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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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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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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Chefs Recipe: Rivea Salad by Alexandre Nicolas, Rivea London at Bulgari Hotel

Inspired by the many years Alain Ducasse spent visiting the vibrant food markets in Italy and Provence, Rivea London offers French and Italian cuisine in a chic, convivial and relaxed setting with informal yet impeccable service. Alain Ducasse is championing his protégé Chef Alexandre Nicolas who is at the helm of the restaurant. Executive Chef…

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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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Vineet Bhatia London Introduces New Experience Menu

Launched in November 2016, Vineet Bhatia London (VBL) is the progressive Indian restaurant that takes diners on a culinary exploration of India, shaped by the imagination and unique experience of Michelin-starred chef, Vineet Bhatia.     Forever evolving, the restaurant has now launched their new Experience Menu, a tasting menu that melds flavours from across…

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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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Chefs Recipe: Pan Fried Seabass, Carrot & Vanilla with Mussel Butter Sauce by Chris Stanley of The Airds Restaurant

Melt in the mouth food with a staggering view is what this exquisite 18th century lochside inn offers, sitting like a white jewel amidst the surrounding Argyll scenery. Perfectly remote and peaceful it was an apt setting for Robert Louis Stevenson’s “Kidnapped”. We are delighted to share this wonderful sea bass recipe from Airds’ head…

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Chefs Recipe: Milk Chocolate Pave with Pear Compote by Kate Malcom, Pastry Chef at Babylon Restaurant at The Roof Gardens

“This is by far my favourite dessert that we serve in Babylon; I love the way Kate has created a fusion of flavours where the indulgent chocolate pave is complemented by the sharp and fruity pear compote. We hope you enjoy making it (but more importantly eating it!) as much as we do.” – Peter…

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Chefs Q & A: Tom Aikens and Tom’s Seven Hour Braised Lamb Recipe

The Luxury Restaurant Guide is delighted to have started working this year with award-winning chef Tom Aikens and his unique collection of restaurants, Tom’s Kitchen. Working with passionate suppliers, farmers and chefs Tom’s Kitchen can be found across central London, in addition to outposts in Birmingham, Istanbul and Dubai. We caught up with the very busy…

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Chefs Recipe: Roast Cauliflower with Lemon Curry Oil and Parmesan by Florian Favario at Celeste at The Lanesborough

Cauliflower has fantastic health benefits, including anti-inflammatory properties, antioxidants, is known to lower your cancer risk and is also full of fibre. On its own however its often thought of as rather boring, so our tendency is to cover it in cheese. When cauliflower is roasted however something rather extraordinary happens to it. This wonderful…

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Chefs Recipe: Warm Bitter Chocolate Tart with Sorbet and Toasted Almonds from Bailiffscourt Hotel

February is definitely a month to eat through. After the detoxing of January it’s time to wage war on the cold and enjoy some comforting dishes. The team at Historic Sussex Hotels have sent us this delicious seasonal recipe – perfect if you are looking for an impressive finish to a Valentine’s Day menu! Makes…

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6 of The Best: Vegetarian Menus and Restaurants

Here at The Luxury Restaurant Guide we don’t believe in waiting until the specified Vegetarian Week to celebrate our love of vegetable cuisine. These menus and restaurants offer an exciting array of dishes, whether you are vegetarian or not. True gourmands will be delighted by the creativity, elegance and cutting edge cooking in these skillful menus.…

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