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Jamie's Italian, Glasgow

1 George Square, Glasgow

Jamie's Italian, Glasgow, 1 George Square, Glasgow, Glasgow City

Although set in a grand former GPO building the vibe is relaxed and down to earth with a dining area that’s open plan, bright and vibrant. The restaurant is known for good honest Italian food made using superbly sourced ingredients. The presentation... more

Gamba

225a West George Street, Glasgow

Gamba, 225a West George Street, Glasgow, Glasgow City

This seafood restaurant is clearly inspired by the sunny Mediterranean, evident in the terracotta floor tiles and aquatic artwork (although kitsch is avoided by the use of warm neutral tones on the walls and contemporary tables and chairs). However,... more

The Scran & Scallie

1 Comely Bank Road, Stockbridge, Edinburgh

The Scran & Scallie, 1 Comely Bank Road, Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh

This gastropub is backed by one of Edinburgh's best chefs and TV regular Tom Kitchin who also runs the more formal The Kitchin and The Castle Terrace restaurants in the city. The Scots meets Scandi interior with distressed furnishings , exposed... more

North Bridge Brasserie

The Scotsman Hotel, 20 North Bridge, Edinburgh

North Bridge Brasserie, The Scotsman Hotel, Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh

The print media's loss is gastronomy's gain. This grand, galleried brasserie with its towering marble pillars occupies the former entrance hall of the The Scotsman newspaper. You won't feel lost in space however as the large room is divided up by... more

Two Fat Ladies at The Buttery

652/654 Argyle Street, Glasgow

Two Fat Ladies at The Buttery, 652/654 Argyle Street, Glasgow, Glasgow City

Dating back to 1856, Two Fat Ladies at The Buttery is one of Glasgow’s oldest restaurant. Housed in a former 19th century wine merchants, the oak panelled, stained glass interior is suitably romantic and atmospheric. The modern Scottish cooking draws... more

The Albannach

Baddidarroch, Lochinver

The Albannach, Baddidarroch, Lochinver, Highland

Set in the starkly beautiful wilderness of the North-West Highlands, this white painted Victorian house stands out against the rugged countryside that surrounds it. Self taught hosts and chefs Colin Craig and Lesley Crosfield offer guests a daily... more

Summer Isles Hotel

Achiltibuie, Ullapool

Summer Isles Hotel, Achiltibuie, Ullapool, Highland

Open for just seven months of the year, Summer Isles is nothing short of magical. There's glorious sea views from the intimate, candlelit dining room where the cool-coloured interior is contrasted with the art of ex-owner Gerry Irvine. Head Chef... more

Ondine

2 George IV Bridge, Edinburgh

Ondine, 2 George IV Bridge, Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh

Enjoy sustainable seafood with a clear conscience at this luxurious, elegant restaurant just off Edinburgh's Royal Mile. Former head chef to Rick Stein, Roy Brett has gained accreditation from the Marine Stewardship Council for a menu that includes... more

Cally Palace Hotel

Gatehouse of Fleet

Cally Palace Hotel, Gatehouse of Fleet, Dumfries & Galloway

Cally Palace, built in 1797 is a grand Georgian mansion. Relax in one of our lounges and enjoy a pre dinner drink with a selection of freshly prepared canapés while browsing the menu. Our chef’s skill and attention to detail ensure you the finest of... more

ian@blackaddie

Blackaddie House Hotel, Sanquhar

ian@blackaddie, Blackaddie House Hotel, Sanquhar, Dumfries & Galloway

This country house hotel on the banks of the River Ninth in the beautiful Dumfries and Galloway countryside is worth a special journey. Chef Ian McAndrew held Michelin stars in the 80s and 90s and was featured in Kit Chapman's seminal book Great... more

Gordons

32 Main Street, Inverkeilor, Arbroath

Gordons, 32 Main Street, Arbroath, Angus

Don’t be discouraged by the unpretentious building in which this intimate 24 cover restaurant is housed. A reassuring clutch of awards lining the walls lets you know that there’s some culinary wizardry in store in this very Scottish restaurant with... more

