Christmas at the University Arms

Festive Dinners & Lunches

Three Course Meal – £20.95 per head
Two Course Meal – £17.95 per head
Available for groups of 8 – 40 people

Bookings available between 1st and 21st December


  • Butternut squash & carrot soup served with a brown roll (v. vg, gf)
  • Salmon, cream cheese & cucumber crostini served on a bed of rocket
  • Ham hock bon bons served with a dressed side salad


  • Roast turkey breast with all the trimmings and seasonal vegetables
  • Pork belly served with a black pudding fritter, buttered mash, seasonal vegetables and a spiced apple compote
  • Christmas vegetable hot pot served with seasonal vegetables (v, vg, gf)


  • Christmas pudding served with brandy sauce (v) (gf option available)
  • Sticky toffee pudding & custard (v)
  • Chocolate brownie & ice cream (v) (gf option available)

Daily Specials

Available Monday – Friday lunchtime between 3rd  and 21st December

  • Spiced parsnip soup (v, vg, gf) – £4
  • Roast turkey and stuffing sandwich with roast potatoes, pigs in blankets and cranberry sauce – £5.95
  • Full turkey dinner in a giant Yorkshire pudding  served with gravy – £6.95

Christmas Buffet

£8.25 per head

Available for groups of 25 – 80 people

Bookings available between 1st and 21st December

  • Selection of sandwiches (turkey and stuffing, honey roasted gammon and mustard, brie and cranberry, smoked salmon and cream cheese)
  • Pigs in blankets
  • Stilton topped pork pie
  • Rosemary salt roasted new potatoes
  • Seasonal vegetarian quiche
  • Selected Petit fours (mince pies available as an alternative)


To book your Christmas meal just enquire at the bar or send an email to and we shall send you a menu and booking form which needs to be completed and returned at least 7 days prior to the event.

A £5 per person deposit will be required for the Christmas meal booking and a £50 deposit for a Christmas buffet booking.