Enjoy a traditional Christmas Duck at Brasserie la Banque | Provided

Christmas is here again, which means many local restaurants will close doors for the 24th and 25th to celebrate the holiday. But don’t worry, a good handful of Charleston restaurants will be open, so bring the family and celebrate with a local business.

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5Church, to be rebranded to Church and Union at the start of the new year, will be offering two menus on the 24th and 25th. For Christmas Eve, the restaurant will be offering red oak salad with five spice edamame, daikon, cucumber and a ginger dressing, a porchetta ravioli with smoked tomato broth and micro basil and more, along with dessert options like pumpkin swiss roll, s’mores and a chef selection of ice cream.

On Christmas, enjoy a buffet of biscuits and gravy, pork tenderloin with a bourbon pecan glaze, a prime rib with horseradish and bordelaise and more. Dessert options for the day include multi-flavored shooters, mini tarts, cream puffs and an apple spice cake.

Each dinner will be $65 for adults and $30 for children 12 and under and run from 3-9 p.m.

Brasserie la Banque
Head to the Indigo Road group’s new Parisian restaurant for a Christmas duck, available now for dine-in only. The dish will feature aged Hudson Valley rohan duck, sweet potato fondant, winter greens and black currant jus, made to accomodate parties of any size. The special holiday dinner is available as a breast for one ($38), a half duck with confit leg for two ($70) or a whole duck for four to six people ($130). 

Park & Grove
Park & Grove is celebrating Christmas Eve (and New Year’s Eve) with a special holiday menu, available in addition to the restaurant’s regular menu. For the holidays, guests can enjoy caviar service with scallion blini, chives and farm egg, New York strip steak with truffled mushroom jus and lobster with oyster stuffing, along with special wines and champagnes to celebrate the night.

Reservations can be made on Resy with spots open until 9 p.m.

On Christmas Eve, the seafood restaurant next door to 5Church is offering a three-course prix fixe menu featuring blue crab cassoulet with braised lady peas, shaved burgundy truffles and a lemon-thyme crumble for the first course, a roasted whole squab stuffed with Berkshire pork sausage, woody herbs and smoked garlic jus for the entrée and an apple fig budino with fig tanghulu, whipped brie and honey caramel for dessert.

The special dinner is available between 3-9 p.m. for $65. Each course is also available a la carte.

Metro Diner
Metro Diner is offering special holiday meals and to-go packages for Christmas. The West Ashley diner will be open on Christmas Eve until 2:30 p.m., offering its normal menu in addition to holiday specials like Stuff ‘N Waffle with Turkey and Sausage & Gravy Chicken Tenders Stuff ‘N Waffle.

On the takeout side, Metro is offering a Holiday Feast, featuring maple glazed baked ham or roasted turkey with cranberry sauce and choices of creamy mashed potatoes & gravy, sweet potato mash, green bean casserole, savory cornbread stuffing, macaroni & cheese or Hawaiian dinner rolls for sides. Meals are ready to heat at home.

Deadline to order is Wed. Dec. 23, with pick-up time from 8 a.m.-8 p.m. on Dec. 22-23 and 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m. on Dec. 24.

Pre-orders for the Holiday Feast is available on the restaurant’s website.

Uptown Social

On Christmas Eve and Christmas, Uptown Social will be open all day and night, starting at 10 a.m. with entertainment from DJ Boogi downstairs and DJ Neptune on the rooftop on Christmas Eve. Christmas entertainment kicks off 3:30 p.m. with Black Diamond Duo, followed by New Ghost Town, DJ Areanaissance and DJ Tony Jack.

Brunch specials will also be available for the holidays.

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