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Festive Breaks and Party Nights at Macdonald Compleat Angler4 Stars

Macdonald Compleat AnglerMarlow Bridge, MarlowBuckinghamshireSL7 1RG (SatNav SL7 1RH)Tel 0344 879 9128International +44 1628 484444

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Macdonald Compleat Angler is the perfect place to enjoy the festive season.

Awarded four red stars from the AA and Hotel of the Year by Tourism South East, we feel confident that you will enjoy your time with us. With its riverside views, Georgian architecture and surrounding countryside, Marlow is the quintessential English country retreat. 

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    Christmas & New Year Packages

    • Our elegant Regency Suite holds up to 120 guests – it’s a great place to get your Christmas off to a fantastic start with one of our exclusive party packages. Additional evening entertainment and alternative themes can be arranged on request and tastings can be prepared for the event organiser to agree your menu choices. Whatever you want, whenever you need it, call us and we will do our best to help you get your perfect Christmas party organised at Macdonald Compleat Angler.

      From £39.50 per person

    • Experience the excitement of becoming a detective for an evening at Macdonald Compleat Angler. You will enjoy fine cuisine with the spine-tingling anticipation of knowing dreadful events are about to unfold.

      £59.50 per person

    • Restaurant in Marlow

      Our head chef has carefully selected seasonal ingredients to create a fabulous festive dinner you will always remember.

      Tuesday 1st - Wednesday 23rd December (excluding jazz dinners)
      An individually priced à la carte menu is available
      For pre-booked parties of 20 guests and over a reduced menu many be offered.


    • Restaurant in Marlow

      Join us in our Riverside Restaurant, overlooking the peaceful waters of the River Thames and enjoy a delicious festive lunch.

      From £25.00 per person

      Tuesday 1st - Wednesday 23rd December (excluding Sunday lunches)
      Two courses £25.00
      Three courses £28.50
      Three course lunch, coffee and a glass of Prosecco, for pre-booked parties over 14 guests £35.50


    • Sit back and sample a delightful selection of scrumptious sandwiches and cakes in the beautiful surroundings of our Riverside Restaurant.

      From £27.50 per person

      Tuesday 1st - Wednesday 23rd December £27.50
      With a glass of mulled wine £33.50
      With a glass of champagne £37.50


    • Our glittering tribute nights feature some of the best acts around. So whether you rock DJ with Robbie Williams or troublemaker Olly Murs, you’re assured of a fun and fabulous time. We’ll serve a delicious three course meal before the entertainment – followed by a disco to keep you dancing all night long. Please note these artists are look/sound-a-likes!

      £50.50 per person

      Friday 27th November - Olly Murs £50.50
      Saturday 28th November - Michael Bublé £50.50
      Wednesday 9th December - Robbie Williams £50.50
      Wednesday 16th December - Gary Barlow £50.50


    • There’s no expense spared at our fabulous festive party nights. Dress to impress and arrive to a sparkling drinks reception. Our lavish meal will ensure hunger pangs are banished before you step out onto the dance floor and party until the early hours. 10% off your wines when pre-ordered by 1st November 2015.

      From £50.50 per person

      Thursday 3rd, Friday 4th, Saturday 5th and Thursday 10th December  £50.50.
      Friday 11th, Saturday 12th, Thursday 17th,  Friday 18th and Saturday 19th December £60.50
    • Restaurant in Marlow

      Join us for a festive lunch in Sindhu by Atul Kochhar and enjoy a sophisticated menu designed to celebrate the very best of traditional Indian cuisine in a contemporary manner.

      From £26.00 per person

      Tuesday 1st - Wednesday 23rd December
      Two courses £26.00
      Three courses £29.00
      12noon - 2.45pm
      Duo of pairing wines £14.00
      Additional dessert pairing wine £6.00


    • Arriving at our beautiful hotel, the gorgeous riverside views set a stunning scene for a very special family celebration. Start with champagne and canapés, then enjoy the most delicious four course lunch prepared by our chefs from the finest ingredients. Then join in with Christmas carols around the piano as we await the arrival of Santa bearing gifts for the children. Coffee will be served in the lounge for the first sitting, as the tables need to be vacated by 2.30pm. The Queen’s speech will be televised at 3.00pm. Gifts for children aged 12 years and under. Children’s names and ages are required at the time of booking.

