Popular Chef, Tom Oldroyd, has created delicious Christmas dishes with an innovative vegan menu at his Islington restaurant. The internationally inspired restaurant uses only the best seasonal British ingredients to create an imaginative dining experience for guests. With an intimate atmosphere and minimalistic style, Oldroyd is the perfect setting for a modern Christmas.
Vegan Christmas dinner: The set menu includes salsify & winter truffle veloute with dandelion tuille for starter, potato gnocchi, jerusalem artichoke puree, trompettes de mort & toasted almonds, swiss chard, brussel sprouts, chestnuts & olive oil carrots for the main course and a spiced pear tatin & custard for dessert.
Price: Festive vegan set menu is priced at £38 or £58 per person with wine pairing.
Location: 344 Upper Street, London,N1 0PD
This Michelin-starred Marylebone favourite is the place to be if you are looking for a sophisticated Modern European restaurant with an exquisite blend of Scandinavian influences. The restaurant combines British produce with ingredients from Iceland, to encourages diners to involve their senses and explore different textures of food and wines. During the festive season, Texture are offering an imaginative vegan Christmas tasting menu.
Vegan Christmas tasting menu: The courses include new season english baby beetroots with pesto, walnuts and herbs for starter, celeriac textures with broth, puree, baked, pickled and trompettes for the second course, followed by red cabbage barley cake, Brussel sprouts and Christmas chutney. We would love to try the vegan rice pudding dessert with clementines, cinnamon and chestnuts.
Price: Diners can choose 2 courses for £55.50 per person, a menu for the whole table at £87.00 per person.
Location: 34 Portman Street, London, W1H 7BY
Club Mexicana at Spread Eagle, Homerton
London's first 100% fully vegan pub, the Spread Eagle, is one of East London's finest vegan hotspots. Since January 2018, the Spread Eagle became London’s first vegan pub with all its food, drinks, fixtures and fittings being plant-based and sourced sustainably. Food by Club Mexicana are offering a special vegan Christmas feasting menu throughout December.
Vegan Christmas feasting menu: The vegan Christmas dishes include jackfruit poole verde, a pulled braised jackfruit in a tomatillo, jalapeno, coriander and lime broth; Skin-on Stuffed Roast ‘Turkey’ with sweet potato and cumin puree, winter greens, chipotle, cranberry salsa and white peppercorn gravy. The perfect turkey alternative! The dark chocolate orange tart with candied citrus and chilli lime salt also sounds like an indulgent dessert!
Price: 5 courses, £30 per person
Location: 224 Homerton High Street, London, E9 6AS
Tell Your Friends, Parsons Green
Famous Made In Chelsea duo, Tiffany and Lucy Watson opened their vegan restaurant 'Tell Your Friends' in Parsons Green in May and it has been successful ever since. TYF offers guests a welcoming oasis where everything is 100% plant based. The ethos of the brand is the belief that the future is plant based, so it is the perfect place to go for a delicious vegan meal. Tell Your Friends is a great place to relax with friends this Christmas with their creative vegan festive dishes.
Vegan Christmas menu: The vegan festive options include cheese & pesto “au poivres” with sun dried tomato crackers for starters, a vegan Christmas dinner with seitan roast, pigs in blankets, maple parsnips, chantenay
carrots, roast potatoes, brussels sprouts, chestnuts and cranberry sauce for mains and a delicious white chocolate & Jasmine tart, cacao nibs and drunken apricots for dessert.
Price: 2 courses £19.50 per person, 3 courses £23.50 per person, add a glass of skinny prosecco for £5 per person.
Location: 175 New King's Road, Fulham, London, SW6 4SW