Le Manoir aux Quat’ Saisons, Great Milton “I couldn’t take any risks for my wife’s 50th birthday weekend… so I placed my trust in Raymond’s impeccable hotel and restaurant… result: perfection!” M Blanc’s “magnificent”converted Elizabethan manor boasts a “dream location” in a picture-book village south of Oxford and, “if you want to spoil someone with […]

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Clos Maggiore WC2 “You feel that love is in the air!” at this “very special” destination (yet again the survey’s No. 1 choice for a romantic occasion), especially in “the inner sanctum” – “the lovely glass-roofed courtyard at the back, hung with blossom, a roof that opens in fine weather, and with an open fire […]

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Cliveden House, Taplow Valentine’s Tasting Menu: £97.50 pp Dinner 9-10 & 16-17 February, Lunch & Dinner 14 February “The best view from a restaurant in Berkshire and some of the very best food too from André Garrett” create huge “romantic” appeal for the dining room of this famous mansion. So what better place to celebrate […]

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Enoteca Turi SW1 Valentine’s Menu: 3 courses £52.50 This Valentine’s Day pay a visit to Giuseppi and Pamela Turi’s Pimlico venture which  “has magnificently managed the tumultuous move from Putney to near Sloane Square”, and offers Sig. Turi’s “wonderful wine list, embellished by his own personal remarks”, alongside a “trusty northern Italian menu”. The Turi’s special Valentine’s […]

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(Image credit – Mint Leaf Restaurant)  With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, what better time to remind readers of the capital’s top 10 restaurants for romance, as voted for in our annual London restaurant survey: we achieved 7,500 participants in the 2017 survey. The coveted top spots are unchanged from last year, with Clos Maggiore, La Poule […]

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The Araki, a nine-seater Japanese counter in Mayfair that at over £350 a head is Britain’s most expensive restaurant, has been  crowned London’s Top Gastronomic Experience at the first ever Harden’s London Restaurant Awards, justifying sushi master Mitsuhiro Araki’s gamble in closing down his Michelin three-star operation in Tokyo to move around the world. He shared the […]

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If you’re heading out on a date night or a Valentine’s Day dinner and you really want to impress why not try somewhere special and head to one of our top 10 most romantic dining spots in the capital, as voted for by our 2016 survey reporters… Clos Maggiore WC2 “A girl knows she’s being […]

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London is the most romantic city in the UK (according to research conducted by Hotels.com) – so if you’re looking for a special destination this 14 February, head to the capital armed with our handy guide to its best menus and events. Whether you’re going on a first date, thinking about popping the question or want to avoid Valentine’s […]

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If you’re heading out on a date night and you really want to impress why not try somewhere special and head to one of our top 10 most romantic dining spots in the capital, as voted for by our 2015 survey reporters…         Clos Maggiore WC2 “I don’t know how a restaurant […]

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It may be cold outside but winter is still a very romantic time of year – roaring fires, cosying up with a glass of wine and Valentine’s Day just around the corner. To help set the mood Harden’s is offering the chance to win dinner for two at London’s most romantic restaurant, Clos Maggiore, which […]

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