Christmas Eve Lunch with Cathedral Carol Service – FULLY BOOKED

Unfortunately this lunch is fully booked.

The perfect Christmas Eve!

We are delighted to welcome you to enjoy a 3-course Christmas Eve Lunch in the Refectory Restaurant at 12:30 on Saturday 24 December.

After lunch, a member of the Cathedral Lodge team will escort guests attending lunch over to the Cathedral for the 15:00 Christmas Eve Carol Service, lead by the Archbishop of Canterbury.

Overnight accommodation is available for 2 nights or more over the 24 December. Please contact us for details.

Christmas Eve Lunch Menu – 24 December 2022


Leek and Potato Soup

Sun Dried Tomato, Brie and Pesto Tart, Balsamic Salad

Smoked Salmon Terrine, Frissee, Cucumber and Horseradish


Chicken and Chorizo Terrine, Spiced Tomato Chutney

Roast Goose, Sage and Onion Stuffing, Yorkshire Pudding, Roast Potatoes

Braised ox cheek, Dauphinoise Potato, Beef Jus

Pan Fried Hake, Potatas a la Pobre, Tomato Stew

Cauliflower, Leek and Cheddar Wellington, Thyme Jus


Steamed Treacle Sponge, Blueberry Compote, Crème Anglaise

Chocolate Pave, Blood Orange Gel, Shortbread

Apricot and Almond Cheesecake

Followed by Tea, Coffee and Mince Pies

£35.00 per person or £31.50 if a Friend of Canterbury Cathedral.

Please note, spaces will be held at the Cathedral Eve service to accommodate the group, however seats will not be reserved.

To book for Christmas Lunch, please contact the Cathedral Lodge Events Team at or call us Monday-Friday 09:00-16:30 on 01227 865350.

After the Christmas Eve service at 18:15, you may wish to head out of the Cathedral precincts to join the Lord Mayor, plus the Archbishop of Canterbury and a few thousand locals for an outdoor community carols sing-along in Rose Square, outside Primark and M&S. There will be plenty of classic Christmas carols, and some modern favorites too all delivered underneath the beautiful Christmas lights above. Wrap up warm, grab a mulled wine from the Christmas Market next to it – and bring some coins for the charity collection at the end!




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