If there’s ever a day to pull out all the stops and eat, drink and be merry it’s obviously Christmas Day, but if the thought of slaving over dinner for the entire family brings you out in cold sweats fear not – we’ve got your Christmas Day Lunch covered.

For the first time ever this year we’ll be opening The Ox Bristol for Christmas Day, serving a decadent four course feast worthy of the occasion and more importantly allowing you to enjoy quality family time together, put your feet up and enjoy Christmas Day completely stress free.

We’ll be open from midday until 3pm, allowing you plenty of time to enjoy an extremely leisurely lunch. Our four-course festive menu includes a glass of fizz on arrival followed by:

Glass of bubbles and Amuse Bouche



Salad of poached quince, Colston Basset Stilton, friseé, candied walnuts, sourdough crisps, sherry vinaigrette (v)(n)
Seared Scottish scallops, boneless chicken wings, smoked pumpkin purée, chicken roasting juices
Pork & duck liver country pâté, port & shallot marmalade, house pickles, sourdough toast
Curry spiced cullen skink, crab & haddock fishcake, curry leaf



Norfolk bronze turkey, pigs in blankets, turkey gravy, thyme & onion stuffing, bread sauce, cranberry & apple compote
50 day dry aged charcoal roasted sirloin of beef, Yorkshire pudding, braised ox cheek, bone marrow gravy, horseradish
Mushroom & truffle vegetarian roast, parsnip purée, vegan gravy, Yorkshire pudding (v)
Roasted fillet of turbot, chive buerre blanc, deep fried Cornish mussels



Warm ginger parkin, blackberry & apple clotted cream ice cream
Christmas pudding, prune & Armagnac ice cream, custard
Vanilla creme brulee, Granny Smith sorbet, cinnamon shortbread
West Country cheese board with pickles, chutney & sourdough crackers

10% service charge all of which goes to our fabulous staff
Please advise of dietary requirements at time of booking
Full payment taken on confirmation of booking
Refundable up to one month before

Places at The Ox for Christmas Day are £110 for adults and £40 for children under 12 and include a welcome drink and our delicious four course festive feast. And for those wanting to really throw a proper celebration you’ll be able to choose a bottle of something special from our extensive selection of wines, Champagne and cocktails. 

We can cater for tables from 2 up to 25 and can also offer semi-private dining, and with limited space available we’d recommend booking your table soon. You can book your table online here or call us on 0117 922 1001  to find out more.

Call Us
0117 922 1001
The Basement, 43 Corn Street, Bristol BS1 1HT