Restaurants For Couples In London

London may not be proclaimed 'city of love', but it's definitely got a lot to give to you couples out there. We know it's not always about swooning over candlelight, but when you can we'll let you off with a slap-up meal for two that's the perfect balance between romantic and casual. Take advantage of some of London's best restaurants for couples and discover great food and drink while you're at it. 

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Last updated on 13th February 2023

Sea Containers

Inspired by the Golden Age of transatlantic travel, Sea Containers brings a fusion of the best American and British cuisine to a smart space on the banks of the Thames. The interiors have been designed by creative visionary Tom Dixon and include both an al fresco dining area and a stainless steel bar as the centrepiece. Pop by come date night and pick out something from their range of small plates, sharing dishes and classic comfort food options.


A trip to this spot is sure to leave an impression. Not only is Crispin easily accessible - only a few minutes walk from Liverpool Street Station - but it's also a gawp-worthy venue. Housed within a tiny asymmetric pavilion, the 40-seater all-day restaurant hosts a number of guest chefs for exciting and innovative kitchen residencies.

The Exhibit

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Coming complete with its own cinema suite where you can experience intimate screenings of films from the comfort of their leather sofas, The Exhibit is also a great option for a couples meal in London. Their restaurant area is a buzzing social space where you can tuck into European dishes with influences from India, Asia, Africa, South America and the Caribbean.

Steak & Lobster - Various Sites

With gorgeous interiors and a delicious selection of steak, lobster dishes, salads, small plates and cocktails, these lovely restaurants across the capital are a great choice for couples in London. Take your pick from a range of venues.

Best Iberica Restaurants in London

Fancy sharing plenty of mouthwatering Spanish small plates with your boo? Iberica's restaurants, which are scattered all across London, have your back. From succulent seafood and crispy croquetas, to wine and sangria to wash your meal down, the offerings here are sure to hit the spot.

Ping Pong London

Planning a big night out in the city and want to get a great restaurant locked in? We got you. Ping Pong is not a table-tennis bar, rather it's a stylish and inviting restaurant serving seasonal dim sum plates across its chic floors. Pop in to share a few plates between you while you get a good feel for the cocktail list and theatrical Chinese teas.

Balans - Various Sites

Not only can Balans offer you eccentric sophistication, brilliant British plates and quirky cocktails perfect for your date night in Clapham, Kensington, Soho, Seven Dials or Victoria, but also some stylish interiors to complete the night.