The Best Restaurants in London Right Now

 

The Best Restaurants in London Right Now

 

This guide explores the best restaurants in London right now, voted by our users.

Each venue listing on Bloc invites readers to like the venue and this article is showing the top restaurants in order of votes.

London is one of the food capitals of the world and people are not short of choice. With over 19000 restaurants in London alone, it’s safe to say the restaurant industry is booming and competition is rife.

What makes a good restaurant?

Some may say the food of course, but for us, so much more comes into it.

Our opinion is that the best restaurants in London and the world leave the diner with a memory they will never forget.

The only way to curate such a memory is through a combination of great food, experience, ambience, amazing customer service and great company.

Let’s explore the best restaurants in London right now. How many can you say you’ve been to?



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Sessions Arts Club

Open 12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Refined space with a high-end menu showcasing international fare, plus art & performances. Urban sanctuary that sits in the old judges’ dining room at Sessions House, a grand Grade II* listed building in Clerkenwell. Our dining room is surrounded by 2 terraces with fireplaces and rooftop bar.
Sessions Arts Club is a romantic restaurant, event space and bar in Clerkenwell that serves up classic British fare with a modern twist. The menu features items such as roasted chicken with sweet potato mash and grilled salmon with roasted beetroot, all of which can be paired with a selection of fine wines. The restaurant…
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Nest

Open 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Intimate, low-key option for seasonal, produce-based fare with limited meats & a selection of wines. Three friends applauding Britain's world-class produce from our cosy London restaurant in Hackney. Delivering a high quality seasonal tasting menu using the best of British meat, seafood and veg produce.
The Nest is a popular restaurant in Hackney, known for its delicious food and welcoming atmosphere. The menu offers a variety of dishes, all of which are made with fresh, local ingredients. The starters include classics such as soup and salad, as well as more unusual options such as roasted beetroot with goats cheese. For…
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27 Restaurant & Bar

Open 12:00 PM - 3:00 AM
International offerings & an extensive wine list presented in an elegant setting. Occupying a plush Mayfair townhouse, Crown London Aspinalls combines a private members' club and this swanky bar and restaurant. The exclusive dining venue serves dishes created by specialist chefs using freshly sourced local British produce.
27 Restaurant & Bar is a charming but exclusive spot in Mayfair. The menu features classic International fare with a twist, and the decor is cozy and inviting. The bar is well-stocked with both local and international wines, and the staff is knowledgeable and friendly. Whether you’re looking for a romantic dinner for two or…
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Allegra

Open 4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Sophisticated restaurant with a menu featuring avant-garde local seafood & meat plates, plus brunch. On the seventh floor of the Stratford Hotel, Allegra combines the very best in innovative, contemporary European cuisine, with a timelessness that celebrates the time-honoured traditions of service and hospitality. The sentiment of excitement and glamour emanated by the restaurant effortlessly continues up at the bar and through onto the terrace.
The seventh floor of the Stratford Hotel is home to Allegra, a contemporary European restaurant that celebrates the best of time-honoured traditions. The restaurant features an open kitchen, where chefs prepare inventive dishes using fresh, local ingredients. The menu changes seasonally, ensuring that diners can always enjoy the very best of what the kitchen has…
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LSQ Rooftop

Open 6:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Rooftop bar serving cocktails, burgers and gourmet mains in a contemporary space with skyline views. LSQ Rooftop is located at London’s most iconic address – 1 Leicester Square, 9 floors above the vibrant streets of the buzzing West End. LSQ Rooftop in Leicester Square offers an amazing view of London. Restaurant, Cocktail Bar, bottomless brunch with an amazing view.
LSQ Rooftop is one of London’s best kept secrets. Located in Leicester Square, it offers an amazing view of the city. The restaurant is a great choice for a romantic dinner or a night out with friends. The cocktail bar serves up some of the best drinks in town, and the bottomless brunch is not…
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Arepa & Co Haggerston

Open 11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Diverse, creative Venezuelan dishes come with international twists at this low-key, lively venue. Delicious food for lunch, brunch or dinner. Cocktail bar with terrace and outdoor dining. In Haggerston and overlooking the Regents Canal in East London you will find our cosy and picturesque Venezuelan restaurant.
Arepa & Co Haggerston is a Venezuelan restaurant that serves some of the best authentic Venezuelan food in London. The restaurant is family-run and all of the dishes are made from scratch using fresh, locally sourced ingredients. The menu features a variety of arepas (stuffed cornbreads), as well as traditional entrees such as pabellon criollo…
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Kutir

