England

Restaurants in England

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.

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.

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.

Tucked away in London’s Fitzrovia neighborhood, Lantana is the place locals go for fresh, flavorful breakfast and lunch dishes. Named after a hardy, resilient weed able to thrive in hot, dry conditions, Lantana has ingrained itself in the London dining scene.

Chef Paul Askew is determined to earn Liverpool's first Michelin star with this sophisticated restaurant designed in two-colored brick with a striking glass sculpture inside. Askew's cooking is country French layered atop traditional English.

As artful and intriguing as the masterpieces displayed in the gallery's nearby exhibits, the plates presented in the Whitechapel Gallery Dining Room reflect the imagination of consultant chef Angela Hartnett.

At this Spitalfields neighborhood eatery, tradition has never been tastier thanks to chef Cass Titcombe and his talented team.