The Best Modern European Restaurants in London

 

The Best Modern European Restaurants in London

 

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London is one of the best cities in the world for food lovers, with a vast array of restaurants serving cuisine from all over the globe.

But if you’re looking for a truly special dining experience, why not try some of London’s best modern European restaurants?

From Michelin-starred establishments to charming bistros, these restaurants will tantalize your taste buds with their innovative menus and contemporary twists on classic dishes.

So whether you’re after a romantic dinner for two or want to impress clients with an elaborate meal, read on for our top picks of modern European restaurants in London.

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1 Lombard Street

Open 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
1 Lombard St, London EC3V 3LA
Modern European style brasserie. Serving best of British Mon-Fri with an incredible brunch on Saturdays. Located in Bank, City of London.
If you’re looking for an elegant dining experience, 1 Lombard Street in Bank has got you covered. This former bank building is home to a Modern European brasserie and circular bar with a domed skylight. You’ll feel like a celebrity sipping on a drink under that beautiful dome. And as for the food? Well, let’s…
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The Wolseley

Open 8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
160 Piccadilly, London W1J 9EB
Glamorous Mayfair restaurant/café. Serves British/European cuisine as well as afternoon tea. Located in Green Park, Central London.
The Wolseley in St James is one of the greatest spots to visit if you’re looking for a unique experience. This chic cafe-restaurant offers an art-filled atmosphere with cosy European décor, making it feel like dining in a grand setting. It’s a great spot for celebrity sightings, too; many well-known stars have popped in for…
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Lyles

Open 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Tea Building, Shoreditch High Street, London
Seasonal British restaurant. Brilliant tasting menus. Located in Shoreditch, East London.
Looking for a bit of modern British cuisine in the heart of East London? Look no further than Lyles, the stripped back dining room serving up some seriously tasty seasonal fare. Whether you’re in the mood for a hearty lunch or a more leisurely supper, Lyles has got you covered with their a la carte…
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Smoke & Salt

Open 6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
115 Tooting High St, London SW17 0SY
Expect beautifully crafted cured and smoked small plates. Supper club turned restaurant with a seasonal tasting menu. A Michelin Guide restaurant located in Tooting Broadway, South London.
If you’re looking for the best of modern British/European cuisine with a cool, edgy twist in South London, look no further than Smoke & Salt! This Michelin Guide restaurant has everyone raving about its inventive dishes that are not only delicious but also beautifully presented. Plus their commitment to sustainability is something we can all…
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Bateaux London

Open 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Embankment Pier, London WC2N 6NU
Fancy dining experience on a Thames river cruise. Expect live music and incredible city views. Contemporary dining experience on the river Thames, sets off in Embankment.
Feel like royalty for the night and dine with an experience that is truly unforgettable. Bateaux London restaurant, situated along majestic Thames River, provides a luxurious evening of fresh locally-sourced cuisine paired with stunning views of London’s skyline! Whether it be a business lunch or romantic dinner date – every event here promises grandeur in…
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Quaglino’s

Open 11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
16 Bury St, St. James's, London SW1Y 6AJ
Upmarket European brasserie. Live music seven days a week. Located in St James, Central London.
Feel the pulse of downtown London and get your seafood fix at Quaglino’s! This iconic St James’ restaurant is serving up a sublime menu full of fresh shellfish, top wines from all corners of the globe, and live music entertainment. Make sure you plan ahead if you’re going to pay this hotspot a visit; it…
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Darby’s

Open 10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
3 Viaduct Gdns, Nine Elms, London SW11 7AY
Unpretentious Irish-American inspired restaurant. Brilliant menu with an oyster bar, bakery & grill. Located in Nine Elms, London.
Step into a hip and sophisticated atmosphere at Darby’s, the modern oyster bar in London’s Nine Elms district. Not only does their menu feature British-American fusion dishes but they also serve up some of the freshest and chillest oysters around. The space is romantic yet refined with its sleek design elements like dark wood floors…
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German Gymnasium Grand Cafe

