Wondering where to eat and drink in Wembley? The line-up of Wembley Park restaurants includes familiar names and exciting newcomers, serving up everything from global street food to haute cuisine.
Whether you’re looking for food near Wembley Arena, feeding the family, feasting with friends or relaxing after a vigorous bout of retail therapy, you’ll be spoilt for choice. Check out our new guide to the best places to eat and drink in North West London!
Al Fresco dining
Wembley Park has gone continental and transformed into an all-new al fresco dining destination. Installing over 100 new and socially distanced picnic benches across the neighbourhood, we’re enlivening the park in the safest way possible, enhancing the outside space and ambience with a programme of live entertainment and public art. The distanced outdoor seating will allow you to enjoy dining out once again, whilst being reassured that your safety is being looked after with COVID-safe solutions, such as distanced dining tables, frequent hand-sanitising stations and sign-posted walking routes to allow plenty of space to maintain social distancing.
Boxpark Wembley is one of the best places to eat near Wembley Stadium. Under one roof you’ll find new and established players on the street-food scene, serving up a festival of global food around the vast communal seating areas. Sample souvlaki from The Athenian, New York-style subs from Gabagool, ramen from Yamagoya or 100% guilt-free vegan fast food from Radical Burgers. Hong Kong bao buns, pizzas, Indian flatbreads and Argentinian steak… there is so much choice here you’ll keep coming back for more.
Fussy eaters prefer to stick with familiar names, so you’ll be pleased to discover all of your favourites here in Wembley Park: Pizza Express, Nando’s, Prezzo, Wagamama and, of course, the golden arches of McDonalds. For a change of scenery, introduce the kids to bubble tea at Chaboba, or head further afield to Ecco’la, an independent pizzeria serving hand-stretched pizzas in a charming walled garden.
Wembley Park is home to some of North West London’s top local shops, bars, cafes and restaurants so if you want to eat on the run and get back to the LDO bargains, grab a quick sub at Subway or filled roll from artisan bakery Wenzel’s! Or, for the ultimate in comforting fast-food, Pasta Remoli’s authentic Italian homemade dishes are ready in minutes – and they’re as delicious as nonna’s in Napoli!
Wembley Park boasts some of the best restaurants in North West London. Try The Association at Hilton Wembley Park, a pocket of refined glamour that’s perfect for those special occasions, from romantic dinners a deux to extravagant family celebrations.
And for a buzzing atmosphere on a big night out, why not down a cocktail and kick up your heels at one of Wembley Park’s Latin-American venues such as Las Iguanas?
For a truly indulgent treat on the go, your sweet tooth is well served in Wembley Park: Treatz dishes up ice cream, shakes, crèpes and waffles, while Longboys offers some of the finest filled donuts in all of London!
Ok, so it’s not actually a restaurant, but the UK’s first Haribo Store is well worth a visit. Kids and adults alike will love this wonderful world, where old favourites such as Gold Bears and Tangfastics are on sale alongside seasonal exclusives, plus halal and vegetarian ranges.
Sit back, relax and unwind
Wembley Park’s Troubadour Theatre is also home to Studio Five, a new restaurant that serves a modern British menu from local and seasonal produce in stylish surroundings. It’s perfect for a light lunch, a pre-theatre dinner or a slap-up Sunday roast. If you’re short on time, but don’t want to be short on flavours, Koolcha in Boxpark is the latest concept from Michelin-starred chef Rohit Ghai, serving mouth-watering stuffed flatbread with unique cocktails and Indian beers. The kitchens of Bread Ahead produce much more than just crusty bloomers: the new restaurant specialises in all things oven-baked, from homemade pizzas to rotisserie chickens. And for food with a view, you can’t beat Icons Bar and Grill. Sip a cool beer on the terrace, tuck into a sharing platter with friends and watch the Wembley Park world go by.
For some seriously delicious food - and an even better Sunday roast - Blue Check Bar on Empire Way is just a five-minute walk from Olympic Way and is definitely worth the visit. Make sure you check out their 'Concert Menu' if visiting Wembley Park for an event!
To experience some of the best Indian food in London you’ll need to take a short hop away from Wembley Park for an unforgettable experience at the BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, aka the Neasden Temple. In its grounds you’ll find Shayona, where the flavours and aromas of a multitude of Indian and east-African regions combine. Try the Gujurati all-you-can-eat thali buffet – we promise you’ll be glad you made the trip.