Christmas Celebrations

Christmas is the time to celebrate the festive season. We offer a packed festive calendar - Christmas party nights, Tribute Nights, Lunch or Dinner as well as our Family Christmas Lunch and Festive Afternoon Tea.

Thanks to all our guests who attended one of our Christmas Events in  2018.  We are already working on our Christmas Programme for 2019. If you missed out this year or would love to join us again for 2019, please register your interest and we will send you priority booking information as soon as its available.  Remember to book early to avoid disappointment!


Whether you are planning a Christmas dinner for two or a large party with friends, family and colleagues, you'll love our unique combination of good food and attentive service within a country house atmosphere where you can truly relax and enter into the spirit of the festive season. We pride ourselves on excellent service, food and entertainment and invite you to one of our many Christmas events.

For a special pre-Christmas lunch or dinner, our Clarkes restaurant offers a wonderful setting. Private Christmas dining for parties of up to 20 guests can be accommodated in our elegant Library (room hire charges may apply).

If you're looking to dance the night away, then our Christmas Party Nights are for you. We also have a selection of Christmas Party Tribute Nights featuring Elvis, Blues Brothers and Grease/Dirty Dancing.

We offer special overnight stay Christmas bed and breakfast rates allowing you to relax and enjoy a comfortable night's sleep, with no worries about designated drivers or waiting for taxis at the end of the evening.

We will also be offering our popular Christmas Family Lunch which will be packed full of entertainment for all and includes a visit from Santa!

Festive Afternoon Tea is back by popular demand.  A selection of sweet and savoury items with an added festive touch is sure to delight. We make this a great occasion, being held in our Ballroom and including a variety of entertainment while you eat.

For New Year's Eve, our Gala Ball in the Ballroom is always a popular event. We take care of every detail - guaranteeing a fabulous way to see in the New Year.

Christmas Holly Menu - Lunchtimes
Available Friday 23rd November – Saturday 22nd December 2018 (excluding Sundays) - £32.50 per person. With excellent service and great food it is the perfect occasion to get together. Let us provide you with our festive hospitality for your family and friends where we offer a choice of dishes with all the trimmings!

Family Lunch
On Sunday 16th December 2018 we will be holding our annual Family Lunch priced at £47.50 per person / £23.75 per child (aged 8 and under).  Any children attending on this date can expect a very special visit from Father Christmas along with entertainment from a table magician (Jason Thomas), music from Nant Celyn Primary School choir and why not capture the event with our photographer (Anderson Photography).

Festive Afternoon Tea
Join us on Sunday 2nd December 2018 for our festive afternoon tea at £30.00 per person / £15.00 per child (aged 8 and under). 
Any children attending on this date can expect a very special visit from Father Christmas along with entertainment from a table magician (Jason Thomas), music from Penygarn Primary School choir and why not capture the event with our photographer (Anderson Photography).

Christmas Mistletoe Menu – Evenings
Available Saturday 24th November – Sunday 23rd December 2018 - £38.00 per person. A festive Mistletoe dinner menu designed with a contemporary twist served in the relaxing surroundings of our Clarkes restaurant. Come and have a taste of our superb locally sourced ingredients in stylish surroundings!

Faulty Towers Christmas Dining Experience
Friday 23rd November and Tuesday 18th December 2018 - £51.00 per person. Faulty Towers The Dining Experience creates its special brand of chaos in The Torquay Suite Theatre of the four-star Glen-Yr-Afon House Hotel in Usk. The show starts as the audience waits to be seated and then hurtles along for two hours of fully immersive, highly improvised and site-specific comedy theatre. With Basil, Sybil and Manuel serving a ‘70s-style meal and only a third of the show scripted, anything can happen.

Christmas 80s Party Nights
Saturday 1st, Friday 7th, Saturday 8th and Friday 14th December 2018 - £48.00 per person.  Our Christmas 80s disco Christmas Party Nights are guaranteed to be an entertaining and lively event for those who like to dance the night away. So why not bring your party to our party?

Christmas Tribute Party Nights

  • Rock ‘n Romance’s Tribute to Dirty Dancing and Grease – Friday 30th November 2018 - £42.50 per person
  • Brothers of Blues’ Tribute to the Blues Brothers – Monday 17th December 2018 - £42.50 per person

Jake and Elwood will entertain your guests with all the hit songs from the Blues Brothers films, including some crazy dance routines! Songs include Everybody Needs Somebody, Shake a Tail Feather, Jailhouse Rock and Sweet Home Chicago.

  • Darren ‘Graceland’ Jones’ Tribute to Elvis – Wednesday 19th December 2018 - £42.50 per person

This performance features a selection of hits from 'the King' including 'Heartbreak Hotel', 'Viva Las Vegas' ' In the Ghetto' and 'Suspicious Minds'.

Blues Brothers New Year’s Eve Gala Dinner
Monday 31st December 2018 - £99.00 per person.   After the lavish Gala dinner put your dancing shoes on and enjoy music from our live entertainment. At midnight the celebrations will begin with our cascade of balloons and fireworks on the lawn.

Why not make a night of it – Special accommodation rates are available for guests attending Christmas events who wish to stay overnight in one of our 28 en-suite rooms.

Private Dining

Seating from 14 to 20 guests around the magnificent oval mahogany table, the Library's spiral ceiling is decorated at Christmas in its own bespoke fashion.  The Library is the perfect room for hosting smaller Christmas gatherings, its unusual conical shaped ceiling is festively decorated in its own bespoke way - always a talking point of our guests!  Its intimate surroundings make it an ideal venue for corporate and family Christmas celebrations. 

Perfect for private dining at Christmas, the Library was added to the Hotel in 1982 and has seen many private functions, celebrations and dinner parties ever since!  If you would like to book for your private Christmas dining our Christmas Coordinator will be delighted to help!  Please call 01292 674817.

How to make a booking for your Christmas celebration

Our Events team will provide you with the very best service and assistance when organising your party. We will be delighted to provide information regarding availability, accommodation, prices and booking procedure.

To make a booking or check availability call us on 01291 674817.

A provisional booking can be held for a period of 14 days before a non-refundable and non-transferable deposit of £15.00 per person (Christmas event)/ £50.00 per person (New Year's Eve) would be required to confirm your booking. All bookings and deposits received will be confirmed in writing to you.

We will be delighted to assist with the finer details i.e table plans, special dietary requirements etc.


New Years Eve Menu