Christmas and New Years Eve

We are now taking bookings for Christmas 2019

Christmas at the Rendezvous Hotel Skipton

For Christmas 2019 party booking, Please contact Lindsay by email at or call on 01756 700100

Christmas Party Nights

Rendezvous is the place to be for the biggest and best Christmas party nights in Skipton.

Enjoy a traditional 3 course set meal followed by party games with prizes. Live entertainment from guitar and vocalist duo Cool Breeze performing all your favourite party songs from over the decades and then party the night away with our house DJ until 1am.

7pm for 7.30pm sit down
Dress code
Party Frocks / Smart Casual


  • Thursday 5th December
  • Saturday 7th December
  • Friday 13th December
  • Saturday 14th December
  • Thursday 19th December
  • Friday 20th December
  • Saturday 21st December



  • Thursdays – £30 per person
  • Fridays – £35 per person
  • Saturdays – £37 per person

Christmas 3 Night Break

Celebrate Christmas the Rendezvous Way – £490 per person

A 3-night stay from Tuesday 24th December 2019, based on 2 adults sharing a standard twin or double room.

Additional nights are priced at: £60 per person Dinner, Bed and Breakfast. £45 per person Bed and Breakfast Single supplement fee of £30 per night applies.

Why not choose to upgrade to one of our canal view, superior or suite rooms – prices start from £10 per night and are subject to availability.

Christmas Eve

Your special Christmas break begins with mulled wine and mince pies served on arrival from 3pm in the hospitality lounge. Your evening comprises of a sumptuous Gala buffet served at 7.30pm in the Malham Ballroom followed by live entertainment from local musician Beth Armitage.


Breads and Accompaniments
Roots and Rocket Salad
Spicy Quinoa Salad
Cobb Salad
Red Cabbage Coleslaw
Green Bean, Beetroot and Goats Cheese Salad
Pork Pies
Yorkshire Game Terrine
Black Pudding Scotch Eggs
Pigs in Blankets with Cranberry Dip
Devilled Eggs
Devils on Horseback
Whitby Crab Tartlets
Homemade Sausage Rolls with Mushroom Ketchup
Yorkshire Charcutterie Platter

Sirloin of Beef with Balsamic Tomatoes
and Roasted Mushrooms
Whole Dressed Salmon
Smoked Fish Platter
Honey Roast Ham
King Prawns Served on ice with a Variety of Dips

Gateaux and Dessert Selection
Petit Fours
Yorkshire Cheese Board selection with Grapes,
Figs, Oatcakes, Biscuits, Chutneys and Relishes

Coffee or Tea

Christmas Day

Start your day the Rendezvous way with a choice of full English breakfast, cold buffet or why not try our porridge made from a secret family recipe. A 4-course traditional Christmas Day lunch will be served in the Malham Ballroom at 1.30pm

The ‘Queens Speech’ will be shown at 3pm for those wanting to watch it in the Papa Swans Bar. If you’re still peckish then tuck into our festive buffet served between 8pm and 9.30pm in the Malham Ballroom to the sounds of local band BD23 who will help you digest your food. Then immediately afterwards stay on for dancing when BD23 will up the tempo.


Mulled Wine and Amuse-Bouche

French Onion Soup, Gruyère Crouton
Pine Nut and Soft Goats Cheese Strudel,
Watercress with Red Pepper Puree
Black Pudding Scotch Egg
with Wild Mushroom and Bacon Concasse
Maple and Whisky Cured Salmon
Smoked Salmon Mousse, Caper and Olive Salad

Roast Turkey Crown, Goose Fat Roast Potatoes, Cranberry Sauce,
Pigs in Blankets, Pork, Sage and Apricot Stuffing,
Bread Sauce, Yorkshire Puddings and Gravy
Trio of Pork – Slow Cooked Belly Pork, Treacle Braised Pig Cheek and Ham Hock Croquette with Black Pudding,
Mashed Potato, Apple Sauce and Crackling

