Mexican heavyweights Wahaca aren't only delivering finger-licking tacos, burritos and quesadillas, but they're also championing ethical sourcing and reducing, if not eliminating, their waste and carbon footprint. Check out their locations in Shoreditch, Covent Garden and Canary Wharf.
Sustainable Seafood In London
With the rise of eco-friendly dining shaping menus across the city, fish has become the latest food to be put under the microscope. Farm-raised? No thank you. Leading the charge with line-caught, ethically-sourced dishes, these eateries are all making it easier to enjoy guilt-free fish and chips, ceviche, pad Thai and more. See for yourself with our pick of restaurants serving sustainable seafood in London.
You've most likely heard about Hawksmoor but you may not know that the brand's a pioneer in the environmental stakes. Officially rated as one of the most ethical and eco-friendly restaurants in the country, the steak pros offer up tasty marine grub in all their sites, including Seven Dials and Borough.
Rosa's Thai Cafe whip up one hell of a mean prawn tom yum soup, massaman curry and a range of other native classics in their kitchens around London. They're also advocates in the eco fight, working to reduce waste, promote seaganism and support farmers.
Ideally located along the Thames, Northbank Restaurant is a stunner for a relaxing afternoon of classic bites and Insta-worthy cocktails. Knocking up a Cornish-inspired meal and New York-themed sips, the seasonal menu showcases some of the country's finest meat and sustainable seafood in London.
The Coal Shed is a Tower Bridge restaurant specialising in steak and fish. Contemporary interiors make for a stylish setting whilst its ethically-sourced meat, daily-caught fish and hand-dived scallops mean you can enjoy an incredible meal without the guilt.
A member of the Sustainable Restaurant Association, Senor Ceviche is bringing a flavour of Lima to the streets of London. Whether you're looking for a weekday bite to eat, a leisurely weekend brunch or fancy trying out their Peruvian tasting menu, you'll find it all here.
Head to one of Steak & Lobster's various restaurants across London for a seriously decadent feast within a swanky setting. Renowned for their memorable meals, the kitchen's Irish-sourced surf and turf can be enjoyed charcoal-grilled, blackened or in brioche rolls.
Weekday £1 oyster happy hours, famous lobster rolls and over 100 bottles of vino are all up for grabs at BOB's Lobster Wine Bar & Kitchen. Located under a London Bridge archway, the restaurant is a great shout if you're looking for a fun seafood-fuelled evening with a side of theatrics.
Spend your evening noshing on Cornish catches and sipping on exceptional wine within Brat, a Spanish-inspired haunt. The Shoreditch restaurant also gets all their organic vegetables from Welsh farmers, earning them additional brownie points, whilst their use of an open wood-fire grill provides some great table-side entertainment.
Native are making waves with their wild foraging methods, innovative cooking techniques and dazzling dishes. Regularly-changing ingredients mean that the award-winning kitchen often changes their menus to ensure that they serve up some of the freshest British grown and reared food going.
Hidden away within a sleek Russell Square hotel you'll find Neptune, a drop-dead gorgeous restaurant. Take your pick between a selection of the finest British-sourced seafood from their central oyster and shellfish bar whilst gawping at the lush decor.
Situated in amongst Soho's cool eating and drinking establishments is The Wright Brothers, a chic dining spot dishing up responsibly-caught eats. Refusing to sell any endangered species, they also work alongside Cornish fisherman and aquaculture farms with the aim of becoming 100% sustainable.