Restaurants Reopening in London: What’s Open NOW in Central London

What can I eat and where? The London restaurants that have now reopened in central London 

Lead image: Amazónico, Mayfair (photo: Lázaro Rosa-Violan Studio)


Amaya, Belgravia
The elegant, airy Michelin-star restaurant is back serving gourmet tapas-style Indian dishes


Dalloway Terrace, Bloomsbury
The Instagrammers’ dream is back with a new English garden-inspired look by McQueens Flowers (open daily from midday to 9pm)

Gaucho, Broadgate & Piccadilly
The steak restaurant is reopening its branches across London with a new reduced contact ‘Mindful Dining’ service, starting with Broadgate, Canary Wharf, Hampstead, Richmond, Piccadilly, Tower Bridge and Sloane Avenue


Dumplings’ Legend, Chinatown
Get your pan-Asian dumplings in this minimalist Chinese dining room

Jinli, Chinatown
Head here for glorious Sichuan hot pots

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Brigadiers, the City
Indian barbecue, beer & whisky restaurant Brigadiers is now open for terrace dining Weds-Sat 12pm-9.30pm before the bar opens on 15 July

The Ivy Asia, the City
The biggest, glitziest recent addition to The Ivy portfolio is back

Duck & Waffle, the City
Duck & Waffle, the high-rise restaurant serving waffles with a view, is back

The Ned, the City
Two of The Ned’s eight restaurants – Kaia and Millie’s Lounge – have reopened

Yauatcha, the City & Soho
Hakkasan Group reopened Yauatcha in the City on 6 July, with the Soho branch reopening on Thursday 16 July. The Chinese dim sum teahouse in London has introducing a new Your Yauatcha menu at both branches, where you can ‘pick your own’ from a choice of three menus

The Folly, the City
Drake & Morgan’s Monument venue has reopened with new summer dishes and an Aperol Spritz sharing tree!

Temper, the City, Soho & Covent Garden
The BBQ restaurant has reopened all its locations

Bread Street Kitchen, the City
Gordon Ramsay’s popular City outpost is back

M Restaurants, the City & Victoria
M Restaurants, the popular these steak emporiums, are back

Darwin Brasserie, the City
Darwin Brasserie at Sky Garden reopened on 22 July

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Kurobuta Hyde Park W2
Formerly Kurobuta Marble Arch, the much-loved izakaya-style Japanese eatery reopened on 23 July under new ownership (it is now owned by Enhanced Hospitality, former owner of Camden’s Gilgamesh). Quote RESIDENT when booking for a complimentary glass of champagne or cherry blossom cocktail on arrival throughout July and August

Casa Malevo, Connaught Village
Traditional Cocina Argentina is served up Mon-Fri 8am-3pm & 5.30pm-10.30pm, and weekends 9am-3pm & 5.30pm-9.30pm

Bombay Palace, Connaught Village
One of the best Indian restaurants in London, Bombay Place has been cooking the finest Indian cuisine since the 1970s. Open Mon-Sat 12.30pm-3pm and 6pm-10pm, Sun 12.30pm-3pm & 6pm to 9.30pm

Colbeh, Connaught Village
Open 12pm to 11pm every day, Colbeh serves up traditional, Persian chargrilled meat skewers and meze dishes

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Mariage Freres, Covent Garden
Loose leaf tea, afternoon tea… all the tea in China, in fact

The Oystermen, Covent Garden
The Oystermen will reopen with a reduced menu but plenty of oysters

Sticks ‘N’ Sushi, Covent Garden, Soho & Victoria
Sticks ‘N’ Sushi reopened all of its London branches on 4 July

MEATliquor, Covent Garden
Get your meaty burgers and killer shakes indoors at the Islington & Covent Garden branches

Petersham Nurseries, Covent Garden
Petersham Nurseries urban outpost in Covent Garden has partly re-opened with La Goccia and The Shop

YORI, Covent Garden
YORI Korean BBQ restaurants is back in Wimbledon, Piccadilly Circus and Covent Garden

Inamo, Covent Garden
Famous for its brunches, craft Japanese, Chinese, Thai & Korean restaurant Inamo reopened its Camden branch on 23 July, shortly followed by its Covent Garden branch. The Soho branch will follow soon

