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Enjoy a festive feast this Christmas in Chesterfield

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Are you ready for mouth-watering food and drink this Christmas in Chesterfield?

With the countdown to Christmas usually comes more regular trips to the pub or meals out at restaurants. Whether you can’t get enough of traditional tastes of Christmas like roast turkey, orange and cinnamon, or are looking to try something new, you will find plenty of options in Chesterfield. But be quick – they tend to get booked up faster than Santa can say, “Ho-ho-ho”!

Don’t forget to find out more about the great gifts, food and drink, and activities on offer across Chesterfield this festive season. Find everything you need for the perfect Christmas, here.

Experience culinary creations at Taste Restaurant and Conservatory at Chesterfield College

Meal being plated up under food heater

Chefs at Taste Restaurant at Chesterfield College have been busy putting together their special Christmas menus. Their three course lunch is high quality and good value – you won’t believe they are training!


Celeriac Soup, Truffled Croutons, Herbs

Game Terrine, Chutney, Toasted Sourdough

Kidney Bean & Red Pepper Gnocchi, Sweet Potato Puree, Marinated Radicchio


All served with Roast Potatoes, Roast Parsnips, Buttered Sprouts, Spiced Glazed Carrots

Traditional Roast Turkey, Chipolata Sausage, Stuffing, Cranberry Sauce

Roasted Fillet of Salmon, Sweet Pepper, Red Onion & Caper Crust

Grilled Seitan Steak, Mushroom & Tarragon Sauce (VE)


Christmas Pudding, Brandy Sauce, Brandy Butter

Chocolate Tart, Spiced Apricot & Orange Compote

Burnt Lemon & Blueberry Cream

Discover a symphony of flavours at Double Tree by Hilton

Christmas dinner being carried on a tray

At Double Tree by Hilton you can dance the night away after a delicious two or three course meal. Specific dates are available, so don’t forget to check the calendar!

Friday/Saturday Starters

Hearty Root Vegetable Soup, Warm Bread & Butter (VE)

Beetroot Carpaccio, Trio of Coloured Beets, Rocket, Candied Walnuts, Goats Cheese, Truffle Oil (V & GF)

Ham Hock Terrine, Local Ham Hock, Sun Dried Tomatoes, House Chutney, Pickled Carrots, Thyme Crisp, Pea Shoots (GF)

Thursday/Friday/Saturday/Sunday Mains

Roast Turkey Breast, Pig in Blanket, Sage & Onion Stuffing, Roast Potatoes, Roasted Roots, Green Beans, Roast Pan Jus (GF)

Pan Fried Salmon Fillet, Garden Peas, Green Beans, Chorizo, Crushed Herb Potatoes, Parsley, Beurre Blanc, Pea Shoots (GF)

Butternut Squash Risotto, Butternut Squash Puree, Oven Roasted Butternut Squash, Parmesan Shards, Crispy Kale (V/ VE)

Thursday/Friday/Saturday/Sunday Desserts

Christmas Pudding, Rum Sauce (GF)

Glazed Lemon Tart, Burnt Meringue, Blackberries

Christmas Eton Mess, Meringue Shards, Sweet Whipped Cream, Fruit Gel, Mince Pie, Mixed Berries, Chocolate Flakes

Fancy something more low-key? Find out about festive afternoon teas at Double Tree by Hilton, and evening meals at Marco Pierre, as well as their Christmas Day and Year’s Eve meal.

Indulge in Casa Hotel’s mouth-watering meals

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If you want to bring in the festive season in style, look no further than Casa Hotel. Their sophisticated midweek festive lunch will satisfy your cravings with the option to have two or three courses.


