Sample some stunning cuisine courtesy of some of the best Piccadilly restaurants. From reliable British dishes to more international flavours, the View London guide to the finest Piccadilly restaurants will ensure a memorable meal in the West End of London.
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This excellent restaurant not only offers some sublime views, but also a very impressive menu that comes highly recommended.
Waterstones, 203-205 Piccadilly, St James, London, W1J 9HA
(020) 7851 2433
Sofitel London St James, 8 Pall Mall, St James's, London, SW1Y 5NG
020 7389 7820
The Balcon, situated within the Sofitel London St James hotel, is a grand brasserie offering French-British cuisine overseen by head chef Vincent Menager. Menu highlights at The Balcon include braised Devon lamb; North Sea cod fillet, red lentil curry & spinach leaves; and smoked haddock kedgeree with organic soft boiled egg.
Bentley's Restaurant has always been well known in London dining circles and if you haven't already sampled the cuisine here it's worth putting it top of your list. Enjoy live piano and jazz from some of the UK's biggest artists.
11-15 Swallow Street, Mayfair, London, W1B 4DG
(020) 7734 4756
Trocadero, 13 Coventry Street, Leicester Square, London, W1D 7AB
(020) 3763 5288
Bubba Gump Shrimp Co lands in London from across the pond. Accommodating 400 customers, over two floors, the restaurant is inspired by Forest Gump and has movie memorabilia throughout.
The menu at Bubba Gump Shrimp Co has an impressive choice of dishes with signature options including coconut shrimp; lobster linguine; and Dixie style baby back ribs.
Hawksmoor open their fourth restaurant, Hawksmoor Air Street, which can accommodate up to 235 people and offers some of their popular steaks alongside a variety of charcoal grilled seafood. Whereas the other Hawksmoor venues concentrated on steak, Hawksmoor Air Street will give equal footing to some of the finest seafood in London.
5a Air Street, Piccadilly, London, W1J 0AD
(020) 7406 3980
80 Piccadilly, Piccadilly, London, W1J 8HX
(020) 7491 2544
Henry's Cafe Bar is a stylish venue located across from the Ritz Hotel, on the border of Mayfair and next to Green Park. A great place to relax and unwind, Henry's serves a variety of British dishes throughout the day. Start the morning with a relaxed breakfast, or choose from a wide ranging menu at lunch and dinner offering everything from deli sandwiches through to main meals. There is also an extensive choice of drinks including cocktails, classic wines and a wide range of beers.
Classy, sparkly and pricey, Jewel is a dark, elegant den of Moroccan decadence with rich decor and exotic appeal.
4-6 Glasshouse Street, Piccadilly Circus, London, W1B 5DQ
(020) 7478 0780
57-60 Haymarket, Haymarket, London, SW1Y 4QX
(020) 7287 1000
The iconic Planet Hollywood in Haymarket offers a vibrant atmosphere and a menu of classic American favourites including burgers, wings and speciality cocktails.
Based centrally in the heart of the West End, Rainforest Cafe is a distinctive jungle themed venue offering fun nights out amongst alligators and tropical fish. The Rainforest Cafe also features themed rooms with impressive animatronics, so expect to find a range of realistic jungle inhabitants peering through the undergrowth.
20-24 Shaftesbury Avenue, Piccadilly, London, W1D 7EU
The cafe boasts an allergy friendly menu and can cater for different dietary needs for both adults and children.
(020) 7434 3111
No Piccadilly restaurant guide would be complete without this very popular and longstanding restaurant. A Jermyn Street legend.
113 Jermyn Street, London, SW1Y 6HJ
(020) 7930 2707
224 Piccadilly, London, W1J 9HP
(020) 7930 1459
Savini at Criterion is an elegant fine-dining restaurant on Piccadilly offering a varied Italian menu.
By day Savini at Criterion offers a grand setting for breakfast, with freshly brewed coffee and home-baked croissants, languid lunches and indulgent afternoon teas featuring mouth-watering cakes and pastries.
But as the sun sets, Savini at Criterion transforms itself into one of the capital’s most glamorous fine-dining destinations. The iconic long bar at Savini - where Sir Arthur Conan Doyle staged the first meeting between Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson - is the perfect spot for an aperitif or cocktail.
The Ten Room offers British informal dining, all-day in the heart of the Hotel Cafe Royal and in the centre of London's West End. The revival of the Ten Room signals the resurgence of one of London's most renowned dining rooms. Echoing the heritage of this iconic landmark, this elegant space has been both sensitively restored to feature original details and modernised to appeal to twenty-first century sensibilities.
Hotel Cafe Royal, 68 Regent Street, Piccadilly, London, W1B 4DY
(020) 7406 3310
An extremely spacious establishment, the Terrace Restaurant and Bar combines a beautiful listed building with a contemporary dining experience.
Le Meridien Hotel, 21 Piccadilly, Mayfair, London, W1J 0BH
(020) 7465 1642
Veneta is a restaurant by the Salt Yard Group (Opera Tavern and Dehesa) open on Norris Street in St James's.
3 Norris Street, St James, London, SW1Y 4RJ
Veneta is a striking restaurant that features a touch of contemporary glamour inspired by Venice from a bygone era.
The menu, overseen by Ben Tish, is inspired by classic Venetian dishes and showcases produce from the region. There is also a raw bar that offers seasonal British and Venetian seafood.
Veneta also offer a Sunday Feasts menu including free-flowing drinks. For just £35pp, the menu includes four decadent courses as well as unlimited Prosecco or Venetian red or white wine.
(020) 3874 9100
Fabulous Japanese cuisine courtesy of Yoshino on Piccadilly Place.
3 Piccadilly Place, London, W1J 0DB
(020) 7287 6622