Award-winning food - Cavendish Hotel, Chatsworth Estate, near Bakewell, Peak District

Award-winning Dining

If you’re passionate about food, you’ll love our award-winning dining. Book a gourmet break with Classic British Hotels and savour dishes prepared with flair using fine cuts of meat and deliciously fresh fish, fruit and vegetables. Our award-winning chefs strive to showcase the very best of local produce, with regional specialities and local produce taking pride of place on the menu.

Explore our award-winning restaurants with one, two or more AA Rosettes. Many also hold regional and national dining awards. Fine dining, brasserie style dining and gastro pub dining can be enjoyed when you stay with us. Some hotels feature more than one restaurant and al fresco is available in many locations during the summer. All restaurants offer a great selection of wines, many featuring outstanding fine wines and single malt whiskies.

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The rise of the part-time vegetarian

Ten years ago vegetarian options were woeful. Meat-free diners would find one option on a menu, and there was a high chance it would be a goat’s cheese and red Read on…

Fine Dining - Park Farm Hotel - Norwich

What makes a food romantic?

What makes a food romantic? Oysters and steak Bearnaise are the food of love, yet cockles and spaghetti Bolognese are decidedly not. So, are some foods innately romantic, or could Read on…

Wivenhoe House Hotel - Colchester

Britain’s new-found love affair with breakfast

Breakfast in Britain: We’ve come a long way, fast. A decade ago it was a bowl of Crunchy Nut or toast on the run, and that’s if we bothered to Read on…

Jesmond Dene House Hotel - Newcastle

How top chefs create exciting winter menus

What do you think of when you hear the words ‘seasonal food’? Perhaps it’s the bounty of spring: purple-sprouting broccoli, the first Jersey Royal potatoes and delicate asparagus. Maybe you Read on…

Kitchen Table - Cavendish Hotel, Chatsworth Estate, near Bakewell, Peak District

A seat at the kitchen table

The burners are firing, the sauces are bubbling and the sous chef is plating up at lightning speed. It’s a typical scene in a busy restaurant kitchen, but one that Read on…

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