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Enjoy a chic coastal Christmas at Dorset’s Alexandra Hotel & Restaurant 

With a breathtaking position overlooking Dorset’s Jurassic Coast, The Alexandra Hotel and Restaurant in Lyme Regis is a wonderfully atmospheric destination for a gourmet getaway during the festive season. The Grade II listed historic hotel is kicking off its festive celebrations on 29 November with a Champagne dinner in its own private chapel, plus there’s festive dining throughout December and a magical three-night Christmas break to enjoy:

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NEW: Champagne dinner for £99 pp in the Alexandra’s private chapel
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The Alexandra Hotel in Lyme Regis is hosting its first ever gourmet Champagne dinner in its painstakingly-restored Georgian chapel on Wednesday 29 November. Talented Head Chef Tom Holloway has created a mouthwatering menu which includes a rusty pig charcuterie platter, home-cured salmon gravadlax, green-tea sorbet, butter-roasted venison, milk chocolate & salted caramel tartlet with honeycomb ice cream and a selection of West Country cheeses. The five-course gourmet Champagne dinner is just £99 pp, including a glass of Champagne on arrival and a carefully-matched Champagne pairing with each course. Why not stay overnight? A special package is available from £174 pp (two sharing), including full English breakfast and the Champagne dinner.

Festive lunches from £25.95 pp in the elegant restaurant
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From 1 December, gather family and friends for a festive lunch in the elegant restaurant. Delicious dishes include roasted winter squash, home cured festive spiced salmon gravadlax, braised West Country ox cheek and roasted Devonshire bronze turkey. A two-course lunch is just £25.95 pp and a three-course lunch £29.95 pp.

Treat yourself: Indulgent three-night Christmas break from £698 pp
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A warm welcome awaits guests at the Alexandra on Christmas Eve, with a festive afternoon tea served on arrival. In the evening, enjoy Champagne and canapés before a delectable four-course dinner. Carols, poems and prose will follow, along with handmade mince pies and mulled wine, in the hotel’s candle-lit Georgian chapel. On Christmas morning, enjoy a breakfast of smoked salmon, scrambled egg and Bucks Fizz in bed. Play board games by the fire, stroll along the coast or join the town’s annual Christmas morning swim in the sea before sitting down to a traditional five-course Christmas lunch. Explore Lyme Regis’ bustling lanes on Boxing Day, before a five-course black-tie dinner.

Christmas at the Alexandra (arriving 24 December) costs from £698 pp (two sharing), including three nights’ accommodation with breakfast (Buck’s Fizz on Christmas Day), a festive afternoon tea, Champagne and canapé reception, traditional five-course Christmas lunch and three dinners.

For more information, or to book, visit www.hotelalexandra.co.uk or call 01297 442 010.

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