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Hix Oyster & Fish House

Cobb Road, Lyme Regis

Hix Oyster & Fish House, Cobb Road, Lyme Regis, Dorset

No need to ask for a window table at this charming fish bistro. You can see the magnificent views of the famous Cobb (as featured in the movie of The French Lieutenants Women) and Dorset's Jurassic coastline from where ever you sit in this glass box... 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

Plas Bodegroes

Nefyn Road, Pwllheli

Plas Bodegroes, Nefyn Road, Pwllheli, Gwynedd

When there’s Barabrith and butter pudding with Welsh whisky ice cream on the menu, you know you’re in Wales - the beautiful Llyn peninsula in North West Wales to be exact. This picture postcard perfect Georgian manor house and gardens has been home... more

Merchants Tavern

36 Charlotte Road, London

Merchants Tavern, 36 Charlotte Road, London, London

This former warehouse space has been given a cracking makeover with lots of exposed brick, chairs in contrasting claret, bright red and grey fabrics and green leather banquettes. In the roomy and comfortable bar you can eat and drink extremely well... 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

Ciro's Brasserie

Wrexham Rd, Pulford, Chester

Ciro's Brasserie, Wrexham Rd, Chester, Cheshire

Ciro’s Brasserie is a beautiful Mediterranean themed restaurant, awarded for its high quality dining with an AA Rosette. This hidden gem is nestled within the sumptuous 4 star Grosvenor Pulford Hotel & Spa near Chester, serving European inspired... more

Bordeaux Quay

V-Shed Canons Way, Bristol

Bordeaux Quay, V-Shed Canons Way, Bristol

With a brasserie, bar, deli, bakery, and cookery school, Bordeaux Quay forms Bristol's gastronomic epicentre. The spacious high-ceilinged first floor dining room overlooking the harbour is the crowning glory of what is probably Britain's most... more

Panoramic 34

West Tower, 34th Floor, Brook Street, Liverpool

Panoramic 34, West Tower, Liverpool, Merseyside

Draw up a contemporary dove-grey armchair to your linen covered table and take in the stunning panoramic views of the city and river Mersey. This recently opened fine dining restaurant brings bags of cool metropolitan style to Liverpool’s city... more

The Wildebeest

82/86 Norwich Road, Stoke Holy Cross

The Wildebeest, 82/86 Norwich Road, Stoke Holy Cross, Norfolk

The typical pub exterior of The Wildebeest conceals an award-winning restaurant. Warm tones, wicker furniture and African artefacts give an exotic touch to the traditional pub interior of polished floor boards and welcoming log fire. The kitchen... more

The Folly

London Road, Towcester

The Folly, London Road, Towcester, Northamptonshire


The Folly Inn The quintessentially English Folly boasts an enviable location nestled in beautiful Northamptonshire countryside. With Head Chef David Horak at the helm, you can expect imaginative British classic cuisine with a... 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

Porth Tocyn Country Hotel

Bwlch Tocyn, Abersoch

Porth Tocyn Country Hotel, Bwlch Tocyn, Abersoch, Gwynedd

For six decades and three generations, the Fletcher-Brewer family has run this acclaimed country house hotel that’s situated in farmland with views across Cardigan Bay to Snowdownia. The simply decorated dining room features exposed stonework and... more

Rhubarb at Prestonfield

Prestonfield House, Prestonfield Road, Edinburgh

Rhubarb at Prestonfield, Prestonfield House, Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh

Three words sum up this restaurant – decadent, indulgent and lavish. Set in a renovated 17th century country house, the glamorous backdrop surroundings include original paintings hung on hand-woven richly coloured wallpaper and huge chandeliers... 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

Hart's Restaurant

Standard Court, Park Row, Nottingham

Hart's Restaurant, Standard Court, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

Tim Hart’s busy venture is counted among the most stylish of Nottingham’s restaurants. Hart's occupies what was the A and E department of the city’s former Victorian hospital. Clean lines and textured booth seating with eye catching abstract wall... more

Eat on the Green

Udny Green, Ellon

Eat on the Green, Udny Green, Ellon, Aberdeenshire

Once a humble village pub, Eat on the Green in Udny Green has, thanks to Aberdeenshire-born chef Craig Wilson, been transformed into a foodie hotspot. When he opened the restaurant in 2004, Wilson sought-out a network of local meat, fish and... more

Fischer's Baslow Hall

Calver Road, Baslow

Fischer's Baslow Hall, Calver Road, Baslow, Derbyshire


Fischer’s at Baslow Hall Expect gastronomic fireworks at this stone house restaurant with rooms from Head Chef Rupert Rowley and his highly-skilled team who are serious in both intent and execution. Now coming up to its 20th year,... more

