special occasions

Private dining


come dine with us

We have two private dining rooms upstairs at The Shipman's and can craft a menu to suit your needs, whether its a full sit down meal or an informal buffet - get in touch to see what we can offer!

the drum room

a fantastic space

The Drum Room, which conveniently overlooks Drum lane, is one of our special occasion rooms that will be an extension to our dining offering as well as a fantastic space for diners to relax and hold special occasions.

We are also able to offer bookings for this room for hen do’s, stag do’s, baby showers, birthdays, anniversaries and corporate meetings.

The room is available by booking below or speaking to a member of the team.

the drapery room

the perfect spot

The perfect people watching spot. The Drapery room over looks one of Northampton’s busiest streets yet offers a peaceful spot to enjoy a lunch, special occasion or corporate gathering.

We can offer a number of ways to dress this room.

To book the Drapery room, please click below or speak to a member of the team.

booking enquiry

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Roasted Butternut Squash Soup
Served with crispy onions, and bread and butter.

Smoked Salmon Mousse
Served with crème fraiche, lime and dill.

Chicken Liver & Wild Mushroom Pate
Caramelised onion chutney & toasted bread.


Christmas Roast Turkey
All the traditional trimmings.

Beetroot Wellington
roasted potatoes, root vegetables and a mulled wine gravy.

Crispy Pork Belly
cranberry and thyme puree, potato and truffle gratin, garlic green beans & red wine jus.


Classic Christmas Pudding
Brandy sauce & red currants.

Chocolate Brownie
Winter berry compote, vanilla ice cream.

Vegan Banana Bread
toffee sauce and vanilla ice cream.

Christmas buffet

Christmas Nacho Wreath
Spicy Christmas Cracker Wings
Festive BBQ Rudolph Wings
Cauliflower Bombs
Sausage Rolls
Pigs in Blankets
Sage & Onion Stuffing Balls
Roast Potatoes
Cranberry Coleslaw
House Salad
Garlic Bread
Chocolate Yule Logs