'Tis the season to fill your bellies! Check out our top three Christmas menus for 2019 - each one brimming with festive flavour...

The Botanist

Cosy up in the heart of Newcastle’s busy city centre this Christmas and treat your tastebuds to a delicious feast at The Botanist. Tuck into a menu bursting with flavour including their famous Turkey Hanging Kebab™ with maple and cranberry glaze served with roast potatoes, Chantenay carrots, sautéed sprouts with juicy bacon and finished with a delicious sage gravy.
Room for more? The vegan chocolate and orange marmalade tart is a must-try! The sweetness of the chocolate combined with the bitter orange is heavenly! Not a sweet tooth? Then the festive cheese board is a winner!
A Christmas meal wouldn’t be the same without a little festive tipple and The Botanist are spreading Christmas cheer with their festive drink packages! Package one for £6.95pp serves you with a welcome glass of Prosecco or bottle of beer and a Festive Moose™ shot! Or opt for the second package which treats you to extra options such as G&T, a large glass of wine and Espresso Martini’s for just £19.95. T
he everyday menu is also available to order throughout November and December with a selection of heart-warming home comforts, mouth-watering dishes from the grill and more tasty plates from the famous Hanging Kebab range. Christmas is all about being merry, having fun and spending time with the people you love.
So, indulge in some delicious food, immerse yourself in the festive atmosphere with live music performances and take in the stunning city views overlooking Grey’s Monument on show at The Botanist Newcastle.
The Christmas menu is available to dine from 28 November, however, we recommend you book in advance.

Call 0191 261 6307 or visit thebotanist.co.uk

The Kings Arms – Great Stainton

In the rural village of Great Stainton sits the cosy family-friendly gastro pub, The Kings Arms. This heart-warming venue is a heavenly spot to gather the family for a delicious home-cooked winters meal. As December approaches, their sparkling festive menu is brought to light with a variety of flavoursome dishes.Start your festive feast with their roast winter vegetable soup with toasted chestnuts – the perfect starter to warm your taste buds.
For your main consider the braised Venison Osso Bucco served with creamy mashed potato, crisped parsnips, fresh cabbage – all of which is absorbed in the tasty cooking juices.
More of a sweet tooth? Tuck into a traditional Christmas pudding oozing with brandy anglaise. Simply delicious!
If you’re looking to celebrate the festive period by enjoying tasty food, treating yourself to a merry little drink or two and rejoicing in the joyful atmosphere with loved ones – then a trip to The Kings Arms is a must! This countryside pub is perfect for cosying up and getting into the Christmas spirit.
Christmas is about giving and The Kings Arms are treating festive diners to an offer too good to refuse. Indulge in three courses for just £25.95, two courses £21.95, or a singular main course for £17.95.
If the festive menu doesn’t suit your fancy – choose from one of their home-comforting meals from the every-day menu including a delicious steak and ale pie served with velvety mashed potatoes and fresh seasonal vegetables.

Visit kingsarmsgreatstainton.co.uk or call 01740 630 873

Jasper’s Bistro

Nestled away in Amble, Morpeth you will stumble across Jasper’s Bistro – a charming eatery where you can indulge in some home-cooked delicacies. Whether you’re heading out with the whole family, looking for a romantic date-night spot or getting merry with friends this quaint, cosy bistro is an idyllic spot for a festive feast.
Famous for their delightful tasting seafood dishes – their festive menu is packed with variety. The mixed seafood paella packed with flavour is a must-try for seafood lovers! Whereas festive fanatics can opt for the traditional turkey approach.
The succulent turkey breast wrapped in pancetta and stuffed with a scrumptious pork, apricot and sage stuffing, served with a grande chipolata, fluffy Yorkshire puddings, crispy goose fat roasties and all the trimmings is utterly mouth-watering!
Finishing with dessert is always a good idea! Choose from a selection of sweet tasting dishes – we recommend the Spurreli dairy ice cream laced with Alnwick spiced gin and crunchy meringue. Looking to treat your loved one this Christmas? Take them out for an evening filled with festive goings-on, mouth-watering food and well-deserved drinks! Jasper’s is giving a Christmas gift of their own with one course for £15, two courses for £20 or a delicious three courses for just £25 – now that’s a Christmas offer!

Visit jaspersbistroamble.co.uk or call 07853449465




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