Top 50 Fit for Foodies 2019

As rated by verified OpenTable diners

A dedication to serving world-class dishes coupled with impeccable service, all sprinkled with a little something that appeals to foodies, is what makes the restaurants featured in the OpenTable 2019 Top 50 Fit for Foodies restaurants in the UK stand out. This year’s list was determined by analysing more than 851,000 reviews left by our diners. The restaurant in the number one spot received their award at Restaurant Magazine’s National Restaurant Awards on June 10th. Below you will find our ranked top 10 and the remainder of the top 50 list in alphabetical order.

Restaurants:Carters of Moseley, The Chefs Table, Röski
Price Range:£££ - ££££
Cuisines:British
Neighborhoods:Birmingham, Chester, Liverpool

1. Carters of Moseley

££££·British·
Birmingham
536 reviews
  • Tasting Menu
  • Special Occasions
  • Notable Wine List
Restaurant Perfection. Every aspect of dinner at Carters is an absolute pleasure.
98% recommended
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2. The Chefs Table

££££·British·
Chester
2,328 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasions
  • Creative Cuisine
Love the Chef's Table, the food is always unbelievably tasty. The staff are incredibly friendly and helpful. Thoroughly recommend that you visit. You won't be disappointed
97% recommended
Most Booked in Cheshire

3. Röski

££££·British·
Liverpool
573 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Tasting Menu
  • Creative Cuisine
Perfect. Great front of house staff, had really enthused conversation about food and drink with them. Food amazing, great range of tastes and experiences. Wonderful location with gRead more
92% recommended

4. Wilson's

££££·European·
Bristol
497 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Tasting Menu
  • Special Occasions
Outstanding food. Consistently the best place to eat out in Bristol. Attentive and freindly staff talk you through each course and accompanying wines. Ever-changing menus bringiRead more
99% recommended
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5. Peace and Loaf Restaurant

££££·British·
Newcastle upon Tyne
1,528 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Creative Cuisine
Food was amazing, we felt very comfortable for the moment we arrived. We turned up early and was seated straight away. Covid measured we're in place and didn't feel uncomfortable oRead more
95% recommended
Best Overall in Newcastle and Northumberland

6. Wreckfish

££££·Bistro·
Liverpool
1,392 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
Absolutely delightful menu and staff. The food so original and tasty. Perfect
96% recommended
Best Overall in Liverpool/Merseyside

7. Paco Tapas

££££·Tapas / Small Plates·
Bristol
739 reviews
  • Tapas
  • Special Occasions
  • Fit for Foodies
amazing food and lovely setting. Staff were really helpful
93% recommended
Most Booked in Bristol

8. Number 16 Restaurant

££££·Modern European·
Glasgow
1,699 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
great food at cheap prices on the early menu, would recommend
100% recommended
Best Overall in Glasgow/Lanarkshire

9. Hispi

££££·Bistro·
Manchester
693 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
The restaurant was perfect for our tenth anniversary and the staff and service was excellent. Food was excellent
98% recommended
Best Overall in Manchester/Greater Manchester

10. The Black Rat

££££·British·
Winchester
874 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Romance
Wonderful - Fantastic food, drinks and Covid Secure. Highly recommended.
97% recommended
Best Overall in Hampshire

Angels with Bagpipes

££££·Scottish·
Old Town
3,413 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
  • Romance
Excellent food and service. Great price. We will be back
94% recommended
Best Food in Edinburgh/Midlothian

Brawn

££££·European·
Bethnal Green
909 reviews
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
We are so lucky to have this fabulous place within a half-hour's walk.
98% recommended
European in London

Chapter One

££££·Modern European·
Orpington
4,998 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for Birthdays
Under the circumstances, we were a little concerned to make our annual visit to celebrate my wife's birthday. We are very glad we attended and felt that Chapter One had pulled oRead more
96% recommended
Fit for Foodies in Kent

Coal Office

££££·Mediterranean·
King's Cross
1,439 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Special Occasions
I would recommend this restaurant if looking for Middle Eastern cuisine with a twist.
96% recommended
Mediterranean in London

