It’s bad enough everyone else is snuggled in front of the telly with a festive film while you’re left to tackle the turkey and trimmings, before you even begin to face the fear of over-cooking your carrots or ruining your roasties.
So this year why don’t you pull off the pinnie and ditch the cooking, and let someone else serve you with a yuletide feast on December 25.
There’s still time to get booked in and here are 10 restaurants ready and waiting to wish you a Merry Christmas and sit you down to dinner on the special day…
Book for a fabulous four courses and celebrate Christmas in style. Wheeler’s of St James’s has an array of traditional festive dishes from its Christmas Day Lunch Menu, and it’s available between 1-4pm, at £85 per person.
To make a booking contact the restaurant team on 0151 945 1010 or book through its website here.
Wheeler’s of St James’s, The Pullman Hotel, Kings Dock, Monarchs Quay, Liverpool L3 4FP
Spend Christmas Day in the DoubleTree by Hilton Liverpool Hotel and Spa. They promise a really festive feel with fabulous décor, festive music and a magical experience. The day starts with a glass of Drappier Champagne on arrival, followed by an ‘exquisite’ four-course lunch with all the trimmings.
Priced at £89 per person, between 12.30-4.30pm by Koukash Bar.
To book call 0151 541 7116 or email email@example.com
Koukash Bar, DoubleTree by Hilton Liverpool, 6 Sir Thomas Street, Liverpool L1 6BR
NYL invites you to Christmas Day ‘without the washing up’ but with your family, and its fabulous five-course festive feast. The cost is £89 for adults and £39 for children and, along with fantastic food, that includes a drink on arrival, festive music from 12pm and a gift for all the ‘good children’. So be on your best behaviour!
To book call 0151 294 4056 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
NYL Bar and Restaurant, Aloft Liverpool, 1 North John St, Liverpool L2 5QW
Offering a unique interactive American-Italian restaurant experience’ featuring a one of a kind BBQ concept’, if you’re looking for something away from the norm this is the place to head to. There’s a special Christmas menu topped with a few extra special dishes like exotic Indian spice turkey, grilled salmon marinated with coconut & Thai red curry and roasted garlic & smoked paprika prawn.
It’s open on Christmas Day between 12noon and 7pm, priced £39 per person and that includes a free glass of bubbly.
To book call 0151 318 6333 or book online at the website here.
Smoke & Dough, 14 Paradise St, Liverpool L1 8JF
The Philharmonic knows Christmas is about indulging with family and catching up with friends and colleagues so it says it’s pulling out all the stops to create an experience that will live long in the memory.
They’ve crafted a premium five-course menu, for £49.95 per person.
Call 0151 707 2837 or go to the website here.
The Philharmonic Dining Rooms, 36 Hope Street, Liverpool, Merseyside, L1 9BX
Tuck into a Christmas Day Carvery Lunch at the Edge Lane Hotel with sittings between 12 noon and 4pm. Promising a ‘stress-free, extra value Christmas’ it offers a four-course lunch at £70 for adults and £35 for children (infants under two are free). Santa will be there to welcome you before you take your seat for lunch. Afterwards you can head to the disco in the Chatsworth Suite until 6pm.
To book call 0151 264 6600 or visit www.devonshirehouse.co.uk for more details.
The Devonshire House Hotel, Edge Lane, Liverpool L7 9LD
Prepare to dine in style with a special six-course menu for December 25.
Arrival is at 12.30pm for 1pm lunch at the Marine Terrace venue where you’ll start with canapes and Prosecco, so you can begin to unwind from the moment you step through the door.
Lunch is £85 per person, and £49 for children under 10.
To book call 0151 928 2332 or go online here.
The Royal Hotel, Marine Terrace, Waterloo L22 5PR
Why not treat yourself to Christmas Day dinner with a colourful carnival twist? On Christmas Day, Alma de Cuba promises to bring the magic to you with an indulgent four course feast, exciting entertainment and a special guest all the way from the North Pole… Santa Claus himself!
It’s £99.95 for adults and £49.95 for children.
To book call 0151 305 3744, or go to www.alma-de-cuba.com
Alma de Cuba, St Peters’ Church, Seel Street, Liverpool L1 4BH
The newly-open Allerton restaurant invites you to enjoy a five-course special Christmas Day menu in the most ‘perfect setting’.
Prosecco is served on arrival alongside a warm bread board with olives and hummus, before guests sit down to a fabulous festive lunch. Dinner is £100 for adults and £50 for an alternative children’s menu.
For more information or bookings call 0151 475 7039 or email email@example.com
Bloom Bar and Bistro, 149-151 Allerton Rd, Liverpool L18 2DD
Don’t fancy the usual turkey roast? Then why not indulge in an authentic Brazilian feast, and enjoy a full Rodizio meal enhanced with the special Christmas options from Bem Brasil’s BBQ and salad island including turkey, pork ribs in honey and cinnamon, king prawns, cod and more, plus there’s a glass of prosecco and a chocolate fountain.
The Christmas Day menu costs £47.95 per person – last sitting at 6pm.
To book call 0151 709 0044 or go to www.bembrasilrestauarants.com
Bem Brasil Bar & Restaurant, 47-49 Hanover Street, Liverpool L1 3DN
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