• Dormy House in the Cotswolds reviewed

    Hotel has two restaurants overseen by innovative chef Jon Ingram

  • The Truscott Arms, Maida Vale

    Helena Lang raises a glass to The Truscott Arms, one of London’s most successful gastropubs…

  • The Salt Room – a smart new addition to Brighton

    Helena Lang reviews seafood restaurant The Salt Room in Brighton

  • Tamarind, Mayfair

    Helena Lang visits Tamarind in Mayfair – the first Indian restaurant anywhere to receive a Michelin star

  • Titchwell Manor, Norfolk

    Helena Lang enjoys a bite Titchwell Manor, near Brancaster in Norfolk

  • Restaurant review: dining at Harrods

    Under food director Bruce Langlands, Harrods is becoming a popular dining destination

  • The Green Room

    After serving less than award-winning fare for years, the National Theatre is centre stage again with its cuisine
    Stage-whisper it, but one of the jewels in our artistic heritage’s crown hasn’t exactly been as glittering as it could be when it comes to the menu. I’m referring to the otherwise unimpeachable National Theatre, whose drinking and […]

  • Feast of flavours

    From Italian fine dining to rustic farmhouse fare… there’s a dazzling array of dining choices at Christmas.
    The Corinthia hotel in Westminster is a new favourite of mine. It has a stunning bar, a state-of-the-art spa and an excellent restaurant, The Northall, which is one of the capital’s best hotel dining rooms. At the helm is […]

  • Pied à Terre and Bob Bob Ricard

    Need a special venue to treat someone important? Here are two exciting options: one is an oasis of cool, calm sophistication, the other a sexy, stylish dining den.
    Pied à Terre in Charlotte Street, central London, whispers class from the discreet facade to the thick carpet, beautiful linen and wall art inside. Slick service and Michelin-starred […]

  • Goring Hotel and the Almeida

    Two long-established London restaurants have hired outstanding new head chefs. The venerable Goring Hotel lies just around the corner from Buckingham Palace and has been owned by the same family for more than a century. At the helm of the kitchen is Shay Cooper, who has hot-footed it over the Thames from the more modish […]

  • England on a plate

    Want to eat out in style this summer? Helena Lang shares six of her favourite restaurants from London to the Lake District
    Lime Wood
    Angela Hartnett and Luke Holder run the kitchen at this gloriously indulgent hotel in the New Forest. Book an outside table for lunch and sip a glass of Kentish Gusbourne Blanc de Blancs […]

  • Mamounia Lounge, Mayfair

    Some restaurants just seem to have a certain something and the Mamounia Lounge in Mayfair, serving Lebanese and Moroccan cuisine, is one of those places
    It’s not necessarily down to the traditional fare, or the service, which is charming and friendly but not over the top. And it’s not the décor either – which is most […]