Christmas day is a fine time to check out this welcome addition to the city's fine dining scene. Open on Christmas day and offering a prix fixe menu for $74 per person there are plenty of house comfort food favourites to be found like roast beet salad, filet mignon and seared scallops. Be sure to check out the festive cocktail pop up bar too!
Nomad Los Angeles Giannini Place, 649 South Olive & 7th Street, LA, CA 90014 Website
Seared scallops, duck confit rillette and turkey with sage stuffing are just a few of the dishes making up the Christmas feast in the luxurious Peninsula Hotel surroundings. Priced at $140 per person, the all you can drink Nicolas Feuillette Champagne should make the bill easier to swallow.
The Belvedere at the Peninsula Hotel 9882 S Santa Monica Blvd Beverly Hills, CA 90212 Website
5. Mastro's Ocean Club
Say goodbye dry old turkey and hello juicy steak at this swanky seaside steakhouse in Malibu, open Christmas Eve and Christmas day.
Maestro's Ocean Club 18412 Pacific Coast Hwy Malibu, CA 90265 Website
Have the run of the a la carte menu with some seasonal specialities thrown in at this popular globally influenced seafood restaurant in West Hollywood.
Catch LA 8715 Melrose Avenue West Hollywood CA 90069 Website
7. Tres by Jose Andres
Sit back and enjoy the sophisticated surroundings whilst tucking into comfort food favourites with a twist in this Jose Andres sanctuary.
Tres by Jose Andres
800 W. Olympic Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90015 Website
8. The Restaurant at Montage Beverly Hills
The Restaurant at Montage Beverly Hills is serving a four-course tasting menu on Christmas day in the evening for $105 per person, including traditional favourites like rosemary citrus-glazed ham, a stuffed rib roast, and sweet potato gnocchi.
The Restaurant at Montage Beverly Hills 225 N Canon Dr Beverly Hills, CA 90210 Website
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