Open 1:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Set in an airy townhouse & serving elevated Indian fare such as chicken tikka alongside cocktails. In the heart of Chelsea, this elegant townhouse restaurant serves Indian food that's full of heart, elegance and tradition. A restaurant by Rohit Ghai and Abhishake Sangwan.
Kutir is an Indian restaurant located in Chelsea, London. The restaurant serves a range of traditional and contemporary Indian dishes, all cooked using fresh, locally sourced ingredients. Kutir also has an extensive wine list, featuring both Indian and international wines. The staff at Kutir are friendly and knowledgeable, and they are always happy to help…
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Bar Duoro London Bridge

Open 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Traditional Portuguese sharing plates and interesting native wines served in a bright bar space. Sharing the spirit of Portugal with the UK through honest food, characterful wines and the celebration of cultural stories. Bar Douro is located in Flat Iron Square, a buzzy and vibrant food and drink hub a few hundred metres from London Bridge.
If you’re looking for a delicious Portuguese meal in a perfect location, look no further than Bar Duoro. This Portuguese restaurant is located in London Bridge, making it easy to get to whether you’re coming from work or exploring the city. The menu features small plates that are perfect for sharing, as well as a…
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Timmy Green

Open 8:00 AM - 9:30 PM
All-day menus of health conscious dishes taking their inspiration from Australian culinary styles. From the brains behind Daisy Green and Beany Green, Timmy Green brings bottomless Aussie brunches by day and delectable small plates by night. Located in the Victoria Westminster area of Central London.
Timmy Green is an all-day restaurant in Victoria, Australia, serving modern Australian cuisine. The restaurant is named after Timmy Green, the owners late brother, a true Australian cowboy. The menu features items such as fresh salads, hearty sandwiches, and flavourful soups. Timmy Green is committed to using only the freshest ingredients, and all of the…
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Launceston Place

Open 12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Fine dining restaurant in an 1839 townhouse, with a notable wine list and Modern British menu. Modern Michelin European fine dining restaurant in Kensington offering creative dishes from chef patron Ben Murphy. The restaurant has received 3 AA Rosettes in 2019, while the wine list has won Tatler's Best Wine List Award, the Award of Excellence from Wine Spectator magazine and Notable Wine List 2015 by the AA Guide.
Launceston Place is a Michelin-starred modern European restaurant in South Kensington, London. The restaurant is headed up by chef Ben Spalding, who has worked at some of the world’s most prestigious kitchens, including The Fat Duck and The Ledbury. The menu at Launceston Place focuses on seasonal, British ingredients, cooked with precision and creativity. There…
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Erebuni Restaurant

Open 6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Russian and Armenian cuisine in a mirrored modern restaurant, plus a glamorous karaoke lounge. Perfect for parties and fun nights out with friends, Erebuni has a robust Russian and Armenian menu with hearty home-style dishes such as beef Strogonov and vodka is sold by the bottle. Located in the heart of London, near the Barbican, with a vast menu of USSR food, drinks and atmosphere.
Nestled in the heart of London, Erebuni is the city’s best Russian/Armenian restaurant. Drawing from the rich culinary traditions of both Georgia and Armenia, the menu offers a wide variety of classic USSR foods. From staples like borscht and pelmeni to more exotic dishes like khachapuri and khorovats, there is something for everyone at Erebuni.…
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Jakobs

Open 10:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Casual bistro with skylight and tiled floors, for Armenian-inspired and Mediterranean dishes. Jakobs has become London's best known organic eatery providing eat-in, takeaway and catering for all events. Located in South Kensington, Central London.
Jakobs is a healthy Armenian restaurant in South Kensington, London. The menu is organic, and the food is mediterranean-inspired. The restaurant is small and cosy, with a warm atmosphere. Jakobs is the perfect place to enjoy healthy, organic food. The menu features a variety of healthy, mediterranean-inspired dishes. You can enjoy healthy, organic food at…
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Galvin La Chapelle

Open 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
A family–run collection of restaurants founded in 2005 by Michelin star brothers, Chris & Jeff Galvin. Found inside a former chapel in Spitalfields, which serves lunch, dinner and Sunday roasts. Traditional yet modern French menu, moments away from Liverpool Street station.
Galvin La Chapelle is a Michelin star French restaurant in Spitalfields London, serving modern French cuisine in a stunning setting. The restaurant is located in a converted church, and the soaring ceilings and stained glass windows add to the sense of occasion. The menu features classic French dishes with a modern twist, and the wine…
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Aphrodite Taverna

