Dec Donnelly shares glimpse into 44th birthday celebrations

Golf and posh Chinese food!

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TV star Dec Donnelly has given fans a glimpse into his birthday celebrations as he turned 44.

After enjoying a day of golfing, the ITV presenter indulged in a fancy meal with wife Ali Astall and shared a picture of himself blowing out a single candle on a chocolate cake.

Dec said he was wined and dined at swanky Chinese restaurant Hutong, which is located on the 33rd floor of The Shard in London.

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“Happy birthday to me!” he wrote. “Had an outstanding birthday meal @Hutongshard last night. Amazing food and warm, friendly service. I can’t wait to go back already.

Dec also took to Twitter to thank his army of fans for all their birthday wishes.

“Thanks for all the birthday wishes, very kind of you. Have had a great day golfing and Chinese food tonight, a pretty perfect birthday! Thanks for the love. DD x.”

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However, Dec probably had to hold back on the champers as it was a busy day for him and TV sidekick Ant as they had their first meeting about the upcoming series of I’m A Celebrity today.

The pair shared a picture on their joint Twitter account of them sitting in a boardroom with the I’m A Celeb logo showing on a big screen behind them.

Meanwhile, Ant couldn’t resist taking a friendly dig at his friend as he publicly wished him happy birthday.

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Ant, 43, took to Twitter to share an image of Dec dressed in a Marge Simpson t-shirt and wig.

He wrote: “I had to quickly get a birthday photo out there to celebrate the little fella’s big day!!

“You’re welcome Declan!! Love The slightly bigger fella A,” the telly fave added.

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