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 17th January 2020


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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. 

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The Restaurant at the Sanderson doesn't just offer delicious British dishes, but a beautiful interior and courtyard to create an amazing dining experience. Using seasonal, quality ingredients and inventive techniques, the menu is populated with classic dishes with a modern twist, while the artisanal cocktails are created by expert mixologists. All of this creates a unique dining experience perfect for any special occasion in London.

Craft London

26 user reviews 5

If you really want to treat that special someone – or yourself – to a meal, then Craft London should be on your list. Their beautiful British dishes are sourced mostly from in-house, and the taste matches the hype. Meanwhile, the interior is a contemporary haven ideal for eating in, while the views on the outside are of the stunning Greenwich Peninsula.

Celebrate a special occasion at Rake's Café Bar located in five-star lifestyle hotel Andaz London Liverpool Street, boasting traditional and contemporary design, friendly yet excellent service and an extensive list of wonderful cocktails and wines. Accompany this with a diverse menu of light bites, sharing platters, hearty larger options and you've got a fantastic night.

If you're out celebrating, stop by one of Tom Aiken's restaurants in Canary Wharf or Chelsea and enjoy a stunning breakfast, brunch, lunch or dinner from a selection of British classics. The fine dining restaurant is sure to make a lasting impression for its gorgeous interiors and equally inspiring menu. 

A stunning Michelin-starred restaurant in the heart of Fitzrovia, Lima serves authentic Peruvian eats in a sleek contemporary environment. Head over on an anniversary, engagement or unique date night as this place is sure to impress. 

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.

From the aw-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 venue that'll really impress.

Darwin Brasserie

28 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, but also classic British dishes and mouthwatering cocktails.

Savoy Grill

1 user review 5

Located inside one of London's most renowned hotels, The Savoy Grill has got special occasion stamped all over it. From their selection of carefully chosen steaks and fresh seafood, to their fine wine list and signature cocktails, the whole experience is designed to give you a taste of the celebrity lifestyle.


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Offering one hell of a view, this stunning restaurant by the Albert Embankment has got special occasion written all over it. Offering a stellar selection of signature cocktails, not to mention of moreish menu of both Japanese and Lebanese eats, it's a must-visit if you're looking to impress.