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Strictly’s Dan Walker enjoys cosy dinner with Nadia Bychkova and co-stars

Dan Walker was seen reuniting with his Strictly Come Dancing professional partner  Nadia Bychkova and some of their co-stars during a cosy dinner on Thursday night.

The BBC Breakfast presenter, 44, who won’t be taking part in this year’s Strictly tour, caught up with his friends from the show who are currently busy rehearsing. 

Dan and Nadia were spotted joining Tilly Ramsay, Kai Widdrington and Sara Davies in crowded booth in a hotel restaurant after a day of dance pratice.

Group dinner: Dan Walker was seen reuniting with his Strictly Come Dancing professional partner Nadia Bychkova and some of their co-stars during a cosy dinner on Thursday night

While most of the group were later seen heading up to their hotel room’s following the evening, Dan was spotted hailing a taxi.

On his Instagram page later that evening, Dan revealed he had hit the jackpot by being upgraded to the Royal Suit at the St. Pancras Renaissance Hotel London.

Dan told his followers that there was an issue with his original room and he had been compensated with a one-night stay in a fancy suit.

Catching up! The BBC Breakfast presenter, 44, who won't be taking part in this year's Strictly tour, caught up with his friends from the show who are currently busy rehearsing

Catching up! The BBC Breakfast presenter, 44, who won’t be taking part in this year’s Strictly tour, caught up with his friends from the show who are currently busy rehearsing

Pile in! Dan and Nadia were spotted joining Tilly Ramsay, Kai Widdrington and Sara Davies in crowded booth in a hotel restaurant after a day of dance pratice

Pile in! Dan and Nadia were spotted joining Tilly Ramsay, Kai Widdrington and Sara Davies in crowded booth in a hotel restaurant after a day of dance pratice

Hugging it out: Dan and Nadia were spotted joining Tilly Ramsay, Kai Widdrington and Sara Davies in crowded booth in a hotel restaurant after a day of dance pratice

Hugging it out: Dan and Nadia were spotted joining Tilly Ramsay, Kai Widdrington and Sara Davies in crowded booth in a hotel restaurant after a day of dance pratice

Home time: While most of the group were later seen heading up to their hotel room's following the evening, Dan was spotted hailing a taxi

Keeping warm: Dan was wrapped up in a black jumper and jacket for the dinner out

Home time: While most of the group were later seen heading up to their hotel room’s following the evening, Dan was spotted hailing a taxi

Heading off: Dan jumped in a cab and headed back to his hotel

Heading off: Dan jumped in a cab and headed back to his hotel

Woweee! On his Instagram page later that evening, Dan revealed he had hit the jackpot by being upgraded to the Royal Suit at the St. Pancras Renaissance Hotel London

Woweee! On his Instagram page later that evening, Dan revealed he had hit the jackpot by being upgraded to the Royal Suit at the St. Pancras Renaissance Hotel London

Smashed it: Dan told his followers that there was an issue with his original room and he had been compensated with a one-night stay in a fancy suit

Smashed it: Dan told his followers that there was an issue with his original room and he had been compensated with a one-night stay in a fancy suit

Nice one, Dan! Clearly impressed by his upgrade, Nadia left a series of starry-eyed emojis underneath Dan's picture

Nice one, Dan! Clearly impressed by his upgrade, Nadia left a series of starry-eyed emojis underneath Dan’s picture

Clearly impressed by his upgrade, Nadia left a series of starry-eyed emojis underneath Dan’s picture. 

Their co-star John Waite also commented that Dan could have ‘hosted dinner’ in his hotel room, as he poked fun at the size of the massive suite.

The Strictly 2021 stars appeared in jovial spirits during their night out as they laughed and chatted together while sipping drinks.

Ha! Their co-star John Waite also commented that Dan could have 'hosted dinner' in his hotel room, as he poked fun at the size of the massive suite

Ha! Their co-star John Waite also commented that Dan could have ‘hosted dinner’ in his hotel room, as he poked fun at the size of the massive suite

Good times: The Strictly 2021 stars appeared in jovial spirits during their night out as they laughed and chatted together while sipping drinks

Good times: The Strictly 2021 stars appeared in jovial spirits during their night out as they laughed and chatted together while sipping drinks

Pals: Dan and Nadia developed a close friendship during their time on the show so he was no doubt keen to catch up with her and his co-stars following the Christmas period

Pals: Dan and Nadia developed a close friendship during their time on the show so he was no doubt keen to catch up with her and his co-stars following the Christmas period

Dan and Nadia developed a close friendship during their time on the show so he was no doubt keen to catch up with her and his co-stars following the Christmas period.

