From a menu of tacos, tostadas and aguachile to its bright interior and charming service, Santo Remedio is looking like a great post-lockdown treat. Book your table for all this, plus an agave-fuelled drinks menu with margaritas and mezcal sips.
The London Restaurants Now Taking Bookings
Lockdown has taken its toll on the hospitality industry, as London restaurants remained empty of the joy, bustle and plates that have made it one of the finest cities in the world for food... until now. With plans of a 17th May opening date available to those with social distancing measures in place, we want to share the London restaurants soon to be open and taking bookings.
*please note, opening scenarios will be dictated by both government and venue, so please stay safe, stay in contact with the restaurant you've been requested a table for and be conscious of the impact you have on people around you when leaving home for these bookings.
Located in the heart of Angel, The Chapel Bar is a characterful bar and restaurant, boasting bags of charm and one of North London's best value bottomless brunches. Enjoy two gourmet courses of Italian cuisine accompanied by two hours of booze, all for less than £40.
Make your first meal out after lockdown a return to all things British with The Ship. Sat alongside the water with their own traditional pub restaurant, enjoy classic dishes as the venue re-opens to diners this coming spring and summer.
Looking to splash out post-lockdown? Searcys is opening up the patio of its gorgeous St Pancras location to bring you one of the best places to eat outside in London this summer. Book now for fine fizz, oysters and plush afternoon teas.
Looking for chilled out places to eat after lockdown? Head to Belgravia where The Thomas Cubitt is bringing its farm to fork ethos to life through stuffed courgette flower, beer-marinated aubergine burgers and White Park beef tartare paired with bone marrow.
Get back to business is the most stylish manner and book yourself a spot at Regent Street's oh so swish Aqua Kyoto. The rooftop sushi restaurant is now taking bookings for both their outdoor terrace in April and their gorgeous indoor dining room for May.
Taking pride of place opposite the Thames on London's Bankside, The Swan Restaurant & Bar is part of Shakespeare's Globe theatre with a menu of classic British food and drink. Book yourself into this Central London eatery and make the most of all it has to offer this summer.
You can get your fix of tortillas, burritos and frozen margaritas sooner than you thought as DF Tacos is now taking bookings. The Shoreditch restaurant is chomping at the bit to welcome you back to its stylish Mexican haunt for a truly delicious night that's worth the wait.
Located in the heart of Covent Garden, Monmouth Kitchen will be reopening its doors just in time for September. Head here to tuck into a fusion of Italian and Peruvian cuisine, with plates such as Pan-fried Salmon with Calabrian Chilli Salsa and Sea Bass Ceviche.
One of the coolest London venues now taking bookings, Lucky Voice bars have all you need for a cracking post-lockdown night out. Think two hours of karaoke, quirky props to add to your performance and delicious refreshments to keep you going.
Vinoteca is gearing up to open a whole host of London sites, from its Farringdon locale, to venues in Chiswick, Marylebone and The City. Scout out your nearest and make your reservation for the chance to get stuck into their extensive selection of gorgeous wines alongside paired plates.
Your first date night back? Make it special with an evening at Vagabond. An enchanting wine bar, and one of the most romantic places to eat and drink outside in London, this stunner is serving up 100 different bottles and a number of delicious small plates.
Near & Far is a cool and quirky Camden bar that's now taking bookings for May. Whether you're swinging by for bottomless brunch or dinner and drinks, this place has bold tropical interiors, summer cocktails and delicious Mexican street food that'll keep you sticking around for hours.
A restaurant London knows all too well for its stunning interiors, potted cacti and gorgeous outdoor dining scenario, No.197 Chiswick Fire Station are back taking bookings from May, so don't miss out on your chance to join them on their return.
Opening on 17th May, Disrepute is sure to provide the ultimate cocktail fix from its home in Central London. Made up of bold sixties-inspired interiors, the exclusive underground bar is famed for its cutting-edge cocktails that hark back to Soho's heyday.
