From a balmy terrace overlooking South Africa’s sparkling shoreline to an award-winning menu in the heart of a traditional English village, a table at one of Red Carnation Hotels’ restaurants is undoubtedly the most coveted in town. Not only do we take care in sourcing the finest seasonal produce for our kitchens, but our chefs and serving staff are thoughtfully selected for their unique talents and experience. Here, we reveal our most prestigious restaurants.
George V Dining Room
Our George V Dining Room was constructed to honour the esteemed monarch’s visit to Ashford Castle in 1905. It has maintained its prestige, and today guests can enjoy feasts fit for royalty in a magnificent, smartly panelled setting beneath sparkling chandeliers. Ireland’s superb natural larder supplies the ingredients for dishes such as freshly shucked Dooncastle oysters and Achill Island lamb.
Ashford Castle, Ireland
Executive Chef Christo Pretorius crafts exquisite, locally sourced menus that make full use of Cape Town’s natural bounty at Azure Restaurant. The venue’s sweeping terrace overlooks the Atlantic and serves exceptional à la carte dining that popularly features South Africa’s freshest seafood, as well as beautifully presented vegetarian dishes.
The Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa, Cape Town
Set in the sophisticated heart of Kensington, Cheneston’s Restaurant derives its name from an early spelling of the prestigious London borough. Tuck into contemporary British cuisine, sourced from across the British Isles, with several dishes drawn direct from recipes favoured by Beatrice Tollman, Founder and President of The Red Carnation Hotel Collection.
The Milestone Hotel & Residences, London
The English Grill
Sustainably sourced, quality cuts are cooked to perfection at The English Grill. This illustrious restaurant procures its prime meats from a local London butcher, and grills it over a charcoal-fired Josper, infusing it with our signature smoky flavour.
The Rubens at the Palace, London
The Chef’s Table
Three carefully curated five-course menus await diners at The Chef’s Table. By appointment only, the exclusive gastronomic experience is reserved for groups of between six and 10. Begin the evening at sunset with Champagne, canapés and live music, before embarking upon an extraordinary culinary journey that surprises and delights, guided by the skilled hand of Executive Chef Kevin Joseph.
The Oyster Box, Durban
Gazing out across stunning views of Lake Geneva and Mont Blanc, the sumptuous Windows Restaurant truly indulges with a sophisticated menu of Continental favourites, including freshly tossed seasonal salads and butter-soft steaks. The menu is complemented by a selection of Swiss wines, curated by the hotel’s skilled sommelier.
Hotel d’Angleterre, Geneva
Flanked by rolling hills and verdant farmland, Dorset’s picturesque village of Evershot is home to Summer Lodge and its award-winning The Restaurant. Traditional English dishes featuring ingredients fresh from the hotel’s kitchen gardens are plated with contemporary European flair in an elegant, airy setting.
The Summer Lodge Country House Hotel and Spa, Dorset
Wilde's at The Lodge
Bestowed with the title Hotel Restaurant of the Year in last year’s Irish Hotel Awards, Wilde's at The Lodge serves regional Irish produce against a striking backdrop of Lough Corrib to offer guests an unapparelled dining experience. Passionate gastronomes travel from afar to sample Chef Jonathan Keane’s ingenious creations, which include creamy, pancetta-wrapped monktail and wild Irish rabbit.
The Lodge at Ashford Castle, Ireland
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