The 100 best restaurants in London: the full list

Feast your eyes on the top restaurants in London, from the new gastronomic game-changers to the seasoned heavyweights who give this city its culinary chops



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The 100 best restaurants in London: affordable

10 Greek Street

Order a handful of plates from the regularly changing menu.

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If you’re feeling adventurous, try cold pig’s ear, tongue and tripe.

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Portions are small and prices fair, so knock yourself out.

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Boqueria Tapas

Spanish comfort food such as huevos rotos and leche frita.

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Burger & Lobster

The burger is undeniably tasty, but the lobster wins in the value stakes.

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Cah Chi

Grilled, marinated meats with plenty of panch’an (complimentary side dishes).

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Caravan King’s Cross

The wagyu rib-eye steak with smoked mash and wasabi salsa is a snip.

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The ‘Don Ceviche’ - sea bass chunks in citrus with a scattering of red chilli and soft diced sweet potato.

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The house ajo blanco is a creamy, luxurious taste bomb.

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The house special, lamb raan, is a slow-marinated, spice-laden delight.

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Flesh & Buns

Have the moist, meaty sea bass hirata, then the toast-your-own s’mores.

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Hereford Road

Hone in on the mains made for sharing – whole lamb shoulder or oxtail, say.

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Honey & Co

Order small plates to pick at, plus something sweet – their cakes are too good to pass up.

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From sweet soy-glazed conger eel with cucumber to battered octopus balls (takoyaki) – every morsel here is excellent.

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Try barbecued meats, grilled at the table by efficient staff; fishy things; anything that remotely resembles a stew.

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La Fromagerie

What to order? Cheese, duh. But the hot food is hot stuff, and the baking is done by boffins.

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Polpo Soho

About three small plates per person is the magic number.

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Croque monsieur for weekend breakfasts; the smoked fish platter in the eves.

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Rochelle Canteen

The menu changes daily, but don’t miss out on old-school desserts.

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Singapore Garden

Order the roti canai (buttery flatbread) or char kway teow (fried rice noodles).

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Pitt Cue Co

The signature ribs or the pulled pork are trotterly amazing.

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Stop in for the tasting plates.

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The Dairy

Enjoy whatever they’ve put on the menu on the day you happen to visit.

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The Shed

Try the kitchen’s homage to the Viennetta.

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Everyone will tell you to have the eponymous zucca (pumpkin) fritters, but we have eyes only for the juicy, rosy grilled veal chop.

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