Celebrating The Queen’s Birthday? Enjoy Afternoon Tea And Cake With Royal Connections

The Goring, Beeston Place, London SW1 The closest hotel to Buckingham Palace, The Goring has been a firm Royal favourite for many years, since it first opened its doors. The coronations of George VI and Her Majesty The Queen saw the hotel filled with royalty attending these great occasions from all over the world. The…

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Are Cookery Schools The New Spas For Country House Hotels? We Check Out Exclusive Hotels SEASON Cookery School

British country house hotel group Exclusive Hotels and Venues certainly think so with the launch of their SEASON Cookery School – but then again they do already have one of the country’s leading spas in their portfolio at Pennyhill Park. SEASON launched in June 2015 within the impressive grounds of Exclusive’s Lainston House Hotel near…

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New Charcuterie ‘Best of British’ Dining Concept Launched at Great Fosters, Egham

Great Fosters have recently launched a new ‘grazing’ menu with their Charcuterie dining concept ‘Best of British’ in the bar of the Estate Grill restaurant. Claire and Sari from the Luxury Restaurant Guide were invited to try it out and were guided through the whole experience by Great Foster’s Executive Chef Marc Hardiman. Marc has traveled extensively…

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The Ivy Re-opens/Chef Recipe Crispy Duck and Watermelon Salad

The Ivy restaurant and private room are re-open, following a five month refurbishment, designed by Martin Brudnizki Design Studio. “Non-negotiables” such as the harlequin stained glass windows, green leather banquettes, wood, mirrors, great art and kind lighting are all incorporated in a way reminiscent of the past but apt for the 21st century. Note-worthy are…

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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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Design Restaurants gets a facelift

Brand New Product News: We have just over a month to go before the finest online showcase of luxury restaurants launches.  Keep your eyes pinned as we unveil our reworked and pioneering new website and app hitting your screens from 11th May 2015. ____ * Enhanced online booking functionality using real time availability * Ability to online waitlist for…

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The Ivy Chelsea Garden makes its mark

Suiting the trend towards a more relaxed laid-back dining style, Caprice Holdings opened The Ivy Chelsea Garden last night on the site of the old Henry J Beans on the Kings Road, Chelsea. In the last 12 months the iconic Grade II listed building, which sits approximately midway down the Kings Road, has been sensitively…

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Restaurant Review – The Estate Grill at Great Fosters Hotel, Egham

Team DR were in the enviable position last week of trying out the new spring menu in the Estate Grill at Great Fosters as guests of its’ charming General Manager, Richard Young. The Estate Grill is currently going from strength to strength. Using outstanding ingredients, many grown on the Great Fosters estate and freshly picked,…

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Spotlight on – Historic Sussex Hotels and the Flavours of Sussex

Flavours of Sussex – the importance of food provenance to Historic Sussex Hotels Provenance, sustainability, the environment and ethical food are high on the agenda at privately owned Historic Sussex Hotels – a collection of three very distinctive luxury hotels set in some of the most beautiful locations in West Sussex. Each hotel is unique in…

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