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Chefs Tables. Lets get up close & personal!

Looking to get close and personal in the kitchen of some of the most esteemed chefs in the London restaurant scene? Then look no further than our top 10 London chef’s table recommendations! Great for those Netflix Chef’s table lovers and for those looking to experience a full theatrical spectacle! Great option for the rule of six, household bubbles and social distancing, there is something here for everyone!

We Londoners are extremely lucky with the huge array of options we have at our doorstep and what better way to satisfy our taste buds than sampling the wonderful food being created before our very eyes! Take your front row seats and dive in....


We have a huge celeb crush on anything that Gordon Ramsay has his name on and The Lucky Cat is no exception. Think swanky interiors inspired by the 30’s Tokyo and Shanghai drinking dens - this Asian eating house in the heart of Mayfair has two stunning options when it comes to mingling with the chefs!

Choose your favourite between:

Kasai: Book individual seats or the whole table exclusively for up to 10 people. The counter style dining is designed around interaction and discussion located in the heart of the kitchen! It doesn’t get much closer to the action than this. OR

Kori: Designed to be booked exclusively for up to 12 guests. The menus will be prepared and finished in front of your very eyes!

Menu price: From £125 per person (menu only, not including drinks and service)


Now, here at The Lifestyle Guide we are all about supporting the ladies! Helene Darroze's offering at the iconic Connaught Hotel is the place to go for that truly bespoke dining experience. The pink marble Chef’s table (up to 8 people) will give you the illusion you are in a dress circle of a theatre watching a spectacle where the French haute cuisine dishes are the stars of the show.

The Taste of Autumn menu launched on 22nd September and the reviews are outstanding.

For something a little bit different and you are into your wines, the Sommelier’s Table is a truly special space for a Luxury Dine & Wine experience for 2 people.

Menu price: From £105.00 - £140.00 per person (menu only, not including drinks and service)


Tom Aiken’s new fine dining restaurant in Belgravia is an absolute delight and sees the chef’s return after a five year absence! We have MISSED him!

An intimate space with an exclusive feel of just 25 covers, split over two floors, each equipped with a fully open plan kitchen.

The chef table offers an intimate setting for a group dining experience for up to 5 people seated at the immersive kitchen counter. The menu options are as eclectic and vibrant as the restaurant interiors. You can choose to dine from 7 or 10 course tasting menu or the full vegetarian 7 or 10 course tasting menu.

Menu price: From £95.00 - £145.00 per person (menu only, not including drinks and service)


Another Michelin Starred lady in the spotlight is Angela Hartnett’s restaurant, Murano. Based in Mayfair and inspired by Angela’s her mother and Italian grandmother’s cooking.

The chef’s table has a retractable curtain with a window offering a view of the chefs in the kitchen, great for a memorable evening savouring delicious, seasonal and modern Italian dishes!

Menu price: From £125 per person (menu only, not including drinks and service)

Looking at a semi or private room that won’t break the bank and a relaxed evening space to enjoy with friends and family? Then check out the spaces at Cafe Murano! There is plenty to choose from at their locations in St James’s, Covent Garden, Bermondsey and Holborn.


Just re-opened and we are super excited about this one. It's the perfect front row seat for a unforgettable experience witnessing the work that goes behind closed doors of the restaurant’s Michelin Starred Kitchen.

The room accommodates up to 10 diners. Book now and you’ll have a choice between a 5-course tasting menu at £115 per person OR 8-course tasting menu (lunch and dinner) at £150 per person.

They are also doing their own version of the Eat Out to Help Out scheme every Sunday in October by reducing your bill by £10.00! WIN!

If you are looking to book a more intimate private dining space for a special occasion, be it a family celebration or friends gathering then The Salon is a great alternative!

Menu price: From £115 per person (menu only, not including drinks and service)


Who runs the world! GIRLS! - Well ladies......once again the gals are kicking asses and taking names!

Claire Smith is the first and only female chef to run a restaurant with three Michelin-stars in the UK. Moving from Restaurant Gordon Ramsay and opening her own venture Core you can expect high end interiors, inviting atmosphere and beautifully crafted dishes with the best of British produce.

Located in Notting Hill the restaurant offers experiences at their chef’s table for groups up to 10 people.

Minimum spend rather than a menu price £1,650.00 we promise it will be worth it!

Don’t miss out on the restaurant’s gift experiences and treat a special one to a la carte lunch or dinner!


Dine in the heart of the action with bespoke menus presented by the chef’s themselves!

The dining room overlooks the busy kitchens and accommodates up to 8.

You can either dine from the Kitchen Table Express Menu (£90.00) or have the full Kitchen Table Experience Menu (£135.00). You’ll also have your own sommelier guiding you through the extensive wine selection to complement each dish.

Menu price: From £90 per person (menu only, not including drinks and service)

The private dining alternative is equally appealing. Stepping into their D’Oyly Carte room will transport you back to the 1920s glamour perfect for an intimate wedding or special occasions!


Book something totally different. This is one of the world’s most celebrated restaurants located in the iconic Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park!

There is no better seats in the house than at the Chef’s table! Showcasing reinvented historic British dishes, a true spectacle in true Heston Blumenthal style! The chef’s table seats 4-6 people with wine pairing options also available.

Lunch - Five Courses £145.00 or Eight Courses £175.00

Dinner - Six Courses £165.00 or Nine Courses £225.00

(menu only, not including drinks and service)

Also a Private Dining room inspired by the 16th century Tudor architectural style, seats up to 12 guests around an oval sapele and rosewood table with large, comfortable chairs sumptuously covered in rich, red velvet.


Awarded two Michelin stars, quadruple winner of the Great British menu and caterer to the Queen - that’s Richard Corrigan behind Corrigan’s Mayfair and Bentley’s Oyster Bar & Grill! Take your guests (and taste buds) through a culinary journey with the option of either a six-course tasting menu or a three-course a la carte.

You have a choice of 2 fantastic spaces depending on your group size:

Up to 6 people - The Kitchen Library is situated just 1 metre away from the the kitchen, it is Richard Corrigan’s personal library, with many of his books adorning the walls. This ticks all of the boxes for a fantastic intimate unforgettable experience.

Or, The Chefs Table for up to 15 where you can watch the theatre of the kitchen through the glass window.

Menu price: From £95 per person (menu only, not including drinks and service)


Jason Atherton is a true artist! His own restaurant group The Social Company currently operates six restaurants and four bars across London. Social Eating House and The Chef’s Counter is one of them and a perfect example of a semi private dining space with a front row seat to the kitchen in a buzzing atmosphere!

Our favourite space is tucked away in the lower-ground kitchen area offering a wrap around table seating up to 8 people with direct view of the chef’s at work. A perfect opportunity to enjoy Michelin Starred in a more relaxed setting!

Whilst you are here also check out the stunning Chef’s table at City Social currently offering the space for up to 6 people at no minimum spend for the room for the rest of the year! Now that is an amazing deal! The room boasts breath-taking views over London and a window into the secret world of the kitchen.

Menu price: From £95 per person (menu only, not including drinks and service)


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If you are wondering what the best way is to book yourself in for an unforgettable experience at one of these chef’s tables or private dining rooms then we recommend you contact the wonderful team at Private Dining Reservations and they’ll be able to advise on availability, cost, and find the ideal option for your special occasion!


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