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Eating Out

Finding a great place to eat around the Northbank is a piece of cake. You can eat from breakfast through to dinner, snacking or indulging on food from around the world, it wouldn’t be surprising if people decided to stay all day.

Eating and drinking in the Northbank couldn’t be more exciting. From London’s most central micro-brewery at Temple Brew House to The American Bar at The Savoy, there’s something for everyone on all occasions. Regular events will help to bring a little sparkle to your life from jazz to comedy, Film & Fizz at One Aldwych or wine tasting session at the ever-popular Gordon’s Wine Bar and Terroirs. Dessert at Milk Train will take over your senses and Instagram! Go off the menu at Joe Allen for a delicious burger with the West End stars, or try a Japanese speciality at ROKA… and that’s only the tip of the iceberg!

Join us in exploring more on the Northbank…

Qubic Cafe

Qubic Cafe is not just a coffee shop

Marugame Udon

Japan’s favourite udon restaurant,

Bar&Co Boat

Bar&co Boat is located and moored at Temple Pier, and running as a fully licensed bar, restaurant and nightclub

Cinnamon Bazaar

Cinnamon Bazaar is a modern Indian restaurant in Covent Garden, London, with a menu inspired by bazaar market cuisine

Cafe in the Crypt

Located in the crypt of St Martin’s, at the edge of Trafalgar Square, this welcoming and hidden café has been a favourite of tourists and locals alike for 30 years

Joe & The Juice

Fresh juices, healthy shakes and delicious sandwiches 

Lao Cafe

The restaurant focuses on Laotian cooking and tradition

Pitaya

Authentic, colourful and creative cuisine, fresh and healthy produce and stylish decor: this is Pitaya’s recipe for an incredible and immersive Thai dining experience. 

Barrafina Adelaide Street

Barrafina Adelaide Street offers modern Spanish counter dining in the heart of central London.

Boulevard Brasserie

A classic French brasserie

Temple Brew House

Temple Brew House, is London’s most central micro-brewery, just a stone’s throw from the banks of the Thames

Bustronome

A delightful way to discover food and wine whilst (re) visiting the most beautiful monuments of our capital city.

Intenso

We believe a cup of coffee is one of the most important simple pleasures in life. Our mission is simple too: “Bringing high quality coffee to you”. The coffee we make is the coffee we like to drink, and we hope you like it too.

Mon Plaisir

Take a stroll down Monmouth Street, London and you’ll discover a little piece of England that will remain forever French.

The India Club

Discover one of the oldest curry houses in London.

Floral Street Coffee

Community Coffee House, offering a delicious brunch menu, cakes and pastries, and serving the best coffee in town!

Watch House – Somerset House

Boasting a state of the art brew bar and industry leading coffee equipment, Watch House are focused on serving unrivalled coffee experience together with their daily fresh sandwiches, all day brunch service and artisan baked goods.

B-Bakery

Experience London from the comfort of a classic British red bus.

Chez Antoinette

Located in the heart of Covent Garden and open since 2014, the restaurant offers a little piece of France offering simple yet good quality dishes. Authenticity and friendly service are key and they want every guest to feel at home.

Roasting Plant

We are Roasting Plant a bunch of coffee lovers from the lower Eastside NYC who set out to create the best tasting cup.

Gaucho: Chancery Lane

Gaucho Chancery Lane sits where the prestigious legal district meets the buzz of the West End.

Canteen at London Transport Museum

All change! at London Transport Museum, as they open their new cafe bar!

Canteen offers an all-day menu from Benugo that features British classics, from a full English breakfast skillet to bangers and mash, salads and sandwiches, and a special menu for children which even includes train-shaped pasta!

The Rooftop

The Rooftop surpasses the city’s finest when it comes to alfresco drinking and dining against the backdrop of London’s iconic skyline. On the seventh floor of the Trafalgar St James Hotel, The Rooftop is a space for sipping individually crafted cocktails and drinking in the inimitable city view. Complete with al fresco and canopy-covered seating, the 378sqm sky-high space lends itself as a year-round experience.

Rockwell

Within the Trafalgar St James Hotel, Rockwell Bar & Lounge is a destination of style and escapism in the heart of the West End.

Côte

Inspired by the brasseries and bistros of Paris, Côte Brasserie Covent Garden offer relaxed dining all day long.

For those who love classic French cuisine, this is a perfect spot for pre or post-theatre dinner.

Lucky Voice Karaoke & Cocktail Bar

The newest Lucky Voice Karaoke and Cocktail Bar is now open in Holborn. 

