The best restaurants in London

The Michelin awards are still the most prized by restaurants worldwide. Here's our full list of every Michelin starred restaurant in London as well as how much a set-lunch will cost in case you're looking to do Michelin-starred dining on a budget. 

 

ducassenew
Michelin stars:
Michelin star 3 Michelin stars
Address: The Dorchester, Park Lane, London W1K 1QA
Set lunch price: Set lunch price: 3 courses for £70
What We Know:

Alain Ducasse is one of France's most celebrated chefs and he's done pretty well over here too. This restaurant at The Dorchester hotel, serving up fine French food, is one of only three restaurants in London to be awarded three Michelin stars.

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gordonramsayrh
Michelin stars:
Michelin star 3 Michelin stars
Address: 68 Royal Hospital Road, London SW3 4HP
Set lunch price: Set lunch price: Three courses for £70
What We Know:

This is Gordon Ramsay's flagship restaurant on Hospital Road. Since Clare Smyth's departure, Matt Abé is the man in the kitchen here, in charge of retaining Gordon's three stars.

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sketchnew
Michelin stars:
Michelin star 3 Michelin stars
Address: 9 Conduit Street, London W1S 2XG
What We Know:

Pierre Gagnaire's uber chic Mayfair restaurant is certainly for special occasions - it's one of the most expensive meals in town. There are multiple dining rooms within the building, all with very different looks and menus. There are also incredibly instagrammable loos.

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Claude Bosi at Bibendum
Michelin stars:
Michelin star 2 Michelin stars
Address: Michelin House, 81 Fulham Rd, Chelsea, London SW3 6RD
Set lunch price: Set lunch price: 3 course for £65
What We Know:

Originally at Hibiscus, Claude Bosi's home is now at the classic Bibendum building. Being in the Michelin building seems a very good fit for Bosi whose fine-dining French style has already won him two stars. He's also in charge of the downstairs seafood restaurant.

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Core by Clare Smyth
Michelin stars:
Michelin star 2 Michelin stars
Address: 92 Kensington Park Rd, London W11 2PN
Set lunch price: Set lunch price: 3 courses for £70
What We Know:

For years Clare Smyth was seen as the guiding light of Gordon Ramsay's flagship Hospital Road restaurant. Since going it alone with her own fine-dining spot in Notting Hill she's already notched up two Michelin stars as well as the top London slot in the Good Food Guide.

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dinnerheston4
Michelin stars:
Michelin star 2 Michelin stars
Address: Mandarin Oriental Hotel, 66 Knightsbridge, London SW1X 7LA
Set lunch price: Set lunch price: 3 courses for £45
What We Know:

One of the few London restaurants on the World's 50 Best list, Heston's only London gaff is still hugely popular. The dishes that captured everyone's attention when it opened - the Meat Fruit (chicken liver parfait shaped like a mandarin) and the Tipsy Cake are still on the menu and are must-order dishes if you haven't got round to trying them yet. Keep an eye out for A-list diners, the hotel is a well-known celebrity haunt. 

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darroze2
Michelin stars:
Michelin star 2 Michelin stars
Address: The Connaught, Carlos Place, Mayfair, London W1K 2AL
Set lunch price: Set lunch price: 3 courses for £65
What We Know:

One of the main restaurants at prestigious London hotel The Connaught, this is run by French Chef Helene Darroze. Expect high-end French dining that has won the restaurant two Michelin stars. It reopened in Autumn 2019 after a major refurbishment which also gave it an impressive new chef's table.

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Kitchen Table
Michelin stars:
Michelin star 2 Michelin stars
Address: 70 Charlotte St, London W1T 4QG
What We Know:

Kitchen Table is the main event of the two-part restaurant from James Knappett and Sandia Chang (also including Bubbledogs). Here you can expect a new meal almost every visit as the menu evolves depending on the chef's preferences and the seasons. And all this in a setting that sees you seated around the open kitchen watching and interacting with the chefs.

