Best Restaurants for Christmas Day Lunch

Our Restaurant Specialist selects the very best London restaurants for dining out on Christmas Day…

Michelin starred Fera at Claridges, takes its name from the Latin word for "wild" which is reflected in the powerful nature of the restaurant's seasonal menu. Head chef Simon Rogan's Christmas lunch will capture your senses through its textures and tastes, using the finest organic ingredients. Their 6 course Christmas menu features a classic roasted Norfolk Bronze turkey and a dessert of salted chocolate cream.

Alain Ducasse at The Dorchester

A pioneer in contemporary French cuisine, Alain Ducasse is one of the world's most decorated chefs. His exquisite Christmas Day lunch at The Dorchester includes a duck foie gras terrine and native lobster with potato gnocci.

Celeste at The Lanesborough

With a beautifully decorated dining room, Celeste at The Lanesborough is the perfect setting for a memorable lunch. Their delightful menu features British sea scallops and Dover sole.

Chiltern Firehouse

A popular celebrity haunt, the Chiltern Firehouse is the place to be at any time of the year. The restaurant celebrates "contemporary European cuisine with an underlying American accent" and there is always the possibility of rubbing shoulders with some rock stars.

Ham Yard

Nestled in between Soho and Mayfair, the Ham Yard Hotel has an urban feel with a village vibe. The homely and traditional Christmas menu includes River Farm smoked salmon and slow roasted goose.