Christmas Lunches

Join us this December to enjoy a traditional Christmas Lunch with all the festive trimmings in the Heligan Kitchen warmed by a welcoming wood burner on crisp days, the perfect way to celebrate with family and friends.

Heligan Kitchen Christmas Lunch Menu


£30 – 3 course

£25 – 2 course

£18 – Main

£15 – Children's Main & Callestick ice cream


Roasted Celeriac, Hazelnut & Truffle Soup (VG, NGO, NUT)
Heligan cheese scone or sourdough bread

Smoked Mackerel Pate (NGO)
pickled beetroot, focaccia

Christmas Salad (NG, VG)
maple glazed sprouts, pumpkin, toasted seeds, clementine dressing

Plum & Cranberry Pork Belly Bao Bun
apple slaw, crispy onions, sesame seeds


Traditional Roast Turkey (NGO)
pig in blanket, sage stuffing, cranberry sauce, gravy

Medium-Rare Topside of Beef (NGO)
Yorkshire pudding, horseradish, gravy

Garden Vegetable Nut Roast (VG, NUT)
squash & chestnut purée, rosemary & onion gravy

All served with roasted potatoes & selection of garden vegetables

Stroganoff with Wild Basmati Rice (VGO, NG)
slow cooked beef & mushroom or chestnut mushroom


Traditional Christmas Pudding (VGO, NGO) 
brandy cream

White Chocolate & Clementine Panna Cotta (NGO)
ginger biscuit

Poached Winter Spiced Pear (VGO, NGO)
mulled fruit, granola, clotted cream

Cornish Cheese Plate (VGO, NGO)
Trio of cheese, crackers, winter chutney

* add a glass of Grahams Late Bottled Vintage Port for £6

NG – Non-gluten containing ingredient
NGO – Non-gluten containing ingredient option
VG – Vegan
V – Vegetarian
VGO – Vegan Option
NUT – Nuts

Booking Details:

Bookings can be made by clicking here

A £10 deposit per guest is required at time of booking. 

For parties larger than six, please click here to email a member of the team to discuss. 

Although pre booking is highly recommended, we will endeavour to seat and serve our daily visitors who may be drawn in by the prospect of a delicious Christmas lunch. 

For our latest walk in menu, please click here. 

Garden and Shop opening hours for December

With the Heligan Night Garden now in full flow, please note that the gardens and estate will be open daily each day from 10am, last entry will be at 12:30 and the gardens will close at 2pm. 

For guests wishing to explore the gardens as well as enjoying a Heligan Christmas lunch, we would advise visiting us slightly earlier.

On Sundays, the Heligan Shop will now open its doors at 4pm in line with current Sunday trading laws.

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