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Hedone

301/303 Chiswick High Road, London

Hedone, 301/303 Chiswick High Road, London, London

Swedish émigré Mikael Jonsson's elemental approach to cooking that lives and dies by the quality of the ingredients on the plate has won him raves from bloggers and critics alike. Not bad for a self-taught chef who only a few years ago still made his... more

The Cleveland Tontine

Staddlebridge, Northallerton

The Cleveland Tontine, Staddlebridge, Northallerton, North Yorkshire

The Cleveland Tontine is nothing less than a Yorkshire institution. The 19th century building was at one time a private residence but is best known as a hostelry. In the mid-70's, it became one of the leading restaurants in the country. Now recently... more

Maison Bleue

31 Churchgate Street, Bury St Edmunds

Maison Bleue, 31 Churchgate Street, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

East of Angland Best Restaurant of the Year 2010 - The Good Food Guide. Maison Bleue Fish Restaurant boasts a contemporary fresh interior offering the very best French dishes and an extensive wine list to compliment your meal. This busy restaurant... more

Brasserie Vacherin

12 High Street, Sutton

Brasserie Vacherin, 12 High Street, Sutton, Surrey

Conveniently located just 100 yards from the station, Brasserie Vacherin is a classic French brassierie by award winning chef Malcolm John that’s open all day from 8am serving traditional Parisian gastronomy at keen prices. Depending on the time of... more

Hibiscus

29 Maddox Street, London

Hibiscus, 29 Maddox Street, London, London

Husband and wife team Claude and Claire Bosi relocated their highly acclaimed modern fine dining restaurant from Ludlow in rural Shropshire to metropolitan Mayfair in 2007. Any doubts about how well the operation would make the transition were short... more

Chantrey’s Restaurant at The Imperial

Careys Manor Hotel, Lyndhurst Road, Brockenhurst

Chantrey’s Restaurant at The Imperial, Careys Manor Hotel, Brockenhurst, Hampshire

With its mirrored columns, globe wall lights and rattan chairs, Chantrey’s Restaurant at The Imperial evokes the spirit of a Parisienne brasserie in the heart of the New Forest. Set in the grounds of the luxurious Careys Manor Hotel and Spa, it... more

Sebastians

45 Willow Street, Oswestry

Sebastians, 45 Willow Street, Oswestry, Shropshire

Sebastians has been run as a homely but stylish restaurant and boutique hotel for over 20 years. Set in a 16th century inn, the décor remains sympathetic to tradition in the oak panelled dining room, with some modernising touches of terracotta paint,... more

L'Atelier de Joël Robuchon

13/15 West Street, Soho, London

L'Atelier de Joël Robuchon, 13/15 West Street, London, London

Covering three floors, the layout of legendary French chef Joel Robuchon's L’Atelier is a somewhat topsy-turvy affair. The top floor is occupied by the elegant bar and terrace where guests can sample an array of innovative cocktails. On the ground... more

Club Gascon

57 West Smithfield, London

Club Gascon, 57 West Smithfield, London, London

Club Gascon brings the flavours and wines of South West France to Smithfield. Occupying a former Lyons Tea House the innovative restaurant has held a Michelin star for over ten years. Chef Pascal Aussignac encourages the diner to dismiss the... more

L'ortolan

Church Lane, Shinfield, Reading

L'ortolan, Church Lane, Reading, Berkshire

This converted vicarage on the outskirts of Reading has been home to a number of top chefs over the years including John Burton Race and Nico Ladenis. Now Raymond Blanc trained Alan Murchison has taken over the kitchens. Put your trust in the chef... more

Midsummer House

Midsummer Common, Cambridge

Midsummer House, Midsummer Common, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire


Midsummer House Restaurant Midsummer common and the River Cam provide a serene setting for this converted Victorian villa. Ask for one of the well spaced, linen covered tables in the conservatory dining room and order the 10-13... more

The Great House Restaurant and Hotel

Market Place, Lavenham

The Great House Restaurant and Hotel, Market Place, Lavenham, Suffolk

The Great House Restaurant and Hotel in Lavenham, Sudbury, Suffolk, has been placed in Britain’s Top 100 Restaurants by the Sunday Times and Harden’s Guide and UK' Top 30 French Restaurants in 2016'. Expect modern French cooking displays with fresh... more

