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by Great British Chefs 08 Feb 2018

Get to know a little bit more about the fantastic Michelin-starred restaurants, award-winning gastropubs and rural gourmet boltholes featured on Great British Chefs.

1. 190 Queen’s Gate at The Gore

This Knightsbridge hotel has been providing guests a luxurious place to stay since 1892, and with Daniel Galmiche at the helm of its restaurant 190 Queen’s Gate, it offers beautiful French cuisine with a British twist.

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190 Queen's Gate, Kensington, London, SW7 5EX , UK

Telephone

020 7584 6601

2. 64 Degrees

This small, twenty-seater restaurant in the heart of Brighton is responsible for helping to kick-start the city's culinary renaissance, serving up dishes of fun, tasty and vibrant food seven days a week.

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53 Meeting House Lane, Brighton, BN1 1HB, UK

Telephone

01273 770115

3. A Wong

On an unassuming road near Victoria Underground Station, this Chinese restaurant takes diners on a whistle-stop tour of China’s greatest gastronomic regions.

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70 Wilton Road, Pimlico , London, SW1V 1DE , UK

Telephone

0207 828 8931

4. Adam's

After winning acclaim with his two year pop-up, Adam Stokes' new, permanent restaurant bolsters Birmingham's reputation as a fine-dining destination. The Michelin-starred dishes are full of flavour, presented in an imaginative way and make any occasion feel special.

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Contact information
16 Waterloo Street , Birmingham, B2 5UG , UK

Telephone

0121 643 3745

5. Alyn Williams at The Westbury

Alyn Williams at The Westbury is the young upstart of the thriving Mayfair restaurant scene, winning a Michelin star after less than a year of service and drawing praise for its daring cuisine.

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The Westbury Hotel, 37 Conduit Street, London, W1S 2YF , UK

Telephone

0207 183 6426

6. Angler

Perched on the eighth floor of Moorgate’s South Place Hotel, Angler offers stunning views over the City of London with gorgeous fish and seafood dishes to match. In Gary Foulkes, the restaurant has found a chef with a distinctive style, as he expertly merges classical French, European and Asian flavours.

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South Place Hotel, 3 South Place, London, EC2M 2AF , UK

Telephone

02032151260

7. Artichoke

The restaurant features a number of dining rooms, including one for 16 which allows views into the kitchen and a ‘garden room’ which provides guests with a view of the ‘living wall’ of herbs, which are used in the kitchen.

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9 Market Square, Old Amersham, Buckinghamshire, HP7 ODF , London

Telephone

(01494) 726611

8. Baranis

In the basement beneath the Provençal gastronomic paradise of Cigalon is Baranis, a chic bar that brings a laidback 1960s “sud de France” atmosphere to hectic Holborn.

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115 Chancery Lane, London, WC2A 1PP , UK

Telephone

020 7242 8373

9. Barrafina Adelaide Street

This authentic tapas restaurant – along with its two other sites in London – is where you'll find some of the best Spanish food in the UK.

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10 Adelaide Street, Covent Garden , London, WC2N 4HZ , UK

Telephone

020 7440 1456

10. Barrafina Coal Drops Yard

The fourth Barrafina follows a tried-and-tested template – long marble counters, open kitchens and slick service – but executive chef Angel Zapata Martin brings a distinct Catalonian flair to the menu at the King’s Cross outpost.

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Bagley Walk, Kings Cross, London, N1C 4AB, UK

Telephone

02074401486

11. Benedicts

This accomplished bistro is the leading light of Norwich's dining scene, serving unfussy seasonal British food in relaxed surroundings. Chef-owner Richard Bainbridge puts the produce of the county front and centre, combining playful creativeness with nostalgic flavours.

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Contact information
9 St Benedicts Street, Norwich, NR2 4PE, UK

Telephone

01603 926080

12. Bentley's Oyster Bar and Gril

Richard Corrigan and his team have reinvigorated this famed old eatery with exciting results, providing Mayfair with a restaurant that is as prized as the oysters found on its menu.

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Contact information
11-15 Swallow Street, Mayfair, London, W1B 4DG , UK

Telephone

0207 734 4756

13. Bibendum

Many of the UK’s greatest chefs learnt their craft in the kitchens of Bibendum. Now, with the legendary Claude Bosi at the helm, it has returned to its rightful place at the forefront of London’s dining scene.

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81 Fulham Road, Chelsea, London, SW3 6RD , UK

Telephone

020 7581 5817

14. Bistro Union

When Adam Byatt opened Trinity in Clapham, he brought a new level of class to the southwest London suburb. The gifted chef’s new venture, Bistro Union, is a more relaxed affair, a family-friendly neighbourhood restaurant – albeit one with an impressive pedigree.

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40 Abbeville Road, Clapham, London, SW4 9NG, UK

Telephone

0207 0426 400

15. Bohemia

One of a clutch of restaurants on Jersey – an island which, despite its small size, enjoys some of the highest praise in the UK for its ingredients and eateries – Bohemia’s profile is elevated by the presence of Steve Smith, a chef with enormous pedigree and prestige.

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Green Street, St. Helier, Jersey, JE2 4UH , UK

Telephone

(01534) 875054

16. Bryn Williams at Porth Eirias

Bryn Williams’ career has gone from strength to strength since his appearance on Great British Menu in 2006. At Porth Eirias, he brings his considerable restaurant experience to Colwyn Bay, North Wales.

