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.

100 Restaurants with the wow factor

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photo of benares restaurant
Benares
Awesome
(5524)
86% 86% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Indian Mayfair
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Top special:

6 course Tasting Menu & Glass of Champ cocktail pp @ £98pp
Five Course sharing Street Food menu & Green Spice Martini for 2: £50
3 course set menu with champagne Cocktail or Mocktail : £35
2 Course set menu Champagne Cocktail or Mocktail: £29

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photo of palm court at the langham, london restaurant
Exceptional
(2895)
92% 92% Recommend
$ $ $ $
English Oxford Circus

Top special:

3 courses & a glass of Prosecco with live jazz £35

photo of the savoy grill restaurant
Awesome
(6604)
89% 89% Recommend
$ $ $ $
British Covent Garden

Top special:

Taste of Savoy Grill: £98
Pre/ Post Theatre: 2 courses or 3 courses with an amuse bouche

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photo of quaglino's restaurant
Awesome
(1283)
91% 91% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Contemporary European Green Park

Top special:

ES Offer: 2 courses for £20 with a glass of wine with live music
ES Offer: 3 courses for £30 with a glass of Chandon with live music

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photo of sartoria restaurant
Awesome
(2051)
85% 85% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Italian Oxford Circus


Top special:

Evening Standard Offer: 3 courses for £30 with a glass of Chandon
FT Weekend & Laurent-Perrier Summer Menus: 4 courses £75 per person

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photo of the kitchen at st martins lane hotel restaurant
Excellent
(33)
66% 66% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Asian Leicester Square

Top special:

3 Course Set Menu £25

photo of momo restaurant restaurant
Awesome
(783)
84% 84% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Mediterranean Oxford Circus

photo of sexy fish restaurant
Awesome
(1085)
86% 86% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Asian Mayfair
photo of cantina laredo restaurant
Excellent
(1290)
89% 89% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Mexican Leicester Square

Top special:

Lunch & Pre Theatre: 2/3 courses £25/£28

photo of nobu - berkeley street restaurant
Awesome
(2832)
82% 82% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Japanese Green Park
photo of the ivy restaurant
Exceptional
(740)
92% 92% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Modern European Covent Garden
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photo of clos maggiore restaurant
Exceptional
(13283)
91% 91% Recommend
$ $ $ $
French Covent Garden
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photo of the cinnamon club restaurant
Awesome
(5203)
84% 84% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Indian St. James's

Top special:

Divine Tasting Menu £95pp, with sommelier chosen wines for £180pp
Cinnamon Summer Festival Menu with Bollinger Rose
Set Dinner Menu £29 for 2 courses/£35 for 3 courses seasonal bellini
Vegan 4 course set menu £40

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photo of balthazar london restaurant
Awesome
(2851)
88% 88% Recommend
$ $ $ $
French Covent Garden
photo of nobu - london restaurant
Awesome
(2523)
80% 80% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Japanese Mayfair
photo of the square restaurant
Awesome
(6)
100% 100% Recommend
$ $ $ $
French Mayfair

Top special:

5 course summer menu: £55
6 course dining experience: £95
Complimentary glass of champagne with Tasting menu

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photo of orrery restaurant
Exceptional
(4011)
95% 95% Recommend
$ $ $ $
French Marylebone
You're in luck! We still have 4 timeslots left.

Top special:

Set Dinner Menu: 2/3 courses at £34.95/39.95
Evening Standard Offer: 3 courses for £35 with a glass of Chandon

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photo of tamarind restaurant
Awesome
(2345)
85% 85% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Indian Mayfair

photo of j sheekey - the restaurant restaurant
Exceptional
(641)
93% 93% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Seafood Covent Garden
photo of j sheekey atlantic bar restaurant
Awesome
(571)
91% 91% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Seafood Covent Garden
photo of simpson's in the strand restaurant
Exceptional
(5108)
93% 93% Recommend
$ $ $ $
British Covent Garden

photo of marcus restaurant
Exceptional
(2100)
87% 87% Recommend
$ $ $ $
British Knightsbridge

Top special:

5 courses for £55 & a glass of fizz

photo of petrus restaurant
Exceptional
(2634)
83% 83% Recommend
$ $ $ $
French Knightsbridge
You're in luck! We still have 4 timeslots left.