Galvin Demoiselle

Fruit, Vegetable and Pantry Food Hall, Harrods, 87/135 Brompton Road, London

Galvin Demoiselle, Fruit, Vegetable and Pantry Food Hall, London, London

Overlooking Harrods's ground floor fruit, vegetable and pantry food hall on the ground floor, this elegant 'petit bistro' gets the feminine touch from patron Sara Galvin, wife of chef Chris Galvin. The menu, created by Chris and brother Jeff, is just... more

Turners

69 High Street, Harborne, Birmingham

Turners, 69 High Street, Birmingham, West Midlands

Award-winning chef, Richard Turner, is at the helm of his eponymous restaurant in Harborne. The highly tuned kitchen produces a combination of classic French cuisine mixed with Oriental and Mediterranean flavours. The dark blue of the interior... more

21212 Restaurant with Rooms

3 Royal Terrace, Edinburgh

21212 Restaurant with Rooms, 3 Royal Terrace, Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh

There's nothing run of the mill about 21212, the latest addition to Edinburgh's burgeoning gastronomic scene. Take that rather cryptic-sounding name for example; its not the restaurant's telephone number, but a numerical indication of the structure... more

Brasserie Zedel

20 Sherwood Street, London

Brasserie Zedel, 20 Sherwood Street, London, London

Restaurateurs Chris Corbin and Jeremy King of The Wolseley and The Delauny fame have turned the Frenchness up to 11 at their faux grand Parisienne brasserie yet somehow steered clear of cliché and created something genuinely thrilling. The sheer... more

La Trompette

5/7 Devonshire Road, Chiswick, London

La Trompette, 5/7 Devonshire Road, London, London

This upmarket neighbourhood restaurant is part of the acclaimed stable of Nigel Platts-Martin and Bruce Poole group that also includes Chez Bruce and The Glasshouse. The restaurant underwent a major refurbishment in spring 2013, expanding into the... more

Belle House

Bridge Street, Pershore

Belle House, Bridge Street, Pershore, Worcestershire

The Belle House is a stylish modern restaurant located in an elegant period interior. Cream walls with oval mirrors are set off by honey coloured bare floor boards which, together with uncovered pale wood tables and wicker chairs, create a light and... more

Colbert

50/52 Sloane Square, Chelsea, London

Colbert, 50/52 Sloane Square, London, London

Chris Corbin and Jeremy King of The Wolseley fame have opened yet another great restaurant, this time inspired by a Paris boulevard cafe. The buzzing bistro's menu features one plate, all day dining options including sandwiches, cakes and breakfast... more

The Tavern

5 Royal Well Place, Cheltenham

The Tavern, 5 Royal Well Place, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

The Tavern’s industrial chic décor, coupled with its fun and relaxed service style make it a unique venue with influences from both London and New York. The kitchen combines modern American dishes with traditional Asian touches, for a menu which is... more

The Chaddesley Restaurant at Brockencote Hall Hotel

Chaddesley Corbett, Kidderminster

The Chaddesley Restaurant at Brockencote Hall Hotel, Chaddesley Corbett, Kidderminster, Worcestershire

You might let slip an involuntary 'wow' as you approach Brockencote Hall. The stunning Victorian Country Manor House estate is set in 70 acres of countryside complete with sheep grazing in the fields, a lake and dovecote. You might say 'wow' too when... more

La Becasse

17 Corve Street, Ludlow

La Becasse, 17 Corve Street, Ludlow, Shropshire

Le Becasse ('the woodcock') is set in a 17th century former coach house where the handsome wood panelled dining room is home to the modern cooking of chef Chris O’Halloran. An eight course menu gourmand dinner might include hand dived scallop with... more

Balthazar

4/6 Russell Street, Covent Garden, London

Balthazar, 4/6 Russell Street, London, London

Balthazar London is a near facsimile of Balthazar New York which in turn is a faux French brasserie. It may not be original but its the real thing when it comes to genuine hospitality, good honest cooking and real atmosphere. The decor of nicotine... more

L'église

196 Church Road, Brighton

L'église, 196 Church Road, Brighton, East Sussex

A small corner of Paris has been transported to the regal surroundings of Hove in this snug French style bistro with an appealing courtyard for a touch of cafe culture. Expect to find classics such as mains of beouf bourguinon or cassoulet... more

Courtyard Restaurant

Ox Pasture Hall Hotel, Lady Ediths Drive, North Yorkshire Moors National Park, Scarborough

Courtyard Restaurant, Ox Pasture Hall Hotel, Scarborough, North Yorkshire

The Courtyard Restaurant at Ox Pasture Hall Country Hotel is the only restaurant in the Scarborough area and on the Yorkshire coast to be awarded 2 AA Rosettes for culinary excellence. The perfect place to relax, unwind and enjoy an excellent meal.... more

