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'Tis the Season

Party in style this Christmas

Looking for a Christmas party venue in Cambridge? The Cambridge Union offers the perfect location to kick off your festivities, bring people together and celebrate.

Choose from a variety of spaces and settings for all occasions, so whether you are looking for an intimate meal, cocktails in the orator, or a large scale party in one of our function rooms or even an exclusive nighclub setting in the Footlight Cellars. 

Be part of history and join us to make this a year to remember.

It's the most wonderful time of the year

Celebrate Christmas with dinners and drinks in our stunning bar and restaurant The Orator.  We offer a festive menu that is bursting with seasonal ingredients and will leave you feeling the magic of Christmas. 

Our stunning historic venue can transform form your intimate meal to a hive of festivities and fun.  

Private Dining
at The Orator

Discover the versatility of The Orator Private Dining space, a refined venue perfect for your intimate Christmas festive celebrations. Our exquisite space provides the ideal setting for parties of over 15, where our banqueting team are there for you to provide a seamless experience for you and your guests.
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Whether you are looking for a sit down meal, after work drinks or a light bite, you can join us at Orator bar and restaurant. 

Join as a member and receive 20% off The Orator at the Cambridge Union.

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