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 19th October 2021

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

Gather the gang and bring them to Balans, the 24-hour restaurant with outposts across the city. From delicious British plates in Soho sophistication through to a pre-theatre dinner near Victoria, this set of restaurants is great for a casual dinner and drinks.

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

A gorgeous bar and restaurant in Camden, York & Albany comprises of a restaurant, pizza parlour and pub - all perfect for any occasion. Book out their private dining room for a chic function or special occasion dinner, or pitch up for slices and signature cocktails with the gang - they've got a little something for your every need.


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Greenwood in Victoria is a sports bar and restaurant that stand head and shoulders above its competition. Serving amazing food that's certain to leave you grinning from ear to ear, the venue's carefree approach, relaxed vibes and many seating areas makes it perfect for a group dinner. From hearty steaks to flavoursome pizzas and Thai broths, you definitely won't regret eating here. 

Whether you fancy sitting in the main restaurant to catch a sight of the chefs working away in the kitchen or want to book a private room, The Coal Shed Tower Bridge is a fantastic spot for group dining. While there are plenty of delicious mains available, you can opt to just tuck into sharing plates together.

The Selkirk

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Looking for a pub in South London that can cater to you and a group of friends for an almighty, gastro meal in the city? Funny, we have just the one. Notably traditional and brimming with British flavour, head on over to The Selkirk for private dining aplenty. 

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Fancy a night out in your own private igloo? Over at The Waterway in Little Venice, you can book one for you and up to six other people. Not only will you be able to cosy up with heaters and your own tunes, but you'll also get to enjoy all kinds of fab food and drink.

Group dining really doesn't get much better than what Jimmy's Snow Globes and The Refuge are throwing down. This winter, assemble your squad and head to one of these quirky pop-ups for the chance to enjoy steaming hot Alpine goodies served in a dreamy location. 

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.

Arcade Food Theatre

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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.

These spots in Fulham, Victoria and the West End are perfect for any group dining experience as multiple eateries provide something for everyone. Book out a big table for you and your mates and enjoy your meals with a lovely cocktail or homemade juice from the bar. 

Pizza Pilgrims West India Quay

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£20 Set Menu (One Drink, One Pizza, One Dessert)

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.


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With eye-popping interiors, a stunning wine list and some truly delicious food, Mayfair's Avenue is a great option for group dining in London. With a menu of Asian and South American-inspired cuisine it makes for an exciting and interesting dinner out.

For a taste of Thailand that will keep everyone in the group happy (especially with the affordable price tag), Rosa's should be at the top of your dining list. The charming spots have restaurants across London, including in Clapham and Angel.

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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.

If you're looking for a last few drinks to see out the evening then head to one of these great bars. Scattered across North and East London, they've go cocktails aplenty and even a few bar bites to boot.


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For a truly social group dining experience, head on down Sagardi on Curtain Road. The menu here is inspired by Basque cuisine, with a mix of smaller sharing plates and larger dishes from the grill. Feast on premium beef, fresh turbot or cod with Biscay sauce, all cooked on the authentic Basque grill.

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