Need ideas for Christmas dinner? We've got a range of menu suggestions from starters to desserts for when you're catering with special requirements in mind.
If, at Christmas, you find yourself stuck for menu inspiration, look no further than our festive selection of Christmas dinner ideas. We have a range of dietary requirements covered, including vegetarian and vegan options, and quick-to-make dishes for a last-minute gathering. If you want a classic turkey dinner, we've got recipes for that as well, and we've thought about whether you may be catering for a crowd, or even just cooking dinner for two.
Check out our Christmas dinner menus...
Classic Christmas menu
Keep things traditional with our classic Christmas menu, including paté or fish starters and turkey centrepieces with all the trimmings. Finish with a good old-fashioned Christmas pudding.
Vegetarian Christmas menu
Who needs meat when you have a spectacular array of veggie Christmas options to last you through the day. Begin with fresh salad starters and move on to comforting cheese and vegetable tarts for mains.
Vegan Christmas menu
Following a vegan diet doesn't mean restricting your Christmas menu. Serve up a vibrant selection of meat-free starters, sides and mains as well as dairy-free desserts to dazzle your guests.
Gluten-free Christmas menu
Cook a delicious, gluten-free Christmas lunch for family and friends. From party food to puddings, our menu is no less indulgent for tending to this special dietary need with recipes designed to be made with minimum fuss.
Quick Christmas menu
Spend less time toiling in the kitchen and more with your family and friends. Our quick and hassle-free Christmas menu offers speedy starters and sides, smaller mains which take less time to cook and puddings that you can whip up in a flash.
2 hour Christmas dinner menu
If time is very tight on Christmas Day or you've been given the task of cooking last-minute, you can still whip up the dream festive dinner in less than 2 hours. All it takes is a bit of multitasking and simple tricks like roasting all your trimmings in one tray to achieve a seemingly superhuman feat.
Christmas menu for a crowd
If you're entertaining a crowd of eight people or more, fear not. We've got lots of helpful tips for feeding large numbers without the hassle of making too many different dishes – think batch baking, sharing plates and a substantial turkey!
Christmas menu for two
Make Christmas dinner a cosy event for just two people using our downsized menu that still maintains the spectacle and sparkle of a full-on festive feast.
For more inspiration, visit our Christmas dinner page.