Christmas Dinner In Cambridge

Craving a turkey dinner? Fancy a dish with a tasty festive twist? Cambridge's restaurants have got the goods. Skip all the drama that comes with yuletide dining at home because going out for your season's eatings saves fighting over the last crispy spud or having to watch the dog nab half of the pigs in blankets. Plus, our handy guide shows there's no shortage of splendid spots for Christmas dinner in Cambridge.

Last updated on 1st November 2022

Browns Brasserie & Bar makes one of Cambridge's best Christmas dinners. With classic roasts like turkey, belly pork and beef following duck liver parfait and prawn cocktail, their menu is as much of a festive feast as their traditional décor of decked out halls, trees and wreaths.


1408 user reviews 4

Nothing screams Christmas quite like a slap-up meal in an eclectic brasserie with a historic working waterwheel. At MillWorks on Newnham Road, you can munch on a fantastic set menu, including 3 courses for £39. The baked feta with honey, chilli and garlic is a must-have.

The Crown & Punchbowl

917 user reviews 5

Cosy country pubs and roaring open fires - there's nothing quite like it for your yuletide celebrations. The Crown & Punchbowl's Christmas menu has rustic intimacy by the bucket load and serves up British classics alongside vegan grub, making it one of the best spots on our list.

The Tickell Arms

1879 user reviews 5

For Christmas dinner in Cambridge, The Tickell Arms' fabulously festive menu is always one to watch. Think butternut squash risotto, braised blade of beef or roasts done right (that's with lashings of gravy, of course).

The Three Horseshoes

1998 user reviews 5

The Three Horseshoes hosts one of the best Christmas Day dinners in Cambridge, thanks to unique festive menu offerings of beetroot cured salmon and roasted artichokes. Plus, you can check out the venue's heated igloos, complete with gorgeous lights.

The Mill

3 user reviews 4

Fab for any Christmas dinner party, The Mill is a real crowd-pleaser. Offering a huge range of real ales and draught beer, the venue also has a scrumptious amount of grub and enough seating for 16 people. Choose from buffets, set menus and finger food.

The Waterman

9 user reviews 4

Located in the city centre, The Waterman is hosting a fab Christmas dinner this holiday season. Enjoy chowing down on everything from roasted turkey to sumac pumpkin with feta cheese and scrumptious cheese boards.

Trinity Restaurant

1044 user reviews 5

Featuring slow roasted celeriac, seared sea trout, and chickpea and beetroot lasagna, Trinity is a fabulous shout for Christmas dinner. While in a stylish setting, enjoy sipping on glasses of wine while tucking into a cranberry rice pudding for dessert.

Hosting the best Christmas Day lunch in Cambridge, this Victorian townhouse is the perfect setting. With menus at £195 per person, the venue will be slinging out snacks, bread and 5 glorious courses. The ultimate winter warmer at Restaurant Twenty Two.