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Christmas Time at The Chimney House 2022

Posted 21st April, 5055

The Home of Christmas Feasting

We’d be delighted to welcome you to The Chimney House to celebrate Christmas this year...

Perched on the historic waterways of Kelham Island Sheffield, The Chimney House is the location for joyous celebrations, jolly feasting and fine wining and dining.

Fall in love with a Chimney House celebration. The flicker of candlelight, the bubbles of champers, we plan, arrange, style and host fabulous parties with a difference; perfect dining experiences and the most glorious Christmas celebrations imaginable! 

We are worldwide famous for our love of feasting - perfectly social, exceptionally delicious and always abundant! Get caught up in our joy and revel in the delight of having your event planned to perfection. We will host your guests in the ambiently beautiful surrounds of our historic building perfectly dressed for Christmas, with stacks and stacks of candles, our 12ft Christmas tree, and feasting food to impress.

A Note on our Menus

All of our menus are prepared in-house by our in-house chef team! Everything is baked and made fresh from our bread, cakes, cookies and desserts and we pickle, cure, roast and toast the finest ingredients from Sheffield and Yorkshire. 

We work 100% seasonally so sometimes we will need to change ingredients out for what is best and fresh - we’ll let you know if we need to tweak your chosen menu ahead of your event. We can cater for all dietary requirements - just let us know and we’ll make it happen! 

We’ve carefully curated a delicious wine, beer and cocktail line up that matches our menus and makes life super easy for you. Our drinks are beautifully chosen from boutique merchants and specialists doing great stuff in small batches. Ask about our Festive Punch Bowls and indulgent Christmas Cocktail specials!

Simply pre-order with us when you confirm your final numbers.

Hire of The Chimney House is included in the menu prices, which shows price per head.

Let’s Feast

Choose either a 2 course or 3 course Christmas Feast! There's a couple of optional extras as well to add lovely touches for special times...

2 COURSE FEASTS

Option 1: Christmas Kitchen: £39 per person (excluding vat)

ON THE TABLE

Mowbray-made bread & Yorkshire butter (v, g)

THE MAIN EVENT

Spiced confit duck legs & sweet pickled cherries

Our vegetarian & vegan guests will be served an indulgent wild mushroom wellington (v, g)

SIDES TO SHARE

Red Cabbage braised with red wine & spices, sweetened with apples (v, ve)

Caramelised onion potato gratin (v, ve)

Chantenay carrots roasted with thyme (v, ve)

TO FINISH

Choose one dessert for your guests to share from the list below

Option 2: Christmas Feast: £44 per person (excluding vat)

ON THE TABLE

Mowbray-made Bread & Yorkshire butter (v, g)

THE MAIN EVENT

Great British Turkey breast, roasted with our sage, lemon & garlic marinade with traditional trimmings...

Bread sauce finished with butter (v, g)

Tart cranberry sauce (v, ve)

Proper turkey gravy (g)

Everybody’s Favorites! Pigs in blankets (g)

Pork & Cranberry Stuffing (g)

Our vegetarian & vegan guests will be served an indulgent wild mushroom wellington (v, g)

SIDES TO SHARE

Red cabbage braised with red wine & spices, sweetened with apples (v, ve)

Traditional sprouts tossed with sweet chestnuts (v, ve)

Perfect Mowbray roasties with thyme & garlic (v, ve)

Maple roasted Parsnips (v, ve)

TO FINISH

Choose one dessert for your guests to share from the list below

3 COURSE FEASTS

Option 3: Festive Laden Table: £51 per person (excluding vat)

TO START

Mowbray made Bread & Yorkshire Butter (v, g)

Confit duck terrine with sweet pickled blackberries & cherry dressing

Lightly cured & home smoked salmon with horseradish cream & dill dressed beets

Whole roast celeriac, sliced & dressed with walnuts & pickled apples (v, ve)

THE MAIN EVENT

Great British turkey breast, roasted with our sage, lemon & garlic marinade with traditional trimmings...

