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25 Incredible Places You Must Eat In London

We've put together a selection of the most unique, inspiring and incredible places to eat in London! From simple cuisine to fine dining you'll find all the information you need to make your trip to London spectacular.

Burger & Lobster

40 ST JOHNS STREET, SMITHFIELD, LONDON, EC1M 4AY. Other locations are available

WHY:

Sometimes simplicity is best! Burger & Lobster take this to the extreme with only two options on the menu - Burger £20 or Lobster £20. Try it for yourself you won’t be disappointed!

HOW MUCH:

£20 per person

TRAVEL INFORMATION:

Nearest train station - Farringdon 0.2 miles, 3 minute walk

Nearest tube station - Farringdon 0.2 miles, 3 minute walk

The Doodle Bar

33 Parkgate Road, London, SW11 4NP

WHY:

Feel like doodling the night away? This is the pace to do it. Set against the backdrop of Testbed1 a creative experimental art space, this bar serves delicious street food, hosts exciting events and gives everyone a chance to show their creative side through a little doodling!

TRAVEL INFORMATION:

Nearest train station - Battersea Park, 1.1 miles, 25 minute walk / 7 minutes by car

Mint Leaf Restaurant & Bar

Suffolk Place, Haymarket, London, SW1Y 4HX

WHY:

This stylish restaurant serves innovative Indian cuisine, if you're after a fine dining experience with a twist Mint Leaf is the place for you.

HOW MUCH:

£20 - £55 per person

TRAVEL INFORMATION:

Nearest train station - Charing Cross Station, 0.3 miles, 7 minute walk

Nearest tube station - Charing Cross, 0.2 miles, 5 minute walk

Dans Le Noir?

30-31 Clerkenwell Green, EC1R 0DU, London

WHY:

Taking the dining experience to a new level. Dans le Noir serves surprise menus whilst the diners eat in complete darkness. Guided and served by blind people, this unique experience is not one you will easily forget.

HOW MUCH:

£50-£80 per person

TRAVEL INFORMATION:

Nearest train station - Farringdon, 0.2 miles, 5 minute walk

Nearest tube station - Farringdon, 0.2 miles, 5 minute walk

Garlic & Shots

14 Frith Street, London, W1D 4RD

WHY:

If you’re into garlic this is the place for you! No dishes are served without garlic, you can also choose from one of the 101 shots available including a selection of garlic shots! Make sure you bring your mints, this one’s going to be intense.

TRAVEL INFORMATION:

Nearest train station - Charing Cross Station, 0.6 miles, 12 minute walk

Nearest tube station - Tottenham Court Road, 0.2 miles, 5 minute walk

Inamo

inamo restaurant, 134-136 Wardour St, London, W1F 8ZP

WHY:

Who doesn’t love a bit of unusual tech? inamo is an Oriental fusion restaurant where you can place your food order, set the mood and even order a taxi home from all from your table! Check this one out for fantastic food and a techy dining experience.

HOW MUCH:

£7 - £19 per person

TRAVEL INFORMATION:

Nearest train station - Charing Cross Station, 0.7 miles, 15 minute walk

Nearest tube station - Picadily, 0.4 miles, 8 minute walk

Beach Blanket Babylon, Shoreditch

19-23 Bethnal Green Road, Shoreditch, London, E1 6LA

WHY:

Looking for some style and chic? This is the place to go, with a collection of unique rooms, vintage furnishing and statues. If your company doesn’t entertain you the décor in this modern European restaurant will!

HOW MUCH:

£15 - £70 per person

TRAVEL INFORMATION:

Nearest train station - Shoreditch High Street, 0.1 mile, 2 minute walk

Rainforest Café

20 Shaftesbury Ave, London, W1D 7EU

WHY:

We love this rainforest themed café, it’s definitely one to take the kids! This unique restaurant recreates the sights and sounds of the jungle whilst you enjoy the delicious food! Not only is the Rainforest café a great place to eat but they also support a number of charities including the World Land Trust which works to try and save as much tropical forest as possible.

