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Best Contemporary European Restaurants in Forest Gate

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A photo of Kitchen E20 restaurant
4.1
Excellent(810)
Price: Expensive
• Contemporary european • Stratford
Booked 6 times today
Located in the heart of London, Kitchen E20 showcases the best of Contemporary British cuisine. Diners rave about the fantastic value, ambiance, and service they experienced here. Among the stellar reviews, the excellent quality of food and its beautiful presentation are highly praised, with some hailing it as "one of the best" they've had. The restaurant is also lauded for its warm and welcoming staff, with one reviewer declaring, "All was forgiven when a waiter called Sev started serving us and chatting to us. He was just the nicest guy." Other highlights include the superb meat options, great vegetarian offerings, and a buzzing atmosphere enhanced by a DJ. Whether for a special occasion or a casual dining experience, Kitchen E20 comes highly recommended for its exceptional British fare.
A photo of The Brush Grand Café restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(7)
Price: Expensive
• Contemporary european • Shoreditch
The Brush is an all-day Grand Cafe, Lounge & Cocktail Bar in the heart of Hoxton. The seasonally led menu pays homage to the ‘Grand Cafe’ genre, with inspiration taken from cuisines across Europe, offering a modern take on traditional dishes alongside new signatures. The Brush is the spot for any moment in the day from breakfast, lunch, dinner or simply a coffee and cocktail in between, a true neighbourhood hub of Hoxton. The Grand Cafe boasts an outdoor terrace, an ideal spot for all year round.
A photo of Burnt Umber Brasserie restaurant
4.9
Exceptional(15)
Price: Expensive
• Contemporary european • Hackney Wick
In Hackney Wick's creative enclave, Burnt Umber melds industrial chic with culinary elegance, led by our chef Stefan. Amidst reclaimed wood and metalwork, this spot presents an intimate setting for diners seeking to pair exceptional plates with an equally impressive wine selection.The menu entices with starters like the citrus-kissed Sashimi Style Atlantic Sea Bass and the velvety Creamy Burrata. Accompanying these are perfectly curated sides that set the stage for standout mains, such as the Butternut Squash Risotto and the rich, tender 24-Hour Braised Ox Cheeks.Complementing the dining experience is a handpicked array of wines, ready to elevate each dish or serve as the centrepiece of a leisurely evening. Burnt Umber is not just a meal, but a journey through taste, paired to perfection with wines that whisper of distant vineyards and sumptuous feasts. It's the go-to destination for a night out where good food, great wine, and ambiance converge.
A photo of MAP Maison restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(25)
Price: Moderate
• Contemporary european • Hackney
MAP Maison is a celebrated establishment, renowned for its contemporary European cuisine, particularly renowned for its tapas and irresistible afternoon tea. It’s beloved by patrons for its exceptional service, innovative cocktails, and high-quality ingredients. A quote from one of the reviews reads, "Staff is incredibly service minded and the cocktails are exciting and innovative. The food consists of simple serves but with good quality ingredients and high in flavour." The reviewers describe it as a hidden gem with a great atmosphere, perfect for dates and special occasions. With a lauded selection of Japanese whisky, creative cocktails, and delicious food, MAP Maison continually exceeds customer expectations, making it a destination for connoisseurs of European cuisine.
A photo of The Cardinal Bar & Kitchen restaurant
5.0
Exceptional(1)
Price: Expensive
• Contemporary european • Aldgate
Booked 1 time today
Nestled in the heart of London's bustling City Centre, The Cardinal Bar & Kitchen redefines the essence of a neighbourhood gathering spot. Our philosophy is straightforward: serve excellent food and drinks, offer warm hospitality, and maintain a lively yet unpretentious atmosphere. Inspired by the rich traditions of London's finest restaurants, taverns, and cafes, The Cardinal blends luxury accents with continental flair, making it the perfect place for locals, tourists, food enthusiasts, and those looking to enjoy life's celebrations. We take immense pride in our offerings, aiming to deliver the best possible experience to everyone who walks through our doors. Whether it's a casual brunch, an evening of drinks, or a celebratory gathering, The Cardinal welcomes you with open arms and smiling faces, ready to make each visit special.
A photo of Humble Grape Canary Wharf restaurant
4.3
Awesome(177)
Price: Moderate
• Contemporary european • Canary Wharf
Humble Grape Canary Wharf is renowned for its exceptional wine bar cuisine. Customers attest to the exceptional quality of the wine with one stating they were allowed to sample wines before purchasing a full bottle, and another endorsing their choice of a flight of Veneto wines. Visitors were also enamored by the delicacies offered such as the baked camembert with sourdough bread, honey sausage, pulled lamb, and pork belly. The staff was praised for their knowledge, friendliness, and attentive service. The restaurant's menu changes periodically, yet maintains a high standard, making it an ideal place for return visits.
A photo of Chiodo Bolognese restaurant
3.7
Very Good(408)
Price: Expensive
• Contemporary european • Aldgate
Mattarello Bolognese is a highly regarded Italian restaurant, nestled in the business district, known for its authentic, fresh pasta and excellent service. You will notice rave reviews calling it a "real gem from Italy" and "the best place to eat in London" as it offers delicious dishes from Bolognese traditional cuisine. Its gluten-free menu is exceptional with customers stating they "cannot tell the difference between gluten-free and traditional pasta". The atmosphere is also remarkable with many customers loving the sight of pasta being made in view. A true ambassador of northern Italian cuisine, Mattarello Bolognese provides an unforgettable dining experience.
A photo of Savoy Grill – Gordon Ramsay restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(7575)
Price: Very Expensive
• Contemporary european • Covent Garden
Booked 58 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 Radio Rooftop restaurant
3.4
Very Good(639)
Price: Expensive
• Contemporary european • Covent Garden
Booked 5 times today
Radio Rooftop is widely acclaimed for its outstanding contemporary European cuisine. The restaurant offers a unique dining experience at the heart of London, highlighted by captivating scenic views described in reviews as "the most spectacular views of London". Customers appreciate the incredible food and the relaxed, enjoyable atmosphere, with one mentioning an "amazing night with a very special someone" and others praising the "great drinks and super service". From brunch to dinner, guests repeatedly return for the "lovely ambience" and "exceptional views". The attentive staff also provide an added touch to the overall dining experience, making the restaurant a must-visit spot for lovers of contemporary European cuisine.
A photo of Quaglino's restaurant
4.3
Awesome(2325)
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.
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