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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Lucknam Park – Celebrating 30 Years of Unforgettable Experiences

THE PLACE: If England’s finest hotels were to be listed on just one hand, Lucknam Park would most certainly be on it. Luxurious, fabulous, impressive, but the very antithesis of English understatement with the seductive magic of grand country house authenticity. THE FACILITIES: What’s not to love about this impossibly stylish 18th century Palladian mansion…

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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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Your Invitation to Royal Wedding Celebrations – Saturday 19th May

Top hats and wedding hats at the ready – join family and friends to celebrate the royal wedding in fine English tradition. Here is a selection of special destinations showing the event live for you to enjoy all the fun of a luxury street party. Order of the Day – Saturday 19th May Midday: Prince…

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Restaurant Reality in Pricey Property Postcodes

You would expect it to follow that where there are enclaves of wealthy households that a decent diner would be on the doorstep. With the great migration from London to the greener pastures and better lifestyle, does country living offer all its cracked up to be for our pampered and worldly taste buds, or will you…

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The Grand Eastbourne – The New Allure of an Old Master

Immortalised in Hercule Poirot films, The Grand Eastbourne will forever be the most quintessential of English seaside gems. Known as the ‘White Palace’, this luxe five star destination which is part of Elite Hotels, has been marvelling overnight guests and diners alike since 1875. Step forward to March 2018 and a new blast of seaside…

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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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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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