Best London Eateries with Bird’s Eye Views
Most of the people feel contented with having a wholesome treat for their taste buds while they are on a visit to London. However, for some, even this mundane eating experience should be filled with excitement.
If you are also part of such travel contingent, then how about dining at restaurants that provide a breathtaking view of the London skyline? Here are some of the best restaurants in the city with outstanding views:
Oblix at the Shard
32nd Floor, Bankside, The Shard, London SE1 9RL
Oblix is the first restaurant to be opened at this new London landmark. With a New York inspired rotisserie theme, this eatery attracts plenty of visitors. Departing from his previous fondness for Japanese cuisines, the founder of this eatery has introduced upscale and sophisticated fine dining experience in the Oblix. And, adding heavenly abandon to your food experience would be an unparalleled view of London skyline.
Apart from the restaurant, there is a bar that offers deli option at lunch, dinner menu in evening and brunch at weekends.
Opening Hours: Mon-Sun 12N-2.30pm (Sat-Sun -3pm) 6-10.30pm
Nearest Hotel: Grange Tower Bridge Hotel (1.7 miles)
Nearest Tube: Southwark (1 mile)
Duck & Waffle
40F, Heron Tower, 110 Bishopgate, London
The Shard may be the tallest building in London but the honour of restaurant situated at the highest altitude does not belong to Oblix, the winner is Duck & Waffle. Located on the 40th floor of Heron Tower and standing tall at 185 metres, this eatery serves a beautiful mix of European and British cuisines. The specialities of this humble restaurant include sublimely seasoned rabbit rillettes, mutton slides spiced with Moroccan spices and confit duck leg and a fried duck egg topping a duck waffle.
As far as wine goes, the eatery has an enviable range of International wines. Duck & Waffle is ideal for a romantic dinner with your beloved with the setting sun providing the most intimate background.
Opening Hours: All days of the week
Nearest Hotel: Buckingham Hotel, Bedford Place (2 miles)
Nearest Tube: Liverpool Street (0.3 miles)
31-33/F, Centre Point, 101-103 New Oxford St., London
Spread over 31st, 32nd and 33rd floors of Centre Point, Paramount is a fantastic restaurant bar located in Central London. The menu boasts best European dishes and the bar serves the finest selection of alcoholic and non-alcoholic cocktails. As far as wine goes, premium wines like Billecart-salmon Brut Reserve NV, Ruinart Blanc De Blanc NV and Louis Roederer NV adorn the shelves. Apart from this, the restaurant offers mind-blowing views of Central London between 100 and 149 metres above the ground.
Opening Hours: Monday-Wednesday, 8 a.m.-1:30 a.m., Thursday - Friday, 8 a.m.-2:30 a.m., Saturday, noon-2:30 a.m., Sunday, noon-10 pm
Nearest Hotel: Beauchamp Town House (0.6 miles)
Nearest Tube: Tottenham Court Road (Within 5 minutes walking distance)
If dining amidst the breath-stopping views of London city is in your mind while your stay in the city, then do pay a visit to these eateries. In addition to magnificent views, these restaurants will also delight your taste buds with their delicious dishes.
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