133 "Dining Solo" restaurants in London.
Sonora is an excellent takeaway-only taquería in Hackney’s Netil Market, just a few hatches up from its old home when it was called Pollo Feliz.
Lahore is a legendary Pakistani spot in Whitechapel. Come with friends, family, and a big appetite for lamb chops and daal.
Tomi’s is a West African spot near Hackney Central serving moreish plates of jollof rice, efo-riro, and more.
Kurumaya is a tiny restaurant near Smithfield, with small prices, big bowls of katsu curry, and some decent sushi.
Tokyo Pizza is a casual underground pizza spot on Maida Vale, serving Japanese-inspired pizza toppings and some very tasty salads.
Stampa is a straightforward Italian café and restaurant serving good quality and low cost handmade pasta and paninis.
Tibits is a vegetarian and vegan buffet restaurant that’s perfect for a kind of healthy, low-cost, lunch or dinner.
Murger Hanhan is a very useful Mayfair restaurant serving excellent and inexpensive Xi’an specialties like biang biang noodles and murger.
Daddy Bao is a tiny restaurant in Tooting from the same family as Mr Bao in Peckham, and is serving the same great Taiwanese food.
Mio Yatai is a Japanese restaurant at the end of Broadway Market serving decent ramen.
Bento Ramen is a multi-talented Japanese restaurant in Camden. It’s a quick-fire, go-go-go kind of place that will have you seated and fed fast.
MNTD’s second spot is near Victoria Park. It’s walk-in only, it’s great for a casual meal, and you should only be thinking about the dumplings.
Food House is a Sichuan restaurant in Chinatown serving solid chilli oil noodles, platters of dumplings, and more. It’s good for a group, or solo.
Open until 4am every night, Old Town 97 is a super-useful Chinatown spot serving great roasted meats and Cantonese classics.
If you’re looking for some great soup dumplings in Chinatown, head for Beijing Dumpling.