Celebrate Christmas
at the Royal Oak, North Gorley

While social distancing might have stopped Santa from bringing everything you had hoped for last Christmas, here at the Royal Oak, we are pulling out all the stops to help make your Christmas special in 2021.

Whether it’s drinks, lunch or dinner, let us tempt you to spend the festive period with us. Our delicious menu of freshly-cooked, lovingly prepared treats to tease and tempt your taste-buds created by our Head Chef Sebastian and his team.

If you’re looking for the perfect venue for your team’s Christmas party, or with  friends and family, speak to Will who will assist in making Christmas 2021 special.


Sunday 12 December – Christmas Pub Quiz.  From 6pm
Join us for a fun Christmas Quiz on Sunday 12 December from 6pm hosted by our in house quiz master’s Helen and Nick. £6 entry fee which will include food, food choice to be confirmed.

Teams of up to 6 people . Book your table now

Friday 24 December – Christmas Eve
Normal service.

Saturday 25 December – Christmas Day
Bar service only 12 – 2pm

Sunday 26 December – Boxing Day

Friday 31st December – New Years Eve
Lunch 12 – 2pm. Bar till 3pm.  Sit down Dinner 6 – 8pm (Bookings only).
DJ from 9:30pm. Bar till late. See details below.

Friday 31 December – New Year’s Eve 

Lets celebrate 2022 in style this year. We will be hosting a three course sit down dinner created by our Head Chef Sebastian, followed by music from our regular DJ – Simon.

It’s time to get out those Dinner Jackets, Sparkly Dresses and polish those Shiny Shoes as this year we will be celebrating big!

We will toast in the New Year with a complimentary glass of fizz!

A pre-order will be required in advance. Book your table now.


Available 1st December – 23rd December

Two Courses £26 Three Courses £31

download menu here


Leek, Parsnip & Ginger Soup (V) (VG)
with Crusty Bread.

Smoked Mackerel
with Dill-Pickled Fennel, Seasonal Salad and Orange Crème Fraîche.

Ham Hock & Chicken Terrine
served with Celeriac & Tarragon Purée and Garlic & Herb Bread.

Wild Mushrooms (V*) (VG*)
with Garlic and Parsley sat on Sour Dough Rye Bread finished with a reduced Balsamic Glaze and Parmesan Cheese.


Roasted Rolled Turkey
with Sage and Onion Stuffing, Pigs in Blankets, Roasted Garlic Potatoes, Seasonal Vegetables & reduced Red Wine Gravy.

Slow Roasted Fillet of Hake
Poached in Red Wine served with Crushed Thyme NewPotatoes, Tender Stem Broccoli and Lemon & Butter Capers.

28 Day Dry-Aged Rib-Eye Steak
with Rosemary Dauphinoise Potatoes, Grilled Cherry Tomatoes, Garlic & Herb Crumb Mushrooms finished with a Port Wine Jus.

Spinach, Butternut Squash and Beetroot Wellington (V) (VG)
served with Star Anise Potatoes, Roasted Vegetable Salad and a Wild Mushroom Sauce.


Traditional Christmas Pudding (VG*)
served with Brandy Sauce.

Roasted Pistachio & White Chocolate Crème Brulee
with Homemade Cinnamon Shortbread.

Lemon & Orange Cheese Cake
with Vanilla Sauce, Clementine & Mint Salad.

Pear & Raspberry Crumble (VG*)
with Vanilla Crème Anglaise.

Selection of New Forest Cheeses
with Biscuits, Pickled Grapes & Fig Chutney.


Booking is easy. You can do this via email, What’s App 07818040908 or alternatively by calling 01425 65 22 44.

A pre-order and deposit of £10 per person will be required seven days before the event for parties of over 8 people.

To book we need to know:

  • Name.
  • Amount of guests.
  • Date of booking.
  • Time of booking.
  • Contact number.
  • Any dogs or children in your party.


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