Easter Menus In London For 2024
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Easter Menus In London For 2024

Where to indulge in some spring feasting this April

While chocolate is clearly the food hero of Easter, it’s not the only thing to get excited about eating during the season. Easter is a celebration of the beginning of spring and all the bountiful produce that comes with it: roast lamb, spring greens, hot cross buns, Simnel cake and more. Many London restaurants are offering special Easter menus and dishes across the Bank Holiday weekend – we highlight the best here.

Where To Dine In London This Easter Weekend

Inside Bacchanalia Mayfair

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Bacchanalia

For a glitzy Easter feast, head to Greek-inspired wonderland Bacchanalia, which is offering a set menu on Sunday and Monday from 12 – 5pm. You can enjoy three spring dishes for just £45, such as polenta bites with truffled tzatziki, sea bream with wild greens, and the restaurant’s signature tiramisu. Better still, a live bouzouki band will be keeping things lively – plus little ones will be treated to a special chocolate treat.

£45pp, 31 March and 1 April 2024, 12 – 5pm. bacchanalia.co.uk

Front door of Scott's Richmond

Scott’s Richmond

After an Easter stroll around Richmond Park, head for lunch at Scott’s, the esteemed restaurant perched by the riverside. Although the eatery is most famous for its seafood, this Easter Sunday head chef Tom Rogers will be cooking up a beef roast complete with roast potatoes and seasonal veggies. On the Monday, meanwhile, guests can enjoy a set menu featuring dishes like spicy salmon tartare, Puglian burrata, mussels with toasted fregola, and Cornish pollock with spinach and shellfish butter sauce – followed by a raspberry pavlova dessert.

£32pp for Easter Sunday roast, Easter Monday set menu two courses for £28 or three for £34, 31 March and 1 April 2024. scotts-richmond.com

Le Pont de la Tour terrace

Le Pont de la Tour

A trip to riverside institution Le Pont de la Tour is always a treat. Soak up beautiful views of Tower Bridge and the city beyond while enjoying an Easter menu made up of dishes like smoked salmon blinis, aged beef tartare with smoked egg yolk, roast halibut, and beef wellington with pomme gaufrette. Finish with a selection of desserts – plus an Easter chocolate egg. All this can be enjoyed alongside a glass of Laurent Perrier Cuvee Rose.

£75pp. 29 March – 1 April 2024. lepontdelatour.co.uk

Lamb hotpot at Nessa

Nessa, Soho

Tom Cenci’s Soho bistro always has a buzzy vibe, with a fun menu focusing on twists on nostalgic fare. This Easter, the restaurant is serving a special lamb hot pot, designed for the table to share and made with Cornish lamb shoulder from HG Walter. Diners can enjoy alongside signature plates from the menu, such as the beloved cheese and onion croquettes, and black pudding brioche. 

£35 for the lamb hotpot, 31 March 2024. nessa.com

The Chelsea Pig interior

The Chelsea Pig, Chelsea

After a classic roast dinner this Easter? Head to this charming Chelsea pub for an impressive Sunday lunch created by head chef Fionnan Flood and his team. Roasts are designed for sharing, with options including lamb with honey and mint sauce, Gloucestershire pork belly, and Hereford beef rib-eye, served with all the trimmings. Follow with a special seasonal dessert: a Galaxy baked chocolate tart, or a hot cross bun bread pudding.

31 March 2024. thechelseapig.co.uk

Alain Ducasse at The Dorchester

Alain Ducasse at The Dorchester, Mayfair

Looking for somewhere extra special to dine with the family this Easter? Alain Ducasse at The Dorchester is serving one of the capital’s most luxurious Easter menus. The restaurant is offering a special lamb dish to the tasting menu on 29 and 30 March, with the option to pre-order either a saddle, rib, shoulder or leg, which will then be carved at the table. This will be served alongside an array of exquisite seasonal dishes, including Cornish turbot, watercress and sea urchin, and hand-dived scallops, citrus beurre blanc and Kristal caviar. 

Tasting menu is £285, with a £30 supplement for the lamb, 29 and 30 March 2024. alainducasse-dorchester.com

The Bull & Bush, Hampstead

This cosy neighbourhood spot in North Hampstead has the feel of a country pub, located opposite Golders Hill Park. It’s renowned for its roast, which comes piled high with pillowy Yorkshire puddings, crispy potatoes and a choice of beef, chicken, pork or a nut roast. This can be paired with the special Easter cocktail, a chocolate orange martini, with a Valrhona chocolate brownie for dessert.

Cocktail available 11 March – 7 April 2024. thebullandbush.co.uk

New The Ritz Restaurant

The Ritz Restaurant

The Ritz, Mayfair

Celebrate the Bank Holiday weekend in style, at one of London’s most iconic hotels, The Ritz. Its Michelin-starred restaurant is serving a special three-course Easter Sunday lunch, focused around British ingredients. The exact dishes are yet to be announced, but you can guarantee top-quality food amid opulent surroundings. 

£195 per adult, £95 per child, 31 March 2024. theritzlondon.com

Lamb dish at The Colony Grill Room

The Colony Grill Room at The Beaumont Hotel

Another unbeatable Mayfair location is The Colony Grill Room, The Beaumont Hotel’s elegant restaurant, which will be dishing up a dazzling menu on Easter Sunday. Head Chef Ben Boeynaems has pulled together an array of Hors D’Oeuvres including Lambton & Jackson smoked salmon and a classic New York shrimp cocktail, followed by a seasonal main of stuffed saddle of lamb with mint jelly. For a particularly punchy dessert, try the Bananas Foster with ginger cake and spiced rum.

£42pp, 31 March 2024. colonygrillroom.com

Vintry & Mercer

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Vintry & Mercer, the City

Set down the road from St Paul’s Cathedral, boutique hotel Vintry & Mercer is a great spot for Easter lunch in the City. On Easter Sunday, its restaurant is serving a three-course menu, kicking off with starters of grilled English asparagus, and charred smoked salmon, ahead of mains like slow braised lamb steak and fisherman’s pie. For dessert, there’s a rhubarb and strawberry tart or an apple crumble (save your chocolate cravings for later).

£45pp, 31 March 2024. vintryandmercer.com

Galvin La Chapelle, the City

The Galvin brothers’ Michelin-starred City restaurant offers French fine dining, housed inside a majestic Grade II listed building. Head there this Easter Sunday for a traditional lunch with French influence: begin with cured mackerel and smoked fish roe, or ricotta gnocchi, followed by roast Herdwick lamb, Hereford beef rib or Cornish ballotine of cod. Finish on a sweet note with the Easter bread and butter pudding, made with candied orange and almond crumble, or go for the classic cheeseboard.

£49pp, 31 March 2024. galvinrestaurants.com

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