Restaurants in England

Previously a private dining club, the Bluebird Dining Rooms are now open to the public as part of Sir Terence Conran’s ever-expanding culinary empire.

Housed inside the Tate Britain, the Rex Whistler Restaurant is named after the artist who painted the dining room’s 1927 mural, entitled The Expedition in Pursuit of Rare Meats.

Thirty miles west of London, this modern British restaurant is located in one of the oldest public houses in the country, dating back to the 15th century.

Inside the Ambassador Hotel in Bloomsbury, Number Twelve serves a fusion of seasonal British and Italian cuisine. The restaurant’s sleek neutral interior is accented by bright red chairs and windows that overlook the Dickensian Woburn Walk, lined with carefully preserved 19th-century buildings, i

Set in a Victorian-era greenhouse, this café opened in 2004 as part of the refurbished Petersham Nurseries, owned by husband-and-wife team Gael and Francesco Boglione.

Central London’s Salt Yard is a trendy restaurant and bar celebrating the Spanish tapas tradition. Chef Ben Tish’s men features an array of tapas-style small plates created from Spanish- and Italian-inspired ingredients and flavor profiles.

A follow-up to the wildly popular Arbutus, Wild Honey features surefire Franglais cooking: warm smoked eel with pear purée and delicious Scottish beef with baked onion. The menu depends on what's fresh at the market—shin of veal, Elwy Balley lamb, rabbit.

Christmas dinner is traditional with a twist: pheasant with garlic sausage and wild mushrooms; Christmas pudding with mince-pie ice cream.

Traditional elegance meets modern creativity at this fine dininglocale in the historic Brown’s Hotel.

At the threshold of Kensington High Street, this upscale Indian destination occupies the former shell of a British bank, which is apropos as the menu highlights Indian cuisine during the origins of British colonialism.

Situated in London’s East End in the famous Columbia Road flower market, Treacle aims to keep the traditional British teahouse alive. Open just on Sundays, the small bakery sells a selection of fairy cakes, Victoria sponges, and fruit loaves, all lined up in vintage wooden cabinets.