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Takeaway Restaurants Open on Christmas Day

The post has been updated to show restaurants open on Christmas Day 2014.

UPDATE: Looking for restaurants open in 2015? We’re hard at work collecting information about takeaway restaurants open on Christmas Day and New Years 2015 so check back soon!

As mentioned in our guide to interesting alternative Christmas Dinners on hungryhouse, the Christmas traditions around the UK are constantly evolving with a new trend emerging: ordering takeaway on Christmas Day.

Maybe you had your turkey on Boxing Day, or the kids are out of town, or Mum and Dad have gone to visit old friends. Either way, if you find yourself not particularly interested in cooking for half the day and spending the other half cleaning up afterwards, you’re not alone. In 2012 we opened the hungryhouse site for the first time on Christmas Day after noticing a large volume of people looking for takeaway delivery on Christmas Day in previous years. Even though all our restaurants were offline, there was plenty of people looking for a tasty pizza or Indian feast to celebrate the festive period.

We therefore opened the site for business on Christmas Day for the first time last year, and we ended up seeing about 60% of orders we would normally get on an average weekday, which is pretty amazing! It turns out that lots of people are looking for online takeaway to treat themselves on Christmas Day.

Chinese food on Christmas Day


So are you looking for a delicious Chinese takeaway open on Christmas Day? Or perhaps a good old fashion pizza delivery that’s open on the 25th? Well join the many people out there who want to relax this Christmas (and who don’t find preparing, cooking and cleaning to be that relaxing) and would love nothing more than a tasty takeaway delivered to their door this Christmas. And if you don’t see your city or suburb here, do not fear. This is only a sprinkling of the takeaway restaurants open and delivering tasty food on Christmas Day.

If you’re looking for takeaway delivery, simple enter your postcode at hungryhouse.co.uk and see which restaurants in your area are open. As about 2/3 of our restaurants will be “offline” on Christmas Day, just look for the green button with ‘VIEW MENU’ – this indicates the restaurant is online.

Christmas Dinner = sorted.


Indian takeaway open all year round

Indian takeaway open all year round

Shahi Tandoori is just one of the tasty Indian takeaways open on Christmas Day this year. As one of our top takeaways, we couldn’t recommend them more. Their tandoori dishes, delicately spiced and marinated with yoghurt and herbs barbecued over flaming charcoal in a clay oven, served with fresh green salad, mint sauce and popadoms is a delectable alternative for Christmas dinner. Just don’t tell auntie June you’d give Shahi Tandoori more stars than you rate her dry turkey (sorry auntie June).

Brighton Pizza
3a Saint James Street, BN2 1RE
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Shahi Tandoori
40-42 Beaconsfield Road, Brighton BN1 4QH
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View all the open takeaways in Brighton by entering in your postcode >>


Chicken burger


There are plenty of options for a tasty takeaway treat on Christmas Day in Birmingham with crowd-pleasing Chicks Chicken and Pizza still serving up double decker burgers with large fries and classic strawberry milkshakes if that’s what you’re craving. There’s also pizza, paninis and wraps if you’re after something lighter, or even some mouthwatering curries from Seven Spice. What would a Christmas takeaway in Birmingham be without a lamb tikka balti?

510 Birchfield Road, B20 3JE
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Chicks Chicken and Pizza
33 Shirley Road, B27 7XU
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Seven Spice
498 College Road, B44 0HL
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And just in case it’s that kind of Christmas day:

Direct Drinks Delivery Ltd
55 Newhall Street, B3 3RB
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For all the takeaway restaurants open on Christmas Day delivering to your area, enter your postcode and view the full list >>


Tasty Chinese takeaway

Tasty Chinese takeaway (via)

If you’re spending Christmas in Glasgow and you’re too busy playing with your new toys to prepare a turkey dinner, one of Glasgow’s top rated Chinese restaurants, Oriental Express, is up and running for a Christmas Day takeaway. If you’re craving some pizza or kebab, enter your postcode, look for the green ‘view menu’ sign and view the menus of all takeaways open in Glasgow.

Oriental Express
155 Springburn Way, G21 1DT
view menu

Tandoori Knights
74 Main Street, G72 7EP

Home Style
470 Paisley Road West, G5 8RE
View menu

Enter your postcode and view more open takeaway restaurants in Glasgow >>

Leeds & Bradford

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A cracking Christmas kebab (via)

There are plenty of top takeaways in Leeds that are open on Christmas Day, but Pizza Pot and Curry Hut is an absolute gem. As one of our Top Takeaways in Leeds,  Pizza Pot keeps the locals in love with their baltis, biryanis and creamy chicken curries. If you want to treat yourself (it’s Christmas after all!) try the mixed balti with tender pieces of chicken, lamb and chicken tikka smothered in garlic, ginger, tomatoes and cooked to perfection with traditional herbs and spices. If Indian isn’t your thing, there’s also pizza, kebabs, paninis and Southern fried chicken from Pizza Romana in Bradford.