Bread sauce finished with butter (v, g)

Tart cranberry sauce (v, ve)

Proper turkey gravy (g)

Everybody’s Favorites! Pigs in blankets (g)

Pork & Cranberry Stuffing (g)

Our vegetarian & vegan guests will be served an indulgent wild mushroom wellington (v, g)

SIDES TO SHARE

Red cabbage braised with red wine & spices, sweetened with apples (v, ve)

Traditional sprouts tossed with sweet chestnuts (v, ve)

Perfect Mowbray roasties with thyme & garlic (v, ve)

Maple roasted Parsnips (v, ve)

TO FINISH

Choose one dessert for your guests to share from the list below

Option 4:  The Grand Winter Feast: £55.50 per person (excluding vat)  

This is our signature menu, showcasing British produce, and some of our house made favourites, such as the salmon which is lovingly cured, and smoked over oak. The starters are a generous spread of colour & flavour, with a wonderful piece of beef for the main course - an absolute treat for your guests!

TO START

Mowbray made bread & Yorkshire butter (v, g)

Whole roast celeriac, sliced & dressed with walnuts & pickled apples (v,ve)

Confit duck terrine with sweet pickled blackberries & cherry dressing

Lightly cured & home smoked salmon with horseradish cream & dill dressed beets 

THE MAIN EVENT 

Aged beef sirloin from the Yorkshire Dales, roasted & served medium rare.

Brown butter & rosemary sauce (g)

Our vegetarian and vegan guests will be served an indulgent wild mushroom wellington (v, g)

SIDES TO SHARE

Radicchio, toasted walnuts & Yorkshire blue cheese dressing (v)

Maple & sherry vinegar roasted parsnips (v,ve)

Luxurious cauliflower cheese (v, g)

Roast potatoes with thyme & garlic (v)(ve)

Choose one desserts for your guests to share from the list below

PLUS! Mini Mince Pies from the Mowbray Kitchen (v, g) Crammed with golden raisins, cranberries, and fresh apple, our mincemeat recipe is very special indeed. 

(v)=vegetarian   (ve)=vegan   (g)=contains gluten

 

CHRISTMAS PUDDING LIST

If you can’t decide then choose two for an extra £5 per person (excluding vat)

PAVs

Our pavlovas are legendary, and for Christmas we've come up with some gorgeous pavs. Our PAVs are served whole for your guests to share with their table. They are always a perfect centrepiece! 

Ginger & cardamom spiced meringue, topped with mascarpone & plums roasted with red wine (v)

Cocoa meringue, topped with hazelnut cream, pears & salted caramel sauce (v)

Favourites 

These puds are served up whole for your guests to share with their table:

THE Festive Yule Log: light sponge rolled with chestnut cream & dark chocolate ganache. A real centre-piece pud! (v, g, *)

Panettone bread & butter pudding, glazed with marmalade. Served with vanilla creme fraiche (v, g)

Christmas edition Tiramisu: Chocolate sponge soaked with fresh espresso, with Amaretto & mascarpone cream. Seriously delicious! (v, g, *)

(v)=vegetarian    (g)= contains gluten   (*) = can be made gluten free on request

Dietaries & Allergies: Some of our desserts can be made without gluten, on request - please ask. If you have vegan guests, or those who do not eat dairy or egg, the kitchen will make them their own dessert which is similar to your choice of pudding. If you have guests attending who have a nut allergy, we would advise choosing desserts which do not contain nuts, due to the sharing style of our feasts. 

CHRISTMAS EXTRAS

Mini sweet treats for all your guests!

Add a final treat to your meal with our mini mince pies & figgy truffles. Our mini mince pies are filled with our extra special mincemeat and topped with toasted flaked almonds. Figgy truffles are chocolatey, fudgy & fruity! Both for £2.50 per person (excluding vat), must be taken by all guests.

Mowbray-made Christmas Puddings

Our Mowbray-made Christmas puds are bursting with luxe fruits including figs and morello cherries, local cider & fresh citrus zest. We’ll serve your pud up with toasted whole almonds and candied fruit, with a jug of thick brandy cream.

You can either choose to have Christmas Pudding for all your guests or order one or two for the table; they will be approx 1kg which would serve 8-10 guests a decent slice, or just a taste for more.

