The top five luxury dining experiences in London
With London now regarded as one of the world’s best dining destinations, we’ve asked the experts at Buyagift.com to select their pick of the capital’s best dining experiences.
Three Course Michelin Starred Meal with Bubbles for Two at Galvin La Chapelle
Winner of eight top restaurant awards in its first year, including a Michelin star, unstoppable chef brothers Chris and Jeff Galvin’s La Chapelle is one of London’s most exciting restaurants. This brilliant three-course meal for two can be selected from a set menu specially designed by Jeff Galvin himself, and will be accompanied by a glass of Brut to make it even more luxurious. The Michelin-starred French food is carefully prepared, exquisitely presented and served by friendly and attentive staff. Beautifully decorated, the restaurant is set in a Grade II listed building in fascinating Spitalfields, surrounded by interesting boutiques and fashionable bars, so this could be the ideal ending to a great day or beginning of a fabulous evening out.
Three Course Set Menu and Cocktail for Two at Benares
Head into the heart of Mayfair to experience the elegant, exotic interior and cuisine of Benares, one of London’s leading Indian restaurants that brings the beauty and vibrancy of the subcontinent right to your doorstep. With this innovative three course menu you’ll be awash in a world of scintillating flavour that boldly combines the country’s rich and varied authentic regional recipes with top quality British ingredients. Industry-leading chef Atul Kochhar’s passion for creating exciting dishes that beautifully blend tradition with daring modernity has put this modern Indian restaurant on the map, earning a Michelin star in 2007 while continuing to surprise and delight customers with delicious combinations, from quinoa and black-eyed bean tikki with pineapple and mango ginger chutney to date and sticky toffee pudding with bay leaf ice cream. Treat yourself and a lucky guest to a unique culinary treat that will change the way you perceive and experience Indian cuisine.
Three Course Michelin Starred Dinner with Cava for Two at Ametsa
For a refined evening out in the heart of London, look no further than this Michelin starred dining experience at Ametsa with Arzak Instruction. Set within the 5-Star Halkin hotel, this stylish restaurant is headed by a talented team that includes chef Elena Arzak – voted Veueve Clicquot World’s Best Female Chef. You and your loved one will be greeted by a courteous member of staff before settling into the contemporary surroundings. You’ll enjoy a superb three course meal, artfully presented and inspired by Spain’s Basque region. A chilled glass of bubbly tops off this exquisite experience!
Three Course Brunch with Bottomless Prosecco at Crab Tavern
Head to the Crab Tavern Seafood Restaurant & Bar with a friend, for your chance to enjoy one of the biggest trends to hit the London foodie scene – the bottomless brunch! This trendy restaurant set in Broadgate Circle – London’s latest dining hub, has embraced the trend, bringing a delightful seafood brunch to the capital. You and your companion will be seated in this trendy restaurant, where you can tuck into a starter, main and dessert from the restaurant’s popular brunch menu, combining popular dishes with contemporary twists – think seafood pancakes and soft shell crab burgers, with classics like eggs benedict and avocado on toast, ensuring there is something on the menu for everyone. Of course, no bottomless brunch would be complete without the booze – yours will be in the form of free-flowing prosecco. Could there be a better way to spend the weekend?!
Three Course Meal with Bottomless Prosecco for Two at The Cavendish Hotel
Treat yourself and a loved one to exquisite cooking in refined surroundings, choosing three courses each at the Petrichor Restaurant in the heart of Mayfair. Located within The Cavendish London hotel, this elegant venue will also serve you unlimited prosecco, ensuring this is a dining experience of the utmost luxury. Your set menu of contemporary European dishes will include delicious starters that include Caramelised figs with ripe Stilton, quince chutney and balsamic vinegar and mains that include succulent Pork Belly with puy lentils, apple and runner beans, and Tagliatelle with fresh basil pesto and sun-dried tomatoes. Dessert options will ensure your meal ends on a high note, with a rich Chocolate Marquise with hazelnuts and raspberry, an Orange and Lemon Posset with basil and popping candy tuile, and cheese and ice cream options to cover all bases!