Dining for Christmas and New Year?
Prepare your palate, because you’re going to want to savour every last morsel at these picturesque restaurants, located in and around London. Run by renowned chefs these Wonder List top picks for the festive season showcases the skill, precision, flavours and originality you’d expect from of accomplished Chefs.
1 – The Hinds Head – Bray
Expect some snippets of the Hind’s Head classics, some seasonal favourites as well as some new dishes such as Chestnut Veloute, Roast Turkey, Mulled Apple Trifle.
The Royal Lounge Bar serves specially crafted cocktails, refined spirits and classic and small-batch gins, as well as offering a wine and champagne list compiled by the skilled sommeliers. The Royal Lounge has the comfort and elegant eccentricity of a long-established English club.
Wonder List Recommends : Beef A LA Mode, OX Tongue, Black Truffle, Parsnip Cannon, Picked Onions and Mushrooms
2 – Texture
Texture Restaurant and Champagne Bar is housed in a beautifully restored Georgian building on Portman Square in the heart of Mayfair. The Texture mission is to create meals that involve all of the senses while encouraging guests to explore different textures of food and wines.
This is perfect if you want to add a little bit of sparkle to your Christmas day, a sublime lunch that will have you reminiscing until new year.
Wonder List Recommends : Clementine, Chestnut and Cinnamon Rice Pudding
3 – Galvin La Chapel
French Restaurant of the year in Spital Square in Spitalfeilds, perfect for a sumptuous festive supper with a magical wow factor.
Michelin-Starred Chef Jeff Galvin has created a selection of four menus, the group menu is available in the restaurant from 9 guests from 26 November until 23 December.
Wonder List Recommends :- Seared Landes foie gras, quince & pain d’épices
4 – Odettes
Odette’s in Primrose Hill, run and owned by Chef Patron Bryn Williams, originally from Denbigh, North Wales, has been recognised as an iconic neighbourhood restaurant, attracting illustrious patrons from the worlds of art and theatre for over three decades. It is one of the London’s original dining rooms, having opened in 1978.
Christmas at Odette’s never fails to deliver and with he chefs table available throughout the festive period make sure you get your reservation soon.
Wonder List Recommends : Roast bronze turkey, duck fat potatoes, pigs in blanket, bread sauce
5 – The Cinnamon Club
If you want to add a dash of grandeur and a sprinkle of glamour to your festive celebrations this year then look no further than The Cinnamon Club’s sumptuous festive feasting menus and superlative celebratory drinks options.
Wonder List Recommends:-Pan seared Scottish king scallops, cauliflower puree, stir fry of squid with chilli and apricot