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England's Best & Finest Gourmet Restaurants & Chefs

Michelin Guide starred restaurants have been marked with ***  **  *  RS  Bib according to their rating.

THE MICHELIN GUIDE STAR & RATING SYSTEM - three stars (***) mean: "Exceptional cuisine and worth the journey"; two stars (**): "Excellent cooking and worth a detour"; one star (*): "A very good restaurant in its category"; the Bib label: "A Bib Gourmand rating means the restaurant is an inspector's favorite for good value. For $40 or less, you can enjoy two courses and a glass of wine or dessert (not including tax and gratuity)." Restaurants awarded the Rising Star (RS) means that they may be in line for a MICHELIN star, or an upgrade from one to two, or from two to three stars.

The World's 50 Best Restaurants sponsored by S.Pellegrino & Acqua Panna and produced annually by Restaurant magazine have been marked with SP; the restaurants marked with sp have been voted as the world's 51-100 best restaurants based on the votes of the 837 "chefs, restaurateurs, critics and fun-loving gourmands" selected by Restaurant magazine.

The restaurants marked with NW have been chosen by 53 top chefs for Newsweek magazine's August 13, 2012 issue 101 Best Places to Eat in the World.

The 75 restaurants representing 13 countries worldwide and 16 U.S. states awarded Wine Spectator magazine's Grand Award 2012 honoring outstanding restaurants with extraordinary wine programs have been marked WS.

5-star International Star Diamond Award Recipients selected by The American Academy of Hospitality Sciences have been marked with SDA.

The members of Les Grandes Tables du Monde association's 149 members in 22 countries on 4 continents representing the last word in gastronomy worldwide have been marked with GTM.

Established in France in 1954, Relais & Châteaux's mission is "to spread its unique art de vivre across the globe by selecting outstanding properties with a truly unique character." Prospective and current members are evaluated by the group's traditional "five C" motto: Character, Courtesy, Calm, Charm and Cuisine. The members of Relais & Châteaux exclusive collection of 500 of the finest hotels and gourmet restaurants in 60 countries on 5 continents have been marked with R&C.

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       GOURMET RESTAURANTS BY REGION (105 countries):
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Central America Europe - 1807 Michelin starred restaurants Middle East North America - 128 Michelin starred restaurants
Oceania South America - Top 100
    Castle Combe (Wiltshire)
  • Bybrook Restaurant * (Head chef: Richard Davies). At The Manor House Hotel.
    Cranbrook (Kent)
  • APICIUS * (Chef: Tim Johnson).

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    Dartmouth (Devon)
  • THE ANGEL - executive chef: Alan Murchison).
    Dorchester (Dorset)
  • Sienna.
  • Sienna * (Chef: Russell Brown).

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    Faversham (Kent)
  • Read's.
  • Read's * (Chef: David Pitchford).

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

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    Grange-over-Sands (Cumbria)
  • L'ENCLUME * (Chef: Simon Rogan). At Cartmel.

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    Harome, Nr Helmsley (North Yorkshire)
  • THE STAR INN - chef: Andrew Pern
    Highclere, Nr Newbury (Berkshire)
  • THE YEW TREE - head chef: Nick Beavon.
    Horsham (West Sussex)
  • The Pass * (Head chef: Matt Gillan). At South Lodge Hotel.

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    Ilkley (West Yorkshire)
  • Box Tree * (Chef: Simon Gueller).
    Isle of Wight
  • Hambrough.
  • Hambrough * (Chef: Robert Thompson). At Ventnor.

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    Kington (Herefordshire)
  • The Stagg Inn.
  • The Stagg Inn * (Chef: Steve Reynolds). At Titley.

