Christmas holidays may be over and the last of the decorations fast disappearing, but there is light to what could be a very dark month – what still lingers on in January is … the sales!
We’ve put together some suggestions as to where you might rest your weary feet for a well-earned lunch in some of the country’s top shopping destinations.
Visitors travel from all over the world to shop in the UK’s second city and its easy to see why – with a great choice of shopping centres coupled with legendary department stores, Manchester caters for all shopping enthusiasts.
Honey Restaurant at Hotel Gotham, 100 King Street, M2 4WU
Centrally located, Hotel Gotham is known as ‘the King of King Street’ for its stunning Art Deco building refurbished with more than a wink-back to its former life as a Midland Bank and its namesake from the Batman creations.
Members dine complimentary when dining with one or more guests for lunch and afternoon tea all week and dinner Sunday to Friday. Click here for more details.
Perched on the banks of the River Irwell, The River Bar & Grill opened in April 2001 and has fast become one of the region’s most celebrated dining spots.
Members dine complimentary when dining with one or more guests when having lunch all week and dinner Sunday to Thursday. Click here for more details.
Once a fishing hub, The Lanes of Brighton is a labyrinth of alleyways bursting with jewellry shops, craft workshops, trendy boutiques and of course antique shops!
Reputedly the best vegetarian restaurant in the UK, this Brighton favourite is adored by carnivores too for its flair and creativity.
Members receive a 10% reduction from the total food bill (a la carte) for lunch, afternoon tea and dinner Monday to Thursday. Click here for more details.
Fusing a unique culinary vision with The Grand’s tradition and new-age style, GB1 brings a dynamic energy to an iconic hotel.
Members and their guests enjoy a complimentary glass of Prosecco when having lunch or dinner all week. Click here for more details.
Whether its the bustling Royal Mile for souvenirs, the vintage clothing and Scottish designers of the Grassmarket or the grand department store Jenners, Edinburgh has all your shopping needs covered.
Cranston’s Restaurant at The Old Waverley Hotel, 43 Princes Street
Situated on the famous Prince’s St, the Old Waverley is perfectly placed to accompany a great day’s shopping or exploring Edinburgh’s great history.
Members receive a 20% reduction from the total food bill for lunch, afternoon tea or dinner all week. Click here for booking details.
Possibly Edinburgh’s finest brasserie, this stunning contemporary restaurant with feature Josper grill was opened by acclaimed Michelin chef Martin Wishart.
Members and their guest enjoy a complimentary glass of Prosecco when having lunch or dinner Tuesday to Thursday. Click here for more details.
From Selfridges to Harvey Nichols and everything in between, the mix of shops, markets and the famous Jewellery Quarter are set in a compact space offering some of the countries best shopping.
Purnell’s Bistro, 11 Newhall Street
Purnell’s Bistro is an exquisite bistro and cocktail bar in the heart of Birmingham city centre offering a menu loosely inspired by rustic British fare.
Members and up to a maximum of 4 guests receive a 20% reduction from the food bill Tuesday to Friday or a complimentary glass of Prosecco when enjoying a main meal Friday to Monday. Click here for booking details.
Hotel Du Vin, Church Street
Once an eye hospital, this landmark Victorian building built in 1884, makes an eye-wateringly grand setting for one of the finest hotels in Birmingham.
Members dine complimentary when dining with one or more guests for lunch Monday to Thursday and dinner all week. Click here for booking details.
Packed full of tempting shops, Bath’s bohemian quarter is presented alongside all the high street shops you would expect in this delightful city.
This boutique and quirky Hotel in the centre of Bath houses the rather natty Olive Tree Restaurant.
Members receive a 15% reduction from the total bill when dining (a la carte) for lunch Friday to Sunday and Dinner Sunday to Friday. Click here for more details.
In a city famous for its Georgian grandeur, you can enjoy exquisite dining in what was the magnificent ballroom of one of Bath’s most renowned hotels.
Member dines complimentary when dining with one or more guests when having dinner Sunday to Thursday. Click here for more details.
Whether you want the mecca to malls that is Westfield, the exclusive boutiques of Kensington High Street and the Kings Road or the landmark stores of Selfridges, Harrods and Libertys, shopping in London remains the best in the world.
The first floor restaurant of this exclusive members clubs is undoubtedly one of the most striking dining rooms in London.
Members receive access when dining, 15% reduction from total bill, and a complimentary cocktail when dining a la carte. Click here for more details.
Not content with just great, classic flavours, they are served with a modern twist in an elegant former bank building with an ambience that is fit for kings.
Members receive a 15% reduction from the total food bill when having lunch Sunday to Tuesday. Click here for more details.
Cheshire’s county town has been voted one of the prettiest European cities and with its unique rows of elegant shops you are in for a true retail treat here.
This brasserie brings an elegant flavour of Paris to Chester and the surroundings make for a haze of happiness as soon as you enter.
Members receive a 10% reduction from the total bill when having lunch or dinner Monday to Friday. Click here for more details.
The Garden by Oddfellows, 20 Lower Bridge Street, CH1 1RS
The Garden presents inspired menus in the eccentric surroundings of the distinctive Oddfellows contemporary design.
Members receive a 20% reduction off the total food bill when having lunch or dinner Monday to Thursday. Click here for more details.