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Christmas Parties

Celebrate in style at The Kirkwall

 

 

Let us host your Christmas party this December

Celebrate the festive season in style on the Harbourside! Whether you're gathering with friends, family or work colleagues, our festive party menu is perfect for a memorable Christmas get-together. 

Choose to eat from our Christmas A La Carte Menu or our three-course Set Christmas Party Menu. Unfortunately, we can't mix the two menus.

Prices

Set Christmas Party Menu: £32.50 per person

Christmas A La Carte Menu: see individual course prices below

Advance booking is essential. We also require a pre-order for bookings of 10 or more. To enquire about placing your pre-order, please speak to our team when booking. 

To book, please email us at enquiries@kirkwallhotel.com or call 01856 872232. 

Christmas opening hours

Christmas parties are available to book 24 November – 24 December and 28 – 31 December 2023 and 3 – 8 January 2024.  

Lunch: 12:00 – 14:00

Dinner: 18:00 – 20:30

The Harbour View Restaurant will be closed 25 – 27 December 2023 and 1 – 3 January 2024.

A la carte Christmas Menu

Starters

Lightly spiced lentil and root vegetable soup (V)  £5.95  (1,2,3)
Local crusty bread, Orkney butter 

Smoked scallop soufflé £14.95 (1,2,4,5,6,14)
Glazed local scallops, tomato and red pepper salad

Prawn cocktail £8.95 (1,2,3,5,6,7,11)
Prawns bound in Marie-Rose sauce, avocado, cucumber, melon, melba toast

Crispy Grimbister cheese (V) £7.50 (2,1,5,7)
Apricot cream 

Terrine of mixed Scottish game £9.95 (1,3,4,7)
Pickled wild mushrooms, melba toast

Kirkwall Bay fish chowder £9.95 (1,2,3,4,11,13,14)
Crusty bread, Orkney butter

Mains

Roast turkey £16.95 (1,2,4,5,6,7,10)
Served with all traditional trimmings

Locally sourced cod £21.95 (1,2,3,4,5,6,11,13)
Leeks, tomatoes, Westray lobster dumpling, lobster bisque sauce

Baked sweet potato and root vegetable gratin (V) £12.95 (2,10)
Glazed chestnuts

Duck breast £21.95 (1,2,3,4,5,7)
Bread sauce, fondant potato, bramble jus, croquette of confit duck leg

10oz ribeye steak £28.95 (1,5)
Chips, tomato, mushroom, onion rings
Add Béarnaise, peppercorn or whisky sauce £2.50  (2,4,5,7)

Local beef and Guinness pie £15.95 (1,4,5)
Chips, vegetables

Beer-battered Orkney haddock £16.95 (1,13,6,5)
Chips, peas, tartar sauce

Locally sourced beef burger £14.95 (1,5,4,2,3,6)
Bacon, Orkney cheddar cheese, onion rings, chips

Small portions of some dishes are available on request.

Sides

Onion rings £3.00 (1)

Chips £3.00

Orange dressed salad £3.00 (7)

Cajun fries £4.00

Crispy bacon and cheese chips £4.75 (2)

Desserts

Rhubarb crumble tart £8.95 (1,2,5,10)
Crème anglaise

Christmas pudding £8.95 (1,2,5,6,10)
Brandy sauce 

Delice of chocolate £8.95 (1,2,5,10)
Crème fraîche ice cream 

Chestnut and Armagnac soufflé £8.95 (1,2,4,10)
Brown butter ice cream

Selection of Scottish cheese £9.95 (1,2,4,6,7,10)
Fruit, homemade pickles, oatcakes

Set Christmas Party Menu

£32.50 per person

Starters

Lightly spiced lentil and root vegetable soup (1,2,3) V
Local crusty bread, Orkney butter 

Prawn cocktail (1,2,3,5,6,7,11)
Prawns bound in Marie-Rose sauce, avocado, cucumber, melon, melba toast

Crispy Grimbister cheese (2,1,5,7) V
Apricot cream 

Terrine of mixed Scottish game (1,3,4,7)
Pickled wild mushrooms, melba toast

Mains

Roast turkey (1,2,4,5,6,7,10)
Served with all traditional trimmings

Locally sourced cod (1,2,3,4,5,6,11,13)
Leeks, tomatoes, smoked haddock dumplings, lobster bisque sauce

Baked sweet potato and root vegetable gratin (2,10) V
Glazed chestnuts

Local beef and Guinness pie (1,4,5)
Chips, vegetables

Beer-battered Orkney haddock (1,13,6,5)
Chips, peas, tartar sauce

Desserts

Rhubarb crumble tart (1,2,5,10)
Crème anglaise

Christmas pudding (1,2,5,6,10)
Brandy sauce 

Delice of chocolate (1,2,5,10)
Crème fraîche ice cream 

Selection of Scottish cheese (1,2,4,6,7,10)
Fruit, homemade pickles, oatcakes

Allergens & dietary requirements

1 Wheat, 2 Milk, 3 Soya, 4 Celery, 5 Egg, 6 Sulphites, 7 Mustard, 8 Sesame, 9 Peanuts, 10 Nuts, 11 Crustaceans, 12 Lupin, 13 Fish, 14 Molluscs

GF* = Gluten-free optional ; GF = Gluten free ; VE = Vegan ; V = Vegetarian

Please inform us of any allergies/food intolerances. Full allergen information is available on request. IMPORTANT: Our dishes may contain traces of seeds/nuts.

Afternoon tea at Kirkwall Hotel

Afternoon Tea

Three tiers of sweet and savoury goodness are served on the first Saturday & Sunday of each month in our Harbour View Restaurant and Highland Park Bar.

Highland Park Bar

Highland Park Bar

Our very well-stocked bar is home to more 100 Highland Park whiskies, so drop in for a dram or two.

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Harbour Street, Kirkwall, Orkney KW15 1LE
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