Location: Le Bristol Paris, France
Cuisine: Led by the three-Michelin-starred chef Eric Frechon and his creation of a temple of gastronomy, the menu is absolutely French. His macaroni stuffed with black truffle, artichoke and duck foie gras, gratinéed with aged Parmesan is ‘the’ dish that people travel to Paris for.
Setting: Epicure restaurant can be enjoyed all year round, with extra tables laid in an exquisite garden setting throughout summer.
Reputation: In March 2009, Chef Eric was awarded a third Michelin star, and in 2014, Epicure was awarded “Best Restaurant in the World” by The Daily Meal, Saveur US magazine and the World Luxury Hotel Awards.
Tel: +33 (0)1 53 43 43 40
LE 1947 AT CHEVAL BLANC
Location: Cheval Blanc Courchevel, France
Cuisine: Chef Yannick Alléno leads the restaurant, depicting his modern and own cuisine with respect to the local terroir and the altitude. Each season holds new delights and surprises, showcasing the quintessence of the ingredients chosen for their exceptional quality.
Setting: In the heart of the French Alps, set in the prestigious Jardin Alpin of Courchevel 1850, Cheval Blanc Courchevel is an intimate and inviting haven. Le 1947 at Cheval Blanc derives its name from the most prestigious vintage of Château Cheval Blanc and provides the perfect stage for the striking culinary art of chef Yannick Alléno.
Reputation: The only restaurant in Courchevel
with three Michelin stars.
Tel: +33 4 79 00 50 50
Location: Beau-Rivage Palace, Lausanne, Switzerland
Cuisine: Anne-Sophie Pic au Beau-Rivage Palace brings out the very best in local Swiss produce. The precision of the tastes and textures, the aromatic complexity and the balance of flavours help enhance the diversity and wealth of products from Western Switzerland.
Setting: The restaurant is ideally situated on the banks of Lake Geneva and is opened out onto not only the lake, but the French Alps, giving guests photogenic breath-taking views while dining.
Reputation: Anne-Sophie is the third generation in her family to obtain the coveted Michelin Guide three stars, and she is the only female chef in France to hold three stars of this recognition. The restaurant has been awarded two stars in the Michelin guide and 18/20 in the Gault Millau.
Tel: +41 21 613 33 39
Location: Baur Au Lac, Zurich, Switzerland
Cuisine: The Pavillon combines French haute and nouvelle cuisines with excellent service and an elegant ambience. Take all the time you need for your “contemporary fine dining” experience with a fresh, regional and seasonal menu.
Setting: Situated in one of the prettiest lakeside luxury hotels, the Baur au Lac, Pavillon is the elegant gourmet restaurant in the heart of Zurich which features a breath-taking view of the hotel’s very own park.
Reputation: Chef Laurent Eperon, the recipient of a Michelin star and 18 GaultMillau points creates dishes that are perfectly paired with a wine list sourced from some of the world’s top wineries, while sweet desserts are curated by Stefan Howells (named “Pastry Chef of the Year” in 2011), one of Europe’s best pâtissiers.
Tel: +41 (0)44 220 50 22
Location: Armani Hotel Milano, Milan, Italy
Cuisine: Cuisine at the Armani Ristorante celebrates the great tradition of Italian gastronomy combined with an international twist. The careful selection of each and every ingredient to bring out the essence of flavour is the key to the restaurant’s philosophy.
Setting: Located on the seventh floor of the
Armani Hotel Milano, with an international
allure, Armani/Ristorante overlooks the
magnificent streets of the city centre.
Reputation: The art of welcoming, communicated
through an attentive, professional and always
present staff, is a natural extension of the
idea of Armani Lifestyle, which permeates the
Tel: +39 (0)2 8883 8888
LAURENT AT CAFÉ ROYAL
Location: Hotel Café Royal, London, UK
Cuisine: Chef Laurent Tourondel brings a
truly international menu to Hotel Café Royal.
In addition, an exceptional sushi is also there
to complete the experience.
Setting: Laurent at Café Royal builds upon
the history of the famous Grill Room at Café
Royal, established in 1865. Featuring an
open kitchen serving from the grill, fresh
vegetables, fish and meat, the restaurant is
located on the first floor of London’s leading
modern grand hotel with different areas to
dine in style, including booths and views of
elegant Regent Street.
Reputation: Chef Laurent Tourondel is best
known in America where he has restaurants
in New York, Miami and North Carolina.
Further afield, he owns restaurants in Hong
Kong, Kazakhstan and the Caribbean.
Tel: +44 (0)20 7406 3310
Location: Belmond Reid’s Palace, Madeira, Portugal
Cuisine: Chef Luís Pestana aims at creating modern European food, where contemporary cuisine meets the best of Madeira products to create seasonal food of the highest quality. Highlight dishes, including Scallop carpaccio, fresh langoustines, and open lobster ravioli, are served at Michelin-starred William Restaurant, where Madeira’s finest
seasonal ingredients are synchronised in perfect harmony.
Setting: William Restaurant at Belmond Reid’s Palace is set on a private part of the sunny southern coast of Madeira, alongside panoramic views of the dramatic Funchal coastline.
Reputation: Chef Luís Pestana is the first and only Madeira-born chef to hold a Michelin Star from the prestigious Michelin Guide.
Tel: +351 291 71 71 71
Location: Château Saint-Martin & Spa, Cote D’ Azur-Vence-French Riviera, France
Cuisine: Chef Jean-Luc Lefrançois draws inspiration from seasonal produce, giving each dish a distinctive flavour of summer. Head sommelier Géraud Tournier transforms the fine dining experience into a truly elevated journey of discovery. Talented Chef Pâtissier Philippe Tayac creates simply exquisite desserts.
Setting: Perched on a secluded hilltop above Vence, Château Saint-Martin & Spa is created for peaceful Riviera relaxation. The Château is a special place to enjoy the sensual pleasures of the Riviera: gastronomy, wine and art.
Reputation: The one-Michelin-starred gourmet restaurant occupies a special location in the Château, with sweeping views over the countryside of French Riviera down to the glittering Mediterranean.
Tel: +33 (0)4 93 58 40 85
Location: Conservatorium Hotel, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Cuisine: At Taiko, the dishes are modern Asian-inspired, in which chef Schilo van Coevorden and his team of professionals from, among others, China and Japan, monitor authenticity, putting creativity first.
Setting: Taiko, the restaurant of the Conservatorium Hotel is a stylish venue of international vibe with brick walls, a high ceiling and bamboo deco. While you eat, you can enjoy taiko music every night of week.
Reputation: The award-wining restaurant of the Conservatorium hotel in Amsterdam.
Tel: +31 (0)20 570 0000