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 11th July 2019

The Drift

457 user reviews 4

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.

An evening spent at one of these glamorous establishments isn't like your usual. Alongside quirky interiors and attentive service, you'll find a mouth-watering menu of delicious seasonal food and a cracking selection of speciality cocktails.

Charlotte's Bistro

178 user reviews 4

Early Diner Offer - 3 Courses & Aperitif £29.50

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.

The Jam Tree Chelsea

48 user reviews 4

Bottomless Brunch and 2 other offers

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.

The Old Frizzle

283 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* 

Chocolate Week

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 Trading House

145 user reviews 4

£10.00 Wings & 2 Pints and 2 other offers

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.

Slug and Lettuce Aldgate

43 user reviews 4

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. 

Jamies Ludgate

97 user reviews 4

Burger + Chips = Free Selected Drink - and 2 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.


549 user reviews 4

Free Entry & Shot on Guestlist and 2 other offers

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.

Ruby Blue Bar

205 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.  

Loop Bar

228 user reviews 4

Free Entry VIP Guestlist

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. 

County Arms

228 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.


97 user reviews 4

Beer Pong & a Two Pitcher's of Beer and 2 other offers

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. 

Inamo Soho

103 user reviews 4

Unlimited Asian tapas & sushi with free-flowing wine or beer £42 per person

Forget the traditional festive meal and go for something a bit more futuristic at Inamo. Using the world's first interactive ordering system ,you can make thing's all the more exciting, with a lovely range of Asian dishes to tuck into.

The Fable

522 user reviews 4

2 Cocktail Mixology Class and 3 other offers

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.


712 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.