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The Top 79 Restaurants in London

The top restaurants, gastropubs, cafés and gourmet eateries in London. We sniff out the very best places to grab a bite to eat so that you can rest assured that you’ve found the very best places to relax and unwind. All of the restaurants listed on this site have been well reviewed and have a strong reputation in the online marketplace.

London boasts some of the most varied cuisine in the world due to its wide ranging ethnic population. Food from all around the world can be found on your doorstep in London: British, European, Asian, African, American… You’ll be spoilt for choice.

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The Caxton Grill
The Caxton Grill

British

  Caxton Grill puts first class ingredients at the heart of its modern European menu. The restaurant offers innovative takes on timeless classics, alongside a…

PRICE RANGE: ££ (30-60)

Club Gascon
Club Gascon

French

Club Gascon specialises in imaginative cuisine from the South West of France. Since opening in 1998, the restaurant has received numerous accolades including one Michelin…

PRICE RANGE: £40-£100

The Frog
The Frog

Fine Dining

The Frog restaurant can be found in the old service yard that served The Old Truman Brewery on Hanbury Street in East London. The brainchild…

PRICE RANGE: ££ (40-80)

Barbecoa - Piccadilly
Barbecoa - Piccadilly

BBQ, British, Raw Bar, Steak House

A stunning 250-cover restaurant near Piccadilly Circus offering a unique all-day menu – including breakfast and afternoon tea – and a fabulous bar, all set…

PRICE RANGE: ££ (40-70)

Joe Allen
Joe Allen

American

Named after himself it is the mirror image of his Joe Allen New York site, a subterranean restaurant, with crisp white table cloths, long aproned…

PRICE RANGE: ££ (35-80)

Bourne and Hollingsworth Buildings
Bourne and Hollingsworth Buildings

British

Bourne & Hollingsworth Buildings is a Modern All-day Brasserie and Bar in Clerkenwell. With varied eating and drinking spaces, welcoming service and all-day flexibility, Bourne…

PRICE RANGE: ££ (20-40)

Mommi
Mommi

Brunch, Gluten Free, Japanese, Latin, Nikkei, Raw Bar

The successful blending of Japanese and Latin influences, with the vibrancy of Miami thrown in for good measure, is at the heart of Mommi, this…

PRICE RANGE: ££ (20-40)

Cafe Spice Namaste
Cafe Spice Namaste

Indian, Pan-Asian

Cafe Spice is more than a restaurant, it's a culinary institution,  Café Spice Namaste is Cyrus and Pervin Todiwala’s family-run Indian restaurant in historic East London, a short stroll from the Tower of London. Now…

PRICE RANGE: ££ (20-70)

Gilgamesh
Gilgamesh

Pan-Asian

Welcome to the award-winning and critically acclaimed, Gilgamesh - the internationally famous Pan-Asian restaurant which opened nine years ago in the heart of Camden Stables…

PRICE RANGE: ££ (30-50)

Dirty Bones - Shoreditch
Dirty Bones - Shoreditch

American

  Welcome to Dirty Bones, serving up NYC-inspired comfort food and cocktails to a carefully curated playlist of old-school hip hop, funk and soul. Our…

PRICE RANGE: ££ (15-30)

The Test Kitchen by Adam Simmonds
The Test Kitchen by Adam Simmonds

Fine Dining, Small Plate

Chef Adam Simmonds has arrived in the big smoke with this Soho pop-up – The Test Kitchen on Frith Street. The Test Kitchen is exactly…

PRICE RANGE: ££ (20-40)

The Fire Station
The Fire Station

British, Gastropub

THE FIRE STATION HAS BEEN A WATERLOO LANDMARK FOR OVER A CENTURY. HEROES ONCE WALKED THESE FLOORS, SO WE SERVE UP GUTSY FOOD AND DRINK…

PRICE RANGE: £ (15-25)

L'Anima Cafe
L'Anima Cafe

Italian

The café has the same soul as L’Anima in a less formal environment, offering honest food with its soul in Southern Italy. The space includes…

PRICE RANGE: ££ (30-50)

Inamo - Camden
Inamo - Camden

Asian Fusion, Chinese, Japanese, Korean

Serving high quality pan-Asian cuisine in stylish surroundings, including a fantastic al fresco garden and a roof terrace, inamo Camden sees the combination of the…

PRICE RANGE: ££ (30-50)

FishWorks - Swallow Street
FishWorks - Swallow Street

Fish & Seafood

We are an award winning restaurant group whose ethos is all about sourcing and preparing the freshest, highest quality seafood. To achieve this our restaurants…

PRICE RANGE: ££ (40-70)

