When I was studying in UK some 35 years ago, Christmas means working to earn extra income. To the local people, it means a time for holidays and break from work. So, during Christmas, everywhere is closed.
... it is also a time for celebration and feasting! No wonder, my children in UK also celebrate.
The so called fine dining was unheard of during my time. But now, they are doing it every now and then. To see more photos, click here.