Best restaurants in Marylebone London
News & Updates / July 24, 2015
Eating out in Central London is easy – there are countless places available. The hardest part is choosing! Whatever your taste, your food preference there is a restaurant to match within easy distance of Marylebone. The area surrounding our Central London Serviced Apartments in Marylebone has become one of the most popular dining areas in London with numerous award-winning options.
Top of the list for fine dining has to be Le Gavroche – this was he first ever UK restaurant to be awarded three Michelin stars. Its success has become legendary. It was the Travellers Choice 2013 winner and always ranks in the top 5 London restaurants. Booking in advance is essential and you can expect high quality, classical French haute cuisine with a modern twist. Typical dishes include Grilled Scallops with Clam minestrone, Marinated Var Salmon accompanied by Lemon and Vodka jelly, Raspberry and Praline chocolate millefeuille. Among their more unusual dishes are black pudding, crackling asparagus salad, crumbed egg and spicy tomato chutney, and Spelt cooked in a broth made of chestnuts and apples together with Spenwood Cheese.
One of most popular restaurants in the Marylebone area, the Chiltern Firehouse, located only a couple of minutes walk from our Marylebone Serviced Apartments in a converted Victorian fire station and offers superb American food with a global touch. Typical menus include beet risotto and maple glazed salmon complete with a crispy salmon skin, slow roasted beef short ribs, or steak tartare served with pine nuts and chipotle spice. American style food can also be found at Goodman’s. This is renowned for its steaks, which are fresh cut every day from meat that has been dry-aged on site to bring out maximum flavour. These include a New York Sirloin and Goodman Rib-eye. Steak loving diners will also enjoy MASH (Modern American Steak House), an iconic restaurant in Soho.
Enjoy Gallic flair at Galvin Bistrot de Luxe in Marylebone. Exquisite French dishes dominate the menu along with a few classic Italian dishes such as risotto or panna cottas. Prix fixe and á la carte menus are available with dishes such as salt cod brandade or pork and duck rillette.
Terence Conran’s Orerry, short 7 minutes walk from our Marylebone Aparthotel London has a stylish environment and has been prominent on the London dining scene since 1997. A calm, elegant setting that is perfect for the glamorous food being served. Typical offerings include salmon with caramelised fennel and butternut squash, beef á la bordelaise or lobster bisque with seafood raviolo. Alternatively try modern British at Pollen Street Social where dishes include whole roasted duck, squid risotto, Bosworth Ash goat’s cheese gnocchi and London cured sea trout.
The Golden Hind is one of the oldest restaurants in the area having been trading for over a century. This is where you go to get a superb classic fish and chips supper, complete with mushy peas – traditional English fare at its best.
Fancy some cheese? Then La Fromagerie is the place for you. This is where you can get the best cheeseboard in London, complete with wines suggestions to match. Along with the cheese are fantastic cakes and sandwiches of all kinds. A perfect place to eat at any time of the day from breakfast through to supper!
Only a couple of minutes walk away from Presidential Serviced Apartments Marylebone, when dining at Texture expect modern European food amid a contemporary décor. The varied menu includes smoked salmon fillet with pickled vegetables, cucumber granita, sorrel and diced apple or ginger broth containing crab meat, wasabi and roasted garlic. Innovative dishes can also be found at Dinings, which offers exclusive meals within a townhouse setting. Expect dishes such as ‘tar-tar’ chips filled with minced tuna, avocado and wasabi/jalapeno sauce.
British food takes on an Indian twist at Trishna with dishes like guinea fowl tikka. Seafood, meat and vegetarian dishes incorporate Indian spices and snacks such as aloo chat (sweet and sour potato, chickpea, tamarind, yoghurt, shallots, chilli), and delicious desserts like lychee ice cream.
Zoilo is a great place for small plates of food, Argentian style enabling you to try different flavours and types. These are usually eaten at the counter although there are a few tables available. Mostly meat and fish, the menu includes sweetbreads, cooked octopus, miniature steaks, empanada pastry. Only Argentinian wine is available by the glass or carafe.
A traditional Afternoon tea with cakes and little sandwiches amid the splendour of The Foyer at Claridges is an unforgettable experience. Live this English tradition at one of the most desirable venue only minutes stroll from Presidential Marylebone Mayfair. You can also enjoy an All day dining menu containing a variety of salads, sandwiches, and main courses including Truffled Cornish lobster risotto, rack of Kentish Lamb and Cornish lobster bisque soup.
Fischers is a relaxing local place to eat. This is a classic Viennese café offering food from breakfast to dinner, where you can meet with friends, relax on your own or dine in splendour. Try the schnitzels, strudels, tortes mit schlag, ice-cream coupes, hot chocolates and coffees. Another European style café restaurant is The Wolsey in Mayfair.
Dine Spanish tapas style at Barrafina which has branches in Covent Garden and Soho where simple meat and seafood is on offer. Another Spanish style restaurant is Ember Yard in Berwick Street which is well known for its tapas, charcuterie and bar snacks.
Try modern day Jerusalem food influenced by international styles at The Palmar near Piccadilly Circus or traditional North African food at Momo – a restaurant that has been voted most consistently excellent by Tatler magazine. Trendy Lebanese and Middle Eastern food is on offer at Yalla Yalla where Beirut style street food dominates.
Chinese food can be obtained at Yauatcha, which specialises in high quality, contemporary dining combined with a spectacular patisserie. The Michelin award winning Hakkasan in London’s West End, 10-12 min walk from our serviced apartments London provides a good selection of dim sum and modern Cantonese food combined with Asian style cocktail. This is a trendy bar, with exquisite décor and music.
For something light and fresh go to Gelupo , London's finest and spectacular range of Italian ice cream (gelato) and sorbets that can be found from 11 am till midnight. Unusual flavours are often available such as Ricotta Coffee and Honey, Spagnola, or Salted Caramel and Pecan.