Top 100 restaurants in the UK 2019

The OpenTable top 100 restaurants in the UK 2019 consistently serve up creative dishes, unparalleled hospitality and one-of-a-kind dining experiences, whatever the dining occasion. This year's top 100 list was determined by analysing more than 1,080,000 reviews from more than 8,500 restaurants across the UK - all submitted by verified diners.

As rated by verified OpenTable diners
Restaurants:CORE by Clare Smyth, The Ledbury, The Five Fields
Price Range:££££ - ££££
Cuisines:British, Contemporary European
Neighborhoods:Notting Hill, Chelsea

1. CORE by Clare Smyth

££££·British·
Notting Hill
2,165 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Tasting Menu
Everything was truly fantastic, food, service, etc was clearly thought out and perfect down to the minute detail. Couldn't recommend it enough
Best Overall in London

2. The Ledbury

££££·Contemporary European·
Notting Hill
2,307 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Romance
Sadly we were not able to enjoy the Ledbury at this time due to it closed its doors due to the pandemic. I have reviewed it on the bases of our former experiences there and hope veRead more

3. The Five Fields

££££·British·
Chelsea
843 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Notable Wine List

Excellent food, was really surprised! Personally think this restaurant is a two Michelin stars level.

British in London
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4. Restaurant Gordon Ramsay

££££·Contemporary French·
Chelsea
1,868 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasions
  • Notable Wine List
Exceptional experience. After so many years, coming back here and still enjoying haute cuisine experience at its finest. Starters were remarkable, truffle linguine exquisite and maRead more
Best Overall in London
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5. Trinity

££££·European·
Clapham
2,835 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Notable Wine List
Just superb! Absolutely delicious, expertly crafted dishes; beautifully presented by a passionate and knowledgeable team in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere.
Best Overall in London

6. Scott's Restaurant

££££·Seafood·
Mayfair
1,031 reviews
  • Lunch
  • Special Occasions
  • Fit for Foodies

The best quality-price ratio in town! The place is a timeless British gem! A must for any visitor and fan of seafood especially.

Seafood in London

7. Gaijin Sushi

££££·Sushi·
Birmingham
415 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasions
  • Authentic
Simply phenomenal. Great and inviting service, knowledgeable stuff making you feel very welcome and you get fed like a king! I cannot remember the last time I had such an enjoyableRead more
Best Overall in Birmingham/West Midlands

8. Brawn

££££·European·
Bethnal Green
1,127 reviews
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Notable Wine List
Brawn has all the magic and warmth of a neighbourhood restaurant. The ingredients are well sourced, food layered and subtle in flavours. Excellent wine list and service is warm andRead more
European in London

9. Mere

££££·European·
Fitzrovia
2,735 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Notable Wine List
Excellent. Mere more than lived up to expectations.
European in London

10. 34 Mayfair

££££·Global, International·
Mayfair
724 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Lunch
  • Good for a Date
Amazing experienece all around 10/10
Most Booked in West End London

Afternoon Tea at Corinthia London

££££·Afternoon Tea·
Charing Cross
1,139 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Afternoon Tea
  • Good for Birthdays
Sublime food and atmosphere, made even better by the attentive and happy service. Wonderful experience.
Afternoon Tea in London
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Afternoon Tea at the Oscar Wilde Lounge

££££·Afternoon Tea·
Piccadilly
1,655 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Afternoon Tea
  • Romance
The Oscar Wilde Lounge was magnificent. The ambience was luxury with its decor and live music. Service was outstanding. Food and drink was of the highest quality. It is a very specRead more
Afternoon Tea in London

Mad Dogs & Englishmen

££££·Afternoon Tea·
Leigh-On-Sea
1,361 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Afternoon Tea
  • Good for Birthdays
Our waitress was so so friendly and bubbly and clearly Loved her job she was so enthusiastic! The food was delicious and the range of tea and cocktails was amazing! I have been to Read more
Best Overall in Essex
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Ibrox Restaurant

££££·Scottish·
Glasgow
1,805 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Lunch
  • Scenic View
Really good menu choice across all courses. Proper chicken soup and excellent breaded haddock👍👏😀
Brunch in Glasgow/Lanarkshire

BEAST

££££·Steak·
Oxford Circus
409 reviews
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Bar Seating
  • Good for Birthdays
The crab claws are sublime!!
Hot Spot in London

Blacklock City

££££·Steak·
Bank
1,782 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Lunch
  • Special Occasions
A great evening we were so well looked after...always a pleasure to go to Blacklock !!
Steak in London

