From the traditional to deep dives into its odd culinary subculture, here are 8 quirky restaurants in London to book to ensure your eyes eat first.

Afternoon Tea at One Aldwych
One Aldwych, London, WC2B 4BZ

Why: Originally built in 1907 as the home of the Morning Post newspaper, One Aldwych occupies one of the most important Edwardian buildings in London, offering beautiful rooms, serious cocktails, delicious food, and a brilliant buzz.

What to order: Inspired by Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, One Aldwych have created a unique afternoon tea. From decadent golden eggs to blueberry brioche and playful flavoured candy floss, every item reflects the wit and wonder of Roald Dahl’s classic tale.

Look out for: The soaring interior and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory soundtrack snippets that sneak into the background music.