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How to Dine Out and Make a Difference

Food-Waste-Friendly restaurants making a difference

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Regent Street and St James’s offers a number of superb restaurants that promise a delicious dining experience, without impacting on your conscience.

These destinations have committed to our pioneering Food Waste Pledge, to reduce food waste by 25% by May 2020 so you have the choice to dine out consciously in the heart of the city. We’re proud to be the first destinations in the UK to introduce a campaign of this kind and we share our restaurant’s vision for reducing environmental impact.

Eager to book a table? We’re not surprised. Keep reading for a selection of our recommended destinations Including Michelin-starred restaurants, casual hidden eateries, leading hotels and cosy café. You can also tune into the ‘Future of Food and Dining’ episode from the ‘Shaping the Future by Regent Street’ podcast series featuring Hawksmoor to find out more.

Brasserie Zedel

Bringing you jazz, delicious cocktails and a stellar pre-theatre menu, Zedel’s commitment to reducing food waste just adds to the atmosphere at this Regent Street stalwart.

Café Murano

Angela Hartnett’s Italian eatery is well loved for its fresh seasonal flavours and the team’s passion for sustainability is another reason not to miss this culinary cornerstone.

Ristorante Frescobaldi

The Tuscan fare, inspired by seasonality, makes the most of all ingredients and serves truly delicious food.

Hawksmoor Air Street

Best known for its impressive steak and seafood dishes, Hawksmoor Air Street take sustainability seriously. Offering a shared menu, bar menu, and pre/post theatre to suit different dining needs.

Hotel Café Royal

Whether staying overnight or having lunch at Laurent, Hotel Café Royal is a sumptuous choice for a special occasion experience with sustainable credentials.


A Michelin starred gem, Ikoyi balances West African ingredients, exceptional flavours and an eco-agenda.

Ralph’s Coffee and Bar

If you’re seeking a respite from a busy day of shopping, Ralph’s is the perfect place to have a coffee, or cocktail, consciously.


Celebrated chef Ramael Scully's first solo venture, Scully’s colourful cuisine is a favourite for all.


Stunning interiors paired with a passionate behind-the-scenes team, Sketch is the ultimate drinking and dining experience.


tibits vegan and vegetarian menu has long been a Heddon Street favourite. You can now eat knowing that food waste is equally high on their agenda.

To support the pledge, these incredible restaurants have also created special dishes for you to enjoy that are particularly focused on food waste. Ask the team when dining for more details.

Keep up to date on the Food Waste Pledge via our social media channels @RegentStreetW1 and @StJamesLondon