Restaurants In Central London

Few cities can claim a buzz quite like Central London does, from its experiences and its pop-ups to its shopping. So how about its dining? From Michelin stars near Oxford Circus to burger restaurants in Soho, we're bringing you the best when it comes to Central London restaurants, no matter your budget, favourite cuisine or flavour.

Last updated on 2nd December 2022




Greyhound Cafe

20 user reviews 4

Located just minutes from Oxford Street, this striking spot is home to mouthwatering Thai dishes, friendly service and impressive drinks. The first London outpost from the popular Asian eatery, Greyhound Cafe is the perfect place for everything from after-work drinks to weekend brunch.

Looking for tapas in Central London? From Farringdon to Victoria, you can get your Spanish fix in a variety of Iberica restaurants. What they do have in common, though, is gorgeous interiors and a lineup of grub that'll keep you coming back for more.

Walkers of Whitehall

94 user reviews 4

Pre Theatre and 1 other offer

Visitors to Walkers of Whitehall will certainly be impressed by both the restaurants ambience and decor. As soon as you step through the door, the sleek, simple furnishings and tranquil painted walls gives the entire venue a refreshing feel. Adding to that, the diverse food menu is made up of both exqusite brunch dishes and brilliant dinner treats. Why not sample the Cumin Leg of Lamb or the bavette Steak served with chimichurri at this cosy resturant in the heart of Westminster. 

If you're hunting for Fitzrovia restaurants, ArrosQD is just the place. This Spanish fine dining spot combines fire cooking techniques with Valencian classics and swanky interiors. Better yet? There's a range of tasting menus to suit different budgets and level of indulgence.

Conchiglia

229 user reviews 4

Bringing a tasty of Italy to the streets of Fitzrovia, Conchiglia is a family-run restaurant specialising in pizza, pasta and classic dishes native to the country. Head here for a delicious meal with friends or an evening apritif with your beau.

Renowned as one of the best Greek restaurants in Fitzrovia, Kuros is the place to go for cute date nights and dinners with pals. The decor and music will transport you to sunnier climes, while the luscious menu of mouthwatering eats will tickle your tastebuds.

Isibani

74 user reviews 4

If you're searching for gorgeous African restaurants in Central London, make your way to Isibini. The luxe spot promises everything from jerk chicken tacos to BBQ tagine cauliflower and yam dumplings, alongside beer and wine.

Marsha Soho

108 user reviews 3

For those sustainable Central London eats, pop on by Marsha Soho. Not only does this cool joint focus on minimising waste and sourcing local ingredients, but it also tastes pretty good. Our pick? The crispy chicken burger with gravy mayo, onion relish and fluffy chips. Yum.

Inamo Covent Garden

617 user reviews 4

A trip to Inamo is akin to being warped into the future - here, you'll order your dishes via a sleek digital menu and you'll be kept entertained as you wait by the table-top-projected playful fishes. But this isn't just a techno-drenched gimmick, Inamo serve up some of the best Asian cuisine in London. Gorge on a menu of authentic dishes, from sushi & sashimi to Black Cod in Spicy Miso. 

Quaglino's

10 user reviews 4

Quaglino's is a luxurious restaurant in Central London that offers up a menu of European classics with a Middle Eastern twist. Executive Head Chef Mickael Weiss and his team here are known for rustling up some truly delectable dishes here - we'd recommend the Sea Bass, Fennel Purée, Lemon Confit & Back Sesame Dressing. Having mastered the art of combining flavours, Quaglino's is a extraordinary place to dine in London. 

Haché Holborn

14 user reviews 4

Head to Holborn for mouthwatering burgers in the heart of London. With vegan and meaty burgers alongside small plates and indulgent desserts, there's something for everyone. Plus, the bar can rustle up everything from G&Ts to your favourite cocktail.

Opium

2256 user reviews 4

We'll let you in on a little secret - if you have a good ol' snoop around China Town, you'll unearth one of the best hidden restaurants in Central London, Opium. This awesome oriental eatery serves up a menu full of delectable small plates - think King Prawn Dumplings and Cantonese Barbeque Pork Buns - as well as whipping up some tasty tipples too! All that and dim sum... 

Ping Pong Covent Garden

1633 user reviews 4

Lazy Sumday - All you can eat | and 3 other offers

A hive of activity for theatre-goers just around the corner from Covent Garden, Ping Pong is a welcoming and chic restaurant specialising in dim sum and cocktails (although there's no table-tennis). Make yourself at home in the mezzanine dining room or retreat to the basement floor, the restaurant serves a seasonal menu of bite-size dim sum paired with delicious cocktails and theatrical Chinese teas.

HAPPY HOUR (Mon to Thu 3-6PM)

Only a short stroll away from Piccadilly Circus, Dirty Bones Carnaby has been turning heads with its Southern-inspired offering and fun-loving vibe. The team behind this venue combine mouth-watering comfort food with playful cocktails and serve diners a meal that'll leave them waddling on their way home. Enjoy fiery buttermilk fried chicken, sink a few ice-cold whisky cocktails and see where the night takes you at this fun venue. 

Tuttons Restaurant

2625 user reviews 4

Covent Garden boasts a stunning lineup of restaurants; none finer than the long-standing Tuttons. Situated on the eastside of the piazza, and looking out across the bustle of the famous markets, this is a place for classic English fare featuring seasonal dishes and traditional fare. It's open from breakfast right through until the evening and makes for a great spot to relax away from the markets themselves.

Sun & Thirteen Cantons

13 user reviews 4

Probably one of the most glamourous boozers around, The Sun & Thirteen Cantons is a popular Soho spot for the city's thirsty and hungry folk. As it's boasting Parisian-style interiors, as well as scrumptious vegan and veggie fare from Tendril, you can see why it's so sought-after.

3 Course Spanish Brunch Experience & Live Music and 1 other offer

This Iberian eatery brings a slice of Spain to Leicester square. Head down and tuck into a menu full of tasty tapas dishes that deliver authentic flavours thanks to the super-fresh ingredients and original recipes. Naturally, make sure you wash down all of this continental cuisine with plenty of Sangria. And to end your night the right way, get to hip-swinging on the dance floor!