Guardian & Observer Restaurant Reviews
Zucca is one of Guardian & Observer Restaurant Reviews.

1. Zucca

184 Bermondsey St, London, Greater London
Italian Restaurant · Bermondsey · 53 tips and reviews

The GuardianThe Guardian: "Hard on the heels of a good Italian in north London comes a restaurant worth crossing the river for..." Read more.

Vanilla Black is one of Guardian & Observer Restaurant Reviews.

2. Vanilla Black

7.9
17-18 Tooks Ct, London, Greater London
Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant · City of London · 23 tips and reviews

The GuardianThe Guardian: "For our critic, vegetarian food was something to be endured rather than enjoyed. But not any more..." Read more.

Chilli Cool is one of Guardian & Observer Restaurant Reviews.

3. Chilli Cool

7.8
16 Leigh St, St Pancras, Greater London
Szechuan Restaurant · 32 tips and reviews

The GuardianThe Guardian: "If you're a fan of Sichuan-style 'nose-to-tail' eating, Chilli Cool may just set your tastebuds on fire..." Read more.

Dishoom is one of Guardian & Observer Restaurant Reviews.

4. Dishoom

9.5
12 Upper St Martin’s Ln, London, Greater London
Indian Restaurant · 462 tips and reviews

The GuardianThe Guardian: "If you want a slice of old Bombay you won't find it at Dishoom. But that doesn't stop it pulling the crowds…" Read more.

Koffmann's is one of Guardian & Observer Restaurant Reviews.

5. Koffmann's

8.4
The Berkeley Hotel, Wilton Place, London, Greater London
French Restaurant · Knightsbridge and Belgravia · 24 tips and reviews

The GuardianThe Guardian: With Pierre Koffmann at the stove and Simon Hopkinson at the table, it was always going to be a lunch to remember... Read more.

Gauthier Soho is one of Guardian & Observer Restaurant Reviews.

6. Gauthier Soho

7.9
21 Romilly St., London, Greater London
French Restaurant · Soho · 27 tips and reviews

The GuardianThe Guardian: "Our new critic tucks into some seriously good French fare in Soho, but wonders if the chef could do with lightening up just a bit..." Read more.

Redhook is one of Guardian & Observer Restaurant Reviews.

7. Redhook

89-90 Turnmill St, London, Greater London
Seafood Restaurant · Clerkenwell · 18 tips and reviews

The GuardianThe Guardian: "Inspired by Manhattan steak houses, Redhook looks the part but needs an X Factor tune-up..." Read more.

Shaka Zulu is one of Guardian & Observer Restaurant Reviews.

8. Shaka Zulu

6.8
Stables Market, Chalk Farm Rd, Chalk Farm, Greater London
African Restaurant · Primrose Hill · 61 tips and reviews

The GuardianThe Guardian: "Our critic ventures into a vast, over-the-top South African-themed restaurant in Camden. What could possibly go wrong?..." Read more.

Platform Bar & Restaurant is one of Guardian & Observer Restaurant Reviews.

9. Platform Bar & Restaurant

56-58 Tooley St., London, Greater London
Gastropub · Riverside · 20 tips and reviews

The GuardianThe Guardian: "Restaurants near stations are usually dead-end affairs, but the meat at Platform makes the trip worthwhile..." Read more.

Draft House Tower Bridge is one of Guardian & Observer Restaurant Reviews.

10. Draft House Tower Bridge

8.6
206-208 Tower Bridge Rd (at Queen Elizabeth St), Bermondsey, Greater London
Gastropub · Riverside · 81 tips and reviews

The GuardianThe Guardian: "There's a beer for everyone at the Draft House – even one for people who don't like real ale..." Read more.

Enoteca Turi is one of Guardian & Observer Restaurant Reviews.

