By Pink Sherbet Photography from USA - free creative commons, CC BY 2.0, commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=37312425
If you want an excuse to stuff your face with turkey before Christmas, it's worth checking out which London restaurants offer Thanksgiving meals. While this is a holiday traditionally associated with America, there are plenty of restaurants this side of the pond that cater for Thanksgiving. If you're an American visiting or living in London, or you just love turkey, you'll find a list of the top restaurants to get a Thanksgiving meal in the city this year below:
French restaurant Villandry offers a Thanksgiving meal with a Mediterranean twist. Expect the usual roast turkey with all the trimmings, but with butternut squash soup as a starter and pumpkin pie for dessert. You can get three courses for £45 a person.
Where: 170 Great Portland Street, W1W 5QB
2. Big Easy
Big Easy is the ideal restaurant to head to on the 24th November if you've got kids. It's a family-friendly American chain with branches in Canary Wharf, Covent Garden and King's Road, and it puts on a great Thanksgiving feast every year. Be sure to try the Jack Daniels-infused pumpkin cheesecake.
Where: 332-334 King's Road, SWB 5UR
3. Q Grill
US BBQ restaurant Q Grill is located in Chalk Farm and offers a mouth-watering Thanksgiving menu, which includes roasted pumpkin soup, truffled mac n cheese, key lime pie, and of course, roast turkey. The meal costs £35 per person.
Where: 29-33 Chalk Farm Road, NW1 8AJ
4. Planet Hollywood
Plant Hollywood is an iconic American restaurant in Haymarket. You will be surrounded by plenty of memorabilia from Hollywood video screens and a live DJ. Why not complete your meal with a cocktail? The list includes Planet Hollywood specials such as Legally Blonde, The Dark Knight and Titanic.
Where: 57-60 Haymarket, St James's, SW1Y 4QX
5. Royal China
Royal China offers diners unique Thanksgiving dishes that fuse together Asian and American flavours. The menu features Empress Chicken with Ginger and Spring Onion and Almond flavoured Pumpkin Soup with Crabmeat. Book in advance to avoid disappointment.
Where: 24-26 Baker Street, Marylebone, W1U 3BZ
6. Morton's Club
If you feel like splashing out this Thanksgiving, you've come to the right place. At £70 per head, the Thanksgiving menu at the exclusive Morton's Club isn't for those with a tight budget. Start your meal with a plate of scrambled eggs or tagliolini or risotto served with Alba white truffle, and follow with veal sweet bread, chestnut gnocchi or roasted grouse.