Where to go for Pre-Christmas Festive Dining with all the Trimmings

It’s Christmas conundrum time – where to have the small pre-Christmas office lunch, or a civilised get-together with colleagues? Easily solved. Go Christmas crackers with our handpicked selection of Luxury Restaurant Guide locations around the country celebrating the best of yuletide traditions – Christmas menus with all the trimmings available throughout the festive season from November…

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Get into the Spirit – Five Festive Cocktails

What drinks should you serve your esteemed guests at a chic dinner soirée? De rigueur, especially for Christmas, is the bespoke festive cocktail. Here is the Luxury Restaurant Guide’s picks for stylish aperitifs to sip on this season, together with some tips from the greatest bartenders on how to make them: “St Nicholas’s Tipple” The…

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Gourmet Gifting for Xmas – Five of the best Hampers, Gift Vouchers, Experiences and Clubs

Gifting lifestyle packages is the way forward for the time-poor and material-rich. The Luxury Restaurant Guide presents a cornucopia of food-related lifestyle gifts packed to the brim with mouth-watering choices and imaginative gourmet lifestyle experiences. Five of the Best Hampers Create your own gift hamper of curiosities and artisan classics from the most fêted of…

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The Festive Guide to the Best Pre-Christmas Dining

We answer the call of three wise men seeking a festive feast for their pre-Christmas get-together with restaurants bearing gifts of great dining offers, tipples and treats. The Luxury Restaurant Guide publishes some of the best festive dining offers available pre-Christmas. These destination restaurants have unveiled their festive set and a la carte menu options…

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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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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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Let the Festivities Begin – Christmas Fine Dining Ideas & Treats for All in December

Festive frivolities have started with Christmas fare making its first joyous appearance on special seasonal menus now. From the tastiest smoked salmon, your classic roast turkey with sage and onion stuffing, Christmas pudding with brandy butter and moreish mince pies…it’s perfect to celebrate with family, friends and work pals that you may not be spending…

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Dining Etiquette For Christmas – The Luxury Restaurant Guide Rules For Successful Fine Dining

Much of our modern day dining etiquette is common sense and we don’t have to consciously think about: don’t tell rude jokes, cover your mouth when you cough, work from the outside of your cutlery in and most pertinent at the moment – don’t discuss politics! Many of us will still find ourselves on the…

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Chefs Recipe – Christmas Leftover Ideas by Angela Hartnett of Murano

Christmas dinner may be the highlight of your festive food journey but who doesn’t love the scrumptious flavours of the season combined with old favourites? Transform those cling-filmed dishes in the fridge with these inspring ideas from Angela Hartnett. Bubble and Squeak Serves four 200g chopped cooked brussels sprouts, or leftover cabbage 300g leftover roast…

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