Festive Lunches and Christmas Parties in Canterbury 2023

Looking for an exceptional Christmas Lunch or Christmas Party Night in Canterbury? Then look no further. Situated 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 £29 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.

Christmas Lunch: £29 per person – The Refectory Restaurant is available for couples or small groups, with larger groups above 50 people being able to be accommodated in the Clagett Auditorium.

Joiner Christmas Party Nights: £38 per person (Sunday to Thursday) and £45 per person (Friday and Saturday)

Christmas Dinner: £34 per person for a 3-course meal 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 23.15

To enter and exit the Cathedral grounds, please walk in via the main Cathedral gate in the Buttermarket. 

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.

*We will be purchasing FSC approved crackers, with no plastic content.

To book, please email us at events@canterburycathedrallodge.org or call 01227 865350 and ask to speak to our events team.

Pre-payment or a deposit will be taken at the time of booking and is non-refundable. Please see our T&C’s here.

Butternut Squash Soup (VG, GF)
Cucumber, Fennel and Feta Bruschetta with Chimichurri (V) (GF & VG Option)
Salmon and Dill Terrine with Tartare Sauce and Frissee Lettuce (GF Option)
Pork Rillette with Piccalilli and Watercress (GF Option)

Main Courses
Roast Turkey with all the Trimmings (GF Option)
Ox Cheek with Boulangere Potatoes and a Rosemary Jus (GF)
Hake, Roast New Potatoes, Basil, Parmesan with a Tomato and Pepper Sauce (GF)
Brie, Cranberry and Red Onion Pithivier with Chateau Potatoes and a Thyme Jus (V)

Christmas Pudding with Brandy Cream (VG)
Peach Delice with Caramelised Apple Puree, Blackberry and Oat Crumb
Chocolate Mousse Cake with Raspberry, White Chocolate and Cocoa Nib (V)

Followed by tea, coffee and mince pies

Gluten Free – (GF) Vegetarian – (V) Vegan – (VG

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