19 Foodie Ways To Celebrate Easter 2018

Discover 19 foodie ways to have a truly delectable Feaster.

 1 Hop across to Sanderson hotel for afternoon tea


Sanderson’s infamous Mad Hatters Afternoon Tea is having a spring makeover. The hotel’s iconic tea, inspired by Alice in Wonderland and her adventures down the whimsical rabbit hole, will be joined for Easter by a special cake styled as an Easter bunny and made up of chocolate mousse and cocoa sponge.

Enjoy it alongside the usual delights of Alice-inspired teas and a glass of Laurent-Perrier Champagne. 

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Where: 50 Berners St, Fitzrovia, London W1T 3NG
When: Friday 30th March through to Monday 2nd April
Wallet: £58pp
Reservations: Click here to make a booking

2  Feast away at Fiume


To celebrate the extended weekend over the Easter period, Fiume will be offering their Italian brunch from Friday 30th March through to Monday 2nd April.  Furthermore, throughout the four days, a set Easter menu will be available.

Treats include:
• Homemade pasta with Grana Padano Riserva, peas, broad beans & spring truffle
• Roasted and braised lamb with mash potato & seasonal vegetable
• Colomba Pasquale, a traditional Italian Easter cake. 

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Where: Circus West Village, Battersea Power Station, London SW8 5BN
When: Friday 30th March through to Monday 2nd April
Wallet: £45pp
Reservations: Click here to make a booking

3 Enjoy Bucks Fizz and Easter egg hunting at The Goring

One of the top highlights of spending Easter weekend at The Goring is the annual Easter Egg Hunt which takes place on Easter Sunday in the hotel’s beautiful gardens.

Having hidden the eggs, The Goring’s very own Easter bunny will be hopping around the garden greeting the children as they search for chocolate treasure.

The whole family is encouraged to join the fun and games, including the chance to win a Michelin-starred dinner for two in The Dining Room. There’s even Buck’s Fizz served for the adults and hot cross buns for all! 

PLUS: Under the direction of Executive Chef Shay Cooper, The Dining Room will be also be serving a special lunch menu on Easter Sunday with a host of tastebud-tempting dishes.

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Where: 15 Beeston Pl, Westminster, London SW1W 0JW
When: Sunday 1st April
Wallet: Tickets are priced at £25 each, or complimentary for guests staying in the hotel
Reservations: Click here to book

4 Enjoy an expert butchery demonstration at Radici

Pay a visit to Francesco Mazzei’s much loved Islington trattoria for an Italian feast. From 12-4pm on Easter Sunday, master butcher Sal Dorado will be giving live butchery and carving demonstrations whilst guests enjoy a feast of lamb and seasonal vegetables.

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Where: 30 Almeida St, London N1 1AD
When: Sunday 1st April
Wallet: £22.50 per person
Reservations: Click here to book

5 Sip on a Conrad Chocktail

For a rather more grown-up chocolate offering this Easter, Conrad London St James will be serving this indulgent cocktail in the Blue Boar Bar from 26 March- 1 April.

Combining chocolate liqueur with vodka and Frangelico (a hazelnut liqueur) this dangerously delicious tipple is sure to set the mood for a long weekend of fun and festivity.

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Where: 22-28 Broadway, Westminster, London SW1H 0BH
When: 26 March- 1 April
Reservations: Click here to make a booking

6 Go Greek at Meraki

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Meraki is celebrating a traditional Greek Easter with a contemporary twist. Chef Patron Athinagoras Kostakos will be bringing his heritage to the table and serving a selection of festive specials.

These include:
• Easter Salad of eggs, spring onions, green herbs and a zesty lemon dressing
• Easter rack of lamb
• Galaktompoureko

What’s more, tables will be  decorated with red eggs, a symbol of health and prosperity, which are used for traditional Greek Easter games.

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Where: 80-82 Great Titchfield St, Fitzrovia, London W1W 7QT
When: 30th March through to Sunday 8th April – the weekend Easter is celebrated in Greece.
Reservations: Click here to make a booking

7 Try a chocolate-coated afternoon tea at Ashdown Park Hotel 


Throughout Easter, the luxurious Ashdown Park Hotel in Kent will be offering a tempting Chocolate Afternoon Tea. 

