England

Restaurants in England

Longtime proprietor Piero Amodio often greets patrons personally at this upmarket Italian restaurant in Kensington. The dining room is airy and understated, with hardwood floors, small pendant lights, and white-clothed tables surrounded by velvety brown banquettes.

Housed in the Gothic-style Holborn Hall, formerly the St. Giles Library, this Shanghainese restaurant combines the aesthetics of a clubby cocktail lounge and a traditional Chinese teahouse.

Open for more than a century, this authentic mash and pie shop was established in 1900 to serve traveling shepherds. Today, the family-run eatery remains largely unchanged, still situated in Hackney on the border of Broadway Market.

This new-guard gastropub, where Kate Moss is a regular, is overseen by Locanda Locatelli's Federico Turri, whose pork belly, made from the rare Middle White pig, is the most delicate and succulent you will ever eat.

“Bloody brilliant!” proclaimed Londoners when Terroirs opened near the Strand.

This very well may be central London’s most romantic restaurant.

Deliberately downscale amid the tony spots of Mayfair, this bistro-diner will be eerily familiar to New Yorkers, since its design and menu make it a near-clone of Keith McNally’s boho hangout, Schiller’s Liquor Bar.

After earning international acclaim at the Michelin one-starred Tamarind, chef Atul Kochhar left to open his flagship Indian restaurant Benares, which earned its own star in 2007.

Located just off Baker Street in the West End, Trishna brings Londoners the flavors of southwest India inspired by its sister restaurant in Mumbai. Created by B3 Designers, the minimalist interior features exposed brickwork, smoked oak, glass, and tumbled marble.