Whether you’re planning your work’s shindig or looking for somewhere to spend the big day – here are the top places to wine and dine this Christmas.
Buffalo & Rye | Bennetts Hill
For those who may want something a little less traditional, independent burger joint Buffalo & Rye has designed a turkey-free Christmas menu. Here, diners can tuck into American meals with a twist; ranging from buttermilk blackened chicken strips to smoked lamb with truffle and bourbon sweet potato mash plus a selection of puds. When it comes to drinks, the trendy restaurant is offering a selection of drinks packages covering beer, wine and cocktail jugs.
We Love: Not just loved for its delicious burgers, Buffalo & Rye has a whole menu dedicated to whiskey which is sure to warm you up in the cold winter weather.
Tom’s Kitchen | Mailbox
With three private dining areas and indulgent meals to choose from, you’ll be left spoilt for choice when it comes to celebrating Christmas at Tom’s Kitchen. Created by Michelin-starred chef, Tom Aikens, the private dining menu is available until December 30, where diners can enjoy a selection of courses available from two packages. With prices starting from £37.50 per person, Tom’s Kitchen has everything to make your Christmas that extra special.
WE LOVE: Searching for a luxury Christmas present? Why not pick up one of the mouth-watering hampers available at Tom’s Kitchen. Filled with a variety of delicious treats, there are two hampers available to suit every budget this Christmas.
The Button Factory | Jewellery Quarter
Feast your eyes on The Button Factory’s Christmas menus – yes, there’s more than one. From canapés that can be enjoyed with friends over a couple of drinks, full-blown feasts and a selection of indulgent platters including the Xmas Special, you won’t be short of choice at this trendy venue located in the heart of the Jewellery Quarter. And as it’s Christmas, who could say no to a cocktail or two?
WE LOVE: From 12pm – 5pm every Saturday, The Button Factory offers a Bottomless Brunch where you can enjoy two or three-courses washed down with as much Prosecco or beer as you can stomach in two hours.
Purnell’s Bistro | Newhall Street
Sister restaurant to the Michelin starred Purnell’s, the super-stylish Purnell’s Bistro is pulling out all the stops with its festival menu. Combining Birmingham-born Glyn Purnell’s love for rustic home cooking with an elegant twist, diners can choose from a variety of courses including Scottish smoked salmon, slow braised shin of beef and a warm mince pie tart. Available throughout the week, Christmas at Purnell’s Bistro is sure to be a relaxing and warming dining experience.
WE LOVE: Purnell’s Bistro is joined to Ginger’s Bar, so if you fancy a specially crafted cocktail, the talented team behind the bar will mix you up a festive tipple you’re sure to love.
Saint Pauls House | St Paul’s Square
Located in the picturesque St Paul’s Square, Saint Pauls House is one of the city’s cosiest places to wine and dine. With bookings available from November 28 until Christmas Eve, get in the festive spirit with a delicious three or five-course meal. Those who want to pop in for a tipple or two can enjoy a range of canapés from pigs in blankets to fish & chips bites.
WE LOVE: Complete with 36 stunning boutique bedrooms, make the most out of your time at Saint Pauls House with an overnight stay. With free WiFi, on-site car parking and a breakfast menu served until 12pm – how could you possibly say no?
Gas Street Social | Mailbox
The ever-so-popular Gas Street Social has once again pulled out all the stops to bring Lapland to Birmingham. If you’re looking for somewhere a little different to host your Christmas shindig, this is the place to be as Gas Street’s funky igloos are back and filled with cosy blankets to create the perfect al fresco party setting. Grab yourself one of the bar’s famous festive cocktails before indulging in the mouth-watering Christmas Party Platters, starting at just £13.95 per person.
WE LOVE: From warming hot chocolate to award-winning cocktails, Gas Street Social is one of our favourite places in the city to celebrate a Friday night! Grab yourself a seat inside and make sure you try out their delicious menu.
Harvey Nichols Restaurant | Mailbox
The festive season isn’t complete without indulging in delicious food, and the Harvey Nichols Restaurant is here to make sure that you have a Christmas to remember with its specially created seasonal menu. The new menu offers luxurious courses including confit duck terrine, spiced smoked haddock and milk chocolate torte. And, if you’re looking for somewhere to ring in the New Year, why not join Harvey Nichols for a night of luxurious food, drink and live entertainment.
WE LOVE: We’ve teamed up with Harvey Nichols for an exclusive reader offer for Christmas. Click here to find out more!
The Canal House | Gas Street Basin
The Canal House has become a hot spot in the city with its rustic interior, extensive selection of exciting cocktails and tasty food. With a festive lunch and dinner menu available, diners can pick from an enticing choice of meals from a caramelised shallot tart to The Canal House’s signature turkey hanging kebab, all rounded-off with a beautiful dessert.
WE LOVE: With a private dining area overlooking Gas Street Basin, The Canal House is the perfect venue for a work party or dinner with friends and family.