Blacklock Shoreditch

££££·Steak·
Shoreditch
2,008 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
Once again another knock out experience. Stand by my last review, blacklock is the best steak in London. The staff are A1, and the food is of the highest quality. The most consisRead more
Steak in London

Blacklock Soho

££££·Steak·
Soho
3,426 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Lunch
  • Special Occasions
Great steak/chop house tucked away in a Soho basement - very cosy, warm and inviting. Great steak - we had the prime rib, with fantastic chips. Staff were great - both our waiters Read more
Steak in London

Bright

££££·Modern European·
Hackney
338 reviews
  • Notable Wine List
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighbourhood Gem
Seated at the bar, the staff were friendly and knowledgeable. The food was great, paired with some Spanish cidre and orange wine. A very welcoming experience. Highly recommended.
Best Service in East London

Cabotte

££££·French·
Bank
481 reviews
  • Notable Wine List
  • Lunch
  • Fit for Foodies
An excellent choice of wines by the glass. Very good ambiance and service. Venison was tough and stringy, otherwise food was good.
Best Service in City of London

Cambio de Tercio

££££·Spanish·
Kensington
596 reviews
  • Tapas
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
Great fun evening with fabulous food, good wine list and fantastic service. They always get it right
Spanish in London

Cepages

££££·French·
Notting Hill
458 reviews
  • Romance
  • Notable Wine List
  • Good for a Date
Sublime food and service, great ambiance, I'll be back!
Notable Wine List in West London

Ciullõsteria

££££·Italian·
Balham
952 reviews
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasions
Food was excellent and the service was very attentive and very courteous
Best Value in London

Coal Office

££££·Mediterranean·
King's Cross
1,941 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasions
  • Outdoor Eating
My Favorite restaurant in London and the quality continues to be great
Mediterranean in London

Countess of York-National Railway Museum

££££·Afternoon Tea·
York
869 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Afternoon Tea
  • Romance
Fantastic experience. Lovely food and very excellent service.
Romance in Yorkshire

Cubé Mayfair

££££·Japanese·
Mayfair
321 reviews
  • Authentic
  • Lunch
  • Special Occasions

Superb. The best sushi I have had outside of Japan.

Japanese in London

CUT at 45 Park Lane

££££·Steak·
Mayfair
454 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Birthdays
Had a really nice steak. Expensive but nice.
Steak in London

Daphne's

££££·Italian·
South Kensington
1,212 reviews
  • Romance
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighbourhood Gem

One of my favorite London restaurants. Great atmosphere, great food.

Most Booked in South West London

Delfino Restaurant

££££·Italian·
Mayfair
551 reviews
  • Lunch
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Authentic
One of the best in London

Dinings SW3

££££·Japanese·
Knightsbridge
272 reviews
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for Anniversaries
One of the best Japanese restaurants I’ve been to in London. Sushi was on par to what I had when I was in Japan, very fresh ingredients.
Japanese in London

Dinner by Heston Blumenthal

££££·British·
Knightsbridge
7,486 reviews
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Scenic View
  • Good for Birthdays
We stopped by for a birthday lunch for my bf, and this place did not disappoint! From the decor, service to above all the food- it was a great meal! We have been trying quite a fewRead more
Notable Wine List in London

Good Earth - Wandsworth Common

££££·Chinese·
Wandsworth
743 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Group Bookings
Amazing food. Highly recommend Dragons whisker prawns. The service was outstanding very attentive staff
Chinese in London

Goodman Canary Wharf

££££·Steakhouse·
Docklands
1,134 reviews
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Brunch
  • Comfort Food
We visited Goodman - Canary Wharf for our anniversary and we had a lovely time. The service was excellent. We have been served mainly by Lucas. He was very friendly and making sureRead more
Brunch in London

Harwood Arms

££££·Gastro Pub·
Fulham
2,782 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighbourhood Gem
Wonderful ambiance great food great service. Couldn’t be happier.
Gastro Pub in London

Hawksmoor Manchester

££££·Steakhouse·
Manchester
5,100 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Romance
Cool experience , nice friendly welcome at the door , than the waiter was professional and choose a really well done menu for me. The wine manager was really prepare , and give meRead more
Best Food in Manchester/Greater Manchester

Il Portico

££££·Italian·
Kensington
1,443 reviews
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Special Occasions
  • Fit for Foodies
Great restaurant for any occasion. Fine wine and the food was delicious at a very reasonable price. My wife and I both had the baby squid to start which was cooked to perfection. IRead more
Italian in West London

Jean-Georges At The Connaught

££££·Bistro·
Mayfair
155 reviews
Great food but wine list was shared with the Michelin restaurant on the property. An impressive wine list but too big and too expensive for the more casual dinner choices at this rRead more

