Top 50 Fit for Foodies 2019

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.

As rated by verified OpenTable diners
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
  • Special Occasions
  • Creative Cuisine
Restaurant Perfection. Every aspect of dinner at Carters is an absolute pleasure.
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2. The Chefs Table

££££·British·
Chester
2,510 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasions
  • Lunch
Excellent choice of food and great value for money. The surf and turf was very tasty, lovely scallop with very tender belly pork and spicy chorizo. Lamp rump for main was pink and Read more

3. Röski

££££·British·
Liverpool
709 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Romance
  • Fit for Foodies
Lovely variety of dishes on a tasting menu, beautifully prepared. Service was excellent with a lot of effort put in. Didn't take themselves to seriously and was quite theatrical - Read more
Best Overall in Liverpool/Merseyside

4. Wilson's

££££·European·
Bristol
499 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Creative Cuisine
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
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5. Peace and Loaf Restaurant

££££·British·
Newcastle upon Tyne
1,737 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Tasting Menu
We had the middle taster Menu with wine pairing and it was an absolute delight - my wife called it a take on the North East but with fantastic twist - Loved every dish but also Read more
Best Overall in Newcastle and Northumberland

6. Wreckfish

££££·Bistro·
Liverpool
1,769 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
Outstanding! Very relaxed and friendly atmosphere with superb delicious food. Will definitely return.
Best Overall in Liverpool/Merseyside

7. Paco Tapas

££££·Tapas / Small Plates·
Bristol
1,051 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Tapas
  • Fit for Foodies
Superb authentic spanish tapas with the emphasis on food sourced from the finest ingredients and freshly cooked. Friendly presentation with a lively atmosphere.
Best Overall in Bristol

8. Number 16 Restaurant

££££·Modern European·
Glasgow
1,930 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasions
  • Neighbourhood Gem
Little gem, great food, great wine, lovely local ingredients.
Best Overall in Glasgow/Lanarkshire

9. Hispi

££££·Bistro·
Manchester
994 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighbourhood Gem
This was a simply outstanding meal - and I'd love to return (unfortunately we're at the wrong end of the country!). The service was really good - the waitress was knowledgeable anRead more
Best Overall in Manchester/Greater Manchester

10. The Black Rat

££££·British·
Winchester
1,137 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Romance
Just really good - service was on point and the food was well portioned and the taste was fantastic. Very much enjoyed and 100% will visit again when back in Winchester
Best Overall in Hampshire

Angels with Bagpipes

££££·Scottish·
Old Town
3,613 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Romance
Fabulous food in lovely surroundings and great service. We'll definitely be back!
Best Service in Edinburgh/Midlothian

Brawn

££££·European·
Bethnal Green
1,078 reviews
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Notable Wine List
AMAZING STAFF AND FOOD AS ALWAYS. CONSISTENTLY INCREDIBLE X
Best Ambience in London

Chapter One

££££·Modern European·
Orpington
5,156 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Lunch
  • Fit for Foodies
Exquisite food and fantastic service! Definitely will go back for our special occasions!
Notable Wine List in Kent

Coal Office

££££·Mediterranean·
King's Cross
1,846 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasions
  • Outdoor Eating
Excellent food and service!!
Mediterranean in London

CORE by Clare Smyth

££££·British·
Notting Hill
2,018 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Tasting Menu
  • Fit for Foodies
Perfect, in every way.
Best Overall in London

Farmacy

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

££££·Scottish·
Edinburgh
1,244 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
Cameron and his team are truly at the top. It is one of the restaurants in Edinburgh where the word gastronomy is understood !
Best Overall in Edinburgh/Midlothian

Frog by Adam Handling

££££·British·
Covent Garden
1,754 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Tasting Menu
We had a wonderful experience from the moment we entered the restaurant. We were welcomed and seated immediately. Staff were attentive and informative. The food was sublime! Wine Read more
British in London

Gauthier Soho

££££·French·
Soho
3,734 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Vegan
  • Tasting Menu
We absolutely loved our meal - the food was outstanding with excellent flavours and the whole experience & ambiance was lovely! Not the cheapest meal out, but for a special occasiRead more
French in London

Harwood Arms

££££·Gastro Pub·
Fulham
2,762 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasions
  • Neighbourhood Gem
Food was very good. Nice to see a relatively simple but brilliant menu for fine dining. Had the full 3 courses and a couple of the bar snacks all of which was fantastic. The only tRead more
Gastro Pub in London

Hawksmoor Manchester

££££·Steakhouse·
Manchester
4,657 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Romance
We went here for my sons birthday He loves a steak. The atmosphere the service the food everything was spot on. We would definitely be returning Soon
Best Overall in Manchester/Greater Manchester

La Dame De Pic London

££££·French·
Tower Hill
1,003 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Fit for Foodies
Beautiful presentation, excellent food and service.
French in London

