280 "Lunch" restaurants in London.
St. John in Clerkenwell is a special place. It’s often referred to as an institution. And having a meal here is one of the best things you can do.
Rovi is a restaurant for the future. It serves excellent middle-eastern inspired sharing plates in a beautiful room in Fitzrovia.
Rochelle Bar and Canteen at the Institute of Contemporary Arts on The Mall does simple British cooking at the highest levels.
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.
Trullo is the kind of neighbourhood Italian restaurant you’d find in an actual Italian neighbourhood, and the food is simply fantastic.
Master Wei is an excellent casual Chinese restaurant in Bloomsbury, serving Xi’anese specialties that are worth going out of your way for.
Rochelle Canteen is a sort of secret restaurant in Shoreditch. The space is nice and relaxing, and the rotating British menu is always excellent.
Brat is a cool feeling spot in Shoreditch, serving small plates and huge pieces of fish and meat cooked on their wood fired grill.
E. Pellicci is an old-school classic in Bethnal Green. It’s warm and welcoming, and if you don’t get a Full English breakfast, you did it wrong.
Hoppers is an excellent Soho restaurant serving Sri Lankan food that will blow your mind. The waits can be lengthy, but it’s worth it.
Quality Chip House is an excellent British restaurant in Clerkenwell that's a natural at filling you up with good food and good wine.
Darjeeling Express in Soho is the best homestyle Indian cooking you can eat in central London. Hit it for lunch or with a few friends, and book ahead.
St John Bread and Wine serves food from the legendary St. John in Farringdon, but in an informal canteen-style dining room near Spitalfields Market.
Oldroyd is a mix of French, Italian, and Spanish, and the best restaurant in Islington. It’s also very small, so plan accordingly.