Festive Lunches and Christmas Parties in Canterbury 2021

Looking for an exceptional Christmas Lunch or Christmas Party Night in Canterbury? Then look no further. Within the inspirational grounds of Canterbury Cathedral, the Cathedral Lodge offers superb first class banqueting facilities and is in the ideal location to celebrate Christmas. From only £25 per person, our great value Christmas lunches and Christmas party nights are perfect for large or small groups and a great way to celebrate with your family, friends or colleagues.

** We now have one date available to join a party night on Tuesday 14th December, or we can offer a private party to 60+ people on Wednesday 15th December **

Christmas Lunch: £25 per person 

The Refectory Restaurant is available for couples or small groups, with larger groups above 50 people being accommodated in the Clagett Auditorium.

Christmas Party Nights: £32 per person mid-week Sunday to Thursday nights or £38 per person on Friday and Saturday nights

£28 per person for a 3-course Christmas Dinner in the Refectory Restaurant (no disco) – call for dates.

For shared party nights, the Auditorium Foyer Bar opens for drinks from 18.30 with seating for dinner is at 19.15. Our resident DJ plays all your favourite hits through to carriages at 23.00.

The best way to enter and exit the Cathedral grounds after 18:00 is via the main Christ Church Cathedral gate in the Buttermarket. 


Christmas Menu

Spiced Parsnip Soup (V)
Sun Dried Tomato, Rocket, Olives, Mozzarella, Pesto, Pine Nuts, Crostini (V)
Salmon Mousse Terrine, Wholemeal Toast, Fennel Remoulade
Ham Hock Terrine with Tomato Chutney and Pickled Turnip

Main Courses
Roast Turkey with all the Trimmings
Slow Roast Pork Belly, Dauphinoise and Cider Jus
Pan fried Pollock, roasted New Potato, Spinach, Peas, Mangetout and Chive Cream
Squash, Leek and Brie Wellington with Chateau Potato and Thyme Jus (V)

Christmas Pudding with Brandy Cream (V)
Orange Delice, Chocolate, Orange Crisps, Pistachio Crumb (V)
Treacle Tart with Yoghurt Cream and Brandied Cherries (V)

Followed by tea, coffee and mince pies


All Christmas menu choices and notice of dietary requirements must be received no later than 6 weeks prior to your event. For specific dietary or allergy information, please ask your event co-ordinator for a copy of our special diets menu.

*This year we will be purchasing FSC approved crackers, with no plastic content. We will not be purchasing rocket balloons due to COVID, however we will provide party poppers.



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