Restaurants For A Special Occasion In London

Birthdays, engagements, weddings or proposals, whatever special occasion you're planning on celebrating, these restaurants are here to do you right. From stunning, high-end dining that is sure to impress with its roster of plates and ingredients, to private restaurant rooms for a more exclusive bash, check out our recommendations for the best restaurants for a unique occasion in London. 

Last updated on 4th January 2022

Make it a day to remember and book a slot on Bustronome, where you'll be treated to a tour of London complete with a choice of either lunch, dinner or afternoon tea. Think unrivalled views and mouthwatering food paired with wines and bubbly.


1 user review 4

With a ten-course tasting menu of sublime eats, Xier is certainly one for the bucket list. Head to Carlo Scotto's Marylebone venture for a journey through contemporary European cuisine and signature cocktails making for one memorable special occasion in London.


10 user reviews 4

Hailed as one of the most exclusive restaurants in London, it's no wonder that Quaglino's is coming up trumps in the special occasion department. Not only can you indulge in live music alongside you meal, book their private dining space for that VIP dining experience. 


22 user reviews 4

What happens if you fuse Japanese dining with Brazilian plates? Mommi, that's what happens. Not only boasting unique plates to impress any and all of your guests, the cocktails, plush interiors and wine list make for the ultimate one-off dining occasion in Clapham.

The Fable

760 user reviews 4

Decked in foliage and stunning gastro inspired dishes, The Fable is the perfect restaurant for a unique occasion in London. Whether you're opting for their private dining option or hunkering down on one of their long tables, this is the venue to suit any and all events. 

Darwin Brasserie

34 user reviews 4

If you're after the perfect restaurant for a special occasion in London, Darwin Brasserie should be on your list. Not only are you guaranteed incredible views out over the city from the sky-high location, but you'll also find elegant British dishes and perfectly paired cocktails.

The Soak

6 user reviews 5

From the awe-inspiring high ceilings to the plush seating and modern lighting fixtures, this restaurant is a real stunner... and that's before we've even moved onto the menus. Head to Victoria for a The Soak on your special occasion and you'll surely have your socks knocked off.

Gaucho Smithfield

36 user reviews 5

Nothing says special occasion quite like a succulent steak at Gaucho, where the restaurant's vibe is just as impressive as the food itself. Settle into NYC-inspired surroundings while making your way through their menu of luxurious Argentinian steaks, with private dining space available too.