The Top Michelin Star Restaurants in London

The Top Michelin Star Restaurants in London

London is home to more Michelin star restaurants than anywhere else in the UK, making it a veritable magnet for culinary connoisseurs and lovers of all things ‘food’. Whether you’re ticking off the best restaurants one by one or treating yourself to your first Michelin-star experience, here are the top Michelin star restaurants in London for you to choose from.

Three Stars 

CORE by Clare Smyth

Core by Clare Smyth is a superb fine dining restaurant on Kensington Park Road serving modern British food. One of the few restaurants in the country to boast 3 Michelin stars, it has received an incredible number of awards and accolades since opening in 2017. Indeed, Clare herself was the recipient of the World’s Best Female Chef Award in 2018. A must try for every foodie.

Restaurant Gordon Ramsay

To guarantee an excellent dining experience in London, book yourself a table at Restaurant Gordon Ramsay. The flagship restaurant of the world-famous chef, Restaurant Gordon Ramsay has held three Michelin stars since 2001. Dedicated to the highest standards, this restaurant is all about the finest modern French-inspired cuisine, perfectly executed and served in beautiful surroundings.

Alain Ducasse at The Dorchester

Alain Ducasse is one of the world’s most celebrated chefs. His motto? “The produce is the only truth”. Believing in the importance of produce grown with love and respect, Ducasse’s dishes are known for their incomparable flavours, allowing each ingredient to reach its full potential. At the Dorchester, you can look forward to sampling some of his much-loved signatures, as well as innovative twists.

Hélène Darroze at The Connaught

In this three Michelin star restaurant, diners can expect to dine on culinary works of art, created with the best seasonal ingredients (chosen by Hélène herself). As part of the seasonally changing menu, you can look forward to dishes with powerful flavours that tease the tongue and secure a place in the memory. Choose between a decadent lunch or evening of luxury dining. 

The Ledbury

The Ledbury in Notting Hill is a well-known name amongst gourmands within the capital. One of the city’s most popular restaurants, it is steered by a talented, tight-knit team under the leadership of Head Chef Brett Graham. Supported by a network of local suppliers, the kitchen sources the freshest, seasonal ingredients to maximise quality and flavour. Particular highlights include the restaurant’s game dishes, using venison raised in their own dedicated deer park.

Sketch (The Lecture Room & Library)

A “fusion of senses, taste, colours and shapes” most accurately describes the three Michelin star dining experience at the Lecture Room & Library. Inside, the interiors are both opulent and welcoming, while the staff are professional and friendly. As for the food, you can expect generous dishes that excel in both flavour and form. 

Two Stars

Dinner by Heston Blumenthal

Pull up a pew in the dining room, take a seat in the Tudor-inspired private dining room or grab a chair at the Chef’s Table for a unique view into the energy and activity of the kitchen at Dinner by Helston Blumenthal. Located next to Hyde Park, this two Michelin star restaurant is inspired by historic British gastronomy, uniting past and present for an approach that is unlike any other.


Ikoyi builds its own spice-infused menus around the seasons, harnessing local vegetables, native beef and line-caught fish for a high-reward menu. With something akin to reverence, Ikoyi’s team extracts as much flavour as possible from every ingredient whilst celebrating the authentic, natural qualities and goodness of each. Enhanced by a wide collection of spices and herbs from around the world, the flavours here are sure to take you on a real journey of the senses.

Claude Bosi at Bibendum

Situated within the iconic Michelin House, the two Michelin star Claude Bosi at Bibendum invites diners to enjoy mouth-water food in an attractive setting, overlooked by a beautiful stained-glass window. Showcasing Bosi’s French heritage and natural vision, the dishes here are flavourful yet simple, allowing the fresh, seasonal ingredients to speak for themselves.

A. Wong

For incredible Chinese food, there is simply nowhere better than A. Wong. Inspired by chef and patron Andrew Wong’s travels through China, the restaurant’s menus celebrate Chinese food heritage, ancient recipes, and culinary craft developed over the last 4,000 years. With an emphasis on sharing, you can enjoy the very best tastes of China with your favourite people.

