Quirky London Restaurants
If you, the weird and the wonderful, are looking for a unique dining experience, you've come to just the right place. We've got the round up of all the quirky places to eat in the city. From digital dining to belly dancers and everything in between, you're bound to find enough quirky meals to fill your calendar for the next few months. Check out our list of unusual London restaurants and pick the quirky dinner that suits you.
London's restaurant just so happen to be home to some of the finest brunches in the world, but it also happens to be home to on of its quirkiest. When you're not enjoying the massive ball pits, there's pizza and bottomless fizz with Ballie Ballerson.
Housed in a former industrial launderette close to London Fields, Wringer & Mangle serves up healthy fare in an artistic setting. It's a place for casual neighbourhood dining; head chef Oisin Coyle creates a wholesome menu that doesn't compromise on taste and there's a strong choice of classic cocktails to wash your food down with.
If intimate arches, flamenco dancers and candlelit shrines don't sound like something out of the ordinary, then we don't know what does. Swap your usual tapas spot for this quirky one which boasts delicious food, tasty cocktails and quality DJs.
When it comes to one of the most unique meals in London, don't you dare give Craft London a miss. Almost spaceship themed and churning out some of the most artistic plates in the business, this a location for some of the most interesting meals in the city.
Looking for dinner with a difference? Booze with a bit of bite? Boasting some of the most unique shows in the business, not only are there three course meals at Proud Cabaret, there's burlesque, tassles and sultry performances aplenty.
Charming, and boasting all Eastern pleasures, Opium isn't just one of the best dim sum restaurants in the city, it's also a hidden gem and sensory dining experience. Head on down for Chinese silks, cutesy interiors and dimly lit dining charm.
When it comes to a unique meal in London, there's nowhere quite like Circus. Not only can you enjoy slap-up a la carte dining, your dinner experience is set to be intertwined with some of the best circus performers and acts in the business.
It isn't just the food that makes The Piano Works an unusual London restaurant--but that the guests decide the soundtrack of the night. While chowing down on chorizo lollipops and various meat filled rolls, your party and the surrounding tables get to request any song you may desire for the pianists and their fellow musicians. As the slogan says, it is "part party, part bar, part restaurant, part club, part concert."
Nothing says unusual like a meal, drinks, and belly dancing entertainment, and that's what you get at Kenza Restaurant and Lounge. The middle eastern delicacies are piled high on the menu in both food and drink options. The food will leave you stuffed to the brim and the belly will leave you in the highest of spirits as you clap along with the rest of the lounge.
Darcie and May Green offers a delicious selection of Australian treats known to frequent the Instagrams of brunchers and dinner fiends alike. But what makes it truly unique is that they are two, two-storey barges on the Grand Union Canal, with a quirky interior to boot.
Doused in botany and scaring of hayfever patrons London wide, Bourne and Hollingsworth Buildings is a unique London restaurant with bags of characters. From the floral prints down to the British dishes, this is the perfect alternative from breakfast to dinner.
Mare Street Market is a slice of all-day cool in Hackney. Only moments from London Fields, the warehouse-style venue is covered in plants, has an outdoor terrace, delicious pizza menu, and great craft beer selection.
Slap bang in the heart of Shoreditch, this cool and quirky restaurant on Great Eastern Street is the ultimate destination for delicious, seasonal British small plates, stunning cocktails and hefty helping of live music and entertainment.
Enter the doors of The Courtesan, a land of Chinese Empire fineries. The vintage decor and opium den environment sets the scene for the dim sum, specialty teas and unusual cocktail menu. The restaurant and bar is hidden amongst Brixton's bustling scene, creating a hidden gem for guests looking for out-of-this world dim sum with a range of delicious ingredients.
Everything is bigger in Texas and the three B's are no different. Look no further for quirky dining in London than blues, bourbon, and BBQ. The Blue Kitchen menu is locked and loaded with briskets, short rib and anything else you want to slather BBQ sauce on. The bar is stocked with over 100 types of bourbon and the blues buzzing from amplifiers late into the night.
Other than takeaway, can you remember the last time you used a computer to order dinner? One of the most interesting restaurants in London, not only are there sushi dishes and Asian favourites aplenty at Inamo, their interactive tables bring a whole new element to dining.
One of the proudest restaurants in London, this is a quirky location with some of the most interesting interiors in the city. Boasting African charm with the furniture to match, expect giant statues set alongside plates with zebra and plenty more.
While you can still count on Restaurant Ours for some of the finest food in the city, you can also count on them for those quirky extras. From giant living walls and trees planted in the middle of the dining room to a rose wall, it's unique and it's elegant.
And now for a kooky little trip down memory lane. The Schoolhouse - with its delicious food and cocktails mixed up straight from the science lab - offers a taste of all your favourite bits from your school days, in a welcoming Battersea location. Enjoy all-day dining at this unique London restaurant which is quickly becoming a hotspot for drinking and dining south of the river.
We all know American dining, it's made of pretty big stuff, but have you had a doughnut burger or a freakshake before? Churning out massive plates and quirky twists, head on down to Maxwell's for some weird and wonderful dishes that will fill you right up.
If you're looking for something a little different then a trip to this unique west London spot won't disappoint. There's delicious Italian dishes and quirky seating where dining tables are positioned on top of one another.
From a ground floor pisco bar and dining on the terrace down to the smattering of classic, Peruvian textiles, if there's anything that Casita Andina isn't, it's boring. Join them for quirky and cutesy interiors with a menu of all things ceviche.
Dine in darkness at this immersive experience designed to heighten sensations, changing perceptions and completely excite you. The menu has rave reviews and this is a unique dinner that you won't want to miss.
Get lost in The Dead Dolls House Islington amongst its four different rooms and its hand illustrated wall decor. The menu has sharing platters and various British meats for guests to enjoy with their classic cocktails. After hours the main bar, The Parlour, opens up for dancing and drinking with a DJ spinning every weekend. Look no further for your unusual place to eat and drink in London than The Dead Dolls House and its whimsical feel.
While you'd be barmy to miss some of the classic a la carte plates that Jazz Cafe are serving up, you'd also be barmy to miss one of their ring-side dining tables, bringing you some of the very best in live jazz music from the stage below.
Coffin with skeleton in the middle of the table? Check. Experimental cocktails? Check. Taxidermy lioness at your table? CHECK CHECK CHECK. If ever we've seen a unique restaurant in London, it has to be The Last Tuesday Society. Though the menu isn't expansive food-wise, you can stop by for a hearty range of hot snacks, making this a must-try addition to our quirky restaurants list.
The epitome of fast-fine dining, this quirky London restaurant in the London Bridge arches fronts playful interiors alongside delicious seafood dishes, quirky cocktails and a great range of Riesling by the glass and the bottle.