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    Langho (Lancashire)
  • Northcote * (Chef: Nigel Haworth). At Blackburn.
    London's Top Gourmet Restaurants: A-Z
      ALSO ALL 55 THREE (2), TWO (7) & ONE (46) MICHELIN STARRED RESTAURANTS IN LONDON 2012:
  • big restaurant review of 2017 - The Telegraph.
  • The best al fresco restaurants in London - The Telegraph.
  • The best places to go for brunch in London - The Telegraph.
  • top 30 garden restaurants & cafes - The Telegraph.
  • Where to eat the best oysters in London - The Telegraph.
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  • 1 Lombard Street, City of London, London EC3V 9AA.
  • 1 LOMBARD STREET *
  • 11 PARK WALK
  • 28°-50° Bib. French cuisine.
  • 1901 - head chef: Michael Kreiling. French cuisine.
  • ACQUA SP
  • AL DUCA Bib (Head chef: Gianni Andolfi). Italian cuisine.
  • Alain Ducasse at the Dorchester.
  • ALAIN DUCASSE AT THE DORCHESTER *** sp
  • ALYN WILLIAMS AT THE WESTBURY *
  • AMARANTO - Italian cuisine. At hotel Four Seasons Park Lane.
  • AMAYA *. Indian cuisine.
  • AMABASSADE DE L'ILE
  • ANCHOR & HOPE Bib
  • Annabel's.
  • ANNABEL'S - founded 1963. 44 Berkeley Square, Mayfair. Private members' restaurant and nightclub on Berkeley Square 44 in Mayfair. It was the first of its kind: a member-only nightclub that catered to an exclusive clientele, including Prince Charles, Camilla Parker Bowles, Princess Anne, U.S. President Richard Nixon, Aristotle Onassis, Frank Sinatra and the Clermont Set.
  • APSLEYS * (Chef: Heinz Beck). Italian cuisine. At The Lanesborough hotel.
  • AQUA NUEVA - Spanish cuisine.
  • ARBUTUS * (Chef: Anthony Demetre).
  • ASSAGGI *
  • AUTOMAT - American brasserie.
  • AVISTA - Italien cuisine. Chef: Michele Granziera.
  • AWANA - Malaysian cuisine & satay bar.
  • AXIS - at One Aldwych hotel.
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  • Babylon at the Roof Gardens, 99 Kensington High Street, London W8 5SA, U.K.
  • Babylon at the Roof Gardens - 7th floor, 99 Kensington High Street.
  • BAR BOULUD - at the Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park Hotel.
  • BARRAFINA - since 2007.  Bib. Modern Spanish tapas bar.
  • BEAUBERRY HOUSE
  • BELVEDERE
  • BENARES * (Chef: Atul Kochhar). Indian cuisine.
  • BENJA BANGKOK TABLE Bib. Thai cuisine.
  • Bentley's Oyster Bar & Grill.
  • BENTLEY'S OYSTER BAR & GRILL - chef: Richard Corrigan. "Since 1916 Bentley's has been serving it's fish and chips and feeding the hungry shopping masses for almost 100 years, a haven for fresh oysters, grilled fish ..."
  • Berners Tavern, led by Michelin-starred Executive Chef Jason Atherton at The London Edition, 10 Berners St, London W1T 3NP, England.
  • Berners Tavern - 10 Berners Street. At 5-star boutique hotel The London Edition in Soho London. "Embodying Ian Schrager’s ‘new kind of gathering place’, Soho’s Berners Tavern is among the most sought-after restaurant reservations in London. Under the direction of Michelin-starred Executive Chef Jason Atherton, this all-day dining destination offers seasonal, contemporary British cuisine in an inviting space that highlights its historic charm."
  • Bibendum, Michelin House, 81 Fulham Road, Chelsea, London SW3 6RD.
  • BIBENDUM - French cuisine & oyster bar. "The most consistently excellent restaurant."
  • BOCCA DI LUPO Bib. Italian cuisine.
  • Boulestin, 5 St James's Street, London SW1A 1EF, England, U.K.
  • Boulestin - 5 St James's Street. "The revival of London's famous French restaurant: London’s rich and famous loved Boulestin – and the restaurateur behind it – after it opened in the 1920s. Now it's been resurrected."
  • BOMBAY BRASSERIE - since 1982.
  • BONDS - chef: Stephen Smith.
  • BOROUGH MARKET NW. Specialty: fish & chips.
  • Boulestin - 5 St James's St, St. James's, London SW1A 1EF. "The French Restaurant in London."
  • Brompton Bar & Grill - 243 Brompton Road, Knightsbridge, London SW3 2EP. Now closed.
  • BUSABA EATHAI NW. Specialty: Thai calamari.
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  • Cabotte, 48 Gresham St, London EC2V 7AY.
  • Cabotte - 48 Gresham Street. "French Restaurant & Wine Bar." Founded by two Master Sommeliers with extensive London restaurant experience, promises exquisite French cuisine paired with a unique wine list made up of beautiful classics and interesting rarities from the Burgundy wine region.
  • The Domino at Hotel Café Royal, 68 Regent Street, London W1B 4DY.
  • CAFÉ ROYAL - founded 1868. "London's Dining Room." 68 Regent Street. By the 1890s the Café Royal had become the place to see and be seen at. Its patrons have included Oscar Wilde, Aleister Crowley, Virginia Woolf, D.H. Lawrence, Winston Churchill, Noël Coward, Brigitte Bardot, Max Beerbohm, George Bernard Shaw, Jacob Epstein, Mick Jagger, Elizabeth Taylor, Muhammad Ali and Diana, Princess of Wales.
  • Caprice - "A-list celebrity eatery, closed since the Covid-19 pandemic, will reopen at new location." 26 - 28 Conway Street.
  • Caviar House Oyster Bar - at Harrods, London, U.K. "In association with Caviar House and Prunier, the Oyster Bar affords the opportunity to sample such legendary offerings as Fines de Claires, Montpelier, Portland Royals, Loch Ryans and Falmouth Oysters, with an expert complement of wines and Champagnes."
  • CECCONI'S - Italian cuisine.
  • Ceviche Soho - Peruvian cuisine. 17 Frith Street.
  • Chapter One * (Head chef: Andrew McLeish).
  • CHEZ BRUCE * (Chef: Bruce Poole). At Wandsworth.
  • Chiltern Firehouse, 1 Chiltern St, Marylebone, London W1U 7PA.
  • Chiltern Firehouse - 1 Chiltern St, Marylebone. "London’s hottest celebrity hangout."
  • CHINA TANG AT THE DORCHESTER - "With an atmosphere inspired by the bustling Shanghai of the 1920s, China Tang serves authentic Cantonese food and delicious Dim Sum throughout the day, accompanied by a classic cocktail menu in the bar."
  • CHUTNEY MARY - Indian cuisine.
  • CIPRIANI | C LONDON - opened 2004 in Mayfair, this restaurant continues the Cipriani style in the heart of London.
  • Clos Maggiore.
  • CLOS MAGGIORE - "Voted one of London's most romatic restaurants."
  • CLUB GASCON * (Chef: Pascal Aussignac).
  • COQ D'ARGENT
  • CORRIGAN'S MAYFAIR - chef: Richard Corrigan.
  • A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

