LONDON--(Marketwire - Dec 21, 2012) -  Celebrating the anticipation of 2013 with quintessentially English dining along the shores of the South Bank will soon be set into motion at a premier choice among London hotels.

Preparations are underway at the London Marriot Hotel County Hall for a grand New Year's Eve Gala that includes an impressive five-course meal surrounded by plenty of fine spirits, live music and dancing. Designed for black tie and gown, this exclusive event includes one of the finest vistas in England, allowing guests to toast the arrival of 2013 as Big Ben strikes midnight just across the River Thames from this historic hotel's London location.

Opening the evening with the 7:30 p.m. champagne and canapé reception, guests will be surrounded by the elegant decor of this magnificent London hotel and spa with breathtaking views at every turn. Working up to the main course of grilled fillet of Bolton Abbey beef, guests will first experience the soothing flavours of roast rabbit consommé followed by Tian of "G & T cured" salmon and lobster. A strawberry and basil sorbet will be presented to prepare the way for the main course to be accompanied by crisp thyme potatoes, English red wine sauce, leek and winter truffle cream. Mulled spice William's pear tart with vanilla ice cream will conclude this magnificent feast.

Dancing to the energetic tunes of the band Ecstatic will highlight the remainder of this extraordinary London social as guests await the arrival of 2013 enjoying the fine hospitality of one of the premier luxury hotels by the London Eye and Covent Garden. Breathtaking fireworks reflecting over the river will certainly cast a magical spell as guests bid farewell to 2012 and step forward into the New Year. Carriages will disperse at 1 a.m. or for those seeking a complete and restful New Year's, the London Marriott Hotel County Hall has a variety of guest accommodations available for London weekend breaks and special occasions that may be booked separately.

Created for those 18 and over only, this elegant affair is priced at just £280 GBP per person and includes a handpicked wine selection served by the glass to accompany dinner. Reservations may be made by phone at (44) 207 928 5200.

About the London Marriott Hotel County Hall

The London Marriott Hotel County Hall is a historic gem that welcomes guests with the elegance of yesteryear and the comforts of contemporary accommodations. As the former home of London's local government, this five-star lodging is laced in historic charm and fine grandeur, allowing guests a true London experience. Personal guest room amenities include individual climate control, dedicated work areas, Internet access and luxurious bedding so whether travelling for business or leisure, guests will find everything they need for a restful and productive hotel stay.

Contact Information:

London Marriott Hotel County Hall
44-207-928 5200