A Truly Traditional Christmas

Grim’s Dyke Hotel is a special place at Christmas. This beautiful Victorian building is the perfect setting for you to celebrate with your family, friends and colleagues. Our talented kitchen team use top quality ingredients and with over 50 years’ experience between them they enjoy creating our festive menus and cooking your beautiful Christmas meal. So whether you wish to celebrate Christmas Day or celebrate on one of our festive fun evenings with us, we can guarantee the atmosphere, food and service will be just right!

Celebrate the Festive Season

We have put together a selection of events with entertainment for your party or special occasion. Alternatively you may wish to book in to Gilbert’s Restaurant or join us for a Festive Cream Tea. Please see the corresponding entertainment menus at the bottom of this page.

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Comedy Dining Christmas Special – £50

Date: Friday 3rd December
Timings: Bar opens 19.00. Sit down 19.30 prompt. Finish 23.00 approx.
Includes: Festive 3-course meal and live comedy entertainment
See party menu below, shared tables, event takes place in the Music Room.


An Evening with Gilbert & Sullivan – £90

Date: Sunday 5th December
Timings: Arrival 4.30pm Meal/Performance 5pm start
Includes: Festive 3-course meal and live Opera.
See party menu below, shared tables for tables below 8, event takes place in the Music Room.


Festive Disco Dine – £49.95

Date: Friday 10th December & Friday 17th December
Timings: Reception drinks from 19.00. Meal 19.30. Finish midnight.
Includes: Cocktail reception, Festive 3-course menu and festive disco.
See party menu below, shared tables for tables below 8, event takes place in the Music Room.


Festive Disco Dine – £39.95

Date: Thursday 9th December
Timings: Reception drinks from 19.00. Meal 19.30. Finish midnight.
Includes: Cocktail reception, Festive 3-course menu and festive disco.
See party menu below, shared tables for tables below 8, event takes place in the Music Room.


Christmas Panto – Red Riding Hood Pantomime
Child – £20/ Adult – £10

Date: Sunday 12th December
Timings: 11am Show
Includes: Children – Soft Drink & Home-made cookie / Adults – Tea/Coffee & Home-made Mince Pie
With audience involvement, great songs and plenty of comedy, this show is a guaranteed hit amongst families!
Suitable for children of school age. Event takes place in the Music Room.


Christmas Panto – Aladdin Pantomime
Child – £20/ Adult – £10

Date: Sunday 19th December
Timings: 11am Show
Includes: Children – Soft Drink & Home-made cookie / Adults – Tea/Coffee & Home-made Mince Pie
A tale from the desert, Aladdin, is a fully self-contained production and is particularly suitable for school aged children. Including the stories’ most loved characters, the cast will bring fun, laughter and festive cheer to your stage this Christmas! Event takes place in the Music Room.


Christmas Day – £140.00 / Children 12 and under – £70.00 (inc gift)

Date: Wednesday 25th December
Christmas Day at Grim’s Dyke is a truly special occasion. All of the food is freshly prepared here on the premises by our talented team. As Grim’s Dyke is such a popular location for Christmas Day we offer lunch in three settings. Gilbert’s Restaurant, the Drawing Room and the Music Room. All of the rooms have beautiful period features and provide an elegant setting. The service is always attentive and your table will be yours for the afternoon which allows for a relaxed occasion.
Please click here to see the menu, alternatively you can find our menus at the bottom of this page.


Terms and conditions apply.
*Prices are per person and all events are subject to availability.
Please note that the Music Room is on the first floor and is accessible by stairs only.

Entertainment Cancellation Policy
60+ Days – Full Refund.
35 Days – 25% of your total amount will be charged if you cancel or make any changes.
28 Days – 50% of your total amount will be charged if you cancel or make any changes.
14 Days – 75% of your total amount will be charged if you cancel or make any changes.
7 Days – 100% of your total amount will be charged if you cancel or make any changes.

Christmas Day Cancellation Policy
We will need to know of any cancellations by Wednesday 1st December 2021 for a full refund.
Unfortunately any cancellations after the 1st December will not be refunded.

All bookings are subject to our full terms and conditions.

Gilbert’s Restaurant and Menus at Christmas

At Christmas we always include traditional favourites along with imaginative seasonal dishes prepared daily in-house. Please book in advance as we are always busy during the festive period. We will be operating our Festive menus between December 1st and December 23rd.

Special notice for guests staying with us over the Christmas period:
During the Christmas period Gilbert’s Restaurant will only be open for Breakfast for residents on the 24th of December. We will be serving food from a Seasonal Light Menu in the Bar and Drawing Room until 9pm except on the 25th and 31st of December. On the 1st of January 2022 the hotel will be closed. We will be open for business as usual on 2nd Jan 2022, where you can come and enjoy a seasonal lunch or dinner in Gilberts or a snack in the bar.


Monday to Saturday

2 Course Lunch – £21.95
3 Course Lunch – £26.95
2 Course Dinner – £25.95
3 Course Dinner – £29.95

Sunday

Sunday Lunch 3 Courses – £39

Party Menu

Festive Cream Tea

This year we will be offering a special festive cream tea served in the Drawing room or Music room as Gilberts Restaurant is often full during this busy time. Our pastry chef has created some special seasonal dishes to make your Tea extra special. Please book in advance.
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Christmas Day Lunch

Gilbert’s Restaurant Booking and Cancellation Policy

We kindly request a £10 deposit per person to guarantee your reservation. .

In all cases, we require 24 hours’ notice to amend a reservation. If there are any cancellations or No Show outside of these time-scales the deposit will be a cancellation fee of £10 per person.

Make a Reservation – Call: 0208 385 3100

We strongly advise bookings are made well in advance for the festive period.

Make a Reservation


Call: 0208 385 3100

We strongly advise bookings are made well in advance for the festive period.