Kala

££££·Bistro·
Manchester
870 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasions
  • Lunch
Young Hexham guy served us- Excellent. Food beautiful. Please put the Chuox bin desert back on Menu £6 for the Anchovies snack was steep but everything else was excellent
Fit for Foodies in Manchester/Greater Manchester

Kutir

££££·Indian·
Chelsea
522 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
Thank you for hosting us considering we were a table of 7, really impressed with the food and service. Special thanks to the waiter who was very professional and jokey, which put uRead more

La Dame De Pic London

££££·French·
Tower Hill
1,031 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Tasting Menu
  • Good for Anniversaries
Super good in every wait can not wait to go back very soon
French in London

Launceston Place

££££·Modern European·
Kensington
2,463 reviews
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Quiet Conversation
  • Good for Anniversaries
It was a unique experience with an exceptional menu and very friendly staff. The service is superb and the dishes delicious so will visit again soon.
Best Service in London

Maggies Grill - Holburn Street

££££·Creole / Cajun / Southern·
Aberdeen
1,334 reviews
  • Comfort Food
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Casual
We’d heard lots of good things about Maggie’s Grill, and it absolutely lived up to expectations. Really generous portions, classic American dishes, great service. The fried chickenRead more
Best Overall in Aberdeen/Aberdeenshire

Medlar

££££·Modern European·
Chelsea
1,573 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasions
  • Romance
Excellent food quality, impressive starters and stable performance of main dish. Service is excellent and cater to your special needs. Worthwhile to visit.
Modern European in South West London

Meraki Restaurant

££££·Greek·
Fitzrovia
106 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Hot Spot
  • Lunch
Yummy. Excellent food
Hot Spot in West End London

Murano

££££·Contemporary European·
Mayfair
2,097 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Romance
We enjoyed lunch here celebrating my daughter’s new job! We received a warm greeting being seated with a great view of the kitchen. The service was friendly and efficient. The foodRead more

No. 97

££££·Modern European·
Surbiton
1,299 reviews
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Special Occasions
  • Fit for Foodies
Great menu with tasty extras. Would thoroughly recommend.
Modern European in London

Number 16 Restaurant

££££·Modern European·
Glasgow
2,017 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasions
  • Neighbourhood Gem
Food was amazing. Really cosy restaurant with nice atmosphere. Friendly staff also. Best food we've had out for a while!
Best Overall in Glasgow/Lanarkshire

Oka Chelsea

££££·Pan-Asian·
Chelsea
289 reviews
  • Casual
  • Cosy
  • Good for a Date
Great Food
Romance in London

OPSO

££££·Greek·
Marylebone
1,293 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Brunch
  • Neighbourhood Gem
Amazing menu and ambiance as always!

Ormer Mayfair

££££·British·
Mayfair
910 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Tasting Menu
Two of us had an excellent birthday dinner here - the vegetarian taster menu was delicious and really interesting. The service was exceptional- the moment we arrived the concierge Read more
Best Service in London

Ox Club at Headrow House

££££·Grill·
Leeds
619 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
Last minute Saturday booking, and was really glad we went. The food was delicious, all super tasty. Nice relaxed atmosphere and great service
Fit for Foodies in Yorkshire

Paco Tapas

££££·Tapas / Small Plates·
Bristol
1,114 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Tapas
  • Fit for Foodies
This was just such a treat, and a truly wonderful meal which will linger in our memories for some time. Can't fault anything. Thank you Paco!
Best Overall in Bristol

Peace and Loaf Restaurant

££££·British·
Newcastle upon Tyne
1,799 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Tasting Menu
Fab food and service . Nice for a special treat. Wine pairing is good too…very knowledgeable
Best Overall in Newcastle and Northumberland

Perilla

££££·Modern European·
Islington
706 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasions
  • Neighbourhood Gem
Amazing food! Staff very attentive, we had a great experience overall. Even though we had a nature friend visiting our plate, staff were very apologetic and managed it very politelRead more
Modern European in London

Petrus — Gordon Ramsay

££££·French·
Knightsbridge
2,642 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Romance
  • Good for Anniversaries

What an experience!

