Have Yourself a Very Chiswick Christmas !

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ChiswickW4.com has put together a guide to Christmas in Chiswick featuring gift ideas and dining experiences offered by local businesses.

Chiswick ChristmasThere's no need to traipse into town when gifts for every member of the family can be purchased right here on your doorstep. 

Discerning shoppers will find great value and choice in our local shops without the hassle and fuss of going to the West End. In fact, many local businesses offer home delivery, too, so you can shop from the comfort of your own home, safe in the knowledge that you are 'being green'.

And we've even done some of the hard work for you.  Below is listed some of the very best that's on offer in the local area for the festive season.

Christmas is a time for giving...

The Park Club has come up with a really unique idea for a present that is bound to go down well with whoever is the lucky recipient. Their Membership in a Box scheme allows you to place under the Christmas tree a full month's membership at the private family health club as well as a host of other benefits including 5 personal training sessions, mini-facial or mini massage, sunbed session, luxurious bath robe and dermalogica products all beautifully presented in a gift box.  If you'd like to order this phone 020 8740 4599. Please have delivery details ready.

Melbury’s - West London’s renowned independent retailer of the finest bathroom accessories and home fragrances, including Diptyque and Natural Magic. Stockist of luxurious Bathrobes by Descamps, Night and Lounge wear by Calvin Klein, plus leading name toiletries such as I Coloniali, Cath Collins and Acqua di Parma. Call in and browse their extensive range of Christmas gift selections to suit every taste. 53 Turnham Green Terrace, Tel: 020 8994 2747 Email: shop@melburys.co.uk Visit: www.melburys.co.uk

Diamonds and Pearls - For something truly special this Christmas why not treat your loved one to something fabulous from Marmalade Jewellery. From Bespoke platinum diamond jewellery, to gorgeous designer silver pieces, everything comes gift wrapped in luxury packaging, the only problem you will have is how to decide!! Owned and run by a local husband and wife team, Simon and Nadine are always available to discuss and advise…..Have a sparkly Christmas – with Marmalade. www.marmaladejewellery.co.uk 23 Turnham Green Terrace Tel: 020 8742 1178

themakeupshop.co.uk why not treat your beloved to a gift with a difference? We offer make-overs, eyelash extensions, nail services and make-up products galore. Our boutique shop is on Devonshire Road and we stock Bare Escentuals mineral make-up, Cosmetics a la carte, Becca Cosmetics, Essie nailvarnishes and the much awarded This Works natural skincare range which includes their spicy-scented candles. Perfect for Christmas! Gift Vouchers available. themakeupshop.co.uk, 28 Devonshire Road, London, W4 2HD Tel. 0208 995 8290;

Looking for something original and luxurious to buy for your own wise men? A gift certificate from Genco Male Grooming could be the perfect solution. Choose from the menu of luxury treatments or just buy to a value. All gift certificates are beautifully presented and personalised and can be bought over the phone. Genco Male Grooming is at 9 Devsonshire Rd. Telephone 0208 994 0040 www.genco-uk.com

Local architect Pierre Fowell has drawn a limited edition lithograph showing elevations of the Grove Park area, entitled ‘Elevations 2’. The centrepiece to this lithograph is an elevation of St Michael’s Church and Centre which is being sold in aid of St Michael’s Church Organ Appeal. It is about 3 ft x 2 ft and is printed on high quality art paper. Only 160 prints have been produced: each will be individually signed and numbered and are available now at £100. Copies can be ordered by sending an email to elevations2@stmichael-suttoncourt.org.uk giving your name, address and contact details. Alternatively, you can pick up an order form in church, where there is a copy of Elevations 2 on display. Details at www.stmichael-suttoncourt.org.uk under 'Elevations2'.

Armstrong Cuthbert hair salon has put together some great Christmas packages for the party season. The offers range from a quick blow dry and manicure to a full indulgence experience. And if you're looking for a special present, they also have a unique range of Alterna and Redken haircare gift packs. Gift vouchers are available from the salon. Armstrong Cuthbert, 177 Chiswick High Road, W4 2DR, 020 8995 5167, www.armstrongcuthbert.co.uk

London Zu offers a lovely selection of gifts and jewellery perfect for the festive season. Including musical carousels, quirky Christmas character decorations, alongside the all year round excellent collection of jewellery and gifts. Free gift wrapping and a great service help to make your Christmas shopping run smoothly. So take this opportunity to get into the festive spirit and visit London Zu 6 Devonshire Road, Chiswick, W4 2HD. Tel: 020 8747 4629.

Eat, drink and be merry at home....

Andreas Georghiou fine fruit and vegetables are offering their bespoke delivery service of the finest flavours many locally sourced and delivered in their environmentally friendly delivery vehicles.

Chiswick Farmers & Fine Foods Christmas Market will be held on Tuesday 23rd December between 4.00pm and 8.00pm. To be sure to get the meat, cheese or pastries you want, you can place an order at the next two regular Sunday Markets for collection on the 23rd.