11. Enoteca Turi

7.3
87 Pimlico Rd, London, Greater London
Italian Restaurant · City of Westminster · 17 tips and reviews

The GuardianThe Guardian: "You know that feeling you have when you can tell a restaurant is run right, the sense that you know you will be looked after? You have that feeling here..." Read more.

The Canton Arms is one of Guardian & Observer Restaurant Reviews.

12. The Canton Arms

8.2
177 South Lambeth Rd, London, Greater London
Gastropub · Stockwell · 33 tips and reviews

The GuardianThe Guardian: "A south London pub with a dodgy past may not be the first place you'd look for culinary fireworks. But then you'd be missing out..." Read more.

Ba Shan is one of Guardian & Observer Restaurant Reviews.

13. Ba Shan

7.4
24 Romilly St, Soho, Greater London
Hunan Restaurant · 28 tips and reviews

The GuardianThe Guardian: "Jay thinks the Hunanese food at Bashan is great, and will take on anyone who says otherwise…..." Read more.

Polpetto is one of Guardian & Observer Restaurant Reviews.

14. Polpetto

49 Dean St., London, Greater London
Italian Restaurant · Soho · 15 tips and reviews

The GuardianThe Guardian: "Small plates are trendy, but are they any good? Our critic finds out at one of Soho's newest Italians..." Read more.

Brasserie & Wine Bar Toulouse Lautrec is one of Guardian & Observer Restaurant Reviews.

15. Brasserie & Wine Bar Toulouse Lautrec

8.6
140 Newington Butts, London, Greater London
French Restaurant · London · 29 tips and reviews

The GuardianThe Guardian: "French cooking, a charismatic owner and a jazz jam night light up an unloved corner of south London..." Read more.

Hawksmoor Seven Dials is one of Guardian & Observer Restaurant Reviews.

16. Hawksmoor Seven Dials

9.4
11 Langley St (at Shelton St), London, Greater London
Steakhouse · City of Westminster · 249 tips and reviews

The GuardianThe Guardian: "A place that continues the long tradition of the British steakhouse, though with a big difference – unlike its predecessors, Hawksmoor does it well.." Read more.

Wright Brothers is one of Guardian & Observer Restaurant Reviews.

17. Wright Brothers

8.9
13 Kingly St, Soho, Greater London
Seafood Restaurant · 65 tips and reviews

The GuardianThe Guardian: "The oysters were good, but poor service and erratic pricing will stop Wright Brothers from taking flight.." Read more.

Les Deux Salons is one of Guardian & Observer Restaurant Reviews.

18. Les Deux Salons

7.9
40-42 William IV St, London, Greater London
French Restaurant · City of Westminster · 42 tips and reviews

The GuardianThe Guardian: "It takes guts to model your place on the classic Parisian brasserie. And it takes even more guts to open it in the centre of London. Can Les Deux Salons pull it off?..." Read more.

Morito is one of Guardian & Observer Restaurant Reviews.

19. Morito

9.1
32 Exmouth Market (Roseberry Ave), London, Greater London
Tapas Restaurant · Clerkenwell · 77 tips and reviews

The GuardianThe Guardian: "The brains behind Moro have opened a tapas bar next door. With a big brother like that, it has a lot to live up to..." Read more.

Lahore Kebab House is one of Guardian & Observer Restaurant Reviews.

20. Lahore Kebab House

7.2
668 Streatham High Road, London, Greater London
Pakistani Restaurant · Norbury · 5 tips and reviews

The GuardianThe Guardian: "When a kebab house with an illustrious history opens a branch near your home, it's pointless to resist.." Read more.

Barbecoa is one of Guardian & Observer Restaurant Reviews.

21. Barbecoa

8.7
20 New Change Passage, London, Greater London
BBQ Joint · City of London · 138 tips and reviews

The GuardianThe Guardian: "What with all the books, magazines, TV, charity work etc, it's easy to forget that Jamie Oliver is first and foremost a cook. So is his latest venture, a US-style barbecue joint, another winner?..." Read more.

