This holiday season, we’re all aching to enjoy delicious festive favourites with our friends and family.
Well, the delicious restaurants of Wembley Park are here, and ready to serve up international delights, seasonal classics, and options for all dietary needs. What are you craving this Christmas? Check out this seriously crave-able Wembley Park food.
Along with classic faves that are available all year round, TGI Fridays has introduced some unique seasonal dishes just for the 2021 season. Whether you’re just popping in for a starter and a drink or you’re doing a 3-course meal with friends, they’ve got you covered this Christmas. Start with the Pigs in Blankets, glazed in Jack Daniels sauce, and then move onto the Fridays Festive Turkey & Cranberry Burger, with crispy buttermilk turkey, topped with cranberry mayo. Finish your meal with a decadent Friday's Chocolate Orange brownie.
Frankie & Benny’s
Frankie and Benny’s is an Italian family favourite, and they’re offering up a brilliant Christmas set menu – 2 courses for £16.90 or 3 courses for £18.90. Some of their seasonal flavours include Pulled Turkey Mac 'n' Cheese, Festive Turkey Pizza a delicious Brie & Cranberry Burger. Of course, the holidays are all about sweets – tuck into a Sticky Toffee Christmas Pudding, Toblerone Cheesecake, or Baileys Cheesecake – or maybe all three?
Italian for Christmas, anyone? Zizzi has a festive set menu available from 30th November. Whether you’re sharing a meal with your family, having a drink with friends, or gathering with your colleagues, Zizzi has mouth-watering options for everyone, including vegans and gluten-free folks.
Some of the delectable dishes on offer include Beef Brisket & Mozzarella Arancini, King Prawn Spiedini, Beef & Burrata Pizza and Spaghetti Chorizo Carbonara. Finish your meal with a Salted Honey, Raspberry & Pistachio Cheesecake.
Another Italian take on Christmas classics, Pizza Express have launched their new festive menu and its a guaranteed mouth-waterer. Their Mushroom & Truffle Pizza is a crowd pleaser with mixed mushrooms, béchamel, plenty of cheese and a generous splash of truffle oil. Finish off with some of their cinnamon dusted Snowball Dough Balls with three dips; salted caramel, fruit coulis and buttercream.
For 2021, Pizza Express have also launched their five course tasting menu for £24.95 per person (minimum 2 people), so you can taste the very best of the Pizza Express, with a combination of classic dishes and exciting new dishes.
Las Iguanas is another one of the great places to eat in Wembley Park, located in London Designer Outlet. They’ve launched a fun and flavourful Christmas menu that will have everyone crying, “si, si, mas por favour.” Try out one of their 2 or 3-course menus, perfect for a bite with friends or a fun day out. The Nachos Navidad (Christmas Nachos) will get you in a seasonal mood (vegan option available), and the Cha Cha Chorizo, braised in rich red wine, will have you dreaming of next year’s Christmas in Latin America...
Of course, every time of year is a good time for bottomless brunch. Las Iguanas serves up their decadent brunch menu (think breakfast burritos, cheese and mango empanadas, and delicious burgers) paired with unlimited prosecco and draught beer for just £24.95. For £5 more, upgrade to bottomless cocktails – you’ll have a spectacular afternoon out.
Costa Coffee, located in the London Designer Outlet, has a whole menu of festive favourites that will excite your senses. In addition to their decadent drinks offerings (Irish Velvet Hot Chocolate and Cream, anyone?), they have some amazing sweets and savouries for the season. They’ve really gone all out.
Start with a Lobster Toastie, a seeded bloomer filled with Emmental, mozzarella, and Cheddar, mustardy bechamel sauce, and of course – chunks of fresh lobster. You could also tuck into some Pigs and Blankets Mac & Cheese, topped with a spinach and parsley crumb. Room for dessert? Finish with an After Eight chocolate muffin or a slice of Rich Chocolate and Hazelnut Shimmer Cake.
Pret A Manger
No British festive season would be complete without one of Pret’s iconic Christmas Lunch Sandwich, available for only a short time each year. The classic is loaded with British turkey, port & orange cranberry sauce, herby pork stuffing, and deliciously crispy onions. Vegetarians and vegans aren’t left out in the cold – the Vegan Christmas Nut Roast will satisfy all holiday flavour cravings.
Their sandwiches just beg to be paired with a decadent seasonal drink – slurp a Gingerbread Latte, Salted Caramel Latte, or a S’mores Hot Chocolate.
As you can see, there are flavours, drinks, and treats for every palate, dietary need, and budget this Christmas at Wembley Park. Have a wonderful – and tasty – holiday season.