The best restaurants in London for a date
An intimate but unfussy Soho restaurant that serves modern European dishes but won’t break the bank – perfect for a classy-yet-casual date.
Fancy high-end food that hits all the right notes, in a thoroughly handsome space.
Small and boudoir-like, this small plates venue on the site of a former greengrocer has a fine selection of veggie options alongside meat and fish.
Venue says As of April 2019 we will go cashless and take payments by card only.
Ultra-minimal but unpretentious, this fantastic little Italian in Peckham Rye delivers all the flavours you could ever need with its authentic, no-nonsense dishes.
A light and inviting small plates space that lets your date know that you know where to go in the neighbourhood.
A ‘kebab’ on a dinner date just became way more appealing thanks to the posh versions at this funky, fun Battersea haunt.
Serving Middle Eastern-inspired sharing dishes, this buzzy, Middle Eastern venue is styled and soundtracked to feel like a nightclub – in a good way.
A cute rework of the wildly popular Taiwanese street food joint with brilliant bao (and much more besides) for sensible prices.
Sitting around a horseshoe-shaped counter may not sound like suitable date seating – but it absolutely is at this seriously hot-ticket North African restaurant that delivers on every front.
Punchy Spanish tapas served in an intimate, bistro-meets-dive-bar setting.
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