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Christmas at Westwood Cross

Christmas in Westwood Cross Thanet


in our magical Toy Fort Grotto


Step into the fairytale atmosphere of our Enchanted Toy Fort Grotto! Amidst twinkling fir trees, guarded by giant tin soldiers and nutcracker kings, is the big man himself, waiting to grant those wishes!

Post your letter to Santa at the grotto, send an SAE and you will receive a reply!


Gifts for her


Here's our pick of top gifts she'll love opening on Christmas morning. From stocking fillers to under-the-tree presents, our shops have got it all. Come and enjoy a relaxed Christmas shopping experience.

Gifts for him


Choose from the latest music, books, grooming products and fashion to treat your man this Christmas. These thoughtful gifts will put him in joyous mood for the festivities. 

Gifts for kids & teens


No matter what craze they're into, Westwood Cross has all the latest gifts to delight children. Bring your kids for a family day out at our shopping centre and scope out what's on their Christmas lists. 

Festive dining


Read our guide to where to eat this Christmas. Our restaurants have introduced varied Christmas menus and have set the scene for a party. Call in at Ask Italian, Café Rouge, Café Nero, Chiquito, Coffee Corner, Costa, Frankie & Benny's, Greggs, McDonalds, Nando's and Subway.

Christmas opening hours


Mon 17th - Sat 22nd 9:30am – 8pm
Sun 23rd 10am – 4pm
Christmas Eve 9:30am – 5pm
Christmas Day CLOSED
Boxing Day 10am – 5pm
Wed 27th–Fri 28th 9:30am – 7:30pm
Sat 29th 9:30am – 6:30pm
Sun 30th 10am – 4pm
New Year’s Eve 9.30am – 5pm

New Year’s Day 10am – 5pm
Tue 2nd onwards standard hours