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Looking for something different this Thanksgiving? Why not forget slaving over a hot stove at home and dine out in style instead.
We have rounded up 11 critically acclaimed restaurants serving 2016 Thanksgiving dinner with their own spin on traditional fare where you're guaranteed Thanksgiving dinner will go up a culinary gear.
So sit back, let the professionals do what they do best and enjoy a culinary experience that you’ll remember for years to come this Thanksgiving, whether in New York, Chicago or London.
1) Jean Georges, New York
Enjoy Thanksgiving in Upper West Side at this Michelin starred restaurant with a competent and unusal take on thanksgiving from masterful Alsatian chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten.
2) Betony, New York
If you’re seeking traditional Thanksgiving fare, make a reservation at Betony, a one-Michelin-starred restaurant, and enjoy chef Bryce Shuman's modern innovations on American cuisine. A classic menu includes turkey and beef tenderloin and seasonal delicacies which include Osetra caviar and white truffles, along with an eye-popping presentation of desserts. A three-course dinner comes in at $115, or four-courses for $145.
41 W 57th St, New York, NY 10019, USA
3) Dovetail, New York
The three-course prix fixe begins with a choice of Fuji apple salad with wild rice, truffled pappardelle and others; mains include slow-roasted turkey with dark meat agnolotti and sirloin steak accompanied by beef-cheek lasagna. Dessert offerings include cheesecake stuffed with port-poached pears and pumpkin pie with walnut brittle. The Thanksgiving Menu comes in at $138.
103 W 77th St, New York, NY 10024, USA
4) Eleven Madison Park, New York
Make Thanksgiving a memorable celebration in the expert hands of Daniel Humm and Will Guidara, at the critically acclaimed 3 star Michelin restaurant voted 5th in the World's 50 Best Restaurants. A special four-course prix-fixe menu with their characteristic take on the traditional menu for $245 per person with optional wine pairing.
Eleven Madison Park
11 Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10010
5) Benoit, Alain Ducasse, New York
Alain Ducasse's elegant French bistro in Midtown Manhattan will be serving an $80 three course menu including traditional Thanksgiving dinner choices as well as seasonal options. Click here to see the full menu.
Benoit, Alain Ducasse
60 West 55th Street , New York
6) CAFÉ BOULUD, New York
Executive Chef Aaron Bludorn is at the helm of Boulud's Michelin starred neighbourhood restaurant on Upper East Side. A special three course menu will be served for $135 per person. Click here to see the full menu.
20 East 76th Street New York, NY, 10021
7) Daniel, New York
In the heart of Manhattan’s Upper East Side Daniel Boulud's award winning contemporary restaurant specialising in French cuisine will serve a three-course prix fixe $185 menu. Those in search of turkey will be excited to know the menu includes a heritage breed of turkey prepared two ways along with an optional wine pairing for $95. Click here to see the full menu.
60 East 65th Street at Park Avenue New York, NY 10065
8) Le Cirque, New York
Le Cirque’s circus themed dining room will add to the festive atmosphere where guests can enjoy a three course fixed menu for $125 per person. Click here to see the menu.
One Beacon Court 151 E 58th St New York, NY 10022
9) Aureole, New York
Dine on Chef Marcus Ware’s special three-course menu featuring organic McEnroe Farms Roasted Turkey with traditional sides. $85 for the Thanksgiving Lunch. Click here to see the menu.
135 W 42nd St, New York, NY 10036
10) Sixteen, Chicago
Chef Thomas Lents is at the helm of the two Michelin-starred Chicago restaurant showcasing a thoughtful approach to modern American cuisine.
This year they will be featuring an all-day buffet on Thanksgiving! Brunch seating will be from 11am to 3pm and dinner from 4:30pm to 9pm, at $165 per adult.
401 N. Wabash Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611
11) The Goring, London
If you're looking to enjoy a slice of Thanksgiving turkey on the other side of the pond chef Shay Cooper will be serving traditional Thanksgiving fare in the elegant and relaxed surroundings of The Goring for £95 per person. Click here to see the full menu.
The Goring 15 Beeston Place, London SW1W 0JW