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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Friendly, welcoming and boasting some seriously stylish interiors, Steak & Lobster is a great restaurant for a birthday dinner in London. With a strong array of steaks, lobster dishes, salads and small plates to choose from, it's the perfect balance of high-end and relaxed dining; try the Bloomsbury and Warren Street outlets too.
With a cellar boasting an epic selection of wine alongside some tasty British dishes, this restaurant is an ideal spot to celebrate that special day. Plus, with some of the best bars and clubs only minutes away, you won't have to look far for an after party.
Cool, calm and intimate, this charming bar and eatery on Camberwell Church Street offers a delicious selection of small plates, nibbles, cheese and charcuterie, alongside a unique list of wines, cocktails and local craft beers.
With an open-plan kitchen, lively music and a Middle Eastern-inspired menu, this Upper Street gem is an ideal spot for chilled out celebrations. Beer is served on tap and dishes are hearty yet healthy.
Yosma is a stylish Marylebone restaurant that is serving up delicious Turkish plates, including hot and cold mezze and whopping breakfasts. Stop by the bar for a drink first, with its retro posters and flashing neon signs.
Perfect for those special occasions, this chic and quirky restaurant on Upper Street has style and character by the bucket-load, alongside delicious plates of interesting and experimental cuisine, and great cocktails.
Perfect for an intimate birthday dinner, this cool and quirky Italian restaurant in Soho offers delightful spaces for group dining, including a chef's table option for groups of up to 14.