Sound the alarm, because Costa’s new Christmas menu is launching 1 November! Featuring deliciously festive hot drinks, indulgent food and some super cute reusable festive cups, we think this could be their best Christmas menu yet.
So, what do you need to try this season? Get your elasticated trousers at the ready, because there’s A LOT…
New Christmas drinks
Irish velvet coffees
Infused with hints of caramel and vanilla, Costa’s Irish Velvet range comes in the form of a latte, cappuccino, hot chocolate and Frostino – that’s a whole lot of yum. Prices start at £2.95 and the range is available from 1 November.
Festive spiced cappuccino
Costa’s classic cappuccino gets a festive twist this season with the addition of cinnamon, nutmeg and star anise.
Perfect for those who prefer a brew to a cup ‘o joe, Costa is launching a Christmas tea for the first time. A blend of Sri Lanken tea leaves and aromatic winter spices.
Returning Christmas drinks
Alongside these tempting new additions, some of Costa’s most iconic Christmas cups are back, including the Black Forest & Cream Hot Chocolate, and Gingerbread and Hazelnut Praline flavours, both of which are available as lattes or hot chocolate.
Not keen on novel drinks? Their Winter Character Roast returns to the menu, and offers a chance to inject a touch of festive flavour into more traditional lattes, flat whites, Americanos and cappuccinos.
New Christmas food
Terry’s Chocolate Orange Muffin
A dangerous addition to their food Christmas menu, Costa have teamed up with Terry’s to create the Terry’s Chocolate Orange muffin. A chocoholics dream, the chocolate muffin is filled with chocolate orange sauce and topped with segments of the iconic Terry’s Chocolate Orange.
British Turkey & Trimmings Toastie and British Turkey Feast Baguette
Packed with delicious turkey breast, British Beechwood Smoked Bacon, sage and onion stuffing and cranberry sauce, these savoury lunch treats will definitely get you in the festive mood.
Costa’s Christmas elves have been hard at work, creating cute new character biscuits for us to fall in love with. This year, get to know the Penelope Polar Bear cake, Peter Penguin shortcake and Father Christmas Mallow Gingerbread.
Black & White Forest Wreath cake
Who doesn’t love a wreath at Christmas? A chocolate sponge with sweetened cherries topped with buttercream, sour cherries and dark chocolate, this pretty looking cake would pair perfectly with their Black Forest & Cream hot chocolate, if you can handle the richness that is!
Vegan Rocky Road and Gluten-Free and Vegan Rich Fruit Cake Slice
Veggies Under Vest sandwich
Two new vegan additions to the sweet side of the Christmas menu, Costa’s vegan Rocky Road and Fruit cake Slice are truly traditional treats, made modern just in time for Christmas. Why should you resist?
Approved by the Vegan Society, Costa are launching the ‘Veggies under vest’ sandwich (get it? It’s a play on pigs in blankets!), which is filled with falafel and parsnip stuffing, carrot, cranberry sauce, vegan mayonnaise and fresh spinach.
Ok, first and foremost, yes thank god, Costa’s British Pigs & Blankets Mac & Cheese is officially back for Christmas 2019! Other than that must-try, other returning items include the Good Housekeeping Institute Taste Approved Mince Pie, vegan and gluten-free Mince Tart, British Beef and Caramelised Onion Baguette, Brie, Bacon and Cranberry Panini, Salted Caramel Yule Log, and Clementine and Mascarpone Loaf Cake.
Phew, that’s a lot of food that you have to try this Christmas. Yes, have to.
The new Costa Christmas menu launches on Thursday 1 November.