Special occasion restaurants in London

These restaurants are the crème de la crème of the UK restaurant scene; perfect for when you want to wow dining companions with fab fine dining.

99 Restaurants with the wow factor

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photo of l'escargot restaurant
Awesome
(2927)
95% 95% Recommend
Cuisine: French
Price:
$ $ $ $
Location: Soho
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photo of gauthier soho restaurant
Exceptional
(3400)
93% 93% Recommend
Cuisine: French
Price:
$ $ $ $
Location: Soho
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photo of momo restaurant restaurant
Awesome
(786)
84% 84% Recommend
Cuisine: Mediterranean
Price:
$ $ $ $
Location: Oxford Circus

photo of sartoria restaurant
Awesome
(2052)
83% 83% Recommend
Cuisine: Italian
Price:
$ $ $ $
Location: Oxford Circus
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photo of wright brothers soho restaurant
Awesome
(2027)
85% 85% Recommend
Cuisine: Seafood
Price:
$ $ $ $
Location: Soho
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Exceptional
(1407)
91% 91% Recommend
Cuisine: Modern European
Price:
$ $ $ $
Location: Oxford Circus
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photo of sketch gallery restaurant
Awesome
(667)
86% 86% Recommend
Cuisine: Modern European
Price:
$ $ $ $
Location: Oxford Circus
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photo of sketch lecture room and library restaurant
Exceptional
(468)
94% 94% Recommend
Cuisine: Modern European
Price:
$ $ $ $
Location: Oxford Circus
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photo of sexy fish restaurant
Awesome
(1093)
85% 85% Recommend
Cuisine: Asian
Price:
$ $ $ $
Location: Mayfair
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photo of nobu - berkeley street restaurant
Awesome
(2835)
82% 82% Recommend
Cuisine: Japanese
Price:
$ $ $ $
Location: Green Park
photo of the ivy restaurant
Exceptional
(747)
91% 91% Recommend
Cuisine: Modern European
Price:
$ $ $ $
Location: Covent Garden
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photo of nobu - london restaurant
Awesome
(2531)
80% 80% Recommend
Cuisine: Japanese
Price:
$ $ $ $
Location: Mayfair
photo of clos maggiore restaurant
Exceptional
(13302)
92% 92% Recommend
Cuisine: French
Price:
$ $ $ $
Location: Covent Garden
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photo of balthazar london restaurant
Awesome
(2861)
88% 88% Recommend
Cuisine: French
Price:
$ $ $ $
Location: Covent Garden
photo of palm court at the langham, london restaurant
Exceptional
(2902)
92% 92% Recommend
Cuisine: English
Price:
$ $ $ $
Location: Oxford Circus

photo of benares restaurant
Awesome
(5532)
85% 85% Recommend
Cuisine: Indian
Price:
$ $ $ $
Location: Mayfair
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photo of quaglino's restaurant
Awesome
(1294)
90% 90% Recommend
Cuisine: Contemporary European
Price:
$ $ $ $
Location: Green Park
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photo of tamarind restaurant
Awesome
(2351)
85% 85% Recommend
Cuisine: Indian
Price:
$ $ $ $
Location: Mayfair

photo of umu restaurant
Awesome
(659)
80% 80% Recommend
Cuisine: Japanese
Price:
$ $ $ $
Location: Mayfair
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photo of the savoy grill restaurant
Awesome
(6619)
89% 89% Recommend
Cuisine: British
Price:
$ $ $ $
Location: Covent Garden

photo of ivy chelsea garden restaurant
Awesome
(4974)
89% 89% Recommend
Cuisine: British
Price:
$ $ $ $
Location: Chelsea
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photo of simpson's in the strand restaurant
Exceptional
(5125)
93% 93% Recommend
Cuisine: British
Price:
$ $ $ $
Location: Covent Garden
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photo of j sheekey - the restaurant restaurant
Exceptional
(647)
93% 93% Recommend
Cuisine: Seafood
Price:
$ $ $ $
Location: Covent Garden
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photo of 34 mayfair restaurant
Exceptional
(345)
89% 89% Recommend
Cuisine: Global, International
Price:
$ $ $ $
Location: Mayfair
photo of china tang restaurant
Awesome
(1768)
77% 77% Recommend
Cuisine: Chinese
Price:
$ $ $ $
Location: Mayfair

