The best British restaurants in London offer top drawer service, delicious food and luxurious surroundings. Our pick of the best British restaurants in London mean that no matter where you are in the capital you will never be far away from a reassuring meal out.
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Unit 5, Broadgate Circle, Broadgate, London, EC2M 2QS
(020) 3058 9888
Split over two floors, The Botanist is a restaurant and bar serving British and modern European cuisine and a variety of drinks including innovative cocktails. Downstairs, the Soda Room is a sleek, late night area that has a dancefloor, booths and DJ nights.
Brigade is a renovated 19th century fire station that is now a bar, bistro and a cookery school.
The Fire Station, 139 Tooley Street, London Bridge, London, SE1 2HZ
Brigade bar and bistro offers British cuisine alongside an extensive drinks list offering cocktails, beers from micro-breweries and interesting wines.
0844 346 1225
Chesterfield Hotel, 35 Charles Street, Mayfair, London, W1J 5EB
(020) 7491 2622
Butlers Restaurant is located within Mayfair's Chesterfield Hotel, serving fresh British cuisine tempered with international touches. The menus at Butlers Restaurant range from a wonderful Breakfast Menu, Lunch Menu, and A La Carte Menu, plus an ever popular pre-theatre Dinner option for those pushed for time before the curtain goes up.
Charlotte's in Chiswick is sister venue to the popular Charlotte's Place restaurant in Ealing. Charlotte's Bistro serves a mixture of seasonal dishes accompanied by a comprehensive wine list.
6 Turnham Green Terrace, Chiswick, London, W4 1QP
(020) 8742 3590
The Milestone Hotel, 1 Kensington Court, Kensington, London, W8 5DL
(020) 7917 1000
Cheneston's at the Milestone Hotel offers a fine selection of British cuisine in impressive surroundings.
Corrigans Mayfair features top British food courtesy of chef Richard Corrigan.
28 Upper Grosvenor Street, Mayfair, London, W1K 7EH
(020) 7499 9943
Dinner by Heston Blumenthal is the latest restaurant opening by the celebrity chef. Found within the elegant Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park, a variety of British dishes will be offered.
Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park, 66 Knightsbridge, Knighsbridge, London, SW1X 7LA
(020) 7201 3833
Rubens at The Palace Hotel, 39 Buckingham Palace Road, London, SW1W 0PS
(020) 7834 6600
Located inside the luxurious Rubens at the Palace Hotel, guests can choose from a great selection of modern English cuisine at The English Grill. Offering a combination of classic trolley service and a la carte dishes, guests can watch the chefs prepare English classics including succulent grills, roasts and delicious homemade pies in the open kitchen. The dining experience is accompanied by an extensive wine list including a fine selection from Bouchard Finlayson.
Kensington's Ffiona's is a well established, cosy neighbourhood restaurant offering a menu of classic British dishes. Using locally sourced produce, a typical menu may include steak and kidney pie, chicken kiev and sticky toffee pudding. At the weekends Ffiona's offers an Anglo-American brunch menu which includes bacon and eggs, buttermilk waffles and American pancakes.
51 Kensington Church Street, Kensington, London, W8 4BA
(020) 7937 4152
J Sheekey is one of the capital's most acclaimed fish restaurants responsible for a selection of exciting and creative British cuisine.
28-32 St Martins Court, Covent Garden, London, WC2N 4AL
(020) 7240 2565
6-8 Elliott Road, Chiswick, London, W4 1PE
(020) 8742 0766
Formerly known as Fish Hook, Michael Nadra offers a menu of Modern European and British cuisine made with mainly UK sourced produce. A comprehensive drinks list is available which includes over 200 world wines.
Formerly owned by Marco Pierre White, Quo Vadis has recently been purchased by the owners of Fino and Barrafina. The restaurant offers diners great versatility with regard to the menu, which is inspired by the bygone Grill Rooms of the Great Hotels.
26-29 Dean Street, Soho, London, W1D 3LL
(020) 7437 9585
Sanderson, 50 Berners Street, Fitzrovia, London, W1T 3NG
(020) 7300 5588
The Restaurant at Sanderson is a stylish eatery that offers a delightful choice of British dishes that are led by the seasons. Menu highlights at The Restaurant at Sanderson may include smoked haddock aracini; Welsh rump of lamb; and lemon shortbread.
The Floral Hall, Stoney Street, Borough, London, SE1 1TL
(020) 3006 6111
With its huge glass windows and location high above Borough Market, Roast is always popular with foodies. Excellent British cooking and fine seasonal produce that's just as good for breakfast as it is for dinner.
Tower of London, The Wharf, St Katharine's & Wapping, London, EC3N 4AB
(020) 3166 6949
Sargeant's Mess is a diner and café situated at the Tower of London serving an all-day British menu. A modern and comfortable restaurant, guests can relax and soak in views of the river Thames and the Tower of London.
With a beautiful terrace on the Thames, guests can enjoy breakfast, lunch or dinner tucked under the historic walls inside or out, whatever the weather.
The Shed is a restaurant opened by the Gladwin Brothers. Expect a daily changing menu of small plates that are complemented by wines sourced from independent vineyards.
122 Palace Gardens Terrace, Notting Hill, London, W8 4RT
(020) 7229 4024
131 Waterloo Road, Waterloo, London, SE1 8UR
(020) 7928 5086
Waterloo Bar and Kitchen is a stylish restaurant attached to the back of the Old Vic Theatre. At Waterloo Bar and Kitchen you will find a concise choice of meals that are complemented by a good selection of wines and other drinks.
22 Manor Road, Teddington, Surrey, TW11 8BG
(020) 8977 6333
The Wharf Restaurant is situated in Teddington near Richmond. This contemporary restaurant offers an eclectic mix of Modern European and British cuisine in a stunning location overlooking the River Thames.
Though some are put off by Wilton’s costly fare, those who are prepared to dig deep are rewarded with excellent service and some of the most superb ingredients available in London. Wilton's was established on Jermyn Street in the mid-eighteenth century, so their reputation preceeds them.
55 Jermyn Street, St James, London, SW1Y 6LX
(020) 7629 9955
Temple Pier, Victoria Embankment, London, London, WC2R 2PN
(020) 7836 1566
Established in 1927, The Yacht London is a riverside restaurant offering freshly prepared British and Modern European cuisine alongside an extensive drinks list. The Yacht London is also a members club and hosts regular events.