Magical new immersive Santa experience set to open at Gloucester Quays

Pull on the winter woolies and join Santa and his elves at Coal Kitchen for Gloucester Quay's first immersive Christmas experience, this December 2023.

By Sarah Kent  |  Published
Experience an immersive morning with Santa and his elves at Gloucester Quays this December 2023.

For four days only, Coal Kitchen, an independent restaurant at Gloucester Quays, is hosting a magical new event designed to immerse children and the whole family into a full-on festive experience.

On Saturday 9, Sunday 10, Saturday 16 and Sunday 17 December 2023, Santa and his jingly elves will be touching down at Coal Kitchen for a morning of seasonal fun and excitement in the run up to the big day.

The venue will be transformed into a magical Christmas wonderland, with decorations, presents and tables set with all the festive trimmings.

With the event kicking off at 9am, little ones will be greeted at the door by Santa's elves and transported into a magical two hours that includes a merry singalong with Santa and his helpers, personalised photos at the table to take home, special presents from Santa, festive colouring and a delicious Christmas breakfast.

Families can tuck into a full English breakfast made from locally-sourced ingredients; as well as freshly baked pastries; tea, coffee and juices; and for grown ups, a special glass of festive fizz.

Tickets to the Santa experience are available at the early bird price of £25 per person until Thursday 30 November 2023, with the option to add a brunch cocktail such as a mimosa or a bloody Mary for an extra £8 each. After this date, tickets will cost £30 per person.

When making your booking, make sure to add children's names and ages so that Santa can greet them personally!

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