Azalea Glasshouse & Bothy Festive Dining

Celebrate the festive season in Glenapp's new restaurant

Join us for fun and delicious dining over the festive season

Gather your family, friends or work colleagues this festive season and dine in the splendour of The Azalea Glasshouse & Bothy Restaurant. Set within the Walled Gardens, this original Victorian Mackenzie and Moncur Glasshouse is one of only a few remaining in Scotland. The Glasshouse and Bothy are adjoining giving you the choice of garden or pond views.

The Glasshouse offers five distinct and individual compartments - The May Stock Room, The Atrium, The Vine Room, The Pond Room and The Fruit Room. Perfect for intimate dining, lunch or dinner with friends or afternoon tea. The Bothy, with exposed brick, wood burners and bifold doors offers perfect views of the Azalea Pond. For larger events, The Azalea Glasshouse & Bothy Restaurant can be yours exclusively. A unique and beautiful space, full of colour and nature with an abundance of plant life reflecting the changing seasons.

Joe Gould, Executive Chef and his team, use the very best of our garden and estate grown ingredients, together with local Ayrshire produce. Enjoy West Coast Sea Bream, Salt Aged Duck Breast, Loch Duart Salmon and for dessert Iced Morello Cherry Parfait or Pink Lady Apple Tart Tatin, just to name a few.

Azalea Festive Afternoon Tea

With five distinctive rooms to choose from, either overlooking the Walled Gardens or the Azalea Pond, each one full of character, bursting with wonderful botanics and displaying their seasonal colour. Tuck into our delicious afternoon tea in this light and spacious setting.

Start with delicate sandwiches and sliders, followed by hand crafted desserts such as Dark Chocolate Pear & Yuzu Present, Reindeer Macaron with White Chocolate & Chestnut Ganache, and of course, scones accompanied by homemade jams and preserves, all lovingly prepared by our pastry chefs.

£35.00 per person per person.

Festive afternoon tea available from Friday 3rd December until Thursday 23rd December. Afternoon tea is served from 12.30pm until 5.30pm.

Azalea Festive Private Dining

The Azalea Glasshouse & Bothy is the centrepiece of the Walled Garden where in addition to an array of magnificent flowers, much homegrown produce finds its way from the garden to the plate. Featuring five distinct and individual compartments - The May Stock Room, The Atrium, The Vine Room, The Pond Room and The Fruit Room, that are perfect for intimate dining, and each have their own special highlights. Two of the compartments have their own private lounge areas. The Vine Room is home to 100 year old grapevines and The Atrium, at the very heart of The Glasshouse, is full of colour and nature with an abundance of plant life reflecting the changing seasons. The Bothy can also be yours exclusively, full of warmth with log burners and stunning views overlooking the Azalea Pond.

There are a variety of event configurations for guests in The Glasshouse, from small gatherings of 6 to cocktail parties for up to one hundred and formal dining for up to seventy.

Festive dining available from Friday 3rd December until Thursday 23rd December. Contact us for a bespoke proposal.

Festive Terms and Conditions

To confirm your festive dining reservation with us, we kindly ask for a £15.00 deposit per person to be paid at the time of booking with the final balance due on departure from the Castle. Your deposit is non-refundable if your reservation is cancelled 14 days or less from your reservation. 

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