Eating out at a good restaurant means donning your smartest suit and sitting rigidly stiff the whole night, right? Actually, no: Times have moved on old chap. While we love a bit of pomp and circumstance, on occasion we don’t mind getting freaky with our food. From high-tech ordering, to OTT decor or eating in total darkness, there are plenty of quirky London restaurants that will leave your head spinning and your stomach satisfied.

London Shell Co restaurant seafood boat

If you’re up for exploring the capital’s wild side, check out our pick of quirky restaurants in London, including Paddington’s London Shell Co (above) and Sketch in Mayfair (below).

Sketch Gallery May 2016 4

This article was published 31 January 2017