Festive Dining

Festive Dining

Throughout the festive season we offer a number of different dining experiences. Our award-wining restaurant offers a variety of wonderful festive dishes throughout December. Whether you require a table for two or are gathering your family, friends or colleagues together why not choose Buxted Park for your celebration?

Please pre-book on 01825 733333 and advise at the time of booking if you have any dietary requirements.

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Christmas Day Lunch Menu

Join us on Christmas Day and enjoy a real treat for all the family.  Arrive for a glass of Kir Royal before being shown to your appointed dining room for a traditional Christmas Day Luncheon with all the trimmings.  A table magican will be on hand to entertain you.

Christmas Day Lunch Menu

Trio of salmon, wafers of smoked, fresh rillette with crab, hot smoked with golden treacle, lemon horseradish jelly, pear and peashoot salad
Grilled mini crottin goats cheese, roasted beets, beet purée, candied walnuts, balsamic and beetroot jelly, micro herbs (V)
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Cream of roasted butternut squash, cheddar straw, pesto drizzle
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Champagne sorbet, pomegranate
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Traditionally trimmed local turkey, sage stuffing, bacon wrapped Cumberland sausage, cranberry sauce, bread sauce, roast and mashed potatoes, buttered sprouts, baby carrots, roasted roots
Baked mixed nut roast, wild mushroom fondue, sprout and chestnut chiffonade, roasted vegetables, butternut squash purée, roast and creamed potatoes (V)
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Traditional Christmas pudding, rum sauce
Vanilla panna cotta, lemon posset, raspberry macaroon
Farmhouse cheeses, biscuits, sweet chutney, walnut bread
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Freshly brewed coffee with warm mince pies

£115 per person, £55 per child (aged 4 to 12 years), children 3 years and under dine free.

Boxing Day Lunch

For the perfect way to get together with all the family without having to do the preparation, enjoy a four-course Boxing Day luncheon in the refined and relaxed surroundings of Buxted Park featuring some of the most popular Sunday lunch dishes from the year

£45.00per adult includes three courses with freshly brewed tea or coffee and dainties.

£25.00 per child (4 to 12 years old) based on half portions, children 3 years and under dines free. Menu is available on request.

Festive Dining

Throughout December celebrate the festivities with friends, family, colleagues and clients. The Dining Room is available for lunch and is the perfect location to enjoy our festive orientated menus.

A festive lunch menu is available throughout December.

Festive lunch menu

Potage of creamed leeks, potato, garlic, crisp sippets
Potted salmon with dill and crème fraîche, smoked salmon, tartare cream
Quenelle of smooth chicken liver pâté, warm toast, onion and wine jam
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Roast turkey, sage and onion stuffing, bacon wrapped chipolatas
Roast loin of pork, crackling, sweet apricot seasoning, apple sauce, cider jus
Parcel of fresh salmon stuffed with prawn mousse, spinach, lobster cream sauce
Grilled goats cheese and red onion marmalade tart, rocket pesto (V)
All served with seasonal vegetables and potatoes
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Christmas pudding, rum sauce
Set vanilla cream, raspberry coulis, sugared shortbread
Opera of chocolate and salted caramel, Baileys Irish cream
Selection of fine cheese, grapes, biscuits

Two-course lunch - £17.50 per person
Three-course lunch - £21.50 per person
Price includes lunch, festive novelties and decorations on your table.

Private Dining

Our private dining packages include a seasonal drink with canapés on arrival, three-course festive menu and the hire of a private room*. Crackers and Christmas novelties are also included.

Lunch - £28 per person
Dinner - £38 per person

*Please note private dining is strictly subject to availability, minimum and maximum numbers apply. Please pre-book your festive dining on 0845 072 7412 and advise at the time of booking if you have any dietary requirements.

Festive Afternoon tea

A selection of sandwiches, special savoury tarts, scones (fruit, plain and spiced with brandy butter), a pastry selection from our patisserie, warm mince pies with snow sugar, spiced shortbread and other sweet treats.

£19.50 per person

Christmas Breaks

Festive Dining

Festive Parties

New Year's Day



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