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DINING LEGENDS

DINING LEGENDS

BIBENDUM OYSTER BAR
Having recently undergone a redesign courtesy of Sir Terence Conran and architect Richard Doone, this much-loved spot in the heart of Chelsea is looking fresher than ever. Original features such as the stained-glass windows and mosaic floor remain, but a new display for Bibendum’s excellent crustacea ensures that its fishy treats are now the stars of the show. Try the plateau de fruits de mer complemented by a bottle of Champagne and remind yourself how good fresh seafood can be.

Michelin House, 81 Fulham Road, SW3 6RD.
020 7589 1480
www.bibendum.co.uk

LA POULE AU POT
Don’t be fooled by the unassuming exterior of this romantic bistro, as this little slice of France in the heart of London has been around since the 1960s, consistently turning out crowd-pleasing classics that people return for time and time again. The set lunch menu affords access to some of the restaurant’s most celebrated dishes, including the tarte à l’oignon, steak frites and the signature crème brûlée.

231 Ebury Street, SW1W 8UT.
020 7730 7763
www.pouleaupot.co.uk

Feb 3rd 2014
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THE LEDBURY
With two Michelin stars to its name and currently ranked an impressive 13th place in the list of The World’s 50 Best Restaurants, you’d imagine The Ledbury would offer a rather stuffy dining experience. However, perhaps because of the laid-back Aussie roots of its chef-patron Brett Graham, this Notting Hill favourite retains the relaxed vibe of a neighbourhood restaurant with staff that are consistently praised for their exemplary service. Choose the tasting menu paired with a selection of exquisite wines and enjoy a culinary tour de force.

127 Ledbury Road, W11 2QA.
020 7792 9090
www.theledbury.com

THE WOLSELEY
With its listed interior that was once home to the showroom of Wolseley Motors Limited in the 1920s, The Wolseley feels like it has been part of the fabric of London for a century. In fact, restaurateurs Chris Corbin and Jeremy King only opened their self-proclaimed ‘café-restaurant in the grand European tradition’ in 2003, delivering an all-day dining space where its Viennoiserie, sumptuous afternoon tea and signature dishes such as veal Holstein have become legendary. This place is an absolute must-visit on any trip to the capital.

160 Piccadilly, W1J 9EB.
020 7499 6996
www.thewolseley.com

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