Just a 12-minute helicopter journey from Farnborough Airport, London is home to some of the most diverse and delicious food experiences, boasting a wide range of restaurants offering something for everyone.
Whether you’re looking for a business lunch or just want a taste of the London food scene, we have curated a list of the top five restaurants to visit this year.
Luca celebrates British seasonal ingredients through an Italian lens combining both a refined sophisticated atmosphere as well as keeping a warm buzz as you enter. Serving the finest traditional Italian pasta dishes alongside a variety of meat and seasonal seafood, Luca also offers a secluded terrace, the perfect space for a relaxed, springtime meal. Covered and heated, dine out in their foliage-filled, secret garden whatever the weather.
KOL sources the finest British ingredients to create Mexican soul dishes that reflect the bright, fresh flavours of Mexican cooking. Championing seasonality, sustainability and appreciation for wild food, their menu overlays the techniques and heritage of Mexican cuisine with the landscape of Britain.
Sketch is a quirky artist conceived gastro-brasserie restaurant situated in an 18th century townhouse. Sketch is the destination for food, music, and art. With five separate restaurant settings and bars, each with their own identity, you won’t be short of gorgeous Instagram shots. Each area oozes luxury and uniqueness, offering a range of dining experiences.
London’s most iconic private members club Annabel’s, at its core, remains a place to entertain and be entertained. Annabel’s newest restaurants are The Japanese, offering traditional Japanese ingredients and flavours and Matteo’s, an Italian themed restaurant offering a taste of Italy in the heart of London with a menu that includes Italian classics with gourmet twists.
With the largest wine list in Europe, HIDE boasts a three-floor space in a contemporary setting with elevated morning to late-night dining options. Overlooking Green Park, the dining experience offers tranquil views with seasonal, fresh produce made in-house wherever possible. HIDE is attentive but informal, simple but sophisticated.