London Restaurants - Soho, Fitzrovia, Covent Garden

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Liu Xiaomian

First floor, Kingly Ct, Carnaby, London W1B 5PW

Previously popping up in residencies, Liu Xiaomian's popular noodle restaurant is now a permanent fixture in Carnaby. Run by Chongqing expats Liu Qian and Charlene Liu, it features their spicy signature dishes like Xiaomian wheat noodles and hot and sour glass noodles with various toppings. Numbing Pork Wontons are also available.


53 Shaftesbury Ave, London W1D 6LB

Once a pop-up, Singaporean restaurateur Ellen Chew is relaunching Singapulah, this time teaming up with the Singapore tourism board. Behind a "secret" door, you'll find the restaurant which features classics like Bak Chor Mee, Singapore Laksa, and Mao Shan Wang Durian.


16 St Anne's Ct, London W1F 0BF

Hidden away in Soho is Simon Rogan's only London restaurant, a chef's table experience that fits in only 12 people per sitting. Everything is centred around the kitchen, so you're right in the thick of things. Here you can expect an ever-changing "farm to fork" tasting menu with a large amount of the produce sourced from Rogan's own Lake District farm.

Café Kitty

6 Walker's Ct, Soho, London W1F 0BT

Café Kitty, comes to Soho's Underbelly Boulevard from the team behind Kitty Fisher's and Cora Pearl. The chefs of those two restaurants teamed up for the Café Kitty menu with signature dishes like their crispt potatoes making the leap to this space too. Another example of a great theatre restaurant, this boasts great cocktails too and is a very handy restaurant and bar in Soho, whether you're going to the cabaret or not.

The Devonshire

17 Denman Street, London W1D 7HW

The Devonshire is a team-up between top landlord Oisin Rogers, founder of Flat Iron Charlie Carroll, and chef Ashley Palmer-Watts. There's a traditional pub on the lower level and a wood-ember grill restaurant on the upper floors. Downstairs, the pub sells some of the best Guinness in London (as well as unique features like three hidden snugs). The wood-ember grill upstairs takes classic grill dishes and elevates them considerably, with some of the best lamb chops in London, a great suet pie and a standout chocolate mousse.


2.5, Top Floor, Kingly Ct, Carnaby St, London W1B 5PW

The team behind Panadera and Mamasons has brought Donia to Carnaby's Kingly Court. Co-founder Florence Mae Maglanoc promises a menu that blends the warmth of Filipino cuisine with modern British cooking, featuring dishes like prawn and pork dumplings with white crab.

The Portrait by Richard Corrigan

National Portrait Gallery, St Martin’s Pl, London WC2H 0HE

Right at the top of the revamped National Portrait Gallery, this is the main restaurant with excellent views across London. In charge of the food is top Irish chef Richard Corrigan (Bentley's) who has brought with him a modern approach to European cooking with plenty of seafood on offer too.

Story Cellar

17 Neal's Yard, Seven Dials, London WC2H 9DP

Story Cellar is a spin-off from Tom Sellers' Story restaurant. It's a smaller-scale affair, billed as a "Parisienne-influenced" restaurant. Food-wise, the rotisserie chicken is a centrepiece alongside plenty of riffs on French cuisine (like snail bolognese) and a strong wine list.

Bébé Bob

37 Golden Square, Soho, London W1F 9LB

Bébé Bob is a spin-off from Bob Bob Ricard (which happens to be right next door). It keeps the same glam look of the original but centres the menu around rotisserie chicken with a good helping ov caviar thrown in for good measure. A good, and somewhat more affordable, alternatively to the original Bob Bob.


25 Peter St, London W1F 0AH

Supernova came out of almost nowhere to become one of London's hottest burgers. Coming from the team behind Creme cookies and NAC in Mayfair, this focuses on a pared back menu of smashed burgers and ice cream sundaes.


16 Henrietta St, Covent Garden London WC2E 8QH

Launched by the same folk who run the popular Frenchie restaurants in Paris, their London restaurant has a French/British twist to many of the dishes - all with British sourced ingredients. Look out for excellent cocktails too.


32 Henrietta St, Covent Garden, London WC2E 8NA

The Oystermen originally started up as an oyster-shucking pop-up but their Covent Garden restaurant is so much more. It started tiny before they acquired the next-door space and doubled the size. But all along, they've been serving up excellent seafood from a menu that depends on the catch of the day.


39 Endell St, London WC2H 9BA

The people behind the 10 Cases wine bar opened this, their second restaurant, just across the road from the first. The focus is on seafood, with daily catches on the board every day and the wine list is excellent.


16A Neal's Yard, London WC2H 9DP

This is, simply put, a mini version of The Barbary, right next door to the original. The Barbary (which in turn is from the same people as The Palomar). Expect a small plates menu, with a similar Mediterranean/African focus all served up on a mini counter space.

