Christmas Eve Dinner 2017

Please join us in our restaurant, Academe for dinner this Christmas Eve. We will be featuring several special holiday entrees as well as a selection of customer favorites from our regular menu. Christmas Eve Hours: 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM

A Kennnebunk Christmas Tradition: Christmas Eve Dinner at The Kennebunk Inn

Join us for dinner on Christmas Eve, Saturday, December 24th from 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM for a festive holiday dinner at our restaurant, Academe. Reservations are recommended.

Now available for Christmas 2016 – Buche de Noel, Yule Log Cake

Delight the Chocolate Cake Lover with Our Edible Yule Log – Now Gluten Free! The Yule Log or Buche de Noel is an impressive and delicious addition to any holiday table.  This decadent holiday treat is assembled from chocolate cake, meringue mushrooms, marzipan “moss” and not one, but two types of buttercream. For those wanting […]

Join us for a special Christmas Eve Dinner, Thursday, December 24, 2015

Please join us for a celebration of the season as we serve Christmas Eve Dinner from 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM on Thursday, December, 24th, 2015.  We are also open for lunch on Christmas eve, beginning at 11:30 AM. Menu Items & Prices are subject to change. If you have any questions about Academe’s dinner […]

Recipe: Chestnut Bisque – A Wonderful Soup for Winter & The Christmas Season

You can tell it’s the Christmas holiday season when you see chestnut bisque make its appearance as one of our soup specials at The Kennebunk Inn. Chef/Owner Shanna O’Hea’s scratch-made chestnut bisque is a seasonal favorite of our customers in southern Maine. It helps to take the chill off and makes for a hearty start […]

2014 Christmas Eve Menu

Capture the Spirit of Christmas at Academe & The Kennebunk Inn Celebration at Academe means bringing together friends, old and new, with innovative cuisine and libations. Our New Year’s Eve design, this year, draws from the past of familiar flavors with our modern interpretation. Our loyal clientele has come to love our authentically simple take […]

Recipe: Nutmeg Cookie Logs

To celebrate the Christmas Holiday Season, Shanna Horner O’Hea, chef and owner of the Kennebunk Inn and its restaurant, Academe, shares some of her favorite winter holiday recipes. The  first is her Nutmeg Cookie Logs. Some of our customers have told us that these cookies “taste like Christmas.” That’s a compliment we are happy to have. […]

Kennebunk Town Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony 11/30/13 at 5 PM

  Join us for the annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony in downtown Kennebunk village on Saturday, November 30th, 2013. Santa will be in town to kick off the festivities and light the tree. The tree lighting is scheduled for 5:00 PM and will take place directly across from the Kennebunk Inn. The Kennebunk Inn’s chefs/owners […]