We need all orders for our Mowbray-made puds by Monday 7th November 2022

(We will be making our puds vegetarian and nut free as standard)

£30 per pudding (plus vat) in addition to your choice of dessert

The Details

Menu prices subject to change

Prices are shown excluding VAT 

VAT will be charged at the current rate

Included in the price

The Chimney House is yours exclusively and privately for 4 hours, we don’t charge any additional venue hire on top of menu prices

Festive table accoutrements, crackers galore, lit by candlelight, fully trimmed Christmas tree and halls joyfully decked - The Chimney House will be styled bespoke to your event

Our ever attentive team for your event and consultations pre-event

Use of our screen and projector - for Christmas quizzes, presentations or photos

Use of our speaker system for Christmas tunes to plug and play from your iPad or laptop

Premium paper napkins, glass and tableware (we provide glassware for any seated event. Standing events or events with numbers above 50 will need to provide glassware)

Managing of onward travel plans, we’ll pre-book taxis to whizz you on to your next destination

Luxury bathroom amenities from cult brand Aesop (we’re one of the only places in the North you can treat yourself to the botanically based skincare)

Optional extras

Additional time - £150 per hour (up to 11pm)

Cut flowers from our preferred supplier, antique holders and arranging - £60

Tea and coffee - £2.50 per person

Bar Service at The Chimney House

We’ve carefully curated a delicious wine and beer line up that matches our menus. Simply pre-order with us when you confirm your final numbers and we’ll make sure that your wine and beer is served up perfectly for you to enjoy. We also have a selection of soft drinks that start from £2.50. 

Be sure to ask about Christmas House Punch Bowls and special edition Festive cocktails for arrivals, feasting and post dinner tipples!

We also can look after wine packages for you to ease things along and we also have a cocktail and wine match to see you through as well!

Ask to see our full drinks menu

Wine Packages

We've carefully selected a small but beautifully chosen clutch of wines. We always work with local, boutique merchants who work with specialists and family estates doing great stuff in small batches. 

We have 4 wine packages to choose from... Each offering great value and easy drinking appeal to go beautifully with our Feasting Menus.

We’re proud to support a wonderful clutch of producers - from estates with authentic and interesting stories to vineyards for their organic grapes and sustainable farming methods. 

PACKAGE 1: The Basic - £16.50

A glass of House Fizz on arrival and half a bottle of House Red / White / Rose per person

HOUSE WHITE // El Blanco de Lela del Mar / Field Blend- Arien, Sauvignon, Macebo / NV / 12% / Spain. 

Bursting with tropical fruits, Lela is fun, fresh and fruity- perfect for easy drinking.

HOUSE RED // La Bacca Nerello Mascalese / 100% Nerello Mascalese / vegan, veggie / 2020 / 13.5% / Sicily, Italy. 

A vibrant, youthful red with bags of cherry fruit made to showcase the juicier, easy going styles of Sicilian reds.

HOUSE ROSE // Ananto Bobal Rosado / 100% Bobal / Organic, sustainable, vegan, veggie / 2020 / 12% / Utiel Requena, Spain.  

A lovely pale Spanish rosé that's balanced, delicate and fresh made from 100% Bobal. Ideal for a summer's day.

PACKAGE 2: The Favourite  - £19.50

A glass of House Fizz on arrival and half a bottle of Red / White / Rose per person

WHITE // Felicette Grenache Blanc / 100% Grenache Blanc / Vegan, veggie / 2020 / 13.5% / Pays d'Oc, France. 

Félicette, a.k.a space cats or cat wine, is named after the first cat to travel to Space! Representative of adventure and something a little different - it’s an easy quaffer that's fresh, dry and zesty but far from boring.

RED // Flic Tinto / Blend- Tinta Roriz (Tempranillo), Castello, Pinot Noir / Sustainable, vegan, veggie / 2019 / 13% / Lisboa, Portugal. 

A delicious blend of three grapes with a little time in oak makes for a balanced, medium bodied wine that's become a favourite of regulars of The Mowbray.

ROSE // Adobe Reserva Rosé / Blend- Syrah, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot / Organic, vegan, veggie / 2021 / 12% / Rapel Valley, Chile. 

