Christmas & New Year’s Celebrations

Are you looking for the perfect Christmas party venue to host your festive celebrations?  Whether you wish to host an intimate gathering for your workplace, or perhaps a more lavish affair for family and friends, we can assist with just that.

With our small dining room and main dining room options, as well as a mouth-watering menu, sumptuous décor and dedicated events team, The Kings Arms is the obvious choice.

From 1st – 24th December, you can pre-order an array of wonderfully festive and delectable delights from our menu for both lunch and dinner dining. Comprised of the finest local and freshly sourced ingredients, our Christmas menu is sure to tempt your taste buds.

Our talented team of classically trained chefs can also assist with a range of dietary requirements. All are welcome to experience our delicious 2 and 3-course meals, all within our warming and welcoming atmosphere. Open seven days a week, The Kings Arms is ideal for any Christmas party or event.

Our small dining room can host up 22 guests, making it ideal for those smaller celebrations, and our main dining room can host up to 80 guests for those with a larger Christmas card list. Whether you wish to play host or let our dedicated events manager ensure your celebrations run without a hitch, The Kings Arms can accommodate.

Why not make a night of your visit? Located in the stunning town of Sherborne, Dorset, The Kings Arms offer guests the choice of 10 sumptuously decorated bedrooms, as well as an array of attractions to explore just a stone’s throw away.

For just £110 per night, two guests sharing either a twin or double room can enjoy all that our exceptional country pub and inn has to offer, including a full English breakfast.

The Kings Arms, Sherborne
Christmas Parties Dorset

Why not explore the nearby Jurassic Coast before tucking into a hearty Christmas roast with all of the trimmings with your loved ones or colleagues? With views of the Dorset countryside, which includes atmospheric rolling hills and the valley, there really is no better backdrop for your festivities.

To find out more about our Christmas party venue, get in touch with our friendly and helpful team by calling 01963 220281 or emailing at We will be more than happy to assist with your queries.

New Year’s Eve at The Kings Arms

Celebrate the New Year in style at The King’s Arms! This year, why not treat yourself and welcome the New Year over an exceptional five-course Gala dinner and champagne? Or, why not step back in time and dance the night away at our fabulously fun Retro Disco? Those who wish to stay at our superb Sherborne accommodation (and forgo the worry of lifts and taxis) will also have the ease and convenience of simply retiring for the night in one of our sumptuously decorated bedrooms.

Gala Dinner

For those wishing to welcome in the New Year in style, look no further than our truly tempting five-course Gala Dinner. For just £85, come and experience exceptional fine dining and enjoy five wonderful courses comprised of the freshest local ingredients that are bursting with flavour.

Our mouth-watering menu boasts the following delectable dishes:

  • Chicken Liver Parfait, Toasted Brioche, Caramelised Apple & Raisin Chutney
  • Pan Fried Sea Bass, Red Pepper & Chive Risotto, Parsley oil, Parmesan Crisp
  • Pan Seared Fillet Steak, Rosti Potato, Braised Shallot,
  • Stem Ginger Parfait, Caramelised Pear and Lime Sorbet
  • Selection of Cheeses & Biscuits, Celery and Membrillo
  • Coffee and Petit Fours
  • A glass of Champagne at Midnight

A glass of bubbly is included for a magical midnight toast. Afterwards, come and join the party in our bar area!

A lift is included for those living within a five-mile radius. However, should you wish to make a night of this wonderful occasion, why not book one of our luxurious bedrooms?

To find out more, or to book your tickets, get in touch with our helpful team by calling 01963 220 281 today.

To find out more about our functions service, get in touch with our friendly and helpful team by calling us on 01963 220281 today.