Five Decadent Festive Desserts

Check out these incredibly creative and calorie busting puddings that are being offered with festive menus right now… cold mince pie out of the foil just simply won’t do – treat yourself before diet season begins!   Cliveden’s Christmas Pudding Exquisitely decorated and accompanied by brandy foam and burnt butter ice cream – this little treat…

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Chef Marcus Wareing On How He Taught Bradley Cooper To Annihilate a Kitchen For The Film Burnt

Four-time Academy Award nominee Bradley Cooper is about to hit the big screen playing a chef who, despite a dangerous lifestyle that left him out of control, drags himself back from the brink to pursue three Michelin stars. Amanda Afiya from industry magazine The Caterer speaks to Marcus Wareing about his input into the script of Burnt,…

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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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The Full List of 2016 Michelin Star Restaurants in the UK

Note – this list has been superseded – See the latest list awarded October 3rd 2016 for GB & Ireland Michelin Awards 2017 here.  The 2016 edition of the Michelin awarded restaurants for Great Britain & Ireland has been released and we extend congratulations to all those featured in The Luxury Restaurant Guide.  There are also many new Michelin dining offers and privileges available exclusively through…

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Restaurant Review and Chef Q & A – James Dugan, Seasons Restaurant, Four Seasons Hampshire

Chef James Dugan has come home – in more ways than one. The newly appointed Executive Head Chef at Four Seasons Hampshire is both rejoining the Four Seasons family, having spent an early part of his career at Four Seasons Park Lane, and returning to his native county as a Hampshire resident. The Luxury Restaurant Guide…

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Croquet becomes the fashion in England’s finest Country House Hotels

Croquet loses out to Tennis at Wimbledon We are all currently a frenzy with tennis as Wimbledon 2015 reaches its final conclusion but did you know that it was actually the game of croquet that was first established and played on the lawns of this now hallowed ground? In fact the All England Lawn Tennis Club…

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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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The Experts View – The Shape of Things To Come For Wine Glasses by Riedel Crystal

We published a fascinating post last week by our friends at the Frapin Cognac Estate and one of the most surprising insights we learnt about Cognac was that a classic Champagne flute was considered an excellent glass to enjoy it from. This sent us into curiosity mode about why the taste experience of certain beverages was enhanced…

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