With St Paul’s Cathedral being one of the most iconic buildings in the capital, the vibrant atmosphere in the area from sightseers and London folk alike make it the perfect location for enjoying a meal.
St. Paul’s Cathedral London
Restaurants around St. Paul’s
Feast your eyes on this list of the best places to grab a bite to eat in St Paul’s:
Paternoster Square as seen from St Paul’s Cathedral (Image source Elias Gayles via Flickr Creative Commons)
Situated in the lively Paternoster Square, The Saint Bar and Restaurant is the perfect place to stop for a relaxing lunch after a morning of site seeing. If the sun is shining, then go al fresco and enjoy one of their delicious sharing boards or speciality sandwiches on the outside terrace. The ‘Saint Fish Pie’ also comes highly recommended for the hungrier diner.
When it comes to steak, there is no denying that Barbecoa is one of the best venues in St Paul’s. Using fire-based cooking techniques, and meat of the highest quality, their mouth-watering menu will have you coming back again and again. Located opposite the Cathedral, the restaurant offers spectacular views, not just of St Paul’s, but of the hustle and bustle of the open kitchen as well.
The Trading House
Just a 10-minute walk from St Paul’s Cathedral, The Trading House serves freshly cooked pub food with an emphasis on doing simple dishes well. Housed inside the site of the former Bank of New Zealand, this impressive building and the quirky decor within create a vibrant atmosphere for your dining pleasure. Be sure to try the hanging kebabs!
Mouth-watering Indian Cuisine (Image source: Pixabay)
Sometimes you just can’t beat a good curry. The Bengal Tiger on Carter Lane is ideally located on a bustling corner between St Paul’s Cathedral and Blackfriars Station. Head here if love authentic Indian cuisine in a lively atmosphere, the chefs at Bengal Tiger pride themselves on their traditional dishes made to their own unique recipes.
This popular Japanese restaurant has been serving delectable dishes for over 21 years and is just a two-minute walk away from St Paul’s on Godliman Street. Miyama is a great place to go with friends – watch in awe as the chefs create freshly made Sushi and Teppanyaki masterpieces right in front of you, and sampling their selection of Japanese Rice wines is a must.
So next time you find yourself in the St Paul’s area be sure to book a table at one of these fantastic restaurants.
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