Private Parties this Christmas

4th October 2017

Head chef Mark Lawton has created special festive menus for private dining and parties. If you are looking to host a special dinner for friends, family or colleagues then our private dining rooms, The Stag Room and The Woodcock Room, are the perfect venue. 

Available from the 1st December, our festive menus are available for all parties booking in both our main restaurant and also our private dining rooms on the first floor.  


Festive Private Dining Menus 2017

£40 per head (lunchtime) £45 per head (evenings)

Compressed apples | Walnut & Blue Cheese | Chicory | Walnut Dressing

Duck Parfait | Sauteed Foie Gras | Cranberry Chutney | Toasted Brioche

‘Sussex Dark’ Cured Chalk Stream Trout | Compressed Cucumber | Pickled Shallots | Horseradish

Norfolk Black Turkey | Confit Leg Presse | Boulangere  | Braised Hispi Cabbage | Jus

Pan Roasted Cod Loin | Mussels | Braised Leeks | Cornish Fish Stew

Baked Ricotta | Pine Nuts | Grilled Aubergines  | Tomato Butter Sauce

Chocolate Marquis | Croquant Biscuits | Buttermilk Sorbet

Coffee Crème Brulee  | Sable Biscuits

Selection of 3 Artisan English Cheeses | Pear & Apple Chutney  | Quince  | Cheesecrackers




£50 per head (lunchtime) £55 per head (evenings)

Smoked Goats Curd | Pecan  | Pear | Pickled Beetroots | Braised Lentils  | Dill

South Down Game Pie | Picalilli | Milk Bread

Var Salmon Rillette | Miso Glazed Smoked Eel  | Mandarin  | Candy Beetroots | Sourdough

35 Day Aged Roasted Hereford Beef  |  Beef Dripping Potatoes | Tenderstem Brocolli | Horseradish

Roasted Brill  | Pepperonata  | Bulghur Wheat  | Tomato Fondue  | Anchovy Butter

Watercress Gnocchi  | Pickled Walnuts  | Trompette de la Morte  | Sundried Tomatoes  |  Red Pistu

Pannetone | Baked Custard | Amaretto Ice Cream |Ginger Biscuits

Mandarin Baked Cheesecake  | Mulled Wine |  Stollen |Pear Sorbet

Selection of Artisan English Cheeses


Festive Opening Hours

Christmas Eve: 12pm – 3pm
Christmas Day: Closed
Boxing Day: Closed
Wednesday 27th Dec: 6pm – 10pm
Thursday 28th -  Saturday 30th: Normal opening hours

New Year's Eve: Dinner & advance bookings only

New Years Day: 12pm -  3pm
Tuesday 2nd Jan: Closed
Wednesday 3rd Jan: 6pm – 10pm

To make a private dining enquiry please call us on 01798 345111 or email

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