Open 12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Homely Greek-Cypriot restaurant decorated with traditional gourds, brass lamps and drooping copper pots. Serving authentic Greek Cypriot cuisine using fresh land and sea ingredients. Our dishes use a selection of traditional family recipes. Located in Notting Hill, 5/10 minutes from the station.
Located in the heart of Notting Hill, Aphrodite Taverna is a Greek/Cypriot restaurant that is famed for its traditional dishes and friendly atmosphere. The restaurant is family-run, and the owners take pride in offering a warm welcome to all guests. The menu features a range of classic Greek dishes, such as Souvlaki wraps, moussaka, and…
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ZIMA Russian Restaurant

Open 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Modern eatery serving Russian street food with a vast vodka lineup, located in a homey basement. ZIMA brings Russian cuisine to Soho, serving traditional Russian dishes with a modern twist. ZIMA is a unique place where tradition meets the present. Not only feeding you with our Russian classic dishes but also feeding your soul with Russian folk.
ZIMA is a Russian restaurant in Soho that serves up traditional fare in a warm and welcoming setting. The menu features all of the classics, from borscht and beef stroganoff to blinis and pelmeni. And, of course, no visit to ZIMA would be complete without sampling some of their delicious vodka. The restaurant has a…
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Kingly Court

Open 7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Alfresco dining destination in the heart of London's West End. 15 one-off concept dining. Three-storey venue featuring an eclectic array of bars & restaurants, plus a courtyard with seating.
Carnaby’s iconic Kingly Court is a three-storey alfresco food and dining destination in the heart of London’s West End. The unique food hub brings 25 of the best international concept restaurants, bars and cafés situated in a buzzing courtyard, which boasts an open-air roof throughout the summer months but stays covered and cosy in the…
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Mamuśka!

Open 12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Classic Polish cuisine, with beer and vodka in an unpretentious venue in Waterloo. Perfectly placed between Westminster and Waterloo Station, a 3 minute walk from the London Eye, Mamuśka! is possibly the best restaurant in South Bank. Ice-cold Polish vodka and craft Polish beer served in a well-spaced, massive industrial dining room.
Nestled in the heart of South Bank, Mamuśka! is a Polish restaurant that offers affordable and casual dining. The restaurant has an extensive menu of sharing plates, as well as a wide selection of ice-cold vodka. The food is hearty and flavourful, and the atmosphere is relaxed and inviting. Whether you’re looking for a quick…
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The Mitre

Open 3:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Relaxed pub and pizza restaurant in the heart of Richmond, London. Large beer garden to enjoy the hot summer days. Rudi, the pub's dog, has a pizza restaurant named after him. Serving the best pizzas in London, daily.
The Mitre is one of the best pubs in Richmond, and it’s well known for its delicious pizza. The pub is located in the heart of Richmond, and it’s a great place to grab a pint and watch the game. The Mitre also has a great selection of wine and beer, and the staff is…
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Mowgli Street Food

Open 12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Mowgli Street Food is all about how Indians eat at home and on their streets. The dishes at Mowgli Street Food convey the truth that real Indian food is extremely healthy, often vegan and always packed with fresh flavour. Located in the heart of Soho, near Tottenham Court Road station.
Mowgli Street Food is an Indian restaurant in Soho that serves Indian street food. The restaurant is small and intimate with a casual atmosphere. The menu features small plates that are meant to be shared. The dishes are inspired by the street food of India and are all made from scratch using fresh ingredients. The…
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Aviary

Open 6:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Coal oven-cooked Modern British dishes come with striking views at this bird-themed venue. Come and enjoy our beautiful London views at Aviary Rooftop Restaurant & Terrace Bar. Perched on the 10th floor of the new Montcalm Royal London House Hotel in Finsbury Square near Moorgate and Liverpool Street.
Looking for a place to enjoy London’s famous skyline? Look no further than Aviary Rooftop Restaurant & Terrace Bar. Our prime location atop a skyscraper in the heart of the city offers stunning panoramic views of some of London’s most iconic landmarks, including the London Eye, Big Ben, and St. Paul’s Cathedral. Whether you’re looking…

Last Updated on 2022-11-11 3:48 PM by Josh W