South Wales Group, Christmas Social 2023

Event Details

  • Start Date Saturday, 9th of December 2023
  • End Date Saturday, 9th of December 2023
  • Start/End Time 12:00 - 20:00
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This year's Christmas Social will be held on Saturday 9th December 2023 at Mercure Hotel, Chartist Tower, Newport.

Arrival Christmas cocktail and three course festive lunch served in the hotel restaurant on the third floor.

The hotel is giving us a discounted rate of £32.50 per person (normally £37.50 per person).

Meet for pre-dinner drinks from midday (the bar is next to the restaurant and will be open earlier).  Individual complementary cocktails served as individuals arrive and can be enjoyed on the bar's terrace (third floor).  Lunch at 1 pm (one pm).  Please note the bar is cashless and card-only. 

We are asked to vacate the restaurant at 5 pm, as there is another private event booked in the restaurant.  The hotel, however, will set up a pop-up bar in the Events Lounge on the second floor to use from 5 pm.



Homemade Soup - VE, GF

Chicken Terrine

Smoked Haddock and onion fishcake (GF)

Duo of hummus, pitta bread, toasted seeds and garlic oil (VE)


Roast turkey breast, pigs in blankets, sage & onion stuffing, rich gravy (GF)

Slow cooked belly pork, sage & cider jus, burnt onion puree (GF)

Pan fried salmon fillet, lemon & herb cream with pea shoots (GF)

Carrot & spiced marmalade wellington with a rich mushroom gravy (VE)


Traditional Christmas pudding with spiced rum sauce (GF)(VE)

Passionfruit cheesecake, mango Coulis and champagne sorbet

Baked pear & almond tart, toffee sauce, vanilla ice cream

Trio of ice creams & sorbets (VE)(GF)


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