Whether you’re touring the sights, like Buckingham Palace and Westminster Abbey, or staying in town for business, Westminster boasts a diverse range of top-quality restaurants that are steps away from all the city has to offer. From fine British fare to comfort food and international cuisine, there is something for every taste bud and appetite in Westminster.
Roux at Parliament Square
Serving French, British and European fare, the Roux at Parliament Square on George Street is one of the top-rated restaurants in Westminster. Offering a luxurious and contemporary atmosphere, the restaurant serves classic dishes with a modern twist and stylish presentation.
The Roux also offers private dining options, with rooms that can accommodate up to 18 guests.
Offering an impressive wine list and a la carte, tasting and set menu options, patrons enjoy fine dining and elegance at the Roux.
Offering an eclectic menu, the Cinnamon Club puts a modern twist on Indian cuisine. From delicately-spiced fish to seasonal and celebratory dishes, the restaurant serves something for every taste.
The Cinnamon Club boasts an excellent wine list, and a cocktail menu.
Housed in the former Westminster Library, the restaurant offers a welcoming, relaxed and eclectic environment.
The Regency Cafe first opened its doors in 1946, and serves classic British cuisine in a quaint setting. Featuring an art deco style, the cafe has also served as the filming location for several shows, including Rescue Me, Judge John Deed and London Spy.
Known as a greasy spoon style cafe, the Regency serves a range of breakfast foods, including Eggs Benedict, and steak pie.
In 2013, the cafe was voted as the fifth best restaurant in London on Yelp.
With affordable prices and a menu of primarily fried foods, Regency is a great stop for anyone looking for comfort food.
The Cellarium Cafe & Terrace is situated in the heart of Westminster Abbey, and serves classic British fare.
The restaurant serves wines from its 14th-century wine cellar; the same cellar the monks once stored their own wines, cheeses and breads.
The Cellarium serves breakfast, British lunches and Sunday roasts.
The cool cellar offer a comfortable place to enjoy afternoon tea or a mid-day meal. In the warmer months, the cafe offers outdoor seating.
Peers’ Dining Room
Housed in the House of Lords, Peers’ Dining Room is only open to the public for dining during certain months of the year. Otherwise, patrons must be accompanied by a peer when dining here.
The historic dining room serves a delicious menu in a stately atmosphere. For a moment, you may forget you’re in the 21st century.
A variety of European dishes are served at Peers’, such as pressed game terrine, baked salmon, and ox cheek.
Located on the ground floor of the Central Hall Westminster, Wesley’s Cafe boasts modern decor and a comfortable, relaxed setting. The main cafe and adjacent conservatory can seat up to 200 people.
The public cafe serves hot and cold meals, paninis, sandwiches and salads. Scones, cakes, biscuits tea and coffee are served in the afternoon.
A hearty daily lunch special is served for just £5.30.
If you’re visiting the Central Hall Westminster, stop in to Wesley’s Cafe to enjoy an affordable, taste-bud satisfying meal.
The Goring Dining Room
Located on Beeston Place, Goring Dining Room is the recipient of a Michelin star and three AA Rosettes. The restaurant is housed in a 5-star luxurious London Hotel, and offers an elegant atmosphere.
As part of its commitment to serve the finest British food, the Goring uses fresh, seasonal and local ingredients.
From full English breakfasts to three course menus, there are dining options to suit every taste and need.
Serving South-west coastal Indian cuisine, Quilon oozes contemporary charm, and is the winner of a Michelin star. For nearly two decades, the restaurant has been serving ethnic dishes with a modern flair.
Quilon is so popular with Lords, Ladies, Members of Parliament and Ministers that the restaurant has its own Division Bell. When Division is imminent, the bell rings to alert all Members throughout the Parliamentary buildings.
Offering a la carte and set menus, the restaurant specializes in seafood dishes, but also serves poultry, meat, vegetarian and game dishes.
For patrons who want to enjoy an afternoon drink, the Q Bar serves cocktails, beer and wine along with other spirits.
Caxton Grill serves classic British and European dishes alongside premium steaks. Fresh, seasonal ingredients are used.
When the weather is warm, patrons can dine al fresco on the terrace, which offers a contemporary, delicious food and drink menu. Then open-air restaurant overlooks the courtyard.
The bar also serves delicious snacks and a range of drinks for patrons to enjoy.