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
535 reviews
  • Tasting Menu
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Local Ingredients
Restaurant Perfection. Every aspect of dinner at Carters is an absolute pleasure.
100% recommended
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2. The Chefs Table

££££·British·
Chester
2,509 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasions
  • Lunch
Amazing little restaurant, wonderful food and staff
98% recommended
Best Overall in Cheshire

3. Röski

££££·British·
Liverpool
656 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Romance
Fantastic food and service. Looking forward to another visit!
96% recommended
Best Overall in Liverpool/Merseyside

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
100% recommended
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5. Peace and Loaf Restaurant

££££·British·
Newcastle upon Tyne
1,579 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Tasting Menu
Absolutely delicious food which was helpfully explained by attentive but not intrusive waiting staff. Recommended wine pairing was also delicious.
98% recommended
Best Overall in Newcastle and Northumberland

6. Wreckfish

££££·Bistro·
Liverpool
1,543 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
Outstanding food excellent service all in all a really enjoyable experience
96% recommended
Best Overall in Liverpool/Merseyside

7. Paco Tapas

££££·Tapas / Small Plates·
Bristol
787 reviews
  • Tapas
  • Special Occasions
  • Fit for Foodies
Top food destination. My first time visiting and it did not disappoint in any area. The staff were amazing, upbeat and took time to detail the menu and give quality recommendationRead more
92% recommended
Best Overall in Bristol

8. Number 16 Restaurant

££££·Modern European·
Glasgow
1,726 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
Fantastic meal at No Sixteen, great service, lovely atmosphere and delicious food. Will definitely be back
99% recommended
Best Overall in Glasgow/Lanarkshire

9. Hispi

££££·Bistro·
Manchester
792 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
As usual, the food was outstanding. This time, however, we had a break with tradition and went for the glazed ham hock to share instead of the featherblade; we weren't disappointeRead more
99% recommended
Best Overall in Manchester/Greater Manchester

10. The Black Rat

££££·British·
Winchester
985 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Romance
We LOVE the Black Rat !
95% recommended
Best Overall in Hampshire

Angels with Bagpipes

££££·Scottish·
Old Town
3,438 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Romance
  • Good for a Date
We had a really nice afternoon in the restaurant. It was very clean and all tables were separated with Perspex boards. The atmosphere was really friendly. Our waitress was lovely Read more
97% recommended
Best Food in Edinburgh/Midlothian

Brawn

££££·European·
Bethnal Green
955 reviews
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
Xmas Lunch
99% recommended
European in London

Chapter One

££££·Modern European·
Orpington
5,077 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Fit for Foodies
The menu offered a good choice. We went for the Christmas Menu which was good value for 4 courses. The meal was excellent.
97% recommended
Notable Wine List in Kent

Coal Office

££££·Mediterranean·
King's Cross
1,544 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Special Occasions
Exceptional service matched with great tasting food.
97% recommended
Mediterranean in London

CORE by Clare Smyth

££££·British·
Notting Hill
1,754 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Tasting Menu
We want to thank all the magnificent team at Core. Wonderful experience start to finish Special special food wine service Our thanks once again. Nick & Julie Ps will be baRead 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
86% recommended
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Forage & Chatter

££££·Scottish·
Edinburgh
1,118 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Romance
  • Special Occasions
We went for my 30th and it was great! The staff were really wonderful and made us feel comfortable, wearing masks and could see them using hand sanitizer regularly. The food was deRead more
97% recommended
Fit for Foodies in Edinburgh/Midlothian

Frog by Adam Handling

££££·Contemporary European·
Covent Garden
1,502 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Tasting Menu
Beautiful food and service. Our only regret is that we tried to have a meal pre-theatre and therefore we didn’t have time for the tasting menu. Still the snacks and our other choicRead more
98% recommended
Contemporary European in London

Gauthier Soho

££££·French·
Soho
3,705 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Tasting Menu
  • Vegan
I had the vegan tasting menu. The attention to detail on the food is outstanding. Flavour is perfection. Could not fault a mouthful. Knowledgeable and helpful staff who take you thRead more
94% recommended
Good Vegetarian Options in London

Harwood Arms

££££·Gastro Pub·
Fulham
2,645 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasions
  • Neighbourhood Gem
This is truly a beautiful restaurant in every way. The decor, staff hospitality and awesome food at a reasonable price makes it one to put a the top of your list.
96% recommended
Gastro Pub in London

Hawksmoor Manchester

££££·British·
Manchester
3,930 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
Great time, great fun.
97% recommended
Best Overall in Manchester/Greater Manchester

La Dame De Pic London

££££·French·
Tower Hill
905 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Tasting Menu
This was my 4th time and I loved it once again. A 4 course lunch menu is always a great value for money!
98% recommended
French in London

Mere

££££·European·
Fitzrovia
2,082 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for Anniversaries
We really enjoyed our meal. This was food I couldn't begin to cook which is what I like when I eat out, The place is smart but relaxed, the staff efficient but friendly and helpfulRead more
98% recommended
European in London

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
2,110 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for Anniversaries
We enjoyed lunch here celebrating my daughter’s new job! We received a warm greeting being seated with a great view of the kitchen. The service was friendly and efficient. The foodRead more
95% recommended

No. 97

££££·Modern European·
Surbiton
887 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighbourhood Gem
Brilliant food, cocktails and service. We have been a few times and it’s always consistently very very good.
98% recommended
Best Ambience in South West London

