Festive season

You are invited to celebrate

The Hydro can offer you a range of pre-Christmas festivities to suit all numbers. From a pre-Christmas lunch for 2 to an office Christmas party for 160, there are various options available to choose from.

Regardless of what you are planning, the Hydro is the perfect choice.

We offer a number of function rooms to cater for your occasion. Simply make an appointment with the sales team by calling 01323 746105 to view the facilities in order to decide the best suitable option for you. Alternatively, contact the sales office via email sales.office@hydrohotel.com

A warm festive welcome

Originally opened in 1895, the Hydro Hotel has been taking care of guests for over 120 years. The hotel has built up a long-standing reputation for fine cuisine, an unforgettable dining experience and personal service. There is no better place to celebrate the festive season where tradition combined with fine food, excellent wines and wonderfully relaxed surrounds create a truly unique atmosphere.

Festive party nights

Whether you are organising your company’s party or looking to join a night with a group of friends, our festive parties are an evening to remember. Start the evening by greeting your guests in one of our festive lounges. Enjoy a sumptuous three course meal with coffee and mince pies, then you and your guests are invited to celebrate and dance the night away until midnight with our resident DJ. This event is not suitable for under 18s.

Pricing and package inclusions:

  • Three course pre-ordered festive meal with coffee and mince pies
  • After dinner disco with DJ until midnight
  • Festive décor and novelties
  • 10% discount on pre-booked wine

Tuesday to Thursday – £34 inclusive of disco, festive novelties and three course dinner with coffee and mince pies.
Friday and Saturday – £38 inclusive of disco, festive novelties and three course dinner with coffee and mince pies.

Christmas Day lunch – Monday 25th December

Join us on Christmas Day and enjoy a real treat for all the family. Arrive for a glass of Kir Royale in our Garden suite before a traditional four course Christmas day luncheon is served with all the trimmings. £75 per person, £40 per child (aged 4 to 14 years).

Christmas Day luncheon menu

Grilled fillet of mackerel, a la grecque vegetables, spiced tomato sauce
Duck liver and port parfait, toasted brioche and a warm bacon and red onion ragout
Assiette of melon in a Midori sauce (v)
Sweet potato and coconut veloute (v)
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Raspberry and crème de framboise sorbet
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Traditional roast turkey with a peach, chestnut and thyme stuffing, bacon wrapped chipolata, glazed sprouts, carrots and château potatoes, red wine jus
Grilled fillet of sea bass, celeriac purée, slow braised celery, parmentier potatoes, glazed swede and truffle jus
Carrot and cashew nut roast, marinated pimento’s, roasted potatoes and a cherry tomato fondue sauce (v)
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Steamed plum pudding with a spiced plum compote and Amaretto sauce
Light vanilla mousse, blackberry ice cream and honey tuille
Chocolate and hazelnut tart, peanut butter ice cream, cardamom anglaise
Selection of continental cheeses served with homemade chutney and walnut bread
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Freshly brewed coffee and mince pies

New Year’s Day lunch – Monday 1st January 2018

Please note our New Year’s Day lunch menu will feature dishes from our popular Sunday lunch menus throughout the year, below is a sample menu. £35 per person, £20 per child (aged 4 to 14 years).

New Year’s Day lunch menu

New Year’s Day lunch menu
Sliced smoked duck breast, orange and cranberry compote
Traditional prawn cocktail, Marie Rose sauce and iceberg lettuce
Homemade cream of broccoli and Stilton soup (v)
Red onion and goats cheese tart, cherry tomato salsa (v)
Fanned honeydew melon with peach and raisin chutney (v)
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Roast sirloin of beef served with horseradish sauce and Yorkshire pudding
Steamed loin of cod on stir fried vegetables, parsley cream sauce
Honey roasted Sussex ham, apricot and fig chutney, Madeira sauce
Tian of roasted marinated vegetables, walnut crumble, paprika oil (v)
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Warm stem ginger baked sponge served with cream, sauce Anglaise or ice cream
Toffee and banana filo basket, vanilla coulis
Strawberry and Grand Marnier mousse torte
Red cherry sundae, coconut ice cream
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Freshly brewed coffee and mints