Let us do the hard work for you! Order Online: Ready-to-serve Xmas Canapés & Xmas lunch menus. Book our Private Chef or Catering Service: From small dinner parties to large event catering - we have delicious menus for all party occasions. Staff & equipment hire.www.foodsy.co.uk or 0208 8111 390

Eat, drink and be merry with someone else doing the hard work....

To save wandering the streets of Chiswick steaming up restuarant windows scanning their seasonal menu offerings, we have compiled our guide to some of the top places to celebrate the feast of Christmas. Simply click on the link to the restaurant to view their menus. Annie's Restaurant, Chakalaka, Eco Pizza, Fish Hook, Hole in The Wall, Lara Restuarant, Napa Restuarant @ Chiswick Moran Hotel

The Devonshire provides classic and simple British dishes focusing on seasonal ingredients. The historic character of the interior offers a relaxed environment for all occasions.

For a truly perfect Christmas, Le Vacherin offers a relaxed and intimate atmosphere for your Christmas ‘en famille’ and can also be hired privately for your corporate party. Menus offer seasonal produce from pot roast turkey, black truffles and foie gras and of course the traditional baked Vacherin.

Have a Frankie's Christmas - Take the stress out of Christmas Day, let Frankie’s do all the hard work. Gorgeous starters, roast turkey with all the trimmings & Christmas pudding, alongside other Frankie’s signature dishes, in a relaxing atmosphere. A three course meal with coffee and mince pies for £25 per person! A credit crunch busting Christmas Day from Marco & Frankie. Call Caroline or Kris to book, 020 8987 9988

Enjoy a drink and a meal at The Old Stationhouse as you listen to mellow Jazz, Bossas and Ballads from some of London’s finest Jazz musicians. Plus occasional surprise guests and singers. December Eric Gilchrist (sax and vocals) presents Xmas Sing-Along with Martin Blackwell on Sunday December 21st – come along and join in with favourite Christmas songs, 28th John Coverdale (guitar)

Have yourself a very healthy Christmas....

The Park Club has come up with a really unique idea for a present that is bound to go down well with whoever is the lucky recipient. Their Membership in a Box scheme allows you to place under the Christmas tree a full month's membership at the private family health club as well as a host of other benefits including 5 personal training sessions, mini-facial or mini massage, sunbed session, luxurious bath robe and dermalogica products all beautifully presented in a gift box.  If you'd like to order this phone 020 8740 4599. Please have delivery details ready.

Try a Virgin Active Merry Christmas! Stylish, spacious, and truly dynamic exercise environment. Work out, splash out, or chill out. Virgin Active offer the latest exercise equipment, a wide range of innovative aerobics classes, toning circuit, a 25m swimming pool, kids’ pool, a huge Club V facility, luxurious spa facilities, a spacious café area, 12 outdoor tennis courts, three all-weather football pitches, personal training, and more.

Roko Chiswick Bridge

Get in shape for the Festive Season or work off your Festive excesses at West 4 Health & Fitness. West 4 is a friendly gym where we aim to put the fun into fitness at prices which won’t leave you with a fiscal deficit. We are offering a free personal training session worth £40 for all new members who sign up in December. Come in and see us or check out our website http://www.west4healthclub.co.uk

Give yourself or a loved one a kick-start to 2009 with three Personal Training sessions for £50 at StudioG14! We provide individual attention, expert guidance and a friendly atmosphere and because our approach is designed specifically to meet your needs, it works. Gift Vouchers are available. To find out more please see www.studioG14.co.uk or call Joe on 07950 415157.

Studio 17 offers a wide range of fitness options from its Turnham Green Terrace location.
We provide Pilates matwork classes and Pilates reformer instruction.  Individual fitness, strength and cardio workouts including boxercise. Gift certificates are available. Specialists in exercise through pregnancy, spine clinics and postural analysis. 020 8994 8118 or studio17@hotmail.co.uk

Deck the halls....

Molly Maid wishes you all a very Happy Christmas! We provide uniformed, insured staff with no language issues for regular, one off or spring cleans for all your Christmas cleaning requirements. Gift vouchers available for a very caring present. Call 020 8542 7900. £ 5-00 off a clean with mention of this ad with their compliments.

Creative Woodwork is West London’s high-end bespoke cabinetry and furniture manufacturer. From bedrooms to living rooms to kitchens and more, Creative Woodwork’s professional craftsmen and design team will create custom-built fitted units that meet your specific function with your own personal style. www.CreativeWoodwork.co.uk Tel: 0208 9993 4666 Email: sales@creativewoodwork.co.uk

Start the New Year with financial health check from Berkeley Consultants.

DIY blues? Let Buzz Home Projects tackle those decorating and household maintenance niggles. See www.buzzhandyman.com, email us at info@buzzhandyman.com or call us on 0208 996 2222

Christmas Trees

Shoots and Leaves will deliver Christmas Trees FREE to your home in Chiswick and surrounding area. They only sell full, bushy, prime cut, non-drop Nordman firs. Satisfaction guaranteed or money back!  www.shootsandleaves.co.uk/xmas
christmas@shootsandleaves.co.uk 020 8563 7733

December 22, 2008