Christmas & New Year's Eve 2024


Christmas is on the Menu

At ABode Canterbury, we'll be serving up a selection of fabulous festive food overflowing with all the trimmings, mixing suitably celebratory cocktails, and pouring award-winning wines from all over the globe.

Festive Afternoon Tea

29th November - 24th December

12.30 pm - 5 pm
Treat yourself to a lavish Festive Afternoon Tea featuring an array of assorted sandwiches, plain and fruit scones accompanied with strawberry and raspberry jam, and rich clotted cream. Delight in festive cakes and pastries that will surely satisfy your sweet tooth. Watch the City of Canterbury wander by as you unwind with a warm mulled wine to complete your festive experience.

Full Afternoon Tea
£35 per person

Champagne Afternoon Tea
£47.50 per person

Terms & conditions.»

Served between 12.30 pm - 5.00 pm. A £10 per guest non-refundable, non-transferable deposit will be required.


Wreath-Making Masterclass & Afternoon Tea   

Saturday 30th November

12 pm - 4 pm

Join us for a captivating Wreath-making Masterclass, where you'll discover the art of crafting a breathtaking Christmas wreath to display in your home. Begin your journey with a warm welcome, plus tea and coffee. Learn the secrets of wreath-making as our expert guides you through how to craft a stunning wreath from scratch. The event concludes with an indulgent Festive Afternoon Tea.

£85 per person

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Terms & conditions.»

Full prepayment must be made when booking via our Gift Voucher platform. For parties of 8 or more, please get in touch with the hotel directly.



Festive Parties 

Thursday, Friday and Saturday Evenings from 23rd November - 22nd December.

7 pm - Midnight

Get the party started with a glass of bubbles on arrival while you soak in the festive atmosphere in the historic County Room. Savour three superb courses before dancing until midnight with our resident DJ.

Three courses, £50 per person

 To book, please contact our events team on 01227 826676 or email

Terms & conditions.»

The festive parties are available to mixed groups or can be booked as private events. A deposit of £10 pp is required at the time of booking, and full payment is required six weeks prior to the event. 



Christmas Day Lunch

Wednesday 25th December

12.15 pm - 5.30 pm

Experience the epitome of a stress-free celebration as our dedicated team pampers you in our relaxed restaurant setting of the Brasserie Abode. Begin with a Champagne reception and tantalising canapés, leading into our exquisite five-course menu where no cleaning up is required!

Five-courses & Champagne, £135 per person


Terms & conditions.»

Please arrive at 12.15 pm for a 12.30 pm sit-down. Tables will be allocated according to size. To confirm your booking, we will request a £25 per guest non-refundable, non-transferable deposit, which will be used against the meal cost. Full payment, table plan, and pre-order for all bookings are six weeks before the event date. 


Christmas City Escape

24th - 26th December

Indulge with a magical two-night Christmas getaway to the enchanting ancient City of Canterbury. Our Christmas City Escape offers a culinary journey of seasonal delights, live music, and the opportunity to create cherished memories to last a lifetime.

From £825 per room*


Terms & conditions.»

*The Christmas City Escape price is based on two adults sharing a Comfortable Room. A £50 per person non-refundable deposit is required to confirm your break, with full payment taken six weeks before arrival. *From price, is based on two sharing a standard room, for two nights.

New Year's Eve Party

Tuesday 31st December

The evening begins with a Champagne and canapé reception, setting the tone for an exquisite four-course dinner, accompanied by live piano music. Following dinner, revellers can dance the night away to our resident DJ, embracing the festivities and welcoming the New Year by throwing some serious shapes on the dancefloor!

£135 per person

To book, please get in touch with our events team on 01227 826676 or email
Terms & conditions »

To confirm your booking, we will ask for a £25 per guest non-refundable, non-transferable deposit which will be used against the cost of the meal. Full payment for all bookings is 6 weeks prior to the event date. This event is for over 18’s only.


New Year's Eve Party Overnighter

30th December - 1st January or 31st December - 2nd January

Welcome the New Year in style at ABode Canterbury with our exclusive New Year’s Eve Party Overnighter! Join us for an unforgettable two-night celebration filled with delectable food, endless fun, and joyous frolics.

From £715*


Terms & conditions »

*The New Year's Eve Overnighter price is based on two adults sharing a Comfortable Room for two nights. A £50 per person non-refundable deposit is required to confirm your break, with full payment taken six weeks before arrival. 


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