Christmas in Winchester

Whether you’re looking for a festive retreat, a Christmas party stopover, a delicious feast for friends and colleagues or an intimate family get together, celebrate the festive season in ourfour star Georgian coaching inn snug within the historic village of Hursley in Hampshire.


Whether you want to celebrate the Christmas season with an intimate gathering in our restaurant or a party in Skittles Alley our Christmas Party menu will give everyone that festive feeling.

Our traditional Skittles Alley can be booked for a private Christmas shindig; so whether it’s a country retreat and feast for the whole office or an extended family banquet we can tailor our Skittles Alley to suit your needs.

View our full Christmas Party menu
Two courses – £30 | Three courses – £35
(Available from November 28th to December 30th, 12:00 – 15:00 & 18:00 – 21:00)

The organiser of parties of 10 or more will receive a bottle of wine from us as a thank you.



If you don’t fancy heating up in the kitchen this Christmas, let our award-winning team do the job for you. Our Head Chef Larry has perfected his menu for the big day, which we’ll be serving with live music and entertainment from our talented guest pianist, Dino Baptiste.

Our tempting menu features a choice of creative and traditional dishes from salmon tortellini to free-range chicken & pistachio terrine and turkey with all the trimmings; every mouthful is a taste of Hampshire’s finest flavours.

View our  Christmas Day menu, priced at £75 per person
(Available from 12 noon to 3 pm for bookings only)



See in 2019 at our New Year’s Eve ‘Celebratory Dinner & Jukebox Party’. We’ll be serving the delicious food from our à la carte menu before the party swings into action and after 9 pm the mood will be set with funky disco lights.



After celebrating Christmas with festive food and drink, forget about the drive home and make the most of our Twixmas Break deal and stay overnight in one of our cosy country rooms, including a homemade à la carte breakfast for two people from £110*.

We take care of the little details:

  • Homemade à la carte breakfast
  • Well-appointed en suite bathroom
  • Luxurious Egyptian cotton bedding
  • Tea making facilities
  • Eco-friendly espresso machine
  • Natural British Bramley bath & body products
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Premium quality cotton bathrobes

For more information and our festive menus please download our Christmas 2018 brochure. Keep your eyes peeled on our Instagram and Facebook pages where we will be sharing our festivities.

For bookings and enquiries call us on +44 (0)1962 775 208 or email us at

*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. Room rates include homemade breakfast, Christmas lunch includes a maximum of three courses and exclude wine. £110 is the standard room rate. Contact us to find out about weekend rates and other bedroom rates.


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