The Ultimate in ‘Social Distancing’ Hotel Stays

A staycation boom is expected as housebound Britons escape to the beauty spots around the country. For families looking to travel to their own isolated slice of heaven, a rush is on to book the very best in full-service private dwellings within the grounds of luxury hotels. Hoteliers are reporting a well-needed surge in inquiries,…

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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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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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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 New Buzz about The Grill at The Dorchester

The much anticipated relaunch of the British restaurant The Grill at The Dorchester is set for Tuesday 12th November. The old guard of high society, The Grill at The Dorchester will welcome a new era, with a new approachable destination dining experience and a brigade of fresh talent under the age of 30. Updates to…

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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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Watts Happening – Passion & Revival of a local pub, by Dave Watts

The new frontier of country dining is alive and kicking as fêted chefs from top-flight restaurants open remote destination eateries, either by buying, renting or leasing former drinking pubs. Usually they have backers, but we follow one pioneering young chef, Dave Watts (39), who’s put it all on the line to re-launch The Crown Inn,…

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Step Inside Lucky Cat By Gordon Ramsay – The New Asian Eating House

Surround yourself with good fortune as you step inside Gordon Ramsay’s latest opening of Lucky Cat in London’s Grosvenor Square, where golden maneki-nekos, the popular Japanese lucky talisman depicting a cat welcoming with an upright paw, line the wall of the bar into the restaurant. Launched in late June 2019, it sees Gordon Ramsay Restaurants embark…

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Ten Unique & Memorable Afternoon Tea Destinations – with exclusive gift experience

National awareness days are there to build awareness and celebrate traditions … but for national Afternoon Tea Week on 12th to 18th August 2019, we are not sure any ‘building’ is needed. Afternoon Teas are now so loved that many lunch services have been replaced with afternoon tea sittings. The Luxury Restaurant Guide is certainly celebrating…

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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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Minster Mill – Andrew Brownsword Hotels’ latest luxury unveiling

Beyond the dreaming spires of Oxford and the majesty of Blenheim Palace, a new bastion of elegantly preserved history has re-opened. This place is Minster Mill – the latest beautiful hotel, restaurant and spa in the Andrew Brownsword Hotel collection which includes the likes of Gidleigh Park, Amberley Castle, Buckland Manor and Bath Priory. The…

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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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What’s On Over Easter at the Finest Hotels & Restaurants

The Luxury Restaurant Guide goes on the hunt for eggstra- special edible Easter ideas available at the very best destinations around the country. Club benefits not applicable on Easter Sunday unless where noted. Chewton Glen, Christchurch Rd, New Milton, Hampshire BH25 6QS Stuck with what to do with the children or teenagers during school holidays?…

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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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The Full List of Michelin Restaurants for Great Britain & Ireland 2019

The Michelin Guide held its bi-annual award ceremony on Monday 01st October 2018 to announce the very latest restaurants to attain a coveted one, two and three Michelin star status for its 2019 guide. In total in the Michelin Guide for Great Britain & Ireland 2019 there are now 180 Michelin restaurants in the UK…

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Dining in Stately Homes & Palaces

If you are more partial to palatial plates than pub grub, then pop on your finery at the country’s most aristocratic of settings where everyday dining can become a stately occasion. Grand country and city homes able to trace their history back to occupation from a monarch are scarce, but these lavish properties and palaces…

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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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