Celebrate a special Christmas & New Year

at Poets House 

Festive Lunches & Dinners 

(served from 1st to 24th December 2020)

We’d like to invite you to spend the Festive Season with us!

Christmas and New Year is a special time of year and we would love you to come along to Poets House and join in our with festive celebrations. Our elegant Grade II Listed Townhouse, situated in the heart of historic Ely, is the ultimate destination for a truly unforgettable celebration this Christmas and New Year. Prices from £35 for a three course meal, including tea, coffee and mince pies and Christmas novelties. 

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Festive Afternoon Tea

Eat, Drink and Be Merry at Poets House With Our Festive Afternoon Tea

(available from 1st to 24th December 2020)

Festive Afternoon Tea: £22 per person (with Bubbly - £27pp)

Available from 12:00-16:00 in the Sonnet Bar & Lounge

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Private Dining for
Christmas Parties 

Throughout December the beautiful Boardroom and Writing Room are available for private hire from only £40 per person, including a three-course meal, Christmas novelties, crackers and room hire.

Pre-booking is required with a £20 per person non-refundable and transferable deposit on booking. Full pre-payment, pre-orders and final numbers are required two weeks prior.

Festive MenuFestive Drinks Packages 

Christmas Party
Shared Christmas Parties

Shared Christmas Parties

Why not join one of our shared party nights? A sparkling atmosphere full of festive cheer!

Kicking off Christmas 2020 in style on Friday 18th and Saturday 19th December. This includes a 3 course dinner, a glass of fizz on arrival, Christmas novelties and disco until midnight all for £50pp.

The order of the evening: arrival at 18:30, seating at 19:15, dinner at 19:30, carriages at midnight. 

The seating plan for shared events will be confirmed one week prior to the event.

Enjoy an evening, knowing you can just slip into one of our boutique bedrooms for a good nights sleep, followed by a delicious full English breakfast the next morning. Prices from £150 bed and breakfast (based on two people sharing), subject to availability.

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Poets House Breakfast

Christmas Day Lunch

Why not indulge yourself this Christmas and let us make your Christmas day truly wonderful in every way.
Enjoy a 4 Course lunch with a glass of bubbly and canapes on arrival. £110 per person and £55 per person for little ones under 12.

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Christmas Day Menu

Poets House Breakfast

Relax on Boxing Day

A day of celebrating with family and friends and no need to cook! Come and join us for a scrumptious three course lunch in The Dining Room at £35 per person. À La Carte Lunch is available from 12:00 until 15:00. Enjoy an overnight stay in one of our luxurious bedrooms, including full English breakfast. Subject to availability. From £190.00 per room per night

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Poets House Breakfast

Enjoy the 'In-Between' Break

From £170 per room, bed and breakfast, from the 27th to 29th December.

 The period between Christmas and New Year is often an ideal time for an extended stay, a little calm between Christmas and New Year Celebrations! Join us at Poets House where you either simply relax and unwind or perhaps enjoy a bit of Christmas sale shopping in nearby Cambridge.

Interlude rates can be extended to cover 21st-22nd December and 1st-2nd January.

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New Year's Eve
Two Night Break

From £365 per person for two nights.

Enjoy a fabulous two night break including dinner on both evenings, overnight stay in one of our luxurious suites, and full English breakfast each morning. On New Year’s Eve your evening will begin with a champagne and canape reception, followed by a fantastic 3 course dinner in our Dining Room. After dinner, a chance to dance the night away with music from our resident DJ and dancing until 01:00.

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Two Night Break
Party in Style

Party In Style with our Poets House Party!

Enjoy a night of dancing and fun with our Party Only Tickets, including a welcome drink, bacon sandwich at 23:00 and dancing until 01:00! £40.00 per person (over 25s only).

Winter Warmer Offer 1
Winter Warmer Offer 2

Beat The January Blues and join us for our Winter Warmer Offer!

From £190 per room per night 

Escape the winter chill and look forward to starting 2021 with an opulent stay in the one of our beautiful boutique bedrooms, including a 3 course dinner and full English breakfast each morning. Take in the fabulous local scenery and wildlife with a long walk by the Great River Ouse, not forgetting a visit to the Iconic Ely Cathedral, just a few moments walk away.  

Our Winter Warmer offer includes:

- Overnight accommodation in one of our beautiful rooms 
- 3 course dinner in The Dining Room 
- Full breakfast

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What Our Guests Say

"We have a fantastic one nights stay here in December. Our room was stunning with a beautiful roll top bath in the room. The room was immaculately clean and cosy. The staff were fantastic too and the food in the restaurant was extremely nice too. Absolutely worth every penny we spent, we’ll certainly be back very soon. 10/10! "

"Superb location for any visit to Ely - Thoroughly impressed by our first ever visit here. Very spacious room at the front of the hotel with a view of Cromwell’s house. Roll top bath in the room and a large separate bathroom with a huge shower. We had booked afternoon tea on arrival (as a special treat) it was fantastic! As one of us is vegetarian and the other a nut allergy sufferer they took the utmost care to meet these needs - top marks here.
Extremely close to Ely cathedral and the waterways and of course the centre itself so a perfect location. Breakfast was pleasant enough, although the continental part was somewhat limited. We would have no hesitation in staying here again - an excellent hotel"

Christmas Break away - What can I say. The Hotel is beautiful the rooms are stunning and if such a very high standard. So very clean. We had several meals there during our stay including Christmas lunch which was faultless. Probably the best ever Christmas lunch in my 56 years. And finally the staff so very friendly, helpful and work so well together like one big happy family. We feel we have truly found a new gem and have already booked a long weekend in April. Thank you Poets House for making our Christmas so wonderful. See you in April. Very best wishes Tim and Jenny"