63 Tay Street, Perth, Perth & Kinross

Head chef Graeme Pallister promises to keep things ‘Local, Honest and Simple’ at his first solo venture. With soaring ceilings, polished wood floors and a bank of glass looking across the river Tay into the heart of Perth, 63 Tay Street presents a... more

Norton House Hotel & Spa

Ingliston, Edinburgh

Norton House Hotel & Spa, Ingliston, Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh

Good food and wine is the very essence of Norton House – after all, our chefs have the finest of Scotland's produce at their fingertips, whatever the season. Discerning diners cannot help but savour the exceptional quality of the ingredients that we... more

Hotel du Vin & Bistro

11 Bistro Place, Edinburgh

Hotel du Vin & Bistro, 11 Bistro Place, Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh

With its smoky cream walls crowded with wine related art, simple wooden tables and wood flooring, Bistro du Vin offers modern European cooking in classic Parisian bistro-style surroundings. Order a plate of charcuterie or free range chicken with... more

Wedgwood The Restaurant

Royal Mile, 267 Canongate, Edinburgh

Wedgwood The Restaurant, Royal Mile, Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh

Wedgwood serves inventive, modern Scottish dishes – inspired by fresh local ingredients. Chef Paul Wedgwood is a big believer in the quality of raw ingredients and goes to unusual lengths to find just the right products, whether that is dealing with... 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

Two Fat Ladies West End

88 Dumbarton Road, Glasgow

Two Fat Ladies West End, 88 Dumbarton Road, Glasgow, Glasgow City

There's been something seriously fishy about this place for over two decades. But don't worry, its only the enticing menu of Scottish seafood at this charming, intimate restaurant. There's regional specialities such as Cullen Skink (a traditional... more

The Creel

Catterline, Stonehaven

The Creel, Catterline, Stonehaven, Highland

This unpretentious restaurant with its stunning harbour views has been home to Alan and Joyce Craigie for the past 21 years. From the homemade bannocks to the soda bread, this is Scotland at its most charming. The Creel has an enviable amount of fish... more

Sangster's

51 High Street, Elie

Sangster's, 51 High Street, Elie, Fife

Chef Bruce Sangster is an Olympian – of the culinary persuasion of course. Former captain of the Scottish Culinary Olympic team and a National Chef of the Year, there’s no lack of skill here. The modestly proportioned, comfortable dining room... 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

Yang Sing

34 Princess Street, Manchester

Yang Sing, 34 Princess Street, Manchester, Greater Manchester

This restaurant in the heart of Manchester’s Chinatown has attracted visitors both near and far with its excellent and innovative Cantonese cuisine since 1977. Although there in as undeniable oriental influence to the decor the overall look is sleek... more

World Service Restaurant

Newdigate House, Castlegate, Nottingham

World Service Restaurant, Newdigate House, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

East meets west in this highly stylish converted 17th century building near to Nottingham castle where Asian objet d’art abounds Although there are nods to the east on the menu such as crispy duck samosa with a hot and sour dip, bok choi and cashew... 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

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

Seven Park Place

St James's Hotel and Club, 7/8 Park Place, St James's, London

Seven Park Place, St James's Hotel and Club, London, London

With an exceptional Michelin star and 4 AA Rosettes, Seven Park Place at St. James's Hotel and Club is the latest exquisite dining destination from Executive Chef William Drabble, showcasing his culinary skill and creativity. William's dishes are... more

Hotel du Vin & Bistro

Church Street, Birmingham

Hotel du Vin & Bistro, Church Street, Birmingham, West Midlands

With its smoky cream walls hung with countless pictures, simple wooden tables and chairs and polished hard wood floor, Bistro du Vin offers modern European cooking in classic Parisian bistro-style surroundings. Order a well made steak tartare or high... more

