Ho ho ho! Tis the season of mulled wine, mistletoe and enormous meals. Where to head to celebrate? We’ve got that covered for you.

Jingle Belly Christmas at Guppy by Ai

guppy1 10 Christmas Lunches to Bookmark For the Next Two DaysGuppy’s hosting a wine and cocktail-paired dinner that we’re sure is bound to be grand. Their Duck Breast Teriyaki and Asparagus {wrapped with zucchini and cream cheese} sounds like slices of heaven. Each course is paired with a selection of wine or a set of cocktails. Ready to eat?

When: 24th Dec, dinner {7pm – 12:30am}; 25th Dec, lunch {12pm – 3:30pm} & dinner

Where: 28, Lodhi Colony, Main Market

Nearest Metro Station: Jor Bagh

Contact: 011 24690005, +91 9650185005

Price: INR 1,700+ taxes {per person without alcohol}; INR 2,200+ taxes {per person with alcohol}


Olive is taking two of our favourite things- Christmas and Willy Wonka- and throwing them together. There’s more food than you can possibly imagine–from food stalls and live dessert counters to full fledged brunch options. You can be sure to find us at the Cheese Bar to begin with and then filling up on the Juniper and Maple Roast Turkey. Yum.

When: 24th Dec, 7.30pm; 25th Dec, 12pm

Where: Olive at the Qutub, One Style Mile, Mehrauli

Nearest Metro Station: Chattarpur

Contact: 011 29574444, +91 9810235472

Price: INR 2,195 + taxes {Christmas Eve dinner with unlimited food and a welcome drink}; INR 2,695 + taxes {Christmas Day Brunch with unlimited food and a welcome drink}

Fio Cookhouse

fio 10 Christmas Lunches to Bookmark For the Next Two DaysWe’ve always been big fans of the food here, but that aside, this Christmas season they’re hosting Avantika Bakshi and D80, so deep-house and techno is also on the menu. Read more here.an an

When: 25th Dec, 10.30pm onwards

Where: Fio Cookhouse, Epicuria, Nehru Place

Nearest Metro Station: Nehru Place

Contact: 011 26281026

Fatty Bao

Fatty Bao’s going all out this season and we suggest you join in their festivities. You can expect a wide range of Christmas cocktails, a whole bunch of new bao flavours {Smoked Ham baos, anyone?} as well as an assorted preparation of ramen. Not a traditional feast, but a delicious one nonetheless. Drink? The Disco Disco!

When: 24th Dec {dinner}; 25th Dec {lunch and dinner}

Where: Sangam Courtyard, Major Somnath Marg, Sector 9, R.K. Puram

Nearest Metro Station: Hauz Khas

Contact: 011 26715270

Price: INR 1,600 + taxes {for two, without alcohol}; INR 2,500 + taxes {for two, with alcohol}

Jamie’s Italian

jamie 10 Christmas Lunches to Bookmark For the Next Two DaysImage courtesy: Jamie Oliver

Get ready to dig in this Christmas at Jamie’s. We’re talking a spread of Whole Roast Baby Chicken, Spinach and Ricotta Ravioli, Pan Fried Sole Fillet and Baby Shrimp. To finish with? The quintessential Xmas plum pudding. That’s not all- there’s also a lucky draw to look forward to. You never know what you could win from Santa’s bag.

When: 25th December

Where: 3rd Floor, Ambience Mall, Vasant Kunj, Nelson Mandela Marg

Nearest Metro Station: Chhattarpur

Contact: 011 40870032

DIVA Italian

Go big or go home- that’s our motto and DIVA is definitely complying. They’ve got quite a feast lined up for Christmas. We’re talking a four-course meal, accompanied by sparkling wine. We’ll be having the Ravioli filled with Duck Confit with a Marsala and Rosemary reduction; what about you?

When: 24th Dec {dinner}; 25th Dec {lunch and dinner}

Where: DIVA Italian, GK2

Nearest Metro Station: Kailash Colony

Contact: 011 29215673

Price: INR 2,800 + taxes

All American Diner

diner 10 Christmas Lunches to Bookmark For the Next Two DaysWhat is a festival without food? Fairly pointless, we think. To come together and eat with your loved ones, consider the Christmas jazz brunch at the All American Diner. With offerings such as Cranberry & Mustard Glazed Turkey, Roast Pork Leg with Honey Mustard Glaze and a Grilled Chicken with a Smoky BBQ Sauce, this is bound to be a good one.

When: 25th Dec, 11am – 3.30pm

Where: The All American Diner, India Habitat Centre, Lodhi Road

Nearest Metro Station: Jor Bagh

Contact: 011 43663162

Price: INR 2,500+ taxes {excluding alcohol}


They’re bringing a few exotic dishes to your table this Christmas; we’re talking duck, pork and squid. There are also oodles of appams, their famous Beetroot Thoran and homemade Christmas pudding. Mulled wine your thing? They’re giving it to you, by the bottle.

When: 25th Dec {buffet}

Where: MA A-05, Restaurant Block, DLF Place Mall

Nearest Metro Station: Malviya Nagar

Contact: +91 9911462757

Price: INR 1,299 + taxes


sakleys 10 Christmas Lunches to Bookmark For the Next Two DaysWhile Sakley’s has an ongoing Christmas extravaganza already, on the 24th and 25th you can expect special food on the agenda, along with their themed cocktails.We’re definitely going to try their spinach and cream cheese quiches. There are also going to be musicians.

When: 23 – 31 December

Where: M23 M-Block Market, GK1

Nearest Metro Station: Kailash Colony

Contact: +91 9873160659

Price: INR 2,100 {food + mocktails}; INR 3,000 {food + cocktails/alcohol}

California Pizza Kitchen

CPF’s is rolling out a range of small eats for their Christmas feast, from Curried Chicken Fritters to their stuffed mushrooms. What you should really look forward to from their spread though? The truly decadent desserts. We’re going for the Christmas Trifle {vanilla custard, jelly ice-cream and fruits soaked in rum} but there’s also the Noel Brownie which sounds like a treat. Spoons up!

When: 17th Dec 2015- 17th Jan 2016

Where: California Pizza Kitchen, 11, Cyber Hub, DLF Cyber City, Gurgaon

Nearest Metro Station: Cyber Hub

Contact: +91 9873437967

Price: Depends on your order

Feature image courtesy: Sakley’s 


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