Christmas Lunch — Wednesday 27 November 2019

We are returning to the four star Mercure Gloucester, Bowden Hall Hotel, Bondend Lane, Upton St Leonards, Gloucester GL4 8ED. The menu choices are as follows:-


Winter spiced parsnip & apple soup (GF)(v)(V)
Prawn & cucumber cocktail, Marie Rose sauce, toasted ciabatta
Cheese & caramelised onion tartlet, endive salad, aged balsamic (v)

Main Courses

Roast turkey, sausage wrapped in bacon, sage, onion & cranberry stuffing, pan roast gravy
Honey roast loin of pork, sea salt crackling, sage & onion stuffing, apple sauce
Celeriac, white bean, mushroom & sage cassoulet, truffle oil crumb (GF)(v)(V)
Roasted sea bream, buttered kale, chive cream sauce (GF)

All served with roast potatoes and seasonal vegetables


Traditional Christmas pudding & brandy sauce (v) (V)
Glazed lemon tart, winter berry compote, crushed meringue, sweetened cream (GF)
West Country Brie & mature Cheddar, spiced pear chutney, celery, biscuits

Coffee/Tea and mince pies.

(v) vegetarian (V) vegan (GF) gluten free

The time for the lunch will be 12 noon for 12.30pm and will cost £27.50 per person to include the lunch, coach and gratuities.

We will be using Rover European Coaches which will leave Nailsworth Bus Station at 10am, calling at Merrywalks, Stroud 10.15am, Lower Westgate Street, Gloucester 10.45am, Westal Green, inward at the Bus Stop by the Lansdown Hotel, Cheltenham 11.10am, Royal Well,
Cheltenham 11.15am.

Although there are steps at the Hotel, there are ramps and slopes available for those who have difficulty with steps. Ladies, Gents and Disabled toilets are all on the level.

As usual we would expect to leave around 3.30pm.

I would also mention that if any members choose to make their own way to the venue there will be no reduction in the cost.

Application forms are in the August newsletter.


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