photo of the cinnamon club restaurant
Awesome
(5209)
84% 84% Recommend
Cuisine: Indian
Price:
$ $ $ $
Location: St. James's
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photo of j sheekey atlantic bar restaurant
Awesome
(571)
92% 92% Recommend
Cuisine: Seafood
Price:
$ $ $ $
Location: Covent Garden
photo of le caprice london restaurant
Exceptional
(625)
95% 95% Recommend
Cuisine: Modern European
Price:
$ $ $ $
Location: Green Park
photo of the greenhouse restaurant
Exceptional
(2810)
86% 86% Recommend
Cuisine: French
Price:
$ $ $ $
Location: Mayfair
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photo of lima london restaurant
Excellent
(1150)
77% 77% Recommend
Cuisine: Peruvian
Price:
$ $ $ $
Location: Fitzrovia
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photo of cantina laredo restaurant
Excellent
(1292)
89% 89% Recommend
Cuisine: Mexican
Price:
$ $ $ $
Location: Leicester Square

photo of roux at the landau restaurant
Exceptional
(8070)
94% 94% Recommend
Cuisine: Modern European
Price:
$ $ $ $
Location: Oxford Circus
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photo of percy & founders restaurant
Awesome
(599)
87% 87% Recommend
Cuisine: British
Price:
$ $ $ $
Location: Fitzrovia
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photo of orrery restaurant
Exceptional
(4017)
95% 95% Recommend
Cuisine: French
Price:
$ $ $ $
Location: Marylebone
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photo of ivy kensington brasserie restaurant
Awesome
(2867)
89% 89% Recommend
Cuisine: British
Price:
$ $ $ $
Location: Kensington
photo of crazy bear fitzrovia restaurant
Excellent
(2447)
78% 78% Recommend
Cuisine: Thai
Price:
$ $ $ $
Location: Fitzrovia
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photo of portrait restaurant restaurant
Awesome
(1186)
93% 93% Recommend
Cuisine: British
Price:
$ $ $ $
Location: Charing Cross
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photo of bar boulud at mandarin oriental hyde park restaurant
Awesome
(2729)
90% 90% Recommend
Cuisine: French
Price:
$ $ $ $
Location: Knightsbridge

photo of daphne's restaurant
Exceptional
(1007)
95% 95% Recommend
Cuisine: Italian
Price:
$ $ $ $
Location: South Kensington

photo of the ivy tower bridge restaurant
Awesome
(3616)
85% 85% Recommend
Cuisine: British
Price:
$ $ $ $
Location: London Bridge
photo of mestizo mexican restaurant & tequila bar restaurant
Awesome
(2405)
93% 93% Recommend
Cuisine: Mexican
Price:
$ $ $ $
Location: Bloomsbury

photo of alain ducasse at the dorchester restaurant
Awesome
(1183)
87% 87% Recommend
Cuisine: French
Price:
$ $ $ $
Location: Mayfair
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photo of seven park place by william drabble restaurant
Exceptional
(1381)
97% 97% Recommend
Cuisine: French
Price:
$ $ $ $
Location: St. James's
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photo of marcus restaurant
Exceptional
(2108)
88% 88% Recommend
Cuisine: British
Price:
$ $ $ $
Location: Knightsbridge

photo of the quilon restaurant
Exceptional
(1123)
89% 89% Recommend
Cuisine: Indian
Price:
$ $ $ $
Location: St. James's
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photo of the kitchen at st martins lane hotel restaurant
Excellent
(33)
66% 66% Recommend
Cuisine: Asian
Price:
$ $ $ $
Location: Leicester Square

photo of petrus restaurant
Exceptional
(2640)
86% 86% Recommend
Cuisine: French
Price:
$ $ $ $
Location: Knightsbridge
photo of the square restaurant
Awesome
(6)
100% 100% Recommend
Cuisine: French
Price:
$ $ $ $
Location: Mayfair
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photo of the quality chop house restaurant
Exceptional
(886)
97% 97% Recommend
Cuisine: British
Price:
$ $ $ $
Location: Farringdon
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photo of plum + spilt milk restaurant
Awesome
(2140)
90% 90% Recommend
Cuisine: British
Price:
$ $ $ $
Location: King's Cross

