Chef’s Recipe: Heavenly Vanilla with Berry Swiss Meringue Buttercream by Mich Turner

  For this week’s recipe, we collaborate with William Edwards, makers of the finest bone chinaware collection, and celebrity cake maker, Mich Turner MBE, Founder of the Little Venice Cake Company on their new collection inspired by Mich’s 1950’s Chic cake. With clean lines and stylish design, the ‘Mich Turner Collection’ and this delicious recipe are…

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Mastering Valentine’s – divine gourmet ideas for the big day

Cue the hand-tied rose bouquets, pop the Rosé Champagne and light the scented candles – Valentine’s is upon us. They say the way to the heart is through the stomach so express your love with some delicious gourmet ideas. But this blog comes with a warning – you may want to get prepared early to…

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Chefs Recipe: Salmon Curry with Yoghurt and Spiced Cauliflower Rice – Daylesford Organic Farm Gloucestershire

This week’s recipe comes from the glorious Daylesford Organic Farm in Gloucestershire, possibly the most well-known farm shop in the UK. A salmon curry with yoghurt and spiced cauliflower rice which is focused on nourishing mind and body for well-being in the Winter. The Daylesford brand was founded by Carole Bamford to uphold her passion for…

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Dining, Club Class – Private Members Clubs with notable restaurants

Wherever you dine out you should, of course, enjoy it. But would your enjoyment be piqued if the restaurant could guarantee the following: Be a place you can forge professional relationships; have automatic kin-ship with fellow clientele; enjoy a home-away-from-home; perhaps a place to quietly work on your laptop at the same time as spending…

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Where to dine in The Cotswolds – An insiders guide to the best restaurants

Creature comforts in food terms don’t come more plentiful than in The Cotswolds. England’s second largest protected landscape (The Lake District is the first), covers 2,038 sq km from south of Stratford-upon-Avon to just north of Bath, and is awash with gastropubs, fine dining restaurants in glorious country houses, and deli-bistros offering the finest local…

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20 New Luxury UK Restaurant & Hotel Openings Set For 2018

Take a sneak preview into the restaurants set to raise headlines in 2018. London and Manchester are always epicentres of new activity, but likewise residents of Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Hampshire, Sussex, Shrewsbury and Cumbria have much to look forward to for fine dining choices: 1st Quarter Openings ROGANIC:  5-7 Blandford Street, Marylebone, London, W1U 3DB The…

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The Best UK Restaurant Openings of 2017 (& closures, & ones that never opened)

2017 has seen some bright new restaurant openings as UK demographics and consumer trends continue an upward rise for dining out well, more often. These openings come despite a challenging year for most restaurants as competition from chains hots-up and cost pressures increase. Labour wages, which are significant in this trade, have escalated with the National…

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Around the World in 80 Dines – the ultimate culinary tour of the UK

For globetrotting gourmets, terrified travellers, curious cuisiners and eco-eaters – let your palette circumnavigate the world in eighty dines, but without the Airmiles or travel bans. The Luxury Restaurant Guide uncovers the unique flavours making up the best of the UK’s rich multi-culinary identity so you can discover your inner Phileas Fogg: * Orange denotes:…

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Chefs Recipe: Carpaccio of hand dived scallops with truffle vinaigrette by William Drabble

This week’s recipe is provided by Michelin-starred chef William Drabble from St. James’s Hotel & Club, London. William has created his own inimitable style of menu, influenced by classic French cuisine, using the best British ingredients and taking inspiration from the seasons. Of course, like any great chef, William has his signature dishes, poached native…

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Luxury Dining Gift Ideas – from £17 to £5,000

Q: What makes a great gift? A: Something special that’s life-affirming, creates memories, gives pleasure, and shows you care. Luxury dining gift presents are a perfect experience to purchase for all adults – mums, dads, sons, daughters, grandparents, friends and work colleagues. Whether its a lunch, afternoon tea, dinner, gourmet stay, cookery class, kitchen gardening…

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