The Infatuation's Restaurant Picks

The Infatuation is an app and website, which uses a small team of local editors who dine anonymously to rate and review restaurants. Each restaurant gets a rating, so that you can find the right place for every occasion.

Best British Restaurants in South East London

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Best British Restaurants in South East London

Best Italian Restaurants in South East London

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Best Italian Restaurants in South East London

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Champor ChamporChampor Champor
1629 reviews
Thai | London Bridge, South East London

Love this place. It's a real treat. Rich flavours that make you feel warm inside. More

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Tate Modern Restaurant level 9Tate Modern Restaurant level 9
303 reviews
British | Southbank, South East London

Fantastic, I would really recommend! Amazing view of London and Saint Paul. More

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Gaucho Tower BridgeGaucho Tower Bridge
5926 reviews
Steak | Southbank, South East London

Great food, great service, dessert was amazing. Can’t go wrong with Gaucho Tower Bridge. More

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Gaucho O2Gaucho O2
4685 reviews
Steak | Greenwich, South East London

We thought we’d treat ourselves prior to seeing Michelle Obama at the 02 and we were suitably impressed with the efficient and courteous way we were greeted at reception and shown to our table. The food was delicious and beautifully presented. My only slight niggle was that at the end of our meal we waited patiently for our waitress to arrive to check if all was well so we could ask for the bill. However she didn’t appear and we could not locate her. Eventually I had to leave the table and ask another waiter if we could get our bill which he very promptly delivered. I assume that our waitress may have been on a break but would have thought another member of staff would be covering for her. I’d also like to add that she had been most attentive up to this point. I would definitely dine here again and have already passed on a few recommendations to friends and family More

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Union Street CafeUnion Street Cafe
1261 reviews
Italian | Southwark, South East London

As ever, wonderful service, excellent food in a relaxed atmosphere - love the space and overall ambiance - highly recommend. More

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Specials at top restaurants in South East London

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Hutong at The ShardHutong at The Shard
303 reviews
Chinese | London Bridge, South East London

The 33rd floor on the Shard is a delightful place to have lunch with friends and family. Combined with the "Experience" menu, which took ordering out of our hands, we had a great time. The service was cheery and impeccable. The food was great. Will love to come back again. More

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870 reviews
Bar / Lounge / Bottle Service | London Bridge, South East London

Amazing night at Gong of 5 star excellence. Sheer luxury of Shangri La facilities backed up by exceptional service. Amazing range of world class cocktails and stunning London skyline views 52 floors up. We had a fantastic night - thank you!! More

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Aqua ShardAqua Shard
674 reviews
Contemporary British | London Bridge, South East London

Views were amazing. Lighting just a bit low. Food average - fish over cooked. Service very attentive. Enjoyable. Next time would go for drinks and appetizer. More

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10267 reviews
British | London Bridge, South East London

Excellent venue and service More

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Le Pont de la TourLe Pont de la Tour
5161 reviews
French | London Bridge, South East London

As usual never disappointed but also understanding and very generous once a regular customer. More

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Diners' Choice Winners: Best Overall

South East London's best restaurants based upon thousands of OpenTable diner reviews
Locanda del Melo1. Locanda del Melo
62 reviews
Italian | Bermondsey, South East London

This is my favourite Italian in London More

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Blue Nile2. Blue Nile
206 reviews
Eritrean | Woolwich, South East London

Lovely to try out some new dishes, friendly service, and happy vegan dining companion too! More

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Madisons3. Madisons
171 reviews
American | Bromley, South East London

We visited Madisons to celebrate a special occasion, we were originally going to book somewhere in the centre of London, but changed our plans due to the climate demonstrations. I booked Madisons based on the reviews that I read on TripAdvisor and Google. We were happy with the service and the food and we will visit Madisons again. More

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Oi Spaghetti4. Oi Spaghetti
17 reviews
Contemporary Italian | Peckham, South East London

We had a lovely evening, the food was gorgeous and service great. Thank you! More

