The popular Italian restaurant, located on Old Hall Street, will host its Christmas Day 51 Special for the second year running and has extended its opening hours on the day due to high demand.
For those looking to get into the festive spirit ahead of the big day, the venue will also be serving up a trio of aptly named lunch and dinner menus throughout December – these being Verde, Bianco and Rosso.
General Manager and Co-Owner of Trattoria 51 Toni Karemanaj said: “Last year we hosted our very first Christmas Day at Trattoria 51 with great success – it was fantastic to celebrate the most wonderful time of the year with new and familiar faces from across the city. This year, we wanted to once again provide the perfect setting for festive merriments amongst family and friends. Having received such high demand, we are thrilled to have now extended our opening hours on the day.
“To mark the occasion, we’ll be serving up an indulgent and flavoursome three-course menu, which combines nostalgic seasonal flavours with a contemporary Italian twist.”
The Christmas Day 51 Special menu features starters including Seared King Scallops wrapped with Speck Ham, 51 Seafood Salad or Avocado, Walnut and Stilton Salad.
For main courses, diners can enjoy dishes such as Scottish Beef Fillet Steak Rossini with Roast Potatoes and Seasonal Vegetables, Grilled Seabass Fillet with Crushed New Potatoes and Homemade Goat Cheese and Sun Dried Tomato Ravioli. Sweet toothed guests can enjoy treats such as Christmas Pudding and Brandy Sauce, Tiramisu and Artisan Cheese and Biscuits to name a few.
Toni added: “Ideal for work nights out, festive family lunches or simply a chance to get together with friends during the holidays, we’ll also be serving up a tasty trio of lunch and dinner menus throughout December. Devised with the colours of the Italian flag and festive flavours in mind, each of our menus comprise a range of meat, fish and vegetarian dishes alongside an assortment of indulgent desserts.”
The Menu Verde and Menu Bianco feature start and share dishes such as Italian Antipasti, Fried Calamari and Olives while the Menu Rosso offers a variety of starters including Baked Sweet Pepper filled with Risotto, Spicy Sausages, Mozzarella & Tomato, Home Made Ravioli filled with Devon White Crab Meat, served with Prawns, Dill, White Wine & Garlic Cream Sauce and Parmigiana (Aubergines baked with Tomato, Mozzarella, Parmesan and Garlic).
Main course menu highlights include Roast Turkey Roll stuffed with Mozzarella, Spinach and Pork Sausage, Fillet of Beef Mignon served with Green Peppercorn Sauce, Potatoes & Seasonal Vegetables, Steamed Seabass Fillet en Papillotte with Mussels and Grilled Goat’s Cheese with Warm Marinated Grilled Vegetable.
The Christmas Day 51 Special menu is priced at £51 and is available exclusively at the Liverpool restaurant on December 25. Reservations are available up until 4pm whereby the restaurant closes at 6pm.
The Christmas lunch and dinner menus will be served throughout December. Menu Verde is priced at £15.95, Menu Bianco £19.95 and Menu Rosso £27.95.
Trattoria 51 Liverpool is closed between December 26-January 8 and Trattoria 51 Southport is closed between December 25-27, January 1-3 and January 9-24.
For more information or bookings visit www.trattoria51.com or call 0151 236 4739.