Franco’s, the renowned Italian restaurant in the heart of St James’s is thrilled to announce this year’s highly anticipated Christmas menu and is opening its reservations for those who wish to book their festive celebrations for 2023.
By enabling event planners, organisers, and companies to reserve their Christmas parties and dinners in advance, they are guaranteed their preferred dates, and times. Franco’s event team is on hand to ensure guests have a truly memorable time this festive period. With a minimum spend* Franco’s newly re-decorated private dining room and event space can accommodate up to 16 guests in the Wine Cellar and up to 32 people on one long table or up to 50 people on five tables of 10. With its warm ambience and intimate setting, the private dining room at Franco’s is the perfect place to gather with loved ones and create lasting memories during the holiday season. With easy access to Green Park and Piccadilly Circus tube stations as well as being on several bus routes and with a plethora of taxis, the transport options are endless!
The private dining space can be set up to suit individual needs, for groups, dinner parties, office celebrations, and major calendar festivities. No minimum number for the private dining room is required for Christmas bookings, though a minimum spend will apply.
To complement the enchanting atmosphere, Franco’s Head Chef, Stefano Turconi, has carefully curated a festive menu. Drawing inspiration from traditional Italian cuisine and incorporating seasonal ingredients, Chef Turconi has crafted a culinary journey that showcases the rich flavours and culinary heritage of Italy. This is available from Monday 27th November to Friday, December 22nd for those who book the private dining room for lunch or dinner service and includes:
Selection of antipasti – Cured meat, cheese, grilled vegetables, chicken liver pâté
Chicken & mushroom tortellini with chicken broth
Roasted veal with roasted potato and glazed carrots
Panettone bread & butter pudding
Traditional Christmas Italian cookies
Freshly brewed tea/coffee & petit fours
Favoured as a haunt for both couples and groups, Franco’s is a place of lively sophistication on Jermyn Street. Renowned for its extensive wine cellar it is the perfect place to enjoy a range of classic dishes in a relaxed and refined atmosphere
Guests booking early for Christmas in the private dining room or adjacent wine cellar will experience the recently updated redesign with its luxury finishes and interior styling. The restaurant’s talented team of sommeliers is available to assist in pairing the perfect wines from their extensive collection, ensuring a harmonious union of flavours enhancing the Christmas menu.
The bespoke scenic wall coverings throughout are 17th-century etchings of the Italian countryside and printed on canvas. Mirrored antique panelling and Art Deco brass light fixtures brighten and deepen the luxurious look and feel of the dining room. The new walk-in wine storage room and oak dividing doors with bespoke Art Deco decorated glass panels offer further options for more intimate Christmas gatherings.
Peace of mind in the approach to Christmas is assured with early booking as the countdown to the festive season begins. Whether it’s an intimate gathering with family or a festive celebration with friends and colleagues, Franco’s private dining room offers a truly special space to enjoy the holiday season. As one of London’s oldest Italian restaurants, Franco’s is proud of its heritage and is thrilled to offer guests the chance to look forward to a fun-filled Christmas occasion without the concern of any last-minute disappointment. Book early to ensure you have a delightful and unforgettable start to your festive season.
*Franco’s private dining room minimum spend costs at Christmas (Monday 27th November to Friday, December 22nd)
Minimum – £1,500 for lunch in the Wine Cellar
Minimum – £1,500 for dinner in the Wine Cellar
Minimum – Entire floor £3,000 for lunch
Minimum – Entire floor £4,500 for dinner
Set menus start from £90 per person, inclusive of vat, exclusive of drinks and service charge
61 Jermyn Street, St James’s
London SW1Y 6LX
020 7499 2211