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The Promenade, Colwyn Bay, LL29 8HH, UK

Telephone

01492 577 525

17. Carlton Riverside

This ultra-friendly, comfortable home-from-home is renowned for its hospitality, and while it names itself as a ‘restaurant with rooms’, there’s no shortage of recommendations from those who urge visitors to avail themselves of a stay there.

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Llanwrtyd Wells , Powys, Mid Wales, LD5 4ST , UK

Telephone

(01591) 610 248

18. Chapter One

As far as modern fine dining restaurants go, Chapter One is a touch out of the ordinary – being neither a voguish urban townhouse nor a rustic country retreat. In truth, its location on a busy road connecting the Kentish towns of Bromley and Orpington is rather inauspicious. But rest assured, the food is anything but.

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Farnborough Common, Locksbottom, Orpington, BR6 8NF , UK

Telephone

01689 854 848

19. Chiltern Firehouse

For all the pomp, razzmatazz and tabloid fervour that - for better or for worse - Chiltern Firehouse attracts, it should not be forgotten that as an eatery it has serious credentials.

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1 Chiltern Street, Marylebone, London, W1U 7PA , UK

Telephone

020 7073 7676

20. Cigalon

One of chef-patron Pascal Aussignac’s London-based French restaurants, Cigalon effortlessly charms the senses and the stomach by evoking the sounds, smells and flavours of Provence.

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115 Chancery Lane , London, WC2A 1PP , UK

Telephone

(020) 7242 8373

21. Club Gascon

Still going strong since it opened in 1998, Club Gascon is a restaurant unashamedly in love with the delectable, moreish flavours of southwest France.

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57-59 West Smithfield, London, EC1A 9DS , UK

Telephone

(020) 7600 6144

22. Comptoir Gascon

This outpost of the Gascon empire prides itself on providing rustic food from the south-West of France – in its bistro and, for those who wish to recreate the experience at home, its deli – to a discerning City crowd.

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63 Charterhouse Street, London, EC1A 9DS, UK

Telephone

(020) 7608 0851

23. Cornerstone

After years spent running the kitchen at Nathan Outlaw’s Michelin-starred Capital Hotel outpost in London, Tom Brown is striking out on his own with his debut restaurant – Cornerstone.

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3 Prince Edward Rd, Hackney Wick, London, E9 5LX, UK

Telephone

0208 986 3922

24. Corrigan's Mayfair

Boasting a menu promising to 'redefine quintessential British cuisine', an ample wine list and an interior redolent of a German hunting lodge, Corrigan's Mayfair well and truly lives up to the name above its doors.

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28 Upper Grosvenor Street, London, W1K 7EH , UK

Telephone

0207 499 9943

25. Counter Culture

Not content with his two other Clapham-based restaurants, Robin Gill opened a third – Counter Culture – that serves up his innovative Nordic cuisine in a Basque country pintxos bar setting.

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Contact information
16 The Pavement, London, SW4 0HY , UK

Telephone

0208 191 7960

26. Darjeeling Express

From the top floor of Kingly Court in Soho, Asma Khan delivers an authentic taste of India. Recreating the royal Bengali and Rajput dishes of her upbringing, she also offers a platform to support women in food.

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Contact information
Kingly Court, Carnaby Street, London, W1B 5PW, UK

Telephone

020 7287 2828

27. Elystan Street

After seventeen years of working at a two-Michelin-starred level, Phil Howard left The Square to open Elystan Street, a place where the highest quality cooking is presented in relaxed, welcoming surroundings.

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43 Elystan Street, Chelsea, London, SW3 3NT , UK

Telephone

020 7628 5005

28. Fiume

With gorgeous views of the Thames and a sprawling open terrace, Fiume is a true slice of the Mediterranean in Battersea. Where better to enjoy Francesco Mazzei’s comforting southern Italian food?

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24 Circus West, Battersea Power Station , London, SW11 8EZ , UK

Telephone

020 3904 9010

29. Freak Scene

After breaking the mould at Nobu and Kurobuta, Scott Hallsworth has settled in London's Soho with Freak Scene – a bar and restaurant that perfectly displays his penchant for in-your-face Asian flavours.

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Contact information
54 Frith St, London, W1D 4SL, UK

Telephone

02077346370

30. Frog by Adam Handling

Adam Handling's flagship restaurant in the heart of Covent Garden seamlessly combines flavour, theatrics and invention on every plate, with a curated menu that reflects the personalities of the kitchen team.

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34-35 Southampton Street, Covent Garden, London, WC2E 7HF , UK

Telephone

0207 199 8370

31. Galvin at the Athenaeum

The Galvin name has always been synonymous with top-quality French cooking, but for the first time, the brothers are taking on British classics at a new restaurant in the Athenaeum Hotel.

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Contact information
116 Piccadilly, London, W1J 7BJ , UK

Telephone

020 7640 3333

32. Galvin at Windows

What do you do if you can’t find a unique space for your restaurant on the crowded streets of London? Look up. Galvin at Windows follows a recent trend for sky-scraping venues – and, as you’d expect from a venue which is named thus, it offers plenty of spectacular sights.

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22 Park Lane, London, W1K 1BE, UK

Telephone

(020) 7208 4021

33. Galvin Green Man

Not content with their dominance in London, Chris and Jeff Galvin have spread their wings beyond the capital with Galvin Green Man, returning home to the beautiful Essex countryside they grew up in.

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Main Road, Howe Street , Great Waltham , CM3 1BG , UK

Telephone

01245 408820

34. Galvin HOP

The Galvin brothers' first foray into the world of gastropubs has been an incredibly successful one, offering refined pub food and craft beers in the heart of the City of London.

