In the top 10 List for the most expensive restaurants in London, Hibiscus takes fine dining to the next level with Claude Bosi’s exquisite French cooking. Definitely not for the mediocre foodie!
Must try: St Brides Chicken and Devonshire Crab
Hibiscus, 29 Maddox Street London W1S 2PA
If you are ever in danger of forgetting that the City was once the exclusive preserve of chaps in pinstripes carrying furled umbrellas, pop along to this 120-year old fish and seafood establishment.
Must try: Scampi Prawns & Bacon, Lobster Bisque
39 Queen Victoria St, London EC4N 4SF, United Kingdom
A lovely 1889 Grade II-listed Victorian-gothic fire brigade building that has been rebuilt from the inside out, now boasts a discreetly gated garden as the entrance. Deemed one of the hottest restaurants in London, good flavour combinations and modern cooking techniques are to the fore.
Must try: Crab Doughnuts and Bacon Cornbread
Chiltern St, Marleybone, London W1U 7PA, United Kingdom , chilternfirehouse.com
With exposed brickwork, vaulted ceilings and display of art, the listed interior provides the perfect location for dinner, a long leisurely lunch or drinks.
Must try: Chicken breast fricassee, Smoked haddock and their ol’ school steamed rhubarb pudding
King’s Rd, London SW3 4RY, United Kingdom, http://www.saatchigallery.com/gallerymess/
An all-day brasserie in elegant grand cafe surrounds, with a mix of green leather banquette seating, dark wood, brass rails, antique mirrors and a black and white marble floor serving modern and classic European menu.
Must try: Choucroute à l’Alsacienne and käsekrainer
55 Aldwych, London WC2B 4BB United Kingdom