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Festive Celebrations

Table in Merchants Bistro decorated for Christmas

Experience Christmas
in Bideford

The Royal Hotel offers the perfect location for your festive celebrations. 

The elegant setting of this historic hotel creates a wonderful festive atmosphere, while the quality of our food and service is second to none. Plus, with a wonderful festive program for guests to enjoy whilst on a Christmas Break and a range of lunches and dinners with local singers let us help you get into the festive spirit. 

So, whatever you're looking for, be it a couples retreat, a small party for work colleagues or friends, or a family escape, we have an option for you.


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Royal Hotel Local Area Bideford Christmas Lights at Night
Festive Breaks
Experience the enchantment of Christmas in the picturesque region of North Devon. Every moment spent here during the festive season is nothing short of magical. Whether you decide to embark on a pre-Christmas escape or seek a rejuvenating Twixmas retreat.
Festive Plated Roast at Merchants Bistro
Festive Dinners
Relax and make memories this festive season wrapped up at Merchants Bistro at The Royal Hotel. Whether it’s an impromptu get-together with friends, or a work party looking to end on a high, whatever the occasion our festive dinner menu offers an array of Christmas cuisine.
Crackers on table at Merchants Bistro
Festive Lunches
Festive lunches at The Royal Hotel can be as flexible as you wish, running 6 days a week throughout December and offering an array of delicious dishes, you’re bound to have an unforgettable experience.
Festive Afternoon Tea with prosecco
Festive High Tea
We can't think of any better way to celebrate the Festive season than to catch up with loved ones in our cosy Regency surroundings over a delicious Festive High Tea. Enjoy a selection of festive-inspired finger sandwiches, freshly baked homemade scones, pastries, and cakes.

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