Luxury Restaurant Openings of 2019 – radical visions and sophisticated redevelopments

Restaurant openings continue to generate great interest year on year, and 2019 looks not to disappoint with an enigmatic mix of trail-blazers, headline chefs moving locations, and upcoming chefs forging careers. Whilst it is unlikely there will be as many openings as 2018, talent does continue to grow unabated, as does our appetite for discovery,…

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Step Inside The New Look Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park, London

Just in time for festive joviality, the Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park has reopened its doors for its restaurants, event spaces and spa following its most extensive renovation in its 115-year history. The hotel has been given an ultra-stylish new lease of life by a crack team of  designers: International renowned interior designer, Joyce Wang has…

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Stunning Cottages in the Grounds of Luxury Hotels

A heavenly escape to many is a luxury hotel stay, but there’s growing appeal for privacy and exclusivity, staying in your own well-appointed homely enclave. The canny trick is finding ones that still incorporate the key elements of a full-service hotel. After all, we, the Airbnb generation of self-confident travellers, may love the adventure of…

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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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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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Around the World in 80 Dines – the ultimate culinary tour of the UK

For globetrotting gourmets, terrified travellers, curious cuisiners and eco-eaters – let your palette circumnavigate the world in eighty dines, but without the Airmiles or travel bans. The Luxury Restaurant Guide uncovers the unique flavours making up the best of the UK’s rich multi-culinary identity so you can discover your inner Phileas Fogg: * Orange denotes:…

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Supercharged Tesla Dining Destinations: Plug-in, Charge-up, Dine-out

  Recharge your batteries, human and mechanical, in the lap of luxury with Tesla Destination Charging and Luxury Restaurant Guide locations. The growing charge network at leading hotels and restaurants is continuing in abundance, making the dining there even more rewarding and memorable. Gourmet travellers will appreciate dining and driving have been intertwined since 1905…

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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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