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La Dame de Pic
Michelin stars:
Michelin star 2 Michelin stars
Address: Four Seasons Hotel at Ten Trinity Square, 10 Trinity Square, London EC3N 4AJ
Set lunch price: Set lunch price: 2 courses £32, 3 courses £42
What We Know:

The main restaurant at the Four Seasons has triple-Michelin-starred French chef Anne-Sophie Pic as the chef - and she's Michelin star for this restaurant too. It's very much a modern French fine dining affair.

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gavroche
Michelin stars:
Michelin star 2 Michelin stars
Address: 43 Upper Brook Street, London W1K 7QR
Set lunch price: Set lunch price: 3 courses for £74 (with wine)
What We Know:

Headed up by chef Michel Roux Jr, this classic London restaurant prides itself on having some of the best service in London. It's not cheap but if you book for lunch, there's one of the best set menu deals in town.

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greenhouse
Michelin stars:
Michelin star 2 Michelin stars
Address: 27a Hay's Mews, Mayfair, London W1J 5NY
Set lunch price: Set lunch price: Three courses for £45
What We Know:

Head chef Alex Dilling succeeded Arnaud Bignon to run the kitchen at this Mayfair restaurant in 2018, promising to create "food that sparks joy and is truly elegant, complemented by one of the world’s most outstanding wine lists of over 3,400 wines."

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The Ledbury
Michelin stars:
Michelin star 2 Michelin stars
Address: 127 Ledbury Road, Notting Hill, London W11 2AQ
Set lunch price: Set lunch price: 4 course menu for £80
What We Know:

One of the few London restaurants to make it as far as the top 10 of the World's 50 Best, this is often cited to us by fellow foodies as their favourite place in town. Fronted by Brett Graham it manages to mix high-end Michelin-starred food with a relaxed service, while still keeping the locals happy too.

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Umu
Umu
Michelin stars:
Michelin star 2 Michelin stars
Address: 14 - 16 Bruton Place, Mayfair, London W1J 6LX.
What We Know:

Umu is billed as the "only Kyoto style restaurant in the UK", and comes with a Michelin star. To truly appreciate it, opt for the kaiseki menu and let the chef guide your experience here.

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awongnew
Michelin stars:
Michelin star 1 Michelin star
Address: 70 Wilton Road, Victoria, London SW1V 1DE
What We Know:

This Michelin starred Chinese restaurant is the flagship for Andrew Wong (who is also behind Kym's in the City). In a pared-back room, the menu travels the broad spectrum of Chinese cooking and has a lunchtime dim sum menu that's absolutely worth crossing town for.

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alynwilliams
Michelin stars:
Michelin star 1 Michelin star
Address: The Westbury Hotel, 37 Conduit Street, Mayfair, London, W1S 2YF
Set lunch price: Set lunch price: 3 courses £35
What We Know:

Alyn Williams arrived here fresh from heading up the kitchens at Marcus Wareing at the Berkeley. In this glossy dining room you'll find him serving up modern British fare using fine French cooking techniques.

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amaya
Michelin stars:
Michelin star 1 Michelin star
Address: Halkin Arcade, Motcomb Street, London SW1X 8JT
Set lunch price: Set lunch price: 6 tasting portions + dessert for £26 pp.
What We Know:

Amaya offers gourmet Indian food, tapas style, with a full view of the kitchen from the dining room. The best place here is definitely to be as close to the open kitchen as you can. So if you're after a Michelin-level meal, but prefer small plate style rather than a formal tasting menu, then this is for you.

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anglernew
Michelin stars:
Michelin star 1 Michelin star
Address: South Place Hotel, 3 South Place, London EC2M 2AF
Set lunch price: Set lunch price: 2 courses £30, 3 courses £34
What We Know:

D&D London, are behind this restaurant which is part of the South Place Hotel in the City. This restaurant sits on the top of the hotel and, as you can imagine from the title, does have a focus on fish. Expect a fine fining experience which has gained the restaurant a Michelin star.

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aquavit
Michelin stars:
Michelin star 1 Michelin star
Address: 1 Carlton St, St. James's, London SW1Y 4QQ
Set lunch price: Set lunch price: £27 - two courses
What We Know:

From the same group as the New York restaurant of the same name, this Nordic spot on St James Market goes for a more informal vibe to its NYC stablemate. As you might expect from the name, there's a cracking selection of Nordic spirits on offer.

