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December 21, 2017

Still got someone to buy for? Haven’t even started yet? Don’t panic. Take a look at 5pm Christmas Gifts for hotel stays, spa days, restaurant meals and experience gifts delivered straight to your inbox. Here’s a selection, below.

Hotel stay gifts

Fairmont St Andrews

five star hotel experience - Fairmont St Andrews

A stay at the five star Fairmont St Andrews is gift that is guaranteed to impress. It is a hotel with the wow factor; perched on a cliff overlooking the North Sea on a 520 acre estate, the setting is spectacular. The hotel itself is just as impressive as its surroundings, with a vast atrium lobby, two championship golf courses, five restaurants, 220 luxury guestrooms and a state of the art spa. Guests can walk down the coastal path to the centre of St Andrews to see all the town’s attractions, including the famous university which boasts Prince William and Kate Middleton as ex students, the cathedral which dates back to Medieval times, the West Sand beach which appears in the film Chariots Of Fire, and and world famous golf courses.

£159 for an Overnight Stay for 2 at 5* Fairmont St Andrews on 5pm Christmas Gifts.

Lodge on Loch Lomond

Lodge On Loch Lomond

The setting of Lodge On Loch Lomond Hotel is stunning; it is situated right at the banks of the Loch with a beach at the base of the hotel and Ben Lomond opposite. Situated in the picturesque village of Luss, it is an easy journey from Glasgow, just a 30 minute drive away. The 5pm Christmas Gift at Lodge on Loch Lomond includes an overnight stay, a full Scottish breakfast, three course dinner, full use of the hotel’s leisure facilities and as much of the beautiful views as you can drink in.

£139 for an Overnight Dinner, Bed & Breakfast Getaway for 2 at 4* Lodge on Loch Lomond Hotel on 5pm Christmas Gifts.

Atholl Palace

Atholl Palace

The only British hotel to be included on the TravelGround website’s 28 places “to stay before you die” list, Atholl Palace is a stunning Baronial building nestled in the countryside of Perthshire. The hotel retains many features of the traditional country house such as deep, leather chairs, sparkling chandeliers and open fires with modern mod cons like free parking and free WiFi in all public areas available. Our Christmas Gift of a hotel stay includes a full Scottish breakfast each morning and a three course table d’hôte dinner in the hotel’s Verandah Restaurant each evening. All residents are welcome to use the facilities in the recently refurbished Lavender Spa.

1 or 2 Night Stay with Dinner for 2 at Atholl Palace Hotel, Pitlochry; from £139 on 5pm Christmas Gifts.

Radisson Blu

five star hotel experience - Radisson Blu Glasgow

For a city night out in Glasgow, Radisson Blu is the place to stay. The five star hotel is situated right in the heart of the city centre in Arygle Street, handy for Glasgow’s nightlife, shopping, museums, restaurants, comedy clubs and everything else you would want to see or do in the city. The slick, modern hotel has all the amenities you would expect from a five star accommodation with stylish rooms boasting walk in showers and floor to ceiling windows, several bars and restaurants, and a state of the art gym.

£99 for an Overnight Getaway for 2 at Radisson Blu, Glasgow. £129 for an Overnight Getaway with Dinner on 5pm Christmas Gifts.


Five star hotel experiences - Portavadie

Located on Argyll’s “secret coast” bordered by Loch Fyne and the Kyles of Bute, Portavadie is in a stunning part of Scotland. Their luxury five star apartments offer ensuite bedrooms, a sauna, and balconies with views of the gorgeous surroundings. A full cooked breakfast in the Marina Restaurant is included for each guest and while the kitchens in the apartments are fully equipped, Portavadie has several restaurants for those nights when you just don’t want to cook. The spa at Portavadie is simply exceptional – it has Scotland’s largest heated outdoor pool, as well as spa pools, indoor pool, sauna, gym and fitness suite, all with stunning views of Loch Fyne.

£299 for a 2 Night Stay for up to 4 People in a 2 Bedroom 5* Apartment at Portavadie. £399 for a 2 Night Stay for up to 6 People in 3 Bedroom 5* Luxury Apartment on 5pm Christmas Gifts.

Restaurant meal gifts

Cafe Andaluz

Cafe Andaluz Glasgow

The Cafe Andaluz restaurants are among the most popular restaurants in Glasgow. Decked out with stained glass lamps, colourful ceramics and Moorish tiles, the restaurants each have a lively, buzzy ambience that evoke a Seville fiesta. With just under thirty different tapas on the menu there’s a multitude of meat, seafood and vegetarian tapas dishes to choose from, including crisp-fried baby squid served with garlic mayonnaise and lemon, spiced pork and beef meatballs in a rich tomato sauce and grilled asparagus served with shaved Manchego cheese.

