Eat out in style this Christmas Day
It's the most of wonderful feast of them all! For those of you heading out for festive lunch, we've scanned the city for the top spots for turkey time, a pigs in blankets fix, or to try something new this Christmas!
PLEASED TO MEET YOU
3 COURSES £33
Pleased To Meet You brings modern British classics to your Christmas Day feast! Festive party hats at the ready as you tuck into a turkey-fuelled feast, with
the addition of hake fillet, beef wellington and winter vegetable roulade for the non-turkey fans! Pleased To Meet You has been beautifully decorated this Christmas and is a great place to raise a G&T or two this season with the whole family. Book your table in advance, before it's too late!
5 COURSES £89 FOR ADULTS, £45 CHILDREN
Take a trip to Chez Mal - a stylish brasserie by the Tyne - and enjoy festive classics such as roast turkey and Christmas pud, or treat yourself to something special with the baked black truffle and potato gnocchi. Chez Mal's Christmas offering comes complete with crackers, Christmas hats and all the festive shenanigans you would enjoy at home - without the stress of spending the morning prepping in the kitchen!
VEGGIE AND VEGAN
KALTUR WINE BAR & RESTAURANT
3 COURSE LUNCH MENU £26
3 COURSE DINNER MENU £29
Discover a true taste of Spanish cuisine this Christmas Day with a culinary trip to Kaltur Wine Bar & Restaurant on Dean Street! Why not try something different and start with the tempura aubergine? For the main, look no further than the mushroom risotto – a gorgeous dish complete with Spanish cream rice with an added dose of virgin olive oil. Round off your Spanish feast with Kaltur’s stunning pistachio cake - topped with chocolate sauce and cacao cracking. Delicious!
LAS IGUANAS, QUAYSIDE
4 COURSES £49.95 FOR ADULTS
3 COURSES £14.95 FOR KIDS
Go tropical this Christmas with a Latin American feast at Las Iguanas, Quayside. Dress up in your latest festive gear, get out of the house and book a table for the whole family at this colourful culinary gem on the banks of the River Tyne. Foodies are invited to celebrate the most wonderful season of all with bold flavours and scrummy spices, enjoying dishes such as the Argentinean beef fillet empanada or Bahian jackfruit curry!
MILLER & CARTER
5 COURSES, £77.95
Make this Christmas truly memorable with a mouthwatering meal at Miller and Carter Steakhouse. Serving some of the finest steaks on the city circuit, this place is a real treat for festive food with a twist! The restaurant’s luxurious five- course Christmas dinner delivers the goods with a 30-day aged prime steak and seafood duo, alongside traditional turkey, beetroot and camembert tart and a salmon and seafood medley. Other courses include prawn cocktail, cheese board and merry macaroons. A four-course ‘young guest’ menu is also available.
SPECIALS AVAILABLE ON CHRISTMAS DAY
Sick of stuffing your face with turkey? Take a break from all the festive roasts with a trip over to Palace Garden in Chinatown, where you’re bound to get lost in their wide range of delicious Cantonese cuisine! Choose from over 42 heavenly parcels of delightful dim sum choices. Favourites include steamed cuttlefish, crispy wontons and delectable BBQ pork buns.
MARCO PIERRE WHITE
4 COURSES £99
Celebrate with a succulent steak this Christmas! Marco Pierre White is a great spot for family gatherings - and it’s definitely one of the city’s hotspots for seasonal meats. Go here with the gang this Christmas Day and enjoy a 28 day aged Northumbrian beef fillet polished off with a confit pear crumble or dark chocolate brownie. Perfect for those of you wanting to peel yourselves away from the usual turkey dinners and try something different this year!
4 COURSES £80 ADULTS, £30 PER CHILD UNDER 12, £10 AGE 3 AND UNDER
Celebrate the big day with a fancy feast at The Hudson. Foodies are invited to kick back and indulge in a mouthwatering four-course Christmas dinner... and you won’t even have to deal with the dishes! Christmas Day starters include confit of duck terrine, caramelised shallot and goat's cheese tart, handpicked crab and celeriac soup; roast turkey breast, sirloin of beef, fillet of brill and parmesan gnocchi for mains; and Christmas pudding, chocolate and hazelnut tart, British cheeses and panna cotta for dessert. Sounds delicious, right?