Top special:

Discovery of Petrus menu for £120 per person

photo of bar boulud at mandarin oriental hyde park restaurant
Awesome
(2727)
90% 90% Recommend
$ $ $ $
French Knightsbridge

Top special:

2/3 courses & tea/coffee: £22/£26

photo of st pancras brasserie by searcys restaurant
Excellent
(1786)
86% 86% Recommend
$ $ $ $
British King's Cross

Top special:

Set menu: 2/3 course with a glass of English Sparkling for £24/£28

photo of afternoon tea at the park room restaurant
Exceptional
(444)
83% 83% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Afternoon Tea Marble Arch
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Top special:

Afternoon Tea with two glasses of Perrier Jouet Brut £59pp

photo of le caprice london restaurant
Exceptional
(624)
96% 96% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Modern European Green Park

Top special:

3 courses £26

photo of gillray's steakhouse restaurant
Excellent
(490)
67% 67% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Steak Waterloo

Top special:

Pre/Post Theatre Menu 2 courses and a glass of sparkling wine for £23
Kids eat for free

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photo of 34 mayfair restaurant
Exceptional
(341)
89% 89% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Global, International Mayfair
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photo of china tang restaurant
Awesome
(1764)
77% 77% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Chinese Mayfair

photo of lima london restaurant
Excellent
(1147)
77% 77% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Peruvian Fitzrovia
photo of plum + spilt milk restaurant
Awesome
(2139)
89% 89% Recommend
$ $ $ $
British King's Cross

photo of percy & founders restaurant
Awesome
(599)
86% 86% Recommend
$ $ $ $
British Fitzrovia
photo of coq d’argent restaurant restaurant
Awesome
(6280)
88% 88% Recommend
$ $ $ $
French Bank


Top special:

Evening Standard Menu: 3 courses for £30 with a glass of Chandon Brut
Set Menu: 2 courses £29.50 / 3 courses £34.50 per person
Taste of Coq d'Argent £69 per person

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photo of ivy chelsea garden restaurant
Awesome
(4935)
90% 90% Recommend
$ $ $ $
British Chelsea
photo of the quilon restaurant
Exceptional
(1120)
90% 90% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Indian St. James's
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photo of boisdale of belgravia restaurant
Awesome
(810)
91% 91% Recommend
$ $ $ $
British Victoria
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photo of m threadneedle street restaurant
Awesome
(1503)
87% 87% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Steakhouse Bank

Top special:

Surf, Turf & Champagne: £39.50pp
Around The World In 5 Steaks £69.00pp

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photo of gong restaurant
Awesome
(1012)
86% 86% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Bar / Lounge / Bottle Service London Bridge

Top special:

Champagne with a view: £150

photo of city social - restaurant restaurant
Awesome
(1550)
83% 83% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Contemporary European Liverpool Street

Top special:

6-course tasting menu offer: £65pp

photo of the foyer and reading room restaurant
Exceptional
(321)
100% 100% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Modern European Mayfair
You're in luck! We still have 3 timeslots left.

photo of the quality chop house restaurant
Exceptional
(880)
97% 97% Recommend
$ $ $ $
British Farringdon

photo of galvin la chapelle restaurant
Exceptional
(1955)
93% 93% Recommend
$ $ $ $
French Liverpool Street
You're in luck! We still have 4 timeslots left.

Top special:

7-course Tasting menu: Vegan/Vegetarian £55 or standard menu £85
Menu du Chef with a glass of brut: 2/3 courses £34/£38

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photo of daphne's restaurant
Exceptional
(1006)
95% 95% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Italian South Kensington

photo of the ivy tower bridge restaurant
Awesome
(3574)
85% 85% Recommend
$ $ $ $
British London Bridge
photo of the lampery restaurant
Excellent
(62)
80% 80% Recommend
$ $ $ $
British Fenchurch Street

photo of belvedere restaurant
Awesome
(1041)
88% 88% Recommend
$ $ $ $
French Holland Park

photo of angler - london restaurant
Exceptional
(999)
87% 87% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Seafood Liverpool Street


Top special:

Evening Standard: 3 courses & a glass of Chandon £35

photo of new street grill restaurant
Awesome
(508)
84% 84% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Steak Liverpool Street


Top special:

Evening Standard Offer: 2/3 courses for £25/£30 with glass of chandon

photo of helix restaurant at the gherkin restaurant
Excellent
(932)
76% 76% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Contemporary European Liverpool Street
You're in luck! We still have 3 timeslots left.

