If you are visiting London and you are looking for somewhere luxurious to eat then you are in luck as this is a city with a huge range of outstanding restaurants. You will not have to walk very far in the English capital before you lay eyes on restaurants with 1,2 or even 3 Michelin stars and the competition to become the best restaurant in London has long been one that has challenged some of the finest chefs in the world.
We have filled our faces across town to find the very best restaurants in London for you to indulge yourself in and we have put together a list of the top 3 restaurants in the capital. If you are visiting London and want to experience some of the finest restaurants on offer, here are 3 which you simply must make time to visit.
Fat Duck, Bray
The Fat Duck is a gastropub like no other and is the brainchild of internationally acclaimed chef Heston Blumenthal, a man who has sought throughout his career to change the way in which we enjoy food. The restaurant has featured as one of the top 3 in the world for 5 years running and it is a dining experience like you have never had before. Blumenthal’s style is molecular gastronomy which seeks to use scientific methods to cook, prepare and compliment food for maximum enjoyment. The fourteen course taster menu features times such as bacon and egg ice cream as well as a dish called Sound of the Sea which comes complete with audio accompaniment. The is a full sensory dining experience that you will have never experienced before.
Marcus, Berkeley Hotel, Knightsbridge
Marcus Wareing was one of Gordon Ramsey’s prodigies and since he has gone out on his own in the Berkeley Hotel in upper class Knightsbridge, his career has gone from strength to strength. The style of food on display here is French-bistro cuisine and the restaurant currently possesses 2 Michelin stars. Fine dining is the experience which the restaurant is looking to give you and the food here is traditional in its idea, but highly contemporary in terms of its execution. A wonderful restaurant and one which you must try.
Alain Ducasse, The Dorchester Hotel, Mayfair
Nobody does French cuisine like award winning chef Alain Ducasse and his Mayfair restaurant in London is a 3 times Michelin starred restaurant which brings classic French cuisine to life. Don’t expect bells and whistles in the restaurant but rather a very simple portrayal of what makes a fine restaurant, great service, a wide range of options and exquisite food. The most common option here is the taster menu which features a range of wonderful seafood such as Dorset crab and freshly caught lobster, Duck breast and line-caught sea bass in a cucumber and juniper sauce. This is true fine dining at its very best and if you want to eat well in London, this is a restaurant which you must try.
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