NEW CLUB RESTAURANT INCLUSIONS

We have three wonderful new Club restaurants to present to you this week, offering club benefits to Design Restaurants Members. Not a member? Join today at http://www.designrestaurants.com.   1. Massimo Restaurant, The Corinthia Hotel London, WC2 Golden, gorgeous and oozing sepia tinted glamour, Massimo is a steam-age dream. This vast, elegant, Deco-style brasserie reclines with sprawling acres…

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Steven Edwards Wins Masterchef: The Professionals 2013

We are thrilled to announce that Steven Edwards, Head Chef of Camellia restaurant at South Lodge Hotel, has been crowned MasterChef Professional Champion 2013! Throughout all six weeks of the competition, Steven has displayed exceptional skill and flair as agreed by judges Michel Roux Jr. and Monica Galetti who commented “He’s cooked faultlessly; it was…

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Design Restaurants Loves…

1. Gordon’s and Temperley London based designer Alice Temperley has created these exquisite special bottle labels for Gordon’s Gin. The ‘Ten Green Bottles’ set draws on her personal collection of vintage clothing and jewellery and her own British heritage and features the brand’s signature leopard print and lace, as well as feathers and jewellery. We…

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Ten of the Best Sommelier’s Tables and Cellar Dining Rooms in the UK

We recently published a post highlighting some of the best Chef’s Tables in the country and in the course of our research we noticed a growing trend in ‘Sommelier’s Tables’ also. Once only a feature in the very finest of mainly French restaurants, Sommeliers now reside in upmarket establishments of all types of cuisine, as…

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Sushi Is On a Roll – The Rise in Popularity of Japanese Cuisine in the UK

It seems like everyone is falling in love with Japanese food these days. The recent batch of food guides and awards have an unmistakable Asian theme running through them with many new entries coming from sushi restaurants. We published a post back in the summer titled ‘Which City is the Haute Cuisine Capital of the…

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Hotels with (tenuous) links to Halloween

Halloween has become the biggest grossing commercial holiday event after Christmas and is now much anticipated in the UK. Celebrating the Christian holiday of All Hallows Eve (followed by All Saints Day on November 1st) it derives from an ancient pagan festival celebrated by Celtic people over 2,000 years ago. We’ve undertaken a little bit of…

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