The British Curry Awards

The annual British Curry Awards was held at The Grosvenor House Hotel in London on Sunday 21 Nov 2010 and has been recognising excellence in the industry since 2005 with this year’s competition attracting a record 67,000 public nominations. List of winners Most Innovative Restaurant – Chilli Pickle, Brighton Best Newcomer – Mem Saab, Leicester…

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Top 10 UK Restaurant Designers shaping the industry today

The architecture and interiors of a restaurant are becoming as fundamental an ingredient as the food and service you receive within.  As an environment for social entertaining there is an increasing movement to strive for the more daring, experimental, inspirational, harmonious or nurturing – creativity in design is back in fashion – and dragging us…

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Vision Marketing launches luxury loyalty club with Inverlochy Castle and Chez Roux

Vision Marketing (parent company to Design Restaurants) has signed a landmark marketing agreement with Inverlochy Castle Management International (ICMI) and Chez Roux to launch a range of privileges and rewards programme at Scotland’s most renowned small luxury hotels. The Inverlochy Club will showcase ICMI’s iconic collection of magnificent castle’s, country houses and boutique hotels in…

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Restaurant Ratings Uncovered

When you are searching for a rating systems for a restaurant you would certainly expect them to be unbiased, authoritative and standardised.  However any rating system is bound to court controversy at some stage or another for its methodology in rating others labour.  To clear the muddied waters we reveal how the most well-known ratings…

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Eating Out in Luxury Restaurants is more affordable than ever

Fine dining aficionados are being encouraged to take advantage of the recent economic downturn suffered by the hospitality industry and to join the rapidly expanding fine dining benefits club run by Design Restaurants. The struggles of fine dining restaurants are well documented within the recent recession, and restaurants have been increasingly looking at how to…

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Gourmet Offers and Stays

A new week, and new restaurants on board offering exclusive rates for Design Restaurant cardholders. We are delighted to announce the following inclusions to the DR fold: The Dining Room at Hersham, Surrey The Dining Room in Hersham, Surrey is a quaint British restaurant which no village should be without. Fashioned together from several local cottages…

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