£22 for 5 Tapas + 2 Desserts to share for 2 at Cafe Andaluz, Glasgow on 5pm Christmas Gifts.

The Western Club

The Western Club

Located in Glasgow’s glam Royal Exchange Square overlooking the canopy of fairy lights, The Western Club is a sophisticated dining experience. The menu is focused on local, seasonal produce and the menu on their 5pm Christmas Gift includes flat iron steak with pepper sauce, purple broccoli and chips, breast of free range chicken with fondant potato, carrots, Savoy cabbage, lentils, pancetta and jus, and market fish of the day with creamed potatoes, samphire, peas, leeks, mussels and fish cream.

Handpicked – £39 for a 3 Course Fine Dining Meal + Glass of Fizz for 2 at The Western Club Restaurant, Glasgow on 5pm Christmas Gifts.

Cristal Restaurant Mar Hall

Cristal Restaurant Mar Hall

If you’d really like to treat someone this Christmas, a Sunday lunch at Cristal Restaurant within the five star Mar Hall Hotel would be an excellent way to do it. Those dining at the restaurant will drive down the winding path through the 240 acre woodland estate to the spectacular Mar Hall building, a gothic A listed building which dates back to 1845. The Cristal Restaurant has 20 foot windows looking out over the rolling countryside; stunning decorative ceilings; refined modern fabrics and eye-catching art by Archie Forrest. With an accent on the finest Scottish produce, the food is as captivating as the surrounds.

£29 for a 2 Course Sunday Lunch with Fizz for 2 in the award winning Cristal Restaurant at 5* Mar Hall Luxury Resort, Renfrewshire on 5pm Christmas Gifts.

Hotel du Vin Edinburgh

Hotel du Vin Edinburgh

Tucked away off a beguiling courtyard in the atmospheric Old Town, Edinburgh’s Bistro du Vin is a warm, welcoming space with lots of wine merchant memorabilia and roaring fires. This Christmas Gift is for two people to enjoy a glass of Hotel du Vin Lombard & Co Cuvée Champagne and a lavish three course lunch from the prix fixe menu. Inspired by French home-style cooking with robust earthy dishes, and slow-cooked foods, Bistro du Vin’s Gallic-influenced menu is always filled with delicious, seasonal dishes.

£32 for a 3 Course Champagne Lunch for 2 at Hotel du Vin, Edinburgh Old Town on 5pm Christmas Gifts.

Marco Pierre White Steakhouse, Edinburgh

Marco Pierre White Steakhouse

This Marco Pierre White Steakhouse arrived as part of a multi-million refurbishment of Hilton Edinburgh Carlton Hotel. The restaurant on the North Bridge is a sleek, contemporary dining room with a moody black and white picture of Marco beside his trademark black and white throne. This Christmas gift is for two people to begin their evening with a glass of Champagne on arrival before dining on a 35 day-aged fillet steak supplied by Campbells served with frites and a 175ml glass of Chilean Merlot or Sauvignon Blanc per person plus a one litre bottle of still or sparkling water.

£49 for Steak, Champagne + Wine for 2 at Marco Pierre White Steakhouse Bar & Grill within Hilton Edinburgh Carlton Hotel on 5pm Christmas Gifts.

Spa Day Gifts

Gleddoch Hotel Spa

Gleddoch Spa

Sitting within 360 acres of grounds with incredible vistas over the River Clyde, Ben Lomond and the rolling Renfrewshire hills, Gleddoch Hotel, Spa & Golf is ideal for a refreshing pamper. Leisure facilities include a 17 metre fully heated indoor swimming pool; indoor and outdoor hot tubs; a luxurious sauna and a steam room. This Christmas gift is for two people to enjoy a spa day in Gleddoch Imperia Spa. The offer includes four hours full use of the spa facilities; robe and slipper hire plus a sandwich lunch with a soft drink. The offer also includes a 25% discount on pre-booked spa treatments and a complimentary Elemis product for each person.

£35 for a Spa Experience with Lunch for 2 at Gleddoch Hotel, Spa & Golf, Renfrewshire on 5pm Christmas Gifts.

The Westerwood Hotel Spa

The Westerwood Hotel Spa

The award-winning Westerwood Hotel & Golf Resort is set within stunning grounds with views towards the Campsies. It is also handy to reach from Glasgow as it’s just a twelve mile drive along the M80. The Big Deal is for two people to enjoy a luxurious spa day in the spectacular new spa facilities at the resort. The spa day includes a rasul mud treatment, afternoon tea, and full use of all the spa facilities, including the spa’s swimming pool, sauna, Jacuzzi, steam room, experience shower, heated lounger and new extended relaxation chamber.

