Here is our round-up of foodie activities going on in London around this year’s Thanksgiving (23 November)– with holiday menus at Dirty Bones and Big Easy and show-stopping roasts at The Game Bird and Conrad London St James hotel, there is something to tickle all taste buds.
Big Easy Bar.B.Q & Crabshack is celebrating Thanksgiving with a special holiday feast on Thursday, November 23rd. Set family-style menus for £35 per person include American favourites such as butternut squash soup, pit smoked turkey, and pumpkin pie, and will be available from 12pm to midnight at all restaurant locations
Holiday menus at Dirty Bones
NYC-inspired comfort food and cocktail joint, Dirty Bones, knows how to do festive food right. They’re launching their holiday menus on Thanksgiving itself, with dishes including Chicken & sweet potato waffles with pecans and soft cinnamon-spiced meringue or Brown crab beignet donuts. Available at their Carnaby, Soho, Shoreditch and Kensington restaurants, prices start at 3 courses for £24, whilst advanced bookings for groups of more than 7 can choose from a selection of set holiday menus including vegan and vegetarian options. The menus will be available until the new year.
The Game Bird at The Stafford
Celebrate Thanksgiving at The Stafford this year with a celebratory drink in the American Bar and a traditional 3-course menu in The Game Bird from Executive Chef James Durrant. Spiced pumpkin soup with candied seeds and cheese popovers is followed by Roast turkey with garlic mash, green bean casserole, roasted brussel sprouts, sweet potato, glazed carrots & stuffing. Finish off the feast with a classic Pecan pie served with a rich Bourbon cream. Having just won ‘Most Civilised Restaurant’ in this year’s Tatler Awards, The Game Bird is the perfect spot for a sophisticated Thanksgiving supper, with a classic British twist! 3 courses £40 per guest
Alongside the more traditional offerings, such as Bronze hen turkey with all the trimmings and Caramelised apple pie with cinnamon ice cream, Blue Boar Restaurant at Conrad London St James have added some variations to their Thanksgiving menu. Starters include Chicken oyster velouté, cornbread croutons, torn herbs and amongst the mains Slow braised beef with Jack Daniel’s glaze, sweet potato terrine, charred corn, succotash & sautéed greens. Dessert highlights include Baked Alaska with pumpkin, pecan brittle & five spiced sable and S’mores; marshmallow, dark chocolate mousse & Graham crackers. The Thanksgiving menu is available from 20-25th November. 2 Courses £45 per guest | 3 Courses £58 per guest