Chutney Mary
Chutney Mary

Indian

Recognising the opportunity to redefine Indian cuisine, the founders of Chutney Mary opened their restaurant on the trendy King’s Road in 1990. It soon became…

PRICE RANGE: £ (20-40)

Randall & Aubin
Randall & Aubin

Fish & Seafood

Launched in 1996 on Brewer Street in Soho, Randall & Aubin is an Anglo/French Brasserie that specialises in seafood and has been delighting foodies, fans…

PRICE RANGE: £££ (35-75) Av per Person

The Painted Heron
The Painted Heron

Indian

Recently celebrating ten years of The Painted Heron experience.  ​When the restaurant first opened in 2002, under the pioneering direction of Executive Chef Yogesh Datta, it…

PRICE RANGE: ££ (30-50)

Tredwell's
Tredwell's

European

Winner of AA’s 2015 Restaurant of the Year – London, Tredwell’s is the latest offering from Marcus Wareing Restaurants, bringing modern London cooking to the…

PRICE RANGE: ££ (20-40)

Barbecoa - St. Paul's
Barbecoa - St. Paul's

BBQ, British, Steak House

Enjoy a delicious lunch from our a la carte menu, or get stuck into our seasonally changing set menu and as meat specialists, we don't…

PRICE RANGE: ££ (40-70)

Flora Indica
Flora Indica

British, Indian

Step into Flora Indica and find yourself immersed in distinctly modern style, with an air of Victorian elegance, which subtly captures the beauty and essence…

PRICE RANGE: ££ (22-40)

The Lavender
The Lavender

Italian

The former Lavender Pub was acquired by an Italian food loving family who have achieved their aim of transforming it into an Italian restaurant with…

PRICE RANGE: ££ (20-40)

Inamo - Covent Garden
Inamo - Covent Garden

Asian Fusion, Chinese, Japanese, Korean

inamo restaurants bring the world's foremost interactive dining experience to the heart of London. They are pioneering Asian fusion restaurants and bars (in Soho, Covent Garden and…

PRICE RANGE: ££ (30-50)

Bombay Palace
Bombay Palace

Indian

The Bombay Palace boasts a superior menu with superbly presented dishes, comprising a variety of vegetarian dishes and a selection of traditional, popular and contemporary…

PRICE RANGE: ££ (30-50)

Dirty Bones - Soho
Dirty Bones - Soho

American

  Welcome to Dirty Bones, serving up NYC-inspired comfort food and cocktails to a carefully curated playlist of old-school hip hop, funk and soul. Our…

PRICE RANGE: ££ (15-30)

Tavern Steak and Oysters - London Capital Club
Tavern Steak and Oysters - London Capital Club

British, Fish & Seafood, Steak House

Tavern Steak and Oysters Restaurant is situated in the basement of the prestigious London Capital Club on Abchurch Lane. Exemplifying class with a clever merge…

PRICE RANGE: ££ (20-40)

Romulo Cafe
Romulo Cafe

Filipino, Philippines

Nestled in a quiet corner of Kensington High Street, Romulo Café London is the perfect spot to savour the very best of Philippine-inspired cuisine in…

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Parlour
Parlour

British

Funky Salads, Smoked Salmon, Kyiv's & Cow Pies, Souffles & Rolos The menus evolve throughout the day, whether you want to start your morning off with…

PRICE RANGE: £ (18 - 45)

Nipa Thai
Nipa Thai

Thai

Nipa Thai, an oriental gem in the heart of the capital, combines outstanding traditional cuisine and subtle authentic décor with a warm, welcoming ambience –…

PRICE RANGE: ££ (30-50)

Fishworks - Marylebone
Fishworks - Marylebone

Fish & Seafood

Marylebone High Street, FishWorks is synonymous with seafood lovers. The restaurant offers a traditional wet fish counter where you can buy fish to take home…

PRICE RANGE: ££ (40-70)

Haywards
Haywards

British, European, Fine Dining

Haywards concentrates on using seasonal, local produce at it’s best, in order to bring together the freshest of ingredients to create elegant, attractive & tasty…

PRICE RANGE: ££ (25-60)

Inamo - Soho
Inamo - Soho

Asian Fusion, Chinese, Japanese, Korean

Inamo is like no other restaurant company. We create pioneering Asian fusion restaurants influenced by the flavours and dishes of Japan, China, Korea, Thailand and…

PRICE RANGE: ££ (30-50)

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Holborn Dining Room
Holborn Dining Room

British

A grand brasserie set in midtown London, Holborn Dining Room serves up seasonal, locally sourced British cuisine with a twist in a vibrantly bustling dining salon. Combining…

PRICE RANGE: £ (20-40)

