Christmas Dinner in London
Planning a Christmas party in London and looking for the perfect Christmas dinner? Look no further; we know how difficult it is trying to please your fussy friends and colleagues, so we've laid out the best Christmas dinners in London for your festive party in 2017. Take a look, get your mouth watering, and book online for your perfect Christmas dinner in London.
Last updated on 18th April 2017
Ruby Blue Bar is a decadent dining destination in the heart of the West end. And despite all of it's pizzaz and charm, they'll be serving up a happily affordable Christmas spread this year. Boasting three-course Christmas lunch and dinners options alongside and cosy coffee and mince pies, Ruby Bar Blue promise to do Christmas feasting the right way.
This charming gastropub in Balham will be putting on a cracking Christmas spread. Head down to find a venue with a delightful decor filled with olive hues, quaint dining tables and strewn fairy lights. Tuck into a traditional Christmas lunch and wash it all down with a delectable Christmas cocktail.
Found inside the DoubleTree by Hilton, this chic restaurant offers a Christmas banquet with that Marco Pierre White seal of approval. Expect a top quality dining experience in a glamorous Islington setting, which doesn’t break the bank either. Alongside the trademark MPW steaks there will be a traditional Christmas dinner spread with all the trimmings, cooked up using the finest British ingredients and French-inspired techniques.
A boutique venue mixing modern elegance with a personal approach, The Driver has three private space perfect for staging a Christmas shindig. Each has its own private bar and Martin Audio sound system, so if you want to take advantage of the venue's late licence and go all out once the plates have been cleared, you're more than welcome.
A slick eating and drinking space upon Brick Lane, Cinnamon Kitchen offers an alternative to the traditional Christmas fare: look forward to a menu of modern dishes, crafted through a fusion of spice from the Subcontinent, using only premium British ingredients. With a number of dining options available for Christmas Dinner, including a Christmas Day menu, Cinnamon Kitchen is a great choice for Christmas Dinner in London. Enquire and book online now.
For a Christmas dinner with Spanish undertones, check out Salvador & Amanda. They're famous Christmas parties come laced with tasty tapas, wines and cocktails from around the world, and they've got a host of bookable areas to suit groups of all sizes.
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 three-course dinner with all the trimmings at this great London bar.
Enjoy your Christmas dinner from the comfort of one of Elysée's elegant private dining rooms this year. You're assured of great food, and with a stylish cocktail bar, live Jazz and a late licence until 3.30am there's no shortage of reasons to continue your celebrations once you're done at the dining table.
If you're looking for a fusion of British tradition with a splash of something a little exotic then The Jam Tree's menu won't disappoint. Select either a Christmas set menu for £26.50 per person offering up generous options per course including dishes from India, Asia as well as an all important Christmas cracker! Or 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.
Consider the humble Christmas dinner something that's been done already and looking for a unique alternative? Why not head on down to Octoberfest Pub and experience something wholly different thanks to their Bavarian theme, steins, German plates and plenty more.
Bursting with vibrant flavour and continuously full of life, Tonic and Remedy is a fun-loving spot in Shoreditch that, owing to its delicious food menu, is great for a Christmas dinner in London. With the area having been used by various apothecaries to create bespoke blends of medicines, wines and spices to aid health and reinvigorate, the team of bartenders act in a similar vain, creating the perfect drink for you, and ensuring that you have a great evening.
With amazing views of London's shimmering skyline, the Urban Coterie Lounge is an elegant restaurant and bar, housed on the 16th floor of the M for Montcalm Hotel in Shoreditch. Beautifully decorated, the brightly coloured furniture wonderfully clashes with the grey-scale tones and purposely naked walls. The team of chefs experiment with the best ingredients and this year offer a menu that's perfect for a Christmas celebration.
An enchanted lair where every detail tells a story, The Fable are offering bespoke packages to suit your every need this Christmas. Whether you’re looking to nibble on some canapés, pick at a buffet or get down to business with a delicious three-course feast, The Fable has you covered. Book out one of their plush private dining rooms if you really feel like going all out.
