130 "Dining Solo" restaurants in London.
Rovi is a restaurant for the future. It serves excellent middle-eastern inspired sharing plates in a beautiful room in Fitzrovia.
Barrafina is a legendary Soho tapas restaurant that’s always crowded but always worth the wait.
Barrafina Adelaide Street is just as good as the Soho location, and just a little bit less crowded. Get your tapas fix.
Xi’an Impression is a small restaurant in Highbury making some of the best Chinese food in London. Don’t miss the hand-pulled noodles.
Levan is a casual all-day wine bar and restaurant in Peckham serving very good sharing plates, and some excellent wine.
Barrafina is a legendary tapas restaurant that’s crowded but always worth the wait. The Drury Lane outpost in Covent Garden has a pretty terrace.
Dalston's Sông Quê makes some of the best Vietnamese food in London. Stop by for a casual group dinner or a quick bowl of pho.
The bao are what makes this Taiwanese joint legendary, but the small plates are even better. The queues at Bao are an official Soho landmark.
Quality Chip House is an excellent British restaurant in Clerkenwell that's a natural at filling you up with good food and good wine.
Yashin Sushi is an excellent, creative, and modern sushi restaurant with an ever-changing list of unusual and seasonal ingredients.
The best burger in London. Their shop in Victoria is not a place to linger, but it’s perfect for takeout or a quick bite to eat.
This second Hoppers location in Marylebone serves the same excellent Sri Lankan food as the Soho original, and actually takes reservations.
Leg’s is a restaurant in Hackney Central serving a small Mediterranean inspired menu of excellent seasonal small plates.
Padella serves brilliant, freshly made pasta at very good prices. If you’re in London Bridge or Borough Market, make this a part of your plan.
There are proper waits for Kiln’s high-octane Thai dishes, but it’s absolutely worth the wait. Grab a seat at the bar, get the short-rib curry.