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Published on:17 NOVEMBER 2022

Put on your party hat and celebrate Christmas here at Festival Place, where our fantastic eateries have put together a set of festive menus that have got our tummies rumbling already!

A Christmas celebration should be special, and whether you’re booking an office party or a get-together with friends and family, our Basingstoke restaurants are pulling out all the stops to make sure yours is a cracker!

Don’t wait too long to make your choice – those Christmas tables will book up fast.

  • At Cosy Club the Christmas dining menu (November 23 – December 24) features fresh and modern favourites with crackers, hats, and lots of fabulous festive drink options. Delicious sharing starters include Asian fried chicken with soy, chilli, ginger and pickled slaw; pigs in blankets in a mulled cider and wholegrain mustard glaze; fried halloumi with a panko crumb, spiced Christmas chutney and smoked red pepper aioli; and charred broccoli with tahini and lemon, harissa, cranberry pearls and toasted winter seeds. Mains include a roast turkey and smoked bacon pie or brie, beetroot and squash tarte tatin with Christmas trimmings; pan-fried seabass fillet with mash, sautéed leek and spinach, and a prosecco and lobster sauce; and slow-roasted pork belly with dauphinoise potatoes, spiced red cabbage, caramelised apple and red wine gravy. Leave room for pudding – choose from rich chocolate cheesecake with salted caramel and honeycomb crumb; lemon posset with raspberries, white chocolate and shortbread; and traditional Christmas pudding with brandy sauce. Gluten-free and vegan versions are available, and diners can choose from two courses at lunchtime, or three courses at lunchtime and in the evening. Cosy Club’s Festive Brunch is also available from November 23 until December 24 for 90 minutes of unlimited drinks paired with your choice of breakfast dish. Choose from prosecco, mimosa, Bloody Mary, Virgin Mary, and any hot or soft drinks.

  • Côte Brasserie is celebrating Christmas with a decadent menu sprinkled with that extra special Côte touch. It’s Taste Noel menu (November 30 – December 24) features plenty of fresh, seasonal ingredients, whether you choose parsnip soup with crumbled chestnuts and truffle oil followed by turkey paupiette with silky dauphinois potato gratin, or baked goat’s cheese with pickled pear and candied walnuts followed by butternut squash, mushroom and goat’s cheese pithivier with carrots, braised red cabbage and a creamy mushroom sauce. Indulgent desserts include warm chocolate fondant with salted caramel and cinnamon ice cream, brioche bread and butter pudding, and winter spiced creme brulee.

  • There’s something for everyone at Las Iguanas – where it’s time to party at Navidad nights! The Christmas menu (November 14 – January 10) includes dishes like a crispy beetroot tortilla parcel stuffed with sweet potato, butternut and chickpea chilli, rice, refried beans, crunchy slaw and cheese; prawns cooked in a spiced ginger, cassava, pepper, coconut and lime sauce; and jerk BBQ pork belly with charred sweet potatoes, crispy chilli and onion, salsa criolla and shredded greens. Bottomless bunch is also available to book every day excluding Christmas Day. Choose a main course from the brunch menu and enjoy with unlimited cocktails, prosecco, or draught beer for two hours. And if you’re looking for something extra special, Las Iguanas will organise an experience tailored specifically to you. Just get in touch to find out more.
  • Tapas Revolution know how to celebrate their fiestas – and Christmas is no exception. They are offering a festive set menu for £19.95 per person for the ‘Clasico’ including a starter, three tapas mains and a desert. Dishes include the traditional Spanish seafood soup, calamari, ham croquettes and plenty of veggie options such as braised chickpeas and stuffed peppers. Finish with a traditional almond cake or cinnamon churros. Upgrade your set menu to the ‘Fiesta’ for an extra £5, and receive a starter, two tapas options, one larger platter and a desert. Choose between chicken skewers, pan roasted white fish or roasted butternut squash for your large platter. Get the party started by pre-booking one of their drinks packages, such as three jugs of traditional sangria for £50. Get in touch with tapas Revolution for more information.

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