Set in Fitzrovia, this British restaurant is putting their touch on Christmas day with a four-course feast. There's Champagne to start celebrations, and twists on the usual shenanigans with dishes such as stuffed aubergines and lobster thermador.
Where To Have Christmas Day in London
Mistletoe, mulled wine and meltdowns over an undercooked turkey? Christmas day is great but all too often it leads to squabbles over mashed tatties, hours slaving away in a kitchen, and moans from hangry uncle Brian. Not this year, we've rounded up the best pubs and restaurant in London to celebrate Christmas day - think all the cheer and none of the fear.
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.
Putney's The Duke's Head is serving up all sorts of festive treats come Christmas day in London. Nab a space in the bright and airy dining room for views over The Thames and whopping plates of food, as all mains are served with goose fat potatoes, honey roasted carrots and parsnips.
Start your day with a glass of Laurent-Perrier at the swish, ocean-themed Sea Containers, before moving onto the full feast. The smart restaurant is catering for large groups with a traditional dinner that includes turkey, salmon and a whipped brie starter that sounds all sorts of dreamy.
One of the best restaurants in London, the Savoy Grill will be serving up a very special festive feast this Christmas Day. Book yourself in for a menu of smoked beef consomme with chestnut tortellini, classic roast turkey and trimmings and an indulgent chocolate and orange yule log.
For something a little different this Christmas day, head to Steak & Lobster where you'll enjoy a turkey-free lunch of surf and turf croquettes, charcoal-grilled lobster with garlic butter and key lime pie within one of the restaurant's stylish venues.
If you're in East London then head over to Woolwich's Dial Arch as they serve a scrumptious three-course dinner. There's a long list of options to choose from as well, meaning even the fussiest of eaters will be catered for.
Enjoy Christmas Day in opulent surroundings at the iconic Waldorf Hilton. This year, the luxury hotel will be hosting a sumptuous six-course menu, complete with the finest British ingredients, from fresh oysters to butter-basted turkey served with duck fat fondant potatoes.
Slick spot Vintry and Mercer will be hosting Christmas day across their spaces, including at the Izakaya. The smart City spot is putting on three courses for £40, and along with the traditional turkey, adds an Asian flair with the likes of soy and ginger tofu steak.
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.
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, alongside British staples such as pigs in a blanket and slow-braised Devon lamb shoulder.
Stunning Quaglino's has entertained everyone, from royalty through to celebrities, and is perfect for something a little different come Christmas day. Descend down the stairs to find a unique Art Deco-inspired space, with a three-course set menu to keep you fed and watered.
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.
Giving you all the bang for less buck, Karma Sanctum Soho Hotel is putting on an affordable deal for the big day. Three courses and bottomless prosecco cost a very reasonable £45 per person, with plenty of smoked salmon and turkey to go round.
Shake things up with a bespoke Afternoon Tea at Mayfair's The Chesterfield Hotel. Sip on mulled wine and loose leaf teas alongside festive finger sandwiches and sweet treats including a vanilla bavarois with apple jelly snowball, clementine macaroon and gingerbread man cupcake.
Want to keep those snug and homely vibes to your Christmas day? Head over to Knightsbridge's The Alfred Tennyson for a traditional meal in charming pub surrounds. Four courses cost £89 and there's the option to add a bumper wine package.
Offering a decadent Christmas lunch perfect for a true festive feast, The Chesterfield is serving up a slick selection of smoked salmon, Norfolk quail, Salisbury venison and roasted black leg turkey with all the trimmings. Book in for a warm welcome and a relaxing Christmas Day experience at this charming Mayfair hotel.
Not far from Aldgate East, Leman Street Tavern is a quirky pub that's opening for Christmas day. Filled with all manner of knickknacks, the space is perfect for a family meal - especially with the addition of Santa's Grotto.
Sit back and relax at this charming gastro pub in West London; The Orange has got your Christmas Day sorted with a simple and effective menu. Tuck into the likes of Castlemead turkey with fondant potato, pan-fried monk fish, and Lyons Hill venison.
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.
Smart Fulham gastro pub Aragon House is giving you more than enough reason to escape the house for Christmas dinner this year. With a set menu starting at £110 for five courses and a welcome glass of Champagne, the pretty space is homely and welcoming for all the family.
With a whopping 5-course spread this Christmas Day, The Rubens at The Palace Hotel is looking like a top choice if you're after a luxury lunch. With pumpkin soup, black leg turkey and apply strudel, this will be one mouthwatering feast.
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. Dinner includes four courses and a glass of bubbles.
Open for business on the big day, Battersea's London House is a top spot to get that festive feast on come 25th December. Offering warm and welcoming interiors and a menu of classic Christmas eats, you can tuck into smoked highland salmon, turkey and trimmings and an indulgent chocolate and clementine mousse.
It's not the cheapest menu but it's one hell of a treat; Christmas day at The Rubens at the Palace is giving you enough food to feed a small army. Join the the smart spot for a fine-dining experience, from the smart waiters through to dishes such as Scottish beef carpaccio with foie gras, parmesan, and winter truffle.
Traditional maple roasted turkey with chestnut stuffing and steamed turbot with Champagne cream are coming up trumps at Blue Door Bistro. The swish restaurant will be wining and dining you this Christmas with a multi-course menu coming in at £130.