Book your Christmas & New Year celebrations at The Temple Inn, Liss Forest.

It may be our third Christmas as a Red Mist pub, but for The Temple Inn itself, we are celebrating over 150 years of festivities! The festive season is all about getting together with those special people in your life, to reminisce on one year ending and celebrate another year beginning.

Our friendly team are ready to help you celebrate in style, with a versatile and spacious pub to ensure you can get in the festive spirit while adhering to social distancing and government guidelines. Whether you are looking for that perfect place for an office lunch, a bit of festive cheer to enjoy with the family or a good excuse to raise a glass with friends, we will ensure you have a celebration to remember, in the safety of our pub.

Start your celebrations early and enjoy £5 off!

Receive a discount of £5 off per person, when you make a booking to dine from our Christmas Menu on any of the following dates:

Monday 7th December | Tuesday 8th December | Wednesday 9th December.

Christmas dinner and prosecco
Christmas gin

Christmas Party Menu

We’ve created a festive menu using the key ingredients that simply make Christmas. From sautéed sprouts, sweet cranberry sauce and of course succulent roast turkey (with a few little extra touches of sparkle… Christmas is all about surprises after all!).

Book now to celebrate the festive season with your favourite people, over delicious food, fabulous drinks and surrounded by a great atmosphere.

Two course lunch: £21.95
Three course lunch: £23.95
Three course dinner: £26.95

New Year's Eve

Help us welcome 2020 in style alongside our fellow locals, with our delicious a la carte menu and specials board and guaranteed awesome atmosphere in our friendly village pub.

What screams New Year’s Eve more than delicious seasonal food, a fantastic drinks selection to cheers as the clock strikes midnight and a group of friendly faces, all coming together to celebrate the end of one year and start of another?

Gift Vouchers

Do you dread the yearly battle of searching for unique gifts which are going to be used, treasured and not end up in the ‘gifts to recycle’ cupboard? Christmas shopping can be stressful, but we have an alternative that we guarantee will be appreciated.

Give the gift of great food and drink with our gift vouchers, where that special person can be treated to a delicious meal here or at any of our sister pubs, the choice is entirely up to them. We will ensure they are well looked after and come away relaxed, content and holding many memories of their gift from you.

Book your festive celebration today

To make a reservation to dine from our Christmas Menu or if you’re booking for New Year’s Eve, a £10 deposit per person is required at the time of booking.Please view full Terms & Conditions here.


Covid-19 Safety Measures & Rules

Please note, the safety of both our customers and staff remains at the forefront of our operation and we have worked hard to put in essential safety measures and procedures to protect us all. We are currently only taking bookings based on the government guidelines, which is up to 6 people per party unless you live in a household over that number. We will continue to update customers on their booking as and when guidelines change.


Please note, we are closed on Christmas Day.

Christmas Enquiries

If you have any questions regarding a Christmas booking, please get in touch via the button below and a member of our team will get back to you as soon as possible. For larger households and other enquiries, our team are happy to discuss how we can host your group according to current safety recommendations.

Festive opening times

Please note, it is important to us that our team have a well-deserved break and get to enjoy the festivities with their family and friends.
Therefore, we will be closed on Christmas Day.