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Cuisine
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10 Greek Street
There may only be 37 seats at this stripped-back...
$$ European: Modern European Soho and Covent Garden
 
34
Megawatt celebs from Sandra Bullock to Stella...
$$$ International Mayfair and Marylebone
 
Alounak
Wonderous Persian dips, unleavened taftoon...
$ Middle Eastern Notting Hill and Bayswater
 
Anchor & Hope
Exceptional Brit-focused fish and meaty dishes at...
$ British: Modern British South of the Thames
 
Andrew Edmunds
Candlelit at night and with a haunting Dickensian...
$$ Mediterranean Soho and Covent Garden
 
Angelus
Owner, sommelier and former pro rugby union...

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$$$ French: Brasserie Notting Hill and Bayswater
 
Balthazar
Prodigal Brit restauranteur Keith McNally...
$$ French: Brasserie Soho and Covent Garden
 
Bar Boulud
U.S.–based French superchef Daniel Boulud...

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$$ French: Brasserie Kensington, Chelsea, and Knightsbridge
 
Bar Italia
This legendary Italian coffee bar on Frith...
$ Café Soho and Covent Garden
 
Barrafina
London's top Spanish tapas bar is modeled on Cal...
$$ Spanish: Tapas Soho and Covent Garden
 
Berners Tavern
All the cool cats converge at this grand...
$ British: Modern British Bloomsbury and Holborn
 
Bistrot Bruno Loubet
French chef Bruno Loubet rules the roost at this...

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$$$ French The City
 
Bistrotheque
This East End fashionista hangout is located...
$ European: Modern European East London
 
Blue Anchor
This cozy 18th-century watering hole on the...
$$ British The Thames Upstream
 
Bocca di Lupo
The place is always packed and the tables jammed...

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$$ Italian Soho and Covent Garden
 
Bubbledogs
Hot dogs and Champagne? Shucks! Why didn't we...
$ American Bloomsbury and Holborn
 
Busaba Eathai
It's top Thai nosh at this sleek and sultry...
$ Thai Soho and Covent Garden
 
Casse-Croûte
French radio plays in the background and a...
$ French: Bistro South of the Thames
 
Cecconi's
Spot the odd A-lister and wallow in glamorous...

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$$ Italian: Modern Italian Mayfair and Marylebone
 
Chez Bruce
Top-notch French and Mediterranean cuisine,...
$$$ French: Modern French South of the Thames
 
City Barge
One of the few pubs in this upscale quarter of...
$$ British The Thames Upstream
 
Clos Maggiore
Bag a seat in the low-lighted conservatory at...

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$$$ French Soho and Covent Garden
 
Côte
Where else can you find a cracking two-course...
$ French: Bistro Soho and Covent Garden
 
Coya
London's beautiful and the damned binge on Coya's...
$$ Peruvian Mayfair and Marylebone
 
CUT at 45 Park Lane
U.S.–based Austrian star chef Wolfgang Puck...
$$$$ Steakhouse Mayfair and Marylebone
 
Dabbous
It's a triumph of taste over technology at...
$$ European: Modern European Bloomsbury and Holborn
 
Dean Street Townhouse
Soho media peeps sink into comfy velvet chairs...
$$ British Soho and Covent Garden
 
The Delaunay
It's all fin de siècle Vienna at this...
$$ Austrian Bloomsbury and Holborn
 
Dinner by Heston Blumenthal
Splendid old English dishes executed with modern...

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$$$$ British Kensington, Chelsea, and Knightsbridge
 
Dishoom
Whirring ceiling fans, Indian film posters,...
$ Indian: Modern Indian Soho and Covent Garden
 
Dove Inn
Retaining the charm of its 300-plus-year...
$$ British The Thames Upstream
 
Duck & Waffle
Zoom up to the 40th floor of the Heron Tower near...
$$ British: Modern British The City
 
E Pellicci
It's all Cockney banter and all-day full English...
$ Café The City
 
E&O
Celebs and the perma-tanned Notting Hill brigade...