Open 10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
1 King's Blvd, London N1C 4BU
Geman Grand Café in a former gym space. Elegant first floor restaurant, two bars and an outdoor terrace. Located in the heart of King’s Cross and St Pancras.
Experience an international culinary adventure at London’s iconic German Gymnasium. Located near King’s Cross and St Pancras International Station, this steampunk-inspired restaurant combines modern fixtures with classic German touches – creating a warm atmosphere you won’t forget! Dig into traditional dishes like Wiener Schnitzel or Venison Goulash, then cap off the night with some of…
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Beach Blanket Babylon

Open 10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
45 Ledbury Rd, London W11 2AA
Modern European restaurant and bar. Opulent feel inside a Georgian townhouse. Located in Notting Hill, West London.
Notting Hill is a food lover’s paradise, with an abundance of restaurants offering cuisine from all over the world. Amongst this wealth of choice, Beach Blanket Babylon stands out as the best Modern European restaurant in the area. The restaurant’s menu changes seasonally, making use of the freshest ingredients available. Dishes are expertly prepared by…
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sketch

Open 9:00 AM - 2:00 AM
9 Conduit St, London W1S 2XG
Quirky tea room and cocktail bar. London's "most Instagrammable restaurant." Located in Oxford Circus, Central London.
If you’re a lover of both daytime tea and nighttime cocktails, sketch in London is the place for you. This quirky tea room turns into a lively cocktail lounge once the sun sets. Whether you’re looking for a sophisticated afternoon tea experience or a vibrant nightlife scene, sketch has got you covered. Their diverse menu…
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Kudu

Open 11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
119 Queen's Rd, London SE15 2EZ
Modern European menu with South African influence. Shaped by the seasons, the South African chef-owner impresses with creative plates. Located in Peckham, South London.
Book a table at Kudu, the South African inspired restaurant in Peckham and transport yourself to an exotic culinary experience. With dishes prepared from only fresh, local ingredients featuring Mediterranean delights you’ll enjoy every bite! It’s no wonder why this spot is included in the Michelin Guide and London Good Food Guide. Perfect for lunch…
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Myrtle

Open 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
1a Langton St, London SW10 0LE
Irish influenced modern European menu. Creatives dishes served in a sophisticated and relaxed dining room. Located in Chelsea.
Myrtle in Chelsea is where food fanatics flock to devour some of the city’s best cuisine. From generous portions with a hint of Irish influence and timeless classics to modern favourites – there truly is something for everyone! And when your stomachs are finally satisfied, why not celebrate with an expertly crafted cocktail or two.…
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Chez Bruce

Open 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
2 Bellevue Rd, London SW17 7EG
High-end French restaurant. Award-winning with one Michelin Star. Located in Wandsworth, South West London.
When you’re looking for a truly memorable dining experience, Chez Bruce is the perfect option. Located in South West London’s Wandsworth district, this Michelin-starred restaurant offers up classic French recipes alongside creative contemporary options – from foie gras and scallops to squid with apple & sage! Of course, no meal would be complete without something…
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The Roof Garden at Pantechnicon

Open 11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
19 Motcomb St, London SW1X 8JZ
Modern European restaurant with Nordic influences. Rooftop restaurant with beautiful terrace. Located in Belgravia, Central London.
Belgravia is bringing its best to the table with Pantechnicon’s newest rooftop gem, The Roof Garden. There you’ll find more than just a breathtaking city skyline; experience Scandinavian design at its finest while sipping on cocktails and indulging in light bites or an extravagant feast! Get ready for something special – exquisite views, delicious cuisine…
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High Timber Restaurant

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High Timber Restaurant, Broken Wharf House, High Timber Street, London EC4V 3PA
Modern European menu at this South African inspired restaurant on the river. Owners own the Jordan Wine Estate, winners of some of the world’s most prestigious wine awards. Locate don the north bank of the Thames, near St Paul’s, Mansion House and Blackfriars.
Enjoy a culinary journey at High Timber! This urban oasis in the heart of London offers up modern Mediterranean cuisine with an exciting South African twist. Savour delectable grilled meats, seafood and veggies while sipping handcrafted cocktails or wine from their extensive list. And if you’re looking for something special, book a private room that…
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The Delaunay

