restaurant Guide

Though we work with hundreds of hotels worldwide
 

 

London is fast becoming the gastronomic capital of the world, and our members enjoy VIP access and priority booking at the finest eateries across the capital.

 

A selection of our most popular restaurants include:

 

 

Chiltern Firehouse

Location: Mayfair, London

As André Balazs first venue outside the US, the Chiltern Firehouse has been a resounding hit. The lovely 1889 Grade II-listed Victorian-gothic fire brigade building has been rebuilt from the inside out, and now boasts a discreetly gated garden as the entrance to London’s hottest eaterie. Each night sees a who’s who of celebrities dining here enjoying splendid food and audacious atmosphere..

Sexy Fish

Location: Glastonbury

The worlds of architecture, art and fashion have collided at Sexy Fish, a lavish new Asian seafood restaurant in London opened by British restaurant magnate Richard Caring.

Park Chinois

Location: Clerkenwell, London

The menu at Park Chinois has been in development for years, and has been heavily influenced by my travels; geographical and culinary. It is Chinese but not defined by any specific region, which has allowed us to explore and experiment with the best produce, to create dishes without boundaries. It is, at its core, a collection of my favourite dishes made with the best ingredients, and driven by the seasons.” Chef de Cuisine: Lee Che Liang

Story

Location: Clerkenwell, London

At Story the premise is simple; we seek to tell our story through the food we serve. We opened in April 2013 gaining our first Michelin star only five months after opening. Inspired by chef Tom Sellers’ culinary career and the history of British food, certain dishes are inspired by memory or provenance of ingredients. We want to share these with you through what you see, smell and taste. To help achieve this, we select only the freshest seasonal British produce and then pair it with an exclusive wine list featuring small wine producers and select British craft ales sourced locally.

Gymkhana

Location: Glastonbury

Gymkhana is inspired by Colonial Indian gymkhana clubs, set up by the British Raj, where members of high society came to socialise, dine, drink and play sport. This new Mayfair restaurant from Karam Sethi of Trishna in Marylebone, manages to be glossy and yet still deliver food with a serious kick and intent. The Guardian cookery writer Ravinder Bhogal described Gymkhana as pure “Ghar ka Khaana”. That’s Hindi for home cooking; an underlying theme with this impressive venue.

Zuma

Location: Clerkenwell, London

As the restaurant to the stars, Zuma in london’s knightsbridge offers something completely new – a sophisticated twist on the traditional japanese izakaya style of informal eating and drinking.  The ethos behind zuma is to deliver an authentic flavour of the east while respecting the traditions of the past.

Gordan Ramsey

Location: Clerkenwell, London

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.

Fera at Claridge’s

Location: Glastonbury

Inspired by the constant changing of the seasons, Michelin-starred Fera at Claridge’s is a creative and natural take on modern British cuisine. Our name, the Latin word for ‘wild’, reflects the powerful connection to nature that’s at the heart of our restaurant. Renowned chef Simon Rogan’s ever-changing à la carte and tasting menus capture the true essence of nature through its textures, tastes and sense of perpetual evolution.

Pollen Street Social

Location: Clerkenwell, London

Pollen Street Social was Jason Atherton’s first solo project which won him a coveted Michelin star. It has since won several awards including UK’s Best Restaurant and also Square Meal Restaurant of the Year. Pollen Street Social offers a modern British menu with international influences which has been designed to offer maximum flexibility. Atherton explains “I want it to be a social restaurant where the surroundings and atmosphere are as vibrant as the food.” In short, this is one of London’s finest places to dine.

Berners Tavern

Location: Clerkenwell, London

This gastronomic gem offers a contemporary British menu that is simple yet elegant and features the very best produce that the British Isles has to offer. Berners Tavern is found in the glamorous new London Edition hotel. Chef Jason Atherton is le patron with sophisticated culinary delights throughout his all-day menu touting everything from breakfast fry-ups and lunchtime sandwiches to Sunday roasts. Atherton is a strong advocate for local produce which is fundamental to his menu.

