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
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.