Open 8:00 AM - 10:30 PM
55 Aldwych, London WC2B 4BB
Brasserie inspired by the grand cafés of Central Europe. Modern European menu from Germany and Austria. Located in London’s West End, Soho.
The Delaunay offers a truly remarkable experience unrivalled by any other. Their commitment to customer service excellence is clear from the moment you enter; their exceptionally attentive waitstaff are always willing to assist, create an incredibly comforting and warm atmosphere. Once in the kitchen, chefs craft outstandingly unique Austrian and German cuisine masterfully prepared with…
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Antipodea Kew

Open 8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9 Station Approach, London, Richmond TW9 3QB
All-day Australian restaurant. Bohemian healthy cuisine. Located in Kew, West London.
Escape the hustle and bustle of West London at Antipodea Kew, a bright cafe with an inviting family-friendly atmosphere. Enjoy delicious eggs benedict for breakfast or indulge in pastries from the dessert menu – no matter what you choose, there’s something to satisfy every craving! Find all your favourite Aussie classics like avocado toast alongside…
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Moro

Open 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
34-36 Exmouth Market, London EC1R 4QE
Delicious North African & Spanish dishes served tapas style all-day. Expect grilled meats on an open fire, North African spices and a relaxed vibe. Located in London’s Exmouth Market in the Farringdon/Clerkenwell area.
Experience the taste of Spain without a flight out at Moro, London’s original cool restaurant. Run by husband-and-wife team Sam and Samantha Clark – previous River Cafe pros – you can enjoy tapas style dishes as regularly changing specials using only fresh seasonal ingredients! And what better way to accompany such meals than with an…
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La Trompette

Open 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
3-7 Devonshire Rd, Chiswick, London W4 2EX
A Michelin-starred French restaurant. Award winning venue with charcuterie and foie gras dishes. Upscale, trendy spot in the heart of Chiswick.
Get ready for an indicative escape in London, with La Trompette – the ultimate go-to fine dining experience. Immerse yourself in unrivalled French flavours of classic recipes that are locally sourced! Enjoy all this at a cosy yet sophisticated atmosphere, spruced up by rustic brick walls and inviting chandeliers. Plus you can watch talented chefs…
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Duck & Waffle

Open 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
110 Bishopsgate (Heron Tower), Bishopsgate, London
24h rooftop restaurant with stunning views. The Duck & Waffle is famous here, served at all times. Located in Bishopsgate, East London.
Ready to experience the best of British cuisine and sightseeing in one go? Duck & Waffle is here for you. Located right in London’s heart, this restaurant offers a unique take on classic breakfast dishes like eggs Benedict or pancakes alongside modern European-style specialties such as duck confit and smoked salmon tartine – giving brunch…
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High Road Brasserie

Open 8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
162-170 Chiswick High Rd., London W4 1PR
All-day brasserie serving from a chic hotel. European style open for breakfast through to late dinner. On the site of the historic Foubert's Hotel, High Road Brasserie is located in Chiswick, near Turnham Green, West London.
Head to High Road Brasserie in Chiswick and experience European flavours with a modern twist. Enjoy the fresh, locally sourced menu featuring traditional dishes plus contemporary specialties – all while drinking specialty wines recommended by their knowledgeable staff! If you’re looking for an intimate dinner or casual meal out with friends then this is definitely…
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The Ladbroke Arms

Open 12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
54 Ladbroke Rd, London W11 3PL
Gastropub with a very good British/European menu. Charming little pub with small terrace out front. Located in Notting Hill, near Holland Park.
Get ready for some serious vibes at the Ladbroke Arms in Notting Hill. Londoners and tourists alike come together to explore this pub’s renowned relaxed atmosphere, impressive selection of drinks, and mouth-watering food menu. It doesn’t matter if you’re looking for a chilled night out with your amigos or a special culinary experience – the…
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Vardo