HOW MUCH:

£6 - £20 per person

TRAVEL INFORMATION:

Nearest train station - London Charing Cross, 0.5 miles, 11 minute walk

Nearest tube station - Piccadilly Circus, 299ft, 1 minute walk

Cereal Killer Café

139 BRICK LANE, LONDON, E1 6SB

WHY:

Don’t panic, it isn’t how it sounds! Cereal Killer Café will take you back to all the fun you had as a child with cereal! Serving over 120 different types of cereal from all over the world with 30 types of milk you’ll be spoilt for choice.

TRAVEL INFORMATION:

Nearest train station - Shoreditch High Street, 0.2 miles, 4 minute walk

MEATliquor

74 Welbeck Street, London W1G 0BA

WHY:

It’s all about the burgers, MEATliquor offer American style food in a trendy setting with loud music. But there is a downside you can expect to queue for the privilege of eating at this stylish restaurant; we suggest going early for dinner or late for lunch. But trust us it’ll be worth the wait!

TRAVEL INFORMATION:

Nearest train station - London Marylebone, 1.1 miles, 22 minute walk / 9 minutes in a taxi

Nearest tube station - Bond Street, 0.2 miles, 5 minute walk

Behesht

1082-1086 Harrow Road, London NW10 5NL

WHY:

Behesht is an Iranian restaurant which has an array of unique décor including Persian carpets, artefacts and not forgetting the pond with golden fishes and running water effect. Check out this one if you’re looking to be whisked away into a different culture!

HOW MUCH:

£6 - £8 per person

TRAVEL INFORMATION:

Nearest train station - Kensal Green, 0.3 miles, 7 minute walk

Nearest tube station - Kensal Green, 0.3 miles, 7 minute walk

Sketch

sketch, 9 conduit street, London, W1S 2XG

WHY:

Elegant French cuisine teamed with beautiful artwork and fantastic music, sketch has it all. We recommend an afternoon tea for two!

HOW MUCH:

£30 - £50 per person

TRAVEL INFORMATION:

Nearest train station - London Charing Cross, 1 mile, 19 minute walk / 14 minute taxi

Nearest tube station - Oxford Circus, 0.2 miles, 4 minute walk

The Medieval Banquet London

The Medieval Banquet, Ivory House, St Katharine Docks, London, E1W 1BP

WHY:

Travel back to medieval times, explore the history, food and spectacular entertainment of the Middle Ages. You won’t be disappointed with this Banquet!

HOW MUCH:

Adults £50

Children £30

TRAVEL INFORMATION:

Nearest train station - London Fenchurch Street, 0.5 miles. 10 minute walk / 10 minute taxi

Nearest tube station - Tower Hill, 0.3 miles, 6 minutes

The Old Brewery

The Old Brewery, The Pepys Building, The Old Royal Naval College, SE10 9LW

WHY:

Fancy a beer? The Old Brewery can give you just what you’re looking for, with a selection of unique and extraordinary beers, interesting decor and delicious food, you’ll be leaving with a smile!

HOW MUCH:

£8 - £20 per person

TRAVEL INFORMATION:

Nearest train station - Greenwich, 0.5 miles, 10 minute walk / 4 minute taxi

Nearest tube station - Cutty Sark, 0.1 miles, 3 minute walk

Scooterworks

Scooterworks Café, Waterloo, 132 Lower Marsh, London, UK SE1 7

WHY:

This old scooter workshop has been transformed into a little café with a good vibe and resident cat! Full of retro scooters and parts, this is a great place to sit back relax and grab a snack.

TRAVEL INFORMATION:

Nearest train station - London Waterloo Station, 0.3 miles, 6 minute walk

Nearest tube station - Lamberth North, 0.1 miles, 3 minute walk

Vanilla Black

Vanilla Black, 17- 18 Tooks Court, London, EC4A 1LB

WHY:

This one is for the vegetable lovers! Vanilla Black delivers delicious contemporary vegetarian cuisine. If you’re looking for a fine dining meat-free experience take a look at Vanilla Black.

HOW MUCH:

£30-50 per person

TRAVEL INFORMATION:

Nearest train station - Farringdon, 0.5 miles, 9 minute walk / 4 minute taxi

Nearest tube station - Chancery Lane, 0.2 miles, 3 minute walk

Koya

Koya, 49 Frith Street, London, W1D 4SG

WHY:

This small Japanese restaurant is in the heart of the city. Serving traditional Sanuki Udon with a dash of originality, you’ll be delighted with the honest Japanese cuisine on offer.

