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Restaurants With A View in London
We may not command sights over our beautiful coast line, but that doesn't mean you can't find a restaurant with a view, and a cracking one at that. From alfresco spots found right next to the river, to romantic rooftop restaurants with 360 degree views of the city, when it comes to a restaurant with that little something extra, you need look any further than London.
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Having dinner with a view in London just got a whole lot easier at Northbank restaurant. Lap up views of Southbank and the Millennium bridge from their stunning terrace and dine on Cornish-inspired fare whilst enjoying some cocktails straight from the Big Apple. It's contemporary and finished with sleek detail, making for one lovely place to eat in London.
Fancy eating somewhere you can catch site of Big Ben and the London Eye from the same window? Of course you do. Perched on South bank you'll find a somewhere to eat with a view in London that satisfies quintessentially British aesthetics right from the cuisine down to the charming interior decor. Exuding a touch of vintage class about it, Gillray's Steakhouse and Bar is a sophisticated Thames-side restaurant.
Fancy dosing up on dinner next to London's canals? You can, and that's thanks to Shane's on Canalside. Not only a prime London restaurant with a view, head on down for steak, venison, wood pigeon, cocktails and more.
Sitting pretty in Paddington, Kupp is a restaurant with canal views in London where you can drink or dine in their Scandinavian style inside/outside space. With this alfresco sensibility you can still stay sheltered whilst peeking onto the views and enjoy the minimalist interiors that only compliment the menu of simple, wholesome foods.
Not only does this cute café sitting on the ground floor of a 150-year-old Victorian farm house offer a delicious selection of tasty British dishes and local craft beers, they are surrounded by 170 of beautiful grasslands, trees and wildflowers.
London is heralded for its infamous water-side skyline, and there's one restaurant cum pub in the city that's providing top edible fare alongside it. Join Founders Arms for casual British meals alongside the Thames with British drinks to boot.
Aside from serving huge burgers piled with everything from juicy pulled pork to gooey cheese, The Riverfront also has one hell of a cracking view. Located in the BFI building on South Bank, the light and spacious building has floor to cieling windows so you can make the most of the views, while in summer there's plenty of room outside to soak up the rays.
From fish pie through to British steaks, Scoff and Banter Canary Wharf is a quintessential London restaurant that has gorgeous views over the O2 and Thames.
The Docklands host some of London's coolest places to eat not only next to the Thames but also dating back to the early 19th Century. Well, that's the case with The Gun in Canary Wharf anyway. Restored to its former historic glory The Gun is a favourite among city folk looking for a riverside restaurant in London that serves up delicious nosh with lashings of beer and wine.
Found in one of the most iconic buildings in the city, head on up to Aqua Shard as you not only dine on some of the best food in the business, there's stunning cocktails and panoramic London views to boot.
Enjoy everything from breakfast to dinner at Dokke and you can feast on their delicious Asian fusion sharing and tapas plates – all of which are made from seasonal, British ingredients – with a view of St Katharine Docks.
Taking over the rooftop of the new Montcalm in Finsbury Square, Aviary is another hit by the ETM group. With stylish design, stunning views out to the city and both an inside and outside seating area, the restaurant is one of the City's hottest spots. Sit back, sip an award-winning cocktail and watch the sun go down before ordering one of their utterly delicious British plates.
28 West Bar and Grill gets its outfit from the style of a New York sports bar where you can mess about on foosball tables, lounge on sofas and scoff down some big Americana inspired foods. Set in the beautiful Canary Wharf you can make the most of this restaurant with riverside views in London thanks to their extensive outside seating area.