Big foodie? For you, it might not be enough to simply head to a great hotel - you might also want to ensure it offers equally great food, too.
But the good news is, fantastic hotels seem to go hand in hand with great in-house restaurants, so it’s likely you’ll be spoiled for choice if you’re looking for somewhere to spend a UK-based break. With that in mind, we think you’ll love our top picks:
Cameron House, Loch Lomond – Been browsing a hotel comparison site for the best deal on a Michelin-starred restaurant? There’s a reason prices for Cameron House will still be pretty steep – and it’s because it’s good. Very, very good.
Standing on the banks of Loch Lomond, this hotel has one of the most breathtaking backdrops in the UK. With mountains, glens and the beauty of the Loch itself, the building is equally gorgeous both inside and out.
But it’s its restaurant that really tips this property into true, top class territory. Priding itself on its distinctive dining options, this is far from hotel hell and a Fawlty Towers experience. In fact, hotel breaks and dining experiences don’t get more luxurious than this.
Each dish has its own unique style, with mouthwateringly-delicious menus offering traditional British classics and fine Michelin-star dining. You can even enjoy its whisky bar at the popular Great Scots Bar; order from a pretty impressive array of whiskeys before tucking into a tasty meal.
The Montagu Arms Hotel, Beaulieu – A characterful country house dating back to the 17th century, The Montagu Arms is simply stunning and you’ll notice each and every gorgeous detail, right from the moment you step through its doors.
With unassuming charm from the outside, this privately-owned gem has an enviable New Forest location and is just an hour and a half from London. Of course, the restaurant is most definitely one of the hotel’s highlights, thanks to it being voted in the top 100 in the UK.
With a Michelin star to its name, it offers a selection of menus in a gorgeous setting, with seasonal organic ingredients regularly used by the chef.
Of course, a hotel experience like this isn’t one to be enjoyed on a whim; it’s one to be booked in advance, so give them a call. Or why not see if you can bag a hotel breaks bargain by checking out the best prices available online?
Holbeck Ghyll, Windermere – Looking for a bargain? Check out Google and just see if this one crops up!
With gorgeous views of the Lake District – some of the best, in fact – this hotel, between Ambleside and Bowness-on-Windermere, offers the perfect balance between luxury accommodation and outstandingly good food.
Priding themselves on their service, Andrew and the team allow you to experience nothing but five-star luxury during your stay. Such is the luxury on offer that the service and food has been recognised by some of the finest guides within the hospitality industry, as well as gathering a string of awards, including 4AA Red Stars and 3AA