London’s Fine Dining Delights
London has no shortage of extravagant fine dining experiences that can really excite the taste buds. Alongside settings showcasing mesmerizing architectural splendor, you can expect cuisine packed with exciting flavors, using ingredients from all over the world. Whether you’re looking for authentic Indian cuisine with a British twist, traditional Chinese cooking with a difference, or authentic tastes from Peru, London has a fine dining experience for you.
Jamavar Restaurant – Mayfair
An elegant restaurant in the heart of Mayfair, a visit to the Michelin-starred Jamavar can take you on an exquisite culinary journey through the regions of India. With unique Pan-Indian flavors and secret recipes, you can tuck into an array of tasting plates and signature Jamavar dishes, as all of the meat served is halal.
Amaya – Knightsbridge
Along with its spectacular and chic décor, Amaya offers an unconventional fine dining experience, as all of the food is made for sharing. The sophisticated grilled Indian cuisine is packed full of flavor, with creative blends of seasoning added to a wide variety of meat, seafood and vegetarian options, many of which are halal. With the hot clay oven in full view, an open grill and a cast iron plate, this Michelin-starred venue in Knightsbridge has plenty to tickle the taste buds.
Kazan – Victoria
Hidden away close to Victoria station in Kazan, a restaurant dedicated to Ottoman opulence. Teardrop-shaped lights and contemporary décor create a welcoming atmosphere, where you can feast on a variety of hot and cold appetizers, including Turkish family favorites and Ottoman-style specialties. Kazan is halal certified and has an abundance of options available.
Claude Bosi at Bibendum – Chelsea
Located in the iconic Michelin House in Chelsea, Bibendum is a luxurious bi-level eatery with striking stained-glass windows, offering an abundance of delectable Michelin-starred French haute cuisine from Chef Claude Bosi. Booking is highly recommended, and the restaurant requests 48 hours’ notice to ensure the availability of halal options. The light and airy dining room, coupled with the central open kitchen, help to create an opulent and memorable dining experience.
Benares – Mayfair
Having held a Michelin star for 12 years, Benares is widely considered a staple within the London fine dining scene. The restaurant specializes in contemporary Indian cuisine but with a distinctive British twist, mixing a divine set of flavors and spices. Found in the heart of Mayfair, there is a range of halal options to enjoy, coupled with a sophisticated ambiance for a relaxing fine dining experience.
Benares – Mayfair
A Michelin-star holder since 2009, Kai Mayfair says it is respectful of traditional Chinese cooking methods, but not restricted by them. What results are dishes packed full of flavor and personality. With chicken and lamb halal options, expect a fusion of flavors amid modern elegant surroundings.
Galvin La Chappelle – Spitalfields
The vaulted ceiling, arched windows and marble pillars at the Michelin-starred La Chappelle are a sight to behold, and it’s backed up by an extensive menu of polished French cuisine. Set in the grandeur of a Grade II-listed building, the airy venue in Spitalfields marks the third venture from chef brothers Chris and Jeff Galvin. The chicken on the menu is halal, while the restaurant requests one week’s notice to source other halal meats.
Coya – Green Park
Facing out on to Green Park and nestled among Park Lane’s affluent hotels is Coya, featuring an eclectic Peruvian-inspired menu. Although the meat and poultry on offer at Coya are not halal, there is an abundance of mesmerizing seafood and vegetarian dishes, which is why it’s worth a visit. With Peruvian tribal masks adorning the walls and comfortable leather sofas, the emphasis is on coziness and style, accompanied by delicious flavors. At Coya, Spanish, Japanese and Chinese influences mix with ingredients found nowhere else in the world to create a unique fine dining experience.