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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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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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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Take A Peak Inside: The Langley, Buckinghamshire’s Newest Luxury Hotel

The new country house hotel in private grounds within Langley Park in Buckinghamshire brings an ultra-plush vision to the area. The wildly expensive refurbishment of the 3rd Duke of Marlborough’s Palladian style mansion has revived the best of times with a luxurious modern outlook. ** Scroll down to enjoy an exclusive launch offer with the…

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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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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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Luxury Restaurant Openings of 2019 – radical visions and sophisticated redevelopments

Restaurant openings continue to generate great interest year on year, and 2019 looks not to disappoint with an enigmatic mix of trail-blazers, headline chefs moving locations, and upcoming chefs forging careers. Whilst it is unlikely there will be as many openings as 2018, talent does continue to grow unabated, as does our appetite for discovery,…

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Step Inside The New Look Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park, London

Just in time for festive joviality, the Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park has reopened its doors for its restaurants, event spaces and spa following its most extensive renovation in its 115-year history. The hotel has been given an ultra-stylish new lease of life by a crack team of  designers: International renowned interior designer, Joyce Wang has…

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Best New Restaurants of 2018 – The go-to-destinations of the year

Keeping pace with restaurant openings is no mean feat with the flux of new concepts and aspiring chefs bursting on to the scene, as well as stalwart names expanding portfolios. A handful of restaurants have upped the style stakes in 2018, acting as a benchmark for designers, restaurateurs and foodies going forward. Here we find…

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Restaurant Openings to look forward to: game changers for Q3 & Q4 2018

This summer and beyond has some of the most hotly anticipated new restaurant and hotel launches. Make a diary note and get yourself wait-listed nearer the opening dates to be one of the first to enjoy. Here’s Luxury Restaurant Guide’s scene-stealing list for restaurant openings for 3Q and 4Q 2018, and one to look forward to…

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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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20 New Luxury UK Restaurant & Hotel Openings Set For 2018

Take a sneak preview into the restaurants set to raise headlines in 2018. London and Manchester are always epicentres of new activity, but likewise residents of Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Hampshire, Sussex, Shrewsbury and Cumbria have much to look forward to for fine dining choices: 1st Quarter Openings ROGANIC:  5-7 Blandford Street, Marylebone, London, W1U 3DB The…

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Zeitgeist Restaurants – where to dine right now

Edgy but elegant or timeless glamour, it’s an art form to create a zeitgeist restaurant. Attention to detail must ensue at every level to stop it becoming a fashion fad – from its concept, cuisine, service delivery, all through to the design of the crockery. Each restaurant has its own opening story to draw the…

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UK Best New Restaurants of 2017

Keeping pace with restaurant openings is no mean task with the flux of new concepts and aspiring chefs bursting on to the scene, as well as stalwart names expanding portfolios. Contemporary versus classic, casual versus refinement, complex cuisines versus simplicity – fine dining continues to thrive with some serious new eating venues. Here are 20…

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