Lucky Voice is not just another karaoke bar – it’s a place to cut loose, be yourself and truly sing from the heart. Let yourself embrace the true meaning of karaoke! Enjoy 2 hours of Karaoke in your own private room fitting up to 30 people.

STK

Vibrant and glamorous, STK London offers a seriously chic twist on traditional steakhouse dining, combining vibe dining with signature menus and world – class service.

Plume Wine Bar by Grays and Feather

Grays & Feather, London’s first sparkling wine specialist, with space to hire too.

Champagne Charlies

Champagne Charlies is ideally located for wining, dining and entertaining.

Cigalon

Cigalon serves authentic Provencal cuisine inspired by the beautiful flavours of the south of France.

The Northall at Corinthia

The Northall showcases the very best of British cuisine with a focus on seasonal produce from artisanal suppliers who provide the restaurant with the finest ingredients from around the British Isles.

Tattershall Castle

A pub on the Thames, open 7 days a week and ideally situated opposite the London Eye and between Westminster and Embankment tube stations.

Baranis

Baranis is a chic London cocktail bar that transports you in an instant to sun-kissed provence.

Cafe Rouge, Wellington Street

Relaxed, French-inspired all-day dining in the heart of Theatreland.

Salsa! Temple

Partying is what they do, and they do it well!

The National Gallery

With free access to over 2,300 paintings from altarpieces to the Impressionists, there’s something for everyone at the National Gallery.

The Wild Monkey

The Parrot London is a cocktail bar and music venue that aims to welcome guests who value quality food, drinks and entertainment in an intimate tropical environment.

Mr Fogg’s Society of Exploration

A bar, restaurant and venue on the corner of Strand and Bedford Street, with an extraordinary theme that guarantees a good time.

Indigo

At Indigo, the finest ingredients from across the Isles take centre stage. Each plate showcases foraged foods and seasonal ingredients: Isle of Wight asparagus and seared Orkney scallops; mackerel cured with London gin; Rhug Estate lamb and Merryfield Farm duck; Valrhona mousse and seasonal pavlova.

Stop by for breakfast or lunch, the enchanting Charlie and the Chocolate Factory afternoon tea or pre- and post-theatre meals, or settle in for a long, lingering dinner – the doors are always open.   

One Aldwych

A stunning independent hotel with a unique shape, style and story. Set in the former home of the Morning Post newspaper above the Strand, One Aldwych is perfectly positioned for those seeking an original hotel offering exceptional service and a beautiful, contemporary setting. Fully refurbished and reimagined in 2019, One Aldwych promises guests a truly unforgettable experience.

Zela

ZELA is the home of the “MEPPON CUISINE”; a fusion of Mediterranean products and traditional Japanese cuisine techniques, located in in the heart of London’s West End.

The Delaunay

Inspired by the grand cafés of Mittel-Europe, The Delaunay is an all-day café-restaurant located near Covent Garden on the corner of Aldwych & Drury Lane.

50 Kalò

Ciro Salvo is the third generation of master pizzamakers from a renowned family. His research on extremely hydrated dough, where very large percentage of water are added to the flour, has resulted in awards and recognition from the most regarded national and international food critics.

Strand Palace

Welcoming guests since 1909 Strand Palace is surrounded by the best London has to offer.Set in the heart of London, the hotel is mere moments from Covent Garden, Trafalgar Square and the Thames making it the perfect location for discovering London.

Kerridge’s Bar and Grill at Corinthia Hotel London

Tom and Head Chef, Nick Beardshaw, have created a menu which harks back to classic British dishes and traditional techniques.

The Delaunay Counter

A traditional Viennese café, adjacent to The Delaunay, offering a selection of pastries, cakes, sandwiches, soups and salads, to eat in or take away.

Corinthia London

A newer addition to the luxurious hotels in the area, Corinthia opened its doors in 2011 to rave reviews and has held its 5 star status with stiff competition from the other hotels on The Northbank.

ROKA Aldwych

Sushi and Japanese dishes in a rustic, contemporary dining room with a central, open-grill kitchen.

Opera Tavern

Opera Tavern is a beautiful two-storey bar and restaurant in the heart of central London’s theatre land.

Royal Society of Arts (RSA)

Be inspired at the RSA, intellectual home to some of the world’s greatest minds for 250 years.

Terroirs

Just off Trafalgar Square, Terroirs is a real institution for natural wine lovers in London.

Christopher’s

Located in the heart of Central London’s theatre-land, Christopher’s Covent Garden is a timeless martini bar and American restaurant.

Pennethorne’s Cafe Bar

Conveniently located at the corner of Strand and Lancaster Place the bar is inspired by Pennethorne’s travels across Europe during the Grand Tour.

