Christmas Dining at Great Fosters

Christmas Dining at Great Fosters - food glorious food!

“A Merry Christmas to us all, my dears. God bless us!”

Where we ask you could be lovelier, or more charming, or even more perfect for the best Christmas celebrations than Great Fosters? The original destination for laughter & good humour, (which we say with some authority as a 16th Century mansion) you can be assured of the most marvellous festive foray with your loved ones.

From the cosiness of the exquisite Anne Boleyn drawing room, to the magnificence of the ancient Tithe Barn, there are umpteen historic, charming and luxurious spaces to choose from for your festive celebrations, and gatherings of friends and family.

Festive Dining in The Estate Grill

Christmas dining at Great Fosters is always a treat!  Catch up with friends or gather with colleagues for a festive celebration under the beautiful oak beams of The Estate Grill.


LUNCH: Two Courses £30 | Three courses £35
DINNER: Two Courses £30 | Three courses £40


Available from December 1st - 23rd

Festive Afternoon Tea

Our festivi-teas are back better than ever!  Served in the Anne Boleyn, Garden Room and Cocktail Bar expect roaring fires, glittering decorations and plenty of festive magic.  Our festive afternoon tea is full of Christmas flavours and a few surprises too (it is Christmas after all!).


£35 Monday - Friday | £37 Saturday & Sunday
Available from December 1st



Festive Private Dining

We have a wonderful selection of smaller private dining rooms including the Mowbray, the Mandeville and the Garden Room - perfect for a gathering of 8 - 30 guests.  Executive Chef Michael Mealey has created a glorious menu that sings of the festive season.  Whether you are with us for a festive feast at lunchtime or in the evening browse our menus below.


Available from December 1st

Christmas Day Lunch in The Tudor Pass



Join us for a feast like no other in the intimate Michelin starred Tudor Pass.  Head Chef Alex Payne and his team have devised a delicious menu to tempt the most discerning of foodies.  With only seven tables The Tudor Pass is an intimate, gastronomic restaurant and Christmas Day lunch is going to be an absolute treat.


Christmas Day Lunch in the Tithe Barn



The Tithe Barn will be playing host to a traditional Christmas Lunch with plenty of merriment and a visit from Father Christmas for our younger guests.

Boxing Day Afternoon Tea

The Tithe Barn is hosting a family festive afternoon tea on Boxing Day this year.  Join us for some delectable festive sweet treats accompanied by a glass of Champagne (or non alcoholic alternative).


Festive Champagne Afternoon Tea | £65 per person

New Year's Eve Party

If Great Fosters is glowing at Christmas it's positively sparkling for New Year's Eve. Our incredible Tithe Barn plays host to the most glamorous occasion of the festive season.  Arrive for a Champagne & canapé reception in the Painted Hall followed by a five-course banquet in the ancient Tithe Barn, DJ & dancing in the Orangery and a Champagne Toast at midnight.

New Year's Eve in The Tudor Pass



The Tudor Pass plays host to a quieter new year's eve with a definite focus on the food (and wine!).  You are most welcome to join the party in the Tithe Barn & Orangery after dinner should you wish.

New Year's Day Brunch

Welcome in 2024 with a relaxed brunch.


Great Fosters New Year's Day Brunch Buffet | £70 | £35 children under 12 years from 11am - 2pm