The Top Michelin Star Restaurants in London

London is home to more Michelin star restaurants than anywhere else in the UK, making it a veritable magnet for culinary connoisseurs and lovers of all things ‘food’. Whether you’re ticking off the best restaurants one by one or treating yourself to your first Michelin-star experience, here are the top Michelin star restaurants in London for you to choose from in 2022.

Three Stars 

CORE by Clare Smyth

Core by Clare Smyth is a superb fine dining restaurant on Kensington Park Road serving modern British food. One of the few restaurants in the country to boast 3 Michelin stars, it has received an incredible number of awards and accolades since opening in 2017. Indeed, Clare herself was the recipient of the World’s Best Female Chef Award in 2018. A must try for every foodie.

Restaurant Gordon Ramsay

To guarantee an excellent dining experience in London, book yourself a table at Restaurant Gordon Ramsay. The flagship restaurant of the world-famous chef, Restaurant Gordon Ramsay has held three Michelin stars since 2001. Dedicated to the highest standards, this restaurant is all about the finest modern French-inspired cuisine, perfectly executed and served in beautiful surroundings.

Alain Ducasse at The Dorchester

Alain Ducasse is one of the world’s most celebrated chefs. His motto? “The produce is the only truth”. Believing in the importance of produce grown with love and respect, Ducasse’s dishes are known for their incomparable flavours, allowing each ingredient to reach its full potential. At the Dorchester, you can look forward to sampling some of his much-loved signatures, as well as innovative twists.

Hélène Darroze at The Connaught

In this three Michelin star restaurant, diners can expect to dine on culinary works of art, created with the best seasonal ingredients (chosen by Hélène herself). As part of the seasonally changing menu, you can look forward to dishes with powerful flavours that tease the tongue and secure a place in the memory. Choose between a decadent lunch or evening of luxury dining. 

Sketch (The Lecture Room & Library)

A “fusion of senses, taste, colours and shapes” most accurately describes the three Michelin star dining experience at the Lecture Room & Library. Inside, the interiors are both opulent and welcoming, while the staff are professional and friendly. As for the food, you can expect generous dishes that excel in both flavour and form. 

Two Stars

Dinner by Heston Blumenthal

Pull up a pew in the dining room, take a seat in the Tudor-inspired private dining room or grab a chair at the Chef’s Table for a unique view into the energy and activity of the kitchen at Dinner by Helston Blumenthal. Located next to Hyde Park, this two Michelin star restaurant is inspired by historic British gastronomy, uniting past and present for an approach that is unlike any other.

Le Gavroche

First opened in 1967, Le Gavroche has been leading the way in French cuisine in London for decades, delivering the tastiest classic French food and the finest service around. Since 1991, the family-run restaurant has been under the command of Michel Roux Jr and has continued to go from strength to strength, rightly recognised for its commitment to excellence and sophisticated dishes.

Claude Bosi at Bibendum

Situated within the iconic Michelin House, the two Michelin star Claude Bosi at Bibendum invites diners to enjoy mouth-water food in an attractive setting, overlooked by a beautiful stained-glass window. Showcasing Bosi’s French heritage and natural vision, the dishes here are flavourful yet simple, allowing the fresh, seasonal ingredients to speak for themselves.

A. Wong

For incredible Chinese food, there is simply nowhere better than A. Wong. Inspired by chef and patron Andrew Wong’s travels through China, the restaurant’s menus celebrate Chinese food heritage, ancient recipes, and culinary craft developed over the last 4,000 years. With an emphasis on sharing, you can enjoy the very best tastes of China with your favourite people.

Kitchen Table

Kitchen Table offers completely unique dining, where you are invited to take a seat around a horse-shoe counter and watch Head Chef James Knappett and his team prepare the dishes du jour. With the chefs providing explanations and commentaries as they go, the intimate setting and interaction with the staff, not to mention incredible food, combine for an unparalleled experience.

Restaurant Story

Tom Sellers showcases his own story and that of British food through an ever-changing menu at Restaurant Story on Tooley Street. Creating a different twist on classic dining, as a guest you don’t receive a menu here, yet are presented with a mix of ‘Story’ dishes, complemented by seasonal offerings. As well as table bookings, exclusive hire of the restaurant is available for group celebrations.

La Dame de Pic

From the world’s most decorated female chef comes La Dame de Pic, a two-star Michelin restaurant located in the impressive Four Seasons Hotel. Bringing her own culinary identity to each dish, Anne-Sophie intertwines classic French techniques with her original flare. Alongside the dribble-worthy menu is an equally tantalising wine list, highlighting wines from the Rhône Valley.

Da Terra

Tucked within a striking Victorian hotel is Da Terra restaurant. With Brazilian and Italian roots and an extensive culinary career, Da Terra’s Chef Rafael Cagali uses his culinary heritage and personal style to conceive dishes that are both bold and beautiful. If you find yourself arriving a little early in anticipation, you can also make use of the restaurant’s bar for a cocktail, or two.

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