Review: Pizza Express Christmas Menu

Last week Boy and I set out to try the Pizza Express Christmas menu for lunch. It's probably the most festive I've felt so far. I heard a Christmas song for the first time this know when your ears prick up and you do a double take - yes, I am hanging up my stocking on the wall thank you, Slade.

So down to business, this year's Christmas menu...

To start, I opted for Arancini Provola, baked risotto balls with spinach and Provola cheese centre served with a spicy arrabbiata sauce.

Boy went for garlic bread as unfortunately they didn't have any of their other festive starters left, pork & pancetta croquettes.

Next up, I chose the Festiva Romana, brie, leek, pine kernels and mozzarella with garlic oil, rosemary and sage on a b├ęchamel base served with lots of rocket, Gran Moravia cheese and cranberry sauce.

I love their traditional Romana bases and the b├ęchamel sauce was a great creamy addition.

Boy went for the Anatra Romana, pulled duck, shredded courgette, red onion and mozzarella on a light plum hoisin sauce with lots of rocket and spring onions.

Tender shredded duck, sweet and sticky hoisin sauce - I'd definitely go back and order my own.

And for my favourite part,

Mince Pie Cheesecake, rum soaked fruit in a clotted cream cheesecake and crumbly biscuit base. Quite possibly the best cheesecake I've had in a while. It tastes exactly like a mince pie should, but in a creamy cheesecake!

And just as good, the Chocolate Tartufo, rich Belgian dark chocolate with a praline mousse centre.

I'd have quite happily polished off the other festive dessert also, Snowball Doughballs, all in the name of research if needed!

The Pizza Express Christmas menu offers a 2 course lunch menu for £14.95 or alternatively, 3 courses for dinner for £19.95 with a glass of prosecco.

Find out more here.

Although Pizza Express kindly asked me to give their festive menu a try, all opinions are my own - and I probably would have gone anyway...who am I kidding, I know I would!!


  1. Those pizzas look mouth-watering!

  2. Brie on a pizza?! I need to get this in my life. Festive menus are always the best! :) x


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