Join us at St Mawes Hotel and The Idle Rocks for a luxury, Cornish Christmas celebration. Take in the charm of the coastal village of St Mawes steeped in magical, seasonal traditions, voted one of the top three best seaside destinations in 2019.
With breathtaking walks on the Roseland Peninsular, cosy hot chocolates in front of roaring log fires, music, carols, mulled wine and a spectacular Christmas lunch at the award winning restaurant of The Idle Rocks, enjoy a truly relaxing, Cornish Christmas.
On Christmas Eve, take in some carols in front of the fire followed by an a la cart dinner. Celebrate into the night with music and dancing at St Mawes Hotel. For a quieter end to the evening you can join us for Midnight Mass at St Just in Roseland Church, described as ‘the most beautiful churchyard in England’.
On Christmas Day, get into the festive spirit with a bucks fizz breakfast. At lunch, enjoy a champagne reception in The Idle Rocks sitting room followed by a sumptuous traditional Christmas lunch served in the restaurant. Relax after lunch with the Queen’s Christmas Day Speech.
On Christmas Day evening, test your mettle in the infamous 2019 Christmas quiz with a festive buffet and more evening entertainment.
Boxing Day starts at a leisurely pace with a full Cornish breakfast, then the day is yours to enjoy.
Whet your appetite with a sneak peek of our Christmas Day lunch menu
Sea trout gravlax, avocado, citric fruit, caviar
Duck liver parfait, Christmas spices, milk bread
Mackerel tartare, apple, cucumber, oyster leaf
Warm mushroom tart, pickled walnuts, Old Winchester
Tortellini of ricotta and spinach, squash velouté, onion fondue
Turkey and myrtle
Roasted cod, brown shrimps, gremolata
Tart of leek, thyme and artichoke
75% dark chocolate mousse, caramelised banana, tamarind
Sticky toffee baba, mascarpone ice cream, rum, raisin
Westcountry cheeses, crackers, quince, grapes, chutney
Christmas baked Alaska, spiced orange, gin
Spiced cheesecake, clementine, vanilla