mobile nav

Christmas In West Sussex

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 clicking BOOK A TABLE.

Or call our friendly team on +44 (0)1243 527 434

You can also email them on

Festive Celebrations

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

Take advantage of our gorgeous outdoor area and pull a cracker in our beautiful dining space.

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

Christmas Party

Two-courses – £23 

Three-courses – £28

Choose from delicious pork croquettes or crispy whitebait followed by roasted turkey or grilled cod.

Download menu here

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.

Download our Christmas Day menu, priced at £85 per person

Available from midday to 6pm.

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

Our mouth-watering menu features a choice of creative and traditional dishes, including roasted local turkey, venison loin, monkfish tail or leek and potato fritters.

All followed by and a variety of decadent desserts including Royal Oak six-month aged Christmas pudding, After Eight chocolate fondant and poached pear galette.

Festive Opening Hours

Date Bar open  Food service 
Christmas Eve 9am – 11pm Midday – 2.30pm then 6pm – 9pm
Christmas Day 9am – 5pm Midday – 3pm
Boxing Day 9am – 5pm Midday – 3pm
New Year’s Eve 9am – midnight Midday – 2.30pm then 6pm – 9pm
New Year’s Day 9am – 4pm Midday – 3pm


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 Royal Oak. Make West Sussex 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:

– Homemade à la carte breakfast

– Well-appointed en suite bathroom

– Luxurious Egyptian cotton bedding

-Eco-friendly espresso machine



– Tea/coffee making facilities

– Natural British Bramley bath & body products

– Flat-screen TV

– Premium quality bathrobes

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…


Low Heath | Petworth | GU28 0HG

Visit them at

Anchor Inn

Lower Froyle | Alton | GU34 4NA

Visit them at


White Horse

1 High Street | Chilgrove | Chichester | West Sussex | PO18 9HX

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

Valid from the 24th to the 31st of December. Includes Bed and breakfast 30 days cancellation conditions. Cancellation until 30 days before arrival date without penalties. Late cancellation or No-Show will incur a charge in full.

  • Publican Awards
  • AA 5 star
  • AA

Website produced by