Homage to the Best Pies – British Pie Week 2020

From old school classics to intricate and elaborate pastry works of art, here’s where you can indulge in a luxury life of pie: The Holborn Dining Room, Rosewood, 252 High Holborn, London WC1V 7EN Executive Head Chef and pastry expert, Calum Franklin is literally obsessive about pie. No wonder when he makes up to 200…

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Seven Cult Restaurant Brands in the UK

Powerhouses of restaurants which are symbols of their time, present or past; these cult restaurants all encapsulate a unique vision or identity that has inspired a passionate following from a foodie cognoscente. Which is yours? StreetXO, 15 Old Burlington Street, Mayfair, London W1S 2JR Chef Dabiz Muñoz´s creativity enthuses a high demand that has thousands…

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Chinese New Year – Celebrate at one of London’s Top Ten Chinese Restaurants

Will fortune favour you in the Year of the Rat? January 25th heralds the start of the Chinese New Year, and for almost all Chinese zodiac signs it is going to be a strong, prosperous, and lucky new year. Welcome the Chinese New Year in one of the top ten Chinese restaurants in London. 1.…

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20 Best London Restaurant Openings 2019

Spruce up your dining at one of the capital’s latest new restaurant openings. Quality, style and individualism, there’s plenty to choose from, keeping London as the thriving worldwide hub for gastronomy for yet another year. Here’s our round up of the twenty best restaurant openings in London in 2019: Lucky Cat by Gordon Ramsay, 10…

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Ten Best Restaurant Openings Outside of London in 2019

Some of the most exciting gustatory events of the year haven’t been in London, even though the capital has had a bevy of wonderful and varied new launches in 2019. In fact perhaps some of the coolest bistros and grandest restaurants have opened in the countryside. So if you like your restaurants where the ambience…

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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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The Full List of AA Rosette UK Restaurants for 2020

The latest AA Rosette awards were announced on Monday 23rd September 2019, updating the ratings awarded to fine dining restaurants. The AA Rosette system is one of the trusted standards used by the Luxury Restaurant Guide to list all three, four and five Rosette destinations, with each restaurant listed showing its award category. In total,…

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World’s 50 Best Restaurants 2019 by San Pellegrino – Where did the UK come?

The world’s very best restaurants were celebrated by San Pellegrino on Tuesday 25th June at a grand ceremony held in Singapore. It was the sponsor’s 18th annual ceremony where the coveted awards are given by a panel of over 1,000 culinary experts as well as a structured and audited voting procedure. ‘The World’s Best 50…

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Heavenly Hotel Hampers for Luxury Picnic Days in the UK

They say good things come in small packages and, when it comes to the quintessential luxury picnic hamper, fully stocked with summery spread, bone china and crystal glassware, never a truer word was said. Luxury hotels are increasingly doing picnics for non-resident, so if you fancy a five star hamper, packed and ready-to-go, in glorious…

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Ten of London’s Best Secret Summer Terraces

Get fedora ready as we go in search of the best London outdoor terraces for great dining or pre-dinner drinks in the prettiest outdoor settings – and many with Luxury Restaurant Club dining offers: Summer Terrace, Hotel Café Royal, 10 Air Street, Soho, London W1B 4DY The Summer Terrace at the Green Bar has partnered…

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The Finest London Restaurants in Bloom

Everywhere is coming up roses…and daisies, delphiniums, foxgloves and lilies. The Luxury Restaurant Guide pays homage to the best London floral restaurant displays this season: London is in bloom with its various boroughs teaming up with the Royal Horticultural Society to encourage their streets, squares, shops and restaurants to celebrate the season. Visitors to London…

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Michelin-star dining within one hour of London

If you’re craving feted food in the lush green surrounds of a grand country house, a rambling riverfront or quirky village pub, yet all within a quick one hour car journey from London – then we have fifteen very alluring choices for you: The Crown, Burchetts Green, Maidenhead, Berkshire SL6 6QZ Carrying a flame for…

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Chic and Child Friendly Dining

“Yummy, Mummy” should be softly uttered, and without scorn from the next table that you dared eat out with your little pumpkin at a restaurant that didn’t serve fast food. The European’s seem to have it right – well-mannered kiddies versed on dining etiquette. Perhaps we need a bit more cultural appropriation, deployed distraction techniques,…

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The Best Small Restaurants (UK)

Small restaurants can be big business: Busy, booming and atmospheric, but it takes great skill to get them just right. The Luxury Restaurant Guide finds the dinky diners and the mighty Michelin-starred small restaurants that have achieved just that: The Wellington Arms, Baughurst, Hampshire, RG26 5LP Seats 28: A true find of a gastro-pub. A remotely located…

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Romantic Rendezvous – Restaurants for Valentine’s

Be seduced by the perfect location for a romantic dinner for two this Valentine’s. Limited availability exists (at time of publication) in all destinations shown, so book quickly to avoid a lovelorn Valentine’s. Please note, Luxury Restaurant Club privileges are not valid on Valentine’s Day, unless noted below.  The Belvedere,  Holland Park, Abbotsbury Road, London…

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Chinese New Year in Style – Ten of the Best Chinese Restaurants

The festivities have already started for Chinese New Year 2019 Celebrate The Year of The Pig – a symbol of fortune and luck, at one of the ten finest Chinese restaurants in the UK. See the calendar of celebrations and recommended destinations below: January 28th to Monday 4th February  Little Year Memorial and prayers Monday…

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Bake to the Future – Five of The UK’s Top Young Chefs

We meet the bright young chefs, bestowed with numerous awards already, who are mastering their future through skill, hard work, travel, mentoring programmes and competitions. Watch out for them as they shape gastronomy in the future: HENRY WADSWORTH   From:  Devon  Age: 23 Current location: Belmond Le Manoir Aux Quat’Saisons – Church Street, Great Milton, Oxfordshire, OX44 7PD …

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The Best Secret and Hidden Fine Dining Locations in UK

We pay homage to restaurants discreetly tucked away, or marketed under the radar, yet with cult status and legions of fans. These restaurants you won’t ordinarily happen upon, unless you knew where to look. The Luxury Restaurant Guide advises on some of the UK’s hidden dining gems: Kitchen Table at Bubbledogs, 70 Charlotte Street, Fitzrovia,…

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Twenty of the Most Beautiful Hotel Rooms in the UK

The Luxury Restaurant Guide goes in search of the best hotel rooms in the UK covering Inns, Boutique Hotels, Country House Hotels and London Landmarks Our criteria was to find hotel rooms that separate the ordinary from the extraordinary.  Spaces that were visually appealing, immersive, elegant and alluring with intelligent designs, not sensitive to trends…

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