Refurbished hotel gets in the swing ahead of trade-boosting golf tournament


A hotel in Carnoustie has reopened following an extensive refurbishment of its bar and bistro space, ahead of the Senior Open Championship 2016 taking place in July, which is expected to bring a high level of custom to the hotel.

The new-look Calder’s Bistro & Bar at Carnoustie Golf Hotel was officially unveiled this week and boasts a ‘modern Scottish look’.

With a new head chef, Andrew McQueen also on board, the menus have also been revamped and will be available throughout the day to capitalise on the demand for all-day casual dining.

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Now with the bar and dining room complete, work has begun on the hotel’s bedrooms with 49 being treated to a major overhaul so far.

The Senior Open Championship 2016 is due to kick off in Carnoustie on July 24, and will attract a huge amount of visitors that general manager, Gordon MacKintosh says the hotel will be ready for.

Speaking to the Guide and Gazette, he says:“With the Senior Open Championship 2016 coming to Carnoustie in less than a month, it was a case of all hands on deck to ensure as many rooms as possible were ready in time for this tournament, when a large number of the competitors will be staying here.”



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