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Read the very latest fine dining restaurant and bar reviews. The hottest new restaurants and bars around the country, tried and tested and reviewed by the Luxury Lifestyle Magazine team. Read our verdicts now!

Restaurant & Bar Review: Bunga Bunga Covent Garden, Drury Lane in London

Battersea’s most lively restaurant / night club has recently replicated itself on the famous streets of Covent Garden. Now also to be found in the heart of London’s theatreland on DruryLane, Bunga...

Most of the new restaurants emerging in Manchester city centre offer foreign cuisines, from tapas to Thai. You name it, we’ve got it! But sometimes, it’s nice to embrace the taste of blighty...

A hidden gem and firm favourite with islanders, Chiringuito is a chic beachside restaurant at Cala Gracioneta in San Antonio, Ibiza. Although a little off the beaten track, this venue is definitely worth...

Lisbon is known as the city built on 7 hills, and, trust me, after walking around for a weekend, you’ll be able to feel each of them in your calves! On the plus side, the views you’re rewarded...

For someone like me, who loves food and refuses to leave the beauty of the South Devon town she grew up in (I mean, beaches, Dartmoor, stunning coastal walks, it’s awful it really is…), I just love...

Sometimes a restauranteur comes along who changes the game. Raises the bar. Ups the ante. That’s very much the case with Sam Fox – the creative visionary behind Fox Restaurant Concepts, which has...

Set in the picturesque Buckinghamshire village of Brill, upmarket gastropub The Pointer sits smartly on either side of the road, with the main venue on one side and newly converted guest bedrooms, the...

If, like me, the way to your heart is through seafood, then a trip to Lisbon is essential. From the small, working mens’ cafes to the barbequed sardines on street stalls, I didn’t have one bad fish...

Nestled in the IT hub of Bangalore, The Den Bengaluru has launched the city’s first Sunday Drunch – a combination of drinks, brunch and lunch. We sent leading food writer Bindu Gopal Rao to find...

Today is National Burger Day and why not celebrate by getting your teeth into some of the juiciest burgers in London? From pimped up cheeseburgers to buttermilk fried chicken creations and a burger with...

The Athenaeum Hotel on 116 Piccadilly is a building seeped in history. Originally a luxurious MP’s home in the 1800s to a renowned gentleman’s club through the Victorian era. The building was converted...

28 floors up atop Hilton on London’s distinguished Park Lane beams the Michelin starred Galvin at Windows. A restaurant with views that undoubtedly rival the likes of 42 Fenchurch Street and the Shard’s...

The Gun is a charming gastropub located in Cold Harbour near Canary Wharf, with an outstanding view of the beautiful River Thames, glancing over to a towering O2. The menu is rich and varied with great...

Acclaimed chef Richard Turner is back in the kitchen with the launch of Maribel, the latest addition to Birmingham’s thriving culinary scene. A big name on the city’s food scene since 2007 when he...

On a bustling Friday evening my husband and I walked through the thriving watch department of Harrods; despite it being early evening and a glorious day the shoppers were in full swing. However, away from...

Words by Jess Henley Located within the heart of regal Mayfair in Burberry’s Regent Street flagship, lies the unsung hero of the store: Thomas’s Café – the quintessentially British all-day dining...

Sometimes in life you receive an opportunity to live out your passion, an event that will stay with you for years and enrich your life. It may be driving the supercar of your dreams, watching your favourite,...

Emulating the cultural richness of inland Rajasthan, Chokhi Dhani is a contemporary reflection that presents authentic fine food paired with attentive service. Championing a locally inspired and unique...

A combined celebration of Asian food paired with family dining, PF Chang’s, situated steps from the vibrancy of Leicester Square, offers a relaxed dining atmosphere complemented with wonderfully delicious...

Leading travel and food writer Kaspar Chambers enjoys Sri Lanka’s most sought-after restaurant. Not many culinary establishments can boast themselves to be the best across an entire country. Ministry...

