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14 Nov
2018

Thanksgiving in London

Posted by Horace in Travel Stories

In London alone there are roughly 50,000 Americans living, working and studying. That’s a lot of expats! Perfect for Thanksgiving in London.

So if you’re from across the pond and decided to venture across the pond, then you’re in good hands. You’ll never be too far from another American. And if you happen to be here during the lead up to the holiday season, then keeping the tradition of Thanksgiving alive may become a top priority.

Let’s face it, regardless of where you may be living, some turkey, pumpkin pie and a few hours of football (the American kind that is), is something that must happen on that 4th Thursday in November.

Pumpkin pie slice pumpkin table We recommend gathering up some of your friends, expats or locals, and putting on a Thanksgiving or Friendsgiving filled with good food and lots of laughter. You can find turkey, cranberry sauce, stuffing and even the ingredients to make pumpkin pie at most local shops. In fact, here’s a great recipe for pumpkin pie.

If you’re interested in leaving the dishes to someone else, then fear not! There are MANY restaurants and bars across London that partake in the Thanksgiving feast each year. Some of them even stream football. So kick back and relax. Check out our list of places to celebrate Thanksgiving in London below! And let us know how you’ll be spending the holidays this year in the comments.

Red Rooster – Shoreditch

One of our favorite spots has a Thanksgiving feast fit for a king! From deviled eggs to chicken and waffles, the 3 course meal will leave you stuffed. They’ve even got a few screens with football on in the background.

Thursday 22nd November
£55 per person, bookings are required!
https://thecurtain.com/event/thanksgiving-feast/

Bodean’s BBQ – Covent Garden, SoHo, Fulham, Old Street and more

Our boys over at Bodean’s have created a southern Thanksgiving feast that has our mouths watering. A 3 course meal with turkey or ham, mac and cheese and even key lime pie! The price isn’t too bad either. With loads of locations, don’t sleep on this!

Thursday 22nd November
£28.95 per person, bookings not required but highly recommended!
https://bodeansbbq.com/thanksgiving/

Dinner table food drinks friends cheering

The Jones Family Kitchen – Belgravia

Elegance and smoked meats are a match at The Jones Family Kitchen. Their Thanksgiving menu hosts some traditional favorites but with a battle of North VS South during desserts. Pumpkin Pie or Pecan Pie? You be the judge!

Thursday 22nd November – Saturday 24th November
£35-£70 per person, bookings required!
https://jonesfamilykitchen.co.uk/menus/brunch-lunch-menu-2/

The Blues Kitchen – Camden

Entitled “Thanksgiving & Honky Tonk Thursday”, the boys over at The Blues Kitchen are doing a proper southern Thanksgiving. With fried chicken, mac and cheese, and even a free shot of Wild Turkey Bourbon with each American Passport!

Thursday 22nd November
Cost will vary
https://theblueskitchen.com/camden/whats-on/honky-tonk-thursday/

The Breakfast Club – Various locations

You can ALWAYS count on The Breakfast Club to serve up spectacular food and make us all feel like we’re back in the states. They’ve one up themselves this year and are putting on a 3 course Thanksgiving Feast. We can’t wait to see what scrumptious dishes they provide.

Thursday 22nd November
£28 per person, booking is required!
https://thebreakfastclubcafes.com/events/thanksgiving-2018/

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