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Top Christmas and NYE Restaurants in London


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The winter months are a great excuse to stuff yourself silly – and what better place to do so than in London? Here, we’ll share our top pick of restaurants, pubs, and bars for Christmas and the New Year, with prices suiting all types of budgets. Happy feasting!


1. Savoy Grill

Gordon Ramsay’s Savoy Grill offers lavish dining options throughout the winter season, including a 5-course Christmas Day lunch and dinner menu, featuring items such as honey-glazed goose and steamed Christmas pudding with vanilla custard and brandy butter. If you’re looking to impress, this is the place to go!

Wallet damaging: £££££

Must try: Traditional beef wellington (Ramsay’s signature dish)

Good for: dates, fancy meal

2. Dishoom

This one’s for those looking for a little something different. Dishoom offers an Indian twist on the classical Christmas meal, where you get sit around and feast out of celebratory Thaals - large plates laden with delicious Indian food such as slow-cooked Turkey Raan, rotis, and biryani. Don’t forget to give a satisfied burp after your meal (it’s considered a compliment!)

Wallet damaging: £££

Must try: Turkey raan with all the trimmings, chicken berry biryani

Good for: large groups, unique dining experience

3. Roast

For those of you that love your meats, head on over to Roast for a deliciously British festive dining experience. The restaurant prides itself on supporting local farmers and market traders, so you’ll be guaranteed a sustainable meal featuring dishes like slow-roasted free-range pork belly and Bramley apple crumble. Don’t forget to try out their Christmas-themed drinks including the “Jingle Bell”, a tempting concoction of chocolate bitters, rum infused with lime and orange and sparkling wine.

Wallet damaging: £££

Must try: Slow-roasted free-range pork belly with mashed potato and Bramley apple sauce, chestnut and cranberry mess

Good for: dates, meal with family, friend gatherings

4. Bill's

Known for its delicious brunches, Bill’s offers a Christmas menu for parties of four or more, with traditional classics as well as some modern dishes thrown in, as well as complementary minced pies. Whilst you’re at it, why not upgrade to the Winter Wonderland menu for a glass of Prosecco?

Wallet damaging: ££

Must try: braised feather blade of beef with creamed parsnips and crisps, sticky toffee pudding with malted banana ice cream

Good for: meal with family, friend gatherings

 5. Goddard's

Being on a budget doesn’t mean that you can’t have a lovely meal at a restaurant. At Goddards, you can tuck into some tasty handmade pie and mash, with a glass of fizz/beer for the bargain price of £9.00! Handmade desserts and Christmas crackers are also included, so what are you waiting for?

Wallet damaging: £

Must try: Pie and mash

Good for: dining on a budget, families                                                                  

New Year’s Eve

1. Bar Boulud

To celebrate the New Year in style, check out Bar Boulud’s 3-course NYE dinner, featuring dishes such as seared lobster and black truffle linguini. After the meal, continue the celebrations with a dance in the Mandarin Oriental's ballroom, which will be transformed into a champagne and cocktail bar. Whilst you’ll burn a huge hole in your pocket, this will definitely be a night to remember! Don’t forget to pay a visit to the restaurant’s very extensive wine cellar.

Wallet damaging: £££££

Must try: Blanquette de la mer, roasted beef filet with seared foie gras

Good for: dates, fancy meal

2.The Oxo Tower Bar

Boasting stunning views of London and St Pauls, this is the ideal place for firework watching whilst sipping on cocktails and champagne.

Wallet damaging: £££

Must try: Earl Grey Mar“tea”ni, Raspberry Royal Fizz

Good for: dates, celebration, friends gathering

3. Bavarian Beerhouse

Celebrate New Year’s Eve Oktoberfest style at the Bavarian Beerhouse, where you’ll be served cocktails and champagne and dine on delicious Bavarian cuisine all night. With an in-house DJ and disco, you’ll be sure to dance the night away!

Wallet damaging: ££

Must try: Buffet-style menu

Good for: celebration, friends gathering


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