Christmas Dinner in London

So you've been tasked with planning the get-together this year? Look no further, because we've searched far and wide to bring you the very best of the city's festive feasting. We know how difficult it is trying to please your fussy friends and colleagues, so let the DMN elves give you a hand. From swanky all-inclusive events to easy-going buffets, this lot is sure to get your mouth watering when it comes to planning the perfect Christmas dinner in London.

Last updated on 16th January 2019

Gillray's Bar

2 user reviews 5

If stunning views are high on your Christmas dinner agenda, look no further than Gillray's. Delectable Aberdeen Angus steak is a specialty and the front-row vantage point of the Houses of Parliament and London Eye is well worth the visit in itself. The bar opens late, so there's every reason to stop by for a cocktail or two once your plates have been cleared.

The Exhibit

476 user reviews 4

Karaoke Suite Hire and 7 other offers

An all-day drinking and dining hub in the heart of Balham, The Exhibit lays on delicious food packages guaranteed to bring cheer. Go for light finger food or indulge in the muilti-course banquet which offers up spiced festive soup, Norfolk bronze turkey and pudding coated in rum custard.

The Jam Tree Chelsea

34 user reviews 4

Bottomless Brunch and 1 other offer

Chelsea's Jam Tree has crafted a reputation for its distinctive blend of British and Colonial-inspired food. There's no better time to catch them doing their thing than Christmas, with a range of flexible spaces and a seperate Loft area ready and waiting to host bespoke private celebrations.


45 user reviews 4

Extended Happy Hour

About as quirky as they come, The Gable is a charming choice of venue in the City. Excelling in fun party vibes and serving up a raucous roster of good tunes and heady cocktails, you're in for a wild one. They're serving up a selection of dinner offerings; from a fork and finger buffet to a traditional 3-course meal.

The Heeltap

25 user reviews 5

Mix and Mash + Glass of Wine for £14.95.

A sleek and sophisticated location close to London Bridge, Heeltap are whipping up a delicious range of menus this time around. There's a choice of options to suit the needs of your party and guests will be able to enjoy either 2or 3-course dinners or pick their way through a specially created sharing platter.

Asia De Cuba

1 user review 4

50% off Food and 1 other offer

A stunning retreat housed in the St Martins Lane Hotel, you'll enjoy a fantastic Christmas dinner experience with Asian and Cuban undertones. Make yourself at home and allow their charming team to see to all your needs, with the adjacent Light Bar providing a great option for a post-dinner cocktail.

The Fable

309 user reviews 4

Treasure yourself and 1 other offer

An enchanted lair where every detail tells a story, The Fable are offering bespoke packages to suit your every need. Whether you're looking to nibble on some canapés, pick at a buffet or get down to business with a delicious 3-course feast, you'll find it all. Book out one of their plush private dining rooms if you really feel like going all out.

The Anthologist

347 user reviews 4

Treasure yourself and 1 other offer

A relaxing haven from the bustle of the City, The Anthologist is a sure-fire candidate for a delicious meal come December. Make one of their quirky private spaces your own and enjoy some fabulous fare washed down with winter-warming tipples.

28 West Bar

123 user reviews 4

Happy Hour

Enjoy your feast from the comfort of this prized Canary Wharf location. Fancy something light? You can pick between a 7-item canapé menu for just £17 per person, or work your way through a delicious three-course banquet for £45 if you're seeking something more indulgent.

6 Nations Guinness

This gorgeous Victorian public house is renowned for its lovely roast dinner, so if you're searching for somewhere to eat this Christmas, look no further. With a lovely traditional setup on offer, as well as, plenty of superb sips behind the bar, it definitely takes away all the hassle of cooking at home. 

Bottomless Saturday's! and 3 other offers

Charming, luxe and found in the heart of Canada Square, those of you looking to organise a Christmas dinner East of the river can't go far wrong with One Canada Square. From international wines to stunning plates, give the festive season a sophisticated twist right here.

