Themed Restaurants in London
If you're looking to dine out somewhere with a little more pizzazz, try one of these themed restaurants in London for something a little different. From sultry, burlesque supperclubs to upbeat Brazilian beach bars, there's a bounty of fun restaurants with added entertainment, such as snake charming and karaoke. Many of these restaurants also double up as some of the best bars in London so once you've had your fill of food, carry on the evening with a few chilled drinks and dancing.
Last updated on 21st May 2018
Floripa, is one big love-in between South American beach bar, Brazilian cuisine and London's hip music scene. The painted walls, plant-heavy interior, up beat music and colourful Angel of Floripa hanging from the ceiling give this themed restaurant a Brazilian vibe. Try their Brazilian street food and petiscos and the delicious Caipirinha cocktail!
You have to visit this impeccable themed supper club in London, by order of the Feasty Blinders. An impressive set up of theatre and dining, join this unique dining experience for a night themed on the hit TV show. And remember, the family doesn't want any trouble now.
Harking back to the classic 50s diner scene, this Soho favourite sets you up with classic Americana feeds and boozy shakes to behold. Expect a menu packed with all kinds of typical American fare, we’re talking all-day breakfasts, piled-high burgers, chilli dogs and yes, that’s right, red velvet pancakes.
If you're after something sexy, slinky, and downright scrumptious in the heart of Soho, it would do you good to hunt out Opium. A secret London restaurant with dim sum on the menu, head on over for an intimate dinner setting and the best in quirky cocktails.
Feel like a night out in London isn't complete without a trip to the circus? Big top inspired Trapeze would have to agree. When you're not enjoying the quirky cocktails or club nights in the basement, tuck into chow the likes of burgers and sharing platters.
Wings, ribs and the best patties that money can buy? If you're looking for an American themed restaurant in London with a twist, you'd be mad to miss the storming chow and impressive bands that Blues Kitchen Brixton boast.
One of those most colourful dining spots in Camden, Cafe Chula takes their Mexican theme seriously. From authentic and humble grub to tiled interiors and stunning margaritas, this is the spot for a taste of South America.
Hoxley & Porter's opulent train-carriage theme will strike you from minute one. Step inside to be greeted by your conductor for the evening, ready to show you to your seats and begin your journey, with shadowy foliage dotted around to add extra charisma. There's great food to feast on while you're at it, with a menu packed full of British classics on offer.
A cool and colourful spot found in the heart of South London (amongst other locations), Cabana is a top spot to get your Brazilian fix with authentic and fun dishes set alongside colourful interiors that are as carnival at they come.
If you’re looking for delicious, authentic Thai food in Central London, look no further than Rosa’s Thai Café. Their menu is packed full of wonderful Thai cuisine, including everything from classic spices to vegetarian curries, as well as Asian inspired cocktails and a warm, welcoming attitude.
We get it; unexpected item in the bagging area has left a pretty sour taste in the mouth when it comes to technology-led, self-service concepts. It needn’t be that way though. Inamo, with its pioneering digital ordering system, lets you set your own placemats, order your pan-Asian treats and book your taxis home at the click of a button.
The Dolls House interiors are a reminder that - with the right attitude - anything is possible. These quirky murals are created using nothing more than a marker pen and a little can-do spirit, making the Dolls House a venue with one of the most eye-catching interior designs in the whole of London. Menus are similarly playful, and there’s debaucherous DJ nights until 4am come the weekends.
Head to Tutto Mare and you can feast on a selection of Tex-Mex and Italian favourites, such as Neapolitan pizzas and BBQ grill food too. And once you’ve eaten your fill, Chimayo also turns into a fun nightclub, where you can party until 2am.
Step back in time to a Victorian colonial spot with Powder Keg Diplomacy. The vintage bar and restaurant is a hidey hole of old-fashioned treasures, from a towering, plant-filled conservatory through to the cosy, wood-panelled bar.
If weird and wonderful were the theme for one of the best restaurants in London, it's likely to be found at Viktor Wynd. While not the biggest restaurant, the antiquity, mermaid skeletons and taxidermy certainly stand out above the rest.
Themed around a concept, and not just a type of cuisine, the acclaimed An Evening Of Meat isn't just serving up delicious and unique plates in a supper club setting, this immersive experience will have you questioning femininity and the power of the body.
From dishes served in cigar boxes to the smattering of unique Cuban art and advertising campaigns along the wall, Asia De Cuba is a smart and elegant dining space that plays on the best flavours that Cuba has to offer.
If you're serious about tacos, there's only one restaurant for them in London, and that's Corazon. Join this humbly decorated but beautifully themed restaurant for the best in tacos alongside a sought after Mexican brunch.
You're in the heart of Brixton and looking for one of London's most charming themed resdtaurants? It's off to The Courtesan. From their themed drinks menu and delicious dim sum, to Eastern interiors and sought-after nights of burlesque, this is an all-in-one that you shouldn't miss.
In amongst the hustle and bustle of the city’s modern dining scene, there’s one restaurant that would prefer to look back in time. Roma revives the 2000-year old traditions of Ancient Rome to cook up a menu of mouth-watering meat dishes, washed down by bespoke cocktails and wines that are traced back to the same vineyards used by the Romans themselves.
Would you be fooled into thinking that The Little Blue Door was just another flat in Fulham? You should be, but hold on just one minute. A quirky spot brimming with oddities, this venue isn't just themed around a unique flatmate scenario, they host brunches, dinners and Sunday roasts that you won't want to miss out on.
The Lebanese traditions run deep at Levant, the handsome restaurant and bar neighbouring Marylebone High Street. An oasis of deep colours, soft cushions and candlelit vibes, guests ease into the comfy ambience and share mezze plates complemented by creative cocktails here. There’s belly dancers, snake charmers and fire eaters galore, with DJs and late-night dancing sessions come the weekend.