Christmas at The Old Kings Head

Its the time of year to eat, drink and be merry with friends, family and colleagues. We have put together a few ideas for holding the perfect festive gatherings from informal buffets and skittles parties to sit down meals with live music. If, however, the below ideas are not what you had in mind get in touch and tell us what you're thinking and we will do our best to help.

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Festive Fayre

Available from 25th November our Christmas Fayre offers a sit down meal of either 2 or 3 courses. Our restaurant offers an exclusive part of the pub and can accommodate up to 26 people. Our main bar can accommodate 32 people and combined we can accommodate up to 60 people spread over 2 spaces. We ask that all Christmas Fayre bookings are pre ordered and you can pick up a pre-order form from the pub with all the terms and conditions. 


Artisan Bread Selection - selection of breads with dipping oils, olives and sea salt butter



Chunky Winter Vegetable Soup (v) - with peal barley

Steamed Mussels -  with chorizo and tomato finished with basil

Smoked Ham Hock Terrine - with homemade piccalilli and rye sourdough


Stuffed and Rolled Turkey Breast - cranberry and sausage stuffing, fondant potatoes, seasonal vegetables and gravy

Red Wine Braised Blade of Beef - horseradish mashed potato and seasonal vegetables with gravy

Sweet Potato, Feta and Butternut Squash Spiced Pithivier (v)

Seafood Linguine in Marinara Sauce - mussels, prawns and squid finished with pesto


Mince Pie Eton Mess

Homemade Cranberry and Chocolate Brownie - with vanilla pod ice cream

Pear and Frangipane Tart - with crème anglais

Cheese Board - (supplement of £4) English Cheeses, served with a selection of fudges biscuits, celery, grapes and homemade ale and onion chutney


Coffee and Homemade Christmas Cake



2 course £19.95 or 3 course £24.95

excluding Saturday 9th and Friday 22nd December which are our PARTY NIGHTS featuring LIVE MUSIC which are priced at

2 course £21.95 or 3 course £26.95



Book your party before 31st October and receive a free dinks reception for your party! (125ml glass of prosecco or Orange Juice per person)


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Skittle and Darts Parties

Ideal for groups of 15-30 people you will have exclusive use of the snug bar for your party with informal seating, a buffet of your choice and full instructions on how to play traditional Northampton Skittles. Perfect for competitive groups and those looking for a more informal setting. 

Prices start from £6.50 per head

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Murder Mystery Party 

Bring the drama to your Christmas Party, with a chosen theme, act out the plot, interrogate each other, search the pub for clues and find the murderer among you!

Prices start from £35.00 per head