Christmas At Thistle Liverpool Atlantic Tower

At Thistle Liverpool, Atlantic Tower, we certainly know how to host the best Christmas celebrations. From party nights, gala dinners, traditional Christmas lunches or New Year’s Eve parties – whichever you choose, we’ll make it the most memorable Christmas for you.

So if you’ve been nominated to organise your work’s Christmas-do, family get-together or your friends are looking to you to organise a treat, then look no further!

Behind the scenes, our friendly staff are experienced at organising events that are seamlessly smooth, beautifully presented and charged with a joyful atmosphere. And at every good party there’s got to be great food! At Thistle the food always matches the occasion and our chefs are passionate about serving consistently delicious, fresh food from a mouth-watering range of menus.

At Thistle Liverpool, Atlantic Tower, an eventful and enjoyable Christmas and a very happy New Year is waiting for everyone!

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Packages Available

Christmas Day Lunch

LET US TAKE THE STRESS OUT OF CHRISTMAS DAY. UNWIND AND ENJOY A SUMPTUOUS 4 COURSE MEAL, EXCELLENT SERVICE, FINE DINING AND NO DISHES TO WASH AT THE END OF THE DAY.

Starters

  • Leek, potato and cream cheese soup topped with crispy leeks (v).
  • Goat’s cheese and red onion tartlet with rocket, pomegranate and fig salad and walnut dressing (v).
  • Chicken liver parfait spread on focaccia crostini and winter fruit chutney.

Mains

  • Roasted turkey crown with sausage, sage and cranberry stuffing, roasted château potatoes, seasonal vegetables and rich gravy.
  • Salmon en croute served with wilted spinach and lemon butter sauce.
  • Fillet of beef medallions with roasted tomato, grilled flat mushroom and brandy-flamed peppercorn sauce.
  • Polenta and feta cheese stacks with chargrilled, Mediterranean vegetables, roasted vine tomatoes and pesto olive oil (v).
  • All served with platters of seasonal vegetables, roasted potatoes and buttered new potatoes.

Desserts

  • Traditional Christmas pudding with fruit and brandy cream.
  • Strawberry cheesecake with Chantilly cream and fruit coulis

Cheese

  • Classic cheese board with celery, grapes and fruit chutney.

Freshly brewed tea and coffee with petit fours

Dates and Prices

£59.00 per adult

£25.00 per child aged 6–12 years

Children under 6 years eat free
Thursday 25th December

Your party started

  • Glass of sparkling wine on arrival*
  • Bar open from 12.00pm
  • 4 course meal served between 12.30pm and 3.30pm
  • Event finishes at 5.00pm

Thistle insider

IT’S CHRISTMAS!

Christmas is to be enjoyed, so don’t defrost the turkey and forget the washing up. Come and enjoy a very warm welcome and an irresistible festive lunch.


  • *A pre-order must be confirmed at the time of booking.
  • Dishes may contain traces of nuts.
  • Our prices include VAT at the current rate.

Christmas Party Planning

WE KNOW HOW TO THROW A SPECTACULAR EVENT OR CREATE AN INTIMATE AFFAIR AND CAN HELP YOU ORGANISE THE MOST MEMORABLE PARTY YET.

To help you make this festive season all it can be, we are offering a bespoke party planning service.

We want to take the stress out of event planning for you, from your first ideas appointment, where you will meet your dedicated personal party planning team, to the moment your guests arrive and are personally welcomed.

Meet the team

Your Event Coordinator will be with you through every step, armed with helpful hints and tips, and lots of festive cheer. We are always on hand to answer all of your questions.

Our Head Chef will meet you to give advice and guide you through all of your ideas, helping you to create the perfect menu.

Our Restaurant Manager will also be on hand from start to finish ensuring the event runs just as smoothly as the planning.

Planning your event

We are full of ideas to help you tailor your night from casino tables, bands, tribute acts and magicians. To themed menus, festive canapés and bacon rolls at midnight.

We can provide stunning centre pieces, staging with karaoke and spot lights and LED dance floors. We will consider all of your ideas and help you turn them into reality.

So let us help you make your party perfect this Christmas.

Thistle insider

CHRISTMAS COCKTAILS?

Robust reds and chilled whites are Christmas classics. Shake up your festive drink choices when it’s time to party, from iced Mojitos to Margaritas.


IT’S YOUR PARTY

Wishes do come true, just believe! From casino nights to big laughs, 3 course dinners to canapés and cocktails, we’ll make it everything you dreamed of.


HOLLYWOOD STYLE

Glam it up. Why not suggest everyone come decked out in red carpet finery? Create a theme with goodie bags and Oscar-like statuettes for company awards.


EVERYONE’S PARTY

It may get scrappy, but it’s always best to involve everyone in your Christmas party planning. That way everyone is pleased with the result.


