Best Restaurants For Counter Dining In London

There's just something special about sitting by the counter, isn't there? Whether you're watching the chefs prepare your meal in front of your eyes or getting to know the sommelier on an intimate level, it all feels pretty... exclusive. So that you can be at the centre of the action, we've rounded up the best counter dining restaurants in London.

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Last updated on 17th November 2023


Petite, minimalist and unbearably cool, Kiln is the Soho spot that totes pretty plates of Thai eats. Make yourself at home on one of the black swivelling seats by the metallic counter and treat your tastebuds to gorgeous sharing plates - our favourite? The slow-grilled red mullet.