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barradean
Michelin stars:
Michelin star 1 Michelin star
Address: 26-27 Dean St, Soho, London W1D 3LL
What We Know:

The original Barrafina moved from its Frith Street location to take up pride of place beside (and quite a chunk out of) Quo Vadis. This is the Spanish tapas brand's main location in Soho and features some of the best Spanish food in London, as well as great counter action. It's no-reservations, just like all the other Barrafinas, but there's also plenty of space around the side to grab a drink and snack.

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Brat
Michelin stars:
Michelin star 1 Michelin star
Address: 4 Redchurch St, London E1 6JL
What We Know:

Former Kitty Fisher's chef Tomos Parry's solo venture features a mix of cooking on fire, Welsh and Basque cuisine, and a big focus on wine. It became an instant hit - and it doesn't hurt that the dining room is quite lovely too.

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celeste
Michelin stars:
Michelin star 1 Michelin star
Address: Hyde Park Corner, London SW1X 7TA
Set lunch price: Set lunch price: £42 for three courses
What We Know:

The main restaurant at the five star Lanesborough hotel on Hyde Park Corner is one of London's more beautiful dining rooms with a conservatory ceiling flooding the place with light. Expect modern European cuisine done with finesse whilst roaming the UK for the best ingredients.

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chezbruce
Michelin stars:
Michelin star 1 Michelin star
Address: 2 Bellevue Road, Wandsworth Common, London SW17 7EG
What We Know:

This Wandsworth institution is run by Bruce Poole (in partnership with Nigel Platts-Martin). It's been serving a classical French menu with Mediterranean influences since 1995.

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City Social
Michelin stars:
Michelin star 1 Michelin star
Address: Tower 42, 25 Old Broad Street, London EC2N 1HQ
Set lunch price: Set lunch price: 2 courses £32, 3 courses £42
What We Know:

City Social is Jason Atherton's City restaurant high up in the high-rise Tower 42. There's a fancy design by Russell Sage, a more high-end experience some of his other ventures and a huge bar space. Oh, and there's a fantastic view too.

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clubgascon
Michelin stars:
Michelin star 1 Michelin star
Address: 57 West Smithfield, London EC1A 9DS
Set lunch price: Set lunch price: 2 courses £34.50, 3 courses £39.50
What We Know:

Run by chef Pascal Aussignac, this Smithfield restaurant has been around for a couple of decades - an impressive feat in London - and has held a Michelin star for many of those years. So it's very much a London institution. The menu focuses on Gascon cuisine, so yes there is foie gras.

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daterra
Michelin stars:
Michelin star 1 Michelin star
Address: Town Hall Hotel, Patriot Square, London E2 9NF
What We Know:

The space that once housed Viajante and The Typing Room is now be a modern Latin American restaurant run by two chefs who arrive here via The Fat Duck, Fera and the Michelin-starred restaurant Amelia San Sebastian.

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Elystan Street
Michelin stars:
Michelin star 1 Michelin star
Address: 43 Elystan Street, Chelsea, London SW3 3NT
Set lunch price: Set lunch price: 3 courses £30
What We Know:

Phil Howard brought in two Michelin Stars to The Square before he moved on. This is the next restaurant where he's in the kitchen, with a slightly more laid-back feel.

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endorotunda
Michelin stars:
Michelin star 1 Michelin star
Address: Television Centre, 8th Floor, The Helios, 101 Wood Ln, London W12 7FR
What We Know:

The former executive sushi chef at Zuma has opened a tiny sushi restaurant in the Television Centre at White City development. With just 15 seats expect, this is already one of the hottest tickets in the area.

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chapelle
Michelin stars:
Michelin star 1 Michelin star
Address: 35 Spital Square, London, E1 6DY
Set lunch price: Set lunch price: 2 courses £38.50, 3 courses £42.50
What We Know:

Brothers Chris and Jeff Galvin run this restaurant, set in the frankly stunning St Botolph's Hall. Think fine, French, Michelin-starred food in historic surroundings.

