Indeed, there are better things to do this festive season than worry about cooking dinner for 8! Forget about those dishes and let someone else slave over a hot stove. Here are some suggestions for both Edinburgh and Glasgow Christmas Day dining.
Galvin Brasserie de Luxe
This decadent menu features dishes made with The indulgent menus feature Scottish ingredients with a classic Parisian twist. A menu of 3 courses plus petit fours is set at a cost of £135 per adult and £50 per child.
The Waldorf Astoria-Caledonian Hotel, Princes St, EH1 2AB
Hotel Du Vin
Both Edinburgh and Glasgow hotels offer Christmas Day dining in cosy and stylish surroundings. Both feature delicious sounding Scottish dishes plus of course Turkey.
Hotel Du Vin, 11 Bristo Place, Edinburgh, EH1 1EZ
Hotel Du Vin, One Devonshire Gardens, Glasgow, G12 0UX
La Garrigue is a delightful French restaurant with, of course, delicious food. The atmosphere here is relaxing. Christmas lunch menu at £65 per person Two sittings are available; 12 for 12.30pm and 4 for 4.30pm.
La Garrigue, 31 Jeffrey St, Edinburgh EH1 1DH
Banana Leaf on Byres Road in Glasgow have a tasting menu at £48.90, veggie and vegan menu for £40.50 (both five courses) and a kiddie menu for £25.90. Something different than the usual turkey and trimmings.
Banana Leaf, 5+9 Byres Road, Glasgow, G11 5RD
The Honours at Malmaison
Martin Wishart’s restaurant The Honours in Malmaison Glasgow will be serving dishes such as Jerusalem artichoke velouté with lobster ravioli, and ending with a chocolate delice with pear mousse, amaretto ice cream and crackling, this 5 course menu is a feast. Served between 1pm and 6pm for £99 per person.
The Honours 278 West George Street, Glasgow, G2 4LL