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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The UK’s top 100 restaurants are revealed in Harden’s Best UK Restaurants 2018 published today – the country’s most comprehensive restaurant guide available in bookshops, with approximately twice the number of entries as The Good Food Guide. The guide hails London’s The Araki as the country’s best restaurant. The experience is “world class” and, at £385-a-head, […]

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Michelin finally woke up and awarded Mitsuhiro Araki’s Mayfair restaurant, The Araki, three stars at a ceremony in London this week, making it the first Japanese restaurant in the UK to hold the rating. The Araki was named London’s Top Gastronomic Experience at Harden’s annual London Restaurant Awards ceremony last year and this “world class” […]

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The Sunday Times has once again unveiled its ‘Food List’ – the definitive top 100 UK restaurants for food. This supplement, now in its sixth year, is published in association with Harden’s, and based on our annual survey of restaurant-goers. For 2016 there’s been a serious shakeup, with last year’s top two – Marc Wilkinson’s Fraiche in […]

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French haute cuisine, the wellspring from which culinary magic seems to flow across the world, has been sidelined of late in favour of rusticity, simplicity and (let’s face it) dirty great burgers. But can the classics ever truly go out of style? Surely we all just need a gentle reminder of France’s culinary prowess? Well, […]

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Vegetarians can be underserved by restaurants in this country, more often than not left with a choice between mushroom risotto and a goat’s cheese tart. Seeing as Monday marks the beginning of not only British Tomato Week but National Vegetarian Week too, we thought we’d roundup the UK’s top 20 veggie and veggie-friendly restaurants where […]

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We are now finalising orders for beautifully customised versions of our restaurant guides, so get your Christmas corporate gifts dilemma wrapped up early – order by 17 October for guaranteed delivery by December. Harden’s guides – either London or national – can an be tailored to your corporate image and are available from as little […]

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Paul Ainsworth – the chef and restaurateur whose fish is considered by Harden’s reporters to be the best in Padstow – is to open his first hotel next spring, reports Caterer & Hotelkeeper. The six-bedroom Padstow Townhouse will add to Ainsworth’s coastal empire, which he runs alongside his wife, Emma. It will open on the […]

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Now that the Harden’s survey is over for another year, why not take a moment to discover our diary function on your mobile app or online? The diary function allows you to record restaurant reviews throughout the year, so you won’t have to scratch your head trying to remember how much you enjoyed a particular meal when the […]

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