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Celebrate in Style – December at The Old Deanery

Celebrate in Style – December at The Old Deanery

Whether it’s an intimate family meal, a festive afternoon tea or an office party night – there is something for everyone throughout December at The Old Deanery.

Open log fire, warm welcome and stunning food. Celebrate Christmas in style this December, sat in the shadow of the magnificent Ripon Cathedral.


1st December – 31st December – Celebrations & Seasonal Dining

Take a peek at our stunning December Menu, available for private parties of 8 or more guests throughout December. Enjoy your very own complimentary private dining room, decorated with festive decorations and of course the Christmas crackers!

Have a sweet tooth? We are also serving our festive Afternoon Teas for only £12.50 per person (pre-booking essential).

Bar open all day, every day, throughout December – cosy up in front of our open log fire!


13th & 14th December – Christmas Parties!

Drinks reception, seasonal 3 course meal & a disco until midnight – celebrate the festive season with your staff, friends or family! Tables of all sizes welcome.

See our Christmas Party Night Menu – book early to avoid disappointment.

Planning a party for 55 or more guests? The Old Deanery can host you a private Christmas Party, including DJ, if so! More information available upon request.


24th December – Christmas Eve

Join us for some festive drinks and nibbles – The Old Deanery is the perfect place to relax before heading over to Midnight Mass at the neighbouring Ripon Cathedral, or heading home ready for the celebrations of Christmas Day!


25th & 26th December – Christmas Day & Boxing Day

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31st December – New Year’s Eve

Welcome in the New Year at The Old Deanery’s Gala Dinner – champagne & canapé reception followed by our exquisite 5 course New Year’s Eve Menu.

Conclude the night with dancing in the lounge, leading up to the midnight celebrations. A countdown and Auld Lang Syne will of course be done with enthusiasm, before watching Ripon’s city fireworks, which can be seen from our front terrace.


Contact one of our friendly team if you would like any more information on the above, or would like to discuss something a little different for your own Christmas celebrations!

We look forward to welcoming you to The Old Deanery in December and from all the team, we wish you the very best for 2020.