Focusing on seasonal tasting menus and provenance, Marcus offers the very best British produce and bold dishes in Knightsbridge, earning a Michelin star for its efforts. These guys boast especially sought-after desserts, so remember to save room during your earlier courses.
Michelin Star Restaurants In London
If you've got a special occasion coming up or just want to treat yo' self, only the very best grub in the most beautiful settings will do. From Cantonese cuisine and Indian flavours to elegant French fare, our city's fine dining spots are famous across the globe so you'd better take full advantage. Stick around to read all about the top Michelin star restaurants in London.
This swish spot's feisty restaurateur needs no introduction - and the fancy French food will speak for itself too. Named after one of the world's finest wines and with posh nosh to match, Pétrus gets the Ramsay seal of approval and a Michelin star to boot, making a top place to eat in London.
If you're looking to add extra glamour to your fine dining, Hakkasan certainly hits the spot with its sultry tones and glittering gold accents. Their original Michelin star restaurant at Hanway Place serves as an inspiration for its many overseas venues, putting them at the forefront of contemporary Cantonese cooking and exceptional service across the globe.
Brat is inspired by the wood-fired feasts of Basque country and renowned for its fish delicacies, yet it's one of the most affordable Michelin star restaurants in London. The Spanish eatery is named after the Old English word for their house specialty: a sharing turbot grilled whole in a handmade basket over charcoal, washed down with perfectly matched wine.
Blind tasting menus serving the likes of ike jime trout, caramelised plantain and smoked jollof rice have earned Ikoyi bragging rights as one of the best Michelin star restaurants in London. Tucked away in St James' market, this contemporary hideaway is dedicated to creating West African flavours using micro-seasonal ingredients, organic meats and British fish.
Inspired by the gentlemen's clubs of Colonial India, Gymkhana in Mayfair offers especially suave interiors and an intimate subterranean setting. It's not just the North Indian dishes packing a punch at this halal Michelin star restaurant either, the sweet blend of spices and spirits in their cocktails have a fair kick too.
One of only five 3 Michelin star restaurants in London, Sketch delivers on its promises of an exceptional dining experience. With lavish avante garde interiors, exhibitions from Turner Prize artists and dishes courtesy of master chef Pierre Gagnaire and restauranteur Momo Mazouz, you won't forget this meal in a hurry.
Head to Soho to eat your way across Spain, with tapas and huge sharing plates from Basque Country, Catalonia, Galcia and Castile on offer at Michelin-starred Sabor. Their must-try dishes are the Segovian suckling pig to share and succulent octopus; you'll be licking your chops for hours afterwards.
Sitting pretty in Royal favourite hotel Claridge's, Davies And Brook is all about the finer things in life. With food from Daniel Humm, the chef behind Eleven Park Madison in New York City (aka winner of The World's Best Restaurant in 2017), it's unsurprising that this chic spot in Mayfair has earnt itself Michelin star status.
Fish and shellfish are the highlight of this London Michelin-starred restaurant, including a very British sounding seafood cocktail crumpet and buttery hake Kiev. Driven by seasonal produce from the UK, Cornerstone serves dishes packed with originality from an open kitchen-dining space, so you can marvel at the chefs in action.
Not many Michelin-starred restaurants in London combine stylish interiors and first-rate food quite like City Social, whipping up generous portions of braised short rib and roast scallops in mysterious surrounds. Nab yourself a coveted window seat for stunning views across the City because this swanky spot is perched on the 24th floor of Old Broad Street's Tower 42.
Despite championing an intimate dining experience in a relaxed atmosphere, it's not just fun and games for vinyl-playing Parisian-inspired bistro Leroy. Revel in the Michelin star restaurant experience through dishes like smoked eel and veal shin with roast cep lasagne, swilled down with a glass from the 350 bin wine cellar or homemade vermouth and armaro.
Fusing classic French techniques with a focus on Mediterranean flavours, The Ninth offers thoughtful yet unfussy Michelin-starred food in Belgravia, including their signature salted beef cheek. Small wine producers also come to the fore in a carefully selected drinks list.
Surpassing all 2 Michelin star restaurants in London, Core By Clare Smyth is the country's first and only female-led restaurant to be awarded all 3. Seasonal produce is key to all dishes, thanks to close relationships with British farmers and fisherman, and creates understated yet flavourful cuisine to tantalise your taste buds.
Famed 2 Michelin star chef Tom Aikens describes Muse as a 'gastronomic autobiography', serving up sophisticated tasting menus that draw on moments in his private life and career. This exclusive spot seats only 25 diners, so you'll have a relaxing evening amongst the rich decor and jewel-toned marble.