Hakkasan

Location: Mayfair, London

Executive Head Chef Tong Chee Hwee oversees the kitchen, where dishes unique to Hakkasan Mayfair have been created, such as steamed New Zealand mini lobster, Black truffle roast duck, and Sliced blue abalone in Hakka sauce. Chef Tong is based at HKK, Hakkasan’s sister restaurant located in the heart of the City, where he and his kitchen constantly develop and evolve their dishes in the restaurant’s innovative environment.

Bouillabaisse

Location: Clerkenwell, London

New to the Mayfair scene, Bouillabaisse has really set off on the right foot. From the brainchild behind Nobu and Chotto Matte, Kurt Zdesar and with executive chef Jordan Sclare at the helm you are sure to be taken back to the sea with some of their exciting coastal cuisine

Dinner by Heston Blumenthal

Location: Clerkenwell, London

Situated in The Mandarin Oriental Hotel, the restaurant interior has been conceived as a subtle, elegant portrait – contemporary and innovative, yet mindful of tradition. The dining room features floor-to-ceiling glass walls, giving diners a view of the kitchen and its unique pulley system. The ivory-painted walls are decorated with custom-made porcelain wall sconces in the shape of antique jelly moulds. This is elegance at its greatest.

Alain Ducasse At The Dorchester

Location: Mayfair, London

Alain Ducasse is one of the world’s most decorated chefs. Known not only for his incomparable French cuisine, Alain Ducasse has created innovative dining concepts reflecting international influences, and consequently has earned a reputation for phenomenal cuisine.

Marcus Wareing at The Berkeley

Location: Clerkenwell, London

Super-chef Marcus Wareing has won incandescent critical acclaim for his modern French cuisine from everybody including Michelin’s top-secret inspectors to the Queen. Tucked away inside the plush Berkeley hotel in Knightsbridge, Marcus Wareing at The Berkeley is a heady food-hedonists dream, and the glossy black, plum and crystal interior is the epitome of contemporary belle époque-esque sophistication.

Novikov Asain Room

Location: Clerkenwell, London

Novikov Restaurant and Bar is the first venture within London from the Russian restaurateur Arkady Novikov. A meeting place of the most glamourous of London’s movers and shaker, the venue is divided into three areas: an Asian restaurant, an Italian restaurant and a lounge bar that hosts regular live music performances.

Le Gavroche

Location: Mayfair, London

Le Gavroche was the first UK restaurant to be awarded one, two and three Michelin stars. The chef de cuisine is Michel Roux Jr, who took over the reins from his father, Albert in 1991. The fact that Le Gavroche continues to maintain the highest of reputations amongst both diners and critics is testament to the excellence of the food being prepared by Michel.

Galvin at Windows of The World

Location: Clerkenwell, London

With a glamorous interior evoking the golden age of the 1930’s, Michelin-starred Galvin at Windows restaurant and bar has become one of the most talked about destinations since opening in May 2006. Situated on the 28th floor of the London Hilton on Park Lane in trendy Mayfair, it has become renowned for its peerless views over the capital, including iconic sites such as The City, Hyde Park and Buckingham Palace.

Nobu

Location: Berkeley Street, London

Nobu Berkeley is the newest and the group’s third restaurant to open in London. Nobu Berkeley St is still a celebrity favourite; loved for it’s a futuristic dining room and the consistently ‘honed to perfection’ food. It is equally known for its sushi, sashimi and ceviche but the kitchen also offers stunning Wagyu rump tataki from its wood oven for a heartier meal.

Coya

Location: Mayfair, London

Coya Restaurant and Pisco Bar bring the spirit of Latin America to the heart of London. With a modern Peruvian restaurant at the centre of Coya’s culture, chefs will entertain as food is prepared in one of three open kitchens; the Ceviche Bar, the open charcoal grill and the central kitchen. The menu at Coya keeps traditional elements of Peruvian cooking alive whilst creating a contemporary cuisine for a modern London clientele. Sitting adjacent to the main dining room, Pisco Bar specialises in bespoke pisco infusions unique to Coya, over 40 tequilas and an extensive rum list. Pisco Bar at Coya is an experience that brings together the pleasure of all senses showcasing the best of Latin American Culture.