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gymkhana
Michelin stars:
Michelin star 1 Michelin star
Address: 42 Albemarle Street, London W1S 4JH
What We Know:

The Sethi family's concept of taking a colonial gymkhana club theme and serving modern Indian food combined with British ingredients, with a focus on the tandoor oven and sigri charcoal grill was an instant hit. Always packed with A-listers and foodies alike. [Currently closed due to fire damage]

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hakhan
Michelin stars:
Michelin star 1 Michelin star
Address: 8 Hanway Place, London W1T 1HD
What We Know:

The original Hakkasan is tucked down a tiny alleyway just off Tottenham Court Road. Step inside though and you're transported to a Chinese den of black laquer and gold. Awarded a Michelin star two years after opening, it's retained it every year since.

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Hakkasan Mayfair
Michelin stars:
Michelin star 1 Michelin star
Address: 17 Bruton Street, London W1J 6QB
Set lunch price: Set lunch price: £32 - £38 per person
What We Know:

Hakkasan Mayfair is the second site of the very successful Chinese restaurant originally set up by Alan Yau. The new location is on Bruton Street and while it features a lot of the old favourites from Hakkasan on Hanway Place, the team created some new signature dishes for the Mayfair site. It's very much a celeb hangout too.

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harwood
Michelin stars:
Michelin star 1 Michelin star
Address: Walham Grove, Fulham, London, SW6 1QR
Set lunch price: Set lunch price: 2 courses £29.50, 3 courses £32.50.
What We Know:

The team behind the Harwood arms are head chef Sally Abé, Mike Robinson from the Pot Kiln pub in Berkshire and Edwin Vaux from the Vaux brewery. Together their impressive credentials have formed a perfect whole - a gastropub that actually serves what the name suggests, excellent food in a low-key pub setting.

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HIDE
Michelin stars:
Michelin star 1 Michelin star
Address: 85 Piccadilly, London W1J 7NB
Set lunch price: Set lunch price: (Above) 3 courses £48, (Ground) 3 courses £38
What We Know:

Ollie Dabbous' Mayfair restaurant is a three storey affair consisting of a fine dining tasting menu upstairs with an all-day a la carte on the ground floor and a basement bar. It's pretty impressive looking.

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ikoyi
Michelin stars:
Michelin star 1 Michelin star
Address: 1 St. James’s Market, London SW1Y 4AH
Set lunch price: Set lunch price: 3 courses £35
What We Know:

This restaurant comes from Iré Hassan-Odukale (front of house) and Jeremy Chan (Head Chef) and features a modern take on West African Cuisine that's electified reviewers (and diners) since opening.

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Kai Mayfair
Michelin stars:
Michelin star 1 Michelin star
Address: 65 South Audley Street, London W1K 2QU
What We Know:

This Chinese restaurant grabbed a Michelin star in the 2009 Guide and is run by Malaysian restaurateur Bernard Yeoh. They serve what they call "Liberated Chinese Cooking" influenced but not restricted by classic Chinese cooking.

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kitchenw8
Michelin stars:
Michelin star 1 Michelin star
Address: 11-13 Abingdon Road, London W8 6AH
Set lunch price: Set lunch price: 2 courses £26.50, 3 courses £29.50
What We Know:

This is a joint venture between top chef Philip Howard, best known for Elystan Street, and his business partner Rebecca Mascarenhas. The chef here is Mark Kempson, who worked with Howard at The Square. This has slowly become a Kensington institution, a laid-back neighbourhood restaurant, but one that has a Michelin star.

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La Trompette
Michelin stars:
Michelin star 1 Michelin star
Address: 5-7 Devonshire Road, Chiswick, London W4 2EU
Set lunch price: Set lunch price: £39.50 for three courses (more at weekends & December)
What We Know:

Owned by Nigel Platts-Martin and Bruce Poole (who also run Chez Bruce) this Chiswick restaurant has the same French/Mediterranean leanings as its sibling, and a loyal local audience.

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Leroy
Michelin stars:
Michelin star 1 Michelin star
Address: 18 Phipp Street, London EC2A 4NU
Set lunch price: Set lunch price: 2 courses £19, 3 courses £22.
What We Know:

Small plates, sharers and snacks are on the menu here, at this venture from the team who ran Michelin-starred Hackney restaurant Ellory. Now they're Shoreditch-based with a more laid back venture that features their own Vermouth and wines.

