Fitzroy Hotel sits at the top of Charlotte Street and is ideally situated close to London's best kept secret for lovers of good food. Charlotte Street has many of London's best quality restaurants as well as many vibrant cafes and bars.

Charlotte street is where the first Chez Gerard was opened and houses the restaurant where Jamie Oliver learnt his craft. The variety of styles include French, Italian, Thai, Japanese, Indian, Indonesian, Spanish and Korean.

We have picked some of our favourites below:


This award winning restaurant serves contemporary Japanese Robatayaki cuisine in striking surroundings. Fish, poultry, meat and vegetables are prepared in full view of the diners on the centrally located Robata grill.

Created by Noriyoshi Murumatsu in collaboration with Tokyo's Super Potato Architecture and Design Company the décor is rustic yet contemporary using exotic hardwoods throughout.

Telephone: 020 7580 6464


Top quality award winning (Best Italian restaurant in London 2005) regional (Amalfi coast) restaurant, run by the famous Genaro Contaldo is all about freshness and taste. Jamie Oliver famously learnt his trade here and the atmosphere is cosy and friendly.

Telephone: 020 7636 2833

Pied a terre

Established in 1991, the restaurant is run by David Moore and Shane Osborn. It has won some of the highest awards possible and has been awarded the famous Michelin star.

After a fire in 2004 the restaurant has been completely refurbished and now includes a fashionable bar on the first floor to relax before or after you eat. The cuisine is modern French and focuses on very high quality food and superb presentation.


Thai Metro

Turning to the good food and value for money option now, Thai Metro serves tasty traditional Thai food at a very reasonable price. Décor is modern and bright and the staff friendly and helpful. Always very popular with the locals, Thai Metro has a buzz about it and is a great place to visit after a concert or show.

In a street filled with top quality restaurants, Thai Metro offers the visitor top quality food and great atmosphere at great prices.

Tel: 020 7436 4201

Rasa Samudra

Yet another award winning restaurant (Time Out, Zagat, Good Food Guide) but this time offering Southern Indian food. The Keralan inspired restaurant bases its philosophy of food on home cooked South Indian, vegetarian, fish and meat dishes.

Ingredients are some of the finest available and the chef Das Sreedharan bases his food on taste, pleasure, delight and happiness, which just happens to be what Rasa translates to in Sanskrit.

Telephone: 020 7637 0222


Furnished throughout in French-Vietnamese style, this restaurant is a labyrinth of dining rooms, private rooms and an exquisite cocktail bar on the top floor. Food is high quality South East Asian style. The restaurant was previously home to the Eiffel Tower (a restaurant famously linked to bohemians and in particular the post impressionists and Vorticists movements throughout the 1920s and 1930s) and later the White Tower (1943-1983), famously lauded as the 'best Greek restaurant in the world!'.

Telephone: 020 7323 9130

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