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12 Best Restaurants in London 2020 | London Food Guild

Updated: Sep 16, 2020

Top 12 London Restaurants to visit in 2020 #londonbestrestaurants #eatoutlondon

London is a city where you will find all types of restaurants but often your evening get spoiled because of one bad experience . To find best restaurant that to value for money can be challenging and you cannot try all restaurant to find one best restaurants for lunch , dinner or party. London Food guild has made the list for you range from Michelin Restaurants , Michelin guide restaurants and restaurants that provide finger licking food at value for money that to best when you compare with other , So stop googling and searching because we have done that for you by picking best of the best. Each restaurant in the list is for all type of eaters and they provide good value for money so be prepared to book your table and rest assured, it's going to be worth your time and money . From Indian , Contemporary Japanese to contemporary Peruvian you can select from top 12 Best Restaurants from London Food Guild list.

12 Best Restaurants in London

1- Grand Trunk Road

Highly acclaimed Grand Trunk Road Restaurant is the trend setter Indian Restaurant who was even named in Michelin guide 2019, as well as being named Best Indian Restaurant in London by the Asian Curry Awards. Based in East London’s vibrant South Woodford, the Grand Trunk Road restaurant takes inspiration from its namesake,Grand Trunk Road restaurant offers a huge selection of dishes inspired by the sights, sounds, smells and flavours of this famous route. Average Price for Lunch is £16.95 for 2 Courses and £19.95 for 3 Courses. Average Price for Group Dinner Menu( menu is recommended for any groups of 6 or more people) Menu A £38.50 p.p Menu B £48 p.p.

Average À La Carte starts from£8 and goes to £35 which means you really have a lot option to choose from for you Lunch /Dinner like :- Seafood Cake - £8.75

Grilled Scallops - £12.95Tandoor Grilled Salmon - £18.95

Amritsari Butter Chicken - £15.95

2- Kanishka

Kanishka in the heart of Mayfair focusses on the unexplored cuisine from the so called ‘Sister States’ of India – in the North East which are – Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Meghalaya, Manipur, Mizoram, Nagaland and Tripura. North East dishes use less spices and oil compared to rest of India plus cooking methods like steaming, boiling, grilling, curing and preserving are commonly used. At Kanishka, recipes are developed with North Eastern inspiration using local produce keeping in mind core values of the cuisine. Average Price for Lunch is £28 for 2 Courses and £32 for 3 Courses. Average À La Carte starts from £12 and goes to £30.

3- Kama by Vineet

Kama, Sanskrit for desire, is the longing to showcase Indian cuisine both at its classic depth and with a unique twist that is the inimitable signature of chef Vineet Bhatia.

Praised as a revolution in Indian cooking, the world’s first Michelin starred Indian chef, Vineet Bhatia, brings you the essence of his childhood with the nostalgia of home-cooked Indian food across both the deli counter, and restaurant in the heart of Harrods’ new dining hall.Price ofKama thali is £60 andKama vegetarian thali is £50. Average À La Carte starts from £12 and goes to £48.

4- Floral by Lima

Located in the heart of Covent Garden in London Floral is an evolution rather than a duplication and under the keen eye of Virgilio Martinez (Executive Chef and ranked number 4 in the World 50 Best List) and Robert Ortiz, Lima Floral has created a contemporary Peruvian menu designed to be approachable and enjoyed socially. In addition to the restaurant, Lima Floral features a fun and lively Latin American bar, The Lost Alpaca. The bar showcases the best spirits and mixology the continent has to offer through a range of innovative cocktails, all accompanied by Peruvian bar snacks and the sounds of Latin America.

Authenticity, seasonality and freshness, combining some of the UK’s finest produce with a selection of unique ingredients from Peru is what represents LIMA and Floral menu which makes them different plus best.

Average Lunch / Pre-Theater Set Menu Price is around£16 pp for 2 Courses / £19 for 3 Courses

Average Price for Lima Recommends is £35 pp (LIMA Menu) / £42 pp (CUZCO Menu)


Amaya immediately started getting recognized and awarded which Includes Michelin star and still Amaya is one of the hottest restaurant in London. Situated in the heart of exclusive Belgravia close to the green space of Hyde Park & Buckingham Palace Garden, it uniquely presents the sophisticated grills of India infused with subtle complex flavours, cooked in a theatrical open kitchen & surrounded by dramatic interiors . Average Lunch Price is around £45 pp which includes 7 items (sharing in bite-sized portions)  

Average Dinner Priceis around £85-£90per head 6-8 menu dishes are the equivalent of a two course meal. Prices of dishes with4 bite sized portions range from £15.50 for chicken to £43 for wild prawns and 15 vegetarian dishes averaging £14.