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3 and 4 night Christmas package

Christmas Eve – Sunday 24th December 2017

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Festive private dining

Throughout December celebrate the festivities with friends, family, colleagues or clients. Our package includes a private drinks reception area, canapés on arrival, a three course festive menu, crackers, Christmas novelties and the hire of a private room (subject to availability). Dinner £30 per person or include a glass of Champagne on arrival for £35 per person. *Minimum and maximum numbers apply, pre-booking is required.

Festive meetings

Book your meeting room with us and celebrate in the evening with a three course party night dinner, overnight accommodation and full traditional breakfast, on selected midweek dates in December from £115 per delegate. Depending on number of delegates your party may be able to join one of our festive party nights. Minimum numbers apply.

January dining and party nights

For those that are too busy to fit in celebrations during December, why not check out our January private dining availability? January party nights are available on selected dates in 2018 from £30 per person.


Packages

Delegate packages

Delegate packages are available for breakfast meetings, half day, full day and 24 hour stays.  All packages include WiFi.

A minimum of 10 delegates are required and our prices are inclusive of VAT at 20%.

  • Meeting room hire (8 hours)
  • Flip charts, pads and pens
  • Screen and LCD projector
  • Arrival tea and coffee
  • Jugs of iced water, cordials and mints
  • Mid-morning tea, coffee and biscuits
  • Two course sandwich buffet lunch with orange juice
  • Afternoon tea and coffee with cake
  • WiFi

£32.50 per delegate

  • Meeting room hire
  • Flip charts, pads and pens
  • Screen and LCD projector
  • Two course sandwich lunch
  • 1 serving of tea, coffee and biscuits
  • Jugs of iced water, cordials and mints
  • WiFi

£21.50 per delegate

  • Meeting room hire (6:30 to 10:30am)
  • Arrival tea, coffee and orange juice
  • Flip charts, pads and pens
  • Screen
  • Full English and continental breakfast
  • Jugs of iced water, cordials and mints
  • WiFi

£14.50 per delegate

All prices are per person.

Morning pastries on arrival £1.50
Two course hot fork buffet/restaurant lunch £2.50
Homemade chocolate biscuits £1.00
Bottles of house filtered water £1.00
Teatime cakes and pastries £2.50
Fudge/Carrot/Victoria sponge cake £1.50
Platter of fresh fruit £2.00
Homemade scones, clotted cream and jam £2.50
End of day drink reception (house wine, draft beer and soft drink – 1 per person) with nuts and crisps £5.00

Visual
LCD projector £25
TV and DVD £25
Laptop £25
Audio and staging
PA and microphone £25
Teleconferencing £POA
Staging £POA


Celebration packages

Celebrations and private dining

With our stunning sea views and award winning gardens enjoy a summer barbeque for up to 100 guests or relax with friends and family on our Wedgwood balcony for afternoon tea or pre-dinner drinks. We can host a variety of celebrations and parties throughout the year and would be delighted to help you with your enquiry.

Contact our sales and event coordinators to check availability on 01323 746105 or email events@hydrohotel.com

The celebration packages start from £28 per person and include the following:

  • Private drinks reception area to welcome your guests
  • Three course meal with coffee and mints
  • Hire of a private room for your event

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Whatever the occasion, we look forward to welcoming you to the Hydro Hotel Eastbourne.


Contact us

The Hydro Hotel

Mount Road, Eastbourne,
East Sussex, England
BN20 7HZ

Telephone: 01323 720643

General enquiries and reservations:
sales@hydrohotel.com

Conference and banqueting enquiries:
events@hydrohotel.com

Directions

  • From M25 follow the M23 southbound until you join the A23 towards Brighton.
  • Continue on the A23 turning left onto the A27 towards Lewes.
  • Follow the A27, past Lewes until joining the A22 into Eastbourne.
  • Follow until joining the A259, Upperton road. At the roundabout by the railway station turn into Grove Road.
  • At the end of Grove road bear right onto Meads road and follow until you join St Johns road.
  • Turn left and follow until you reach Mount road on the right.
  • The Hydro Hotel is on the right.

