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  • Tasty Treats

    Festive Tasty Treats

    It’s official that Christmas is allowed to start early this year, and that means it’s perfectly acceptable to start stuffing your faces with festive food!

    As Greenwich is such a fantastic foodie location, we thought it might be useful to compile a list of all the best naughty and nice treats on offer.

    Greenwich Market
    Greenwich Market Food

    It’s traditional to get yourself a mulled wine while you’re here and if you’re peckish, then maybe grab some sweet, tasty churros to dip in hot melty chocolate sauce as you walk around. You definitely won’t go hungry here, with an array of taste sensations on offer at the famous international Food Court.

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    The Ivy Café

    If you’re looking for somewhere super-chic to sip Christmassy cocktails with your nearest and dearest, The Ivy Café in Blackheath is the perfect place. Enjoy delicious, seasonal food in stylish surroundings and bring some extra sparkle to your festive dinners and yuletide get-togethers.

    on Nelson Road

    After a year of Zoom calls and Facetime, we could all do with some face-to-face time. This year, Bill’s has all the best ingredients for a showstopping Christmas. A menu packed with seasonal delights, classic cocktails with a festive twist and of course, the all important decadent desserts.

    Meridian Lounge
    at InterContinental London - The O2
    Meridian Lounge Afternoon Tea

    The Meridian Lounge are embracing the spirit of Christmas with a festive spin on their delicious afternoon tea treats. Served with traditional finger sandwiches, spiced cranberry & plain scones with fig & strawberry preserve & cream, and a range of teas from Camellia’s tea house.

    Dark Sugars
    Nelson Road, Greenwich
    Dark Sugars

    Nobody can resist the sweet temptation of handmade chocolate! You can’t make it past the windows of Dark Sugars without needing to pop in. The shiny, colourful pearls of homemade chocolate truffles and treats are irresistible, and if that’s not all, they also serve what has been named “the best hot chocolate in London”. Don’t believe us? Try one for yourself!

    Crosstown Doughnuts
    Greenwich Market
    Crosstown Doughnuts Christmas

    Crosstown Doughnuts are always creating brand new flavours, and this season is no different!

    Pop in to their store next to Greenwich Market and grab a little piece of Christmas heaven to nibble as you browse the stalls, or order a boxful for the whole family and get them delivered to your door!

    Christmas Day Feasting
    Trafalgar Tavern
    by the riverside
    Trafalgar Tavern

    Local landmark and favourite of Charles Dickens, The Trafalgar Tavern is the perfect setting for a Christmas feast! With its huge rooms overlooking the river Thames, open fires and cosy atmosphere, it’s ideal with a family get-together. Delicious turkey with all the trimmings, mince pies and Christmas pudding. Does it get much better than this?

    The Sail Loft
    Victoria Parade, Greenwich

    While social distancing might have stopped Santa from bringing you everything you had hoped for this Christmas, The Sail Loft are pulling out all the stops to help make your Christmas Special.
    Whether it’s drinks for six, dinner for two or lunch for four – their delicious menu of freshly-cooked and lovingly-prepared treats will tantalise your tastebuds!

    The Old Brewery
    at The Old Royal Naval College

    This Christmas, enjoy a feast fit for a king. The Old Brewery is set within the unique and beautiful grounds of the Old Royal Naval College. Henry VIII built his palace on this site and spent a lot of his time enjoying grand banquets after hunting in Greenwich Park. Let’s keep the tradition going!


    Richard I
    Royal Hill, Greenwich
    Richard I

    Snuggle up at this cosy local pub with a steaming glass of mulled wine or cider next to their beautiful Christmas tree and you’ll never want to leave! Sit down with friends or family in the conservatory and enjoy a traditional festive three-course menu, a celebration of the very best of British produce – down to the very last sprout!

    The Yacht
    Crane Street, Greenwich

    Whether you’d like hand-carved turkey or a beetroot, butternut squash and cranberry wellington, everything comes with a generous portion of crisp, roast potatoes, Yorkshire puddings and all your favourite trimmings! Leave everything to the pros and let laughter, good humour, beaming smiles, good food and a Christmas Day tipple be the order of the day. 

    Cutty Sark Pub
    by the riverside
    Cutty Sark Pub

    Head to the Cutty Sark for a delightful Christmas feast surrounded by stunning views across the river Thames, from Canary Wharf to The O2. Choose from their three-course festive menu of seasonal favourites, or opt to “push the sleigh out” with one of their huge banquet-style feasts! The best thing about it? You won’t have to do the washing up!

    The Guard House
    No. 1 Street, Woolwich Arsenal

    The grand scale of these Grade II listed buildings of The Guardhouse make a beautiful setting for a suitably luxurious Christmas day  meal.

    With a fantastic array of cocktails and fine wines and beers, if you book early enough you will have your pick of gorgeous settings to take dinner, at  The Mess, The Avery or The Glass House!

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    Dial Arch
    No. 1 Street, Woolwich Arsenal

    Step inside the heart of leafy Royal Arsenal find the ideal venue for your Christmas party this season. Our Grade II listed building is the prefect place to host your Christmas party, for friends & family during our 12 Days of Christmas or to spend your Christmas Day enjoying our traditional festive feast!

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