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Best Contemporary European Restaurants in Bankside


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A photo of The Refinery restaurant
Very Good(185)
Price: Moderate
• Contemporary european • Bankside
A great place for British cuisine in London is The Refinery. This restaurant is highly recommended by several customers for its exceptional service, ambiance, and of course, its food. They serve iconic dishes such as fish and chips and what one customer called a "Naughty Gnocchi MAC & Cheese" that was memorable. Reviews describe the service as friendly, attentive and personal, adding to the overall dining experience. The Refinery is appreciated for its versatile atmosphere, suitable for catching up with friends, after-dinner drinks, pre-theatre meals, and even accommodating larger parties with prams. For the quality and amount of food, the prices are considered reasonable. Indeed, many customers have described The Refinery as one of their favorite places to dine, affirming their intent to return.
A photo of Savoy Grill – Gordon Ramsay restaurant
Price: Very Expensive
• Contemporary european • Covent Garden
Booked 54 times today
The Savoy Grill by Gordon Ramsay, nestled in the heart of London's theatre district, is a renowned destination for classic British cuisine. Patrons consistently laud their dining experiences, praising the "excellent service" and "beautiful ambience". The restaurant is particularly celebrated for its Beef Wellington, lauded as a "British classic with a spectacular execution." Savoy Grill's unique blend of traditional British dishes with a modern influence retains the character of this iconic establishment while ensuring an innovative dining experience. It is not only the food but also the "fantastic service" that makes every visit memorable, with each guest treated with dignity and respect. One review summarises, "if you want a high standard British cuisine, visit here, you won't be disappointed."
A photo of Quaglino's restaurant
Price: Very Expensive
• Contemporary european • Green Park
Booked 21 times today
Based in the luxurious neighborhood of Mayfair, Quaglino's is a gem of contemporary European cuisine. Customers rave about the impeccable service, fabulous interior design, and most importantly, the delicious food. From the oysters and linguine, which are highly recommended, to a variety of fish and meat options on the special menu. Down to the unforgettable desserts like the superb Coronation dessert. The restaurant also offers a unique experience of live music, with excellent band interaction creating an incredible atmosphere. The combination of delicious food, amazing ambiance, and outstanding service make Quaglino's a favourite for both locals and tourists.
A photo of Fitz's Brasserie restaurant
Price: Very Expensive
• Contemporary european • Bloomsbury
Booked 7 times today
Galvin Grill is a highly-regarded restaurant famous for its outstanding grill cuisine. Many patrons have praised it as one of their best dining experiences. Reviewers frequently highlight the warm and welcoming staff, alongside the excellent quality of food and timeliness of service. The restaurant is also noted for its consideration of dietary restrictions, such as offering an impressive assortment of vegan and vegetarian dishes. Customers have commended its "well-timed delivery" and "exquisite dishes", alongside the "professional and friendly" staff. The superb service and quality food at Galvin Grill have earned it high recommendations and repeat visits from contented patrons.
A photo of The Lore of the Land restaurant
Price: Very Expensive
• Contemporary european • Fitzrovia
Booked 10 times today
The Lore of the Land is highly praised for its superior gastro pub cuisine, located in London. With many positive reviews from satisfied customers, this restaurant stands out for its outstanding food, professional, knowledgeable staff, and authentic atmosphere. One patron regards it as home to "the best gastropub meals in London," while others commend the varied menu items, from divine British creamed corn and pork loin, to very tasty steak. Consistently, customers highlight the "tasty food," "great service," and "relaxed, informal atmosphere". In the words of one enthusiastic reviewer, "Outstanding from beginning to end. Food, service and atmosphere all an 11 out of 10!"
A photo of Bar Crispin restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Contemporary european • Soho
Booked 9 times today
Bar Crispin, located in the heart of London, stands out as an exceptional locale for Modern European cuisine. The restaurant is repeatedly praised for its inventive and delicious dishes, along with a remarkable selection of natural wines. Patrons commend the spot's charming ambience and friendly, efficient service. The creativity and quality of the food is frequently highlighted, with many reviews hailing it among their favourite dining experiences. While known for its wine, the restaurant has also been appreciated for going the extra mile for special occasions with free cocktails. A great component of Bar Crispin is its suitability for various dining scenarios, whether it be for couples or larger groups. Though the dishes are small plates, the fantastic taste and value for money leave customers eager to return.
A photo of CORE by Clare Smyth restaurant
Price: Very Expensive
• Contemporary european • Notting Hill
Booked 14 times today
CORE by Clare Smyth is a celebrated gem in the heart of British culinary artistry. As per numerous reviews, it offers an unmatched dining experience, with an "absolutely incredible" ambience and an "intricate" menu that is "unmistakably British." Praised for its exquisite modernist French-British cuisine, CORE focuses on utilizing fresh domestic British ingredients. Sophisticated dishes like langoustine and venison are praised for their clean, delicate flavours and beautiful presentation. Remarkable vegetarian offerings that "absolutely shine" with 'Michelin-grade' quality are also mentioned. The service at CORE sets the benchmark for fine dining, with a team noted for making patrons "feel very welcome" and providing "faultless service". CORE by Clare Smyth evidently makes a mark as a destination for a quintessentially British dining experience.
A photo of The Rooftop restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Contemporary european • St. James's
The Rooftop restaurant, located in downtown London, is widely acknowledged for its exquisite Contemporary European cuisine. The restaurant distinguishes itself by offering scenic views across much of London, creating a special ambiance ideal for both business meetings and personal occasions. Many customer reviews emphasize the excellent service, with staff being noted as attentive, professional and considerate. The gastronomic experience is highly recommended, with patrons praising the outstanding quality of the food, even down to simple dishes like olives and garlic bread. For special occasions or a memorable dining experience, The Rooftop restaurant comes highly recommended.
A photo of The Northall at Corinthia London restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Contemporary european • Covent Garden
Booked 1 time today
The Northall at Corinthia London has established a strong reputation for its splendid Contemporary European cuisine. With numerous positive reviews from repeat and first-time patrons, the restaurant's excellence is widely acknowledged. The praise is not just confined to the food but also encompasses the service and atmosphere. As one reviewer highlights, "the whole experience of dining here never fails to disappoint. Ambience, service and food are all exemplary." Patrons appreciate the menu variety and the immaculate presentation of dishes. Others highlight the exceptional service, describing it as "professional," "thoughtful," and "outstanding." Another guest lauds Northall as the place for the "best Sunday roast in London."
A photo of Frog by Adam Handling restaurant
Price: Very Expensive
• Contemporary european • Covent Garden
Booked 11 times today
Frog by Adam Handling, located in London, is celebrated for its exquisite British cuisine, artfully combining premium ingredients in innovative dishes. Its sublime menu is frequently mentioned in reviews as a ‘culinary masterpiece’, and described as ‘at the front end of new British cooking’. Patrons praise the fusion of flavours, beautiful plating, and the clever use of British ingredients to minimise waste. Many have called the dining experience at Frog 'exceptional' and 'memorable', worth every penny despite its higher price point. Frog by Adam Handling has risen to fame quickly, with many applying terms such as ‘perfect in every way’ and ‘the best meal we have ever had’. From the ambiance to the service, every aspect of this establishment has won it a devoted clientele who deem it worthy of high recognition and awards.
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