Date posted: May 6, 2014

Green Tourism Award 2014

We won ‘Silver’…

We are delighted to announce that we have once again been awared a ‘Silver’ grading from the ‘Green Tourism Buisness Scheme’. We have been committed to becoming known as an environmentally friendly hotel and are therefore thrilled that this commitment has been recognised.…



Date posted: January 4, 2014

Hello world!

Welcome to WordPress. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start blogging!…


Christmas

Date posted: November 7, 2013

Christmas is coming…

Christmas is just around the corner – are you ready???

Christmas present buying – now there’s a subject on everyone’s mind.

It’s a scary thought that there are just 47 days to Christmas and everyone is looking for different Christmas Gift Ideas..…


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Date posted: October 21, 2013

An Inspector Calls…

We were delighted to host an event recently for the AA Hotel Services Group. The two day course comprised of an AA Food and Beverage Service Academy and an AA Rosette Academy. Restaurant owners, Front of House Staff and Chefs from around the Bristol region attended the course and were instructed on what AA Inspectors are looking for when awarding their prestigious AA Rosette Awards for restaurants.…


Balloon fiesta

Date posted: August 5, 2013

Bristol Balloon Fiesta

Up, Up and Away for Bristol Balloon Fiesta

Bristol has always been famous for everything aeronautical – from Filton air field, which has been manufacturing airoplanes since 1910 to the production of the ‘Bristol Belle’, the first modern hot air balloon by the Bristol Gliding Club.…


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Date posted: May 9, 2013

Why Alveston House Hotel is my cup of tea!

A recent guest, Joy, sent us a rather nice ‘report’ of her visit to us for a cream tea, so we thought we’d post it on the blog!

A colleague and I visited the Alveston House Hotel for a cream tea last week.


Salmon with Italian ham

Date posted: May 8, 2013

Recipe of the Month

Salmon Fillet wrapped in Italian Ham with Asparagus, Spinach & Sun-blushed Tomatoes

A delicious dinner party dish that is easy to do but will wow your friends.

Follow Ben’s simple recipe to create this beautiful summer dish for four people:

What you will need :

  • 4 x 120g Skinless Salmon Fillets
  • 4 x Slices of Prosciutto or Parma Ham
  • 1 x Lemon
  • 1 x tbsp Dill and 1 tbsp Parsley (Lightly chopped)
  • 12 x Asparagus Spears
  • 1 Bag washed Baby Spinach
  • 1 Handfull Sun-blushed Tomatoes (lightly chopped)

and what to do…

  • Lightly season the fish with salt, pepper, dill, parsley and the zest of the lemon
  • Lay the ham out and place the salmon, presentation side down, onto the ham
  • Wrap the ham around the fish & turn over ready to cook
  • Put a pot of water onto boil, large enough for the asparagus to fit and add a pinch of salt
  • Heat a large non-stick frying pan and add a splash of olive oil
  • Place the fish carefully skin side down and cook for 4-5 minutes before turning and cooking for a further 4 minutes
  • Boil the asparagus for two minutes before adding to the fish pan with the spinach and tomatoes.
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Date posted: March 2, 2013

Wedding Open Day 17th March 2013

Plans are in full swing for our next Wedding Open Day on Sunday 17th March 2013.

Our Wedding Open Day gives couples from across the Bristol region the opportunity to visit Alveston House and experience the warmth and hospitality of the team and of it’s owner and General Manager, Julie Camm.…


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Date posted: February 8, 2013

Why Alveston House Hotel really is the Best Small Hotel

Alveston House Hotel has been named Best Small Hotel of the Year for the second time in three years. Presented during a gala dinner at the Marriott City Centre hotel, the privately owned business fought off stiff competition to win the coveted award at the Bristol Tourism and Hospitality Awards on January 28.…