London’s Festive Culinary Guide: Unforgettable Celebrations

In the heart of London, a symphony of festive delights awaits discerning celebrants seeking unparalleled culinary experiences.

From the alpine escapade at Coq d’Argent to Skylon’s classic British charm along the Riverside, and the Sicilian-inspired winter terrace at Fiume, the city unfolds a tapestry of exquisite celebrations.

Sartoria, nestled in Mayfair, invites guests to revel in Italian magic, while Le Pont de la Tour offers a Parisian elegance against the iconic Thames backdrop.

Join us on a journey through London’s vibrant gastronomic scene as we explore the most captivating venues, ensuring this holiday season is filled with unforgettable memories.

Coq d’Argent – An Alpine Escape in the Heart of London

London's Festive Culinary Guide: Unforgettable Celebrations

London’s festive spirit comes alive at Coq d’Argent, where friends, family, and colleagues can revel in the magic of winter.

Renowned for its transformation into Lodge d’Argent each winter, the 2023 instalment promises an unparalleled experience inspired by the enchanting snow-capped peaks of the French Alps.

The terrace features a captivating ‘ski lift’ photo hotspot, charming chalets for group bookings, and an exclusive Rémy Martin cocktail menu, setting the stage for an immersive Après-Ski adventure.

An Alpine Feast with Rémy Martin Cocktails

Coq d’Argent introduces brand new Rémy Martin cocktails, a celebration of the House’s upcoming 300th anniversary in 2024.

Crafted exclusively for Coq d’Argent, these cocktails complement a festive menu boasting culinary delights such as Escargots, Saumon fumé, and Chevreuil.

The restaurant is an ideal haven for those seeking a festive atmosphere and indulgent experiences. Whether in the restaurant or on the private terrace, Coq d’Argent promises a memorable holiday celebration above the twinkling lights of the city.

Sundays at Coq d’Argent: A Culinary Delight

In a recent announcement, Coq d’Argent has opened its doors on Sundays, inviting guests to relish Sunday roasts paired with premium wines from the ‘Love Wine’ menu.

This curated selection showcases diverse labels at accessible prices, enhancing the overall dining experience. Explore options like the 40-day dry-aged Angus Hereford sirloin or Alan Barrow Brook Street Farm leg of lamb, each served with root vegetables, roast potatoes, Yorkshire pudding, and red wine jus.

Warm up with exclusive Rémy Martin cocktails, surrounded by the charming ambience of chalet-inspired dining.

Skylon – Classic British Festivities Along the Riverside

London's Festive Culinary Guide: Unforgettable Celebrations

Experience classic British festivities with panoramic views of the River Thames at Skylon, an iconic spot overlooking Southbank.

Adorned with enchanting green and gold decorations, Skylon’s historic Grand Central bar transforms into a winter wonderland.

A short stroll from Waterloo station, Skylon offers a unique twist on British cuisine in a delightful four-course tasting menu at £125pp, featuring dishes like Juniper-cured salmon and Roast Norfolk Bronze turkey.

Unforgettable Christmas Parties at Skylon

Skylon provides ample space for gatherings of up to 130 seated guests and can be exclusively hired for larger groups of up to 500 standing or 300 seated. After a delicious meal, guests can conveniently explore the Winter Light display at the Southbank Centre. The floor-to-ceiling windows at Skylon offer panoramic views, making it the perfect venue for all seasonal festivities.

14 Hills – Christmas Elegance in the Heart of London

London's Festive Culinary Guide: Unforgettable Celebrations

Elevate your Christmas experience at 14 Hills, where elegance meets London’s most Instagrammable views. Indulge in holiday-themed dishes like Chicken Kyiv and hand-cut Yorkshire venison Tartare.

The curated brunch menu on Christmas Eve features delightful options such as warm sugared Doughnuts with pork bacon lardons, Lobster Bun with Native lobster and prawns, and the sweet Raspberry Kiss.

14 Hills promises not just a meal but a truly memorable experience against the backdrop of London’s breathtaking scenery.

Fiume – A Sicilian Winter Terrace in Partnership with Italicus

London's Festive Culinary Guide: Unforgettable Celebrations

Fiume invites guests to a special collaboration with Italicus Rosolio di Bergamotto, offering a festive cocktail menu that captures the spirit of the season.

Delight in the Grande Eleganza, a blend of Italicus Rosolio Di Bergamotto, Malfy Gin Originale, Smoked Rosemary Aroma, Lime Juice, Mediterranean Tonic, and Sugar Syrup.

The Italicus Spritz, Itoddycus, Negroni Bianco, and Salute! provide a unique and delightful combination of flavours, complementing Fiume’s festive dining options.

Italian Feasts and Cocktails at Fiume

On Christmas Day, Fiume presents a 4-course Italian feast for £80pp, featuring dishes like Yellowfin tuna tartare and Burrata Tortelli with duck ragout.

Additionally, Fiume offers a festive group menu at £50pp, providing a variety of Italian-inspired courses.

A visit to Fiume promises to infuse a touch of Italian magic into everyone’s holiday celebrations.

Sartoria – Italian Festivities in Mayfair’s Heart

London's Festive Culinary Guide: Unforgettable Celebrations

Celebrate the holidays at Sartoria, nestled in the heart of Mayfair, steps away from the vibrant lights of Regent Street.

Indulge in the perfect Italian Christmas lunch for £75pp, featuring dishes like Tuna Carpaccio and Roast Veal with artichokes and salsa verde.

Sartoria’s festive menus, including the Italian Christmas Feast at £120, elevate group celebrations with a shared delight offering a variety of sumptuous dishes.

Decadence with Cambridge Truffle Gin at Sartoria

Over the winter season, Sartoria partners with Cambridge Distillery to create a new menu featuring their Cambridge Truffle Gin. Indulge in truffle-infused cocktails like the Truffle Vesper, Truffle Negroni, Truffle Margarita, and Truffle Bellini. With its inviting ambience and delightful offerings, Sartoria expertly captures the essence of an Italian-inspired festive experience.

Le Pont de la Tour – Parisian Elegance by the Thames

London's Festive Culinary Guide: Unforgettable Celebrations

Experience the elegance of French cuisine at Le Pont de la Tour, against the iconic backdrop of Tower Bridge. Adorned with decorations, Le Pont de la Tour offers a festive 5-course dining experience priced at £130pp.

Begin with House-cured Loch Duart salmon, poached native lobster, and green apple salad. Indulge in the Christmas classic of Roast crown of Norfolk bronze turkey, accompanied by swede puree, cranberry and sage farce, Alsace bacon, roast potatoes, Brussels sprouts, Chantenay carrots, all infused with thyme roasting juices.

Wine Exploration and Private Celebrations at Le Pont de la Tour

Le Pont de la Tour boasts a dedicated wine cellar, allowing guests to explore an extensive ‘Love Wine’ menu featuring their finest wines.

The sommelier team oversees an impressive collection of Old and New World wine. Whether for an intimate dinner or a full venue takeover accommodating up to 300 guests, Le Pont de la Tour offers the perfect setting to celebrate the festive season with loved ones.

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