Little Italy is one of Guardian & Observer Restaurant Reviews.

22. Little Italy

6.5
21 Frith St, Soho, Greater London
Italian Restaurant · 21 tips and reviews

The GuardianThe Guardian: Elena Salvoni, a 90-year-old maître d', serves up solid Italian fare and lavish portions of old Soho nostalgia..." Read more.

Koya is one of Guardian & Observer Restaurant Reviews.

23. Koya

49 Frith St, Soho, Greater London
Noodle House · 143 tips and reviews

The GuardianThe Guardian: "There's a lot to be said for sticking to what you're good at – and this tiny Japanese place is very good at making noodles indeed..." Read more.

The Dock Kitchen is one of Guardian & Observer Restaurant Reviews.

24. The Dock Kitchen

8.0
Portobello Docks (342-344 Ladbroke Grove), London, Greater London
Gastropub · Golborne · 29 tips and reviews

The GuardianThe Guardian: "It's one thing to have an impressive rep as a cook (not to mention friends in high places). But it's quite another to be able to keep that up day in, day out..." Read more.

Chabrot Bistrot D'ami is one of Guardian & Observer Restaurant Reviews.

25. Chabrot Bistrot D'ami

7.8
9 Knightsbridge Green, Kensington, Greater London
French Restaurant · Knightsbridge and Belgravia · 12 tips and reviews

The GuardianThe Guardian: "It may be opposite Heston's new multi-million palace, but Chabrot holds its own with classic French cooking..." Read more.

Dinner by Heston Blumenthal is one of Guardian & Observer Restaurant Reviews.

26. Dinner by Heston Blumenthal

9.3
Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park (66 Knightsbridge), London, Greater London
Molecular Gastronomy Restaurant · Knightsbridge and Belgravia · 152 tips and reviews

The GuardianThe Guardian: "It's been the most anticipated openings of recent years, but Heston Blumenthal's Dinner delights on every level..." Read more.

North Road is one of Guardian & Observer Restaurant Reviews.

27. North Road

69-73 St John St, Clerkenwell, Greater London
Scandinavian Restaurant · Clerkenwell · 12 tips and reviews

The GuardianThe Guardian: "Nordic cuisine is the latest big thing in the food world – but can its mix of foraged and, to us, eccentric ingredients possibly work in the centre of London?..." Read more.

Opera Tavern is one of Guardian & Observer Restaurant Reviews.

28. Opera Tavern

9.1
23 Catherine St (Tavistock St), London, Greater London
Tapas Restaurant · Covent G · 74 tips and reviews

The GuardianThe Guardian: "The brains behind two of London's most successful tapas joints have done up a pub in theatreland. Can they pull off a hat-trick?..." Read more.

Cafe East is one of Guardian & Observer Restaurant Reviews.

29. Cafe East

8.2
100 Redriff Row (Surrey Quays Leisure Park), London, Greater London
Vietnamese Restaurant · Surrey Docks · 78 tips and reviews

The GuardianThe Guardian: "Cheap, fresh and delicious… bowls of steaming broth at a Vietnamese café will cure the most dogged of hangovers.." Read more.

Nopi is one of Guardian & Observer Restaurant Reviews.

30. Nopi

9.2
21-22 Warwick St, London, Greater London
Mediterranean Restaurant · Soho · 133 tips and reviews

The GuardianThe Guardian: "With its white tiles and gold trim, Yotam Ottolenghi's Nopi is like a glitzy bathroom – with fabulous food on tap.." Read more.

Fox & Grapes is one of Guardian & Observer Restaurant Reviews.

31. Fox & Grapes

6.3
9 Camp Rd, Greater London, Greater London
Hotel · Village · 11 tips and reviews

The GuardianThe Guardian: "What do you get when one of the country's top chefs takes over an old London inn?..." Read more.

Kaosarn is one of Guardian & Observer Restaurant Reviews.

