Three British Dining Experiences in one day
The British food scene is picking up spectacularly and London isleading the charge. If your client is looking for a fabulously full British experience, here some ideas from your Capital Centric Team.
The most popular UK dish may be Chicken Tikka Masala and modern British cooking embraces a wonderful range of herbs, spices and influences from across the Globe but ask your standard Joe in the street and you're more likely to hear about a hearty Full English, succulent Sunday Roasts and a classic Fish & Chips.
Our round up embraces Lunch, Afternoon Tea and Dinner at differing price points but if it’s the Full English or long lazy brunches you're looking for pop on over to our sister website www.bookabreakfast.com for everything breakfast and brunch related.
We start by taking a look at some suggestions for those with a higher budget for the day - over £30
Located between Regent's Park and Camden,York & Albany is a stylish John Nash designed nine-bedroom townhouse. Housing a restaurant, bar and outside terrace, York & Albany serves up a modern British menu and offers two private dining rooms, one spectacularly overlooking Regents Park.
Just off Regent's Street in the heart of the West End, you will find the fabulous Heddon Street Kitchen.A stylish space set over two floors and one of our most popular group venues with the capacity for groups of over 100 pax
The king of luxury department stores, Harrods, houses The Georgian Restaurant.A luxurious, fabulously elegant, light and spacious restaurant, the Afternoon Tea at Harrods epitomises the quintessential English experience. Groups both large and small can be accommodated here
Winner of 2 AA Rosettes,Gillray’s showcases the classic afternoon tea in a beautiful library overlooking the Thames with stunning views of Big Ben, the Houses of Parliament and the London Eye. Definitely one not to be missed
Housed in one of London's most iconic buildings the Savoy Grill has been restored to its former glory with an elegant 1920's theme and serves classic dishes in the stunning dining room. There is also an incredible Chef's table overlooking the Kitchen - ideal for a small incentive or VIP group.
Seven Park Place finds Willliam Drabble firmly at the helm of this Michelin Starred restaurant in St James'. The dining room is tiny so Capital Centric have access to their three stunning private spaces. The food here is exquisite and beautifully presented.
Céleste is the Michelin starred restaurant at the heart of The Lanesborough and possibly the prettiest dining room in London. Stunning food overseen by the Executive chef of the Paris icon Le Bristol.
Moving on, our section below caters for those groups looking for a mid budget range between £20 and £30
Lunch at Tuttons, one of the most famous and long-standing restaurants in Covent Garden offering British brasserie dining in the heart of the capital and situated on the east side of the historic piazza. Overlooking the hustle and bustle of the market, musicians and stalls and central to all the fashionable designer shops Tuttons features two private dining rooms as well as seating for smaller groups in the main restaurant.
Afternoon Tea at Urban Meadowis a stylish affair offering classic finger sandwiches and freshly made warm scones. A light, bright and airy restaurant offeriing al fresco dining in warmer weather, this restaurant is situated just a stone's throw from Kensington Palace and across the road from Hyde Park. Its hard to find a better location for groups.
Lanes of London is modern British eatery and bar located on Park Lane. Showcasing timeless British culinary heritage and offering a delicious seasonal menu, using locally sourced British rare-breed and wild food produce.
Scoff & Banter offers delicious, comforting fish pie alongside a retro Prawn cocktail and classic Sticky toffee pudding. A definite group favourite with wide ranging appeal. Multiple London locations and also offering Afternoon Tea
For those groups looking for a more budget friendly alternative please see below for our selection of venues with offerings for under £16
From the historic to the eccentric, British pubs are renowned the world over for a great welcome, a welcome pint and a hearty, warming menu. We offer hundreds of pubs for lunch and dinner.
Here are just a few.
Slug & Lettuce is a chain of modern restaurant/bars that offer a relaxed comfy and welcoming environment service traditional and typical British pub food. With Sausage & Mash, Roast Chicken and Gammon with fried egg featuring on their menu these venues offer fantastic value for money and are available throughout the UK.
Quintessentially British and steeped in heritage Browns restaurants offer a respite from a bustling day.Many of the restaurants have made their home in unique landmark buildings with the beautiful surroundings
Ye Olde London is a delightful 18th century pub situated on Ludgate Hill close to the spectacular St Paul's.
The Lord Raglan dates back to the 17th century and stands in a historic corner of the Square Mile on St Martins le Strand.
The Plough, originally a brewery in the 1730's this picturesque pub in Bloomsbury is only short walk from the British Museum and Russell Square. It’s an historic building,known for its clientele of artists, musicians, actors and scientists.
For more information, rates and menus for these and hundreds more restaurants in London and throughout the UK just get in touch