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Xmas Lunch
Sat 8th Dec 2007
organised by Central Scotland

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Christmas Lunch in River House Restaurant Stirling.

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3 Courses £15.95. Deposit of £6.00 per person, to be paid by 19th November (Idealy by Sunday 11th November on Fife Run.)

Secret Santa..If you wish to take part in this years secret Santa could you please bring a gift to value of £7.00 - £10.00, 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)

Once again this year we are inviting members that would like to extend the party atmosphere to stay overnight at the Premier Travel Inn, which is a little up the road from the Restaurant, cost is £55.00 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. Xmas fun hats & accessories are optional, but you will look odd if you don't have one or three.

                Festive Lunch Menu

            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, plum & vanilla compote and orange sorbet.

Smoked salmon, cream cheese & chive roulade with toasted malt loaf and a lemon & English mustard dressing.

Beef tomato, Mozzarella and char grilled vegetable salad with dressed leaves and tarragon pesto.

Hot smoked salmon and tiger prawn salad with picked leaves, pink grapefruit, cucumber and a thousand island dressing.

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Traditional roast turkey with chipolatas wrapped in bacon, chestnut and hazelnut stuffing and a roast gravy.

Grilled trout fillet layered with smoked bacon, cherry tomatoes & jalapeno peppers and complimented by a lime hollandaise.

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 a red wine & sweet chilli syrup.

Steamed sole fillet stuffed with hot smoked salmon, coriander, fennel & garlic and topped with a white wine
& dill butter.

Grilled beef & mustard sausages placed on a butter mash potato and finished with a red onion & redcurrant jus.

Flame-grilled rump steak with a button mushroom, Spanish onion, French mustard, brandy,Worchester sauce & red wine cream.

Deep fried Goats cheese served on a smoked cheese potato cake, layered with roast pimento and surrounded with sweet tomato & basil sauce.

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      All served with fresh vegetables and potatoes
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Homemade Sticky Toffee Pudding with caramel sauce
Crème Brulee served with a Fruits of the Forest compote
Traditional Christmas Pudding with Brandy custard & rum  soaked berries

Hot Chocolate Fudge cake with Vanilla ice cream

Cheesecake of the day with fruit coulis.

                Tea & Coffee extra.

Douglas & Linda.
Shaun & Mary.
Tom & Barbara.
Ann & Ron.
Rich & AJ.
Kim & Guy.
Robin & Jennifer.
Jacqueline & Ian.
Rob & Margaret.
Colin & Claire.
Phil & Sheila.
Jim & Alison.
Michelle & Barry.
Nichola & Paul.
Craig & Sharon.
Sandy & Margo.
Eileen & Richard.
Bill & Linda.
Dot & Chas.
Gordon & Janice.
Stella & Nigel.
Norma & Graham.
James & Barbara.
Dawn & Charlie.
Kev & Alana.

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Your Comments
8th Dec 2007 17:40 :: Jim & Alison
Great gathering! Thanks to Douglas, Gavin and everyone else who helped with the organisation but the star of the show had to me Mary for wearing the feather bra that 'Secret Santa' sent her!

8th Dec 2007 18:19 :: Kim & Guy
many thanks to all concerned  for another fantastic Xmas meal!! Drive home in the snow certainly added to the festive fun.  Merry Christmas Everyone, hope you all have a happy New Year.

8th Dec 2007 18:37 :: Jen&Robin
Jen here. What a wonderful afternoon I had. Super company, quality meal,hardly stopped laughing all afternoon. Thanks to everyone involved with the hard work.

8th Dec 2007 19:11 :: Gordon & Janice
Thanks everyone for an enjoyable afternoon, looks like Secret Santa has really tickled Mary's fancy :-)

8th Dec 2007 22:05 :: Dawn
We had a great time in good company. The location and food were excellent. The snow just completed the day! How did you guys arrange that? Thanks to everyone who organised it! 

9th Dec 2007 16:33 :: Norma and Graham
Enjoyed our first Xmas lunch with the club. First class venue, excellent food and great company. The Xmas run certainly made a lot of people smile en route. Thanks to Santa Douglas, Reindeer Linda and all the other wee helpers who made this such a great weekend.

9th Dec 2007 17:29 :: Norann
Many thanks to everyone who organised this great meal and gathering.  The drive home was interesting and certainly added to the festive season.  Thanks also to Dawn, Charlie, Robin, Jen, Rob, Margaret, Douglas & Linda for their great company. 

9th Dec 2007 18:23 :: Rob and Margaret
Many thanks to Douglas and Linda for organising another wonderful Christmas lunch. Well done to the staff at the Riverhouse for great food and service and thanks to all who helped.
Lots of fun and laughter in great company. Merry Christmas everyone.

9th Dec 2007 19:50 :: dot and chas
Thanks to Douglas,Linda and Gavin for organising the lunch,raffle and secret Santa!
Top marks to the Riverhouse once again!
Great food and great company.
Merry Christmas to Everyone!

10th Dec 2007 11:36 :: Michelle and barryk
Thanks very much douglas and Linda and everyone else who help to organise the xmas lunch we had a great day with good food and great company. We hope everyone has a MERRY XMAS and a HAPPY NEW YEAR and we will see you all next year.

10th Dec 2007 22:24 :: Stella & Nigel
Great food, great company. A good start to the Festive Season.  Many thanks again to the organisers, and if we don't see you again, Happy Christmas everyone.

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