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What’s On: 8 Places to Celebrate Thanksgiving in London


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What’s On: 8 Places to Celebrate Thanksgiving in London

Food, family & festive-themed cocktails. What's not to love?

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Want to get into the spirit of Thanksgiving but can’t squeeze in a trip to the States? Fear not, we’ve got the low-down on where to get booked in to for the most sumptuous Thanksgiving feasts in town. Check out our round-up of the best places to celebrate Thanksgiving in London… 

Best Places to Celebrate Thanksgiving in London

Cocotte, Notting Hill

Cocotte, Notting Hill Thanksgiving

To celebrate Thanksgiving Cocotte (a healthy chicken rotisserie in Notting Hill) has cooked up a special menu for two. The ‘Thankschicken’ menu will include half a chicken for two (instead of the usual turkey) served with roasted brussel sprouts with parmesan and another side dish from the a la carte menu, two sauces, two desserts and two “Thanksdrinking” spritz cocktails (a blend of Belsazar red with Mondino Amaro and soda water). To prolong the celebrations, the menu will be available from Thursday, 23 November until Sunday, 26 November for lunch and dinner. £50 for 2 people mycocotte.uk

45 Park Lane, Mayfair

45 Park Lane, Mayfair Thanksgiving

The Dorchester Collection’s 45 Park Lane celebrates Thanksgiving at CUT at 45 Park Lane, offering festive favourites such as roast turkey and pecan pie. Got a sweet tooth? You’ll enjoy the Kabocha pumpkin and ginger cheesecake and pecan pie served with ‘10-year’ chocolate sauce and maple ice cream. Executive chef David McIntyre has also prepared a new Thanksgiving cocktail and paired sweet bar bites available exclusively from BAR 45dorchestercollection.com   

Bread Street Kitchen, St Paul’s

Head to Gordon Ramsay’s Bread Street Kitchen for a special Thanksgiving menu that includes dishes such as bacon wrapped pickles with a spicy crab and Tabasco dip to start, confit turkey leg  for main and pumpkin pie and peanut butter parfait to finish. Three courses for £50pp with wine pairing from £25. See what else is on offer at Gordon Ramsay’s restaurants, here: gordonramsayrestaurants.com

Thanksgiving at Maze Grill

Thanksgiving at Maze Grill

The Montagu, Marylebone

The Montagu, Marylebone Thanksgiving

Book in for the Thanksgiving Feast at The Montagu, at Hyatt Regency London – The Churchill tucked away behind Oxford Street. Led by Executive Chef Mark Sainsbury, The Montagu team will present a menu that celebrates the traditional favourites of Thanksgiving, as well as some fabulous British seafood.

 “It is British and American thanksgiving that we may celebrate today… because under the compulsion of mysterious and all-powerful destiny, we are together” Sir Winston Churchill – 1944

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Devonshire Club

Devonshire Club

From 20-24 November, at Devonshire Club, one of London’s newest private members clubs, there will be a Trans-Atalantic feast on offer to members and non-members alike throughout Thanksgiving week. This traditional feast will open with a rich New England Clam Chowder with Cornbread followed by a classic Roast Turkey with Chestnut Stuffing, Cranberries, Velvet Mashed Potatoes & Collard Greens. Dessert will be a seasonal Pumpkin & Marshmallow Meringue Pie. devonshire.club

Rail House Café, Victoria

Victoria-based all-day restaurant and bar Rail House Café will mark the American holiday with its first Thanksgiving Feast on Thursday 23 November. Kick things off with a festive Old Fashioned cocktail of Calvados and cinnamon with Bourbon soaked cranberries. Follow with slow roasted Norfolk Bronze Turkey cooked in herb butter served family style for sharing. This will be served with cornbread, sausage & sultana stuffing, maple-butter roasted potatoes with crispy shallot and Parmesan crumb, creamed corn casserole, glazed sprouts & smoky bacon, green beans & praline, Calvados gravy, and cranberry & confit orange relish. (Erm, wow.) Dessert will be a choice of two classic American pies – Pumpkin Brûlée Pie or Pecan Pie, each served with whipped vanilla cream. £40 per head, railhouse.cafe

Babylon at The Roof Gardens, Kensington

Babylon at The Roof Gardens, Kensington

Head to Babylon at The Roof Gardens in Kensington this Thursday 23 November to enjoy an American themed evening to celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday. Guests booking for dinner can select from either the usual restaurant menu or a selection of specially created American-themed dishes. This will include traditional roast turkey for the main course and a tasty pumpkin pie for dessert. Thanksgiving themed cocktails will also be available to enjoy on arrival including the ‘Peanut Butter Cup’, an imitation of the American confectionary featuring Jamaican rum shaken with bitter dark chocolate liqueur, as well as the ‘Pumpkin Pie’, a warm punch made with pumpkin puree, spiced rum, cinnamon and winter spiced syrup. Mains from £27.50, to book contact Babylon on 020 7368 3993 or email [email protected] or visit roofgardens.virgin.com

Blakes Restaurant, Kensington

Blakes Hotel has announced a one-off Thanksgiving set menu for the evening of Thursday 23 November at Blakes Restaurant. The four-course feasting menu of luxurious takes on American classics will include dishes such as ‘Globe artichoke with truffle oil & mayonnaise’ and ‘Wild mushroom soup with girolles, parsley & black truffle’ and a whole Norfolk Bronze turkey served with all the trimmings. To finish there will be a ‘Golden pumpkin cheesecake with cinnamon ice cream & pine nuts’. Available on Thursday 23 November only, £60 per head. Reservations can be made via email: [email protected] or telephone: +44 (0)20 7370 6701.

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