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Festive Fun at Meridian Leisure

Make Christmas Merry with plenty of fun activities and delicious restaurants to embrace the festive spirit!

Plan a fun-filled day out for the kids, catch up with friends over a festive meal and tipple, or throw an end-of-year Christmas party for your work colleagues. Whatever your plans are this festive season, we have some great options for you. As we are home of food, film and fun.


Ho, ho, ho... Christmas time is here and so are the amazing festive menus that’re available at our array of restaurants! Whether you fancy something traditional or a little different, keep scrolling to pick the perfect place to visit with your friends and family this Christmas.

Frankie & Benny’s

Take the stress out of organising another office Christmas party and book your festive feast at Frankie & Benny’s this year! Indulge in a festive helping of Italian American favourites, all whilst enjoying the friendly, laid-back atmosphere with a hand-crafted cocktail in hand. Think juicy beef burgers stacked with sage and onion stuffing and sourdough pizzas topped with tender porchetta and a kick of ‘nduja – There are delicious options for a range of dietary requirements too.

There’s no need to hold back on your guestlist either because their delicious 3 course Christmas Set Menu (available from November 14th – January 3rd) is priced at just £24.49.

We’ve saved the best till last though…

We know that no party is complete without free-flowing, festive fizz, and at just £10 a bottle, you’ll save almost 50% with when you pre-order Midea Prosecco for your table. You can grab buckets of 5 chilled Peroni beers for only £15 too – and not to be missed, our delicious Christmas and Classic Cocktails are on the menu to ensure everyone has their perfect tipple.

Click here to book now.

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Bella Italia

Add some sparkle to your Christmas party at Bella Italia. With their delicious, Italian-inspired Christmas menus and friendly team members, you will have everything you need for a truly magical Christmas party. Perhaps you’d like to toast to your colleagues with a cold glass of prosecco, or enjoy a pasta-powered get-together with your closest friends. Whatever your 2023 Christmas party plans, trust Bella’s to make it a memorable one. Click here for more information and bookings.

This year, surprise your loved ones with a gift they truly want: a Bella Italia gift card! Whether you’re shopping for your office’s Secret Santa or searching for the perfect stocking filler for your pasta and pizza-obsessed partner, give a gift with a little extra flavour this Christmas.

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Are you ready for a festive fiesta at Chiquito? Dig into the new Sleigh-cation Specials, which range from Cranberry & Chorizo Nachos to a Christmas Turkey Burrito, and a Crimbo Combo to wash it all down. Add a drinks package to your booking and get merry with a pitcher of Classic Margarita for £20 or a bucket of 5 Coronas for just £15. Click here to book now.

Book your fiesta before November 8th and kick off your celebrations with a FREE round of Classic Margaritas.


Enjoy your Christmas celebrations the way you want to at Harvester, which means spending a special time together with all the treats you love from a Christmas dinner to a cheeky Christmas Burger.

Whether you’re getting together during the build-up, for Boxing Day or even the big day itself, Harvester has all of the menus, with all of the hits for all of your needs. Click here to book.

Breakfast with Santa

Treat the little ones to a magical morning as they can enjoy a mouth-watering breakfast with the big man himself, Santa Claus! For just £9.99 a child, Santa’s little helpers will receive a breakfast, drink and an activity pack with colouring in activities and a chocolate treat! Available on the 2nd, 3rd, 9th, 10th, 16th, 17th, 22nd, 23rd and 24th of December. Click here to book now!

*£10.99 per child on the 24th.


Pizza Hut

Looking for a festive get-together? Why not hit the Hut and celebrate Christmas how you really want to… With pizza!

The all-in Individual Deal is perfect for Christmas indulgence without breaking the bank, you can choose your perfect combo with this meal deal. You can get a Main, Side, Drink (alcohol included) and endless Salad, all from £19.99! Celebrate Christmas your way and click here book now.

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Who cares about naughty or nice, Christmas at Nando’s is all about spice! Christmas shopping can be long and hard so why not take a break and turn up the heat this festive season. Add some spice with Nando’s favourites like their flavoursome spicy rice or the juiciest boneless chicken thighs around.

Click here to view opening times.


Tis the season to have some fun!

Are you in charge of organising the work Christmas party? Or maybe you just want some festive fun with a group of friends? Get your Christmas crew together and jingle all the way to Meridian Leisure.

Hollywood Bowl

Get your jingle on and celebrate the festive season at Hollywood Bowl with their striking Christmas Party Packages. Party and bowl like you never have before to get the ultimate bragging rights at Christmas Dinner. With a range of packages for every sort of occasion, you will be in the gutter if you miss out.

For Party Package options, click here.

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Vue jam-packed with new releases this Christmas, with something for the whole family.


This Christmas, join the worlds greatest inventor, Willy Wonka, on a magical adventure as he makes his way from selling chocolate in a small candy store, to an eccentric genius known all over the world. Click here to book now

André Rieu’s White Christmas

Immerse yourself in André Rieu’s atmospheric winter wonderland, an unforgettable festive treat as André and his Johann Strauss Orchestra capture Christmas with iconic songs we all know and love from all over the world. From the first bell that’s jingled you will captured and transported to the magnificently decorated Christmas palace, with snow, ice rinks, countless lights, you can savour the spirit of the season. Click here to book now

The Royal Ballet: The Nutcracker

Join Clara on a magical Christmas Eve adventure as she and her enchanted Nutcracker fight the Mouse King and visit the Sugar Plum fairy in the glittering Kingdom of Sweets. This festive ballet classic combines the thrill of the fairy tale with spectacular dancing.

Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom

Aquaman is back and he takes on a stronger Black Manta, who is still driven by the need to avenge his father’s death. To defeat him, Aquaman teams up with his imprisoned brother Orm, as the unlikely alliance battle against Black Manta and his ancient force to save their family, and the world, from irreversible destruction. Click here to book.

Click here to see all the latest releases in our film guide!

Christmas Opening Times

Individual brand opening times may vary throughout November and December.

Visit the individual brands website for latest opening times during the festive season, including Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Eve opening times (not all brands are open on these dates). View all brands here.

Plan Your Visit

If you’re planning a trip to one of our top activities like  Hollywood Bowl, then pre-booking is always recommended to avoid disappointment. Please contact individual brands to book.

We have on-site parking for visitors travelling by car, but you can also get to us by train, bus and on foot. Find out more here.

Wishing you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

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