Masala Grill
Masala Grill

Indian

Masala Grill is a true community restaurant where authentic Indian craftsmanship meets modern design in an informal, yet eclectic setting and Masala Grill has replaced Chutney…

PRICE RANGE: ££ (20-40)

Skylon
Skylon

British

Skylon is situated on the third floor of the Royal Festival Hall in the Southbank Centre and offers stunning views from huge floor-to-ceiling windows. The…

PRICE RANGE: ££ (40-70)

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Shaka Zulu
Shaka Zulu

South African

Shaka Zulu, London’s largest South African restaurant, opened its doors in August 2010 with a special royal blessing from the Zulu King, HRH Goodwill Zwelithini.…

PRICE RANGE: ££ (30-50)

The Regency Club
The Regency Club

American, Burgers, Indian, International

In the heart of Queensbury, you will receive a fantastic welcome at The Regency Club, one of the foremost Bar and Grills in London.  The…

PRICE RANGE: ££ (20-60)

Duck and Waffle
Duck and Waffle

British

Duck & Waffle is Located on the 40th floor of the Heron Tower, we are the highest restaurant in the UK, featuring unparalleled City views…

PRICE RANGE: ££ (30-50)

Benares
Benares

Indian

Situated in the heart of Mayfair, Benares is one of the finest michelin star restaurants London has to offer. Benares serves modern Indian cuisine with…

PRICE RANGE: ££ (40-70)

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The Cinnamon Club
The Cinnamon Club

Indian

More than a decade has elapsed since one of the best Indian restaurant in London opened its doors with a view to change diners’ perception…

PRICE RANGE: £££ (50-100)

Orange Elephant
Orange Elephant

Steak House

Orange Elephants are the largest of the native British cattle, with their nickname deriving from their wide faces, big ears and rust coloured coats.  The…

PRICE RANGE: ££ (30-70)

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Tom Simmons
Tom Simmons

British, French

Influenced by both British and French cuisine with an emphasis on his Welsh heritage, Chef Tom Simmons has a personal relationship with each hand selected…

PRICE RANGE: ££ (18 - 45)

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Lutyens
Lutyens

European

Quintessentially Conran in design, the restaurant is reminiscent of a dining room on board an art deco cruise liner, or perhaps a modern version of…

PRICE RANGE: ££ (45-90)

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Sidi Maarouf
Sidi Maarouf

Halal, Lebanese, Moroccan

Step out of London, and into Sidi Maarouf. Let thier dedicated team, ambient lighting and smooth Moroccan music relieve you of the everyday pressures of…

PRICE RANGE: ££ (30-70)

Les Deux Salons
Les Deux Salons

French

Whilst the menu and pricing is very similar to the Bistro, it is the environment of the restaurant that is the main attraction. The restaurant…

PRICE RANGE: ££ (35-75)

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Kanada-Ya
Kanada-Ya

Japanese, Ramen

Kanada-Ya is an authentic Japanese ramen bar, specialising in delicious tonkotsu ramen cooked from a recipe created by Kanada Kazuhiro, founder of our restaurant in…

PRICE RANGE: £ (15-25)

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The Woodford
The Woodford

European, Fine Dining

A sophisticated dining experience in South Woodford, London. Head Chef Ben Murphy and team present sophisticated modern European menus, heavily influenced by chefs learnings from the…

PRICE RANGE: ££ (30-70)

Orso
Orso

Italian

Theatre Land’s original Italian Restaurant opened in October 1985 bringing authentic, regional Italian cuisine and wines to Covent Garden. 30 years on, Orso remains the quintessential…

PRICE RANGE: ££ (40-80)

Plateau
Plateau

French

Plateau sits atop Canada Place opposite One Canada Square tower in Canary Wharf and offers a view like no other in London, more reminiscent of the great…

PRICE RANGE: ££ (40-100)

Heddon Street Kitchen
Heddon Street Kitchen

European

Heddon Street Kitchen is situated over two floors with a contemporary interior and a relaxed, modern European menu by head chef Guy Betteridge. From brisk…

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The Oyster Shed
The Oyster Shed

British, Gastropub

If you need a break from the City, where better than by the river, a glass in hand, whilst waiting for a nibble. The Oyster…

PRICE RANGE: ££ (20-40)

Bunga Bunga
Bunga Bunga

Italian

Bunga Bunga serves simple and authentic Italian cuisine including antipasti, salads and metro pizzas with the finest ingredients sourced from Italy (pizza flour and all!).…

PRICE RANGE: ££ (35-65)

Mr Fogg's Tavern
Mr Fogg's Tavern

British

Mr Fogg's Tavern provides a traditional atmosphere, serving up real ales, batch brews, ‘mother’s ruin’ gin cocktails and grog in traditional tankards and pewter cups.  Weary…

