Feast your eyes (and belly's) on our Christmas specials
— 3 Dec 2021, 12:00 by Izzy Grant
The temperatures have dropped and with dustings of snow around, Christmas is fast approaching! Come down and join us to get merry this December and get into the festive spirit at BOXPARK.
We have an array of Christmas foodie specials from our tasty traders and a brand new festive drinks menu on offer too. The Christmas lights are officially on and all three venues have had a sparkly Christmas makeover including a special winter terrace at BOXPARK Croydon, so head down to get your festive food fix!
Here’s what tasty treats are on offer this year...
Throughout December, BOXPARK bars are offering 50% off beer, mulled wine and cocktail pitchers from Mondays to Wednesdays. The festive drinks menu includes the following (TBC):
- Mulled Wine
- Spiced Plum Rekorderlig Cider
- Nightmare Before Xmas Zombie Cocktail
- Rudeboi Robin Cocktail
- Warm Pink Gin with Spiced Pear and Pomegranate (Shoreditch only)
Find all your favourite street food traders at BOXPARK, serving up seasonal specials alongside the grub you know and love with select street food traders offering 20% off during December from Mondays to Wednesdays.
BLACK BEAR BURGER
The delicious festive special on offer from Black Bear Burger is the Poutine Burger, made from braised beef shin gracy with hand-cut, skin on fries, cheese curds and Bread and butter pickles for that classic Christmas treat.
Beef Keftedakia is the festive special at The Athenian this year, made up of tasty handmade Greek meatballs with oregano, parsley & spearmint which can be added to the wraps, superbox and super naked box. There is also a delicious plant-based version available.
Fanny’s Kebabs have a tasty festive kebab which includes turkey, stuffing and cranberry sauce for those wanting a traditional Christmas sandwich with a twist! This can be purchased from both our Shoreditch and Croydon venues.
RUDIE'S JERK SHACK
For the meat eaters, Rudies has a delicious Jerk Turkey Wrap available made from 24h marinated jerk turkey breast, pineapple & sweet pepper salsa, pickled red cabbage and cranberry sorrel jam. For the veggies, you can get Glazed Plantain, over ripe roasted plantain topped with caramelised cinnamon sugar.
Soft Serve Society
The festive Christmas season is upon us and Ralf the Reindeer is chilling with us until he is needed by Santa. Well.. Someone needs to deliver all the pressies!
Complete with butter biscuit ears and a choc button nose! Available until 20 December.
FATTO A MANO
Our pizza trader Fatto A Mano have 3 tasty and original specials available for December across Shoreditch and Croydon. To give back to the community at Christmas, they are donating 50p from each special they sell throughout December to two food charities, Brighton Food Bank and Good Food Matters in Croydon.
The specials include:
- PORCHETTA & PATATE - Porchetta, roasted potatoes and onions, camembert, mozzarella, parmesan, rosemary
- PORCINI & GORGONZOLA - Cavolo nero, porcini mushroom, gorgonzola, mozzarella, parmesan, hazelnut, basil
- VEGAN BLUE & ZUCCA - Creamed spinach, artichokes, green chilli, vegan blue, butternut squash, mint
Karachi street food trader Thela is serving up the perfect winter dish, Curry Pulao Rice Bowl, their take on the classic Chicken tikka Masala, served with Pink Tea to warm you through on these winter evenings.
Breakfast eatery Oatopia has a range of Christmas specials at all 3 of their sites, such as the Nut Roast Burger – an Oatopia handmade recipe with vegan nut roast patty served with horseradish sauce and coleslaw. Or feast on their Festive Flapjacks, flavours include dark chocolate, pistachio and cranberry, Chocolate Orange and Christmas Cake.
Longboys have launched a range of Christmas specials including its indulgent ‘Christmas Pudding Longboy’ with compote, brandy cream, candied orange zest, toasted almonds and cocao nibs, ‘Mont Blanc Longboy’ filled with chestnut vanilla crème, blackcurrant compote, candied chestnut, meringue kisses, and its ‘Chocolate Orange Longboy’ with with orange curd, milk chocolate cremeux, chocolate crumble, and candied orange.
For the month of December Smashing Plates will be serving Melomakarona (μελομακάρονα), traditional Greek Christmas cookies. The word “melomakarona” is a combination of the two words “meli”, which means honey and “makarona”. “Makarona” comes from the ancient word “makaria” and means blessed.
Burger trader Nanny Bill’s has partnered with Heinz to create their Christmas special, the "The Truffle Ho Ho Ho" made from a double beef patty, Heinz truffle mayo, vintage cheddar, pickled onion ring, all served in a seeded bun and topped with a mini pig in blanket, deeeelicious.