At Whittle's at Binswood

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Available all festive season

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Christmas Dinner

With all the trimmings


Dine in style at Binswood Hall this festive season. Our beautiful restaurant is open right through to Christmas and New Year, so you can enjoy our selection of freshly prepared, impeccably presented meals with a festive seasonal twist. 

Here at Whittle's at Binswood, our chef and team have worked together to craft special seasonal menus for Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day. Plus our ever-popular afternoon tea has had a festive makeover.

Whether it's with colleagues, friends or family, celebrate in style this Christmas and book your table early to avoid disappointment. Don't forget our gift vouchers are always well-received on Christmas morning.

Please advise our staff of any allergies or special dietary requirements. We can help identify suitable dishes for you and provide a list of all dishes containing allergens. Please let us know in advance if you have any special requests and Chef will always do their best to accommodate.

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Christmas opening times

Monday to Thursday 12:00pm - 7:00pm
Friday and Saturday 12:00pm - 8:00pm
Sunday 12:00pm - 5:00pm
Christmas Eve 12:00pm - 5:00pm
Christmas Day 12:00pm - 3:00pm
Boxing Day 12:00pm - 5:00pm
New Year's Eve 12:00pm - 8:00pm
New Year's Day 12:00pm - 5:00pm


Festive Menu, served Monday to Saturday

Festive Afternoon Tea, served Monday to Sunday

Christmas Day Menu, served Saturday 25th December exclusively

Boxing Day Menu, served Sunday 26th December exclusively

New Year's Eve Menu, served Friday 31st December

New Year's Day Brunch Menu, served Saturday 1st January only

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Festive Dinner

Begin with one of our flavoursome starters (Perhaps the Cauliflower velouté, shaved chestnut and truffle oil or the smoked salmon & prawn boudin, citrus yoghurt, and marinated mooli salad).

Our selection of mains include the traditional stuffed and roasted turkey with all the trimmings, braised blade of beef, fillet of seabass or a nut and root roast. For dessert, choose from Christmas pudding with brandy sauce, vanilla and gingerbread cheesecake, dark chocolate and clementine tart or a selection of British cheese, chutneys and crackers.

2 courses £25.00 per person
3 courses £29.00 per person

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Festive Afternoon Tea

Always one of the most popular choices on Whittle's menu, our traditional afternoon tea is having a makeover this Christmas. With all the savoury and sweet treats you have come to expect from a traditional afternoon tea, with a few seasonal adaptations... Turkey and stuffing sandwiches, mince pies, Christmas spiced scones and of course Christmas cake. 

£22.95 per person

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Gift Vouchers Available


Christmas Day

Saturday 25th December

Wild mushroom velouté, crab and crayfish cocktail, roast turkey with chestnut and cranberry stuffing, pan-fried halibut and more rich flavoursome mains... Finished with a dessert, mince pies and coffee. Our three-course Christmas Day menu is available on 25th December only. 

3 courses £70.00 per person

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Boxing Day

Sunday 26th December

On Boxing Day, enjoy a selection of hot and cold dishes, followed by local cheese, homemade chutney & biscuits, mulled winter berry pavlova or sherry trifle.

Selection of hot and cold - £25.00 per person

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New Year Special Menus

Available New Year's Eve and New Year's Day

See in the New Year in style in 2022. Tuck in to food you'll love, with your favourite people, in the striking surroundings of Binwood Hall. Enjoy traditional light canapes, hearty stomach-lining mains and indulgent desserts on our special New Year's Eve menu. Plus a varied drinks and cocktails menu to complement your evening.

New Year's Eve Menu - 3 courses £50.00 per person

New Year's Eve Menu

Our New Year's Day Brunch includes British favourites like Eggs Benedict, Eggs Royale and The Audley full English breakfast. Enjoy! 

New Year's Day Brunch - From £6.95 per item

New Year's Day Brunch Menu

Celebration Events

Looking to book a Christmas celebration or something for the New Year, our restaurant can accommodate up to 40 seated guests or up to 60 people for a standing buffet with limited seating.

Afternoon Tea

Our exclusive Afternoon Tea currently has a festive twist, but we offer a selection of Afternoon Teas and a lighter cream tea option all year round.

Gift Vouchers

The Whittle's gift vouchers make the perfect gift for family and friends this Christmas. Our fine dining restaurant and bistro area offer a truly memorable dining experience for all ages.
Christmas Afternoon Tea
Visited here for a Christmas afternoon tea, as always it was lovely. Catered for my nan too who is a vegetarian. Great selection of food, can never fault this place. Lovely setting, beautiful building, definitely recommend.
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Christmas Fair Thursday 2nd December 11am - 2pm

Our Christmas fair is back for 2021 and will include free entry, community and owner stalls, mince pies and mulled wine, and entertainment and raffle prizes on offer.

If you would like to attend the Christmas fair on 2nd December please get in touch to let us know.

More festive news and recipes from our blog

Whether you prefer dining out or hosting dinner at home, our chef at Whittle's and other Audley restaurants around the country have created some delicious recipes and top tips for festive celebrations. 

Classic roast goose

You often hear that “Christmas wouldn’t be Christmas without a turkey”, but we'd like to suggest an alternative this festive season. Delve into preparing this classic roast goose recipe, shared by the Head Chef at our Ilkley restaurant.

Gingerbread people

A great gingerbread recipe is an essential part of the home baking toolkit and this tried and tested gingerbread recipe won't let you down this Christmas. So grab yourself a glass of something festive and bake some delicious gingerbread people!

A classic Christmas pudding recipe

Enjoy our tried-and-tested version of the humble Christmas pudding.

Tips for a stress-free Christmas

Cooking Christmas dinner can be a daunting experience, so we asked our head chef for some tips to help ensure that the day goes smoothly.

Pimp your Prosecco

Our top tips to make Prosecco even more delicious with fruit, sorbet and even glitter.