Open 9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
9 Duke of York Square, London SW3 4LY
All-day circular café/restaurant. Great international cuisine served by the team behind Caravan. Located on Sloane Square, in Chelsea.
Chelsea has always been known as a chic and trendy area to explore, but what really makes it stand out is the amazing restaurant/cafe Vardo. Located around the corner from King’s Road in Duke of York Square, this gem boasts stunning interiors with high ceilings and grand chandeliers – ideal for an unforgettable dining experience.…
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Joanna’s

Open 10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
56 Westow Hill, London SE19 1RX
British/American cuisine in this white tablecloth setting. Imaginative menu with bias towards British and European classics. Located in Crystal Palace, South East London.
If you’re looking for a great spot in the heart of Crystal Palace, Joanna’s is it! Step through the door and be enveloped by warm lighting and inviting decor. With menu items from classic British dishes to modern American-inspired creations, there’s something for everyone whether grabbing a quick bite or settling down for an extended…
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The Restaurant at The Capital

Open 12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
22-24 Basil St, London SW3 1BA
Classic English upscale restaurant. Expect tasting menus, fine food and outstanding service. Located in The Capital Hotel in Knightsbridge.
Treat your taste buds to a feast they won’t forget at The Restaurant at The Capital. Located in the heart of London, this exquisite eatery is sure to tantalize and astound with their array of culinary masterpieces! Whether you’re after classic steak dishes or vegan creations – there’s something for everyone on their menu. And…
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Crispin

Open 10:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Crispin, White's Row, London E1 7NF
All day Modern European restaurant and wine bar. The sharing plates are best here. Located in Spitalfields, near Liverpool Street.
Fancy some top European fare in Spitalfields? Look no further than Crispin – where you’ll find the latest European dishes made with fresh seasonal ingredients. Plus, an awesome selection of low intervention wines to sip on! Chill out and catch up with your pals over breakfast/brunch or dinner, all day long – because every appetite…
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45 Jermyn St.

Open 8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
45 Jermyn St., Jermyn Street, St. James's, London SW1Y 6DN
Modern British/European menu inspired by the seasons. Expect elegance as well as terracotta booths, marble counters and a fine brasserie menu. Located in St James near Picadilly Circus station, Central London.
If you’re a food connoisseur, then 45 Jermyn St. in St James is your hot spot to get the tastiest of traditional British dishes cooked with precision – suiting even the most discerning palate! Try their delicious Beef Wellington or dive into one of their out-of this world desserts if that’s more your vogue. Not…
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Pétrus by Gordon Ramsay

Open 12:00 PM - 2:15 PM
1 Kinnerton St, London SW1X 8EA
Modern French fine dining restaurant. One of Gordon Ramsay’s restaurants with one Michelin star. Located in Knightsbridge/Belgravia.
At Pétrus, located in one of London’s posh areas Belgravia, guests are immersed in an intimate culinary experience. With only 44 covers a night, this Michelin-starred restaurant offers up exquisite French fare with modern accents like Lobster Salad with pineapple and ginger-lime dressing or Lamb and Cannon Pie served alongside Yorkshire pudding. Pétrus also has…
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FENN

Open 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
194 Wandsworth Bridge Rd., London SW6 2UF
British fare, set menus & wine pairings in a fine dining setting. From the team behind Hackney's Nest. A Michelin Guide restaurant in Fulham.
Ready for a special night out? FENN is the place to be. his Michelin-starred eatery serves up some of the best British cuisine around and its ever rotating menu consistently has something new. If you’re after an even more exclusive experience, check out Nest – their private dining club provides unforgettable meals in an intimate…
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The Wells

Open 12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
30 Well Walk, London NW3 1BX
Modern European gastropub. Free House with a huge range of beers. Located in Hampstead just off Hampstead Heath in North London.
The Wells pub in Hampstead is the perfect spot for a cool, edgy night out. With exposed brick walls and outdoor seating on sunny days – not to mention its renowned Modern British food! The atmosphere of this busy street corner hangout draws locals and passersby alike into an inviting space with warm vibes. Weekends…