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The Grand is a magnificent suite hotel on The Leas in Folkestone
"indisputably the finest marine promenade in the world"

 

A Grand Christmas

I will honour Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year. I will live in the Past, the Present, and the Future. The Spirits of all Three shall strive within me.
- A Christmas Carol,
1843, Charles Dickens

Charles Dickens

 

The Grand Father ChristmasPalm CourtAnd what better place to keep Christmas alive but at The Grand, Folkestone, with our highly experienced team who will be with you every step of the way to ensure your festivities are truly unforgettable. Throughout these pages you will find just a sample of the events and special offers that are available within The Grand in the run up to, and throughout, the festive period……….

 

 

Christmas

- Festive Christmas Lunches & Dinners
- Christmas Party Nights
- Festive Sunday Lunches
- The Grand Christmas Day Gala Lunch
- Boxing Day Lunch
- New Years Eve Gala
- New Years Day Sunday Lunch

 


The GrandSnowWith a wide choice of function suites, tempting cuisine, festive atmosphere and sparkling entertainment, why not give yourself a break this year and leave everything to us to guarantee your Christmas is a memorable one.

So relax, celebrate in style and enjoy unforgettable special moments with your family and friends, because

"If you love Christmas, you’ll love The Grand."

Santa

 

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BellFestive Lunch

STARTER

Sweet Potato, Leek and Parsnip Soup (v)
Spiced Crème Fraîche
Gateaux of Avocado and Prawns
Pink Grapefruit Salad, Balsamic Syrup
Terrine of Pressed Pork, Chicken & Apricot
Spiced Plum Chutney
Freshly Baked Tartlet of Halloumi Cheese and Tomato (v)
Roquette and Parmesan Salad
Duo of Cantaloupe and Galia Melon (v)
Blood Orange Sorbet, Fruit Compote


MAIN COURSE


Roasted Kentish Christmas Turkey with all the Trimmings
Finished with a Rich Pan Gravy
Braised Topside of Beef
Thyme Dumplings, Honey Roasted Root Vegetables, Horseradish Mash
Large Baked Beef Tomato filled with Mediterranean Vegetables & Goat’s Cheese (v)
Buttered Asparagus, Noisette Potatoes
Baked Rainbow Trout drizzled with Ginger and Chilli Butter
Turmeric Potatoes, Buttered Green Beans
Slow Roasted & rolled Belly of Pork rubbed with Chinese Five Spice
Wholegrain Mustard, Kent Biddenden and Cream Reduction, Savoy cabbage, Boulangère Potato
Supreme of Chicken crammed with Leeks and Brie, wrapped in Bacon
Dauphinoise Potato, Stilton Sauce


DESSERT


Traditional Christmas Pudding
Homemade Brandy Sauce
Warm Treacle Tart
Lime infused Clotted Cream
Lemon & Passion Fruit Fool
Mango Coulis, Ginger Shortbread
Steamed Golden Syrup Sponge Pudding
Lashings of Custard
Baileys & Chocolate Bread and Butter Pudding
Banana Crème Anglaise

Festiv Lunch

BellFestive Dinner

STARTER

Sweet Potato, Leek and Parsnip Soup (v)
Spiced Crème Fraîche
Gateaux of Avocado and Prawns
Pink Grapefruit Salad, Balsamic Syrup
Filo Parcel of Romney Marsh Lamb, Rosemary & Garlic
Mint Yoghurt, Red Onion Marmalade
Duo of Smoked Salmon and In-House Cured Gravlax
Fennel & Apple Coleslaw, Dijon Crème Fraîche
Squash, Sage and Winter Chestnut Risotto (v)
Shaved Grano Padano (Parmesan Cheese)