  • For more information call our party planning team on 0151 472 2853 or email christmas.liverpool@thistle.co.uk

Pre-order Drinks Packages

ORDERING YOUR DRINKS IN ADVANCE CAN HELP YOUR PARTY RUN MORE SMOOTHLY ON THE NIGHT AND WE CAN OFFER YOU ATTRACTIVE PRE-ORDER DISCOUNTS. TALK TO US FOR OUR LATEST DEALS AND PRICES.

Reception drinks

  • Choose from Champagne, sparkling wine, Bucks Fizz or wine.

Wine selection

  • Save up to 20% on house and premium wines by the bottle.

Alcoholic drinks

  • Bucket of 6 bottles: choose from beer, cider or alcopops.

Soft drinks

  • Choose from still and sparkling mineral water, pitchers of selected fruit juices or a bucket of 6 bottles of non-alcoholic beverages.

Freshly brewed tea and coffee with petit fours

Dates and Prices

Available throughout December

Your party started

  • We supply the vouchers for you to give to your colleagues and friends on the night, which they can exchange at the bar for a drink.

Bar tabs

  • Alternatively why not set up a tab for your guests to enjoy, to a value of your choice?

Thistle insider

KEEP IT FLOWING

From a sparkling reception to a wide choice of soft drinks, we’ve got you covered. Pre-order your favourites from our inspired drinks menu.


SPARKLE AS BRIGHT AS THE LIGHTS

A hint of glitter, subtle shine or a flash of gold. All go just perfectly with classic black. Create an outfit made for celebrating this season.


YOUR WINE WISH LIST

Do you like a Merlot or a Bordeaux? A chilled Pinot Grigio or Sauvignon Blanc, pre-order your favourites from our tempting wine list.


  • To book or for more information call us on 0151 472 2853 or email christmas.liverpool@thistle.co.uk

Vista Ball Party

SET IN OUR VISTA BAR AND RESTAURANT, THIS IS THE PARTY OF ALL PARTIES! ENJOY A 3 COURSE MEAL PREPARED BY OUR TALENTED CHEFS. WITH OUR RESIDENT DJ AND DISCO UNTIL LATE YOU CAN DANCE THE NIGHT AWAY.

Starters

  • Roast plum tomato and red pepper soup with a dash of chilli infused sherry (v).
  • Chicken liver parfait spread on focaccia crostini and winter fruit chutney.
  • Glazed goat’s cheese with beetroot and pomegranate salad (v).
  • Tiger prawn cocktail served with Marie Rose sauce and a citrus hint of lemon.

Mains

  • Roasted turkey crown with sausage, sage and cranberry stuffing, roasted château potatoes, seasonal vegetables and rich gravy.
  • Roasted rib of beef with port sauce, château potatoes and seasonal vegetables.
  • Grilled salmon fillet served with hollandaise sauce, steamed new potatoes and seasonal vegetables.
  • Wild mushroom orzo pasta with rocket, truffle oil, white wine and crème fraîche (v).

Desserts

  • Traditional Christmas pudding served with fruit and brandy cream.
  • Sticky toffee pudding and butterscotch sauce.
  • Strawberry cheesecake served with fruit coulis.
  • Crème caramel served with custard and a chilled caramel sauce.

Freshly brewed tea or coffee and mints

Dates and Prices

£39.00 per person

Friday 5th, 12th and 19th December
Saturday 6th, 13th and 20th December

Your party started

  • Glass of sparkling wine on arrival
  • Bar open from 7.00pm
  • 3 course meal served at 8.00pm
  • Resident DJ and disco until 1.00am

Thistle insider

DANCE! DANCE! DANCE!
We have some amazing DJs to round off your perfect party, with dance floor classics that keep that glitter ball rolling, all night long.


  • Talk to us about hiring a private room for your Vista Ball party.
  • Dishes may contain traces of nuts.
  • Our prices include VAT at the current rate. 

Simple White Themed Party

GET YOUR DANCING SHOES ON WITH OUR WHITE CHRISTMAS THEMED PARTY AND DELICIOUS 3 COURSE DINNER. OUR RESIDENT DJ WILL GET THE PARTY STARTED. YOU CAN ALSO ENJOY OUR PRIVATE COURTYARD.

Starters

  • Roast plum tomato and red pepper soup with a dash of chilli infused sherry (v).

Mains

  • Roasted turkey crown with sausage, sage and cranberry stuffing, roasted château potatoes, seasonal vegetables and rich gravy.
  • Wild mushroom orzo pasta with rocket, truffle oil, white wine and crème fraîche (v).

Desserts

  • Strawberry cheesecake served with fruit coulis.