Cinnamon Bazaar, Covent Garden
Cinnamon Bazaar in Covent Garden reopened on 3 August, with other restaurants in Vivek Singh’s incredible Cinnamon group opening in a phased manner (The Cinnamon Club, Westminster, reopened on 10 July; Cinnamon Kitchen in Battersea has reopened; Cinnamon Kitchen City is taking a little longer than expected)


St John, Farringdon
The Smithfield Michelin-starred restaurant reopened on 29 July to resume its glorious philosophy of nose-to-tail eating

Quality Wines, Farringdon
Quality Wines will take reservations for the first time on reopening

Vinoteca, Farringdon, Marylebone & the City
Vinoteca restaurants and wine bars are now open for grilled bavette sandwiches, wines by the glass and craft beer. Ready meals and steak kits are still available to order online

Noble Rot, Holborn
The whole space is now a restaurant with no walk-in wine bar until further notice


ROVI, Fitzrovia
Yotam Ottolenghi’s Middle Eastern-inspired restaurant is back

Circolo Popolare, Fitzrovia
Big Mamma restaurants are back and fully bookable

YOPO, Fitzrovia
The Mandrake hotel’s South American restaurant has reopened, as has Jumera and the new Mandrake Cabanas private dining areas

Treehouse London, Fitzrovia
Mexican restaurant Madera by the Beeb has reopened, as well as the rooftop terrace bar

Clipstone, Fitzrovia
From the people behind Quality Chop House

Noize, Fitzrovia
Open Wednesday to Sunday for seasonal French food

Portland, Fitzrovia
Great Portland Street’s Michelin starred modern European dining room reopened on 29 July

Hakkasan, Hanway Place (Fitzrovia)
The legendary Hakkasan is back in Fitzrovia, and it’s taking part in Eat Out to Help Out


Pétrus, Knightsbridge
Gordon Ramsay’s Michelin star fine dining restaurant in Knightsbridge reopened on 16 July

Chisou, Knightsbridge & Mayfair
Both of these Japanese restaurants have reopened for diners


Brasserie of Light, Marylebone
The Ivy Group’s impressive restaurant inside Selfridges is back in business

Trishna, Marylebone
Trishna returns with its Michelin-starred contemporary taste of Indian coastal cuisine, plus, it’s signed up for Eat Out to Help Out

Xier, Marylebone
Xier has reopened with a new six-course tasting menu (£70pp) by Head Chef Carlo Scotto, running alongside its 10-course tasting menu (£90pp). Both tasting menus are available for lunch and dinner Wed-Frid and for dinner only on Sat

Tonkotsu, Marylebone
The ramen and gyoza gurus have gone for a phased reopening with Selfridges, Haggerston and Stratford opening first

Fischer’s, Marylebone
Fischer’s Viennese restaurant in Marylebone is now open from 5pm

Delamina, Marylebone
Husband and wife team Limor and Amir Chen reopen their middle-eastern/European restaurants in Marylebone and Shoreditch

Homeslice, Marylebone, Shoreditch, White City & the City
The Wogan brothers’ popular pizza parlours are back

The Wigmore, Marylebone
Michel Roux Jr’s pub on Upper Regent Street has reopened

Xier, Marylebone
Carlo Scotto is back with a new 10-course tasting menu

Carousel, Marylebone
Carousel has started a series of four menus inspired by all the chefs that have cooked in their kitchens

Pachamama, Marylebone
Both the Marylebone and Shoreditch branches of this Peruvian restaurant are back

Tokii, Marylebone
Japanese fusion restaurant TOKii at The Prince Akatoki hotel reopened on 3 August, and is also offering delivery and takeaway for the first time, as well as a Japanese-inspired picnic hamper

FishWorks Marylebone
FishWorks Fishmonger and Restaurant in Marylebone has just reopened its doors for dining in, has launched a new meal and oyster delivery service if you prefer to stay at home, and is taking part in Eat Out to Help Out

Bone Daddies, Marylebone, Victoria, Soho
All sites Bone Daddies sites reopened on 4 July, as well as Shack-Fuyu in Soho and Flesh & Buns in Covent Garden


