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Festive Food in Liverpool you need to try this Christmas

3 months ago

By Chris Grundy

Festive Food in Liverpool you need to try this Christmas
Festive Food in Liverpool

Whether it’s the comforting warmth of giant Yorkshire Pudding Wrap, the richness of Christmas butty, or the savoury goodness of Christmas loaded fries, Liverpool’s foodie offerings promise to tantalise your taste buds and make this festive season one to remember.

Let’s be honest, one of the best things about Crimbo is the food, and there’s an abundance of festive food in Liverpool that you need to try!

Warning: reading this might immediately induce hunger and cause excessive mouthwatering!

Big Lola’s – Pigs In Blanket Tacos

Credit: Big Lola's
Credit: Big Lola’s

Get right into the festive spirit with these little handheld beauties from Big Lola’s.

The Mexican inspired Taqueria based on Smithdown Road, Duke Street Market, and more recently Chester Market, have fused the flavours of Christmas with a taco twist.

Honey and chipotle glazed pigs in blankets with sprout slaw, salsa macha and crema. You have to try this out!

For more info click here.


Derek’s – Holiday Hoagie

Credit: Derek's
Credit: Derek’s

A boss way to kick off the festive period is to get yourselves down to Derek’s on Allerton Road, or College Road, Crosby, for their Holiday Hoagie!

Indulge in this festive delight with succulent roast turkey smothered in gravy, combined with stuffing, rosemary-tossed tater tots, and cranberry sauce, all nestled in a delectable sub… Christmas has certainly come early!

Find out more here.


Còre – Turkey Club Sandwich

Credit: Còre
Credit: Còre

Launching on 25 November, Còre on Tarleton Street will be serving up an entirely new festive menu with and incredible Turkey Club Sandwich. Packed with turkey, pigs in blankets, stuffing and gravy.

Also on the menu is sourdough bread topped with goats cheese, walnuts, cranberries, and optional scrambled egg!

Don’t miss out on the hash brown bites with parmesan and chilli!

Find out more here.


KaiBaiBo – Roast Duck Bao Bun

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Credit: KaiBaiBo

Kaibaibo’s plan is to introduce people to the flavours and ingredients of the Korean peninsula in ways that may be more familiar – but that’s not to say you don’t see a couple of their favourite Korean dishes on the menu! 

This Christmas the team have put together a stunning bao bun with roast duck, winter spiced glaze, spring onion, and roast garlic mayo.

Find out more here.


The Bus Yard at Knowsley Safari’s Enchanted – Yorkshire Pudding Wrap

Credit: The Bus Yard
Credit: The Bus Yard

Enchanted has taken over Knowsley Safari again this year, and once again The Bus Yard is back with a load of festive treats for you and the family!

Check out their boss Yorkshire Pudding Wrap stuffed with turkey, crispy roasties, roasted carrots, wilted spinach, and lashings of proper gravy!

There’s also vegan/veggie options available too!

Find out more here.


Bone and Block at Duke Street Market – Christmas Croquette

Credit: Bone and Block
Credit: Bone and Block

It’s BACK! Bone and Block’s favourite seasonal snack, the Christmas Croquette… you have to give this a go next time you’re in Duke Street Market!

Ham hock, brie, and cranberry croquette… it’s like a little slice of Christmas itself!

Find out more here.


Noble’s Kitchen at Liverpool Christmas Market – Salt and Pepper Sprouts

Salt and Pepper Sprouts from Liverpool Christmas Markets - Noble Kitchen Scouse Stall. Credit: The Guide Liverpool
Salt and Pepper Sprouts from Liverpool Christmas Markets – Noble Kitchen Scouse Stall. Credit: The Guide Liverpool

Head on over to the Scouse stall, brought to you by Noble’s Kitchen, at the Liverpool Christmas Market this festive season for a proper Liverpool scran!

Not only are they serving up some incredible bowls of Scouse… but they have pigs in blankets, and SALT AND PEPPER SPROUTS… what scouser doesn’t love a bit of salt and pepper!

Find out more here.


Free State Kitchen. – Festive Burger

Credit: Free State Kitchen
Credit: Free State Kitchen

Deciding to set up Free State Kitchen after travelling to the US, and loving the diversity and humbleness of the classic American diner, owners Kate & Gary Hughes have created a restaurant with a contemporary twist on the American Classics.

This year for Christmas the team have put together an incredible homemade festive burger! Homemade chicken, sage and onion patty, brie, homemade cranberry sauce, bacon, and stuffing, topped with a pig in blanket! Apparently you can now hold Christmas in your hand!

Find out more here.


Fat Hippo – Hans Gruber-Ger

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Credit: Fat Hippo / eatingwithtod

If you’re on Bold Street you’re gonna want to stop off at Fat Hippo for this absolute beast of a Christmas burger!

Taking inspiration from the Christmas movie Die Hard… is it is a Christmas film, we will let you decide that one… the Hans Gruber is not one to miss.

Beef patty, pork stuffing patty, gooey American cheese, maple-basted Southern fried chicken, cranberry ‘jello’ and Christmas slaw, all served with their festive fries… now that’s a Christmas feast!

Find out more here.


Almost Famous – Wonka Fries

Credit: Almost Famous
Credit: Almost Famous

If you’re a lover of unique toppings on your burgers, then you have to be a lover of Almost Famous!

They’re known for massive burgers and alternative toppings that get’s everyone talking, and taste buds tingling!

Inspired by the new movie, these guys have put together their Wonka Fries!

Find out more here.


Caribou Poutine – Christmas Special Poutine

Credit: Caribou Poutine
Credit: Caribou Poutine

Famous for bringing a Canadian classic dish, Poutine, to the streets of Liverpool… If you’re unfamiliar, poutine is fries loaded with gravy, cheese curds and also a variety of toppings!

Check out their new Christmas Special Poutine, which includes fries, cheese curds, gravy, chicken, stuffing, bacon, sausage, and cranberry sauce… salivating just thinking about it to be honest!

Find out more here.


Cahita at Duke Street Market – Christmas Cubano 2.0

Credit: Cahita
Credit: Cahita

Cahita at Duke Street Market have done us all a solid service by bringing back their Christmas Cubano this time better than before!

The Christmas Cubano 2.0 comes with roast turkey, pork shoulder and belly, stuffing, brie, cranberry sauce, and is served with hot dipping gravy… what a wonderful time of year it truly is!

Find out more here.


Bundobust – Sprout Bhajis

Credit: Bundobust
Credit: Bundobust

Bundobust Liverpool is an award-winning Indian street food & craft beer establishment based on Bold Street in Liverpool.

There will be no Bah humbug with the Sprout Bhaji! The crispy onion and sprout snack will be served alongside a spiced cranberry chutney… delicious!

Find out more here.


Titanic Hotel – Festive Afternoon Tea

Credit: Titanic Hotel Liverpool
Credit: Titanic Hotel Liverpool

As the countdown to Christmas begins, visit Titanic Hotel Liverpool for its Festive Afternoon Tea. Indulge in a decadent selection of fresh sandwiches, including turkey and cranberry as well as whipped brie and bacon, alongside sweet treats and scones. Why not include a glass of Mulled Wine for an added touch of festive spirit? 

Find out more here.


Get the latest Christmas news for Liverpool HERE and visit our calendar to see what’s on across the city region as the countdown continues HERE.

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