Formal Dining

Formal Dining

Indulge in a culinary journey with our delicious 3-course menu, where you have the freedom to curate the perfect dining experience for your event by selecting from our array of seasonal starters, main courses and desserts. Extra courses can be added to elevate the meal, such as a soup, sorbet or fish course, and a cheese board to finish. 

Drinks receptions can be arranged beforehand in the College gardens to make a truly memorable occasion.

Take a look at our private dining rooms here.


We are proud of our reputation for excellent catering and formal dining. Our skilled chefs will help you choose a suitable menu (if required) and will be prepared to our high standards. Our friendly and professional service staff will ensure that your event is relaxed and enjoyable.

Please choose one starter (and a vegetarian / vegan option if required), one main course with corresponding vegetarian option and one dessert for your group.

All dinners include:
- Private Dining Room Hire (a surcharge of £395.00 may be applied to the Hall during Term Time or where exclusive use is required)
- White Linen Tablecloths and White Linen Napkins
- Printed Menus 1:3
- Printed Place Cards
- Paper A3 Seating Plan for Display
- Candles (with dinner)
- Fairtrade Coffee and After-Dinner Mint Chocolates to finish

Please see our full Formal Dining menu and details here.

Wine List

We have a range of wines available to suit your chosen menu, carefully selected by our Wine Steward, as well as a variety of reception drinks.

Please see our wine and drinks menu here.




Fitzwilliam Events Formal Dining

“Everything about the day was excellent – the staff, the arrangements, the food and the venue – thank you so much to all the Fitz staff for making it special!” Richard Saady