10 Best Restaurants In London
With some of the best food on Earth found on the street’s of this city, its tough to narrow down the 10 best restaurants in London. Great Britain’s capital city has become a mecca for fashion and food alike and the best restaurants in London are serving up both.
- Gordon Ramsey. One of the only Michelin-rated chefs in London, his controversial reputation may precede him, but he’s no doubt a gifted chef turning the simplest of fresh, local ingredients into dishes that tantalize the taste buds. His famed London restaurant can be found at: 68 Royal Hospital Road, London.
- St. John’s. This old smokehouse has been transformed into one of London’s best restaurants, though diners may not be able to tell from the menu. Featuring pigeon, mutton, and liver, this restaurant specializes in turning the most curious cuts of meat into classics-in fact, they’re credited with “completely rethinking British food.” Surprise yourself with new-found favorites at: 26 St. John Street, London.
- The Ivy. The restaurant that has been at the forefront of high-class dining is synonymous with luxury in London. The menu features the best preparations of dozens of high-end dishes like their rib-eye steak bernaise, ensuring no visitor leaves unsatisfied. Reservations months-in-advance are necessary for those wishing to dine with the rich and famous that flock to this London restaurant. The restaurant can be found at 1 West St. Covent Garden, London.
- Babylon at Roof Gardens. The food isn’t the only thing that makes this one of London’s best restaurants; the view from 100 feet above Kensington High Street are breathtaking accompaniments to the exquisite meal. Mastering both classic British and modern European cuisine, this gem features a seasonal menu that changes to highlight the freshest produce of local growers. Find this gem above the city at 99 Kensington High Street, London.
- Galvin at Windows. Another Michelin-rated London eatery, Chef Chris Galvin brings modern French cuisine to the London Hilton’s 28th floor. With views of the Queen’s backyard and Hyde Park at sunset, dinner here is an experience, not a meal. Though the expertly-prepared food is nothing to scoff at-seared foie gras, spiced duck and fresh fish. Get the experience at 22 Park Lane, London.
- The Wolseley. If you thought the rich and famous lined up at The Ivy, The Wolseley will blow you away. Certainly, London’s best restaurant for those in-the-know, the Viennese destination delights diners for the best of every meal. Breakfast features finely prepared eggs, while lunch and dinner serve baked whole sea bass and specialty-of-the-house, wiener schnitzel. Find it at 160 Piccadilly, London.
- Moro. Mediterranean cuisine is taking root all over the world, and the best of it may be found at Moro. The acclaimed menu hails from the south of Spain and the Mediterranean and their reputation for excellent service and professionalism equals that of their food. In the cozy, boutique-style district, this relaxed yet sophisticated restaurant is located at 34-36 Exmouth Market, London.
- Tamarind. The first Indian restaurant to ever receive a Michelin star and the only one in the UK as of 2005, Tamarind boasts the finest ingredients expertly prepared by Chef Alfred. His unique style brings out the best in both traditional and contemporary Indian cuisine, much to the delight of our palates. Find it at 20 Queen St, Mayfair, London.
- The Ledbury. London’s trendiest neighborhood, Notting Hill, offers one of its best restaurants. With two Michelin Stars, The Ledbury is not likely to be a passing trend. Casually elegant French cuisine from two of the country’s most successful chefs is a treat not often found among the best restaurants in London. Find this treat at 127 Ledbury Road, London.
- Alain Ducasse at The Dorchester. We’ve saved the best for last. Three Michelin stars are rare-only 2 in London, and only 81 restaurants in the world have earned them, ever-and Alain Ducasse is one of them. The chef’s namesake restaurant boasts an elegant interior only fitting for the star restaurant inside London’s most luxurious hotel. For the best French fare money can buy, visit The Dorchester, Park Lane, London.