      £160.50 per adult/£80.50 per child

      • Champagne reception
      • Four course Christmas lunch
      • Carols around the piano
      • Visit from Santa Claus



    • Hotel in Marlow

      Arrive to a delicious cream tea on Christmas Eve and then settle into your comfortable room before joining us for Christmas carols, with the Choir of All Saint’s Church, Marlow. Christmas Eve Jazz Dinner is served in our two AA Rosette awarded Riverside Restaurant. On Christmas Day, celebrate with a Buck’s Fizz breakfast in your room or in the restaurant. Later enjoy a gourmet lunch with a choice of two sittings available. In the evening the lounge and room service menu will be available. On Boxing Day breakfast is at leisure then perhaps take a stroll by the river or visit the local area. Boxing Day lunch can be booked in the Riverside Restaurant for an additional charge.

      From £489.00 per person

      • Cream tea on arrival
      • Christmas Carols accompanied by the Choir of All Saint’s Church
      • Christmas Eve dinner
      • Four course Christmas Day lunch with champagne and canapés
      • Full English breakfast each morning
      • Buck’s Fizz breakfast on Christmas Day
      • Two nights accommodation
      • Two or three night packages available
      Two or three night packages available
      from Thursday 24th December
      Two Night Christmas Package £489.00
      Three Night Christmas Package £589.00
      Prices are per person based on two guests sharing a Classic double or twin bedroom
      Single supplement £80.00 per night
      Children under 12 years sharing parents' room 75% of adult price
      Children under three years No charge
      Children in their own room Published adult price
      Upgrades available for river facing Executive rooms and more spacious
      Feature rooms and Suites - please ask for further details.
      Christmas Eve dinner will be available to non-residents in the Riverside Restaurant £69.50
      Christmas Day lunch will be available to non-residents in the Riverside Restaurant £160.50
      Christmas trees available for Feature rooms and Suites at additional charge - please ask for further details.
      Christmas Eve and Boxing Day - Dinner may be taken in Sindhu.
      Subject to availability. Supplements may apply.
      Please enquire at the time of booking.


    • Restaurant in Marlow

      Enjoy a wonderful, traditional three course Boxing Day lunch in the beautiful Riverside Restaurant whilst listening to the mellow sounds of smooth jazz – a perfectly relaxing day!

      £59.50 per person

    • Hotel in Marlow

      If peace and tranquillity is what you seek, look no further than Macdonald Compleat Angler. Long walks by the river, fun in the park, shopping on Marlow High Street with its excellent boutiques – this could be just what you need!

      £99.00 per person, per night

      27th December - 30th December inclusive
      Price (per person)
      £95.00 per person, per night including dinner, bed and breakfast

    • Hotel in Marlow

      Our Masked Ball Gala Dinner package in the Regency Suite includes accommodation, pre-dinner champagne reception with canapés, four course dinner with a live band and disco, with full English breakfast before departure on New Year’s Day. Our Candlelit Dinner package in the Riverside Restaurant includes a champagne and canapés reception and a four course dinner in the Riverside Restaurant, followed by a disco in the Walton Bar, overnight accommodation and full English breakfast the following morning. The Sindhu package includes a special dinner from the Michelin starred chef, Atul Kochhar, followed by dancing in the Walton Bar, overnight accommodation and full English breakfast the following morning.

      From £280.00 per person

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      Thursday 31st December
      Masked Ball Gala Dinner Package From £290.00
      Candlelight Dinner Package From £290.00
      Sindhu Package From £255.00
      Stay extra nights before or after New Year's Eve For only including dinner, bed and breakfast £99.00
      Check-in from 3.00pm


    • Enjoy a glass of champagne and canapés from 7.15pm before sitting down to a wonderful four course meal with your loved ones, friends and family. Then put on your dancing shoes and show off your best moves at our disco until Midnight, when the piper welcomes in the New Year accompanied by a breathtaking display of fireworks on the lawn. The evening will draw to a close at 1.00am.

