KRAMPUS & ST NIKOLAUS
'Krampus' and 'St. Nikolaus' play an ancient game of 'good cop bad cop'
with the 'Krampus' aiming to punish your wrongdoings and 'St. Nikolaus'
making amends the day after. Actually, traditions vary all over Austria:
you might find both of them making house visits on the 6th of December,
you might find the local youth dressing up as gangs of 'Krampusse' and
haunting the streets a day before St. Nikolaus visits the families.
hair and an enormous beard. He carries a bountiful bag filled with presents.
If you see him recite a poem to get presents. A 'Krampus' hides beneath a
special suit of fur and a (carved) mask or painted face. He often carries
cowbells and always a birch. If you see him run!
2012 Dates for Krampus
Saturday 1st December
Friday 7th December
Saturday 8th December
Friday 14th December
Saturday 15th December
2011 PRICES HELD!!!!!
£19.50 inclusive of 3course meal & coffee,
individual GIFTS from St Nikolo &
"entertainment" from Krampus !!!! (Children
under 12 £8.50)
STARTER & MAIN COURSE CHOICES MUST BE NOTIFIED IN
Gulaschsuppe = spicy homemade beef & paprika soup
Mayonnaise Ei = Egg Mayo on a bed of mixed
Wurstsalat = A salad of strips of german sausage, tomatoes and onions tossed in a light mayonnaise
Truthahn Schnitzel = Escalope of Turkey breast in a
creamy homemade mushroom sauce
Zwiebelrostbraten = braised thick sirloin steak in a
delicious onion gravy
Schweinsbraten = Thick slices of Roast loin of Pork,
subtly seasoned with garlic & caraway served with "
real" pork gravy
Vegetarian to be confirmed
Choice of mouth-watering sweets on the night - all
fresh filter coffee, cream & mints £1.65