Dining at Somerville College

Whether you are planning a birthday celebration or other special family occasion, a retirement dinner or a corporate hospitality private dining event, Somerville College's Dining Hall offers a unique backdrop that, combined with efficient service and central location, makes this a perfect choice.

 Dining Hall  Exterior of Dining Hall

The Dining 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 available for use at an additional rate. The Hall accommodates banquets (up to 192 persons). There are three steps leading to a stage and the High Table, which seats 24; all other tables seat 12 to 14 guests on wooden chairs.

 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 every desire, and 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 coffee and chocolates.