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  • DA POLPO Bib. Italian cuisine.
  • DABBOUS *
  • Café Daquise, 20 Thurloe St, London SW7 2LT.
  • Daquise - 20 Thurloe St, South Kensington. Traditional Polish cuisine. "Since 1947 we have welcomed many esteemed guests and played a small part in the history of both London and Poland. In the sixties, during the height of the Profumo affair, we played host to Christine Keeler and Yevgeni Ivanov, the naval attaché of the Soviet Embassy and KGB spy. Roman Polanski regularly stopped by for dumplings and goulash whilst filming Repulsion, as did Edward Raczynski, the President of Poland in exile."
  • Dean Street Townhouse
  • DEHESA Bib. Mediterranean cuisine.
  • Dinner by Heston Blumenthal.
  • DINNER BY HESTON BLUMENTHAL * SP. At Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park Hotel.
  • Dstrkt London - "Modern American Small Plate Dining."
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  • Eiffel Tower restaurant - Number 1 Percy Street was the site of the White Tower restaurant, formerly the Eiffel Tower hotel and restaurant.
  • Eight over Eight - 392 King's Rd. Pan Asian cuisine.
  • Elena's L'Etoile, 30 Charlotte Street, London W1T 2NG, England, U.K.
  • Elena's L'Etoile - "From its beginnings in 1896 to present day, our London French restaurant has evolved over many decades to become the venue of choice for generations of actors and celebrities from stage, screen and the worlds of art and literature."
  • ELEVEN PARK WALK - Italian cuisine.
  • Embassy.
  • EMBASSY - founded in 1870. Chef: Joël Antunès.
  • EMPORIO ARMANI CAFFÉ
  • A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

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  • FIFTEEN
  • Fifth Floor.
  • FIFTH FLOOR - head chef: Jonas Karlsson. Situated on the top floor of Harvey Nichols' flagship store on Knightsbridge.
  • Fitzroy Tavern, 16 Charlotte St, Fitzrovia, London W1T 2LY, England, U.K.
  • Fitzroy Tavern - 16 Charlotte St, Fitzrovia. It is currently owned by the Samuel Smith Brewery. It became famous during a period spanning the 1920s to the mid-1950s as a meeting place for many of London's artists, intellectuals and bohemians such as Jacob Epstein, Nina Hamnett, Dylan Thomas, Augustus John, and George Orwell.
  • A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

