Birthday Dinner In London
It's your birthday so when better to treat yo'self? And our fair city has more excellent restaurants for a birthday dinner than most. From bubbles to a slap-up seafood dinner, you can have your cake and eat it at these birthday dinner spots in London. Whether you fancy grabbing a big group of mates or simply taking your nearest and dearest, we've scoured London from the top to the bottom to find you a birthday dinner to do you justice. Read on for our suggestions on the best London restaurants for your birthday dinner.
Last updated on 25th January 2018
Set in the former glitzy Les Trois Garcons, Dirty Bones in Shoreditch is a big eats kinda place. Complete with what could possibly be London's most beautiful bar, the birthday restaurant has a menu filled with gluttonous burgers, gooey ribs and dangerously delicious cocktails.
If you're looking for something a little bit quirky for a London birthday meal, look no further than The Dead Dolls House in Islington. The venue has transformed an old town house with stencilled walls, antique furniture and a menu that serves seasonal and fresh produce. It's also a great option for large bookings with their private areas available for hire.
Fancy your birthday dinner with a healthy side of music and dancing? Then look no further than Blues Kitchen in Brixton. Serving up a Southern American style fare, the venue is a great place for a hearty meal before you spend the night getting down to their live bands and big tunes.
Take the lead and style your birthday party to your needs at The Exhibit, a diverse space in Balham. Book into their restaurant to enjoy plates such as confit duck leg and flat iron steak; hire out a private space and finish the night by dancing until the early morn with their stellar DJs.
It's your birthday, so not only do you deserve a sumptuous three-course meal, but also a healthy dose of cabaret and dancing. Proud Cabaret Camden is the perfect birthday spot for a special evening. Sit down and tuck into an amazing show, dinner and dancing until the early hours.
If Quaglino's is good enough for the rich and famous, we think it should be good enough for your London birthday meal. The restaurant is set in one of Central London's most iconic dining halls, the seafood selection is unrivalled and their cocktails will slap a big smile on that birthday face.
Meat people is the perfect birthday venue for an intimate dinner in London. The tiny restaurant is set in a listed greasy spoon, has appeared in a film and most importantly, has a menu full of delicious cuts of meat.
For your birthday dinner, try Kouzu, a delicious Japanese restaurant found in a historical Grade II listed period mansion from the 1850s. They offer bespoke plates like soft shell crab nan ban and a long drinks menu, including Japanese inspired cocktails. To make your birthday that much special, Kouzu also offers drinks and nibbles reception package for you and your friends, which also includes a two course meal.
Osteria in the Barbican Centre has everything you need for a birthday dinner, from home-style Italian dishes using the finest produce from around the UK through to an impressive wine list. The cocktail selection will get your night going as they focus on Martinis, Bellinis and Negronis.
Fire and Stone cater to groups big and small, bringing a fun atmosphere, delicious food and great cocktails to make an amazing birthday venue. Their menu is packed with pastas, salads and pizzas, with the latter having flavours based on cities from around the world – think Cairo and Mumbai! Now that’s a conversation starter.
Get your friends together and get stuck into Balans, where the philosophy is ‘too much of a good thing is a good thing’, their menu is packed full of hearty British dishes and their cocktails are strong enough to make a very happy birthday.
While Humble Grape’s 30 glasses and 400+ bottles of wine might make it an ideal wine bar to visit, their menu – ranging from small plates and bar snacks to cheese and charcuterie and big dishes – it’s amazing to visit no matter what.