The Roebuck Inn ‘Baronial Hall’ is dressed in suitably festive fashion throughout December and we are now taking reservations for Christmas parties. Chefs Dominic McCartan and Matt Prichard have put together a menu that focuses on the best local produce: Laughton beef and pork, traditionally-reared Sussex turkey and game from Piddinghoe Estate.

We have searched for dishes, traditional and modern, that capture the essence of the festive season. We aim to provide your party with the best of home-cooked, seasonal fayre and a fine selection of wines, locally-brewed beers and spirits. You provide the good cheer and sit back, enjoy, and leave the rest to us.

The Roebuck Inn Christmas Menu is available between 12 noon and 6 pm and from 7 pm throughout run-up to Christmas. We have aimed to provide a menu that is exciting and diverse with something for everyone’s palate but if you or any members of your party have any allergies or special dietary requirements, please get in touch and we will do our utmost to accommodate you.

Christmas Menu 2018

£31.50 per person
(V): Vegetarian (Ve): Vegan
Sussex Cheeseboard, Homemade Chutneys and Pickle (£3.50 supplement) (V)


Mulled Wine / Prosecco / Ginger Cordial

Homemade Game Terrine, Flint Owl Toast, Pear Chutney

Free Range Chicken Liver & Port Pate Toasted Sourdough

Prawn & Crayfish Tail Marie Rose Dressed Salad

Leek & Potato Soup, Sourdough Baguette (V)

Meze of Smoked & Cured Seafood, Cucumber Pickle, Sweet Mustard Dressing, Rye Bread

Golden Cross Goats Cheese, Poached Pear & Caramelised Onion Tart, Dressed Leaves (V)

Warm New Potato & Lentil Salad, Sourdough Baquette (V/Ve)


All served with Roast Potatoes, Roast Parsnips, Brussel Sprouts, Braised Red Cabbage & Glazed Carrots (or Ve option)

Sussex Farm Traditional Roast Turkey, Mustard Glazed Ham & Forcemeat Stuffing

Slow Braised Venison Shoulder, White Onion, Lingonberry & Game Jus

Festive Chestnut & Cranberry, Nut Roast Yorkshire pudding (V/Ve) GF

Crisp Skin Roast Salmon Fillet, Hollandaise Sauce

Spinach &Red Lentil Cottage Pie (V/Ve) GF

May’s Farm Roast Sirloin of Beef, Veal Shin Croquettes, Yorkshire pudding, Rich Port Gravy


Homemade Christmas Pudding & Brandy Butter (V)

Festive Bakewell Tart, Pouring Cream (V)

Seasonal Fruit Salad, Champagne Sorbet (Ve) GF

Lemon Possett, Christmas Shortbread (V)

Sussex Cheeseboard, Homemade Chutneys and Pickle, Grapes Celery (£3.50 supplement) (V)

Bailey’s Irish Cream Pannacotta GF

Duo of Christmas Ice Creams (V) GF

Filter Coffee


To book your Christmas party please download the booking form below and return fully completed by hand, post or by email along with a non-refundable £15 per head deposit. Both form and deposit are required to secure your booking. Our full terms and conditions are on the form, but please note a 10% service charge will be added to your bill.

We can accommodate parties of up to 60

In the case of smaller parties, a number of groups may be catered for simultaneously

All parties need to pre-book their menu choices and the menu is set and not a la carte

No reservations can be taken after 8.30 pm and afternoon parties will be asked to vacate the dining room by 6pm