The Resident’s choose of London’s finest Christmas menus, from festive specials obtainable all through December to indulgent Christmas Day menus obtainable at a few of London’s finest eating places and accommodations…
Lead picture: Using Home Cafe
1 28°-50°, Chelsea, Covent Backyard, Marylebone & South Kensington
The French and trendy European restaurant and wine bar are open for festive eating in addition to Christmas Day lunch throughout every of its websites. Non-public eating rooms can be found, and naturally, there can be loads of scrumptious wine to heat you up. For festive eating, select between a 3 or 5 course set menu created by the restaurant’s head chef. For Christmas lunch, there’s a four-course menu that comes with a glass of champagne. Throughout the menus, feast on dishes reminiscent of gravlax with pickled cucumber, dill and mustard yoghurt, roasted cep velouté with wild mushrooms and herb Chantilly, roast turkey, hake with leek fondue and wild mushroom risotto.
Service: Festive menus obtainable from November 22
Handle: 15-17 Marylebone Lane, W1U 2NE
10 Higher St Martin’s Lane, WC2H 9FB
96 Draycott Avenue, SW3 3AD
300 King’s Street, SW3 5UH
Value: Three-course festive £46.95; menu five-course festive menu £59.99; Christmas Day menu £64.95pp
Web site: 2850.co.uk
2 The Cinnamon Assortment, Metropolis, Covent Backyard & Battersea
Get pleasure from a bountiful Christmas Day banquet within the elegant environment of chef Vivek Singh’s The Cinnamon Membership’s beautiful Outdated Westminster Library for £125 per particular person. The four-course menu features a glowing cocktail on arrival, deliciously spiced dishes like Keralan-style lobster soup and goose breast with Chettinad Kuruma sauce, together with a choice of facet dishes, Vivek’s’ signature Garam Masala Christmas pudding with cinnamon custard and petite fours to spherical off the expertise. For a extra relaxed ambiance, eating places throughout The Cinnamon Assortment may also be open for Christmas Day eating, together with Cinnamon Bazaar in Covent Backyard (£65pp) and Cinnamon Kitchen within the City (£75pp) and Battersea (£75pp).
Handle: The Outdated Westminster Library, Nice Smith Road, Westminster, SW1 3BU
9 Devonshire Sq., EC2M 4YL
28 Maiden Lane, WC2N 7JS
4 Arches Lane, Battersea Energy Station, SW11 7AB
Value: from £65pp
Web site: thecinnamoncollection.com
3 Benares, Mayfair
Michelin-starred Benares will open its doorways to Christmas Day diners this yr – the primary time in 18 years. Government Chef Sameer Taneja has crafted three Christmas tasting menus which information visitors by means of some a lot cherished road meals snacks to Scottish scallop tartlet, tandoori muntjac and turkey biryani sealed with a layer of buttery shortcrust pastry, or Colston Bassett Stilton malai cottage cheese tikka and vegetable kofta biryani for vegetarians. Benares additionally has a number of Christmas celebration menus on the go this yr too for teams of 9 or extra in the course of the festive season.
Service: Final orders at 4pm
Handle: 12a Berkeley Sq., Mayfair, W1J 6BS
Value: Christmas Day menu £132pp; Christmas celebration menus from £75pp
Web site: benaresrestaurant.com
4 The InterContinental London – the O2, Greenwich Peninsula
Buffets are nice, particularly at Christmas and Market Brasserie at The InterContinental London – the O2 is providing a Christmas Day Buffet that you would be able to actually dine out on. The decadent feast has a number of stations to refill on: soup, oyster and sushi, English cheese, charcuterie, mezze and a carving roast station so you’ll be able to load your plate up with gradual cooked beef rib, mushroom and spinach Wellington, pigs in blankets; cured British and European meats and sashimi. For festive eating main as much as Christmas, there’s a three-course set menu that includes foie gras, roast turkey, mushroom risotto and spiced English custard tart, obtainable as a dinner or lunch. The InterContinental may also accommodate party-sized bookings.
Service: Christmas Day service from 1pm
Handle: 1 Waterview Drive, Greenwich Peninsula SE10 0TW
Value: £82 for the buffet or £58 for the three-course set menu, and dinner packages begin from £79
Web site: iclondon-theo2.com
5 Sam’s Riverside, Hammersmith
This Thames-side gem is providing a festive menu so that you can get pleasure from with your pals, household or colleagues. Whereas the menu is but to be finalised, little question it’ll function regionally sourced produce crafted into very good dishes and an array of punchy cocktails to rejoice with.
Service: Accessible from November 29
Handle: 1 Crisp Stroll, London W6 9DN
Web site: samsriverside.co.uk
6 The Montague on the Gardens, Bloomsbury
The Montague Ski Lodge is the place to move for a festive meet up with associates this Christmas and there are a number of choices you’ll be able to select from. Get pleasure from three festive drinks (mulled wine, sizzling spiced cider and flavoured vodkas) in this Lapland-esque alfresco pop-up, or, for one thing extra formal, attempt the bottomless finger-food buffet or a sit down three-course Christmas lunch menu in a personal room.
When: From November 10
Value: From £50 per particular person
The place:15 Montague Road, Bloomsbury WC1B 5BJ
Web site: montaguehotel.com
7 Cannizaro Home by Resort du Vin, Wimbledon
Resort du Vin has created various festive menus, together with a Festive celebrations menu, obtainable by means of from November 26 till Christmas Eve, a festive Sunday lunch, and a Christmas Day menu. For festive eating, select from the three-course menu that includes hen liver parfait, herb crusted cod and raspberry and elderflower trifle, the buffet menu (obtainable for teams of 25), or the Festive Sunday Lunch. The Christmas Day menu comes with a glass of champagne and dishes for the massive day embody roasted free-range turkey with conventional trimmings, beef Wellington, baked monkfish and harissa, kale, feta and butternut squash strudel. There are even dine-and-stay packages from £599.
