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Spend Christmas Day in Finchley, at The Catcher In The Rye!

Don't fancy cooking Christmas Dinner this year? Perhaps you're looking for a change of scene or wouldn't mind getting out for a festive cheer (or two).

Well we are delighted to announce that we will be open on Christmas Day!

Let us worry about the cooking and Christmas crackers, whilst you relax with friends & family.

Our six course Christmas Day menu is enough to entice anyone, so we recommend booking your table as soon as possible.

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Christmas Day Menu


Six Courses

Tomato & Almond Pesto Canapés (VG)

& Prosecco on arrival


Mini Baked Camembert (V)

Baked Camembert with a caramelised red onion marmalade, served with toasted rustic bread

Florentine Fishcake

Smoked haddock, spinach & cheddar melt-in-the-middle breaded fishcakes, on a bed of lobster & seafood salad, with a Vodka Bloody Mary Mayo

Tomato & Basil Soup (V)

Served with rustic bread and butter. Vegan option available

Smoked Chicken & Lamb Terrine

Smoked British chicken breast & thigh terrine, mixed with caramelised red onion marmalade and served with warm toasted rustic bread and red onion chutney

Mushroom Crostini (VG)

Toasted rustic bread, topped with red pepper & sesame houmous, sautéed mushrooms, slow-roasted tomato and baby spinach, finished with a balsamic reduction


Hand-Carved Turkey

With a pork, orange & fig stuffing, pigs-in-blankets, roast potatoes, braised red cabbage, roasted parsnips, glazed seasonal vegetables, a Yorkshire pudding and rich red wine gravy

Fillet Of Salmon

With butter & chive, glazed roast baby potatoes, glazed seasonal vegetable and a creamy white wine, Prosecco, lobster & seafood sauce

Rib Of Beef

Slow-cooked top rib of beef, finished with a roasted onion, Madeira wine & redcurrant sauce, topped with chives and served with roast potatoes, glazed seasonal vegetables and roasted parsnips

Smoked Cheeze & Beetroot Tart (VG)

A vegan cheeze filling with butternut squash and onion chutney, encased in a beetroot party tart, served with roast potatoes, glazed seasonal vegetables, roasted parsnips and cranberry gravy on the side


Christmas Pudding (V)

With juicy sultanas, cider and rum, served with hot brandy sauce and mince pie ice cream

Cherry Brownie Cheezecake (VG)

Served with Belgian chocolate sauce

Contains almond milk

Baked Vanilla Cheesecake (V)

Topped with a Prosecco, vodka, mango & passion fruit compote


Cheese Platter (V)

Taw Valley mature Cheddar, Stilton® and Camembert, accompanied by a caramelised red onion chutney, grapes, celery and Carr's® water biscuits

To Finish

Coffee and Mince Pie (V)

Our Christmas Day set menu is priced at £50pp.

To book your Christmas Dinner, select your number of guests below and then select Christmas Day Dining.

We look forward to spending Christmas with you!

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Please read our terms and conditions before making a booking.

Terms & Conditions

Please inform staff of any allergens before placing your order even if you have eaten the dish before, as ingredients can change, and menus do not list all ingredients.

Full allergen information is available for all food & drinks, detailing the 14 legally declarable allergens contained in our dishes.

Whilst all reasonable steps will be taken to avoid the unintentional presence of allergens, we cannot guarantee that any products are 100% free from allergens, owing to possible cross-contamination.

All weights are approximate uncooked.

(V) Suitable for vegetarians.

(VG) Suitable for vegans.

(V-M) Made with Vegetarian ingredients, however produced in a factory which handles non-vegetarian ingredients, with a ‘may contain’ warning

(VG-M) Made with Vegan ingredients, however produced in a factory which handles non-vegan ingredients, with a ‘may contain’ warning.

This menu requires a pre-order.

We require a deposit to confirm your booking, and full pre-payment for all items pre ordered in advance.

All pre-payments are fully redeemable against the total bill.

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