Restaurants

Top Choice Modern British in Cartmel

L'Enclume

'The Anvil' is run by the wildly imaginative chef Simon Rogan (often dubbed Cumbria's answer to Heston Blumenthal), and this is one of Cumbria's most famous Michelin-starred restaurants. Known for his boundary-pushi…
Top Choice Gastropub in Beverley

Pipe and Glass Inn

Set in a picturesque hamlet 4 miles northwest of Beverley, this charming country pub has held a Michelin star since 2010. The setting may be delightfully informal, with weathered timber tables, stone hearths and lea…
Top Choice Gastropub in Kenilworth

The Cross

One of England's culinary jewels, this Michelin-starred gastropub occupies a romantic 19th-century inn. Prepare to be dazzled by exquisite creations such as seared scallops with smoked butter and roast cauliflower, …
Top Choice Ice Cream in St Keverne

Roskillys Farm

Just outside St Keverne, this renowned organic farm produces some of Cornwall's most delicious ice cream, as well as yoghurts, fudges and sorbets and jams. It’s a lovely spot to spend an afternoon: there are several…
Top Choice Fish & Chips in North London

Hook Camden Town

In addition to working entirely with sustainable small fisheries and local suppliers, Hook makes all its sauces on-site and wraps its fish in recycled materials, supplying diners with extraordinarily fine-tasting mo…
Top Choice Modern British in Helmsley

Star Inn

This thatch-roofed country pub is home to a Michelin-starred restaurant, with a menu specialising in top-quality produce from the surrounding countryside: Whitby crab with pickled cockles and avocado 'ice', or roast…
Top Choice Gastropub in North Helford

Ferryboat Inn

This lovely riverside pub is now owned by the Wright Brothers, Britain's premier oyster entrepreneurs, who also run the oyster farm at nearby Porth Navas. Outside, there are wooden picnic tables with dreamy views ov…
Top Choice Italian in The South Bank

Padella

Yet another fantastic addition to the foodie enclave of Borough Market, Padella is a small, energetic bistro specialising in handmade pasta dishes, inspired by the owners’ extensive culinary adventures in Italy. The…
Top Choice Pub Food in Hawkshead

Drunken Duck

Long one of the Lakes' premier dining destinations, the Drunken Duck blends historic pub and fine-dining restaurant. On a wooded crossroads on the top of Hawkshead Hill, it's renowned for its luxurious food and home…
Top Choice Steak in Clerkenwell, Shoreditch & Spitalfields

Foxlow

This lovely brasserie builds on the extensive experience of its founders (of Hawksmoor fame), who always put the quality of their ingredients centre stage. You can therefore expect succulent dry-aged steaks from Gin…