Knight’s Bar at Simpson’s In The Strand

The intimate bar is the perfect place for pre theatre or dinner drinks or just as an escape from the bustle of London life.

L’Ulivo

A family-run authentic Italian restaurant.

Cafe Murano

Cafe Murano, is relaxed and inviting, and intended that you drop in and eat every day.

Tandoor Chop House

Tandoor Chop House is the meeting of a North Indian communal eatery and a classic British chop house.

Sherlock Holmes

The Sherlock Holmes is one of the Northbank’s greatest treasures.

Smith & Wollensky

Selected randomly from a list of surnames in a telephone directory, the Smith & Wollensky brand was created in 1977 and the first restaurant opened that same year in New York.

Dirty Martini

Beautiful bespoke cocktails, glamorous interiors and some of London’s best DJs.

Bella Italia, Strand

The best moments in life are those spent with loved ones, sharing food, friendship and laughter.

Bella Italia, Wellington Street

The best moments in life are those spent with loved ones, sharing food, friendship and laughter.

Theodore Bullfrog

They’ve got all your favourite pub classics to choose from, such as beer battered fish & chips or sausage & mash. Or why not try their delicious gourmet burgers, flat bread pizzas, salads or wraps?

Milk Train

A feast for the eyes, mouth and stomach!

Homage Resturant at The Waldorf Hilton

Edwardian columns, sparkling chandeliers and gilded detail.

The Waldorf Hilton

The restored splendour of The Waldorf Hilton is a 5 star destination.

Spring Restaurant

Spring brings warmth and elegance within a beautiful dining space set in the New Wing of the iconic Somerset House.

India Club

The Londonist has pegged the India Club as one of London’s best-kept secret restaurants!

Bateaux London

Bateaux London takes their guests on a cruise through the heart of London.

Pizza Express

Pizza Express Strand serves affordable Italian cuisine in spacious, trendy surroundings.

The Devereux

The Devereux is situated in one of the most fascinating areas of London, surrounded by breathtaking architecture and steeped in ancient history.

The Savoy

The Savoy provides a quintessentially British setting from which to make the most of the hotel’s exceptional location.

Old Bank of England

The pub resides in the old Law Court’s branch of the previous Bank of England.

ME London

Their 157 Guestrooms and Suites are an ideal urban retreat in the cultural heart of London with state-of-art technology, floor-to-ceiling windows and unparalleled view of the London Skyline from your private balcony.

Retro Bar

Cocktails or mocktails, pints or pinot grigio; they cater for everyone’s tastes with our wide selection of drinks.

Savoy Tap

A warm welcome and a perfect pint are guaranteed at this traditional pub, tucked away down a quiet street off the Strand.

Bar & Co

A fully licensed bar, restaurant and nightclub, they host a number of events.

Embankment Cafe

Well known among locals for it’s early morning big breakfast!

The Cheshire Cheese

Higgledy-piggledy traditional pub with timber beams and open fires.

The Edgar Wallace

Hailed as a true English pub with a wide choice of real ales and good lagers.

Daly’s Wine Bar

Warm & friendly atmosphere, large selection of international wines and delicious food – the perfect place to unwind after work or to enjoy a tasty lunch with friends.

The Courtyard Cafe & Bar

This spring and summer time Café is a fantastic spot to enjoy some down time outside, in such a central location. 

Kaspar’s at The Savoy

Choose from arrays of fresh and smoked fish, oysters, caviar and fresh seafood.

Royal Horseguards Hotel

From glittering chandeliers to contemporary design, this central hotel near the London Eye reflects a proud heritage.

Porterhouse

A wonderfully large yet intimate bar due to it’s weird and wonderful nooks and crannies.

The George and Pig & Goose

A great range of craft beers, 9 rotating local and national real ales and a carefully crafted wine and spirit selection. Perfect for casual lunch dining, after work drinks, and a weekend meal away from the hustle and bustle of the West End.

Clermont Hotel Charing Cross

Come and discover what a hotel stay should really be like.

Lobby Bar at One Aldwych Hotel

Whether it be early morning coffee and light lunches or evening aperitifs and after-hours nightcaps, the sleek interiors of the Lobby Bar are the perfect setting for any occasion, from business through to leisure.

Nell Gwynne Tavern

Nip down a side alley and you’ll find one of London’s most characterful pubs, painted phone box red and hung with flowers.

Gordon’s Wine Bar

A classic London experience for over 100 years.

St Martin-in-the-Fields

The church is open every day and visitors are welcome to attend a service, concert or event and for prayer and reflection.

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