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Cheers to Christmas!

Plan the ultimate festive night out at Whiteley

Sparkle the night away this Christmas at Whiteley and embrace sharing feasts with family and friends; limited edition special menus, fizz, cocktails and craft beers; brilliant work nights out with the best playlists; late-night shopping at Waterstones, Marks & Spencer, Next, JD Sports, River Island, Boots, Ernest Jones and Pandora; seasonal movies at Cineworld, twinkling lights and a party atmosphere. Cheers to Christmas!

The best menus, offers, bars and restaurants to book now (with special offers for early birds) are right here.

Wildwood Christmas parties for everyone

Wildwood Christmas

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Need the whole restaurant for a sparkling night out or something utterly memorable for close friends? Wildwood’s festive planning has it all. With special offers for early-bird bookings, you can order three-course meals for £27.95 (with traditional roasts, roasted seabass, baked aubergine, pigs in blankets and chocolate fondants) and make it a Christmas to remember.

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Cocktails, fizz, steaks and special menus at Bar + Block

Bar and Block Christmas

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Bar + Block’s mixologists and chefs have whipped up something special this year with incredible menus for party season and beyond. Try the bottomless lunches with Baubletini cocktails, stuffed Yorkies, festive loaded burgers and Speculoos Spectaculars (layered coffee mascarpone cream, speculoos crumb and caramel sauce, finished with speculoos biscuits) alongside festive menus filled with joy.

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Sweet seasonal treats at Kaspa’s

Kaspas Christmas

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Now’s the time of the year for sweet indulgences galore as Kaspa’s Desserts’ menus of sundaes, milkshakes, waffles, doughnuts and s’mores make for an evening of pure, unadulterated fun. With special recipes celebrating the spirit of Christmas and old favourites (Rocher cookie dough and After Eight mint choc sundae) warming up winter, it’s Instagram, TikTok and spoons at the ready…

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A Mexican celebration at Baja Mexicali

Tacos, quesadillas, burritos, slaw, guac and endless magaritas… Who doesn’t fancy a Mexican-infused get-together this holiday? Baja Mexicali brings sunshine, colour, music and great food to your office parties or let loose with your best friends. Plan feasting menus, sharing plates and colourful night outs with menus full of delicious food and cocktails.

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Roarsome nights out at Jurassic Grill

For prehistoric pizzas, 6oz burgers filled with toppings of your choice, BBQ sticky tar pit wings, herbivore burgers and Titanosaurus (three patties served with cheese, lettuce and special burger sauce), Jurassic Grill is bringing all the joy to the season. Waffles, cheesecake, pancakes, milkshakes and drinks make for a truly merry evening out.

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Frankie & Benny’s office parties

Frankie & Benny's Christmas

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Book before 4th November and your first drinks of Prosecco will be on Frankie & Benny’s. They’ve also created menus for every party – with three courses for £24.49 – featuring garlic pizza, Porchetta Carbonara, Vegan mac’n’cheese and Spiced Berry Bellinis. With special drinks packages of Peroni and prosecco and support for Mind charity, it’s an unmissable place to book for Christmas 2023.

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Laidback celebrations at Wagamama

wagamamas Christmas

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Bringing warmth and sharing to the Christmas holidays with wagamama’s nourishing bowls of curry, vibrant veg, soul bowls, noodles and comforting broth. With huge tables designed for feasting and a warm welcome, wagamama has the big moments covered. Just add mindful drinks of cherry blossom lemonade, sake spritz and sweet flavoured green tea.

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Movie night at Cineworld

Cineworld Christmas

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Cineworld’s Christmas season will leave even the biggest of Grinches with a cosy Yuletide glow. With comfy seats, tasty snacks and seasonal movies, book a romantic night out or plan a party with a big-screen twist (The Marvels is out 10th November, Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes on 17th and Wonka on 8th December).
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Late-night shopping and inspired gifts

M&S Globe Christmas

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Whiteley is open late from 4th December with easy parking and access. Times: Monday to Wednesday 7pm close; Thursday to Friday 8pm close; Saturday 7pm close and Sunday 10.30am-4.30pm. From Monday 18th to Friday 22nd December, 8pm close.

Head to Next, Marks & Spencer, River Island for this season’s bright accessories, luxe sequin looks and cosy knitwear; JD Sports for athleisure; Ernest Jones and Pandora for gorgeous gifts and Waterstones and Boots for inspired surprises. Plan your shopping here.