London is well known for being home to many fantastic restaurants and, regardless of your tastes, you will always be able to find an eatery to meet your desires in the Big Smoke.
But, with so much choice available, it can be a real challenge to decide where to eat out so, to take some of the pressure off, we’ve narrowed down 5 of the best places to eat in London.
With authenticity at its core and a lively atmosphere, Bella Cosa is a delightful Italian restaurant which is renowned for being one of the best fine dining options in the city. If you’re looking for immaculate food presentation in a comfortable environment, this restaurant will be sure to match your needs.
Set in the bustling Canary Wharf, Bella Cosa is a real gem amongst a busy setting and has two levels to its building, each of which has its own ‘mood’ to attract different clientele.
If you’re looking for something a bit different but still delicious, head over to HipChips in Soho for every crisp lover’s dream. Innovative and original, this restaurant serves both savory and sweet crisps with a variety of dips, including katsu curry, smoky cheese fondue, campfire s’mores, and lemon tart and raspberries.
HipChips’ chef, Scott Davis, feels that the secret to making great food is to able to create cravings, which is exactly what he does here, leaving you wanting to come back for more time and time again.
Dans le noir?, which is translated from French as ‘in the dark?’, is not only a restaurant, it’s a sensory experience and it’s not just the top-quality food that makes this restaurant stand out. Guests at this restaurant eat in total darkness and all of the serving staff are registered as blind.
Dining in the dark heightens your senses, so if you’re looking to really educate your palate and bond with your company, this is the restaurant for you. Also, a percentage of the profits made from Dans le noir? goes to support international charities, so it’s a really worthy cause.
This restaurant’s aim is to satisfy its customers with delicious food which is also wholly nutritious. Having shunned deep-fryers and microwaves, 222 Veggie Vegan’s cooking techniques are intended to preserve natural flavour.
Chef Ben Asamani, who works in the restaurant, has been a vegan since he was a teenager and holds a reputation as one of London’s greatest vegan chefs, so your meal will be in the safest of hands.
The Ledbury holds two Michelin stars and calls itself home to Australian chef Brett Graham who began his career at the age of 15. Well-versed in all things fine dining, Brett takes pride in both the quality of his food and its presentation, but it’s not just the food that will leave you awestruck at The Ledbury.
The interior of this restaurant is both elegant and quirky, proving its customers with a relaxed atmosphere. However, it is required that you book in advance if you’d like to dine at The Ledbury.