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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!

London’s very best vegan restaurants

While a few years ago the idea of veganism brought about images of lentil-munching, hemp-clad hippies, plant-based diets have hurtled into the mainstream. The increase in veganism has been staggering...

Situated in the swanky St Martins Lane Hotel is the chain, Asia de Cuba, a renowned, ultra-trendy fusion restaurant that has been serving Asian-Cuban cuisine to happy diners for over 20 years. The restaurant...

They claim the menu is Mediterranean but is, in fact, largely Italian. It’s obviously not a café and technically it’s not even on Union Street. But we’ll forgive a few fibs between friends. Essentially,...

When it comes to steakhouses, Los Angeles is a carnivore’s cornucopia. While the City of Angels is replete with meat-minded eateries, one such restaurant – STK in the W Los Angeles in West Beverly...

San Diego tourists and locals, alike are hailing Havana 1920, which opened its downtown doors in late 2017 in the city’s famed Gaslamp Quarter. Conceived by the GBOD Hospitality Group and with a kitchen...

Leading food and drink writer Kaspar Chambers calls in on Indian Accent, a stylish newcomer to Mayfair. As a self-proclaimed Indophile, I’m always on the look out for authentic Indian cuisine in the...

London is one of the world’s largest cities but it certainly doesn’t feel like it when you’re in Fenchurch Restaurant. Located above Sky Garden, London’s highest green space: the blaze of the city...

A new study has ranked the world’s most iconic cities according to their culinary diversity. The number wizards over at Bott and Co have analysed the restaurant data in Google maps to find out the...

I am a huge fan of STK. The steakhouse’s unique blend of fine dining meets chic sexiness is my go-to restaurant of choice; the food never disappoints and nine times out of ten, I have thoroughly enjoyed...

Down a Georgian street in Marylebone Village, fluffy spring snowflakes dust Harcourt Street and a subtle warmth glows from a grade two listed building. Known as The Harcourt, tucked half way down the elegant...

KISHORE AND SMITA IYENGAR indulge their senses with truly outstanding mainland China delicacies and delectable Thai cuisine boasting enticing aromas and authentic flavors. DESIGN DELIGHTS As we walked...

Ginza Onodera ushers Japan’s dynamic culinary craft into one luxurious locale. From teppan-yacki, a robata grill to private sushi and sashimi dining suites; this fine dining restaurant is an accomplished...

Depending on your point of view, the area around London’s King’s Cross station is either a half-baked monstrosity, or a triumph of urban regeneration. I fall in the latter category. Looking like a...

Fuime (the Italian word for river) sits on the banks of the Thames and is another exciting establishment to complement the developing Battersea Power Station. Open since November 2017, acclaimed chef Francesco...

When you visit a seafood restaurant with Nathan Outlaw’s name in the title you know those primary ingredients are going to be handled very well. For starters the seafood is mostly sourced from the...

Undisputedly one of India’s world class contemporary Italian Fine Dining outposts, this haven for gourmet excellence wows KISHORE AND SMITA IYENGAR with an outstanding epicurean experience. UNPRETENTIOUS...

From lighthouses to urban rooftops, studios to warehouses, Disappearing Dining Club have been hosting great dinner parties since 2010. Nick Constance goes in search The latest in a series of temporary...

KISHORE AND SMITA IYENGAR discover endearing Indian cuisine in the svelte vintage environs of a truly sophisticated fine wining and dining landmark at the grand St. Regis Mumbai. UPPER CRUST APPEAL A grand...

I’ll be honest, before dining at Grafene, I hadn’t done much research. When I rocked up to the restaurant, I had little idea of what to expect, but my first impressions were extremely positive. To...

I’m a huge fan of MasterChef. I’ve spent many evenings parked in front of my TV, drooling at the incredible dishes the amateur chefs prepare under the scrutiny of John Torode and Greg Wallace. For...

