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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Condé Nast Traveller 2017 Best UK Locations as voted by Annual Readers

Take the road-well-travelled as we publish the favourite destinations voted by readers of Condé Nast Traveller in the publications’ 20th annual travel awards unveiled on 04th September 2017. Many selection factors are chosen with dining a key ingredient. The top UK Holiday Hotel this year is the newly revamped Cliveden House in Berkshire, which came…

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Fine Dining in the South West – The Best Restaurants in Devon, Cornwall and Somerset

September is set fair which bodes well so for those lucky enough to be able to take holiday after the schools have gone back! Many of us will be heading to the UK’s beautiful South West where foodies can discover some truly wonderful venues that are definitely worth seeking out. Gidleigh Park Hotel and Restaurant…

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Michelin Dining with Benefits – Awarded Restaurants Offering Club Member Privileges

To involve our diners in the tasting experience we invite our restaurants to offer exclusive dining benefits and delicious rewards. The list below represents all of the currently listed Michelin Star awarded restaurants on the Luxury Restaurant Guide that are offering Luxury Restaurant Club (and affiliate hotel) members exceptional privileges when dining at the venue.…

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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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Your Guide to Fine Dining Alfresco In The UK This Summer

The heat is on – and we’re all heading for the outdoor seating! Here is our pick of ten of the best alfresco spots offering fabulous dining options. The Ivy Chelsea Garden The look and feel of The Ivy Chelsea Garden is manifestly British and engagingly vibrant. The garden has been created by Anthony Challis…

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Chefs Recipe: Pea and Wild Garlic Soup with Quail Scotch Egg from Lucknam Park

Wild garlic is such a versatile ingredient and it is used to perfection in this vibrant recipe from Lucknam Park in Wiltshire. Along with the delightful mini scotch egg this will dish will delight young and old alike. Thanks also to everyone who entered our Lucknam Park Cookery School competition last week. The winner has…

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The World’s Most Inspiring Restaurants

From icy caves in SnowCastles to breathtaking underwater dining, we have compiled our own list of the globe’s most inspiring restaurants. Eleven Madison Park, New York Recently voted number one in The World’s 50 Best Restaurants, EMP as it is affectionately known by fans is also the holder of three Michelin stars. This contemporary, modern…

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Chefs Recipe: Suckling Pig Porchetta by Union Street Café – Gordon Ramsay Restaurants

  With Father’s Day (Sunday 18th June) on the horizon and dining alfresco at last a very real option, we are delighted to share with you this fantastic roasting recipe from Union Street Cafe’s Davide Degiovanni. First David reveals some of the secrets of a good porchetta, Italy’s favourite way to cook pork.

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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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Chefs Recipe: Garden Beetroot and Apple Salad with Goats’ Cheese Mousse by Michael Caines at Lympstone Manor

The Telegraph recently called it ‘Britain’s most exciting country house hotel opening of 2017’ and we are in total agreement. Michael Caines, one of Britain’s most celebrated and best known chefs has opened the door at last to his Lympstone Manor saying, ‘Lympstone Manor is the realisation of a dream, my vision of country house hospitality…

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