Best Places to Eat in London

We’re here to guide you to the Best Places to Eat in London. We have chosen 60 best restaurants in London for our Best Places to Eat in London List 2022. This magnificent capital city has one of the very best restaurant scenes in the world. Enjoy.

London chefs have trained and worked all across the world, creating a diverse and ever-changing abundance of restaurants to choose from. So wherever you are in this great capital city, using our guide, you’ll be sure to find suggestions that will fit your needs – good food is paramount, but so too are atmosphere, service, wine list, location and your overall experience.

Best Places to Eat in London

Whether you’re looking for fine dining or a quick bite, tasting menu, or sharing plates, these are the top 60 London restaurants of our choice, with you, our audience, firmly in mind.

Best Places to Eat in London List 2022Alphabetical Order

Best Places to Eat in London 2022
Top 60 List
StyleWhat to expect in
Best Places to Eat in London
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40 Maltby StreetBritishCasual bar and restaurant for the best of modern British and low intervention wines.0208076951740 Maltby Street40 Maltby St, London SE1 3PA
A.WongChineseBest of China’s regional cuisines. Bar seats
available for kitchen theatre
02078288931A. Wong70 Wilton Rd, Pimlico, London SW1V 1DE
BanconeItalianBarcone’s flagship site, off Covent Garden02072408786Bancone39 William IV St, Charing Cross, London WC2N 4DD
BanconeItalianSuperb hand-made pasta and sauces N/ABancone8 Lower James St, Soho, London W1F 9EL
Charing Cross
SpanishYou’ll find the best tortilla
and griddled prawns in the UK. Superb sherries
N/ABarrafina10 Adelaide St, Charing Cross, London WC2N 4HZ
Barrafina Covent GardenSpanishMarble bar where guests may sit to watch chefs. Best tortilla
and griddled prawns in the UK.
N/ABarrafina43 Drury Ln, Covent Garden, London WC2B 5AJ
Barrafina King’s CrossSpanishMarble bar where guests may sit to watch chefs. Best tortilla
and griddled prawns in the UK
N/ABarrafinaStable St, King’s Cross, London N1C 4AB
Barrafina SohoSpanishMarble bar where guests may sit to watch chefs. Best tortilla
and griddled prawns in the UK
N/ABarrafina26-27 Dean St, Soho, London W1D 3LL
BerenjakPersianPersian charcoal-cooked
skewers of prawns, lamb and chicken; mezze dishes and flavourful salads
N/ABerenjak27 Romilly St, Soho, London W1D 5AL
BibiIndianExpertly cooked and plated Indian dishes from exceptional British produce02037807310Bibi42 North Audley Street, Mayfair, London W1K 6ZP
Black Axe MangalSharing BBQFood served sharing style: a vibrant venue with loud music.
A cult barbeque restaurant
Resy.comBlack Axe Mangal156 Canonbury Rd, Highbury, London N1 2UP
BratSpanishMeat, fish and game expertly fire-cooked. Try burnt cheesecake07843955309Brat4 Redchurch St, Hackney, London E1 6JL
BrawnEuropeanClassic flavours, produce & traditional recipes of Europe in an informal & rustic setting02077295692Brawn49 Columbia Rd, London E2 7RG
Clarke’sBritishPioneering farm-to-table restauranteurs & entrepreneurs; British and Mediterranean inspired offerings02072219225Clarke’s124 Kensington Church St, Kensington, London W8 4BH
Claude Bosi at BibendumEuropeanWonderful arena. Sophisticated meals with five-star service. Oyster Bar for coffee and cocktails02075815817Claude Bosi at BibendumMichelin Building, 81 Fulham Rd, Chelsea, London SW3 6RD
ClipstoneEuropeanItalian feel and atmosphere with bistro-style dishes – dining room and outside terrace02076370871Clipstone5 Clipstone St, Fitzrovia, London W1W 6BB
Darjeeling ExpressIndianAuthentic Calcuttan from Asma Khan and her all-female team. Book well ahead02078368888Darjeeling Express2a Garrick St, WC2E 9BH
DecimoMexicanMexican and Spanish restaurant accessible
by exterior lift; dramatic views of London’s skyline
02039818888Decimo10th Floor, 10 Argyle St, London WC1H 8EG
Elystan StreetEuropeanEnjoyable for your special occasion dinner, or for their great value set lunches02076285005Elystan Street43 Elystan St, Chelsea, London SW3 3NT
Will Murray & Jack Croft’s corn ribs, a cult dish. Now located at St. James’s MarketN/AFallow2 St James’s Market, St. James’s, London SW1Y 4RP
FennBritishBistro with simple décor and covered terrace area. Sustainableethically reared produce02073719888Fenn194 Wandsworth Bridge Road, London, SW6 2UF