Handle: West Aspect Widespread, Wimbledon SW19 4UE
Value: Festive Celebrations from £39.95; Festive Sunday Lunch £34.95; Christmas Day £129.95
Web site: hotelduvin.com
Using Home Café Fitzrovia’s Christmas Day menu affords up a Mediterranean infused feast of truffled portobello and candy potato Wellington, hake and turkey with apple and raisin stuffing. It comes with a cocktail on arrival and sharing starters reminiscent of tarragon labneh. Using Home and its sister venue, Rail Home Cafe (each include massive, heated outside areas), have festive menus too to take you thru December. These can cater to numerous group sizes starting from eight individuals to as much as 16. Dishes embody artichoke dip with flame-grilled sourdough, salt-baked celeriac, smoked tofu, candied chestnuts, barberries, rib-eye and crispy pork stomach.
Service: Christmas Day 11.30am to 4pm
Handle: Using Home Café, 43-51 Nice Titchfield Road, Fitzrovia W1W 7PQ
Rail Home Café, 8 Sir Simon Milton Sq., Westminster SW1E 5DJ
Value: Christmas Day £90pp; festive eating from £35pp
Web sites: ridinghouse.cafe railhouse.cafe
9 No. Fifty Cheyne in Chelsea
Have fun Christmas in fashion at No. Fifty Cheyne with Iain Smith’s winter à la carte menu. The festive menu is offered in both the gorgeous eating room or in any three of the personal eating areas. Seasonal favourites embody roast scallops with shallot purée, cèpe and bacon jam ragout with champagne sauce to start out, roast turkey with redcurrant glazed cabbage, maple bacon, crushed Brussel sprouts, confit potato and sauternes sauce, and traditional desserts together with a mandarin and cranberry Eton mess. Open on Christmas Eve and Boxing Day.
Service: From December 2
Handle: 50 Cheyne Stroll, Chelsea SW3 5LR
Web site: fiftycheyne.com
10 FishWorks, Marylebone, Covent Backyard & Mayfair
Fishmongers and restaurant FishWorks is providing a Festive Set Menu excellent for pescatarians and revolutionaries and that includes recent, responsibly sourced from Devon and Cornwall. Dive right into a trio of smoked fish or Asian-style fishballs adopted up by Dover sole in a wealthy cream sauce with white grapes and turned potatoes or a halibut stew. The set menu is offered for each massive and small teams, or check out a bespoke menu if you happen to fancy eating in one of many restaurant’s personal rooms.
Handle: 89 Marylebone Excessive Road, Marylebone W1U 4QW
2-4 Catherine Road, Covent Backyard WC2B 5JY
7-9 Swallow Road, Mayfair W1B 4DE
Value: from £30pp for 2 programs
Web site: fishworks.co.uk
11 London Shell Co, Paddington
For an completely charming festive celebration and one thing a bit totally different, London Shell Co. can be welcoming visitors aboard The Prince Regent (which putters alongside the Regent’s Canal) and The Grand Duchess (moored) with new festive menus specializing in British produce and supreme seafood. The Prince Regent affords a five-course lunch or dinner with very good views of the canal because it takes you on a two-and-a-half-hour cruise. The festive meal will function the likes of fish and chips, cuttlefish buns with ink mayonnaise, and cod with confit leek. Completely moored at Paddington Basin, The Grand Duchess affords an a la carte feasting menu that includes hand-dived scallops, cured mackerel, fish platters, rainbow trout and rolled pork loin with celeriac remoulade.
Service: Prince Regent dinner cruises run Wednesday to Saturday and runs lunch cruises Friday to Sunday. The Grand Duchess is open for service Tuesday to Sunday
Handle: Sheldon Sq., Paddington Central W2 6PY
Value: The Prince Regent’s set menu £65pp + optionally available wine pairing £55
Web site: londonshellco.com
12 Sea Containers Restaurant, South Financial institution
All through December, Sea Containers Restaurant is providing a festive sharing menu both indoors or on the eating places terrace. The three-course meal contains treats reminiscent of Loch Duart salmon tartare with black garlic mayonnaise, cod with butter beans leek and ham, British cheeses, mince pies and chocolate brownies with ice-cream and sizzling chocolate sauce. The Christmas Day set menu features a glass of Laurent-Perrier Champagne plus dishes reminiscent of dry-aged sirloin with charred cauliflower, mushrooms and scotch bonnet, roasted Norfolk turkey served with pork stuffing and cranberry sauce or orecchiette with winter truffle and mushroom sauce. For dessert, there’s cranberry and apple cobbler or a Christmas pudding with brandy custard.
Service: Festive sharing menu is offered for lunch or dinner and the Christmas Day menu is served from 12pm-11pm
Handle: 20 Higher Floor, South Financial institution SE1 9PD
Value: Festive sharing menu £72 pp; Christmas Day set menu £115pp
Web site: seacontainerslondon.com
13 Rüya, Mayfair
As soon as once more, Rüya will rejoice the Christmas season in Anatolian fashion. Whereas the small print are nonetheless but to be confirmed, count on earthy and hearty plates reminiscent of mantarli keskek (barley risotto with wild mushrooms, truffle and sage), lamb shank clay pot (gradual cooked with child onions and home-made pink pepper paste), and firin sütlaç (conventional Anatolian rice pudding with raspberries, rose ice cream and lokum).
Handle: 30 Higher Grosvenor Road, Mayfair W1K 7PH
Web site: ruyarestaurants.com
It’s nonetheless early days but, so this information can be frequently up to date.