Restaurants in England
The Islington location of this seven-brasserie Indian food chain has an outdoor food court and an interior with eye-catching murals by tribal artists. As with other Masala Zone eateries, the decor is contemporary with a warm, earthy color palette and plenty of art.
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.
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.
The Only Running Footman, part true British pub, part formal restaurant, has made a name for itself with its straightforward approach to classic British cuisine.
Smooth, creamy bliss in a cup warms even the dreariest of London mornings at this coffee shop in East London’s Broadway Market. Opened in 2005, the shop is run by passionate baristas who hand-roast their own beans and top each expertly-made cup with a cheerful heart design.
Known for high French cuisine, this Chelsea establishment takes its namesake from renowned head chef Tom Aikens, who once worked under Joël Robuchon in Paris.
Old Delhi’s 17th-century Mughal fortress, known as the Red Fort, is the inspiration for this acclaimed Indian restaurant in Soho.