Cornish seafood restaurant nabs the top slot as London's share of the top 50 slides
Kent pub tops the list but A Wong, Som Saa and Kiln are biting at its heels
Hot Dinners was down in Aldwych this morning for the announcement of the location of 2018's World's 50 Best Restaurants. So the party location was Eneko at One Aldwych, chefs in attendance included Eneko Atxa from Azurmendi; it didn't take a genius to work out that the next location would be Bilbao. It's a great spot for the awards to return to Europe, having been to Australia and America for the past two years.
The region has a good history for doing well
It seems it's ALWAYS awards season these days and the latest batch came via GQ, who last night revealed their latest Food and Drink awards in a ceremony at new Shoreditch hotel The Curtain (our invite must have got lost in the post!).
Restaurant folk who went home with gongs included Clipstone, The Hart Bros, Phil Howard, The Fat Duck and more. Here's the full list:
Hot Dinners takes a closer look at the top ten restaurants from the 2017 World's 50 Best Restaurants List to find out what's so great about them.
And so, to another World's 50 Best List which has just been announced with a chef-filled black tie do in Australia. With just three UK restaurants in the upper part of the list it wasn't the most exciting year for Britain in general. But it was a pretty good year for Heston Blumenthal. First his London restaurant Dinner By Heston crept up 5 places in the list to 36. And then Heston himself picked up the Lifetime Achievement Award - a popular decision that
Yes, it's nearly that time again. The new World's 50 Best list is revealed next week - and that means we get a sneak peak today with the reveal of 51-100.
What does it mean for London on the list... well there's very little change. Lyles goes up (from 65 to 54), Hedone down (from 60 to 98) and St John doesn't move at all. So it's the very definition of "no surprises". Hopefully, there'll be more to see in the top 50 when the full list is revealed
As we're more than aware of here at Hot Dinners, we're spoiled for choice by the massive range of quality restaurants London has to offer. It's something that The Sunday Times Top 100 Restaurants judging panel has noticed as well, and this year the capital is a delighted home to 37 of the best restaurants in the country. It's quite a change from 2012, when only two made the list.
17 of the
Twice a year the AA awards rosettes to the best restaurants in the country and the first set of awards for 2017 have just been released. London has four new restaurants on the list, two East London places and two more formal spots in Knightsbridge and Mayfair.
4 AA rosettes
3 AA Rosettes
Anglo, Farringdon Céleste at The LanesboroughThe Square
It's particularly good
All year long the critics have their say - now it's time for your opinion on London restaurants to be heard. We've counted the Readers Poll votes - here's who came top of the pile
It's been a hell of a year for the London restaurant scene - find out which restaurants we had the most memorable meals in over the course of 2016
This year's London Restaurant Festival drew to a close with an awards ceremony last night at 1901 at the Andaz London Hotel, Liverpool Street. In addition to celebrating the winners of various festival menus including Cinnamon Kitchen, Treadwell’s and Oxo Tower Brasserie they also gave out a series of awards covering the year in the London
The votes have been cast, the readers have voted, and a judging panel has adjudicated. The Observer Food Monthly awards (aka OFM awards) are one of the real highlights of the restaurant awards season and the awards were announced tonight at a ceremony in central London. London did very well indeed with Barrafina, Padella, Blacklock, Bar Termini, Anglo and Clove Club all getting a nod - alongside a
The results are in! Here are London's new Michelin stars for 2017.
So the new Michelin Guide for Great Britain and Ireland 2017 is out and London has done rather well with eight new starred establishments (up four from last year). The stars were announced for the first time at an awards ceremony in London with a rather lengthy countdown. Luckily for you, to save you having to watch the whole shebang, along with all the sponsor gubbins, we can precis it down for you.
This year the guide introduced
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