OpenTable reveals Top 50 Fit for Foodies restaurants

London, June 30 2015… OpenTable, the world’s leading provider of online restaurant bookings, has today announced the 2015 Top 50 Fit for Foodies restaurants in the UK. This annual list reflects the combined opinions of more than 400,000 reviews submitted by verified OpenTable diners at more than 4,300 restaurants across the UK.

This year, The Chef’s Table based in Chester, is the top ranked restaurant, beating stiff competition from top culinary hotspots in the capital. The Chef’s Table received their award at Restaurant Magazine’s National Restaurant Awards ceremony on Monday 29th June 2015.

The Top 10 Fit for Foodies honourees, in order are:

  1. The Chef’s Table, Chester
  2. Typing Room, London
  3. The Dairy Bar & Bistro, London
  4. Stovell’s, Chobham
  5. The Gardener’s Cottage, Edinburgh
  6. The French Table, London
  7. Medlar, London
  8. Pollen Street Social, London
  9. The Ledbury, London
  10. Kurobuta Chelsea, London

Mike Xenakis, Managing Director, OpenTable International, commented “OpenTable diners are passionate and discerning about their dining experiences. As such, this list is a fantastic guide to some of the best ‘foodie’ restaurants in the UK. Each one has impressed and delighted our diners with their creativity, skill and culinary prowess.”

The Top 50 Fit for Foodies restaurants are generated from more than 400,000 reviews collected from verified OpenTable diners in the past year. All restaurants with a minimum overall score and number of qualifying reviews were included for consideration. Qualifying restaurants were then scored and sorted according to the percentage of qualifying reviews for which ‘Fit for Foodies’ was selected as a special feature.

Based on this methodology, the following restaurants, listed in alphabetical order, show the complete Top 50 Fit for Foodies restaurants in the UK according to OpenTable diners. The list may also be viewed at

2015 Top 50 Fit for Foodies restaurants in the UK:

Antico, London

Benares, London

Blackfriars Restaurant, Newcastle

Bocca Di Lupo, London

Café 21, Newcastle

Café Murano, London

Cafe Spice Namaste, London

Chapter One, London

Chez Bruce, London

Dinner by Heston Blumenthal, London

Fera at Claridge’s, London

Food for Friends, Brighton

Foxlow Clerkenwell, London

Gauthier Soho, London

Grain Store, London

Harwood Arms, London

Hibiscus – London, London

Kendell’s Bistro, Leeds

Kurobuta Chelsea, London

La Trompette, London

Lima, London

Little Social, London

Marcus, London

Medlar, London

Merchants Tavern, London

Murano, London

NOPI, London

NOPI Downstairs – London

Ottolenghi, London

Pachamama, London

Pint Shop, Cambridge

Pollen Street Social, London

Rabot 1745, London

River Cottage – Axminster, Axminster

River Cottage – Plymouth, Plymouth

Rocksalt, Folkestone

Social Eating House, London

St. John, London

Stovell’s, Chobham

The Chef’s Table, Chester

The Dairy Bar & Bistro, London

The French Table, London

The Gardener’s Cottage, Edinburgh

The Gate Hammersmith, London

The Glasshouse, London

The Hinds Head, Bray

The Ledbury, London

Typing Room, London

Wright Brothers Borough, London

Zucca, London

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