The Folly

894 user reviews 4

Treasure yourself and 1 other offer

This botanically-inspired haven is arguably one of the most striking restaurants in London. It's an ideal candidate for Christmas, with guests able to enjoy anything from a canapé reception to a winter buffet via a sumptuous 3-course set-up. There's cocktails aplenty throughout, and a devoted event planning team to see you through every step of the way.

Devonshire Terrace

186 user reviews 4

Treasure yourself and 1 other offer

With a bespoke party planning service that is as hassle-free as it is personal, Devonshire Terrace represents a fantastic option if you're looking to party close to the City. The venue's 4 private dining rooms play host to a delicious 3-course Christmas feast.

The Jones Family Project

27 user reviews 5

Boasting one of only a handful of Josper ovens in the City and a Christmas menu coming in from as little as £33.50 a head, it's no wonder that this dapper dinner affair in is coming up trumps. Head to Shoreditch for private spaces and contemporary furnishings alongside cracking cocktails and candlelit tables.

50% off Food and 1 other offer

If you'd rather leave the cooking to the professionals, then head to the Sanderson for one of the best winter lunches in London. Enjoy a 5-course meal with all the trimmings and naturally, there'll be a glass of Laurent-Perrier on arrival... because what's Christmas without a bit of the sparkly stuff? 

The Old Frizzle

222 user reviews 4

Boasting a lavish and extensive set menu, you'll find dishes like beef fillet carpaccio, courgette cream, lemon and rocket  to start, seafood, prawns and salmon pastry, creamy white wine, dill and cheddar sauce, baby potatoes and vegetables for your main, followed by banana, pecan and honey slice with espresso ice cream... *A pool of drool emerges* 


454 user reviews 5

For a smart and stylish Christmas dinner this year, make sure your destination is Goat in Chelsea. A real slice of New York in south London, this restaurant bar is bright and spacious, plus the Italian food is to die for! With smart cocktail bar Goat DRINK upstairs, this is the place to be for first-class fare this winter.

Jamies Tudor Street

86 user reviews 4

£50 Food and Drink Package and 9 other offers

As tradition goes, gorge to the point of bursting on this lip-smacking three-course feast for £32.95 or two-course spread of £27.95. Sumptuous starters, delicious desserts and a mega mains include ribeye steak and duck breast, as well as, seabass, accompanied by buttered vegetables and roast potatoes.

Treasure yourself and 1 other offer

Expect a sensational seasonal supper this Christmas, with 3 courses of all of the festive staples - smoked salmon, turkey crowns, and christmas puddings - all cooked up to perfection. Brimming with seasonal cheer and seasonal cocktails, the only thing you'll need to take care of is deciding who you'll meet under the mistletoe!

Offering a festive set menu in both the main restaurant and their 6 private dining rooms - this City spot is the place to be this festive season. Choose between dreamy dishes such as roast breast of Gressingham duck, 12-hour slow braised Cumbrian ox cheek and pan-fried fillet of Peterhead cod.

Ruby Blue Bar

122 user reviews 4

Free Entry VIP Guestlist

A decadent dining destination in the heart of central London, this charming spot is serving up a happily affordable spread this year. Boasting three-course Christmas lunch and dinners options alongside and cosy coffee and mince pies, Ruby Bar Blue promise to do feasting the right way.  

Jamies Ludgate

70 user reviews 4

Prosecco £20 a bottle and 6 other offers

Never mind Santa, dinner is what we're really here for. Those pesky pigs in blankets, that succulent bird, and all the trimmings... our mouths are already watering. If there's anyone that can knock up a good traditional festive spread then its got to be our Jamie.

The Trading House

45 user reviews 4

Located just a stone's throw from St Paul's Cathedral, this stunning hideaway is located in a Grade II listed building, with a nautical theme that harks back to Britain's trading history. If you fancy a tipple, there's an extensive drinks menu, along with a gorgeous selection of classic dishes.


