This is not your typical Japanese restaurant. The eighty seat Roka is centered around a Robata cooking grill and even has an elegant cocktail bar. Robata means 'with open flames' and that's what most of the menu focuses on. Dishes such as Tempura, Sashimi, Maki, Kushiage, and Robata Niku are what you'll get. Winning awards and accolades for its fine flavor and welcoming atmosphere, this is a must try restaurant in London. The French windows make it bright and airy, while the street view provides a somewhat alfresco dining experience.
Betty Blythe is a sophisticated tea room in Hammersmith. It is named after Hollywood actress Betty Blythe of Queen of Sheba fame. The staff is kitted in retro attire and the guests are also welcome to try on accessories from their beauty box while seated here. This vintage tea shop is one of the best venues in London to experience the ritual of an Afternoon Tea. The tea-room offers an old world venue to relish tea and snacks- a place with vintage tea-ware amid flowers and strewn petals. It is a popular choice for tea parties and children's parties, successfully hosting and catering for them. There are activities and dance workshops held here too, that one can participate in while savoring afternoon tea.
Specializing in South African, European and New World cuisine, Vivat Bacchus has been making the headlines ever since its inception. The stylish wine bar and fine food restaurant has been featured in newspapers and on daytime television in the UK as well as the world over. The menu changes on a regular basis, and the modern dishes are complemented by an extensive cellar of fine wines. Expert advice is offered by the professional wait staff to ensure you get the right combination. On Saturdays, some of the world's finest Jazz musicians provide lively entertainment.
Encompassing all the glory of the English countryside, The Rising Sun Inn with its Inglenooks Restaurant is a wonderful place to cozy in for a meal or a weekend. The 16th century Inn forms a traditional B&B with warm rooms overlooking green fields and English breakfast served at 7a each day. The Inglenooks Pub and Restaurant presents a familiar sight with locals sipping favorite brews and families sharing treats by the fireplace. You'd think it'd be easy to save yourself a room here, but being close to the ever buzzing Brands Hatch Racing Circuit, advance booking is definitely a must. Check out the website for more on offerings and room rates.
Welcome to the Circus! It is a madhouse of fun, with tasty food, drinks, and live acts for your enjoyment. The Circus, situated in Covent Garden, known as the theater area of London, brings to you live cabaret performances each night, ensuring that your evening is memorable. It also has a cocktail bar with a variety of drinks, selected just for you. During the day, the venue is a bar where people hangout for drinks, and slowly by evening, it transforms into a live-wire venue of dancing and cabaret performances, that you can enjoy with cocktails. Sink into the choicest of Pan Asian cuisine cooked with finesse by renowned chef Andrew Lassetter. Allow the Circus to transport you into a world of pleasure and contentment and an evening well-lived.
Famed chef Michel Roux's celebrated restaurant is set in the quiet, idyllic village of Bray, offering a perfect gastronomic retreat outside of London. The intimate dining room, complete with banquets, gives out onto an outdoor terrace overlooking the Thames. Eating alfresco is delightful during nice weather, and you will be protected from the sun both by an awning and by willow trees. The food surpasses even the expectations of a Roux chef and a Michelin-starred Relais-Château. The best option is a set menu available for lunch and dinner. If the warm hospitality and food indulgences tempt you to spend more than just few hours here, you can avail the accommodation option on offer. It has 11 luxury rooms each tastefully decorated and complete with facilities like internet services and television. So head to the Waterside Inn to enjoy its lovely atmosphere and sumptuous delicacies.
Prezzo is a more recent addition to the slew of Italian chains in Great Britain, but unlike many others, Prezzo goes out of its way to make your dining experience a pleasurable one. Prezzo at Northumberland Avenue is just a few yards from Trafalgar Square, and is a chic place to dine. Specializing in traditional Italian cuisine, Prezzo serves up an epic list of delicious stone-baked pizzas, pastas, calzones, chargrilled meats and risottos stuffed with shellfish. The restaurant is spacious and has a very relaxed atmosphere, but is more suited for groups than couples.
Bronte is one of the most beautifully designed restaurants in London. The menu is wide and offers a variety of deliciously cooked cuisine. The fillet fish and peri peri baby chicken are the specialties. The interior of the restaurant is beautifully designed with elegant and stylish custom made furniture which give the place a modern look as well as a traditional look. The bar is designed in uniquely in pink and the booth seats are green in color. This restaurant is a designed marvelously and all these factors add to the quality of the meal served.
Named after one of London's most famous fictional sleuths, the Sherlock Holmes is an easy name to remember, and one of the best traditional English bars in the capital to grab a pint and a bite to eat. Serving a host of traditional English dishes at reasonable prices, food is available in the downstairs bar, or from the upstairs restaurant, which is designed as a replica of Sherlock Holmes' study. In fact, the place is packed with Sherlock Holmes memorabilia, so fans of Arthur Conan Doyle's wily detective will have hours of nostalgic fun.
Housed in The Royal Trafalgar, Squares Restaurant is all about good food. Specialties here include braised lamb shank, and pork and leek pate, while reasonable prices, an excellent wine list and efficient service are added bonuses. A serene ambiance beckons both hotel guests and non-resident patrons, but especially the theater crowds, who come in for pre- or post-show meals. Dine in within the confines of the restaurant of sit out and enjoy an evening of people-watching. Children are welcome as well, so bring along the family for they are sure to enjoy themselves.
Nestled in the Royal Horseguards Hotel, this restaurant serves contemporary English fare. While the food is worth a try, the ambiance is quite classy. Catering for up to 40 people can also be organized. Located around most of the city's popular sight-seeing spots, One Twenty One Two is hard to miss. Call +44 845 305 8332 and fax +44 845 305 8371 for details.
L'ulivo Leicester Square is a lovely Italian eatery in the neighborhood. It is set in a touristy area near to many attractions like the Leicester Square, Wyndham's Theatre, Prince of Wales Theatre and National Portrait Gallery. Their traditional fare is made fresh daily and has a home cooking style to it. Comforting and delicious, their food is reasonably priced. They have a la carte and Prix Fixe menu as well. Savor their dishes Lasagna Al Forno, Gnocchi Alla Sorrentina, Pollo Alla Parmigiana and Vitello con Prosciutto. Round off your meal with decadent desserts like Panna Cotta, Profiteroles and Wild Strawberry Cheesecake.