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THE RITZ LONDON

CHRISTMAS AND NE W YEAR


C H R I S T M A S A N D N E W Y E A R AT T H E R I T Z
THE RITZ AT christmas

At Christmas The Ritz becomes more


magical than ever with a magnificent Christmas
tree taking pride of place in the lobby.

Naturally, Christmas dining at The Ritz is nothing short


of spectacular when our chefs conjure up a glorious menu
of festive dishes that utterly surpass expectations.

Join us for a full programme of seasonal events


with memorable dinner dances throughout December, and
a variety of Christmas and New Year celebrations.

December sees the continuation of the hotel’s Cuvee Prestige


Champagne Calendar. Our Champagne in December is
Perrier-Jouët, which will be offered throughout the Hotel
by the glass, bottle or magnum.

Celebrate Christmas and New Year at The Ritz and make


it a festive time to remember, forever.

For reservations please contact the Christmas Co-ordinator


Telephone: +44 (0)20 7300 2511.
Email: festivities@theritzlondon.com

For full terms and conditions please visit


www.theritzlondon.com/terms

C H R I S T M A S A N D N E W Y E A R AT T H E R I T Z
D inner D ances
Wednesday - Saturday from Wednesday 9th December 2009
until Wednesday 23rd December 2009
Enjoy a delicious meal in the famous Ritz Restaurant, then take to the floor and dance
the night away to our live band.
The dinner runs to four courses and the music starts at 8pm.

£85 per person

C hristmas E v e G ala
D inner
Thursday 24th December 2009
Pressed Terrine of Game with Foie Gras, Fig Chutney,
Apple and Walnut Salad, Madeira Jus Vinaigrette

Jerusalem Artichoke Veloute with Wild Mushroom Torte

Braised Halibut with Cauliflower Puree, Crab Ravioli,


Lemongrass and Ginger Broth

Fillet of Beef with Roasted Sweetbread,


Braised Salsify and Button Onions, Cep Persilade and Red Wine Jus
or
Breast of Partridge with Chestnut Pithivier, Braised White Cabbage,
Chanterelle and Silver Skin Onions, Bacon Jus

Chocolate and Bergamot Fondant with Citrus Confit, Mandarin Sorbet

Ritz Selection Coffee


Friandises

£270 per person (special menu for children £130)


Dress: Lounge suit

C hristmas D ay
L u ncheon
Friday 25th December

Ballotine of Foie Gras with Almond Jelly,


Cherry Compote and Toasted Brioche

Elixir of Oxtail with Ravioli

Fillet of Halibut with Baby Leeks, Morels and Muscadet

Spiced Elderflower and Ginger Sorbet

Traditional Roast Norfolk Bronze Turkey, with Chestnut Stuffing


or
Medallion of Venison with Red Cabbage and Celeriac Puree,
Pear Tart and Juniper Jus

The Ritz Christmas Pudding

Ritz Selection Coffee


Friandises

£350 per person (special menu for children £175)


Dress: Lounge suit

C H R I S T M A S A N D N E W Y E A R AT T H E R I T Z
C hristmas D ay
D inner
Friday 25th December
Ballotine of Foie Gras with Almond Jelly, Cherry Compote and Toasted Brioche
or
Pressed Terrine of Smoked Salmon and Dublin Bay Prawns, Creme Fraiche and Caviar

Saute of Scallop with Parsnip Puree, Granny Smith Salad and Curry Veloute

Breast of Duck with Roasted Beetroot, Baby Leeks and Creamed Cabbage,
Girolles, Roast Foie Gras and Pepper Jus
or
Medallion of Venison with Red Cabbage, Celeriac Puree, Pear Tart and Juniper Jus

Roasted Walnut Sable with Chocolate and Orange Mousse, Brioche Ice Cream

Ritz Selection Coffee


Friandises

£240 per person (special menu for children £120)


Dress: Lounge suit

B ox ing D ay
L u ncheon
Saturday 26th December
Ballotine of Foie Gras with Pistachio, Glazed Clementines
or
Pressed Terrine of Smoked Salmon with Dublin Bay Prawns, Creme Fraiche and Caviar

Cappuccino of Jerusalem Artichoke with Mushroom Torte


or
Smoked Haddock Veloute with Chive Cream

Roast Pigeon with Creamed Savoy Cabbage, Baby Leeks, Truffle Madeira Jus
or
Fillet of Beef with Pickled Girolles and Button Onions, Alsace Bacon
and Horseradish Chantilly, Red Wine Jus

Armagnac Poached Pear with Prune Kernel Mousseline and Almond Nibbed Nougatine
or
Bittersweet Chocolate Tart with Tonka Nougatine and White Chocolate Sorbet

