Enjoy the festive season at Bibendum.

We love Christmas and offer our function room for private parties and work events.

Enjoy a relaxing Christmas Day with no cooking, let the Bibendum team provide a personal, professional and stress free service.

Book early using the forms below. Any questions? Contact us and ask for Heidi or Bryony or email reservations@bibendum-bar.co.uk

Function Room Bookings

Friday & Saturday – £300

(Minimum 45 people required for evening reservation)

11am – 5pm or 6pm – 12am

Sunday to Thursday – £200

11am – 5pm or 6pm – 12am            

(If all day bookings are required please state at reservation)

45 – 80 guests for either a 3 course or a 2 course meal or

45 – 120 guests for our Christmas Buffet

£10pp deposit upon booking

Restaurant Bookings

1 – 60 guests 3 courses £40 or 2 courses £35

£5pp discount for restaurant reservations @12noon

£10pp deposit upon booking

Please inform us of any dietary requirements your party may have as we are more than happy to tweak items on the menu to suit your needs.

Gluten Free and Vegan options are available

All deposits are non-refundable

Deposits will be taken off your final bill on the evening of your party

Minimum 48 hours’ notice or no-shows will be charged.

Drinks Package

Arrival Drinks

  • Prosecco from £30 per bottle*
  • Wine from £23 per bottle*
  • Jugs of Pimms £21
  • Bucket of Coronas (x5) £21.50

Have a favourite tipple? Let us know if you would like something a bit different for your guests and this can be priced accordingly.

We also have multibuy offers available.

*One Free bottle per case ordered – Minimum purchase of 2 cases of 6 is required.

Terms & Conditions apply.

Christmas Day Menu

25th December 2024

3 course Adults £80 Children 5-12years £40

£10pp deposit to secure your reservation

Spiced Roast Parsnip Soup (V)

served with oven baked bread & toasted almonds (GF*/Vegan)

Duck & Port Pâté

served with oven baked bread & red onion chutney (GF*)

Smoked Salmon Roulade

served with watercress dressing & crispy capers (GF*)

Traditional Sussex Turkey

Served with garlic & herb roast potatoes, sausage meat stuffing, pigs in blankets, seasonal vegetables & a rich meaty jus (GF*)

Braised Leg of Duck

Served with creamy dauphinoise potatoes, roasted root vegetables, tender stem broccoli with red wine & redcurrant jus

Pan Seared Seabass

Served with sage greens, crushed potatoes with a white wine & dill sauce

Wild Mushroom & Chestnut Wellington (V)

Served with garlic & herb roast potatoes, seasonal vegetables, red wine & thyme jus (GF*/Vegan)

Traditional Christmas Pudding

served with brandy sauce (Vegan*)

Dark Chocolate Torte

served with vanilla pod ice cream (Vegan*)

Citrus Lemon Tart

served with blood orange sorbet

Selection of British Cheeses

served with Crackers, Chutney & Grapes(GF*/Vegan)

(GF*/Vegan) these dishes can made suitable for a Gluten Free or Vegan option

Decoration & Room Layout


If you would like your function to be that little bit extra special, we can offer our linen at a charge of:

  • Per Table Cloth £7.50
  • Per Chair Cover £4.50

Coloured bows and table runners can be included with these prices (if we have your desired colour in stock)


For beautiful balloon designs and decorations, we recommend:

Paperlane 01323 502145

Conference Facilities

Board room: U- Shape, Theatre or Cabaret style setup available upon request.

Please contact to discuss requirements



Fancy a little music? We can highly recommend some local DJs who have done many events with us here at Bibendum;

If you have your own DJ or Band then feel free to bring them along! Please make sure speakers are off the floor fixed to tripods and equipment is PAT tested. Liability insurance details must be provided.

Casino Tables

Hire our exciting Casino Tables ‘just for fun’ to entertain your guests.

We offer full sized Roulette, Black Jack or Poker Tables complete with a Croupier for 3 hours.

£200 for 1 table or

£275 for 2 tables


Hire a photo booth for your event; you’ll receive all the digital images directly to your phone and a copy of all photos/videos will be emailed to you.

Only £275 for the duration of your function.

Event Enquiry

About your event

Get in touch about your upcoming event and we’ll work with you to make it an occasion to remember.