Enjoy a sumptuous selection of sandwiches, chocolate-themed cakes and pastries. Sink your teeth into chocolate-themed freshly baked scones with fresh clotted cream and preserves, as well as your choice of blended teas or freshly ground coffee. 

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When: Friday 30th Mar 2018 – 2.00pm to Sunday 15th Apr 2018 – 6.00pm
Where: Ashdown Park Hotel, Wych Cross, Forest Row, East Grinstead RH18 5JR
Wallet: From £26.00 per person
Reservations: Call 01342 824 988 to make a booking

 8 Michelin-starred mouthfuls at Angler


Enjoy a Michelin-starred experience this Easter at Angler, perched atop the South Place Hotel. Executive chef Gary Foulkes will be serving a special menu priced at 3 courses for £55.

Dishes include:
• Tartare of yellowfin tuna, hass avocado, wasabi, shiso
• Red Mullet, Jersey Royal cream, smoked bacon, red wine
• Chocolate palette, banana, caramel, cocoa husk. 

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: South Place Hotel, 3 South Place, London EC2M 2AF
When: Friday 30th March through to Monday 2nd April
Wallet: £55 per person
Reservations: Click here to make a booking

9 Find cracking eggs at Plum + Spilt Milk

Plum + Spilt Milk will be serving an exclusive menu of brunch sharing dishes. Perfect for families and friends to celebrate over, the dishes are designed to feed two people each.

Grab a friend and dig into:
• Smoked salmon and scrambled eggs
• Eggs Benedict sharing platter with Florentine, Royale, Classic Benedict and Crab.
• Chorizo and potato hash, and a rich, tomatoed Shakshukam

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Where: Great Northern Hotel, Kings Cross St Pancras Station, Pancras Rd, Kings Cross, London N1C 4TB
When: Friday 30th March until Monday 2nd April
Wallet: £70 per person
Reservations: Click here to book

10 Savour special desserts at Frenchie Covent Garden


Head over to Frenchie Covent Garden by Gregory Marchand to experience beautiful, internationally inspired dishes. Just for Easter, the restaurant  will be offering a special Easter dessert.

Named the Flaming Chocolate Mint, this unique dessert contains a marshmallow, mint ice cream, oatmeal and cocoa nib centre topped with a hard chocolate. To serve, flaming chartreuse will be poured on top to create a spectacular display!

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Where: 16 Henrietta St, London WC2E 8QH
When: From Friday 30th March to Monday 2nd April,
Reservations: Click here to make a booking

11 Luscious dishes at Lympstone Manor


Michelin-starred Lympstone Manor in Devon will be offering a special three-course set lunch menu followed by an Easter egg hunt around the beautiful 28-acres of garden.

The menu, designed especially by Chef Patron, Michael Caines OBE will include:
• Quails egg tartlet, button onion confit and spring vegetables
• Darts Farm chicken terrine, truffle baby leeks served with a hazelnut mayonnaise
• Fillet of Brixham sea bream with stir-fried shitake mushrooms, mangetout with a lemongrass foam
• Caramelised lemon tart accompanied with confit lemon sorbet. . 

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Where: Courtlands Ln, Exmouth EX8 3NZ
When: Sunday 1st April 2018
Wallet: £60 per person
Reservations: Book online at Lympstone Manor or call on 01395200920

12 Partake in Easter fun at Palé Hall


The re-imagined Grade II listed Palé Hall is one of the finest country house hotels in Wales, and has been loving restored to create a luxurious, peaceful retreat on the edge of Snowdonia National Park.

Make the Easter weekend extra special with a traditional Sunday lunch at Palé Hall. This will include a delicious, seasonal three course lunch, with guests seated in the grounds of Palé Hall so they can experience the Spring blooms – weather permitting!

Each guest will also receive a special hand-made Easter egg, specially created by the hotel pastry chef to round off the lunch in decadent style. Afterwards, enjoy a relaxing stroll through the gardens or sit by the fire and relax with family and friends.

