For the ultimate way to see in the New Year why not have a trip down to the famous south coast resort town of Bournemouth for a short stay at the Cumberland Hotel? The hotel is famed for its superb food and excellent location within Bournemouth, as well as its quirky and unique art deco interior, which truly comes to life over the party season, thus all-in-all providing the perfect start to your New Year.
Short stays at the hotel are available over this period, perfect for some late-December celebrations or a well-needed lie-in on the first day of the year. During your New Year’s stay at the Cumberland hearty breakfasts will be provided as well as magnificent candlelit dinners, leaving you to sample some of Bournemouth’s finest restaurants and cafés over lunch.
New Years Eve
After wining & dining on December 30th the anticipation will build toward the evening’s festivities, after a hearty breakfast which includes a hot Full English breakfast or lighter continental selections with tea, coffee and fresh juices you can pre-order your celebratory champagne from the bar, giving you more time to party the night away in the evening.
The theme for the New Year’s celebrations at the Cumberland Hotel is a glamourous and stylish ball, so fetch your finest tuxedo and evening gown to wow fellow guests and celebrate in truly decadent fashion. A superb 5-course gala dinner is served, with a cheeky glass of champagne on arrival. The starters range from delicate tarts to terrines to hearty soups and patés, which is followed by a refreshing apple sorbet to cleanse your palate ready for the mains. You can choose traditional options such as roast English beef ribs and half roast duck with crispy vegetables and mouth-watering gravies to red mullet on courgette tagliatelle or veggie wellington with melt-in-the-mouth spinach and kale mash. The desserts that follow are truly spellbinding, with examples such as a white chocolate and cranberry bread & butter pudding with local clotted cream and delicate mousse with a fine whisky tipple. Freshly-brewed Devon coffee and petit fours will perk you up after the meal, where entertainment and dancing will keep you partying all the way up till midnight, where you can count down with your fellow guests and celebrate the first moments of January in joyous & emphatic style.
If you would like to view the menu for the New Years Eve Gala dinner you can download it from the official Cumberland Hotel website www.cumberlandbournemouth.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/Cumberland-Christmas-Menu-2016.pdf.
Prices & How to Book
A 3 nights stay (30th December-2nd January) at the Cumberland Hotel over New Years includes breakfast & dinner and is priced at £459 per person, however for just £40 more you can stay an extra night. Furthermore for just £120 extra per person you have have all your drinks included throughout your stay for minimum-fuss partying. To book your New Years stay at the Cumberland hotel you can either call their central reservations desk using their phone number 01202 298 350 or contact their reception directly by calling 01202 290 722.