Trattoria 51

Trattoria 51 has revealed a trio of Christmas menus guaranteed to tantalise all taste buds.

Devised with the classic colours of both the Italian flag and Christmas in mind, diners can choose from the Menu Verde (green), the Menu Bianco (white) and the Menu Rosso (red) – all of which feature a range of seasonal meat, fish and vegetarian dishes, in addition to an assortment of indulgent desserts.

Menu highlights including Traditional Roast Turkey with All The Trimmings (Roast Potatoes & Seasonal Vegetables), Grilled Seabass Fillet with Leek Puree, Crushed New Potatoes, Rocket & Seasonal Vegetables and Homemade Ravioli Filled with Ricotta & Spinach with Creamy Mozzarella, Butter, Sage Sauce & Parmesan.

Festive menus are priced from £15.95 and are available throughout December. A Christmas Day menu will also be exclusively available at the Liverpool venue.

For more information or bookings visit www.trattoria51.com or call 0151 236 4739.

Carringtons Catering

Carringtons Catering is feeling festive thanks to its 2017 Christmas Spectacular package.

In association with Liverpool Town Hall and Cigam Productions, the North West catering firm is offering a show-stopping event, which comprises a VIP experience, sophisticated glamour and red carpet treatment.

The event will take place between Friday, December 1 to Saturday, December 23 and will showcase pockets of theatrical entertainment throughout with those in attendance entertained from start to finish, alongside a delicious three-course meal devised by Master Chef of Great Britain Darren Wynn.

Guests will enjoy Christmas cocktails upon arrival, followed by an explosive whirlwind of dance, song, acrobatics, speciality acts and a DJ.

Tickets are priced from £69.99 + VAT. Dates are filling up fast so early booking is highly recommended.  Friday, December 8 and Friday, December 15 are sold out.

Exclusive venue hire is also available.

To book call 01695 632 252 or email info@carringtons-catering.co.uk. For more information about Carringtons Catering visit www.carringtons-catering.co.uk

Suites Hotel & Spa

Suites Hotel & Spa is getting into the Christmas spirit with the unveiling of its selection of festive menus. ­­

The popular Knowsley-based venue is hosting a range of yuletide events including its All-Inclusive Christmas Party Nights.

The ‘Christmas Party Nights’ menu comprises a starter of Honey Roasted Parsnip Soup served with a Crusty Bread Roll followed by a main course of Traditional Roast Turkey served with All The Trimmings or Mushroom and Brie Wellington Portobello Mushroom with Cranberries, Wilted Spinach & Brie. For dessert, diners can tuck in to Christmas Pudding Bavarois Chocolate Sponge alongside Freshly Brewed Coffee.

For those looking for a laid back festive season, ‘Festive Afternoon Tea’ is also available from December 1 – 22, whereby guests can enjoy handmade festive Finger Sandwiches, Freshly Baked Fruit Scones served with Clotted Cream and Strawberry Preserve, an assortment of Festive Cakes and Fancies and Fruit Cake paired with freshly brewed Tea & Coffee.

‘Christmas Party Nights’ are priced at £49.50 per person (Friday, November 24 & Saturday, November 25) and £67.50 per person (Friday December 1, Saturday December 2, Saturday December 9, Friday December 15 & Saturday December 16). ‘Festive Afternoon Tea’ is priced at £14.95 per person or £19.95 with a glass of fizz.

For more information about Suites Hotel & Spa visit www.suiteshotelgroup.com or to book call 0151 549 2222.

Leasowe Castle

Leasowe Castle is offering a range of culinary festivities this Christmas ideal for the whole family.

The castle will play host to a range of packages including Festive Lunches and seasonally themed Afternoon Tea.

‘Festive Lunch’ starter options include Ham Hock & Thyme Roasted Chicken Terrine, Homemade Piccalilli & Crisp Bread or Cumin Roasted Carrot & Butternut Squash Soup. For a main course, guests can enjoy Roast Breast of English Turkey, Orange & Cranberry Stuffing, Roasted Potatoes, Winter Roots & Sprouts or Baked Pastry of Spinach, Butternut Squash, Caramelised Onion & Cheshire Cheese. Those with a sweet tooth can tuck in to dessert choices such as Festive Frangipane with Mulled Wine Syrup or Chocolate & Hazelnut Brownie.

‘Festive Afternoon Tea’ comprises a selection of loose leaf teas, fruit scones and cakes alongside a consortium of finger sandwiches with a yuletide twist such as Roast Turkey & Cranberry and Smoked Salmon & Cream Cheese.

Festive Lunches are priced at £18.95 per person and Festive Afternoon Tea is priced from £16.95 per person. Children’s options are also available.

For more information visit www.leasowecastle.com or call 0151 606 9191.

The Brink

Liverpool’s only and the UK’s first dry-bar The Brink is set to serve up its very own ‘Festive Menu’ throughout December.

Comprising a selection of home-made meat, fish and vegetarian dishes, there’s a festive flavour on offer for all.