PRICE RANGE: ££ (35-65)

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One Canada Square
One Canada Square

WINE AND DINE AT THE THE ICONIC ONE CANADA SQUARE, IN THE HEART OF CANARY WHARF One Canada Square is located in the ground floor…

PRICE RANGE: ££ (40-70)

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Ristorante Frescobaldi
Ristorante Frescobaldi

Italian

Ristorante Frescobaldi launched in November 2014 in London, is a top end Italian restaurant that brings the Tuscan experience to Mayfair. The restaurant has been acclaimed for…

PRICE RANGE: ££ (40-70)

Opera Tavern
Opera Tavern

Charcuterie, Tapas

Opera Tavern is a beautiful two-storey bar and restaurant in the heart of central London’s theatre land. Located on Catherine Street we are opposite the…

PRICE RANGE: ££ (20-40)

London House
London House

European

Located in the heart of south west London on the corner of Battersea Square, this relaxed, cosy restaurant offers Modern European cooking and a polished…

PRICE RANGE: ££ (40-70)

155 Bar & Kitchen
155 Bar & Kitchen

Bistro, British, Fine Dining

Closed Until Further Notice   155 is an elegant contemporary dining room with decorative details inspired by London’s landscape, heritage and personality. The gamut of gastronomic…

PRICE RANGE: ££ (30-50)

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L'Autre Pied
L'Autre Pied

French

L’Autre Pied, the sister restaurant of highly acclaimed Pied à Terre, is an independently owned gastronomic restaurant located in fashionable Marylebone, London W1. The cuisine and techniques…

PRICE RANGE: ££ (40-70)

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Cafe Football
Cafe Football

British

Here at Café Football, we wanted to capture the essence of football in our restaurant and our menu. That’s why we created a fun, relaxed…

PRICE RANGE: ££ (20-40)

Bone Daddies
Bone Daddies

Japanese, Ramen

Bone Daddies is a modern, vibrant and fresh Ramen Noodle Bar serving delicious and authentic Asian cuisine. The original of the Bone Daddies and one…

PRICE RANGE: £ (8 - 25)

The Red Lion - Barnes
The Red Lion - Barnes

British

A traditional British pub, The Red Lion prides itself on serving traditional British food. You can expect a menu full of favourites here, with all…

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Cote Brasserie - Soho
Cote Brasserie - Soho

French

Côte is inspired by the brasseries of Paris, championing relaxed all-day dining and serving authentic French classics made from great quality, fresh ingredients. On the menu,…

PRICE RANGE: ££ (20-40)

One Under Lime
One Under Lime

British

Nestled beneath London’s iconic Lloyd’s building, One Under Lime is one of the Square Mile’s most popular drinking & dining venues. Fantastic food from 8…

PRICE RANGE: ££ (20-40)

J. Sheekey
J. Sheekey

Fish & Seafood

In the heart of Covent Garden, J Sheekey is a fish and seafood restaurant offering the finest fish, oysters, shellfish and other fruits de mer.…

PRICE RANGE: ££ (30-50)

Balthazar
Balthazar

French

Balthazar London is located on the corner of Russell Street and Wellington Street in the heart of Covent Garden. The restaurant offers all-day brasserie dining…

PRICE RANGE: £ (20-40)

Mash
Mash

Steak House

  At Mash they have taken the best from the real American steak house tradition, namely large steaks cut from some of the best cattle…

PRICE RANGE: ££ (30-50)

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Bull in a China Shop
Bull in a China Shop

Asian Fusion, British

Bull In A China Shop - A contemporary bar and eatery serving breakfast, lunch, dinner & cocktails. The menu boasts eggs benedicts, superfood salads, charcoal…

PRICE RANGE: £ (8 - 25)

Boundary
Boundary

French

Rooted in classic recipes and techniques, the modern French à la carte menu at Boundary restaurant is refined and elegant. The finest premium ingredients, in their peak…

PRICE RANGE: ££ (40-75)

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Lotus
Lotus

Indian

A 65 seat contemporary restaurant in the heart of the West End, Lotus is named after the national flower of India which signifies purity, spiritual…

PRICE RANGE: ££ (40-70)

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Pig and Goose at The George on the Strand
Pig and Goose at The George on the Strand

British

The brand new Pig & Goose restaurant and lounge upstairs at The George is open Monday to Saturday and offers an exciting, modern British menu, using only…

PRICE RANGE: £ (20-40)

Bonnie Gull
Bonnie Gull

Fish & Seafood

Bonnie Gull Seafood Shack is a clarion call to British Seafood; a nostalgic journey to the seaside holidays of our youth; a showcase of the…

PRICE RANGE: £ (20-40)

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