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Situated along the picturesque River Cam, Christmas at Graduate Cambridge is like something out of a storybook. Cheers your way through the holidays with seasonal cocktails and mulled wine by the fireplace or in the winter garden, accompanied by a set-menu five course dinner at Garden House. Round out your itinerary with other activities, like a Christmas Eve or Boxing Day punting tour with Scudamore’s, morning swim at Graduate Leisure Club and even a plethora of board games available to borrow back at the hotel.

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Once booked, our dedicated Christmas team will contact you within 48 hours to book your dining reservations.

Christmas Eve

Mince pies and mulled wine on arrival
Three-course dinner at Garden House

Christmas Day

Breakfast in Garden House from 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Five-course Christmas Day lunch
Televised screening of the King’s Speech at 3 p.m.
Board games available for play in the lounge
Evening sharing platter
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Boxing Day

Boxing Day brunch
1:00 p.m. late check-out
Store your luggage while you explore Cambridge

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Christmas Lunch at Garden House

Non-residents are welcome to enjoy a five-course Christmas Day lunch at Garden House at £90pp for groups of up to 6 people.

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To book a table or enquire about private dining options for Christmas Day, contact our dedicated Christmas team directly at or ring 01223 259970.

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Festive Afternoon Tea

Enjoy festive afternoon tea from 22nd November to 23rd January at Graduate Cambridge. Tea includes decadent holiday cakes, sweet mince & pine macarons, tirami-choux and traditional Christmas cakes at £39pp or £49pp with a glass of English sparkling wine.

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New Year's Eve

Set Menu at Garden House
Join us on 31st December at Garden House for a four-course tasting menu with decadent favourites at £95 per person. View Menu.

Graduate Cambridge New Year’s Eve Party
Ring in 2023 at Graduate Cambridge in the heart of our hotel at Garden Bar. Join us for our 2nd annual New Year’s Eve Party including a DJ and live percussionist in Garden Bar and Garden House. Limited bar table reservations are available by contacting No reservations required or cover charge for entrance.

Please note, Garden House set menu reservations from 18.00. Early seating reservations are available for 2 hour maximum, late seating reservations are available to ring in the new year at midnight in Garden House. Full payment required at point of confirmation.


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Christmas Parties

Available from 26th November 2022 to 8th January 2023, indulge in a three-course festive menu for parties of 6 guests or more. Available to host as a joiner party or a private party with disco. From £49.50pp including Christmas crackers.

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