The Rising Sun Free House

...a traditional English pub and restaurant in a village setting near Canterbury, Kent serving fine food, ales, wines and spirits.

Christmas Parties and Dinner

Christmas at the Rising Sun. Our restaurant set for Christmas party and Christmas dinner.

Why not join us at The Rising Sun for Christmas dinner or hold your Christmas Party here? Our food is prepared with delicious local and seasonal produce prepared by our innovative chefs.

The Rising Sun, near Canterbury, offers a choice of two restaurants and can cater for Christmas parties of less than 10, to in excess of 100.

Christmas party - an ideal venue for private or business parties.

To book, or for more information: tel 01227 721364 or email

Christmas Party Menu

~~~ STARTERS ~~~

Prawn & Crayfish Cocktail with Chefs own Marie Rose Sauce
Parsnip & Apple Soup with Crusty Bread
Mushroom & Stilton Bruschetta
Potted Crab with Crusty Bread

~~~ Main Courses ~~~

Traditional Roast Turkey with all the trimmings
Teriyaki Salmon with New Potatoes
Braised Steak in Red Wine Gravy with Roast Potatoes
Belly Pork with Apple & Cider Sauce with Mash Potatoes
Roasted Vegetables Risotto

All served with Fresh Seasonal Vegetables

~~~ Deserts ~~~

Christmas Pudding with brandy Sauce
White Chocolate Cheesecake
Baileys Crème Brulee
Cappuccino Torte

Coffee and Mints


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Christmas Day


We will not be serving Christmas Day dinner this year.


Apologies for any inconvenience caused.



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New Year

We are holding a Disco and Black Tie Dinner on New Year's Eve. Why not join us and enjoy fine food prepared by our innovative chefs? We only use the finest seasonal produce sourced locally where possible.

Celebrate the New Year with us!

Welcome in the New Year at the Rising Sun.

To book, or for more information: tel 01227 721364 or email

Waiter - dinner on New Year's Eve.

Disco with buffet £15 per person

or 3 course meal:

New Year's Dinner Menu

~~~ Starters ~~~

Garlic Chilli King Prawns with Crusty Bread
Winter Vegetable Soup
Farmhouse Pate with Caramelised Red Onion Chutney
Bacon and Brie Stuffed Mushrooms on a Bed of Salad

~~~ Main Courses ~~~

Chicken Supreme Stuffed with Pate served with Wild Mushroom Sauce
New Potatoes and Vegetables
Fillet Steak Rossini with Chips and Salad
Whole Sea Bass Stuffed with Prawns and Capers , New Potatoes and Vegetables
Roasted Vegetable Risotto

~~~ Deserts ~~~

Trio of Chocolate
Tia Maria Crème Brulee
Toffee and Vanilla Cheesecake
Red Fruit & Vanilla Ice Cream Waffle

Coffee and Mints


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