A sleek and sophisticated location close to London Bridge, Heeltap are whipping up a delicious range of menus this festive season. There’s a choice of options to suit the needs of your party, and guests will be able to enjoy either two or three course dinners or pick their way through a specially created ‘festive feast’ sharing platter. There’s a selection of wines, premium spirits, cocktails and draught beers to pair with dinner too.
Zebrano Soho's flexible approach is perfect for a stress-free party. Whether you're hoping to plan a champagne reception, three-course meal or a buffet-styled party, Zebrano's personal party-planning team rise to the occasion. The sleek restaurant area transforms into a bar-cum-club afterwards, so there's no excuse not to get dancing.
Offering a welcome blend of vintage charm and contemporary style, this stunning Wandsworth gastropub offers a cosy place for Christmas dinner this festive season. Fitted with a variety of handsome private dining rooms and event spaces, tackle a Christmas Feast menu laden with English Rose turkey, 8oz British sirloin and figgy pudding. An ideal space for a relaxing festive meal with your nearest and dearest.
Enjoy your Christmas feast from the comfort of this prized Canary Wharf location. Fancy something light? You can pick between a seven-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. 28West are offering a host of cracking drink packages to help get the party started too!
A creative space designed to bring an eclectic East London bunch together, pay Zigfrid a visit if it's a quirky festive shindig your searching for. This is Shoreditch dining, drinking and dancing at its kooky best, and the Hoxton Square hangout knows all about hosting a lively party or two.
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 three-course banquet. There’s cocktails aplenty throughout, and a devoted event planning team to see you through every step of the way.
Experience some Waxy's wonderment this Christmas and chomp your way through their traditional British menu offering meaty treats with the crowning glory Turkey and kilted sausages. Opt for either a buffet fashion meal (£20 per head) or a sit-down affair (£25/£30) and bloat in the decadence of their honest, hearty food.
Eclectic, exquisite and with that "ho" so important festive theme, Jamie Oliver's on Tudor Street will be treating you lucky punters to a banquet of brilliant bites. 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 mix of Christmas meal awesomeness from ribeye steak and duck breast to turkey and seabass, accompanied by buttered vegetables and roast potatoes, you'll be welcoming in this happy season just right.
Add a little Latin spice to your Christmas festivities with a Brazilian style bash at Floripa. Bringing tropical, rainforest vibes aplenty and some South American sass, this will be one dinner and drinks fiasco that'll get you salsa dancing all night long. With a bundle of different eating options choose your party punching package according to finger, fork or 3 course feast!
Apples and Pears is an endearing spot in the heart of Brick Lane in London. With a beautifully decorated bar serving a number of tantalising spirit concoctions and a number of areas available for private hire, this is fast becoming a popular spot for hosting Christmas parties. To complete the deal, the chefs in the kitchen have created a menu full of all your favourite Christmas dishes. Think mouth-watering turkey, succulent potatoes and delicious vegetables.
Offering a festive set menu in both the main restaurant and their six private dining rooms - Chiswell Street 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 - making your dinner truly special.
"We love hosting Dinner Parties" beam Paradise, and who are we to argue when they do it so well? Fully equipped with a choice of stunning private rooms, this excellent West London resort holds anything from canape parties to fully fledged seasonal feasts to spread that festive cheer. It would be a real waste if you didn't hit their raucous club nights afterwards, too.
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 Shoreditch is coming up trumps this festive period. From private spaces and contemporary furnishings, to cracking cocktails and candlelit tables, Jones Family Project will make any Christmas dinner a truly memorable affair.
Head down to Old Broad Street this Christmas and treat yourself to a delicious Christmas dinner at Corney and Barrow. Here, they've got something for everyone, from the 'celeriac, truffled mushroom & goat's cheese layered terrine' to the traditional 'turkey with all of the trimmings'. To wash it down, indulge in their impeccable selection of wines or a hand-crafted cocktail from the master mixologists behind the bar.
