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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 2018. Take a look, get your mouth watering, and book online for your perfect Christmas dinner in London.
Enjoy a fantastic Christmas meal at Balans and you'll receive a delicious seasonal feast, as well as amazing Christmas crackers filled with miniature bottles of their signature festive cocktails too.
Dine in your own private heated igloo as Inamo Camden transforms its garden into a winter wonderland complete with cosy sheepskins, pretty flowers and twinkling fairy lights, ideal for a warm and romantic Christmas dinner.
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.
Casual and happily affordable, Charlotte's Bistro ticks all your Christmas dinner in London needs. Located in Chiswick, head to the restaurant for locally sourced dishes and a delicious range of vegetarian options.
An historical pub and restaurant in The City, the Punch Tavern offers a slap up Christmas dinner perfect for office feasting this festive season. Head down for a classic Christmas spread with all trimmings and some great wines and ales to wash it down with.
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!
If you'd rather leave the cooking to the professionals, then head to the Sanderson for one of the best Christmas lunches in London. Enjoy a five-course meal with all the trimmings, naturally. There'll be a glass of Laurent-Perrier on arrival as well, because what's Christmas without a bit of the sparkly stuff?
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!
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.
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.
Bringing you slap up dinners and festive celebrations join The Flatmates behind The Little Blue Door for one of the most raucous Christmas dinners in London this year.
The Loose Box in Westminster is all about hearty and wholesome food. Join them this Christmas for a traditional dinner, sleek atmosphere, and charming service.
With private hire capability and a menu of traditional Christmas favourites (...with a few signature twists), Balls Brothers Mayfair is an ideally-located and great choice for your Christmas dinner in London this year. Tuck into delicious food and a great selection of beers, spirits and wines at this Central London favourite.
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.
Instead of your traditional Christmas dinner, go for a more elegantly Italian affair at Gatti's. Spread across two floors – with a wine bar upstairs and a luxurious restaurant below – you'll be treated to an evening of exemplary service and delicious Italian Christmas food.
Expect great things from Craft when it comes to Christmas dinner with Stevie Parle at the helm. There's two menus to choose from: tasting or three courses, all with innovative and tasty dishes including the likes of beer-cured Devon trout.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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. ;)
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.
Bringing you a whole festive season and delicious food and stunning entertainment, there's no better place to get those Christmas jollies in than at this weird, wonderful and oh so cool Acton bar.
From the stunning redesign and central London location through to the frequent burlesque and cabaret performances, Proud Embankment is bringing a sense of glamour to Christmas parties in London.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
This gorgeous Victorian boozer is located just off Edgware road and boasts a stunning menu with infamous roasts and an impressive choice of cask ale, keg beer and whiskey, perfect for your Christmas festivities.
Give your Christmas dining a plant-based twist as this renowned pop-up brings one night of fine dining to Shoreditch. Taking place at a secret location, the event will feature a multi-course meal of festive flavours, created using vegetarian produce throughout.
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.
Christmas dinner at quirky Soho establishment Balans isn't like your normal Christmas dinner. Alongside their mouth-watering menu of delicious Christmas food, but their Christmas crackers are filled with their speciality cocktails.
With ingredients sourced from Lebanon and using traditional cooking techniques, Lazeez Tapas is an intimate tapas and sharing plates restaurant in Central London. With a range of spaces to hire, the spot is perfect for a private party.
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.
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.
Give your Christmas feast a Roman twist at the swish Palatino in Clerkenwell. The restaurant is whipping up a three or four-course option for the festive season, each with a delicious Italian take; the goose leg with cotechino looks set to be a winner.
Head to Islington's Upper Street where Michelin-trained James Cochran is bringing delicious and experimental dishes to the table, alongside great cocktails and minimal, studio-like interiors.
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.
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*
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.
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.
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.
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 latest London private dining spot, The Studio at the Andaz Hotel is the perfect option for your Christmas dinner event. Located in the heart of London, guests can choose menu options from any of the hotel's five restaurants.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Located just a stone's throw from St Paul's Cathedral, this gorgeous hideaway is a Grade II listed building with a nautical theme that harks back to Britain's trading history. If you fancy a Christmas tipple, there is an extensive drinks menu, along with a gorgeous selection of classic dishes to enjoy in the impressive decor.
Make that traditional festive meal and futuristic feast at Inamo. Using the world's first interactive ordering system you can make that London Christmas Dinner all the more exciting.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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 roast on offer, as well as plenty of superb sips behind the bar, it definitely takes away all the hassle of cooking at home.
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.
Enjoy Christmas dinner at View 94, where you'll be treated to delicious menu served in their wonderful fine-dining restaurant. Afterwards, you can enjoy their more-relaxed Lounge Bar downstairs, or even nip outside (if it isn't too cold) to the Champagne Terrace to enjoy some beautiful views of London and the Thames.
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.
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.