Solo Dining Restaurants In London

There are so many perks to dining alone, from taking the time to enjoy a glass of fine wine and a delicious meal to getting a prime peoplewatching position at the counter. Long gone are the days that dinner was made for two or more, and luckily our city's eateries have caught up to this. From sophisticated bar spaces to buzzing communal seating areas, enjoy some quality time on your own at one of the best solo dining restaurants in London. 

Last updated on 6th August 2021




This casual restaurant is a top spot for solo dining in Soho, thanks to its casual feel and quick service. Home-made pasta is at the forefront of the menu here, with highlights including red prawn spaghetti, carbonara bucatini, and the fried mozzarella, 'nduja and honey sandwich.

The Cheese Bar

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An entire restaurant dedicated to cheese? That's the ultimate solo dining experience. Found within Camden Market, The Cheese Bar features a conveyor belt of dairy delights, alongside molten fondue, London burrata and a long list of natural wines to pair. 

Hoppers

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If you're eating alone but don't want to be completely solo, join Hoppers for a family-style feast at their monthly Sunday Session. Plates come served on large communal tables, giving you plenty of opportunities to chat and meet others while enjoying delicious Sri Lankan cuisine.

Noble Rot

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This award-winning restaurant and wine bar in Bloomsbury is offering an ever-changing menu of British dishes, from baked Cornish monkfish and romesco sauce to roast Challans guinea fowl with spaetzle and girolles, alongside a truly impressive collection of wine.

Obsessed with all things spicy food? Get your fill of sizzling Thai barbecue at the counter, alongside smoked mackerel jungle curry, clay pot baked glass noodles and slow grilled plaice with an extensive collection of wines to sip wile you dine.