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Sunday, December 14, 2014

Christmas Brunch At Elm Hurst Inn & Spa

 

  Earlier today we went to a lovely Inn in the town of Ingersoll  about half an hours drive called the Elm Hurst Inn  &  Spa , a wonderful big old Victorian mansion  .  Some of our neighbours who are also our friends , Papa  , myself and his parents  get together every Christmas time for a meal , chat and a laugh .  Sometimes it is at each others homes for pot luck Christmas and sometimes it is at this wonderful Inn !

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                                                  We were the first to arrive along  with Papa’s mom and dad .

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Then more and more  neighbours started to show up , The brunch was a beautiful buffet of everything you could think of to eat  from eggs and bacon , sausage , roasts ! potatoes , salads of every kind and deserts oh my , tea and coffee was poured by our lovely waitress and we had champagne and orange juice mix called a Mimosa  YUMMY !  and the plates were whisked away as soon as you were done for the next round .  Oh my we left with our bellies stuffed , it was wonderful food and folk ! The Inn was very busy to , lots of other  people enjoying the same buffet and atmosphere  .

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We had a total of 16 people in our party and each party has their own dining room and each room has it’s own name , we were in the Prince Of Wales room . This was our lovely waitress below !

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                       Papa took some photos and I took some as well we brought our little  point and shoot !

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                                                                          Yup that's me on  the right !

        The inside and  outside of this Inn is so dreamy  and the land scape that surrounds it is in a woods setting  , I love it !

 

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                                                                          This building above is the spa !

                          It was nice to see everyone mingle , laugh , chat and enjoy the YUMMY ! food . So that was our Sunday mid morning early after noon Christmas get together  treat .  No supper for us to night we are stuffed  , a nap sounds good  right about now lol !  I would of liked to of had snow for these outdoor photos of this Inn but it is lovely just the same !

                                                                                         Until next time

                                                                                Country Gal

11 comments:

Jane and Chris said...

Oooh, that IS pretty!
I like that you got your own dining room!
Jane x

Michelle said...

What a beautiful place! Looks like a wonderful time!

DeniseinVA said...

What a lovely tradition you have there with your family and friends. The place looks fantastic!

William Kendall said...

It looks like a lovely place. My parents had friends in Ingersoll, but I've never been there.

The Furry Gnome said...

We've had a couple of great family dinners there, one for myAunt's 100th birthday!

colleen said...

What a beautiful place and looks like a fun relaxing way to start the Christmas season!

Anvilcloud said...

It looks like a special place. We had heard about it when we lived in the region, but we never managed to get there.

lindaakacraftygardener said...

What a beautiful setting for a Christmas gathering of family and friends.

zAzA said...

My husband grew up in Ingersoll and we have been back for a few Pipe band reunions and unfortunately to bury his mom and dad and to just visit. I have seen this lovely Inn on our travels but have not had a chance to stay or have a meal. Your post has inspired me to do just that the next time we are in the area. Thank you for posting.

Amy at love made my home said...

What a beautiful building for you all to meet in and celebrate Christmas together! xx

Pamela Gordon said...

What a beautiful place. It would really be nice to go there for a meal. It's fun to do something like that with a group of friends.