Michelin starred and something of a Marylebone institution, Locanda Locatelli is a family-run restaurant established in 2002 with head chef Giorgio Locatelli in the kitchen and his wife Plaxy front of house. Luxe interiors by David Collins enhance la convivialit, the restaurants inimitable Italian vibe, and pasta is freshly made here daily.
The gastronomic masterpieces created by acclaimed chef Agnar Sverrisson in this modern European restaurant are highly influenced by his Icelandic roots. The finest Icelandic cod, lamb and langoustines are specialities, and everything is sourced sustainably, often cooked with herbs unique to this island nation. Co-owner Xavier Roussets excellent Champagne menu features more than 100 varieties.
Few gastronomes have failed to be seduced by now legendary Le Gavroche, named after the street urchin in Victor Hugo's famous Les Miserables. The first restaurant in Britain to be awarded one, two and three Michelin stars, its among Londons most in demand eateries, with Michel Roux Jrs classic haute cuisine drawing in a well-heeled, well-connected crowd.
A contemporary Japanese restaurant situated in fashionable Marylebone, Dinings is an extraordinary culinary experience for foodies fond of experimenting. Using fresh, local ingredients, the restaurant has created Japanese tapas, marrying traditional Japanese cooking styles with contemporary European cuisine.
In an atmospheric former pub frequented by such luminaries as Sir Winston Churchill, celebrated chef Thierry Tomasin has created one of Londons favourite modern French restaurants. An all day brasserie serving anything from gourmet breakfasts or to canaps, lunch or dinner, this is French cuisine at its finest, with a refreshing modern flair.
You may have to queue for a table at this ornately decorated Chinese restaurant, but it's definitely worth the wait for the some of the best dim sum in London - steamed dumplings, crispy spring rolls and cheung fun are all favourites, and the barbeque pork buns are not to be missed.