The time of the year when enthusiasm, preparations and celebrating with loved ones takes over the entire United States population for arguably the most important dinner of the calendar – but we’re not talking about Christmas. Thanksgiving is a day dedicated to expressing gratitude, getting together with loved ones and indulging in some delicious Thanksgiving meals.
So, why not make a holiday out of it?
And where better to take your loved ones than one of the most iconic and culturally diverse cities in the world… London!
Indulge in a luxury experience at Cheval Residences and enjoy a five-night stay for the price of four available all-year-round. Moreover, guests staying at one of our Cheval Residences for five nights or more enjoy our Book Direct benefits including:
- Complimentary breakfast upon arrival
- A selection of welcome provisions
- Children’s arrival goodies
- Complimentary Wi-Fi
And if you thought that spending Thanksgiving away from home means missing out on the traditional delicious meals, you are in for a surprise! Our partners La Belle Assiette have prepared a delectable selection of Thanksgiving menus, both delicious and traditionally American, prepared by some of the most talented private chefs in your luxury apartment to help you celebrate with your family and friends. As a guest in a Cheval Residence, you’ll also receive three complimentary canapés per person when booking a three-course meal with La Belle Assiette.
But wait… your options don’t end here!
Although, Thanksgiving is surely an American tradition, it is also one that London has happily adopted in recent years. So where to head for those delightful traditional meals?
1. Smith & Wollensky, Covent Garden
Smith & Wollensky is offering a tasty Thanksgiving menu on the 28 November only, starting with Oak Smoked Salmon with Horseradish Crème Fraiche, Salad of Roasted Squash, Quinoa, Pecan, Pomegranate, followed by the traditional classics Roasted Free-Range Bronze Turkey stuffed with Sausage & Cornbread, 320g USDA Prime Sirloin and Beetroot Wellington with Walnut & White Wine Sauce. They have also prepared special family-style sides for the whole table, including Bourbon Glazed Roasted Carrots, Green Bean & Tomato Casserole and Whipped Potatoes. The three-course meal menu is priced at £69 per person.
Smith & Wollensky: The Adelphi, 1-11 John Adam St, Covent Garden, London WC2N 6HT
2. Rail House Café, Riding House Cafe and Village East
The sister venues have built a tradition from offering some of the best Thanksgiving in London. Typically, the menus will boast a festive Cinnamon Old-Fashion with Burbon soaked cranberries, followed by slow-roasted Norfolk Bronze Turkey. The family-style sharing meals are, of course, not missing from the menu. The slow-roasted turkey comes along with maple-buttered sweet potatoes, mac and cheese and green beans with praline.
Rail House Café: 8 Sir Simon Milton Square, Victoria SW1E 5DJ
Riding House Café: 43-51 Great Titchfield Street, Fitzrovia W1W 7PQ
Village East: 171-173 Bermondsey Street SE1 3UW
3. Bread Street Kitchen, City of London
Located within minutes away from our two City Residences, Cheval Calico House and Cheval Three Quays, Gordon Ramsey owned Bread Street Kitchen celebrates Thanksgiving by serving up a decadent three-course menu focused around an enchanting Confit Turkey Leg with cornbread, shrimps and cranberry sauce. As you’d expect from a restaurant owned by one of America’s most loved Chefs, the traditional sharing snack platter with hot wings, wagyu meatballs, polenta croutons and basil is also present along with sharing desserts of pumpkin pie with cinnamon ice cream.
Bread Street Kitchen: 10 Bread St, London EC4M 9AJ
4. Balthazar, Covent Garden
The famous New York-style brasserie located in Covent Garden is joining the Thanksgiving celebration with a three-course feast featuring American Thanksgiving classics. Menu highlights include spiced roasted butternut squash soup as a starter, a succulent turkey roast with orange and chestnut stuffing corn fritter, roasted sweet potatoes, and homemade cranberry sauce and a delicious Pecan pie with maple syrup ice cream.
Balthazar: 4-6 Russell St, Covent Garden, London WC2B 5HZ
5. The Jones Family Project, Shoreditch & Belgravia
Ranked in the top-ten steakhouses in London, The Jones Family Project has created a fabulous Thanksgiving menu paired with Wild Turkey cocktails. Based on the past-years tradition, the three-course menu will be available on Thursday 28th November, Friday 29th November and Saturday, 30th November.
The Jones Family Project, Shoreditch: 78 Great Eastern St, Hackney, London EC2A 3JL
The Jones Family Project, Belgravia: 7-8 Eccleston Yards, Belgravia, London SW1W 9AZ