Special dishes in London restaurants for Easter

With the Easter break on the way, lots of London restaurants are putting on some very special Easter dishes. Obviously, they're only on for a limited time, but here are the ones we think are worth hunting down...


Mini egg croissant at YOLO


YOLO - 1 Tower St, London WC2H 9NP

Looking for a sugar rush to kickstart your day? The The Smashed Mini Egg Croissant at this new dessert spot in Covent Garden features a sliced croissant, filled with chocolate whipped cream mixed with smashed mini eggs.

When? Easter weekend only. 

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Chick baos at BAO


BAO Soho and BAO Fitzrovia

Cute as anything, these limited edition chick baos come stuffed with a fried chicken nugget and are just on for two days over Easter. They cost £6.

When? Easter Sunday (21st April) and Easter Monday (22nd April)

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Mango and coconut dessert at The Baluchi


The Baluchi - 181 Tooley St, London SE1 2JR

Enjoy a seven course Easter tasting menu concluding with an Easter-inspired dessert of mango and coconut mousse, served in a carefully-crafted chocolate egg shell.

When? 19-22 April  2019

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Easter dumplings at Duddell's


Duddell’s  - 9a St Thomas St, London SE1 9RY

For the Easter weekend, this Chinese restaurant is swapping out its usual dim sum selection for an ‘Easter Basket’ (£19) made up of six steamed dumplings - two chicks filled with chicken, mushroom and asparagus; two goldfish-shaped prawn dumplings and two Easter bunny shaped prawn dumplings.

When? Friday 19th April through Sunday 21st April 2019.

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Everything eggy at The Petersham


The Petersham - Nightingale Ln, Richmond TW10 6UZ

Pretty much everything in the dining room at this Richmond hotel will be dwarfed by the massive 8kg egg chef Jean-Didier Gouges has created. While that looms beside you, you can tuck into a special Easter weekend meal with a dessert egg filled with white chocolate and raspberry mousse, pastry nest and nestling on edible chocolate soil.

When? Friday 19th - Monday 22nd April. £39.50 (three courses) Friday & Saturday and £48.50 (three courses) Sunday & Monday

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Creme Egg doughnuts at VIVI


VIVI - Centre Point, 11 Saint Giles Square, London WC2H 8AP

This newly opened restaurant at Centre Point is putting on a dessert of crème egg doughnuts - featuring two warm fluffy doughnuts each containing a mini crème egg, served with lemon curd and a chocolate soil.

When? 19th – 22nd April. The dessert is £8.50 on its own or as part of their Easter three-course menu at £33.50.

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Hot cross bun ice-cream sarnies at Mac & Wild


Mac & Wild - Great Titchfield Street and Devonshire Square

Mac & Wild's Easter treat is a Hot Cross Bun Ice Cream Sandwich featuring a toasted hot cross bun filled with Mackies honeycomb ice-cream, hazlenut and chocolate sauce and sprinkles for good measure.

When? Served up all through Easter week.

Find out more about Mac & Wild


Chocolate ravioli at Pasta Remoli


Pasta Remoli - Finsbury Park and Ealing Broadway

Head to any of these pasta restaurants for an Easter special of deep-fried chocolate ravioli filled with ricotta and chocolate chips, served with white chocolate and drizzled with milk chocolate sauce

When? For the Easter weekend - costs £7.50.

Find out more about Pasta Remoli


Hot Cross puns at Riding House and Rail House Cafes


House Cafes - Fitzrovia, Victoria, Bermondsey

Expect no Easter related pun to go unused at Riding House Café, Rail House Café and Village East where their Easter brunch specials are a Hot Cross Bunidict - a toasted hot cross bun base, topped with poached egg, swiss chard and hollandaise sauce (£7.50), and a ‘What’s Up Doc’ carrot-based cocktail, (£11), made with dark rum, carrot shrub, grapefruit and garnished with a physalis, to look like bunny ears.

When? Thursday 18th to Monday 22nd April

Find out more about the House cafe company


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