Because it’s back on the menu!
We can once again venture out to the many restaurants, pubs, cafés and eateries of all shapes and sizes that are once again open for business and indoor dining. Whether you love the glamour and decadence of high-end restaurants or the cosy feel of a traditional country pub, being able to sit down inside our favourite eating establishments has brought fine dining back onto our agenda. (Because let’s face it - chilly winds and drizzling rain aren’t the best accompaniment for gourmet dinners!)
Our pick of TEN Top dining experiences
We have compiled a selective list of some of the best places to dine out that are accessible from the Midlands. Whether it’s Michelin stars you are looking for or something a little bit different – we’ve put together ten top-notch venues that offer impeccable service, beautiful settings and most importantly…exquisite food!
Located in the picturesque village of Boylestone, Derbyshire, this rustic restaurant serves fresh, local produce and is currently number 1 for fine dining in the East Midlands and features in The Michelin and Good Food guides.
Experience sophisticated fine dining and first-class service in the sumptuous AA Rosette-awarded Ball Room of this hall that dates back to the 15th Century, located near Burton upon Trent. Enjoy classic dishes prepared by an award-winning chef and make the most of the gardens, luxury hotel and state-of-the-art spa facilities.
An award-winning Michelin star restaurant situated in the heart of historical Chester, offering à la carte and tasting menus as well as an extensive wine list and glamorous Champagne and cocktail bar.
A charming restaurant situated in the popular village of Alderley Edge, complete with rustic beams, climbing wisteria and coastal inspired décor. An all-day modern American menu has something for all tastes – from sushi or crispy duck to burgers or grilled chicken, elegantly served with coffees, wines, craft beers or cocktails.
This well-known Birmingham city centre restaurant provides a huge array of sea-food dishes, from potted shrimps and lobster to caviar, halibut… and of course oysters! This smart, contemporary restaurant also has a fantastic selection of wines and cocktails.
This beautiful 5-star country spa retreat near Stone, Staffordshire, provides a stunning lakeside view from the elegant restaurant with adjoining balconies and terraces.
A glamourous Indian restaurant that combines the best of traditional and modern approaches from Michelin star chef Aktar Islam. Choose from an extensive menu with wine pairings from their sommelier team and enjoy the sumptuous, statement decoration of this truly modern restaurant situated in the heart of Birmingham.
A traditional country pub situated in the village of Shirley, Derbyshire, offering a seasonal menu by award-winning Chef Robin Hunter. Recently voted as one of the top 30 gastro pubs in the UK, this is fine-dining in a relaxed ‘local’ that also has an adjoining deli serving fresh bread and favourite dishes to take home.
A multi award-winning restaurant near Ashbourne, Staffordshire, serving modern British food in a delightful country setting with rustic charm, open fires and beautiful views from the gardens.
10. The Cock Inn
Situated in Mugginton, Derbyshire, this cosy traditional pub takes pride in the quality of their ingredients, using organic produce and free-range meat where possible for their menu that caters for every taste.
Choose the VIP chauffeur service with QANTYR
And wherever you decide to go – why not enjoy VIP chauffeur service with QANTYR and travel in the utmost comfort and style in our luxurious Range Rover Vogue Autobiography with optional champagne served on ice during transit.
Booking has never been so easy. Use our online booking system to get an instant price calculation. QANTYR is based in Stone, Staffordshire, however we provide luxury travel throughout the UK so there are no limits on where you can go!
Our team can fine tune any special requirements and details for your journey including the provision of on-board refreshments and even champagne served on ice. Meaning all you have to do is sit back, relax and enjoy the journey.
Contact us to discuss your travel requirements today.