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There are many factors contributing to a romantic dining experience... world class ingredients, impeccable service and a unique ambience. This year's 50 most romantic restaurants showcase those seductive spots that enable couples to create delicious connections and memories that last a lifetime. The list is determined by analysing more than 851,000 reviews from more than 7,300 restaurants across the UK - all submitted by verified diners.

Restaurants:Afternoon tea at Hotel Café Royal, Angels with Bagpipes, Chapter One
Price Range:£££ - ££££
Cuisines:Afternoon Tea, Scottish, Modern European
Neighborhoods:Piccadilly, Old Town, Orpington
££££·Afternoon Tea·
Piccadilly
1,123 reviews
  • Afternoon Tea
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for Birthdays
Definitely a memorable experience. Highly recommended.
94% recommended
Afternoon Tea in London
25 people mentioned the High Tea
££££·Scottish·
Old Town
2,913 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
The food, service and ambience of Angels with Bagpipes was outstanding on all levels, the waitress had handled herself very patiently with some unruly guests and ensured we enjoyedRead more
95% recommended
Fit for Foodies in Edinburgh/Midlothian
138 people mentioned the Haggis
££££·Modern European·
Orpington
4,480 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for Birthdays
Already planning my next visit, I booked an early 6:45 slot so it was fairly quiet when we arrived, the staff could not have been more attentive, we ordered the quail and asparagusRead more
95% recommended
Notable Wine List in Kent
22 people mentioned the Cupcakes
££££·Italian·
Birmingham
1,124 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Birthdays
We were in Birmingham last year and we visited twice as it was so good xx Back again this year and still as good if not better xx Staff are so friendly and accommodating, the fooRead more
98% recommended
Best Overall in Birmingham/West Midlands
6 people mentioned the Crab Linguine
££££·French·
South Kensington
529 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Fit for Foodies
perfect in every way and a special thank you for the apple juice
89% recommended
Notable Wine List in South West London
19 people mentioned the Amuse Bouche
££££·French·
Covent Garden
13,160 reviews
  • Romance
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
Absolutely worth it! Lived up to it’s reputation and delivered. Staff were expectional and food was delicious. Will definitely visit again and will recommend it!
89% recommended
French in West End London
40 people mentioned the Scallop Starter
££££·British·
Notting Hill
1,001 reviews
  • Tasting Menu
  • Special Occasions
  • Creative Cuisine
An exceptional experience. Food made into art. Unbelievable tasting explosion in your mouth with each dish. Clare has a extraordinary talent of creating a harmony of all human sensRead more
99% recommended
Best Overall in London
18 people mentioned the Amuse Bouche
££££·Scottish·
Edinburgh
859 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasions
  • Local Ingredients
Second visit - just wonderful experience! Absolutely faultless. Definitely worth a visit!
98% recommended
Best Overall in Edinburgh/Midlothian
9 people mentioned the Beetroot Salad
££££·British·
Angel
2,055 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Felt more like a group fun setting or a romantic setting. Really beautiful restaurant. Food was delicious! The service was great. Everyone was really attentive...
97% recommended
British in North London
10 people mentioned the Pepper Squid
££££·French·
Mayfair
7,320 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for Anniversaries
I took my mum for her 70th birthday. This was a really special place. Great food. Attentive service. Excellent drinks. Wonderful view. I can't wait to get a chance to go backRead more
92% recommended
Scenic View in West End London
123 people mentioned the Marshmallows
££££·French·
Soho
3,231 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Tasting Menu
  • Good for Anniversaries
Wonderful again!! Our friends from the US always choose this restaurant when they come over and it NEVER disappoints! Food amazing (as usual!)
93% recommended
French in London
123 people mentioned the Amuse Bouche
££££·Chinese·
Fitzrovia
4,824 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
  • Romance
Beautiful setting serving excellent Chinese food. The cocktails are delightful also. Great wine list
87% recommended
Chinese in London
64 people mentioned the Soft Shelled Crab
££££·Modern European·
Soho
2,145 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Pre/post Theatre
  • Good for a Date
A great pre theatre, two course meal with a glass of fizz for a friends birthday. Service, food and environment were all amazing. Would definitely recommend. Special touch bringingRead more
96% recommended
27 people mentioned the Sparkling Wine
££££·Steak·
Piccadilly
6,309 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Birthdays
I only have one complaint. I do not like when a restaurant gives you a limited time at your table. We were about to order dessert, and were told we would have to move to the bar Read more
91% recommended
Steak in London
92 people mentioned the Potted Beef
££££·British·
London Bridge
1,356 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Birthdays
I loved the chocolate and mascarpone dessert! The description on the menu does not do it justice.