The Harrow at Little Bedwyn

Little Bedwyn, Marlborough

The Harrow at Little Bedwyn, Little Bedwyn, Marlborough, Wiltshire

This delightful country restaurant is run by chef Roger Jones with wife Sue providing charmingly informal service front of house. The modern split level dining room is painted in warm tones and features leather high-backed chairs and linen-covered... more

Restaurant Tristan

3 Stan's Way, East Street, Horsham

Restaurant Tristan, 3 Stan's Way, Horsham, West Sussex

A wooden beamed 16th Century building, with contrasting modern touches, houses this restaurant, which is run by chef proprietor Tristan Mason. Tristan is an award-winning chef with an impressive pedigree, having trained under Marco Pierre White... more

The Dining Room

59a High Street, Reigate

The Dining Room, 59a High Street, Reigate, Surrey

TV chef Toby Tobin’s clean, modern restaurant features beige walls festooned with paintings and mirrors and tables laid with crisp white linen. Three menus including set lunch and dinner, five course tasting and vegetarian provide something for... more

The Sir Charles Napier

Sprigg's Alley, Chinnor

The Sir Charles Napier, Sprigg's Alley, Chinnor, Oxfordshire

Perched on top of the Chinnor valley in the Chiltern hills, Julie Griffiths’ attractive red brick and flint restaurant has a striking personality that changes with the seasons. Open fires and overstuffed sofas provide a warm welcome to winter guests... 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

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

The London Carriage Works

Hope Street Hotel, 40 Hope Street, Liverpool

The London Carriage Works, Hope Street Hotel, Liverpool, Merseyside

Set between Liverpool’s famous cathedrals, this chic boutique hotel restaurant is fast becoming a landmark in its own right. Plaudits have rained down on chef Paul Askew's cooking since the restaurant’s launch in 2003 and it can lay claim to... more

The Talbot Courthouse

High Street, Cuckfield

The Talbot Courthouse, High Street, Cuckfield, West Sussex

The Talbot Inn is a recently refurbished 16th Century coaching Inn spread over two floors with an open kitchen and al fresco dining in the courtyard. The Talbot Inn has become a destination venue for dining as well as a good stop for fine wines,... 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

The Wee Restaurant

17 Main Street, North Queensferry

The Wee Restaurant, 17 Main Street, North Queensferry, Fife

Diminutive by name, diminutive by nature. There’s room for just 24 people in this simply decorated dining room with its white washed stone walls and smart wooden tables and chairs. But there’s nothing small about the food of chef Craig Wood who... more

11 Cadogan Gardens

Kensington & Chelsea

11 Cadogan Gardens, Kensington & Chelsea, London

Located in the lower ground floor of 11 Cadogan Gardens hotel, the restaurant is arranged over two connecting rooms, giving each and every diner space and privacy to enjoy an exquisite meal in intimate surroundings. In the morning, the breakfast... more

The Greenhouse

27a Hay's Mews, Mayfair, London

The Greenhouse, 27a Hay's Mews, London, London

Tucked away in a charming Mayfair mews, The Greenhouse is one of the most delightful places in London to dine. The elegant, recently refurbished dining room features displays of tree branches enclosed behind plate glass, echoing the restaurant's... 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

Second Floor, Harvey Nichols

21 New Cathedral Street, Manchester

Second Floor, Harvey Nichols, 21 New Cathedral Street, Manchester, Greater Manchester

There's stunning panoramic urban views through the floor to ceiling picture windows of this modernistic city centre restaurant. It's a fashionable spot so don't be surprised to find yourself dining among any number of local celebrities including soap... more

Cafe 21

Trinity Gardens, Newcastle upon Tyne

Cafe 21, Trinity Gardens, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear

For over twenty-two years, local culinary legend Terry Laybourne’s upmarket bistro has been the culinary equivalent of its near neighbour the iconic Tyne bridge. In 2007, the restaurant moved to larger premises with a bar, private dining and... 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

The Dining Room

67 St Mary Street, Weymouth

The Dining Room, 67 St Mary Street, Weymouth, Dorset

There's a refined taste of the Med at this family run fine dining restaurant. Locally born chef Taher Jibet was raised in Spain and subsequently worked for Marco Pierre White at the now closed Mirabelle and headed up the kitchens at the prestigious... more

Pebble Beach

Marine Drive, Barton-on-Sea

Pebble Beach, Marine Drive, Barton-on-Sea, Hampshire

There’s views of the Needles from the large terrace of this outstanding beachfront restaurant. Inside, pull up a stool at the open kitchen’s counter for a front row view of ex-Chewton Glen head chef Pierre Chevillard and his team working their... more

Graffiti @ Hotel Felix

Whitehouse Lane, Huntingdon Road, Cambridge

Graffiti @ Hotel Felix, Whitehouse Lane, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