La Garrigue

31 Jeffrey Street, Edinburgh

La Garrigue, 31 Jeffrey Street, Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh

La Garrigue is known for its French country cuisine with a focus on regional specialities from the Languedoc region of France, where chef Jean Michel hails. And while the food reflects the fact that this is an up market French restaurant, the... more

Cerise at The Forbury Hotel

26 The Forbury, Reading

Cerise at The Forbury Hotel, 26 The Forbury, Reading, Berkshire

This ultra chic town house hotel brasserie brings a welcome scoop of style to Reading’s city centre. Colourful striped banquettes, mocha table cloths and glass screens make for a relaxed ambience. If it’s a special occasion, splash out on a luxurious... more

Cafe St Honore

34 North West Thistle Street, Edinburgh

Cafe St Honore, 34 North West Thistle Street, Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh

A little corner of Paris, hidden down one of Thistle Street’s cobbled back lanes. Wooden bistro chairs and tables are tightly packed creating an authentic Parisian bistro atmosphere where you can pop in for light bites and home-made soups, or well... more

Oscar's

39 Chandos Street, Royal Leamington Spa

Oscar's, 39 Chandos Street, Royal Leamington Spa, Warwickshire

Oscar's is the local family friendly French bistro of your dreams. The intimate room could have been beamed in from Paris with its tobacco yellow walls, wooden wainscoting and linen covered tables set with vases of fresh roses. The big surprise is... more

Venture In

Main Road, Ombersley, Droitwich Spa

Venture In, Main Road, Droitwich Spa, Worcestershire

This picturesque black and white half-timbered building features ancient beams and huge inglenook fireplace. Take a seat in the bar and drink in the warm and welcoming atmosphere while mulling over the menu from a comfortable sofa. The kitchen, run... more

Galvin Bistrot de Luxe

66 Baker Street, London

Galvin Bistrot de Luxe, 66 Baker Street, London, London

Some say British brothers, Chris and Jeff Galvin are beating the French at their own game by winning more awards and critical acclaim in the Bistro business in London than many of their French counterparts. There’s a chic, Parisian feel to the dining... more

The Pompadour by Galvin

The Caledonian, Princes Street, Edinburgh

The Pompadour by Galvin, The Caledonian, Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh

London born and bred, the hugely acclaimed Galvin brothers Chris and Jeff have extended their burgeoning empire north of the boarder with this their first restaurant venture outside of the capital. The fine dining sibling of the hotel's more casual... more

The Vanilla Pod

31 West Street, Marlow

The Vanilla Pod, 31 West Street, Marlow, Buckinghamshire

This gem of a neighbourhood restaurant has an intimate, colourful interior with white napery and comfortably seating. Chef-patron Michael Macdonald serves local, daily-sourced produce cooked in modern British style. Starters include a highly original... more

Soif

27 Battersea Rise, London

Soif, 27 Battersea Rise, London, London

Ed Wilson just might be the best chef you've never heard of. Having trained with the likes of the Galvin brothers, Wilson opened Terriors in Covent Garden back in 2009 and now heads up a group of four wine bar/restaurants including this simple... more

Le Champignon Sauvage

24/26 Suffolk Road, Cheltenham

Le Champignon Sauvage, 24/26 Suffolk Road, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

You can be confident that it will be double Michelin starred chef David Everitt-Matthias himself that cooks your wood pigeon with tortelloni of snails and nettles. In the twenty years he has run the restaurant with wife Helen, he has never missed a... more

Castle Terrace Restaurant

33-35 Castle Terrace, Edinburgh

Castle Terrace Restaurant, 33-35 Castle Terrace, Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh

Castle Terrace Restaurant opened its doors in July 2010 and since then has taken Scotland’s fine dining scene by storm, being awarded a coveted Michelin star after just 18 months. This was followed by a string of other accolades including Restaurant... more

Bibendum Restaurant

Michelin House, 81 Fulham Road, London

Bibendum Restaurant, Michelin House, London, London

Bibendum is an experience. Founded by Sir Terrence Conran in 1987 and set in the stylish art nouveau Michelin building in Chelsea, light streams through the stained glass windows (that depict the Michelin Man himself at table) into one of the most... more