The White Horse

1 High Street, Chilgrove, Chichester

The White Horse, 1 High Street, Chichester, West Sussex

Perched at the foot of the stunning South Downs, The White Horse in Chilgrove is the perfect place to enjoy the peace and tranquility of the English countryside. The lovely inn just won the 'Best Pub' of the year at the GQ Food & Drink awards and... more

Rubens at the Palace

39 Buckingham Palace Road, London

Rubens at the Palace, 39 Buckingham Palace Road, London, London

The English Grill at The Rubens at the Palace is opulently designed with a rich royal theme of grandeur with polished silver, beautiful chandeliers and tailcoat waiters offering traditional service at its most welcoming. Experience the finest of... more

Del Mercato

Park Street, London

Del Mercato, Park Street, London, London

An espresso bar, pizzeria, bakery and restaurant, this is a little slice of Italy from Legendary London restaurateur Claudio Pulze in a series of vaulted railway buildings a stone's throw from Borough Market in south London. The uncluttered interior... more

Brasserie Blanc

Ground Floor, Francis Hotel, 6/11 Queen Square, Bath

Brasserie Blanc, Ground Floor, Bath, Bath & Northeast Somerset

Raymond Blanc brings the sort of French elan that makes his Oxfordshire hotel and restaurant Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons’ so magical to his group of affordable city centre brasseries. This 116-seater boasts a stylish but simple interior with wooden... 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

The Samling

Ambleside Road, Windermere

The Samling, Ambleside Road, Windermere, Cumbria

Set in sixty-seven acres above Lake Windermere, this award winning, intimate country house hotel might lay claim to one of the best locations in the country. The dining room is smart and comfortable with a restrained interior design. Local produce is... more

Opus at Cornwall Street

54 Cornwall Street, Birmingham

Opus at Cornwall Street, 54 Cornwall Street, Birmingham, West Midlands

Opus Restaurant’s modern British menu celebrates the seasonal variety of regionally sourced, quality produce. Their commitment is to free range meat and a large range of freshly caught wild fish delivered daily. Enjoy, for example, Cornish lamb with... more

Rasoi

10 Lincoln Street, London

Rasoi, 10 Lincoln Street, London, London

In a Chelsea townhouse tastefully adorned with Indian objets d’art, chef-proprietor Vineet Bhatia and his team pride themselves on their hospitality, so much so you feel like you have walked into someone’s home. The modern Indian food is equally... more

Two Fat Ladies at The Buttery

652/654 Argyle Street, Glasgow

Two Fat Ladies at The Buttery, 652/654 Argyle Street, Glasgow, Glasgow City

Dating back to 1856, Two Fat Ladies at The Buttery is one of Glasgow’s oldest restaurant. Housed in a former 19th century wine merchants, the oak panelled, stained glass interior is suitably romantic and atmospheric. The modern Scottish cooking draws... more

Jamie's Italian, Birmingham

Middle Mall, Bullring Shopping Centre, Birmingham

Jamie's Italian, Birmingham, Middle Mall, Birmingham, West Midlands

Centrally located in the famous Bull Ring shopping centre, this impressive space is casual enough for a bite to get you going for another round of retail therapy but with more than enough glamour to make it an evening destination too. Yes, its part... more

The Curlew

Junction Road, Bodiam

The Curlew, Junction Road, Bodiam, East Sussex

The white weather board exterior gives the impression of a quaint country pub but the interior reveals something far more sophisticated. The panelled walls are painted in a classy blue-grey and the contemporary chairs are upholstered in brightly... more

The West House Restaurant

28 High Street, Biddenden

The West House Restaurant, 28 High Street, Biddenden, Kent

This converted Flemish weavers’ cottage in a quaint Kentish village is run by husband and wife team Graham and Jackie Garrett. He, the Richard Corrigan-trained chef, cooks while she takes care of the intimate wood-beamed 32 seat dining room. For the... more

