Should you wish to indulge in unquestionably fine dining in the capital, take a look at our invaluable recommended list of Michelin star restaurants in London. The establishments which have received this highly prestigious award ensure that decadent surroundings, the finest wines and exquisite dining are guaranteed on every occasion. The number of London Michelin star restaurants is always growing so let us present the leading players.
More Michelin Star Restaurants in London
Earning three stars in 2010 and keeping them in 2011 and 2012, Alain Ducasse's London restaurant is ideal for both business meetings and the ladies who lunch crowd.
The Dorchester Hotel, 53 Park Lane, Mayfair, London, W1K 1QA
(020) 7629 8866
The former head chef at Marcus Wareing at The Berkeley has been awarded one Michelin star for his efforts at The Westbury.
The Westbury, Bond Street, Mayfair, London, W1S 2YF
(020) 7629 7755
Amaya is an upmarket and stylish Indian restaurant, with a coveted Michelin star, serving authentic meals using the freshest ingredients. Amaya offers a wine list that complements the flavours of the meals.
Halkin Arcade, Motcomb Street, London, SW1X 8JT
(020) 7823 1166
Renowned chefs Juan Mari and Elena Arzak present the one Michelin-starred restaurant at The Halkin Hotel. Ametsa offers New Basque cuisine, with regular set lunch menu deals.
The Halkin, 5-6 Halkin Street, Belgravia, London, SW1X 7DJ
(020) 7333 1234
Opened in 2006, Arbutus is the brainchild of Will Smith and Anthony Demetre. Arbutus is an intimate dining venue that has a stylish and elegant interior. Seasonal produce is used to create a menu of affordable and interesting dishes which are complemented by a comprehensive wine list.
63-64 Frith Street, Soho, London, W1D 3JW
(020) 7734 4545
Acclaimed chef Attul Kochar's sublime Indian restaurant has one star.
12a Berkeley Square House, Berkeley Square, Mayfair, London, W1J 6BS
(020) 7629 8886
Chez Bruce is an award winning restaurant which deserves every accolade bestowed upon it, including a coveted Michelin star. Expect high quality French cuisine with a twist accompanied by an exquisite selection of wines.
2 Bellevue Road, Wandsworth Common, London, SW17 7EG
(020) 8672 0114
Club Gascon is a stylish and chic, Michelin-starred restaurant that boasts a stunning grazing menu with dishes that focus on the very finest ingredients from the southwest of France. The Club Gascon dining room is elegant yet relaxed and diners are advised to order three or four dishes or be guided by the sumptuous five course seasonal tasting menu.
57 West Smithfield, Barbican, London, EC1A 9DS
(020) 7600 6144
The restaurant with a huge waiting list also impressed the Michelin judges in 2013, winning its first star.
39 Whitfield Street, Fitzrovia, London, W1T 2SF
(020) 7323 1544
The Dining Room at the Goring is considered by many foodies and restaurant critics to be one of the best in London. The Goring Dining Room received its first Michelin star for its pleasing mix of British classics and lighter, more modern dishes.
The Goring, 15 Beeston Place, Grosvenor Gardens, Victoria, London, SW1W 0JW
(020) 7396 9000
Heston Blumenthal's first London restaurants gets a Michelin in its first year, and its second star in 2013.
Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park, 66 Knightsbridge, Knighsbridge, London, SW1X 7LA
(020) 7201 3833
Fera at Claridge's is the latest restaurant by acclaimed chef Simon Rogan. Reflecting the influence of seasonal ingredients, Fera at Claridge's offers two multi course menus in addition to a la carte and set lunch menus.
Claridges, 55 Brook Street, Mayfair, London, W1K 4HR
(020) 7107 8888
Galvin at Windows is a Michelin-starred restaurant located within the famous London Hilton Hotel. Boasting a breathtaking panorama across London, the venue offers food and drinks that match the venue's stunning vista. Customers are invited to sample the impressive cocktail list or tasty tapas whilst enjoying the delightful view from 28 floors up.
London Hilton on Park Lane, 22 Park Lane, Mayfair, London, W1K 1BE
(020) 7208 4021
Mayfair's Greenhouse offers award winning Modern European cuisine to enjoy within beautiful and tranquil surroundings.
27a Hays Mews, Mayfair, London, W1J 5NY
(020) 7499 3331
Gymkhana Mayfair has a grand interior that reflects the the magnificent gymkhana clubs of Colonial India. The restaurant offers modern Indian dishes with tandoor oven and sigri charcoal dishes as specialities. Gymkhana Mayfair has a unique choice of drinks with a selection from the Indian subcontinent.
