A meal out presents the ideal opportunity to really dress up and unearth those fancier items from the back of your wardrobe. It seems this novelty isn’t wearing thin yet, either. Just last week, I saw people wearing their fanciest frocks to eat a burger in a pub—and why not? If you want a night out of your tracksuit bottoms and are ready to dress up for dinner (or breakfast, brunch or lunch!), below, I’ve listed 13 outfit ideas that feel fabulous but not too OTT for a more casual reservation.
While we’re still in need of some layers to comfortably dine outside, spring outfit inspiration is already coming in thick and fast on Instagram. Keep scrolling for some restaurant-ready outfits to try for your next meal out, whether you’re going to Wagamama or The Ivy.