6- Kutir

Kutir pays homage to India's rich heritage and wildlife - with a modern menu inspired by the history of this magnificent part of the world. Kutir London is a great culinary adventure and a must go place where Average Price for Lunch is £22 for 2 Courses and £27 for 3 Courses (Max 6 guests) Average Price for Dinner starts from (Small Platter)Prawns~ Masala £12 , Mains :- Sea Bass ~ Kokum £16 , Deserts :- Sorbet £8.

7- Aqua Kyoto

Aqua Kyoto one of the finest Japanese restaurant in London. Executive Chef, Paul Greening, has brought London’s first Japanese urban farm into the kitchen of aqua Kyoto to create Home-Grown menu , from field to plate dishes include unique and exciting ingredients never grown in the UK before. By using an in-house Evogro urban farm, we are able to bring you a menu where the ingredients GMO free, organic, sustainable and we are reducing our carbon footprint. Aqua Kyoto is taking Japanese food in London to another levelly not only preparing it differently but by serving it differently and uniquely. Average Price (Lunch and Dinner) starts from £10 to £38 per dish , Menu is priced and designed in a way that you can enjoy a nice meal between £70 to £100 per person for Lunch and Dinner.

8- Roka Mayfair

ROKA Mayfair London serving unique style of contemporary Japanese robatayaki cuisine. ROKA mayfair is located on North Audley street, moments from the bustling shopping hub of Oxford street.

The principle cuisine is from the Robata grill, which originates from the fishermen of the northern coastal waters off Japan, who would cook the fish on the boats with different charcoals and share the bounty with one another using their oars.

Average Price ranges for Salad, Tataki & Tempura:- £5.90 for goma fumi no horenso salada , sushi & sashimi :- £11.30 for age watarigani maki (softshell crab, cucumber, kimchi and chilli mayonnaise ,.

Robata :- £ 5.90 konasu (eggplant in mirin, ginger and soy)

You can really enjoy a nice meal for one even if you have average budget starts from £40 to £ 90 pp.

9- Chutney Mary

Highly acclaimed Chutney Mery is the trend setter fine dining Indian Restaurant with glamorous bar locate in the heart of london at St james. If you are looking for exceptional dining experience and want to try contemporary Indian gourmet food then Chutney Marry is the correct place for you.

Average Business Lunch is around £29 for 2 courses and £33 for 3 courses.

This includes specially selected items, e.g. Tawa Salmon with mango chutney and Grilled Kebab Platter with curry leaf chicken tikka and lamb belly roast.

Average Dinneris around £12 TO £22.00 for small platters these includes :- Tokri Chaat –string potato basket filled with veg goodiesGolden Fried PrawnsGriddled Scallops in Mangalorean SauceRib Eye Piccatas Pepper Marinade. Main coursesrange from £19 TO £36 theses includes :- Tandoori Dover SoleTandoori Sea Bass AmritsariWild Madagascan Prawns marinated in green herbsAfghani Chicken TikkaKerala Allepey Fish CurryHyderabadi Lamb ShankKerala Chicken MappasVegetarian dishes include Vegetarian Silver Crescent and Mewa Mawa Kofta.

10- Veeraswamy

Situated in a prime location overlooking London Regent Street. Veeraswamy was Established in 1926 and it offers finest classical Indian cuisine tuned to the taste of 21th Century. Average 2 course Lunch cost £ 32.50 plus they have specific business lunch menu with a lighter selection , consisting of starters , salads and grill for £26 for two courses

11- Bombay Bustle

Bombay Bustle took Inspiration from tiffin tin carriers, the institution of men who use Mumbai's local railway to deliver home cooked meals across the city length of city. Bombay Bustle not only a culinary delight but a new trendsetter in London Restaurant industry who serves mouth watering Indian food differently .

Average Small Platter starts from £8 for Mirchi & Pyaz Bhajia,Rarah Keema Pao £15

Paneer Tikka Mushroom £12 , Malabar Chicken Wings £11 , Dum Tarkari Biryani £20 , Paneer Butter Masala £18

12- Soho Wala

Launched by Chef Preet Tandi Soho wala recently entered in top 10 Indian Restaurant list of London . Soho wala is 50 - cover restaurants which offer guest flexibility to dine at leisure with small sharing platters . Plates can also be ready within a matter of minutes for a quick lunch pit-stop with friends with spice-infused cocktails at the ready.

Dish From the Menu include Kurkure Bhaji – crispy lotus root and okra; Mirchi Matchstick chicken with fresh green chilli, lime & root ginger and Assam tea brule with vanilla ice cream and malai crème; while the fragrant cocktail list boasts the Rooh Afza Cosmo, the Chai White Russian and the Sharabi Lassi.

Average Price at Soho Wala starts from£ 3which is Small Plate of Chatpata Corn Chaat (vg) , KATHI ROLL- Sohowala ke tikki (vg) £7.00 and from deserts Mango phirni £4.50 , this is just tip of ice burg look at the menu for more information.


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