Where to celebrate Diwali 2021 at London's restaurants

Looking for somewhere to celebrate the Festival of Lights in London? We pick out some of the best Diwali menus in London's restaurants.



42 N Audley St, London W1K 6ZP

When: 4-6 November 2021

Chet Sharma, Chef Patron at the newly opened BiBi in Mayfair, has created a duck sharing feast to celebrate Diwali. His menu uses free-range Creedy Carver ducks from Devon and features confit duck leg shammi kebab, duck heart ghutwas kebab served in a milk bun, and a duck crown with awadhi brown sauce. It's £95 for two. Book by emailing info@bibirestaurants.com, 48 hours in advance.

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brigadiers london diwali


1-5 Bloomberg Arcade, London EC4N 8AR

When: 1-6 November 2021

Brigadiers are putting a vintage Bollywood take on Diwali this year. Their five-course Diwali Feasts include the maharaja chicken biryani as the centrepiece along with smoked pumpin thepla, duck samosa chaat and more. The terrace will be filled with lanterns and - on the night itself - they'll have a DJ playing.

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cinnamon kitchen diwali london

Cinnamon Kitchen

9 Devonshire Square, London EC2M 4YL

When: 2 November 2021

Raju Ramachandran, Head Chef of Cinnamon Kitchen City, is bringing in Surendra Nathawat, Senior Sous Chef of The Cinnamon Club, to mark the Festival of Lights. Their 12-dish collaboration menu includes Sri Lankan style chicken curry with pandan leaf and spices, Tandoori rabbit tikka with soola spices and Kolkata style king prawn biryani with pomegranate raita. Tickets cost £65 per person and include a welcome drink.

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Colonel Saab diwali london

Colonel Saab

Holborn Town Hall, 193-197 High Holborn, London, WC1V 7BD

When: 1-6 November 2021

This newly-opened restaurant in Holborn is celebrating its first London Diwali with a five-course menu featuring Malabar fish or paneer tikka and culminating with rose gulab jamun with gold leaf. Five courses are £55.

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Jamavar diwali london


8 Mount Street, London W1K 2NF

When: 3-5 November 2021

Jamavar are having a series of candlelit feasts in collaboration with Jo Loves the fragrance company from Jo Malone CBE. Culinary Director Surender Mohan has come up with a three-course feast he calls the ‘Trio of Love, Luck & Light’ which will be served with diners surrounded by Jo Loves candles. With wine pairing, the menu is £99 per person. Book by emailing info@jamavarrestaurants.com

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Trishna diwali london


15-17 Blandford St, London W1U 3DG

When: 1-7 November 2021

Head to Marylebone for Trishna's six-course Celebratory Feast for Diwali with live music from sitar-player, Baluji Shrivastav and a feasting menu that includes Tandoori Soya Chops and Mallard Chutney Seekh.

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