2019 Holiday Happenings

November 18, 2019
Christmas at the Golden LAmb

The holidays are a truly magical time at the Golden Lamb.

When you visit the streets of our historic downtown and walk through the doors of our legendary inn, you'll escape to a time where all that matters is great food, family and friends. 

We have special plans throughout the holidays, so your season is the most memorable yet.


Thursday, November 28 | 11 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.

The holidays start every year at the Golden Lamb with a gobble! Our famous Thanksgiving Day three-course menu includes all your favorite Turkey Day classics, prepared by our skilled kitchen led by executive chef Nick Roudebush. You can also choose from our a la carte dessert menu of Golden Lamb seasonal favorites or our kids' menu, so the whole family can have their Thanksgiving fill.  

If you have a large group visiting, we're still taking reservations in our spacious and accommodating private dining rooms, but call fast to reserve before they're gone at (513) 932-5065.

Did you know we also cater? Enjoy those familiar Golden Lamb flavors from the comforts of your own home by ordering through our catering service!  

Christmas Menu

Available Monday, December 2 - Thursday, December 19 | Served all day starting 11 a.m.

Spend the Holidays at the Golden Lamb

To enter the Christmas season, we're bringing back dishes from some of the most iconic holiday celebrations in our country's history. Choose from three holiday-inspired entrees on our traditional holiday features menu:

Frohe Weihnachten - seared venison, ancient grains, braised red cabbage, peppercorn & brandy cream sauce 

Christmas Dinner at Mount Vernon - a duo of local Saddleberk pork tenderloin and roasted turkey breast, mashed Idaho potatoes, apple & sage sausage stuffing, orange-cranberry sauce, seasonal vegetables, two-day turkey gravy 

A Tribute to Cratchit’s Christmas Dinner - roasted Indiana duck breast, ancient grains, rosemary jus, braised red cabbage 

You'll also find several soups, desserts and holiday cocktails sure to leave you feeling warm and fuzzy during the colder December days. Reserve today

Christmas Carolers

Monday, December 2 - Thursday, December 5 | 6:30 - 8 p.m.
Monday, December 9 - Thursday, December 12 | 6:30 - 8 p.m.

Holiday Carolers at the Golden Lamb

Here we come a-wassailing
Right to the Golden Lamb! 

It's just not Christmas without the chorus of your favorite holiday songs. Local carolers will be in-restaurant providing the most delightful hymns and filling guests with Christmas spirit over a terrific holiday meal. 


31st Annual Lebanon Horse-Drawn Carriage Parade

Saturday, December 7  | 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.

Golden Lamb Horse Drawn Carriage Parade Lebanon

Historic Downtown Lebanon's biggest celebration passes right in front of the Golden Lamb. Reserve your seat in the heart of the celebrations, or just stop in between parades to browse our newly renovated gift shop! The Christmas festivities last all day from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., with two of the world-famous parades held at 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. (candlelit). 

For the occasion, we are offering a special menu featuring seasonal favorites that have become a holiday tradition like Warm Wassail, a soul-warming mixture of brandy, sherry, cinnamon, ginger & nutmeg - or Local Mushroom Ravioli, roasted peppers, spinach, edamame, charred carrots, sun-dried tomatoes, basil & pecorino cream sauce.

Weekend Holiday Hours

Sundays, December 8 - January 5, 2020 | 11 a.m. - 9 p.m.

On Sundays throughout the holiday season, the Golden Lamb restaurant will be open for dinner service from 11 a.m. until 9 p.m. While that means Sunday Brunch will not be served during the holidays, check back in on January 12 for the first brunch of 2020!


Sunday Dining with Santa

December 8, 15, 22 | 12 - 3 p.m. in the Lobby

Santa Sunday Golden Lamb

Have your list ready. Jolly Old St. Nicholas is taking a break from his toy shop to be with you and your family from noon to 3 p.m. on select Sundays in December. Be ready with that must-have item on your wish list, and relax from the stressful shopping by lunching with us and Santa himself!




Christmas Eve

December 24 | 12 - 7 p.m.

Just before you tuck in awaiting present-opening the next day, join us for a special Christmas Eve menu in celebration of the entire season. There's no better place than the Golden Lamb to unwind after checking the last item off your shopping list. Soak in the festive decor you can only find during this most wonderful time of year and take calm a walk through our charming downtown to reach pure Christmas bliss. 

On Christmas Day, the Golden Lamb team wishes you the happiest and healthiest of days. We will be closed until we reopen again at 11 a.m. on Thursday, December 26. 


New Year's Eve

Tuesday, December 31 | 8 p.m. - midnight

After the hustle and bustle of the Christmas season, we believe good times need to be had by all. Make your dinner reservations in the Golden Lamb, and for a more casual end to the year, join us for live music in Black Horse Tavern - the first New Year's Eve in the relaunched Black Horse Tavern. Order from our regular menu and a Featured Prix Fixe Menu all-day and close 2019 with drinks in one of Ohio's best neighborhood taverns. 

Our doors are then closed New Year's Day as we prepare for an exciting 2020 at the Golden Lamb.