We’ve come storming into the new year with five new restaurants on the directory that offer our members fantastic club benefits AND a new offer from the lovely people at Club Gascon Group. Our new club inclusions are featured on the home page of the website also so check the site regularly and stay up to date with all the great new places you can use your cards at this year!
1. The Fish & Chip Shop, Islington, London
Casual fine dining is an increasing trend and who doesn’t exult in one of our national dishes cooked to perfection? The Fish & Chip Shop, by Des McDonald (previously Head Chef at The Ivy), is a posh modern day neighbourhood fish & chip shop. In addition to perfect cod & chips expect to order sea bass a la plancha, shrimp burgers & old fashioned fish finger butties. A fully stocked bar features a weekday happy hour, craft beers from London and a carefully selected wine list. For restaurant details go to www.thefishandchipshop.uk.com/city/
Club Offer: Members receive a 10% reduction from the total bill when dining from the a la carte menu for lunch Monday to Friday and dinner Sunday to Wednesday. Click here for details.
2. Criterion Restaurant, Piccadilly, London
Criterion Restaurant – the name alone conjures up visions of a glamorous past. As you sit and lose yourself in the opulence of the neo-Byzantine architecture, it’s easy to believe the building is soaked in a fascinating history. With its gold and marble shimmering alongside the mosaics, mirrors and plaques, the restaurant has an almost celestial air. Originally opened in 1874, the Grade II listed lavish space embraces the Main Dining room, the semi-private Terrace area and the world-famous Criterion Long Bar, adding warmth and softness to the spectacular interiors. For restaurant details go to www.criterionrestaurant.com/.
Club Offer: Members receive a complimentary bottle of house wine when enjoying a 3 course a la carte meal for lunch or dinner Monday to Friday. Click here for more details.
3. Tozi Restaurant and Bar, London SW1
“I Tozi” is Venetian dialect for a group of friends and this is what the team at Tozi are inviting you to meet at this new generation of Italian restaurants. It feels refreshingly youthful with its bright contemporary surroundings and open large kitchen complete with leaping flames, dangling hams and prosecco on tap. The 80 seat restaurant serves an authentic menu of cicchetti – Venetian style small places with an emphasis on sharing. The interiors feature warm wood, terracotta and marble decor along with a charcuterie section. Tozi’s lively and friendly atmosphere ensures it stands out. For restaurant details go to www.tozirestaurant.co.uk/.
Club Offer: Members and their guests receive a complimentary glass of Prosecco when having lunch or dinner all week. Click here for more details.
4. Wimseys, Parsons Green, London
Another restaurant embracing the concept of fine but casual dining is Wimsey’s Restaurant, a smart, contemporary, neighbourhood restaurant in the heart of Parsons Green. With a strong desire to showcase British dishes with a contemporary twist teamed with a passion for making British food from British ingredients, Wimsey’s Restaurant seeks to ensure we don’t forget the pleasures of fine dining in a convivial atmosphere. The menus vary seasonally and they also provide special dishes inspired by the pick of the market. The restaurant is named after the owner Gywn Rees-Sheppard’s dominating black cat who they say ‘remains a force within the venture’! For restaurant details go to www.wimseys.co.uk/
Club Offer: Members and their guests receive a complimentary cocktail and a 15% reduction from the total food bill when taking breakfast Saturday and Sunday, lunch Tuesday to Sunday and dinner Tuesday to Saturday. For more details click here.
5. Winteringham Fields, Scunthorpe, Lincolnshire
Wintering ham Fields is a fine dining restaurant with rooms nestled in a beautiful North Lincolnshire village. The luxurious furnishings that are found throughout the 16th century building and surrounding rooms all add to the experience that is received by every guest who graces the doors of this hidden gem. Colin McGurran creates a delicious and inspiring seasonal menu that mostly uses the restaurant’s own grown and reared produce alongside the best local and /or sustainable produce available. His unique style of cooking earned him winning dishes on the BBC’s Great British Menu in 2012 and 2014. For restaurant details go to www.winteringhamfields.co.uk
Club Offer: Members receive a 25% reduction from the total food and beverage bill when taking lunch or dinner Tuesday to Friday. For more details click here.
6. Club Gascon, West Smithfield London | Cigalon, Chancery Lane, London | Comptoir Gascon, Charterhouse Street, London
These three French gourmet bistro’s from the CG Group are not new to Design Restaurants and many of our members have been enjoying them for some time – but we have a new offer to tell you about! Based in the city of London, Club Gascon has proudly held a Michelin star since 2002, Cigalon brings Provencal style cuisine to London and Comptoir Gascon specialises in food and wine exclusively sourced fromt the South-West of France. For restaurant details visit:
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