The Full List of AA Rosette UK Restaurants for 2020

The latest AA Rosette awards were announced on Monday 23rd September 2019, updating the ratings awarded to fine dining restaurants. The AA Rosette system is one of the trusted standards used by the Luxury Restaurant Guide to list all three, four and five Rosette destinations, with each restaurant listed showing its award category. In total,…

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Venture to The Capital – Adam Simmonds Moves Into Knightsbridge

If you enjoy being an early adopter, then here’s a heads up to book The Capital’s new restaurant with culinary maestro Adam Simmonds at the helm, ahead of the official launch at the end of September. Adam takes on the hotel’s illustrious food reputation and continues the legacy set by predecessors Nathan Outlaw, Eric Chavot,…

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Step Inside Lucky Cat By Gordon Ramsay – The New Asian Eating House

Surround yourself with good fortune as you step inside Gordon Ramsay’s latest opening of Lucky Cat in London’s Grosvenor Square, where golden maneki-nekos, the popular Japanese lucky talisman depicting a cat welcoming with an upright paw, line the wall of the bar into the restaurant. Launched in late June 2019, it sees Gordon Ramsay Restaurants embark…

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World’s 50 Best Restaurants 2019 by San Pellegrino – Where did the UK come?

The world’s very best restaurants were celebrated by San Pellegrino on Tuesday 25th June at a grand ceremony held in Singapore. It was the sponsor’s 18th annual ceremony where the coveted awards are given by a panel of over 1,000 culinary experts as well as a structured and audited voting procedure. ‘The World’s Best 50…

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The World’s Greatest Restaurant Guide: Les Grandes Tables du Monde

It’s the club every elite restaurateur wants to join but few will be welcomed into – Les Grandes Tables du Monde is the world’s most elite dining guide, a club of such gastronomique clout far and wide that it’s rather like the ultimate Who’s-Who of gastronomy. They don’t look for establishments that serve superior cuisine,…

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Step Inside the all new Belmond Cadogan Hotel on its Opening Day

28 February 2019 It’s a welcome return today to the Belmond Cadogan Hotel in Chelsea, after almost a five year absence for a complete refurbishment. Its multi-million pound restoration starts an exciting new chapter in the fashionable hotel’s 132 year history, as it joins the Belmond group and its portfolio of iconic hotels and travel…

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The Best Secret and Hidden Fine Dining Locations in UK

We pay homage to restaurants discreetly tucked away, or marketed under the radar, yet with cult status and legions of fans. These restaurants you won’t ordinarily happen upon, unless you knew where to look. The Luxury Restaurant Guide advises on some of the UK’s hidden dining gems: Kitchen Table at Bubbledogs, 70 Charlotte Street, Fitzrovia,…

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Crowded House – How to get a table at the most in-demand restaurants

A wing and a prayer is what you’ll need to clinch a table at Michel and Alain Roux’s latest venture, Roux at Skindles in Maidenhead. It opened today, Tuesday 6th November, and is already fully booked most days as well as all Friday and Saturday’s up to Christmas. Whilst demand is of little surprise for…

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The Full List of Michelin Restaurants for Great Britain & Ireland 2019

The Michelin Guide held its bi-annual award ceremony on Monday 01st October 2018 to announce the very latest restaurants to attain a coveted one, two and three Michelin star status for its 2019 guide. In total in the Michelin Guide for Great Britain & Ireland 2019 there are now 180 Michelin restaurants in the UK…

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AA Awards – The Latest Top UK Restaurants Announced

The best hotels, restaurants and pubs across the UK were announced last night at the AA Hospitality Awards in a glittering ceremony at Grosvenor House in London. To mark the twenty-first anniversary, this year’s awards were presented by Claudia Winkleman and honoured the best establishments in the UK across multiple categories such as Hotel of…

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Organic September – Top Chefs Have Their Say

Next month marks the start of Organic September; a month-long celebration of all things organic, helping people to find, try and buy organic food & drink and highlighting the farmers and business that produce it. Organic means you’ll always know what’s in your food – each step of organic food production is independently checked and…

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Dining from a Small Island – 15 best restaurants on islands in the UK

When American Bill Bryson’s love for this side of the pond was humorously told in Notes from a Small Island, one of the best-selling travel books of all time, it recorded his observations of travelling on public transport from John O’Groats to the Outer Hebrides, dining in pubs and cafes en-route. That was 23 years…

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Lympstone Manor one year on – we put twenty questions to Michael Caines

There were great expectations for chef-turned-hotelier Michael Caines’ first opening. One of the country’s most celebrated chefs restored a former Georgian mansion in 28 acres on the River Exe, previously used as an event venue. After an intense three year development plan and a sixteen month build, the results are evident: A Michelin-star after only…

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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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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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Chefs Recipe: Native Cornish Lobster, English Cucumber, Charantais Melon by Michael Chapman of Hurley House Hotel

The crystal clear waters off the Cornish coast produce the finest tasting lobsters available, renowned for their quality and flavour. Good news then that stocks of lobster in the Cornish waters are relatively healthy and above the minimum level so indulge yourself with this excellent crustacean and this delicious recipe! Ingredients (serves 2) 800g Lobster…

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