London Restaurants and Dining

(London, England, UK)

London is full of wonderful and exciting places to eat out, with a wide choice of every kind of food imaginable. The many stylish locations and enormous variety of excellent, mouth-watering menus provide nothing short of culinary perfection.

Whether you are looking for a romantic meal for two or trendy, lively dining, the only problem is deciding where to go as there are so many restaurants to choose from!

(Average prices are per person and exclude wine and service).

The Admiralty

Address: Somerset House, London, WC2R 1LA
Tel: +44 (0)20 77845 4646
This romantic restaurant offers a world of timeless elegance together with the delights of wonderfully prepared food. The wine list is extensive and dinner in this exclusive corner of London would impress anyone.
Cuisine: French
Average price: GBP 50.00 per person
Nearest tube station: Embankment


Address: 48-49 St James' Street, London, SW1
Tel: +44 (0)20 77499 6655
A fashionable place to be seen for both celebrities and the trendy, a 03:00 licence enables the stylish basement to transform from top restaurant to super-cool club. With a menu full of exceptional meals, after dinner the tables are pushed back and the DJ's start playing.
Cuisine: modern European
Average price: GBP 50.00 per person
Nearest tube station: Green Park

Brian Turners of Mayfair

Address: Millennium Mayfair Hotel, 44 Grosvenor Square, London, W1K 2HP
Tel: +44 (0)20 77596 3444
Brian Turner is a famous television chef, best known for his regular appearances on BBC TV's 'Ready Steady Cook'. The menu is full of Brian's signature dishes, including many traditional favourites with a unique twist. The food is exciting and the wonderful desserts are particularly tempting.
Cuisine: modern British
Average price: GBP 40.00 to GBP 60.00 per person
Nearest tube station: Bond Street


Address: 122 Jermyn Street, London, SW1 4UJ
Tel: +44 (0)20 77839 2020
Traditional Turkish flavours are enhanced in this enchanting and beautiful West End restaurant. Tented ceilings and Ottoman furnishings provide the perfect interior for the mouth-watering food.
Cuisine: modern Turkish
Average price: GBP 40.00 per person
Nearest tube station: Piccadilly Circus


Address: Westland Place, London, N1 7LP
Tel: +44 (0)20 77251 1515
Jamie Oliver's restaurant lives up to his reputation and his catch phrase 'Pukka Tukka'. This television chef is most famous for his BBC TV's 'The Naked Chef'. The meals are created by 15 young individuals who have been highly trained to produce this world-class food. No reservations are required for the ground floor bar where you can feast on antipasti and enjoy quality cocktails.
Cuisine: Mediterranean / modern British
Average price: GBP 40.00 per person
Nearest tube station: Old Street

Field and Forest

Address: Shorts Gardens, London, WC2H 9AU
Tel: +44 (0)20 77240 5777
Popular with celebrities, this glamorous location offers the latest in fusion cooking. Mediterranean recipes are given an English twist and the result is reasonably priced, tasty, first-class food. Conveniently near to the West End.
Cuisine: Mediterranean
Average price: GBP 25.00 per person
Nearest tube station: Covent Garden

The Gate

Address: Queen Caroline Street, London, W6 9QL
Tel: +44 (0)20 78748 6932
This vegetarian and vegan restaurant is full of tempting dishes from a regularly updated menu. The food is superb, the staff are very friendly and the prices affordable, making this an excellent choice even if you are not vegetarian.
Cuisine: vegetarian
Average price: GBP 35.00 set menu, per person
Nearest tube station: Hammersmith

Le Gavroche

Address: 43 Upper Brook Street, London, W1K 7QR
Tel: +44 (0)20 77408 0881
This London institution serves some of the finest food outside of France. Chef Michel Roux cleverly mixes classic French cuisine with his more contemporary style and the result is superb food of outstanding quality. The dress code is strict and the atmosphere exclusive.
Cuisine: Haute cuisine
Average price: GBP 50.00 per person
Nearest tube station: Marble Arch


