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Where to Dine with a Difference on Regent Street

Food-waste-friendly restaurants making a difference

Looking for somewhere to dine in central London? Thanks to our pioneering Regent Street & St James’s Food Waste Pledge  participants, Regent Street and St James’s is home to a number of fantastic options that promise a delicious dining experience, without impacting on your conscience.

These destinations are committed to reducing their food waste by 25% by May 2020 so you have the choice to eat consciously in the heart of the city. We’re proud to be the first destinations in the UK to introduce a campaign of this kind and we share our restaurant’s passion for reducing environmental impact.

If you’re eager to hear more, tune into our ‘Shaping the Future by Regent Street’ podcast episode 1 and listen to Hawksmoor’s sustainability lead Emmy Van Beek discuss her passion for the environment alongside Melissa Hemsley, British Vogue’s sustainability columnist and Henry Dimbleby OBE, Co-Founder of Leon and the Sustainable Restaurant Association.

If all of this has made you eager to book a table, we’re not surprised. Keep reading for our top 10 recommended destinations including Michelin-starred restaurants, casual hidden eateries, glamourous hotels and cosy cafés:

  • Brasserie Zedel – bringing you jazz, delicious cocktails and a stellar pre-theatre menu, their commitment to reducing food waste just adds to the atmosphere at this Regent Street stalwart.
  • Café Murano – Angela Hartnett’s Italian eatery is well loved for its fresh seasonal flavours and the team’s passion for sustainability is another reason not to miss this culinary cornerstone.
  • Ristorante Frescobaldithe Tuscan fare, inspired by seasonality, makes the most of all ingredients and serves truly delicious food.
  • Hawksmoor Air Streetbest known for its impressive steak and seafood dishes, Hawksmoor Air Street also offers a shared menu, bar menu, and pre/post theatre to suit different dining needs.
  • Hotel Café Royal – whether staying overnight or having a lunch at Laurent, Hotel Café Royal is a sumptuous choice for a special occasion experience with sustainable credentials.
  • ikoyi – a Michelin starred gem, ikoyi balances West African ingredients, exceptional flavours and an eco-agenda.
  • Ralph’s Coffee and Barif you’re seeking a respite from a busy day of shopping, Ralph’s is the perfect place to have a coffee, or cocktail, consciously.
  • Scully – celebrated chef Ramael Scully's first solo venture, Scully’s colourful cuisine is a favourite for all.
  • Sketch – stunning interiors paired with a seriously passionate team behind the scenes, Sketch is the ultimate drinking and dining experience.
  • Tibits - Tibits vegan and vegetarian menu has long been a favourite for those in the know. You can now eat knowing that food waste is equally high on their agenda.

To further support their pledge activity, these incredible restaurants have also created special dishes for you to enjoy that are particularly focused on food waste. Ask the team when dining for more details.

Keep up to date on the Food Waste Pledge via our social media channels @RegentStreetW1 and @stjameslondon


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