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Christmas Lunch
Sun 11th Dec 2016
organised by Central Scotland

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Christmas Lunch

Sunday 11th December 2016

Meet at 12:30pm for a 13:00pm table booking.
Glenskirlie House & Castle
Kilsyth Road,

Google Maps Link to the venue

Welcome to our Annual Christmas Lunch.

Join us and experience great company, food, wine and MX-5 banter in abundance making a fine start to the festive season.

As usual, we'll have a secret Santa. If you wish to participate simply bring along a Ladies present if you're a lady or a Gents present if you're a gent. We normally look upon a value of up to £10 as a guide.

If anyone would like to stay in the hotel, a special room rate has been arranged with the hotel. This is £129 for a double including breakfast (normally £200). If you wish to take up this offer please phone the hotel direct to get the reduced room prices. Early booking advised.

NOTE: The three course Christmas meal is £26.99 and a £10 deposit per person is required when signing up for this event.

There is a maximum or 30 places available to the club.

Dietary requirement can be accommodated.

Event Organisers: Jim and Drew

Festive Lunch Menu


Confit duck terrine served with an Earl Grey and orange jelly, prune purée and crisp bread.

Winter vegetable broth with crusty bread.

Beetroot cured salmon with heritage baby beetroot, lemon and olive oil gel and a pea shoot salad.

Chicken liver pate with winter spiced fruit chutney, apple puree and oatcakes.

Sloe gin and bramble timbale with grapefruit coulis and grapefruit jam.

Main Course

Roast turkey with pan gravy and all the trimmings.

Pan fried salmon served with lemon and rosemary dauphinoise potato, braised baby fennel
and chive fumet.

Celeriac and apple risotto with caramelised apples, celeriac crisps and micro herb salad.

Roast fillet of beef, hand sliced and served with Glenskirlie’s classic monkey gland sauce
(a creamy cognac, tomato and mushroom sauce).

Breast of chicken stuffed with chestnut mousse served with a rosemary rosti potato, honey roasted
carrots, parsnips and a red wine jus.


Christmas pudding with warm brandy sauce.

Cointreau and kumquat cheesecake with orange glaze and Chantilly cream.

Gingerbread parfait with pear poached in mulled wine and brandy snap tuille.

Baileys crème brulee with chocolate chip shortbread.

Carrot cake with mango curd, cheese frosting and a mango and lime gel.

Coffee or tea with mincemeat pie.

Members Attending Lunch:

02 - Ali & Drew            (Deposit paid)
04 - Maria & Jim          (Deposit paid)
05 - Dave                    (Deposit paid)
06 - Susan                  (Deposit paid)
08 - Janet & Wattie      (Deposit paid)
10 - Karine & Hugh      (Deposit paid)
12 - Irene & Ian            (Deposit paid)
14 - Bobbie & Richard (Deposit paid)
16 - Rosie & Alan        (Deposit paid)
18 - Jacqueline & Ian  (Deposit paid)
20 - Rosie & Frank      (Deposit paid)
21 - Shelly
9 Places still available

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Your Comments
11th Dec 2016 19:23 :: Drew & Ali
Another great xmas lunch with our friends. A lovely meal and venue. Thanks all for coming along and see you all in the new year. A merry xmas to all.

11th Dec 2016 21:11 :: Bobbie & Richard
Lovely food and good  company as always. Thanks to Jim and Drew for organising another great venue. All the best to everyone for Christmas and New Year.

11th Dec 2016 22:53 :: Jacqueline Ian
Great food, great company, we had a lovely time. Many thanks to Jim and Drew for organising it all for us.

A merry Christmas and a happy New Year. See you all in 2017

12th Dec 2016 15:00 :: Jim and Maria
We had a super day out in great company. See you all in 2017

12th Dec 2016 15:09 :: Wattie97
Lovely lunch and great company as usual. Many thanks to Drew and Jim for organising it all.
All the best to everyone for 2017 and we look forward to another fab year with our MX5 cronies.
Wattie & Janet.

12th Dec 2016 21:27 :: Susan
Thanks for organising a lovely end to our year. Merry Xmas when it comes and a happy zoom zoom 2017. See you all then.

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