With so many restaurants tempting you with their mouth-watering images; delicious dishes and perfectly presented plates, it can be tricky to separate the talented chefs from the skillful food photographers. In this guide, we’ll help you make the distinction with our list of top restaurants in the west end of London. Not only does the food look great but it tastes even better. Loved by both locals and visitors, these suggestions have been personally selected by the team at Cheval Collection; trust us when it comes to recommending only the best in the city.
Experience Modern British Fine dining in a traditional Kensington townhouse dating back to 1839. Launceston Place offers a seasonally inspired menu with an award-winning wine list and a newly awarded a Michelin Star in the 2020 guide. No matter the time of the year, Launceston Place always has something exciting on their menu. From seasonal lunch and dinner menus to the impressive festive options, you can also order from their vegan and vegetarian menu.
Good Earth has been serving traditional Chinese cuisine for 30 years along with an array of contemporary dishes. Popular with the Chelsea locals, their menu offers an array of food types from soup, aromatic duck, clay pot to vegetarian options. Good Earth source their ducks from France, lobster from Scotland, and fillet and ribeye beef locally within the UK.
Contemporary Japanese dining with a sushi counter and robata grill. Zuma is a sophisticated venue in an exclusive Knightsbridge location. Whether you are planning a special dinner or an exciting event, Zuma offers open space dining and private dining. Opt to sit by the sushi counter and you’ll be able to watch the talented sushi chefs in action as you dine.
Surf and turf at it’s very best – a distinctly British dining spot within a sophisticated art decor interior. The restaurant takes pride in their locally sourced meat whilst supporting traditional British farming methods. Their very specific guidelines extend only to small farms and specific methods that contribute towards a stress-free lifestyle for the cattle, who are fed on a natural diet of grass and hay. The seafood option is equally as appealing with a curated menu and supply management from Mitch Tonks, one of the top seafood chefs in the country.
The founder describes himself as the expert of ‘not British, not French cuisine – but the Marcus cuisine’. His restaurant is located in the heart of Knightsbridge, offering flexible dining options from light lunches to an 8-course taste-menu.
The Harwood Arms
Nestled on a residential road in Fulham, The Harwood Arms is the only Michelin starred pub in London offering award-winning food and wine in a relaxed setting. Expect the very best of British produce in an authentic setting, not to mention a delicious Sunday roast.