Named after Farringdon station, this small but mighty district in Central London is home to a plethora of impressive restaurants, bars, pubs and cafes. Sandwiched between Clerkenwell, Barbican, Holborn and the City, it's still very much a part of London's financial district, while also being a thriving hub for history, culture and food and drink. Naturally, we're most interested in the latter. So, whether you’re after the perfect spot for an all-out celebratory meal, or on the hunt for a trendy new neighbourhood eatery, you're sure to find something you like in this list of Farringdon's best restaurants.
You'll find many of London’s most iconic gastronomic institutions are located in this area, such as St John’s near Smithfield market, which has been delighting diners with its simple but revolutionary British dishes for years. The district also offers up local favourites, rustic gastropubs and tapas joints, perfect for socialising with colleagues after work, or enjoying a relaxed dinner with friends. So, whether you fancy an elegant evening of elevated pub grub, or a family-style feast with your nearest and dearest, there's plenty here to fit the bill.
Farringdon is also home to some of the coolest restaurants in London, from charming wine bars to an inspired take on a rustic Italian trattoria. Many of Farringdon's restaurants are award-winning too, and serve some of the best food and drink in the capital. Feeling hungry? Have a scroll to discover Farringdon's best and brightest restaurants, then hit 'book now' to reserve a spot.