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Festive Food and Drink

Festive offers in The Northbank

The Pandemic lead to many of our hospitality businesses having to close, and change their way of operating to ensure the safety of their staff and visitors. After 18 months, of do-it-yourself kits, most venues have reopened successfully with tourists and local trade happy to visit. This Christmas, take a look at the various festive offers available in The Northbank and be sure to pay a visit.

Festive Menus

The Winter Garden at The Corinthia Hotel, Whitehall Pl, London SW1A 2BD

Step into a wintery haven in the heart of London: The Garden will be transformed into a wondrous winter terrace. Twinkle lights, roaring fireplaces, sheep wools and alpaca blankets create a warming ambience.

The cosy-chic feeling is complemented by an alpine inspired menu curated by Executive Chef André Garret.

Ole & Steen, 351-353 Strand, London WC2R 0HS

Their much-loved Turkey Roastie Toastie is back – focaccia filled with roast turkey, pork and apple stuffing, tarragon mayo, cranberry sauce, Cheddar and spinach. That’ll certainly have you feeling toastie in no time.

And their vegan alternative… Say Hej to our brand new Merry Squash-mas toastie – focaccia filled with roasted squash, vegan stuffing, vegan tarragon mayo, cranberry sauce, caramelised onion, Violife cheese and spinach.

Or maybe it’s just their Frosted Mint Hot Chocolate… Hot chocolate mixed with peppermint syrup, topped with vanilla whipped cream and gold dust. Yes please.

Frankie and Benny’s, 355-357 Strand, London WC2R 0HR

Indulge in their set menu with 2 courses for £16.90 and 3 courses for £18.90. Think Brie & Cranberry Burger or perhaps our festive spin on a classic hot dog – followed by their famous Bailey’s chocolate cheesecake.

Thirsty? Their Fairytale of New York cocktail is the perfect start to your evening. Rhubarb and ginger gin meets cranberry juice, prosecco, and just a hint of cinnamon. Cheers to that!

The Savoy, Strand, London WC2R 0EZ

Their chefs have devised some truly inspiring menus, full of the festive treats we look forward too all year long.

You will be spoilt for choice this festive season at The Savoy, with a delicious range of dining options from the relaxed and informal to true indulgence!

Their Christmas Day menu in Thames Foyer will be opulent and delicious, while we will be offering a tasty three-course Supper Club menu in the evenings in Thames Foyer from 15th November 2021 to the 2nd January 2022. Needless to say, Savoy Grill and The River Restaurant will offer equally appetising menus for the festive celebrations.

In the Beaufort Bar they will have a sophisticated choice of canapes and appetisers if you are looking for something delicious but a little different, while of course there is always the choice of luxuriating in your room or suite and enjoying their superb in-room dining for the ultimate in relaxed dining.

Frog by Adam Handling Festive Menu, 34-35 Southampton St, London WC2E 7HG

Prepare yourselves for some festive feasting at our flagship restaurant, Frog by Adam Handling, Covent Garden.

Opt for one of the festive dishes from our a la carte menu, such as turkey, stuffing black garlic and their Christmas pudding, brandy parfait, vanilla or, if you’re looking to take indulgence to the next level, their decadent tasting menu is the one for you.

Zizzi, 73 Strand, London WC2R 0DE

Let’s get merry with it! This Christmas Zizzi are bringing you three festive special guests. From their festive twist on the Rustica pizza, topped with pulled wild boar, to our Rum Baba (that’s a cake drenched in rum syrup to you and me), they’ve got food that’s fit for a feast. Why not try their Spiced Pomegranate festive drink that can be served as a softail, cocktail or spritz. Yum!

Pizza Express, 450 Strand, London WC2R 0RG

Celebrate with their 5-course tasting menu

Book your table for Christmas today. Whether it’s a date night, mate night, or your office.

5 courses from £24.95 per person, minimum of 2 people – a social festive feast, showcasing the very best of PizzaExpress, combining some classics and exciting new dishes.

For some festive sparkle, add a drinks pairing, from £9.95. Kick off with our famous Dough Balls and Prosecco. Pair your pizza with a crisp, chilled glass of Picpoul or a refreshing Peroni. And enjoy your dessert with an Italian classic Limoncello!

Contact your local restaurant for specific pricing.

Bella Italia, 65 Strand, London WC2N 5LR

Have a very berry Bella Christmas.

Join Bella Italia this Christmas for a fantastic Italian feast. Enjoy two or three courses of delicious favourites, including Bruschetta, Carbonara or our special Christmas pizza with béchamel sauce, roast pulled pork, mozzarella, pancetta & cranberry.

Pizza Hut, 56/59 Strand, London WC2N 5LR

Sleigh it this Christmas with their Xmas Meal Deal.

Get a Main, Side, Salad & Drink all for £16.99!

Afternoon Teas

The Savoy, Strand, London , WC2R 0EZ

Special at any time of the year, Afternoon Tea at The Savoy becomes even more magical during the festive season.

Their delicate patisserie is full of festive flavours, in pretty designs that reflect the starlit setting of Thames Foyer. It is served with featherlight scones, tasty sandwiches made with wonderful seasonal ingredients and the finest teas selected by their expert team. Afternoon Tea at The Savoy experienced at Christmas time will surely create memories to treasure for years to come.

Waldorf Hilton Aldwych, London WC2B 4DD

Join the iconic Waldorf Hilton for our festive themed afternoon tea. An exciting twist on our signature offering. 🥂🍰🍬🎀 Guests will be welcomed with a magical sugarplum mist, filling the table and preparing your senses for a theatrical twist on The Waldorf Hilton’s afternoon tea experience. Start your journey with an amuse bouche that changes before your eyes, leading into a colourful twist on some of The Waldorf’s favourites.

Festive Cocktails

Christmas at Mr Fogg’s Society of Exploration, 1a Bedford Street, Covent Garden, London, WC2E 9HH

Christmastide is fast approaching, and Phileas J. Fogg, Esq. shall be hosting a magnificent multitude of festivities, transporting you back to Christmas 1883! Enjoy award-winning cocktails for your festive soirées, or delight in a unique range of experiences such as hearty lunches, gin-packed adventures and an afternoon tipsy tea. Decked with a marvellous array of mistletoe, garlands and twinkling lights, immerse yourself in a plethora of jovial celebrations this Christmas across the Mr Fogg’s Collection.

Limited edition Hotel Chocolat Christmas cocktails at All Bar One

All Bar One have collaborated with Hotel Chocolat to create an exclusive cocktail menu that’s every chocolate and cocktail lover’s dream. Available from 16th November, the brand-new limited-edition range of Instagrammable cocktails are crafted using Hotel Chocolat’s delicious velvetised creams. Choose between four luxurious flavours – Chocolat Martini, Midnight Tiramisu, Clementine Chocolat Martini and Mint Royale, from just £9.95 each. Visit All Bar One Charing Cross to try the menu.