MAIN COURSE


Roasted Kentish Christmas Turkey with all the Trimmings
Finished with a Rich Pan Gravy
Grilled Locally Sourced Sirloin Steak (200g)
Triple Cooked Chunky Chips, Sautéed Mushrooms, Oven Dried Tomato, Peppercorn Sauce
Large Baked Beef Tomato filled with Mediterranean Vegetables & Goat’s Cheese (v)
Buttered Asparagus, Noisette Potatoes
Char grilled Supreme of Swordfish
Caper and Dill Butter, Roasted Beetroot, Green Beans, New Potatoes
Grilled Breast of Gressingham Duck
Exotic Mushroom Risotto, Creamed Kale with Bacon, Port and Thyme Jus
Roast Rump of Romney Marsh Lamb
Boulangère Potato, Honey Roasted Root Vegetables, Rosemary Jus

DESSERT

Traditional Christmas Pudding

Homemade Brandy Sauce
Apple and Thyme Tarte Tatin
Lime infused Clotted Cream
Vanilla, Lemongrass and Coconut Panna cotta
Coriander and Pineapple Syrup
Locally Sourced Pears poached in Spanish Red
Chilled Vanilla Scented Risotto
Baileys & Chocolate Bread and Butter Pudding
Banana Crème Anglaise
Lemon & Passion Fruit Fool
Mango Coulis, Ginger Shortbread

Dinner


BellFestive Sunday Lunch

Come in from the cold and warm yourself by one of our open fires, whilst enjoying our festive Sunday lunch Carvery. Beautifully cooked Roast Meats, Whole Poached Scottish Salmon and much more, complimented with Christmas Crackers, Hats and Carols by our Resident Pianist to set the mood.

STARTER

Choose from our Display of Freshly Prepared Starters

MAIN COURSE


Roasted Kentish Turkey with all the Trimmings
Finished with a Rich Pan Gravy
Roast Loin of Pork
Homemade Apple Sauce
Roast Rib of Scottish Beef
Yorkshire Pudding
Roast Leg of Lamb
Mint Sauce
Asparagus, Sun-dried Tomato and Pine Nut Risotto (v)
Sun Dried Tomato and Black Olive Salsa

All Served with Roast Potatoes, seasonal Vegetables and Chef’s Rich Pan Gravy

DESSERT

Choose from a selection of The Grand’s Famous Homemade Desserts

or
Traditional Christmas Pudding
Homemade Brandy Sauce

Sunday Lunch


BellParty Nights

STARTER
Choose from our Sumptuous Display of Chef’s Freshly Prepared Starters which include Cured Meats, Salads and Whole Dressed Scottish Salmon

MAIN COURSE


Roasted Kentish Turkey with all the Trimmings

Finished with a Rich Pan Gravy
Roast Loin of Pork
Homemade Apple Sauce
Roast Joint of Scottish Beef
Yorkshire Pudding

Asparagus, Sun-dried Tomato and Pine Nut Risotto (v)
Sun Dried Tomato and Black Olive Salsa

All Served with Roast Potatoes, seasonal Vegetables and Chef’s Rich Pan Gravy

DESSERT

Choose from a selection of The Grand’s Famous Homemade Desserts

or
Traditional Christmas Pudding
Homemade Brandy Sauce

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Freshly Brewed Coffee and Mini Mince Pies
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Dance the night away to the sounds of our in-house DJ

DATES AVAILABLE

Friday 06th December
Saturday 07th December
Friday 13th December
Saturday 14th December
Wednesday 18th December
SOLD OUT
Thursday 19th December
Friday 20th December
Saturday 21st December


Party Nights

BellChristmas Day Gala Banquet

Mulled Wine with Canapés will receive you from the cold
and carols by our talented in-house pianists to set the festive mood


DISPLAY OF FRESHLY PREPARED STARTERS

Including
Fresh Lobster with a Lemon, Garlic & Parsley Dressing
The Grand’s Famous Whole dressed Scottish Salmon
Dressed Treasures from the Sea
Selection of Quiches
Continental Meat Platter
Waldorf, Potato & Spring Onion, Coleslaw, Rice Salad, Egg Mayonnaise
Roasted Pepper Couscous, Pasta & Fresh Herbs, Homemade Salads
Honey Glazed Ham on the Bone, Avocado with Lime and Coriander Dressing


MAIN COURSE

Roasted Kentish Turkey with all the Trimmings
finished with a Rich Pan Gravy
Roasted Rack of Lamb flavoured
with Garlic, Rosemary & Sea Salt

