Eating Options around Top Attractions in London

One of the things that make London a most desirable city to visit is the availability of all types of food at different places of this vast metropolis. Besides the fact that you can get top-class restaurants in luxury hotels and all types of eating places in High Streets as well as in the markets and other shopping places, most attractions in the city (there are plenty of them) also have many eating joints around them so that visitors who spend time exploring these attractions can get something to replenish their energy immediately after coming out of the attraction. Whereas the usual tendency is to visit any eating place that you may find near the attraction, it will be a good idea to know which place would offer you the best food, even if you have to walk a few steps to reach it. Given below are a few guidelines regarding such eating options located near the top attractions in London.

Buckingham Palace:

This majestic structure is a symbol of the Monarchy and has been the official residence of the Monarchs. It is always on top of the list of places to visit of any traveller as there are not many citadels of monarchy in other places of the world. However, when you come out of the palace after a tour and if you are feeling hungry, it might be difficult to find a suitable place close by. It is best to walk to Belgravia where you will find plenty of restaurants and cafes where you can enjoy a light meal or a cup of coffee with cake. The popular places near the palace include the pub Thomas Cubitt that offers fish and chips and bangers and mash; and Peggy Porschen which is famous for tea and cupcakes.

Buckingham Palace london

British Museum:

You can spend hours at this fantastic museum exploring its various exhibits and as such it would be good to know that Charlotte Street, which is just up Rathbone Place, offers the best foodie options. A popular Australian cafe on this street is Lantana that offers delicious food and good quality coffee. Afterwards, you can enjoy a glass of wine at a bar nearby.

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South Kensington Museums:

South Kensington is home to the Three Musketeers of London’s museums – The Natural history Museum, Victoria & Albert Museum and Science Museum – that are all located next to one another. Luckily, coming out of any of these museums, you will be able to see many good restaurants. You will also find many great eating joints on the pedestrianised area around the South Kensington tube station, such as Le Comptoir Libanais that offers reasonably priced good food in a great atmosphere. Le Pain Quotidien, which is next door, and is good for coffee and cake and Fernandez & Wells, across the way, where you can enjoy sandwiches and a glass of wine.

Victoria & Albert Museum

If you are visiting London and would like to enjoy delicious curries and other specialities of the Indian sub-continent, you can visit any of the Restaurants in Shoreditch where you can have a great, delicious meal.

Tower of London:

Bermondsey on the other side of Tower Bridge is an ideal place to look for restaurants and cafes if you are visiting Tower of London all you have to do is to cross the bridge and you will reach Bermondsey Street. Jose, one of the most famous bars of London is located here and it offers delicious casual Spanish food. After visiting the Tower, it would be great to enjoy a pint at the beer garden at the Woolpack pub, especially on a sunny day. One of the best places to eat in this area is Restaurant Story.

Tower of London

London is a shopper’s paradise with plenty of shopping options and if you are visiting The Main Shopping Area In London, you will also find plenty of restaurants and cafes in the area.

Westminster and the London Eye:

Westminster is visited by many people and all around in this area you can find plenty of touristy places to eat but if you need better options, you can go to Waterloo after crossing Westminster Bridge where you will find Scooter Caffe on Lower Marsh that offers quirky decor and a little terrace for enjoying Pimm’s, especially on summer afternoons. You can also visit South Bank Centre. The outdoor food market beyond the Royal Festival Hall offers some great street food.

The National Gallery and National Portrait Gallery:

Both these attractions are located adjacent to each other and are situated in the core of central London in the midst of a large number of eating places including Dishoom for tasty Indian food and Shake Shack for American food.

Tate Modern and St Paul’s Cathedral:

Both these famous and most popular attractions are close to the famous Borough Market, a food market offering plenty of places to eat such as Brindisa, which is a famous Spanish restaurant offering great tapas and good wine. The most famous coffee shop in London, Monmouth is also located in the heart of the market.

Madame Tussauds:

Just steps away from Marylebone High Street which is famous for its restaurants and cafes, Madame Tussauds is such an interesting museum that visitors can spend hours on end, meeting their favourite stars and important personalities, both dead and alive. As they are likely to feel hungry after their visit, they can go to any of the various eating places nearby such as La Fromagerie, a famous cheese shop and cafe, or to Le Vieux Comptoir on Moxon street offering champagne and delicious platters or to the Golden Hind for classic fish and chips.

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