Top 5 Hotel Restaurants in the UK and Ireland
Whether you’re looking for a simple meal or a luxury dining experience, hotel restaurants are often the number one destination for travelers from all walks of life.
Hotel Club asked voters to choose from over 7,200 hotels in 10 categories when searching for the UK’s Best Hotels and Resorts. You chose the follow hotels as the Top 5 in the category
5. Le Manoir Aux Quat Saisons (Oxford, England)
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Esteemed chefs Raymond Blanc and Gary Jones, one of Blanc’s students, breathe new life into French cuisine at the Le Manoir Aux Quait Saisons restaurant. The kitchen garden provides over two acres of fresh herbs and ingredients, chosen from daily. Make sure you book a reservation as soon as you know you’ll be in town. The restaurant is open seven days per week but fills very quickly.
4. Lanesborough (London, England)
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You don’t sit down for a simple meal at the Lanesborough – you sit down for a culinary experience. The main restaurant, Apsleys, serves modern Italian cuisine in two distinct dining rooms. Visit for afternoon tea or dinner and make sure you check out the Library Bar and Withdrawing room if you’d simply like to relax with a drink. Cigar lovers should make visiting the Garden Room a top priority as well.
3. Claridges (London, England)
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The Reading Room and Claridge’s Bar are wonderful places to relax, but for a real dining experience you absolutely must sit down for dinner at the spectacular Gordan Ramsay at Claridge’s. While we doubt he’ll be your chef for the evening, you can be guaranteed a meal that stands up to this multi-award winning chef’s spectacularly high standards.
2. Hayfield Manor (Cork County, Ireland)
The simplistic Orchids restaurant sets the atmosphere for a spectacular evening. The food is decadent and the complementing wine list is simply stunning. Your experiences here will simply ooze luxury.
1. Ashford Castle (Cong, Ireland)
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Chef Stefan Matz possesses a culinary expertise rivaled by very few. There are four different dining halls within Ashford Castle, each with a different menu or theme but Chef Matz oversees each kitchen with a demand for quality you may not find anywhere else. Be prepared for a creative gastronomic experience.