Christmas Menus and Booking Forms

Cat Inn

Christmas and New Year's Eve at The Cat Inn

We will be offering our festive menu from 1st December to the 23rd December for both lunch and dinner. 

Reservations are essential.

Tables of up to eight people may choose from our full menu.

Eight to twelve Guests may choose from our Christmas Menu on the day.

The largest party we can accommodate is 14 and ask for a pre order in advance of the day from our Christmas Menu.

Click here to view the menu and booking form.

Our Opening times for food over the festive period are as follows:

  Lunch Dinner
Sunday 24th December 12noon – 2.30pm 6pm - 8.30pm
Monday 25th December Closed  Closed 
Tuesday 26th December 12 noon – 3.30pm Closed 
Wednesday 27th  Closed Closed
Thursday 28th December Closed Closed
Friday 29th December 12 noon - 2pm  6pm - 8.30pm 
Saturday 30th December 12noon - 2.30pm 6pm  to 8.30pm
Sunday 31st December 12noon - 2.30pm 6pm - 8.30pm - Normal Menu with some wonderful Specials on offer
Monday 1st January 12noon to 2.30pm Closed
Tuesday 2nd January Closed Closed
Wednesday 3rd  Closed Closed


The Pub will be open serving drinks from 12noon to 10.30pm as usual with the following exceptions:

Christmas Day 12 noon to 2pm

Boxing Day 12 noon to 6.30pm

New Year’s Eve 12 noon till late

New Year’s Day 12 noon to 6pm




Butternut Squash & Sweet Potato Soup
Pumpkin Seed Granola, Tarragon Oil, Beer Bread  - 7.00 ( V, MGF)

Nduja Scotch Egg
Fennel and Olive Salad - 9.50

Salt Baked Celeriac
Burnt Apple Puree, Pickled Celery, Toasted Hazelnuts - 9.50 (VG, GF)

Gin Cured Chalk Stream Trout Gravadlax
Pate. Cucumer, Dill, Rice Cracker  -  10.50 (GF)

 Goats Cheese Brulee
Roasted Pear, Candied Walnuts - 9.50  (V, MGF)


 Venison Haunch
Braised Shoulder Tartlet, Malt Glazed Beetroot, Potato, Black Cabbage,
Red Wine Sauce – 25.00 (MGF)

Pan fried Cod Loin
Forest Mushrooms, Spätzle, Steamed Spinach, Pickle Grapes,
Chive Butter Sauce – 25.00 (MGF)

Free Range Turkey
Pigs in Blankets, Red Cabbage, Roasted Carrots, Sprouts, Potato Terrine,
Turkey Gravy – 25.00 (MGF)

Roasted Hispi Cabbage
Miso Caramel, Chestnut Salsa – 17.50 (VG, GF)


Coconut & Lemon Cake
Blackberry Parfait, Mulled Blackberries – 9.00 (VG, GF)

Chocolate Pave
Popcorn, Butterscotch Sauce, Clementine Sorbet – 10.00

Apple & Cranberry Nut Crumble
Vanilla Custard - 8.75 (GF)

Artisan Cheese & Biscuits
Baron Bigod, Barcombe Blue, Olde Sussex, Sister Sarah,
Spiced Grape Chutney – 12.50 (MGF)


Americano – 2.70, Double Espresso – 2.80, Cappuccino – 2.90, Latte – 3.00
Flat White – 3.00, Tea 2.50


Key: V – Vegetarian VG – Vegan GF- Gluten Free

MGF – Dish can be modified to be Gluten Free – please inform us when ordering

Allergy information can be obtained by talking to staff.




The Cat Inn,
North Lane,
West Hoathly,
West Sussex,
RH19 4PP


(01342) 810369



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