NOPI

££££·Mediterranean·
Soho
6,220 reviews
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good Vegetarian Options
Excellent service and food. The milk and cookies are a must at the end!
91% recommended
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One One Four

££££·Modern European·
Teddington
650 reviews
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Special Occasions
  • Fit for Foodies
We being going to ONE ONE FOUR since they open in Teddington iven that we do not live local. Is one of the best places to eat for us we celebrate with them our birthdays partys. EvRead more
98% recommended
Modern European in London

Ottolenghi Islington

££££·Mediterranean·
Angel
2,677 reviews
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good Vegetarian Options
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
88% recommended
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Ottolenghi Spitalfields

££££·Mediterranean·
Spitalfields
2,776 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Good Vegetarian Options
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.
97% recommended
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Pidgin

££££·Modern European·
Hackney
884 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Tasting Menu
Best meal I’ve had in London this year. Every course was exquisite. Service and attention to detail was spot on. Can’t recommend this place enough.
98% recommended
Modern European in London

Pollen Street Social

££££·British·
Mayfair
3,493 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Lunch
Food was amazing. Beautifully presented and set my taste buds alight! The fallow deer, hot/cold oyster (oyster ice cream was SO delicious) and partridge were a few of the memorableRead more
98% recommended
British in West End London

Roux at The Landau

££££·Modern European·
Oxford Circus
8,258 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Fit for Foodies
We enjoyed the tasting menu with selected wines. The food, wine and service was first class.
98% recommended

ROVI

££££·Mediterranean·
Fitzrovia
1,893 reviews
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Special Occasions
Excellent food and would recommend. Service slow to table slow and not well managed.
88% recommended
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Smiths Restaurant Wapping

££££·Seafood·
Wapping
3,591 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Scenic View
  • Lunch
2nd time here, been waiting nearly 2 years to find the right occasion to come and it was with family got my 30th. Unfortunately, they didn't have the one thing I was waiting years Read more
99% recommended
Seafood in London

Spring Restaurant

££££·Contemporary British·
Covent Garden
1,605 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Romance
  • Special Occasions
Always excellent
90% recommended
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St. John Bread and Wine

££££·British·
Spitalfields
1,551 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Notable Wine List
  • Special Occasions
BEAUTIFULLY COOKED FOOD FROM AN ECLECTIC MENU. AN INTERESTING WINE LIST WITH A KNOWLEDGEABLE AND FRIENDLY WAIT STAFF. I LIKE EVERYTHING ABOUT IT.
96% recommended
Fit for Foodies in East London

Sticky Walnut

££££·Bistro·
Chester
1,113 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighbourhood Gem
Feathered beef was as absolutely lovely. Excellent food and staff were wonderful. Merry Christmas
99% recommended
Best Overall in Cheshire

Stones Restaurant Matlock

££££·British·
Matlock
1,116 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Romance
Couldn't fault any aspect of the meal. Food wad excellent and service friendly but professional. In addition to the meal canapes, bread amuse bouche and petit fours were provided wRead more
98% recommended
Best Overall in Derbyshire

Tattu Leeds

££££·Chinese·
United Kingdom
2,981 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
  • Romance
Food was amazing
88% recommended

Tattu Manchester

££££·Chinese·
United Kingdom
3,677 reviews
  • Romance
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
Stunning lovely time
86% recommended

The French Table

££££·Modern European·
Surbiton
3,553 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighbourhood Gem
Amazing!!! Everything perfect and a wonderful Christmas celebration with my husband
99% recommended
Modern European in London

The Ivy St. Helen’s Square

££££·British·
York
4,740 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Romance
  • Lunch
Amazing food & service, there was a very loud customer talking over the whole restaurant. However that had nothing to do with the Ivy itself, just a guy who likes the sound of his Read more
93% recommended
Most Booked in Yorkshire

The Laughing Gravy

££££·British·
Southbank
2,336 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighbourhood Gem
Great food, service and atmosphere - a great local restaurant - the venison Wellington is just delicious!
94% recommended
Sunday Lunch in South East London

The Oxford Blue

££££·Contemporary British·
Windsor
732 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Local Ingredients
  • Creative Cuisine
Excellent as always and Liam is a dream!
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The Poet at Matfield

££££·British·
Tunbridge Wells
1,356 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for Anniversaries
Outstanding food and experience ! Consistently so, never had a bad meal there.
99% recommended
Best Overall in Kent

The Quality Chop House

££££·British·
Farringdon
1,271 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasions
  • Lunch
Outstanding Food! great quality and staff are friendly. Will be coming back
98% recommended
Best Food in City of London

The Three Oaks

££££·British·
Gerrards Cross
1,343 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Lunch
  • Fit for Foodies
Welcoming ambience and staff knowledgeable about menu items.
99% recommended
Best Overall in Buckinghamshire

The Westwood Restaurant, Beverley

££££·English·
Beverley
2,289 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Lunch
Excellent as usual 😁
98% recommended
Best Service in Yorkshire

Westerns Laundry

££££·Modern European·
Holloway
756 reviews
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasions
Great. felt relatively covid-safe and has a heated outdoor area too... Staff, facilities, all v clean and generally the best experience one could expect under the circumstances. FoRead more
97% recommended
Best Ambience in North London