Festive Dining

Here at The Rubens at the Palace we have all things covered when it comes to dining over the festive season including Afternoon Tea, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day lunch, and New Year's Eve celebrations.

Festive Afternoon Tea

This truly special experience prepared by our Pastry Chef is taken overlooking The Royal Mews and is not to be missed. We welcome you with a glass of mulled wine, before you enjoy this festive afternoon tea. Enjoy a selection of finger sandwiches, freshly baked scones and a selection of Christmas favourites including Yule log, gingerbread and cinnamon cake, mince pies and Clementine cupcake. All served with a choice of your favourite loose leaf tea. Booking is essential. £32.50 per person.

Christmas Carvery

The ideal answer for Christmas office parties with emphasis on traditional English fare, with a daily choice of Chef’s specials. For the convenience of our guests we recommend starters and desserts are pre-ordered for parties of 10 or more. Price per person includes crackers, novelties and festive music. Lunch: £34.50 per person & Dinner: £39.50 per person. View our sample menu.

Christmas Eve

Indulge yourself with our sumptuous three-course Christmas Eve Dinner served in the Library Restaurant priced at £75.00 per adult. Children under 12 years of age dine at half price.

Christmas Day

On Christmas Day enjoy a festive four course lunch in The Old Masters Restaurant priced at £95.00 per adult. Children under 12 years of age dine at half price. 

New Year's Eve

Celebrate New Year's Eve in style with a fabulous five-course dinner in The Old Masters Restaurant, priced at £100.00 per person.

Private Parties

We have a range of options for your private festive celebrations. Please visit our Festive Parties page for more information. 


All prices include VAT at the current rate. Should you require further information, please contact our Christmas Coordinator on +44 (0)20 7963 0721 or send an email to santarb@rchmail.com.