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Date: Wed 30 Jan 2019

Restaurants on Carnaby Street

See our guide to the best restaurants in and around Carnaby Street



Carnaby Street is now one of the must-visit stops when you are in London. This charismatic area is a favourite of many tourists and locals for it’s colourful decorations and unique shops but it’s also one of the best places to find great dining. Here are the best restaurants that you can find in and around Carnaby Street

©Dehesa

©Dehesa

Dehesa

Perfect for: tapas lovers

An unbelievable mix of Spanish and Italian cuisine, this charcuterie and tapas bar has been delighting Londoners since 2008. Its name comes from the area where the best jamon iberico is produced. The menu features exclusively Italian and Spanish wines as well as tapas of meat, fish and even vegetables. It’s a perfect setting for foodies, vegetarians and vegans to have a memorable evening.

Average price: £10 – £30
Nearest station: Oxford Circus Underground

Observe Tip: If you like London restaurants; Ember Yard, Opera Tavern or Salt Yard you will love Dehesa as it's their sister restaurant

Official Dehesa Site

©Jinjuu

©Jinjuu

Jinjuu

Perfect for: a new take on Asian cuisine

This restaurant has modern Korean food prepared by celebrity chef—Judy Joo. You can find traditional or contemporary street food right in the heart of London. Based exclusively on Korean dishes, Jinjuu offers casual dining or an open kitchen where you can enjoy an elegant dinner.

Average price: £10 – £30
Nearest station: Oxford Circus Underground

Official Jinjuu Site

©RumKitchen

©RumKitchen

Rum Kitchen

Perfect for: Carribean food fans

You can taste the best of Caribbean food without having to cross the Ocean! Rum Kitchen features staple dishes from Jamaica as well as some fusion with local flavours like curry. This is the place you have to try to believe the hype of how good international cuisine is in London and it’s the perfect spot for great food and tropical drinks.

Average price: £10 - £20
Nearest station: Oxford Circus Underground
Other locations: Brixton (South) & Notting Hill (West)

Official Rum Kitchen Site

©DirtyBones

©DirtyBones

Dirty Bones

Perfect for: people who wish they lived in America

Dirty Bones serves creative cocktails and top-quality comfort food across four London locations. Complete with a Brooklyn-inspired soundtrack of old school hip-hop, funk and soul each Dirty Bones location takes design inspiration from different boroughs of NYC and sets the scene for people to kick back and let loose.

Average price: £10 – £25
Nearest station: Oxford Circus Underground
Other locations: Shoreditch (East), Kensington and Soho (Central)

Observe Tip: Resident DJs spin old-school sets every Friday and Saturday night in the Kensington & Shoreditch branches

Official Dirty Bones Site

©UglyDumpling

©UglyDumpling

Ugly Dumpling

Perfect for: those wanting to relax in a small, traditional restaurant

Don’t let the name fool you, this traditionally Asian street-food comes to Newburgh Street (just 1-minute from Carnaby Street) in the finest and most exquisite way! At Ugly Dumpling you’ll find the combination of western ingredients with Asian home recipes that create an authentic and delicious dining experience. This is one of the more casual restaurants on our list and may be better suited to those who looking for a laid-back vibe or for lunch rather than dinner.

Average price: £5 – £25
Nearest station: Oxford Circus Underground
Other locations: Pop-up in Box Park Wembley (West)

Official Ugly Dumpling Site

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