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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Burnt Goat’s Curd Cheese with Apple Purée and Salted Caramel by Jean-Didier Gouges

A vegetarian recipe from recently-appointed Head Chef Jean-Didier Gouges at The Petersham in Richmond. This dish is a winning combination of flavours. Skill Level: 3 (1 simple to 5 being complex and challenging) Serves 4 Ingredients: 150g soft matured goat’s cheese, sliced into 12 pieces 3 green apples, cut into spheres with a melon baller…

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Chef’s Recipe : Butternut Squash, Adlestrop and Cavalo Nero Crumble from Daylesford Organic Farm

To celebrate Organic September, a month-long celebration of all things organic, our recipe comes from Daylesford Organic Farm which scores five stars (top accolade) from The Soil Association’s new rating system. This top accolade means 95-100% of the menu is organic. Why not try making their Butternut Squash, Adlestrop and Cavalo Nero Crumble Bold enough to…

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5 Restaurants That Changed the UK – And One That’s About To

Every few years, a chef or restaurant comes along that changes the way we fine dine. Charting the last fifty years the UK has seen a remarkable culinary transformation, one that reflects evolving tastes, appreciations of fine food, affluence and cultural trends. Gastronomic dining encompassing styles from: haute cuisine; nouvelle cuisine; modern British cooking; regional…

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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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Roux Royale – Celebratory cocktail by Roux at Parliament Square

Roux at Parliament Square, a stone’s throw from the Palace of Westminster and St. James’s Park, have created a cocktail in honour of the impending Royal Wedding this weekend – The Roux Royale. Watermelon is apparently one of Bride Meghan Markle’s favourite fruits! The cocktail comprises of fresh watermelon, black pepper, lime juice, East London Liquor…

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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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Menu Spotlight: Dinner by Heston Blumenthal

Named as one the World’s 50 Best Restaurants of 2017, the idea for Heston Blumenthal’s Dinner began in the late 90’s with his fascination with historic gastronomy. The savoury ice creams of the late 1800’s, the theatre of the Tudor dining experiences and the dishes of Alice’s adventures in Wonderland all resonated with his unique…

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Chefs Recipe: Garden Beetroot and Apple Salad with Goats’ Cheese Mousse by Michael Caines at Lympstone Manor

The Telegraph recently called it ‘Britain’s most exciting country house hotel opening of 2017’ and we are in total agreement. Michael Caines, one of Britain’s most celebrated and best known chefs has opened the door at last to his Lympstone Manor saying, ‘Lympstone Manor is the realisation of a dream, my vision of country house hospitality…

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Vineet Bhatia London Introduces New Experience Menu

Launched in November 2016, Vineet Bhatia London (VBL) is the progressive Indian restaurant that takes diners on a culinary exploration of India, shaped by the imagination and unique experience of Michelin-starred chef, Vineet Bhatia.     Forever evolving, the restaurant has now launched their new Experience Menu, a tasting menu that melds flavours from across…

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6 of The Best: Vegetarian Menus and Restaurants

Here at The Luxury Restaurant Guide we don’t believe in waiting until the specified Vegetarian Week to celebrate our love of vegetable cuisine. These menus and restaurants offer an exciting array of dishes, whether you are vegetarian or not. True gourmands will be delighted by the creativity, elegance and cutting edge cooking in these skillful menus.…

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Menu Spotlight: Vineet Bhatia London ‘To eat is to adventure’

The journey begins. Step inside Vineet Bhatia London where intrigue, surprise and adventure await. Housed inside a splendid Georgian townhouse off the Kings Road,  guests enjoy a tasting menu experience like no other: a freewheeling expedition into the culinary imagination of Vineet Bhatia, one of the world’s foremost chef restaurateurs. Inspired by his Mumbai heritage,…

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