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Local Dining Out Group Christmas Dinner

Wednesday 20th December 2017

Tickets £35.00 per person
[for a Four Course Dinner, including Coach Travel & Tips]

We will be dining at The Green Dragon, Brook


The Green Dragon dates from the 15th century. It was originally premises for a wheelwright and a coffin maker, then became a beer house some 200 years ago. Set in a delightful rural setting, the pub overlooks a stream which is spanned by a humped-backed bridge. During the summer months wild ponies, pigs, cows and donkeys can be seen shading on the forecourt of the Inn. The Pub displays a number of 'bends' of leather, which bear imprints of hot iron brands. These brands represent owners of animals who have commoner’s rights to allow their livestock to graze on New Forest Land.


Read more below:

Local Dining Out Group Christmas Charity Raffle:


On December 20th, we will be supporting the Animals Voice charity in Fordingbridge.

The charity campaigns against all forms of animal cruelty, not only domestic but wild animals, in this country and overseas.

They rescue sick and injured wildlife from around the New Forest which when recovered are released back into the wild.

The charity gives educational talks to school groups, Brownies, WI meetings etc. taking along rescued animals.



Your ticket for our Christmas 2017 dinner will cost £35.00 per person.
(This includes your travel to the restaurant, a Four Course Dinner and tips for our driver and the restaurant staff)

Booking Cut-Off Time

We need to receive your booking, menu choices and payment by early evening on:
Wednesday 13th December 2017
Please try not to leave it until this date as we may be fully booked.


Tickets will be allocated on a first booked and paid basis.
It may be necessary to return bookings if received after we have sold out. It would be a good idea to enquire first before sending
your booking/payment the nearer we get to the 13th December 2017
(If tickets remain unsold, later bookings may be accepted depending upon how near we are to the 20th December and whether the restaurant will
accept more bookings.)

IMPORTANT: We cannot guarantee any refunds for late cancellations, after the 13th December, unless we have diners on a waiting list
who will not only take the place but also the menu choices you made.


Please choose one starter, one main and one dessert from the following list:
(vegetarian options listed with [V] )

Please use the short description in brackets when booking your choices:


Cream of Parsnip Soup with Bacon and Rustic Bread.

[VENISONPATE] Venison & Armagnac Pate with Warm Toast & Winter Fruit Chutney.

[TROUTPATE] Smoked Trout & Horseradish Pate with Toasted Pitta Bread.

[PEARSALAD] Pear, Walnut & Roquefort Salad with Honey Mustard Dressing.

[MUSHROOMS] Wild Mushrooms and Cream Sauce with Sourdough Toast.

Main Course:

[TURKEY] Roast British Turkey with Bacon Wrapped Sausages, Stuffing, Seasonal Vegetables
& Crispy Roast Potatoes.

[PORK] Slow Cooked Belly of Pork with Apple & Sage Winter Barley and Roasted Root Vegetables.

[COD] Fillet of Grilled Cod with Hollandaise Sauce, Chive Butter, Crushed New Potatoes & Wilted Greens.

[PIE] Butternut Squash, Caramelised Red Onion, Spinach, Ricotta & Goats Cheese Pie
with Provencal Vegetables. [V]

[PASTA] Pappardelle Pasta with Blushed Tomatoes, Wild Mushrooms, Asparagus and Baby Spinach. [V]


[PUDDING] Traditional Christmas Pudding with Brandy Butter and Custard.

[CHOCOLATE] Chocolate Orange, Chestnut & Honeycomb Terrine with Blood Orange Sorbet.

[WAFFLE] Spiced Apple & Sultana Waffle with Salted Caramel Ice Cream.

[CHEESE/BISC] Selection of British Cheeses with Assorted Biscuits, Apple, Grapes, Celery & Chutney.

[CHEESECAKE] Gooseberry Cheesecake, Spun-Sugar and Ginger Ice Cream.

