Restaurants

Top Choice Fish & Chips in North London

Hook Camden Town

Working entirely with sustainable small fisheries and local suppliers, Hook also makes all its sauces on-site and wraps its fish in recycled materials, supplying London diners with some extraordinarily fine-tasting …
Top Choice French in The West End

Brasserie Zédel

This brasserie in the renovated art-deco ballroom of a former hotel is the Frenchest eatery west of Calais. Favourites include choucroute Alsacienne (sauerkraut with sausages and charcuterie, £14) or a straight-up s…
Top Choice Modern British in Kensington & Hyde Park

Dinner by Heston Blumenthal

Sumptuously presented Dinner is a gastronomic tour de force, taking diners on a journey through British culinary history (with inventive modern inflections). Dishes carry historical dates to convey context, while th…
Top Choice Modern European in Kensington & Hyde Park

Tom’s Kitchen

Recipe for success: mix one part relaxed and smiling staff, one part light and airy decor to two parts divine food and voilà, you have Tom's Kitchen. Classics such as grilled steaks, burgers, slow-cooked pork belly …
Top Choice French in Kensington & Hyde Park

Gordon Ramsay

One of Britain’s finest restaurants and London’s longest-running with three Michelin stars, this is hallowed turf for those who worship at the altar of the stove. It’s true that it’s a treat right from the taster to…
Top Choice Ice Cream in North London

Chin Chin Labs

This is food chemistry at its absolute best. Chefs prepare the ice-cream mixture and freeze it on the spot by adding liquid nitrogen. Flavours change regularly and match the seasons (spiced hot cross bun, passion fr…
Top Choice Modern British in Kensington & Hyde Park

Rabbit

Three brothers grew up on a farm. One became a farmer, another a butcher, while the third worked in hospitality. So they pooled their skills and came up with Rabbit, a breath of fresh air in upmarket Chelsea. The re…
Top Choice Modern European in The South Bank

Skylon

This excellent restaurant inside the Royal Festival Hall is divided into grill and fine-dining sections by a large bar. The decor is cutting-edge 1950s: muted colours and period chairs (trendy then, trendier now) wh…
Top Choice French in West London

Ledbury

Two Michelin stars and swooningly elegant, Brett Graham’s artful French restaurant attracts well-heeled diners in jeans with designer jackets. Dishes – such as hand-dived scallops, ceviche, seaweed and herb oil with…
Top Choice Jewish in The West End

Palomar

The buzzing vibe at this good-looking celebration of modern-day Jerusalem cuisine (in all its inflections) is infectious, but we could enjoy the dishes cooked up here in a deserted warehouse and still come back for …