Guide to the best restaurants in Westfield Stratford

Guide to the best restaurants in Westfield Stratford

Shopping is hungry work, so if you're getting some retail therapy in, you need to make sure you fuel up. Westfield Stratford is one of London's most popular shopping destinations, and as well as offering a huge range of stores, there are a whopping number of tempting food options. Food places in Westfield Stratford include fast food giants, a wide range of cuisines, and spots for a sit-down meal, as well as more casual places. We'll help you plan your trip to the shopping centre with this guide to the best restaurants in Westfield Stratford.

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  1. Restaurants in Westfield Stratford
    1. Franco Manca – Authentic sourdough pizzas
    2. Balans – Vibrant all-day brasserie
    3. Prosecco Caffè – Inspired by Venice
    4. Bababoom – Grab a gourmet kebab
    5. Big Easy – Hearty American cooking
    6. Rhythm Kitchen – Casual spot for Caribbean food
    7. Cabana – Brazil comes to Stratford
    8. Busaba – Peaceful Thai restaurant
    9. The Cow – Contemporary pub grub
    10. Pho – Easy-going Vietnamese cooking
    11. Lokma – Authentic Turkish experience
    12. Rosa's Thai – Relaxed Thai restaurant
    13. Wahaca – Carbon-neutral Mexican meals
    14. Mrs Chew's Chinese Kitchen – Familiar Chinese food favourites
    15. Gourmet Burger Kitchen – Burgers for everyone
    16. Bunsik – Trendy Korean street food
    17. Tapas Revolution – Try out tapas
    18. Pasta Remoli – Pasta made your way
    19. Indi-go Rasoi – Express Indian food
    20. The Real Greek – Lively spot for Greek food
    21. Rasa Malaysia – The flavours of Malaysia
    22. Wa Wa Wings – Bold fast food
    23. Shake Shack – Modern fast-food fave
    24. Thunderbird Fried Chicken – Award-winning fried chicken
    25. Brim – Indulgent street food
    26. Epic – Street eats from Greece
    27. Five Guys – Fast and fresh
    28. Tortilla – Casual Mexican cuisine
    29. Zizzi – Popular choice for Italian food
    30. Shoryu Ramen – Japanese comfort food
    31. Yo! Sushi – All aboard the sushi train

Restaurants in Westfield Stratford

Franco Manca

Authentic sourdough pizzas

Franco Manca is a popular Westfield Stratford restaurant that specialises in authentic Neapolitan pizza. A concise selection of sourdough pizzas are on offer at this laid-back and welcoming venue, including seasonal recipes. Soft drinks and alcoholic options are served too; it's an ideal destination for a crowd-pleasing casual meal.

Balans

Vibrant all-day brasserie

Balans serves food all day in a vibrant setting with a cheeky spirit. Brunch dishes like steak and eggs or a fry-up are served all day in this brasserie, plus globally-inspired small and large plates are on offer for lunch and dinner. Wines are available either by the glass or the bottle.

Prosecco Caffè

Inspired by Venice

At Prosecco Caffè you can enjoy an authentic Italian dining experience in a sleek and stylish setting. This bright venue takes inspiration from Venetian architecture and serves Italian food and drinks. Sip on imported prosecco or a carefully-brewed coffee, or try food like cicchetti sharing plates, pasta, antipasti, and a small choice of pizzas.

Bababoom

Grab a gourmet kebab

Bababoom transforms the humble kebab into an exciting gourmet treat. This is a bold and modern casual restaurant with striking interiors. This inclusive eatery serves classic meat kebabs as well as vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free choices. Mezze and salad bowls are also available here, plus you can choose from alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks.

Big Easy

Hearty American cooking

For visitors to Westfield Stratford eating at Big Easy is a popular choice. Old-school American smoking and barbecuing is the name of the game here. Carefully-sourced produce is used for hearty dishes like burgers and ribs. Alcoholic drinks are available at this buzzy venue, which is set across two floors and has an outside terrace too.

Rhythm Kitchen

Casual spot for Caribbean food

Rhythm Kitchen is one of the most tempting places to eat Westfield Stratford has to offer if you're into Caribbean cooking. The venue is vibrant and casual with a contemporary look. On the menu, you'll discover plenty of Caribbean favourites like jackfruit curry, jerk chicken, and crunchy saltfish fritters.

