Does the thought of slaving away over yet another turkey and yet another Christmas pudding while everyone else opens their presents fill you with dread? Fear not, we’ve prepared a list of restaurants across the UK which are open on Christmas Day to relieve us all of our culinary burdens.
Whether you’re looking for a cosy pub serving delicious homemade comfort food or are looking for something a bit fancier this year we’ve thought of everything. From slick city restaurants to your local eateries. If you have a suggestion for a favourite local eatery, we’d love to hear from you. Leave a comment in the box at the bottom.
Tudor Farmhouse- Royal Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire
This Tudor Farmhouse will be serving a traditional, three course Christmas day lunch for £80 this year. Situated in the picturesque village of Clearwell, visitors can eat Christmas dinner with a great taste as well as a great view!
Ten Square Hotel- Belfast
Enjoy a Christmas Day Carvery for £75 per adult and £25 per child (free gift included for children). Receive a glass of mulled wine on arrival, before sitting down to a five course meal in the heart of Belfast.
South of England
Brasserie Blanc- Bristol (and other locations)Led by acclaimed French chef Raymond Blanc, Brasserie Blanc will be
serving a mixture of traditional French and British-American seasonal
favourites. Enjoy a five course meal as well as a few festive extras
such as a bespoke cracker, coffee and mince pies. Adults dine for £75
and children can enjoy a reduced version of the Christmas day menu for
£25. With 18 restaurants dotted around the country, many of Brasserie
Blanc’s brasseries will be open on Christmas Day; check your local on
Balans Soho Society Head on down to Old Compton Street for a special £70, three course Christmas Day lunch which will be available from 12pm until 5pm on the big day.
The Cinnamon Club
If you’re bored of the same old Christmas fare then this could be perfect for you. For £100 per person, a six course meal can be enjoyed at Vivek Singh’s iconic modern Indian restaurant.
Bar BouludBar Boulud in Belgravia is offering a Christmas menu at £80 per person. A fusion of American and French bistros, there should be something for everyone celebrating the festive season here.
The Swan- Amersham
If you’re in Buckinghamshire for Christmas Day, The Swan is offering three courses (including tea, coffee and some small sweet treats) for £69.95.
The Empire Room- Ramsgate For those celebrating the festive season in the Garden of England, a Christmas Day lunch is on offer for £95 per person at The Empire Room, Royal Harbour Hotel. This includes five courses, but is a lunchtime offer exclusively as the venue is closed in the evening. The Empire Room is only able to cater for 35 people on Christmas Day, so book early to avoid disappointment!
Bob Bob Ricard- London
Bob Bob Ricard in London is open 365 days a year, including, obviously, Christmas Day. Unlike other restaurants, it is offering its usual menu (rather than the traditional Christmas Day dinner), and with its usual menu comes its service of champagne at the touch of a button thanks to their ‘press for champagne’ buttons located at every table.SaveSaveSave