Best Christmas Lunches In London 2023

As much as we love buying gifts and letting loose at the office party, we all know that the real winner is that festive spread. And if you're looking for a cosy spot to feast on scrumptious seasonal grub? You've come to the right place. From intimate British pubs with roaring fires to upmarket restaurants for that special touch, we've put together a list of the best London Christmas lunches.

For more seasonal ideas? Check out our Christmas party guide to London

Last updated on 28th December 2022

The Soak

Visit Victoria-based luxury restaurant The Soak for a Christmas dinner with a difference. Specialising in the art of fermentation, its yuletide tasting menus range from casual three-course affairs to sumptuous six-course celebrations, with the option of private hire.

Pilot Chiswick

Fronting vintage photographs, pannelled walls and Art Deco-style light fixtures, Pilot Chiswick really is a beaut. Plus with private dining spaces showcasing long tables, it's the ultimate Christmas party destination - make your way over for lip-smacking festive fare aplenty.

Steak & Lobster - Various Sites

Take a break from turkey and instead nab a yuletide feast of charcoal-grilled cuts, surf 'n' turf combos and keylime cheesecake at one of the best Christmas lunch venues in London. Where can you find all of this and more? It has to be Steak & Lobster, which has sites all around the capital.

The Market Tavern

Want to book a Christmas lunch in London? Then check out The Market Tavern. Located in Mayfair, this is a pleasant pub to try a diverse range of British fare, such as loch-reared rainbow trout and a root vegetable Wellington, with craft beers, wines and artisan spirits available too.

Karma Sanctum Soho

With three different Christmas dinner packages on offer, ranging from £35 to £75, Karma Sanctum Soho is the place to be come your festive celebrations. Expect Japanese-inspired street food, accompanied by the opulent cocktail bar for afters.

Dirty Bones - Restaurants in London

If you're after some serious Crimbo comfort food, Dirty Bones has done all the hard work for you. Taking cue from the States, it cooks up New York strip with a bone marrow glaze, chipotle-dipped tater tots and crispy Brussel sprouts pimped up with sweet and sour cranberries.

Plough Inn

A chic pub that mixes contemporary and traditional decor, Plough Inn is a fabulous spot for a celebratory Christmas feast. While you can opt for a load of gorgeous buffet options, you can also snap up two or three courses of enticing eats, from pan-seared venison through to a spiced pumpkin tart.