It may not be Paris, but London is a great city for romance. We mean, have you tried walking across Charing Cross Bridge, hand-in-hand, gazing over the beautiful cityscape and stopping for a cheeky kiss worthy of a rom-com moment? Or have you tried looking into your other half’s eyes in the candle-lit Gordon’s Wine Bar while sharing a bottle of wine? Well you must have enjoyed a casual picnic in one of London’s many parks, sipping on Prosecco and giggling from the bubbles and butterflies in your stomach, surely? Yeah, London is doing alright on the love-scale, we think.
But nothing beats a romantic dinner for two in a lovely restaurant, does it? With that in mind, we have gone on a quest to not only find the most romantic restaurants in London, but to determine what actually makes a restaurant romantic. Is it low lights and candles? Is it intimacy and chilled vibes? Or is it extravagance, luxury and high-end from beginning to end? Scroll down and find out.
We’ve gathered restaurants with views, eateries with romantic lighting, dining rooms with show-off interiors and quirky little spots for you to get lovey-dovey in. From the classic romantic cuisines of Italy and France, to aphrodisiac-spurring oysters, to fine-dining British food, there is something to spruce up any date.
So whether you’re looking for a restaurant to propose in, to go for your first date in, to celebrate an anniversary in or simply use to bring some god ole’ lovin’ into your relationship, the below restaurants should do the trick.