AsianSuperlative Asian cooking. Split over two floors with distinctive atmospheres. Bar open until 1am. Michelin*02030115900Gymkhana194 Wandsworth Bridge Road, London, SW6 2UF
Hereford RoadBritishOpen kitchen, seasonal game utilising British produce. Also try Sunday roast lunch with ginger sponge02077271144Hereford Road3 Hereford Rd, Bayswater, London W2 4AB
Hoopers King’s CrossSri LankanSri Lankan complex curries, hoppers, dosas and green peppercorn chicken wings. Location 3 of 3N/AHoopers King’s CrossUnit 3, 4 Pancras Square, Kings Cross, London N1C 4AG
Hoopers Maryle
Sri LankanSri Lankan complex curries, hoppers, dosas and green peppercorn chicken wings. Location 2 of 3N/AHoopers Marylebone77
Wigmore St, Maryle
bone, London W1U 1QE
Hoopers SohoSri LankanSri Lankan complex curries, hoppers, dosas and green peppercorn chicken wings. Location 1 of 3N/AHoopers Soho49 Frith St, Soho, London W1D 4SG
HunanAsianHunanese & Taiwanese. Signature dish of hearty pork broth. Quality French wines02077305712Hunan51 Pimlico Rd, Belgravia, London SW1W 8NE
IkedaJapanOld-school Japanese restaurant. Formal seating or counter seating to watch chefs02076292730Ikeda30 Brook Street, Mayfair, London W1K 5DJ
British produce matched with sub-Saharan West African spices. No vegetarian or vegan choices02035834660Ikoyi1 St James’s Market, St. James’s, London SW1Y 4AH
Imad’s Syrian KitchenSyrianPopular falafel, grilled meats, hummus, vegetable dishes and desserts from charismatic Imad02074342448Imad’s Syrian KitchenTop Floor, Kingly Court, Carnaby St, London W1B 5PW
José Pizarro
SpanishJosé Pizarro’s tapas restaurant upstairs in RA’s magnificent Senate Room02073005912N/ABurlington House, Piccadilly, London W1J 0BD
KOLMexicanSuperb six or nine-course British fusion Mexican0203829 6888 KOL9 Seymour St, London W1H 7BA
FrenchClassic French. Run by Michel Roux Jr; formerly by his father and uncle02074080881Le
43 Upper Brook St, Mayfair, London W1K 7QR
LeroyEuropeanTo see the magic, the dining room looks into the open kitchen.
02077394443Leroy18 Phipp St, London EC2A 4NU
Light Bar LondonBritishSet in a landmark Victorian Power Station over three floors. They have their own allotment. Tasty02081941685Lightbar233 Shoreditch High Street, London E1 6PJ
LorneEuropeanDelicious seasonal European and British cuisine expertly prepared. Wonderful wine list02033270210Lorne76 Wilton Rd, Pimlico, London SW1V 1DE
LucaItalianFinest Italian dishes and wine. Bar, booths, terrace and private dining02038593000Luca88 St John St, London EC1M 4EH
Lyle’sBritishSophisticated set evening menu, with lunchtime à la carte choices. Entrance on Bethnal Green Rd02030115911Lyle’sTea Building, 56 Shoreditch High St, Hackney, London E1 6JJ
Vibrant long-established successful restaurant with Influences of southern Spain and North Africa02078338336Moro34-36 Exmouth Market, Farringdon, London EC1R 4QE
Noble RotEuropeanReservation a la carte dining is a delight from start to finish, leading with wine. Wine bar is walk-in only02072428963Noble Rot51 Lamb’s Conduit St, Holborn, London WC1N 3NB
ParadiseSri Lankan et alSharing dishes with Sri Lankan, Malaysian, Portuguese & Dutch influences. Bookings for four or moreN/AParadise61 Rupert St, Soho, London W1D 7PW
Park ChinoisChineseGlamorous, luxurious surroundings with live music, cabaret & DJs. Try Duck de Chine, roasted to order02033278888Park Chinois17 Berkeley Street, London, W1J 8EA
PortlandWorld FlavoursUnique Single Bottle wine list. Dessert menu partnered with Chateau d’Yquem. Michelin*02074363261Portland113 Great Portland St, London W1W 6QQ
Quo VadisBritishSoho members club and British/French restaurant. Dining rooms with ace Jeremy Lee in the kitchen02074379585Quo Vadis26-29 Dean St, Soho, London W1D 3LL
RivaItalianExceptional classic Lombardy northern Italian dishes. Famous chef clientele and long-serving staff02087480434Riva169 Church Rd, Barnes, London SW13 9HR
River CaféItalianInspired Italian seasonal cooking. Also private dining for up to 18 with garden terrace views02073864200River CaféThames Wharf, Rainville Rd, Hammersmith, London W6 9HA
Rochelle CanteenBritishStraight
forward high quality modern British dishes at modest prices
02039288328Rochelle Canteen16 Playground Gardens, Shoreditch, London E2 7FA
El Asador

