Top Choice Brasserie in The City

Perkin Reveller

The location of this minimalist newbuild on the Thames, southeast of the Tower of London and at the foot of Tower Bridge, is hard to beat – indeed, the restaurant's bar actually spreads into an arch under Tower Brid…
Brasserie in The West End


This excellent brasserie has moved away from its strong Gallic slant and gone more international. It has an attractive market/delicatessen attached so freshness and quality of ingredients is guaranteed. Try the conf…
Brasserie in The City

London Wall Bar & Kitchen

Located right at the entrance of the Museum of London above London Wall, this brasserie makes inventive use of its meat supplies from nearby Smithfield Market, with everything from Spanish charcuterie to lamb kofta …
Brasserie in The City

Bread Street Kitchen

Gordon Ramsay's foray into the City makes us wonder whether he thinks he's in East London. It's a huge warehouse-like space in One New Change with a raw bar, wine balcony and open kitchen that produces mostly Modern…
Brasserie in The City

Duck & Waffle

If you like your views with sustenance round the clock, this is the place for you. Perched atop Heron Tower, just down from Liverpool St station, it serves European and British dishes (shellfish, roast chicken, some…
Brasserie in The West End

Newman Street Tavern

As you'll gather from the tray of large crabs and other briny things on display in the front window, the emphasis here is on seafood, with Colchester oysters, Devon crab and local cod in profusion. But fish-fearing …
Brasserie in The West End


Few diners have been disappointed by the mostly French fare on offer (mussels, bouillabaisse, duck confit) at this handsome brasserie (with yummy bakery treats at the adjacent boulangerie), where there's the odd nod…
Brasserie in The West End


This smart brasserie across from Bush House is a kind of Franco-German hybrid, where schnitzels and wieners sit happily beside croque-monsieurs and choucroute alsacienne (Alsace sauerkraut). Even more relaxed is th…
Brasserie in Greenwich & South London

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Bistro in Greenwich & South London

Naughty Piglets

This wonderful Anglo-French bistro all but defines the new Brixton, a district forever reinventing itself. Expect such inventive starters as dashi, clams and chives and mains such as lamb leg with pistachio. Naughty…