London restaurants

Top Choice Gastronomy in Clerkenwell, Shoreditch & Spitalfields

Clove Club

From humble origins as a supper club in a London flat, the Clove Club has transformed into this impressive Michelin-starred restaurant, named one of the world's best in 2017. The menu is a mystery until dishes arriv…
Top Choice Italian in Greenwich & South London

Marcella

If you avoid pasta restaurants because you think you can make it just as easily at home, Marcella is here to prove you wrong. Perfect, homemade pasta comes with seasonally changing sauces in simple but delicious com…
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 Steak in Clerkenwell, Shoreditch & Spitalfields

Hawksmoor Spitalfields

You could easily miss Hawksmoor, discreetly signed and clad in black brick, but dedicated carnivores will find it worth seeking out. The dark wood and velvet curtains make for a handsome setting in which to gorge yo…
Top Choice Vegetarian in The City

Vanilla Black

You'll need a reservation (and perhaps a compass) to dine at this vegetarian institution, located along an empty backstreet behind Chancery Lane. But your efforts will be rewarded with one of the finest dining exper…
Top Choice Asian in London

JRC Global Buffet

This terrific and simply colossal restaurant does an all-you-can-eat Asian and Western buffet with everything from amazing curries to sushi, steaks, roasts, Chinese roast duck, scallops and all points in between, in…
Top Choice Italian in The South Bank

Padella

A fantastic part of the foodie enclave of Borough Market, Padella is a small, energetic bistro specialising in handmade pasta dishes, inspired by the owners’ extensive culinary adventures in Italy. The portions are …
Top Choice Thai in Clerkenwell, Shoreditch & Spitalfields

Smoking Goat

Trotting in on one of London's fleeting flavours of the week, Smoking Goat's kick-arse modern Thai menu is top notch. The industrial-chic look of exposed brick, huge factory windows and original parquet floors surro…
Top Choice Fish & Chips in North London

Hook Camden Town

In addition to working entirely with sustainable small fisheries and local suppliers, Hook makes all its sauces on-site and wraps its fish in recycled materials, supplying diners with extraordinarily fine-tasting mo…
Top Choice Modern European in The West End

Portrait

This stunningly located restaurant above the excellent National Portrait Gallery comes with dramatic views over Trafalgar Sq and down to the Houses of Parliament and London Eye. Prices are a bit steep, but it's a fi…