It’s your birthday so treat yourself, London has more excellent restaurants for a birthday dinner than most. From steak and bubbles to a slap-up seafood dinner, you can have your cake and eat it at these birthday dinner spots in London. Whether you fancy grabbing a big group of mates or simply taking your nearest and dearest, we’ve scoured London from the top to the bottom to find you a birthday dinner to do you justice.
Restaurant story, London Bridge.
Restaurant Story is the perfect place for a birthday dinner. Guests are not presented with a menu upon arrival, instead they’re asked their preferences and a bespoke tasting experience is created for each meal. Recently reopened after a refurbishment, the place is stunningly lit by a wall of floor to ceiling windows and above, 413 mesh birds by Michelle McKinney hang from the ceiling and change colour when the sun sets. This modern fairytale like setting seems the perfect place for celebration of what’s past and turning the page for what is to come.
Ikoyi, St James
Ikoyi is a place of innovation. Owners and friends since childhood, Iré Hassan-Odukale and Jeremy Chan, fuse together West African and British ingredients, to create revolutionary cuisine, so revolutionary to the fine dining scene, that they have already been awarded a Michelin star. Collaborating with various crafts people, they have created a sophisticated and rooted space, that is cosy and provides perfect compliment to their beautiful, striking plates. A great place to try something new on your birthday.
The glass domed roof and sparkling chandeliers, provide a setting of opulence when dining at Celeste. This Michelin star restaurant serves up creative modern plates under the guidance of Chef Patron, Éric Frechon, a five Michelin star holder. The elegant decor and exceptional service, make for a great glitz filled birthday celebration.
Artwork by Turner prize winner David Shrigley adorn the wall space at Sketch gallery. Candy floss pink walls, luxurious velvet chairs and pure white bulbous lampshade- this pink room is a paradise. The Gallery, famous for its inventive afternoon tea, also offers up a delicious a la carte dinner menu. A truly magical place for a truly magical birthday experience.
Marcus at the Berkeley, Knightsbridge
The dining room is a beautifully lit space, with vast windows, dark wooden walls and luxurious artichoke green and brown leather seating. The brainchild of celebrity chef, Marcus Wareing, Marcus at the Berkeley serves up exquisite contemporary british cuisine made from the finest locally sourced ingredients. This Michelin starred restaurant has a range of menu settings on offer, from a la carte to eight course tasting menus.
A vast cherry Blossom tree takes centre stage at Kym’s restaurant in the Bloomberg Arcade. The walls are blushing pink and a gorgeous steel topped bar curves elegantly in the space. Kym’s is an offering from Michelin star chef Andrew Wong, who named the restaurant after his parents ran during his childhood in pimlico. With a focus on the ancient Chinese craft of roasting, Kym’s serves up dishes that pay homage to the many gastronomic regions of china. Come here for a beautiful Chinese birthday meal filled with creative and nostalgic flavours.