HOW MUCH:

£7 - £15 per person

TRAVEL INFORMATION:

Nearest train station - London Charing Cross, 0.6 miles, 12 minute walk / 5 minute taxi

Nearest tube station - Leicester Square, 0.3 miles, 2 minute walk

Duck & Waffle

Heron Tower, 110 Bishopsgate, London EC2N 4AY

WHY:

Absolutely breath-taking views over the capital from the highest restaurant in the UK! Open 24/7 this restaurant serves delicious foods with spectacular views.

HOW MUCH:

£10- £25 per person

TRAVEL INFORMATION:

Nearest train station - London Liverpool Street, 0.1 miles, 3 minute walk

Hurwundeki

298-299 Arches Cambridge Heath Road, London, United Kingdom

WHY:

We all love to save time. Hurwundeki is a restaurant, café and hairdressers in one! You can enjoy delicious fresh, authentic Korean food and then get a quick stylish haircut!

TRAVEL INFORMATION:

Nearest train station - Cambridge Heath, 1.5 ft, 1 minute walk

Nearest tube station - Bethnal Green, 0.4 miles, 7 minute walk

Rules

Rules, 35 Maiden Lane, Covent Garden, WC2E 7LB

WHY:

Rules is the oldest restaurant in London at over 200 years old! Serving traditional British food with exceptional history, this is one you can’t pass by!

HOW MUCH:

£20 – £40 per person

TRAVEL INFORMATION:

Nearest train station - Charing Cross Station, 0.2 miles, 5 minute walk

Nearest tube station - Leicester Square, 0.3 miles, 6 minute walk

Crate Brewery

Unit 7, Queens Yard, Hackney Wick, London

WHY:

Crate Brewery only serves hand-rolled, made to order pizzas and they are delicious! Using fresh and exciting flavours this pizza has got to be one of the best, teamed with one of their carefully crafted beers and upcycled furniture you’ll love this chic brewery.

HOW MUCH:

£8 – 12 per pizza

TRAVEL INFORMATION:

Nearest train station - Hackney Wick, 0.1 miles, 2 minute walk

Zuma

Zuma, 5 Raphael Street, Knightsbridge, London, SW7 1DL

WHY:

Offering a sophisticated twist on authentic Japanese cuisine this relaxed restaurant serves interesting flavours you must try out!

TRAVEL INFORMATION:

Nearest train station - London Victoria, 1.1 miles, 24 minute walk / 9 minute taxi

Nearest tube station - Knightsbridge, 0.1 miles, 3 minutes

Aqua Shard

Level 31, The Shard, 31 Saint Thomas Street, London SE1 9RY

WHY:

Amazing views combined with contemporary British food. What more could you want except to be sitting in one of the most iconic buildings on London’s skyline, magical!

TRAVEL INFORMATION:

Nearest train station - London Bridge, 0.1 mile, 2 minute walk

Sarastro Restaurant

Sarastro Restaurant, 126 Drury Lane, TheatreLand, London, WC2B 5SU

WHY:

Sarastro is a feast for the eyes, offering a unique atmosphere, dramatic experience and exotic cuisine. Try out this one for a great night of fun and frolics.

HOW MUCH:

£25-30 per person

TRAVEL INFORMATION:

Nearest train station - City Thameslink, 0.7 miles, 15 minute walk / 9 minute drive

Nearest tube station - Covent Garden, 0.3 miles, 6 minutes

Shaka Zulu

Shaka Zulu, Stables Market, Chalk Farm Road, Camden, NW1 8AB

WHY:

Shaka Zulu is London’s largest South African restaurant. Covered with a collection of carved wooden murals and offering live music, dancing and family entertainment, this restaurant is sure to wow!

HOW MUCH:

£26 - £40 per person

TRAVEL INFORMATION:

Nearest train station - Camden Road, 0.4 miles, 8 minute walk

Nearest tube station - Camden Town, 0.2 miles, 4 minute walk

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