      £160.00 per person

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      • Champagne and canapés on arrival
      • Four course dinner
      • Disco until midnight
      • Piper to welcome in the New Year
      • Fireworks on the lawn
    • Join other guests for a glass of champagne and canapés at 7.15pm on the terrace and look forward to a night of fun and frivolity. At Midnight the piper will call you to the river to welcome in the New Year accompanied by an explosion of fireworks. Continue dancing until the party draws to a close at 1.00am. Guests will be seated at tables of eight – 12 people with smaller parties joining together to create the party atmosphere.

      £160.00 per person

      • Champagne and canapés on arrival
      • Four course dinner
      • Piper and fireworks to welcome in the New Year
      • Dancing until 1am
    • Relax and enjoy a three course dinner in the Riverside Restaurant at our popular Jazz Dinner.

      £49.50 per person

    • Restaurant in Marlow

      njoy New Year’s Eve dinner followed by dancing afterwards to our DJ’s tunes in the Walton Bar. Then indulge in a glass of champagne at Midnight as you witness a spectacular fireworks display.

      From £125.00 per person

    • Restaurant in Marlow

      Experience the most luxurious way to welcome in 2016. Spend quality time with your nearest and dearest over a delightful lunch in our restaurant.

      £45.50 per person

    • Christmas at Macdonald Hotels & Resorts

      Please view our festive pakcage terms and conditions below.

      £39.50 per person

      1.   All Christmas events (including Christmas, Twixmas and New Year packages) will be treated as provisional and will be held for no more than 14 days pending receipt of written confirmation and a deposit of 50% of the total estimated cost of your booking. This is non-transferable and non-refundable.

      2.   Balance of any event or accommodation packages must be paid one month prior to the event.  For any bookings made after 1st December full pre-payment is required at the time of booking.

      3.   Cheques should be made payable to Macdonald Compleat Angler. Personal cheques should have the name, address, cheque guarantee card amount plus details of the event you are attending.

      4.   Contracts will be issued for all Banqueting Suite events and separate terms and conditions apply.

      5.   Wines must be pre-ordered and pre-paid at least 14 days in advance of the event date for "Join a Parties" and Private Parties.

      6.   Under 12's are classified as children and will be charged at 50% of the adult rate.  Children under 12 not permitted to attend New Year's Eve events.

      7.   Accommodation rates for private parties and "Join a Parties" are subject to availability.

      8.   All alterations to a booking must be confirmed in writing.

      9.   Once final payment is made no refunds or credit vouchers will be given. We will however try to re-sell the places released but give no guarantee that this will be done. No refund will be considered on a booking cancelled less than 14 days before the event.

      10.If in the event of any function having to be cancelled by the hotel, an alternative date or venue will be offered or a full refund given.

      11.The hotel reserves the right to amalgamate Christmas events to ensure appropriate numbers. We also reserve the right to move the event to a smaller function suite should the numbers dictate.

      12.We reserve the right to change or cancel advertised entertainment due to circumstances outside our control.  If adverse weather prevails, and the hotel is accessible and able to run the event, no refunds will be made for cancellations.

      13.Any additional service or services must be paid for on the night. No credit facilities will be offered without prior agreement.

      14.All times shown are subject to approval by the Local Licensing Authority.

      15.All details are correct at time of going to press but may be subject to alterations with prior notice. All prices quoted include VAT.

      16.Please note that shared party tables may apply to groups of less than 10 guests on the 'Join a Party' nights, Black Tie dinner dances and New Year's Eve in the Regency suite. For exact table arrangements please contact the Christmas Co-ordinator in the Events Office.

      17.The management of the hotel reserves the right to refuse entry to the hotel. In addition the hotel reserves the right to charge the organiser, company or individual for any theft of property or damages caused by unreasonable behaviour, including the cost of specialised cleaning if required after the event.

      18.Where special requests are made, the hotel will endeavour to accommodate them, however, they cannot be guaranteed.

      19.A dress code is applicable at all events.