Where to eat in Central London for every mood

Wondering where to eat in London? There’s certainly no shortage of excellent restaurants and cafes in the English capital city. However, knowing where you will find the best quality food is trickier. When you book hotels in Central London, pin some of these recommendations to your list.


Sabor is a laid-back restaurant in Mayfair with excellent tapas. The kitchen is open so you will get a front-row seat of your meal being prepared. Menus change frequently but you can expect a solid spread of meat, seafood, and vegetarian dishes. 

Perfect for: Friends 


With several restaurants in the city, Dishoom is one of the best Indian restaurant options for guests of hotels near Central London. Evoking the Irani cafés which became popular in Bombay during the 1960s, all establishments are beautifully curated with the menu focusing on small, shareable plates. 

Perfect for: Any occasion


This hip eatery overlooks Tanner Street Park and features a mix of indoor and outdoor seating. The menu is based on French gastronomy with dishes changing frequently. There is a separate menu for children and the venue is particularly accommodating to parents. 

Perfect for: Families with younger kids


Fitzrovia-based Akoko focuses on dishes from the countries of West Africa. Dishes revolve around meat and fish, paired to perfection with a carefully selected offering of organic wines. Consider splashing out on the tasting menu for the best culinary experience.

Perfect for: Special occasions

Wulf and Lamb

Head to Wulf and Lamb in Marylebone to encounter a global menu with recipes from all around the world. Do start with a round of bao buns and factor in time for scrumptious cocktails. Offering a 100 percent plant-based menu, Wulf and Lamb is one of the best vegan restaurants in London.

Perfect for: Vegans and vegetarians 

Kitty Fisher’s 

Located in the historic square, Shepherd’s Market, Kitty Fisher’s specialises in modern British cuisine laced with an infusion of Spanish cooking. The environment is tastefully styled and ambiently lit with candles in the evenings, making it one of the most romantic restaurants in London while staying at hotels near Central London.

Perfect for: Date night

The Garden Cafe

Amble down the riverside to Lambeth Palace, where you will find the Garden Museum and this tranquil little cafe. The meal spotlights seasonal produce and light lunchtime options. Besides, the setting is serene – you’ll not be blamed if you end up lingering over a slice of cake or a glass of wine.  

Perfect for: A relaxed lunch

The Woolpack

Head to Bermondsey Street in Southwark for one of the best places in London to eat a Sunday roast dinner. This hefty meal of roasted meat and vegetables with a side of Yorkshire pudding is generally available on Sundays and will satisfy your tummy for hours. The Woolpack dishes up classic meat-based roasts as well as a vegetarian equivalent. Reserve a table at the time you book hotels in Central London; this pub is popular. 

Perfect for: Sunday roasts and gastropub cuisine

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