358 "Casual Weeknight Dinner" restaurants in London.
A good casual weeknight dinner spot is hard to find. It’s a step above a make-your-own bowl place, but not somewhere you’ll need a reservation. It shouldn’t be too expensive, you should be able to talk instead of shout, and your dinner shouldn’t take more than an hour. These spots do it all.
Peppers & Spice is a takeaway-only Caribbean spot in Dalston that’s a great all-rounder and a must for patties if you’re in the area.
Diyarbakir makes Green Lanes finest lahmacuns and it’s delicious for everything else as well.
Antepliler is a go-to Turkish spot on Green Lanes Grand Parade. Swing by for a lahmacun or sit down, settle down, and fill your table.
Ustun Lahmacun is a little lahmacun and pide house on the Newington Green end of Green Lanes making excellent, freshly-made lahmacuns.
From the people behind Bao, this little King’s Cross café is perfect for a grab-and-go situation or a light bite.
All Island Grill is a little Caribbean restaurant in Dalston that makes jerk chicken, oxtail stew, and fried chicken worth travelling for.
A feel-good delivery service from the people behind Gloria and Circolo Popolare.
The deep-pan pizzas from this delivery-only spot in Brixton are some of the best you can get in London.
The Clarence Tavern is a gastropub in Stoke Newington that’s just as good for a slap-up meal as it is for a few pints and a nibble.
Noodle & Beer is a Chongqing noodle and Sichuan restaurant in Spitalfields that is much more than its name suggests.
If you’re looking for brilliant tacos, brilliant salsas, and a brilliant colour scheme - then La Chingada, near Surrey Quays, is your place.
Tomi’s is a West African spot near Hackney Central serving moreish plates of jollof rice, efo-riro, and more.
Japanese-Danish restaurant in Covent Garden serving a combination of sushi and yakitori sticks from the grill.
Dozo is an intimate spot in Soho where you can get some good quality, affordable sushi.