New York’s Eleven Madison Park Wins World’s Best Restaurant As Heston Blumenthal Awarded Life Time Achievement

Eleven Madison Park in New York has secured the No.1 spot in the 2017 list of The World’s 50 Best Restaurants. This year’s winners were revealed at an awards ceremony at the historic Royal Exhibition Building in Melbourne earlier today. Now in its 15th year, The World’s 50 Best Restaurants welcomes six brand new entries…

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Chefs Table With a Twist: Our Pick of This Autumn’s Cookery Masterclasses

We are seeing a cooking revolution in the UK of late, with cookery masterclasses across the UK becoming the new ‘spa days out’ for friends and family alike to meet up, improve their skills and enjoy delicious treats. The Luxury Restaurant Guide’s Head of Marketing, Claire Robinson, recently attended a masterclass titled ‘Lets have some…

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Global Gastronomy: The Ultimate Foodie World Tour in support of Action Against Hunger

Global Gastronomy is back for its fourth year with a once-in-a-lifetime seven course menu from some of Europe’s top chefs, hosted on 19th October at 6.30pm by Olympics presenter Joanne Pickard at 1901 restaurant at Andaz Liverpool Street.  With a menu curated by the legendary godfather of fusion Peter Gordon, diners will be treated to a…

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Halloween Haunts – Best Hotels to Visit For An Authentic All Hallows Eve

Halloween has become the biggest grossing commercial holiday event after Christmas and is now much anticipated in the UK. Celebrating the Christian holiday of All Hallows Eve (followed by All Saints Day on November 1st) it derives from an ancient pagan festival celebrated by Celtic people over 2,000 years ago. We’ve undertaken a little bit of…

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Welcome To The Luxury Restaurant Guide – We Are Now Live!

It has been an amazing journey and we would like to thank our members for your support and enthusiasm as we transition to this next phase in our development. Our beautiful new site is now live at http://www.luxuryrestaurantguide.com and features an advanced search facility and enhanced functionality along with stunning new visuals. Supporting the site…

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SPRING TOUR OF THE GARDENS AT HIGHGROVE PLUS CHAMPAGNE RECEPTION, LUNCH AND AFTERNOON TEA AT CALCOT MANOR

SPRING TOUR OF THE GARDENS AT HIGHGROVE PLUS CHAMPAGNE RECEPTION, LUNCH AND AFTERNOON TEA AT CALCOT MANOR FOR £95 Back by popular demand, industry charity Hospitality Action will be hosting its seventh annual spring tour of the gardens at Highgrove on Thursday 30th April, to raise much-needed funds and awareness of the charity’s work. Despite…

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Art And Afternoon Tea at Great Fosters

Over the last eighteen months, Life – the Gallery has worked with Great Fosters Hotel in Egham to catalogue and develop their permanent art collection.  Focusing on building Great Fosters’ reputation as an ‘Art Hotel’, they have also curated a number of temporary exhibitions for The Estate Grill, and have just published an ‘Art at…

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A Star Filled Success! Hospitality Action’s Christmas Charity Dinner 2014

Design Restaurants were delighted to attend the first of the season’s sparkling events on Monday 1st December – Hospitality Action’s now much anticipated spectacular ‘Star Filled Christmas Dinner’. Past line up of chef’s have included Claude Bosi, Daniel Clifford, Paul Cunningham and Tom Kerridge. This year we were treated to the exceptional and award winning talents…

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10 Best Places To Eat And Watch the World Cup in London

1. Sushisamba, Heron Tower, Bishopsgate Located on the 38th and 39th floors of the Heron Tower, SUSHISAMBA delivers a unique blend of Japanese, Brazilian and Peruvian cuisine, culture, music and striking design to the City of London. The location features the highest outdoor dining terraces in Europe, offering unparalleled, 360 degree views of the City. Two panoramic…

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What traditions are associated with Easter Monday?

  Easter Monday, also known as Bright Monday, Renewal Monday, Wet Monday, and Dingus Day, is the Monday immediately after Easter Sunday. It is observed by many Christian groups, but primarily by the Eastern Orthodox and Roman Catholic traditions. It marks the beginning of Easter Week (Roman Catholic) / Bright Week (Eastern Orthodox).Different cultures observe…

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MEMBER COMPETITION: Win your own private Champagne afternoon tea capsule for 20 guests on the EDF Energy London Eye

  We are so excited about our latest competition – this truly has to be the best prize we have ever offered! Can you imagine – your very own capsule on The London Eye, full of your friends and family, enjoying a Champagne Afternoon Tea while you glide round two full rotations viewing the magical…

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ATTEND THE SPRING TOUR OF THE ORGANIC GARDENS AT HIGHGROVE – including Champagne reception and three course lunch at Calcot Manor

Industry charity Hospitality Action is delighted to host a spring tour of the gardens at Highgrove on Wednesday 23rd April to raise much-needed funds for the charity. Hospitality Action, the industry’s benevolent charity for more than 175 years, provides a lifeline for current and former hospitality industry workers who find themselves in a crisis, both at work and in their…

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Arts 14: Complimentary Ticket offer and Competition – Art & Food with Design Restaurant

ART14 London, London’s global art fair, returns to Olympia Grand from Friday 28th February – Sunday 2nd March. 180 of the world’s most exciting modern and contemporary galleries from 40 countries will showcase works from emerging talents through to modern masters. From Berlin to Beiruit, Havana to Hong Kong, and London to Lagos, the fair will present…

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Best Venues for your Traditional Christmas Party

You’ve been working hard all year – what better way to reward yourself than with a plush end of year Christmas Party with all the traditional trimmings! Here is Design Restaurants’ guide to the ultimate in luxury, glittering venues for your festive frolics! Cliveden House Hotel Cliveden House There are few places as elegantly decadent or…

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