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Seafood Restaurants in London
Crustaceans and critters of the ocean unite, on your plate. Seeing as the UK is one almighty island, it's no wonder we have some of the best seafood in the world, and London is just the place to find it. From fresh fare and line-caught capers to mussels and oysters with champagne, seafood in London is an anything goes kind of game. Check out our recommendations for the best seafood restaurants in London and get that all important face full o' fish.
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From smoked salmon with garlic roasted kale through to seared sea bass and tiger prawns, Scoff & Banter is a top choice for British fish dishes. If you're looking for something a little more central, try their restaurants in either Oxford Street, Bloomsbury or Kensington.
Cute and tiny, Rosa's in Carnaby is a perfect bolthole for seafood after a shopping trip. The venue only has a few tables and serves Thai food in an intimate setting, try the salmon red curry and thank us later.
For delicious European seafood, there's only Restaurant Ours. Not only do they deliver on exceptional food served at the highest quality, this is while exuding a cool, chic atmosphere thanks to their modern interiors of exposed brickwork and greenery in a spacious, contemporary room.
Offering a delicious range of Peruvian and Italian plates, this charming Covent Garden eatery is one of the best seafood restaurants in London. From their range of ceviche dishes, to Salmon anticucho skewers and tuna tacos, their food is always carefully prepared and beautifully presented.
If you're looking for a more upmarket affair when it comes to eating fish in London, Gow's is sure to cover all bases. Not only the perfect location for oysters and champagne combined, Gow's promise only the finest in freshly caught fish dishes from the UK.
If you're looking for great seafood in London and live north of the river, you should head to Islington for a tasty meal at Galley. From oysters to sea bass and more, you won't be disappointed with the selection - whether it's for bottomless brunch, or dinner.
If you're into seafood and haven't been to Roka, are you even living life? This impressive Asian restaurant serves up some of the city's best sushi and sashimi with luxurious surroundings to boot
Fancy Crab is bringing one of the world's best ingredients to London. Serving Red King Crab, the restaurant creates a range of dishes with the renowned ingredient in stylish and swish surroundings.
The beautiful Craft London isn't just about having an amazing view of the Greenwich Peninsula or having a wonderfully crafted interior. No, their food is lovingly and deliciously created using British ingredients, serving up a selection of mackerel, sea bass, scallops and oysters.
Coming up trumps when it comes to sourcing in the city, if there's a restaurant in London that knows about freshly caught fare, it's Shane's. Not only is this canalside seafood restaurant coming up trumps in the line caught fish department, you can snag oysters from just £1 a pop.
If you're looking for seafood in London, you can't go far wrong than Gatti's in Moorgate. Just a stone's throw from the station, they deliver tonnes of tasty Italian treats across their two floors, including a very strong seafood section. Wash it all down with delicious wine from their wine bar and you're in for a treat.
If you've got a hankering for lobster, then look no further than Steak & Lobster, the restaurant group with venues in Marble Arch and Bloomsbury. The swish spots serve up a neat selection of lobster dishes, along with a great meat offering, all washed down with smart cocktails.
Coming in on the high-end spectrum when it comes to some of the best seafood restaurants in London, The Botanist dazzles any and all diners. Not only boasting creative and rich plates, their roster of seafood dishes are hearty, fresh and humble with that added pazazz.
Famed for its vibrant Japanese-style Izakaya, this branch of the popular rock n roll restaurant brings you chilled out vibes, delicious food and thirst-quenching cocktails to Marble Arch