Ritz Selection Coffee


Friandises

£90 per person (special menu for children £45)


Dress: Lounge Suit

C H R I S T M A S A N D N E W Y E A R AT T H E R I T Z
N ew Y ear ’ s E v e G ala
T he R I T Z R E S T A U R A N T
Thursday 31st December

A Half Bottle of Belle Epoque


.. 2002 Perrier-Jouët

Salad of Native Lobster Marinated in Citrus Fruit with Sauternes Jelly and Fig Puree

Praline of Foie Gras with Truffle and Madeira Jelly

Steamed Turbot with Caviar, Fennel Puree and Vouvray Veloute

Champagne Sorbet with Pineapple and Mint

Rotisserie of Partridge with Creamed Celeriac, Ceps, Baby Leeks,


Ravioli of Leg Confit and Armagnac Sauce
or
Tournedos of Beef Brillat Savarin

Marron Glace Mont Blanc with Hazelnut, Tangerine and Orange Blossom Sorbet

Ritz Selection Coffee


Friandises
£1,000 per person (special menu for children £750)
£9,000 for a table of ten people
Dress: Black tie

N ew Y ear ’ s E v e D inner
T he M u sic R oom
Thursday 31st December

Praline of Foie Gras with Truffle and Madeira Jelly

Steamed Turbot with Caviar, Fennel Puree and Vouvray Veloute

Rotisserie of Partridge with Creamed Celeriac, Ceps, Baby Leeks,


Ravioli of Leg Confit and Armagnac Sauce
or
Tournedos of Beef Brillat Savarin

Marron Glace Mont Blanc with Hazelnut, Tangerine and Orange Blossom Sorbet

Ritz Selection Coffee


Friandises
£500 per person (special menu for children £450)
Dress: Black tie

C H R I S T M A S A N D N E W Y E A R AT T H E R I T Z
N ew Y ear ’ s E v e
T he R i v oli R e v elry
Thursday 31st December, from 7.00 p.m.
A Half Bottle of Ritz Champagne

Selection of Canapes

Saffron Macaroon with Langoustine and Aioli

Smoked Salmon Moscovite

Foie Gras Bon Bon

Parmesan Tuile with Herb Goats Cheese

Brioche Croute with Wild Mushroom and Perigord Truffle

Mini Samosas with Thai Spice

Croustade of Quail Egg Maintenon

Skewered Beef wtih Ginger and Spring Onion

Selection of Mignardises

Ritz 100 Golden Cocktail

£90 per person


Dress: Lounge suit

N ew Y ear ’ s D A Y L U N C H
T he R I T Z R E S T A U R A N T
Friday 1st January
Pressed Terrine of Ham Hock with Foie Gras,
Pickled Vegetables and Compressed Pear
or
Slow Cooked Duck Egg with Celeriac Puree,
Truffle and Parmesan Veloute
or
Roast Sea Scallop with Crab and Ravioli,
Ginger and Cardamom Sauce

Fillet of Halibut with Morels,


Baby Leeks and Champagne Veloute
or
Braised Breast of Veal with Truffled Creamed Potato and Wild Mushrooms
or
Tournedos Rossini

Black Cherry Chocolate Conduit with Hazelnut Dacquoise


or
Roasted Banana Souffle with Jasmine Tea Ice Cream
or
Tart Tatin of Pineapple with Spiced Caramel and Vanilla Ice Cream

Ritz Selection Coffee


Friandises

£90 per person (special menu for children £45)


Dress: Lounge suit

C H R I S T M A S A N D N E W Y E A R AT T H E R I T Z
GIFT VOUCHERS

The Perfect Christmas Gift

Available online or from the Hotel’s reception desk, The Ritz’s vouchers make the perfect gift.
Beautifully presented, we offer a wide range of certificates for health and beauty treatments in
The Ritz Salon, overnight stays and dining. You can choose lunch in The Restaurant, a luxurious day in The Salon,
a ‘Putting on The Ritz’ weekend or a sum of money to be spent in the Hotel. The choice is yours!