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Love is in the air.

Your wedding is a unique and wonderful experience, and the Hydro is a romantic and elegant place in which to celebrate it. Situated at the top of a cliff with stunning sea views, award-winning flower gardens and the finest cuisine, the Hydro offers a personal service throughout. Our experienced event coordinators will manage every aspect of your day. As a venue that is licensed for civil ceremonies, we can provide for both the ceremony and reception, all in one ideal location.

Exchange vows in the stunning setting of the Wedgwood Ballroom and then celebrate with family and friends in the Garden Suite, which features everything you need for your reception and evening party. A large and spacious function room looking over the gardens and sea, with dance floor, function bar, PA system, air-conditioning, screen and projector, plus a separate lounge ensuring there is plenty of room for additional evening guests joining the party.

For smaller, more intimate weddings, the Meads Room and the Orangery are both popular choices.

We would like to take this opportunity to extend our warmest congratulations to you both and we do hope that we will have the pleasure of working with you to ensure you have a memorable and cherished wedding day.

The Wedgwood Ballroom

The Wedgwood Ballroom is ideal for ceremonies up to a maximum of 100 people. Licensed for civil ceremonies, the sea view Wedgwood Ballroom’s traditional blue décor with high ceilings, classic chandeliers and crown mouldings provide an elegant setting for couples to exchange their vows.

Your wedding day at the Hydro

A wedding at the Hydro Hotel can make a bride and groom feel like a prince and princess for the day, regardless of the size of the wedding. Experience a stylish civil ceremony followed by a reception with all your needs taken care of by our wedding co-ordinators who will assist you in planning your special day.

Exchange vows in the stunning setting of the Wedgwood Ballroom and then celebrate with family and friends in the Garden Suite, which features everything you need for your reception and evening party.  The prestigious grounds ensure that the wedding photography can provide beautiful and breathtaking wedding pictures.


Take in the sea air

Love is in the air.

Your wedding is a unique and wonderful experience, and the Hydro is a romantic and elegant place in which to celebrate it. Situated at the top of a cliff with stunning sea views, award-winning flower gardens and the finest cuisine, the Hydro offers a personal service throughout. Our experienced event coordinators will manage every aspect of your day. As a venue that is licensed for civil ceremonies, we can provide for both the ceremony and reception, all in one ideal location.

Exchange vows in the stunning setting of the Wedgwood Ballroom and then celebrate with family and friends in the Garden Suite, which features everything you need for your reception and evening party. A large and spacious function room looking over the gardens and sea, with dance floor, function bar, PA system, air-conditioning, screen and projector, plus a separate lounge ensuring there is plenty of room for additional evening guests joining the party.

For smaller, more intimate weddings, the Meads Room and the Orangery are both popular choices.

We would like to take this opportunity to extend our warmest congratulations to you both and we do hope that we will have the pleasure of working with you to ensure you have a memorable and cherished wedding day.

The Wedgwood Ballroom

The Wedgwood Ballroom is ideal for ceremonies up to a maximum of 100 people. Licensed for civil ceremonies, the sea view Wedgwood Ballroom’s traditional blue décor with high ceilings, classic chandeliers and crown mouldings provide an elegant setting for couples to exchange their vows.

Your wedding day at the Hydro

A wedding at the Hydro Hotel can make a bride and groom feel like a prince and princess for the day, regardless of the size of the wedding. Experience a stylish civil ceremony followed by a reception with all your needs taken care of by our wedding co-ordinators who will assist you in planning your special day.

