Win a Christmas party at Café Rouge in St Albans

PUBLISHED: 08:26 19 November 2012

Cafe Rouge, St Albans

Cafe Rouge, St Albans


WHY not enjoy a festively French Christmas at Café Rouge in St Albans?

The Herts Advertiser is delighted to offer a Christmas meal for four people at Café Rouge St Albans to one lucky competition winner.

Whether you’re looking for a stress-free Christmas Day, a New Year’s Eve with a difference or you’re organising the office Christmas party, Café Rouge have some festively French menus and great offers for everyone.

You can start off with a choice from sumptuous dishes including Saumon Fumé (Scottish smoked salmon with lemon and chive creme fraiche and rye bread), Paté de Foie de Volaille (potted chicken liver, truggle and Madeira paté with fig chutney and baguette), Salade du Jardin D’Hiver (roasted butternut squash, red pepper and courgettes tossed with rocket roasted seeds and a spicy dressing), Tarte a l’Oignon et Chèvre (puffy pastry tart filled with caramelised onions, roasted peppers and goat’s cheese on rocket) or Soupe de Panais (spiced roast parsnip and chestnut soup).

Then for your main course there is a selection of Dinde Rotie (roast turkey with a caramelised onion and sage stuffing, bacon wrapped chipolata, Brussels sprouts and thyme jus), Boeuf Bourguignon (classic beef stew with onions, mushrooms and bacon, braised in red wine and served with herb mash), Confit de Canard (crispy duck confit with braised red cabbage and thyme jus), Filet de Tilapia (fillet of tilapia fish steamed with leeks, peppers and thyme with a tarragon beurre blanc) or Gratin aux Epinards (spinach and pumpkin gratin with a pumpkin seed crust, and a flame-grilled pepper and tomato tapenade).

Winners can select a bottle of house wine for the table or a dessert each including Pudding de Noël (sticky toffee and date pudding with Armagnac crème Anglaise), Tarte au Citron (lemon tart with a sweet shortcrust pastry served with light creme fraiche), Tarte au Chocolat (rich chocolate tart with creme fraiche and warm strawberry sauce), Coupe Glacée (sorbet selection with red fruit coulis) and Crème Brûlée (classic caramelised crème brûlée made with vanilla pods and cream).

All you have to do to be in with a chance of winning this fantastic prize is answer the following question: What does “rouge” mean in English?

A. Red;

B. Orange;

C. Yellow?

To enter text HA ROUGE, followed by your answer (A, B or C), name, full address and contact phone number to 80058, e.g. HA ROUGE B. John Smith, 11 Letsby Avenue, AL1 1TO.

Texts cost £1 plus your standard network rate.

This competition closes at 12noon on Sunday, December 2. The winner will be drawn at random after this time.

Full terms and conditions apply. This prize/offer is non-transferable and non-refundable, and has no cash equivalent. Not to be used in conjunction with any other offer.

Prize is for a maximum party size of four people – two course Christmas menu each plus bottle of house wine for the table or dessert each. Usual alcohol legislation applies.

The winner will be contacted on about how to book and claim their prize. Party dates and times are subject to availability.

Prize may be taken up until December 23, 2012.

The winner and their guests must be aged 18 years or over. The editor’s decision is final.

Usual promotion rules apply. Visit for details or call customer services on 0207 633 5020.

Café Rouge St Albans is taking bookings for Christmas now so call 01727 832777 or visit for more information.

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