Facing a dinner in East London but dreading the latest hipster food trends? Here’s where to get proper dinner out East without any of the fuss.
May 18, 2017
Because sometimes hearing the life and times of the garden pea on your fork makes it taste better.
October 2, 2023
Modern European restaurant Pavyllon feels like an accessory for people who are more concerned with being seen eating here. But that’s par for the course for a fine dining spot inside Mayfair’s Four Seasons Hotel.
August 14, 2023
Elystan Street is a sort of chill but also unchill fine dining restaurant in Chelsea cooking delicious modern British cuisine.
June 14, 2023
A warm and intimate fine dining restaurant in Mayfair, Apricity serves wildly creative tasting menus and is perfect for a truly memorable meal.
November 23, 2022
If you're in the market for a charming covered terrace or a theatrical sauce pour in Bermondsey, Trivet has got you covered.
August 26, 2022
Gymkhana is the best Indian restaurant in London, an upscale establishment serving elevated classics and an incredible biryani.
August 22, 2022
A fine dining Lebanese restaurant inside Harrods serving excellent mezze.
June 22, 2022
A serious and seriously expensive Japanese restaurant in Fitzrovia, Rai is all about theatrical omakase and slick service.
April 28, 2022
Mere functions on absolute precision. It might not leave much room for laughs, but the food at this Fitzrovia spot is worth getting organised for.
January 14, 2022
Casa Fofò is a casual neighbourhood restaurant in Hackney, serving an unusual and sometimes excellent tasting menu at a great price.
Pollen Street Social is an excellent fine dining spot in Mayfair, but it feels like the kind of restaurant you want to go to all the time.
Clipstone in Fitzrovia serves creative small plates and is a great place for anyone looking to dip their toes into fine dining.
Dinings is a very cosy sushi counter and downstairs Japanese restaurant that just happens to have some of the most serious sushi in London.
Plateau is an upscale fine dining restaurant in Canada Place with a nice view over the main square and flawless modern French cuisine.
Les 110 de Taillevent is an upmarket modern French restaurant with excellent food and wine in Marylebone.
Core is an excellent fine dining restaurant in Notting Hill. It’s fine dining for people who actually want a proper meal.
Chinese restaurant Phoenix Palace is one of the most upmarket of London’s old-school dim sum restaurants, with great versions of Cantonese classics.
If you like fine dining done Soho-style, you’ll like Social Eating House. The low-lit room is a great place to relax with a drink and some food.
Kitchen Table is a swish counter-only restaurant in which you sit around an open kitchen of chefs cooking interesting, fine dining dishes.
Portland is a great restaurant in the vein of so many in London that focus on simple ingredients and offer a reasonably priced tasting menu.
This restaurant in Covent Garden is the second location of The Frog, and the food is excellent.
Anglo does excellent fine dining at same price as a slightly extravagant midweek dinner.
Mexican-inspired fine dining done sexy, Kol is a Marylebone restaurant you’re unlikely to forget in a hurry.
December 1, 2021
Akoko is a West African tasting menu restaurant in Fitzrovia that favours spectacular flavours over fine dining stiffness.
January 20, 2021
Perilla is a very nice looking restaurant on Newington Green serving dishes that hit, and dishes that miss, in a casually refined room.
February 12, 2020