WHEN party season starts, make sure you're not left outside in the cold. Get your Christmas night out booked in at a place that's always buzzy and busy in December: The Pen and Pencil in the Northern Quarter.

 It spends all year serving up fantastic food and quality drinks, and that doesn't change at Christmas. They've put together a number of packages perfect for celebrations with friends from work or friends and family. And because they're nice folks, they'll personalise your package to suit you. 

 So pre-order your cocktails (we'll have something sparkly and sweet), start choosing your party outfit, and clear all plans for a few days afterwards. It's going to be a big one...

Download the Christmas brochure

Christmas Dessert

Classic Christmas menus

 For those looking for a sit down meal, the team have put together a festive two-course or three-course menu. Choose from Brie with apricot jam and tangy pepper pecans, or Classic devilled eggs, followed by Cranberry glazed pork tenderloin, Stuffed turkey breast, or Roasted and stuffed butternut squash, all served with seasonal vegetables. Desserts include a Homemade apple crumble, and a decadent Dark and white chocolate mousse with raspberry coulis. 

 Buffets and sharer menus

 They're also offering buffet and sharing packages to suit all tastes, budgets and dietary requirements. Choose from a Christmas Canapé Mix which includes Shepherd’s pie fritters, Avocado and crab meat prawn crackers, Butternut squash and Goat’s cheese on ciabatta. Or opt for the Christmas Sliders menu which includes Lamb and smoked tomato jam, Chicken, mozzarella and cranberry, Halloumi with red pepper pesto, and more. 

Christmas Canapes

Hire the private room

 Book The Pen & Pencil's private room, a space that lends itself to any occasion. It's perfect for between 45-70 guests, and has its own bar and bartender. There is also a screen and projector available on request, with an independent volume control for the room. 

 Drinks packages

 The Pen & Pencil have put together pre-order drinks packages so even the organiser can relax once the party starts. Choose from house wine, beer, spirits or cocktail packages, served straight to the table with no wait at the bar. 

 Book your party

 Small and large table reservations are available seven days a week. There are still limited dates available for the private room in November and December. 

 For full information on prices and how to book, download The Pen and Pencil Christmas Brochure:

 Download Christmas Brochure