AT THE Platform 8
WE’VE BEEN HOSTING CHRISTMAS SINCE 1799, WHICH MEANS WE LIKE TO THINK WE KNOW A THING OR TWO ABOUT WHAT MAKES THE FESTIVE SEASON SPECIAL.
Join us to share Hogmanay with us at Platform 8 and bring in the New Year together! We have lots of delicious treats for you to enjoy!
Our kings of feasting (our talented chefs), kings of tipples (our brilliant bar team) and kings of merriment (our fabulous team members) have been working hard to give you a Hogmanay Party to remember in 2019.
Below are some of the highlights of what we have available on our Festive Fayre menu which is available to enjoy on New Year's Eve.
Please note a £5 deposit or £3 per child is required to confirm booking
Prawns on a bed of lettuce, topped with Bloody Mary sauce and served with sliced brown bloomer bread and butter
MAPLE FLAVOURED ROOT VEGETABLE SOUP (V)
Carrots, parsnips and onions caramelised in a sweet maple flavoured syrup, seasoned with festive spices. Served with sliced white bloomer bread and butter
Vegan option available (VE)
STILTON® & PEPPERCORN MUSHROOMS (V)
Garlic ciabatta topped with sautéed mushrooms in a peppercorn sauce, finished with crumbled Stilton® and salad leaves
SEA BASS RISOTTO†
A creamy risotto with wilted spinach and peas topped with sea bass fillets and parsley oil
6OZ* SIRLOIN STEAK & BEARNAISE SAUCE
Cooked to your liking with chips, peas, half a grilled tomato and onion rings
MUSHROOM WELLINGTON (V)
Puff pastry filled with mushrooms, spinach and blue cheese. Served with roast potatoes, carrots, honey-roasted parsnips, Brussels sprouts and gravy
WARM CHOCOLATE FUDGE CAKE (V)
Served with vanilla flavour ice cream
FESTIVE CRUMBLE (V)
Kentish Bramley apple and mincemeat crumble with custard
SHIMMERING BERRY CHEESECAKE (V)
Vanilla cheesecake topped with shimmering berries, served with vanilla flavour ice cream
Bring in the new year with our range of delicious festive tipples at the Platform 8
Reserve your table below
Please note: A deposit is required to secure your festive booking within 48 hours of booking, which will be deducted from your final bill. For Christmas Day we will also require full payment within 48 hours of booking.
Treat someone to one of our Festive Gift Cards or fantastic beers from our online shop this Christmas, and give them the gift of the beer!
Terms & Conditions
1. (V) = Vegetarian. (VE) =Vegan. (N) = Nuts. †Fish, Poultry and Shellfish dishes may contain bones. *All stated weights are approximate and uncooked. w Contains alcohol. Some dishes may contain alcohol which may not be indicated on the menu. Our onion rings are made from chopped and reformed onions. °Scampi may contain one or more wholetails.2. Please advise the team on any dietary requirements when ordering. Please be aware that we do not operate in an allergen free environment. All our dishes are prepared in kitchens where nuts and gluten are present as well as other allergens; therefore we cannot guarantee that any food item is completely free from traces of allergens, due to the risk of unexpected cross contamination. Photography is for illustration purposes only. Sometimes there’s not enough room on our menus to list all ingredients so please have a chat with us if you have any questions or concerns.3. We’d love to organise your Christmas Celebrations. You can book online, pop in or give us a call if you’d like to make a provisional reservation. 4. Please confirm your menu choices by 11th November 2019 if ordering Festive Fayre Menu or
Buffet Package. If booking after this date your menu choices will be required within 48 hours of booking. No booking is confirmed until a deposit is received. £5pp deposit or £3 per child deposit (up to the age of 12) if you are ordering from the Festive Fayre and Buffet Package (Available between 13th November 2019 and 1st January 2020, excluding 25th December 2019)4a. Please check with us if we are doing an exclusive Christmas Day Menu (available on 25th December 2019 only) we will require a £10pp deposit. If we are doing an exclusive Boxing Day Menu (available on 26th December 2019
only), we will require a £5pp deposit or £3 per child deposit (up to the age of 12). No booking is confirmed until a full deposit is received. Full payment and your menu choices will be required by 18th November 2019 for Christmas Day
and Boxing Day bookings. If booking after this date, full payment and your menu choices will be required within 48
hours of booking.4b. Please confirm your pre-order drinks packages by 13th November 2019 if ordering from the
Festive Fayre or Buffet Package and 18th November for Christmas Day Menu and Boxing Day Menu. If booking
after these dates your pre-book drinks choices will be required within 48 hours of booking. All items are subject to
availability. We reserve the right to alter or amend the offer at any time.5. Please remember to bring your receipt with you on the day – makes life a lot easier!6. Sorry, deposits are non-refundable.7. We’ll always do our best to provide your choices but apologise in advance if we can’t.8. If your friends cancel on you please tell us ASAP as any meals taken on the day may be charged unless 48 hours’ notice is given. Promoter: Greene King Brewing and Retailing Ltd, Sunrise House, Ninth Avenue, Burton on Trent, DE14 3JZ. Stilton® and Croxton Manor® are registered trademarks. All cash and credit/debit card tips are paid in full to our team members.
*Christmas early booking incentive 2019 terms and conditions: To be eligible to receive a gift, you must make an online booking on one of our Festive menus for a minimum party of four guests. The online booking must be made and a deposit paid in full by 24th November 2019. £10 gift are valid from 2nd January to 31st May 2020 - excluding Valentine’s Day 14th February 2020, Mother’s Day 22nd March 2020, Easter weekend 10th to 13th April 2020 and May Bank Holiday’s 8th & 25th May 2020. Only one gift will be accepted per transaction. No cash alternative. The gift may only be used in a single transaction and no change will be given. At least £5 of the total gift value must be spent on food, including at least one main meal, which can include breakfast and sharers. Gift cannot be used against the balance of the Festive booking. Gift cannot be used against the purchase of gift cards. The gift cannot be used in conjunction with other discount vouchers or Greene King employee vouchers including friend & family vouchers – but can be used against promotion (e.g. daily deals or set menus). Greene King reserves the right to withdraw or amend the offer at any time. Gift vouchers are not available to Greene King employees or those under 18 years old. Gifts will be delivered electronically by email on 2nd January 2020 (if you have provided a valid email address as part of your online booking and have opted-in to receive our marketing communications). Gifts are redeemable at participating Greene King pubs. To redeem, please present your unique gift code within the email you receive at the till. Enjoy responsibly. Proof of identity may be requested. Age restrictions apply to certain products, serving times and locations. If you are under 18, please check with your pub in advance. Cash value of this gift £0.00000001. This gift is not transferable. Online booking subject to availability. Offer subject to availability. We reserve the right to cancel, amend or withdraw this offer at any time. Promoter: Greene King Brewing and Retailing Limited, Sunrise House, Ninth Avenue, Burton-Upon-Trent, Staffordshire.
For FAQ's relating to the Early Booking Incentive click here