Scott's

Location: Mayfair, London

Scott’s is an A-list magnet in Mayfair one of the grande dames of London’s restaurant scene. Inside, the dramatic decor makes dining here a real event – there is a large marble-topped seafood bar in the middle of the room, and a fish-scale mosaic on the floor. Faultless dishes of sophisticatedly simple seafood are served in a gorgeous room, which exudes an effortlessly grown-up buzz.

Clos Maggiore

Location: Clerkenwell, London

Recently crowned London’s ‘Most Romantic Restaurant’ by, Clos Maggiore offers a bit of calm in the heart of Covent Garden. The inspired interior resonates Mediterranean influences with Tuscan and Provincial touches. Its roaring fire in the winter exudes cosy romance as in equal measure its open conservatory lends itself to Parisian Springtime nostalgia.  The faultless cuisine is classically French, serving rich indulgent food. Clos Maggiore also prides itself with an award winning wine list and impeccable service.

Hutong

Location: London Bridge, London

Hutong, situated on Level 33 of The Shard, offers sublime food and breath taking views. Based on the ‘Lu school’ cuisine of Shandong Province, the menu at Hutong artfully captures the subtlety and surprises of Northern Chinese cooking. Hutong’s dramatic interior design blends the old and new with panoramic views over the London skyline from Western Europe’s tallest building. This site is the first overseas location for Hutong, regarded as one of the world’s leading Chinese restaurants.

The Square

Location: Clerkenwell, London

Phil Howard has been chef and co-owner of The Square since it opened in 1991. Both Phil and The Square has amassed a huge number of accolades along the way. The Square offer a constantly evolving a la carte menu composed of both our longstanding signature dishes and those that are short lived and seasonal.

ROKA

Location: Mayfair & Charlotte Street, London

The name ROKA carries great meaning – ROKA is a meeting place where food and drinks are shared with friends (ro) and heat, warmth and an all-embracing energy surround (ka). the principle cuisine is from the robata grill, which originates from the fishermen of the northern coastal waters off japan, who would cook the fish on the boats with different charcoals and share the bounty with one another using their oars.

The WOlseley

Location: St. James's, London

The Wolseley is the original London grand café-restaurant located in Piccadilly. It has become a genuine icon, with eye wateringly long waiting lists and famed for its electric atmosphere and exquisite interior of elegant pillars, marble flooring and chandeliers. It offers eclectic lunch and dinner menus encompassing European classics but also serves breakfast including crispy bacon rolls, croques and porridge and ever popular afternoon teas.

Locanda Locatelli

Location: Marylebone London

Giorgio Locatelli is considered by many to be one of the finest Italian chefs in the UK and the world. At Locanda Locatelli, Giorgio serves traditional Italian dishes, emphasising the quality and freshness of the produce as well as adding his own creative touch. Giorgio has established Locanda Locatelli as a place noted as much for its intimacy and family atmosphere as the quality of its food. It is good for lunch as it is in the evening, and it is also appreciated as one of London’s more relaxing top-end restaurants.

The five Fields

Location: Chelsea, London

Chef Patron Taylor Bonnyman launched The Five Fields in Chelsea in May 2013 and immediately went on to win BMW Square Meal Restaurant of the Year 2013. The restaurant offers a sophisticated but playful modern menu, led by seasonal ingredients. Inspired by the original fields upon which the restaurant now stands, there is a strong focus on rare herbs and vegetables, which are grown at the restaurant’s own East Sussex gardens.

The Ledbury

Location: Notting Hill, London

The Ledbury opened in 2005, with Brett 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.

Sketch - The Lecture Room

Location: Mayfair, London

Sketch’s gilded Lecture Room & Library remains a grander-than-grand one-off – an opulent pleasure palace where anything goes and deep pockets are obligatory. It’s an audaciously ostentatious show – from the sparkling gold-walled dining room to the bankrupting Champagne trolley.