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Contact information
35 Spital Square, London, E1 6DX , UK

Telephone

02072990404

35. Galvin La Chapelle

Awe-inspiring Victorian interiors, elegant French cuisine and understated service are what earned this unique city restaurant its Michelin star, under the direction of acclaimed chef brothers Chris and Jeff Galvin.

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35 Spital Square, London, E1 6DY , UK

Telephone

0207 299 0400

36. GBR

Short for Great British Restaurant, GBR is housed in the luxury Dukes London hotel and specialises in classic British food, courtesy of talented chef Nigel Mendham.

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35 St James's Pl , St James', London, SW1A 1NY , UK

Telephone

020 7491 4840

37. Gravetye Manor

Surrounded by coppiced woodland, the drive into Gravetye Manor can feel a little off-piste. But overgrowth makes way for opulence once the tyres meet gravel.

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Vowels Lane, East Grinstead, London, RH19 4LJ , UK

Telephone

01342 810567

38. Hakkasan Hanway Place

The successful Hakkasan Group has expanded all over the world, but it was at the first restaurant in Hanway Place where Michelin-starred chef Tong Chee Hwee first realized his culinary vision.

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8 Hanway Pl, Fitzrovia, London, W1T 1HD, UK

Telephone

020 7927 7000

39. Hakkasan Mayfair

Part of the successful Hakkasan Group, Hakkasan Mayfair has the perfect balance of night and day, with light and airing dining on the ground floor, exceptional cocktails in the Ling Ling bar, a vast wine cellar and an in-house DJ.

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Hakkasan Mayfair, 17 Bruton Street, London, W1J 6QB , UK

Telephone

020 7355 7718

40. Hambleton Hall

The luxurious setting of Hambleton Hall is a fitting location for Michelin-starred chef Aaron Patterson and his sophisticated, modern British cooking. For over twenty years he has maintained the high levels of consistency that delivered the hotel its first star in 1982.

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Hambleton Hall, Hambleton, Oakham, LE15 8TH, UK

Telephone

01572 756991

41. Hartnett Holder & Co at Lime Wood

Hartnett Holder & Co, the restaurant at Lime Wood – a luxurious boutique hotel in the New Forest with a bohemian vibe – is a culinary breath of fresh air compared to conventional country house eateries.

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Beaulieu Rd, Lyndhurst, Hampshire, SO43 7FZ , UK

Telephone

(0238) 028 7177

42. Hide

Set across three floors, this beautiful and ambitious building overlooking London’s Green Park actually houses two separate restaurants and a bar, with both all-day dining and elaborate tasting menus on offer.

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85 Piccadilly, Mayfair, London, W1J 7NB, UK

Telephone

020 3146 8666

43. HIX Oyster and Chop House

Few have done more than Mark Hix to promote modern British food. HIX Oyster and Chop House carries on his legacy of using seasonal British ingredients.

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Contact information
36-37 Greenhill Rents, Cowcross Street, London, EC1M 6BN , UK

Telephone

020 7017 1930

44. Hix Soho

The jewel in the HIX restaurant empire, Hix Soho is a spacious, relaxed restaurant with a focus on outstanding produce. It is also home of Mark’s Bar, one of Soho’s most sophisticated cocktail spots.

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66-70 Brewer Street, London, W1F 9UP , UK

Telephone

020 7292 3518

45. Ikoyi

Undoubtedly one of London’s most exciting restaurants, Ikoyi’s dynamic, West African-inspired menu creates food for thought, offering intelligent, precise and unique cooking in the heart of the city.

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Contact information
1 St James's Market, London, SW1Y 4AH, UK

Telephone

020 3583 4660

46. José Pizarro Broadgate

The third restaurant from acclaimed Spanish chef José Pizarro, his Broadgate venue elegantly pairs his flair for flavour with a focus on simplicity and quality. Although in the heart of London, José Pizarro provides an authentic tapas bar and restaurant experience amidst the rush of city life.

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Contact information
36 Broadgate Circle, London, EC2M 1QS , UK

Telephone

020 7256 5333

47. Kahani

Peter Joseph’s solo venture offers well-balanced Indian dishes that take inspiration from the sights and smells of his hometown of Chennai, combining them with top-quality produce from his new home in Britain.

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Contact information
1 Wilbraham Place, Belgravia, London, SW1X 9AE, UK

Telephone

02077307634

48. Kinloch Lodge

Part of a hotel situated on a stunning stretch of coastline on the Isle of Skye, in an impressive whitewashed building which echoes with history and ancestral heritage, Kinloch Lodge is a truly majestic destination.

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Contact information
Sleat, Isle of Skye, IV43 8QY , UK

Telephone

(01471) 833 333

49. Kitchen W8

This sophisticated neighbourhood restaurant has held a Michelin star for seven years under the leadership of head chef Mark Kempson and ownership of Phil Howard and Rebecca Mascarenhas, serving modern British food with classical French undertones.

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Contact information
11-13 Abingdon Road, Kensington, London, W8 6AH, UK

Telephone

020 7937 0120

50. Kym's

Andrew Wong's second restaurant is a big, bold, beautiful space in the Bloomberg Arcade, specialising in Cantonese roasted meats and showcasing the regional flavours of China with playful, contemporary finesse.

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Contact information
19 Bloomberg Arcade, London, EC4N 8AR, UK

Telephone

020 7220 7088

51. Kyseri

Kyseri is Selin Kiazim's second restaurant, and an ode to the food of central Turkey. The menu here focuses around lesser-known manti dumplings, cured meats and sharing plates, all delivered with Selin's progressive touch and intriguing flavour combinations.

