Gastropubs In London

An influx of new, trendy gastropubs in London has revolutionised our idea of 'pub grub.' Fresh ingredients and modern drinks menus are the new standard - a break away from the traditional, but not quite restaurant formal. Whether you're looking to impress your old folk with a scrumptious Sunday lunch, sweep a loved one off of their feet with a dinner date or you're simply after an evening of eating and drinking with friends, these trendy gastropubs in London promise the whole hog.

Last updated on 26th May 2023

The Owl and Pussycat

Shoreditch may not be your first bet for great gastro pubs in London, but there's a few destinations that might surprise and impress you. Boasting affordable pub grub that nods to gastro goodness and seasonal produce, the Owl and Pussycat is a cutesy vintage pub doing it right.

Three Cranes

Located in the heart of the City, Three Cranes is a gorgeous Victoria townhouse turned gastropub. Spread across five floors, this elegant venue features a ground floor bar, two dining rooms and serviced apartments on the upper floors. Menu highlights include the much-lauded steak tartare and the traditional smoked eel.

The Crooked Well

Located in the heart of Camberwell, The Crooked Well is an award-winning gastropub, fronting some of South London's tastiest plates. While interiors are traditional, the menu is anything but, with dishes such as Moroccan spiced lamb croquettes and celeriac steak served with kale, white beans and salsa verde.

The Rose and Crown

With its roots dating as far back as the 17th century, The Rose and Crown is a dainty pub in Wimbledon. Offering a selection of real ales and craft beers, the kitchen serves seasonal British treats and crowd-pleasers. Think hearty cuts of meat, catch of the day and flavoursome roasts.

The Black Lion

After a gastropub for some mouthwatering plates? Look no further than The Black Lion on Kilburn High Road. This Grade II listed building is home to some tasty Indian grub, including ragda patties with curried chickpeas and chargrilled aubergine served alongside smoked almonds. Yum.

The Plough Beddington

If you're hungry for high-quality eats, look no further than The Plough Beddington. This popular gastropub has a range of British plates on offer, such as scotch eggs and camembert, alongside a burger shack in the beer garden. Thirsty? You'll get plenty of ales here.

The Britannia

Awash with contemporary interiors and vintage leanings, she's a beauty for relaxed drinking and socialising. A haven for lovely gastronomy, The Britannia will do you dandy for a warming lunch or hearty dinner with dishes like Monkfish, Ham Hock and Local Rock Oysters to boots. 

Lots Road

One of the best gastropubs in West London, Lots Road is a Chelsea staple serving only the finest in seasonal dining. Stop by for its menu of elevated pub grub, such as beer-battered haddock, chicken souvlaki with tzatziki and flatbread or succulent ribeye steak.

The Flask

A mightily impressive Victorian gem with original features and a suntrap conservatory, menus feature everything from beer battered fish & chips to quiona & beetroot salads, with a glorious roast dinner served on Sunday and boozy options whenever you're stopping in.

Prince of Wales

Searching for South London's best gastropubs? Prince of Wales in Putney is an unmissable spot for seasonal drinking and dining. Choose between the heated terrace or cosy indoor dining room before diving into the menu of fresh seafood, juicy steaks and wholesome Sunday roasts.