156 "Dining Solo" restaurants in London.
An unfussy Pakistani restaurant serving superb tikka, homemade samosas, curries, and more - Shalamar should be your go-to in Whitechapel.
Humble Chicken is an all-action yakitori bar in Soho where you’ll pair perfect skewers with ice-cold beer.
Chew Fun is a Guilin fun noodle specialist making heart bowls of rice noodles perfect solo diners and big groups alike.
Sargasso is the Margate sibling of Brawn and, with sea views and superb food, it’s maybe even better than it’s London counterpart.
For a sandwiches around Clerkenwell, Bodega Rita’s is a spot. You’ve got subs, tacos, and all-in-all a truly sublime lunch go-to.
Norman’s is new old school caff between Archway and Kentish Town. Come for the excellent fry ups and butties and stay for wine and small plates.
Sushinoen is a casual Japanese diner serving accessibly-priced good sushi, and a range of other Japanese dishes.
La Barra is a locals favourite Colombian restaurant in Elephant and Castle making some of London’s most sought after fried chicken.
Dumpling Shack is best known for it’s sheng jian bao soup dumplings and, once you try them, you’ll realise why - just don’t skip their chilli oil.
Numara Bos Cirrik II is a reliably delicious old school Turkish ocakbasi restaurant that’s the sibling to Cirrik in Dalston.
The Deptford location of Winemakers is cute, a little cavernous, and always-reliable for excellent wine and decent pasta.
Eat Vietnam is a superb neighbourhood Vietnamese restaurant offering specialities off the grill, pho, bun, and more for big groups and big appetites.
Viet Anh Pho is a neighbourhood Vietnamese restaurant in Deptford that suits a quick and excellent value banh mi as it does a casual midweek meal.
Banh Mi Town is a little spot in Fitzrovia making hefty pork-filled and very good value banh mis.
Hai Café is a tiny Vietnamese restaurant in Clapton serving delicious banh mi, pho, curries and more that are perfect for takeaway or a lowkey meal.