Eat, Drink & Be Merry…

Gather up your friends, family and work colleagues to get ready for a Christmas to remember with our festive roundup of places to eat, drink and make merry!

Enjoy a night under the stars at The Bodega's Secret Garden, which is open nightly for winter-warming pints, cocktails and yummy pop-up street food.

Get away from the hustle and bustle and take a break from the Christmas shopping with a visit to Fellows, Morton & Clayton which can be found down by the canal.

Celebrate Christmas at Wildwood on King Street who are offering a three course meal from £19.95 and a deluxe celebration menu for £24.95 - which includes a three course meal, a glass of prosecco & party pack.

Check out the festive menu at The Cock & Hoop. Featuring delicious new dishes including a Festive Wild Boar Burger served up with sprout slaw, blue cheese, fig chutney & truffle fries; and a Turkey, Brie & Cranberry Pot Pie, alongside some old favorites including a selection of vegetarian & vegan dishes. This cosy pub in the heart of the Lace Market is open 7 days a week and serving food up to Christmas Eve.

Put on your dancing shoes and head to Popworld on The Poultry for a night of non-stop festive tunes! VIP Booths and drink packages available.

Treat your loved ones to a Faraday’s Festive Bottomless Brunch - Two hours of unlimited boozy or soft drinks, with tasty dishes from the Festive Brunch menu. £25 per person, available every Saturday and Sunday until 1pm.

MemSaab is offering a festive Christmas four course sharing menu that includes special treats like Tandoori Turkey and Christmas Pudding for £42.95 per person.

Pop in to one of the city’s newest venues, The Wine Room City for some festive fizz, mulled wine, a cheese board or go the whole hog and book the three course Christmas package for 6 – 40 people (starting from £38 per head). The new bar is also offering a brand new premium menu, DIY wine tastings, beers, cocktails and tickets to a special Christmas wine tasting event.

The Alchemist’s festive menu will be running from 22nd to 31st December and includes two courses and a cocktail for £30 per person. Add a third course and a cocktail for £35 per person.

MOJO are offering a festive buffet from just £10 per person and have some fantastic bookable space for a more relaxed and fun celebration.

Take on your team mates this Christmas and put that competitive streak into action by booking one of Riley's unique packages! All packages include a delicious selection of food for you to enjoy, including vegetarian, vegan and gluten free options.

Slug & Lettuce have pulled out all the stops making sure all your Slug & Lettuce Market Square favourites are included, with a festive twist of course! From divine Christmas food & drink, to fabulous festive Afternoon Tea and 2 for 1 cocktails.

Celebrate your Christmas work ‘do’ or family reunion at Red Dog Salon with their Austin TX Barbecue style menu

Love chocolate and cocktails? All Bar One has partnered with Hotel Chocolat to bring you an exclusive range of limited edition, hand-crafted, chocolate festive cocktails you’ve simply got to try! Three course festive menu also available from £24.95 per person.

Head along to Red’s True Barbeque for a Christmas Feast with bottomless drinks!
Bookings only alongside their usual menu. The prices for each package are as follows:
Feast only £26.95, Feast with 90 mins bottomless drinks £46.95 and Feast with 120 mins bottomless drinks £56.95.

It’s party time at Bistro Live! Christmas parties with a three course meal, live band and DJ entertainment plus fun festive theme and party atmosphere until the early morning!

Gather up the gang for a Thea Kitchen, Bar & Garden vintage afternoon tea - currently with £5 off - £19.95 (RRP £24.95) + FREE glass of prosecco (RRP £7.95 ) - Booking required (07990 290 753). Veggie, vegan and gluten free options available.

Celebrate Christmas under the walls of Nottingham Castle at Fothergills. Festive menu launches Thursday 25 November - catering for vegans, vegetarians and food allergies as a whole.

From festive tipples and festive brunches to a decadent Christmas menu, Cosy Club has an array of options to make this festive season really special.

Festive decorations to the finest flavours of the season, Bistro Pierre has got it covered. Christmas menus combine with renowned provincial French food and a Christmas sparkle, starting from £19.95 for three courses with Festive Menu Pierre.


Celebrate Christmas at The Roundhouse with their festive menu from 1-24 December. Sited in the former Jubilee Wing of the old Nottingham General Hospital, The Roundhouse is a unique pub steeped in history.

Celebrate with PizzaExpress’s 5 course pairing menu!
5 courses from £24.95 per person, minimum of 2 people – a social festive feast, showcasing the very best of PizzaExpress, combining some classics and exciting new dishes.For some festive sparkle, add a drinks pairing, from £9.95.

There is nothing that brings more joy than ordering one cocktail and getting another for free! Wouldn't you agree? 2-for-1 cocktail deal applies when you order any of the same two cocktails or mocktails at Slug & Lettuce Cornerhouse Nottingham.

Looking for something different this Christmas? Then check out Huddl’s social darts - a great addition to any festive party! Challenge your team mates or friends and let Huddl keep the score with their electronic dart boards.

Party with Santa at The Loxley on Friday 17 and Saturday 18th December, from 8pm.

Celebrate Christmas at The Roebuck from Monday 15 November until Friday 24 December. When their ever-popular Christmas menu makes a welcome return, with some firm festive favourites and some new additions for pub-goers to enjoy.  Book online

The Navigation Inn at Castle Lock starts Christmas on Sunday 28 November. When the decorations will be up, the music will be on, and the Christmas menu will be available for walk-ins or pre bookings.

O'Neill's Nottingham is open on Christmas Day, but there's no official rule saying Christmas has to last one day. Stop by any day of the season for their season-long Christmas menu, featuring a two or three course Christmas dinner. Book via

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