Post, 8 November 2023
Sticks ‘n’ Santa returns with festive menus available from 27 November until Christmas Eve. Choose from ‘Holly’ menu (£40pp), an indulgent feast that elevates and redefines your Christmas dinner, ‘Mistletoe’ (£65pp) for when you’re looking to indulge, or a plant-based option, ‘Evergreen’ (£4pp). All menus include a selection of their popular starters, nigiri, maki and yakitori sticks with fabulously festive twists.
113-115 King’s Road, London SW3 4NT | Book here
The Cadogan Arms
A Christmas twist on pub classics, The Cadogan Arms’ ‘Festive A la Carte’ menu is not to be missed. From a Christmas Stuffing Scotch Egg with cranberry mustard to a Christmas Cheese Toastie, filled with turkey stuffing and cranberry sauce, you’ll be sure to leave festively full. And for fans of the famous Cadogan Arms trifle, the Christmas Pudding Trifle is Santa’s pud of choice.
298 King’s Road, London SW3 5UG | Book here
One of London’s cosiest pubs, where better to savour your Christmas feast than The Surprise? Indulge in the delicious three-course set menu for £55pp which features Smoked Loch Duart Salmon Roulade and a Roast Creedy Carver Turkey Crown with all the traditional trimmings (including exceptional pigs in blankets), and a Mulled English Pear Tartlet as the finale, served with a decadent honeycomb ice cream. The famously-friendly team might even share a carol or two with you!
6 Christchurch Terrace, London SW3 4AJ | Book here
The Ivy Chelsea Garden
The Ivy Chelsea Garden is celebrating a Polar Bear Christmas this year, with a menu of two courses for £55 or three for £60, all complete with the chicest novelty Christmas Crackers. Tuck into Goose and Turkey Shepherd’s Pie, with pigs in blankets and creamy mash potatoes, whilst sipping on a Winter Spice Snowball. For pudding, enjoy a clementine sorbet topped with white chocolate and a festive spiced sauce. Yum! Plus, famed for their fabulous frontages, don’t forget to pose for next year’s Christmas card.
197 King’s Road, London SW3 5EQ | Book here
Indulge in a Lebanese festive feast at Comptoir Libanais. From 14 November – 22 December, the set menu offers two delicious twists on their Lebanese favourites for £24.95pp, including a ‘Festive Shish Taouk’, featuring a barberry confit and Christmas jewelled rice. For an additional £5, the ‘Winter Spiced Date Pudding’ is a must-try.
53-54 Duke of York Square, London SW3 4LY | Book here
Take a pew on the twinkling terrace at Bluebird who have partnered with Nyetimber, providing the perfect setting for a cosy catch-up with friends and sparkling wine. And if the idea of hosting Christmas Day isn’t for you, their Christmas Day menu offers four fabulous courses for £150pp. With traditional favourites, expect a ‘Ballotine of Norfolk Turkey Crown Angus’ with all the trimmings or for a veggie alternative, we’d pick the ‘Hand Rolled Potato Gnocchi’ with wild broccoli and fried Brussels sprouts.
350 King’s Road, London SW3 5UU | Book here
The Pizza Express Christmas menu, available from 21 November, will absolutely give you the festive feels. Including Christmas takes on their crowd-pleasers, expect ‘Dough Balls in Blankets’ (your favourites wrapped in pancetta with sage, a sprinkle of Gran Milano cheese and a honey and mustard dip) and the ‘Snowball Dough Balls Christmas Tree’, with a white chocolate sauce, dusted with cinnamon and icing sugar with an extra salted caramel dip. Cheers!
152-154 King’s Road, London SW3 4UT | Book here