£55 for a Spa Day with Rasul Treatment, Afternoon Tea + Use of Leisure Facilities for 2 at The Westerwood Hotel & Golf Resort on 5pm Christmas Gifts.

The Marine Hotel Spa, Troon

Marine Hotel Spa Troon

Just a 45 minute train journey from Glasgow, this Christmas gift of a spa day at Marine Hotel, Troon would make a perfect day trip. It includes two treatments, lunch within the hotel’s Truin restaurant, and use of the spa facilities which include a jacuzzi, steam room, sauna and swimming pool with views of the Troon golf course and Arran beyond.

Relax Spa Experience with 2 Treatments + Lunch at the 4* Marine Hotel, Troon; from £49 on 5pm Christmas Gifts.

Waldorf Astoria, Edinburgh

Five star spa experiences - Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh

The spa at the Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh is the only one in Scotland run by legendary French cosmetics giants, Guerlain. This Christmas gift for a spa day at the Waldorf Astoria starts with a signature Caledonian Chic Massage which has been created especially for the Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh – you won’t get this treatment anywhere else in the world. The massage is followed by a Taster Radiance Facial, a glass of Prosecco, and use of the Guerlain’s swimming pool, sauna, jacuzzi and steam room. You will be welcome to use these facilities for the entire day, so your only challenge will be in tearing yourself away.

£99 for a Massage & Facial with Glass of Prosecco + Spa Day Pass at Guerlain Spa, 5* Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh on 5pm Christmas Gifts.

Norton House Hotel & Spa

Norton House Hotel and Spa

A short drive from central Edinburgh, Norton House Hotel & Spa is set in 55 acres of manicured grounds. With a refined country house ambiance, it’s the perfect location for a relaxing pre or post-Christmas pamper. Norton House is proud to host one of Hand Picked Hotels’ signature spas, designed to provide the ultimate space for calm and relaxation. Sunk in the original walled garden, it offers eight treatment rooms, a Rasul mud chamber, manicure and pedicure area, relaxation room and Amber Lounge – all designed to help you reap the benefits of spa therapies. The leisure facilities within the hotel also include a sauna, hydrotherapy pool, steam room, gym and 18 metre heated swimming pool.

£95 for a Spa Day with Rasul Experience + Sparkling Afternoon Tea for 2 at 4* Norton House Hotel & Spa. £72.50 for a Champagne Spa Day with Treatment for 1 on 5pm Christmas Gifts.

Experience gifts

Escape Rooms

Escape Rooms Glasgow

Escape Rooms pit you against a series of puzzles, challenges, riddles and brain-teasers, in an attempt to find a way out of a locked room (such as a jail cell or a zombie quarantine zone). It’s a great activity for groups of friends. Escape Rooms Scotland have four centres in Glasgow, Dundee, Edinburgh or Stirling offering a variety of fiendishly ingenious rooms to test your wits and ingenuity. The escape rooms follow a theme, such as a jail or a zombie quarantine unit, with appropriate clues and challenges.

1 Hour Escape Rooms Session in Glasgow, Dundee, Edinburgh or Stirling, from £49 on 5pm Christmas Gifts.

Quad Biking Safari

Quad biking safari

This Christmas gift is for a 30 minute quad bike ride across Loch Lomond’s scenic Inchmurrin Island. With return boat trips, instruction and equipment included, this would make the perfect Christmas gift for the adventure lover in your life.

£39 for a Quad Biking Safari on Inchmurrin Island, Loch Lomond on 5pm Christmas Gifts.

Harry Potter Walking Tour


Have a “Potterhead” (that’s a major fan of Harry Potter) in your life? This gift is of a Harry Potter walking tour round Edinburgh is for them. Guests will be taken on a winding journey of mysterious Edinburgh, including the fictional entrance to Hogwarts, the original Diagon Alley and Castlehill, the burial ground of ‘he who must not be named.’ The tour will take in the dark corners and sunlit streets that inspired J.K. Rowling to create her magical universe. These include the historic Royal Mile, atmospheric Edinburgh Castle, Princes Street and Waverley. By the end, the guests will not only have explored the world of Harry Potter firsthand, they’ll also have learned a lot more about the author and Edinburgh too.

£10 for a Harry Potter Walking Tour of Edinburgh for 2 with See Your City on 5pm Christmas Gifts

For many more hotel, dining, spa and experience Christmas gifts, check 5pm Christmas Gifts.