Christmas in Calgary 2021 Dinner and Catering Options
Top Six Takeout Places To Have The Best Christmas Dinners in Calgary
The holiday season came up sooner than we expected this year. Christmas is a vibrant festival and definitely one of the best times of the year. The Christmas spirit is beautiful and wholesome because everyone not only gets the chance to meet their loved ones, but also has loads of delicious foods like cakes, mashed potatoes, roast turkey, and much more. If you’re living in Calgary, here are a few amazing local takeout places you must not miss out on this holiday season.
Vin Room offers a delicious Christmas meal that includes house-made roast turkey, stuffing, honey glazed carrots, buttered Brussel sprouts, mashed potatoes, and gravy. You can enjoy this with salad, dessert, and a bottle of wine. Each meal feeds two people and costs $60. You can also add on a kid’s roast turkey dinner for $5 only!
Vin Room also offers you a three-course holiday dinner for one person with a mini bottle for $28 only. You can order online and pick it up from Mission, 2310-4th St SW, 2016D Airport Road NE, or West, 8561 8A Avenue SW in Calgary. The pick-up will be completely safe and contactless. Vin Room also offers delivery in Calgary, Elbow Springs, and Springbank from 12 pm to 9 pm daily. Since it’s closed on December 24th & 25th, you can just pre-order for pick up on December 24th from 10 am to 12 Noon.
Gather is a from-scratch, locally sourced, boutique catering company run by an inspiring, inventive team. Their menu includes everything you want to get in the full holiday spirit. Their Christmas menu includes lemon arancini as an appetizer, a winter salad with arugula, endive, radicchio, red wine poached pear, chèvre, walnut praline, sherry vinaigrette or a roasted apple, parsnip & potato soup complete with double-smoked bacon & focaccia croutons.
You have a choice of the following for your entrée so it’s completely up to you what you want to enjoy! Their add ons include Christmas cookies, Cocktails, Mocktails, and even Wine. The cost is only $60 per person, plus delivery. For ordering, make sure to do it by December 21st, and remember that the last day for delivery is December 24th. So, what are waiting for? Place your order right away!
If you want to have a taste of Italy while still being in Calgary, then this is the place for you. Franca’s have curated a special menu for the holiday season and are hoping that individual families come together over a shared meal to revive the Christmas spirit. They offer specials like premade bake-at-home lasagna, spinach, and ricotta pasta shells in a variety of sizes so everyone in your family will enjoy this Christmas meal. Menu includes classic Italian dishes like Caprese Salad, Fettuccine Alfredo, Gnocchi and Tiramisu.
Also, select wines are available for a discount of 30% off! The cost can range from $10 to $150. Don’t forget to place your order by December 21st to enjoy this delicious Italian food and remember that the last time for pickup is 2 pm on December 24th. Their address is 3811 Edmonton Trail NE in Calgary.
We’ve talked about Christmas dinners, but what about Christmas brunch? Here’s a place that offers both. You not only treat yourself by enjoying their mouthwatering food but also help keep the history of Heritage Park alive. You can have a traditional turkey dinner with all the trimmings, or a delicious brunch featuring Spolumbo’s maple chicken sausages and freshly made quiche.
Here's their reasonable pricing system: Dinner for two persons costs $75 while dinner for four is $145. Brunch for two is $40 and brunch for four is $78 only. You can order online and choose your pickup time online as well. Order and pick up is on December 24 from 10 am to 4 pm and their address is 1900 Heritage Dr. S.W. Calgary.
Great Events Catering
Great Events Catering always offers fresh, artful, and inspired cuisine, so their holiday menu is something you must not miss out on. The menu offers roasted turkey breast and thigh, braised beef shank, honey Dijon pineapple roasted ham, and roasted acorn squash. Plus, enjoy some amazing desserts like classic pumpkin pie with cinnamon Chantilly cream, a sticky toffee pudding with a salted caramel drizzle, and the Vegan Decadence Chocolate Cake. The cost is $37 for one person and for a whole turkey, the price is $179.
You can place your orders online and pick them up between December 3rd and December 24th with absolutely free delivery on all orders within a 10-15 km radius. For addresses outside of the radius of Calgary, the delivery fee is only $12 and will be automatically added at checkout. Remember that orders under four persons are for pick up only, and the address for pickup is Cravings Market Restaurant, 7207 Fairmount Dr. SE.
Fairmont Palliser Hawthorn Dining Room and Bar
This hotel’s dining room menu offers a Turkey dinner with one Bottle of Chandon Brut Classic. The Christmas takeout menu also includes Hawthorn baked loaf of bread (with whipped honey butter and garden greens), cucumber, cherry tomatoes, and sweet herb dressing. You can also enjoy the slow-roasted Alberta turkey with traditional sage and apple stuffing, honey-roasted root vegetables, whipped potatoes, and orange cranberry sauce as well as gravy.
Finally, have their delicious apple pie because dessert is always an absolute must! Pricing is once again reasonable at $395 for a small turkey of 5 to 6 kg that serves eight people. You must place your online order at least three days before the pickup date. Pickup will be at 133 9th Ave SW, Calgary from 11 am to 5 pm on December 24th and 25th.
Well, there you have it. Looks like Christmas this year is going to be absolutely amazing. You will be making memories of a lifetime with your family and friends, celebrating Christmas with some mouthwatering and wholesome cuisine, and also supporting your local businesses in Calgary along the way. What could be better than that?