream Samphire and Brandied Cod Chive Fennel Croquette Baked Eggplant, Tomatoes, Courgette, Seasonal Vegetables, Two Cheese Sauce Grazing Dessert Table including... Choice of Tarts and Individual Shooter Desserts, Classic Crème Brule, Homemade Cheese Cake, Brownies, Artisan Cheese Selection with Cracker Breads Oatmeal The Montagu this year offers two sittings, 6PM - 8PM, for the early birds who want to watch London s iconic fireworks on the banks of the Thames. Guests who would like to visit us later can enjoy dinner 8.30PM PM and enjoy the warmth a little longer. New Year s Eve is priced at 130 per adult and 65 for children aged 6 to 12. All prices include VAT but exclude an optional service charge of 12.5%. For further information or to make a reservation please call The Montagu directly on +44 (0) or or visit


18 BOXING DAY AND NEW YEAR S DAY BRUNCH Whether you want to continue the festivities beyond Christmas Day & New Year s Eve or simply are in need of a recovery brunch, The Montagu offers you an indulgent free-flowing brunch on Boxing Day & New Year s Day. Both brunches include unlimited champagne, house wines and soft drinks, accompanied by relaxing piano melodies. After settling in with your first glass of chilled bubbly, make your way to the delicious buffet, where you will find a wonderful selection of beautiful dishes such as; Citrus Cured Scottish Salmon, Native Oysters with Shallot Sherry Vinegar Dressing, Chargrilled Mexican Corn Salad with Lime & Pink Grapefruit, Heirloom Tomato Salad and Lemon Roasted Spiced Chicken. For those with a sweet tooth, finish off the brunch with an enticing selection of desserts including Chocolate Brownies, Homemade Cheesecake and freshly baked Custard Tart. Brunch will be available on Boxing Day and New Year s Day, served 12:30PM-3PM, priced at 95 per adult and 45 for children aged 6 to 12. All prices include VAT but excl. an optional service charge of 12.5%. For further information or to make a reservation please call The Montagu directly on +44 (0) or or visit


20 A 1920S S NEW YEAR S EVE AT THE CHURCHILL BAR & WINTER TERRACE A NIGHT OF FUN AND FRIVOLITY Entertainment & Live Band Charleston-Swing and all that, Jazz Vintage Photography Champagne Tower Dress: Glittering & Glamourous Prize for best dressed Male & Female 7PM-2AM Keep an eye on for ticket info NYE Gala Dinner Ticket: 170 (including Entry, Glass of Pol Roger on arrival, 3-Course Gala Dinner including a bottle of Wine & Tea or Coffee) NYE Gala Drinks Ticket: 170 (including reserved seats & a 170 bar voucher, which can be spent on a wide selection of Champagne, Wines, Spirits & Cocktails


22 FESTIVE EVENTS Are you looking for somewhere a little more private for your Christmas celebrations? Our Events Team promise to tailor make the perfect festive event for you. From a glittering cocktail reception with colleagues or friends, to an exquisite dinner event, our team will ensure that every detail, even the tiniest, is handled with special attention and personal care to make every event truly unforgettable. We offer eleven flexible Private Dining & Event Spaces ideal for celebrations of all sizes. The Library can host an intimate event, accommodating 48 guests for a private dinner, whilst our Chartwell Suite can accommodate up to 350 guests for an impressive reception and 180 people for a seated dinner & dance. Finally, the Cabinet Suites can host a cocktail party up to 120 guests. DRINKS RECEPTION FROM 82 PER PERSON 6 Canapes (per person) 2 Interactive Live Food Stations 2 Hour beverage package including glass of Champagne on arrival Unlimited House Wines, House Beers, Soft Drinks, Juices and Blenheim Palace Water Festive Novelties & Crackers Dedicated Social Catering Manager *Sample Canape Menu* Smoked Salmon Roulade Duck Foie Gras, Raspberry Jelly Pistachio Crusted Goat s Cheese Cornish Crab Cakes Miniature Beef Wellington Leek, Stilton, Cranberry Tartlets DINNER RECEPTION FROM 120 PER PERSON One Hour Reception including Sparkling Wine, Kir Royale and Bucks Fizz, Nuts and Crisps 9 canapes (per person) Three Course Set Festive Dinner, Half Bottle of Wine Per Person Complimentary Mineral Water and Churchill Blend Coffee, Herbal infusions, Petits Fours and Mince Pies Festive Novelties & Crackers Dedicated Social Catering Manager *Sample Menu* Trio of Salmon and Poached Beetroot, Smoked Pumpkin Purée, Caper Berries, Lemon Dressing Pan-Seared Norfolk Turkey Roulade Apple & Chestnut Mashed Potatoes Grilled Vegetable and Halloumi Wellington, Sautéed Savoy Cabbage Traditional Christmas Pudding For further enquiries or to make or to make a reservation please contact our Social Events Manager, Narumon Rose on +44 (0) or


24 WINTER FUN IN LONDON *Ice skating* Whether a novice or a pro, London offers a great variety of ice skating rinks for all abilities. Take a spin on the ice at: Hyde Park Winter Wonderland 0.5 km/ 0.3 miles The Natural History Museum 2.9 km/ 1.8 miles Somerset House 3.4 km/ 2.1 miles Please note that tickets should be purchased in advance. *Shopping Lovers* Selfridges 0.5 km/ 0.3 miles Liberty 1.4 km/ 0.9 miles Hamleys 1.5 km/ 1 mile Fortnum & Mason 1.8 km/ 1.1 miles Harrods 3 km/ 1.9 miles *Hogwarts in the Snow* For the Harry Potter fans take a Warner Brothers Studio tour of Hogwarts in the snow, where you can explore the majestic Hogwarts Castle and take a look around the studio s famous movie sets, decorated as they were for the festive scenes. *Christmas Lights* Christmas wouldn't be Christmas without stunning decorations and twinkling Christmas lights on Oxford, Regent and Carnaby Street. Discover the wintery window scenes of some of the finest department stores including Selfridges, Liberty and if that s not enough, why don t you take a stroll through Hyde Park up to Harrods for a real spectacle. *Winter Markets* Jolly up the festive spirit, whilst visiting London s famous Christmas Markets. Hyde Park Winter Wonderland 0.5 km/ 0.3 miles Southbank Christmas Market 3.5 km/ 2.2 miles Please note that tickets should be purchased in advance. *Christmas Carol Concerts* An evening of Christmas carols is a beautiful way to sprinkle some holiday spirit. The Royal Albert Hall Trafalgar Square St Paul s Cathedral For all the above concerts, tickets need to be purchased in advance. Contact our Concierge Team at as they will be delighted to make all the arrangements for you.


26 For general information & enquiries The Montagu The Churchill Bar & Terrace Concierge Team Reservations Team CHRISTMAS NOW AND THEN Well, it is December, and Christmas is almost here Another happy Christmas for family and good cheer There will be tables loaded with turkeys, hams and sweets We know there will be more than we could ever eat


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