A traditional Christmas Dinner
Christmas is the time to get together with our family and friends, but sometimes it’s hard to enjoy the day and get truly into the festive spirit when you’re stuck cooking in the kitchen.
If you’re looking for a cooking-free Christmas where you can concentrate on eating and drinking to your heart’s content with no over cooked sprout disasters or clearing up afterwards then look no further!
We’ve rounded up this great list of some of Birmingham’s best restaurants which are opening up on the big day and ready to serve you a Christmas Day dinner complete with all the trimmings.
It’ll definitely make a different celebration to last year - when they weren’t allowed to open.
From luxury three-course Christmas meals to comforting dishes with an added touch of sparkle, we’ve hand-picked some of the very best restaurants serving up a festive feast that’s fit for Father Christmas himself!
Ju Ju’s Cafe, Canal Square, Browning Street, B16
While 2020 meant that none of us could go out and celebrate, family-run independent cafe Ju Ju’s pulled out all the stops with a delicious ‘at home’ box to bring its signature Christmas dinner to homes across the city.
But with Christmas officially being given the green light for 2021, Ju Ju’s has got Christmas Day dinner taken care of with options designed to take the stress out of the big day.
Ju Ju’s is opening its doors for two sittings at 12.30pm and 3.30pm and is pulling out all the stops to ensure that you have a top-notch Christmas meal.
Priced at £75 per person for four courses, the menu features a tempting range of choices including mulled wine cured salmon and chicken liver parfait for starters, roast turkey paupiette and wild mushroom wellington for mains and Christmas pud and Christmas Eton Mess for dessert.
With a fantastic atmosphere that’ll be filled with Christmas cheer, you can view the full Christmas Day menu at Ju Ju’s by clicking here.
Chez Mal at Malmaison, The Mailbox
Providing a cosy Christmas experience for everyone to enjoy, Chez Mal at Malmaison Birmingham has a fantastic menu planned for the big day.
The three-course menu, which includes a glass of Champagne, features options of Crab & oak smoked salmon and Cropwell Bishop Stilton & leek tart to start, followed by choices including traditional turkey and Pan-fried cod. For pud, there are plenty of indulgent choices to choose from, including Black Forest cheesecake and dark chocolate & sea salt torte.
Priced at £109 per adult and £54.50 for children aged 5-12, you can find out more about dining at Chez Mal by clicking here.
Miller & Carter, The Mailbox
Miller & Carter will have you rocking around the Christmas tree with a decadent five-course menu on Christmas Day.
Alongside the restaurant’s signature steaks, the Christmas Day menu features a scrumptious range of dishes including cheese soufflé, pan-sear scallops and king prawns; a Champagne sorbet, traditional roast turkey, vegetable risotto, luxury cheeseboard, cheesecake and coffee served with a luxury chocolate.
The menu is priced at £84.95 for adults. A four-course Young Guest menu is also available, priced at £39.95.
Bistrot Pierre, Gas Street
Bringing a touch of France to Christmas, Bistrot Pierre’s five-course menu is ensuring that you celebrate with a bang this holiday.
The menu features some of your favourite Christmas classics including roast turkey and Christmas pud, with additional choices including French onion soup, roast lamb rump, strawberry and white chocolate pavlova and plenty more.
Alongside the festive food menu, Bistrot Pierre’s also pulling out all the stops with festive Christmas cocktails that you can enjoy alongside your meal
Priced at £69.95 per adult - including coffee - and £29.95 for children under 12, you can view the menu in full and book your table by clicking here.
The White Swan, Edgbaston
Bringing some extra magic to your Christmas Day, The White Swan has a sparkling menu packed with festive favourites.
Located in Edgbaston, The White Swan has designed a festive menu that will help make your Christmas unforgettable for all the right reasons.
Priced at £82.95 per adult and £41.50 for children, the three-course classic menu features mouth-watering choices including roasted carrot and parsnip soup and baked scallops for starters; pan-roasted halibut and beef welling for mains, followed by a chocolate orange Christmas bomb, sticky toffee pudding and more for dessert.
And, if you want to add a touch of luxury to your meal, you can upgrade to the extra special menu (£97.95 per person), which includes a crisp glass of Champagne on arrival and a cocktail to finish.
A full menu is also available for younger diners, which you can view here.
To find out more and to view the menus in full, click here.
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