McQueen offers a traditional three-course Christmas banquet in relaxed yet chic surroundings. The set menu comes in at £40 per person and offers a variety of meaty and veggie options for your perusal.
With elegant suites overlooking a plethora of exotic animals across 36 acres of zoological gardens, a Christmas dinner at ZSL is one for those seeking something a little different this year. What's more, hosting an event at ZSL means directly contributing to conservation projects around the world!
The Old Frizzle will be putting on a cracking Christmas spread in their charming venue this year. Boasting a lavish and extensive set menu, you'll find dishes like the '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 the 'Banana, pecan and honey slice with espresso ice cream for dessert'... *A pool of drool emerges*
A stunning retreat housed in the St Martins Lane Hotel, you'll enjoy a fantastic Christmas dinner experience with Asian and Cuban undertones here. Make yourself at home in a dramatically colonnaded space 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 if you'd like to carry on your night.
For a hassle-free, memorable Christmas party, Zebrano delivers the goods. They've been holding fantastic parties for between 2 and 300 guests for years, with their dedicated team of party planners over-seeing everything from your drinking and dining arrangements to the decorations.
Mabel's is an exceptionally charming, super-cute Covent garden cafe that would make for an ideal venue for a Christmas dinner date. Here, they'll be putting on a traditional Christmas lunch as as well as having a festive buffet option too. On top of that, they're offering a seasonal drinks package too to make sure that you'll be having a very merry Christmas this year.
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.
A masterpiece of contemporary design and gourmet excellence, Yoshiaki is a culinary experience to be savoured this Christmas. Treat yourself to a masterful dining experience at this Mayfair haunt, as they combine American fusion cuisine, slick city dining and house crafted cocktails.
For a taste of high-flying hospitality at one of London’s hottest new openings, the O2’s NY-LON lounge bar is calling this Christmastime. The venue brings all of the festive elegance of New York City to the fore, offering canape receptions, drinks vouchers, finger buffets and dancing for £65. Smaller groups are welcome too, with bookable tables and festive sharing boards for two coming in at £40 per couple.
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.
An all-day drinking and dining hub in the heart of Balham, The Exhibit lays on delicious food packages guaranteed to bring festive cheer this Christmastime. The Christmas Bowls and Bites menu keeps the focus on light finger food and mingling, or indulge in the three-course banquet which offers up spiced festive soup, Norfolk bronze Turkey and Christmas pudding coated in rum custard for just £26.
Located in the heart of Covent Garden, Roadhouse offers a vibrant setting in which to enjoy a spot of Christmas dinner. Come for the great festive food and drink then enjoy some singing and dancing, with live bands every night and DJs hitting the decks until 3am.
Retreat to Canary Wharf for a Christmas dinner at this sleek, refreshing hangout. Offering anything from a canapé reception to an indulgent 3-course feast, The Parlour’s dedicated team of event planners are there to take the stress out of your Christmas dinner by planning every step of the way.
Sitting on the banks of the River Thames in Putney and ageing over 150 years, the Duke's Head is a cosy pub that offers London's many revellers a rest-bite from the bustling city. With many cosy spots and seating areas to relax in, the food menu is full of hearty, warming British treats and, come Christmas, will feature a range of festive treats. From mince pies to hearty goose roasts, family Christmas Dinners have never been so easy to organise.
A relaxing haven from the bustle of the City, The Anthologist is a sure-fire candidate for a delicious three-course Christmas meal. Make one of their quirky private spaces your own and enjoy some delicious fare washed down with winter-warming cocktails. Dinner starts from £30 per person.
Christmas is nigh and if you're fiending some pigs in blankets action before the big day then get ready to stuff your face full of festive foods courtesy of Jamie's Creechurch Christmas party packages. Go big with a 3 or 2 course dinner, or nibble to your jolly hearts content on canapes, platters and bowls.
For a smart and stylish Christmas dinner this year, make sure your destination is Goat DINE in Chelsea. A real slice of New York in South London, this restaurant bar is bright and spacious and the Italian food they serve up is to die for! With smart cocktail bar Goat DRINK upstairs, this is the place to be for a first-class dinner this festive season. Enquire now for your Christmas dinner at Goat DINE.
