Our dining hall seats up to 140 guests, and is perfect for a range of events, from a lunchtime finger buffet, through to a four-course served banquet complete with after-dinner dancing! Our quadrangle is an idyllic setting for drinks receptions and celebrations in the summer months, and we have our own marquee so we're less reliant on the British weather.
The dining hall
The large, light, airy dining hall seats 140, and has large windows and French doors leading out into the Main Quadrangle. It has a large Canadian pine ceiling and the walls are adorned with portraits of former College principals and eminent early Baptists. The Hall also has a grand piano and dimmable lighting.
The Hall can be setup for a range of different functions, with the tables able to set out in different ways to meet your event’s needs: with long rows, smaller groups of 8-10, or in a T-shape. They can also be cleared to the side for barn dances and ceilidhs, or for standing buffets with larger groups.
The versatility of the space means that it’s the perfect setting for everything from an afternoon tea, a buffet lunch, or a no-expenses-spared gala dinner. We sometimes use the space for larger lectures and talks, and have our in-house PA system.
The quadrangle is the heart of the College, and is located between the Hall and our Reception, making it perfect for pre-dinner drinks. In the summer months, we can also accommodate garden parties and BBQs. We also have our own marquee, which can offer if needed.
Our in-house catering team
No matter your needs, our team of chefs can tailor a menu to suit. If you’re feeling less creative, we can also offer sample menus to help you choose – and whet your appetite! We are able to cater for a range of dietary requirements. We are also proud to have the highest, 5-star, food hygiene rating from Oxford City Council.