Sat 2nd Dec 2006 to Sun 3rd Dec 2006
organised by Central Scotland
Car Count : 17
Christmas Lunch at the Riverhouse restaurant, Stirling. J10 M9 just outside Stirling, Castle Business Park, Craigforth,
Our third successive year to this Central to all excellent venue.
3 course Lunch £14.95 per head. A deposit of £5 per person needed by 19th November.(Tech Day) Send cheques made payable to 'mx-5 Central scotland' to Douglas. Email me for the address. Table(s) booked 12.30 for 1.00. REMEMBER IT'S A SATURDAY!!!!
This year we are inviting members that would like to extend the party atmosphere to stay overnight at the Premier Inn, which is a little up the road from the Restaurant, cost is £50.00 per room. Food and refreshments will be available in the adjoining Pirnhall Inn. An Impromptu Run, (open to all) will take place on the Sunday from the Pirnhall Inn Car Park 10:30
Freshly made soup of the day.
Chicken liver & port pate with Cumberland sauce,
Scottish oatcakes and a petit salad.
Chilled tower of honeydew melon & red apple with a mixed
berry & vanilla compote and lemon sorbet.
Smoked salmon, cream cheese & chive roulade with melba
toast and a lemon & English mustard dressing.
Beef tomato, mozzarella and char grilled chicken salad
with dressed leaves and tarragon pesto.
Hot smoked salmon & tiger prawn salad with picked leaves,
pink grapefruit, cucumber and a thousand island dressing.
Traditional roast turkey with chipolatas wrapped in bacon,
chestnut and hazelnut stuffing and a roast gravy.
Grilled trout fillet with smoked salmon and
a lemon & dill dressing.
Baked oyster & shitake mushrooms, egg, cashew nut and herb tartlet served with a pimento & cherry tomato cream.
Roast breast of chicken with red onion, plum tomato
& basil ragout and thyme jus.
Steamed fillet of sole filled with salmon & lemon mousse
and topped with a mixed grape, white wine
& green peppercorn cream.
Beef & root vegetable casserole with rosemary,
thyme and red wine.
Flame grilled rump steak with a button mushroom, Spanish
onion, French mustard, brandy, Worchester sauce
& red wine cream.
Vegetable moussaka toped with white cheddar and parmesan
and served with a small salad.
All served with vegetables and potatoes.
Sticky toffee pudding with caramel sauce.
Creme brulee with fruits of the forest compote.
Tradditional Christmas pudding with brandy custard
& rum butter.
Chocolate fudge cake with vanilla ice cream.
Cheesecake of the day with fruit coulis.
Secret Santa..If you wish to take part in this years secret Santa could you please bring a gift to value of £5.00-£7.00, like last year Santa will have two sacks, one for Girls and one for Boys. (if you come as a couple bring one for each gender, or if you are single male/female bring male/female gift)
Xmas Raffle as usual.
If heading from the north, take the A9, via Perth and then the M9. When heading from the east and St Andrews, take the A94 whilst those heading from Edinburgh should take the A8, followed by the M9. For those coming from the south, take the M74, then the A80 and M80 before finally taking the M9. When coming from Glasgow and the west, take the M8, the A80 and then the M9.
To reach The River House from the M9, go to Junction 10 and exit, following the signs for ring road and Business Park. The River House is on the first left as you enter Castle Business Park.
Xmas Lunch and Premier Inn:-
Douglas & Linda.
Rob & Margaret.
Tom & Barbara.
Dot & Chas.
John & Heather.
Colin & Claire.
Xmas Lunch only.
Eileen & Richard.
Jen & Robin.
Guy & Kim.
Phil & Sheila.
Gordon & Janice.
Stella & Nigel.
Mino & Dinaz.
Ritchie & Ajay.
Sandy & Margo.
List now closed, Deposits Paid 19/11/06.
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| 3rd Dec 2006 02:28 :: Gavin|
Thanks to Douglas for booking this again. Food was fantastic. Good to see everyone there and thanks to those who contributed to the raffle. Managed to get home topless despite some road spray.
| 3rd Dec 2006 03:08 :: Jen & Robin|
Excellent atmosphere, Menu 1st Div.,Jen greatly enjoyed our table's company too. She won't give me the MX5 Club Badge..."cos it was an Xmas pwessy from Rich&AJ".Uh-huh?
| 3rd Dec 2006 03:37 :: kim & Guy|
many thanks to all for the fantastic company - specially to Douglas for organising such a sumptuous lunch!!!! I can honestly say that we will never look at superglue the same way again ......... lol!!!
| 3rd Dec 2006 04:12 :: Rich & AJ|
A great introduction to the club, thanks for an excellent afternoon, we had great fun and are now looking forward to tomorrow\'s drive.
| 3rd Dec 2006 04:50 :: Gordon & Janice|
Thanks to Douglas and Gavin for arranging an excellent lunch. Thanks to our Secret Santas for excellent pressies and thanks to everybody at our table for being such great company for lunch.
| 3rd Dec 2006 22:51 :: firstname.lastname@example.org|
Great day food/company/pressies were excellent many thanks to douglas and gavin for organising
| 3rd Dec 2006 23:41 :: Rob and Margaret|
What better way to start the Christmas season than with such excellent company, fun and laughter.
The food was wonderful as usual and it was great to be able to continue the celebrations with relaxed drinks at night. Thanks to Douglas and Gavin for all the work involved.
| 3rd Dec 2006 23:54 :: Stella & Nige|
Ditto, ditto, ditto. Company excellent, food excellent, good pressies too, thanks to everyone for a great year. Looking forward to meeting you all again in 2007! Happy Christmas all.
| 5th Dec 2006 02:19 :: Dot and Chas|
Fantastic start to the festivities.Brilliant food,company,pressies and prizes.
What more could we ask for???
Thanks to Douglas/Gavin and the Riverhouse for another first class Xmas lunch
| 5th Dec 2006 14:05 :: Tom & Barbara|
Excellent day and night out in great company, had an absolute ball.
| 6th Dec 2006 02:23 :: stevie|
Thanks Douglas for another fantastic weekend.
Many thanks to everybody involved in the events of 2006. ROLL ON 2007!!!!
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