Looking for a meal with a difference? You can eat in complete darkness at Dans le Noir, order from an interactive 3D menu at Inamo, or try chocolate-covered scorpions at Archipelago. Welcome to London's quirkiest restaurants.
Golden Buddhas, dwarf palm trees and giant peacock feathers give Archipelago's interior a quirky feel. But the most unusual thing here is the menu, which features crocodile, kangaroo, wildebeest, ostrich, and even locusts, crickets and chocolate-covered scorpions. An ideal place for adventurous eaters!Find Prices
Sketch turns eating and drinking into a whole new experience. The hardest part is choosing between the elegant high-ceilinged Lecture Room restaurant, the woodland-themed lunchtime-only Glade, the brasserie-style Gallery, or The Parlour, an eccentric patisserie, restaurant and bar. Each offers uniquely unusual decor and delicious dining.Find Prices
Beach Blanket Babylon
A maze of rooms connected by walkways, tunnels, bridges and staircases, eating at Beach Blanket Babylon is like stepping into a Georgian English manor house crossed with a French chateau. Tuck into seasonal, modern-European food while marvelling at the vintage furnishings, imposing statues and all-round extraordinary decor.Find Prices
The owners of Meatliquor used to run a burger van, but they've gone upmarket with this West End venue, which has graffiti covering the walls and ceilings. On the menu you'll find diner-style burgers, fried chicken, Coke floats and jam jar cocktails.
Les Trois Garçons
A genuine one-off, Les Trois Garçons is a converted pub turned ultra-deluxe French bistro, full of an eclectic blend of outrageous objects. Marvel at the incredible antiques and stuffed animals while you dine on delicious Anglo-French food. Popular with A-listers, look out for the likes of Gwyneth Paltrow, Nicole Kidman and Liz Hurley.Find Prices
This Oriental fusion restaurant boasts a pioneering interactive ordering system, which is projected onto your table. You can place orders from a 3D menu, choose from a selection of virtual tablecloths, find out about the local neighbourhood and even order a taxi home, all from the comfort of your seat.Find Prices
Dans le Noir
At Dans le Noir you can experience eating in complete darkness, served by blind waiters. As the dominant sense of sight is supressed, other senses take over and you start to experience food in a different way. The surprise menu encourages you to identify your dinner using taste, smell and texture a great way to educate your palate!Find Prices
With futuristic décor courtesy of British designer Tom Dixon, Circus restaurant and cocktail bar has a decadent feel. But it's not just a glamorous eating and drinking place: it's also a venue for cabaret and circus acts, and dinner is punctuated by acrobats swinging above your head and performers parading on the tables.Find Prices
A truly unique experience in the heart of Camden's Stables Market, Gilgamesh is a cavernous pan-Asian restaurant decorated to resemble a Babylonian palace. There's a fully retractable roof for 'outside dining' when it's sunny. Don't miss a drink at the amazing blue lapis lazuli stone bar, which was hand carved in India.Find Prices
Go wild at Rainforest Café, where you can expect to see (or hear!) waterfalls, thunder and lightning, rain showers, mist, wild animals and real tropical fish. The American and tropical cuisine reflects the exotic setting. Perfect for family meals and children's birthday parties, dishes include Maya's meatballs and banana splits.Find Prices