Top 10 Places to Eat in London

When it comes to finding places to eat in London, you can feel somewhat like a small child dwarfed in the face of an adventure playground. Everything looks so good, you want to go on all the rides (even the ones that make you puke), but where do you start? As ever, here at DesignMyNight we've done the hard graft for you having trawled the City for the top 10 places to eat so you can find your food stuffed nirvana. North, South, East, West - every district in London is bursting with creative cuisines from some of the best restaurants in the world to just some of our favourites. Go big, go affordable or go comfort, we've got you covered. 

Last updated on 12th April 2022

Blues Kitchen Camden

102 user reviews 4

Champions of all things Deep Southern Americana and of the Blues persuasion, the Blues Kitchen in Camden slam together the gluttony of BBQ foods with the good old fashioned fun of soul, funk and jazz music. However you take your meat: slow-cooked, smothered in sauce or on the rib, Blues are always on point with an almighty finger-lickin' feast. 

The Botanist

303 user reviews 3

Doused in English elegance and conjuring the charm of the countryside, The Botanist is a hybrid of ultra stylish interiors and traditional British cuisines mastered with a Modern edge. Serving dishes of a gourmet seafood persuasion, you can tuck into everything from classic fish and chips to a scallop & shrimp burger. 

Rosa's Thai Cafe has become a bit of a London institution and their tenth outpost in West Hampstead is serving up everything they're known for. Head to North West London to try Asian inspired dishes such as Beef Mussaman curry and Pad Thai in an intimate and lively setting.

Great Guns Social

124 user reviews 5

With a regularly-changing line-up of kitchen residencies curated by Maria Elia, this stunning London Bridge restaurant is a must-visit for any keen foodies. Hosting some of the best established and rising talent in the industry, it's one of the best places to eat in London.

For Spanish places to eat in London, look no further than Iberica. Whether you're in Victoria, Farringdon, or anywhere in between, you can pop by to tuck into tasty tapas plates in gorgeous surrounds. And to accompany your meal? Wine and sangria.