Press Enter to search

The ultimate family day out this Christmas

Festive fun, food, shopping, movies and more

Discover an enchanted winter at Fort Kinnaird… From festive food to family days out at the Odeon via inspiring and fun trips to Smyths, Waterstones and Hotel Chocolat, this really is the most special time of the year. Eat delicious food and see friends and family at TGI Fridays, Bread Meets Bread, wagamama, Five Guys and chaiiwala.

You’ll also be able to tick off presents for everyone on your list with the newly opened Flannels, ProCook, Marks & Spencer, Goldsmiths and Pandora plus much, much more. With over 70 stores, free parking and easy access via train and bus plus late-night openings until 9pm on weekdays, it’s Christmas all wrapped up.

Plan the most fun festive days out at TGI Fridays

TGI Fridays Christmas

Image provided by TGI Fridays

For anything you’re planning, TGI Fridays is going big (book before 31 October and you’ll get a £10 voucher too). Their Christmas menu for £24.95pp has pigs in blankets and stuffing balls alongside burgers, nachos and Festive Xmas Pudding sundaes.

Also try the Fridays Fave Dessert Platter: a selection of Chocolate Fudge Fixation, Honeycomb Cheesecake and Apple Crumble Pie, drizzled in chocolate and caramel sauces and served with candyfloss, vanilla ice cream and 100s and 1000s. It’s Christmas on a plate! Plus, if you’re Stripes Rewards Member kids eat free from a menu filled with tomato tubes pasta and chicken burgers.

Book here

Bread Meets Bread’s unmissable menus

Head to Bread Meets Bread for a delicious meal together. Classic burgers, chicken subs, grilled cheese, poutine and plant-based patties are made fresh to order. With incredible sides including kimchi fries, buffalo chicken bites and desserts of sticky toffee pudding, raspberry and white chocolate cheesecake plus milkshakes of all flavours, it’s kid heaven.

Book here

Laidback celebrations at Wagamama

wagamama Christmas

Image provided by wagamama

With huge tables designed for feasting and a warm welcome, wagamama has the big moments with friends and family covered. Their children’s menu is filled with mini ramen bowls, chicken noodles and chicken katsu and, for adults, tuck into wagamama’s nourishing bowls of curry, vibrant veg, soul bowls, noodles and comforting broth.

Book here

A day out at Odeon

Odeon Christmas cinema

Image provided by Odeon

Odeon is the perfect family day out with comfy seats, tasty snacks and seasonal movies. Book now for The Marvels on 10th November, Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes on 17th and Wonka on 8th December.

They’re also showing Christmas favourites including The Royal Ballet’s The Nutcracker. Match your movie with a trip to Five Guys for shakes, burgers and fries, chaiiwala for Indian street food delights of Bombay bowls, Mumbai mac’n’cheese and roti rolls or Nando’s for spiced chicken, slaw and peri peri fries (their Nandino’s menu for under 10s is delicious and only £5.95 for chicken and sides including broccoli, spicy rice and corn on the cob).

Book here

Amazing shopping and inspired gifts

Marks & Spencer snowglobe

Image provided by Marks & Spencer

Fort Kinnaird is the most wonderful place to find gifts for everyone you love. From original finds at ProCook, Waterstones and independent store Leith Collective to luxe delights at our brand-new Flannels, Goldsmiths and Pandora, we’ve got something they’ll love. Don’t miss Smyths, TK Maxx and Mamas & Papas for kids’ toys and stocking fillers too.

Primark, Marks & Spencer and Next have all the most-wanted fashion and accessories with athleisure and sneakers at JD Sports. Pop into Boots and The Perfume Shop for essential beauty finds. Oh, and for Santa’s Christmas Eve treats, there’s Hotel Chocolat. Plan your shopping here.

With over 70 stores, free parking and easy access via train and bus plus late-night openings until 9pm on weekdays, Fort Kinnaird is Christmas in one place.