Cabana

Brazil comes to Stratford

Tuck into Brazilian street food inspired by 1950s Rio at Cabana. This vibrant spot is family-friendly and welcomes larger groups. Plenty of tropical dishes are available here, such as tostadas, burgers, and vegan skewers with tofu and pineapple. A lively bottomless brunch is on here at weekends.

Busaba

Peaceful Thai restaurant

Modern Thai cuisine is served in a casual setting at Busaba. This restaurant features communal tables and also has private dining facilities and space outside for al fresco meals. Tasty dishes on the menu here include stir-fries, aromatic curries, and special grilled dishes. This atmospheric space is a peaceful retreat from the crowds in Westfield.

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The Cow

Contemporary pub grub

For steaks and pub food at Westfield, visit The Cow. The venue is cosy but packed with contemporary style, plus there's a comfortable outside area. Remote workers are welcome and there are DJs on Saturday nights. If you're hungry, try a steak or other pub favourites like fish and chips or gnocchi. A wide range of drinks are served.

Pho

Easy-going Vietnamese cooking

Pho makes Vietnamese cooking accessible. This popular restaurant is casual and slick, serving classic Vietnamese recipes, including the world-famous pho noodle soup. Wok-fried noodles are served too, plus other dishes like curries and salads. Kids' meals and vegan and gluten-free dishes are all available here. The vibe is relaxed and informal.

Lokma

Authentic Turkish experience

Visit Lokma for traditional Turkish cuisine in a lively and vibrant setting. You can also visit for drinks or shisha. The dazzling interiors are perfect for Instagram. On the menu, you'll see mezze and kebabs, and at weekends you can add limitless drinks to your meal. Entertainment from belly dancers also livens things up at weekends.

Rosa's Thai

Relaxed Thai restaurant

For halal food Westfield Stratford has Rosa's Thai. Diners can grab some authentic Thai food here, with options for plant-based diners as well as meat eaters. The venue is relaxed and vibrant. A wide array of staple Thai dishes are on offer, like noodle dishes and spring rolls, plus you can sample cocktails or bubble tea.

Wahaca

Carbon-neutral Mexican meals

Colourful and sustainable Mexican food is served at Wahaca. This vibrant and accessible restaurant group was the first in the UK to be 100% carbon neutral. Lots of Mexican classics are on the menu here, including dishes for vegan and gluten-free diners. A children's menu is also on offer here.

Mrs Chew's Chinese Kitchen

Familiar Chinese food favourites

Mrs Chew's Chinese Kitchen serves comforting Chinese dishes and is particularly well known for its roast duck. At the restaurant, you can try roasted meats, dim sum, noodle dishes, and familiar favourites like black bean chicken. Asian beer and non-alcoholic drinks complete the experience at this modern and casual eatery.

Gourmet Burger Kitchen

Burgers for everyone

Well-established restaurant group Gourmet Burger Kitchen is a go-to for mouth-watering burgers served with lots of tempting ingredients. This contemporary restaurant has a fuss-free industrial look. A wide range of burgers are available, including beef, chicken, plant-based, and gluten-free choices. Meals for children are served as well.

Bunsik

Trendy Korean street food

Instagrammable Korean-style corn dogs are the speciality at Bunsik. This modern and colourful eatery serves various corn dogs, from the simple and classic variety to half-and-half options with sausage and mozzarella. Other street food like burgers and kimbap are available as well. Vegetarian dishes are also served here.

Tapas Revolution

Try out tapas

Tapas Revolution is a vibrant place to try out authentic Spanish cuisine. The restaurant is full of personality and has an outdoor terrace too. The menu features a big choice of tapas to share, as well as paella and Spanish steaks. Drinks options include cocktails, sangria, wine, and beer.

Pasta Remoli

Pasta made your way

At Pasta Remoli Westfield Stratford, food is served just the way you like it. Pasta is the speciality here, and you can customise your meal by choosing your favourite pasta shape, sauce, and cheese. You can buy pasta and sauces to savour at home too. Meals for kids are also served at this colourful and contemporary destination.

