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Places where Americans can celebrate Thanksgiving last-minute in London


Happy turkey day, babes (Picture: Crosstown/

If you, like me, are an American living in London, you’ll know that finding ways to celebrate Thanksgiving without having most of your family around can present a bit of a challenge.

After all, if there aren’t at least three generations sitting around the table together, is it even Thanksgiving?

Well, I’m here to tell you that yes, it is.

Whether you’ve got family with you on this side of the pond or you’re having more of a Friendsgiving this year, here are places you can go in London to keep the spirit of Thanksgiving alive.

Old Street Brewery

Old Street Brewery has teamed up with Scoundrels Westmex BBQ to offer a Thanksgiving buffet with all the trimmings.

It’s giving ‘good old-fashioned cook out ‘(Picture: Old Street Brewery)

For £40, you’ll get your pick of things like five-hour smoked Spatchcock whole turkey, candied yams, mac and cheese, and collard greens. Om arrival, you’ll be greeted with mulled wine, and later you’ll also be able to enjoy a glass of their 10% pumpkin-spiced stout.

Find out more here.

Sea Containers

All the trimmings (Picture: Sea Containers)

Sea Containers are doing a lush-looking Thanksgiving Menu this year, offering the likes of roast turkey, cured duck, and Hawaiian sweet potato pie.

They’ve teamed up with food charity The Felix Project this year, so £5 of every order will go to them.

Find out more here.

No. Fifty Cheyne

Fancy getting a bit bougie with it? (Picture: No. Fifty Cheyne)

If you don’t get the chance to do anything Thanksgiving-y today, No. Fifty Cheyne has started offering their Christmas menu from today – especially for the holiday – for the rest of the festive season.

Their festive menu includes the likes of roasted scallops, roasted turkey breast with sage and onion sausage stuffing, maple ragout and boulangère potatoes, and truffle creamed potatoes.

Find out more here.

Hard Rock Cafe

How good does that look? (Picture: Hard Rock Cafe)

How does live music with a side of slow-roasted turkey breast, classic stuffing, sweet potato mash, cranberry sauce and, of course, pumpkin pie grab you?

These staple American establishments are offering Thanksgiving meals until Sunday, so you’ve got the weekend at your disposal.

Find out more.

Crosstown’s Thanksgiving Box

Maybe for dessert? (Picture: Crosstown)

If you’re dealing with a sweet tooth this holiday, you might want to try Crosstown’s Thanksgiving doughnut box.

Only available until Sunday, the Thanksgiving Box includes three Spiced Pumpkin and three Tongan Vanilla Bean Glaze doughnuts.

Find out more here.

Nordic Bar Thanksgiving Party

Watching (American) football on Thanksgiving is a time-honoured tradition (Picture: Nordic Bar)

For those in the mood to party, Nordic Bar is hosting a Thanksgiving Party with festive food and drinks and, crucially, American football games.

They’ll be screening two games – Chicago Bears vs Detroit Lions from 5.30pm GMT and Las Vegas Raiders vs Dallas Cowboys from 9:30pm GMT.

Find out more here.

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