10th October 2017

The mouth-watering London Restaurant Festival is on this October

Addison Lee is proud to be an official partner of London Restaurant Festival 2017.

Established in 2009, London Restaurant Festival offers a diverse range of food experiences across the UK capital throughout October 2017. The events and experiences are ticketed, and festival menus range from £10 to £60 across a range of 200 restaurants. Whether you’re looking to take the kids out, have a romantic meal for two, or eat in the luxury of a Michelin-starred restaurants, London Restaurant Festival will have something for everyone!

In addition to the fantastic restaurant experiences and festival menus, there are wine events, tasting menus, hotel offers, and even a gastronomic weekend away!

With so much to choose from, here are our top five picks to enjoy at this year’s London Restaurant Festival:

  1. M Threadneedle Street

M: 2 & 3 Threadneedle Walk, 60 Threadneedle Street, London, EC2R 8HP

Created by: Martin Williams

Executive Chef: Michael Reid

Food style: Grill and cocktail bar

M Threadneedle St. is an incredible, multi-faceted venue. It houses the M Grill Restaurant, a private members lounge, cocktail bar, wine tasting room, secret den, four private dining and event spaces! The venue is nothing short of sensational.

The glass-fronted restaurant lets in plenty of light, and the double-height ceiling adds to the vastness of the space. However, when blended with rich mahogany, M still feels luxurious and cosy. There is ample seating and plenty of booths for a more intimate meal, and with the bar upstairs, its easy to nip in for a quick drink at the beginning of an evening out.

M was voted the winner of: Best London Steak Restaurant 2017. It offers some of the best cuts of steak for a wonderful gourmet experience.

Other M venues include: M Victoria Street, M Wine Store, M Bar & Grill Twickenham

  1. Barbecoa

Barbecoa St. Pauls: 20 New Change, London, EC4M 9AG

Created by: Jamie Oliver

Food style: Barbeque and steakhouse

Boasting one AA Rosette, Barbecoa is the UK’s first barbeque steakhouse in London. It brings together slow-cooked, dry-aged meat, amazing cocktails, great wine, and outrageous desserts for a wonderful experience. The food is all about long, slow cooking, and fully flavoured, smoked steaks.

Not only does Barbecoa serve the most mouth-watering steaks, but there is also an incredible selection of seafood and game if you prefer something a little less heavy.

Boarbecoa also takes its drink seriously – the “whiskey wall” is home to the largest collection of whiskies in the entire UK capital. With views of the iconic St. Paul’s Cathedral, taking lunch or dinner at Barbecoa is a special event to be savoured.

Barbecoa has another venue in Picadilly, where you can also indulge in afternoon tea!

  1. inamo

inamo Camden: 265 Hampstead Road, Kings Cross, London, NW1 7QX

Created by: Noel Hunwick and Daniel Potter

Food style: Pan-Asian cuisine [Japanese, Chinese, Thai, and Korean]

inamo Camden is a stunning restaurant offering an eclectic selection of Far East cuisine delivered in a way that is unheard of – via interactive tables! Waiting staff are largely unnecessary – once seated, you can explore the interactive projections on your table which enable you to order food, play with the lighting, discover the local neighbourhood, play retro games, watch a live “chef-cam” feed, and even graffiti your table!

The food itself is cooked on a robata grill in the Zen Garden terrace, and you can also enjoy a selection of drinks from the outside bar. inamo serves sushi dishes, Asian Tapas, and larger sharing dishes, as well as a six-course chef’s tasting menu, so no matter what you prefer, you’ll be spoilt for choice.

Other venues in Soho and Covent Garden.

  1. Tom’s Kitchen

Tom’s Kitchen St. Katharine Docks: 1 Commodity Quay, St. Katharine’s & Wapping, London, E1W 1AZ

Tom’s Kitchen Canary Wharf: 11 Westferry Circus, Canary Wharf, London, E14 4HD

Created by: Tom Aiken

Food style: Modern British

Focussing on comfort food and modern, British classics, Tom’s Kitchen creates a range of delectable dishes across it’s venues in Canary Wharf and Katharine Dock. From Truffled Eggs Benedict to Roast Duck Breast, a range of steaks and a selection of sides, the restaurant is the ideal place to enjoy a range of hearty dishes.

Canary Wharf: Located at Westferry Circus, Tom’s Kitchen features a British brasserie, bar, and deli, and catersd to private dining as well as food on-the-go, making it incredibly versatile. There is also a play room stocked with toys for children, plus kids under 12 eat for free!

St. Katharine Dock: Right beside the Tower of London at a waterside location, Tom’s Kitchen St. Katharine Docks is a beautiful hideaway, boasting a deli and private dining room adjacent to the restaurant. It’s a wonderfully relaxed venue, and perfect for informal lunch, dinner, and brunch!

Other venues include: five sites across London, one in Birmingham, and two international venues – Istanbul and Dubai.

  1. Maze

10 – 13 Grosvenor Square, Mayfair London, W1K 6JP

Created by: Gordon Ramsay Group

Executive Chef: Owen Sullivan

Food Style: Asian, French

Part of the Gordon Ramsay Restaurant Group, 2 AA Rosette restaurant, Maze, is located in the heart of Mayfair. When you want stylish dining, there’s no better place to go. Maze specialises in updating and re-inventing European dishes with an Asian flair, and also includes a dedicated sushi bar.

Maze also caters for private dining and events for when you need something a little more special – be it with business or friends – and you can even take a seat at the renowned Kitchen Table to see the action and theatrics as it happens!

For something a little more stylish, you can enjoy Sushi Sunday at Maze, for when you want to step away from the classic roast, and be treated to bottomless brunch and prosecco! We can’t think of a better way to spend a Sunday afternoon!


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