Mediterranean Restaurants In London
Do you salivate over stuffed peppers? Regularly suffer from a hankering for some hummus? With cuisines from the South of France to the Grecian coast, Mediterranean food in London is an many-flavoured thing. Read our recommendations for some of the best Mediterranean restaurants in London and go sate your appetite.
Last updated on 10th November 2017
A Michelin-starred Basque restaurant in Mayfair, Ametsa serves a changing line-up of menus that develop seasonally. Renowned for its contemporary take on Northern Spanish cuisine, Ametsa often strays into Mediterranean territory with dishes like Iberica pork, cod with garlic petals and tuna with fiery cinammon.
At over 80 years old, Elysee is the granddaddy of London's Mediterranean restaurant scene. This Greek restaurant in Soho proffers not just a sumptuous cocktail bar and private dining area, but also a 700 square-foot roof terrace and a 3am late license from Monday to Saturday.
Brindisa in Shoreditch is bringing bags of Mediterranean flavours with its stripped back and simple restaurant. The venue serves stand-out tapas dishes, vermouth cocktails and heaps of charm.
Just seconds away from London's Covent Garden, this popular Mediterranean restaurant was chef-restaurateur Victor Garvey's first solo London opening. Serving up oysters with Alegria pepper sorbet, and Turron di Jijona ice-cream sandwiches, it's the perfect spot to get some Mediterranean flavour in the capital.
Head to Cigalon on Chancery Lane to find Provence inside a former auction house. With food freshly prepared by Marseillais head chef Julien Carlon and his team, Cigalon offers some of the finest Mediterranean food in London with menus updated weekly.
No stranger to the London's Mediterranean restaurant scene, Camino has no less than six London restaurants offering delicious tapas and cocktails. It's most recently opened Bankside location is no different - a great casual dining experience for lunch, dinner and anything in between.
If the views of Barbican Lakeside weren't enough, the modern Italian cuisine on offer at Osteria will evoke the flavours of a Mediterranean coastline. With a three-course set lunch for under £20 a head, alongside their a la carte and pre-theatre menus, this central London Mediterranean restaurant is perfect for all occasions.
This Mediterranean restaurant in Mayfair is the place to go for Lebanese tapas. Serving up traditional Lebanese cuisine, with meat cooked over a charcoal grill, it's also vegetarian and vegan friendly, offering tabbouleh and falafel sharing platters and more halloumi than the body can handle.
A stone's throw from London's Leicester Square, Salvadore and Amanda is a popular Spanish restaurant serving up great food and live Flamenco shows. Brooding and intimate, the menu offers a wide tapas selection as well as more Mediterranean-inspired dishes such as tuna steak and stuffed Piquillo peppers.
Housed inside a former bank, this Southern Italian restaurant on Kingsland Road offers one of London's finest tastes of the Mediterranean. Prawn spaghetti and watermelon salad are just a couple of the mouthwatering dishes to sample in this buzzing restaurant on one of London's oldest roads.