Exchange vows in the stunning setting of the Wedgwood Ballroom and then celebrate with family and friends in the Garden Suite, which features everything you need for your reception and evening party.  The prestigious grounds ensure that the wedding photography can provide beautiful and breathtaking wedding pictures.


Dine with a view

Love is in the air.

Your wedding is a unique and wonderful experience, and the Hydro is a romantic and elegant place in which to celebrate it. Situated at the top of a cliff with stunning sea views, award-winning flower gardens and the finest cuisine, the Hydro offers a personal service throughout. Our experienced event coordinators will manage every aspect of your day. As a venue that is licensed for civil ceremonies, we can provide for both the ceremony and reception, all in one ideal location.

Exchange vows in the stunning setting of the Wedgwood Ballroom and then celebrate with family and friends in the Garden Suite, which features everything you need for your reception and evening party. A large and spacious function room looking over the gardens and sea, with dance floor, function bar, PA system, air-conditioning, screen and projector, plus a separate lounge ensuring there is plenty of room for additional evening guests joining the party.

For smaller, more intimate weddings, the Meads Room and the Orangery are both popular choices.

We would like to take this opportunity to extend our warmest congratulations to you both and we do hope that we will have the pleasure of working with you to ensure you have a memorable and cherished wedding day.

The Wedgwood Ballroom

The Wedgwood Ballroom is ideal for ceremonies up to a maximum of 100 people. Licensed for civil ceremonies, the sea view Wedgwood Ballroom’s traditional blue décor with high ceilings, classic chandeliers and crown mouldings provide an elegant setting for couples to exchange their vows.

Your wedding day at the Hydro

A wedding at the Hydro Hotel can make a bride and groom feel like a prince and princess for the day, regardless of the size of the wedding. Experience a stylish civil ceremony followed by a reception with all your needs taken care of by our wedding co-ordinators who will assist you in planning your special day.

Exchange vows in the stunning setting of the Wedgwood Ballroom and then celebrate with family and friends in the Garden Suite, which features everything you need for your reception and evening party.  The prestigious grounds ensure that the wedding photography can provide beautiful and breathtaking wedding pictures.


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Love is in the air.

Your wedding is a unique and wonderful experience, and the Hydro is a romantic and elegant place in which to celebrate it. Situated at the top of a cliff with stunning sea views, award-winning flower gardens and the finest cuisine, the Hydro offers a personal service throughout. Our experienced event coordinators will manage every aspect of your day. As a venue that is licensed for civil ceremonies, we can provide for both the ceremony and reception, all in one ideal location.

Exchange vows in the stunning setting of the Wedgwood Ballroom and then celebrate with family and friends in the Garden Suite, which features everything you need for your reception and evening party. A large and spacious function room looking over the gardens and sea, with dance floor, function bar, PA system, air-conditioning, screen and projector, plus a separate lounge ensuring there is plenty of room for additional evening guests joining the party.

For smaller, more intimate weddings, the Meads Room and the Orangery are both popular choices.

We would like to take this opportunity to extend our warmest congratulations to you both and we do hope that we will have the pleasure of working with you to ensure you have a memorable and cherished wedding day.

The Wedgwood Ballroom

The Wedgwood Ballroom is ideal for ceremonies up to a maximum of 100 people. Licensed for civil ceremonies, the sea view Wedgwood Ballroom’s traditional blue décor with high ceilings, classic chandeliers and crown mouldings provide an elegant setting for couples to exchange their vows.

Your wedding day at the Hydro

A wedding at the Hydro Hotel can make a bride and groom feel like a prince and princess for the day, regardless of the size of the wedding. Experience a stylish civil ceremony followed by a reception with all your needs taken care of by our wedding co-ordinators who will assist you in planning your special day.

Exchange vows in the stunning setting of the Wedgwood Ballroom and then celebrate with family and friends in the Garden Suite, which features everything you need for your reception and evening party.  The prestigious grounds ensure that the wedding photography can provide beautiful and breathtaking wedding pictures.