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5 Retro Restaurants In London For All Design Lovers

In one of the best destinations in the world, we gathered the inspiration to show you some of the best restaurants in London that you’ll adore!

Also known as “The Big Smoke”, the capital city of England is cosmopolitan and British at the same time, a perfect mix of timeless nuances. Just as it is a place of infinite choices, the range of restaurants in London will also leave you breathless. Thus, if you feel a bit nostalgic for times gone by, be ready to take a dip into the past with our selection of the 5 best retro restaurants in London!

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Sketch Gallery

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With its unique 1960s’ style, Sketch Gallery is certainly one of the quirkiest venues in the city, and perhaps also one of the most beautiful. Spotted at the northern end of Mayfair’s Conduit Street, this amazing retro restaurant is fuelled by art, a mixture of music and joy which merges with a soft mid-century fashion.

Poppie’s Spitalfields

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If what you are looking for is a jump back to the 1950s, Poppie’s Spitalfield is for sure the right place to be. Renowned for its authentic fish and chips, this vintage restaurant is filled with retrò memorabilia from the owner’s childhood and amaze its customers with a mixture of care, ethical awareness, decades of experience, and a hefty dose of East End charm.


Bob Bob Ricard

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Straight out of a 1930s’ dream, Bob Bob Ricard is one of those retrò restaurants in London where you can clearly hear the voice of the past all around you. The interior design takes inspiration from the Orient Express and the Golden Age of travel, earning several awards. We are sure that the atmosphere and care of this place will make you feel absorbed in another era.

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Stax Diner

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With its captivating 1970s style, this retrò restaurant in London is one of the coziest spots to feel the authentic American Deep South soul. Stax Diner is located in Kingly Court and offers an amazing range of home-cooked dishes, such as chicken and waffles, juicy beef and chicken burgers, popcorn shrimp, triple cooked housemade fries and much more. It also boasts an impressive selection of drinks and cocktails among which you won’t know how to choose.

The Colony Grill Room

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The Colony Grill Room is the ultimate steakhouse where you will totally feel in touch with the past. A sophisticated and relaxed New York-style grill with an outstanding menu of transatlantic specialties, its strength certainly lies in its glamour coming straight from the old-world.

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5 Retro Restaurants In London For All Design Lovers

We hope you enjoyed our little list of some of the best retro restaurants in London that you’ll surely want to add to your travel bucket list. Make sure to discover more of this beautiful city and tell us if you enjoyed our ideas!

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