photo of coq d’argent restaurant restaurant
Awesome
(6289)
88% 88% Recommend
Cuisine: French
Price:
$ $ $ $
Location: Bank
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photo of the foyer and reading room restaurant
Exceptional
(321)
100% 100% Recommend
Cuisine: Modern European
Price:
$ $ $ $
Location: Mayfair
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photo of st pancras brasserie by searcys restaurant
Excellent
(1792)
86% 86% Recommend
Cuisine: British
Price:
$ $ $ $
Location: King's Cross
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photo of claude bosi at bibendum restaurant
Exceptional
(628)
91% 91% Recommend
Cuisine: French
Price:
$ $ $ $
Location: South Kensington
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photo of trishna - london restaurant
Awesome
(1583)
84% 84% Recommend
Cuisine: Indian
Price:
$ $ $ $
Location: Marylebone
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photo of steak & lobster warren street restaurant
Excellent
(705)
84% 84% Recommend
Cuisine: Steak
Price:
$ $ $ $
Location: Fitzrovia
photo of city social - restaurant restaurant
Awesome
(1559)
84% 84% Recommend
Cuisine: Contemporary European
Price:
$ $ $ $
Location: Liverpool Street
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photo of roux at parliament square restaurant
Awesome
(952)
89% 89% Recommend
Cuisine: Contemporary European
Price:
$ $ $ $
Location: Westminster
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photo of gong restaurant
Awesome
(1020)
86% 86% Recommend
Cuisine: Bar / Lounge / Bottle Service
Price:
$ $ $ $
Location: London Bridge
photo of ting restaurant, shangri-la at the shard restaurant
Awesome
(1721)
83% 83% Recommend
Cuisine: Modern European
Price:
$ $ $ $
Location: London Bridge
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photo of afternoon tea at ting, shangri-la at the shard restaurant
Awesome
(1140)
87% 87% Recommend
Cuisine: Afternoon Tea
Price:
$ $ $ $
Location: London Bridge
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photo of afternoon tea at the park room restaurant
Exceptional
(445)
90% 90% Recommend
Cuisine: Afternoon Tea
Price:
$ $ $ $
Location: Marble Arch
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photo of the grill at the dorchester restaurant
Exceptional
(96)
88% 88% Recommend
Cuisine: British
Price:
$ $ $ $
Location: Mayfair

photo of frederick's restaurant
Exceptional
(2156)
97% 97% Recommend
Cuisine: British
Price:
$ $ $ $
Location: Angel
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photo of the wilmington restaurant
Exceptional
(607)
98% 98% Recommend
Cuisine: Gastro Pub
Price:
$ $ $ $
Location: Farringdon
photo of the pig and goose and the george on the strand restaurant
Exceptional
(333)
95% 95% Recommend
Cuisine: British
Price:
$ $ $ $
Location: Covent Garden
photo of m threadneedle street restaurant
Awesome
(1513)
87% 87% Recommend
Cuisine: Steakhouse
Price:
$ $ $ $
Location: Bank
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photo of steak & lobster marble arch restaurant
Excellent
(473)
78% 78% Recommend
Cuisine: Steak
Price:
$ $ $ $
Location: Marble Arch
photo of odette's restaurant restaurant
Exceptional
(887)
96% 96% Recommend
Cuisine: British
Price:
$ $ $ $
Location: Primrose Hill
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photo of galvin la chapelle restaurant
Exceptional
(1958)
92% 92% Recommend
Cuisine: French
Price:
$ $ $ $
Location: Liverpool Street
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photo of boisdale of belgravia restaurant
Awesome
(812)
91% 91% Recommend
Cuisine: British
Price:
$ $ $ $
Location: Victoria
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photo of angler - london restaurant
Exceptional
(1000)
87% 87% Recommend
Cuisine: Seafood
Price:
$ $ $ $
Location: Liverpool Street
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photo of il portico restaurant
Exceptional
(1043)
95% 95% Recommend
Cuisine: Italian
Price:
$ $ $ $
Location: Kensington
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photo of scoff & banter - kensington restaurant
Excellent
(614)
74% 74% Recommend
Cuisine: British
Price:
$ $ $ $
Location: South Kensington
photo of ting lounge, shangri-la at the shard restaurant
Awesome
(500)
89% 89% Recommend
Cuisine: Asian
Price:
$ $ $ $
Location: London Bridge
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photo of northbank restaurant & bar restaurant
Awesome
(2170)
81% 81% Recommend
Cuisine: British
Price:
$ $ $ $
Location: St Paul's
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photo of helix restaurant at the gherkin restaurant
Excellent
(933)
76% 76% Recommend
Cuisine: Contemporary European
Price:
$ $ $ $
Location: Liverpool Street
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photo of smiths of smithfield no.3 restaurant & terrace restaurant
Awesome
(376)
92% 92% Recommend
Cuisine: British
Price:
$ $ $ $
Location: Farringdon
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photo of new street grill restaurant
Awesome
(510)
83% 83% Recommend
Cuisine: Steak
Price:
$ $ $ $
Location: Liverpool Street
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photo of belvedere restaurant
Awesome
(1044)
89% 89% Recommend
Cuisine: French
Price:
$ $ $ $
Location: Holland Park

