Top 5 Dining Out Spots in West London 2014

Want to enjoy a super breakfast, scrumptious snacks and other exquisite culinary delights in London? Fantastic! West London offers some of the best eating spots in the capital. You don't have to go out on frugal dining because of financial straits. There are many affordable restaurants and cafés in the capital to suit all budgets. Here are some of the best great-value restaurants and cafés you can try in West London for top service and excellent dining.

Dinner by Heston Blumenthal

This Michelin star restaurant, located at the Mandarin Oriental, grabbed headlines again in April 2014 when it was listed as number 5 on The World's 50 Best Restaurants by the British magazine Restaurant. Its high rating among World's Best Restaurants speaks volumes about its offerings. The restaurant is renowned for reinterpreting historic British dishes to suit modern tastes and influences, including the Taffety Tart and 18th-century Salmagundy. Dine out at this spot and you will love every bite of the delicious food, top service and excellent views over Hyde Park.

Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park, 66 Knightsbridge, SW1X 7LA
020 7201 3833
www.dinnerbyheston.com

The Wolseley

The Wolseley is located at 160 Piccadilly West End London and doesn't disappoint. The restaurant identifies itself as a café "in the Grand European tradition." It boasts a unique setting in an Art Deco former car showroom and is widely celebrated for its breakfasts and business lunches, which include mouth-watering steak tartare, grilled halibut and apple strudel. Its impressive combination of Viennese grandeur and London heritage coupled with excellent food and warm buzz of conversation is worth experiencing.

160 Piccadilly London W1J 9EB
020 7499 6996
www.thewolseley.com

Galvin at Windows

Galvin at Windows is another top-class, Michelin-starred restaurant and bar located on the 28th floor of London Hilton on Park Lane in classy Mayfair. The restaurant is particularly suited for a glamorous night out on a special occasion or even just a casual day spent on good food and enjoyable socializing. It offers excellent modern French haute cuisine with special touches of Asia and British influences. Stunning views of London make a visit to the restaurant truly unique and worth the experience.

22 Park Lane, London W1K 1BE
020 7208 4021
www.galvinatwindows.com

Mandalay

Only a straight shot walk from Marble Arch, Mandalay Burmese Restaurant is a favourite spot for students and expats looking for scrumptious Burmese curries, fried snacks, salads and noodle dishes. It is the only pukka Burmese restaurant in the capital, which has been open for nearly two decades. Their excellent Burmese cuisine is replete with Chinese, Thai and Indian influences in a family-friendly, resolutely non-smoking, no-frills environment. It also offers plenty of choices for vegetarians, including inventive salads, herbs and mix of spices.

444 Edgware Road, W2 1EG
020 7258 3696
www.mandalayway.com/restaurant/

Clarke's

Located on a small site on Kensington Church Street, Clarke's is a delightful farm-to-table restaurant committed to using the best seasonal British ingredients, supplemented with breads from its own bakery, to present a truly unique and delightful dining experience. The restaurant was established by Sally Clarke who pulls in the crowds with her famous 2 or 3-course set choice menu, along with a wide variety of à la carte dishes from which to choose. Clarke's has served seasonal food practically before seasons were even invented. With almost 30 years in service, Clarke's is worth a visit.

124 Kensington Church Street, London W8 4BH
020 7221 9225
www.sallyclarke.com

Anyone working in Piccadilly Circus or nearby West London business locations is doing themselves a disservice if they don't take advantage of their proximity to these amazing eateries.