Further along the polished parquet flooring of the London Marriott Hotel County Hall is Gillray’s Steakhouse + Bar. The corridors of this building echo times past, however step into Gillray’s and it’s...

Leading food and drink writer Kris Griffiths vists Goat Chelsea, the modern Italian restaurant and cocktail bar located on Fulham Road in south west London. There is always something beguiling about a...

Here are some of the globe’s most iconic and eclectically superlative luxury lounge bars as KISHORE AND SMITA IYENGAR raise a hearty toast to their sensuous surrounds. PANORAMIC WOW – AL MUNTAHA...

Irish family owned venue The Bloomsbury Club Bar is offering something a little special to add to this years St Patrick’s Day celebrations on March 17th. Partnering with the world’s oldest...

A restaurant fit for royals that also neighbours a few – with a rich and sumptuous décor with food to match and spot on wine pairings, I could think of few better ways to spend a few hours in London...

Sweary chef Gordon Ramsay’s Heddon Street Kitchen is good for anything from a hearty breakfast to a schmoozy dinner-date says Nick Constance Legend has it that pranksters sabotaged the opening of Heddon...

This spring, award-winning Pan Asian restaurant and Latin cocktail bar, Chino Latino, located on London’s Albert Embankment, is launching bottomless brunch with a fresh twist, by offering unlimited...

1 Lombard Street has been a pinnacle of fine dining for workers in the City for over 15 years, sited in pole position next to Mansion House, alongside some of the grandest buildings in London, and directly...

Mexican mastermind Marth Ortiz’s new restaurant Ella Canta continues to host an abundance of Londoners looking to satisfy their edible intrigue for the very finest, authentic and luxurious Mexican food....

The Bluebird is a landmark on the King’s Road with an enterprising collection of spaces. From the quaint street café and cobbled courtyard to the polished restaurant and bar up on the first floor –...

KISHORE AND SMITA IYENGAR ingest the eclectic fine wining and dining flavors at this highest, panoramic Pan Asian gourmet landmark in the heart of Mumbai. DESIGNED BY CONVICTION Sprawling bejeweled vistas...

An experience tailored to the gourmet and art aficionado – London’s most opulent Chinese restaurant, Park Chinois has partnered with The Royal Academy of Arts to offer an exclusive lunch menu followed...

This Valentine’s Day four of the biggest names in wine will meet at Velaa Private Island for a gastronomic event for the ultimate wine aficionado. Taking place between the 13th – 17th February,...

Veering off the perimeter of Green Park we dive down a narrow tunnel, not quite expecting where we’ll find ourselves at the other end. Situated on a hidden street in the heart of St James’s we quickly...

Is this Vauxhall hot-spot a bunch of fake news, or the real deal? Nick Constance probes the facts Located at the foot of London’s tallest residential building, (Vauxhall Tower) the newly-opened Four...

A cosmopolitan replica that reflects the success of the four-star Loshill House Hotel and Spa in the village of Hope in the Peak District; Grafene is a restaurant with a winning concept a step ahead the...

Perched on a cliff-top on Dorset’s UNESCO World Heritage Jurassic Coast at Lyme Regis, sits the Alexandra hotel. With beautiful private gardens, the hotel has direct access to the wide-sandy beach below,...

Words by Bindu Gopal Rao “I wonder what else we will be served” remarked my brother in law as we settled at our table to experience a chef special breakfast on a cold winter morning at The Square in...

Luxury Devon hotel and fine dining restaurant Gidleigh Park has appointed a new executive head chef to replace Michael Wignall, Andrew Brownsword Hotels has announced. Chris Simpson (picture above) took...

The Midland Hotel in Manchester is truly stunning. I can’t walk past without lovingly gazing at the large arched Edwardian windows or admiring the gorgeous amber bricks – no, I didn’t know...

What makes a pub a pub, one might ask? Is it the dark wood panelling, roaring open fires, and flowing banter as the bartender pulls pints of cloudy ale for the local lads? The faded memorabilia –...