Q&A’s with Three Generations of Roux on their Love of Scotland

It’s been a long love affair with Scotland for the family Roux, resulting in three generations of the famous cooking dynasty now gamefully overseeing seven restaurants north of the border. Albert Roux, the patriarch, became intrinsically involved in 2005 when asked to consult for the ICMI Collection on their growing Scottish luxury boutique hotels portfolio;…

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American Afternoon Tea – Wagyu Beef Sliders (mini burgers) by Wolfgang Puck

Happy Independence Day USA for tomorrow! To celebrate, London Dorchester Collection’s contemporary Mayfair hotel, 45 Park Lane, is launching ‘CUTcakes & Tea‘, an American take on traditional English afternoon tea on 4th July. ‘CUTcakes & Tea’ at 45 Park Lane will be a feast of delicious American teatime favourites with a CUT twist. Replacing traditional…

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Masterpiece Dishes – 20 Outstanding Dishes from 20 Great UK Chefs

As Masterpiece London opens today (28 June – 04 July 2018) – the unmissable art fair showcasing the finest works of art, design, furniture and jewellery – the Luxury Restaurant Guide celebrates the UK’s finest chefs creating their own works of culinary art. We asked 20 top UK chefs to submit one showstopping dish each…

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Chef’s Recipe : Vegan Chocolate & Banana by Asimakis Chaniotis at Pied à Terre

The Luxury Restaurant Guide presents a delicious dessert recipe from Michelin-starred Pied à Terre’s menu, which is totally Vegan. Pied à Terre, one of the most popular gourmet hot-spots since 1991, is the original Fitzrovia restaurant meticulously constructing Modern French dishes in a discreetly decorated dining room. Head Chef Asimakis Chaniotis (pictured below) uses Aguafaba (chickpea…

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Lympstone Manor one year on – we put twenty questions to Michael Caines

There were great expectations for chef-turned-hotelier Michael Caines’ first opening. One of the country’s most celebrated chefs restored a former Georgian mansion in 28 acres on the River Exe, previously used as an event venue. After an intense three year development plan and a sixteen month build, the results are evident: A Michelin-star after only…

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Chefs Recipe: Chilean Hass Avocado from Chef Gonzalo Luzarraga and Co-founder of RIGO’ London

He’s either won, or worked at some of the top Michelin-starred restaurants of Europe: Alain Ducasse’s three Michelin-star Louis XU in Monaco, two Michelin-starred Flipot in Piedmonte, and Michelin-starred Le Clivie in Italy and Kuchlmasterei Project in Wein, Austria. So now that Chef Gonzalo Luzarraga has opened his first restaurant in Parsons Green, London in…

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Best Spanish Restaurants in London

The legendary El Bulli, now closed regretfully, propelled the Spanish food industry when it became the Best Restaurant in the World for a record five times in the World’s 50 Best Restaurant awards. The distinctly regional tastes of Spanish cuisine can also be found at some of their most imaginative best in London. In the Luxury…

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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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The Twelve Dishes of Christmas – from easy to expert Festive recipes

We ask 12 leading restaurateurs, chefs and mixologists to suggest a recipe dish each for the ultimate Christmas menu. Our team of experts present a collection of traditional British favourites, from superbly simple to expertly detailed recipes, to inspire a very tasty Christmas at home, or enjoy at their restaurants. We have collaborated with the…

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