Christmas and New Year at The Cross Keys

Quality food is created and prepared daily by our award winning team, Lincoln Journal Columnist and Executive Director Chef Dan Wallis.

We use fresh local Produce wherever possible. Our front of house team led by Hayley Wallis are there to ensure we provide great service to all of our guests.

Our popular Christmas  festivities will run throughout December.
Please Scroll down to see activities and menus.
Enjoy Great Food and Great Service in a
Great Atmosphere
Our Christmas activity starts December 4th with the Bar
and Restaurant transformed
to reflect the festive spirit. Please book early to avoid disappointment.
Christmas Fayre
Get into the Christmas Spirit with our Christmas Fayre menu from  December 4th - 23rd, 2019
The Big Christmas Quiz
Get into festive spirit and join us for our annual Big Christmas Quiz.
£2.00 per person, loads of prizes. Max team of 6. 
Festive Afternoon Tea
Enjoy our special afternoon festive tea on 21st December, 2019
Christmas Party Nights
Great Food, Great Atmosphere at our Christmas party nights December 6th, 13th and 20th. A great night for a friends, family or office bash! 
Christmas Day Lunch
Sorry, completely sold out!
New Years Eve
See in the New Year in Style, Dinner and Dancing, December 31st - 6pm until 12.30am
The Menus 

Christmas Fayre Menu

Available from 4th December- 24th December 2019


Soup of the Day V

Homemade Bread & Butter


Winter Salad of Smoked Duck Breast 

Seville Orange Marmalade Chutney, Sautéed Thyme Pears


Tian of White Crab & Prawns

Lime Oil Mayonnaise, Pickled Fennel & Cucumber, Squid Ink Tuille


Forest Mushroom & Spinach Wellington V

Tarragon Velouté


Baskets of Homemade Bread & Oils



Roast Lincolnshire Turkey

Roast Potatoes, Pig in Blanket, Festive Stuffing, Rich Meat Jus


Slow Braised Beef

Mashed Roasted Root Vegetable & Lincolnshire Potato, Smoked Bacon, Red Wine & Tarragon Jus


Poached Alfred Enderby Smoked Haddock

Bubble & Squeak Croquette, Prosecco Beurre Blanc


Twice Baked Cheese Soufflé

Mulled Wine & Red Onion Marmalade


All Served with Seasonal Vegetables




Classic Christmas Pudding, Brandy Sauce


Chocolate Orange Tart

Honeycomb Ice Cream


Winter Berry Crème Brûlée

Ginger Biscuits


Lincolnshire Cheese & Biscuits

Grapes, Celery, Homemade Chutney


Filter Coffee or Lincolnshire Tea


£28.00 per Head Three Courses and Coffee

£24.00 per Head Two Courses and Coffee


For parties of 8 or more a £5 non- refundable deposit required on confirmation along with a pre-order, any no shows on the night will be charged at full price

Christmas Fayre  available  4th - 24th December

Two or three course festive menu  .

2 courses £24.00 , 3 courses £28.00  (includes Tea or Coffee.)

The Big Christmas Quiz Thursday 19th December.

Great Fun ,lots of prizes, all for charity. Max team of 6.

The finale of  our 2019 monthly quizzes. Booking essential..


Christmas Party Nights  6th , 13th,  20th December.

Choose from the Three course festive menu  followed by disco,

Dancing and bar until midnight.

£35.00  per head  includes Prosecco on arrival.

Festive Afternoon Tea , Saturday 21st December

A Christmas Cracker - A great choice of finger sandwiches, Savouries and Cakes.

£20.00 per head includes a Christmas Prosecco Cocktail.

The New Years Eve Party Night

Book a table between 6.00 and 9.00pm,its yours for the night. Choose from  the classics or specials menu , afterwards join in the fun with the  disco and live feed to London at midnight .

Carriages at 1.00am.