Festive Lunches and Christmas Parties in Canterbury

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 £23.95 per person, our great value Christmas lunches and Christmas party nights in Canterbury are perfect for large or small groups and a great way to celebrate with your family, friends or colleagues. Please download a copy of our Christmas Party Brochure for 2018 here.

Christmas Lunch: £23.95 per person

Private groups for under 60 guests can be accommodated in the Refectory Restaurant, groups above 60 can be accommodated in the Clagett Auditorium.

**Dates left to join a Christmas Lunch in our restaurant: Mon 3rd, Tues 18th & Thurs 20th December or Friday 21st Dec we have a joiner lunch in the Clagett Auditorium.**

** Dates available for a group (max 120) private Christmas Lunch in our Clagett Auditorium: Tues 4th, Mon 10th or Tues 11th December.**


Christmas Party Nights

£36.95 per person – Friday and Saturday nights

£29.95 per person – Monday to Thursday nights

£27.95 per person – Sunday nights

£25.95 per person for a 3-course Christmas Dinner in the Refectory Restaurant, with the option to join a party night after dinner at £29.95 per person.

For shared party nights, the Auditorium Foyer Bar opens for drinks from 6.30pm, with seating for dinner at 7.15 pm. Our resident DJ plays all your favourite hits through to carriages at 11.00pm.

**Dates left to join a Christmas Party Night in our Clagett Auditorium: Sunday 16th or Tuesday 18th December.

**Dates available to join a Christmas Dinner in our restaurant, joining our party night for coffee with tables reserved on our balcony: Friday 30th November or Sunday 9th December.


Christmas Menu 2018


Potato and Roasted Garlic Soup, drizzled with Chive Oil (V)

Chicken and Ham Hock Terrine with Chervil Mayonnaise and Pickled Carrot

Gin Cured Sea Trout accompanied by Pickled Fennel, Horseradish Emulsion and Charred Cucumber

Bruschetta topped with Heirloom Tomato, Ricotta and Pesto (V)

Main Courses

Roast Turkey with all the trimmings

Maple Brined Brisket with Wholegrain Mustard Dauphinoise Potatoes, seasonal vegetables and a Cep Jus

Hake with Roasted Celeriac, Wilted Greens and Chive cream, drizzled with Chive Oil

Mushroom, Chestnut and Stilton Wellington with Chateau Potatoes and Tarragon Jus (V)


Christmas Pudding with Brandy Sauce (V)

Blackberry and Frangipane Tart with Honey Yoghurt (V)

Milk Chocolate Mousse, with an Oreo Crumb and Raspberry Gel (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 advice.




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