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01.11.2023 – 02.01.2024

Festive Dining, Cocktails and Afternoon Teas

When it comes to festive dining, the City of London does it best.

From a panoramic yuletide afternoon tea at Searcys at The Gherkin, to indulgent festive dinners at Pan Pacific London, and plenty in between. For something extra special, check out Mercer’s winter igloos on the roof terrace, or the Westin London City’s whimsical candy dreamland. Keep reading to discover the full list of dining experiences on offer in the City this Christmas.

Radiance & Reflection at Pan Pacific London

November 2023 to January 2024

Lose yourself in Radiance & Reflection this celebratory season as you sip, savour and relax. Indulge in glowing celebrations, scrumptious lunches, festive dinners, and inspiring cocktails

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Elevate your festive season to new heights at Searcys at The Gherkin

1 November 2023 to 1 January 2024

Celebrate the festive season in style at the top of the Gherkin. Savour divine Festive Feasts and Afternoon Teas at Helix Restaurant, indulge in bubbly cocktails at Iris Bar, all while being dazzled by their spectacular Christmas tree and enchanting winter decorations.

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Festive packages at Lost Property Hotel

1 November 2023 to 1 January 2024

Enjoy a 3 course tasteful festive menu curated by Chef Rumel. Or if you a prefer a full tailored package, Lost Property Hotel are also offering Christmas Party Packages, starting from £89 including drinks. A comprehensive festive experience that leaves no detail untouched.

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Christmas at Eataly

1 November 2023 to 1 January 2024

Make Eataly your Christmas tradition and book into their City restaurant for delectable meals and wine tastings with loved ones this season.

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Winter igloos and greenhouses at Mercer Roof Terrace

1 November 2023 to 1 January 2024

Cozy up with a blanket and take in magical views of the City in one of Mercer's winter igloos. Enjoy a menu that celebrates the best of modern English cooking, showcasing farm-to-table meat, fish and seasonal vegetables cooked using our charcoal oven, offering a unique private dining experience high above the City of London.

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Seasons eatings at Andaz London Liverpool Street

1 November 2023 to 1 January 2024

Eastway Brasserie will offer a festive season menu for you to treasure special moments with your colleagues, friends or family available all day. The extravagant menu includes authentic Christmas favourites, with vegan and vegetarian options and will be open on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Until 1 January 2024, enjoy exclusive benefits when booking a stay with the code ‘HYVALUE,’ including £50 dining credit valid across five speciality restaurants, as well as complimentary breakfast, early check-in, late check-out, and a mini bar on the house.

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Festive dining and winter candyland at Hithe and Seek

4 November 2023 to 1 January 2024

Explore a whimsical candy dreamland at Hithe and Seek by The Westin London City, with activities for the whole family such as a life-size gingerbread house and advent calendar and Thursday carol singers throughout December. Book your festive Hansel & Gretel afternoon tea with a breath-taking view of the River Thames or get into the Christmas spirit with a warming glass of Hithe + Seek signature mulled wine or hot chocolate, accompanied by homemade mince pies.

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Indulge in an enchanting culinary journey at Mosaic

25 December 2023

On Christmas Day, kickstart your festivities with a delightful Champagne welcome drink, leading the way to a five-course festive menu at Mosaic by The Westin London City. Available for both lunch and dinner.

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Jingle Bell Break at Apex Hotels

24 to 26 December 2023

Discover a series of special offers at Apex including a classic Christmas lunch, Buck’s Fizz at breakfast, complimentary late checkouts, delicious chocolates in-room on arrival, plus a hot chocolate or mulled wine.

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Weekend winter brunch at Florattica Rooftop

From now until 6th Jan 24

This festive season, enjoy a weekend winter brunch menu at Florattica. Sit beneath a floral ceiling with baubles and twinkling fairy lights or relax out on the heated terrace with a refreshing drink, taking in the views high above the festive streets of London.

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Rosslyn Coffee’s Mork Hot Choc

November to December 2023

Have a taste of Michelin-star chocolate at Rosslyn, who have collaborated with Mork Chocolate on this winter favourite. With 50% cocoa from Peru, and 50% coconut blossom sugar from Indonesia, this exceptional cuppa is a sweet taste of luxury. If chocolate is not for you, Rosslyn Coffee also has a selection of proudly sourced coffees that suit all brewing methods and tastes.

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Step into festive magic at one of the City's Christmas markets

Dates vary by Market

Find seasonal delights to eat and drink across the City. Try a range of treats at the charming Christmas markets at Paternoster Square and St Paul's Cathedral (until 24 Dec), find all your favourite winter warmers at the iconic Leadenhall Market, and new for this year, discover delicious festive food at the pop-up stalls outside The Royal Exchange.

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See the full Christmas in the City programme


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