Romantic Restaurants in London

London consists of many romantic restaurants all of which are guaranteed to make your date a date to remember. We have put together a selection of London restaurants that will give you the romantic dinner date you’re looking for. Be prepared to spend a little more than usual, but after tasting the delicious food it’ll certainly be worth it. It’s advised to book in advance as some of these restaurants are very popular, or perhaps choose to dine early to midweek to improve your chances of booking a table sooner. These are just a selection of the many glorious restaurants London has to offer.

Clos Maggiore

According to the Harden’s Guide 2014, this is the most romantic restaurant in London. If French cuisine is what you’re after, this restaurant will certainly impress with its beautifully presented dishes and a vast selection of wines. Located in the Covent Garden area, it offers an intimate conservatory, an open fire, mirrored walls and candles, all adding to the romance of the dinner date.

Location: 33 Kings Street, London WC2E 8JD (map)
Opening hours: 12noon to 2:30pm and 5pm to 11pm (10pm Sunday)
Website: Clos Maggiore

Berners Tavern

Located within the London Edition Hotel, Berners Tavern is a grand setting that offers British food that changes with the seasons. With over 200 paintings on the walls, impressive chandeliers and oak tables, this spectacular venue in London’s West End is sure to impress your date.

Location: 10 Berners Street, London W1T 3LF (map)
Opening hours: Breakfast: 7am to 10.30am, Lunch: 12pm to 2.30pm, Afternoon: 2.30pm to 6pm, Dinner: 6pm to 10.30pm, Supper: 10.30pm to 12am , Sunday Brunch: 11am to 4pm
Website: Berners Tavern

Aqua Shard

If it’s panoramic views you’re after, then the Aqua Shard located on floor 31 of The Shard certainly won’t let you down. Offering breath-taking views of the magnificent London skyline, the Aqua Shard offers contemporary British dishes made with carefully selected British produce. Whether you’re after breakfast, brunch, lunch, afternoon tea or dinner, this restaurant will certainly provide the wow factor to your date.

Location: Level 31, The Shard, 31 St Thomas Street, London SE1 9RY (map)
Opening hours: Monday to Friday – 7am to 10:30am, 12noon to 2:45pm, 3pm to 5pm and 6pm to 11pm – Saturday and Sunday: 9am to 10am, 11am to 3:30pm and 6pm to 11pm
Website: Aqua Shard

Bob Bob Ricard

With its magnificent 1920’s décor, this Soho based luxury restaurant will certainly add that dazzle to your date. Serving Russian and English dishes this all-booth dining venue is certainly the place to go if you wish to impress your date. There is even a “press for champagne” buzzer at each booth and it’s these fun touches that make this restaurant one of London’s most desired.

Location: 1 Upper James Street, Soho, London W1F 9DF (map)
Opening hours: Monday to Friday – 12noon to 3pm and 6pm to 12am – Saturday 5:30pm to 12am – Sunday: Closed
Website: Bob Bob Ricard


Located in a beautiful Georgian townhouse minutes from Oxford Street and Soho, Bam-Bou offers southeast Asian cuisine at its best. Succulent food inspired from Chinese, Thai and French Vietnamese cooking served in a peaceful and relaxing atmosphere surrounded by tasteful décor is perfect for a cosy dinner date. Located on the top floor you’ll find The Red Bar that offers a vast selection of cocktails and a bar menu available throughout the evening. Situated in the heart of London, Bam-Bou is a perfect choice for a romantic date.

Location: 1 Percy Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T 1DB (map)
Opening Hours: Monday to Friday 12 noon to 11pm, The Red Bar is open Monday to Saturday from 5pm to 1am. – Sunday: Closed
Website: Bam Bou

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