If you love Thanksgiving dinner, but not the washing up, why not dine out instead, and soak up the festive atmosphere enjoying a traditional turkey with fellow diners.
For the American expat, the culinary curious or those who just enjoy a good celebration without the dishes, from simple fare to fine dining, here's a selection of some of the Thanksgiving Dinner 2018 dining options on offer in Europe this year. Remember to book ahead!
Flaherty's Irish Pub, Barcelona
Set just off Las Ramblas this family owned pub has all the makings of a home away from home. With a set menu at 17 euros a head it may not promise the most sophisticated choice but it's certainly the most affordable. Plus there's beer on tap to boot. Here's the menu.
Plaza Joaquim Xirau S/N Barcelona (just off las ramblas) Website
Season's Restaurant, Amsterdam
Discover good old traditional Thanksgiving favourites at this casual eatery in the Dutch capital. Starters like sweet corn soup with spicy crab and avocado run through to turkey with all the trimmings. The festivities last three days, on 21, 22 and 23 November, giving ample time for a re'run!
While the dining room of this luxury American clothes brand doesn't promise a Thankgiving menu per se, there's plenty to choose from on the American themed menu. So soak up the atmosphere with a cocktail in hand against the back drop of orchestra jazz from the 1940s and you won't feel too hard done by, even if you are a long way from home.
Ireland welcomes more than one million US visitors to its shores each year. If you want to experience the "craic" Dublin is the place to be. The Fitzwilliam are running a traditional menu with a few fine dining twists from 23 to 25 November.
The Fitzwilliam Dublin Hotel, St. Stephen's Green, Dublin 2 Website
Kitchen & Table by Marcus Samuelsson, Stockholm
If you're in Sweden, you'd do well to visit chef Marcus Samuelsson - bringing a taste of Manhattan to the Nordics with his Thanksgiving menu served on 22 and 23 November.
Clarion Hotel Sign Östra Järnvägsgatan 35 101 26 Stockholm Website
The Cut at 45 Park Lane by Wolfgang Puck, London
All the favourites with a few truffles and foie gras thrown in to give it the luxury touch. Here's the menu, the most expensive on the listing at £110 per person.
This tried and trusted historical dining destination is one of London's most consistent Thanksgiving addresses. A three course menu will set you back a reasonable £65. Here's the full menu.
18 Wellington Street, Covent Garden , London WC2E 7DD Website
The Savoy Grill, London
Head to this prestigious london institution to celebrate with a modern four course menu at The Savoy Grill from Head Chef Ben Waugh. Dishes include all the favourites from roasted pumpkin soup, traditional roast turkey with stuffing, sweet potato gratin, glazed parsnips, red cabbage and peanut butter parfait with cranberry ripple for £68 per person. Here's the menu
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