Hélène Darroze’s

Location: Mayfair, London

Hélène Darroze’s two Michelin-starred restaurant at the Connaught encapsulates her lifelong passion for the best produce and incredible skill which is reflected in every aspect of this intimate dining experiences. Hélène selects the very best and freshest ingredients from the network of suppliers she has spent a lifetime gathering, and cooks them with precision, honesty and passion. The result is a thrilling expression of French culinary craft, delivered with a contemporary flourish, enjoyed in a truly elegant setting.

Balthazar

Location: Covent Gardern, London

An all-day brasserie dining experience that has become a firm favourite. As the winner of the Square Meal Award for best new restaurant it has quickly gained further popularity. The menu includes a wide selection of classic French brasserie and bistro dishes and the philosophy is simple: to combine the best ingredients with the most traditional methods to produce great quality food. The interior is equally befitting – high ceilings, soft lighting and gold gilded mirrors convey everyone’s idea of a Parisian brasserie.

La Bodega Negra

Location: Soho London

This subterranean Mexican dining room is convincingly tricked out as an atmospheric wine cellar. The Tequila bar offers winningly flavoured margaritas, while the kitchen dispatches ‘fun’ sharing plates that are ‘more sex-mex than Tex-Mex’ – from chilli-hot steak tacos and crab tostaditas to tender chicken paillard lathered in punchy mole sauce or gargantuan Madagascan prawns brushed with garlicky butter. Upstairs  is a café dispensing cocktails and greatest hits from the restaurant menu.

Bob Bob Ricard

Location: Soho, London

Bob Bob Ricard, the iconic Soho Restaurant, serves a luxury English and Russian menu to its eclectic clientele in London’s most glamorous all-booth dining room. Equipped with a “Press for Champagne” button at every table, it is famous for pouring more champagne than any other restaurant in the United Kingdom.

Sushi Samba

Location: Liverpool Street, London

This Latin and Japanese hybrid offers not only classy and playful dishes but also great views of London. Located on the top floors of the Heron Tower this is a City favourite. A unique blend of Japanese, Brazilian and Peruvian cuisine, music and design. SUSHISAMBA serves traditional Japanese dishes alongside more inventive fare born from imagination and social history. Beating at the heart of SUSHISAMBA is a deep appreciation for enjoying life and celebrating with friends.

Quo Vadis

Location: Soho, London

Step inside Quo Vadis and you arrive in a haven away from the hustle and bustle of London life. From the moment you enter the hallway festooned with flowers to when you hit Dean Street after your meal, sated and happy, Quo Vadis will endeavour to fill your cup and pass delicious morsels by your lips. The dining room is utterly enchanting with its stained glass windows, crisp white tablecloths glittering with silverware and delightful illustrations adorning the walls, not to mention more floral arrangements artfully placed around the room. The charmingly illustrated daily changing menu comprises thoughtful, unfussy and affordable British dishes, all made with seasonal ingredients from Jeremy Lee’s enviable list of suppliers.

 

I Robert

Location: Mayfair, London

I Robert is a neighbourhood restaurant in the heart of Mayfair offering home-cooked Mediterranean food six days a week to hungry locals and regulars. I Robert’s pasta is made freshly every day and rolled entirely by hand. A dying art even in Italy, hand-rolled pasta is infinitely superior to anything produced by a machine, as its rougher texture traps  and holds sugo on to its surface..

DABBOUS

Location: Notting Hill London

The cooking at DABBOUS is light and modern, with an emphasis on clean flavours and seasonal ingredients. Menus are product-driven, serving innovative dishes based on clear understanding of flavour. Above all else, the food should impress through its sheer simplicity and restraint.

