Restaurants in England
Yauatcha is a contemporary dim sum teahouse that opened in London in 2004. The restaurant offers an all-day grazing experience, specialising in modern authentic dim sum, as well as wok-friendly dishes and other 'small eats'.
A secret tearoom sits just inside legendary perfumer Lyn Harris’ flagship store in Westminster. Just to the left of the entrance, the Miller Harris Fragrant Tea Room mixes oolong and black teas with the natural essences of her fragrance line to create exquisite blends.
In the middle of Greenwich's busy Royal Hill area, The Union blends traditional pub trappings with a foward-thinking approach to food and brews. Inside, cream yellow walls surround the light-stained bar, and in the back, a small collection of tables sit in a sunlit conservatory.
The Place: A small, charming pub where chef Tom Kerridge has earned a Michelin star. Visitors can stay in one of four cottages.
Originally opened in Ludlow in 1997, Hibiscus relocated to London in 2000 and is still collecting a sizable amount of buzz. The restaurant is the recipient of two Michelin stars, and with its menu of sophisticated French cuisine, the accolades are well deserved.
Rich wood paneling, cozy hidden nooks, occasional live music, and stacks of board games all cultivate a uniquely welcoming vibe at this landmark pub in Borough Market.
A neon sign reading “Guiness and Oysters” hangs over the door at this lively pub-meets elegant restaurant, informing newcomers that despite its name, the Cow is all about fresh seafood and expertly-poured pints.
Since opening in 2005, Michelin two-star rated restaurant Ledbury has seen a great deal of success, largely due to the fact that owner-chef Brett Graham remains at the helm.
Popular with local Francophiles and pre-theater diners, this award-winning Knightsbridge restaurant features a classic French menu with signature dishes like côte de boeuf (prime rib), which is hung for 44 days, and grilled rabbit with mustard sauce and smoked bacon.
Britain’s famous bad-boy chef fine dining outpost is a smart stop if you have a lengthy layover (Suffolk pork belly with apple compote, perhaps) or are literally on the fly (see the Plane Picnic to-go menu).
The traditional pub concept meets Thai at this Covent Garden spot. Formerly Devonshire Arms, the pub maintains some of its roots with British fare making an appearance in the upstairs’ menu.