Field Mushroom & Truffle Soup, Truffle Oil, Ciabatta Croutons (VG/GF)

Chicken, Port & Tarragon Terrine, Parma Ham, Smoked Tomato Chutney, Garlic Crostini

Classic Prawn Cocktail, Marie Rose Sauce, Cucumber Ribbons, Cherry Vine Tomatoes, Buttered Granary Bread

Goat’s Cheese & Beetroot Tart, Toasted Pumpkin Seeds, Watercress Salad, Yuzu Dressing (V)


Hand-Carved Derbyshire Reared Turkey Breast, Chestnut & Cranberry Stuffing, Pancetta Wrapped Chipolatas, Good Fat Roast Potatoes, Seasonal Vegetables, Traditional Gravy

Walton Lodge Braised Beef Cheek, Horseradish & Chive Mashed Potato, Glazed Shallot, Buttered Savoy Cabbage, Red Wine Jus (GF)

Pan Roasted Fillet of Cod, Tarragon & Lemon Crushed New Potatoes, Wilted Buttered Greens, Crayfish & Parsley Beurre Blanc Sauce (GF)

Butternut Squash & Feta Wellington, Creamed Potato, Roasted Root Vegetables, Seasonal Greens, White Wine & Parsley Sauce (V)


Traditional Christmas Pudding, Cranberry Compote, Dried Fruit & Brandy Sauce (V/GF)

Mulled Wine & Cinnamon Trifle, Cherry Jelly, Crème Anglaise, Berry Sponge, Freeze Dried Cherries

Passion Fruit & Yuzu Tart, Chantilly Crème, Mango Puree, Tuille (V)

Selection of Artisan Cheeses, Biscuits, Fresh Fruit, Homemade Chutney (V)

Casa Hotel will also be hosting Midweek and Christmas Party Nights in the Barcelona and Valencia Suites, which come with their own set menus.

Don’t fancy cooking on Christmas or Boxing Day? Find out more about celebratory meals in Cocina Restaurant or the Barcelona Suite.

For cosy meets charming, try Peak Edge Hotel

Christmas at Peak Edge

Perched on the edge of the Peak District National Park, Peak Edge Hotel is the perfect location for a picturesque festive lunch. Featuring the finest quality local ingredients, bookings are available for up to 10 guests.


Seasonal Soup of the Day, Warmed Sourdough (VG)

Prawn & Crayfish Cocktail, Marie Rose Sauce, Brown Bread

Chicken Liver Parfait, Red Onion Chutney, Toasted Brioche

Whipped Goat’s Cheese, Chicory, Pear Gel, Candied Walnuts (V/GF)

Cured Loch Duart Salmon, Dill Emulsion, Pickled Cucumber (GF)

Warmed Smoked Cheddar & Leek Tart, Tomato Chutney, Dressed Watercress (V)


Norfolk Bronze Turkey, Sage & Apricot Stuffing, Pigs in Blankets, Roast Potatoes, Chantenay Carrots, Maple Glazed Parsnips

Slow Cooked Blade of Walton Lodge Beef, Horseradish Mash, Crispy Pancetta, Baby Onions, Chestnut Mushrooms (GF)

Herb Crusted Cod Fillet, Caper & Dill Crushed Potatoes, Tenderstem Broccoli, Herb Cream Sauce (GF)

Butternut Squash & Sage Risotto, Toasted Pine Nuts, Watercress (VG/GF)

Goat’s Cheese & Beetroot Wellington, Herb Crushed Potatoes, Buttered Greens (V)

Market Fish of the Day


Classic Christmas Pudding, Brandy Sauce

Bitter Chocolate & Malt Tart, Pistachios, Vanilla Ice Cream

Star Anise Poached Pears, Hazelnut Crumble, Pear Sorbet (BG/GF)

Yoghurt Panna Cotta, Mulled Fruits, Biscotti

Daltons Ice Cream Selection

Selection of Derbyshire Cheese, Apple & Sage Chutney, Crackers

Are you a big group who fancy a boogie? Why not check out the Christmas party nights, with a three course meal before a private function in either the Oak Room or Walton Suite.

Peak Edge will also be hosting Christmas and Boxing Day, as well as classic Sunday lunches every week in December.

Festive flavours with a twist at The Tickled TroutChristmas pizza with brussel sprouts and pigs in blankets

Tuck in at The Tickled Trout with their delicious festive party menu. Designed to cater for groups of eight and above, this seasonal delight is available throughout December, excluding Sundays. The meal can be served in both the private room and restaurant or lounge.


