London’s Best Chef’s Table Experiences

The chef’s table experience is always a night to remember. In a city with as vibrant a restaurant culture as London, it may just be the best meal of your life. 

At the chef’s table, lucky diners get to try exciting, experimental dishes in an intimate setting, often seeing the chef cook the food while you sit, drink and eat. It’s an opportunity for the kitchen to test run their next big idea, and for the diner to say “I had it first!” If you are lucky, you may even be invited back to the kitchen to see where the delicious magic happens.

Fera at Claridge’s 


At the centre of Mayfair, Claridge’s is a legendary hotel and Art Deco masterpiece. It is only fitting that such an institution has an equally impressive restaurant.

That was supplied by Simon Rogan in 2014. The two Michelin-starred chef is best-known for L’enclume, where he developed the seasonally-focussed approach that has made Fera such a bustling success.

All the food here comes from the same Cumbrian farm that Rogan set up to fuel his L’enclume exploits, and the chef’s table experience here is one not to be forgotten. The Telegraph’s Hilary Armstrong gave a warm account of her experience.

“The eye is automatically drawn to the imposing portal between kitchen and dining room that dominates the magnificent art deco space. Throughout service, waves of chefs emerges from it to enter the dining room and serve dishes directly to the diners. But the traffic is not just one way. Inquisitive diners are always warmly welcomed in the Fera kitchen.”

A fellow member of the Virtuoso travel network, our luxury Travel Managers will be able to arrange your intimate dining experience at Claridge’s next time you are staying in London.
 

Hedone


Founded in 2011, Hedone has established a big reputation for fine dining, appearing in the top 60 restaurants in the world, as decided by the World’s 50 Best Restaurants panel.

The chef behind this success is Mikael Jonsson, who is renowned for his clean, unfussy food. He is also known for the ability to improvise, seeing what natural produce has been delivered that day and coming up with incredible meals in a matter of minutes.

“There are times when the waiter doesn’t really know what’s on the plate,” he explains. “The dish literally hasn’t been served before. For guests who are curious, it can be a lot of fun."

Murano 


Chef’s tables are at their best when you feel there is no barrier between you and the genius unfolding in the kitchen. Murano’s entire philosophy is centred on making guests feel welcome and at home, so you know that their chef’s table will make you feel like you are truly inside the inner sanctum of fine dining.

Run by head chef and familiar face, Angela Hartnett, Murano serves exquisite Italian-influenced food made with the best British produce. For your private dining experience, Angela’s team can devise a unique menu and wine pairing to meet your own personal preferences, all made in plain view of your stylish, homely dining table.


Speak to our Travel Managers now who will arrange this bespoke experience, or any of the above. Why not combine all three restaurants for gastronomic long-weekend in London? We will arrange your whole trip, ensuring you stay in the best hotels and get the chance to see the best of British cuisine during your stay.

Contact us today on 0203 535 9290 or email leisure@simplexitytravel.com.

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