Hakkasan Mayfair
Hakkasan Mayfair reopened on 4 July and has also reopened Hakkasan Hanway Place. Sake no Hana, also part of the Hakkasan Group, has yet to announce a reopening date

Lucky Cat, Mayfair
Gordon Ramsay’s Asian eating house on Grosvenor Square reopened on 16 July

Amazónico, Mayfair
The Berkeley Square hotspot is back and has opened its previously members-only basement speakeasy to all

The Chesterfield Mayfair
The hotel has fully reopened its guest bedrooms and all food and beverage areas, including The Terrace Bar, Butler’s Restaurant with brand new breakfast and an all-day dining menu. The Chesterfield Mayfair is participating in the Eat Out to Help Out scheme too

LPM, Mayfair
‘La Petite Maison’ by Chef Raphael Duntoye is back with its enviable terrace space

Novikov, Mayfair
Mayfair’s high end Italian and Asian restaurant is reopening but the alfresco food stalls will also remain

Ormer, Mayfair
Head to Flemings hotel for fine cuisine by Great British Menu 2020 finalist Kerth Gumbs

Le Gavroche, Mayfair
Michel Roux Jr’s classic French restaurant

Jean Georges at the Connaught, Mayfair
Serving up the truffle pizza and more

Fortnum’s, Mayfair
All of Fortnum’s restaurants have now reopened, except The Gallery, which will reopen from 23 July. The Fortnum’s Bar & Restaurant at the Royal Exchange is also open

Hide, Mayfair
Ollie Dabous’ restaurant has reopened both the Above and Ground restaurants

TAKA, Mayfair
TAKA Mayfair in Shepherd Market reopened on 17 July with a brand new a la carte menu from celebrated Executive Chef Taiji Maruyama, alongside the signature tasting menu. Open Tues-Sat 6pm-10pm

Gordon Ramsay Bar & Grill, Mayfair
The Gordon Ramsay Group has reopened all its restaurants and selected venues, including Gordon Ramsay Bar & Grill, have a new Love London menu with two courses for £15 each when you dine with a friend (6 July-6 September)

Hush, Mayfair
This popular Mayfair brasserie has transformed its courtyard into an English country garden for the summer

Coya, Mayfair
The Peruvian restaurant returns with a completely new look, open Mon-Sun 12pm-2.30pm, from 6pm till late Sun-Fri and from 6.30pm on Sat

Benares, Mayfair
The high-end restaurant was one of the first in Mayfair to deliver during the lockdown and was back open from Super Saturday

Chutney Mary, Mayfair
The famed Indian restaurant is back along with sibling restaurants Amaya, Veeraswamy and all Masala Zone restaurants

The Wolseley, Mayfair
The iconic grand dame of Piccadilly is back, open from 5pm

Chisou, Mayfair & Knightsbridge
Both of these Japanese restaurants have reopened for diners

Goodman, Mayfair
Goodman steak restaurant reopens its flagship location so you can enjoy that Lake District grass-fed fillet once again

Kitty Fisher’s, Mayfair
Kitty Fisher’s returns with an outside space, a few ground floor tables and takeaway to start

Jamavar, Mayfair
This high-end Indian restaurant near Berkeley Square returns with its highly rated tasting dishes

Scott’s, Mayfair
The celeb hotspot with be-seen terrace returns with new air filtration units

Sexy Fish, Mayfair
This eccentric hotspot is back with air filtration units and thermal cameras for temperature checks, but no hoodies, please

Kai Mayfair
The Michelin star Chinese restaurant is back serving gourmet dishes and has signed hp to the Eat Out to Help Out scheme

TAKA Mayfair
The Japanese restaurant in Shepherd Market has reopened its doors with a brand new seasonal menu from Executive Chef Taiji Maruyama

Pollen Street Social, Mayfair
Jason Atherton’s flagship restaurant, which has a Michelin star, is taking part in Eat Out to Help Out

Veeraswamy, Mayfair
Mayfair’s legendary fine dining restaurant – the oldest Indian restaurant in the capital – is back and has signed up for Eat Out to Help Out

Sabor, Mayfair
Sabor has reopened in Mayfair with an alfresco offering and the Eat Out to Help Out discount

Gymkhana, Mayfair
Famous Mayfair spot Gymkhana reopened on 28 July for the second time this year, following last summer’s disastrous fire