Address: Hanway Place, London, W1P 9DH
Tel: +44 (0)20 77907 1888
The modern and distinct cooking was soon rewarded with a Michelin Star - a first for a Chinese restaurant in London. This impressive award is well deserved and the dishes live up to their reputation as some of the finest outside Asia. The interior is equally stunning, resembling a moonlit lakeside.
Cuisine: Chinese
Average price: GBP 50.00 per person
Nearest tube station: Tottenham Court Road

Italian Graffiti

Address: Wardour Street, London, W1V 3TA
Tel: +44 (0)20 77439 4668
This busy Italian trattoria is full of the atmosphere and excitement of Italy and is reasonably priced. The restaurant is romantic and lively, serving good, simple Italian cooking. It is situated near the West End theatres and so is a good venue for the start of a theatrical evening.
Cuisine: Italian
Average price: GBP 20.00 per person
Nearest tube station: Leicester Square

Lindsay House

Address: Romilly Street, London, W1V 5TG
Tel: +44 (0)20 77439 0450
This Soho restaurant's Head Chef, Richard Corrigan, has a reputation for being both eccentric and incredibly talented. He blends traditional English food with exotic ingredients to create an unusual and surprisingly successful blend of flavours.
Cuisine: modern British
Average price: GBP 70.00 per person
Nearest tube station: Leicester Square

Locanda Locatelli

Address: 8 Seymour Street, London, W1H 7JZ
Tel: +44 (0)20 77935 9088
The Italian restaurant of gifted Giorgio Locatelli provides a modern and innovative taste sensation. Rated highly by food critics, the quality of the rustic cooking stands out and a meal in this glamorous restaurant will leave you feeling full and very satisfied.
Cuisine: modern Italian
Average price: GBP 50.00 to GBP 60.00 per person
Nearest tube station: Marble Arch

Gordon Ramsey at Claridges

Address: 53 Brook Street, Mayfair, London, W1K 5DS
Tel: +44 (0)20 77499 0099
Gordon Ramsey is one of the UK's most famous and talented chefs, regularly appearing on television. Renowned for his fine food and also being temperamental, he is London's only 3-Michelin-starred chef. A grand art-deco dining room provides a perfect place to enjoy your meal.
Cuisine: Haute cuisine
Average price: GBP 50.00 for 3 courses, GBP 60.00 for 6 courses - per person
Nearest tube station: Bond Street

Red Fort

Address: 77 Dean Street, London London, W1V 5HA
Tel: +44 (0)20 77437 2115
With a strong emphasis on authentic Indian food, chef Mohammed Rais creates perfectly spiced dishes with a distinctive flavour. The stylish surroundings enhance the experience of the best north Indian cooking in London.
Cuisine: Moghul Court
Average price: GBP 35.00 to GBP 45.00 per person
Nearest tube station: Tottenham Court Road

J Sheekey's

Address: St Martin's Court, London, WC2N 4AL
Tel: +44 (0)20 77240 2565
With its tasteful and stylish interior, Sheekey's will impress you as soon as you walk through the door. Fish is a speciality, but the extensive menu also includes mainly delightful vegetarian and vegan dishes. With no sittings, you can relax and enjoy your last cup of coffee for as long as you like, without feeling rushed.
Cuisine: fish and seafood
Average price: GBP 30.00 to GBP 50.00 per person
Nearest tube station: Leicester Square

Sketch Gallery

Address: 9 Conduit Street, London, W1S 2XG
Tel: +44 (0)870 777 4488
With its cutting-edge cuisine, the Sketch Gallery is possibly the ultimate modern dining experience. Comprising two restaurants and bars, the contemporary design is exquisite and the food is simply delicious.
Cuisine: Modern European
Average price: GBP 45.00 per person
Nearest tube station: Oxford Circus


