The fine-dining restaurant of The Lanesborough showcases an elegant Regency design and classical grandeur demeanour in-keeping with the rest of the hotel. The richly decorated dining room, naturally illuminated during the day by a domed glass roof while seductively aglow under softly lit chandeliers in the evening. Eric Frechon, Paris’ most esteemed three Michelin-star chef oversees the kitchen and a menu that "combines the savoir-faire of 30 years of French cooking experience with British produce" with "a focus on vegetables" with dishes suchs as jellied mackerel with cream of horseradish and blueberries and Devon lamb with courgette couscous and harissa.
The aesthetically pleasing Garden Room at Annabel's - on the ground floor - is the ultimate ethereal and secluded space in which to drink and dine year round (with its retractable glass roof), surrounded by stunning hand-painted gold and silver leaf trompe l’oeil - inspired by the gardens of Levens Hall in Lancashire, bespoke tulip and iris chandeliers and a breathtaking pink onyx, back-lit bar - overseen by designer Martin Brudnizki. French doors open into a courtyard garden scented by springtime fig and orange trees. Members can dine out under the sun and stars all year round, seven days a week, for breakfast, lunch, dinner and late night drinks. Pictured.
Clos Maggiore is a charming oasis of calm in the heart of Covent Garden. Consistently been voted the world's most romantic restaurant - Maggiore's crowning glory is its petite and delightful conservatory - complete with fairy lights, white blossoms and open fire – undoubtedly one of the city's most enchanting and intimate spots. Influenced by the country inns of Provence and Tuscany the unique interiors of the cherry blossomed adorned conservatory (with fully retractable glass roof) offers a dreamy dining space to enjoy chef Marcellin Marc’s well considered Provencal cuisine.
Spring brings warmth and elegance within a beautiful dining space set in the New Wing of the iconic Somerset House. Set in a (previously closed to the public) 19th century drawing room - the space reflects the history of the building (retaining all original cornices) as well as taking full advantage of natural light and high ceilings. The Salon, is the beautiful garden dining room in an enclosed interior atrium, allowing for dining throughout the year. Dine on a menu which draws on Gyngell’s love for the beauty of wholesome, high-quality produce with changes guided by the natural ebb and flow through the seasons.
One of London’s best kept dining secrets is located within the beautiful (and serene) Wallace Collection gallery on Manchester Square, housing what is considered to be one of the best collections of fine arts including paintings, porcelain and furnishings in the UK. In a delightful courtyard space that combines al fresco dining in a impressive setting, decorated with trees and sculptures and flooded with natural light (from the conservatory ceiling) you can feast on an all day menu of classic European dishes (based on traditional recipes) with modern touches. Open daily for breakfast, lunch and afternoon tea, The Wallace Restaurant is the perfect anytime oasis. To experience it at its best however, visit on Friday or Saturday evening when you can dine under the stars and feast on the full à la carte menu.