Christmas Frequently Answered Questions
When does the food turn festive?
Is there a set Christmas meal?
Is there a buffet option?
Sorry, we can’t run buffets over the Christmas period.
What deposit is required?
How many people can be catered for?
(over 3 tables) in the conservatory: three tables of 8, 10 and 6 to make 24.
Should food be pre-
What if guests drop-
Book for your maximum number and come down.
We don’t charge for no-
Can guests pay separately?
The till system allows us to show your party exactly what was ordered, split the cost of entire bills or split specific items and take separate payments.
Card or cash is fine.
Can allergies be catered for?
If you have specific dietary requirements we will be able to advise and accommodate accordingly.
Please do bear in mind that our kitchen does process nuts, gluten and garlic. Traces of other ingredients may also be present.
See gluten and veganism questions below.
There are gluten free versions of several dishes.
When a gluten allergy is identified, we will assume that the guest is a diagnosed coeliac, and has to be 100% gluten free. Those with a less comprehensive intolerance to gluten may be able to be more expansive with their choices.
If a gluten free meal is required, please state this when booking
We do want to feed you.
What dishes are suitable for vegetarians or vegans?
Is there parking?
When is The Dolphin closed?