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Contact information
64 Grafton Way, Bloomsbury, London , W1T 5DN, UK

Telephone

02073833717

52. L’Enclume

Simon Rogan's L’Enclume continues to evolve, and the brilliance and adventure of the food at this Lake District restaurant is now world-renowned.

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Contact information
Cavendish Street, Cartmel Nr Grange over Sands, , Cumbria, LA11 6PZ , UK

Telephone

01539 536 362

53. Le Bar

Le Bar, Club Gascon’s lively little sister, is where you'll find London's best cocktails, wines and 'frapas' (French tapas) inspired by the flavours of southwest France.

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Contact information
57-59 West Smithfield , London, EC1A 9DS , UK

Telephone

(020) 7600 7561

54. Le Champignon Sauvage

Le Champignon Sauvage may have become something of a culinary institution thanks to the imaginative cooking of its chef owner David Everitt-Matthias, but the atmosphere and tone of the restaurant remain refreshingly laid-back.

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Contact information
24-28 Suffolk Road, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 2AQ , UK

Telephone

01242 573 449

55. Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons

Jewel in the crown of the Blanc enterprise, restaurant, hotel, cookery school and TV location - Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons, colloquially abbreviated to Le Manoir, is a picturesquely-located paradise in Oxfordshire and one of the country’s most renowned restaurants.

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Church Road, Great Milton, Oxfordshire, OX44 7PD , UK

Telephone

(01844) 278 881

56. Lima

The food is astonishingly well-dressed and the design slick, but there is plenty of substance to go with the style at Lima.

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Contact information
31 Rathbone Place, Fitzrovia, London, W1T 1JH , UK

Telephone

0203 002 2640

57. Lympstone Manor

This country house hotel and restaurant is chef Michael Caines’ masterpiece, serving world-class food with views of the stunning Exe Estuary.

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Contact information
Courtland Lane, Lympstone, Exmouth, EX8 3NZ , UK

Telephone

01395 202040

58. Marcus

Few will require an introduction to the eponymous chef at the helm at The Berkeley. He’s one of the country’s most revered professionals, who has long stamped out a reputation for near-perfection.

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Contact information
Wilton Place, Knightsbridge, London, SW1X 7RL, UK

Telephone

(020) 7235 1200

59. Mark Jordan at the Beach

Building on Mark Jordan’s resounding success at The Ocean, one of only a handful of Michelin-starred restaurants on Jersey, Mark Jordan at the Beach presents diners with a less formal option for dinner, the kind of place where no one would look at you too strangely if you came in with a little sand in your hair from windsurfing.

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Contact information
La Plage , La Route de la Haule, St Peter, Jersey , JE3 7YD , UK

Telephone

(01534) 780 180

60. Martin Wishart at Loch Lomond

This second venture from Martin Wishart is every bit as sophisticated as his central Leith venue, with an added air of country-house glamour.

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Contact information
Cameron House Hotel, Loch Lomond, Dunbartonshire, G83 8QZ , UK

Telephone

(01389) 722504

61. Midsummer House

Situated in a smart city villa in Cambridge, with an intimate and classically decked-out dining room, Midsummer House provides a corner of seclusion among the teeming cloisters.

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Midsummer Common, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire , CB4 1HA , UK

Telephone

(01223) 369299

62. Morston Hall

Going one step further than the standard ‘restaurant with rooms’ function, Morston Hall – a hotel and eatery located in a refined and pleasant 18th century manor house – offers its guests a number of options for entertainment and diversion when they arrive.

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Contact information
Morston, Holt, Norfolk, NR25 7AA , UK

Telephone

(01263) 741041

63. Northcote

Since opening in 1983 and being placed under the dual management of proprietor Craig Bancroft and chef Nigel Haworth, Northcote, or Northcote Manor as it is sometimes known, has grown into one of most prestigious restaurants in the UK, serving honest British cuisine with passion and integrity.

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Northcote Road, Langho, Blackburn, BB6 8BE, UK

Telephone

01254 240 555

64. Number Five at Devonshire Club

Smack bang in the middle of the City, Adam Gray serves up faultless examples of modern British cooking.

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Contact information
5 Devonshire Square, London, EC2M 4YD, UK

Telephone

020 3750 4545

65. Oblix

While some diners will come for the views, with the talented Marcus Eaves in the kitchen, the food at skyscraping restaurant Oblix will be the reason they return.

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Contact information
31 St Thomas Street, London, SE1 9RY , UK

Telephone

020 7268 6700

66. Ocean at The Atlantic

Thanks to the island’s clement location, terrain and – in no small part – the efforts of the producers and growers who live and work there, Jersey has become synonymous with some of the best raw materials for cookery in the UK. Its status as a destination and coastline also earmark it as a luxurious and restorative place to take a break.

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Contact information
Le Mont de la Pulente , St Brelade, Jersey , JE3 8HE , UK

Telephone

(01534) 744 101

67. Ockenden Manor

Chef Stephen Crane gives classic British dishes a European touch, producing luxurious food at Ockenden Manor

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Ockenden Lane, Cuckfield, West Sussex, RH17 5LD, UK

Telephone

(01444) 416 111

68. Odette's

A neighbourhood restaurant for the residents of Primrose Hill, Odette’s has been around since the 1970s. But it wasn’t until Bryn Williams took over that it became somewhere worth talking about.

