There are lots of decent Korean restaurants in central London, but there’s only one Seoul Bakery. They do a few inexpensive Korean dishes here, like bibimbap or kimchi fried rice (with authentic plastic cheese) that are good, but you want to come here primarily for the vibe. It feels like a cross between a student cafe, and a K-Pop memorabilia store. It’s cash only, communal seating, and 100% awesome.
More spots in HolbornSee more
Hubbard & Bell
Located in the Hoxton hotel next to Holborn station, British restaurant Hubbard & Bell is a convenient spot for meeting friends, or late night eats.
The Scarfes Bar is one of the best hotel lounge bars in London and sits within the Rosewood Hotel.
A classic pub in the truest sense, Princess Louise in Holborn is where you go for a cold pint and good times.
More Korean spotsSee more
Dotori is a busy, cash-only neighbourhood restaurant in Finsbury Park serving excellent and inexpensive Korean, and passable Japanese food.
Olle is a Korean BBQ spot on Shaftesbury Avenue where you’ll get to cook things like like wagyu beef on a grill in the middle of your table.
Koba is a swish spot that’s perfect for giving friends an intro to the joys of Korean barbecue.
Suggested by our writers
Roti King is a cult Malaysian restaurant that does a great roti canai, and excellent Malaysian noodle and rice dishes. It’s cheap, BYOB, and cash only
Four Seasons | 文興酒家
The Four Seasons in Chinatown is famous for their roast duck, which is not only excellent but one of the best things you can eat in London.
Silk Road is a classic Chinese restaurant in Camberwell, specialising in the spicy cuisine of the Xinjiang region. Don't miss the lamb skewers.
Filter and browse restaurants near you
Text us for personalized recommendationsLearn more