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VisitBritain’s Top Restaurant Guide to some of UKs top spots

Monday, Jul 03, 2023 0


VisitBritain is proud to share some of the best restaurant guides in Britain incorporating Michelin Guide- fining dining restaurants; sustainable cooking practices; farm- or sea-to-table; immigrant chefs creating a fusion between more traditional British cuisine and dishes from their home countries; modern takes on iconic dishes incorporating new cooking techniques or different types of produce. Some of these restaurants have been included in CNT Traveller’s list of Best Restaurants in London and the World’s 50 Best Restaurants.


Best Restaurants in Britain


  • Loch Bay – Isle of Skye, Scotland (1 Michelin Star): Visit the restaurant with cooking inspired by the Isle of Skye’s exceptional natural harvest. Loch Bay brings intensely flavored Scottish dishes which bring French undertones to the foodie scene.
  • The Kitchin – Leith, Scotland (1 Michelin Star): In a concerted whisky warehouse at Edinburgh’s old dock, you’ll find Tom Kitchin’s nature to plate restaurant. The Kitchin offers a surprise tasting menu and a prestige tasting menu, hosting the most exclusive local seasonal produce available.
  • Ynyshir – Cardiff, Wales (2 Michelin Stars): Gareth Ward’s two Michelin starred, Ynyshir is one of Wales’ most celebrated and unusual restaurants. A hidden gem in the heart of the city, it’s a haven for foodie lovers and party goers alike, overlooking Cardiff’s nightlife hub, Mill Lane. All the seats are at their ‘Chef’s Table’ due to its open-plan and no waiting staff. The chefs bring the dishes directly to your table, talking you through their compositions and local Welsh produce.
  • The Dining Room – Malmesbury, England (1 Michelin Star): Home to four onsite beehives, orchards, and a seasonally changing menu full of vegan options and biodynamic wines.
  • Purnell’s Restaurant – Birmingham, England (1 Michelin Star): Flamboyantly presented dishes centered around a British cooking style with French and Middle Eastern Influences.
  • The Clove Club – London, England: Set in an old town hall building, The Clove Club’s informal setting is set to make customers feel at home in trendy Shoreditch. Menus by Scottish chef Isaac McHale combine British ingredients with globally-influenced techniques and dishes.
  • Ikoyi – London, England (2 Michelin Stars): Ikoyi’s bold menu by Chef Jeremy Chan draws inspiration from Nigerian cuisine and incorporates a variety of flavours and ingredients largely unknown in Europe, distinguishing Ikoyi as London’s first African-inspired restaurant to receive a Michelin Star.
  • Kol – London, England (1 Michelin Star): ‘Nomadic Chef’ Santiago Lastra combines British ingredients, Central American flavours and Mexican flair to create an authentic and inventive offering at this award-winning restaurant and cocktail bar in Mayfair.


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Top Sustainable Restaurants in Britain


  • Black Swan –  Oldstead, England (1 Michelin Star): Offering a tasting menu driven by produce from its farm, garden and local hedgerows, the Black Swan uses an array of preservation techniques to extend the seasonal foods, giving rise to bold dishes with plenty of depth and very little wastage.
  • Lobster Shack – East Lothian, Scotland: Sample sustainable local seafood bought fresh from the boats in the harbor at this cozy seaside shack.
  • Langland’s Brasserie by the Sea – Swansea, Wales: Enjoy delicious seafood with a beautiful view, with a menu made up of the best quality ingredients. The restaurant uses locally sourced produce wherever possible, and support authentic methods to create fabulous looking dishes full of flavor.
  • Dory’s – Kent, England: Ethically sources seafood and veggie plates serves along with organic wines.
  • Henry Robertson Dining Room – Llandderfel, Wales: Get a taste for an eight-course organically produced tasting menu


Reach out to us for more recommendations on Sustainable dining options in Britain, or check out for more info on the UK’s Michelin Green Star restaurants and sustainable places to eat in Britain.

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