Favorite Restaurants in London
The first restaurant of the Marco Pierre White empire. The decor and the idyllic position in the middle of Holland Park make this charming period building a perfect place for a date. The food at Belvedere is outstanding and the service is very good as well.
Tel: 020 76021238
Tube: High Street Kensington, Kensington Olympia
Holland Park off Abbotsbury Road SW1
Not your everyday Indian restaurant, Tamarind opened its doors in 1999 and has since become the first Indian restaurant in the UK to be awarded a Michelin star. Has excellent food and service. A stunning restaurant that is well-priced.
Closed Saturday lunch
Tel: 020 7629 3561
Tube: Green Park Station – Piccadily Line, Jubilee line, Victoria Line
20 Queen Street W1
London’s oldest Indian restaurant and the sister of Chutney Mary, Veeraswamy offers delicious and innovative cooking. Good location for pre-theatre suppers.
Lunch : 12:00 – 3:00, Dinner : 5:30 – 11:30
Tel: 020 7734 1401
Tube: Picadilly Circus
99 Regent Street W1
Large bustling restaurant that is stylish to the nth degree. Food is modern British. Quaglino’s house specialties include Chateaubriand grillé, sauce Béarnaise and pommes pailles; calf’s liver and bacon; and a wonderful selection of seafood.
Tel: 0171- 930 6767
Tube: Green Park (Jubilee, Piccadilly, Victoria), Piccadilly Circus (Bakerloo, Piccadilly)
16 Bury Street, SW1
Belgo Centraal $
Belgian beer, mussels and heaping plates of frites are on the menu. This crazy place is great for easy and inexpensive meal. We recommended it just for the experience.
50 Earlham Street WC2
Gay Hussar $$
An ode to Hungarian cooking and wines. All the dishes at the Gay Hussar are rich, tasty, and let’s face it, decadent. Excellent service and reasonable prices.
Tel: 0171-813 2233
Tube: Covent Garden, Leicester Square
2 Greek Street, W1
Moshi Moshi Sushi $$
Britain’s original conveyor-belt sushi bar, this is of five of the Moshi Moshi chain of Sushi Restaurants in London. Each has its own character, but all offer the same fresh Japanese cuisine. This restaurant was Designed by Kaneshiro Yusaku, from Zokei Shudan design.
Tel: 0171-247 3227
(above platform 1, behind M&S)
Liverpool Street Station, EC2
Written by staff for EuropeUpClose.com