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$$ Asian: Modern Asian Notting Hill and Bayswater
 
Flat Iron
Premium steaks priced at £10 are the only...
$ Steakhouse Soho and Covent Garden
 
Food for Thought
Covent Garden's throwback 1970s-style...
$ Vegetarian Soho and Covent Garden
 
Goodman
This Manhattan-themed, Mayfair-based upmarket...

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$$$ Steakhouse Mayfair and Marylebone
 
Grain Store
Vegetables take pride of place at French chef...
$ French: Modern French Bloomsbury and Holborn
 
Great Queen Street
Expect a boisterous best-of-British foodie...
$$ British: Modern British Soho and Covent Garden
 
The Greenhouse
Discreetly tucked away amid imposing redbrick...
$$$$ French Mayfair and Marylebone
 
Gymkhana
Indian curry virtuoso Karam Sethi invokes the...
$$$ Indian: Modern Indian Mayfair and Marylebone
 
The Harwood Arms
British game doesn't get much better than at this...

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$$ British: Modern British Kensington, Chelsea, and Knightsbridge
 
Hedone
Only a loony or genius would serve an...

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$$$ European: Modern European The Thames Upstream
 
Hélène Darroze at the Connaught
La crème de la crème flock to French virtuoso...
$$$$ French Mayfair and Marylebone
 
Hereford Road
Bespeckled chef and co-owner Tom Pemberton mans...

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$$ British: Modern British Notting Hill and Bayswater
 
Hibiscus
Two-starred French chef Claude Bosi bosses the...

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$$$$ French: Modern French Mayfair and Marylebone
 
Hunan
There's no printed menu at this quirky, top-rated...
$$ Chinese: Hunan Kensington, Chelsea, and Knightsbridge
 
Hutong
Stupendous floor-to-ceiling views of St Paul's,...
$$ Chinese: Northern Chinese South of the Thames
 
The Ivy
The triple A list spurns The Ivy for its upstairs...
$$ British Soho and Covent Garden
 
J Sheekey
The A-list sneak into this classy 1896 side alley...
$$$ Seafood Soho and Covent Garden
 
José
Rising Spanish chef José Pizarro packs 'em in...
$$ Spanish: Tapas South of the Thames
 
Koffmann's
Set in the swish Berkeley in Knightsbridge, this...
$$$ French Kensington, Chelsea, and Knightsbridge
 
Koya
Is it all the hypnotic kneading that makes the...
$ Japanese Soho and Covent Garden
 
L'Anima
Top-notch southern Italian cuisine in a modern...

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$$$ Italian The City
 
La Giaconda
A gastro-landmark with an indie spirit on Denmark...
$$ European: Modern European Soho and Covent Garden
 
La Petite Maison
Tucked in an alleyway off New Bond Street, the...
$$$ French Mayfair and Marylebone
 
Le Caprice
Celebville grande dame Le Caprice commands the...
$$ European: Modern European Westminster, St. James, and Royal London
 
Le Gavroche
MasterChef judge Michel Roux Jr. works the...
$$$$ French Mayfair and Marylebone
 
The Ledbury
Aussie chef Brett Graham wins hearts, minds—and...
$$$$ French: Modern French Notting Hill and Bayswater
 
Lemonia
Primrose Hill's favorite Greek Cypriot,...
$ Greek Regent's Park and Hampstead
 
Lima
Biodiversity-driven cuisine has blasted Lima to...
$$ Peruvian Bloomsbury and Holborn
 
Little Social
There's always a hubbub at Jason Atherton's...
$$ French: Modern French Mayfair and Marylebone
 
Magdalen
Not far from The Shard and south of the Thames...

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$$ British: Modern British South of the Thames
 
Maison Bertaux
Die-hard romantics and Francophiles cherish this...
$ Café Soho and Covent Garden
 
The Mall Tavern
It's all things British at this charming 1856...