Baked Celeriac Gratin, Yorkshire Curly Kale (V)

Smoked Mackerel Pate, Torched Mackerel, Pickles (GFO)

Seasonal Velouté, Wye Bakehouse Bread (V Option) (GFO)

‘Bacon & Egg’ – Pork Belly, Quails Egg, Ketchup

Wicked Garlic Doughballs (V) (VE Option)


Slow Roasted Highfield House Beef, Roasted Beef Dripping, Carrot, Creamy Mashed Potato (GFO)

Hall Farm Barlow Herbed Turkey Breast, Date & Chestnut Stuffing, Garlic Roasted (GFO)

Looe Day Boat Hake, Fondant Potato, Crispy Pancetta, Chive Beurre Blanc (GFO)

Roasted Vegetable Lasagne, Tunworth Cheese Foam (V) (VE Option)

TT Christmas Pizza, Marinated Turkey, Pigs in Blankets, Parsnip, Cranberry, Sprouts (GFO)


Passionfruit & White Chocolate Parfait, Lemongrass Ice Cream

Tickled Trout’s Famous Fruit Clootie, Gingerbread Ice Cream

‘Creme Caramel’ Vanilla Viennese

British Isles Artisan Cheese & Biscuits (£5 Supplement) (GFO)

Are you a group of less than eight? The Tickled Trout’s famous ‘festive pizza’ will be available for smaller groups who still want to get their taste buds tingling with festive flavours.

Taste a festive fusion at Tyzack’s Bar & Bistro – Stanedge Golf Club

Christmas tree next to a bar which says 'Tyzack's Bar and Bistro'

Whether you are a golfer or not, Stanedge Golf Club‘s Tyzack’s Bar and Bistro welcomes you for its Christmas Lunch set menu. With the option to select two or three courses, the menu will be available for dates throughout December.


Soup of the Day and Crusty Bread (V/VG)

Prawn Cocktail, Iceberg Lettuce, Marie Rose Sauce, Wholemeal Bread, Lemon Wedge

Duck and Orange Parfait, Sourdough Bread, Rocket, Festive Chutney (GF)


Hand-Carved Free-Range Derbyshire Turkey Breast, Roasted Potatoes, Creamy Mash, Seasonal Veg, ‘Pigs’ in Blankets, Sage, Onion & Sausage Stuffing, Pan Gravy (GF)

Oven Roasted Salmon Fillet, Roasted Potatoes, Creamy Mash, Seasonal Veg, Lemon Butter Cream Sauce (GF)

‘Chickmas Burger’, Sage & Onion Stuffing, Crispy Streaky Bacon, Cranberry Sauce, Brioche Bun, Goose Fat Roast Potatoes, Pigs in Blankets

‘Bauble & Squeak Burger’, Sage & Onion Stuffing, Melted Cheese, Cranberry Sauce, Toasted Bagel, Roasted Potatoes, Homemade Slaw (V/VG)


Traditional Christmas Pudding, Brandy Sauce (V/VG)

Christmas Cheesecake of the Day (V)

Cheeseboard & Biscuits (£4 supplement)

Looking to continue the fun?

Band at Real Time Live

After your feast, continue the celebrations in Chesterfield with music, theatre and fun events.

Keep things relaxed by admiring the Christmas lights and decorations in Chesterfield town centre, at Revolution House or at Chatsworth House and Gardens.

Have a laugh and head to SMH Group Stadium for their Entertainment & Comedy Drag Night, or to the Winding Wheel Theatre for this year’s .

If a festive sing-song is your thing, there are plenty of carol concerts taking place in the town. More of a party animal? Why not check out a gig or the Christmas 80s Disco Party at Real Time Live?

Spread the word

We love sharing our ideas for Christmas dining in Chesterfield. What would be even better though? Seeing photos and videos of you enjoying yourselves! Please remember to tag in Destination Chesterfield or use #LoveChesterfield to help spread the word about Christmas in Chesterfield!

More things to do this Christmas in Chesterfield.

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Esther Hurst-Davis

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