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The Best Fine Dining Restaurants to Try in London

The Best Fine Dining Restaurants to Try in London


When planning a trip to London, trying to find the right place to dine can often be a stressful experience, especially when you want a little bit of luxury. Once you leave your home and  have your serene train journey into London, carry on that tranquillity by ensuring you have somewhere perfect for dinner already booked. You know you are wanting a special experience, but what variation of special is down to you. Ask yourself if you want a sophisticated, stylish, innovative or experimental experience. If you are still in doubt, here are four of the best restaurants in London to try.  

Hélène Darroze at The Connaught 

Elegant, classy and sophisticated are all words used to describe Hélène Darroze at the Connaught hotel in Mayfair. An experience like no other, diners are invited into an artfully crafted room by world-renowned interior designer Pierre Yovanovitch, where food and décor become one. With three Michelin stars, this exceptional cuisine is all locally sourced from farmers, makers and growers individually chosen by Hélène – making this experience personal from start to finish. 

Alain Ducasse at The Dorchester 

Situated on Park Lane, Alain Ducasse offers diners unrivalled French cuisine and a more contemporary feel to dining – all with impeccable service to match. Awarded three Michelin stars, if you want to explore a modern approach to dining, then look no further. With fresh, exquisite ingredients being crafted into vibrant plates – Ducasse provides each diner a feast for the senses. 

Da Terra Restaurant 

Photo courtesy of Da Terra

If you are wanting a new, experimental dining experience, then Da Terra may be the one for you. With two Michelin stars, Da Terra invites its guests to remember our roots, our relationship with nature and the people that bring us together – this is what their menu is born from. Located in Bethnal Green, Da Terra contrasts with its Victorian exterior and offers a modern and stylish interior, with its focus being on creating a classy yet relaxed dining experience.

Sketch Lecture Room and Library 

You only need to look on their website to recognise Sketch’s alternative view to modern dining. This unique restaurant boasts three Michelin stars and an experience like no other. Gastronomes flock to Sketch Lecture Room and Library to experience their experimental yet classic food and stunning wine. The décor is extravagant and has two sections to it – even the toilets exude personality. So, head over to Mayfair if you want to enjoy a colourful experience.

About the author

Carmen Edelson is the Founder of Carmen's Luxury Travel. Carmen has been traveling the world for over a decade. Her travels allow her the opportunity to pursue her itch to travel to the best luxury destinations, and experience those first class tastes from around the world.


  1. Kritika Panse
    July 10, 2021 at 2:29 am

    Fine dining is such a delight and your post beam with glee. Thanks for sharing these finest places for a sumptuous meal and an experience that can stay forever! Loved the post!

    • Carmen Edelson
      July 12, 2021 at 3:49 pm

      Thank you for your lovely comment!

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