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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The Best UK Restaurant Openings of 2017 (& closures, & ones that never opened)

2017 has seen some bright new restaurant openings as UK demographics and consumer trends continue an upward rise for dining out well, more often. These openings come despite a challenging year for most restaurants as competition from chains hots-up and cost pressures increase. Labour wages, which are significant in this trade, have escalated with the National…

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Great British Curry Restaurants – The Luxury Edit

The great British curry has undergone somewhat of a makeover: From the high street evening staple to the present, with all day brasserie-style diners. The transformation has changed perceptions by using refined ingredients, keeping authenticity, use of healthy cooking techniques and modern presentation. Today, this delicious cuisine is more versatile and unique and perfectly suitable…

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The Best Child-friendly Fine Dining Restaurants in London

Child-friendly Fine Dining has proven to be one of our most popular blogs over recent years, so its obviously something foodies are keen to explore and we are happy to deliver! With the onset of the holiday season it seems therefore timely to update it for 2017 with some delicious food options in town this…

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Chefs Recipe and Cookery School Offer: Watercress Soup by Raymond Blanc, Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons

A feast for the senses awaits at Belmond Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons.  The vision of Chef Raymond Blanc this exquisite venue offers restaurant, rooms and a cookery school. The cookery school courses are suitable for experience of all levels. From half day introductions, to residential programmes, dinner party masterclasses to children’s courses, there is something…

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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: Baby Artichoke and Blue Potato Salad with Black Truffle by Pasquale Russo of Fig at Cotswold House

Originating from South America thousands of years ago, blue potatoes may sounds like something you would only find in a Roald Dahl cook book. Available at farmers markets and whole food shops up and down the country they include both heritage and heirloom varieties (including Adirondack blue, Russian blue, Congo and blue Vitelotte) and are grown…

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Chef Q & A: Nathan Outlaw and Tom Brown from Outlaw’s at The Capital

The Michelin starred restaurant Outlaw’s at The Capital boasts an ever changing array of unique dishes created using British seafood caught predominantly around the coast of Cornwall and delivered fresh to Knightsbridge. Masterminded by Nathan Outlaw and Head Chef Tom Brown, who source the freshest and best seafood from fisherman they know. They let the…

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New York’s Eleven Madison Park Wins World’s Best Restaurant As Heston Blumenthal Awarded Life Time Achievement

Eleven Madison Park in New York has secured the No.1 spot in the 2017 list of The World’s 50 Best Restaurants. This year’s winners were revealed at an awards ceremony at the historic Royal Exhibition Building in Melbourne earlier today. Now in its 15th year, The World’s 50 Best Restaurants welcomes six brand new entries…

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Member Offer at SEASON Cookery School, Lainston House & Raspberry Soufflé Recipe by Sylvain Gachot

Situated in the stunning grounds of Lainston House, an Exclusive Hotel, SEASON was born out of a great passion for food and dining. SEASON Cookery School manager, Sylvain Gachot, joined Lainston as a demi-chef de partie working his was up to sous-chef and became Cookery School manager in 2015. The French chef has always had a…

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Cookery Book Competition: Bespoke Hotels Presents ‘Take 3’

We know how enthusiastic our members and readers are about our Chefs Recipe feature. Well how about an entire book of incredible chefs recipes – with five to be won?! Bespoke Hotel’s debut cookery book provides inspirational ideas for three-course meals from some of the most exciting professional chefs in the country, along with their…

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