Kitchen Table

Kitchen Table offers completely unique dining, where you are invited to take a seat around a horse-shoe counter and watch Head Chef James Knappett and his team prepare the dishes du jour. With the chefs providing explanations and commentaries as they go, the intimate setting and interaction with the staff, not to mention incredible food, combine for an unparalleled experience.

Restaurant Story

Tom Sellers showcases his own story and that of British food through an ever-changing menu at Restaurant Story on Tooley Street. Creating a different twist on classic dining, as a guest you don’t receive a menu here, yet are presented with a mix of ‘Story’ dishes, complemented by seasonal offerings. As well as table bookings, exclusive hire of the restaurant is available for group celebrations.

The Clove Club

 A fine dining restaurant with a relaxed, welcoming air, The Cove Club in Shoreditch Town Hall creates unique dining experiences that in turn become delicious memories. Proffering a set menu of classic British favourites, the team here procures the finest ingredients from across the UK, from Orkney scallops in the north to Cornish lobster in the south. With meat and vegetarian options available, look forward to incredible taste sensations brought to you by this two Michelin star gem.

La Dame de Pic

From the world’s most decorated female chef comes La Dame de Pic, a two-star Michelin restaurant located in the impressive Four Seasons Hotel. Bringing her own culinary identity to each dish, Anne-Sophie intertwines classic French techniques with her original flare. Alongside the dribble-worthy menu is an equally tantalising wine list, highlighting wines from the Rhône Valley.

Da Terra

Tucked within a striking Victorian hotel is Da Terra restaurant. With Brazilian and Italian roots and an extensive culinary career, Da Terra’s Chef Rafael Cagali uses his culinary heritage and personal style to conceive dishes that are both bold and beautiful. If you find yourself arriving a little early in anticipation, you can also make use of the restaurant’s bar for a cocktail, or two.

Alex Dilling at Hotel Café Royal

The two Michelin star Alex Dilling restaurant enjoys an intimate setting within the Hotel Café Royal. Overlooking Regent Street in the heart of London, it has an exclusive feel, heightened by the modest number of only 34 seats available (naturally, booking well ahead is essential). Choose from the three-course lunch menu or tasting menu and let your tastebuds dance over incredible flavours - from the canapés to the desserts, absolutely everything here is a measure of pure perfection.


The elite social clubs of colonial India are the inspiration behind Gymkhana, a two Michelin star restaurant on Albemarle Street in London. Somewhere for those with a taste for fine flavours to gather, drink and dine, this award-winning restaurant exudes atmosphere across its two floors: the ground floor restaurant perfect for lunches and the intimate basement restaurant for dreamy date nights. On the menu, contemporary cuisine infused with predominantly North Indian influences breaks the boundaries of tradition, exploring a variety of techniques to create bold yet sophisticated dishes.

Brooklands by Claude Bosi

Reaching impressive heights, the rooftop restaurant of Brooklands takes pride of place on the eighth floor of The Peninsula in London. Inspired by heritage aviation and motorsport in Britain, it is named after Surrey’s famous racetrack and stars a vintage 1933 Napier Railton race car and scale-model of Concorde within its embrace. Setting a sky-high precedent, the kitchen’s team, appointed under Claude Bosi, produces world-class British cuisine fashioned with French techniques. Savour the food and city views and experience an extraordinary feast for the senses at Brooklands.


Born of The Fat Duck alumni, Trivet on Snowfields is a place where magic resides. Owned and managed under the capable hands of Master Sommelier Isa Bal and Head Chef Jonny Lake, this two Michelin star venue is an unmissable treat, composed of the main restaurant area, The Mustard Room private dining room, and Labombe wine bar. Peruse the curated menu of modern cuisine and choose from dishes with balanced, statement flavours and soak up the laidback ambience. With both regular service and private hire opportunities, this is an idyllic venue for everything from lunches with family and friends to candlelit dinners between partners-in-dine. 

While you're exploring the capital, why not roam London's famous markets and experience an assortment of delicious bites and plenty of other delights!  

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