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London’s Best Restaurants With A View


There surely can be nothing better than kicking back after a long day in the office, with a glass of something crisp, a plate of something delicious, and a fabulous view over the big smoke to match. A beautiful view can give a fresh perspective, and be the best beginning and a joyous way to end your day. Luckily for you, there are a seemingly endless selection of restaurants and eateries with fabulous menus and vistas to boot. To save you the hassle of finding the best of the bunch allow us to bring you are list of the most fabulous restaurants with a view in town

  1. Blueprint Cafe

With impressively sized windows directly overlooking Tower Bridge, this stunning eatery provides diners with a simply magnificent view, right from the comfort of their own table. Their contemporary European cuisine is consistently fabulous, with a concise but classy menu.  Each table benefits from a mini pair of binoculars to help guests make the most of this loveliest of vistas.

  1. Bella Cosa

This sublime restaurant overlooking the river on the South Dock, offers a wealth of both traditional and imaginative Italian cuisine. What’s more, they offer a complimentary taxi service for those within a 1.5 miles radius, ideal for an office lunch or dinner. Their private dining room on the top floor can be reserved for groups, with stunning views providing a wonderful backdrop to any celebration. Best still, their view is ever changing with the South Dock a hive of activity all year round.

  1. Duck & Waffle

Set upon the 40th floor of Heron Tower, this elegant, glitzy restaurant provides a breathtaking view over the city. Their bold menu is ambitious and creative in equal measures, and the choice is based upon the finest of contemporary European cuisine. Open 24/7 making the most of the view isn’t hard- why not time a visit to coincide with sunset, or for the more dedicated diner, perhaps even sunrise!

  1. Northbank

Nestled under the Millennium Bridge, based right on the riverbank itself, Northbank brings diners the best of Cornish cuisine, courtesy of head chef Christian Butler’s Falmouth roots. Their private terrace gives guests fantastic views over some of the city’s most iconic features, and just a stone’s throw from St Paul’s Cathedral, it’s ideally situated for visitors and regulars alike.

  1. SushiSamba

With venues in Miami, LA and Amsterdam, their London offering competes on a global scale. Their fusion blend of Brazilian, Peruvian and Japanese cuisines is certainly unique, and their Bishopgate location affords scintillating views across the cityscape.

  1. The Terrace

With their floor to ceiling glass windows,  this Piccadilly based restaurant allows diners to view the city in a light and lovely atmosphere. Their British Grill is a firm crowd-pleaser, using locally sourced and seasonal ingredients. Their classic, yet chic environment allows a spot of peace and quiet to enjoy the hustle and bustle of the big city.

  1. Min Jiang

Set within leafy Kensington, this authentic Chinese restaurant provides unrivalled views over the beautiful Hyde Park. From its position on the 10th floor of the Royal Garden Hotel, Min Jiang gives diners fabulous food in a fresh and tranquil setting. The elegant and stylish decor kicks off the visual display, one which ends in rivalling feast for the tastebuds.

With London providing some of the most snapped, iconic images of citylife across the world, why not take a advantage, and kick back to enjoy the view.