Thanksgiving is an important celebration for Americans, but what if you find yourself in London this November? There are many US-expats living in the city, so you’re never short of spaces to catch a Thanksgiving feast, and thankfully there are lots of different ways to make sure you don’t miss out on this year’s celebrations. Here’s our quick guide to making the most of Thanksgiving in Shoreditch and the rest of the city.
Celebrate in Shoreditch
The Blues Kitchen in Shoreditch is hosting a very special Thanksgiving feast on 22nd November, with fried turkey, mac and cheese and pumpkin pie all on the menu to create an updated new take on US-style classics. There’s also plenty of music from across the pond, providing a welcoming and familiar atmosphere perfect for a fun-filled evening – all close to the M by Montcalm Shoreditch.
It might not be the most traditional way to spend the holiday, but why not treat yourself this Thanksgiving with a visit to the Beauty & Melody Spa at M by Montcalm? It’s the perfect way to get ready for a night out during your stay – and is sure to get you in the celebratory mood!
Head to a top London Restaurant
It’s not just Shoreditch where you will find opportunities to celebrate this Thanksgiving. Some of the best London restaurants for Thanksgiving are located a little further afield! There are several stylish restaurants in Grosvenor Square including some which adapt their November menu to include a number of Thanksgiving classics in celebration of the season. If you’re an American far from home, you will be able to find dishes including turkey with cranberry stuffing and a delicious pumpkin pie with pecans and maple syrup. Some Park Lane hot spots also present a traditional Thanksgiving feast this time of year, ideal for indulging in some Americana whilst dining – there’s also plenty of live music to help keep guests entertained!
For staunch traditionalists, try Covent Garden which can help anyone missing the US – with everything from gingerbread-spice cocktails to a full three-course meal complete with traditional roast turkey and all the trimmings. If you want to go for a full luxurious experience, you can do no better than to dine at a five-star hotel or restaurant for a Thanksgiving celebration. Expect to find delicious feasts where the choices include a range of traditional dishes such as salmon, turkey and pumpkin pie, all washed down with a few Martinis in decadent surroundings sure to give you a real taste of home in London.