London is seen as one of the world's greatest dining capitals, alongside Paris and New York. The city's dining scene is known for its vibrancy, uniqueness and diversity. Searching for a restaurant to mark a milestone anniversary? Or, maybe, looking for a dining spot for a romantic date? Here, in London, there's definitely a perfect place for you. If you need some help with choosing - no worries. Below, check out our favorite dining spots in London.
Opened in October, Mount St. Restaurant is where food, drink, culture, and craftsmanship beautifully coexist with each other. Here, you can find yourself eating mere inches away from Henry Matisse, Lucian Freud, or Andy Warhol. All in all, Mount St. Restaurant features over 200 pieces created by the world's best artists. Art and design are cleverly integrated throughout the space, from the table lamps to dining chairs and chandeliers. So, what about the food? The menu is inspired by the capital’s culinary history with some updated London classics. Try a lobster pie for two with greens, winter vegetable stew, or one of the restaurant’s heavenly desserts. Mount St. Restaurant also offers a collection of rooms, each with its own story and unique concept. All four are available for private hire!
If you like experimenting and want to try something new, head to Akoko. This contemporary restaurant in Fitzrovia serves modern interpretations of classic West African dishes. Akoko’s approach to cooking is centered around a trilogy of live-fire cooking, umami, and spices. The restaurant’s menu is influenced by recipes passed down through generations alongside forward-thinking dishes. Akoko is a culinary journey into the depths, vibrancy, and diversity of West African cuisine. Not a surprise that such a unique place got its mention in the Michelin Guide.
Evelyn's Table is a very intimate chef’s table restaurant hidden beneath The Blue Posts pub. Here, everything is designed to provide a one-of-a-kind kitchen-theater experience for 12 guests. The restaurant serves modern European dishes and wines from lesser-known artisan producers. An evolving five-course menu is built on Head Chef James Goodyear’s formative experiences and a love of Scandinavian and Japanese techniques. In 2022 the restaurant was awarded 1 Michelin star for its high-quality cooking. Evelyn’s Table is available for private hire, so if you want to celebrate something with just your closest ones — the doors are open!
Set on the 4th floor of an 18th-century courthouse, Sessions Art Club is a restaurant, bar, art, and performance space. This atmospheric urban sanctuary is surrounded by three terraces with fireplaces, a rooftop bar, and a beautiful garden. Led by Chef Florence Knight, the restaurant offers a refined, seasonal menu inspired by British, French, and Italian cuisine. Treat yourself to brown shrimp croquettes, delicious duck, clementine sorbet, or ginger cake. With its private feel, Sessions Art Club is the perfect place to escape from bustling city life.
In 2001, Sucre opened its doors in Buenos Aires. Two decades later, Argentinian chef Fernando Trocca and bartender Renato Giovannoni joined forces again to bring it to the heart of Soho. New Sucre is set inside a gorgeous 310-year-old building that used to be the London College of Music. At Sucre, they cook the Argentine way, using embers rather than live flame. Here, all the dishes are multicultural in influence but South American at the root. The restaurant’s menus can be enjoyed both sharing style and traditionally.