The best seafood restaurants in London can be found across the capital. From famous oyster bars to seafood specialists if you are a seafood lover you will be spoilt for choice. The View London pick of recommended seafood restaurants include celebrity favourites for romantic meals out and restaurants which welcome larger groups. Dive in and enjoy the very best fish, oysters, mussels, caviar - or whatever else floats your boat.
More Seafood Restaurants
Angler Restaurant is a destination restaurant offering a menu of British dishes complemented by an extensive wine list. Found on the seventh floor, Angler Restaurant also features a rooftop terrace. Located on the top of the hotel, Angler Restaurant boasts stunning views.
South Place Hotel, Seventh Floor, 3 South Place, The City, London, EC2M 2AF
(020) 3215 1260
Refined seafood dining guarenteed at this splendid establishment in Mayfair.
11-15 Swallow Street, Mayfair, London, W1B 4DG
(020) 7734 4756
The Boisdale of Canary Wharf boasts a whole section on its impressive menu dedicated to their excellent selection of fish.
Cabot Place West, Canary Wharf, London, E14 4QT
(020) 7715 5818
12 North Row, Mayfair, London, W1K 7DF
(020) 3873 8888
Boisdale of Mayfair features a large smoking terrace, cigar club and the Stable Bar.
The extensive menu offers a range of dishes from small plates and rarebits to shellfish and burgers. Boisdale of Mayfair also hosts nightly jazz and blues performances.
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.
Enjoy seafood in some very plush surroundings at this impressive caviar house in Mayfair.
161 Piccadilly, Mayfair, London, W1J 9EA
(020) 7408 2900
Elegant decoration and the finest seafood available at this established venue in Leadenhall Market.
23-25 Leadenhall Market, London, EC3V 1LR
(020) 7648 8690
If you're a sushi or sashimi fan then this place is a good bet for some very fresh fish. Definitely recommended.
218 Fulham Road, Chelsea, London, SW10 9NB
(020) 7795 1900
Marylebone High Street's FishWorks Seafood Café survived the recent economic downturn and is adored by fish and seafood fans.
89 Marylebone High Street, Marylebone, London, W1U 4QW
(020) 7935 9796
This Hampstead favourite is very popular with seafood fans, especially when they take a look at the impressive wine list too.
94 Haverstock Hill, Steeles Village, Chalk Farm, London, NW3 2BD
(020) 7267 0033
J Sheekey is not only one of the capital's most acclaimed fish and seafood restaurants, it's also a recognisable celebrity haunt.
28-32 St Martins Court, Covent Garden, London, WC2N 4AL
(020) 7240 2565
The Lobster Pot is a traditional seaside restaurant placed in the middle of London. Well known for its good food and laid back atmosphere.
3 Kennington Lane, Kennington, London, SE11 4RG
(020) 7582 5556
Loch Fyne is a chain of fish and seafood restaurants which uses responsibly sourced ingredients. The Gracechurch Street venue is located in The City and features an extended wine and beer list.
77-78 Gracechurch Street, The City, London, EC3V 0AS
(020) 7929 8380
One-O-One is highly rated as one of the top seafood restaurants in London. Set within the Sheraton Park Tower Hotel on the ground floor, the menu offers an outstanding range of fresh fish and seafood.
Sheraton Park Tower Hotel, 101 Knightsbridge, Knightsbridge, London, SW1X 7RN
(020) 7290 7101
This cracking spot is certainly one of those recommended seafood restaurants, with 50 years experience cooking up mussels, oysters, fresh fish and more.
57 Charlotte Street, Fitzrovia, London, W1T 4PD
(020) 7580 3289
Quaglino's is an iconic restaurant and late-night venue in the heart of London's Mayfair. The menu, designed by Head Chef James Hulme is a masterclass in European classics with exotic flavours and spices fused from the extended continent, all made using the highest-quality British ingredients.
16 Bury Street, St James's, London, SW1Y 6AJ
The venue also boasts two exciting bars, the original iconic main Mezzanine Lounge Bar and a show-stopping circular bar; The Q Bar right at the heart of the restaurant, with outstanding views of the live entertainment that takes place from Tuesday to Saturday every week. The experienced bar team will mix up your favourites with an exciting twist, while the wine list focuses on renowned European regions and balanced by carefully chosen additions from California, Chile and New Zealand.
(020) 7930 6767
This Italian restaurant on St Katherine's Dock is a favourite of many fish fans, so go and see what all the fuss is about.
50 St Katharines Way, St Katherines Dock, London, E1W 1LA
(020) 7702 4588
Scott's is an elegant restaurant located on Mayfair's Mount Street. The menu specialises in fish and shellfish but also offers a small choice of meat dishes. The decor at Scott's features works of art by renowned artists such as Tracey Emin, Martin Creed and Damien Hirst.
20 Mount Street, Mayfair, London, W1K 2HE
(020) 7495 7309
Sexy Fish is a Asian fish and seafood restaurant by Richard Caring. Pairing contemporary cuisine with cutting-edge art and design, Sexy Fish creates a dynamic dining experience.
Berkeley Square, Mayfair, London, W1J 6BS
The menus showcases sustainable fish and seafood with typical dishes including seared yellowfin tuna with dried miso and wood sorrel; Prawn and scallop dumplings with white ponzu and mustard; and matcha and ginger marble cake with gingerbread ice cream.
An impressive wine list has been put together by head sommelier David Millière and represents both Old and New World wines with 30 available by the glass.
(020) 3764 2000
St Pancras Brasserie
St Pancras International Station, Grand Terrace, Kings Cross, London, N1C 4QL
Head chef Colin Layfield has created an all-day menu, which focuses on the UK’s finest seasonal produce. Breakfast highlights include Rainy Lane yoghurt, spiced Williams pear and John Ross Jr smoked salmon, while a menu available at lunch or dinner features Creedy Carver chicken and leek pie and 45-day house-aged Lake District Rib of beef on the bone.
The original restaurant, designed in art deco style by Martin Brudnizki, now has a variety of flexible spaces perfect for get-togethers and informal meetings, as well as catering for parties of different sizes. New additions include The Glass Room, a semi-private area seating 18, along with the Kitchen Bar area filled with high tables and seating for 37, ideal for all-day working, breakfast meetings and informal business lunches. It also overlooks the open kitchen, making it a great venue for chef demo events.
A newly added private dining room plays host to the first Champagne School, re-imagined as a 12-seater Tasting Room that can also be booked for meetings, masterclasses or parties fizzing with Champagne and British sparkling.
St Pancras Champagne Bar
The much-loved St Pancras Champagne bar is famously the longest in Europe, and has swiftly became a must-visit destination in London, where guests can enjoy the grandeur and panoramic views of the magnificent station. For those looking to enjoy a glass of something special, the menu showcases a variety of champagne and world sparkling wines by the bottle, including 9 by the glass.
(020) 7870 9900
The Wet Fish Cafe actually serves quite a few non-fish dishes, but the seafood there is very impressive, so comes recommended.
242 West End Lane, West Hampstead, London, NW6 1LG
(020) 7443 9222
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
Located close to the famous Borough Market, The Wright Brothers offer sensational seafood at a reasonable price.
11 Stoney Street, Borough, London, SE1 9AD
(020) 7403 9554
This restaurant in Soho is one of the very finest for seafood in London, with a great oyster bar downstairs and loads of excellent wines.
13 Kingly Street, Soho, London, W1B 5PW
(020) 7434 3611