Pizza Pot and Curry Hut
32 Elland Road, LS27 7SS
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Kebabish Grill House
227 Roundhay Road, LS8 4HS
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Pizza Romana 55
55 Sticker Lane, BD4 8QA
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Not feeling a curry or kebab? Enter your postcode to see all takeaways open in Leeds and Bradford >>


Order pizza chirstmas day

Order pizza chirstmas day (via)

Liverpool restaurants have your pizza delivery covered, with the some of the best pizzas in the North West. If you’re craving the perfect pizza, the classic pepperoni supreme is mega-popular at Little Italy Pizza as is their sweet potato fries.

197 Westminster Road, L4 4LR
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Little Italy Pizza
55 Breck Road, L4 2QS
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Check out the whole list of takeaways open in Liverpool >>


Chinese Takeaway christmas day

Chinese takeaway on Christmas Day (via)

Of course, what with London being absolutely massive, there are bound to be loads of very good takeaway restaurants open for delivery on Christmas Day. There’s delicious Chinese takeaway from Wok & Grill, tasty Indian from Lahore Grill, or something more unique like a skewer of charcoal grilled, tender baby lamb fillet served with saffron steamed basmati rice and grilled tomato from Persain takeaway Kish, or an 18 piece salmon sushi set from Sushi London. Whatever you’re craving, you’ll be able to find it in London on Christmas day. Spend more time with your family enjoying Christmas telly while your XXL pizza or Chinese feast is on it’s way to your door.

Oriental Cuisine
494 Harrow Road, Westbourne Green W9 3QA
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Thai Delight
158 Maple Road, Penge SE20 8JB
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Expresso Pizza and Kebab House
267 East India Dock Road, Poplar E14 0EG
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takeaway feast on chirstmas

What a feast (via)

Sushi London
Unit 4a Vicars Road, Hampstead NW5 4NL
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Wok and Grill
9-25 Mile End Road, Whitechapel E1 4TP
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9 Kilburn High Road, Maida Vale NW6 5SD
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Enter your postcode to see the full list >>


Machester takeaway restaurants open on christmas day

Order takeaway in Machester: open on Christmas day

Manchester is a good place to be if you’re hungry and craving a delicious feed. If you’re after a nice and spicy curry, Kashmir Spice may be the balti king – all balti dishes are prepared in a traditional clay pot with ginger, garlic, green capsicum, green chillies, tomatoes, onions, herbs and spices. A classic chicken meal could also hit the spot, with deliciously peppery wings and chicken burgers available all through December from Manchester’s Dixy Chicken.

Dixy Chicken
450 Wilbraham Road, M21 0AG
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Kashmiri Spice
259 Kingsway, M19 1AN
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Looking for more? Pop in your postcode to see all Manchester takeaway restaurants open on the 25th of December >>


order pizza christmas day

Pizza is the most popular dish ordered on Christmas Day

Mr Pizza in Sheffield is one of our top takeaways, and for good reason. Friendly service and speedy delivery keep their customers coming back for more, with many claiming it’s the best pizza in all of Sheffield. There’s pizza with donner meat, with veggies and jalapenos, meat feast pizza and bolognese, or tandoori chicken, hot meatball, or smokey bacon pizza. Whatever you are craving, they’ll put it on a pizza, and have it appear at your front door in no time.

Mehek Indian Garden
652 Chesterfield Road, S8 0SB
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Mr Pizza
226 Gleadless Road, S2 3AF
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View all the open takeaways in Sheffield by entering in your postcode >>

So are none of the restaurants listed here in your area? Don’t fear, Christmas isn’t ruined just yet. Simply enter in your postcode to see all the open takeaway restaurants in your area.

Posted on: December 18, 2014 | by: hungryhouse

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  • Dan

    I’m looking for an indian takeaway that is open on Christmas Day in Milton Keynes. When I enter my postcode on this page it just shows me all the takeaways in my area and not the ones open on Christmas day?

  • Joanne Hodgson

    Hi can you tell me if there is a Chinese open in Blackpool on Christmas day or a indian

  • Julie

    It says at the top: ‘just look for the green button with ‘VIEW MENU’ – this indicates the restaurant is online’.

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