92% recommended
British in South East London
16 people mentioned the Sticky Toffee Pudding
££££·British·
Knightsbridge
1,822 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Birthdays
The best dinner we've ever had! Such nice staff, lovely atmosphere, and the steak & sides were to DIE for! Would 100% reccomend to anyone, and would DEFINITELY go there again, giveRead more
94% recommended
British in South West London
15 people mentioned the Mac Cheese
££££·British·
Manchester
2,285 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
As per usual the food was excellent and so was the service. I highly recommend the chateaubriand.
93% recommended
Best Overall in Manchester/Greater Manchester
23 people mentioned the Rump Steak
££££·Steak·
Covent Garden
7,297 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Birthdays
We have eaten at Hawksmoor Seven Dials before and have always been delighted by the food and the service - tonight was no exception - loads of advice and recommendations for dairy Read more
93% recommended
Steak in West End London
118 people mentioned the Sticky Toffee Pudding
££££·Steak·
Shoreditch
4,788 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for Birthdays
Great steaks. Nice 4hour lunch. Was epic!
93% recommended
Steak in London
69 people mentioned the Sticky Toffee Pudding
££££·Indian·
Mayfair
493 reviews
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Special Occasions
  • Fit for Foodies
Great food , Brilliant service , Lovely staff
89% recommended
Indian in West End London
14 people mentioned the Amuse Bouche
££££·British·
Chelsea
4,221 reviews
  • Lunch
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasions
Afternoon tea, we wanted to have a special and typical English tea and that’s what we had at Ivy Chelsea
89% recommended
Most Booked in London
30 people mentioned the Chocolate Bomb
££££·Indian·
Mayfair
783 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
  • Authentic
Excelent service
89% recommended
Indian in West End London
17 people mentioned the Butter Chicken
££££·Seafood·
Covent Garden
2,625 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for Birthdays
Outstanding, as only Kaspar’s can be ! Everything, from the service to the food, was perfect. A special thanks to our waiter, Anup, who has been the perfect host of a perfect momeRead more
90% recommended
Scenic View in West End London
46 people mentioned the Dover Sole
££££·French·
Leeds
2,747 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Romance
  • Good for a Date
Fantastic Find in Leeds. The restaurant has a great feel and the food was just delicious.
95% recommended
Best Ambience in Yorkshire
45 people mentioned the French Onion Soup
££££·French·
Soho
2,771 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
  • Romance
A fantastic deal through Open Table. Chateaubriand for 2 with a glass of prosecco for £45. Perfectly medium rare, fantastic frites and the proper portion. Service was impeccable. IRead more
95% recommended
Most Booked 1000-Point Tables in London
25 people mentioned the Coq Au Vin
££££·British·
Knightsbridge
2,057 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Tasting Menu
  • Good for Anniversaries
First class. Everything was perfect
89% recommended
Special Occasions in London
44 people mentioned the Amuse Bouche
££££·Italian·
Covent Garden
1,141 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
  • Pre/post Theatre
This is a wonderful restaurant with attentive service and excellent food. We highly recommend it!!
89% recommended
11 people mentioned the Osso Bucco
££££·European·
Fitzrovia
1,163 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Tasting Menu
Excellent food and service - one of our firm favourites every time we're in London.
97% recommended
European in London
241 people mentioned the Monica
££££·Contemporary European·
Mayfair
1,633 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for Anniversaries
I have visited this restaurant a couple of times once as a couple and the latest time with my family on a Sunday. We had the most amazing meal. Our daughter is vegetarian and MurRead more
93% recommended
Contemporary European in London
17 people mentioned the Amuse Bouche
££££·Modern European·
Glasgow
1,313 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasions
  • Creative Cuisine
Never ever disappointed by the food, the service or the wine. We absolutely love this restaurant.
99% recommended
Best Overall in Glasgow/Lanarkshire
7 people mentioned the Panna Cotta
££££·Tapas / Small Plates·
Bristol
401 reviews
  • Tapas
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasions
Absolutely delicious food. Every morsel served to us was top quality and extremely tasty. We were advised that the Cornish fish was their speciality, we ordered the recommendation Read more
97% recommended
Best Overall in Bristol
11 people mentioned the Croquettes
££££·English·
Oxford Circus
2,766 reviews
  • Afternoon Tea
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for Birthdays
We had the afternoon tea to celebrate my birthday with my husband and my 4 year old daughter. The kids afternoon tea menu was lovely and my daughter thoroughly enjoyed the sandwichRead more
93% recommended
English in London
126 people mentioned the High Tea
££££·British·
Newcastle upon Tyne
1,131 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Fit for Foodies
blown away with the food, wine and extras WOW will be back
97% recommended
Best Overall in Newcastle and Northumberland
39 people mentioned the Amuse Bouche
££££·British·
Chelmsford
611 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
  • Cosy
The food is so tasty and well presented. I enjoyed my Easter Day lunch very much and I will be eating there again. In my opinion this is the best restaurant in Essex.