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  • GALVIN AT WINDOWS * (Head chef: André Garrett). Located on the 28th floor of London Hilton, Park Lane, Mayfair.
  • Galvin La Chapelle * (Chef patron: Jeff Galvin). At Tower Hamlets.
  • GAUTHIER Soho (Executive head chef: Gerard Virolle).
  • Gennaro’s - (1880- ca. 1970). 45 Dean Street, Soho. Best remembered as the home of Gennaro’s, where the Kings of Greece, Yugoslavia and Siam dined alongside Enrico Caruso and Dame Nellie Melba. The restaurant is commemorated today in the The Groucho Club first floor Gennaro Room.
  • GIACONDA DINING ROOM Bib
  • GOLDFISH CITY Bib. Chinese cuisine.
  • GOODMAN
  • Gordon Ramsay.
  • GORDON RAMSAY ***. French cuisine.
  • GORDON RAMSEY AT CLARIDGE'S
  • GORING - at The Goring hotel.
  • GREAT QUEEN STREET Bib
  • GREENHOUSE * WS (Chef: Arnaud Bignon).
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  • HAKKASAN HANWAY PLACE * (Head chef: Tong Chee Hwee). Chinese cuisine.
  • Hakkasan - "Elegance, energy, invention." All locations.
  • HAKKASAN MAYFAIR * sp. Chinese cuisine.
  • HARRY'S BAR - a private member's club that specialises in Northern Italian food.
  • Harwood Arms * (Head chef: Barry Fitzgerald). At Hammersmith and Fulham.
  • HEDONE *
  • HÉLÈNE DARROZE AT THE CONNAUGHT **
  • HEREFORD ROAD Bib
  • Hibiscus.
  • HIBISCUS ** sp (Chef: Claude Bosi).
  • HIDE, 85 Piccadilly, Mayfair, London W1J 7NB.
  • HIDE - 85 Piccadilly, Mayfair. "Chef Ollie Dabbous' £20 million Three Storey Mayfair Masterpiece." Dabbous has enlisted an all-star cast to design Hide in Mayfair, including Atmos Studio, who created the twisting staircase, as well as interior designer Rose Murray and architectural consultancy Lusted Green. Its 70-page wine menu is also worth singing about, plus patrons have access to Hedonism Wines’s 6,500 wine list, with bottles delivered directly to the restaurant by request.
  • HIX AT THE ALBEMARLE
  • HKK, Broadgate West, 88 Worship Street, London EC2A 2BE.
  • HKK * (Head chef: Tong Chee Hwee). Chinese cuisine.
  • A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

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  • IBERICA MARYLEBONE Bib. Spanish cuisine & tapas bar.
  • IMPERIAL CHINA
  • A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

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  • J.SHEEKEY OYSTER BAR - 28-35 St Martin's Court. For seafood and shellfish.
  • J.SHEEKEY's Restaurant - 28-35 St Martin's Court. "In the heart of Covent Garden, J Sheekey is a fish and seafood restaurant offering the finest fish, oysters, shellfish and other fruits de mer."
  • JOSÉ PIZARRO Bib. Spanish cuisine.
  • A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

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  • Kai.
  • KAI *. Chinese cuisine.
  • KATEH Bib. Persian cuisine
  • Kitchen W8 * (Head chef: Mark Kempson).
  • KOFFMANN'S - chef: Pierre Koffmann. French cuisine. At The Berkeley Knightsbridge hotel.
  • KOYA Bib. Japanese cuisine.
  • A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

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  • L'Atelier de JoËl Robuchon.
  • L'Atelier de JoËl Robuchon **
  • L'AUTRE PIED * (Chef: Andy McFadden).
  • La Chapelle * (Chef patron: Jeff Galvin). At Tower Hamlets.
  • LA TROMPETTE * (Head chef: Anthony Boyd). At Hounslow.
  • LATIUM - chef patron: Maurizio Morelli. Italian cuisine.
  • LAUNCESTON PLACE * (Head chef: Timothy Allen).
  • L'ESCARGOT * "This isn't just a French restaurant, it's a Soho institution." 48 Greek St, Soho, London W1D 4EF.
  • L'Etoile, 30 Charlotte Street, London W1T 2NG.
  • L'Etoile - "From its beginnings in 1896 to present day, our London French restaurant has evolved over many decades to become the venue of choice for generations of actors and celebrities from stage, screen and the worlds of art and literature." 30 Charlotte Street.
  • LE CAPRICE - Arlington House, Arlington St. Modern European restaurant offering bar dining, pre and post theatre menus and Sunday brunch.
  • Le Gavroche.
  • LE GAVROCHE ** sp GTM R&C (Chef: Michel Roux).
  • LE PONT DE LA TOUR
  • LEDBURY ** SP (Chef: Brett Graham).
  • LOCANDA LOCATELLI * (Head chef: Giorgio Locatelli). Italian cuisine.
  • L'ORANGER - 5 St James's Street. Now closed.
  • LUTYENS
  • A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