Roasted Sirloin of Beef
with Horseradish & Pan Gravy

Spatchcock Poussin
braised in a Kentish Red Wine, Smoked Bacon & Mushroom Sauce

Rösti of Winter Vegetables
dressed on Wilted Buttered Spinach and topped with a Chilli and Coriander Salsa (v)

All served with Roast Potatoes, Yorkshire Puddings, and Traditional Vegetables

DISPLAY OF HOMEMADE DESSERTS
A sumptuous display of homemade Desserts, created by our talented Pastry Chef
Christmas Pudding and Brandy Sauce
A wide selection of English and Continental Cheeses with Biscuits
Coffee and Mini Mince Pies


Santa is coming
Xmasday

 

BellBoxing Day Luncheon

Unwind after the festivities and let us take care of everything.

Chef’s Homemade Seasonal Soup and Bread Selection (v)

CHEF’S SELECTION OF THE FOLLOWING

Cold Selection of Roasted Meats & Continental Cured Meats and Patês
Hot Buttered and seasoned New Potatoes
Whole Dressed Scottish Salmon
Dressed Crab
Duo of Crevettes and Prawns
With a homemade Marie-Rose Sauce
Home Smoked Salmon and Mackerel
Chef’s Selection of Various Salads including Spring Water Washed Leaves,
Cous Cous, Cheese & Pasta


DESSERT


Choose from a selection of The Grand’s Famous Homemade Desserts

or
Traditional Christmas Pudding
With Homemade Brandy Sauce
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Freshly Brewed Coffee and Mint Chocolates

Boxing Day


BellNew Year´s Eve

THE GRAND’S BLACK TIE GALA CELEBRATION

A Grand Celebration to finish off your year in style with exclusive table Magic by the talented Mr. Tim Decker and back by popular demand superb live musicial entertainment
Mr. Ian Towers

Arrive at 7p.m. for a “Grand Welcome” with
Bucks Fizz & Canapés and to be serenaded by our Resident Pianist

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Chestnut and Roasted Parsnip Soup (v)
Smoked Bacon and Gruyère Crouté
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Gateaux of Lobster, Avocado & Prawn
Or
Crown of Ogen Melon (v)
Filled with Fresh Berries

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Crisp Lemon Sorbet drizzled with Raspberry Coulis
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“Grand” Beef Wellington
(Prime Fillet of Beef with Mushrooms, Onions and Pâté encased in Puff Pastry)
Dauphinoise Potato, Honey Roasted Root Vegetables, Rich Madeira Jus
Or
Fresh Turbot Poached in Lemon and Dill
Turned New Potatoes, Glazed Asparagus, Orange Hollandaise
Or
Homemade Mediterranean Vegetable and
Goats Cheese Soufflé (v)

Butternut Squash Purée , Medley of Green Vegetables
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Opera Gateaux
Three individual layers of Chocolate Mousses served with Mixed Fruit Compote
and Tia Maria - Coffee sauce

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Selection of English and Continental Cheeses
Served with Celery, Grapes, Nuts and Biscuits.
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Freshly Brewed Coffee and Petite Fours
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Champagne at Midnight

Big Ben

Tickets £75.00 per adult
Available from Reception
Black Tie Event

and in Keppels

Keppels New Years eve

BellNew Year´s Day

Start 2014 as you mean to go on with a glorious Lunch,
overlooking the beautiful English Channel, with music from The Grand’s
Talented in-house pianist

STARTER
Choose from our Display of Freshly Prepared Starters

MAIN COURSE
Roasted Joint of Scottish Beef
Yorkshire Puddings, Horseradish Sauce
Roasted Kentish Turkey with all the Trimmings
Finished with a Rich Pan Gravy
Roast Loin of Pork
Apple Sauce
Asparagus, Sun-dried Tomato and Pine Nut Risotto (v)
Freshly Shaved Parmesan Cheese

All of the above served with Roast Potatoes, Seasonal Vegetables and Chef’s Rich Pan Gravy

DESSERT
Choose from a selection of The Grand’s Famous Homemade Desserts

New Years Day

 

 

 

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