Chefs Recipe – Tarkari Handi by Alfred Prasad formerly Tamarind

This Indian mixed vegetables recipe is a simple yet richly layered dish from Alfred Prasad. Tarkari Handi combines your favourite vegetables — including asparagus, mushrooms, broccoli and baby corn — tossed with cumin, red onions and crushed peppercorns for a wonderful vegetarian supper or side dish.   Tarkari Handi Ingredients Mixed vegetables 8 asparagus spears,…

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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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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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Best Festive and Christmas Menu Offers For Members – Part One

The lead up to Christmas Eve is almost as good as the holiday itself and is a perfect time to socialise with friends and work colleagues. It’s also the time when restaurants produce some delicious festive menus which are a fraction of the cost of dining out on Christmas Day.  Here we publish a selection of December menus at…

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Marlow’s Gastronomic Indian Grand Opening – Sindhu at Macdonald Compleat Angler

Announcing the grand opening of Sindhu by Atul Kochhar, Marlow – 11th November 2014 Bringing a unique new culinary destination to the foodie hotspot Marlow is Michelin-starred chef Atul Kochhar with Sindhu at the luxurious Macdonald Compleat Angler Hotel. Doors open for the very first time from Tuesday 11th November at this brilliantly designed new…

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10 Best Restaurants In London to go for Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving this year is 27th November and with so many American expats and tourists in the capital, more and more excellent restaurants are now offering a traditional Thanksgiving feast. At the end of the day what’s not to love about some sneaky pre-Christmas Turkey with Pumpkin Pie to follow, enjoyed with family and friends? Here…

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The full list of 2015 Michelin star restaurants in the UK

PLEASE NOTE THIS LIST HAS NOW BEEN SUPERSEDED BY THE 2016 PUBLICATION – LINK HERE    Congratulations to Michelin on the latest 2015 publication.  Many of these restaurants provide exclusive dining offers and add value privileges to subscribing Luxury Restaurant Club members – examples: Save on average £39 on two people dining at Tamarind (1 Michelin star) Receive complimentary glass…

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