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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New Charcuterie ‘Best of British’ Dining Concept Launched at Great Fosters, Egham

Great Fosters have recently launched a new ‘grazing’ menu with their Charcuterie dining concept ‘Best of British’ in the bar of the Estate Grill restaurant. Claire and Sari from the Luxury Restaurant Guide were invited to try it out and were guided through the whole experience by Great Foster’s Executive Chef Marc Hardiman. Marc has traveled extensively…

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Halloween Haunts – Best Hotels to Visit For An Authentic All Hallows Eve

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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Restaurant Review and Chef Q & A – James Dugan, Seasons Restaurant, Four Seasons Hampshire

Chef James Dugan has come home – in more ways than one. The newly appointed Executive Head Chef at Four Seasons Hampshire is both rejoining the Four Seasons family, having spent an early part of his career at Four Seasons Park Lane, and returning to his native county as a Hampshire resident. The Luxury Restaurant Guide…

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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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