If you’re the kind of person that won’t settle for less than a mouthwatering 10/10 meal every time you eat out, then keep reading. We’ve rounded up six great Hilton hotels in London where you can really indulge at some of the best cocktail bars and restaurants in the city. All without having to set foot outside your hotel! It’s the ultimate gastronomic staycation and foodies will find paradise here!
In the heart of Shoreditch, you’ll find the Hart Shoreditch Hotel, part of the Curio Collection by Hilton. It’s a swish spot featuring authentic architecture and design quirks reflecting the area’s industrial past and welcoming modern touches to keep you comfortable. But most importantly, you can get great grub here.
Book a table at Barboun for Levantine-inspired dishes cooked over open flames on the grill. Try the prawn saganaki, talagani cheese and muhlama to start. And tuck into delicious fare from the likes of smoked turlu, seabream or short rib for your main course.
Meanwhile, buzzy Tavla serves up fresh flatbreads, barrel-aged cocktails, and Turkish coffee cooked over hot sand. There, you can discover emerging talent and vinyl DJs with their music nights, or try your hand at a game of backgammon at the bar.
Still hungry? Order a snack and a cocktail from the in-room dining menu. You can choose from flatbreads, salads and more. Plus, those with a sweet tooth can indulge in Burma baklava or sticky date pudding to finish!
In the midst of all the glitz and glamour of London’s theatre district, you’ll find The Waldorf Hilton, London. This hotel combines Edwardian grandeur with modern comfort and excellent dining and drinking options!
Homage Restaurant pays tribute to the grand cafés of Europe with its columns and chandeliers. The mouthwatering menus deliver classic English fare tempered with a modern European twist. For post-dinner drinks in a cosy setting, hop on over to Good Godfrey’s. This charming bar takes its name from the hotel’s original house band – Howard Godfrey and The Waldorfians, and is the perfect place to sip cocktails surrounded by dark oak panelling and a 1920s soundtrack.
Or if you’d like an immersive cocktail experience, enter a tropical jungle inspired cocktail bar at The Wild Monkey. Enjoy Monkey 47 gin cocktail artistry – perfect as a pre or post-theatre treat.
The Waldorf Hilton is also one of the best places in town for a classic afternoon tea set to an elegant soundtrack provided by the resident pianist and harpist. Tuck into delicious freshly cut sandwiches and savouries, warm scones with clotted cream and jam, sweet treats and your choice of speciality tea. In the mood for bubbles? Free-flowing Champagne can be added to level up the occasion and indulgence!
Wander down to London’s prestigious Grosvenor Square, and you’ll find The Biltmore Mayfair, LXR Hotels & Resorts. This opulent hotel is surrounded by gardens and greenery with stunning views of the city skyline and one of Mayfair’s largest gyms.
But the highlight is the beautifully curated dining offering by world-renowned, Michelin-starred chef Jason Atherton.
At the Café Biltmore Restaurant & Terrace you can experience everything from Biltmore Brunch to Sunday Lunch to a truly exceptional Afternoon Tea. Expect a changing seasonal menu full of the freshest, locally sourced produce for a modern twist on Mediterranean classics.
Meanwhile, hit up The Pine Bar if you’d like to unwind in a sophisticated spot until the early hours. Listen to live music while you sample a delectable food menu and an impressive collection of the finest wines, spirits, cognacs, and cocktails.
This Mayfair stay was actually the very first Hilton to open in the UK, all the way back in 1963. London Hilton on Park Lane overlooks the lush green expanse of Hyde Park and has some pretty impressive views from their rooms and bar. And, with its award-winning dining, sky bar on the 28th floor, and specialty afternoon teas, a visit to London Hilton on Park Lane is much more than just a feast for the eyes!
Galvin at Windows serves up seasonally inspired modern British cuisine with a side of 360° views from the 28th floor of the London Hilton on Park Lane. This award winning restaurant will leave foodies on cloud 9, while the cocktail bar 10° is one of the best sky bars in the city for cocktails, whisky or vintage Champagnes in the clouds. Enjoy hand-crafted miniature dishes prepared in the restaurant while enjoying stunning views across London.
If you’d prefer to keep your feet on the ground, the CC Bar in the hotel lobby is the place for you to sip Champagne under the vines. Or tuck into some modern British classics at the Podium Restaurant and Bar – the Chocolate Afternoon Tea is particularly good! Meanwhile, if you’re after a tropical taste of the exotic, why not stop by Trader Vic’s? There you can enjoy a mouthwatering Mai Tai cocktail and sample the eclectic global cuisines from the Chinese Wood-fired Ovens.
At the Hilton London Metropole, just opposite Edgware Road tube station, you’ll be able to indulge in delicious British fare all day. You can kickstart your morning in the Tyburn Kitchen, with a grazing-style breakfast – perfect for those who like to be spoiled for choice! And then enjoy a hearty lunch with honest good food. At night, you can see the Josper Charcoal grill in action and tuck into a choice of locally sourced British meats or plant-powered dishes.
Need to grab a quick snack or meal on the go? The Tyburn Market is your one-stop shop for ready-to-eat dishes. Pick up granola pots, smoothies, and waffles for breakfast. Lunch has everything from fresh paninis to crunch salads and poke bowls, while dinner includes curries, salads, bento trays and more. You can even get beer and wine in handy on-the-go sizes too!
Tyburn Kitchen is also a great spot in which to indulge in great food while looking after the planet too. The menus are considered and sustainably sourced, using seasonal ingredients and local suppliers and producers. In fact, 90% of the ingredients on the menu are sourced within 100 miles of the hotel! Fun fact: the staff uniforms are also made from sustainably sourced materials, including 23 recycled plastic bottles rescued from the oceans.
A mere five minutes from the Tower of London, you’ll find a DoubleTree by Hilton hotel perfect for a foodie staycation in central London. Not only will you be welcomed into the hotel with a warm chocolate chip cookie, but this spot also boasts a pretty incredible rooftop bar.
Savage Garden is a wonderfully wild bar, on the 12th floor of the hotel and it has a truly spectacular view. You can admire Tower Bridge from the Terrace, or book a private event in the Wildside, which features a retractable roof. Choose from a menu including imaginative cocktails inspired by the City of London and adventurous food. If you’re hungry, why not indulge with one of the ‘Feasting Savagery’ sharing menus. Don’t forget that the Terrace has seating on a first come first served basis, so it’s best to arrive early to secure your spot!
After a night out on the Terrace you’ll be wanting a hearty breakfast to start your day. City Café, created by Executive Chef Damian Chorley, offers a delicious breakfast buffet where you can choose whatever takes your fancy. Meanwhile, the Number 7 lobby bar is great for light refreshments if you need a snack. From croissants and homemade cakes, to afternoon teas and light lounge bites – you’re set for the full day at this spot.