For all you wheat avoiders – take a look at the top 10 best gluten free restaurants in London:
The Wahaca has a lively atmosphere, in which you can enjoy a number of Mexican-inspired, gluten-free dishes as well as their innovative gluten-free menu, ensuring you get the best possible experience from the restaurant. Start with some fresh tomato salsa and tortilla chips before choosing two or three of the gluten-free corn tacos.
This is the perfect place for celiacs as there is a very good availability of gluten-free buns, allowing you to order real, hearty burgers without tiresome restrictions. There is always an evolving menu featuring new specials, watch out for the classic cheeseburger, packed with Ginger Pig dry aged beef, red onion relish, lettuce, and your choice of cheese.
Oliver’s Fish and Chips
Just north of Regent’s Park, is this fantastic place whereupon every Wednesday they serve a gluten-free version of this traditional British favourite. Booking in advance is essential, as it is fairly small which only highlights the cosy atmosphere. Be sure to order the onion rings and the delectable grilled sea bream.
The majority of the carefully designed toppings are available on a gluten-free pizza base; the choice for celiacs at this restaurant is very varied. Do to try their creative Il Padrino, as well as the lighter Giardiniera for those who love greens.
A place where fast food is truly good food with a comprehensive menu packed with labelled gluten-free choices. For a hearty meal, pick the Moroccan meatballs hot box, consisting of grilled meatballs, tomato sauce, brown rice, toasted seeds, and aioli. For a lighter alternative, try the well-seasoned char grilled chicken super food salad.
The gluten-free options found at this intimate café are numerous, with clear signs labelling what celiacs are able to eat. The menu is frequently changed; however, do try their inventive vegan lasagne, made with gluten-free pasta, almond milk béchamel, and vegetables. For something sweet, the raw carrot cake is fabulous.
The elegant interior of this gorgeous restaurant draws its inspiration from the old Irani cafés of Bombay with an unusual industrial décor. There is an extensive gluten-free menu, do try their infused okra fries, or the moist and tender spicy lamb chop alongside some gunpowder potatoes.
The Modern Pantry
This is a fabulous place – with a continental external terrace, as well as an airy dining room overlooking St John’s Square. It has ample gluten-free dishes available, try the tea-smoked salmon with poached eggs, along with the yuzu hollandaise on gluten-free muffins. For those desiring something different, try the restaurant’s cosmopolitan menu which merges cultures and flavours.
Located just next to Selfridges, this restaurant offers a Mediterranean flair of Spanish tapas. With a carefully crafted gluten-free menu offering 32 authentically Spanish wheat-free options. Choose the gambas pil pil tapas, a mixture of wild Patagonian king prawns with chilli and garlic infused oil, or opt for the paella verduras for a real Valencian meal.
The Diamond Jubilee Tea Salon inside Fortnum & Mason
The gluten-free afternoon tea at Fortnum & Mason is well worth the money. With a tiered selection of finger sandwiches, fruit scones and desserts in a tranquil, stylish setting. The cucumber with cream cheese sandwich, offered on either white or brown gluten-free bread, is one to try and there is a free refill service available.