Situated on the edge of the River Thames, Sea Containers is a luxe eatery, perfect for celebrating special occasions. Formerly the Mondrian, this swanky restaurant and bar boasts a contemporary menu of British and American cuisine, as well as some of the best views in London (all handily accessible via a lift).
Disabled Access Restaurants in London
From gorgeous roof terraces with panoramic views of the city to chilled-out pizza parlours and upmarket Indian restaurants, there is a huge range of wheelchair accessible restaurants in London just waiting to be discovered. Rest assured knowing that all these venues have step-free access, elevators and disabled toilet facilities, so the only thing you have to think about is what you'll choose from the menu. Check out our list of the best wheelchair-friendly restaurants in London below.
Visiting Lino feels a bit like visiting a bustling New York-style eatery. Complete with exposed pipes, plush armchairs and huge light-flooding windows, the menu here focuses on low-waste dishes made with local ingredients that taste incredible.
Located in the heart of the ever-developing Kings Cross, Rotunda is a canal-side eatery with a large astroturfed beer garden and terrace. With a full calendar of events, this is the perfect spot to catch up on the latest sports fixtures, partake in a cocktail master class or even chow down on burgers at one of their regular summer BBQs.
The ground floor of Chelsea-based restaurant Tom's Kitchen is fully accessible with modified toilet facilities also. The menu is made up of classic dishes such as fish and chips, salads and rump steaks, all cooked and served to perfection.
Nestled on the tenth floor of ME London, it's no surprise that Radio Rooftop's primary pull factor is its stunning panoramic views of the city. Whether you're looking for a beautiful breakfast, elegant afternoon tea or intimate late-night dinner, this place is known to pull out all the stops.
Located in the heart of East London's Brick Lane, this bowling alley is a step-up from the birthday parties of your childhood. Think sleek interiors, boozy cocktails and epic sharing platters. The roomy Lanes Kitchen boast bags of space, low tables and an elevator up to the main bowling concourse.
The ground floor restaurant of Shoreditch's Blues Kitchen is fully wheelchair accessible and boasts live music and a buzzing dance floor once the clock strikes ten. Come here to feast on modern American classics (you won't regret the mac and cheese), before enjoying an evening of unforgettable entertainment.
Inamo Soho boasts one of London's most futuristic dining experiences. Menus here are a space-age affair - beamed directly on to the table, allowing you to make your order with a swipe and tap of the table top - you can even play battlehsips while you wait for your Japanese-style food to arrive.
Located on a street corner in the heart of South Hackney, Mare Street Market's unassuming exterior would be easy to miss but take a trip inside and you won't regret it. Jam-packed with a bar, pizzeria, deli, florist and coffee shop, this place is buzzing from dusk till dawn. Come on a balmy evening and enjoy alfresco dining on the fairy-lit terrace.
The jewel in Sky Garden's crown, Darwin Brasserie is the perfect place for a romantic date night with a difference. Accessible by lift (being located on the 35th floor, we would hope so), Darwin's menu is full of British classics with a contemporary twist, think moreish steak tartare, lightly roasted seabass and herb-crusted rump of lamb.
Huckster is a huge new 5000-square-foot Paddington venue complete with a range of international street food stalls and a stylish roof terrace (accessible via a lift). Come here at the weekend and see this place come alive with party-goers in the mood for some good food, great vibes and maybe even a spot of karaoke.
Located in the very heart of the city just minute's away from some of London's biggest tourist attractions, the Slug and Lettuce is a fully accessible venue with great cocktail deals, live sports screenings and a menu full of crowd-pleasing classics, from hearty burgers to pasta dishes and salads.
If you're after a lively weekend spot, look no further than 100 Wardour Street. Earning itself quite the reputation as one of the best places in London to dine, drink and dance the day away, this up-market accesible eatery holds weekly 'Rewind' bottomless brunches complete with a live band and endless bubbles.
Chilled out dining, perfect for family get-togethers, Comptoir Libanais is on a mission to bring the brilliant flavours of Lebanon's cuisine to hungry Londoners. Their London Bridge venue is one of the largest in the group and boasts colourful interiors, a great kids menu and plenty of mouth watering mezze dishes (as well as great accessible facilities).
One of the original Breakfast Club London locations to open, this Hoxton venue has been serving up USA style breakfast classics for ten years now. Identified by its quirky interiors and cult-status pancakes, expect some Sunshine State fun.
If you're looking for a little opulence, head to Islington-located Hoxley and Porter. Boasting low-hanging pendant lights, gold leaf furnishings and hanging botanicals, this place feels more like a vintage train carriage than a North London eatery. Wash down the modern British fare with one of their elegant signature cocktails.
Set atop One New Change, Madison has long been known as one of the capital's swankiest restaurants. Come 5 o'clock this place becomes flooded with the city's well-heeled professionals, so be sure to make dinner reservations well in advance. Head here on warmer days to watch the sun set behind St Paul's Cathedral whilst tucking into delicious grill classics.
Berners Tavern is known as one of the city's most luxury venues. Located in the five star London Edition Hotel, this old-style eatery is adorned with impressive artwork and twinkly candles. The staff here are more than happy to accommodate any special requests and will ensure that you're given a table with ample space should you require it.
Situated just a stone's throw away from Queen Lizzy's residences, this Belgravia restaurant knows a thing or two about gourmet dining. Reflecting the modern and sleek interiors of its sister venue all the way over in Bangkok, The Mango Tree's menu is made up of sumptous dishes from the four main culinary regions of Thailand.
Set in the heart of the City of London, The Botanist Broadgate is the perfect venue for a working dinner with colleagues or a casual get-together with friends. Dark and sultry interiors juxtapose with a roomy sun-trap terrace, all of which is spread across one single level and thus easily accessible for wheelchair users.
Centred around a huge piece of Damien Hirst art, Tramshed is known for its cutting edge interiors and contemporary menu to match. Set inside a Grade II listed former power station, the Rivington Street spot reigns supreme when it comes to top-notch Sunday roasts.
Tank and Paddle's Minster Court venue is a huge open-plan space set across one floor. Come here if you're a fan of craft beer and stone-baked pizza (who isn't?), and enjoy an evening of shuffleboard, free ale tastings and delicious desserts.
The home of shellfish-style comfort food, Bob's Lobster Wine Bar and Kitchen originated as a VW camper van in Borough Market. Now a gorgeous restaurant in London Bridge, the menu includes hearty classics such a lobster mac 'n' cheese, and garlic mussels served with a side of fries.
Scattered around the city, Bills restaurants are known for their plush interiors. crowd-pleasing menus and laid-back atmosphere. All of the chain's restaurants in London (bar Richmond) are wheelchair accessible with disabled toilet facilities, and most boast wide gangways making light work of manoeuvring around the gorgeous spaces.
An idyllic waterfront lunch spot, Café Rouge at St Katherine Docks is the perfect place for French-inspired laid back dining. With both indoor and outdoor street-level access, we recommend you bag yourself a window seat for the best views of the superyachts arriving into central London's only marina.