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Contact information
130 Regent's Park Road, London, NW1 8XL, UK

Telephone

020 7586 8569

69. Oklava

Selin Kiazim is pushing the boundaries of Turkish food at Oklava, drawing on her Turkish Cypriot heritage and an adventurous palate to deliver perfectly balanced plates with smart modern touches.

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Contact information
74 Luke St , Hackney, London , EC2A 4PY, UK

Telephone

02077293032

70. Ormer Mayfair

Shaun Rankin has flown the flag for Jersey as a culinary destination for some years now. Since cutting ties with Ormer in Jersey, he’ll be focusing exclusively on his Mayfair outpost, and that can only be good for the people of London.

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Contact information
Flemings Mayfair, 7-12 Half Moon St, London, W1J 7BH , UK

Telephone

02070165601

71. Outlaw's Fish Kitchen

Outlaw’s Fish Kitchen is Nathan Outlaw’s second restaurant in beautiful Port Isaac, and has already earned a Michelin star for its delicious small seafood plates, served in a rustic fifteenth century seaside cottage.

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Contact information
1 Middle Street , Port Isaac , PL29 3RH , UK

Telephone

01208 881 183

72. Paris House

It is easy to see what Executive Chef and owner Phil Fanning means when he describes Paris House as ‘an emotionally powerful property’: the grounds are prim, the roaming deer are gargantuan, and the architecture is tethered to a bygone age.

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Contact information
Woburn Park , London Road, Woburn, Bedfordshire , MK17 9QP, UK

Telephone

(01525) 290 692

73. Paul Ainsworth at Number 6

With Padstow becoming another one of the UK’s most-visited destinations for food lovers, Number 6 has carved out a niche as a friendly place which makes full use of the wealth of great local ingredients.

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Contact information
6 Middle Street, Padstow , PL28 8AP , UK

Telephone

(01841) 532 093

74. Quo Vadis

This labyrinthine mainstay of Soho's dining scene changes its menu daily, serving simple British food absolutely bursting with incredible flavour.

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Contact information
26-29 Dean Street, London, W1D 3LL , UK

Telephone

020 7437 9585

75. Radici

Francesco Mazzei’s latest venture sees relaxed southern Italian food on offer opposite the Almeida Theatre in Islington.

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Contact information
30 Almeida Street , London, N1 1AD , UK

Telephone

020 7354 4777

76. Restaurant James Sommerin

It would be no exaggeration to call James Sommerin one of Wales’s greatest chefs, and his first solo venture in the bustling seaside town of Penarth does no disservice to his talent.

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Contact information
The Esplanade, Penarth, CF64 3AU , UK

Telephone

029 20706559

77. Restaurant Martin Wishart

Having come through the ranks under Marco Pierre White, with ringing endorsements from the man himself, it’s not surprising that Martin Wishart’s name on this charming harbour-side Leith eatery brings the crowds in.

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Contact information
54 The Shore , Edinburgh, EH6 6RA , UK

Telephone

(0131) 553 3557

78. Restaurant Nathan Outlaw

Nathan Outlaw's flagship restaurant achieves near perfection in its bid to celebrate the fruits of the Cornish coastline.

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6 New Road, Port Isaac, Cornwall, PL29 3SB, UK

Telephone

(01208) 880896

79. Restaurant Sat Bains with Rooms

In an industrial estate just outside Nottingham under pylons and a flyover lies this incredible temple to gastronomic brilliance, where head chef Sat Bains cooks contemporary tasting menus using the best of local produce.

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Contact information
Lenton Lane, Nottingham, NG7 2SA UK, UK

Telephone

0115 986 6566

80. Rogan & Co

Round the corner from Simon Rogan’s two-starred flagship L’Enclume, Rogan & Co is a relaxed neighbourhood restaurant making the most of Lake District produce.

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Devonshire Square, Cartmel, Cumbria, LA11 6QD, UK

Telephone

01539 535917

81. Roganic

From pop-up to permanent site, Simon Rogan’s latest London venture offers a taste of his inimitable cooking in the heart of the capital.

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5-7 Blandford Street, Marylebone, London, W1U 3DB, UK

Telephone

020 3370 6260

82. Rojano’s in the Square

Having put another pin in the culinary map of Padstow with his celebrated restaurant Number 6, Paul Ainsworth continues to bring different flavours to the already well-catered for Cornwall resort.

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Contact information
9 Mill Square, Padstow , PL28 8AE , UK

Telephone

(01841) 532 796

83. Root

Talented Bristolian chef Josh Eggleton has reformed his Chicken Shed restaurant in Bristol’s historic harbourside, deciding instead to give vegetables star billing at Root.

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Contact information
CARGO , Wapping Wharf , Bristol , BS1 6WP , UK

Telephone

0117 930 0260

84. Roots

Tommy Banks’ second restaurant opened in the heart of York in 2018, serving small plates of his beloved ingredients from the family farm in airy, relaxed surroundings.

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68 Marygate, York, YO30 7BH, UK

85. Roux at Parliament Square

This plush, beautiful restaurant in the heart of Westminster serves classically inspired dishes with a modern touch, expertly prepared by talented head chef Steve Groves.

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Contact information
11 Great George Street, Westminster, London, SW1P 3AD, UK

Telephone

020 7334 3737

86. Sake no Hana

Ascend the escalators to the first floor of this grade II listed building and you will be transported to a high-end Japanese restaurant serving traditional kaiseki cuisine. From Wagyu sashimi with sea urchin and caviar to Slow cooked miso pork belly with roasted onions, this is refined Japanese cooking at its very best.

