Group Dining Restaurants in London

Some restaurants shudder at the thought of group dining, but these guys? They embrace it. Whether you fancy a family meal in a gastro enviroment, or a big birthday dinner in a delicious Thai spot, this list of group-friendly restaurants in London are great for those who like to share a meal with the masses.

Last updated on 13th November 2019

Looking for a spot that's guaranteed to please all your friends? Then look no further than Arcade Food Theatre, a luxe new food hall offering dishes from some of the city's finest restaurant names, including Lina Stores, Chotto and Oklava. The venue also houses three bars for some pre-dinner drinks and hosts regular DJ sets for some post-meal bopping.

Perfect for group dining in the capital, Steak and Lobster is both casual and sophisticated, boasting delicious dishes form the land and sea with an amazing array of bubbles and cocktails alongside it.

With varied and diverse menus, daily dinner specials and a plethora of delicious fresh ingredients in every dish, Bill's is a perfect place for group dining. No matter how fussy your group may be, these restaurants are sure to cater for your every need.

This modern British restaurant is a picture of elegance in the city. Fronting plenty of space to come for dinner in their open and inviting surrounds, it's an excellent shout for a group meal in London that won't break the bank either. Sample the exquisite cooking, then retire to the leather clad bar to unwind with a cocktail or two.

Royal Oak

75 user reviews 5

Whole Chicken for Half

Perfect for a group dinner in London or a team night out, Royal Oak in Willesden is a traditional gastro pub that's full of charm and character. The old mahogany bar serves all the usual suspects, alongside a selection of fine wines and locally sourced ales. If that wasn't enough, the kitchen offers a handful of classic British gastro dishes, such as beer-battered fish 'n' chips, hearty steaks and belly-warming pies.

Blues Kitchen Shoreditch

48 user reviews 4

Bottomless Brunch!

Perfect for dinner with a big group in London, there's plenty of reasons why Blues is one of the hottest spots in Shoreditch. Rally up your squad for a night of the most tender Texan BBQ, all washed down with a cocktail list that showcases nothin' but the best bourbon. Looking to round off your night with some dancing? Blues brings some of London's leading funk and soul live acts to the stage throughout the week.

£49.90 Corporate Lunch and 5 other offers

There's space for lots of group dining scenarios here, with everything from tables of ten up to private events in the hundreds. Which is perfect, because their menu of classic British dishes and mouth-watering steaks are something you'll want as many people as possible to see.

Apé Hour

Coupling stunning pizzas with foosball and vintage games, Pizza Pilgrims are pulling out all the stops with their latest East London venture. Perfect for all the big kids out there, this fun restaurant in London deals only in huge sauce-stained smiles. Perfect for large groups and team nights out in London, this Canary Wharf restaurant definitely won't disappoint.

Bottomless Saturday's! and 2 other offers

Sitting pretty on the ground floor of this iconic skyscraper, One Canada Square is an unashamedly decadent spot for group dining in London. Head to the centre of Canary Wharf and discover a stylish restaurant and cocktail bar known for its green washed marble and rich wooden interior design. Plates are unfussy but delightful, and there's a mezzanine on the first floor that's just perfect for a post-dinner tipple.


6 user reviews 4

Bottomless Pasta & a Palatino Spritz - £25pp and 1 other offer

This Stevie Parle restaurant draws inspiration from the rich culinary history of Rome, combining Italian and Middle Eastern influences across its varied menu. With the choice to have smaller and larger potion sizes, plates here are designed to be scattered and shared among groups of diners.

Looking for a great place for a group to eat in London? A destination that can account for your hungry troop, and still impress? Then head on down to the riverside as Geronimo owned Oyster Shed promises stunning gastro bites with large tables, and booming private spaces if needed. 

The Refinery CityPoint

216 user reviews 4

Based in the heart of the City of London, the Refinery is an all-day restaurant and bar that promises to fit whatever mood you might be in. Fitting in with its sister venues in the Drake and Morgan family, the venue boasts an all-day menu of comfort food treats and offers a cocktail and drinks list that's capable of competing with any in London.

Set yourself up in Kensington, Canary Wharf, Oxford Street or Bloomsbury as Scoff & Banter provide excellent group dining options in a restored old building. With menus that include afternoon tea, vegan and traditional British, there's something to please everyone.

Head to Pho for delicious, authentic Vietnamese cuisine, with sites from Wimbledon to Oxford Circus and beyond. Offering something for everyone, it's menu boasts classic street food dishes alongside healthy, vegan and vegetarian options. 

The Lighterman

2 user reviews 5

New Years Eve - Champagne Offer

Part of the huge facelift that Kings Cross has recently undergone, The Lighterman is a stunning modern venue boasting all-day dining and a huge list of cocktails. The picturesque waterside views here make this the perfect place for a special occasion, with plenty of private hire options for larger events.

The Piano Works Farringdon

1133 user reviews 4

Champagne & Cocktail Hour and 6 other offers

The Piano Works is London's only non-stop live music venue, where the pianist-led band plays nothing but a setlist of songs requested by the audience themselves. It makes for a great night out, especially when the band launches into songs requested by you. Book a table for dinner and drinks and revel in the bustling atmosphere, it's perfect for those looking for a restaurant, bar and party spirit all under one roof.

Voodoo Rays Peckham

6 user reviews 5

2 Unlimited

Trying to please everyone can be a tricky ordeal, so swing by Voodoo Rays and let everyone have a slice of the action as they tuck into giant slices of NYC-style pizza. Choose between meaty, veggie and vegan options with refreshing cocktails, frozen margaritas and craft brews available behind the bar. 


222 user reviews 4

Forge brings a touch of industrial opulence to a popular site close to Bank. Serving up a handpicked selection of roasted meats and seasonal specialties, this is a buzzing restaurant characterised by its stripped brickwork and luxe leather booths. Bring your crew and settle in for a gluttonous feast - there's plenty on offer when it comes to booze and a late night party that goes until 3am (Wed-Fri) if you're looking to make it a late one.

Pasta Remoli is bringing all sorts of deliciousness to London, from west to north. Round up all your mates and head to this group-friendly restaurant for homemade pasta that can be customised any way you like, right down to the cheese on top.

BabaBoom Battersea

486 user reviews 5

Bababoom is the ideal place to go when eating with friends. Not only do they have some cheeky offers to make it even more affordable, just one whiff from their Battersea and Islington kitchens and you'll instantly fall in love. It's hard not when they are offering delicious Persian flatbreads topped with charcoal grilled meats and punchy vegetables, all sourced from quality British produce.

The Driver

285 user reviews 5

The Driver is a boutique venue fusing modern elegance with timeless style, and offering a different vibe on each of their five impressive storeys. You'll find the elegant dining room on the first floor, where groups gather at tables to tuck into delicacies like the British Sirlon Steak, classic beer battered fish & chips and catch of the day fishcakes.

Primed to host everything from birthday groups to hen parties, date nights to groups of mates, the Haymarket Kitchen is a slick and contemporary restaurant that forms part of Tiger Tiger in the West End. Come this way for a feast to get the night started just right; this one serves a unique and international menu with a prized choice of cocktails for company.