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  • Madison, Rooftop Terrace, 1 New Exchange, St Paul's, London EC4M 9AF, England, U.K.
  • Madison - "Drinking, Dining & Dancing In The Heart Of The City." Rooftop Terrace, 1 New Exchange, St Paul's.
  • MADDOX CLUB
  • MARCO
  • Marcus Wareing at the Berkeley.
  • MARCUS WAREING AT THE BERKELEY ** sp
  • MARK'S CLUB - a private member's dining club in Mayfair.
  • Restaurant Mash, 77 Brewer Street, London W1F 9ZN.
  • MASH - "Modern American Steak House." Winner of 'London Restaurant of the Year 2013' award by London Lifestyle Awards.
  • MASSIMO - Italian cuisine. At Corinthia Hotel.
  • MAZE *. A Gordon Ramsey restaurant.
  • MEDLAR * (Chef: Joe Mercer Nairne).
  • MIN JIANG - Chinese cuisine.
  • MIRABELLE - (1936-2008). Became popular during the 50s and 60s, with certain celebrities being regulars. Chef Marco Pierre White bought it and owned it from 1998 to 2007, during which time, reports of celebrities dining at the restaurant once more occurred. It was sold in 2007. It earned a Michelin star in 2008 under head chef Charlie Rushton, and the star was kept until its closure for refurbishment later in 2008. It has remained closed since.
  • MOSIMANN'S - "One of the most prestigious private dining clubs in the world."
  • MR CHOW - executive chef: John Ng.
  • MURANO * (Chef patron: Angela Hartnett).
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  • NAHM - award-winning Thai restaurant. Chef: David Thompson.
  • Nobu Berkeley St.
  • NOBU BERKELEY ST. * (Executive chef: Mark Edwards).
  • NOBU * (Executive chef: Nobu Matsuhisa). At The Metropolitan Hotel.
  • NORTH ROAD * (Chef: Christoffer Hruskova). At Islington.
  • NORTHALL - at Corinthia Hotel.
  • NOVIKOV - 50A Berkeley Square, Mayfair. Asian (specialises in Chinese & Pan Asian cuisine) & Italian cuisines.
  • NOZOMI - winners: best restaurant bar London Club & Bar Awards 2006 & 2011.
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  • Odin's - 27 Devonshire Street, Marylebone, London, W1G 6PL. Now closed.
  • ONE-O-ONE - chef: Pascal Proyart. Fish & seafood.
  • OPERA TAVERN Bib. Mediterranean cuisine & tapas bar.
  • ORRERY
  • Overton's - 5 St James's Street, London SW1. The top people's fish restaurant. Now closed.
  • Oxo Tower.
  • OXO TOWER - a Harvey Nichols.
  • A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

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  • PARAMOUNT
  • PEARL - executive chef: Jun Tanaka.
  • Peppers & Spice - "Caribbean Food To Take Away." 40 Balls Pond Rd, Dalston.
  • Petersham Nurseries CafÉ * (Chef: Greg Malouf). At Richmond-upon-Thames.
  • Pétrus.
  • PÉTRUS * (Chef: Sean Burbidge). A Gordon Ramsey restaurant.
  • PIED À TERRE * (Chef: Marcus Eaves).
  • POLLEN STREET SOCIAL * (Chef: Jason Atherton).
  • POLPO Bib. Italian cuisine.
  • The Princess Victoria, 217 Uxbridge Rd, White City, London W12 9DH, U.K.
  • Princess Victoria - 217 Uxbridge Rd, White City. "One of the original gin palaces built in 1829, the elegant Princess Victoria has recently undergone an extensive refurbishment to become a truly beautiful public house."
  • A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

