Where to dine this Easter

Friday 01st Mar 2024 |

With 2024 bringing an early Easter, we wanted to share our top spots to eat over the long Easter bank holiday.

From special lamb dishes at Nessa, The Chelsea Pig and The Beaumont Hotel’s The Colony Grill Room, to a decadent Sunday lunch at 18 at Rusacks St. Andrews, we have Easter dining destinations across the UK to share.

The Colony Grill Room at The Beaumont Hotel

On Easter Sunday, Mayfair’s The Beaumont Hotel will be serving a Stuffed saddle of lamb with Jersey Royals, peas, broad beans and mint jelly on The Colony Grill Room’s Sunday menu, to mark the spring holiday. 

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Also available on the restaurant’s Sunday menu will be transatlantic-inspired hors d’oeuvres – including NY shrimp cocktail, Lambton & Jackson smoked salmon and Hereford steak tartare – and entrées such as Roast dry aged sirloin with Yorkshire pudding, roast potatoes and seasonal vegetables and Roast Cornish cod with shredded squid and bouillabaisse sauce, for those in search of an Easter alternative.

Not forgetting desserts, guests can round off their meal with sweet treats of The Colony Room bespoke sundae; Vanilla cheesecake with rhubarb and ginger; Bananas Foster with spiced rum and ginger cake and more.

Stuffed saddle of lamb (£42)

Nessa, Soho

To celebrate the Easter weekend, Nessa, the modern bistro in the heart of Soho will serve a special Lamb Hotpot.  

Designed for the table to share the dish, created by Executive Chef Tom Cenci, comprises Cornish lamb shoulder from family-run Butcher HG Walter & confit potatoes. Guests can enjoy the sharing dish alongside other signature plates from Nessa’s menu including cheese & onion croquettes, celeriac carbonara and black pudding brioche

For dessert, there’s carrot cake with caramelised pecans and cream cheese frosting or rhubarb and ginger trifle with citrus custard and chantilly.

Lamb Hotpot (£35) 

The Chelsea Pig, Chelsea

To celebrate Easter this year, The Chelsea Pig, the unique neighbourhood pub offering elevated British fare just a stone’s throw from the iconic King’s Road, will be serving a selection of Easter specials created by head chef Fionnan Flood.

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Designed to share, guests can enjoy a Leg of lamb with honey and mint sauce served with leek gratin, alongside signature dishes from The Chelsea Pig’s Sunday menu including Gloucestershire pork belly with toffee apple sauce and Hereford beef-rib eye with horseradish cream, served with all of the traditional trimmings.

For dessert, guests can indulge in the Galaxy golden eggs baked chocolate tart served with cured egg yolk ice cream or opt for the Hot cross buns bread pudding with poached rhubarb and marzipan ice cream.

Luca, Clerkenwell

This Easter, LUCA, the modern Italian restaurant in London’s Clerkenwell, will be serving a special menu for the spring break. 

From March 28th until 12th April, guests can enjoy the Chef’s Spring Menu, featuring an abundance of the best of season’s produce, such as white asparagus, wild garlic, morels and Spring lamb. The Chef’s Spring Menu can be enjoyed in LUCA’s secluded, foliage-filled terrace, equipped with heaters and covering so that you can enjoy the start of spring whatever the weather. 

The Chef’ Spring Menu will be available for £95pp for both lunch and dinner.

18 at Rusacks St Andrews, St Andrews 

Easter Sunday diners at 18 – the rooftop restaurant at Rusacks St Andrews – will be able to enjoy the restaurant’s decadent Sunday lunch menu, alongside stunning views of golf’s world famous Old Course and West Sands Beach. 

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Guests can choose from two courses for £35, or three courses for £40. Starters include Chicken liver parfait with cherry gel, sourdough and bitter leaves, and Beetroot cured salmon, with lemon, sprouty peas and capers, before diners can move onto roast options including Roast rump of Scotch beef or Half lemon and thyme roasted chicken, with trimmings including Yorkshire puddings, robata grilled root veg, spring greens and beef fat roast potatoes. 

Desserts include a Summer Fruits Pavlova with strawberry and elderflower sorbet, and Apple Crumble with a milk sorbet.

The Palmerston, Edinburgh

Easter Sunday diners at The Palmerston can expect hearty sharing dishes, with signatures including Dexter beef rib with chips and béarnaise, Mutton and bacon pie with buttered cabbage, or classic Roast chicken and chips.

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Championing nose-to-tail cookery and local produce, the Palmerston’s daily changing menu celebrates the best and freshest produce available on the day, making it the perfect place for a relaxed Sunday lunch with family and friends in Edinburgh’s West End.

A curated a drinks offering that combines a far-reaching list of world wines with sharing bottles of beer, a concise seasonally-changing cocktail list and an extensive selection of whiskies in an ode to the restaurant’s Scottish heritage is a great accompaniment to the relaxed dining atmosphere at The Palmerston.

Twelve Triangles

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Easter at Twelve Triangles means the return of their sourdough hot cross buns. Filled with spices, citrus, cultured butter and dried fruits plumped up in orange juice, these buns are a seasonal treat not to be missed.