BRITISH

– A Mulled Wine Sorbet from The Unruly Pig, Suffolk –

The award winning 16th century Inn in Suffolk known famously as The Unruly Pig, brings you a beautiful tasting, beautiful looking berry red mulled wine sorbet (featured image). What better way to serve up a desert than on a bed of spicy cinnamon and star anise. Well as it’s only £3.50 per bowl, it can’t get much better! Well okay, maybe if you serve it with a mince pie too.

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CHINESE

– Festive Xiao Long Bao from Bright Courtyard –
Christmas Dishes Worldwide | Bright Courtyard Dumpling

Christmas Dishes Worldwide | Bright Courtyard Dumpling

Baker Street and the great looking restaurant that is Bright Courtyard, is the venue for this Xiao Long Bao. If you’re looking to stay off the turkey for a little while longer, then try this Shanghai soup dumpling, that is filled with minced pork, ginger and brussel sprouts. There’s a fun way to eat this too, using a straw and piercing the dumpling, you can enjoy the broth within.

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FRENCH

– Crêpe Christmas Log from MAMIE’S –

Have you been craving a great crêperie in London complete with a Cidrothèque (cider cellar)? Well if you have been, or just simply want to check one out, then MAMIE’s might be worth a stop. Who wouldn’t like thinly rolled crepes with layers of French chestnut cream, doused in chocolate and edible Christmas figurines. Try the Crêpe Christmas log, enjoyed with a bolée or bowl – of cider.

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INDIAN

– Bombay Palace’s Parcel Platter @ Bombay Palace –

Well this sounds delicious doesn’t it? A sage and onion bhaji, mince pie Gol Guppe and turkey samosas served complete with cranberry dip. Mmm tasty Indian treats from the Bombay Palace with this festive Parcel Platter.

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ITALIAN

– Brussels Sprout Pizza at Four Hundred Rabbits –
Christmas Dishes Worldwide | Pizza @ 400 Rabbits

Christmas Dishes Worldwide | Pizza @ 400 Rabbits

The pizzeria in South East London, fabulously called Four Hundred Rabbits, is also serving up a festive feast, this time in pizza form! A sourdough base topped with shredded brussel sprouts, hot smoked pig cheeks, a rich tomato sauce, Fior di Latte Mozzarella and Smoked Lincolnshire Poacher. Yum! All for £9.75.

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JAMAICAN

– Rudolph Burger @ Rudie’s –
Christmas Dishes Worldwide | Venison Burger - Rudies

Christmas Dishes Worldwide | Venison Burger – Rudies

Jamaican restaurant Rudie’s is bringing a glimpse of Caribbean warmth to the wintery streets of Dalston this Christmas season. Alongside its variety of staple sharing-style dishes, Santa’s reindeers are brought to the table thanks to an authentic Jerk Venison Burger with Spiced Fries and a Chilli Saffron Aioli. Accompanied by a Scotch Bonnet Remoulade, an Apple red Cabbage Slaw with boozy drunken Cranberries, and served on a toasted Mace Brioche Bun, the sumptuous Burger will cost diners £12.50. Additionally, an impressive selection of Jamaican rums ensures that Rudie’s offers the ideal respite for weary Christmas shoppers, or a haven for those who fancy a bit of fiery festive fare.

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JAPANESE

– Be bowled over by Kurobuta’s Boxing Day Burger…. –
Christmas Dishes Worldwide | Kurobuta Christmas Burger

Christmas Dishes Worldwide | Kurobuta Christmas Burger

Kurobuta draws inspiration from Japans izakayas, and chef-owner Scott Hallsworth’s carefully craftedBoxing Day Burger complements their relaxed ethos, whilst delivering compelling flavours.  Available from mid-November at Kurobuta Marble Arch and Chelsea and priced at £8, this festive inspired burger will consist of Robata Grilled Turkey, Bubble and Squeak, Truffle Roast Ham, Miso Cheese served with a side of Crispy Fried Sprout Leaves. This latest Christmas offering is certainly one to ease the inevitable party-season hangovers, and provides a welcome culinary detour from the traditional. Usually plates served in izakayas are designed for sharing, but after sampling Kurobuta’s Boxing Day Burger you’ll realise selfish eating is obligatory!

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PALESTINIAN

– Christmas knafeh from Tabun Kitchen –

Tabun Kitchen is treating Soho to a taste of a Jerusalem Christmas, with an array of traditional Palestinian dishes on offer. Festive favourites include the Bethlehem meatball soup, a holy land dish which incorporates homemade meatballs, rice and an intense broth. As well as the roasted sumac- marinated poussin, which is served over maftool (Palestinian couscous). For those with a sweet tooth, Tabun Kitchen will also be serving their Christmas knafeh, a traditional cheese topped with delicate shredded pastry and drizzled with orange blossom syrup – delicious!

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