With temperatures rising we have compiled a list of picture perfect dining locations along rivers, coastline, harbours and lakes for your next restaurant booking inspiration:
Cafe Shore – 10-14 Banks Road, Sandbanks, Poole, Dorset, BH13 7QB
T: 01202 707271 W: www.cafeshore.co.uk
Members receive a complimentary bottle of house wine when taking Lunch or Dinner from Monday to Friday
Cafe Shore defines glamour, luxury and sophistication combined with old fashioned seaside hospitality.
Set on the waters edge in Sandbanks, one of Dorset’s most picturesque locations, its uninterrupted views across Poole Harbour provide a stunning backdrop to a unique dining experience.
The Bingham – 61-63 Petersham Road, Richmond upon Thames, Surrey, TW10 6UT
T: 0208 940 0902 W: www.thebingham.co.uk
Member dines complimentary for Lunch & Dinner from Monday to Thursday
Tucked away besides the river, the Bingham is one of London’s most enchanting boutique hotels.
Awarded 3AA Rosettes and it’s first Michelin star in 2010, the Bingham Restaurant is an elegant setting with a graceful ambience and stunning picture windows making the most of the beautiful river vista.
The intimate, 20 seat, heated balcony is the ideal location to while away an afternoon or evening sunset while enjoying acclaimed chef Shay Cooper’s exquisite cuisine al fresco.
Pissarro – Corney Reach Way, Chiswick, London, W4 2UG
T: 0208 994 3111 W: www.pissarro.co.uk
Member dines complimentary for Lunch and Dinner from Monday to Thursday
A stone’s throw away from Chiswick Pier on the banks of the River Thames, Pissarro is a great riverside setting destination every Londoner should visit.
Making exceptional use of its stunning location, the unique orangery at Pissarro can have the glass walls removed on balmy summer days to enjoy the full al fresco experience.
Aubergine at The Compleat Angler – Marlow Bridge, Marlow, Buckinghamshire, SL7 1RG
T: 01628 405405 W: www.atozrestaurants.com
Member dines complimentary for Lunch from Wednesday to Friday and for Dinner on Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
The epitome of romance on the River Thames – the award winning Macdonald Compleat Angler Hotel is Marlow’s gorgeous riverside retreat.
Overlooking the weir, Aubergine evokes simple elegance, serving unfussy modern European cuisine in a relaxed and informal atmosphere.
The Grill Restaurant at The Quay Hotel & Spa – Deganwy Quay, Conwy, North Wales, LL31 9DJ
T: 01492 564100 W: www.quayhotel.co.uk
Members receive a 10% reduction from the total food & beverage bill when taking Lunch or Dinner from Monday to Sunday
Set on the idyllic Conwy Estuary, the Quay Hotel commands awe inspiring views of the most magical scenery in North Wales.
The Grill Restaurant introduces you to a mouth-watering selection of award-winning culinary delights. Take a seat and be captivated by the stunning views of the Conwy Mountains, Estuary and the UNESCO heritage site of Conwy Castle.
The Dining Room at Hotel Tresanton – St. Mawes, Cornwall, TR2 5DR
T: 01326 270055 W: www.tresanton.com
Members receive complimentary coffee and petit fours when taking Lunch or Dinner all week.
Perched on the hillside overlooking Cornwall’s stunning Roseland Peninsula, Hotel Tresanton is a former yachting club which has seen an elegant transformation at the hands of owner Olga Polizzi.
The dining room has a calm and cool Mediterranean atmosphere with a mosaic floor and tongue and groove walls. It has a terrace on two sides where lunch, drinks and candlelit dinners are served in the summer months and whenever the temperate climate allows.
Robert Thompson at The Hambrough – Hambrough Road, Ventnor, Isle of Wight, Hampshire, PO38 1SQ
T: 01983 856333 W: www.thehambrough.com
Members receive a 10% reduction from the total food & beverage bill when taking Lunch from Tuesday to Saturday and Dinner from Tuesday to Friday
Set in Ventnor with its hillside Victorian villas behind and the promenade and small fishing harbour below, the hotel is the jewel in Ventnor’s crown. The dining room is modern and minimalist in style. During the day the uninterrupted views are spectacular across the English coastline and channel.
Chef Patron, Robert Thompson embraces all that the Island has to offer which can be seen on the menu throughout the year.
Auberge Du Lac – Brocket Hall, Welwyn, Hertfordshire, AL8 7XG
T: 01707 335241 W: www.aubergedulac.co.uk
Members receive a complimentary menu upgrade from A La Carte to Tasting Menu when taking Lunch or Dinner from Tuesday to Saturday
Auberge Du Lac is set in the magnificent parkland of Brocket Hall and promises to uphold the finest of culinary standards to further enhance Brocket Hall’s International reputation for excellence.
A former Hunting Lodge dating back to 1760, Auberge Du Lac sits proudly alongside the water’s edge in its own peaceful environment, overlooking the splendour of the estate. Timeless elegance surrounds you enabling you to relax and enjoy the fine wines and superb dishes.
Restaurant TwentyTen at Wyndham Grand Chelsea Harbour – London, SW10 0XG
T: 0207 823 3000 W: www.wyndhamgrandlondon.co.uk
Members receive a 50% reduction off the A La Carte menu when dining in a maximum party of four guests for Dinner from Monday to Sunday.
Set in the exclusive Chelsea Harbour, Restaurant TwentyTen offers a contemporary dining experience with stunning marina views.
Located on the first floor, the restaurant’s terrace elevates you from any distracting passersby while allowing you to enjoy the tranquil sounds of the harbour you are hard pressed to come by in the heart of London.
Due South – 139 Kings Road Arches, Brighton, Sussex, BN1 2FN
T: 01273 82128 W: www.duesouth.co.uk
Member dines complimentary for Lunch & Dinner from Monday to Friday
Set into the arches underneath Brighton’s promenade, Due South is literally perched on the edge of the famous pebble beach. The views from the window seats are utterly stunning on good days or bad!
Named ‘Best Seaside Restaurant in Britain’ by the Observer Monthly, Due South changes its menu monthly allowing the restaurant to source 80% of their ingredients are supplied by independent business from within a 35 mile radius of their Brighton Beach location.