Traditional English Afternoon Tea


Afternoon tea at The Ritz is an institution in itself and is served in the spectacular Palm Court. A choice of several
varieties of tea, finely cut sandwiches, freshly baked scones with jam and clotted cream and a range of delicate pastries
combine to make for an unforgettable afternoon.
Tea for Two - £85
Tea for Four - £165
Tea for Two with Champagne and Birthday Cake - £130
Chocolate Afternoon Tea for Two - £100

Luncheon
Enjoy a three course luncheon in the magnificent Ritz Restaurant including coffee and service.
Perfect for a catch up with friends and family.
Lunch for Two - £85
Lunch for Four - £160

Dinner Dance
On Friday and Saturday nights The Ritz Restaurant holds a traditional dinner dance with a four piece band
and a vocalist. Enjoy a delicious four course meal and then dance the night away.
Dinner Dance for Two - £180
Dinner Dance for Four - £350

The Rivoli Bar Champagne and Canapes


Enjoy a bottle of Champagne with a selection of fine canapes for two.
Every grand hotel needs a spectacular bar. The Rivoli Bar is one of the best, the atmosphere here changes throughout the
day. Intimate yet comfortable, The Rivoli Bar is in dramatic and beautiful contrast to The Ritz house style, and a
genuine revelation.
Voucher for Two - £96

C H R I S T M A S A N D N E W Y E A R AT T H E R I T Z
ov er night stays
What better way to spend a night in London than by a stay at The Ritz? We have a fabulous range of overnight
vouchers, available throughout the year. They are ideal for a celebration or as the ultimate treat!
Overnight Accommodation Vouchers are from £425

h e a lt h a n d b e a u t y
Twilight Unwind
Let us take away the trials and tribulations of your day with our simply wonderful Twilight Unwind voucher. Available
from 3:00pm onwards it includes a glass of Champagne, a de-Stress Soother Massage and a Manicure or Pedicure.
Voucher for One - £155

Top to Toe Full Day Beauty Programme for One 


A full day of pampering, styling and spoiling which includes a manicure or pedicure, full body massage using our
selection of oils, a facial, hair cut and style, lunch in The Ritz Restaurant and a Rivoli Bar cocktail of your choice.
Voucher for One – £330

Pampering Programme for Two 


This heavenly voucher for two people includes a manicure or pedicure, facial or mini massage,
hair cut and style as well as lunch in The Ritz Restaurant.
Voucher for Two – £475

moneta ry gif t voucher s


The recipient of these vouchers can redeem them in The Ritz Guest Bedrooms
and Suites, The Ritz Restaurant, The Palm Court, The Rivoli Bar and The Salon.
Various Denominations from £25

To browse our complete voucher selection and for secure online purchases
please visit www.theritzlondon.com or the hotel’s reception desk.

All vouchers include VAT and service. Prices are valid until further notice.
Vouchers must be redeemed within one year of purchase.
All vouchers ordered online for UK Delivery will be sent by Royal Mail Next Day delivery.
The Ritz cannot guarantee that all vouchers will be delivered the day following your transaction.
For full terms and conditions please visit the hotel’s website.

C H R I S T M A S A N D N E W Y E A R AT T H E R I T Z
CHRISTM A S GIFTS 2009

This Christmas visit our gift shop at www.theritzlondon.com and discover


an extensive range of gifts for friends and family. We’ve selected a few
festive favourites to inspire you, if you need any further suggestions we’ d be
delighted to assist. Gifts can be delivered anywhere in the world.
The full range of items is available on our online gift shop
www.theritzlondon.com/giftshop or directly from the hotel.
Here is a sample of what we have to offer.

L eather gifts
A range of beautiful and stylish leather gifts. Made in classic Ritz blue leather, they are the perfect way to
impress friends and family for business or pleasure. Choose from leather luggage labels, jotters, trinket trays,
business card holders or a travel wallet. They will arrive perfectly packaged in The Ritz signature box.
Leather goods priced from - £15

Bedroom
An elegant collection of fine bedding from The Ritz London that creates a mood of subtle luxury. Blissfully
soft 100% pure cotton percale with exquisitely unique Ritz detailing creating a relaxed and sophisticated look
for your bed. Timeless, refined, perfect.
King Size bedding set - £250
Single bedding set - £180

Bat hrobes
Wrap yourself in Ritz luxury after every bath. Made exclusively for The Ritz in
100% Egyptian cotton towelling, our bathrobes are the ultimate post-bathing luxury.
The edges are piped in either blue or pink and come in adult and children’s sizes.
Ladies and Gentlemen’s bathrobes - £65
Children’s bathrobes - £45

Book s
The Ritz Hotel London: Centenary Edition - by Marcus Binney
To mark the completion of a ten-year programme of internal refurbishment and the Hotel’s centenary,
this lavishly illustrated book celebrates The Ritz’s history and in a wealth of new photographs
records the survival of much of its essential character and decorative features.
The Ritz Hotel London: Centenary Edition - £35

The Ritz London Book of Afternoon Tea - by Helen Simpson


This book captures the essence of this traditional British occasion and provides the reader with all The Ritz
expertise in the ceremony as well as over 50 recipes, illustrated with passages from Dickens to Oscar Wilde.
The Ritz London Book of Afternoon Tea - £20

For more information or online purchase go to www.theritzlondon.com/giftshop


or alternatively call +44 (0)20 7493 8181.

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