HERE are some festive menus with a new twist to try - available until Christmas Eve.

1. The Stable, Bournemouth

For a more relaxed meal, The Stable offers pizzas such as the Mistletoe Kiss or the Turkey Feast Pie. Enjoy your festive feast with a local craft cider. Two courses £14, three courses £16, buffet £12.50 per person.

2. Neo Restaurant, Bournemouth

If you favour traditional festive fayre, but aren’t afraid to try something a little different at the same time, head to Neo. From the classic turkey roast with all the trimmings, to braised beef, expect a modern twist in each beautifully presented dish. Two to three courses, £22.95 - £40

3. The Crab, Bournemouth

If you like to feel the chef’s passion and skills in your plate, The Crab is for you. Treat yourself to roasted Dorset turkey, steamed plaice or slow cooked lamb at an affordable price in a five star restaurant known for its high quality, locally-sourced cuisine. Three courses for £24.95.

4. Hotel du Vin, Poole

Inspired by French home-style cooking, Bistro du Vin has a very distinctive Gallic style. Enjoy some French classics such as roasted free range turkey ballotine, or roast beef bourguignon. Three courses are now available from £27.95.

5. Tiien Thai, Bournemouth

Spice up your holidays with a Thai twist. This restaurant offers traditional Thai dishes with the all-important festive staple such as red curry with turkey or stir-fried turkey with cashew nuts. Menus from £25

6. Tates Liquor and Plates, Bournemouth

This quirky new restaurant/bar provides quality food at competitive prices, with fresh, locally-sourced produce of the finest quality. You can choose a beautiful traditional roast or have some festive tapas if you would rather share. Three courses at £29.95. Tapas, three dishes, per person £13, or treat yourself and have four tapas dishes for £17 per person.