New Year’s House Party 2011-2012 at Monte do Casal, Faro, Algarve, Portugal

Join our fabulous house party and enjoy a luxurious, fun filled two-day break! This luxury New Year break in the picturesque grounds of Monte do Casal is the perfect way to celebrate Hogmanay in style this year...why stay at home!
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Oct. 20, 2011 - PRLog -- New Year’s House Party 2011-2012

Saturday 31st December 2011 to Monday 2nd January 2012
2 night stay.

Join our fabulous house party and enjoy a luxurious, fun filled two-day break! This luxury New Year break in the picturesque grounds of Monte do Casal is the perfect way to celebrate Hogmanay in style this year.

This will be a New Year celebration to remember, with an abundance of excellent food and wine, lively entertainment and great company… why stay at home!

The New Year House Party Programme

New Years Eve, Saturday, 31st December

We welcome you to Monte do Casal with a glass of chilled champagne as we deal with the formalities. After you  have settled in, relax in the lounge and enjoy afternoon tea with mince pies.

New Years Eve Welcome Cocktail Party

Time 7:00pm – 8:00pm

A chance to meet fellow guests in the Cocktail Bar, while a glass of chilled champagne is offered.

Selection of Canapés

Fresh Langoustine with Garlic Mayonnaise .
Smoked Salmon Roulade with Seafood Bearnaise
Carpaccio of Bacalhau, Roast Almonds, Olive Oil Drizzle
Savoury Profiterole filled with Smoked Salmon Mousse and Lemon Mayonnaise
Chicken and Cucumber with a Sweet and Sour Tarragon Reduction.
Quail’s Egg with Paté and Hollandaise Sauce, Puff Pastry
Ham with Swedish Dill sauce, Puff Pastry
Warm Seafood cocktail in a Savoury Profiterole
Warm Prawn Tempura with a Chilli Dipping Sauce.
Warm Crab and Leek Croquettes, Tartare Sauce

After the welcome cocktail party, guests are invited to have dinner in our gourmet restaurant.
From 8:00pm
A very special menu was created for the last evening of 2011, wines are not included. The Sommelier will be pleased to recommend you a good choice of wines for each course from the very best wines of Portugal

New Years Eve Gala Dinner

Amuse Bouche:

Millefeuille of House Smoked Salmon, Mango and Seafood
Seared Scallop, Algarve Sweet Potato Mousseline, Spring Onion and Scallop Sauce
Thai Crab Fish Cake, Spinach Mousse, Piri Piri Chouriço Oil
Seared Foie Gras, Apple Confit, Calvados Jus
Butterfly Tiger Prawn, Lobster Sauce
Champagne Belini Cocktail Sorbet
Fillet of Lamb, Roast Walnut Crust, Rosemary and Red Wine Sauce. Herbed Roast Winter Vegetables, Cheese and Onion Rosti


Fillet of Beef, Black Pepper and Mushroom Sauce, Herbed Roast Winter Vegetables. Gratin Potatoes


Mango Mousse with Lime Ice Cream
Plum and Almond Tart with Amoretto Crème Anglaise  
Hazelnut Meringue with Tia Maria Crème Anglaise  
Apple Tarte Tatin with Prune and Armagnac Ice Cream
Coffee and Petit Fours

Music and Festivities continue in the bar after dinner.
A glass of champagne will be offered at midnight to toast New Year 2012!

New Years Day , Sunday, 1st January

New Year’s Breakfast
Luxury Continental Breakfast with House Smoked Salmon served on your private terrace.  

New Year’s Day Cocktail Reception

Time 12:30pm – 1:00pm
Before lunch, there is a Cocktail in the bar followed by lunch in our gourmet restaurant.

Selection of Canapés

House Smoked Salmon on Croissant with Lemon Mayonnaise.
Savoury Profiterole filled with a Mousse of House Smoked Tuna and Creamed Horseradish.
Quail’s Egg, Paté, Duxcelle, Hollandaise Sauce
Sweet Onion Chicken Liver Terrine.
Tomato Bearnaise.
Seafood Cocktail.
Chicken and cucumber with a sweet and sour tarragon reduction.
Ham with Swedish Dill sauce in a pastry case
Crab and Leek Croquettes with a finely diced Gherkin and Caper Sauce.
Prawns Tempura with Sweet Chilli dipping sauce.

New Year’s Day Lunch Table d’Hote

From 1:00pm
New Year’s Day Table d’Hote at Monte do Casal; enjoy 3 courses especially prepared to this day. Half a bottle of House Wine per person is included.

New Years Lunch

Chilled Melon Balls, Orange and Mint Marinade.
Avocado and Crab Salad with a Rosé Sauce
Monte do Casal Scrambled Egg. Mushrooms Crouton.
Barbecued Butterfly Tiger Prawns Piri-Piri with Garlic, Coriander.  Spicy African Rice
Barbequed Chicken Piri Piri with Honey and Garlic. Basmati Rice
Barbecued Fillet Steak with Bearnaise Sauce, Dijon Mustard or Garlic and Coriander Butter

Chocolate Marquise with Tia Maria Sauce
Lemon Pannacotta, Wild Red Berry Jus, Vanilla Ice Cream
Crème Brulée Flambéed with Cointreau
Coffee and Petit Fours

After lunch, you are invited to retire to the lounge where afternoon tea and the cutting of the Portuguese Christmas Cake will be served by the fire.  

New Years Day Dinner Table d’Hote

From 7:00pm
Enjoy a 3 Course Table d’Hote Menu, especially prepared to this occasion. Half a bottle of House Wine per person is included.

New Years Day Dinner

Green Pea Soup ‘A la Française’
Prawns Piri Piri, Garlic and Coriander Butter
Caesar Salad with a Creamy Garlic Anchovy Dressing and Parmesan Shavings
Roast Goat’s Cheese, Roast Apple, Presunto, Garlic and Coriander Crouton. Apple Vinaigrette Drizzle.
Algarve Seafood Cataplana.

Duo of Roast Boned Quail, Soya, Garlic Rosemary and Thyme, Rosti Potato, Jus and Madeira Reduction

Curry Ground Beef, Herbs, Chutney, Cauliflower and Cheddar Cheese Gratinée

Slow Roast Pork Belly and Cheek Black Pork, Spinach and Potato Pure, Bacon and Grain Mustard Jus.


Sticky Toffee Pudding with Tia Maria Crème Anglaise
Chocolate Demi Cuit With Bailey’s Crème
Bread and Butter Pudding with Crème Anglaise
Eton Mess, Strawberry Coulis

Monday, 2nd January 2012
·   Breakfast at Leisure
·   Guests depart at Leisure.
·   10% discount on daily rates for additional nights

New Year House Party (Prices per person for two nights)

Twin Room - 357,00 €   
Deluxe Room - 377,00 €   
Junior Suite    - 395,00 €
Suite - 409,00 €         

For Reservations and further information:

Tlf: (+351) 289 990 140
Fax: (+351) 289 991 503

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Monte do Casal, a member of the Small Luxury Hotels of the World is considered as one of the most charming boutique hotels in the Algarve.
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