CORE by Clare Smyth

££££·British·
Notting Hill
1,650 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Tasting Menu
  • Fit for Foodies
The food is a work of art, service and staff are super, decoration is quiet and elegant, would recommend the CORE with the highest compliments. Well done to chef Clare Smyth and thRead more
98% recommended
Best Overall in London

Farmacy

££££·English·
Notting Hill
714 reviews
  • Vegan
  • Healthy
  • Good Vegetarian Options
Great food and atmosphere. Fruendly personall delicious everything
92% recommended
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Forage & Chatter

££££·Scottish·
Edinburgh
1,101 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Local Ingredients
  • Romance
Food was stunningly good for carnivores. Lamb and beef mains were of the highest quality. Partridge and duck starters were delightful too. Makes me wonder why game birds are not alRead more
97% recommended
Best Overall in Edinburgh/Midlothian

Frog by Adam Handling

££££·Contemporary European·
Covent Garden
1,427 reviews
  • Tasting Menu
  • Special Occasions
  • Fit for Foodies
This is always such a wonderful experience! The waitress we had was very kind, fun, and knowledgeable. We did the tasting menu and it was amazing! I just wish I had come hungrier. Read more
96% recommended
Best Service in West End London

Gauthier Soho

££££·French·
Soho
3,672 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Tasting Menu
  • Vegan
Amazing menu we chose red, each course divine and beautifully presented. Staff courteous and professional.
92% recommended

Harwood Arms

££££·Gastro Pub·
Fulham
2,571 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Sunday Lunch
Each course was delicious. Fantastic price for quality of food.
94% recommended

Hawksmoor Manchester

££££·British·
Manchester
3,737 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Birthdays
I always find the food and service excellent each time we go
95% recommended
Best Overall in Manchester/Greater Manchester

La Dame De Pic London

££££·French·
Tower Hill
864 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Tasting Menu
  • Creative Cuisine
Incredible food that is both beautiful to look at and tastest amazing, with service to match. The lunch menu is great value for a 2 Michelin star restaurant. We had 4 courses, withRead more
94% recommended

Mere

££££·European·
Fitzrovia
1,928 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Tasting Menu
Our first visit to Mere and we were hugely impressed. Good ambience, friendly and efficient service and wonderful, beautifully cooked food. Most highly recommended.
95% recommended

Morito Hackney

££££·Mediterranean·
Hackney
463 reviews
  • Tapas
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Creative Cuisine
Delicious and interesting food, delightful service, reasonable prices, and a great place at lunchtimes for oldies like me who are slightly deaf to have a quiet chat - provided you Read more
94% recommended
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Murano

££££·Contemporary European·
Mayfair
2,105 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for Anniversaries
Brilliant experience, sitting looking into the hectic but apparently very happy kitchen. Really friendly staff, superb food, will definitely return.
96% recommended
Romance in West End London

No. 97

££££·Modern European·
Surbiton
818 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
Great food and atmosphere. Felt very safe in terms of covid precautions but not so in your face it felt sterile and unwelcoming
99% recommended
Modern European in London

NOPI

££££·Mediterranean·
Soho
6,220 reviews
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Fit for Foodies
Service was excellent and the food incredibly beautiful ;)
93% recommended
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One One Four

££££·Modern European·
Teddington
571 reviews
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
Amazing food, great staff soo lovely and friendly! Can’t wait to come back!
98% recommended
Modern European in London

Ottolenghi Islington

££££·Mediterranean·
Angel
2,676 reviews
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Fit for Foodies
Exceptional food, cooking that makes the most of great ingredients. Really great service, there immediately when you need them, friendly and gave useful advice about the menu. LoveRead more
92% recommended
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Ottolenghi Spitalfields

££££·Mediterranean·
Spitalfields
2,775 reviews
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Fit for Foodies
Absolutely brilliant in every way - the food was delicious, as were the cocktails. Would 100% recommend to others and I'd love to go back and dine again soon.
94% recommended
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Pidgin

££££·Modern European·
Hackney
853 reviews
  • Tasting Menu
  • Special Occasions
  • Fit for Foodies
From service to food, everything was fabulous! We have been getting homing Pidgin and we are very glad to be back to having the restaurant experience.
94% recommended
Best Food in London