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  • Quaglino's, 16 Bury St, Mayfair.
  • Quaglino's - since 1929/1991. Head Chef Mickael Weiss. 16 Bury St, Mayfair.
  • Quilon.
  • QUILON * (Chef: Sriram Aylur). Indian cuisine.
  • QUO VADIS
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  • RASOI * (Chef: Vineet Bhatta). Twice awarded with one Michelin star Vineet Bhatta is the first Indian chef with such an archievment.
  • RESTAURANT GORDON RAMSEY ***
  • RHODES TWENTY FOUR * (Chef: Gary Rhodes). Located on the 24th floor of the City of London's tallest building, Tower 42.
  • RHODES W1 * (Head chef: Paul Welburn).
  • RIB ROOM - head chef: Ian Rudge. British cuisine. At Jumeirah Carlton Tower hotel.
  • Ritz Restaurant, 150 Piccadilly, London W1J 9BR, England, U.K.
  • RITZ RESTAURANT * 150 Piccadilly. "The Ritz offers a world class, fine dining experience. From our opulent restaurant to our pretty Garden Bar & Champagne Terrace book your table today."
  • RIVER CAFÉ * sp (Chef: Ruth Rogers). At Hammersmith.
  • RIVER RESTAURANT - head chef: James Pare. At The Savoy hotel.
  • ROAST - "Deliciously British."
  • ROUSILLON * (Chef: Dan Gill). Rated best vegetarian food.
  • ROUX AT PARLIAMENT SQUARE - French cuisine.
  • ROUX AT THE LANDAU - chefs: Albert & Michel Roux Jr. French cuisine.
  • Rules Restaurant, 34-35 Maiden Ln, London WC2E 7LB, England, U.K.
  • RULES - established in 1798. London's oldest restaurant. "It serves traditional British food."
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  • SAKE NO HANA
  • SALT YARD Bib. Mediterranean cuisine.
  • SAN LORENZO RESTAURANT - was Princess Diana's favourite eating place.
  • SANTINI - Italian cuisine.
  • SARTORIA - "Italian flair meets English tradition.
  • Savoy Grill.
  • SAVOY GRILL - since 1899. Chef patron: Stuart Gillies. Classic Escoffier-inspired grill room. Reopened after extensive restoration to its original 1920’s Art Deco glory on November 29, 2010.
  • Scott's, 20 Mount St, Mayfair, London W1K 2HE, England, U.K.
  • SCOTT'S - "Scott’s in Mount Street, Mayfair, is a seafood restaurant offering the finest oysters, fish and crustacean. Seasonal game, meat and vegetarian dishes also feature. Our fish are responsibly caught from sustainable sources." "My favorite restaurant is Scott's." - said Ian Fleming, and "When James Bond is in London, he always lunches there, at the corner table – that’s so he can look down and watch the pretty girls walking past."
  • Searcys | The Gherkin - 30 St Mary Axe. Home to London’s highest private members’ club, featuring an exclusive lounge, restaurant and bar with private dining rooms offering the finest menus and the best 360° views over the City. The glass dome at the top the Gherkin, available for exclusive private hire, is ideal for prestigious events.
  • SEMPLICE * (Chef: Marco Torri). Italian cuisine.
  • SEVEN PARK PLACE * (Chef: William Drabble). At hotel and club St. James's.
  • SHEPHERD'S - British cuisine.
  • The Grand Divan restaurant at Simpson's-in-the-Strand.
  • Simpson's-in-the-Strand - since 1828. One of London's oldest traditional English restaurants. Situated in the Strand, it is part of the Savoy Buildings, which also contain one of the world's most famous hotels, the Savoy.
  • Sketch, 9 Conduit St, London W1S 2XG.
  • Sketch ** Since 2003. Chef: Pierre Gagnaire. "A 'lieu' or destination place, for food, art and music has been realised by Mourad 'Momo' Mazouz and his team of chefs and designers over two expansive floors of a converted 18th century building in 9 Conduit Street, Mayfair, London." Celebrity restaurant cancels booking over doggy bag row - The Telegraph.
  • SKYLON
  • Square ** (Chef: Philip Howard).
  • St. John, 26 St John St, Clerkenwell, London EC1M 4AY, U.K.
  • St. John - since 1994. * 26 St John St, Clerkenwell. "Whitewashed ex-smokehouse where Fergus Henderson pioneered the resurgent interest in offal dishes." He is often noted for his use of offal and other neglected cuts of meat as a consequence of his philosophy of nose to tail eating. Chefs Anthony Bourdain and Mario Batali have both praised Henderson for his dishes, which optimise British food while making full use of the whole animal. St. JOHN has won numerous awards and accolades, including Best British and Best overall London Restaurant at the 2001 Moët & Chandon Restaurant Awards. It has also been consistently placed in Restaurant magazine's annual list of the Top 50 restaurants in the world and awarded a Michelin star in September 2012.
