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International Travel — U.K.
London, England
London Restaurants
— Afternoon Tea
— Celeb Chef Restaurants
— Traditional British Restaurants
— Hot Bars & Wine Bars

No trip to London would be complete without experiencing an afternoon "High Tea" and visiting a local Pub and enjoying a traditional English meal of Roast Beef and Yorkshire Pudding, washed down with a pint of Guinness.

Indian cuisine is also especially good here — and like the Pubs, there are more Indian restaurants in and around London than you can count. And contrary to popular belief, Chicken Tikka Masala is the U.K.'s national dish... NOT Fish & Chips anymore!


Restaurant Reservations
Make your Restaurant reservations at one of these wonderful restaurants listed on this page. TopTable by Open Table Reservations

"Al Fresco" Dining
When the weather is nice, London is a great place to enjoy dining outdoors. Be sure to include this request when making your reservations.

Sunday Brunch
Whether it's a special occasion, an opportunity for friends to catch up, or a pleasant start to a lazy weekend day, Sunday brunch is a meal for relaxation and good company. Visit your favorite brunch spot this Sunday!

Award Winners from Michelin,
Zagat and More...

Congratulations to the London restaurants which were awarded Awards from Michelin, Zagat... and more. Book a table at an outstanding restaurants!

London Nightlife Restaurants
Whether it's the hippest lounge, a special menu served into the late hours, or another unique nightlife feature, you'll enjoy much more than just dinner at the London-area restaurants.

Scenic View London Restaurants
Enjoy scenic views with your meal at the London-area restaurants



Best Indian Food in London

Fun Indian Restaurants
Amaya Bar & Grill (Knightsbridge
Benares Restaurant & Bar (Berkeley Sq)
The Bombay Bicycle Club - Closed
Brick Lane "Indian" Restaurants
- Also known as the "Curry Mile,"
Brick Lane is home to some of the best Indian restaurants in London
The Cinnamon Club
Colony Bar & Grill
Dockmaster's House (Canary Wharf)
Indian Zing Restaurant
Khan's - loud, but fun!
Lahore Kebab House (Pakistani)
Monty's - casual and good food
The Punjab Restaurant
- UK's "oldest" North Indian Restaurant

Rasoi Vineet Bhatia (Chelsea)
Tamarind - Trendy Hotspot
Tiffinbites - UK's first Indian restaurant chain to serve only free-range chicken

Zaika (Kensington)


Hot Bars / Wine Bars
Aqua Kyoto (Rooftop Bar)
5th View Bar & Food
— Great London Views
Artesian at the Langham
Baltic — +44-871-332-8875
Bar at the Dorchester
Bar at the Shard
Claridge's Bar
Clubhouse Shoreditch Roof Garden
atop the East Room

Connaught Hotel
Coq d'Argent (Rooftop Bar)
Gordon's Wine Bar — London's Oldest Wine Bar (Est. 1890)
Light Bar — St. Martin's Lane Hotel
Longbar at London Sanderson
Lonsdale
MatchBar
Milk & Honey
Montgomery Place
Oxo Tower Bar & Brasserie
Purple Bar at Sanderson
Queen of Hoxton (Rooftop Bar)
Vertigo 42
— Champagne Bar/great London views
Vista at The Trafalgar (Rooftop Bar)
Zuma Sake Bar & Lounge



Upscale Burgers in London
Bar Boulud at the Mandarin Oriental (Daniel Boulud)
Byron
Harrison's and Sam's Brasserie
Hawksmoor
Opera Tavern (Covent Garden)

Fast Food Burgers
Our Favorite Fast Food Burgers in San Francisco (Five Guys) opened 1st UK store in Covent Garden in 2013

Five Guys
Shake Shack


Top Country Dining Destination
and Romantic Hideaway

Le Manoir aux Quat' Saisons'

Quaint Country Pub
dating back over 9 centuries —
The oldest free house in England

Royal Standard of England Pub

The Royal Standard of England Pub. Dating back to 1066, it's the oldest free house in England.

Fun Restaurants Outside of London

Gastropubs
The Gate - Chorleywood, Rickmansworth
This gastropub's Crispy Duck Salad with Plum Sauce is one of the best salads we've ever tasted!

Italian
Di Paolo - Gerrards Cross
Delicious Italian cuisine, fresh ingredients and friendly service :)

London Underground Supper Clubs
London's Underground Supper Clubs number close to 100 — these popular underground restaurants are popping up all over the city. If you're a foodie and looking for something a little different to traditional restaurants, check out The Old Hat Club (in Angel, London) and The Underground Restaurant.


Voted the World's Best
Restaurant

Fat Duck
Bray, Berkshire
+44 (0)-1628-580-333

In January 2006, Heston Blumenthal, Chef Patron of the Fat Duck in Bray Berkshire— one of just a handful of restaurants worldwide to have three Michelin stars — was awarded an OBE by Her Majesty The Queen.

The Fat Duck was voted the "Best Restaurant in the World" by Restaurant magazine in 2005.

The restaurant takes reservations as far as two calendar months in advance.