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Contact information
23 St James's Street , Mayfair , London, SW1A 1HA, UK

Telephone

020 7925 8988

87. Salt

After an incredibly successful Kickstarter campaign, Paul Foster opened his first restaurant Salt in the beautiful town of Stratford-upon-Avon.

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Contact information
8 Church Street , Stratford-upon-Avon , Warwickshire , CV37 6HB , UK

Telephone

01789 263566

88. Salt & Malt

Returning to his Somerset roots with the opening of The Pony and Trap in 2006, Salt & Malt is the latest project by highly-rated chef Josh Eggleton.

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Chew Valley Lake, Bristol, BS40 8TF, UK

Telephone

01275 333345

89. Sartoria

Francesco Mazzei couldn’t stay out of the kitchen long. After leaving his acclaimed restaurant L’Anima in 2015 and releasing his book Recipes from Southern Italy that same year, Francesco has now found a new home to showcase his sumptuous Italian cooking.

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20 Savile Row, London, W1S 3PR , UK

Telephone

020 7534 7000

90. Scran & Scallie

Scran & Scallie is the latest collaboration between Tom Kitchin and Dominic Jack – the charming neighbourhood pub serves unpretentious, home-cooked food.

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1 Comely Bank Rd , Stockbridge, Edinburgh, EH4 1DT, UK

Telephone

0131 332 6281

91. Seven Park Place

Just away from the bustle and dripping with elegance, the St James Hotel is the perfect home for William Drabble's distinguished preparations.

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St. James's Hotel and Club , 7-8 Park Place, London, SW1A 1LS , UK

Telephone

(020) 7316 1600

92. Simpsons

Simpsons sits at the forefront of a thriving Midlands restaurant scene and in its kitchen can be found two of the region’s most distinguished chefs.

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20 Highfield Road , Edgbaston , Birmingham , B15 3DU , UK

Telephone

0121 454 3434

93. Sorella

This Italian restaurant in Clapham combines the beautiful dishes of the Amalfi Coast with Robin Gill's unmistakable style of cooking.

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148 Clapham Manor Street, Clapham, London, SW4 6BX, UK

Telephone

020 7720 4662

94. Sorrel

Steve Drake returns to the restaurant scene at Sorrel, where he offers uniquely creative, seasonal British food from a beautiful listed building in the heart of Dorking.

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77 South Street , Dorking, Surrey, RH4 2JU , UK

Telephone

01306 889414

95. Texture

While Texture is described by those who run it as a ‘modern European’ restaurant, the influence of Icelandic Head Chef Agnar Sverrisson has led to several vogueish Nordic influences creeping into the menu – although this is not the reason for its popularity.

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34 Portman Street , London, W1H 7BY , UK

Telephone

(020) 7224 0028

96. The Beehive

Having worked at some of the UK’s top culinary institutions (The Hind’s Head and Fat Duck to name two), and putting his stamp on The Royal Oak after eight years as Head Chef, Dominic Chapman finally has a place to call his own.

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Waltham Road, White Waltham, Maidenhead, SL6 3SH, UK

Telephone

01628 822877

97. The Black Swan at Oldstead

Tucked away in the beautiful North York Moors, The Black Swan is everything you could want in a cosy countryside inn. And with Tommy Banks creating his stunning Michelin-starred tasting menus for those who make the trip, it’s one of the most forward-thinking meals you can have in the UK.

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Oldstead, York, YO61 4BL, UK

Telephone

01347 868387

98. The Box Tree

In a no-nonsense town beside a wild Yorkshire moor, there’s an 18th century farmhouse known for its checkered culinary fortunes. Now led by the steady hand and discerning eye of chef and proprietor Simon Gueller, and his wife Rena, 35-37 Church Street, llkley – aka the Box Tree – is prospering once more.

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35-37 Church Street, Ilkley , West Yorkshire, LS29 9DR , UK

Telephone

01943 608484

99. The Bread Station

Not many bakeries can say they have a Michelin-starred chef making the bread, but The Bread Station at London Fields is one of them.

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373 Helmsley Place, London, E8 3SB , UK

Telephone

020 7254 7388

100. The Cinnamon Club

Set inside a Grade II listed building that was once the glorious Westminster Library, The Cinnamon Club opened in 2001 with the aim of changing diners’ perceptions of Indian food.

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The Old Westminster Library, 30-32 Great Smith Street, London, SW1P 3BU, UK

Telephone

0207 222 2555

101. The Conduit

The Conduit opened in late 2018 as a hub for philanthropists and people passionate about social change, with Merlin Labron-Johnson bringing his imaginative, sustainable cooking to the fourth-floor restaurant.

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40 Conduit St, Mayfair, London, W1S 2YQ, UK

Telephone

02039128400

102. The Conservatory at Calcot Manor

Set in over 220 acres of rolling Cotswold countryside, Tetbury’s Calcot Manor is a splendid sight. Now, thanks to Gordon Ramsay protégé Richard Davies, it has a restaurant to match.

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Calcot Manor , Tetbury , GL8 8YJ , UK

Telephone

01666 890391

103. The Cross at Kenilworth

In the age of the gastropub-by-numbers, restaurateur Andreas Antona and chef Adam Bennett should be commended for their adventurous and original approach at The Cross, Kenilworth.

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16 New Street , Kenilworth , CV8 2EZ , UK

Telephone

01926 853 840

104. The Dairy

This trendy Clapham-based restaurant is the darling of food critics, a favourite of the locals and on the must-visit lists of foodies up and down the country. By serving small dishes of inventive, Nordic-inspired dishes using the very best British produce, chef-owner Robin Gill has become a highly respected restaurateur.