Freshly brewed tea or coffee

Dates and Prices

£19.95 per person menu only

£25.95 per person includes half a bottle of wine

Friday 5th, 12th and 19th December
Saturday 6th, 13th and 20th December

Your party started

  • White Christmas theme
  • 3 course dinner
  • Bar available from 7.00pm
  • Dinner served at 8.00pm
  • Resident DJ and disco until 1.00am

Thistle insider

DON’T EVACUATE THE DANCE FLOOR

Let your good time roll on and on, book a room and enjoy a lie in and breakfast on us. A perfect start to the morning after.


CHEQUE PLEASE

Avoid the ‘who had what’ debate. Money should be the last thing on your mind, after all it’s time to party! Just select which inclusive package suits everyone.


SHINE ON

Sleek or tumbling curls, whatever your look, use a smoothing heat protection spray before styling. This gives you enviable, head turning shine.


  • Dishes may contain traces of nuts.
  • Our prices include VAT at the current rate.

Party With A Vu

SET IN OUR VU BAR & TERRACE YOU CAN DINE AND DANCE THE NIGHT AWAY, WHILE ENJOYING LIVERPOOL’S SPECTACULAR WATERFRONT. RELAX AND ENJOY THE FESTIVITIES WITH OUR RESIDENT DJ UNTIL LATE.

Starters

  • Roast plum tomato and red pepper soup with a dash of chilli infused sherry (v).

Mains

  • Roasted turkey crown with sausage, sage and cranberry stuffing, roasted château potatoes, seasonal vegetables and rich gravy.
  • Wild mushroom orzo pasta with rocket, truffle oil, white wine and crème fraîche (v).

Desserts

  • Strawberry cheesecake served with fruit coulis.

Freshly brewed tea or coffee

Dates and Prices

£19.95 per person menu only

£25.95 per person includes half a bottle of wine

Friday 5th, 12th and 19th December
Saturday 6th, 13th and 20th December
Saturday 10th January
Book for 10th January and receive 20% discount on drinks at the bar

Your party started

  • Bar open from 7.30pm
  • 3 course meal served at 8.30pm
  • Resident DJ and disco until 1.00am

Thistle insider

THE PERFECT EXCUSE TO PARTY!

Now’s the time, round up your friends and have a good time, Christmas provides the perfect excuse, so start emailing dates.


YOUR BUDGET

Our party packages include a set number of courses and many include a certain amount of drink, so you’ve got a really good idea of price per person.


SHOW ME THE WAY

Most Thistle hotels are ideally located near tube or train links, we’re also happy to organise taxis in advance or late room availability, zzz…


  • Dishes may contain traces of nuts.
  • Our prices include VAT at the current rate.

Festive Lunches

NO TIME FOR A CHRISTMAS PARTY? INSTEAD RELAX AND ENJOY A SUMPTUOUS FESTIVE LUNCH WITH FRIENDS, FAMILY OR COLLEAGUES WITH A BACKGROUND OF FESTIVE MUSIC.

Starters

  • Roast plum tomato and red pepper soup with a dash of chilli infused sherry (v).

Mains

  • Roasted turkey crown with sausage, sage and cranberry stuffing, roasted château potatoes, seasonal vegetables and rich gravy.
  • Wild mushroom orzo pasta with rocket, truffle oil, white wine and crème fraîche (v).

Desserts

  • Strawberry cheesecake served with fruit coulis.

Freshly brewed tea or coffee

Dates and Prices

£13.95 per person for 2 courses

£15.95 per person for 3 courses

Add £5.95 for half a bottle of wine*
Available throughout December

Your party started

  • Sittings available between 12.00pm and 2.30pm
  • Event finishes at 3.30pm

Thistle insider

GO NUDE

Strong eye make up works really well with understated, pink-beige lips. Apply a nude lipstick with a brush for a precise finish.


LET’S DO LUNCH

Christmas is a busy, busy time and everyone’s calendars get full to bursting. So you may want to swap a party night for a leisurely lunch and enjoy the festive spirit with all the trimmings.


EAT AND BE MERRY

We cater for everyone, so just check if anyone has any allergies or special dietary requirements. We’ll make sure everyone’s included in the good times.


  • *A pre-order must be confirmed at the time of booking.
  • Dishes may contain traces of nuts.
  • Our prices include VAT at the current rate.

Thistle Liverpool Atlantic Tower

Chapel Street
Liverpool
Merseyside
L3 9RE

Tel: 0871 376 9025
Int Tel: +44 845 305 8325

Directions

From the M62, follow signs for City Centre, Albert Dock and Pier Head. As you approach Pier Head, stay in the right-hand lane, turn right into the turning circle and enter the Atlantic Tower's forecourt. We have private parking two minutes’ walk from the hotel. To programme your sat-nav, please use the postcode L3 9AG.