Travel writer Leanne Kelsall searches out the top hotels and restaurants in the Lake District to give the ultimate guide to lapping up luxury in The Lakes. The Lake District is one of the UK’s most idyllic...

Situated on one of Chelsea’s charming back streets, Tom’s Kitchen is renowned British chef Tom Aiken’s flagship restaurant. A local favourite, with an intimate and laisse-faire feel, it celebrates...

In order to celebrate the long-awaited British summer, Central London’s newest hotspot, The Coral Room has launched exclusive English Sparkling Wine tastings on their secret outdoor space – The...

I visited Wright Brothers Battersea in December when it was fresh to the SW restaurant scene. Back then we curled up inside the warm new interior and gorged ourselves on seafood. This time, however, I...

Heritage lives within the walls of fine dining French restaurant Galvin La Chapelle. Situated within the grandeur of a prominent building, tucked behind Liverpool Street Station, a visit to this fancy...

Swingers City and Swingers West End – the capital’s two finest destinations for a combination of street food, premium cocktails and civilised sporting competition are returning with its exciting Swingers...

Westminster is often a destination for tourists, and the odd MP or two. Worth stopping off for a noteworthy dinner..? often not. Turn your attention, however, to Roux at Parliament Square. Opening in 2010,...

Combining music, dining, entertainment, fashion, film and art into one – Nikki Beach is a celebration of life that goes beyond skin-deep synthetics. Starting out as a small beach restaurant by Jack...

While New York is often associated with traffic, business and tourism, there is something to be said about its food scene. In a city teaming with people from many different backgrounds, the diverse culture...

Restaurant Hywel Jones – a gem of a dining experience tucked neatly away in the five-star home of Lucknam Park – is a well-deserved one Michelin star awarded eatery waiting for you to dive in and surround...

Established for over 30 years in the capital, Cottons has branches in Camden, Notting Hill, Shoreditch and Vauxhall – and in a city where good Caribbean food isn’t hard to come by, they’ve carved...

Explore the culinary wonders of this remarkable city in a myriad of settings, where old meets new and east meets west. Long defined by its historical and religious roots, the city of Jerusalem welcomes...

When you think of Paris, the finer things in life spring to mind; stunning architecture, amazing food and a bloody good bottle of wine. It’s safe to say Restaurant Le Gabriel at La Reserve embodies all...

Percy & Founders is the latest addition to the Open House family, which also includes The Lighterman on Granary Square, King’s Cross and The Larder, at Fitzroy Place. First impressions were encouraging...

Amante Ibiza is one of Ibiza’s most popular fine dining restaurants with a striking and private location in Cala Sol d’en Serra bay. Voted ‘Best Beach Restaurant’ in 2013, 2014 and 2015 and...

Seafront vistas, multi-cuisine specialties and eye-soothing décor uplift moods at this cheery five star outpost, discover KISHORE AND SMITA IYENGAR A LIVELY CELEBRATIVE BUZZ The cheery cerulean, cobalt...

It’s the general rule here in England that most of the heavy hitters on the restaurant scene have started life by making their name in London before sending their offspring out to work beyond the capital...

Towering over Deansgate sits Cloud 23; a large open plan bar and restaurant in Manchester’s iconic Beetham Tower. By night it’s a swish cocktail hotspot with unrivalled views of the city’s sky line,...

Floral fever has hit the capital once again, with the renowned Chelsea Flower Show opening on Tuesday 22 May until Saturday 26 May. Each year London embraces the flower power – with restaurants leading...

There are some defining elements of M Threadneedle Street that I plan to head back for: the smoked Wagu steak tartare, the collection ‘M’ Argentinian Malbec and the salted caramel espresso martinis…. On...

Just a stone’s throw away from the stunning River Seine, in the centre of Le Marais, sits Chez Julien, a pocket of French sophistication. If you’re into truffle, look no further, because that’s...