Best Dinner Date Locations In London

London has countless restaurants, serving all kinds of cuisine. If you are looking for somewhere to take your date for dinner in London you will be truly spoilt for choice, in this post we are going to look at some of the best restaurants based on food and ambience.

Naughty Piglets

Best Dinner Date Locations In London

Naughty Piglets is located at 28 Brixton Water Lane, London SW2 1PE. Clapham Common, Clapham North Underground and Brixton Station are all within walking distance of Naughty Piglets. The restaurant has an Anglo-French style and serves classic small plates such as; fatty duck rillettes.


Ottolenghi is can be found at 287 Upper Street, London N1 2TZ. Angel is the nearest tube station so it is well connected with both Bank and Northern line trains. Highbury & Islington Station offers both overground and Victoria line trains. The restaurant serves fusion dishes that are perfect for sharing. Ottolenghi is a chain, other branches currently operate solely as deli shops.

St John

St John is located in Faringdon, 26 St John Street, London EC1M 4AY. Within walking distance of Faringdon station and Barbican tube so extremely well connected to the Circle, Hammersmith & City and Metropolitan lines with overground trains too. “A glorious celebration of British fare and a champion of ‘nose to tail’ eating. Utilitarian surroundings and a refreshing lack of ceremony ensure the food is the focus; it’s appealingly simple, full of flavour and very satisfying.” is how Michelin describe St John, awarding it one star.

Royal China

If you have a lunchtime dinner date Timeout recommends the dim sum at Royal China. The restaurant is located almost halfway between Bayswater and Queensway tube station so well connected to the Circle and District lines, just a stop or two from Paddington Station. Timeout has the Royal China in their 100 top restaurants 2016 but many users of the site have left bad ratings due to customer service.

Park Chinois

If you like Chinese food and want a restaurant with better customer ratings you could try Park Chinois. The restaurant is located at 17 Berkeley St, London W1J 8EA the nearest tube is Green Park, located on the Jubilee, Piccadilly and Victoria lines. The restaurant is not cheap, Timeout recommends you budget at least £200 for two with drinks.


Dishoom is a chain of restaurants with branches in Shoreditch, Covent Garden, Kings Cross and Soho. The interior of the restaurant has been modelled on the Iranian cafés of Bombay, the booths create an intimate space for you and your date to get to know each other.


Hoppers is a Sri Lankan restaurant located at 49 Frith Street, Soho. The nearest tube station to Hoppers is Tottenham Court Road on the Central and Northern lines. Hoppers are bowl-shaped savoury crepes that Sri Lankans usually eat for breakfast. The restaurant serves many different hoppers and curry dishes until 10:30 pm.


A smokehouse style restaurant located at 25 Broadwick Street, London W1F 0DF. The nearest tube to Temper is Oxford Circus located on the Bakerloo, Central and Victoria lines. Timeout says, “Imagine smoked meat and fish served over tacos and flatbreads, with pow-pow Asian and Latin spices.” They have it on their top 10 list of London restaurants.

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