So this is Christmas

Whether you’re looking for a festive retreat, a Christmas party stopover, a delicious feast for friends and colleagues or an intimate family get together, celebrate the festive season in our true country dining pub with rooms in the heart of Berkshire.



Join us for festive Christmas parties just outside beautiful Chieveley at the Crab & Boar. Our sumptuous seasonal menus and elegant dining spaces allow for both intimate and extravagant set-ups to create your perfect Christmas ‘do’.

 View our full Christmas Party menu
Three courses – £35

(Available December 1 – 24th, 12 pm – 8.30 pm)


Relax and leave the cooking to us this Christmas Day. Your dining experience will include traditional and creative dishes such as pan-fried scallop, Arenkha caviar, confit fennel with green apple and roasted turkey, sage & dry apricot stuffing, roasted potatoes, glazed carrots and parsnips; every mouthful is a taste of Berkshire’s best.

View our Christmas Day menu, priced at £90 per person

(Available between 12 pm – 4 pm)


Give 2018 a truly memorable send-off with an evening indulging in all the gastronomic riches the British countryside has to offer. Choose between our £65 or £95 seven-course menus. Tickets include evening entertainment, provided by a DJ, so remember to bring your dancing shoes.



Whether you’re enjoying a festive drink with friends, an office party or a Christmas getaway, join us at the Crab & Boar – the perfect place to relax, unwind and celebrate this festive season.

Two-night stays at £520 including

– Two nights in a Double room

– À la carte breakfast

– A bottle of fizz

– Christmas lunch

– A Christmas hamper


Our 14 bedrooms are beautifully finished, each with their own unique, comforting and contemporary twist. Features include:

– Homemade à la carte breakfast

– Well-appointed en-suite bathroom

– Luxurious Egyptian cotton bedding

– Tea making facilities

– Eco-friendly espresso machine

– Natural British Bramley bath & body products

– Flat-screen TV

– Premium quality cotton bathrobes

For more information and our festive menus please download our Christmas 2018 brochure. Keep your eyes peeled on our Instagram and Facebook pages where we will be sharing our festivities.

For bookings and enquiries call us on +44 (0)1635 247550 or email us at


*Ts&Cs: This package is valid for two persons and is available on Christmas Eve & Christmas Day or Christmas Day & Boxing day. Full prepayment is required in advance of the stay. No alterations modifications or cancellations are possible upon confirmation. Package rates include homemade breakfast and a house bottle of fizz. Christmas lunch includes a maximum of three courses and excludes drinks. £520 is the standard room rate. Contact us to find out about weekend rates and other bedroom rates.

Your Winning Ticket

You may have received a special gift if you’ve dined with us in December: an envelope containing a mystery offer to enjoy in the New Year.

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