Relax & RejoiceChristmas in St Ives

Christmas at Harbour Hotels, the perfect time to relax and rejoice. Whether you are looking to escape this Christmas with a luxury break, to indulge in divine festive dining or put you party shoes on and delight and dazzle, it’s all right here.

Indulge & EnjoyChristmas Dining

Heading up our dining experiences across the group is chef patron Alex Aitken, of Michelin star success, bringing his passion and flair for all things fresh, local and seasonal. From the main event of Christmas day to our relaxed festive afternoon teas, you’ll be sure of truly unforgettable festive feasts a plenty!


Delight & DazzleNew Year's & Parties

Our Christmas parties are perfect for a office team get together or a night out with your nearest and dearest. Enjoy delicious festive dining and a great Christmas atmosphere.

And don’t forget New Year’s Eve. See 2018 in dazzling surrounding and with fabulous food, wine and of course company.

And why not stay the night. Let your hair down and dance late into the night, knowing that you only have to walk a few steps before sinking into bed, for a good night’s sleep. Not only that, you will wake up to a delicious full English breakfast and have full use of our luxury spa facilities

Glitter & GlowAt HarSpa

The perfect place to unwind, revive and get your sparkle back this Christmas is in our luxury HarSpa with stand-out spa experiences available at St Ives and its unique coastal  setting. With panoramic views across the water you can truly escape and indulge.

Our Christmas Menus

Chef Alex Aitken has designed the delicious festive menus using seasonal, local produce. Below you’ll find the menus, with some dishes subject to the availability of local ingredients.

Our shared Christmas Party Nights are perfect for an office Christmas night out or a gathering of friends, as you enjoy delicious festive dishes, entertainment and a great Christmas atmosphere before hitting the dance floor!

The Bar opens from 6.30pm and a 3 course Christmas dinner is served from 7pm.


Lightly Spiced Parsnip Soup (v)

Parsnip pakora

Home Cured Salmon Gravadlax

Celeriac remoulade, crispy capers

Duck Liver Mousse Terrine

Toasted brioche, West Country chutney

Crispy Brie Wedges (v)

Cranberry and ginger gel,
soft herb salad


Roast Turkey Breast
and Ballotine of Thigh

Roast potato, traditional accompaniments and gravy

Braised Beef Feather Blade

Creamy mash potato,
red wine jus, seasonal greens

Steamed Fillets of Sole

Pearl barley risotto,
samphire and parmesan

Wild Mushroom Wellington (v)

With blue cheese cream sauce
and seasonal vegetables


Harbour Christmas Pudding

With brandy sauce

Mulled Pear Pavalova

White Chocolate Crème Brûlée
With shortbread biscuit

Selection of Cheese and Biscuits

With chutney

Coffee and Mince Pies

The evening commences with a festive cocktail, dinner will be served from 7pm.

After dinner, sit back and relax with live entertainment. Included as part of the Christmas Package or £32.95 per person.


Roast Tomato and Basil Soup (v)

Goat’s cheese ravioli

Smoked and Confit Duck Terrine

Spiced plum chutney and brioche toast

Homemade Cornish Crab Croquettes

Warm tartare sauce and samphire

Blue Cheese and Potato Tart (v)

Waldorf salad, chive crème fraiche


Braised Feather Blade of Beef

Creamy mash potato, honey roast vegetables, horseradish gravy

Slow Cooked Belly of Pork

Choucroute cabbage, grain mustard, crushed potatoes, roast apple sauce

Pan Roast Fillet of Pollock

French style peas, crispy bacon,
fondant potato

Chargrilled Aubergine (v)

Tomato sauce, truffle mac n cheese


Warm Chocolate Brownie

Salted caramel sauce and ice cream

Spiced Stem Ginger Panna Cotta

Mulled berry compote

Sticky Toffee Pudding

Toffee sauce and Cornish clotted cream

Selection of Cornish Cheeses

Biscuits With chutney

Selection of Moomaid Ice Creams
and Sorbets


Tea, Coffee and Mince Pies

Lunch will be served from 12.30pm with live entertainment to set the scene on this very special day. Included in the Christmas package or £75.00 per person if booked separately.


Amuse Bouche

Pork and sage en croute,
roasted apple sauce


Lightly Spiced Parsnip Soup (v)

Parsnip pakora

Ham Hock Terrine

Piccalilli puree, sourdough crisp

Grilled St Ives Mackerel

Roasted beetroot and pear salad

Warm Goat’s Cheese Croute (v)

Caramelised onion, candied walnuts



Slow roasted breast basted with sage and thyme butter,
boned and stuffed leg with cranberries

Fillet of Beef Wellington

Prime beef wrapped in mushroom duxelle and pastry, red wine sauce

Vegetarian Wellington (v)

Butternut squash, chestnut and cranberries,
wrapped in puff pastry, vegetarian red wine sauce


Brandy Drenched Christmas Pudding

With brandy custard

Chocolate Tart

With mulled berries and sorbet

Steamed Apple and Cinnamon Sponge

Calvados sauce

Selection of Cornish Cheeses

With chutney, celery, grapes and biscuits


Tea and Coffee

With petit four selection

Get together and relax with friends and family at St Ives Harbour Hotel & Spa. Our three course Boxing Day lunch is served from 12pm. £25.00 per person.


Winter Vegetable Soup (v)

With herb croutons

Rillette of Smoked
St Ives Mackerel

Roasted artichoke and walnut salad

Pumpkin and Sage Ravioli (v)

Parmesan sauce, chestnut, truffle

Terrine of Duck

Spiced plum, endive salad,
toasted brioche


Harbour Ale Battered
Fish and Chips

Minted crushed peas,
homemade tartare sauce

Lemon Roasted Chicken

Pearl barley risotto,
orange braised chicory

Steamed Fillets of Sole

Tomato and herb beurre blanc, samphire

Potato and Herb Rosti (v)

Tender stem broccoli, poached
hen’s egg, hollandaise sauce


Warm Chocolate Brownie

With chocolate sauce and vanilla ice cream

Orange Marmalade
Bread and Butter Pudding

With crème anglaise

Mulled Berry Eton Mess

Selection of Moomaid Ice Creams
and Sorbets

The celebrations begin with a Champagne reception before a special five course Black Tie dinner. Enjoy fine food, company and dancing until 1am with our resident DJ and live music performance.

This exclusive event is for over 18s only. To be enjoyed as part of the New Year break package, or £79.95 per person if booked separately.


Amuse Bouche

Cornish crab tartlet, saffron aioli

Leek and Potato Soup (v)

Home Cured Salmon Gravadlax

Celeriac remoulade, citrus salad

Rillette of Ham Hock

Homemade piccalilli, watercress

Potato and Onion Tart (v)

Soft herbs, chive crème fraiche


West Country Fillet of Beef Wellington

Creamy mash, honey roast vegetables,
ale gravy

Pan Roast Fillet of Cod

Smoked haddock and potato chowder

Wild Mushroom and Truffle Tortellini (v)

Rocket, parmesan and chestnut


Chocolate Fondant

Peanut and salted caramel

Classic Tart

Lemon curd, meringue
and raspberry sorbet

Selection of Cornish Cheeses

With West Country chutney,
biscuits, celery, grapes

Selection of Moomaid Ice Creams
and Sorbets


Tea, Coffee and Petit Four Selection

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