Restaurants In London
|| From Chinese in
Chelsea to spicy Mediterranean in Southwark, there’s
a wealth of exciting and inviting cuisine on offer in
You’ll be spoilt for choice with the wide selection
of top quality restaurants in Central London. Perhaps
you want to treat yourself, if the budget allows why not
enjoy tea at the Savoy [map]?
Dress smartly and indulge in a real English tradition
with smoked salmon and cucumber sandwiches followed by
fresh scones with clotted cream. The famous Savoy Hotel
is located at The Strand, WC2.
If you’re thinking of seeing a show in London’s
famous West End, you’ll find a range of restaurants
offering pre-theatre meals. Try Porters English Restaurant [map],
Henrietta Street, Covent Garden, WC2, for great family
food and some fantastic traditional British food.
Covent Garden offers an eccletic mix of international
eateries in this cosmopolitan area. Bertorelli’s
[map] , Floral
Street, Covent Garden, is a really authentic Italian restaurant
in a fantastic location. Just across the street from The
Royal Opera House, this is the perfect place to begin
an evening of Italian romance. For a taste of Italy check
out Antonio Carluccio’s flagship restaurant The
Neal Street Restaurant [map],
Neal Street, WC2, for an exquisite taste of excellent
Italian cuisine in a vibrant setting.
Finding somewhere to eat that suits your mood in West
London is easy given the huge range of restaurants available.
If you’re in celebratory mood or simply want to
treat yourself and those with you, go luxury for a feast
of infused cuisine. Damien Hurst’s Pharmacy [map] is located in Notting Hill, W11. In this minimalist eatery
that is part chemist part celebrity hang-out you can experience
some exotic treats and see the latest Hurst installation.
European cuisine lovers will be tempted by the huge menu
on offer at The Providores and Tapa Room,
Marylebone High Street [map],
Marylebone, W1. Sugar Club manager Peter Gordon has brought
a traditional range of dishes to the table at The Providores,
whilst The Tapa Room – named after a ceremonial
Tongalese cloth – is the place for smaller Tapas-inspired
dishes in a more casual setting.
Fish is the dish of the day in the North West of London
at Loch Fyne Restaurant [map] in Camden where you’ll find quality seafood meals
in elegantly relaxed surroundings.
The area is host to two popular Japanese restaurants one
in Golders Green the other in Willesden Green. The family
run Sushi-Say [map] in the heart of Willesden is one of the premier sushi
experiences in the capital, popular with Japanese people
as well as non-Japanese. While Café Japan is a
cosy restaurant which combines good service with tasty
meals to create a satisfying experience.
For modern European food North London has its fair share
of top class eateries. For more than 30 years Frederick’s [map] has been at the forefront of north London eating. This
family run restaurant, serving an eclectic range of food,
is popular with Islington residents and visitors.
For those planning on going out with friends or family
who can’t agree a restaurant like Kam Pai [map] might be the answer. This Islington eatery serves both
Japanese and Mediterranean food under the same roof and
at the same table.
East London has a great mix of delicious dining dens and
as the area grows in stature so do the number of places
there are to indulge your taste buds.
The top names include the award-winning St John Bread
and Wine [map],
good for lunch, dinner and something in between, Cantaloupe for its vibrancy and café Naz [map] for contemporary Indian and Bangladeshi food.
For a proper “cockney” feast try one of London’s
pie and mash shops like G Kelly [map].
They were the fast food establishments of their time and
there are several still in the East End as the area tries
to recapture its past for tourists and curiosity seekers.
Head back to the South West and you’ll find global
cuisine as well as the opportunity to do some serious
Chelsea Harbour, SW10, offers dishes created from deliciously
fresh ingredients blended with an innovative use of herbs.
Executive chef Roger Serjent takes his inspiration from
his travels throughout Asia and Europe.
Visit a real legend of a restaurant by booking a table
at Brasserie St Quentin [map],
Brompton Road, SW3. Brasserie St Quentin has been established
for more than 90 years and has a typical Parisian brasserie
atmosphere. It serves traditional French cuisine such
as Fillet Rossini and frogs legs.
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