Christmas 2018

Christmas at The Bird

The cold, dark nights are setting in, which can only mean one thing – Christmas is fast approaching! And, we’re excited to share the festive season with you here at The Bird at Birtle. Head Chef Carl Tait and the team will be cooking up a traditional, tasty local dishes that you can wash down with a generous glug of hot mulled wine or bubbly.

Opening Hours

Normal service hours apply throughout December, excluding dates below…Our Christmas set menu will be available from the 1st December until the 23rd December in addition to our normal menu. Christmas Eve and Sunday’s throughout December we will be serving the Christmas menu only.

Please note that parties of 10 or more will dine from our set menu throughout this period and will be asked to pre-order. and parties of 15 or more will be required to pay a £5 per head deposit upfront to secure the booking. Book early to avoid disappointment.

Christmas Eve

We’ll be kicking off the festive season with a night of entertainment and amazing festive drinks in the bar, available until 11pm. We will be serving the Christmas menu only on Christmas Eve.

Food – 1pm – 6pm

Pub – 12pm – 11pm

Christmas Day 

Both the restaurant and pub will be closed on Christmas day. 

Boxing Day 

Our kitchen reopens with a 2 or 3 course set menu only, available 1pm to 5pm.

Food – 1pm – 5pm

Drinks – 1pm – 11pm

Thursday 27th December 

Food – 12pm – 2.15pm       6.30pm – 8.30pm 

Drinks – 12pm – 11pm


Food – 12pm – 2.15pm       6.30pm – 9pm 

Drinks – 12pm – 12am


Food – 12pm – 2.15pm       6.30pm – 9pm 

Drinks – 12pm – 12am


Food – 12pm – 6pm       

Drinks – 12pm – 8.30pm


TICKETS ONLY. After the rip-roaring success of NYE2017 @ the Bird, we’re promising yet another sell-out event. Tickets are payable in full and non-refundable, to book simply call us on 01706 540500.

New Year 2018 at The Bird at Birtle


We will be serving a seasonal set menu.

Food – 1pm – 5pm 

Drinks – 1pm – 8.30pm 


We will be closing the pub and restaurant for a short period at the start of January from the 2nd to the 3rd January inclusive and back open  the evening of Friday 4th January from 6pm.