Alston House Hotel

Alston House - Townfoot
Alston - Cumbria - CA9 3RN
Tel. 01434 38 22 00
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Meetings & Conferences & Alston House Hotel...

An inspiring and motivating place, the perfect venue for meetings, conferences, auctions, interviews, training, corporate hospitality, product launches and exhibitions.

Everything we do is tailored around you and your specific requirements, something that is easy to say, but which takes a fully dedicated team to deliver. Nothing is too much trouble for our staff.

The following arrangements serve as a guideline and are based on a minimum number for each room.

The Classic, from £27.50

On arrival; freshly brewed coffee, tea and infusions served with home-baked biscuits and flapjack.

Mid morning; freshly brewed coffee, tea and infusions served with home-baked biscuits and flapjack.

Luncheon; our chef’s buffet luncheon prepared using the best fresh, seasonal Lakeland produce.

Mid afternoon; freshly brewed coffee, tea and infusions served with home-baked biscuits and scones.

The Executive, from £34.50

On arrival; freshly brewed coffee, tea and infusions with orange juice, bacon baps and chocolate and butter croissants.

Mid morning; freshly brewed coffee, tea and infusions served with home-baked biscuits and flapjack.

Luncheon; two course served lunch in the house restaurant, which has been nominated for a UKTV food heroes award for two years running.

Mid afternoon; freshly brewed coffee, tea and infusions served with home-baked cakes.

Our conference packages include

  • Conference room hire (08.30 – 17.30)
  • Wi-Fi internet access
  • Conference support box
  • Delegate stationary
  • Iced water and cordials
  • Table mints
  • Full use of the hotel gardens

Delegate upgrades

  • Bottles of “Willow” Cumbrian mineral water, £2.80 per bottle.
  • Fruit bowl, from £10
  • Wine, from £3 per glass (175ml)

End of day rewards

  • Canapés, £4.95 per head
  • Champagne, £29.95 per bottle
  • Jug of Pimms cocktail, £20 per jug
  • Wine, from £3 per glass (175ml)

Equipment Hire Services

  • Telephone conferencing £15 plus call charges
  • CD player, £20
  • DVD player, £20
  • Photocopying, 20p per sheet
  • Fax, outgoing, £1 per sheet
  • Fax, incoming, free of charge
  • Our experienced Conference and Banqueting Co-Coordinator is available to assist you throughout.

We are happy to cater for special diets. Because almost everything we serve is made in our kitchens we know what has gone into our food, and so are able to advise on special requirements or adapt recipes as required.

Each event is planned just for you.

Why not stay for dinner?

Conference dinners are our speciality!
With over 20 years experience the talented chef owner and his team can prepare and serve a whole range of menus. We can cater up to 100 people for a served 3 course dinner, and up to 180 for a buffet.

Conference Menu Ideas

Sample Menu One

Selection of freshly prepared sandwiches/open rolls
Crisps and nibbles
Samosas
Spring rolls
Hot seasoned potato wedges
Tortilla chips with melted cheese and salsa
Homemade sausage rolls
Chicken drumsticks with barbecue and honey sauce

Sample Menu Two

Selection of freshly prepared sandwiches/open rolls
Crisps and nibbles
Samosas
Spring rolls
Hot seasoned potato wedges
Selection of homemade dips served with carrot/pepper/celery batons
Homemade Sausage rolls
Chicken drumsticks with barbecue and honey sauce
Selection of locally produced, cold meats including ham or beef
Free range locally produced eggs in mayonnaise
Selection of home-baked quiches
The house coleslaw
Green salad
Warm bread rolls and Lakeland butter

Sample Menu Three

Selection of freshly prepared sandwiches/open rolls
Crisps and nibbles
Samosas
Hot seasoned potato wedges
Selection of homemade dips served with carrot/pepper/celery batons
Tortilla chips with melted cheese and salsa
Homemade sausage rolls
Chicken drumsticks with barbecue and honey sauce
Selection of locally produced, cold meats including ham or beef
Free range locally produced eggs in mayonnaise
Selection of home-baked quiches
The house coleslaw
Green salad
Mini sausages from our butcher
Warm bread rolls and butter

Choice of two homemade sweets from;
Homemade Gateaux
The house special trifle, laced with sherry
Homemade apple pie served with piping hot custard

Sample Menu Five

Selection of freshly prepared sandwiches/open rolls
Crisps and nibbles
Samosas
Hot seasoned potato wedges
Selection of homemade dips served with carrot/pepper/celery batons
Tortilla chips with melted cheese and salsa
Homemade sausage rolls
Chicken drumsticks with barbecue and honey sauce
Selection of locally produced, cold meats including ham or beef
Free range locally produced eggs in mayonnaise
Selection of home-baked quiches
Homemade rice salad
Green salad
Dressed local salmon
Hot corned beef and potato pie
The house coleslaw
Mini sausages from our butcher
Warm bread rolls and butter

Choice of two homemade sweets from;
Homemade Gateaux
The house special trifle, laced with sherry
Homemade apple pie served with piping hot custard

Sample Menu Six

Roasted prime Lakeland beef, home-baked ham and locally produced chicken pieces
Dressed local salmon
Choice of homemade Lasagne or Meat and potato pie
Traditional oven roasted potatoes
Warm bread roll and butter
Garlic bread
Melon and prawn salad
Green salad
The house coleslaw
Rice salad

Freshly made profiteroles, filled with cream and served with a hot chocolate sauce
Homemade white chocolate torte with a refreshing raspberry coulis

Sample Menu Seven

Chilli con carne, made with locally produced Lakeland beef served with rice, tortilla chips, soured cream, salsa and guacamole

Or

A medium curry of locally produced Cumbrian chicken served with a choice of rice, chips and our special homemade garlic bread

Should you prefer a lighter finger buffet or perhaps a more formal luncheon, please speak to our co-ordinator, as we are happy to be flexible to meet your exact requirements.

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