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Christmas Party Nights

The perfect place for festive get-togethers

Party in style at Melville Castle 

Join us for a fantastic evening of superb food and festive fun with your friends and family this December.

Your Christmas Party Night starts with a complementary glass of mulled cider on arrival at 18:30, before you take your seat for a delectable three-course meal of festive favourites with a delicious Melville Castle twist.

Then get your dancing shoes on ready to boogie the night away to our DJ set, with music all the way through till midnight. 

Christmas Party Night dates and prices

Friday 8 December
Saturday 9 December
Friday 22 December
Saturday 23 December

£65.00 per person

Bookings must be made at least two weeks in advance. Please place your pre-order at least 10 days before the date of your Christmas Party Night. If you wish to cancel your booking, you must do so at least 72 hours before your Christmas Party Night date.  

Our Christmas Party Night menu is below. Please let us know of any dietary requirements when booking.

To book, please email reception@melvillecastle.com

Christmas Party Night menu


Roasted Carrot, red lentil and coconut soup
Toasted almond crumble

Hot smoked salmon and sweet pimento rillettes
Crisp salad, salmon caviar, crayfish butter toasts

Crispy pork belly, black pudding and celeriac
Celeriac baton, apple compote, parsley puree


Paupiette of local turkey wrapped in smoked bacon
Cranberry, sage and chestnut stuffing, roast potatoes, carrot puree, buttered sprouts with pancetta

Pan-fried fillet of hake in lemon butter
Peas à la française, garlic-sauteed new potatoes

Charred vegetable and mixed bean goulash
Purple Peruvian potato mash, cauliflower couscous


Christmas pudding ice cream bombe
Cracking chocolate, cinder toffee

Lemon posset with spiced ginger crumb
Frosted raspberries, ginger shortbread 

Boozy rum babas
Coconut cream, sweet pineapple salsa, cherry syrup

Tea or coffee with mince pies and whisky fudge

Three glasses of mulled wine with cinnamon sticks

Three-night Christmas Escape

We've made celebrating easy with a thoughtfully designed festive package that will see you all the way through from Christmas Eve to 27 December.

Presents wrapped in natural paper and string

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Melville Castle

Gilmerton Road
EH18 1AP
0131 654 0088

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