Retro Food at London Restaurants

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If you're keen to make your next gastronomic experience a nostalgic one, take a look at our guide to retro food at London restaurants. We've selected some fabulous establishments for those seeking a familiar menu in the city so before you venture out for the evening, consult our recommended list of retro food at London restaurants.
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Cabot Place West, Canary Wharf, London, E14 4QT
(020) 7715 5818

Boisdale of Canary Wharf is the largest of the group and features a large smoking terrace, cigar club and London's largest collection of whiskies. They also host some of the world's leading jazz, soul and blues musicians.

  • Boisdale offers a unique supper club experience where
  • fantastic dining is matched with the very best in live
  • entertainment. Boisdale presents a wide range of jazz,
  • blues & soul curated by Patron of Music Jools Holland.
  • Guests can expect world class jazz, 7 days per week.

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Bangers serve large portions of reliable British fare, the ultimate in retrospective food for the city worker.

Eldon House, 2-12 Wilson Street, Moorgate, London, EC2M 2TE
(020) 7377 6326

Battersea PIE Station


Battersea PIE Station offers a range of pies made with British free range meat and poultry, with fillings such as steak & Guinness, chicken & bacon and pheasant with smoky bacon & apple. There is also a range of traditional accompaniments including creamy mash and minted peas and unbaked pies are available to take home.

Lower Ground Floor, 28 The Market, Covent Garden, London, WC2E 8RA
(020) 7240 9566

Bob Bob Ricard


Bob Bob Ricard (or BBR for short) encompasses all that is best about English eccentricity. They serve an all day menu in elegant surroundings, and with a late licence they can take you through from day to night in style. The menu features British comfort food and a selection of authentic Russian dishes including Siberian dumplings and Russian herring.

1 Upper James Street, Soho, London, W1F 9DF
(020) 3145 1000



This Royal Festival Hall branch is proving a huge hit on the South Bank with its range of classic fish and pie dishes.

Royal Festival Hall, Belvedere Road, South Bank, London, SE1 8XX
0845 686 1122

Ed's Easy Diner


Classic American offerings for those looking to indulge in some sinful retro nosh in the West End.

Trocadero Centre, 19 Rupert Street, Soho, London, W1D 7PA
(020) 7287 1951

Parlour Restaurant

Challenge your sweet tooth to the decadent offerings at the Parlour Restaurant at Fortnum and Mason – an ice cream playground for kids and kids at heart.

Fortnum & Mason, 181 Piccadilly, London, W1J 9LE
(020) 7734 8040 ext. 2361