For Americans pining for the holiday season back across the pond, and for those just simply looking for an excuse to start the festive feasting early, we take a look at where you can celebrate Thanksgiving in London this month.
Thanksgiving at The Savoy
With panoramic views of the River Thames, the stunning Kaspar's Seafood Bar and Grill, will be offering diners a luxurious yet informal dining experience this Thanksgiving on Thursday 23rd November. Whilst enjoying the lively atmosphere of the Art Deco-inspired interior, guests will be able to enjoy two or three courses from a set menu, featuring Beetroot Marinated Cured Salmon, Roasted Norfolk Turkey, Traditional Pumpkin Pie, all to be washed down with a special Martini.
Thanksgiving at The Imaginarium
Thanksgiving does not have to be solely about indulgence, it is a time to think of what we are thankful for and celebrate all the goodness in the world. This November, The Imaginarium will be hosting thankful thanksgiving feast with live music, ancient stories and healing vibrations from Andrew Begay and Bear Love. The entertainment will be accompanied by the 12 dishes of soul food - eight of which are vegan - inspired by the plentiful plates of Louisiana.
Thanksgiving dips at HIPCHIPS
London's first crisp and dip cafe, HIPCHIPS, has created a selection of sweet and savoury dips to get into the spirit of thanksgiving. Playing on the traditional components of Thanksgiving dinner (think cranberry sauce, sticky honey glazed parsnips, pecan pie and pumpkins) HIPCHIPS' freshly cooked, handcrafted heritage crisps will be served with dips including Cranberry, Cheese & Pecan and Pecan Pie & Creme Fraiche.
THATMuse 'Festive Feasting' treasure hunt
Treasure Hunt innovator, THATMuse (which stands for Treasure Hunt At The Museum) has designed a brand-new themed hunt with all the indulgences of the holiday season in mind - 'Festive Feasting' . On Saturday 25th November, Londoners are invited to embark upon a gluttonous gallivant around the V&A in search of foodie treasures from throughout history. The challenge is simple: scavengers must compete to find and photograph themselves with as many of the bacchanalian delights on their clue list as possible, within a given time.
Thanksgiving dinner at Devonshire Club (20th – 24th November)
An opulent offering from one of London's newest private members clubs, Devonshire Club will be serving a Trans-Atalantic feast to members and non-members alike throughout Thanksgiving week. This traditional feast will open with a rich New England Clam Chowder with Cornbread followed by a classic Roast Turkey with Chestnut Stuffing, Cranberries, Velvet Mashed Potatoes & Collard Greens. Dessert will be a suitably seasonal Pumpkin & Marshmallow Meringue Pie.
Thanksgiving 2017 takes place on 23rd November, recurring annually not he fourth Thursday of November - a day that began as a national day of harvest in the U.S., a day that's long been celebrated as a secular holiday. A classic Thanksgiving feast will consist of turkey with stuffing, cranberry sauce, cornbread, and pumpkin pie.