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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 Review: Ministry of Crab, Colombo in Sri Lanka

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...

Cantina Laredo has cleverly caught onto Londoners’ love of the avocado. Jazzing up the city’s most popular fruit in true Mexican style, the independent Mexican restaurant has launched London’s first...

Vivek Singh has given us another reason to visit the rapidly developing Battersea Power Station. To celebrate the tenth anniversary of Cinnamon Kitchen, Devonshire Square and the latest location to...

Inspired by homespun and nostalgic dining experiences, The Ampersand Hotel’s Italian restaurant Apero has launched a new weekend brunch menu that is the epitome of family feasting in the Mediterranean. Discreetly...

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...