95% recommended
Best Overall in Essex
3 people mentioned the Bacon Jam
££££·British·
Mayfair
2,771 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Creative Cuisine
This was our first visit to Pollen Street Social courtesy of our son who bought us the 8 course tasting menu as a Christmas present. The restaurant, service and food was excellent Read more
94% recommended
British in West End London
95 people mentioned the Amuse Bouche
££££·Modern European·
Oxford Circus
8,006 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for Anniversaries
The food,ambience and staff were truly amazing ! I would recommend Roux to anyone - we look forward to returning soon !
94% recommended
Modern European in West End London
100 people mentioned the Amuse Bouche
££££·Seafood·
Wapping
2,381 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Waterfront
  • Scenic View
Said a million times but just can’t beat Smith’s whether ordinary dinner or special occasion. We’d just finished 17 mile walk so hardly dressed to nines. Still treated like royaltyRead more
98% recommended
Seafood in London
24 people mentioned the Tempura Prawn
££££·Contemporary British·
Covent Garden
1,282 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for Anniversaries
We had lunch here after visiting an exhibition at Somerset House. Lovely venue & delicious meal, staff were very attentive. It all made for a lovely day out on Good Friday.
93% recommended
Contemporary British in London
6 people mentioned the Crisps
££££·British·
Matlock
702 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Creative Cuisine
Excellent dining experience.
99% recommended
Best Overall in Derbyshire
8 people mentioned the Amuse Bouche
££££·British·
Winchester
563 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Fit for Foodies
We were celebrating my husband’s birthday (the candle was put in the wrong pudding but that was ok!!!) so it was a special occasion for us. We were not disappointed. The food and sRead more
96% recommended
Best Overall in Hampshire
4 people mentioned the Lamb Heart
££££·British·
Chester
1,667 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasions
  • Creative Cuisine
Great intimate restaurant with a lively vibe. The food is beautifully prepared and presented. Staff are excellent, attentive without being overbearing. Highly recommended.
98% recommended
Best Overall in Cheshire
6 people mentioned the Salmon Starter
££££·British·
Liverpool Street
2,113 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Lunch
  • Good for Birthdays
Good lunch here - this was full of suits talking quite loudly so ambience not great - I am sure it is better in the evening . Tuna option was very good with side salad . Waiters arRead more
92% recommended
Most Booked in London
18 people mentioned the Chocolate Bomb
££££·Scottish·
Perth
597 reviews
  • Local Ingredients
  • Special Occasions
  • Pre/post Theatre
Really great, they were even fine with us being almost an hour late when I called up to explain at last minute, definitely recommend!
98% recommended
11 people mentioned the Haggis
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££££·Contemporary British·
Windsor
533 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
Once again an amazing evening at a wonderful restaurant.
97% recommended
Best Overall in Berkshire
9 people mentioned the Trotters
££££·British·
Tunbridge Wells
679 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Fit for Foodies
Once again our visit to The Poet in Matfield was simply superb. Service spot on, aperitifs fantastic and the food out of this world - I think even my kids ate their month's vegetabRead more
98% recommended
Best Overall in Kent
4 people mentioned the Amuse Bouche
££££·Afternoon Tea·
Covent Garden
3,525 reviews
  • Afternoon Tea
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for Birthdays
Absolutely amazing! Emma and her lovely trainee were amazing!
91% recommended
Afternoon Tea in London
183 people mentioned the High Tea
££££·English·
Beverley
1,711 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
This is our favourite restaurant and has been for since it opened. The food is always wonderful and locally sourced if possible. We always have a very special experience when we viRead more
98% recommended
Best Overall in Yorkshire
8 people mentioned the Duck Salad Starter
££££·British·
Cambridge
671 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
  • Creative Cuisine
I made a last minute booking online for lunch over the Bank Holiday weekend and was so glad that I did. The lunch menu was excellent value for money and gave a good indication of tRead more
95% recommended
Best Overall in Cambridge/Cambridgeshire
4 people mentioned the Scallop Starter
££££·British·
Westfield
1,023 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Worth the Drive
Another excellent meal, can't fault it. We always have the tasting menu which varies seasonally and is outstanding value. Excellent wine choice, Joel the M'aitre D/ Sommelier pickeRead more
98% recommended
252 people mentioned the Wild Mushroom
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££££·Bistro·
Liverpool
770 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
We loved the food and enjoyed our visit very much. Pate and Seabass were the choice we made which were very tasty.
97% recommended
Best Overall in Liverpool/Merseyside
10 people mentioned the Cauliflower Risotto