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5 festive menus to try at Hull & East Yorkshire restaurants this Christmas



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The festive period has well and truly begun! And although there are still heated arguments as to when it’s acceptable to put up your Christmas tree, or lengthy debates concerning the appearance of festive adverts in October, it can’t be denied that Christmas is on it’s way.

Fortunately this year things are looking a little promising than last December, meaning that you’re free to go out and celebrate the festive period however you please. But what could be a better way to celebrate Christmas than to go out with family and friends for a festive meal at some of the local area’s finest eateries?

To help you settle on a choice this November, here are Hull and East Yorkshire’s finest festive menus.


Fair Maid

Baynard Avenue, Cottingham HU16 5AB

One of Cottingham’s best loved pubs and eateries, the Fair Maid is an atmospheric and homely establishment whose warm service and food always ensures customers are more than satisfied. The pub’s impressive décor and extensive seating also makes it the perfect place to come with a large group of friends on a lazy Sunday to enjoy a pint and indulge in some delicious and hearty food.

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Long time fans of the Fair Maid will also be glad to know that the establishment has recently announced it’s festive menu, and in conjunction with the establishments atmosphere of warm and hospitality, there’s no better place to come for a festive meal! Available from the 9th of November until January 1st 2022 (with pre-booking required), the Fair Maid’s festive menu consists of either a 2 course (£12.99) or a 3 course (£15.99) menu, both of which contain some of the nation’s best loved festive dishes. Standout choices include: Prawn Cocktail (an indisputable classic), Festive Pie, Beetroot, Sweet Potato & Butternut Squash Tart, and their delicious Apple & Berry Crumble. The Fair Maid also offer a children’s menu under the same conditions, with a 2 course meal being £4.99, and a 3 course meal coming in at £5.99!

The Minerva

Nelson St, Hull HU1 1XE

The Minerva has a rich and impressive cultural heritage in the old part of town, and is now widely considered to be a culinary landmark of the local area. Overlooking the Humber, The Minerva is a cosy and hospitable establishment which benefits immeasurably from it’s oldy-worldly feel and rustic charm. In addition to it’s friendly staff and welcoming atmosphere, The Minerva have recently launched their annual festive menu, consisting of a number of delicious dishes and treats sure to satisfy any customer.

The menu is available from November the 29th to December the 23rd (from 12:00 to 8:00) and offers 3 courses for the generous price of £24.50! The Minerva only accepts bookings and a £10 pound deposit from each person in attendance. Some of their standout dishes include: Homemade Chicken Liver Pate, Homemade Slow Cooked Beef Bourguignon, and their delicious Boozy Trifle!


The Beverley Arms

25 N Bar Within, Beverley HU17 8DD

The Beverley Arms, one of the local area’s most impressive and regal establishments, is situated in the picturesque market town of Beverley and is one of the town’s most sought after places to dine, drink, and socialise. With it’s impressive, modern décor and atmosphere of professionalism, it’s no wonder why The Beverley Arms is often ranked one of the best places to dine in all of East Yorkshire! The establishment is catering towards the current festive mood by introducing their very own festive menu! Some of their most impressive dishes are as follows: Cranberry, Brie, and Chestnut Tartlet, Slow Cooked Beef, and their delicious Christmas Pudding! (served with brandy cream sauce). For an unmissable festive meal in beautiful surroundings, The Beverley Arms is perfect!


Marco Pierre White Steakhouse Bar & Grill

This year the Marco Pierre Steakhouse Bar & Grill has pulled all the stops out when it comes to festive cuisine, with a total of six menu’s in total covering; the festive era, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year’s Eve, and New Year’s Day! Infamous for their peerless cuisine and flawless service, there’s no finer place to come for a festive meal than Marco Pierre’s Steakhouse. Some of their most impressive dishes include, but are not limited to: The Governor’s French Onion Soup, Pan Roast Venison Fillet, and their traditional Plum Pudding. Their Festive Lunch is available from the first of December to Christmas Eve, available for £23.95 (for three courses).


Freedom Quay, Wellington St W, Hull HU1 2BD

East Yorkshire’s best loved burger joint Solita are fully embracing the festive period with their very own Christmas menu! Available from November 22nd to the 5th of January, the innovative menu will run alongside their regular menu. It may seem unusual to some that a burger based eatery should get involved with festive themed dishes, but such is Solita’s professionalism and invention that the combination is sure to be a successful one! For more information regarding their festive menu, drop them a message on any of their social media pages, or enquire via email, don’t miss out!

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