We present the ones that made it to the top 10 of the list. These are the places that get it right every time – where each meal is memorable for the excellent food, ambience and service.
The Ledbury opened in 2005, with Brett Graham as Head Chef, supported by a young and energetic team including Sous Chef Greg Austin, and Restaurant Manager Darren McHugh. The restaurant has gained many accolades including the much coveted second Michelin Star.
Holding three Michelin-stars, Chef Patron Clare Smyth leads the dynamic team at Gordon Ramsay’s flagship restaurant in providing elegant modern French cuisine using the finest seasonal ingredients and employing both classic and modern techniques. This intimate restaurant seats 45 guests surrounded by the stylish interiors designed by Fabled Studio, combining contemporary elegance and unparalleled service, Restaurant Gordon Ramsay has the hallmark of true excellence.
Tom Sellers’ cutting-edge restaurant has made an impact from its opening sentence, swiftly winning a Michelin star. His Story appears divertingly domestic, with a stone-clad open kitchen, simple furniture, and bookcases referencing the venture’s name.
Typing Room is located in East London’s Town Hall Hotel, built in 1910, and is named after the building’s original typing room in which all communications from the mayoral, council and judicial system were put to ink. Lee Westcott uses the best of local and seasonal British ingredients to create innovative modern European dishes at Typing Room. His cooking has been describedas pure, natural and honest, presented in a relaxed atmosphere.
Opened January 21st 2011, Focusing on the revival and modernisation of traditional British recipes, the menu at Dinner by Heston Blumenthal features simple contemporary dishes inspired by Britain”s historic gastronomic past and recipes dating as far back as the 16th century.
Clos Maggiore is an oasis of calm in the heart of Covent Garden. Influenced by the stylish country inns of Provence and Tuscany its unique interiors create a warmth and intimacy enjoyed by both business and private parties. The conservatory has a fully retractable glass roof creating a bright and airy dining space, particularly lovely during the Spring and Summer seasons. It is transformed at night by candles, starlight and a crackling fire during the Winter months. Head Chef Marcellin Marc cooks sublime ProvenÃ§al inspired cuisine with contemporary panache.
The Greenhouse Restaurant is an oasis of calm and tranquillity in the heart of Mayfair. The restaurant offers a fresh clean interior designed with an elegant simplicity. The menu itself changes often to make use of the finest seasonal ingredients.
Inspired by the constant changing of the seasons, Michelin-starred Fera at Claridge’s is a creative and natural take on modern British cuisine. Renowned chef Simon Rogan’s ever-changing Ã la carte and tasting menus capture the true essence of nature through its textures, tastes and sense of perpetual evolution.
What was once a bijou neighbourhood French restaurant has become quite an enterprise, with a cafÃ©-patisserie next door (there’s a second branch in Teddington), a cooking school and a large private dining room. Everything stems from chef-proprietor Eric Guignard’s culinary ability and his wife Sarah’s charm as a host.
The Thames Foyer is the heart of The Savoy hotel and the perfect venue for light, informal dining. Its reinstated glass cupola, based on a guest’s drawing, once again allows natural daylight to flood in on even the darkest day. The centrepiece of the room is the magnificent new winter garden gazebo.
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