Best Christmas dinner in London

Forget the presents, all we want for Christmas is food!

Wael Makki | Date posted - 25 Oct 2018

London is known to be one of the greatest cities to spend Christmas in the world. From its many markets and beautiful lights to the ice skating rinks, holiday shows, and decorations, London definitely has extra magic. So if you’re thinking of visiting the English capital this holiday season, we’ve listed great places to have the best Christmas dinner in London. Weather you’re going for a traditional turkey or want to try something different this year, we’ve come up with original and surprising venues around London. Season’s eatings!

The Highbury Barn

Indulge yourself at one of London’s finest gastro pub, The Highbury Barn. Their Christmas dinner menu is available from the 3rd of December and, man it looks good. Try their traditional pumpkin soup, their delicious Norfolk white turkey, or yummy butternut squash, and enjoy one of the best Christmas dinners in London. Get ready for some end-of-year nostalgia cause their food will bring back your happiest childhood memories. Oh and for doggie lovers, no need to leave your fluffy one home, he’s welcome here!

Som Saa

While Christmas isn’t traditionally celebrated in Thailand, Som Saa is always happy to join in the holiday season. Nestled in an old fabric warehouse, this little gem mixes British produce and Asian ingredients to prepare yummy Thai dishes with uncompromising flavours. Their Christmas sharing menu is available for a group of seven and above, and is all about hanging out with friends and family. It contains a wide selection of Som Saa favourites, from smoky grilled meats and tangy salads to rich curries and their famous isaan style whole deep fried seabass. It’s available from the 26th of November, and it’s definitely one not to be missed! PS: to book your Christmas dinner here, contact the restaurant directly on 020 7324 7790 or by email at [email protected]


You don’t need a map to find Hood, just follow your nose and heart to success. This independent neighbourhood restaurant and bar is one of our top choices for the best Christmas dinners in London. From Cricklade cure smoked salmon and slow cooked duck leg to roast ironbark pumpkin and fig pudding, their festive menu contains all the traditional Christmas dishes, and it’is on point. It’s available from the first of December, and it is guaranteed to bring Christmas cheer to everyone, including your biggest Scrooge! Don’t leave without tasting their locally brewed beers, they’re out of this world.


While most of London’s restaurant don’t stray far from turkey and sprouts at Christmas, at Marcella, the menu offers all kinds of original Italian dishes, and no, we don’t just mean a turkey pizza. Start your five course “Natale” feast right with gorgonzola arancini and lardo chicory beetroots. Move on to black truffle tortelloni and glazed duck breast. op it all off with a fabulous red wine, poached pear marsala desert. At Marcella, you’ll be happier than the lovers under the mistletoe. Buon appetito!


Sometimes the heart wants what it wants, and for ours, it’s Christmas, Mexican style. If you think all there is to Mexican food is burritos and guacamole, think again. Corazon (Spanish for heart) proposes two Christmas menus that include different surprising Mexican dishes and platos fuertes that are so good you’ll be left wanting more. They’re taking Christmas booking for groups of five and more, from the 22nd of November. So reserve your spot, order a big margarita (or four), at Corazon you’re in for a memorable Posadas!

The Pig and Butcher

Nowhere does Christmas as well as the cosy Pig and Butcher. These guys have prepared an exciting festive menu packed with festive details. offering Amuse your bouche with snacks upon arrival, a sharing board of starters, mouthwatering mains, tasty puddings, and a painstakingly selected platter of cheese to finish. The “farmhouse style” inspired pub is the perfect spot to enjoy mulled wine or go luxe and enjoy the c “country kitchen” style private dining room. This gem isn’t just one of the best Christmas dinners in London, it is one of our favourites.

Copied! Copy Link