  • SWEETINGS FISH RESTAURANT NW. Since 1889. Specialty: Dover sole.
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  • TAMARIND * (Chef: Alfred Prasad). Indian cuisine.
  • Taro - "Japanese Noodles and Sushi Bars."
  • TERROIRS Bib
  • TEXTURE * (Head chef: Agnar Sverrisson).
  • The Araki, Unit 4, 12 New Burlington St, London W1S 3BF.
  • The Araki *** Chef: Mitsuhiro Araki. Specialises in the simplest form of the popular Edomae-sushi, served in the traditional Japanese way. Unit 4, 12 New Burlington St, London W1S 3BF.
  • THE ARTS CLUB - 40 Dover Street, Mayfair. Members only.
  • THE CAPITAL RESTAURANT - chef: Jérôme Ponchelle. French cuisine.
  • THE CINNAMON CLUB - Indian cuisine.
  • THE CLOVE CLUB - Shoreditch Town Hall, 380 Old St, London EC1. "There's a no-choice menu. You either like it or lump it. There are few cheffy indulgences, hardly any blowsy carbs. But it's some of the loveliest food I've eaten in ages."
  • The Coin Laundry - 70 Exmouth Market.
  • The Collection - 264 Brompton Rd.
  • THE CONNAUGHT R&C. Chef: Hélène Darroze.
  • THE GLASSHOUSE * (Head chef: Daniel Mertl).
  • THE GORING - "Siren showcases the best of Cornish produce, with simple seafood dishes of understated brilliance, under the direction of the renowned British chef, Nathan Outlaw. Overlooking The Goring Garden, the restaurant sits in an ornate orangery, ensuring that the outdoor and indoor spaces are intrinsically linked throughout the seasons. The Siren menu offers exquisite dishes such as Cured monkfish, ginger, fennel and yoghurt and Red mullet with devilled shrimp butter and chicory. These sit alongside a wide range of daily specials that reflect the freshest fish available direct from Cornwall each day, such as Lobster grilled over fire with herbs and garlic and Grilled whole monkfish for two to share." 15 Beeston Pl, Westminster.
  • The GREENHOUSE * (Chef: Arnaud Bignon).
  • The Grill Room at the Dorchester.
  • THE GRILL ROOM AT THE DORCHESTER - head chef: Brian Hughson.
  • The Harwood Arms * (Head chef: Barry Fitzgerald). At Hammersmith and Fulham.
  • The Ivy, 1-5 West Street, London WC2H 9NQ, U.K.
  • The Ivy - since 1917. 1-5 West Street. "A firm fixture on London's dining and social scene." Offers seasonal menus featuring Ivy classics alongside modern British dishes. The ultimate VIP diner: Queen pictured at London's Ivy restaurant on rare public night out.
  • THE Jugged Hare - "Features a ‘theatre’ kitchen with a state-of-the art eight-spit rotisserie and a charcoal grill, spit-roast meats, seasonal British game, wild fish and shellfish are on offer on a daily basis."
  • The Lecture Room & Library **. At Sketch. Menus are devised by French master chef Pierre Gagnaire.
  • THE LEDBURY ** SP (Chef: Brett Graham).
  • THE LINDSAY ROOM - private dining.
  • The Milroy, 5 Hamilton Place, Green Park, Mayfair, London, W1J 7ED, England, U.K.
  • The Milroy - 5 Hamilton Place, Green Park, Mayfair. Previously accessible only to members of Les Ambassadeurs Club, The Milroy has opened its doors to non-members for lunch, allowing diners to get a glimpse of London’s oldest and most prestigious private members’ casinos featuring a 64 cover restaurant which retains many original features including Murano glass chandeliers and a decorative Georgian ceiling. Cuisine: modern European. Head Chef: Simon Foster.
  • THE QUILON *. Named top Indian restaurant in 2010.
  • THE RED FORT - since 1982. Indian cuisine.
  • THE RITZ RESTAURANT
  • The Sherlock Holmes Pub - "The Sherlock Holmes pub is a traditional English pub serving pints and pub food. As well as a bar and restaurant, the pub has a secret - a complete recreation of Holmes and Watson's study and sitting." 10 Northumberland Street St James, London WC2N 5DB.
  • The Square ** (Chef: Philip Howard).
  • THE WOLSELEY
  • THEO RANDALL - Italian kirchen. At The InterContinental.
  • TOM AIKENS RESTAURANT *
  • TOTO'S - Italian cuisine.
  • TRAFALGAR TAVERN - since 1837. Park Row, Greenwich. "In Victorian London there was one pub that represented the best of Britain’s naval might and cultural standing. A place where William Gladstone and Charles Dickens could be seen dining side-by-side."
  • TRAMP - founded in 1969. 40 Jermyn Street, St. James's, Mayfair. Considered to be one of the most exclusive member's clubs in the world and is a regular haunt for celebrities.
  • TRISHNA *. Indian cuisine.
  • A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

