The Michelin Guide honours the best and brightest restaurants each year, with its shrewd assessment of the restaurant industry’s top talent from around the world. You can be spoilt for choice with many of London’s best restaurants set in the heart of your Regent Street and St James’s neighbourhoods.
Discover the Michelin-starred restaurants you ought to book and learn what makes these leading London establishments so special. Tempt your taste buds and read on below.
The Ritz: 1 Michelin Star
It’s only right that the hotel synonymous with timeless and impeccable service has a fine dining restaurant to match. So, put on the Ritz (literally, male diners are requested to wear shirt and tie) and make a meal of it by enjoying Chef John Williams’s fine-dining French cuisine.
Wild Honey, St James’s: 1 Michelin Star
Anthony Demetre’s cooking has always been marked by a refreshing simplicity, but always delivering on flavour. Formerly a banking hall, Wild Honey boasts a certain magnificence without being overly formal.
Alex Dilling at Hotel Café Royal: 2 Michelin Star
Newcomer to the neighbourhood and the Michelin Guide, Alex Dilling at Hotel Café Royal is a must-visit. Expect tasting menus which showcase the finest ingredients cooked with classic French flair. With just 34 seats, book your spot now.
Sabor: 1 Michelin Star
Nieves Barragan’s passionate take on Spanish flavours and ingredients comes to life at Heddon Street hotspot, Sabor. The counter seating is a popular choice as it offers you the chance to watch masters at work, whilst also feasting on specials such as the suckling pig.
Veeraswamy: 1 Michelin Star
Proudly the oldest Indian restaurant in the UK, Veeraswamy has been delighting diners with authentic Indian cuisine for almost 100 years. The ambience and setting (a stone’s throw from Piccadilly Circus) make for a grand night out in the capital city.
For further drinking and dining inspiration, explore the full list of restaurants that call the St James's neighbourhood home.