Pollen Street Social

££££·British·
Mayfair
3,397 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Lunch
  • Fit for Foodies
Escaped the drudgery of Covid for 90 glorious minutes. Service, food and wine simply superb. Can’t wait to come again!
95% recommended
Best Ambience in London

Roux at The Landau

££££·Modern European·
Oxford Circus
8,257 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Romance
We enjoyed the tasting menu with selected wines. The food, wine and service was first class.
95% recommended

ROVI

££££·Mediterranean·
Fitzrovia
1,892 reviews
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Fit for Foodies
Excellent food and would recommend. Service slow to table slow and not well managed.
90% recommended
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Smiths Restaurant Wapping

££££·Seafood·
Wapping
3,367 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Scenic View
  • Waterfront
As always a most enjoyable experience, made to feel welcome and thoroughly looked after.
98% recommended
Seafood in London

Spring Restaurant

££££·Contemporary British·
Covent Garden
1,605 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Good for a Date
Always excellent
93% recommended
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St. John Bread and Wine

££££·British·
Spitalfields
1,518 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Notable Wine List
  • Local Ingredients
I've been going to St John's for about 6 years and it has never ceased to be brilliant
94% recommended
British in London

Sticky Walnut

££££·Bistro·
Chester
946 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
The best restaurant in Chester. Still just as great with COVID-19 measures in place.
97% recommended
Best Overall in Cheshire

Stones Restaurant Matlock

££££·British·
Matlock
1,040 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Romance
First visit to meet friends, we travelled from Holmfirth they from Northampton, greeting was nice, service attentive and food excellent, we will return and recommend to others.
97% recommended
Best Overall in Derbyshire

Tattu Leeds

££££·Chinese·
United Kingdom
2,980 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
  • Romance
Food was amazing
92% recommended

Tattu Manchester

££££·Chinese·
United Kingdom
3,675 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
  • Romance
Stunning lovely time
86% recommended

The French Table

££££·Modern European·
Surbiton
3,467 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for Anniversaries
Excellent food and perfect service, as always. The wine list is unusual but good, but it does lack a choice of staples such as white Burgundy, Rhone reds, clarets and Spanish redsRead more
99% recommended
Best Food in London

The Ivy St. Helen’s Square

££££·British·
York
4,142 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Lunch
  • Good for Anniversaries
Boyfriends birthday and we came to York for an break. We have been to the ivy in Brighton and it was lovely so when we saw the York ivy we knew we would enjoy it. Food was nice andRead more
93% recommended
British in Yorkshire

The Laughing Gravy

££££·British·
Southbank
2,295 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasions
As good as ever. We need to support restaurants such as Laughing Gravy, as they may no longer be there if we ever get back to normal. Thanks for a delicious lunch.
94% recommended

The Oxford Blue

££££·Contemporary British·
Windsor
732 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Local Ingredients
The overall experience was great. Venue , food , ambience, service was all excellent. Couldn’t find fault.
85% recommended

The Poet at Matfield

££££·British·
Tunbridge Wells
1,249 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for Anniversaries
Amazing, as always!
99% recommended
Best Overall in Kent

The Quality Chop House

££££·British·
Farringdon
1,179 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasions
  • Notable Wine List
Fantastic food and service. We had the feasting menu, which allowed us to try almost everything and was amazing value for money. Will be back.
95% recommended
British in London

The Three Oaks

££££·British·
Gerrards Cross
1,239 reviews
  • Lunch
  • Special Occasions
  • Fit for Foodies
After many lunches and dinners, it has to be said that expectations of superb food are consistently met. Lots of interesting twists and imagination are evident in well thought outRead more
98% recommended
Best Overall in Buckinghamshire

The Westwood Restaurant, Beverley

££££·English·
Beverley
2,211 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Fit for Foodies
An amazing experience. Great food, lovely ambience and fantastic, thoughtful staff. We will be back.
98% recommended
Best Overall in Yorkshire

Westerns Laundry

££££·Modern European·
Holloway
698 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Special Occasions
Outstanding food, excellent service and a lovely ambience in these COVID times. Will definitely be back!
94% recommended
Modern European in London