Oven Baked Fillet of Sea Bream,
Lemon Roasted Potatoes,
Brown Shrimp Butter, Creamed Winter Greens
Beetroot Plate – Maccerated Beetroot Tarte Tatin,
Beetroot and Squash Risotto, Candied Beetroot,
Parsnip Panna Cotta, Beetroot Crisps
All the above served with Cauliflower Cheese, Slow
Braised Red Cabbage with Apple, Glazed Roasted
Root Vegetables, Roasted Sprouts

Traditional Christmas Pudding,
Brandy Sauce and Redcurrants
Chocolate Delice with Chantilly Cream
Lemon Tart with Honey, Lemon and Ginger Ice Cream
Yorkshire Cheese Board with Water Biscuits, Piccalilli,
Balsamic Onion Chutney, Celery and Grapes

Coffee or Tea with Mince Pies

Boxing Day

Again start your day the Rendezvous way with a choice of breakfast options. You’re free then for the rest of the day to explore the town and surrounding area. A 3-course dinner will be served in the Malham Ballroom at 7.30pm. Afterwards why not party the evening away with our live entertainment from Simon Lee guitar vocalist entertainer


Spiced Butternut Squash Soup

Chicken and Toulouse Sausage
Terrine, Pickled Vegetables,
Bread, Yorkshire Chutney

Red Wine Poached Pears, Yorkshire
Blue, Honey Glazed Walnuts

Smoked Mackerel Pâté,
Date Chutney and Toast

Slow Braised Beef Bourguignon
with Mashed Potatoes

Roast Salmon Fillet, Creamed
Winter Greens, Sautéed Potatoes

Mushroom and Spinach Strudel
with Creamy Sauce and Gratin Potatoes

Pan Seared Chicken Supreme,
Black Pudding Bon Bons, Red Wine Sauce
and Gratin Potatoes

All the above served
with Seasonal Vegetables

Golden Vanilla Fudge Cheesecake
with Toffee Sauce and Honeycomb

Yorkshire Parkin with Spiced Syrup
and Vanilla Ice Cream

Chocolate Terrine, Chantilly Cream
and Kirsch Cherries

Yorkshire Cheeseboard – Three Yorkshire
Cheeses with Piccalilli, Onion Chutney,
Honey, Oatcakes, Grapes and Celery

Coffee or Tea

New Year’s Eve Gala Ball

Our New Year’s Eve Gala Ball is the ultimate way to see out the old and welcome in the New Year of 2020.

Your evening begins with a sparkling drinks reception in the Papa Swan Bar and Hospitality Lounge at 7pm. From here guests will be piped into the Malham Ballroom for an extravagant 6 course banquet.

The night will come alive during the meal with Movie Musical themed entertainment. This is sure to keep you in the party spirit until it’s time to toast in the New Year with the chimes of Big Ben at midnight and the singing of Auld Lang Syne. Then dance the night away with our house DJ until the wee small hours.

Includes unlimited quality house alcoholic and soft drinks.
Dress code: Strictly black tie and posh frocks
Price: £130 per person

Prices start from £420 based on 2 people sharing a standard double or twin room.

To discuss available packages please contact Vanessa on 01756 700100.


Carrot and Corriander Soup with a yoghurt drizzle
Thyme Oil – Fresh Bread

Trio of Salmon – Smoked Salmon Mousse, Beetroot Cured Gravadlax,
Salmon & Cream Cheese Tartlet with Beetroot Crisps and
Watercress Puree, Samphire, Basil and Fennel textures

Gin and Tonic Refresher

Chateaubriand with Dauphinoise Potatoes and
Honey Roasted Vegetables served with a Redcurrant Jus

Chocolate Ganache with Kirche and Cherry Flavours and Chantilly Cream

Cheese Table – Cheddar, Yorkshire Blue, Brie and Wensleydale with Cranberries
Served with Crackers, Grapes and Celery

Coffee or Tea with Chocolates

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