Christmas Party, Dinner & Dance

We are now taking group bookings for Christmas 2015, but please book early to avoid disappointment.


Southampton - Christmas Party Dinner and Dance

Do something different this Christmas and make it unforgettable

The Princess Caroline is almost certainly the most unique venue in Southampton for your 2015 Christmas party. It’s quite unique and will make your evening truly memorable.

If you’d prefer exclusive hire of ship, the minimum number of guests is 50 up to 120. This is for cruising. For availability please call 07976 594663.

Static Christmas Party events, require a minimum of 35 guests. The cost will be from £32.00 per person all inclusive of ship hire, cruise, fabulous food (we can discuss your requirements) plus a DJ & dancing the rest of the evening. It’s a guaranteed fun night with a lot of repeat business.

We also have several joint public Christmas party cruises which are currently available on November 21st and a few places left on December 4th (minimum of 8 guests please).

£32 per guest, 2 course menu + mince pie buffet

Includes Ship hire & Cruise
2 course Christmas lunch or dinner
DJ with approximate itinerary below.

OR add entree to make a 3 course menu – £37.00

OR add Welcome drink Glass of Bubbly as well – £42.00

Please let us know as soon as possible if you would like to reserve a date.

The ship is lovely and warm so everyone can dress up in party outfits or a themed night (Casino Night is fabulous fun with Dancing on Bridge deck – add £400)


Typical Christmas party itinerary

6.30pm – All guests boarding the ship on Bridge Deck – Cash Bar available.
7.15pm – Guests invited down below where dinner will be served  Cash bar available for all drinks,Bottles of wine/water etc.
8.30pm – Departing on gentle cruise  taking in any activities in local waters – eg. viewing of cruise ships, up River Hamble or River Beaulieu, over to Cowes,Osborne bay etc etc.
8.35pm – Dancing & entertainment with our local DJ will commence on Bridge Deck.
11.00pm – Returning to homeport for gradual disembarcation of all guests.
11.30pm – Final drinks & last farewells as guests depart in order for staff to prepare ship for following event.


Southampton Christmas Party Dinner and Disco

All guests will eat the same set menu other than dietary requirements in order to remain within this budget. (However, please just discuss if you prefer alternative arrangements).



All guests will eat the same set menu other than dietary requirements in order to remain within this budget. ( please just discuss if you prefer alternative arrangements )

Selection of Warm Rustic Breads served with Butter
Soup of the Day Eg – Carrot & Lentil Soup with a Hint of Ginger
Traditional Christmas dinner of Turkey, in a Delicious Jus served with Cranberry Sauce, Sage & Onion Stuffing, Pigs in a Blanket served with Rosemary & Garlic Roasted Potatoes & Seasonal Steamed Vegetables.
Christmas Pudding / Christmas Eton Mess with Red Berries , Cinnamon & Swirls of Coulis  ( or other choice available made daily by our patisserie chef )

VEGETARIAN OPTION – Portabello Mushroom Topped with Chargrilled Courgette, Sunblushed Tomato & Melted Rustic Cheese.. – Pre order please.





Selection of Warm Breads served with Butter
Honey Roasted Winter Salad
Fillets of Chicken Supreme served with a Creamy Tarragon & Grape Sauce, Chef’s Selection of Steamed Vegetables & Roasted Cumin Potatoes.

OR Alternative example

Medallions of Pork on a Bed of Wilted spinach served with a Mustard & Cognac sauce, Seasonal steamed vegetables & Garlic & Sea salt Roasted Potatoes.
Black Cherry & Chocolate Cheesecake  Topped with Whipped Cream

VEGETARIAN OPTION – Roasted Red Peppers & Feta Tartlette served of a Bed of Salad please pre-order.

Alternatively you can also add an extra course to your lunch/dinner @ £35.00 per guest OR £40.00 per guest to include Welcome drink of Sparkling Bubbly served in Champagne Flutes to get the Party mood in full flow !!

Southampton Christmas Party Yacht - Princess Caroline


Plan your Christmas party night aboard the Princess Caroline

The restaurant is simply stunning and looks like the orient express with lots of brass & wood. A guaranteed special evening for your guests or clients. Please feel free to come down to look around & meet Andi and the team.

All food is freshly prepared on board the ship with the freshest ingredients only.
Consequently the food is delicious and we have lots of repeat visitors.
We are happy to suggest other menu ideas to suit different budgets or styles – please just let us know.

If you have a specific budget that you are trying to work with then that can help me to put you into a date where I have a second daytime event or two with similar menus making it light work for the chefs for example ?

Book your Christmas Party today


Departs from Ocean Village, Southampton, Hampshire

Celebrate Christmas this year on board the Princess Caroline, and embark in Ocean Village Marina, for an evening sailing with your family and guests in the beautiful Solent.

Because we are based in Ocean Village we can help you organise you and your guests travel to the Marina, along with parking if neccessary. We have access ramps and staff who will be able to help both children and senior friends and relatives to get on board and enjoy your day.

Read some of the testimonials and reviews from last Christmas