Top special:

3 course meal with a glass of Perrier-Jouet (Lunch £42/Dinner £45)

photo of il portico restaurant
Exceptional
(1042)
95% 95% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Italian Kensington

photo of the grill at the dorchester restaurant
Exceptional
(96)
88% 88% Recommend
$ $ $ $
British Mayfair

photo of mommi restaurant
Awesome
(306)
95% 95% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Peruvian Clapham

Top special:

40% Off your food bill

photo of the thomas cubitt restaurant
Awesome
(834)
90% 90% Recommend
$ $ $ $
British Belgravia
photo of the wilmington restaurant
Exceptional
(598)
98% 98% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Gastro Pub Farringdon
photo of ting restaurant, shangri-la at the shard restaurant
Awesome
(1714)
83% 83% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Modern European London Bridge

Top special:

Dinner with a view: £140
Dinner with a view: £95

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photo of scoff & banter - kensington restaurant
Excellent
(613)
75% 75% Recommend
$ $ $ $
British South Kensington
photo of smiths of smithfield no.3 restaurant & terrace restaurant
Awesome
(376)
93% 93% Recommend
$ $ $ $
British Farringdon
You're in luck! We still have 4 timeslots left.
photo of the winter garden restaurant
Awesome
(2120)
93% 93% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Modern European Marylebone
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photo of comedor grill and bar restaurant
Awesome
(499)
94% 94% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Steakhouse Islington
photo of charlotte's w5 restaurant
Excellent
(753)
83% 83% Recommend
$ $ $ $
British Ealing / Ealing Broadway
photo of bingham riverhouse restaurant
Awesome
(518)
87% 87% Recommend
$ $ $ $
British Richmond
You're in luck! We still have 3 timeslots left.
photo of the westbridge hotel restaurant restaurant
Awesome
(33)
86% 86% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Contemporary European Stratford
photo of l'escargot restaurant
Awesome
(2912)
95% 95% Recommend
$ $ $ $
French Soho
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photo of gauthier soho restaurant
Exceptional
(3392)
93% 93% Recommend
$ $ $ $
French Soho
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photo of alyn williams at the westbury restaurant
Exceptional
(1405)
91% 91% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Modern European Oxford Circus
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photo of sketch gallery restaurant
Awesome
(667)
86% 86% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Modern European Oxford Circus
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photo of sketch lecture room and library restaurant
Exceptional
(468)
94% 94% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Modern European Oxford Circus
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photo of the greenhouse restaurant
Exceptional
(2805)
86% 86% Recommend
$ $ $ $
French Mayfair
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photo of portrait restaurant restaurant
Awesome
(1184)
92% 92% Recommend
$ $ $ $
British Charing Cross
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photo of roux at the landau restaurant
Exceptional
(8065)
94% 94% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Modern European Oxford Circus
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photo of crazy bear fitzrovia restaurant
Excellent
(2446)
77% 77% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Thai Fitzrovia
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photo of seven park place by william drabble restaurant
Exceptional
(1380)
97% 97% Recommend
$ $ $ $
French St. James's
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photo of alain ducasse at the dorchester restaurant
Awesome
(1183)
87% 87% Recommend
$ $ $ $
French Mayfair
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photo of roux at parliament square restaurant
Awesome
(952)
89% 89% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Contemporary European Westminster
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photo of trishna - london restaurant
Awesome
(1583)
85% 85% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Indian Marylebone
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photo of claude bosi at bibendum restaurant
Exceptional
(619)
91% 91% Recommend
$ $ $ $
French South Kensington
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photo of afternoon tea at ting, shangri-la at the shard restaurant
Awesome
(1131)
86% 86% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Afternoon Tea London Bridge
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photo of frederick's restaurant
Exceptional
(2149)
97% 97% Recommend
$ $ $ $
British Angel
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photo of odette's restaurant restaurant
Exceptional
(886)
96% 96% Recommend
$ $ $ $
British Primrose Hill
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photo of northbank restaurant & bar restaurant
Awesome
(2170)
82% 82% Recommend
$ $ $ $
British St Paul's
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photo of luc's brasserie restaurant
Awesome
(780)
94% 94% Recommend
$ $ $ $
French Fenchurch Street
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photo of 1776 @ 1 lombard street restaurant
Excellent
(658)
82% 82% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Modern European Bank
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photo of 1901 restaurant restaurant
Excellent
(628)
89% 89% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Breakfast Liverpool Street
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photo of caboose restaurant
Exceptional
(6)
100% 100% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Barbecue Shoreditch
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photo of con gusto restaurant
Exceptional
(242)
93% 93% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Italian Woolwich
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photo of yumn brasserie restaurant
Awesome
(390)
92% 92% Recommend
$ $ $ $
European Croydon
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photo of charlotte's bistro restaurant
Awesome
(1619)
91% 91% Recommend
$ $ $ $
British Chiswick
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