Mere

££££·European·
Fitzrovia
2,561 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Notable Wine List
Lovely experience for a celebration. Knowledgeable, welcoming staff. Beautiful food with interesting choices. Outstanding wine pairings. All together splendid for a special occasioRead more
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
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Murano

££££·Contemporary European·
Mayfair
2,104 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Romance
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

No. 97

££££·Modern European·
Surbiton
1,221 reviews
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Special Occasions
  • Fit for Foodies
Never disappointed at no 97! Lovely food, great service and left feeling stuffed!! 😋
Modern European in London
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NOPI

££££·Mediterranean·
Soho
6,093 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Special Occasions
Excellent service and food. The milk and cookies are a must at the end!
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One One Four

££££·Modern European·
Teddington
864 reviews
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Special Occasions
  • Fit for Foodies
We had a lovely evening as usual at One One Four. The best steak I'd had in years and everything else was delicious as well. The service is always excellent and it has a lovely atRead more
Modern European in London

Ottolenghi Islington

££££·Mediterranean·
Angel
2,559 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Special Occasions
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
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Ottolenghi Spitalfields

££££·Mediterranean·
Spitalfields
2,779 reviews
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Creative Cuisine
We were visiting London from the US to celebrate my son’s graduation from University. This was our celebratory dinner. Amazing! Just amazing.
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Pidgin

££££·Modern European·
Hackney
970 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Tasting Menu
The second time visiting, it was excellent and amazing service!
Modern European in London

Pollen Street Social

££££·British·
Mayfair
3,474 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
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Roux at The Landau

££££·Modern European·
Oxford Circus
7,877 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Romance
We enjoyed the tasting menu with selected wines. The food, wine and service was first class.
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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.
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Smiths Restaurant Wapping

££££·Seafood·
Wapping
4,211 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Scenic View
  • Lunch
A lovely lunch at super Smith’s yesterday. Absolutely brilliant service and delicious food as ever. And oh that view on a perfect September day in London! Thank you to all at SmithRead more
Seafood in London

Spring Restaurant

££££·Contemporary British·
Covent Garden
1,604 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Romance
Always excellent
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St. John Bread and Wine

££££·British·
Spitalfields
1,524 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Authentic
  • Lunch
Always a Guarantee…. Poetic trotter pie ❤️ Every time we come back to London we book for a dinner in Bread and wine ! Super reccomended
Best Food in East London

Sticky Walnut

££££·Bistro·
Chester
1,350 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighbourhood Gem
Dined at 9pm but it still had a good atmosphere with a few tables still eating and 2 more tables filled while we were there. Great service friendly staff.
Best Overall in Cheshire

Stones Restaurant Matlock

££££·British·
Matlock
1,294 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Romance
Fantastic food and the staff were even better. I made Stones the place to propose to my partner and after speaking to Abi it was the right choice. They made our night so special, aRead more
Best Overall in Derbyshire

Tattu Leeds

££££·Chinese·
United Kingdom
2,984 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
  • Romance
Food was amazing
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Tattu Manchester

££££·Chinese·
United Kingdom
3,681 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Romance
  • Good for a Date
Stunning lovely time
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The French Table

££££·Modern European·
Surbiton
3,575 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighbourhood Gem
Very accommodating to special requests
Best Food in London

The Ivy St. Helen’s Square

££££·British·
York
6,266 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Lunch
  • Romance
Amazing restaurant in the heart of York. Sanket remembered us from last year and was extremely friendly, professional and helpful. This is a first class dining experience. The filRead more
British in Yorkshire

The Laughing Gravy

££££·British·
Southbank
2,382 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighbourhood Gem
Stunning restaurant. Excellent cocktails and delicious food. Will be back again soon.
Best Overall in South East London

The Oxford Blue

££££·Contemporary British·
Windsor
732 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
The overall experience was great. Venue , food , ambience, service was all excellent. Couldn’t find fault.
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The Poet at Matfield

££££·British·
Tunbridge Wells
1,737 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Romance
Really a wonderful find. Great food, cosy atmosphere and perfectly attentive staff. Highly recommended.
Best Overall in Kent

The Quality Chop House

££££·British·
Farringdon
1,461 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasions
  • Notable Wine List
Great value lunch menu. The food is excellent and service perfectly judge. The Quality Chop House continues to be one of London’s gem. We will be back for the a la carte menu.
Best Food in City of London

The Three Oaks

££££·British·
Gerrards Cross
1,366 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Lunch
  • Fit for Foodies
Fantastic Sunday roast as always, you always know the Three Oaks will never disappoint!
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The Westwood Restaurant, Beverley

££££·English·
Beverley
2,451 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Romance
Brilliant as usual.
Best Overall in Yorkshire

Westerns Laundry

££££·Modern European·
Holloway
922 reviews
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Outdoor Eating
Terrific experience on every measure. Particularly liked the relaxed and uncramped atmosphere. We will be back!
Best Ambience in North London