You’ll find a wide variety of unique restaurants that not only cater to the tourists and locals but also the Insta-famous in Beverly Hills. From trendy coffee shops and cafés to admired restaurants housed in many of the city’s iconic hotels, there’s no shortage of colourful dishes, drinks and jaw-dropping décor.
Here are the most Instagrammable restaurants in Beverly Hills this 2019.
Alfred Beverly Hills (490 North Beverly Drive)
With 11 locations spread across Los Angeles and Japan, the trendy coffee shop, Alfred Beverly Hills, offers an eclectic beverage menu featuring Stumptown Coffee, pressed juices from Raw Juicery and kombucha on tap.
The café also has a large selection of sweet and savoury pastry options and to-go salads. Visitors are encouraged to snap a photo in front of the shop’s iconic neon green “But First, Coffee” sign located inside or walk outside to pose in front of its colourful #LoveWall adorned with multicolour hearts. The artwork is by artist JGoldcrown, known for his Bleeding Hearts/Lovewall series that can be seen throughout the world.
Avec Nous (9291 Burton Way)
Avec Nous, the bright and airy French bistro inside Viceroy L’Ermitage Beverly Hills. Vibrant dishes, hand-crafted cocktails and a chic interior reminiscent of Old Hollywood present the perfect opportunity to serve plenty of followers some serious lunch envy. Visit for breakfast, lunch and dinner or from 4 to 7 PM for a daily cocktail hour and indulge your Insta-feed with classic French bistro dishes such as seasonal flatbreads, Loup de Mer, bouillabaisse and more served with a contemporary twist.
Tucked away from the bustling downtown Beverly Hills, the hotel has also been the writing spot for Hollywood scripts such as Good Will Hunting, The Godfather and The Graduate.
THE Blvd (9500 Wilshire Boulevard)
There’s no better place to enjoy a picture-perfect dining experience than at THE Blvd restaurant and lounge tucked inside the historic Beverly Wilshire. Executive Pastry Chef Chris Ford’s dainty, artful and intricate pastries are almost too beautiful to eat like “The Beverly Bar,” a flourless chocolate cake complemented by cassis, chocolate mousse and 23 karat gold flakes or his chocolate confections that are beloved by celebrities including Kim Kardashian West, Paris Hilton and Chrissy Tiegen.
The Cabana Café (9641 Sunset Boulevard)
Located inside The Beverly Hills Hotel, which has earned its fame by housing some of the most glamorous celebrities and public figures of all time is the iconic Cabana Café. From wood-fired pizza to The hotel’s legendary McCarthy salad, this poolside eatery offers the perfect menu and setting to enjoy a casual lunch, cool breakfast or exclusive private party. The hotel’s classic green stripes and pink décor adorn the restaurant, where social influencers flock to the large, cosy booths that offer plenty of tablespace for artful food photography.
Fred’s at Barney’s New York (9570 Wilshire Boulevard)
Fred’s at Barney’s New Yor offers a nourishing meal along with a panoramic view of Beverly Hills. It’s easy to take a shot of that new purse, watch, or even one or two sparkling rings which look even more glamorous amidst the Southern California sunset.
Gratitude Beverly Hills (419 North Canon Drive)
Gratitude Beverly Hills feature bright, colourful dishes that pop in photos, such as its Vivid Acai Superfood Bowl with quinoa, cashew granola, coconut, mixed berries, ginger syrup and the choice of two additions: goji berries, almond butter, cacao nibs, coconut yoghurt, hempseeds or raw honey.
Even its cocktails are Insta-worthy, like its Carbon Footprint that entails bourbon, charcoal, aquafaba, lemon and lime all topped with a frothy miniature footprint that serves as an artful touch. Not to mention, healthy food shots are always in style and 100-per cent guilt-free.
Il Cielo (9018 Burton Way)
Il Cielo is considered to be the “Most Romantic Restaurant in Los Angeles” by both The New York Times and Los Angeles Magazine. No matter the occasion, the restaurant can accommodate spectacular floral arrangements, elegant multi-tiered wedding cakes and elaborate lighting displays.
Ladurée Beverly Hills (311 North Beverly Drive)
Ladurée Beverly Hills is situated in the heart of Beverly Hills and is filled with pastel-coloured macarons, lime green couches, white lattice walls and large flower accents. The café also offers a full lunch and dinner menu, or for a lighter appetite, small petit fours. Pink oversized chairs act as the perfect accessory for photos and bite-size miniature works of art steal the spotlight.
The Living Room (9882 South Santa Monica Boulevard)
The Living Room at The Peninsula’s traditional Afternoon Tea is available daily and offers a selection of delectable bite-size sandwiches, scones and pastries along with 19 blends of loose leaf tea leaves, custom blended for the five-star hotel. While visitors enjoy the service, they can also take in the elegant surroundings, soft natural lighting and soothing live harp.
The Restaurant at Montage Beverly Hills (225 North Canon Drive)
Montage Beverly Hills is overseen by Chef de Cuisine, Monica Olaes, who has created a menu that blends classic American dishes with traditional Philippine fare. Olaes pairs her seasonal dishes pork belly dish with succulent and colourful fruit. The Restaurant overlooks the city’s Beverly Canon Gardens, a manicured green space that can also serve as the perfect backdrop for a quick snap before returning to an equally stunning spread of delicious bites.
The Rooftop by JG (9850 Wilshire Boulevard)
The Rooftop by JG at Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills is packed with style enthusiasts posing near the restaurant’s clear, glass perimeter that offers one of the most stunning panoramic views of Beverly Hills and Hollywood from 12 stories high.
Open to the public, diners can sip on refreshing cocktails and try some of its sharable dishes like the Hamachi sashimi with chilli tapioca and tropical fruit while sitting beneath umbrellas, or during the evening, sit and dine near the fire pit situated in an alcove of a lush, living wall.
Spago (176 North Canon Drive)
Treat yourself to the finer things in life at Wolfgang Puck’s flagship restaurant, Spago Beverly Hills. A must-stop for diners hoping to spot a celebrity (including the renowned chef himself), Spago Beverly Hills offers an experience that is equal parts beautiful, delicious and unique.