25% off dinner at Aubaine throughout November

Kick off the festive season early this year with a credit-crunch friendly offer at chic French brasserie Aubaine. The Soho and South Kensington branches will be taking 25% off the bill (inclusive of drinks) for all Square Meal readers on any dinner reservation throughout November.

What’s more, there’s no need to be a Scrooge when planning your Christmas party – simply throw it early. The 35-seater downstairs space at the Heddon Street branch will also be eligible for the 25% discount, allowing savvy party planners to host seasonal shindigs before their guests have a chance to get bored of Christmas. Here’s a sneak preview of the party menu:

Shellfish bisque with garlic croutons
Marinated salmon tartar with fennel salad
Beef carpaccio with parmesan shavings and white truffle oil

Main courses
Roasted monkfish with leek tart and saffron sauce
Lamb cutlets with sauteed baby new potatoes and confit of shallot and tomato
Artichokes stuffed with mushrooms and baby broad beans in an open ravioli

Selection of Christmas logs