photo of the winter garden restaurant
Awesome
(2120)
93% 93% Recommend
Cuisine: Modern European
Price:
$ $ $ $
Location: Marylebone
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photo of the lampery restaurant
Excellent
(63)
79% 79% Recommend
Cuisine: British
Price:
$ $ $ $
Location: Fenchurch Street

photo of mommi restaurant
Awesome
(307)
95% 95% Recommend
Cuisine: Peruvian
Price:
$ $ $ $
Location: Clapham
photo of luc's brasserie restaurant
Awesome
(781)
94% 94% Recommend
Cuisine: French
Price:
$ $ $ $
Location: Fenchurch Street
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photo of quartier restaurant restaurant
Awesome
(310)
83% 83% Recommend
Cuisine: Modern European
Price:
$ $ $ $
Location: Liverpool Street
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photo of comedor grill and bar restaurant
Awesome
(500)
94% 94% Recommend
Cuisine: Steakhouse
Price:
$ $ $ $
Location: Islington
photo of 1776 @ 1 lombard street restaurant
Excellent
(658)
80% 80% Recommend
Cuisine: Modern European
Price:
$ $ $ $
Location: Bank
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photo of 1901 restaurant restaurant
Excellent
(628)
89% 89% Recommend
Cuisine: Breakfast
Price:
$ $ $ $
Location: Liverpool Street
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photo of caboose restaurant
Exceptional
(6)
100% 100% Recommend
Cuisine: Barbecue
Price:
$ $ $ $
Location: Shoreditch
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Unfortunately, your party is too small to make an online booking at Caboose. We recommend contacting the restaurant directly.

photo of charlotte's w5 restaurant
Excellent
(757)
81% 81% Recommend
Cuisine: British
Price:
$ $ $ $
Location: Ealing / Ealing Broadway
photo of steak & lobster heathrow restaurant
Awesome
(656)
84% 84% Recommend
Cuisine: Steak
Price:
$ $ $ $
Location: Heathrow
You're in luck! We still have 4 timeslots left.
photo of bingham riverhouse restaurant
Awesome
(519)
87% 87% Recommend
Cuisine: British
Price:
$ $ $ $
Location: Richmond
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photo of con gusto restaurant
Exceptional
(244)
93% 93% Recommend
Cuisine: Italian
Price:
$ $ $ $
Location: Woolwich
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photo of yumn brasserie restaurant
Awesome
(390)
91% 91% Recommend
Cuisine: Grill
Price:
$ $ $ $
Location: Croydon
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photo of the westbridge hotel restaurant restaurant
Awesome
(33)
86% 86% Recommend
Cuisine: Contemporary European
Price:
$ $ $ $
Location: Stratford
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