Don’t fancy cooking at home this Christmas? 

It's granted that the festive season will be a little different this year but one thing remains the same - no one wants to be stuck doing the washing up. 

Perhaps you can’t see your nearest and dearest or maybe you’ve got a smaller crowd than usual, it's time to put the worry to one side and let the professionals handle Christmas dinner. 

Here are the places in Oxford that still have space for lunch on the big day:

Browns Oxford, Woodstock Road

£85 per person

Browns have an array of mouth-watering dishes on their Christmas menu including Jerusalem artichoke soup and pan-seared scallops, rack of lamb and pan-roasted sea trout, and decadent desserts like the chocolate bauble.

There is a Christmas three-course menu for children at £37 for under 12s. 

To find out more visit the website. 

The Trout Inn, The Common

Three courses for £81.95 per person

The Trout Inn has curated an extra-special Christmas day menu this year, with options for your little ones too. 

Catering to all dietary requirements there really is something for everyone, from a seared scallops, to roasted turkey and chargrilled British venison to blueberry polenta cake or traditional Christmas pudding. 

To see the full menu visit their website

The Oxford Arms, Kirtlington

Four courses for £100 per person.

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From a crab bisque finished with Remi Martin XO Cognac to classic turkey with all the trimmings and black truffle and wild mushroom tortellini, to show stopping desserts, there is something to treat everyone at The Oxford Arms.

There is limited availability left so you will have to be quick if you want to book a place.

To book visit the website. 

The Chequers, 131 High Street

Three courses for £75 per person

Enjoy Christmas day in this quintessentially British pub. 

Menu highlights include king prawns and smoked salmon, duck liver pate, roast turkey, sea bass as well as traditional Christmas pudding and champagne sorbet. 

For more information visit the website.

The Head of the River, Oxford

£80 per person

On arrival you will be greeted with prosecco and selection of canapes. 

Menu highlights include chicken liver parfait, artichoke veloute, roast turkey, guinea fowl as well as traditional Christmas pudding and chocolate mousse. 

To see the full menu visit the website.

Where will you be having Christmas lunch this year? Let us know in the comments.