Discover the best places to dine in the Hampstead area
Work up an appetite with a stroll on Hampstead Heath, before heading to Hampstead Village to refuel and unwind. Choose from a wide selection of restaurants serving European favourites, from the rustic French cuisine of La Cocotte to coffee and pastries in a local café like Ginger & White.
Plus, if you have a Hampstead food favourite we haven't included, let us know in the comment box below.
Brew House is a self-service café in the gorgeous setting of the Kenwood estate. Inside are stone floors, decorative walls and high ceilings; there's plenty of outdoor seating, too. Read Brew House review
A shot of Square Mile's seasonal espresso (the ubiquitous winter blend) was jarring to the palate on our most recent visit, with a sharpness and unusually overbearing acidity... Read Ginger & White review
This skewer specialist looks and feels slightly out of kilter with the genteel Hampstead street on which it resides. Inside, tables are tightly packed and the din from raucous diners eating and drinking can be disorienting. Read Jin Kichi review
Rating: 3/5Pasta restaurant: Italian, 273 West End Lane, London, NW6 1QS
There's a popular bar area at street level, but diners descend into La Brocca's dimly lit basement. We were seated in the conservatory at the back, where a glass ceiling, combined with the plants and trees outside, meant that the interior was filled with a pleasant greenish hue. Read La Brocca review