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 and belly dancers to pizza and ballpits, you're bound to find enough quirky meals to fill your calendar. 

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Last updated on 16th May 2019

@ Pedley Street Station on Various dates from Thursday 27th June 2019

Taking you back to the early days of train travel, this quirky pop up restaurant will delight your taste buds with a stunning selection of dishes prepared by Masterchef winner Laurence Henry, along with immersing you into a diamond heist drama: The Jewel of the Empire, the latest offering aboard The Murder Express.

@ Ballie Ballerson on Various dates from Saturday 29th June 2019

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.

Inamo Covent Garden

246 user reviews 4

Unlimited Asian tapas & sushi with free-flowing wine or beer £42 per person

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.

The Piano Works Farringdon

964 user reviews 4

Champagne & Cocktail Hour: 5pm to 7pm and 7 other offers

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." 

Wringer & Mangle

231 user reviews 4

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.

The Last Tuesday Society

122 user reviews 5

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 Schoolhouse

300 user reviews 4


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.

Restaurant Ours

8 user reviews 4

Go Bottomless for £28pp (Ts&Cs apply) and 3 other offers

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.

Bottomless Chicken Wings for £10 and 2 other offers

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. 

The Little Yellow Door

30 user reviews 5

50% off the food bill for up to six people and 2 other offers

The Little Yellow Door in Notting Hill is sure to offer you something a little different as you explore the city. Be welcomed in by The Flatmates and experience a boozy brunch, kooky supper club or raucous house party like you've never seen before.

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. 

Lunch Set Menu and 2 other offers

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.

Blues Kitchen Shoreditch

48 user reviews 4

£5 cocktails and 3 other offers

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. 

The Courtesan

166 user reviews 4

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. 

Maxwell's Bar & Grill

9 user reviews 4

Monday Madness! Up to 50% off main courses and 6 other offers

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.