56 "Dining Solo" restaurants in London.
Barrafina is a legendary Soho tapas restaurant that’s always crowded but always worth the wait.
Barrafina Adelaide Street is just as good as the Soho location, and just a little bit less crowded. Get your tapas fix.
Barrafina is a legendary tapas restaurant that’s crowded but always worth the wait. The Drury Lane outpost in Covent Garden has a pretty terrace.
Dalston's Sông Quê makes some of the best Vietnamese food in London. Stop by for a casual group dinner or a quick bowl of pho.
The baos are what makes this Taiwanese joint legendary, but the small platers are even better. The queues at Bao are an official Soho landmark.
Yashin Sushi is an excellent, creative, and modern sushi restaurant with an ever-changing list of unusual and seasonal ingredients.
Marksman is a pub/restaurant with excellent, elevated British food in Shoreditch. It's good anytime, but don't miss the Sunday roast.
The best burger in London. Their shop in Victoria is not a place to linger, but it’s perfect for takeout or a quick bite to eat.
This second Hoppers location in Marylebone serves the same excellent Sri Lankan food as the Soho original, and actually takes reservations.
Leg’s is a restaurant in Hackney Central serving a small Mediterranean inspired menu of excellent seasonal small plates.
Padella serves brilliant, freshly made pasta at very good prices. If you’re in London Bridge or Borough Market, make this a part of your plan.
There are proper waits for Kiln’s high-octane Thai dishes, but it’s absolutely worth the wait. Grab a seat at the bar, get the short-rib curry.
Plenty of restaurants in Shoreditch have a gimmick, but Popolo doesn’t need one. This place serves up pastas and incredible small plates.
Max’s Sandwich Shop in Stroud Green serves inventive sandwiches with buckets of personality. It’s fast becoming a North London institution.
Lorne is a modern British restaurant that’s the single best reason for visiting in Victoria. The wines are great, and the smoked eel dish is great.