1. The Fat Duck
Heston Blumenthal’s three Michelin starred restaurant provides diners with a innovative and show stopping dining experience. With dishes like ‘The Mad Hatter’s Tea Party’ and ‘snail porridge’ on the menu, it is sure to be a dining experience you will never forget. Located in Bray in West Berkshire, it has previously been named the best restaurant in the world. Heston has been described as a ‘culinary alchemist’ and has received numerous awards for his original approach and research into food gastronomy.
2. The Ledbury
Received a much coveted second Michelin star for its memorable original flavours, it has also been mentioned as one of the top fifty restaurants in the world. Head chef Brett Graham received various awards and accolades before becoming head chef at The Ledbury. Located in Notting Hill London, it provides high quality food within a relaxed atmosphere.
Owner Claude Bosi was trained under some of the greatest chefs in France, and in 2000 Hibiscus was born. Located in central London, it has retained its two Michelin stars, and Bosi’s bold yet elegant culinary style has received numerous accolades and complimentary reviews.
4. Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons.
Located in the idyllic Oxfordshire countryside it has been described as one of Britain’s finest gastronomic experiences. A luxury hotel and restaurant, it obtained two Michelin stars in 1985, just a year after opening, and has held on to them ever since. The grounds showcase vegetable and herb gardens, and the acclaimed cookery school, where fresh produce is grown and harvested for the restaurant. The restaurant offers modern French cuisine, and head chef Raymond Blanc stresses the focus on quality, freshness and purity of ingredients. The Manoir also boasts a wine cellar, which is home to around 1000 different wines.
Founded in 2003 by head chef Simon Rogan, L’Enclume offers a relaxed and cosy environment located in the historic village of Cartmel in Cumbria. A dominating focus on fresh and seasonal ingredients means that they do not offer a set menu, and are dictated to by what ingredients are freshest at the time. Set in beautiful countryside, it has two Michelin stars and has been given a perfect score of ten in the good food guide.
6. Restaurant Gordon Ramsay
Gordon Ramsay’s 3 Michelin Starred restaurant headed by Chef Patron Clare Smyth, who creates modern French style dishes, using the freshest seasonal ingredients. An intimate dining experience, with a maximum capacity of just 45, requiring a smart dress code. Located in Chelsea, London.
7. Restaurant Sat Bains
Located in Nottingham, Restaurant Sat Bains offers modern British cusine in contemporary surroundings. With multiple dining options and menus to suit all tastes and palettes. From set menus in the restaurant to watching your dinner be prepared in front of you at the Chef’s Table, or even selecting the ingredients you would like and having a menu created specifically for you. Head chef Sat Bains has achieved two Michelin stars and was the first restaurant in Nottingham to obtain a star.
8. Restaurant Nathan Outlaw
A small intimate venue, located within the St Enodoc Hotel, Cornwall, Restaurant Nathan Outlaw has obtained and retained two Michelin Stars. Offering local seafood and seasonal Cornish ingredients, head chef Chris Simpson showcases sustainable seafood, caught off the Cornish Coast by day boats.
9. Pollen Street Social.
Head chef Jason Atheron has attracted rave reviews for his contemporary bistro, including a Michelin Star. Located in central London, it is described as an urban meeting point offering deformalised fine dining. It consists of three different Distinct Spaces; the Social Room, the Restaurant and the Dessert Bar.
10. The Square.
Chef and co-owner Philip Howard, supported by head chef Robert Weston, focuses on seasonal ingredients and impeccable cooking, producing a wide variety of dishes on offer. Located in central London, The Square has received two Michelin Stars, amongst many other accolades.