32. Kaosarn

8.7
Brixton Village (Coldharbour Ln), Brixton, Greater London
Thai Restaurant · 38 tips and reviews

The GuardianThe Guardian: "A family-run Thai restaurant is quietly making a name for itself in bustling Brixton..." Read more.

Pollen Street Social is one of Guardian & Observer Restaurant Reviews.

33. Pollen Street Social

9.3
8-10 Pollen St, Mayfair, Greater London
English Restaurant · Mayfair · 74 tips and reviews

The GuardianThe Guardian: "Jason Atherton's first post-Ramsay venture is fun, informal and customer-friendly. It's the polar opposite of what we've come to expect of 'fine dining'. And it's also properly brilliant..." Read more.

Spuntino is one of Guardian & Observer Restaurant Reviews.

34. Spuntino

8.9
61 Rupert St, Soho, Greater London
American Restaurant · 174 tips and reviews

The GuardianThe Guardian: "Been on the bottle? Then take your hangover to Spuntino's for London's best Brooklyn diner..." Read more.

The Gilbert Scott is one of Guardian & Observer Restaurant Reviews.

35. The Gilbert Scott

8.2
St. Pancras Renaissance Hotel (Euston Rd), London, Greater London
English Restaurant · 48 tips and reviews

The GuardianThe Guardian: "A new Marcus Wareing joint was always going to be a big deal, but this grand location makes it even more special..." Read more.

St John Hotel Restaurant is one of Guardian & Observer Restaurant Reviews.

36. St John Hotel Restaurant

7.0
1-2 Leicester St., London, Greater London
Restaurant · Leicester Square · 17 tips and reviews

The GuardianThe Guardian: "Fergus Henderson's new venture in London was packed with chefs. But too many cooks didn't spoil the broth..." Read more.

The Riding House Café is one of Guardian & Observer Restaurant Reviews.

37. The Riding House Café

8.7
43-51 Great Titchfield St, London, Greater London
Café · West End · 217 tips and reviews

The GuardianThe Guardian: "Fergus Henderson's new venture in London was packed with chefs. But too many cooks didn't spoil the broth..." Read more.

Circus is one of Guardian & Observer Restaurant Reviews.

38. Circus

8.4
27-29 Endell St, London, Greater London
Cocktail Bar · Holborn and Covent Garden · 41 tips and reviews

The GuardianThe Guardian: "There's nothing wrong with dinner and a show, but at Circus the food deserves a chorus of boos and jeers..." Read more.

Quince is one of Guardian & Observer Restaurant Reviews.

39. Quince

8.0
Stratton St., City of Westminster, Greater London
Middle Eastern Restaurant · Mayfair · 10 tips and reviews

The GuardianThe Guardian: "Silvena Rowe, the self-proclaimed 'authority on modern eastern Mediterranean food', has opened her first restaurant in a swish Mayfair hotel. Does her cooking live up to the hype?.." Read more.

Red Dog Saloon is one of Guardian & Observer Restaurant Reviews.

40. Red Dog Saloon

7.2
37 Hoxton Sq, Hoxton, Greater London
BBQ Joint · 138 tips and reviews

The GuardianThe Guardian: "Despite high hopes, Hoxton's new barbecue restaurant is seriously lacking bite – and barbecue..." Read more.

The Modern Pantry is one of Guardian & Observer Restaurant Reviews.

41. The Modern Pantry

8.4
48 St John's Sq (Clerkenwell Rd), Clerkenwell, Greater London
Modern European Restaurant · Clerkenwell · 145 tips and reviews

The GuardianThe Guardian: "A global menu all too often ends up as a mess on the plate. But the Modern Pantry makes it a virtue..." Read more.

Medlar Restaurant is one of Guardian & Observer Restaurant Reviews.

42. Medlar Restaurant

9.1
438 Kings Rd, Kensington, Greater London
Restaurant · Chelsea · 21 tips and reviews

The GuardianThe Guardian: "Why can't all neighbourhood joints hit the ground running quite so smoothly as this one?..." Read more.