83 user reviews 3

Free Entry Guestlist and 1 other offer

Swanky West End bar, Sway, will be serving up a traditional Christmas lunch this year. Plough through your pigs in blankets and tuck into turkey before seeing off with a trio of chocolate mousse. Of course, you won't be able to go home without hitting the dancefloor first.


42 user reviews 4

Extended Happy Hour

Tuck into a scrumptious Christmas lunch at this slick city restaurant. Abbey bar will be putting on cracking Christmas spread, and with an  extensive range of options, there really is something for everyone here. From 'roasted parsnip soup' to 'bacon wrapped duck and apricot terrine', the starter section alone is brimming with variety. 

Loop Bar

94 user reviews 4

Free Entry VIP Guestlist and 1 other offer

Undoubtedly, Christmas is the best time of the year, but let's be honest, it's not best for the old bank balance. Fortunately, Loop Bar are offering a fantastic, affordable Christmas lunch. From just £17 per head, tuck into a traditional three course Christmas lunch with all of the trimmings. And this mouth-watering menu cuts no corners to accommodate for its pocket pricing. Tuck into Scottish smoked salmon for starters and then grilled sirloin steak for your main before seeing off your meal with a an Artisan cheese plate. 

Ealing Park Tavern

123 user reviews 5

Exclusive January Offer: Selection of Canapés and bowl food for £25pp and 1 other offer

The scattering of potatoes, the piles of Yorkshire puddings and the meandering with wine... there's nothing quite like your good ol' fashioned roast dinner, and The Ealing Park Tavern are a venue doing it just right. Head on down for a Christmas meal with the team or a private event alike. 


39 user reviews 4

Extended Happy Hour

Why not head to this edgy city bar for your Christmas lunch this year? From three course meals to help-yourself fork buffets; cocktail receptions to coffee and mince pies… there are a multitude of dining options here to make sure you're super full with festive foodage this holiday season. 

Balls Brothers Mayfair

39 user reviews 4

Happy Hour 5-7pm Everday!

Not only can you get private hire  and a menu of traditional Christmas favourites (...with a few signature twists), but this Mayfair favourite is ideally-located and a great choice if you're looking to impress. Tuck into delicious food and a great selection of beers, spirits and wines.

The Jam Tree Clapham

95 user reviews 3

Bookcase Rooms Hire and 2 other offers

If you're looking for a fusion of British tradition with a splash of something a little exotic then this menu won't disappoint. With dishes from India, Asia as well as, an all-important Christmas cracker, choose one of their two buffet packages suitable for parties of 30 or more if you fancy a more casual affair. Check out Jam Tree Chelsea for more Christmas options.

The Drift

297 user reviews 4

Treasure yourself and 1 other offer

The Drift brims with quirky collectables, hidden alcoves, a mixology table, a fine dining nook and a secluded cabana with a captivating view of Europe's largest private aquarium, and on top of all that, it's a great spot for Christmas dinner. Ideally located near Liverpool Street, kick back and enjoy a 3-courses with all the trimmings.


60 user reviews 3

Extended Happy Hour

With industrial chic stylings and a spectacular array of dishes and drinks, this hella good looking venue in Bank is a charming choice for a Christmas dinner. These friendly folk serve up a crackinh selection offerings, from a fork and finger buffet to a traditional spread, leading to a cheeky dance in the downstairs club room.

County Arms

181 user reviews 4

Offering a blend of vintage charm and contemporary style, this stunning Wandsworth gastropub is a cosy place to keep warm. Fitted with a variety of private dining rooms and event spaces, tackle a seasonal spread laden with English Rose turkey, 8oz British sirloin and figgy pudding. An ideal space for a relaxing festive meal with your nearest and dearest.

The Refinery, Bankside

239 user reviews 4

Treasure yourself and 1 other offer

Drop in on Southwark Street's landmark Blue Fin building where a delicious 3-course banquet awaits. Fancy something lighter? Not an issue; The Refinery also offers canapé receptions and winter buffets to provide that bit of seasonal cheer. Don't miss their winter-warming cocktails!