Address: Queen Street, London, W1X 7TJ
Tel: +44 (0)20 77629 3561
Truly the ultimate Indian experience, adventurous menus are crammed with a wide range of traditional and innovative speciality dishes. With a vegetarian menu also available and reasonable prices, this must be one of the ultimate Indian restaurants. Head chef, Alfred Prasad, is truly a master of his craft
Cuisine: Indian
Average price: GBP 30.00 to GBP 50.00 per person
Nearest tube station: Green Park

La Trompette

Address: Devonshire Road, London, W4 2EU
Tel: +44 (0)208 747 1836
This is probably the best French restaurant in the city within this price bracket and features regional delights from all over France. You will be treated like royalty by the Gallic staff, who pride themselves in their attention to detail.
Cuisine: French
Average price: GBP 60.00 per person
Nearest tube station: Turnham Green


Address: Voltaire Street, London, SW4 6DQ
Tel: +44 (0)20 77978 1610
This restaurant serves some of the best Japanese food in the city and is reasonably priced. Traditional Japanese food and more complex dishes are prepared to the highest standards, providing an interesting meal. Oysters are a speciality and are served in a selection of different sauces.
Average price: set menu GBP 35.00
Nearest tube station: Clapham North

Other Restaurants Worth A Mention...


Address: 11 Park Walk, London SW10 0AJ
Tel: +44 (0)20 7352 3449


Address: One Aldwych, 1 Aldwych, London WC2B 4BZ
Tel: +44 (0)20 7300 0300


Address: Michelin House, 81 Fulham Road, South Kensington, London SW3 6RD
Tel: +44 (0)20 7581 5817

Chez Nico at Ninety Park Lane

Address: Grosvenor House, 90 Park Lane, London W1A 3AA
Tel: +44 (0)20 7495 2275

The Grill Room at the Dorchester

Address: The Dorchester, Park Lane, London, W1A 2HJ
Tel: +44 (0)20 7317 6336

Grissini London

Address: Hyatt Carlton Tower, A Park Hyatt Hotel, On Cadogan Place, London SW1X 9PY
Tel: +44 (0)20 7235 1234

Ivy Restaurant

Address: 1 West Street, London WC2H 9NE
Tel: +44 (0)20 7836 4751

La Tante Claire

Address: The Berkeley Hotel, Wilton Place, London SW1X 7RL
Tel: +44 (0)20 7823 2003

Le Gavrocher

Address: 43 Upper Brook Street, London W1Y 1PF
Tel: +44 (0)20 7408 0881

The Oak Room

Address: Le Meridien, 21 Piccadilly, London W1V 0BH
Tel: +44 (0)20 7734 8000

The Oriental Restaurant at the Dorchester

Address: The Dorchester, Park Lane, London W1A 2HJ
Tel: +44 (0)20 7317 6328

Oxo Tower

Address: 8th Floor, Oxo Tower Wharf, Barge House Street, London SE1 9PH
Tel: +44 (0)20 7803 3888

The Restaurant

Address: The Stafford Hotel, St. James's Place, London SW1A 1NJ
Tel: +44 (0)20 7493 0111

The Restaurant at the Ritz Hotel

Address: 150 Piccadilly, London W1V 9DG
Tel: +44 (0)20 7493 8181

The Rib Room & Oyster Bar

Address: Hyatt Carlton Tower - A Park Hyatt Hotel, On Cadogan Place, London, SW1X 9PY
Tel: +44 (0)20 7235 1234


Address: 35 Maiden Lane, London WC2E 7LB
Tel: +44 (0)20 7836 5314


Address: 20 Mount Street, Mayfair, London W1Y 6HE
Tel: +44 (0)20 7629 5248

The Square

Address: 6-10 Bruton Street, London W1X 7AG
Tel: +44 (0)20 7495 7100


Address: 32 Broadgate Circle, London EC2M 2QS
Tel: +44 (0)20 7638 5863

The Winter Garden

Address: The Landmark London, 222 Marylebone Road, London NW1 6JQ
Tel: +44 (0)20 7631 8000


Address: 15 Lowndes Street, London SW1X 9EY
Tel: +44 (0)20 7235 5800