SpanishGroundfloor Counter for superb fresh fish; El Asador upstairs for regional Spanish dishes. Michelin*02033198130Sabor35-37
Heddon St, Mayfair, London W1B 4BR
SiloSeasonalInnovative zero-waste restaurant trading directly with farmersResy.comSilo6 Portland Rd, Notting Hill, London W11 4LA
Six Portland RoadSeasonal36 seats and a small bar. Seasonal offerings. Try the Sunday lunch roasts02072293130Six Portland Road6 Portland Rd, Notting Hill, London W11 4LA
SpringSeasonalLight-filled drawing-room in Somerset House. Try the good value set lunch Wed-Fri02030110115SpringSomerset House, Lancaster Pl, London
St JohnBritishIconic bone marrow; Welsh rarebit; Eccles cake02072510848St John26 St John St, Barbican, London
Sushi TetsuJapan7-seat Japanese restaurant. When booking, choose ‘Omakase’ (daily chef’s choice).
02032170090N/A12 Jerusalem Passage, Farringdon, London EC1V 4JP
The Clove ClubBest tasting menu
available in London for the past decade. Michelin*
02077296496The Clove ClubShoreditch Town Hall,
380 Old St, Hackney, London EC1V 9LT
The CoachBistroAiry bistro dining room of The Coach pub. Try the côte de boeuf and superlative crème
02039541595The Coach26-28 Ray St, Farringdon, London EC1R 3DJ
The DelaunayEuropeanVery stylish
all-day café-restaurant from The Wolseley team. Inspired by central European cuisine
02074998558The Delaunay55 Aldwych, Holborn, London
The French HouseFrenchUpstairs restaurant of The French House –
well known pub and meeting
hub for artists and celebrities
02074372477The French House49 Dean St, Soho,
London W1D 5BG
The IvySeasonalA London institution. Globally renowned as the epitome of glamour02078364751The Ivy1-5 West St, West End, London
The WolseleyBistroLondon institution;
art deco building. Breakfast,
bistro classics or afternoon tea
02074996996The Wolseley160 Piccadilly, St. James’s, London W1J 9EB
trattoria over two floors; meats and fish cooked on the charcoal grill
02072262733Trullo300-302 St Paul’s Rd, Highbury East, London
N1 2LH
Best Places to Eat in London List 2022

Best Places to Eat in London List 2022

We hope you enjoy using the Best Places to Eat in London List 2022 as a guide and trust you will find within our list many restaurants to enjoy that were previously not on your radar, as well as familiar names and perhaps your familiar haunts.

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