Indi-go Rasoi

Express Indian food

Speedy Indian street food is served at Indi-go Rasoi. It's an ideal choice in the Westfield Stratford food court for a quick and easy meal. Choose from the small plates when you just want a quick snack, or from more filling dishes like Tandoori wraps, biryani, or curries. Takeaways are popular here, but the food court has tables.

The Real Greek

Lively spot for Greek food

Sample tasty Greek dishes at bustling restaurant The Real Greek. This lively spot serves a wide array of affordable dishes from all over Greece, including flatbread wraps, fava, falafel, and vegan-friendly recipes. Complete your meal with Greek wine or beer. The venue in Westfield Stratford is spacious and bright.

Rasa Malaysia

The flavours of Malaysia

Halal Malaysian cuisine is available at Rasa Malaysia. The food is authentic and the restaurant space is bright and vibrant. As well as having a meal here, you can shop for Malaysian ingredients. The restaurant does catering too. Classic dishes like nasi goreng, roti canai, and Malaysian curries are served here, plus there are soft drinks and desserts.

Wa Wa Wings

Bold fast food

For chicken wings that pack in the flavour, Wa Wa Wings is the place to be. This casual eatery is youthful and bold, serving chicken or cauliflower wings smothered in tempting sauces. Chicken tenders, nachos, sides, and doughnuts are also all on the menu. This place is a good option for a satisfying fast-food meal.

Shake Shack

Modern fast-food fave

When you don't have time for a sit-down meal, Shake Shack is a great option. This US fast-food favourite has made its way across the pond and there's a location in Westfield. These modern eateries are known for juicy burgers, fries, and milkshakes. Vegetarian options are served too. The restaurant champions sustainability and uses recycled materials.

Thunderbird Fried Chicken

Award-winning fried chicken

Award-winning fast food is served at Thunderbird Fried Chicken. This sleek casual restaurant serves chicken burgers, wings, and tenders full of delicious flavours. The meat is halal and there are veggie options too, all loaded with tasty sauces and ingredients. Food for kids is also available here.

Brim

Indulgent street food

Try Brim when you want indulgent burgers and street food. This is one of the Westfield Stratford restaurants outside the shopping centre. The style here is big and bold, with a menu centred on indulgent burgers and hot dogs loaded with toppings. Vegetarian options are also served here, as well as dishes for kids.

Epic

Street eats from Greece

Epic serves Greek street food in a casual environment at Westfield. It's a laid-back spot offering counter service and you can either eat-in or get a takeaway. Grilled dishes, Greek wraps, and burgers are served here, along with salads and desserts. The food is affordable and there are plenty of choices for vegetarian diners.

Five Guys

Fast and fresh

Five Guys has quickly become one of the most popular fast-food spots around, serving freshly-made burgers and sandwiches that you're free to add as many toppings to as you like. The menu is simple and the vibe is casual. Simply order at the counter and wait for your delicious burger to be ready.

Tortilla

Casual Mexican cuisine

Casual Mexican food is available at Tortilla Westfield Stratford. Straightforward options like burritos, tacos, and bowls are available here in a laid-back setting with a buzzy interior. Add salsas and toppings to customise your meal. The food is colourful, flavoursome, and affordable. Veggie diners can try dishes with Mexican-style soy mince.

Zizzi

Popular choice for Italian food

Part of a well-established restaurant group, Zizzi Westfield Stratford serves delicious Italian cuisine, with something on the menu to match every taste. The restaurant is homey and comfortable and offers outdoor seating too. Pizza, pasta, salads, and risotto are amongst the crowd-pleasing dishes available. Inventive takes on classic recipes are also served.

Shoryu Ramen

Japanese comfort food

Shoryu Ramen has a location in the Westfield Stratford food court. The speciality here is creamy and comforting ramen bowls. Choose the classic tonkotsu option or go for a plant-based mushroom stock as the base for your bowl. This place is a relaxed and casual destination for a quick but satisfying meal.

Yo! Sushi

All aboard the sushi train

Yo! Sushi, a globally renowned chain of conveyor belt sushi restaurants, offers an array of traditional sushi rolls along with other Japanese favourites such as yakitori skewers, chicken teriyaki, and edamame. Dishes are affordably priced and presented on colour-coded plates, each colour signifying a different price, allowing diners to easily select from the rotating sushi train and calculate their bill at the end. You can also go for the more traditional à la carte menu.

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