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locandanew
Michelin stars:
Michelin star 1 Michelin star
Address: 8 Seymour Street, London W1H 7JZ
What We Know:

Giorgio Locatelli's Marylebone restaurant is still one of the best and most highly rated Italian restaurants in town. It's very much a high-end special occasion type of place (but if you can afford to eat here regularly - go for it). Old school Italian dining done to perfection.

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Lyle's
Michelin stars:
Michelin star 1 Michelin star
Address: Tea Building, 56 Shoreditch High Street, London E1 6JJ
What We Know:

James Lowe's restaurant at the Tea Building in Shoreditch proved that a restaurant in Shoreditch could gain a Michelin star. This all-day restaurant showcases his food with a regularly changing menu. Look out for special guests popping in from time to time. And they serve a damn fine coffee throughout the day.

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maos
Michelin stars:
Michelin star 1 Michelin star
Address: 41 Redchurch St, Shoreditch, London E2 7DJ
What We Know:

This Shoreditch restaurants was conceived by James Brown & former Viajante chef Nuno Mendes and is best described as a hidden, permanent supperclub. There's one sitting each evening around a sixteen-seater table, with an inventive menu that is never the same.

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Marcus
Michelin stars:
Michelin star 1 Michelin star
Address: The Berkeley, Wilton Place, Knightsbridge, London, SW1X 7RL
Set lunch price: Set lunch price: 3 courses for £50
What We Know:

This is Marcus Wareing's main base in London, and where he's earned a Michelin star (and also where you're most likely to see him in the kitchen). Expect top-notch Michelin-starred fine dining, where the ingredients are the main focus of the menus.

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muranonew
Michelin stars:
Michelin star 1 Michelin star
Address: 20 Queen Street, London, W1J 5PR
Set lunch price: Set lunch price: 2 courses £32, 3 courses £37
What We Know:

There are a few Cafe Muranos across town - but this is the main Michelin-starred flagship restaurant of Angela Hartnett. It's high-end Italian dining but with a relaxed vibe.

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Petrus
Michelin stars:
Michelin star 1 Michelin star
Address: 1 Kinnerton Street, London SW1X 8ED
Set lunch price: Set lunch price: 3 courses for £55
What We Know:

Petrus was the centre of the spat between Ramsay and Marcus Wareing, head chef at the original before he left to open Marcus at the Berkeley. Gordon made it personal by re-opening Petrus just around the corner from where Wareing had set out his stall. Since opening, though, the new Petrus has established its own reputation and remains one of Gordon's top restaurants.

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Pied á Terre
Michelin stars:
Michelin star 1 Michelin star
Address: 34 Charlotte Street, London W1T 2NH
Set lunch price: Set lunch price: 2 courses £33, 3 courses £43
What We Know:

Since it opened in 1991, Pied a Terre has launched the careers of Richard Neat, Tom Aikens and Shane Osborn. Expect exquisitely sourced and prepared ingredients from this Michelin-starred kitchen where Asimakis Chaniotis is now running the show.

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Pollen Street Social
Michelin stars:
Michelin star 1 Michelin star
Address: 8-10 Pollen Street, London W1S 1NQ
Set lunch price: Set lunch price: 3 courses £39.50
What We Know:

Jason Atherton's flagship restaurant is the one you're most likely to see him in the kitchen. The 60 cover restaurant has two private dining rooms, a large bar and a dessert bar. Expect superbly sourced British produce cooked with elegance and finesse.

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Portland
Michelin stars:
Michelin star 1 Michelin star
Address: 113 Great Portland Street, London W1W 6QQ
Set lunch price: Set lunch price: 2 courses £29.50, 3 courses £35
What We Know:

From the team behind Clipstone and Emilia, this all day spot sets out it stall as "cooking the best produce, simply but with imagination and plenty of care". Both the main menu and wine list change frequently.