Opening its doors for all-day socially distanced dining, The Folly is a gorgeous spot for fresh seasonal cuisine and mouthwatering cocktails. Grab a table in the garden lounge and find yourself surrounded by low-hanging plants and sweetly scented flowers.
Undoubtedly one of the coolest venues in London, NT's is back and taking bookings. Pull up a seat on the suntrap roof terrace for the ultimate East London alfresco experience, or head indoors from 17th May and you'll find lush foliage, comfy chairs and a banging playlist.
Looking for some of London's best brunch plates? The Daisy Green Collection are now taking bookings, serving up delicious Aussie plates and cocktails across the city. Head to this Heddon Street staple (or its Soho sister) to see what all the fuss is about.
One of Covent Garden's most iconic restaurants, Tuttons is back open for business this summer. Head down to their market-adjacent plot for the chance to tuck into a delicious menu of classic European fare while taking in the sights of Central London.
London's best boat bar is back to bring a much-needed slice of summer to Hackney Wick. Head over to their canalside mooring for the chance to sun yourself in their newly-refurbished garden space, or take to the deck for Sunday roasts and espresso martinis.
Offering an expansive outdoor seating area for alfresco dining, The Refinery can be found just a stone's throw from the Thames. Against a backdrop of industrial chic interiors, the restaurant bar serves classic cocktails, global wines and a seasonal menu of international dishes.
Overlooking the Grand Union canal, Smith's Bar & Grill is a buzzing restaurant now taking bookings in West London. Hunker down beside the water in the sprawling outdoor space and check out their signature European dishes in a quirky, flower-filled setting.
Boasting some of the best views in London, Aviary is bound to be in high demand when things open up again. Book a table on this rooftop restaurant and prepare for a memorable evening of botanical cocktails and delicious food.
Looking to book into a restaurant near London Bridge? Tanner and Co are rolling up drinks, dinner and events into one vibrant space. Head to the Bermondsey spot for the chance to tuck into classic burgers, Sunday roasts and bottomless brunches in a unique setting.
Specialists in all things chicken, this Kingly Court gem is a great shout for your first meal back. Sourcing all its ingredients from ethical suppliers, Whyte & Brown is dishing up everything from burgers and goujons to wings and brunch bites, making for some seriously delicious comfort food.
Located in Shepherd's Bush Market, The Hawk's Nest is a gorgeous outdoor bar and restaurant now taking booking from April onwards. Not only is it serving up swoon-worthy decor, but it's also keeping you watered and fed on cocktails, craft beer and gourmet pizzas.
The Piano Works Farringdon will be back in business this spring with yet more incredible live music, gourmet cuisine and free-flowing drinks. Call in for a boozy brunch or head here in the evening, with the soundtrack being dedicated by guests throughout.
Because let's be honest, we're not going on holiday any time soon, why not make your brunch antics after lockdown a tropical experience? Coming at you from May with fruity cocktails and tasty grub, Cottons in Notting Hill is the perfect way to have a dose of travel without leaving London.
Searching for outdoor restaurants to book around Waterloo? Situated just behind the National Theatre, The Green Room is your go-to for pizza and small plates in a stunning setting. There's also a great cocktail menu if you fancy an afternoon aperitif in the sustainable garden.
Dim sum cravings at an all time high? Ping Pong's Soho and Southbank sites are back to fill that doughy hole. Opening their restaurants again in April, they're offering happy hour cocktails from as little as £4 alongside their droolworthy selection of dumplings and classic dishes.
Rotunda is a stylish Kings Cross restaurant with an outdoor dining space that's literally on the canal. Soak up the first few rays of summer as you delve into a meat-filled menu of succulent steaks, Sunday roasts and plenty more, all washed down with signature cocktails.
100 Wardour Street has a reputation for its buzzing bottomless brunches, epic live music and mouth-watering menu of modern European cuisine. Located in the heart of Soho it's the perfect place to kick off a night in the West End or dance 'til the early hours.