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Festive Dining

Whether you're seeking your next office Christmas Party, a warm and intimate festive lunch with loved ones, or a delightful indulgence of a festive afternoon tea, we offer a wide range of options to suit everyone.

Experience the epitome of luxury this festive season at The Royal Hotel & Merchants Bistro as we invite you to celebrate with us.

Roast Turkey Christmas Dinner
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.
Wedding guests making a toast with champagne
Festive Lunches at Merchants Bistro
Can't wait till Christmas Day for a foodie feast? Join us throughout the month of December as we serve up some delicious festive lunches in our stunning Merchants Bistro.
Dinner at Merchants Bistro Bideford
Festive Dinners at Merchants Bistro
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.
Christmas Eve Carvery
Christmas Eve Carvery
Elevate your Christmas Eve with a sumptuous lunch at The Royal Hotel and immerse yourself in the festive atmosphere as you savour our carvery and sweet experience, crafted to capture the essence of the holiday spirit.
Christmas Table at Royal Hotel
Christmas Day Lunch
This festive season, take the stress out of Christmas Day dining and enjoy a relaxing and luxurious Christmas Day lunch with us. Delicious food and festive spirit combine to bring you a meal that the whole family or group will love.
Festive Carvery at Royal Hotel
Boxing Day Carvery
Come and be our guest at The Royal Hotel this Boxing Day, where you can indulge in a delectable post-Christmas carvery featuring tender meats and airy Yorkshire puddings, expertly crafted by our talented chefs.
Carvery at The Royal Hotel
New Year's Eve Carvery Lunch
Celebrate the arrival of the New Year in style at The Royal Hotel's exclusive Carvery Lunch event! Revel in the elegant surroundings of our charming hotel, complete with impeccable service and a warm atmosphere.
New Year Fireworks
New Year's Eve Gala Dinner
See in the new year in style! Our dazzling black-tie event is the place to be on New Year's Eve in Bideford. Come together with family and friends for the ultimate send-off to the year.
Carvery Dish at The Royal Hotel
New Year's Day Carvery
Join us for a delicious carvery with all the trimmings. Enjoy a selection of succulent meats, roasties cooked to perfection, enough veggies to fill your plate, and what’s a roast without a fluffy Yorkshire pudding?

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