The Barbary

16 Neal's Yard, London WC2H 9DP

This is the sibling restaurant to the hugely popular The Palomar. It features food from the Barbary Coast of North Africa to Jerusalem and it's a solely counter dining restaurant, with the exception of the terrace. There's also The Barbary next door, a mini sister restaurant that's well worth a look too.


30 Henrietta Street, London WC2E 8NA

Following on the success of their Shepherd Market restaurant the team behind Kitty Fisher's opened their second restaurant on Covent Garden's Henrietta Street. They set out their stall as 'complex comfort food' and the always-on toastie is a good example of that.


3 Great Titchfield St., London W1W 8AX

After initial success in Brixton, Adejoké Bakare moved Chishuru to a bigger space in central London. In this two-floored space you'll find the same modern West African cuisine that proved such a hit at the original opening. Expect a regularly changing set menu with some truly innovative touches to West African dishes.

64 Goodge Street

64 Goodge St, London W1T 4NF

64 Goodge Street is a French bistro in Fitzrovia that comes from the same people behind nearby Clipston and Portland. Here they're approaching the French menu from "an outsider's perspective" so you can expect some twists on classically french dishes in a compact but friendly space.

Studio Gauthier

21 Stephen Street, London W1T 1LN

Studio Gauthier comes from chef Alexis Gauthier who has a Michelin star for his Soho restaurant. Like that, this Fitzrovia outpost is a fully-vegan affair and bring some of the chef's best plant-based dishes to a bigger audience (and a little more affordably too).


16-18 Beak St, London W1F 9RD

Tomos Parry is the man behind the uber-successful Brat and this is his just as successful Soho restaurant. Here Parry takes his influences from both Spain and Wales, with a big eye on local sourcing and both cheese and bread made in-house. Expect top sharing plates like lobster caldereta, grilled meats and some excellent small plates too.


86 Brewer Street, London W1F 9UB

This Soho restaurant comes from the people behind Mortimer House in Fitzrovia who brought in chef Tom Cenci to run the kitchen. Billed as a neighbourhood bistro, you'll find European bistro food with a few very specific British influences peppered throughout the menu. So there's a black pudding brioche as well as a jam rolly poly on the menu here. Make sure to try the cocktails and there's a really good non-alcoholic range too.


1 Bateman's Buildings, Soho, London W1D 3EN

Manzi's is the first brand-new restaurant from the Wolseley Restaurant Group (it was first conceived by Jeremy King). Easily one of the biggest new restaurants to open in Soho in recent years, it's a big two-floored affair that has the occasional out-there design moments (there are mermaids). There's an almost entirely seafood menu ranging from shellfish to monkfish wellingtons.

The Ninth

22 Charlotte Street, London W1T 2NB

Jun Tanaka's Fitzrovia venture is a French/Mediterranean neighbourhood-style restaurant which uses fine dining cheffing techniques but with a more casual feel. The Pain Perdu with ice cream is an absolute must.

Darjeeling Express

Top Floor, Kingly Court, Carnaby Street, London W1B 5PW

Asma Khan's restaurant returns to where it all began, in Carnaby's Kingly Court. Now the restaurant is much more of an open affair, showcasing the kitchen. The menu still serves up some of the best Indian food in London, as well as their much-loved biryanis.


45 Berwick St, London W1F 8SF

Set on a prime corner site on the junction of Berwick and Noel Street in the heart of Soho, this tapas restaurant sees North London restaurateur Stephen Lironi hitting up the West End for his first central London opening. The food might be Spanish but there’s a strong Scottish influence here too, with super fresh razor clams and hake arriving down from the Scottish coast daily.


30 Rupert Street, London W1D 6DL

After success at Arcade food hall with Plaza Khao Gaeng, this is Luke Farrell's first standalone restaurant. It's all about bringing a taste of the late-night canteens of Bangkok’s Chinatown to Soho offering curries, stir fries, drunken noodles and more.


Ilona Rose House, Manette Street, London W1D 4AL

The original Milk Beach opened in Queen's Park before opening this second more central restaurant in Soho. It's part of a redevelopment of the area brought about by the launch of the Elizabeth line. As with the original, this features a mix of South-East Asian and Mediterranean cuisine with an occasional Australian flourish.


15 Poland Street, London W1F 8PR

Bubala first started out in Spitalfields (with pop-ups before that) before opening this second Soho restaurant, featuring food that takes its inspiration from across the Middle East. It's also an entirely vegetarian experience.


8-12 Broadwick St, London W1F 8HN

Miznon, launched by Israeli celebrity chef Eyal Shani, is a hit the world over and this Soho restaurant is no different. The restaurant is mainly all about its filled pitas (the pitas themselves are also amazing) and wherever they open they aim to "take the flavour of each city and translate it into pita".


103-105 New Oxford Street, London WC2H 8LH

This is from JKS, the people behind Gymkhana, Hoppers, Lyles and more. It sees a collection of top food vendors under one roof with probably the hottest table being Plaza Khao Gaeng from chef Luke Farrell. Besides that, there's Shawarma, sandwiches from Margot and Hector Henderson, burgers and more.