London Restaurant Guide

London is a fabulous destination for a foodie. As one of the most diverse cities on the planet, you can find almost any type of food, and often at any hour of the day (or night). You’ll find everything from mouth-watering takeaway at hole-in-the-wall type places to the finest of dining at Michelin-starred restaurants. We’ve listed some of our favorites below, sorted by neighborhood.

Restaurant Guide


Le Caprice
Cuisine – European
Whether for lunch or dinner, Le Caprice serves delicious upscale Modern European comfort food. The menu varies widely, featuring Confit duck leg and Black Mount venison alongside fish and chips and the Caprice burger. Incredibly popular is the salmon fishcake served with buttered spinach and sorrel sauce. You can also give their special brunch menu a taste, available on Sundays.

Cuisine – Asian
Highly recommended is Hakkasan, a Michelin-starred gem in Mayfair. Indulgent and delicious asian cooking is prepared under the watchful eye of executive head chef Tong Chee Hwee and his creations are complemented by a bumping and stylish atmosphere.

The Wolseley
Cuisine – European
Not sure what you are in the mood for? The Wolseley is your answer. A grand café-restaurant that buzzes from early morning until late, seven days a week, The Wolseley features eclectic menus for any time of day including breakfast, afternoon tea, lunch, dinner and an all-day menu which encompasses European classics. You can satisfy your hunger with a wide array of choices from eggs benedict to delicious soups and sandwiches to rib eye steaks and Cornish crab.

Avista Restaurant
Cuisine – Italian
If excellent Italian cuisine is what you seek, look no further than Avista restaurant. The Burrata starter is an absolute must, which can be enjoyed with any of their varied main courses including pastas, fish, and meat-based dishes. The chef’s own version of Tiramisu prepared al minuto and served in a martini glass is top-notch.

Babbo Restauran
Cuisine – Italian
Babbo’s seasonal menus showcase the best of simple Italian classics done incredibly well. The restaurant has a great vibe and wine list to complement the delicious cuisine. The menu includes fresh bread and home made pastas, as well as a number of mains that feature both meat and seafood as the highlighted ingredient. Highly recommended is the traditional veal Milanese with rocket salad and cherry tomatoes. The service and the food are both excellent, making Babbo a great choice for lunch or dinner.

Cuisine – Indian
For a taste of something different, try the Michelin-starred Tamarind, a modern Indian restaurant with an extensive menu and excellent service. Recommended is the Hyderabadi Shank, a slow-cooked lamb shank with turmeric, yogurt, browned garlic and freshly ground spices, which your server will debone for you at the table. Also delicious is the Awadhi Murgh, boneless chicken in an aromatic sauce with melon seeds, yogurt and spices. Finish your meal with the house specialty velvety dark chocolate mousse flavored with a hint of cinnamon and orange zest


The Rock & Sole Plaice
Cuisine – Fish & Chips
For those seeking a British staple, head to The Rock & Sole Plaice for some excellent fish and chips. The restaurant serves deliciously battered fresh fish and hand-cut chips, popular with tourists and locals alike. There are a few indoor and outdoor tables but you can also order to takeaway and enjoy your meal wherever you choose.

Bocca Di Lupo
Cuisine – Italian
A minute walk from Piccadilly lies the trendy Bocca Di Lupo, serving unique tapas-style dishes from across Italy. The menu changes almost every day to keep up with changing seasons and to ensure the freshest ingredients. The menu features a multitude of options to satisfy your appetite including pastas, soups and stews, meat and seafood, all complemented by starters and sides such as the delectable Mozzarella Bocconcini Fritti Romani, so good you will want to have it for dessert too.


OXO Brasserie
Cuisine – British
If a fabulous view and fabulous food is what you seek then the OXO Brasserie is sure to please. Located on the eighth floor of the OXO Tower with floor to ceiling windows, it provides panoramic views of the Thames and the city. You can also request a table on the terrace to enjoy an al fresco summer dining experience. A favorite starter is the San Daniele ham with caramelized Comice pear, goat’s curd, toasted brioche and truffle honey hazelnuts.

St James’s

The Balcon
Cuisine – French/British
Just around the corner from Trafalgar Square, you’ll find The Balcon, a modern London and Parisian grand brasserie. Enjoy excellent service and spectacular dishes such as the French onion soup and specialty Trealy Farm Charcuterie Salad with Roquefort and caramelized pears, and those are just the starters. The menu offers varied mains, from rotisserie chicken with baked potatoes and sage and onion stuffing to slow cooked Scottish beef and foie gras cottage pie with chanterelle mushrooms.


The Hawksmoor
We know the words British, steakhouse, and great meal don’t usually go together. The Hawksmoor is the exception to that rule! The best beef in London (served with a decidedly British twist) can be found here in a former underground brewery that has been transformed into a hip, Covent Garden dining room. Definite recommends include shared chateaubriand for two, chips fried in beef drippings and succulent creamed spinach.

Les Deux Salons
Cuisine – French
This bustling Grand Parisian brasserie situated in Covent Garden serves delicious classic and modern French food. The menu features starters, salads, terrines, soups, and a wealth of mains including dishes from the charcoal grill and of course, the classic slow cooked beef with carrots in a red wine sauce that never disappoints. Finish your meal with a warm apple tart and vanilla ice cream, perfection!

The Savoy Grill
Cuisine – Steakhouse
The menu at Gordon Ramsay’s The Savoy Grill is presented much like an a la carte steakhouse with numerous beef and seafood variations to choose from and sides such as honey carrots and cauliflower gratin to supplement your main course. We recommend the delicious lobster bisque to start, which is presented with lobster pieces topped with fresh butter while the server pours the bisque directly from the saucepan to your bowl. For dessert, try their pistachio soufflé served a la mode.

Asia De Cuba
Cuisine – Asian Fusion
Asia De Cuba features an unassuming façade with no exterior signage so as to maintain the secrecy of this hidden gem. The menu, a fusion of Asian and Cuban cuisine features large portions that are perfect for sharing, such as their grilled strip steak main course, served with gingered chickpea fries. The sweet brioche Mexican doughnuts are a must, rolled in cinnamon sugar and filled with butterscotch sauce they are sure to satisfy your sweet tooth.

Multiple Locations

Cuisine – Steakhouse
London’s version of the New York Steakhouse, Goodman’s chefs pride themselves on serving you the most tender full-flavored steak in London, only ever using the finest prime beef. Although steaks are king at Goodman, their all-day menu features plenty of other tempting options such as the Goodman Burger served with the traditional chips and unique sides like the lobster mac and cheese and truffle chips.

Jamie’s Italian
Jamie's Italian
Cuisine – Italian
Jamie’s Italian recreates fantastic rustic dishes in a relaxed, neighborhood atmosphere. The menu offers a wide selection of antipasti, pasta, mains, sides, and desserts. For your starter, try the Bruschetta, topped with seasonal ingredients, it is a definitely a tasty way to start your meal. For your main course, the chicken liver tortellini, featuring Norfolk Black chicken livers flamed with Vin Santo, crispy pancetta and a silky sage sauce is highly recommended.

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