Restaurants in Manchester you can still book Christmas Day Dinner 2023

Sure, you can do it all at home... or...

By Natalie Rees | Last updated 14 December 2023

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Enjoy a Christmas Day without the stress and let someone else do the cooking at one of these brilliant Manchester restaurants or delivery services.

Loads of places are already fully booked, but fear not… you can still find some accepting last-minute bookings for the big day.

Rudy’s Bake at Home

£7.90 per pizza

If you don’t fancy the traditional turkey and trimmings, let Rudy’s do the cooking and enjoy their signature fresh dough and Neapolitan ingredients at home. Order by Wednesday 20 December for delivery in time for Christmas, with latest delivery slot on Saturday 23 December.

Elite Bistro Christmas Dinner

From £157

Fancy a restaurant-quality Christmas dinner at home? Elite Bistros have got you covered with their At Home festive recipe boxes – perfect to take the stress out of cooking on the big day. From the folk behind city centre spot Kala and The White Horse in Churton, choose from traditional turkey, beef sirloin, the vegetarian box or a Christmas cheese board.

Christmas delivered by Payal

£190 for lamb with sides, £140 for 2 chickens with sides, £240 for 1 lamb and 2 chickens with sides

Payal, the folk behind Freight Island’s delicious Asian and Indian food offering, will deliver your Christmas lunch hot on the day, for less than £20 per head (or you can have it delivered cold on Christmas Eve, ready to heat up the next day!) Enjoy two perfectly roasted chickens, a whole slow-cooked leg of lamb, sides including sweet roasted parsnips and carrots, roast potatoes, sprouts, cauliflower cheese, and gallons of gravy, which have a warming background spice. For veggies, there’s a delicious vegetarian pie! Order by the 19 December for delivery on the 24 and 25 December.

Christmas Day at Ducie Street Warehouse

£120, children under 12 £60

Enjoy Christmas Day at Ducie Street Warehouse with a bespoke Christmas dinner menu, including a three-course meal with all the trimmings and a festive snack on arrival. For the main course, expect traditional turkey with mini turkey leg Gateaux Pithivier, roasted sirloin of beef with horseradish and chervil crumb, pan roasted sea trout with Gavi de Gavi beurre blanc as well as sautéed Maitake mushroom steak with ratte potato and truffle emulsion and lemon thyme. All are served with roast potatoes, stuffing, parsnip mash, sprouts and chantenay carrots. Delicious!

Ducie St, Manchester M1 2TP



It wouldn’t be a Christmas dinner round-up without a mention of Zouk’s incredible annual Christmas Day offering. Let them do the cooking (and washing up!) and enjoy a six-course banquet at their fabulous city centre restaurant. Complete with a signature spice twist, Zouk will provide a variety of starter platters and main courses for guests to indulge in. Choose from classic curries or more traditional roast meats with all the trimmings.

5, The Quadrangle, Chester St, Manchester M1 5QS

20 Stories


Stunning views and delicious food? We’re in. 20 Stories are making the big day extra special this year at their rooftop setting with a menu of Christmas favourites. The five-course meal includes venison to start, braised chicory, roast Cheshire turkey breast with all the trimmings, traditional Christmas pudding and mince pies.

No. 1, 1 Hardman St, Manchester M3 3EB

King Street Townhouse

£99 per adult, £44 for children

Get the family together at luxury central Manchester hotel King Street Townhouse will welcome guests to celebrate Christmas Day with a delicious festive menu. With a glass of champagne, enjoy main dishes including traditional roast turkey, salt aged beef fillet, celeriac wellington and roast Cornish cod.

10 Booth St, Manchester M2 4AW

Peter Street Kitchen


Peter Street Kitchen’s Christmas Day Luncheon is another luxury affair, with a host of delicious festive dishes over five courses. For the main course, think Dover sole fillet, Corn-fed chicken breast, aged beef Wellington and Portobello mushroom. All are served with orange and Manuka honey-glazed heritage carrots, cauliflower cheese with Gruyère and Parmesan crust and garlic and herb roast potatoes.

Free Trade Hall, Peter St, Manchester M2 5GP

Don Giovanni


Those wanting an alternative Christmas meal should look no further than Don Giovanni. Enjoy a glass of Prosecco before four courses, with plates including fresh filled pasta, pan fried king prawns, 28 day aged British fillet steak and Truffle oil in roasted butternut squash risotto. For the traditionalists in the party, there’s the classic turkey and all the trimmings.

1, Peter House, Oxford St, Manchester M1 5AN