Dining from a Small Island – 15 best restaurants on islands in the UK

When American Bill Bryson’s love for this side of the pond was humorously told in Notes from a Small Island, one of the best-selling travel books of all time, it recorded his observations of travelling on public transport from John O’Groats to the Outer Hebrides, dining in pubs and cafes en-route. That was 23 years…

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Lucknam Park – Celebrating 30 Years of Unforgettable Experiences

THE PLACE: If England’s finest hotels were to be listed on just one hand, Lucknam Park would most certainly be on it. Luxurious, fabulous, impressive, but the very antithesis of English understatement with the seductive magic of grand country house authenticity. THE FACILITIES: What’s not to love about this impossibly stylish 18th century Palladian mansion…

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Modernist Restaurants in the UK

Architecture plays a significant part in today’s restaurant dining adventure as diners crave the experiential from both environment and food. Daring designs, groundbreaking effects and outright experimentation is the order of the day, as restaurants make a break from urbanism and identikit spaces. The Luxury Restaurant Guide explores the restaurants and designers, either working retrospectively…

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Your Invitation to Royal Wedding Celebrations – Saturday 19th May

Top hats and wedding hats at the ready – join family and friends to celebrate the royal wedding in fine English tradition. Here is a selection of special destinations showing the event live for you to enjoy all the fun of a luxury street party. Order of the Day – Saturday 19th May Midday: Prince…

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25 Best London Hotel Restaurants

London – a city that excels in dining choices, especially so in hotel dining where it combines fine architecture and world-class facilities with exquisite ‘trophy’ restaurants. Brimming with international luxury hotel brands ever-keen to impress, and boutique destinations upping the glamour stakes, you are never short of high-end dining options throughout this great city. As…

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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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Restaurant Reality in Pricey Property Postcodes

You would expect it to follow that where there are enclaves of wealthy households that a decent diner would be on the doorstep. With the great migration from London to the greener pastures and better lifestyle, does country living offer all its cracked up to be for our pampered and worldly taste buds, or will you…

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SHAKE IT UP for National Cocktail Day 24th March

It’s two decades since Tom Cruise inspired us all to get creative in the hit film ‘Cocktail’. So why not bring out your inner mixologist this weekend for National Cocktail Day on 24th March.  See the Luxury Restaurant Guide’s list of the greatest new and classic drinks from leading lights in the spirit and restaurant…

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The Grand Eastbourne – The New Allure of an Old Master

Immortalised in Hercule Poirot films, The Grand Eastbourne will forever be the most quintessential of English seaside gems. Known as the ‘White Palace’, this luxe five star destination which is part of Elite Hotels, has been marvelling overnight guests and diners alike since 1875. Step forward to March 2018 and a new blast of seaside…

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Mastering Valentine’s – divine gourmet ideas for the big day

Cue the hand-tied rose bouquets, pop the Rosé Champagne and light the scented candles – Valentine’s is upon us. They say the way to the heart is through the stomach so express your love with some delicious gourmet ideas. But this blog comes with a warning – you may want to get prepared early to…

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Chefs Recipe: Salmon Curry with Yoghurt and Spiced Cauliflower Rice – Daylesford Organic Farm Gloucestershire

This week’s recipe comes from the glorious Daylesford Organic Farm in Gloucestershire, possibly the most well-known farm shop in the UK. A salmon curry with yoghurt and spiced cauliflower rice which is focused on nourishing mind and body for well-being in the Winter. The Daylesford brand was founded by Carole Bamford to uphold her passion for…

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Where to dine in The Cotswolds – An insiders guide to the best restaurants

Creature comforts in food terms don’t come more plentiful than in The Cotswolds. England’s second largest protected landscape (The Lake District is the first), covers 2,038 sq km from south of Stratford-upon-Avon to just north of Bath, and is awash with gastropubs, fine dining restaurants in glorious country houses, and deli-bistros offering the finest local…

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Around the World in 80 Dines – the ultimate culinary tour of the UK

For globetrotting gourmets, terrified travellers, curious cuisiners and eco-eaters – let your palette circumnavigate the world in eighty dines, but without the Airmiles or travel bans. The Luxury Restaurant Guide uncovers the unique flavours making up the best of the UK’s rich multi-culinary identity so you can discover your inner Phileas Fogg: * Orange denotes:…

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Supercharged Tesla Dining Destinations: Plug-in, Charge-up, Dine-out

Recharge your batteries, human and mechanical, in the lap of luxury with Tesla Destination Charging and Luxury Restaurant Guide locations. The growing charge network at leading hotels and restaurants is continuing in abundance, making the dining there even more rewarding and memorable. Gourmet travellers will appreciate dining and driving have been intertwined since 1905 when…

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Condé Nast Traveller 2017 Best UK Locations as voted by Annual Readers

Take the road-well-travelled as we publish the favourite destinations voted by readers of Condé Nast Traveller in the publications’ 20th annual travel awards unveiled on 04th September 2017. Many selection factors are chosen with dining a key ingredient. The top UK Holiday Hotel this year is the newly revamped Cliveden House in Berkshire, which came…

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The Best Child-friendly Fine Dining Restaurants in London

Child-friendly Fine Dining has proven to be one of our most popular blogs over recent years, so its obviously something foodies are keen to explore and we are happy to deliver! With the onset of the holiday season it seems therefore timely to update it for 2017 with some delicious food options in town this…

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