Originally a 14th century castle standing four square against the winds, Lumley Castle offers a haven of peace and tranquility from the stresses and strains of the outside world. The castle describes itself as 'no ordinary hotel' and has every justification for doing so.

New Year at Lumley Castle can only be described as 'magical'. There is a choice of 3 dining options below:

New Year's Eve Elizabethan Banquet

Celebrate in the style of 16th century kings and queens in the castle's majestic Baronial Hall.

Enjoy a five-course banquet feast, stage show, three goblets of Wine, three goblets of Mead, a dram of Whisky at midnight and disco.

Menu

Traditional Vegetable Broth
Haggis, Neeps and Tatties

Succulent Spare Ribs
Pork Ribs Cooked in a Red Wine and Herb Sauce

Plump Chicken Breast in Mead
Chicken seasoned in Mace with a Rich Mead Sauce, Jacket Potato and Tossed Salad

Dark Chocolate and Cherry Mousse with Chocolate Shard

Price: £77.50 per adult

Arrival: 7:30pm
Call to borde: 8:30pm
Bar until: 1:30am
Disco until: 2am

New Year's Eve Masquerade Ball

Welcome in 2018 with an extravagant evening in the splendour of the Garter and Waterford Suites. Enjoy a Champagne reception & canapes on arrival, served in the Scarborough Room. Entertainment by Paul Martin.

Menu

Starters
Pork, Chicken and Pistachio Terrine with Apricot and Sultana Spiced Chutney, Chicory and Baby Watercress Salad and Bread Thins
King Prawn and Crab Roll with Chilli Coriander Coating, Wasabi Mayonnaise and a Water Chestnut and Pickled Radish Salad
Baby Tomato and Roasted Shallot Balsamic Tarte Tatin with Pesto Dressed Rocket and Toasted Pine Nuts

Haggis, Neeps and Tatties
Sour Cherry and Amaretto Sorbet

Mains
Fillet of Beef with Roasted Garlic Mash, Oxtail Bonbon, Carrot Purée, Green Beans wrapped in Pancetta and Thyme Jus
Oven Roasted Stone Bass with Breaded Crushed Potato, Stuffed Razor Clam, Smoked Onion Purée and a Chive White Wine Cream
Goats Cheese, Cranberry and Spinach Strudel with Heritage Baby Vegetables and a Tomato Consomme

Dessert
Chocolate and Praline Cheesecake with Almond Ice Cream and Praline Crumb
Apple Delice with Gin and Tonic Sorbet and Apple Crisps
Cheese and Biscuits with Grapes, Celery and Tomato Chutney

Coffee and Mince Pie

Price:
Waterford Suite - £95 per adult
Garter Suite - £125 per adult

Arrival: 7:00pm
Dinner: 8:00pm
Bar until: 1:30am
Disco until: 2:00am
Dress code: Black Tie

New Year's Eve in the Black Knight Restaurant 

Say goodbye to 2017 and welcome in the New Year in the more intimate surroundings of the Black Knight Restaurant. Enjoy a five-course dinner and live classical music from the wonderful local singer John Stephens. Reception drink & canapes on arrival. Dress To Impress!

Menu

Starters
Creamy White Onion Soup with Cheese Croquet and Truffle Oil
Pork, Chicken and Pistachio Terrine with Apricot and Sultana Spiced Chutney, Chicory and Baby Watercress Salad and Bread Thins
King Prawn and Crab Roll with Chilli Coriander Coating, Wasabi Mayonnaise and a Water Chestnut and Pickled Radish Salad
(V) Baby Tomato and Roasted Shallot Balsamic Tarte Tatin with Pesto Dressed Rocket and Toasted Pine Nuts

Haggis, Neeps and Tatties
Sour Cherry and Amaretto Sorbet

Mains
Fillet of Beef with Roasted Garlic Mash, Oxtail Bonbon, Carrot Purée, Green Beans wrapped in Pancetta and Thyme Jus
Oven Roasted Stone Bass with Breaded Crushed Potato, Stuffed Razor Clam, Smoked Onion Puree and a Chive White Wine Cream
Goats Cheese, Cranberry and Spinach Strudel with Heritage Baby Vegetables and a Tomato Consomme
Lamb Four Ways: Braised Neck, Lamb Loin, Sticky Ribs, Lamb Cutlet with Sweetcorn Puree, Rosemary Parisian Potatoes, Pak Choi and Sesame, Honey and Chilli Jus

Sweets
Chocolate and Praline Cheesecake with Almond Ice Cream and Praline Crumb
Apple Delice with Gin and Tonic Sorbet and Apple Crisps
Cheese and Biscuits with Grapes, Celery and Tomato Chutney
Banana and Walnut Loaf with Caramelised Banana and Maple and Walnut Ice Cream
Blueberry and Marshmallow Panna Cotta, Crushed Meringue and White Chocolate Ice Cream

Coffee and Mince Pie

Price: £85 per adult 

Private dining in the Gilt & Sceptre - £100 per person.

Enhance your experience by staying in one of the castle's unique bedrooms. 

Lumley Castle Hotel boasts 73 individually designed bedrooms; Courtyard, Feature and Castle Feature rooms. Rich in furnishings, subtle lighting and special touches and with a choice of beautiful views across the historic parkland and courtyard, each room offers a unique stay...the perfect excuse to return time and time again!

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