Restaurants

Top Choice British in Sark

La Sablonnerie Restaurant

This highly acclaimed restaurant is among the best in the Channel Islands. The draw here is local, seasonal cuisine; most of the fruit, vegetables, herbs and dairy is produced within the hotel grounds, meat is local…
Top Choice British in Liverpool

Restaurant Fraiche

Five tables, one solitary chef and a gleaming Michelin star: Marc Wilkinson's tiny restaurant in Oxton on the Wirral is worth the effort precisely because he goes to great lengths to provide one of the best culinary…
Top Choice British in Whitby

Bridge Cottage Bistro

This outstanding modern British restaurant, in the pretty coastal village of Sandsend 3 miles north of Whitby, may well be the east coast's best eating experience. Its no-nonsense setting in a bare old coastal cotta…
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 Scottish in West End

Ubiquitous Chip

The original champion of Scottish produce, this is legendary for its still-unparalleled cuisine and lengthy wine list. Named to poke fun at Scotland's culinary reputation, it offers a French touch but resolutely Sco…
Top Choice Scottish in Kirkwall

Foveran

Three miles down the Orphir road, one of Orkney's best dining options is surprisingly affordable for its quality. Tranquilly located, with a cosy eating area overlooking the sea, it shines with its classic Orcadian …
Top Choice Scottish in Holyrood & Arthur’s Seat

Rhubarb

Set in the splendid 17th-century Prestonfield hotel, Rhubarb is a feast for the eyes as well as the taste buds. The over-the-top decor of rich reds set off with black and gold and the sensuous surfaces – damask, bro…
Top Choice British in Whitstable

Sportsman Pub

The anonymous and oddly named village of Seasalter, 4 miles east of Whitstable, would hardly receive a trickle of visitors were it not for the deceivingly ramshackle Sportsman Pub, East Kent’s only eatery adorned wi…
Top Choice British in Leicester

John's House

Chef John Duffin was born here on 16th-century Stonehurst Farm, 8 miles north of Leicester. After working in Michelin-starred restaurants, he returned in 2014 to open his restaurant, and has since gained a Michelin …
Top Choice Scottish in South Mull

Ninth Wave

This excellent croft restaurant is owned and operated by a lobster fisherman and his Canadian wife. The daily menu makes use of locally landed shellfish and crustaceans, vegetables and salad grown in the garden, and…