Nozomi

Location: Fleet Street, Birmingham

A late-night hangout for Knightsbridge’s beautiful people, uber-hip Nozomi subtly fuses an entertainment and dining experience. Highly acclaimed cuisine is served under the passionate musical offering, relying on a selection of world music choices designed to relax inhibitions and assure a unique and overwhelming atmosphere, which is Nozomi. Playful dishes such as seared chu toro (fatty tuna) with sesame foam and caviar sit alongside more traditional options of  nigiri sushi and creative maki rolls.

Corinthia – The Northall

Location: Embankment, London

Garry Hollihead, the Executive Head Chef, indulges in his passion for the British seasonal larder. Open seven days a week and offering all-day dining options, this sophisticated modern restaurant showcases the best of British cuisine in a world-class setting. Focusing on seasonal produce supplied by artisanal producers from around the British Isles, it offers both informal menus at accessible prices and a private fine dining area for the most exacting of diners.

 

Bocca Di Lupo

Location: Soho, London

Jacob Kenedy and Victor Hugo opened Bocca di Lupo in 2008. The restaurant has since received various awards and accolades for its stripped-down, honest Italian cuisine.  Bocca di Lupo specialises in the obscure and the delicious highlights of food and wine from all across Italy’s twenty regions.  Located in the heart of Soho, the restaurant’s vibrant atmosphere, combined with its award winning well-judged menu has resulted in Kenedy’s wide media acclaim to date and the restaurant’s massive popularity.

Rivea

Location: Clerkenwell, London

Inspired by the many years Alain Ducasse spent visiting the vibrant food markets in Italy and Provence, Rivea London offers French and Italian cuisine in a chic, convivial and relaxed setting with informal yet impeccable service. Alain Ducasse is championing his protégé Chef Alexandre Nicolas who is at the helm of the restaurant. The menu of small plates incorporates the classic flavours and vivid colours of the Riviera, with a focus on simple flavours and the best ingredients mainly sourced within the British Isles.

 

Hibiscus

Location: Mayfair, London

Chef Claude Bosi originally opened Hibiscus in Ludlow, Shropshire, in May 2000, and relocated it to Mayfair, London, in October 2007. His distinctive style of cooking, which marries his French heritage and classic foundation with modern techniques and the finest British ingredients, has earned Hibiscus a huge customer following and countless culinary accolades. Hibiscus has held two Michelin stars since 2003; it has a 9/10 rating in the Waitrose Good Food Guide 2015, and is ranked 5th in the UK; has five rosettes in the AA Restaurant Guide 2015 (retained since 2003), and is placed #25 in the Top 100 restaurants in the UK in Restaurant Magazine’s. National Restaurant Awards 2014. Head Chef Ian Scaramuzza has also won the Roux Scholarship 2015. In late 2013, Claude bought out his investment backers and now has sole ownership of the restaurant. He then redesigned the interior to give it a more relaxed feel, and also introduced the Chef’s Table for private dining, menu development and cookery classes. Hibiscus is member of the Relais & Châteaux Qualité & Tradition.

Dean Street Town house

Location: Soho, London

In the heart of Soho, Dean Street Townhouse occupies numbers 69 and 70 Dean Street, a pair of Georgian residences built by carpenter John Meard in 1732-1735. Home to aristocratic families and, at one point, King Charles II’s mistress Nell Gwynne, the houses were located in Soho Fields, which gradually became a cosmopolitan centre, attracting sculptors, architects and artists, the painter William Hogarth among them. In 1928, socialite aristocrat David Tennant founded the Gargoyle Club on the top floors of number 69, It was a well-known hangout of politicians, intellectuals, artists and entertainment royalty, including Noël Coward, Tallulah Bankhead and Fred Astaire.

The decadent and lavishly decorated club, which had Henri Matisse’s L’Atelier Rouge on one wall, went into decline by the mid 1950s, although it survived as a drinking den frequented by artists such as Francis Bacon and Lucian Freud. It enjoyed a last hurrah in 1979, when the Comedy Store took over the club, while in the basement Billy’s – then renamed Gossip’s – became a hangout for a new generation of British music stars. Soho House took possession of the keys to numbers 69 and 70 Dean Street in 2008 and opened Dean Street Townhouse the following year.