Devon Christmas, Christmas in Devon, Devon Christmas Breaks | Palace Hotel Torquay
Devon Christmas, Christmas in Devon, Devon Christmas Breaks | Palace Hotel Torquay

Christmas & New Year 2017-18


Here at the Palace in Torquay, we invite you to relax and enjoy the finest of festive surroundings in the warmth and comfort of this traditional hotel in the English Riviera.

Our Christmas and New Year breaks combine an excellent selection of entertainment & activities to suit all ages and delicious food prepared by our talented team of chefs.

Whether you wish to relax in one of the many lounges, indulge in our array of afternoon tea treats, stroll around perfectly manicured gardens, or take advantage of the wide choice of leisure facilities, you can do as little or as much as you please at the Palace!

Our Christmas & New Year programme for 2017-18 can be viewed here.

Our Christmas & New Year tariff for 2017-18 is available here.

If you would like any further information or wish to make a booking, please telephone 01803 200200 and our Reception/Reservations team will be delighted to assist.


Why not begin your Christmas celebrations by coming along to one of our festive Party Nights with your company, department, office or group of friends?

For 2017, we are offering:

  • CARVERY PARTY NIGHTS on Friday 1 & Friday 22 December, at £21.95 per person, including a 3-course menu followed by coffee & mince pies and a disco until 1 am..
  • An ABBA TRIBUTE PARTY NIGHT on Friday 8 December, at £35 per person, with 'Take a Chance on Us'  performing from 10 pm to midnight and a disco from 9 to 10 pm & again from midnight to 1 am..  A welcome drink on arrival and a 4-course menu followed by coffee & mince pies are also included.
  • PARTY NIGHTS on Saturday 9, Friday 15 & Saturday 16 December, at £32 per person, including a welcome drink on arrival, a 4-course menu followed by coffee & mince pies and a disco until 1 am.

Overnight accommodation is offered to Party Night guests at the special rate of £29 per person for a standard Single room, or £45 for 2 persons sharing a standard Twin/Double room.  This includes full English breakfast, use of our extensive leisure facilities & VAT.


Priced at £21 per person for 3 courses & coffee, festive lunches are available on Mondays to Saturdays from 1 to 23 December, in our main Restaurant, from 12 noon to 2 pm.  A minimum party of 8 persons applies and advance booking & pre-orders are required.

Further information, including menus and a booking form, can be viewed via the following links:

Xmas Party Nights & Festive Lunches - Brochure

Xmas Party Nights & Festive Lunches - Booking Form

Please contact our Events Office on 01803 200200 to check availability &/or to make a provisional booking for a Christmas Party Night or a Festive Lunch, or email

NEW YEAR'S EVE GALA DINNER - Sunday 31 December

Non-residents are warmly invited to join resident guests for our New Year's Eve celebrations, from 7 pm to 1 am.

For only £90 per person, this includes:

  • a pre-dinner Welcome Reception, with a festive cocktail and musical entertainment from The Walpot Brothers, Harp & Violin Duo;
  • a 5-course Gala Dinner served in our magnificent Restaurant (menu to be available in due course), with entertainment from James Bersey, Pianist; Lez Ellis, Table Magician and The Walpot Brothers;
  • after-dinner entertainment in the Bishop's Suite with Lisa Winwood, Vocalist from 9 to, performing songs from across the decades followed by a Disco with DJ John Atyeo of Ricochet Roadshow until 1 am.

To book your place, a deposit of £10 per person is requested, with payment in full by 15 December and any wine/drinks ordered & paid for on the evening.

For further information or to make a non-resident booking, please telephone 01803 200200, or email  For bookings requiring accommodation (for which our 2-night New Year tariff applies), please contact Reservations on 01803 200200, or email