Opulent, eccentric and ever deluxe, those looking to drink and dine this Christmas in the city need look no further than this Playboy located haunt. A divine destination boasting a winter wonderland themed this festive period, why of course, Baroque boasts a three course meal for up to 40 guests or a luxe canape menu for those more inclined to something a tad more relaxed.
Never mind Santa, Christmas 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. And if there's anyone that can knock up a good traditional festive spread then its got to be our Jamie. Choose from a 2 or 3 course offering or even from a selection of canapes, platters and bowls if nibbles and treats are more your style.
Innovative Indian cuisine is the name of the game at this elegant West End retreat. Whether you're on the hunt for an intimate area for your closest pals, a semi-private area for a larger group or a sit-down meal for up to 220 diners, there's a table with your name on it at Mint Leaf.
With a Christmas menu bursting full of festive treats and a drinks menu that's definitely worth its salt, Smollenskys offers Londoners a cosy, welcoming venue, perfect for intimate Christmas dinners. Based on the Strand next to the world-famous Savoy hotel, their chefs have produced a mouth-watering menu composed of traditional, British dishes. Tuck into some festive cheer with one of their many Christmas platters, or chew your way to culinary bliss with their roast duck served alongside seasoned vegetables and a cooked pear.
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!
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.
About as quirky as they come, The Gable is a charming choice of venue in the City of London for Christmas dinner. Excelling in fun time party vibes and serving up a raucous roster of party tunes and heady cocktails, you're in for a wild one at The Gable. They're serving up a selection of Christmas dinner offerings, from a fork and finger buffet to a traditional three course meal - with all of the trimmings, of course.
Minutes away from The Shard and London Bridge, Tanner and Co is a brilliant restaurant to enjoy a Christmas dinner in London. The restaurant uses the best quality British produce to bring you hearty dishes all in an intimate and relaxed setting.
Drake and Morgan will be putting on a sensational seasonal supper this Christmas. Their three course dinner features all of the festive staples - smoked salmon, turkey crowns, and christmas puddings - all cooked up to perfection. Brimming with seasonal cheer, full of fantastic festive foodage and buzzing off of D&Ms cracking Christmas cocktails, the only thing you'll need to take care of at this delectable Christmas dinner is deciding who you'll meet under the mistletoe. ;)
Full of character and with a succinct understanding of what 'value-for-money' actually means, Jamies in London Bridge is an ideal venue for any christmas party or meal. Alongside a number of enticing drinks offers, their menu is bursting full of the finest, festive treats London has to offer. Whether you're tucking into their succulent roast duck and seasoned vegetables or chomping your way through one of their Christmas platters, you're guaranteed to leave with a belly full of festive cheer and a smile etched across your face.
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.
Willing and able to accept bookings for between 4 and 100 guests, Blues Kitchen looks perfect for a fun-time dinner party this festive season. Indulge in a three-course feast packed with wings, ribs, burgers and burnt ends galore for just £30, then enjoy some infectious live music afterwards.
Head to Opal where there'll be serving up your favourite Christmas dinner with all the trimmings spread over three courses. And if you really want to push the boat out for the festive season, why not opt for the deluxe dining package. With it, you'll be greeted with a champagne and canapés reception, followed by an excellent Christmas dinner accompanied by the perfect wine to complement your meal.
Marrying an industrial style with a laid back vibe, Clapham North is a South London gem and is the perfect place for your London Christmas party this year. Offering a range of xmas packages, guests of Clapham North can dig into a delicious Christmas dinner with all the trimmings, sans the price tag.
From chic canapé receptions to fully-fledged Christmas banquets, Patch St. Paul's passes the Christmas party test with flying colours. Ideally located minutes from St. Paul’s, guests sit down to a 2 or 3 course feast of Roasted Breast and Thigh of Black Feathered Turkey and Smoked Salmon and King Prawns, washed down with a winter-warming choice of seasonal cocktails.
