Dinosuars of China

Christmas at Lakeside

Christmas Opening Times

24 & 31 December
Pavilion Cafe 10am-4pm
Box Office 10.30am-2.30pm
Galleries, Museum and Gallery Cafe 12noon-4pm

25 & 26 December

27-30 December
Pavilion Cafe 10am-4.30pm
Box Office 12noon-4pm
Galleries, Museum and Gallery Cafe 12noon-4pm

1 & 2 January

Christmas Menu in the Pavilion Cafe
Available 27 November - 22 December
2 courses £13.50 | 3 courses £16

Please call 0115 846 7179 to reserve your table, or email lakeside@caterlinkmail.co.uk


Squash and Orange soup (vegan, gluten free)
Orange and five spice marinated roasted butternut squash soup, served with garlic and rosemary crostini.

Cured salmon (gluten free)
Beetroot, dill and lime cured salmon slices served with a beetroot and horseradish hung yogurt salad.

Veggie Paté trio (vegetarian)
A trio of beetroot, peas and corn paté served with rosemary and garlic crostini.


Classic turkey dinner
Turkey leg with a clementine, cranberries and sage stuffing and a “pig in blanket” heart. Served with red wine braised red cabbage, Brussel sprouts, and a carrots and potatoes mash and port and cranberries reduction.

Miso salmon (gluten free)
Miso butter marinated salmon with roasted beetroots, poached spiced pears, endive and a white wine sauce.

Squash and Beets (vegan, gluten free)
Seasonal spices marinated and roasted butternut squash and beetroot with macerated pears radishes and shallots on a bed of pea puree.

Walnut Pesto ravioli (vegetarian)
Three large ravioli with a mushroom and leek filling in a walnut pesto sauce.


Chocolate orange Cheesecake with Cointreau sauce

Christmas Pudding with brandy cream

*All orders for 3 courses come with a complimentary mince pie, and a choice of tea, coffee or juice.