After viewing your favourite TV Chef in action on the TV, have you ever wanted to be there to savour those delicious dishes? Why not come to London to visit the famed restaurants that the celebrity chefs run. Find here our guide to the best celebrity chef restaurants in London.
Antony Worrall Thompson’s Restaurants in London:
3 London restaurants:-
Barnes Grill, 2 – 3 Rocks, Barnes, London, SW13 0DB
Tel 0208 878 4488
Tuesday to Friday there is a set lunch menu of 3 courses for £14.95 or 2 courses for £12.50.
Notting Grill, 123a Clarendon Road, Notting Hill, London, W11 4JG
Tel 0207 229 1500
If it’s steaks you are after, this is the house speciality. Most expensive is a 9oz aged fillet that costs £22.50. Open Tuesday – Friday 12 – 2pm and Saturday and Sundays 12 – 4pm.
Kew Grill, 10b Kew Green, Richmond, Surrey, TW9 3BH
Tel 0208 948 4433
Located opposite Kew Gardens you will find a relaxed dining experience. Open Tuesday – Friday 12 – 2.30pm, Monday – Friday 6.30 – 10.30pm, Saturday 12 – 4pm & 6.30 – 11pm & Sunday 12 – 10pm.
Brian Turner’s Restaurant in London:
Brian Turner Mayfair, Millennium Hotel, Mayfair, Grosvenor Square, London, W1K 2HP
Tel 0207 596 3444
Here you will find some great British dishes such as Rib of Aberdeen Angus with Yorkshire Pudding, Roast Lincolnshire duckling with pear and apricot stuffing. Set 2 course lunch is £24.50, 3 courses £27.50. Weekday’s lunch is available 12.30 – 2.30pm and dinner 6.30 – 11pm. Not open for lunch on Saturdays however dinner is available 6.30 – 11pm.
Gary Rhodes’s Restaurants in London:
2 London restaurants:-
Rhodes Twenty Four (24), Bank, 24th Floor, Tower 42, 25 Old Broad Street, London, EC2N 1HQ
Tel 0207 877 7703
Catering for the city workers, this restaurant serves the best of British food Monday to Friday and is closed at weekends. Average meals cost £50 per person. Lunch is served 12 – 2.30pm and Dinner 6 – 9pm.
Rhodes W1 Brasserie, Oxford Circus, The Cumberland Hotel, Great Cumberland Street, Marylebone, London, W1A 4RF Tel 0207 479 3838
Restaurant serving Modern European food with a British twist. Open daily for lunch 12 – 2.30pm and dinner 6 – 10pm.
Gordon Ramsay’s Restaurants in London:
Gordon Ramsay has three sleek London restaurants.
Maze (Gordon Ramsay), Bond Street, 10-13 Grosvenor Square, London, W1K 6JP
Tel 0207 107 0000
Fine Dining restaurant that serves French cuisine with an Asian influence.
Gordon Ramsay on Royal Hospital Road, Sloane Square, 68 Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, London, SW3 4HP
Tel 0207 352 4441
Probably Gordon Ramsay’s most popular restaurant, where you usually have to book 2 months in advance to get a table. The menu is typically French with a 3 course lunch costing around £40 per person and ala carte 3 course meals is around £85 per person. Open for lunch 12 – 2pm and 5.45 – 11pm.
Gordon Ramsay at Claridges, Bond Street, 53 Brook Street, Mayfair, London, W1K 5DS
Tel 0207 499 0099
Another fantastic Ramsay restaurant serving fine French cuisine. Dinner and drinks costs around £72 per person. Fixed price 3 course lunch menu £30 per person. Open midweek for lunch 12 – 2.45pm, 12 – 3.15pm Saturday and dinner served daily 5.45 – 11pm.
Jamie Oliver’s Restaurants in London:
Fifteen (15), Old Street, 15 Westland Place, Shoreditch, London, N1 7LP
Tel 0207 251 1515
This restaurant has been set up as a Charity Foundation to give 15 trainees from unpriviledged backgrounds the skills to be chefs. All profits go to the charity. Dinner and drinks will cost £35 per person. Open for lunch 12 – 3pm and dinner 6.30 – 9.30pm Sunday – Thursday, 6 – 9.30pm Friday & Saturdays.
Barbecoa, 20 New Change Passage, London, EC4M 9AG
Tel 0203 005 8555
Latest restaurant from Jamie Oliver that he has set up with Chef Friend Adam Perry Lang. The menu is centred on cooking meats, seafood and seasonal accompaniments in the new and exciting ways. Open daily 12 noon – 11pm.
Ken Hom’s Restaurants in London:
Yellow River Cafe, Highbury & Islington, 206 Upper Street, Islington, London, N1 1RQ
Tel 0207 354 8833
Yellow River Cafe, St Johns Wood, High Street, St Johns Wood, London, NW8 7NG
Tel 0207 586 4455
Yellow River Cafe, Canary Wharf, North Colonnade, 10 Cabot Square, Canary Wharf, London, E14 4EY
Tel 0207 715 9515
The Yellow River Cafes offers Chinese cuisine with some Thai and Malaysian influences.