Pitt Cue Co is one of Guardian & Observer Restaurant Reviews.

43. Pitt Cue Co

1 Newburgh St, Soho, Greater London
BBQ Joint · 150 tips and reviews

The GuardianThe Guardian: "Food carts are all the rage nowadays (no, we don't mean dodgy burger vans), but are they really worth making a song and dance about?" Read more.

The Restaurant At Royal Academy Of Arts is one of Guardian & Observer Restaurant Reviews.

44. The Restaurant At Royal Academy Of Arts

Burlington House (Piccadilly), London, Greater London
Restaurant · Mayfair · 3 tips and reviews

The GuardianThe Guardian: "Amid the bronzes, murals and ladies in hats, the Royal Academy restaurant manages to make dinner into a fine art..." Read more.

The Crooked Well is one of Guardian & Observer Restaurant Reviews.

45. The Crooked Well

8.5
16 Grove Ln., Camberwell, Greater London
Gastropub · Southwark · 29 tips and reviews

The GuardianThe Guardian: "With its urban-rustic food and cool interior, the Crooked Well is Boho London at its knowing best..." Read more.

Manchurian Legends is one of Guardian & Observer Restaurant Reviews.

46. Manchurian Legends

6.2
12 Macclesfield St (Lisle St), Chinatown, Greater London
Manchu Restaurant · 26 tips and reviews

The GuardianThe Guardian: "Chinatown's latest eaterie has a menu that is white hot – just avoid mixing with polite society afterwards…" Read more.

Roganic is one of Guardian & Observer Restaurant Reviews.

47. Roganic

19 Blandford St., London, Greater London
Restaurant · Marylebone · 8 tips and reviews

The GuardianThe Guardian: "Cumbria's finest of fine dining establishments has set up temporary shop in London. Does its foraged food shtick work in the capital?..." Read more.

Hedone is one of Guardian & Observer Restaurant Reviews.

48. Hedone

7.5
301-303 Chiswick High Rd, Chiswick, Greater London
French Restaurant · Chiswick · 15 tips and reviews

The GuardianThe Guardian: "What happens when an ingredient-obsessed blogger decides to open his own restaurant?..." Read more.

Bistro Du Vin is one of Guardian & Observer Restaurant Reviews.

49. Bistro Du Vin

36 Dean St., London, Greater London
French Restaurant · Soho · 7 tips and reviews

The GuardianThe Guardian: "For years Bistro du Vin has had a place in Jay's heart. But high prices and gloomy cooking means it's all over.." Read more.

Brunswick House Cafe is one of Guardian & Observer Restaurant Reviews.

50. Brunswick House Cafe

8.0
30 Wandsworth Rd., Vauxhall, Greater London
Café · Vauxhall · 33 tips and reviews

The GuardianThe Guardian: "It may be housed in an architectural salvage shop in a Georgian building, but there's nothing old-fashioned about the food this cafe is putting on the plate..." Read more.

Bread Street Kitchen is one of Guardian & Observer Restaurant Reviews.

51. Bread Street Kitchen

8.0
10 Bread St, London, Greater London
Restaurant · City of London · 98 tips and reviews

The GuardianThe Guardian: "Ramsay's latest may be big, brash and bold. But the penthouse pricing and pedestrian cooking are a letdown..." Read more.

The Abbeville Kitchen is one of Guardian & Observer Restaurant Reviews.

52. The Abbeville Kitchen

7.8
47 Abbeville Rd., London, Greater London
Restaurant · Clapham Common · 13 tips and reviews

The GuardianThe Guardian: "Has the restaurant wilderness that is the posh bit of Clapham finally got itself a dining out experience worthy of the name?..." Read more.

The Rib Room Bar & Restaurant is one of Guardian & Observer Restaurant Reviews.