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Palé Estate, Llandderfel, Bala LL23 7PS
When: Sunday 1st April 2018
Wallet: Easter Sunday Lunch starts from £40pp, and nightly rates begin at £190 per night, based on two people sharing on a bed and breakfast basis.
Reservations:  Visit www.palehall.co.uk or phone 01678 530285 to book

13 Cocktail creations at Aqua Shard

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Aqua Shard will be treating gusts to a Hot Crossed Shard cocktail. Crafted with Hennessey, Italicus, Mozart Dark chocolate, cchocolate bitters and a pretty caramel nest garnish, it’s a must-sip.

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Where: The Shard, 31 St Thomas St, London SE1 9RY
When: Available Monday 26th March to Sunday 8th April
Wallet: £14 per cocktail

14  Take a trip to Italy with Bocca di Lupo


Bocca di Lupo is putting on a special, seasonal celebration menu this Easter, inspired by and representative of the different regions of Italy.

Dishes include:
• Baby chard, spinach, artichoke, sheep’s ricotta & quail egg pie
• Fried rabbit with thyme & lemon; fried asparagus; fried broad beans
• Toscana Broad nettle pasta with braised kid goat ragù
• Tortellini of squirrel & morels; wild garlic & broad beans; hazelnuts
• Spring chicken in tropea onion, asparagus & almond bread salad
• Sweet ricotta, whole grain wheat & candied orange tart

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Where: 12 Archer St, Soho, London W1D 7BB
When: Across the Easter weekend
Reservations: Visit Bocca Di Lupo to book

15 Egg-cellent dishes Aquavit 

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Celebrate with Michelin-starred Aquavit’s delicate and sweet Arctic bird’s nest dessert, goats cheese parfait egg with white chocolate shell on a bed of honey tuile, chocolate twigs, freeze dried raspberries and brownie dirt.

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Where: Click here to find out more
Wallet: £9.50
Reservations: Click here to find out more 

16 Dig into brunch at Darwin Brasserie

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Celebrate the bank holiday in style with the ultimate Easter brunch at Sky Garden’s renowned British brasserie, Darwin. Throughout the weekend on Saturday, Sunday and Monday,  dig into an impressive brunch menu of sweet and savoury buffet delights.

Plus, don’t miss out on the heavenly dessert stations for added unlimited indulgence.

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When: Saturday 31st March – Monday 2nd April
Where: 20 Fenchurch St, London EC3M 8AF
Wallet: Priced at £49.50 per person
Reservations: Click here to make a booking

17 Savour Spanish creations at Brindisa


Brindisa have created a line-up of seasonal dishes that are traditionally enjoyed in Spain during the festivities. This year, Brindisa’s founder Monika Linton and Group Head Chef Leo Riviera have created a number of treats.

These include:
• “Bunny Bomba”, typically from Barcelona these giant croqueta-esque balls are stuffed with potato and braised rabbit, served with romesco sauce and topped with dark chocolate shavings.
• Hot Cross “Buñ-uelos”, a Spanish style fried-doughnut and one of Spain’s most loved pascua puds that have been filled with hot cross bun infused crème pâtissière

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Where: The Easter menu will be available across all Tapas Brindisa sites. 
The Ostrich Egg Huevos Rotos will be available exclusively at Tapas Brindisa Shoreditch, Curtain Road.
When: From Easter weekend until the end of April
Reservations: Click here to book

18 Feast at Regent Street 


Where better to celebrate than an area quickly becoming known as the central London dining destination? A street and collection of hidden side streets that are home to some of the capital’s most innovative and impressive eateries. This Easter, visitors will discover everything from alfresco dining on Heddon Street to intimate cafés tucked away inside stunning flagships.

Nieves Barragan’s newly opened Sabor, classic British fare at The Wigmore in The Langham and Magpie, a fusion restaurant from the team behind Hackney’s Michelin-starred Pidgin should tick all the Easter foodie boxes for the long weekend.

Find out more on www.regentstreetonline.com

Devour at Avenue St James

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Easter wouldn’t be Easter without a smashing Sunday Lunch – with an essental lamb dish on the menu. With the restaurant’s exclusive menu, this Sunday Lunch menu will add a bit of spice to your weekend celebrations.

Where: 7-9, St James’s St, St. James’s, London SW1A 1EE
Wallet: From £25.50 for 2 courses. 
(Add bottomless bubbles or Bloody Marys for an additional £18)

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