Dates for December's Diary

From Nordic cocktails to real live penguins, there’s a whole lotta festivities going on in December, check out the best bits right here.

Eat

All the Seafood you can Muster at Bonnie Gull’s Seafood Shack

Having enjoyed five years of success at their Fitzrovia restaurant, December will see the opening of Bonnie Gull’s Seafood Shack second venture. Offering dishes such as grilled monkfish cheek with duck heart skewers and a fabulous oyster selection seafood lovers are in for a treat. Follow them on Twitter for the latest info.

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Till your Heart is Content for up to 50% off

The Pagination opens its doors on 5th December and as if that wasn’t exciting enough there’ll be 3 days of opening offers where you can try all our tasty dishes such as the chorizo scotch egg with smoked paprika mayonnaise and the chargrilled tuna salad for up to 50% off. See our full menu here. On Monday 5th December it’s 50% off all food, Tuesday 6th December (breakfast & lunch only) it’s 25% off food and on Wednesday 7th December it’s 15% off food. Tables must be booked in advance, to reserve yours email info@thepagination.co.uk.

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Drink

Yule Smack Cocktails at the Nordic Yulefest

Pop-ups are hardly few and far between these days, but that doesn’t mean they can’t still stand out from the rest. Our pick of the bunch this festive season has got to be the Nordic Yulefest. Head to the Disco Room and drink Yule smack, Nutty Sours and Sandy Claws cocktails while you play all sorts of festive games such as the Woodland Wheel of Fortune or indulge in a five course Nordic banquet in the Feasting Hall. The abundance of birch trees, antlers and cosy corners decked with sheepskin makes it feel like a fairytale world. It’s not to be missed.

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To the Festive Season with our Christmas Cocktails

Everyone loves making the most of the Christmas season by indulging more than ever and making the most of all those treats, such as mince pies and mulled wine, which for some reason can only be enjoyed for a 12th of the year. At D&M we love all this as much as the next person but we’ve added a bit of sparkle with our 3 Christmas cocktails. We’ve got our Christmas twist on the classic cosmo, a gingerbread Bellini and ‘Tis the Season that combines Frangelico, Baileys and Amaretto with crème de cacao, mint, hazelnut milk and cream.

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See

Spectacular Performances in Devonshire Square

Devonshire Square is pulling out all the stops for its Christmas festival this year. From the moment the Christmas lights turn on, on 1st December until the festival ends on the 22nd they’ve got a whole host of treats in store. From a concert by Zalon Thomson, Amy Winehouse’s backing singer, at 6pm on 15th December or five real penguins coming to the square on 13th December they’ve got it all! See the full line up of details here.

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Do

All things Christmas in Leicester Square

It’s impossible to believe it’s taken until 2016 for Leicester Square to become one of the destination spots at Christmas, but it has and they’ve pulled it all out of the bag. With everything from a traditional Christmas market to a velvet-draped Belgian spiegeltent plonged right in the middle of the square there is nothing festive you won’t find here and it’s conveniently located bang in the middle of London. Entry is free but certain events such as Santa’s Grotto and La Soiree are ticketed. See all the fun to be had right here.

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