If you're spending your Christmas Day with mates and fancy some tongue-in-cheek humour with a sprinkling of nostalgia, this is the spot for you. Taking you back to the days of Grange Hill, The Schoolhouse serves delicious bottomless brunch, dinner and Christmas treats with weird and wonderful cocktails straight from the science lab.
Where To Have Christmas Day in London
Though it might be the most wonderful time of the year, we've all experienced our fair share of stress on Christmas Day. With this guide, you can avoid the hundreds of ingredients scattered everywhere, a huge bird that only just fits into the oven and a restless, and a hangry crowd constantly asking 'how long?', as many of the city's restaurants are open on the 25th, offering a traditional meal without the usual accompanying headache. This year, to save your from tears, we've compiled a list of the best venues to spend your Christmas Day in London.
Offering a welcoming and friendly atmosphere, this great Highgate pub is a top spot for some Christmas Day drinking and dining. Chow down on their tasty Christmas dinner, or head in after lunch for a few afternoon pints.
If you're based around Farringdon, this classic boozer may be the perfect spot for you. Offering hearty classic Christmas lunches, alongside a wide selection of real ale beer and more, the historic pub oozes yuletide charm.
Not only is this modern Clerkenwell hotel a specular choice for breakfast, brunch and dinner, but now their Christmas offering is about to sleigh. Feast on a decadent 5-course lunch, opt for canapes and choose a perfectly paired wine flight.
Make yours a Christmas to remember and get down to this swish West End spot, where you'll find a menu packed with Peruvian and Mexican sharing plates. Think soft shell tacos filled with tiger prawns to pisco-glazed smoked paprika ribs and equally intriguing cocktails to soak it all up.
With dreamy industrial interiors and a gorgeous conservatory and outdoor terrace, Charlotte's W5 is a perfect location for your Christmas Day in London. Located in the heart of Ealing, its stunning Christmas menu is well worth the journey wherever you are.
A West End gem all year round, Monmouth Kitchen offers a tantalising menu of Italian and Peruvian dishes alongside creative cocktails, so if you're after an impressive meal this Christmas, head to Covent Garden where you'll find all this and champagne for only £75 per person.
If you're searching for an authentic pub to spend you Christmas Day in, look no further. This beautiful Victorian public house has superb sips behind the bar, that will perfectly complement your traditional Christmas dinner.
With stunning restaurants in Oxford Street, Canary Wharf and Bloomsbury offering up delicious seasonal dishes, Scoff & Banter is a top pick this winter. With beautifully decorated interiors and plush fittings in a listed building, this Kensington location makes for an ideal Christmas day venue.
This gorgeous gastro-pub is the perfect spot for Christmas dinner if you're looking for a homely feel with contemporary edge. With its fresh food, fine wine and delightful selection of beer, it's a quaint, all-round lovely place packed with yuletide spirit.
Choose to have a traditional turkey with trimmings for your Christmas dinner, or switch it up with a bit of Cuban fusion. Be transported away from the winter weather to sun soaked Havana as you split sharing plates from across the globe, without the worry of washing up.
If you're looking to do something a little different, why not check out this party bus tour around London? Offering a unique family experience, you'll board this vintage red bus and travel around all the best sights the capital has to offer. It's a great way to show off your home city, or learn more about our gorgeous home at the most wonderful time of the year.
Charming and honest, the Mulberry Bush never disappoints with its beautiful interiors and menus that burst with flavour. This Christmas, to rid you of the anger-inducing cooking and cleaning process, the venue's team of chefs are plating up a Christmas dinner that's sure to put a smile on your face.
This sumptuous dining experience allows you to leave the cooking to the professionals and enjoy a proper Christmas dinner, stress-free, in a gorgeous setting. Sip on glasses of mulled wine or champagne as you experience a real taste of yuletide joy without the fuss.
This traditional British pub is a lovely way to spend the day if you're looking for home comforts without the hassle. The Prince Albert is stooped in character with, mismatched furnishings and eclectic decor that is paired perfectly with its hearty menu.