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How About Dining at Exceptional Quirky Restaurants near Hotels in London

Updated on December 30, 2013

Quirky London Restaurants

London offers world’s best dining options. You will find a cuisine from every corner of the world for every price bracket. While vacationing in London, you will come across plenty of unusual and quirky restaurants to suit every taste. Most of these peculiar restaurants in London offer breathtaking surroundings for a whole new dining experience.

You can book a comfortable accommodation at hotels in London and begin exploring these odd eateries in the capital. Many of these quirky eateries offer stunning modern interiors and an extensive wine list, making them ideal spot to wine, dine, and impress.

Here are top unusual London restaurants where you can spend time with delicious food and fine wines:

Pearl Restaurant
Pearl Restaurant


Pearl Restaurant and Bar in Chancery Court Hotel is an ideal destination to have a sensual dining experience. Executive Head Chef Jun Tanaka specialises in preparing a modern French cuisine at a consistent rate. This eatery features an opulent walnut interior with pearl chandeliers, mother of pearl tables, and stalk of hanging pearls. It has a seasonally changing menu along with a selection of over 200 international wines. While visiting this eccentric restaurant, you can try the tasting menu at a starting price of just £70.



Eating in Sarastro is a unique experience for the travellers. Located in the heart of Covent Garden, it is often tagged as a theatrical restaurant. It describes its food as Turkish oriented or Mediterranean style. The interior of the restaurant is breathtaking, opulent, and extravagant. If you love music, theatre, and opera combined with delicious food under dramatic surroundings, then Sarastro is the place to be. Located in Drury Lane, this restaurant offers a world full of passion, drama, and excitement.


Archipelago Restaurant at Whitfield Street is a part of London’s celebrity circuit. It provides global cuisine under a unique setting of golden Buddha, enormous peacock feathers, and dwarf palm trees. Signature dishes at this site include wildebeest, kangaroo, crocodile, fish, and chicken. An array of inventive vegetarian options is available too. This moody-lit, exotic venue is full of artwork and strange plants from all over the world.

Little Bay
Little Bay

Little Bay

Little Bay restaurant on Belsize Road, Kilburn offers modern bistro style food at affordable prices. It is a chain of modern European eateries, offering a fine range of mood enhancing dishes. This budget eating chain is an ideal destination to great starters, mains, and desserts grouped in equals at half their usual prices. Crab choux burst with spicy seafood filling will be a perfect choice for starter. You can try some nicely bakes puffs and goose fat chips too.

Traditional Chinese Dish


Hakkasan at Hanway Place is a brainchild of Wagamama owner Alan Yau. It is the sole Chinese restaurant in London to win a Michelin star. Designed by popular designer Christian Liagire, this restaurant symbolises the modern ethnic designs of Hakkasan. It has a yummy dim sum, lunch, and dessert menu along with some signature wines and cocktails. There is a weird blue lighting giving you a dramatic night experience. The restaurant walls are lined superbly with charcoal-grey slate while you will see a square red light hanging from each step. While staying at hotels in Piccadilly Circus, you can enjoy a modern Chinese cuisine at this quirky restaurant.

The Wapping Project
The Wapping Project

The Wapping Project

The Wapping Project is a modern restaurant installed in a former hydraulic power station in London. There is a restaurant and a bar situated within the Engine and Turbine Houses. This restaurant in Wapping Wall serves contemporary Mediterranean cuisine while the bar offers an all Australian wine list. Both lunch and dinner menus are changed twice each day to give you freshest seasonal delicacies. It is a great site to taste some tasty fish specialities and modern European grubs too.

Shaka Zulu
Shaka Zulu

Shaka Zulu

Shaka Zulu is a South African based restaurant, situated right in the heart of Camden Stables Market. This Zulu-themed restaurant and bar offers plenty of delectable South African cuisine. It has a lively décor with beaded seats, wooden carved murals, zebra prints, and marble bars. A 30 feet bronze statue presides over the main entrance, giving a stunning look to the site. You can dine some fine stuffed animals and Anglo-French cuisine at reasonable prices.

So, enjoy some mouth-watering delicacies at these quirky restaurants in London while staying at the best London hotel of your choice.


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