Romantic restaurants in London

Romantic restaurants in London

Romantic restaurants in London

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The Beatles might've told us that all we need is love, but some flattering low-lighting, exquisite food and a suitably magical atmosphere can certainly give an evening extra sparkle. If you're venturing to the capital in search of something special let this collection of some of the most romantic restaurants in London help you turn the romance up to eleven, whether you're hunting for proposal ideas, Valentine's Day venues or simply because your other half deserves it.

A sophisticated cocktail or two makes a fantastic warm up for a romantic meal. Baranis brings chic French style to Chancery Lane, while Bourne and Hollingsworth Buildings' leafy greenhouse and the exclusive Ling Ling bar at Hakkasan Mayfair both deliver atmosphere in spades. Gaze out over the London skyline as you enjoy Michelin-starred menus at Angler or Galvin at Windows, or discover whether the old myth is true with a trip to Bentley's Oyster Bar – it just might turn your evening from glamorous to amorous.

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In the basement beneath the Provençal gastronomic paradise of Cigalon is Baranis, a chic bar that brings a laidback 1960s “sud de France” atmosphere to hectic Holborn.
115 Chancery Lane , London , WC2A 1PP
Pascal Aussignac
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Baranis

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Richard Corrigan and his team have reinvigorated this famed old eatery with exciting results, providing Mayfair with a restaurant that is as prized as the oysters found on its menu.
11-15 Swallow Street, Mayfair, London, W1B 4DG
Richard Corrigan
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Bentley's Oyster Bar and Grill

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One of chef-patron Pascal Aussignac’s London-based French restaurants, Cigalon effortlessly charms the senses and the stomach by evoking the sounds, smells and flavours of Provence.
115 Chancery Lane , London, WC2A 1PP
Pascal Aussignac
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Cigalon

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Awe-inspiring Victorian interiors, elegant French cuisine and understated service are what earned this unique city restaurant its Michelin star, under the direction of acclaimed chef brothers Chris and Jeff Galvin.
35 Spital Square, Spitalfields, London, E1 6DY
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Galvin La Chapelle

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What do you do if you can’t find a unique space for your restaurant on the crowded streets of London? Look up. Galvin at Windows follows a recent trend for sky-scraping venues – and, as you’d expect from a venue which is named thus, it offers plenty of spectacular sights.
22 Park Lane, Mayfair, London, W1K 1BE
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Galvin at Windows

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The location might give you some clue of what to expect, but there will be times when you’re expected to ring the doorbell to enter Vineet Bhatia London, this high-end Indian restaurant in Chelsea; such is its exclusivity.
10 Lincoln Street, London, SW3 2TS
Vineet Bhatia
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Vineet Bhatia London

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One of the best things about the fancying-up of the Kings Cross area of London has been the refurbishment of some of its more spectacular buildings (St Pancras itself being a case in point) which had fallen into states of mild disrepair. The former Midland Grand Hotel – which houses the incredible Gilbert Scott – is no exception.
St Pancras Renaissance Hotel , Euston Road, London , NW1 2AR
Marcus Wareing
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The Gilbert Scott

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