Amongst Kensington's swanky shopfronts and Mayfair's elegant brasseries, finding a cheap restaurant near Hyde Park can often feel like a struggle. Luckily, The Champion offers hearty pub grub classics that won't break the bank. From fish and chips, to steak pies and vegan burgers, most dishes here are priced at less than £15.
Restaurants Near Hyde Park
One of London's largest and most beautiful green spaces, Hyde Park is the perfect spot to enjoy an afternoon stroll, rent a rowing boat or even take a dip in the lake (if you're brave enough). If all that sounds like hungry work though? Fear not - there's a huge variety of Italian eateries, welcoming pubs and fine dining venues all within close vicinity of its gates, from Notting Hill and Kensington to Mayfair. Check out our guide on the best restaurants near Hyde Park here.
Located just a short stroll away from the Royal Albert Hall and Kensington Palace, Chenestons Restaurant at The Milestone Hotel offers a quintessentially British dining experience. From elegant afternoon tea to Sunday roasts which are carved at your table, the service here is second to none.
Bringing a slice of Latin America to Kensington, Zuaya is a wonderland of tasty tapas plates, colourful cocktails and live music. The perfect place for a celebration meal, the interiors here are as Instagram-friendly as they come, with low-hanging plants, cosy lamps and velvet furnishings.
Part of the swanky Intercontinental London Park Lane, Ella Canta is bringing Mexican flavours to the heart of Hyde Park Corner. The brainchild of much-acclaimed chef Martha Ortiz, this swish spot touts 70s-style interiors and a tequila selection to rival any.
A family-friendly restaurant in Marble Arch, Hard Rock Cafe Oxford Street offers rock'n'roll vibes and American-style comfort food in some seriously space-age settings. Stock up on your fave merch before digging into a feast of BBQ ribs, juicy burgers and indulgent ice cream sundaes.
A hidden gem in Mayfair, El Pirata is a stunning spot to fill up on Spanish-style tapas. On the weekend, the brunch offering includes the option to add bottomless sangria - the perfect way to kick off a day exploring London's biggest attractions.
Tucked behind Selfridges, Steak & Lobster is an ideal place to rest and refuel after a long day of shopping. As you would expect, the emphasis here is on top-quality shellfish and fresh cuts from the grill - with a selection of mouthwatering sauces and sides to match.
Part of the Gordon Ramsay Group, Lucky Cat is a stunning pan-Asian restaurant in Mayfair. Feast on beautifully crafted plates, from delicate tuna tartare to Szechuan chilli beef, whilst quaffing unique and innovative cocktails, inspired by Shanghai drinking dens.
Looking for somewhere to eat lunch within easy distance of Hyde Park? Balans Cafe Bar in Kensington serves light bites and comfort food classics. With bright and airy interiors, this all-day spot transforms into a date night haven as dusk falls, with twinkling candles and cosy soft furnishings.
Gourmet Indian cuisine is at the heart of Matsya. A popular Mayfair haunt, this old-school restaurant promises top-quality service, elegant interiors and a selection of unique dishes, originating from all over India. Our favourite? The Namak Mandi lamb chops - which are marinated in spices and grilled in a traditional tandoor.
Tucked away on a quiet Marylebone mews, Roti Chai is a gorgeous contemporary Indian restaurant. Whilst the ground floor space offers canteen-style eating and street food inspired by Mumbai roadside cafes, upstairs is a more refined affair, with a formal dining room and set menus.
If you're on the hunt for an Italian restaurant near Hyde Park, May Fair Kitchen should be top of your list. Feast on silky soft linguine, creamy risotto and indulgent deserts, whilst taking full advantage of the heated open-air terrace area and extensive Mediterranean-inspired cocktail menu.
A gastropub in the heart of Knightsbridge, The Alfred Tennyson is known for its mega Sunday roast offering. Popular with Londoners and visitors to the city alike, this cosy spot serves high-quality fare from 11am onwards.
If craft ale, gourmet scotch eggs and hearty pies come high in your list of priorities, The Mall Tavern is the Notting Hill pub for you. Found just a 5-minute stroll away from Hyde Park's west entrance, this British boozer is perfect for streetside pints, tasty brunch plates and melt-in-the-mouth steaks.
Hidden inside a Grade II-listed townhouse, The Hyde Restaurant & Bar screams elegance and comfort. The perfect spot for a drawn-out business lunch or special occasion dinner, menu highlights include scallop ceviche with avocado sorbet and pan-fried halibut served with tiger prawn ravioli.