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  • Umu.
  • UMU *. Japanese cuisine.
  • A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

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  • Veeraswamy, Victory House, 99 Regent St, London W1B 4EZ.
  • Veeraswamy * "UK's Oldest Indian Restaurant." Situated in a prime location off London's Regent Street, Veeraswamy has been offering the finest Indian cuisine since 1926. Notable diners at Veeraswamy have included Winston Churchill, King Gustav VI of Sweden, Jawaharlal Nehru, Indira Gandhi, Charlie Chaplin and Ian Sinclair.
  • VIAJANTE * sp (Chef patron: Nuno; chef de cuisine: Leandro). At Town Hall Hotel. At Tower Hamlets.
  • Vivat Bacchus.
  • VIVAT BACCHUS - tasting menu: £1,000.
  • A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

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  • WATER HOUSE RESTAURANT
  • Marco Pierre White Wheeler's of St. James's Oyster Bar & Grill Room, 5 Threadneedle St, London EC2R 8AY, U.K.
  • Wheeler's - since 1856. Marco Pierre White Wheeler's of St. James's Oyster Bar & Grill Room.
  • WILD HONEY *
  • Wiltons.
  • WILTONS - "Noted since 1742 for the finest oysters, fish and game." 55 Jermyn Street.
  • WINDOWS * (Head chef: André Garrett). Located on the 28th floor of London Hilton, Park Lane, Mayfair.
  • A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

    - Y -
  • Yauatcha.
  • YAUATCHA *. Chinese cuisine.
  • A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

    - Z -
  • Zafferano.
  • ZAFFERANO (Chef: Andrew Needham). Italian cuisine.
  • ZUCCA Bib. Italian cuisine.
  • ZUMA sp
    Lower Slaughter (Gloucestershire)
  • Sixteen58 Restaurant R&C (Head chef: Andrew Birch). At Lower Slaughter Manor.
    Lyndhurst (Hampshire)
  • Lime wood R&C (Head chef: Luke Holder).

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

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    Malmesbury (Wiltshire)
  • The Dining Room ** R&C (Head chef: Martin Burge). At Whatley Manor.
    Murcott (Oxfordshire)
  • Nut Tree * (Chef: Mike North).

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

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    New Milton (Hampshire)
  • Chewton Glen R&C (Executive chef: Luke Matthews).

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

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    Old Hunstanton (Norfolk)
  • The Neptune * (Chef: Kevin Mangeolle).
    Oldstead (North Yorkshire)
  • Black Swan * (Chef: Adam Jackson).

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

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    Pateley Bridge (North Yorkshire)
  • Yorke Arms * (Chef: Frances Atkins).
    Petersfield (Hampshire)
  • JSW * (Chef: Jake Watkins).
    Portscatho (Cornwall)
  • Driftwood * (Chef: Chris Eden).

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

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    Reading (Berkshire)
  • L'ORTOLAN * (Executive chef: Alan Murchison). At Shinfield.
    Ridgeway, Sheffield (South Yorkshire)
  • THE OLD VICARAGE * (Chef: Tessa Bramley).
    Ripley (Surrey)
  • DRAKE'S * (Chef: Steve Drake).

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

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    Sheffield (South Yorkshire)
  • THE OLD VICARAGE * (Chef: Tessa Bramley). At Ridgeway.
    Shinfield (Berkshire)
  • L'ORTOLAN * (Executive chef: Alan Murchison).
    South Molton (Devon)
  • THE MASONS ARMS * (Chef: Mark Dodson). At Knowstone.

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

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    Titley, Kington (Herefordshire)
  • The Stagg Inn.
  • THE STAGG INN * (Chef: Steve Reynolds).

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

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    Ullswater (Cumbria)
  • The Sharrow Bay restaurant.
  • Sharrow Bay * R&C (Head chef: Colin Akrigg). At Lake Ullswater, Penrith.

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

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    Ventnor
  • Hambrough.
  • Hambrough * (Chef: Robert Thompson). At Isle of Wight.

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

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    Welwyn Garden City (Hertfordshire)
  • Auberge du Lac * (Executive chef: Phil Thompson). At Brocket Hall.
    Whitstable (Kent)
  • The Sportsman * (Chef: Steve Harris). At Seasalter.
    Winchcombe (Gloucestershire)
  • 5 North Street * (Chef: Marcus Ashenford).
    Woburn (Bedfordshire)
  • Paris House.
  • Paris House * (Head chef: Phil Fanning).
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