La Petite Auberge

107 High Street, Great Missenden

La Petite Auberge, 107 High Street, Great Missenden, Buckinghamshire

For almost twenty years, chef/proprietor Hubert Martel and his wife have been in residence at La Petite Auberge, serving up seasonal French cuisine in this intimate, 30-cover restaurant. Tasty French classics like snails served in small potatoes with... more

Medlar Restaurant

438 Kings Road, Chelsea, London

Medlar Restaurant, 438 Kings Road, London, London

Owners Joe Mercer Nairne (chef) and David O'Connor (maitre'd) have an impressive track record working in top restaurants including Chez Bruce and The Square in London and Rockpool in Sydney. All that experience shows in a smart yet casual restaurant... more

Kinloch Lodge

Sleat, Isle of Skye

Kinloch Lodge, Sleat, Isle of Skye, Highland

Kinloch Lodge is a small, luxury hotel on the romantic Isle of Skye with a Michelin-starred restaurant, set at the foot of the Kinloch Hill and on the shore of the Na Dal sea-loch. Kinloch Lodge is the highland home of Claire and Godfrey Macdonald,... more

The Old Quay House Hotel

28 Fore Street, Fowey

The Old Quay House Hotel, 28 Fore Street, Fowey, Cornwall

Old Quay House’s 'Q' Restaurant certainly makes the most of its location. Charming views of the Fowey estuary, a sun terrace and menu that explores the fields and waters of Cornwall are the main attractions here. Smartly turned out with dark wood... more

The Honours

58a North Castle Street, Edinburgh

The Honours, 58a North Castle Street, Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh

Opened by one of Edinburgh's top chefs Martin Wishart and named after Sir Walter Scott's discovery of the Scottish crown jewels (AKA the Honours of Scotland), this is the more casual sister brasserie to Wishart's eponymous flagship fine dining... more

The Ledbury

127 Ledbury Road, Notting Hill, London

The Ledbury, 127 Ledbury Road, London, London

The Ledbury is a classy affair. Attentive, knowledgeable staff serve up haute French-inspired cuisine. Hugely talented Australian-born chef Brett Graham is a culinary superstar in the making, creating bold, complex dishes. A seven course tasting menu... more

Ees Wyke Country House

Nr Sawrey, Ambleside

Ees Wyke Country House, Nr Sawrey, Ambleside, Cumbria

The simply dressed dining room gives stunning views over the nearby Esthwaite Water in Georgian hotel which was once Beatrix Potter’s holiday home. Ees Wyke serves a daily five course dinner menu utilising a range of local ingredients. Start with a... more

The Artichoke

9 Market Square, Amersham

The Artichoke, 9 Market Square, Amersham, Buckinghamshire

Since chef Laurie Gear opened Artichoke in Old Amersham in 2002 with his wife Jacqueline, his natural, finessed modern European cooking has won the restaurant a flurry of accolades, including a listing in the Good Food Guide, two AA Rosettes, and... more

Galvin La Chapelle

35 Spital Square, London

Galvin La Chapelle, 35 Spital Square, London, London

The third culinary gift to London from chefs Chris and Jeff Galvin, Galvin La Chapelle is set in a truly beautiful, awe-inspiring space; a Grade II listed former girl’s school with magnificent vaulted ceilings, arched windows, chandeliers and marble... more

Alain Ducasse

The Dorchester, 53 Park Lane, London

Alain Ducasse, The Dorchester, London, London

Alain Ducasse is one of the best chefs on the planet and his London outpost exudes glamour and style. The refined dining room is a quiet riot of beige with the private ‘Table Lumiere’ providing a stunning centre piece with its luminescent fibre optic... more

Le Caveau

86 High Street, Skipton

Le Caveau, 86 High Street, Skipton, North Yorkshire

Located down a flight of stone steps beneath the hustle and bustle of the High Street, a former prison provides the setting for this intimate bistro. Despite its previous incarnation, exposed brick walls, old beams and a barrel vaulted ceiling make... more

Abstract

Glenmoriston Townhouse Hotel, Ness Bank, Inverness

Abstract, Glenmoriston Townhouse Hotel, Inverness, Highland

Expect nothing less than culinary fireworks at this minimalist townhouse hotel restaurant. Talented head chef Graham Campbell has worked in some of the top restaurants in the UK and now focuses his skills Scotland's superb natural larder including,... more

La Perle

60 High Street, Milford on Sea

La Perle, 60 High Street, Milford on Sea, Hampshire

If the people of Milford on Sea weren't lucky enough to live in a lovely spot by the sea and near the New Forest, they can now celebrate having their own little slice of France in the form of this charming family owned modern bistro with its smart... more

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