Tuck into a scrumptious Christmas lunch at this slick city restaurant. Abbey bar will be putting on cracking Christmas spread, and with a super 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. Head to Abbey bar for diverse Christmas dining.
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.
The Beerhouse's Oktoberfest-styled Christmas dinner parties offer a pefect blend of entertainment, authentic Bavarian food, table service and world famous German beers served from Stein glasses. Their Christmas party packages start from £39.90 and you can relax knowing that their dedicated team will take care of every detail.
Swanky West End bar, Sway, will be serving up a traditional Christmas lunch this year. Plough through your pigs in blankets and tuck into your Christmas turkey before seeing off your Christmas lunch with a trio of chocolate mousse. A three course menu filled with some super delish Christmas dishes.
Nestled in the Paternoster Square overlooking iconic St. Paul's, where better to belly-fill over the Christmas period? A finger-licking three-course spread of Christmas chow for £32.95, you will not be disappointed. The Saint's little helpers will be cooking up a storm in the kitchen, so expect tasty starters, mouth-watering mains with a nod to that traditional turkey all topped off with buttered seasonal vegetables and roast potatoes followed by a delicious dessert menu, not forgetting Christmas Pudding with brandy sauce.
Eaton Square offers a stylish yet affordable location in Belgravia to stage your Christmas party. It’s a great option whether you’re looking for a 2-course festive lunch or a yuletide banquet to share, with a range of private, semi-private and exclusive hire options to suit your parties needs. Festive treats are cooked using the best seasonal produce, and there’s a few Eaton Square surprises thrown in for good measure.
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 four private dining rooms play host to a delicious three-course Christmas feast.
Cosy, cute and with loads of character, The Cat and Mutton is the perfect place for a Christmas dinner in London. The East London boozer is offering up mounds of turkey, stuffing and other festive goodies at their historic pub this December with two courses for £20.
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. They'll adapt and adjust their menus to ensure the selection is perfect for your party.
There’s a good coverage of canapes, platters and bowl food at Jamie’s, but it’s the Main Event Christmas menu that steals the show. Start with crispy pancetta or steamed mussles, choose between roast duck breast or traditional turkey then finish with Christmas Pudding, smothered in brandy sauce. YUM. Three courses are £32.95, and there’s a range of Christmas drink packages too.
Choose from a cracking selection of Christmas dinner offerings, from a fork and finger buffet to a traditional three course meal - with all of the trimmings, of course. You and your party will dine in a super modern space, at the base of The Gherkin. Can't get much better than that!
Newly renovated with industrial chic stylings and serving up a spectacular array of dishes and drinks, this hella good looking venue in Bank is a charming choice for a Christmas dinner in the City of London. These friendly folk serve up a selection of Christmas dinner offerings, from a fork and finger buffet to a traditional three course meal, with all of the trimmings, of course. Plus, you can have a cheeky dance in the downstairs club room afterwards.
Dabble in the ultimate, intimate dining experience this Christmas as one of the most notable names in the business promises guests a truly bespoke experience. Boasting the space for but 12 dapper guests in their Private Dining Room, Playboy Club London are promises festive friends a veritable feast of Christmas favourites in a luxe and intimate setting.
A truly unique Christmas party affair: we're talking slap up interiors, jaw dropping entertainment and an incredible roster of live bands and DJs - and a hearty Christmas dinner offering, of course. Choose from a wide selection of catering options, with canapes and three course meals served alongside unlimited drinks Delightful!
Enjoy Christmas dinner in the most spectacular of settings: immerse yourself in the celestial inspired space in the Natural History Museum and impress your guests with seated dinners or a charming reception and buffet option. If you're after something a little different from your Christmas party in London, you've found the ideal suitor.
Oozing with sheer elegance, Il Bottaccio welcomes you to indulge in a masquerade themed night of festive grandeur. The atmosphere is set to be top notch, and the drinks will be well a-flowing - that's not to mention the food, which will be nothing short of spectacular. Enjoy Christmas dinner in a buffet style or as a more traditional sit down, three course affair.