When it comes to the best gastro pubs London boasts more than its fair share, but these gastropubs offer restaurant standard dining and top-notch food, including Sunday lunch. Displaying quirky, welcoming interiors and delicious food, the best gastro pubs in London have now become destination pubs in their own right. The only drawback to mixing in such delightful surroundings are the prices and the fact that you may be tempted to pack your bags and move in.
More Gastro Pubs in London
The Adam and Eve is a charming gastropub in Mill Hill Village. They offer an a la carte menu of British dishes made using fresh and seasonal produce. Alfresco drinking and dining is available in their pretty Victorian garden.
The Ridgeway, Mill Hill Village, London, NW7 1RL
(020) 8959 1553
The elegant surroundings and buzzing atmosphere makes The Alfred Tennyson a wonderful place to enjoy quality food and drink. The light and airy decor and relaxed feel provide the perfect setting for any occasion.
10 Motcomb Street, London, SW1X 8LA
(020) 7730 6074
The Angelic is one of Islington's many popular gastro pubs thanks to its crowd-pleasing menu of classics with a modern twist.
57 Liverpool Road, Islington, London, N1 0RJ
(020) 7278 8433
The Avalon is the latest addition to the renowned Renaissance Pubs brand.
16 Balham Hill, Balham, London, SW12 9EB
(020) 8675 8613
The Black Dog's food menu offers classic British dishes made with seasonal produce from the local market, butcher and fishmonger.
112 Vauxhall Walk, Vauxhall, London, SE11 5ER
(020) 7735 4440
The Chelsea Pensioner is a stylish pub offering a variety of craft beers, real ales and ciders alongside a food selection of freshly made pizzas. The Chelsea Pensioner also has a beer garden making it ideal choice for alfresco drinking and dining.
358 Fulham Road, Chelsea, London, SW10 9UU
(020) 7351 0422
The Fox and Grapes is a gastro pub in Wimbledon reopened by Claude Bosi. The 80 seat venue offers a wide selection of beers and ales and a food menu of British dishes made using seasonal produce.
9 Camp Road, Wimbledon, London, SW19 4UN
(020) 8619 1300
The Gun is a beautiful gastro pub nestled against the bank of the Thames, overlooking the impressive O2 Arena.
27 Coldharbour, Docklands, London, E14 9NS
(020) 7515 5222
As the first London pub to gain a Michelin Star, the Harwood Arms earns its gastro pub title with a game-focused menu.
27 Walham Grove, Fulham, London, SW6 1QR
(020) 7386 1847
The Hunter S is a chic gastro pub with a 1930s art deco inspired main lounge and dining room. The Hunter S drinks list includes all the usual favourites as well as interesting choices from inspiring brands. Meal choices at The Hunter S are freshly made and include dishes such as beef Wellington, pan fried sea bass and chocolate spring rolls.
194 Southgate Road, Islington, London, N1 3HT
(020) 7249 7191
The Landor is the real gastro pub, with everything from ketchup to ice-cream being made in-house. Very reasonable prices for a delicious home made meal.
70 Landor Road, Brixton, London, SW9 9PH
(020) 7737 3419
This north west London pub provides gastro fare to its gentrified audience.
33 Dartmouth Park Hill, Archway, London, NW5 1HU
(020) 7485 1578
Food is of a very high standard at this gastro pub in Streatham.
13 Mitcham Lane, Streatham, London, SW16 6LQ
(020) 3195 6888
Situated in unpromising surroundings, this gastro pub could easily be passed by, but the laid back atmosphere, varied menu and comfortable surroundings will make you glad you stopped in.
169 Battersea Park Road, Battersea, London, SW8 4BT
(020) 7622 2007
Few central London pubs can offer such a high standard of gastro pub dishes. The food offering is definitely the jewel in this Old Crown.
33 New Oxford Street, Bloomsbury, London, WC1A 1BH
(020) 7836 9121
With daily fresh fish and carefully sourced meat and vegetables, the menu at The Pig and Butcher in Islington focuses on fine, farmhouse dining.
80 Liverpool Road, Islington, London, N1 0QD
(020) 7226 8304
This expansive space, transformed from a downtrodden boozer into a reliable gastro pub on Paul Street, is slightly out of the way of the busier city streets and is therefore a popular haunt for those willing to travel a bit further to escape the swell of the metropolis.
76 Paul Street, Shoreditch, London, EC2A 4NE
(020) 7729 9270
The Rosendale is a stylishly refurbished 19th Century venue, boasting an impressive restaurant as well as an informal bar. With quality food sourced from neighbouring Kent and Sussex, and a wine list to match, The Rosendale is a popular venue.
65 Rosendale Road, Dulwich, London, SE21 8EZ
(020) 8761 9008
The Royal Star on City Road combines a strong craft beer list with its modern gastro menu, with top dishes including grilled octopus with pineapple jam and rolled pork belly with drunken beans and pickled kale.
220 City Road, London, EC1V 2PN
(020) 7253 7323
The Spaniards Inn in Hampstead pairs British pub grub staples with a few surprise twists, such as the haggis used in its delicious Scotch egg starter - a highly recommended treat.
Spaniards Road, Hampstead, London, NW3 7JJ
(020) 8731 8406
This quaint Victorian building is home to a splendid gastro pub serving some of the finest British cuisine this side of the river.
237 Lower Richmond Road, Putney, London, SW15 1HJ
(020) 8788 0640
Named after the famous master builder, this gastro pub is an exquisite venue providing a range of British and Modern European dishes in comfortable and luxurious surroundings.
44 Elizabeth Street, Belgravia, London, SW1W 9PA
(020) 7034 5404
The Tommyfield is a stylish gastro pub that offers a range of rustic British cuisine. The daily changing menu features fish, meat and pie and mash dishes made using fresh produce bought on the day. The drinks list offers real ales and twenty wines available by the glass.
185 Kennington Lane, Kennington, London, SE11 4EZ
(020) 7735 1061
Former Michelin-starred chef Paul Merret oversees the menu of classic British food with a modern twist which you can enjoy in the spacious conservatory dining area. During the summer months the leafy garden plays host to an outdoor kitchen complete with barbecue and rotisserie oven.
10 West Temple Sheen , East Sheen, London, SW14 7RT
(020) 8876 4238
With fresh and seasonal comfort foods on the menu, the White Horse is the perfect stop-off after a walk on Hampstead Heath.
154 Fleet Road, Hampstead, London, NW3 2QX
(020) 7485 2112
108 Fetter Lane, City, London, EC4A 1ES
(020) 7242 9696
Situated in the centre of London, the famous White Swan Pub and Dining Room constitutes of a restaurant above an authentic pub area. The dining room is stylish and offers seasonal British fare whilst the bar evokes memories of the traditional British pub.