If the idea of peeling countless spuds and vegetables for this year's Christmas Day lunch is draining the festive spirit out of you, if you've had enough of remembering to defrost the turkey each year and you want to enjoy a little pampering and luxury this Christmas Day, why not book into one of London's fabulous restaurants on 25th December instead? There are countless fabulous dining options available this Christmas Day in our beloved capital so take a look with us and spoil yourself and the family this year..
Westminster / Bar / Restaurant / Cuisine: Eclectic
Make Christmas Day Lunch extra special this year with a fabulous 4 course festive feast whilst cruising along the River Thames. City Cruises are pulling out all the stops this Christmas Day with a fabulous Christmas Day Lunch Cruise featuring a traditional festive four course meal, welcome glass of sparkling wine, festive music and carols and a licensed bar. The cruise lasts for 3 hours and 15 minutes and is a wonderfully unique way to celebrate Christmas Day with friends and family. Prices start from £125 per person.
Kensington / Restaurant / Hotel / Cuisine: British
Celebrate your Christmas Day 2017 with a sumptuous 6 course feast at the exquisite Chenestons Restaurant at The Milestone Hotel. Oozing old world charm and glamour, Chenestons Restaurant sits conveniently close to Kensington Palace Gardens and the Royal Albert Hall, perfect for that post-Christmas Lunch stroll. No expense has been spared at this 6 course festive feast, with traditional offerings such as crown of Norfolk Bronze turkey, chestnut stuffing, chipolatas, traditional garnish and chateau potatoes as well as options like pan seared halibut with celeriac puree, cavolo nero and orange and caper sauce. Price £220 per person.
Mayfair / Bar / Restaurant / Cuisine: Italian
Delightful Italian eatery Mercante, located within the Sheraton Park Lane Hotel, are dishing up a very good value festive lunch on Christmas Day 2017. Tuck into a superb 5 course festive menu where traditional British dishes sit alongside Italian inspired offerings. The duck ragu ravioli with parmesan and an Amarone reduction look sublime, followed by a classic Roast Norfolk turkey "Old England" with chestnuts, apricot chutney and traditional garnishes. At just £60 per person, it may just be too good to miss!
Asia de Cuba
West End / Bar / Restaurant / Hotel / Cuisine: Latin
If you fancy something a little different for your Christmas Day lunch this year, you might want to try the brilliant Asia de Cuba on St Martins Lane. A legendary London restaurant thanks to its whimsical and enchanting interiors, diners heading to Asia de Cuba on Christmas Day can expect to indulge in an impressive 3 course lunch featuring dishes such as coffee crusted ribeye with vine tomatoes, shisho mojo butter and a wasabi miso potato gratin. Price £75 per person.
The English Grill
Victoria / Restaurant / Hotel / Cuisine: British
Enjoy a traditional Christmas Day lunch or dinner with the whole family at The English Grill. In the heart of Victoria, celebrate with delicious Christmas dishes that will allow you to relax whilst we take care of the festivities.You will be welcomed with a glass of Champagne Lanson and a magnificent Christmas meal that will be not be forgotten. £150 per person - book now to secure your reservation.
The Restaurant at Sanderson
Fitzrovia / Restaurant / Hotel / Cuisine: British
If ever there was reason to get dressed up and head on out for your Christmas Day lunch, Restaurant at Sanderson is it. Book their fabulous 5 course festive offering and be welcomed by a tall glass of Laurent Perrier champagne followed by course upon course of pure indulgence. Restaurant at Sanderson is a truly stunning setting for a special Christmas lunch and their enchanting Courtyard Garden guarantees to impress even during the winter. Five course menu costs £95 per person.
Blue Door Bistro
Bloomsbury / Bar / Restaurant / Hotel / Cuisine: European
Situated close to the British Museum, the beautiful Blue Door Bistro at The Montague Hotel promises an exquisite Christmas Day lunch. Offering the perfect setting with its chic wood panelling and rich furnishings, guests will celebrate the big day in style with a superb three course lunch including glass of champagne on arrival and coffee and petit fours to round off. Start perhaps with a lobster and crab cocktail with a shellfish dressing and follow with a traditional maple roasted Norfolk turkey with chestnut stuffing, turned potatoes, glazed carrots, Brussel sprouts and chipolatas. Price £120 per person.
The Drayton Arms
Kensington / Bar / Cuisine: Modern Eclectic
If you'd rather snuggle up in cosy gastro pub surroundings this Christmas Day, The Drayton Arms on Old Brompton Road might just be the ticket. Their 5 course festive feast comes in at just £54.95 per person and promises all the usual traditional festive dishes you'd expect for your Christmas dinner.
Chelsea / Bar / Restaurant / Club / Cuisine: British
Kings Road hotspot Bluebird Chelsea are opening their doors this Christmas Day to offer a mouth-watering Christmas Day lunch. Priced at £100 per person and £45 for under 12's, join the Chelsea crowd this 25th December for your annual festive feast.
Marylebone / Bar / Restaurant / Hotel / Cuisine: British
Make your Christmas Day 2017 extra special this year with a lavish 5 course Christmas Day lunch at Hunter 486. Housed in the beautiful boutique hotel that is The Arch London, Hunter 486 dishes up Christmas dinner in style. Price £90 per person.
Duck & Waffle
City of London / Restaurant / Cuisine: European
Soak up the views and enjoy the festive vibe at top city eatery Duck and Waffle, high up on the Heron Tower's 40th floor. Open from 11.30am until 4pm, guests can indulge in a luxurious Christmas lunch menu featuring dishes such as bacon wrapped dates and celeriac and truffle soup followed by braised short rib with turnip and green sauce and rounded off with a decadent chocolate fondant with peanut butter ganache. Price £85 per person.
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