Masa Restaurant

The Old Chapel, Brook Street, Derby

Masa Restaurant, The Old Chapel, Derby, Derbyshire

Masa boasts one of the most unusual and visually stunning restaurant settings in the country. A grade II listed chapel has been lovingly converted into an elegant and luxurious dining room that makes any meal a special occasion. Enjoy an aperitif in... more

Hillthwaite Poet's Bar & Restaurant

Thornbarrow Road, Windermere

Hillthwaite Poet's Bar & Restaurant, Thornbarrow Road, Windermere, Cumbria

The Hillthwaite restaurant in Windermere offers creative English cuisine with a modern twist, as well as boasting spectacular views of Lake Windermere, friendly staff, a well stocked bar and an elegant dining experience. With home-cooked Lakeland... more

Fifteen Cornwall

On The Beach, Newquay

Fifteen Cornwall, On The Beach, Newquay, Cornwall

Eat well and feel socially responsible while you do it at Cornwall Fifteen, part of a social enterprise founded by Jamie Oliver to help train young people to become chefs. Like it’s sister restaurant in London, Fifteen Cornwall takes on young... more

Colette's at The Grove

Chandler's Cross

Colette's at The Grove, Chandler's Cross, Hertfordshire

This no-expense spared restaurant within a Grade II listed building boasts fine views of lake and vale. The dining room features cream leather dining chairs, modern art and all the napery and fine glassware trimming expected of such a high-class... more

Strattons Hotel

Ash Close, Swaffham

Strattons Hotel, Ash Close, Swaffham, Norfolk

You've got to love a restaurant that calls a dish of local pork “Oink Oink”. While this stylish boutique hotel restaurant might be up for a laugh, they take their food seriously. Everything you'll eat is made in house and where possible, raw... more

The Crown

Stoke by Nayland, Colchester

The Crown, Stoke by Nayland, Colchester, Essex

The Crown in the picturesque village of Stoke-by-Nayland is just a 90 minute drive from London. Offering boutique, yet affordably indulgent rooms, well-presented bistro food and an array of good drinking options and located in the midst of an area of... more

South Sands

Bolt Head, Salcombe

South Sands, Bolt Head, Salcombe, Devon

Allister Bishop, South Sands' new Executive Chef recently took the leap of relocating to his original home of South Devon. Encouraged by the knowing lure of fresh beach side produce and divine country living, Allister brings with him decades of... more

Maitreya Social

89 St Mark's Road, Easton, Bristol

Maitreya Social, 89 St Mark's Road, Bristol

Maitreya Social is a cosy bar, veggie restaurant and Arts space. Continuing the excellent vegetarian menus celebrated by its many awards, Maitreya is beginning a new phase. Bringing a friendly bar to Easton, we are pleased to showcase some of the... more

Bird in Hand

17 Weston Road, Long Ashton, Bristol

Bird in Hand, 17 Weston Road, Bristol

Situated in the rural setting of Long Ashton village close to the Ashton Court estate yet only three miles from Bristol's harbourside, this smartly refurbished pub retains a cosy local feeling with West country beers on tap and delicious bar snacks... more

Brasserie Blanc

1 Gunwharf Quays, Portsmouth

Brasserie Blanc, 1 Gunwharf Quays, Portsmouth, Hampshire

For most people, dinner at Raymond Blanc's temple of fine dining Le Manoir aux Quat' Saisons is a once in a lifetime treat. But a meal at his casual French brasserie is an altogether more affordable option. Situated in the modern harbour-side... more

Malmaison Brasserie

1 Swinegate, Leeds

Malmaison Brasserie, 1 Swinegate, Leeds, West Yorkshire

Part of a nationwide group of glamorous, eccentrically designed boutique hotels, Malmaison brasserie offers reasonably priced, modern European food right in the city centre. The seasonally changing menu might include a robustly flavoured starter of... more

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