To start, guests can choose from Chicken Liver Pate served with Toast & Cumberland Sauce or Chef’s Homemade Soup with Rustic Bread. For a main course, diners can opt between Roast Turkey with All The Trimmings (Pigs in Blankets, Stuffing, Roast Potatoes, Yorkshire Puddings & Seasonal Vegetables), Poached Fillet of Salmon served with Creamed Leeks, Broccoli & New Potatoes and Mediterranean Vegetable Parcels served with Seasonal Vegetables & New Potatoes.

Dessert offerings include Christmas Pudding with Custard or Chocolate Brownies with Ice Cream and Chocolate Sauce.

The Brink’s festive menu is priced at two courses for £12 or three courses for £15, with all three-course meals including complimentary tea, coffee and Homemade Mince Pie.

All bookings come with Christmas Cracker.

For more information visit www.thebrinkliverpool.com

Tiger Rock Hawker

Tiger Rock Hawker is preparing to bring a true taste of East Asia to Liverpool this Christmas.

With sites on Smithdown Road and North John Street (City Centre), the eatery will be serving up a selection of flavoursome dishes with a twist in small plates and bowls with flavours inspired by Thai, Chinese, Malaysian, Singaporean, Vietnamese and Laotian cuisines.

Diners can enjoy a three-course lunch priced at £18 per person or an evening dinner accompanied by a glass of Prosecco for £25.

The Festive Menu is available throughout December.

For more information visit www.tigerrockliverpool.uk or call 0151 734 1496 (Smithdown Road) or 0151 236 7655 (Liverpool City Centre).

 

Delifonseca Dockside

Delifonseca Dockside is set to serve up a multitude of festive flavours this December.

As part of its indulgent seasonal menu, diners kick off by sharing a scrumptious festive platter overflowing with items such as Game Bird Terrine, Prawn & Crab Cocktail Shot, Savoury Christmas Puds and Clementine & Pomegranate Tabbouleh. Main course options include Roast Rare Breed Belly Pork with Fennel & Apple Stuffing, Choucroute & Cider Cream, Salmon En Croute with Buttered Spinach & Smoky Fish Cream and Wild Mushroom & Walnut Fino Tart. Those with a sweet tooth can enjoy desserts like Egg Nog Crème Brule Cinnamon Shortbread, Baked Apple with Mulled Wine Reduction & Bramble Sorbet and Chocolate & Cranberry Mudcake with Baileys Ice Cream.

The Delifonseca Dockside menu is available between Friday, December 1 and Sunday, December 24 and is priced at £32.50 per person. Booking is essential and a £10 per head non-refundable deposit is required.

For more information visit www.delifonseca.co.uk or call 0151 255 0808.

Fonseca’s Stanley Street

Ideal for more intimate or private celebrations, Christmas at Fonseca’s Stanley Street offers Private Hire options perfect for party-time, a delectable Festive Menu and even an interactive Murder Mystery Night.

As part of its Private Hire offering, guests can book the Downstairs Bar and enjoy a glass of fizz on arrival followed by seasonal canapes such as Christmas Turkey & Sage Scotch Eggs, Spiced Cured Salmon & Horseradish Cream Crostini and Mini Bubble & Squeak Cakes, followed by Hot Hand Helds including Pork Shoulder with Caramelised Apple, Fonseca’s Turkey Curry and Black Truffle Mac & Cheese. To add to the merriments, live entertainment is available, ideal for cocktails and dancing the night away.

Those preferring a sit down dining experience can enjoy the restaurant festive menu and opt from a selection of starters such as Honey & Bourbon Glazed Ribs with Winter Slaw, Liverpool Gin Cured Salmon with Dill Crème Fraiche and Spiced Parsnip Soup with Toasted Pumpkin Seeds. For mains, options such as Fennel & Garlic Spiced Cumbrian Pork Belly with Smoked Mash, Pan Seared Monkfish Tail with Saffron & Lemongrass Risotto and Spiced Date, Aubergine & Chickpea Tagine are on the menu. Those with a sweet tooth can end the festivities with dishes such as Clementine Panna Cotta, Salted Caramel Chocolate Pot and White Chocolate & Raspberry Cheesecake. Whilst any sized table can be booked at the restaurant, parties can choose to book out the whole restaurant for their Christmas celebrations which accommodates up to 55 people. After eating, guests can head down to the bar for further festive frivolities.

 

Throughout December, Fonseca’s Stanley Street will also host ‘Murder Mystery’ nights on Tuesdays and Wednesdays which are also available as private events. Guests can expect to enjoy Sharing Platters comprising flavours such as Teriyaki Beef Spring Rolls, Sticky Bourbon Chicken Wings and Smoked Cheese Croquettes followed by a dessert of Churros with Spiced Chocolate Dipping Sauce.

Private Hire of the Downstairs Bar is available for parties of 30 or more and is priced at £20 per head. Fonseca’s Stanley Street’s festive menu is priced at £23 per head for Starter and Main or £27 per head for Starter, Main and Dessert. The Murder Mystery evenings take place on Tuesdays and Wednesdays throughout December but are available as private events for parties of 22+ and are priced at £44.95 per head.

For more information visit www.delifonseca.co.uk or call 0151 255 0808.