Romantic Restaurants in London

Stuck for Valentine's Day restaurant ideas, or simply trying to find somewhere to take someone special out to dinner? London has plenty of romantic restaurants worth booking. 

Treat your partner to dinner at one of these romantic restaurants.

Many London restaurants offer romantic views of London, sometimes along the Thames. 

You may be celebrating in the West End with a glass of Champagne and oysters. London is home to many pre-theatre restaurants for romance before the show.

  • Cigalon

    Gold Partner

    French Restaurant

    115 Chancery Lane, WC2A 1PP [map]

    Cigalon brings Provence and Corsican cuisine to London.

  • Galvin at Windows Restaurant

    Platinum Partner

    French Restaurant

    22 Park Lane, W1K 1BE [map]

    5 TripAdvisor traveller rating
    Based on 514 reviews

    Located on the 28th floor of the London Hilton on Park Lane and awarded a Michelin star, Galvin at Windows Restaurant and Bar has become one of the most talked about restaurants since opening in May 2006.

  • Homage Restaurant

    Platinum Partner

    European Restaurant

    The Waldorf Hilton, Aldwych, WC2B 4DD [map]

    Homage is not just one restaurant alone.

  • Minako at the Met

    Platinum Partner

    Oriental Restaurant

    225 Edgware Road Hilton London Metropole, 23rd Floor, W2 1JU [map]

    4 TripAdvisor traveller rating
    Based on 41 reviews

    Minako is one of London's most exciting new oriental bar and restaurant, located on the 23rd floor of Hilton London Metropole.

  • Babylon Restaurant

    Gold Partner

    British Restaurant

    99 Kensington High Street, Kensington, W8 5SA [map]

    4 TripAdvisor traveller rating
    Based on 188 reviews

    Located high above Kensington High Street, Babylon Restaurant is truly spectacular. With breathtaking views and mouth-watering fare on the menu there's never been a better reason to dine with us.

  • Bateaux London Thames Dining Cruise Experiences

    Gold Partner

    River Tour

    Embankment Pier, Victoria Embankment, Westminster, WC2N 6NU [map]

    4 TripAdvisor traveller rating
    Based on 61 reviews

    Bateaux London Dining Cruise Experiences combine fresh food, exclusive views of London and upbeat live entertainment to create a London must-do experience.

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  • The Grill at The Dorchester

    Gold Partner

    British Restaurant

    The Dorchester, 53 Park Lane, W1K 1QA [map]

    5 TripAdvisor traveller rating
    Based on 140 reviews

    The best of Homegrown British ingredients.

  • Mash

    Gold Partner

    American Restaurant

    77 Brewer Street, Soho, W1F 9ZN [map]

    Located just off Regent Street and housed in one of London's most iconic art deco buildings, MASH is a unique Danish steakhouse offering ample menu choices and an extensive wine list.

  • Min Jiang

    Gold Partner

    Chinese Restaurant

    Min Jiang, 2-24 Kensington High Street, W8 4PT [map]

    5 TripAdvisor traveller rating
    Based on 104 reviews

    London’s most authentic Chinese cuisine is located high up on the tenth floor at the Royal Garden Hotel, with panoramic windows and stunning views over Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens.

  • OXO Tower Restaurant, Bar and Brasserie

    Gold Partner

    Modern European Restaurant

    Barge House Street, Oxo Tower Wharf, South Bank, SE1 9PH [map]

    4 TripAdvisor traveller rating
    Based on 1,570 reviews

    Located on London's South Bank, The OXO Tower Restaurant, Bar and Brasserie boasts breathtaking views of the city, complementing the finest modern cuisine.

  • The Portrait Restaurant

    Gold Partner

    British Restaurant

    St Martin's Place, WC2H 0HE [map]

    4 TripAdvisor traveller rating
    Based on 147 reviews

    The National Portrait Gallery's rooftop restaurant boasts spectacular views over London, and has established itself as one of the capital's most sought after dining areas.

  • Roux at The Landau

    Gold Partner

    Modern European Restaurant

    The Langham, London, 1C Portland Place, W1B 1JA [map]

    5 TripAdvisor traveller rating
    Based on 250 reviews

    Roux at The Landau sees father and son Albert and Michel Roux Jr working together for the first time in 19 years, bringing the Roux’s legendary culinary expertise to their second West End address.

  • RS Hispaniola

    Gold Partner

    Mediterranean Restaurant

    Victoria Embankment, WC2N 5DJ [map]

    4 TripAdvisor traveller rating
    Based on 66 reviews

    Fully air-conditioned restaurant ship permanently moored beside Victoria Embankment at the foot of Northumberland Avenue close to Embankment Underground station, benefiting from superb river views.

  • Tate Modern Restaurant

    Gold Partner

    British Restaurant

    Tate Modern, Bankside, SE1 9TG [map]

    4 TripAdvisor traveller rating
    Based on 173 reviews

    The restaurant at the Tate Modern offers imaginative cuisine and spectacular views.

  • Alain Ducasse at the Dorchester

    French Restaurant

    53 Park Lane, Mayfair, W1K 1QA

    5 TripAdvisor traveller rating
    Based on 280 reviews

    Awarded three Michelin stars, Alain Ducasse at The Dorchester offers contemporary French cuisine, complemented with a highly professional, bespoke and friendly service orchestrated by Restaurant Director Christian Laval and his energetic team, for a new approach to fine dining.

  • Ametsa with Arzak Instruction

    Spanish Restaurant

    Halkin Street, Westminster, SW1X 7DJ [map]

    Ametsa with Arzak Instruction is a Basque restaurant featuring inventive cuisine.

  • Aqua Nueva

    Spanish Restaurant

    5th Floor, 240 Regent Street, Entrance on 30 Argyll Street, W1B 3BR [map]

    Epitomising destination dining at its very finest, Aqua Nueva sits on top of the former Dickens & Jones department store, opposite the London Palladium.

  • Berners Tavern

    Restaurant

    10 Berners Street, W1T 3NP [map]

    Berners Tavern, the latest restaurant by chef and restaurateur, Jason Atherton is a gathering place for all day dining and entertaining, breakfast, lunch, dinner, tea and late supper.

  • The Bingham Restaurant

    British Restaurant

    61-63 Petersham Road, Richmond upon Thames, TW10 6UT [map]

    4 TripAdvisor traveller rating
    Based on 98 reviews

    Situated in a beautifully restored Grade II listed Georgian townhouse, the Bingham stands on the River Thames and offers panoramic views across the water: An urban oasis of elegance with an inviting atmosphere and informal dining.

  • Boisdale Canary Wharf

    Scottish Restaurant

    Cabot Place, Canary Wharf, E14 4QT [map]

    4 TripAdvisor traveller rating
    Based on 79 reviews

    Canary Wharf restaurant serving prime Scottish food and specialising in live jazz music