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London calling – 5 top restaurants you must experience


London’s food scene is calling you…

You’ll find an endless selection of trendy cafes, bars, fine restaurants and casual eateries on every street. With so many choices, we’ve compiled a quick guide on which of the best restaurants you must experience in London.

Pick up a hire car from Heathrow Airport and check out these five hot restaurants during your stay in London.

Galvin at Windows (pictured)
Since opening in 2006, the 28th floor of the London Hilton on Park Lane has become one of the most talked about food destinations. Galvin at Windows has a stylish interior which takes you back to the glamour of the 1930s. Dine on a modern French haute cuisine menu, with all main dishes seasonally inspired. Enjoy the experience while being treated to incredible views of London’s iconic skyline, Buckingham Palace and the London Eye.

Masala Zone
The ever-popular Masala Zone has been branded as London’s best Indian informal dining restaurants. The chefs are also said to be “pioneers of Indian street food” in England. Delicious Indian dishes, full of flavour and aroma, are made from ingredients which come from the homes and street stalls across India. There are seven of these restaurants across London with each Masala Zone offering different artistic interiors.

Duck and Waffle
This restaurant, located on the 40th floor of the Heron Tower, literally never stops winning the hearts and stomachs of diners. Open 24 hours a day, chef Dan Doherty’s scrumptious menu serves a combination of British and European dishes. It’s also proudly the “highest restaurant in the UK”, offering marvellous views of London city.


This magnificent basement restaurant, located in the Bulgari hotel in the heart of Knightsbridge, offers delicious Mediterranean dishes. French chef Alain Ducasse has been inspired by many years of visits to markets in Italy and Provence. The vibrant dishes are served to guests as they’re surrounded by a beautiful, chic interior. It makes for a wonderful, relaxing night out.

Norfolk Arms
This corner pub earns is spot on the list of one of the best in London, despite not receiving widespread acclaim. It’s specialty is deliciously authentic tapas. Generous portions are served up at reasonable prices. There’s also plenty of variety to choose from on the menu. Dishes are influenced by the cuisines of the Mediterranean. But there’s also a full a la carte menu is offered, complemented by an extensive wine list.


Brianna Piazza is an Australian television reporter and part-time travel blogger. Originally from Melbourne, she's currently living in Cairns where she works for WIN News and spends her weekends exploring the outdoors Far North Queensland.

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