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Christmas at Macdonald Hotels & Resorts

Christmas and New Year at Macdonald Randolph HotelAA 5 Stars

Macdonald Randolph HotelOxford, OxfordshireOX1 2LNTel 0344 879 9132International +44 1865 256 400

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Festive Parties in Oxford City Centre

Macdonald Randolph Hotel is your ideal Christmas Destination.

In the heart of the city of Oxford, Macdonald Randolph is a very special venue in which to enjoy the spirit of Christmas.  

Whatever your reason for visiting the hotel, whether it be for Christmas or the New Year, or simply to celebrate with a festive party, be assured we will do everything possible to make it enjoyable and memorable. 

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    Christmas & New Year Packages

    • We will get your Christmas party off to a fantastic start at one of our famous party nights. Arrive to a refreshing mimosa cocktail before you dine from the exquisite three course choice menu with traditional, fun party table novelties. Afterwards we want to see everyone on the dance floor with our Let’s Go disco! Drinks offers, exclusive dining and room hire packages are available and you will be pleased to know we only use the freshest ingredients including free range turkeys. Make your Christmas special this year by choosing Macdonald Randolph Hotel.

      From £39.00 per person

      • Delicious three course meal
      • Festive table novelties
      • Resident DJ entertainment
      Dates available 
      Friday 27th November -  Wednesday 23rd December
      £49.00 Thursdays - Saturdays
      £39.00 Sundays - Wednesdays
      Arrival - 7.00pm
      Sit down - 7.30pm


    • Whether you need a private room for a corporate party or just want to celebrate Christmas with friends and family, we are at your service. We can look after a small, intimate gathering for six guests in a beautiful private dining room or a large party of up to 230 people in our magnificent Ballroom. From £35.00 per person you can indulge in three wonderful courses prepared using the best ingredients for a lunch or dinner. The price includes room hire, festive table novelties and crackers. Our Events Team would be delighted to discuss your individual private dining requirements and can tailor make a program to suit your needs and ideas.

      From £35.00 per person

    • Food and drink at Macdonald Randolph Hotel

      Macdonald Randolph Hotel is famous for serving the best afternoon tea in the city of Oxford. Over the festive period we will be offering a special Christmas version with a fabulous festive twist for our guests to enjoy. The lounge will be beautifully decorated for a truly festive and relaxing afternoon. So catch up with friends and get into the Christmas spirit.

      From £29.50 per person

    • Christmas at Macdonald Hotels & Resorts

      Macdonald Randolph Hotel proudly presents our Acanthus Restaurant open for lunch and dinner. Over the festive period we will be offering a special three course seasonal menu plus coffee and mince pies as well as our extensive a la carte offering. So snap open the table crackers, don your party hats and celebrate with friends, colleagues or family in Oxford’s vibrant new restaurant.

      Lunch £26.50/Dinner £32.50

    • Christmas at Macdonald Hotels & Resorts

      Our Head Chef has created a traditional festive meal comprising five superb courses. With our waiting teams on hand to cater to your every need you will be assured of a most enjoyable Christmas Day lunch with us. Start your gourmet treat in style with a glass of Bucks fizz and a selection of canapés offered on arrival in our Lounge. Lunch will be served from 1.00pm. Put away the apron this year and treat yourselves to the ultimate Christmas meal out – we’re confident you’ll want to do it every year!

      £115.00 per person

    • Macdonald Randolph Hotel, Classic room

      Enjoy a traditional Christmas at Macdonald Randolph Hotel. Our relaxing residential Christmas break is the perfect way to enjoy the festive season.

      From £625.00 per person

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      • Afternoon tea on arrival
      • Champagne and canapés before dinner with carol singers
      • Hot chocolate and mince pies after Midnight Mass
      • Full English breakfast each morning
      • Bucks Fizz and canapés before a sumptuous five course lunch
      • Afternoon tea during the Queen's Speech
      • Buffet dinner in the evening
      • Buffet lunch on Boxing Day
      • Enjoy a visit to local pantomime at The Oxford Playhouse (optional extra)
      • Afternoon tea and mince pies
      • Dinner with live musical entertainment
      Three night break: From £625.00 per person
      Thursday 24th - Sunday 27th December 2015 in a Classic room based on two adults sharing
      Single room supplement of £45.00 applies for duration of the break
      Upgrades available
      Arrival from 2.00pm; 
      Afternoon tea from 3.00pm;
      Cocktail reception from 7.00pm; 
      Dinner from 7.30pm
      Five course lunch from 12.30pm; 
      Afternoon tea from 3.00pm
      Evening buffet from 7.00pm
      Buffet lunch from 12.30pm; 
      Afternoon tea from 3.00pm
      Dinner from 7.30pm


    • Arrive at the hotel during the afternoon and enjoy Oxford’s most famous afternoon tea in our Drawing Room. Check-in to your beautiful room and prepare for the elegant evening’s events! Enjoy a Buck fizz and canapés reception in our Garden Bar before our magnificent six course set dinner menu. Our brilliant DJ and guest band ‘Candy Apple Blue’ will entertain you throughout the night and help you welcome in the New Year in style.

      £249.00 per person

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      • Afternoon tea on arrival
      • Buck’s Fizz and canapé reception before a six course dinner
      • DJ and guest band entertainment

      Price based on two adults sharing a classic bedroom.  Single supplements apply.