Chile does Provence…Refreshing and delicious predominantly from estate owned organic vineyards in the Rapel Valley.

PACKAGE 3 The Special - £23

A glass of House Fizz on arrival and half a bottle of Red / White / Rose per person

WHITE // Mandrarossa Viognier / Viognier / Vegan, veggie / 2020 / 13% / Sicily, Italy. 

A different style of Viognier grown on fresh soils, called “Le Sénie”, near water springs that give the wine intense and enveloping fragrances.

RED // Georges Darriaud Cairanne / Blend- Grenache, Syrah, Carignan, Mourvèdre / Organic, vegan, veggie / 2019 / 14.5% / Cairanne, Southern Rhône, France. 

A fantastic Chateauneauf-du-Pape alternative! A classic Southern Rhône blend slowly aged in oak to make for a complex, elegant and balanced wine. A Mowbray star wine!

ROSE / Reserve de Gassac Rosé / Blend- Grenache, Syrah, Carignan / Organic practicing (not certified), vegan, veggie / 2021 / 12.5% / Languedoc, France. 

Absolutely delicious and a must try - this rosé is from a top Languedoc producer who has a reputation for some fabulous premium wines- their rosé certainly follows suit.

PACKAGE 4: The Super Deluxe - £28

A glass of Champagne on arrival and half a bottle of Red / White /Rose per person

WHITE // Jonty’s Ducks Pekin White / Blend- Chenin Blanc, Roussanne, Muscat, Semillon, Viognier / Organic, biodynamic, vegan, veggie / 2017 / 13.5% / Paarl, South Africa.

A crisp elegant white made from a blend of 5 different grapes named after one the estate's natural predators, Pekin ducks! They are deployed amongst the vines to naturally scare away any pests.

RED // Dandelion Vineyards Lioness of McLaren Vale Shiraz / 100% Shiraz / Vegan, veggie / 2018 / 14.5% / McLaren Vale, Australia. 

From the award winning husband and wife team, Dandelion's Lioness captures the power and elegance achievable from McLaren Vale Shiraz. Dandelions are encouraged between the vines to suppress winter weeds and provide mulch in summer, hence their name.

ROSE / Reserve de Gassac Rosé / Blend- Grenache, Syrah, Carignan / Organic practising (not certified), vegan, veggie / 2021 / 12.5% / Languedoc, France. 

Absolutely delicious and a must try -  this rosé is from a top Languedoc producer who has a reputation for some fabulous premium wines- their rosé certainly follows suit.

CHAMPAGNE // Pierre Gimonnet et Fils Cuis 1er Cru NV Blanc de Blanc / 100% Chardonnay / Vegan, veggie / NV / 12.5% / Côtes Des Blanc, Champagne, France. 

An exemplary Blanc de Blancs and great apéritif style from a historic Champagne family. The wine has 3 years on the lees to give excellent balance of freshness and toasty notes.

Need to Knows

Our menus are seasonal menus - your exact menu choices will be dependent on date and also please do expect changes - our chef team works to seasonality and availability - and we source local and regional. 

We will let you know as soon as we do if there will be changes to your menu!

Menus can be served seated for 50 (min of 20) or served as a grazing feast for up to 55 standing

Any of our menus can be served at a time to suit your event

Menus and prices will change seasonally

Use of our speaker system for your tunes, plug and play from your iPad, laptop or phone (we have a noise restriction after 10.30pm due to our residential area)

We don’t have facilities for a DJ, or space for a band

We close at 11pm

We can cater to all dietary requirements

Guest numbers and dietary requirements are confirmed 7 days before your event

We prefer BACS payments

We take a payment of £250 as a non-refundable deposit to secure your date, this is then subtracted from your final bill. Your deposit payment confirms your understanding and acceptance of our terms and conditions HERE

We’d love to help you with the smallest of details to make your Christmas celebration amazing! 

All the best

The Chimney House Team 

Make an Enquiry

We are very happy to arrange viewings, to talk about prices and offering to suit your event. Please fill out the form below or call us on The Chimney House Hotline on 0114 276 7885.

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