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The Best London Valentines Restaurants


The best London Valentines restaurants provide a romantic environment and special Valentine's Day meals. Find the perfect restaurant in London for you and your sweetheart right now.


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Almeida Restaurant & Bar French
14/20
30 Almeida St.
London, N1 1AD
Theatrical restaurant attached to the Almeida Theatre in Islington. More...

Axis at One Aldwych British
14/20
Dining Room at Axis at One Aldwych, London, One Aldwych
1 Aldwych
London, WC2B 4BZ
With chef Dominic Teague and a refreshed décor, Axis at One Aldwych remains popular, particularly for theater dining. More...

The Belvedere European
13/20
Holland House, off Abbotsbury Rd.
London, W8 6LU
One of London’s most charming settings in leafy Holland Park. More...

Benares Indian
15/20
Dining Room at Benares, London, 12A Berkeley Sq. House
London, W1J 6BS
Benares is even more beautiful than ever, and continues to turn out its accomplished Indian cuisine. More...

Bistro 51 International
12/20
51 Buckingham Gate, Taj Suites and Residences
51 Buckingham Gate
London, SW1E 6AF
Smart international cuisine, and plenty of vegetarian dishes, at 51 Buckingham Gate. More...

Bleeding Heart Tavern French
13/20
Bleeding Heart Yard, off Grevill St.
London, EC1N 8SJ
Dickensian setting for this tavern/bistro/smart restaurant. More...

Blueprint Cafe Modern European
13/20
Butlers Wharf
London, SE1 2YD
Modern European cooking and great views by the river Thames. More...

Bumpkin (Country Brasserie) British
12/20
209 Westbourne Park Rd.
London, W11 1EA
A slice of would-be rural life in Notting Hill. More...

Cellar Gascon Contemporary French
14/20
Dining Room at Cellar Gascon, London, 59 West Smithfield
London, EC1A 9DS
The wine bar of Club Gascon offers top wines and very good cooking. More...

The Chancery European
14/20
9 Cursitor St.
London, EC4A 1LL
Contemporary European dishes in a thoroughly modern setting. More...

Chor Bizarre Indian
13/20
16 Albemarle St.
London, W1S 4HW
Chor Bizarre is as intriguing as its name. More...

The Cinnamon Club Indian
15/20
Dining Room at The Cinnamon Club, London, 30-32 Great Smith St.
London, SW1P 3BU
The place for power breakfasts and the local spot for nearby Members of Parliament. More...

Club Gascon French
16/20
57 West Smithfield
London, EC1A 9DS
A champion of the rich and exciting cooking of southwest France in a historic setting. More...

Floridita Latin American
12/20
100 Wardour St.
London, W1F 0TN
The place for a fun night out---big, bold and brassy with a taste of Cuba. More...

Galvin - Bistrot de Luxe French
15/20
Dining Room at Galvin - Bistrot de Luxe, London, 66 Baker St.
London, W1U 7DJ
One of our favorites---simple bourgeois French cooking in a smart brasserie. More...

Galvin at Windows Modern French
16/20
Dining Room at Galvin at Windows, London, The London Hilton on Park Lane
22 Park Ln., 28th Floor
London, W1K 1BE
Dine with one of London’s most spectacular views and a menu to match. More...

The Greenhouse Contemporary European
17/20
Dining Room at The Greenhouse, London, 27a Hays Mews
London, W1J 5NY
Tucked away in the heart of Mayfair, The Greenhouse has a setting and cooking that continue to score highly. More...

Imli Indian
12/20
167-169 Wardour St.
London, W1F 8WR
The smaller sister of Tamarind, serving tapas-style Indian dishes. More...

Kettner's French
12/20
29 Romilly St.
London, W1D 5HP
Refurbished Soho venue with a chic décor and Champagne bar. More...

L'Anima Italian
15/20
Dining Room at L 1 Snowden St.
London, EC2A 2DQ
Smart City bar-restaurant with high prices and high quality. More...

La Porte des Indes Indian
13/20
32 Bryanston St.
London, W1H 7EG
A striking setting and notable Indian cooking. More...

Le Coq d'Argent French
13/20
No.1 Poultry
London, EC2R 8EJ
Eat well in this City eyrie. More...

Le Pont de la Tour French
14/20
36D Shad Thames
London, SE1 2YE
Scenic dining by the river Thames. More...

L'Escargot French
14/20
Dining Room at L 48 Greek St.
London, W1D 4EF
A Marco Pierre White-owned institution that continues to deliver the goods. More...

Maze French
15/20
Dining Room at Maze, London, Marriott London Grosvenor Square Hotel
10-13 Grosvenor Sq.
London, W1K 6JP
Maze continues to please the punters with its tasting-size dishes. More...

Mint Leaf Indian
13/20
Suffolk Place
London, SW1Y 4HX
Good bar and Indian restaurant in a sexy basement setting. More...

Momo North African
12/20
25 Heddon St.
London, W1B 4BH
London's colorful Marrakesh outpost. More...

Orrery Contemporary European
15/20
Dining Room at Orrery, London, 55-57 Marylebone High St.
London, W1U 5RB
Popular restaurant in Marylebone is in very good form. More...

Oxo Tower Restaurant Bar & Brasserie European
13/20
Dining Room at Oxo Tower Restaurant Bar & Brasserie, London, Barge House St.
London, SE1 9PH
The views are matched by the prices, but they are spectacular. More...

Quaglino's European
13/20
16 Bury St.
London, SW1Y 6AJ
Seafood and brasserie-style dishes amid glamour and glitz. More...

The Ritz Restaurant British
14/20
Dining Room at The Ritz Restaurant, London, The Ritz
150 Piccadilly
London, W1J 9BR
Putting on the Ritz. More...

Sartoria Italian
13/20
20 Savile Row
London, W1S 3PR
Suave and sexy Italian restaurant in the heart of London’s tailoring district. More...

The Square Modern French
17/20
Dining Room at The Square, London, 6-10 Bruton St.
London, W1J 6PU
The Square is still at the top of the discerning diner’s list. More...

Tamarind Indian
15/20
20 Queen St.
London, W1J 5PR
Smart Indian destination in the heart of Mayfair. More...

York & Albany Contemporary European
14/20
127-129 Parkway
London, NW1 7PS
Handsome restaurant and hotel divides smart Regent’s Park from grungy but fashionable Camden Town. More...

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