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More and more women are making a name for themselves in London’s vibrant dining industry. In honour of International Women’s Day on March 8, OpenTable is celebrating these talented women on the front lines of the food scene. From the affluent streets of Mayfair to bustling Covent Garden, women are showcasing their best creations through a dazzling array of cuisines. Whether the night calls for a fine dining tasting menu or a juicy barbecue platter, book the perfect table using our handy list!

Restaurants:CORE by Clare Smyth, Mere, HotBox Spitalfields
Price Range:££ - ££££
Cuisines:British, European, Barbecue
Neighborhoods:Notting Hill, Fitzrovia, Spitalfields
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7:00 PM
££££·British·
Notting Hill
930 reviews
  • Tasting Menu
  • Special Occasion
  • Creative Cuisine
Clare Smyth is a U.K. culinary genius who holds the award for World’s Best Female Chef. She moved from Ireland to England at only 16 years of age, and trained in some of the best kRead more
99% recommended
Best Overall in London
19 people mentioned the Amuse Bouche
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££££·European·
Fitzrovia
1,098 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Tasting Menu
Monica Galetti is a familiar face on British TV screens, as she has judged on popular show Masterchef: The Professionals and co-presented Amazing Hotels. The Samoa-born chef workedRead more
97% recommended
European in London
258 people mentioned the Monica
££££·Barbecue·
Spitalfields
203 reviews
  • Great for Brunch
  • Good for Groups
  • Casual
Billed as the home of “meaty barbecue masterpieces,” HotBox in Spitalfields is a must for barbecue fans everywhere. Co-founder Preeya Khagram-Nasim graduated from Cass business schRead more
91% recommended
Great for Brunch in East London
4 people mentioned the Deep Fried Oreos
££££·Contemporary European·
Mayfair
1,596 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for Anniversaries
Mayfair is all about luxury, and this is certainly true of Angela Hartnett’s flagship restaurant, Murano. Angela champions sophisticated yet Italian cookery inspired by her mother Read more
93% recommended
Contemporary European in London
18 people mentioned the Amuse Bouche
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££££·French·
Mayfair
639 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Tasting Menu
  • Romantic
The Connaught is the ultimate in luxury: a five-star hotel in Mayfair, one of London’s most illustrious neighborhoods. Many people fall in love with the hotel as soon as they walk Read more
90% recommended
11 people mentioned the Amuse Bouche
££££·Contemporary British·
Covent Garden
1,245 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Creative Cuisine
Skye Gyngell in an Australian chef who trained in Sydney and Paris, then luckily for the Brits, came to London. Her flair for elegant, seasonal cooking has led to her opening SprinRead more
92% recommended
Contemporary British in London
7 people mentioned the Tart
££££·International·
King's Cross
147 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Bar Seating
Pip Lacey is the winner of TV’s Great British Menu 2017 and a veteran of Mayfair restaurant Murano. She brings her skill and love of traditional cooking methods to Hicce, which meaRead more
87% recommended
Handcrafted Cocktails in North London
3 people mentioned the Miso
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££££·Asian·
Marylebone
374 reviews
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Cozy
Global cuisine is on the menu at Jikoni, where Chef Ravinder Bhogal's childhood of myriad flavors come to life. Born in Kenya to Sikh parents, then later moving to Kent, Ravinder gRead more
86% recommended
Asian in West End London
15 people mentioned the Banana Cake
££££·French·
Tower Hill
532 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Tasting Menu
  • Creative Cuisine
Chef Anne-Sophie Pic, born and trained in France, was born into restaurant royalty — her family's restaurant is the award-winner La Maison Pic. Anne-Sophie earned prestigious awardRead more
96% recommended
French in London
17 people mentioned the Millefeuille
££££·European·
Victoria
341 reviews
  • Pre/post Theatre
  • Business Meals
  • Good for a Date
Aster is a relaxed yet sophisticated all day dining brasserie with a modern European menu created by Executive Chef, Helena Puolakka. The closest restaurant to the hottest show in Read more
85% recommended
Business Meals in South West London
4 people mentioned the Cured Salmon
££££·Mexican·
Mayfair
241 reviews
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Special Occasion
  • Handcrafted Cocktails
How does the daughter of a doctor and former political science major enter life as a professional chef? Martha Ortiz did just this. Chef Ortiz fell in love with professional kitcheRead more
87% recommended
Mexican in London
7 people mentioned the Margaritas
££££·British·
Covent Garden
2,222 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Pre/post Theatre
  • Fit for Foodies
Chef Chantelle Nicholson, who created the menus at Covent Garden's Tredwells, worked her way to the top of London's kitchens through hard work, determination, and a passion to discRead more
89% recommended
44 people mentioned the Salted Caramel
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