For Christmas, Nadia revealed that Dan had given her a cartoon portrait of them dancing together as a present, as she declared: ‘You are the best!’ 

Dan commissioned a portrait of the pair busting their best ballroom moves, with Sheffield’s landmarks gracing the background.

Happy: For Christmas, Nadia revealed that Dan had given her a cartoon portrait of them dancing together as a present, as she declared: 'You are the best!'

Happy: For Christmas, Nadia revealed that Dan had given her a cartoon portrait of them dancing together as a present, as she declared: ‘You are the best!’

Aw: Dan commissioned a portrait of the pair busting their best ballroom moves, with Sheffield's landmarks gracing the background

Aw: Dan commissioned a portrait of the pair busting their best ballroom moves, with Sheffield’s landmarks gracing the background

Logistics: A resident of the city, Dan was able to fit rehearsals for the BBC show into his hectic schedule when the Ukraine native temporarily moved nearby

Logistics: A resident of the city, Dan was able to fit rehearsals for the BBC show into his hectic schedule when the Ukraine native temporarily moved nearby

He wrote in his caption: 'Lots of people have asked me if I got my Professional Partner @nadiyabychkova a present for the end of #Strictly and or Christmas'

He wrote in his caption: ‘Lots of people have asked me if I got my Professional Partner @nadiyabychkova a present for the end of #Strictly and or Christmas’

A resident of the city, Dan was able to fit rehearsals for the BBC show into his hectic schedule when the Ukraine native temporarily moved nearby.

He wrote in his caption: ‘Lots of people have asked me if I got my Professional Partner @nadiyabychkova a present for the end of #Strictly and or Christmas.

‘The answer is ‘yes’ and this was it… a gorgeous commission from the brilliant Sheffield artist @alanpenningtonart.

'The answer is 'yes' and this was it… a gorgeous commission from the brilliant Sheffield artist @alanpenningtonar'

‘The answer is ‘yes’ and this was it… a gorgeous commission from the brilliant Sheffield artist @alanpenningtonar’

He said: 'He's managed to capture all the things which made Strictly so special this year and all the things Nadiya loved about Sheffield'

He said: ‘He’s managed to capture all the things which made Strictly so special this year and all the things Nadiya loved about Sheffield’

‘He’s managed to capture all the things which made Strictly so special this year and all the things Nadiya loved about Sheffield.

‘Thanks Alan and Merry Christmas partner. #HelloHiHowAreYou #YorkshireBarmaid #DoYouWantChipsWithThat #SheffieldIsSuper.’

Nadiya commented: ‘Partner, you are THE BEST. It’s a perfect gift. THANK YOU so much! Merry Christmas partner you to and your beautiful family.’ 

Dan and Nadiya reached the quarter finals but were eliminated after facing AJ Odudu in the dance-off. 

Success! Dan and Nadiya reached the quarter finals but were eliminated after facing AJ Odudu in the dance-off

Success! Dan and Nadiya reached the quarter finals but were eliminated after facing AJ Odudu in the dance-off

Jovial: The group appeared to enjoy catching up after a long day rehearsing

Jovial: The group appeared to enjoy catching up after a long day rehearsing

Bye! Dan was seen walking towards his taxi outside the hotel

Moving on: He left the location and was staying at another hotel

Bye! Dan was seen walking towards his taxi outside the hotel

Smiles: They could be seen smiling broadly during the meet-up

Smiles: They could be seen smiling broadly during the meet-up

Animated: Dan took the lead during one part of the chat as Sara listened in

Animated: Dan took the lead during one part of the chat as Sara listened in

Drinks: The Strictly tour kicks off next Thursday on January 20

Drinks: The Strictly tour kicks off next Thursday on January 20

Hello! Tilly rejoined the table

Hello! Tilly rejoined the table

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