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quilonnew
Michelin stars:
Michelin star 1 Michelin star
Address: 41 Buckingham Gate, London, SW1E 6AF
What We Know:

With London being the strongest it's ever been for high-end Indian restaurants, the Quilon has been one of the longest serving in the city - and it's kept its Michelin star too. It's also the sister restaurant of Bombay Brasserie. Expect south west coastal Indian cuisine with a high-end feel.

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Roganic
Michelin stars:
Michelin star 1 Michelin star
Address: 5-7 Blandford St, Marylebone, London W1U 3DB
Set lunch price: Set lunch price: 3 courses £35
What We Know:

Simon Rogan's Roganic originally came to town as a long-term experimental pop-up. Now it's back as a permanent restaurant and Rogan's London home (not too far from the original location). Here you'll find regularly changing inventive seasonal dishes, many using ingredients from Rogan's main base, L'enclume.

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Sabor
Michelin stars:
Michelin star 1 Michelin star
Address: 35 Heddon Street, London W1B 4BR
What We Know:

Former Barrafina alumni José Etura and Nieves Barragan teamed up for their own restaurant, which specialises in Basque cuisine and it's been packed ever since. There's counter dining and a small bar downstairs or you can book ahead for sharing plates at the asador upstairs.

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Seven Park Place
Michelin stars:
Michelin star 1 Michelin star
Address: St. James's Hotel and Club, 7-8 Park Place, St. James's, SW1A 1LS London
Set lunch price: Set lunch price: 2 courses £30, 3 courses £47
What We Know:

William Drabble moved from Aubergine to head up this self-styled 'intimate' restaurant at the St James's Hotel and Club. The menu may be 'modern-French' but the provenance of the food is all British. The dining room has just had a major refurb from Russell Sage Studios, giving it a new bar area and extended dining room.

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Social Eating House
Michelin stars:
Michelin star 1 Michelin star
Address: 58 Poland St, London W1F 7NR
Set lunch price: Set lunch price: 2 courses £22, 3 courses £28
What We Know:

This restaurant is from Jason Atherton and, to date, his only one in Soho. Expect a very British menu, with plenty of starters in jars too. As with all of Atherton's places, the bar is just as important - so make time to head upstairs for a cocktail or three.

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St John
Michelin stars:
Michelin star 1 Michelin star
Address: 26 St John Street, London EC1M 4AY
What We Know:

Fergus Henderson's renowned restaurant, which just turned 25, is many critics' favourite in London. Its focus on "nose to tail" eating makes it a must visit for anyone looking for the very best in modern British cooking.

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Story
Michelin stars:
Michelin star 1 Michelin star
Address: 201 Tooley Street, London SE1 2UE
What We Know:

He's worked with the likes of Rene Redzepi at Noma, and with Tom Aikens, Adam Byatt and Thomas Keller. Now Tom Sellers has his own restaurant in London called Story. They set out their stall as serving humble ingredients but thrown together in a creative, inspired way - including beef dripping candles that you can eat.

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Texture Restaurant and Champagne Bar
Michelin stars:
Michelin star 1 Michelin star
Address: 34 Portman Street, London W1H 7BY
Set lunch price: Set lunch price: 2 courses £29, 3 courses £33.50
What We Know:

This is Icelandic chef Xavier Rousset's main base in London. It's earned a Michelin star since opening and serves up a Modern European menu with Scandinavian influences (one of the first in London to do so). And - as you might imagine from the name - champagne plays no small part in the proceedings.

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cloveclub2
Michelin stars:
Michelin star 1 Michelin star
Address: Shoreditch Town Hall, 380 Old Street, London EC1V 9LT
Set lunch price: Set lunch price: 4 courses £65
What We Know:

One of the best restaurants in town and one of the few to make it into the World's 50 Best list, The Clove Club is now a London institution, on the must-try lists of all good gastro tourists. Head into the main restaurant for a regularly changing set menu which is at the heart of things here - or to the bar for cocktails and nibbles.

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goringnew
Michelin stars:
Michelin star 1 Michelin star
Address: Beeston Place, London SW1W 0JW
Set lunch price: Set lunch price: 3 courses £52.00
What We Know:

The Goring has been a London institution for over 100 years. It's around the corner from Buckingham Palace and the Queen has been known to pop in from time to time, so if you're lucky you might see a royal or two. Here you'll find high-end Michelin-starred dining. Don't miss out on the eggs drumkilbo - they were a fave of the Queen Mother.

