Christmas & New Year At Lumley Castle

Christmas All Wrapped Up

At Lumley Castle Hotel we boast a fantastic tradition of celebrating Christmas & New Year. For over 40 years we’ve celebrated the festive season with creativity and flair to ensure you have an amazing experience time and time again.
Whether you’re looking for a sedate and elegant Christmas Afternoon Tea, or just wish to enjoy a night out with friends and family, Lumley Castle has it all this Christmas.
Our online booking system is quick and easy and ensures that you get your tickets without delay. Simply click on the book now button on each page.
Above all else, Christmas and New Year provides us all with a chance to get together with festive goodwill and the chance to create unique and special memories with those we hold dear.

I very much look forward to welcoming you to Lumley Castle Hotel.

Gordon Cartwright
General Manager


Christmas Afternoon Tea

Christmas Afternoon Teas have been a big hit at Lumley for as long as we can remember. Whether you enjoy home baked cakes, mince pies and scones in the Knights Restaurant or in the Garter State Room, all of our guests comment on the wonderfully timeless sense of tradition, incredible seasonal atmosphere, and exquisite quality of food.

Whether you’re looking for an intimate table for two or for larger parties, we will provide an experience to remember.

Dates & Prices

From Sunday 29th November to Friday January 1st, 2021.

Adults £23.95 Children 14 or under £14.50
Afternoon Tea served at 1.00pm & 3.30pm 

Please let us know if you have any food allergies or dietary requirements at the time of booking.

Afternoon Tea

Family Festive Dining

Family Time

A relaxing trip out to a restaurant is brilliant at bringing families together to celebrate Christmas.

Our award-winning chef has carefully crafted a menu which includes traditional cuts cooked with skill and flair.

Whether you’re looking for an intimate lunch for two, larger tables or perhaps a private dining room, please get in touch.

Christmas Sunday Lunch

The Menu

Seasonal Soup
Homemade Bread and Whipped butter

Smoked Salmon and Prawn
Black Pepper Cream cheese, Brown Bread Tuille

Goats Cheese, Red Onion and Walnut Tart
Walnut pesto, Mulled Port Reduction

Parma Ham, Watermelon and Fig
Compressed Melon, Smooth Fig

Roast Breast of Highgate
Turkey Hogs in Duvets, Sautéed Sprouts and Chestnut Roast carrot,
Rich Turkey Gravy

Chargrilled Pave of Beef
Creamed potato, Sautéed Baby Onion, Mushroom and Smoked Bacon

Pan Fried Fillet of North Sea Cod
Crushed New Potato, Creamed Leeks Parsley Sauce

Wild Mushroom and Tempeh Wellington
Sautéed Sprouts and Chestnuts Roast Vegetable Gravy

Traditional Christmas Pudding
Brandy Sauce

Dark Chocolate and Cherry
Cherry Sponge, Chocolate Tuille, Cherry Gel

Steamed Date and Ginger Pudding
Stem Ginger Anglaise and Date Ice Cream

Artisan cheese and biscuits

Sunday Lunch Additions

Roast Beef & Yorkshire Pudding

Roast Pork, Crispy Crackling, Sage and Onion Stuffing & Apple Sauce

Dates & Prices

Monday – Sunday from 30th November until 31st of December
Adult Price £29.95
Children 14 or under £16.95
Bookings taken between 12 noon and 1.45pm

Please advise us of allergies or dietary requirements when booking.

New Year's Eve

Welcome To 2021

Chicken Liver and Bourbon Parfait
Red Onion, Rye and Chicken Skin

Goats cheese and Bourbon Roulade
Red Onion and Rye (V)

Potted Shrimps
Spiced Butter, Brown Shrimp, Brown Bread, Oyster Leaf

Red Pepper and Cashew Cannelloni
Pepper and Cumin Slaw (V)


A Sense of Occasion
Roast Fillet of Beef, Braised Shin Pithivier

Cauliflower, Savoy Cabbage, Truffle Jus 
Chargrilled Paneer

Roast Vegetable En Croute, Cauliflower
Cabbage and Truffle jus


Pineapple and Passionfruit
Pineapple Sorbet, Compressed Pineapple, Passionfruit

Chocolate and Cherry Alaska
Dark Chocolate Iced parfait, Brandy-Soaked Cherry, Black Cherry Gel, Flamed at your table

Coffee or Tea with Mini Mince Pies, Truffles and Turkish Delight

State Room Dining
£109 per person including
Champagne and canapes on arrival.

Knights Restaurant
£89 per person
including Champagne and canapes on arrival.