53. The Rib Room Bar & Restaurant

6.7
Jumeirah Carlton Tower, 2 Cadogan Pl, Knightsbridge, Greater London
Restaurant · Kensington and Chelsea · 10 tips and reviews

The GuardianThe Guardian: "In the 1960s the Rib Room was said to serve the best beef in London. But it hasn't aged well…" Read more.

The 10 Cases is one of Guardian & Observer Restaurant Reviews.

54. The 10 Cases

8.7
16 Endell St., London, Greater London
Winery · Holborn and Covent Garden · 37 tips and reviews

The GuardianThe Guardian: "With a short menu, small portions and unreliable food, lunch at 10 Cases turns out to be a one-date wonder..." Read more.

Roti Chai is one of Guardian & Observer Restaurant Reviews.

55. Roti Chai

9.0
3 Portman Mews S., Paddington, Greater London
Indian Restaurant · Marylebone · 144 tips and reviews

The GuardianThe Guardian: "Our critic braves the shopping hell that is Oxford Street to check out a new Indian just off the main drag..." Read more.

Soif Restaurant is one of Guardian & Observer Restaurant Reviews.

56. Soif Restaurant

8.3
27 Battersea Rise, London, Greater London
French Restaurant · Northcote · 12 tips and reviews

The GuardianThe Guardian: "If anything, the third outpost of the team behind the acclaimed Terroirs and Brawn is better even than its predecessors..." Read more.

34 Restaurant is one of Guardian & Observer Restaurant Reviews.

57. 34 Restaurant

9.0
34 Grosvenor Sq, London, Greater London
Steakhouse · Mayfair · 30 tips and reviews

The GuardianThe Guardian: "Perfect steaks, incredible desserts and a scattering of phone-hackerati… Everything about 34 adds up..." Read more.

Granger & Co is one of Guardian & Observer Restaurant Reviews.

58. Granger & Co

9.3
175 Westbourne Grove, London, Greater London
Australian Restaurant · Bayswater · 249 tips and reviews

The GuardianThe Guardian: "Celebrity chef Bill Granger made his name selling an easy, Antipodean style of cooking, but how does that translate to the UK?..." Read more.

Mishkin's is one of Guardian & Observer Restaurant Reviews.

59. Mishkin's

25 Catherine St, Covent Garden, Greater London
Jewish Restaurant · City of Westminster · 82 tips and reviews

The GuardianThe Guardian: "Just one of the many joys of eating at Mishkin's is the chance to have a good kvetch about the food..." Read more.

The Delaunay is one of Guardian & Observer Restaurant Reviews.

60. The Delaunay

9.2
55 Aldwych (at Drury Ln), London, Greater London
English Restaurant · City of Westminster · 163 tips and reviews

The GuardianThe Guardian: "The kings of the London restaurant scene have come up with yet another surefire winner..." Read more.

Odette's is one of Guardian & Observer Restaurant Reviews.

61. Odette's

8.4
130 Regent's Park Rd., London, Greater London
French Restaurant · Primrose Hill · 16 tips and reviews

The GuardianThe Guardian: "What's an ambitious hot young chef doing in a neighbourhood joint in a quiet London street? Cooking up a storm, that's what..." Read more.

Spice Market is one of Guardian & Observer Restaurant Reviews.

62. Spice Market

7.5
10 Wardour St, London, Greater London
Asian Restaurant · Leicester Square · 51 tips and reviews

The GuardianThe Guardian: "Jean George's astronomic prices have made their way across the pond, but the great food has turned to mush..." Read more.

Cut at 45 Park Lane is one of Guardian & Observer Restaurant Reviews.

63. Cut at 45 Park Lane

9.4
45 Park Ln, London, Greater London
Steakhouse · Mayfair · 62 tips and reviews

The GuardianThe Guardian: "John Lanchester spends £240 on Planet Rich, so you don't have to..." Read more.