Funeral Teas, Receptions & Wakes

Washingborough Hall is a country house hotel close to Lincoln Crematorium. Our friendly events team have been hosting funeral teas for many years. As a popular Lincoln funeral tea venue, we understand how important it is that arrangements are made with ease. Please rest assured that we’ll take care of everything and, on the day, our staff will be attentive and professional, yet unobtrusive.



We offer a choice of funeral tea menus, but please ask if you would like something different; we’re happy to help. All our menus include vegetarian options, and special dietary requirements can be catered for.


Menu A – £10.95

Selection of Sandwiches
Homemade Sausage Rolls
(V) Victoria Sponge Cake
(V) Open Scones with Jam & Cream


Menu B – £14.95

Selection of Sandwiches
Lincolnshire Cocktail Sausages
Assorted Vol Au Vents
Homemade Sausage Rolls
Fish Cakes with Tartare Sauce
(V) Cherry Bakewell Tarts


Menu C – £16.50

Selection of Sandwiches on Bridge Rolls
(V) Mini Jacket Potatoes with Cream Cheese & Chives
Hot Smoked Salmon & Camembert Tartlets
Quail Scotch Eggs
Sundried Tomato & Parma Ham Bruschetta
Honey & Mustard Cocktail Sausages
(V) Chocolate Brownies

Prices are per head; they include tea, coffee and room hire. There are no hidden costs. These special menus are solely reserved for funeral teas. Jugs of orange juice can be requested (£5.00 per jug) and a tipple of sherry can also be arranged (£2.60 per glass). Optional 10% service charge is added to all food bills.


Funeral Breakfast Buffet Menu  Available 9am - 11am 

Location and Accessibility

The closest hotel to Lincoln Crematorium, Washingborough Hall is on the main road between Washingborough and Lincoln (just 2 miles from the crematorium). We have plenty of parking, and are close to all Lincoln’s main transport links.

Our function rooms are situated on the same level as the licensed bar, along with washroom facilities. Wheelchair access is gained through the Winston Room Orangery, or through the main kitchen. We can accommodate up to 120 guests, but we can also host small, intimate gatherings for as few as 10 guests.

To find out more about the service available at our Lincoln funeral reception venue, and to discuss your requirements, please call our reception team on 01522 790 340.

Accomodation may also be available for those guests travelling from away, please contact our reception team on 01522 790 340 to discuss availability & rates