42 Albemarle Street, Mayfair, London, W1S 4JH
(020) 3011 5900
Worthy of the awards it has received, Hakkasan offers sensational Chinese food served by an attentive and informed staff.
8 Hanway Place, Fitzrovia, London, W1T 1HD
(020) 7927 7000
Proving that gastro pubs can earn Michelin stars too, the Harwood Arms was awarded its first in 2010.
27 Walham Grove, Fulham, London, SW6 1QR
(020) 7386 1847
Michael Jonsson's Chiswick venue was awarded its first star in 2013, and its easy to see why the Michelin judges saw fit to do so.
301 Chiswick High Road, Chiswick, London, W4 4HH
(020) 8747 0377
Michelin-starred chef Helene Darroze brings a taste of regional France to the heart of Mayfair Village.
The Connaught Hotel, Carlos Place, Mayfair, London, W1K 2AL
With an emphasis on seasonal ingredients, Helene Darroze at The Connaught promises exceptional cuisine within a stylish environment.
(020) 3147 7200
Relocated from Shropshire, Hibiscus offers a luxurious French menu in the heart of London. Head chef and co-owner, Claude Bosi, trained under some of the most commendable French chefs and is renowned for his oustanding fare.
29 Maddox Street, Mayfair, London, W1S 2PA
(020) 7629 2999
This impressive Covent Garden restaurant may have lost a star in 2013, but it still has one left.
13-15 West Street, Covent Garden, London, WC2H 9NE
(020) 7010 8600
Launceston Place is an intimate restaurant situated in natural scenic beauty. Its cuisine is distinctly traditional British with a twist and almost feels like glamorous home entertaining at its best.
1a Launceston Place, Kensington, London, W8 5RL
(020) 7937 6912
This glamorous fine dining restaurant in Mayfair serving classic French cuisine has two stars to its reputable name.
43 Upper Brook Street, Mayfair, London, W1K 7QR
(020) 7408 0881 / (020) 7499 1826
Following a refurbishment, the two Michelin starred Marcus Wareing at The Berkeley reopens as MARCUS.
The Berkeley Hotel, Wilton Place, Knightsbridge, London, SW1X 7RL
Seating 105 guests, MARCUS continues to deliver high quality produce that has seen an abundance of industry accolades awarded to Marcus Wareing.
(020) 7235 1200
Petrus is a Michelin Starred restaurant by in Belgravia by Gordon Ramsay. Here you will find exemplary Modern European dishes and an impressive selection of wines that are sourced from France's top vineyards.
1 Kinnerton Street, Knightsbridge, London, SW1X 8EA
(020) 7592 1609
Florence Knight wins over the judges and gains a Michelin Star for Polpetto.
11 Berwick Street, Soho, London, W1F 0PL
(020) 7439 8627
Quilon won a Michelin star for its exquisite South Indian coastal cuisine.
41 Buckingham Gate, Victoria, London, SW1E 6AF
(020) 7821 1899
The three Michelin-starred Restaurant Gordon Ramsay offers fine dining in elegant surroundings. Award-winning food and exemplary service combine to create a memorable dining experience.
68-69 Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, London, SW3 4HP
(020) 7352 4441
Tom Seller's innovative new addition to Bermondsey is recognised by the 2013 Michelin Guide, with one very shiny new star.
201 Tooley Street, Bermondsey, London, SE1 2UE
(020) 7183 2117
This St James venue earned its first Michelin star in 2011.
St James's Hotel and Club, 7-8 Park Place, St James's, London, SW1A 1LP
(020) 7316 1600
This stunning restaurant was awarded its second Michelin star in 2013.
9 Conduit Street, Mayfair, London, W1S 2XG
(020) 7659 4500
Jason Atherton continues to prove very attractive to the Michelin judges with his new venue awarded a star in 2013.
58 Poland Street, Soho, London, W1F 7NR
(020) 7993 3251
Modern European restaurant Texture earned its first star in 2010.
34 Portman Street, Marylebone, London, W1H 7BY
(020) 7224 0028
Trishna London is the sister restaurant of the extremely successful Trishna Mumbai and offers a menu of speciality Indian seafood dishes created by their celebrated Head Chef, Karam Sethi. Trishna also boasts the acclaimed Sunaina Sethi as Head Sommelier.
15-17 Blandford Street, Marylebone, London, W1U 3DG
(020) 7935 5624
Nuno Mendes enjoys his first star for this acclaimed venue in Bethnal Green.
Metropolitan Wharf, London, E1W 3SS
(020) 7871 0461
This Soho restaurant boasts a Michelin star.
15-17 Broadwick Street, Soho, London, W1F 0DL
(020) 7494 8888