To Complete the Evening:

(included in the overall price for this dinner)
A Mince Pie with Coffee or Tea (to choose on the night)

Coach Pickup Points:

We have arranged the following pickup points on the evening. We hope these will be near to most peoples houses.
Some times and pickup points may be added or removed according to who is coming on the evening.

Coach Pickup Points:

Pickup Time






Pickup Time



Woodgreen - Ye Olde Cottage


Woodfalls Inn Bus Stop


Woodgreen High Street -Dongoa


Woodfalls Shop


Woodgreen - Woodside


Morgan’s Vale & Woodfalls Hall


Woodgreen - Keepers Cottage


Downton – Moot Lane


Woodgreen - Hollybush


Downton Salisbury Road – Charlotte Close


Hale – Carters Close


Fordingbridge – Waverley Road


Woodfalls Cross


Fordingbridge – Hair 11

Please try to be at your chosen pickup point 5 minutes before the above times. Sometimes be can be early depending upon who comes.
Our return journey will probably be Fordingbridge>Woodgreen> Hale>Woodfalls>Morgan’s Vale>Downton


The above times are estimates. Please try to be at your pickup point 5 minutes before the listed time as we are often ahead of time.
Can you please make sure that we have your mobile phone number when booking and that you have your phone with you and
switched on once you have left your house. We will make our contact phone number available to you in case of emergency.

For further information see our Terms & Conditions.


Coach Travel:

Please let us know on your booking form if you are travelling on the coach but need specific seating because of travel sickness
or for other medical reasons.

If you would like to come on our Christmas 2017 Local Dining Out Evening


(A) If you are new to our group and not made a previous booking:

Your Name

Your full address with postcode

Your home phone number

Your mobile number (A mobile number is important for text, especially if you do not use e-mail, also for immediate contact on a Dining Evening)

Your e-mail address.

You can give us this information by telephone if you prefer. 01725 513963
Please note all information is kept strictly confidential for us to use to contact you.

(B) If you have booked before: Your Name. eg: Fred Smith

(C) For everyone making a booking:

Your Pickup Point for this event (short version from our list - eg: [BROOK LANE]

Please let us know if you need special seating on the coach for medical reasons. eg: "FRONT" or "NEAR FRONT"
for all other people please enter "ANY"

Please let us know if you have anything on our menu or generally, if important, that you mustn't eat. eg: "NO MUSHROOMS"

Your Starter eg: [SOUP]

Your Main Course Choice eg: [ CHICKEN]

Your Dessert Choice eg: [CHEESECAKE]

How you will be paying: eg: CASH / CHEQUE/ ONLINE PAYMENT
(we will check & confirm receipt, especially online payments)

Your Payment Date. eg: 26/10/2016

click here for printable booking form

We must presume by making a booking you have read and agreed our terms & conditions.


(1) You can call us and make your booking by phone giving your menu choices & arranging payment.
Donald Summers on 01725 513963

(2) You can send us an e-mail covering items (A) or (B) plus (C)
Payment by one of the following ways.


(1) Direct Bank Payment:

Online banking is very straight forward. You need to set up Local Dining Out Group as if we are a person you normally and regularly pay through your online account. Our details are immediately below.

Can you please send us an e-mail when you have made your payment through the online banking just to let us know and confirm the amount paid.

You may need to send us your menu choices and pickup location at the same time. If you are new to our group please send your name, address, postcode, landline and mobile numbers.

As soon as we receive your e-mail we will look out for your payment through our online banking and send you a message as soon as we receive your payment. 

account: Local Dining Out Group

sort code: 20-72-37

account no: 33642410

reference: (your surname)

(2) You can deliver your payment by cash or cheque
Cheque (made payable to: Local Dining Out Group)
Local Dining Out Group, 7 Hill Close, Woodgreen, SP6 2BG (FRONT DOOR ONLY)
handed personally to Donald Summers or Angela Summers

(3) Call us and ask us to call and collect your payment as cash or by cheque
01725 513963
Cheque (made payable to: Local Dining Out Group)