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$ British: Modern British Notting Hill and Bayswater
 
Mari Vanna
This kitsch White Russian fantasy dining salon in...
$$$ Russian Kensington, Chelsea, and Knightsbridge
 
Medlar
What's not to like about Medlar? Sensational...
$$ European: Modern European Kensington, Chelsea, and Knightsbridge
 
Moro
Up from The City, near Clerkenwell and Sadler's...
$$ Mediterranean The City
 
Nobu Berkeley Street
Premier League soccer stars and supermodels...

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$$$ Japanese Mayfair and Marylebone
 
Notes Music and Coffee
Next door to the London Coliseum (home of the...
$ Café Westminster, St. James, and Royal London
 
Opera Tavern
Ibérico pig's head terrine and foie gras and...
$$ Spanish: Tapas Soho and Covent Garden
 
Ottolenghi
Captivating meringue-filled foodie window...

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$ Café Regent's Park and Hampstead
 
Pétrus
Talented chef Sean Burbidge conducts a flawless...
$$$ French: Modern French Kensington, Chelsea, and Knightsbridge
 
Pitt Cue Co.
Everyone's gone bonkers for the American BBQ beef...
$ Barbecue Soho and Covent Garden
 
Pizza East
Hoxton locals seem to have taken up residence at...
$ Pizza East London
 
Pollen Street Social
Jason Atherton (of el Bulli fame) knocks the...
$$$ European: Modern European Mayfair and Marylebone
 
Racine
There's always an upscale buzz at this star of...

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$$ French: Brasserie Kensington, Chelsea, and Knightsbridge
 
Rasoi
Wizard Indian chef Vineet Bhatia dazzles with...
$$$$ Indian Kensington, Chelsea, and Knightsbridge
 
Restaurant Story
Young Brit hotshot Tom Sellers storms the...
$$$ British: Modern British South of the Thames
 
The Riding House Café
Hipster-chic London diners flock to this...
$ Burger Mayfair and Marylebone
 
The Ritz Restaurant
Europe's most beautiful dining room at The Ritz...
$$$$ British Westminster, St. James, and Royal London
 
Rochelle Canteen
You feel quite the foodie insider once you...
$ British East London
 
Rules
Come, escape the 21st century. Opened in 1798,...
$$$ British Soho and Covent Garden
 
The Savoy Grill
You can feel the history in the room at this...
$$$$ British Soho and Covent Garden
 
Scott's
Liveried doormen greet the A-list with a nod at...
$$$$ Seafood Mayfair and Marylebone
 
Simpson's Tavern
The City of London's oldest chop house and tavern...

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$ British The City
 
Spuntino
Moody tin tile ceilings, dangly filament lights,...
$ American: Diner Soho and Covent Garden
 
The Square
Located off beautiful Berkeley Square, this...
$$$$ French: Modern French Mayfair and Marylebone
 
St. John
Gastronauts travel the globe for pioneering...

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$$ British: Modern British The City
 
Sweetings
Sweetings was established in 1889 and little...
$$ Seafood The City
 
Tonkotsu
Bowls of steaming Japanese ramen with gloopy...
$ Japanese: Ramen Soho and Covent Garden
 
Wahaca
Brace for line ups for the fab-value Mexican...
$ Mexican Soho and Covent Garden
 
White Cross
Overlooking the Thames so closely that the waters...
$ British The Thames Upstream
 
Wiltons
Blue bloods and minor royalty blow the family...
$$$$ British Westminster, St. James, and Royal London
 
The Wolseley
A camel train of stars come for the always-on...

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$$ Austrian Westminster, St. James, and Royal London
 
Yashin
"Without Soy Sauce... but if you want to"...
$$ Japanese Kensington, Chelsea, and Knightsbridge
 
Zucca
River Café alumni Sam Harris nails the elusive...
$$ Italian South of the Thames
 
Zuma
Hip, hip, hurray for this ever-fashionable...
$$ Japanese Kensington, Chelsea, and Knightsbridge

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