NOTE: Visit Heston Blumenthal's London restaurant at the Mandarin Oriental —
Dinner by Heston Blumenthal


Other Restaurant Resources

NY Times London Restaurant Tips

TimeOut London Restaurant Guide

Square Meal Tips

Top

 

Light Bar at St. Martin's Lane Hotel

Afternoon Tea
Café in the Crypt,
(St. Martin-in-the Fields, Trafalgar Square)
Claridge's Afternoon Tea
Goring Afternoon Tea
@ Goring Hotel

(favored by the Royals)
Harrod's Georgian Restaurant
Harrod's Terrace Room
Ladurée @ Harrods
Orange Pekoe (Barnes)
St. James's Restaurant
(Fortnum and Mason)
Teapod (3 locations)
Tea Palace for High Tea
The Capital Hotel
The Dorchester High Tea
The Lanesborough
The Original "Maids of Honour"
@ Kew Gardens (Newen's)
Ritz London High Tea


Fantastic London Views
Dinner by Heston Blumenthal
- Terrace overlooking Hyde Park @ Mandarin Oriental
5th View Bar & Food
Oxo Tower Bar & Brasserie
The Shard
Vertigo 42


Fun & Trendy Restaurants
Annie's Barnes
Annie's Chiswick

The Anthologist
Barbecoa (Jamie Oliver)
Bar Boulud - Mandarin Oriental (Daniel Boulud)
Bistro Bruno Loubet
Café Luc
Cassis Bistro
Dinner by Heston Blumenthal
- Mandarin Oriental
Koffmans' at the Berkeley
Les Deux Salons
Mahiki
Polpetto - Italian
St. John Hotel


Restaurants Popular
with Celebrities

Asia de Cuba
at St. Martins Lane

Daphne's
The Ivy
J. Sheekey
Langan's Brasserie
Le Caprice
Light Bar at St Martins Lane
Marcus Wareing @ the Berkeley
Nobu London
Scott's
Suka at Sanderson
Tamarind
The Wolseley
Zuma

London Seafood Restaurants

Celeb Chef Restaurants
Alain Ducasse at the Dorchester
Bar Boulud at the Mandarin Oriental (Daniel Boulud
Chef Bruce
Dinner by Heston Blumenthal
- Mandarin Oriental
Gordon Ramsey at Royal Hospital Road 
L'Atelier de Joel Robuchon
Jamie Oliver Restaurants
Murano (Angela Hartnett)
Nobu London
Rasoi Vineet Bhatia
The Square
Trinity
Union Jacks


Gordon Ramsey Restaurants
Gordon Ramsey at Claridge's

GR at Royal Hospital Road 
Petrus
Maze
The Narrow (Pub)
The Savoy Grill
York & Albany
The Warrington


Antony Worrall Thompson Restaurants
Kew Grill Restaurant
Antony Worrall Thompson Restaurants around UK


Mark Hix
Hix Oyster & Chophouse
Hix Restaurant & Champagne Bar (@ Selfridges)
Hix (Soho)
Hix Oyster & Fish Bar (Dorset)


Jamie Oliver
Restaurants

Barbecoa
Fifteen
Jamie's Italian
Union Jacks


Asian Fusion / Japanese
Aqua Kyoto
Asia de Cuba
Bam-Bou - Asian/Vietnamese
Belgo Centraal
Colony Bar & Grill
Haozhan (Chinatown)
Livebait
Nobu London
Nobu Berkeley
Ubon by Nobu — Canary Wharf

Wagamama Noodle Bar, Soho
Yauatcha in Soho
Yo! Sushi


Traditional British
Café in the Crypt,
(St. Martin-in-the Fields, Trafalgar Square)
Gordon's Wine Bar
Goring Dining Room
Harrod's Restaurants
Peter de Wit's Café
Porters English Restaurant
Quo Vadis
Rules (London's oldest restaurant)
Simpsons-in-the-Strand
Tea Palace for High Tea
The Dorchester for High Tea
The Sea Shell Restaurant
(Great Fish 'n Chips)
Union Jacks

Modern European
French, Italian, Spanish Mediterranean
Alain Ducasse at the Dorchester
Barrafina - Spanish Tapas
Bar Boulud at the Mandarin Oriental (Daniel Boulud)
Bistro Bruno Loubet
Brasserie Roux
Barcelona Tapas Bar & Restaurant
Below Zero & Ice Bar
Cassis Bistro
Chez Bruce
Coq d'Argent
Fifteen
Fino - Spanish Tapas
Kensington Place
Koffmans' at the Berkeley
Les Deux Salons
Locanda Locatelli
Mon Plaisir - London's oldest French Restaurant
Polpetto - Italian
Strada - Italian
Oxo Tower
San Lorenzo


American / Family Restaurants
Byron "Proper Hamburgers"
Hard Rock Café
Whole Foods Market London
(Camden, Kensington High St, Piccadilly Circus)

On the Water
Floating Restaurants

Lebanese
Al Hamra Restaurant


Fun London Bars & Wine Bars


Restaurant Reviews
Restaurants marked with a symbol are those we've reviewed. Those without a symbol — restaurants we've dined at and not yet reviewed, or those that have
been highly recommended by
other reviewers, business associates or friends — are
linked directly to their web sites.

Ratings  
* Fair
** Good
*** V. Good
**** Excellent

Most of the reviewed restaurants are rated Three and Four Stars — we tend not to publish reviews
of poor dining experiences...we prefer to focus on the positive ones. We find out about restaurants through word-of-mouth, friends, our readers, web sites, clients, newspapers, magazines, and radio shows. Our reviews are unsolicited and free from the influence of advertising.

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