The Horse and Groom

Christmas In the Cotswolds

Christmas In the Cotswolds

Christmas is  the most wonderful time of the year to spend with family and friends in a picture-perfect setting – while indulging in the most decadent food and drink.

Whether you are planning your big work party, a mouth-watering feast with family or an intimate festive dinner, we are here to make this Christmas the most show-stopping one yet.

Reserve your space with us 

For more information and our festive menus please download our Christmas 2019 brochure

Please reserve your space with us over the festive period by either clicking BOOK A TABLE.

Or call our friendly team on +44 (0)1386 700413.

You can also email them on

Festive Celebrations

Our stunning dining area is a beautiful countryside setting for any Christmas party to guarantee a joyous yuletide ambience for all.

Warm by the fire

Take advantage of our outdoor terrace and pull a cracker in our beautiful dining space, with its log fire blazing in the winter making for a welcoming setting.

There couldn’t be a more perfect spot for a magnificent feast with family and friends.

Christmas Party



Two-courses – £23.95

Three-courses – £28.95

Tuck into the likes of beetroot and Cotswold-gin-cured salmon or parsnip gnocchi.


Christmas Day



The big day has arrived. From our passionate local suppliers to the precision of our talented chefs and warm hosting from our team, everything we do comes together to create a wonderfully memorable day.

View our Christmas Day menu, priced at £75 per person

Available from midday to 3pm.

Please note food is served on Christmas Day to bookings only.

Our mouth-watering menu features a choice of creative and traditional dishes, including cider-braised pork belly, pickled apple pureé, roast trimmings, cider jus and pan-fried turbot, sautéed sprouts & pancetta with Champagne beurre blanc.

All followed by and a variety of decadent desserts including traditional homemade Christmas pudding and brandy sauce or Clementine posset, cranberry compote and cinnamon tuille.

Festive Opening Hours

Date Bar open  Food service 
Christmas Eve Midday – 11pm Midday – 3pm & 6pm – 8pm
Christmas Day Midday – 6pm Midday – 4pm
Boxing Day Midday – 7pm Midday – 5pm


Stay with us this festive season

Whether you’re visiting us for a romantic festive retreat or a Christmas party stopover, you can look forward to a very warm welcome here at Horse and Groom. Make the Cotswold your home away from home with a stay in one of our beautiful bedrooms.

Each combines modern comfort with rustic elegance with our bed and breakfast rooms having their own individual character.

Rooms features:

Spacious en-suite bedroom   

– Homemade à la carte breakfast

– Well-appointed en suite bathroom

– Luxurious Egyptian cotton bedding



– Tea/coffee making facilities

– Natural British Bramley bath & body products

– Flat-screen TV


Boutique en-suite bedroom

Are we fully booked?

We’d love to fit you all in but if we can’t we know some great friends of ours that might be able to squeeze you in of you book in quick…



Lion Inn

37 North Street | Winchcombe | Gloucestershire | GL54 5PS

Visit them at



King’s Arms

The Street | Didmarton, near Badminton | Gloucestershire | GL9 1DT

Visit them at



Trout and Tadpole Inn

Buckland Rd | Buckland Marsh | Faringdon | SN7 8RF

Visit them at

Dining Ts&Cs

A discretionary service charge of 10% will be added to your bill. If you have any dietary requirements
please let a member of our team know in advance. A deposit of £25 per person is required at the time
of the booking. 100% of the deposit is non-refundable if a booking is cancelled within 14 days of the
event. Pre-orders must be received 10 days prior to the date of event.
Accommodation Ts&Cs

Stay dates are December 24th -26th and 31st inclusive. Cancellation until 30 days before arrival date without penalties. Late cancellation or “no-shows” will incur a charge in full. Contact us to find out about weekend rates and other bedroom rates.