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15 The Pavement, Clapham, London, SW4 0HY , UK

Telephone

0207 622 4165

105. The Elephant

The Elephant restaurant, the double-header venture from Simon Hulstone, is split into two sections. The Room is upstairs from the Brasserie, offering diners unadulterated wizardry from the mercurial chef.

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3-4 Beacon Terrace , Torquay, Devon, TQ1 2BH , UK

Telephone

(01803) 200 044

106. The Feathered Nest Country Inn

Nestled in the heart of the Cotswolds, The Feathered Nest offers elegant modern British food in a beautiful setting with views across the Oxfordshire countryside.

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Nether Westcote, Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire, OX7 6SD, UK

Telephone

01993 833030

107. The Freemasons at Wiswell

“I want the pub to be personable, not a brand,” chef Steven Smith has said of The Freemasons at Wiswell.

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8 Vicarage Fold , Wiswell , Clitheroe , BB7 9DF , UK

Telephone

01254 822218

108. The Gilbert Scott

One of the best things about the fancying-up of the Kings Cross area of London has been the refurbishment of some of its more spectacular buildings (St Pancras itself being a case in point) which had fallen into states of mild disrepair. The former Midland Grand Hotel – which houses the incredible Gilbert Scott – is no exception.

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St Pancras Renaissance Hotel , Euston Road , London, NW1 2AR , UK

Telephone

(020) 7278 3888

109. The Hero of Maida

This gorgeous gastropub in London's leafy Maida Vale is headed up by Henry Harris, who brings his signature Gallic touch to a menu full of English and French classics.

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55 Shirland Rd, Maida Vale, London, W9 2JD, UK

Telephone

02039609109

110. The Hind's Head

This Michelin-starred, Heston Blumenthal-owned gastropub might be across the road from The Fat Duck, but head chef Pete Gray’s menu of traditional British classics (with a little Heston twist of course) has turned this beautiful old building into a destination restaurant in its own right.

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High Street, Bray, Berkshire, SL6 2AB, UK

Telephone

01628 626151

111. The Kitchin

Tom Kitchin’s ‘From Nature to Plate’ ethos runs right through the heart of The Kitchin restaurant. Ingredients are meticulously sourced; there are views of Edinburgh’s waterfront; and the cooking is polished but undeniably earthy.

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78 Commercial Street, Edinburgh, EH6 6LX , UK

Telephone

EH6 6LX

112. The Latymer

As one of the very few restaurants in the UK to hold four AA rosettes and a Michelin star, The Latymer in Pennyhill Park Hotel & Spa, under the guidance of Matt Worswick, has quietly established itself as one of the UK's greatest restaurants.

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Pennyhill Park Hotel & Spa , London Road, Bagshot, Surrey , GU19 5EU , UK

Telephone

(01276) 471774

113. The Masons Arms

It seems like a new report appears at least once a week bemoaning the decline of the English pub, but Mark Dodson’s pub restaurant The Masons Arms has defied the trend.

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The Masons Arms, Knowstone , Devon, EX36 4RY , UK

Telephone

01398 341231

114. The Modern Pantry

To call the food at The Modern Pantry an example of "fusion cuisine" doesn't really do it justice. True, chef Anna Hansen has created a globally inspired menu, but what makes it different is in the name.

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48 St John's Square, London, EC1V 4JJ , UK

Telephone

020 7553 9210

115. The Neptune

A refurbished coaching inn, which has been granted a Michelin star, within strolling distance of the beach at Old Hunstanton, The Neptune is a restaurant with rooms which has become most renowned for its food - modern English cuisine. It is presided over by one half of the husband-and-wife team who run the place, Kevin Mangeolles.

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85 Old Hunstanton Road , Hunstanton , Norfolk, PE36 6HZ , UK

Telephone

(01485) 532122

116. The Ninth

This relaxed Michelin-starred restaurant in London's Fitzrovia serves up small plates of beautiful French food with a hefty dose of Mediterranean influences.

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22 Charlotte Street, Fitzrovia, London, W1T 2NB, UK

Telephone

020 3019 0880

117. The Olive Branch

The Olive Branch restaurant is an award-winning establishment based in the humble setting of a small Rutland pub. Sean Hope oversees the Michelin starred quality food on offer.

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Main Street , Clipsham , Rutland, LE15 7SH , UK

Telephone

01780 410355

118. The Peat Inn

With Geoffrey Smeddle at the helm, diners are in for a real treat. Michelin-starred The Peat Inn restaurant offers a menu filled with seasonal dishes.

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Near St Andrews , Fife , KY15 5LH , UK

Telephone

(01334) 840 206

119. The Pipe and Glass Inn

Holding the only Michelin star in East Yorkshire, this destination restaurant offers luxurious country pub décor, beautiful countryside and a modern take on traditional Yorkshire fare, showcasing the best this bountiful region has to offer.

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West End, South Dalton, Beverley , HU17 7PN, UK

Telephone

01430 810 246

120. The Pony and Trap

Josh Eggleton took over the kitchen in this two-century-old pub following a stint as a Gordon Ramsay scholar.

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Knowle Hill , Chew Magna , Bristol, BS40 8TQ , UK

Telephone

(01275) 332 627

121. The Three Chimneys

The Three Chimneys has been serving honest food for over thirty years, emerging from humble beginnings to become one of Scotland’s best-loved restaurants.

