Looking for a small, unassuming restaurant with a Parisian flavour? Then you're looking for a bistro. We've picked a number of London bistros ideal for a spot of top nosh in an informal setting. From traditional options to more contemporary affairs, our guide to London bistros will point you in the right direction.
35 Earlham Street, Seven Dials, London, WC2H 9LD
(020) 7240 5142
The Escapologist concentrates on creating a great atmosphere with unique drinks in an engaging space. From the brains behind Adventure Bar, this popular Covent Garden bar offers a menu of expertly created cocktails and high-quality pizzas.
- From the brains behind Adventure Bar
- Located in the Seven Dials area of Covent Garden
- The Escapologist offers twisted classic cocktails
- ...and a menu of high-quality pizzas.
- Partying like it's 1899, seven days a week!
More London Bistros
10 Cases is a modern bistro offering a compact choice of daily changing meals and a wine list to match.
16 Endell Street, Covent Garden, London, WC2H 9BD
(020) 7836 6801
About Thyme Bistro on Wilton Road offers Modern European cuisine plus a fine selection of wines to complement your meal.
82 Wilton Road, London, SW1V 1DL
(020) 7821 7504
Bar Boulud is a French-style bistro from award-winning chef Daniel Boulud. Like its sister restaurant in New York, Bar Boulud offers signature terrines and a charcuterie bar as well as a full bistro menu and an extensive wine list.
Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park, 66 Knightsbridge, Knightsbridge, London, SW1X 7LA
(020) 7201 3899
It may have a grisly history behind it, but Bleeding Heart Yard has a lot going for it today, including an excellent bistro that is authentically French in character.
Bleeding Heart Yard, off Greville Street, Clerkenwell, London, EC1N 8SJ
(020) 7242 2056
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 Don Restaurant & Bistro in Bank is a classy city brasserie and restaurant that’s bustling by day and quiet at night.
The Courtyard, 20 St Swithin's Lane, Bank, London, EC4N 8AD
(020) 7626 2606
Sensational modern European and Mediterranean bistro in Whetstone.
1363-1365 High Road, Whetstone, London, N20 9LN
(020) 8445 7419
Old Church Refectory, 6 Church Walk, Richmond, London, TW9 1SN
(020) 8940 6264
La Buvette is an intimate French restaurant located in the heart of Richmond. This bistro style venue offers classic dishes from regional France. A comprehensive choice of wines are available to complement your meal.
La Rascasse serves a wide selection of excellent French dishes that have been given a contemporary twist. There is also a range of drinks available including an impressive wine and champagne menu.
59-63 High Street, Bromley, Kent, BR3 1AW
(020) 8650 2291
Retro Bistrot is an award winning bistro in Teddington that offers French cuisine at respectable prices. A carefully chosen wine list is available to complement your meal.
114-116 High Street, Teddington, TW11 8JB
(020) 8977 2239