The city of London has a great choice of dining experiences and staying at Park Grand Hotel in Paddington; means you are within easy reach of some of the world’s best cuisine.
Here is our guide to the very best that London has to offer foodies that are staying in the capital.
Barbecoa, City of London
Continuing the celebrity chef theme, Barbecoa was created by Jamie Oliver and is a must for steakhouse fans.
Using wood-fired cooking methods, the top restaurant has a open kitchen, so diners can see the food being prepared.
The menu features a whole range of mouth-watering options for all.
There is even the option to hire a private table if you want a more intimate experience or wish to celebrate a special occasion at this prestigious restaurant.
Alain Ducasse at The Dorchester, City of Westminster
Boasting three Michelin stars, Alain Ducasse at the Dorchester is a must for those who want to try the very best food being offered in the capital.
The cuisine is traditional French, but its modern setting and use of finest fresh ingredients make this is a really unique place to enjoy a special meal.
For a really special dining experience, the restaurant has an exclusive table that is available for up to six diners. “Table Lumière” has a special one-way curtain around it and is lit by 4,500 fibre optic lights. Diners even have a choice of tableware in the ultimate bespoke evening.
Murano’s head chef is Angela Hartnett and she serves up a mix of British and European produce. The emphasis is very much on fun rather than fine dining.
Time Out described the Murano’s interior as “plump upholstery, crisp linens and warm leather ensuring a sumptuous, serene setting for a meal that draws as much on French fine dining as Italian staples”.
In 2014, the Mayfair restaurant was awarded a Michelin star for its top food and customer service.
Restaurant Gordon Ramsay, Chelsea
No restaurant guide of London would be complete without one of Gordon Ramsay’s establishments.
Founded in 1998, Restaurant Gordon Ramsay in Chelsea has gone on to receive three Michelin stars and is one of the world’s leading must-eat at places.
Chef patron Clare Smyth offers elegant and modern French cuisine at the restaurant, with menus available for a la carte dining, light lunches and grand banquets.
The menu features tempting items such as sauteed foie gras with roasted veal sweetbreads, carrots, almonds and cabernet sauvignon vinegar to ravioli of lobster, langoustine and salmon poached in a light bisque with oxalis and wood sorrel.