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Le Querce5. Le Querce
16 reviews
Italian | Crofton Park, South East London

A warm welcome from the owner. Delicious food and wine - with informed comment about both. We will be back. More

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South East London restaurants that recently joined the OpenTable network
Basil & GrapeBasil & Grape
International | Croydon, South East London

Welcome to Basil & Grape; the newest addition to Croydon’s ever changing bar and restaurant scene!
We are an Italian restaurant and wine bar boasting some of Italy’s finest labels; on offer at our bar are unique cocktails that you are unlikely to find anywhere else! We also offer food that ranges from Paninis, Salads and Spuntini (which are Italian meats and cheeses served on large sharing boards) to stone baked artisan pizzas!

The unique landscape of Italy ranging from its hills and mountains to extensive coastline has led to a variety of terrain perfect for growing many different types of grape; Italy boasts around 20 different wine regions each with its own unique and fabulous flavours and here at Basil & Grape we would like to take your taste buds on a journey throughout the country. More

Cellar 107Cellar 107
Italian | Dulwich, South East London

Welcome to the site of Cellar107, a local pizzeria in the heart of London. While best known for our unique pizza taste, we also offer different shaped Pizzas, hand stretched and crafted to perfection. With a passion for pizza and our community, we aim for perfection in not only our ingredients but also our customer service. Here at Cellar107, we shred our own cheese made from Grade A Milk, make our own sauce from imported Italian tomatoes, chop fresh vegetables daily, and slice our premium meats to ensure the perfect toppings. We represent a fine restaurant where you can be comfortable and enjoy the best pizzas in town. Renewed in late 2018, we are here to improve and serve what our clients deserve… the best!More

Naan'ery - The Bread BarNaan'ery - The Bread Bar
Indian | London Bridge, South East London

"Baluchi at The LaLiT London is a perfect amalgamation of two great cultures. While the food takes you on a culinary journey of authentic flavours from the Indian subcontinent, the lavish interiors including vaulted ceiling, rich blues and dark wood highlight the British element. The restaurant features the iconic Naan’ery- The Bread Bar.

It serves artisanal breads prepared in a tandoor. The breads are paired with wine offering a unique combination and a new taste for your palate. Take a seat and marvel as our Chef's work their culinary magic and create delicious dishes right in front of you.

With a combination of the Naan Bread pairing with the wines we are offering our award winning curries and Indian sweets in our traditional tiffin."More

O Ver St JamesO Ver St James
Italian | Borough, South East London


‘O ver comes from the Neapolitan dialect to mean:

We do our best to reflect this with the
Authentic, delicious and healthy Neapolitan street food
we freshly prepare every day

‘O ver uses the unique ingredient of
Pure Sea Water,
which is extracted from the purest areas of the Mediterranean.
Less sodium and more minerals makes the food lighter and easily digestible

All our Pizzas are made with Pure Sea Water, the best artisan ingredients from small Italian producers and finished with organic extra virgin olive oil from Sicily

We only serve Authentic Neapolitan pizza, which is very soft, elastic, tender and fragrant.

Every single dish is made with love and patience by our chefs,
in full respect of Neapolitan tradition
Café | Surrey Quays, South East London

Located in Canada Water SE16, serves healthy, fresh and vibrant food. The cafe offers an all day menu suitable for brunch, lunch or dinner using fresh ingredients to make a range of dishes, smoothies, teas and coffees. Their menu offers something for everyone and is vegan friendly and predominantly gluten-free, dairy-free and low on refined sugar. Organic alcohol is available each day.

The cafe has a unique aesthetic, fusing traditional wooden furniture hand crafted in Bali with bespoke contemporary architecture. Bright open spaces and a large outdoor zen garden provide the perfect cosy seating set up with large sofas and outdoor daybeds to laze on, along with more traditional seating for a sit down meal.

Dogs and children are welcome and there are family friendly board games available for customers. is home to three yoga and fitness studios and two treatment/massage rooms if you fancy treating yourself. Visit for more details