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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!

Traditional cooking with a modern twist at Smoke & Salt in Brixton, London

Entrepreneurial duo Aaron Webster and Remi Williams are the chefs behind the popular Brixton based restaurant, Smoke & Salt. Focusing on traditional cooking and ancient preservation techniques, the...

We live in a democracy. If a few, or the many, like queueing up to eat, who are we to diss them, or Dishoom them even? The restaurant’s name is not entirely apt in today’s social environment — Dishoom...

Adam Handling Chelsea showcases the absolute best of seasonal British produce, taking inspiration from the building’s iconic history and London itself. After a multi-million pound restoration, the opening...

During my recent stay in the Hilton Mumbai International Airport, I was delighted to experience the Cantonese Culinary Route and explore the taste of China as Hilton Mumbai International Airport introduced...

A different kind of tasting menu that is the ultimate for Indian food fans, fine-dining pan Indian restaurant Baluchi has launched London’s first ‘Naan’ery’ – a small plates menu dedicated to...

It’s all about kerb appeal…located on Berkley Street in Mayfair, Bocconcino boasts a prime location. This high-end Russian owned Italian restaurant is split into two parts, a downstairs, which is known...

An avatar is an embodiment of a person or an idea which descends to make the world a better place. Just when no new avatars of Indian cuisine were heavenly or humanly possible, small and compact Indian...

This June, award winning Pan-Asian restaurant, Chino Latino London, located on the Albert Embankment overlooking the River Thames and Houses of Parliament, will deliver mother nature to the table with...

Two cocktail bars in one, Heads + Tails in West Hampstead revolves around the concept of juxtaposing cocktail and drinking concepts against each other. Each serving creative cocktails which reflect their...

Enoteca Rabezzana is a place where Italian wine and produce meet. Away from what we often know as Italian food, here real cooking from this famous European country reflects its authentic culinary touchpoints,...

Hidden inside the stylish London EDITION hotel is a reservations-only drinking den called the Punch Room. Taking a cue from the capital’s 19th century private clubs and aristocratic country manors, Punch...

Escape away to Maison Talbooth, in a setting with breathtaking views overlooking the glorious Dedham Vale in the heart of Constable country. Beyond the stunning Victorian façade, its boutique furnishings...

If you’re in the French or Italian Rivieras this summer and fancy soaking up the sun in a laid-back but luxurious setting where you may see a celebrity or two, it’s well worth heading to a Monaco beach...

It was off to the Royal Borough of Windsor for the day last weekend, visiting family. But where to dine my other half asked? Obviously, the Michelin-stars of Bray were off the cards – it being an...

A TGIF dinner reservation at Kutir, celebrated chef Rohit Ghai’s new-ish restaurant in a three storey terraced property on Chelsea’s Lincoln Street, off King’s Road, was clearly an outing worth looking...

I visited Paashh, the new restaurant located in Kalyaninagar recently for lunch; this was an invitation from Celebrity Chef Ajay Chopra. Paashh is located in an old bungalow converted into a unique place...

New York has once again been crowned the world’s best dining destination by readers of private jet lifestyle magazine Elite Traveler. The annual poll, now in its eighth year, saw 12 of New York’s...

Leisurely meandering its way along the Thames each evening, The Glass Room’s evening river cruise on board Bateaux London showcases London’s most famous riverside sights. A nautical magnet for tourists...

Clocked in ivy, The Angel Hotel sits proudly on Angel Hill overlooking the gates of the Abbey Gardens and St Edmundsbury Cathedral. A few months ago it closed its doors for the first time in 50 years to...

There’s nothing quite like great weather to get London’s culinary industry bursting with creative juices. Along with clear skies and jugs of Pimm’s, the warmer months are also welcoming a slew of...

An elegant townhouse situated deep within the sleepy streets of residential Chelsea, No. Fifty Cheyne is the Royal Borough’s latest laid-back luxe destination. A refined private house overlooking the...

When I’m asked for my favourite restaurants in London, Les 110 de Taillevent is always on my list. I can’t quite remember how I came across it, but I do remember choosing to dine there for my birthday...

A classic dining destination with the ultimate in Michelin starred decadence is Galvin at Windows, residing at the summit of Hilton Park Lane. In celebration of its 13th birthday the iconic restaurant...

Travel writer Sophie Ibbotson visits French ski resort Courchevel to check out the local culinary scene. You come to the French Alps the first time for the skiing, but return again and again to Courchevel...

Looking for the best hotel dining outside of the UK? Here are four of the very best upcoming restaurant openings by celebrity chefs from around the globe. And rest assured they will be worth every penny...

Australasia is a swish sushi restaurant located underground in Manchester’s Spinningfields district; there you’ll find a mixture of Instagram ready millennials, primed to be photographed with...

Situated snugly on the river Thames with a striking view of Tower Bridge, La Pont de la Tour is set within a former tea warehouse just moments from the water. Inside white clothed tables assemble themselves...

Nick Hawke, the Talland Bay Hotel’s head chef, learnt his trade from a Michelin-starred chef …. and his grandmother. Cooking alongside Grandma in her Cornish cottage kitchen, in the tiny hamlet...

There’s nothing better than finding an unexpected treasure of a restaurant. Somewhere that can’t rely on a brand name to get people through the door. An eatery which changes its menu with the...

Luxury isn’t simply defined by personalisation but also the opportunity for choice. Take one look at the menu at Palm Beach Casino and its clear to see that its USP is offering diners a vast variety...

There is something quite thrilling about visiting a restaurant and experiencing a rediscovery of taste once in a while. For many, dining is an entirely indulgent experience, where your palate journeys...

Alongside Whole Foods and The Ivy Kensington Brasserie, the most refined elements of the Japanese culture have truly made a mark on the quintessential Kensington High Street; and no, this isn’t another...

London is a wonderful place for visitors like myself who cannot wait to immerse themselves in culture, fine dining restaurants and sumptuous hotels. Brimming with bars, rammed with restaurants, with a...

Backed by Mabel Capital, the private investment firm with partners such as Cristiano Ronaldo, Rafael Nadal, and Enrique Iglesias, Mediterranean-Japanese restaurant Zela made a splash the moment it arrived...

A revival of the sixties, VIVI is a new restaurant that has recently transformed the Centre Point development. Crushed pinks with hues of teal, finished with polished wood touches create a chic 1960s that...

In Sanskrit, the word “kutir” refers to a small cottage in the middle of nowhere. Tucked away on Lincoln Street in Chelsea, we ring the doorbell and are welcomed in to Chef Rohit Ghai and business...

It’s not an understatement to say Bemelman’s is a time capsule, straight out of the 1920’s. This Art Deco bar oozes charm and decadence and is aptly named after the author and illustrator...

Right around the corner from buzzing Leather Lane market in Farringdon sits chef Mark Jarvis’ modern British restaurant, Anglo. The décor is minimalist and has a mix of rustic wooden tables and industrial...

Nestled down a side street just off Kensington High Street is a quaint little restaurant, Chakra. Serving predominately North Indian cuisine with Punjabi influences, their philosophy is based on the chakra...

In London you are never short of a good quality restaurant, whether there are Michelin stars, AA rosettes or some damn good personal recommendations attached to its name. There is nowhere quite like the...

We know cities are getting better at catering for both vegetarians and vegans, but New York is one of the cities taking it to the next level. Not only do they boast an impressive range of green eateries,...