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The Three Chimneys , Colbost , Dunvegan, IV55 8ZT , UK

Telephone

01470 511258

122. The Walnut Tree Inn

When Shaun Hill took over The Walnut Tree Inn in 2008, he wasn't just acquiring a road-side pub in a beautiful rural Welsh setting. Between 1963 and 2001, it was a genuine culinary landmark run by pioneering chef Franco Taruschio but had more recently fell on hard times.

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The Walnut Tree Inn , Llanddewi Skirrid , Abergavenny , NP7 8AW , UK

Telephone

01873 852 797

123. The West House

Kent is known as the Garden of England with good reason, and here in the most picturesque of locations sits a restaurant which celebrates the region’s prime terroir with supreme honesty and wonderful skill.

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28 High Street , Biddenden , Kent, TN27 8AH, UK

Telephone

01580 291341

124. The Whitebrook

Tucked away in leafy Monmouthshire, The Whitebrook is Chris Harrod’s ode to the majestic Wye Valley. The chef makes the most of both foraged and grown local produce to create dishes of outstanding natural beauty.

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The Whitebrook, Whitebrook, Monmouth, NP25 4TX, UK

Telephone

01600860254

125. The Yorke Arms

Located in an idyllic corner of North Yorkshire near well-heeled Harrogate, The Yorke Arms offers mesmeric food in an equally mesmeric environment.

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Ramsgill-in-Nidderdale , Harrogate , HG3 5RL, UK

Telephone

(01423) 755243

126. Theo Randall at The InterContinental

Theo Randall's restaurant at the InterContinental Hotel has a crowd-pleasing approach, serving honest yet skilled Italian dishes in a sleek dining room.

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1 Hamilton Place, London, W1J 7QY , UK

Telephone

(020) 7318 8747

127. Thompson's

Chef Robert Thompson’s first solo restaurant gives the diner front row seats to the theatre of the kitchen and all the wonderful flavours the Isle of Wight has to offer.

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11 Town Lane , Newport , Isle of Wight , PO30 1JU , UK

Telephone

(01983) 526118

128. Tim Allen's Flitch of Bacon

Daniel Clifford’s clever mix of classical flavours and molecular cooking techniques earned him two Michelin stars at Midsummer House. After he bought a pub in the Essex countryside, he handed it over to friend and fellow chef Tim Allen, whose incredible cooking earned it a Michelin star.

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The Street, Little Dunmow , Dunmow , Little Dunmow Dunmow CM6 3HT , UK

Telephone

01371 821660

129. Tom's Kitchen Chelsea

Tom’s Kitchen seeks to showcase the less formal elements of Tom Aikens's cooking, with enticing menus and attractive prices to match.

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27 Cale Street , Chelsea, London, SW3 3QP , UK

Telephone

(020) 7349 0202

130. Tredwells

Primely located in the heart of Theatreland, Tredwells offers affordable luxury in a relaxed casual dining setting. Food leans towards the hearty, classic British end of the spectrum with dishes made unique through the inclusion of flavours and ingredients from all over the world.

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4A Upper St Martin's Lane , London, WC2H 9NY , UK

Telephone

020 3764 0840

131. Trinity

Adam Byatt’s Clapham home of Trinity oozes elegance at every turn, with a brand of sophisticated yet homely cuisine that rarely fails to please diners.

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4 The Polygon , Clapham Old Town , London, SW4 0JG, UK

Telephone

020 7622 1199

132. Tyddyn Llan

Located in rural Denbighshire, Tyddyn Llan aims to provide a real home-from-home feel. Although most commonly referred to as a ‘restaurant with rooms’, the hotel provides its guests with a couple of ultra-comfortable lounges in which to sit and unwind after a hard day’s romping in the picturesque countryside.

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Llandrillo, nr. Corwen, Denbighshire , North Wales , LL21 0ST , UK

Telephone

(01490) 440 264

133. Upstairs at Trinity

Since returning to Clapham in 2006, Adam Byatt has cemented his reputation as one of London’s finest chefs. In 2015 he opened Upstairs at Trinity, which (as its name suggests) lies just above his award-winning main restaurant. Serving up an exciting menu of small plates in a casual environment, Upstairs is a welcome addition to Clapham’s flourishing food scene.

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4 The Polygon , Clapham, London , SW4 0JG, UK

Telephone

0131 332 6281

134. Winteringham Fields

Even while sitting on North Lincolnshire’s flatlands, Winteringham Fields manages to rise above most of its competition.

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1 Silver Street, Winteringham , North Lincolnshire , DN15 9ND , UK

Telephone

01724 733096

135. Yauatcha City

By offering the finest teas, exquisite pastries and beautiful dim sum, the second Yauatcha tea house is another feather in the Hakkasan Group's cap.

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Broadgate Circle, London, EC2M 2QS , UK

Telephone

020 3817 9888

136. Yauatcha Soho

The finest Cantonese dim sum is coupled with the stunning European patisserie in this contemporary London tea house. One of only three Chinese restaurants in Britain to hold a Michelin star, the dim sum menu offers over forty different options while the show-stopping dessert menu, overseen by Graham Hornigold, showcases Asian flavours and ingredients to remarkable effect.

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15-17 Broadwick Street, London , W1F 0DL , UK

Telephone

020 7494 8888

137. Ynyshir

It might require a bit of a journey to get to, but this Welsh country house hotel has been quietly transformed into one of the most exciting and innovative restaurants with rooms in the UK.

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Eglwys Fach, Machynlleth, Powys, SY20 8TA, Wales

Telephone

01654 781209

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