PRIVILEGE CLUB MEMBERS BI-MONTHLY LUNCH

ENJOY A VERY SPECIAL 'GROUP' LUNCH DURING LOCKDOWN! in the comfort of your own home!
Wednesday 15 April 2020 - From 12:30pm
Courtesy of The Anglesey Hotel, The Crescent, Alverstoke
Telephone: 023 9258 2157

SOME GREAT NEWS! Our 54th Privilege Club Members Lunch in April is still going to take place – in the comfort of your own home!! It will be our ‘STAY AT HOME LUNCH 2020’ …… and it’s still FANTASTIC VALUE, so for just one day, NO cooking!

As this is an unprecedented and difficult time for everyone, especially as we have all had our freedom taken away, I guess that by now you need to break up the monotony and have something to look forward to.

Unfortunately this is only possible for those of you who live in the PO12 & PO13 area, but I will be making sure that the rest of you do not lose out and will be in contact very shortly. I presume you will be in!

Our PCM ‘group lunch with a difference’, is on the same date as originally planned and the menu is the same.  We will not be able to supply any wine, soft drinks or hot drinks, so the GOOD NEWS is that your lunch will be cheaper! You will just have to raid your wine or beer cellar for the occasion. Cheers! There is no delivery charge, so I will keep the STAFF TIP included. 

HOW IT WILL WORK
We are very proud to have teamed up with the talented Chef, Kevin, of The Anglesey Hotel (our original venue), for a unique, hot & tasty lunch ‘personally delivered’ to your door. We can all eat together, but of course we will be apart!

2-courses £14 | 3-courses £17
If you have previously booked your place
and chosen your menu, all you have to do is choose a dessert (see menu tab if you are having one) and telephone The Anglesey with your name & payment, or pay me with your debit card. 

If you have previously booked your place and chosen your menu, all you have to do is choose a dessert and let me know your choice. If you would prefer to complete the form again, that would be great.

You can either telephone The Anglesey Hotel with your name & payment,
or pay me with your debit card. SIMPLE!

If you have not reserved your place or chosen your menu already, please go to the online Booking Form, above, to complete. 

Of course, if you have someone at home who would also like to join in the fun, please complete a booking form for them also. No worries if they are not a member, it would be rude to leave them out!

Once I have all the menu choices and payment, I will pass them on to The Anglesey Hotel with your name, address and telephone number. Don’t forget, if you wish to pay direct, please let me know you have paid on the booking form or by email.

GROUP PHOTO – For a bit of fun and to make our lunch even more exciting, I would also like you all to take a ‘photo’ of yourselves having your ‘STAY AT HOME LUNCH’. Hopefully I can then form a WhatsApp & Email ‘group’ for us to share. 

It’s such a shame that we cannot currently experience the hospitality of this historic hotel restaurant in person, but I would love you to join me and everyone else in helping out one of our prestigious local establishments in these worrying times.
So please join us for what will a rather historic 54th Privilege Club Members Lunch, which will no doubt be implanted in our memory bank forever!  

If you have any queries, please do not hesitate in contacting me – I’m still working as usual.

A Unique 2 or 3-course Lunch during Covid19 Lockdown!

What's Included?

  • Delicious 2 or 3 course lunch (see menu choice)
  • Delivery to your door!
  • Staff Gratuity
  • Group Interaction

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Southampton Harbour Hotel, Ocean Village, Southampton

Suphawadi Thai Restaurant – Stoke Road, Gosport

OUR DELICIOUS LUNCH INCLUDES:
2-courses £14 or 3-courses £17 
Staff Tip

STARTER
Mushrooms on toast
Fricassee of garlic mushrooms sat on ciabbata
Greek flat bread
With humus, tzatziki and fresh vegetables
Soup of the moment
With crusty bread
Halloumi saganaki
Fried with ripe tomatoes and basil pesto

MAIN COURSE
Butterflied chicken
Topped with garlic mushrooms. Served with a dressed salad plus new potatoes OR chips
Slow cooker pork chops
With onions apple and cider. Served on creamy mash to soak up the juices
House battered cod fillet
House chips, dressed salad and tartare sauce
Classic mac N Cheese
Topped with either slow roasted tomatoes (V) or bacon. With garlic bread (Vegan option also available)
Steak and kidney pie
Creamy mash, roasted root vegetables and gravy +£1.50

DESSERT
Lemon Meringue Pie
New York Cheese cake
Chocolate Brownie
Cheese & biscuits + £2.50

DIETARY: Please ensure that you indicate on the booking form if you have any dietary requirements, as these can only be taken at time of booking.

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The Anglesey Hotel, The Crescent, Alverstoke

The Anglesey Hotel – a history of Royal Connections!

At the start of the 19th Century, fashionable resorts for sea bathing were the new fashion  made popular by George III and the Prince Regent, later George IV, hence the creation of The Anglesey Hotel in The Crescent, Alverstoke.

Believed to be designed by Portsmouth architect, Jacob Owen, the hotel and the Crescent were the brainchild of local entrepreneur, Robert Cruickshank. It was completed in 1830 and it is due to him that Gosport is able to boast such a fine example of monumental seaside architecture.

 As was usual in those days, aristocratic patronage was necessary for continued success and Cruickshank was fortunate in persuading the First Marquis of Anglesey [hero of the battle of Waterloo] to lay the foundation stone on the 19 September 1826. 
 
In order to attract people to Anglesey, a race course was put down with the first race on the 28 August 1832. The Senior Steward was the notable Lord Charles Wellesley. 
When Robert Cruickshank died in 1853, the Anglesey Hotel was left to his widow Harriet, who disposed of it to Richard Henry Wyatt of Grosvenor Place, London for the sum of £2,454 16s 5d. This included the adjoining house which at the time was used as part of the hotel plus a parcel of land to the rear of the hotel. In 1878 Wyatt sold the property to Samuel & Thomas Blake [Blake Breweries] for the sum of £1025.

Noted visitors to the hotel have been frequent in history;  Princess Victoria [Queen Victoria] in 1830 when she came to Gosport with mother Victoria Maria Louisa of Saxe-Coburg, the Duchess of Kent; in October 1839 , Capt. Charles Austen, Jane Austen’s brother, dined at the hotel giving a speech in honour of Robert Cruickshank.