Galvin at Windows, Mayfair
The rooftop restaurant at London Hilton Park Lane reopened on 2 August to serve its much-lauded French cuisine once more

Murger Han, Mayfair & Euston
London’s first Xi’an restaurant reopened on 4 July and is now running a killer Eat Out to Help Out deal


Brasserie Zedel, Piccadilly
Piccadilly’s Parisian brasserie with a 1930s original interior, complete with American Bar, has reopened. Open from 5pm

Heddon Street Kitchen, Piccadilly
The Gordon Ramsay Group has reopened all its restaurants and selected venues, including Heddon Street Kitchen, have a new Love London menu with two courses for £15 each when you dine with a friend (6 July-6 September)

Hard Rock Cafe Piccadilly Circus
Hard Rock Piccadilly is back with a new alfresco terrace and is extending its Eat Out to Help Out offering to Thursdays and Fridays

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Aqua Kyoto, Regent Street
The restaurant and terrace is open for lunch on Thursdays & Fridays, brunch on the weekend and dinner every evening throughout July

Aqua Nueva, Regent Street
The bar and terrace is now open Thursday to Saturday, with the restaurant reopening on 16 July

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Dehesa, Carnaby
Carnaby’s charcuterie and tapas bar has reopened

Dishoom, Carnaby
Dishoom is back serving its wildly popular breakfast naans and the rest (reservations available all day) at Shoreditch, King’s Cross & Carnaby

Social Eating House, Soho
Jason Atherton’s Soho favourite is back serving its contemporary bistro menu in an informal setting. The Michelin star restaurant is taking part in Eat Out to Help Out

Paradise, Soho
Paradise restaurant returns with a new menu featuring a twist on Sri Lankan flavours

Barrafina, Soho
The legendary Soho tapas restaurant is open, but now you need to book for your cava and croquetas

Quo Vadis, Soho
Both the restaurant and club are reopen for bookings (members only)

Duck Soup, Soho
Soho’s seasonal European restaurant returns with a socially distanced bar space

Folie, Soho
Folie is back on Golden Square with a new terrace and a special menu for summer. Open Weds-Sat from 9am for coffees, juices, croissants and pain-au-chocolat (Sunday from noon)

The Ivy, Soho
The Caprice group may have closed Le Caprice, but the legendary Ivy remains a West End stalwart

Kolamba, Soho
This Sri Lankan restaurant on Kingly Street has alfresco seating

Lina Stores, Soho
The Italian restaurants return and the King’s Cross venue has a new terrace

Sola, Soho
Victor Garvey’s Californian-inspired restaurant, where Soho meets LA, returns

Pastaio, Soho
Stevie Parle’s pasta bars return in both Soho and Westfield London in Shepherd’s Bush

Nutshell, Soho
Nutshell is back peddling modern takes on traditional Iranian dishes

Kiln, Soho
Soho’s side-of-the-road Thai grill restaurant reopened on 24 July with a short grill menu plus daily chaining specials from Head Chef Meedu Saahd

The Rum Kitchen, Soho
The Caribbean-inspired restaurant that wants us all to be ‘more Carnival’ has reopened at all three of its locations in Brixton, Soho, and Shoreditch

The Breakfast Club, Soho
The legendary breakfast pros have reopened all 12 of their cafes with table bookings for weekdays and app-based virtual queuing system for weekends

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Ikoyi, St James’s
St James’s Michelin-star Ikoyi is back serving its distinctive west African-inspired flavours, and it’s taking part in Eat Out to Help Out

St. James’ Courtyard, Westminster
The Courtyard, the alfresco restaurant at St James Court hotel, reopened on 4 July with a brand new menu

The Cinnamon Club, Westminster
Vivek Singh’s incredible restaurant opened on 10 July with new à la carte and tasting menus (the Battersea venue has also reopened, with Cinnamon Bazaar Covent Garden reopening on 3 August and Cinnamon Kitchen City, which was due to reopen on 17 July, taking a little longer than expected)

Quilon, Westminster
Quilon, one of London’s best Indian restaurants, has reopened to offer its south-west coastal Indian cuisine


A Wong, Victoria
Andrew Wong is back with one of the best dim sum menus in town