One-offs, limited editions, special menus and more are hitting London restaurants all the time. We'll be updating this page regularly with the very best special new dishes as they appear, so you can make sure to grab them before they're gone.
How to make a dish Christmassy? How about plonking an entire turkey on top? At Quique Dacosta's Arros QD, the special paella dish is its signature rice cooked in Quique Dacosta's stock with caramelised Brussel sprouts and red currants. Then a whole Fosse Meadows turkey - roasted in the oven and finished on wood-fired flames on the open grill sits on top. As you can imagine, this is for larger groups and feeds 6-8 people for £275 (and you'll need to preorder it).
Where: 64 Eastcastle St, London W1W 8NQ
When: Now until Christmas
The latest Yard Sale Collab is with the Off-Menu podcast (aka James Acaster and Ed Gamble) and it's also their special Christmas pizza. The special pizza is topped with pigs in blankets, Brussels sprouts, crispy sage and cranberry & chilli jam and there's also a vegan option also on offer including nut roast. £1 from each pizza sold will be donated to Fare Share, a charity that tackles food waste and poverty across the UK.
Sadly there's no "popadums or bread" side...
Where: All Yard Sales
When: 1 December 2021 to 4 January 2022
Dishpatch has teamed up with baking master Ravneet Gill for Rav’s Perfect Cookies. At £25 each, there are 12 cookie dough balls, all ready to put in the oven. The flavours include milk chocolate and hazelnut, dark chocolate and sea salt and white chocolate with brown bread and pistachio. We've been sent some of these and can attest that they are very good indeed.
Where: Nationwide delivery
When: Delivering every Friday in the run-up to Christmas
Burger & Lobster have teamed up with Scottish chef and restaurateur Tony Singh MBE for this sharing dish - the Punjabi Spiced Lobster Curry. It's two whole pot-roasted native lobsters, dressed with Indian flavours and aromatic spices with rice alongside. It'll be £75 for two people.
Where: All Burger & Lobsters
When: 15 November - 31 December 2021
BAO's delivery service Rice Error is teaming up with Rochelle Canteen's Margot Henderson for their latest special box in their Guest Series - the Mince & Tatties Rice Box. The rice is fried with pak choi, with "tatties" (mashed potatoes) below while the mince is finished with a drizzle of Sichuan chilli iil and there's a dollop of English mustard in the corner. It's available via Deliveroo or collection from BAO.
Where: London delivery or collection
When: Throughout November 2021
They already make excellent bacon butties. delivered to your door and now Le Swine have something new, They've teamed up with Scottish chef Mark Drummond, Executive Sous at Cameron House on Loch Lomond, for the limited edition Squared Up Banger. It's a haggis and sausage patty with milk & onion buns, apple and whiskey "broon" sauce, bacon butter AND it comes with a bacon butter & sage Old Fashioned.
Where: Nationwide delivery
When: Limited edition
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