Dobbies’ Preston store launches new festive menu ⋆ Business Lancashire

Kids eat free at Dobbies

Dobbies, the UK’s leading garden centre, has launched a new festive menu at its Preston store that has something for all the family, with well-priced Christmas food and drinks to enjoy for breakfast and lunch. Whether you like an early start or have an appetite for Christmas shopping, Dobbies’ Preston Restaurant is a great place to recharge and spend some quality time with friends or family.

Building on over 34,000 free meals Dobbies has given away across the UK so far this year, children under 12 can dine at Dobbies’ Preston Restaurant free of charge with a traditional adult breakfast or a main dish. Kids can enjoy Dobbies breakfast, lunch or pick ‘n’ mix food plus a drink all day, every day.

Brioche French Toast and Bacon is the perfect way to start your morning, with sweet brioche bread dipped in free-range eggs and toasted with crispy bacon and melted mature Cheddar cheese. Customers can also start the day with Buttermilk Pancakes, served with yogurt and winter berries, or a Scottish smoked salmon and free-range scrambled egg bagel, topped with chopped chives.

Enjoy Dobbies’ excellent two-course lunch deal, priced at £14.95 per person. Traditional roast turkey Christmas dinners will be available starting at noon, complete with pigs in blankets, sage and onion stuffing, roasted potatoes, creamy mash and seasonal vegetables smothered in gravy. There is also a vegetarian option for a Christmas dinner with tasty Quorn sausages and all the trimmings. Customers can also enjoy a Christmas pudding or mincemeat cheesecake as part of the deal.

For a lighter option, there’s a Festive Roll: a soft roll stuffed with roast turkey, stuffed with sage and onion, and pigs in blankets with dipping sauce.

Kids 12 and under can also enjoy a Christmas dinner featuring a half serving of traditional roast turkey dinner, served with a pork blanket, sage and onion stuffing, roasted potatoes, creamy mash, seasonal vegetables and gravy, all for £5.20 if not part of the free kids meal offer. A vegetarian option is also available for the little ones, with a free children’s drink.

For those who prefer a non-traditional Christmas dinner, there is the option of a delicious chickpea and sweet potato curry. Served with wild rice, two onion bhajis, mango chutney and salsa, this dish is also suitable for vegans.

Preston patrons can expect to see a variety of delicious cakes and sweet treats, from Christmas Pudding to Christmas Drizzle Cake. The popular Dobbies bun gets a festive twist alongside Christmas Muffins, while there’s a Mince Pie Cheesecake for the ultimate festive dessert.

New for 2022 is a selection of holiday-inspired hot beverages at select stores. Customers can choose to drink a Bailey’s Latte or the classic Christmas mulled wine. There will also be a Gingerbread Latte complete with whipped cream and served with a tasty gingerbread cookie.

Dobbies great value Festive Afternoon Tea is now two for £20, with free tea and coffee refills. This also includes the option to add a savory dish for just £2.95 per person. The festive afternoon tea can be booked in advance, the perfect opportunity to carve out some time during the busy Christmas period to catch up with loved ones.

Adam Veysey, Dobbies Development Chef, said: “We are very excited to introduce our 2022 Christmas menu, having spent months finalizing the details and selecting the best ingredients. There are some firm favorites and some new additions that offer Christmas with a twist. We are looking forward to introducing our great value festive menu to customers in Preston and hope that families across the region will have the opportunity to take advantage of our free kids meal offer.”

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