Whether you're after a date night haunt or for some afternoon tea with pals, Lantana Cafe in Fitzrovia is a firm choice. Be sure to sink your teeth into its fantastic selection of dishes, from breakfast avocado poke bowls to mushroom tacos and much more.
Best Restaurants In Fitzrovia
You've jumped off the tube at Tottenham Court Road ready for some top-notch grub - so now what? Don't dive straight into Soho, instead head north to Fitzrovia - Noho to some - for a slicker, smarter space with all the bang and none of the crowds. Steak on Charlotte Street? Right this way. Brunch a stone's throw from Oxford Street? You betcha. With prime Central London real estate and some of the smartest restaurants in town, it's time to get acquainted with Fitzrovia.
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Found right smack bang in the centre of Fitzrovia, Pahli Hill Bandra Bhai is the dining destination whipping up regional Indian delights. Get stuck into dishes such as Chettinad-style veal shin, before heading to the 1970s-inspired basement for unique drinks.
Just a short walk from Tottenham Court Road tube station, The Montague on The Gardens is serving up delicious comfort food, afternoon teas and light bites from their many pretty spaces. Whether you choose their terrace, bar or Blue Door Bistro, you'll be coming back for more at this Fitzrovia hotel spot.
What started out as a menswear brand in the 80s progressed into one of Thailand's most popular restaurants, and can now be found in Fitzrovia. Greyhound Cafe is a homage to Thai dining, done with a contemporary flair; we recommend the hot oil pork knuckle, an Asian take on a traditional German dish.
Not far from Goodge Street tube, Salt Yard in Fitzrovia is serving up tapas and classic Spanish plates in intimate surroundings. Tuck into a taste of the Mediterranean at this central London restaurant, with dishes such as Cornish mussels with saffron and slow-roasted Italian aubergine.
If tapas are more your speed when it comes to the dining scene, then Pinch is a great shout. You can munch on an array of small plates paired with creative cocktails. Hungry, hungry? Not to fret - large plates include everything from truffle mac 'n' cheese to bavette steaks and roasted cod.
Fronting charcoal grilled chicken, spicy tuna rolls, crispy prawn bao buns and much more, Sican is a fantastic Fitzrovia restaurant. Head into their sleek interiors and be sure to pair your meal with a signature cocktail. We recommend trying the wasabi margarita.
If you're on the hunt for restaurants in Fitzrovia, 28-50 Oxford Circus is quite the stunner. Enjoy delving into a mouthwatering menu curated by head chef Julien Baris, which showcases some of the best European fare. Thirsty? They have an extensive cocktail menu for that.
The Restaurant At Sanderson is a top choice of places to eat in Fitzrovia, thanks to a choice of Mad Hatters afternoon tea, brekkie and a British a la carte menu for the daytime. Expect everything from miso-glazed salmon to steaks and sarnies.
The go-to for brunch in Fitzrovia, Riding House Cafe has got all-day charm nailed, thanks to its combination of colour popping interiors and wall-to-wall sash windows. Food is largely of the breakfast variety with plenty of egg-filled options and a truly decadent truffled mac 'n' cheese.
Fronting super swish interiors, open fire cooking and some of the best Valencian cookery in London, ArrosQD is the perfect place to settle down for a meal. Choose from their variety of tasting menus, which include the likes of truffle potato souffle, rabbit paella and octopus leg.
For Charlotte Street restaurants, head to the world-famous steakhouse, Gaucho. Descend to a world of chrome, marble and leather, alongside an Argentine beef menu and wine on tap (helping reduce their carbon footprint).
Pied à Terre is bringing Michelin star dining to Fitzrovia, with its blend of seasonal and British ingredients. For an extra special treat, book in for the 10-course tasting menu (also available in vegetarian and vegan form), with everything from smoked quail through to Orkney scallops.
As one of the best restaurants in Fitzrovia for lunch, DF Tacos Tottenham Court Road is a cool, artsy hangout that boasts a delicious menu of Mexican-American grub. While you tuck into grilled burritos, chargrilled steak, and buttermilk chicken tacos, sip on tasty beers and cocktails.
Situated on Charlotte Street, Vagabond fronts an epic afternoon deal of bottomless wine, but it also happens to knock up quite the food offering. Their blue cheese and ham flatbreads are especially scrumptious, or you can tuck into nibbles such as truffle fries and charcuterie meats.
For some authentic Thai dining in Bloomsbury, check out Busaba. This vibrant restaurant is inspired by the hustle and bustle of Bangkok, serving the likes of chilli beef jasmine rice, tamarind duck breast, crispy prawn noodles and delicious soup dishes.
One of the best restaurants near Great Portland Street station, The Union Bar Regents Place is an excellent eatery if you fancy hearty meals with an innovative twist - think polenta-fried calamari, duck rillettes and cornmeal fried chicken paired with waffles.
Known as one of the most luxe Italian restaurants in Fitzrovia, Circolo Popolare hasn't taken long to make a splash on London's dining scene. Inspired by 1970s Italy, this restaurant is a treasure trove of trinkets, glass bottles and fairy lights. Oh, and pasta twirled in wheels of cheese is sublime.
Modern and historic collide at this beautiful dining room in Fitzrovia. As part of Jason Atherton's empire, the restaurant has also got an incredible food menu and while it might be a little pricey, dishes such as roasted Cornish cod with white beans, courgette and lobster sauce are well worth splashing out on.
Dalloway Terrace has got to be one of the most Instagrammable venues in London. It's worth checking out in real life as the stunning spot changes themes every season, using foliage and patterns to channel either winter or summer style. Alongside excellent cocktails, there's a tasty food menu featuring fondue.
Not only is BOBO Social one of the best restaurants on Charlotte Street, but it also happens to sling out a sustainable, seasonal and ethical take on dining. Along with chic interiors, the venue fronts everything from free-range chicken wings to vegan Thai curries and burnt cheesecakes.
If you're after The Mandrake's restaurant in Fitzrovia, then you're bound to have heard of the jungle-cum-Gothic chic that is YOPO. This fine dining eatery is known for its 'Grammable interiors and oh-so-tasty menu that fuses European and South American dishes, including scallops, tostadas and more.