A striking combination of traditional Victorian architecture and modern, twenty-first century additions, Hotel Felix stands in spacious surroundings with a large terrace for al fresco dining and drinks and a beautiful gazebo, perfect for afternoon... more

Brasserie Forty 4

44 The Calls, Leeds

Brasserie Forty 4, 44 The Calls, Leeds, West Yorkshire

With its painted rugged stone walls and wood beams, this converted cornmill overlooking the river Aire has heaps of atmosphere. Modern art and polished wooden floors lend a contemporary edge, fitting for the lively brasserie of a boutique hotel in... more

Llys Meddyg

East Street, Newport (Pembrokeshire)

Llys Meddyg, East Street, Newport (Pembrokeshire), Pembrokeshire

Llys Meddyg’s owners have brought something of the metropolitan cool to sleepy west Wales. Llys Meddyg is a boutique restaurant with rooms sitting neatly between the Pembrokeshire mountains and coast. There are three dining areas: the garden room and... more

Metro Bar & Grill

73 Cornwall Street, Birmingham

Metro Bar & Grill, 73 Cornwall Street, Birmingham, West Midlands

Being situated in the heart of the Birmingham business district, the long bar at the Metro is a deservedly popular meeting place for office workers and professionals after a long day. The bar not only has a large range of ales and wines, but also a... more

Ostlers Close Restaurant

25 Bonnygate, Cupar

Ostlers Close Restaurant, 25 Bonnygate, Cupar, Fife

Chef Jimmy Graham forages for abundant, local Scottish produce to serve in the cosy, ruby red restaurant he has run with wife Amanda since 1981. What they can’t grow in their own garden comes from the local Pittenweem market that is the source of the... more

The Auberge

Jerbourg Road, St Martin, Guernsey

The Auberge, Jerbourg Road, Guernsey

The Auberge Restaurant arguably has one of the best views on Guernsey - with a perfectly situated terrace and garden to take advantage of its cliff top position and panoramic views of St Peter’s Port Harbour and neighbouring Herm Island. Of course... 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

Lido Restaurant

Oakfield Place, Clifton, Bristol

Lido Restaurant, Oakfield Place, Bristol

Bristol’s Victorian Lido’s mammoth refurbishment included the creation of Lido Bar and Restaurant – which is now situated in the old viewing gallery, complete with original features and floor-to-ceiling sliding glass windows. Chef Freddy Bird... more

The West Arms

Llanarmon Dyffryn Ceiriog, Llangollen

The West Arms, Llanarmon Dyffryn Ceiriog, Llangollen, Denbighshire

The original charm of this 16th-century inn have been preserved with low beams, uneven floors and blazing inglenook fires welcoming visitors in the winter months. The West Arms has been commended for its seafood dishes. These could include a... more

Tramshed

32 Rivington Street, London

Tramshed, 32 Rivington Street, London, London

Tramshed, a former East End tram-generator building in the heart of Shoreditch, boasts the renowned Cock ‘n’ Bull installation by Damien Hirst. The menu gives centre-stage to Swainson House chicken and Peter Hannan’s beef, carved at the table and... more

The 3 Crowns

8 East Road, Old Street, London

The 3 Crowns, 8 East Road, London, London

This is a fine example of a modern gastropub run by a truly talented trio: former manager of the Eagle in Farringdon Luca Mathiszig-Lee, head chef Lee Urch of Quo Vaids fame and Rohit Paktar who used to manage Sir Terence Conran's Boundry restaurant.... more

The Waterdine

Llanfair Waterdine, Knighton

The Waterdine, Llanfair Waterdine, Knighton, Shropshire

This idyllic 16th century drovers’ inn includes the flagstoned and beamed Garden and Tap dining rooms, both with bucolic views of the river Teme. Chef Ken Adams modern British style of cooking offers must-have dishes such as Gloucester Old Spot... more

The Gingerman

21a Norfolk Square, Brighton

The Gingerman, 21a Norfolk Square, Brighton, East Sussex

From humble beginnings Ben McKellar’s small culinary kingdom has grown to include four restaurants of which the unassuming Gingerman was the first. A stylish yet intimate restaurant a short distance from Brighton’s seafront, the Gingerman delivers... more

Wild Honey

12 St George Street, London

Wild Honey, 12 St George Street, London, London

In July 2007 the team behind Arbutus, introduced their second restaurant Wild Honey in Mayfair. Offering the same trademark of great cooking combined with sensitive pricing. The room is wood panelled with ornate plaster mouldings and an original... more

Temple Sowerby House Hotel & Restaurant

Temple Sowerby, Penrith

Temple Sowerby House Hotel & Restaurant, Temple Sowerby, Penrith, Cumbria

The Restaurant at Temple Sowerby House Hotel is built in gazebo style, with picture windows ensuring that every table has a fine view of the lovely walled garden and croquet lawn. Drinks are taken on the terrace when the weather is kind, or in one... more

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