Fishy picks: where to eat in London on Good Friday

If you're intending to avoid meat on Good Friday here are some rather lovely fish dishes to put on your radar instead.

A toasty treat in Islington


Where: Prawn on the Lawn - 292 - 294 Saint Paul's Road, London N1 2LH

The signature dish at this Islington restauran features a 'lawn' of avocado and chilli on toast topped with cooked prawns.

How much: £7.50


Hot stuff on Henrietta Street


Where: The Oysterman Seafood Bar & Kitchen - 32 Henrietta St, London WC2E 8NA

The Oystermen's Hot Buffalo Oysters (£6.50 for two) are freshly shucked and grilled local oysters, coated in fiery buffalo sauce and topped with Jalapeño oil. They were dubbed “London’s best hangover cure” by the Financial Times critic Tim Hayward.

How much: £6.50 for two


Crudo in Fitzrovia


Where: Clipstone - 5 Clipstone St,London W1W 6BB

This beautiful plate at Fitzrovian spot Clipstone is a current dish of crudo of sea trout, smoked crème fraîche, cauliflower & blood orange.

How much: £9


Smoke and spices in Victoria


Where: The Other Naughty Piglet - The Other Palace, 12 Palace St, London SW1E 5JA

This seasonal dish of smoked eel, rhubarb, ginger and coriander packs a powerful punch.

How much: £10


Spring turbot in St James


Where: The Game Bird - The Stafford London, 16-18 St James's Place, London SW1A 1NJ

New Culinary Director Ben Tish has just introduced a gorgeous spring menu at The Game Bird including this dish of roasted wild turbot with smoked aubergine purée and mussel broth.

How much: £40


Cornwall special in Covent Garden


Where: Margot - 45 Great Queen St, London WC2B 5AA

Head to Margot on Good Friday for this promise of summer to come dish featuring roast Cornish monkfish with pea puree, minted crushed potatoes and pancetta

How much: £26


Easter in London

For more restaurants to visit over the Easter holidays, see our guide to what's open when over the bank holiday weekend.

Easter specials - our pick of the best Easter dishes, drinks and desserts on offer in London.