Recommended restaurants

Graduation doesn’t have to end when the ceremony ends – why not head over to a restaurant with your family and friends to continue the celebrations? We’ve put together a list of recommended restaurants nearby for you to book in advance or visit on the day, all serving a range of vegetarian, vegan and halal options. 

Bloomsbury

Gail’s Kitchen

A cosy bakery located in the heart of Bloomsbury, perfect for tea, coffee and light snacks of seasonal and locally baked cakes.

Contact: 020 7323 2356 | breadheads@gailsbread.co.uk

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Pitted Olive

The Pitted Olive is a real hidden gem in Bloomsbury. The Turkish, family-run cafe serves homemade, traditional Turkish starters, mains, dips, and desserts.

Contact: 07507 307482

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Brunswick Centre

Hare & Tortoise

A Chinese restaurant serving a range of delicious sushi, dumplings, chow mein, salads, ramen and noodle dishes. Don’t be put off by the queue – you’ll be seated in no time!

Contact: 020 7278 9799 | info@hareandtortoise.co.uk

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Fitzrovia

Palms of Goa

Delicious and reasonably priced South Goanese Indian cuisine, using the freshest ingredients and finest spices to bring a true taste of Goa to London.

Contact: 0207 636 1668

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Honey & Co.

Specialising in Middle Eastern food, Honey & Co uses the best ingredients on offer to make hearty dishes, including roasted lamb, quince salad, fresh pitta bread and delicious cakes.

Contact: 020 7388 6175 | bookings@honeyandco.co.uk

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Chettinad

Real and honest South Indian cuisine, cooked by chefs born in Chettinad with over 20 years’ experience, served in a ‘no fuss, no frill, stylish, laid back diner’.

Contact: 020 3556 1229 | info@chettinadrestaurant.com

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Homeslice Pizza

Homeslice serves seasonal pizzas with truly innovative flavour combinations, bought whole or by the slice alongside locally sourced beers, prosecco and soft drinks.

Contact: 020 3151 9273 | fitzrovia@homeslicepizza.co.uk

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barrica

Authentic tapas, just like you’d find in Barcelona, ideal for a meal with loved-ones or a few drinks with friends at the bar.

Contact: 020 7436 9448 | info@barrica.co.uk

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Trattoria Mondello

A family run restaurant serving the finest Italian dishes, including pasta, pizza and vegetarian dishes, located just off Tottenham Court Road.

Contact: 0207 637 9037

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Salt Yard

A ‘beautifully simple’ tapas bar, cooking up creative and authentic Spanish and Italian individual and sharing dishes and a range of delectable wines.

Contact: 0207 637 0657 | info@saltyard.co.uk

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King’s Cross

North Sea Fish & Chips

Some of the best fish and chips in London can be found here! North Sea Fish & Chips is a family run restaurant serving a selection of fresh, daily delivered seafood dishes and traditional English dishes.

Contact: 020 7387 5892 | info@northseafishrestaurant.co.uk

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MEATliquor

A cool and ‘grungy’ burger joint, hidden just around the corner from King’s Cross station, selling extra-tasty burgers and a huge choice of fries and sides.

Contact: 020 7837 0444 | info@kx.meatliquor.com

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German Gymnasium

Located just across from King’s Cross station, the sophisticated and glamorous German Gymnasium is built in what used to be England’s first purpose built gym. You can choose to dine in their Grand Café, two bars and outdoor terrace and eat from their sophisticated European inspired menu.

Contact: 020 7287 8000 | reservations@germangymnasium.com

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