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Dining at Somerville College

Whether you are planning a corporate dining event, a conference or departmental dinner, or a family celebration, Somerville College's beautiful wood-panelled, traditional Dining Hall offers a unique and special setting. Combined with our renowned delicious food, efficient service and central location, Somerville College is a perfect choice for your next dining event.

 Dining Hall  Exterior of Dining Hall

The Dining Hall accommodates banquest for up to 192 persons. Guests dine on long wooden tables, each seating 12-14 guests on wooden chairs. HighTable is raised on a stage (up three steps) and seats 24.

The Hall has adjustable lighting and a built-in audio system including two handheld microphones, a hearing loop and a CD player. The grand piano is also available for use at an additional rate.

 Reading Room  College Gardens

The intimate Reading Room is adjacent to the Hall, with French windows opening out to a stone balcony overlooking the gardens. The room can accommodate up to 60 for drinks reception and up to 35 for a sit down meal (minimum of 25).

Our Head Chef ensures that the food is prepared impeccably and to your taste. The sumptuous menu options offer a choice of local and seasonal fare.

3 or 4 Course seasonal dinner menus start from £34.00 ex VAT per person, including white linen, menu cards, coffee and chocolates.