Romance in London
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Portland Restaurant

££££·British·
Marylebone
1,284 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasions
  • Notable Wine List
Such a great restaurant. We couldn’t recommend it highly enough.
Best Food in West End London

Primeur

££££·Farm-to-table·
Stoke Newington
702 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Special Occasions
Lovely meal and really warm and helpful waiting staff. Thank you!
Best Ambience in North London

Restaurant Story London

££££·British·
London Bridge
814 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Tasting Menu
  • Fit for Foodies
Loved everything!!!
British in London

Röski

££££·British·
Liverpool
769 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Romance
  • Fit for Foodies
Absolutely stunning in every way. Outstanding miso cod & yuzu cheesecake.
Best Overall in Liverpool/Merseyside

Rossella

££££·Italian·
Kentish Town
820 reviews
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Lunch
  • Special Occasions
Very nice comforting food, pleasant and welcoming host
Best Value in North London

Saltwater Fish Company

££££·Seafood·
Newcastle upon Tyne
736 reviews
  • Lunch
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasions
Always fabulous! We went all out with king crab legs, langoustine, seared tuna and monkfish . All courses cooked perfectly , the chefs are excellent. The service was also excellRead more
Best Overall in Newcastle and Northumberland
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Smiths Restaurant Wapping

££££·Seafood·
Wapping
4,323 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Scenic View
  • Lunch
Very nice staff, great views, tasty food, good portions, clean toilets, high rate overall. We highly recomend.
Seafood in London

St. John

££££·British·
Farringdon
2,977 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Notable Wine List
  • Special Occasions
Excellent will go back food service all excellent bone marrow roasted what a dish
Best Food in City of London

Stones Restaurant Matlock

££££·British·
Matlock
1,362 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Romance
Excellent in every way Well done Stones for providing an exceptional relaxed dining experience
Best Overall in Derbyshire

Tanakatsu

££££·Japanese·
Clerkenwell
496 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Lunch
  • Good for a Date
amazing as always! sushi best in london, and huge katsu bowls if you are feeling hungry
Japanese in London

Tendido Cero

££££·Spanish·
Kensington
355 reviews
  • Tapas
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighbourhood Gem
The food, service, and wine was excellent. Could not recommend more highly!
Spanish in London

The Black Rat

££££·British·
Winchester
1,199 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Romance
The food was delicious and service was relaxed but appropriately attentive would definitely return if we lived nearby
Best Overall in Hampshire

The Chefs Table

££££·British·
Chester
2,506 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Romance
Excellent choice of food and great value for money. The surf and turf was very tasty, lovely scallop with very tender belly pork and spicy chorizo. Lamp rump for main was pink and Read more

The Chequers Inn

££££·English·
Aylesbury
661 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Creative Cuisine
We were staying in a country house hotel near Aylesbury and we thought we would try the inn - having read the reviews. We were so glad we did. Lovely ambience - old building with bRead more
Best Overall in Buckinghamshire

The Colony Grill Room

££££·Grill·
Mayfair
296 reviews
It was excellent. First time and will definitely come back

The Delaunay

££££·European·
Covent Garden
3,066 reviews
  • Pre/post Theatre
  • Lunch
  • Special Occasions
We went to the Delaunay for a family celebration as we had done in the past, and were not disappointed. We were warmly welcomed, shown to a good table and served efficiently and cRead more
Pre/post theatre in London

The Fox & Pheasant

££££·Gastro Pub·
Chelsea
584 reviews
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Lunch
  • Special Occasions
Great evening - pity they had run out of the pie. Would recommend
Best Ambience in London

The French Table

££££·Modern European·
Surbiton
3,543 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighbourhood Gem
Third or fourth visit to The French Table, and it was as good as always. The food is exceptional
Best Overall in London

The Poet at Matfield

££££·British·
Tunbridge Wells
1,842 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasions
  • Romance
Great service from the moment we walked in and it didn’t stop there, we had such a great evening. The menu had so much to choose between and tasted exceptional. Evening was topped Read more
Best Overall in Kent

The Quality Chop House

££££·British·
Farringdon
1,540 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Notable Wine List
  • Special Occasions
Delicious food, as always, nice atmosphere and great service!
Best Food in City of London

The Rosebery

££££·Afternoon Tea·
Knightsbridge
486 reviews
  • Afternoon Tea
  • Special Occasions
  • Romance
They were really nice staff who were really helpful. I had the vegan tea and was one of the best i have had. I can’t recommend the apricot white tea enough, had multiple servings. Read more

The Westwood Restaurant, Beverley

££££·English·
Beverley
2,499 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Romance
Fabulous food, local & seasonal. Exceptionally efficient & friendly staff.
Best Overall in Yorkshire

The White Onion

££££·French·
Wimbledon
1,262 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Lunch
Great evening. Lovely food, attentive service. Would recommend

Wiltons

££££·British·
Green Park
1,081 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Notable Wine List
We really enjoyed dining here and look forward to coming again. We liked the traditional, elegant style of the dining room. The service from everyone was exceptional, very warm andRead more
Notable Wine List in London