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dysar
Michelin stars:
Michelin star 1 Michelin star
Address: 135 Petersham Rd, Richmond TW10 7AA
What We Know:

This family-run restaurant may technically be in London, but its buccolic charm and setting belies the urban address. Chef Kenneth Culhane and his team are all about providing a convivial experience with super food.

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The Five Fields
Michelin stars:
Michelin star 1 Michelin star
Address: 8-9 Blacklands Terrace, London SW3 2SP
What We Know:

This fine dining restaurant in Chelsea is being run by a team with a very impressive background. The head chef is from Marcus Wareing, the pastry chef and sommelier were both at Tom Aikens and the chef patron/owner was at NYC's two Michelin starred Corton. Expect modern seasonal cooking which will pay "particular attention to Britain’s finest artisanal produce".

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glasshouse
Michelin stars:
Michelin star 1 Michelin star
Address: 14 Station Parade, Kew, London TW9 3PZ
Set lunch price: Set lunch price: 3 courses for £39.50
What We Know:

This Michelin-starred restaurant is co-owned by Nigel Platts-Martin and Bruce Poole, the duo who are the driving force behind Chez Bruce in Wandsworth and La Trompette in Chiswick. This may be Michelin-starred, but it's also very much a neighbourhood restaurant.

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The Ninth
Michelin stars:
Michelin star 1 Michelin star
Address: 22 Charlotte Street, London W1T 2NB
What We Know:

Jun Tanaka solo venture is a French/Mediterranean neighbourhood style restaurant which uses fine dining cheffing techniques but with a more casual feel. So expect a mix of small plates and larger dishes, with a Michelin touch.

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The Ritz
Michelin stars:
Michelin star 1 Michelin star
Address: 150 Piccadilly, London W1J 9BR
What We Know:

One of the best-known hotels in the world, originally opening in 1906. It's still as smart as ever and the restaurant, with chef John Williams in charge is really very good indeed. As you might have guessed, this is fine-dining French cuisine but it's one of the vanishingly-few places in London to demand a shirt and tie of male diners.

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The River Cafe
Michelin stars:
Michelin star 1 Michelin star
Address: Thames Wharf, Rainville Road, London W6 9HA
What We Know:

Built as a canteen for Ruth Rogers' husband's architecture firm, this riverside restaurant is one of London's truly iconic dining spots - launching countless careers (Jamie Oliver, Hugh Fearnley Whittingstall) from its kitchens and serving up wonderful (if spendy) Italian food.

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The Square
Michelin stars:
Michelin star 1 Michelin star
Address: 6-10 Bruton Street, Mayfair, London W1J 6PU
Set lunch price: Set lunch price: 3 courses for £37
What We Know:

This Mayfair restaurant has Clément Leroy in the Kitchen. Expect modern fine dining - so luxe ingredients but a much lighter touch - and a marriage of French and Japanese influences.

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trinity
Michelin stars:
Michelin star 1 Michelin star
Address: 4 The Polygon, Clapham, London SW4 0JG
What We Know:

Adam Byatt's Clapham restaurant is a super neighbourhood restaurant that's also well worth crossing town for. They say their food is seasonal and inspirational, countless loyal customers agree.

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Trishna
Michelin stars:
Michelin star 1 Michelin star
Address: 15 -17 Blandford Street, Marylebone Village, London, W1U 3DG
Set lunch price: Set lunch price: 2-5 dishes, £25 - £40
What We Know:

They may have hit the big time with Gymkhana, but this is where the Sethi siblings (behind some of London's best restaurants) first started. It specialises in coastal Indian cuisine and boasts a Michelin star.

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veeraswamy
Michelin stars:
Michelin star 1 Michelin star
Address: Victory House, 99-101 Regent St, Mayfair, London W1B 4RS
Set lunch price: Set lunch price: £32.50 - two courses.
What We Know:

London's oldest restaurant (it was opened way back in 1926) covers all the classics you'd expect from an old school, rather grand Indian restaurant on Regent Street.

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