Christmas Day Lunch Sample Menu

Enjoy a magical traditional Christmas Day lunch in the main house with a gift from Father Christmas!

To Start

Black Forest ham
Preserved cherry salad, roasted artichoke, winter berries, sour cherry vinaigrette.

To Follow 

Brancaster lobster & prawn bisque
Prawn sesame toast and cognac cream.

Main Course

Roasted breast and leg of Norfolk Bronze turkey
Pigs in blanket, pork & sage stuffing, bread sauce, cranberry, honey parsnips, buttered Chantenay carrots, roast Maris Piper potatoes, sautéed chestnuts, sprouts, braised red cabbage, scurlie.


Traditional homemade Christmas pudding
Brandy cream and winter fruit jelly.

Cheese Trolley
Artisanal cheeses, sourdough bakes, frozen grapes, celery and onion marmalade.

To Finish 

Baby mince pies and torched meringue.

£93.50 per person

Has the family got too big? Then why not opt to enjoy the informal atmosphere in our Edwardian Pavilion, with the option of carving your own turkey at the table.


To Start 

Ravenwood fish platter
Home cured salmon gravlax, mini prawn cocktail, Cornish crab, and avocado.

Main Course 

Roasted Norfolk turkey breast and leg carved at your table.
Served with thyme stuffing, chipolatas, and smoked bacon. Crispy duck fat roast potatoes, honey mustard glazed parsnips, sauteed Brussels sprouts and chestnuts, buttered Chantenay carrots, mulled wine braised cabbage and festive condiments.


Homemade Christmas pudding
Flambéed at your table served with winter berry jelly and cognac cream sauce.

Cheese Table
Artisanal cheeses, sourdough bakes, frozen grapes, celery, onion marmalade.

To Finish 

Coffee & mini mince pies topped with hazelnut meringue.

£83.50 per person

Special children’s menu for £41.50 for under 10s. A non-refundable and non-transferable deposit of £20 per person is required at time of booking full payment by 1st December 

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Christmas Day, Boxing Day Dine Out | Ravenwood Hall Suffolk

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  • I have always wanted to eat at Ravenwood after my father praised its superb service and food. I finally had the chance to go and I must admit, it very much lived up to the hype. The service was on point and the staff were very friendly, kind people.

  • Went to Ravenwood Hall for a work's Christmas party. The location was perfect, just off the A14 but very peacefully. The building itself is beautiful. The food was amazing and the service excellent.

  • I have been coming to this beautiful hidden gem for the last 27 years and each year it gets better and better. Fine dining, simply THE best staff and stunning location. Cannot Recommend highly enough.


  • Probably the best kept secret in Suffolk. Great staff, great food and the most relaxing place in Suffolk. Owners are a bit crazy and love the red, but that's what makes it special.


  • Splendid hotel in a quiet location outside Bury St Edmunds. Very warm welcome by the staff. WE had a very nice spacious room and a spacious and luxury bath room with shower and bath. The whole hotel is decorated in a stylish cosy country style.


  • Just spent one night here what a great find. The food was very tasty and served very efficiently. The room was tastefully decorated and comfortable. All the staff were great.
    Will return again.


  • Fabulous setting for a wedding - the hotel itself is 'old world charm' but the pavilion is a lovely modern setting. The food was delicious, the staff were helpful and courteous at all times, the wedding team were incredible.

  • A little gem tucked away from it all. A beautiful old Manor house with original features. We stayed in the Mews and the room so was cute and cosy. The restaurant is amazing serving some of the best food we've has a in while. 


  • All the staff that we had any dealings with were fantastic and nothing was a problem. Rooms were clean and very comfortable. We stayed in the hotel for the evening meal which we all agreed was presented and tasted perfect. Will be returning in the future.


  • We had a great Sunday lunch with friends. Service was excellent and very friendly. We were not rushed we could stay as long as we wanted. There is a lounge bar where you can have a drink or coffee before or after food.


  • Blakenee and I had the BEST day ever. We feel very privileged to have been the first couple to of got married in your newly refurbished pavilion. It’s Beautiful. Can you pass on our regards and thanks to all your kitchen staff the whole meal was outstanding.