Theo Randall at the Intercontinental is home to some of London’s finest Italian cuisine in a Michelin-starred but laid back and warm setting.
A brilliant and hugely-entertaining rollercoaster ride through British food history at the peerless Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park. And some very pretty pâté.
Tai Hing Roast Meats offer charred honey pork the colour of mahogany in no fewer than 55 spots across town.
One of the most romantic tables anywhere on the planet serves a lunch in the sun that defines unforgettable.
Imagine you work at Virgin and Richard Branson walks in. Or at the Apple store and the ghost of Steve Jobs makes an appearance. Luckily a very special guest doesn’t put the chef off his game at Upper Modern Bistro.
Nadaman at the Island Shangri-La serves up lunchtime classics to a largely Japanese clientele.
Dim Dim Sum in the nether regions of Causeway Bay serve consistently good dim sum classics, in a joint beloved by local and global chefs. Just bring your earplugs to accompany the excellent cheap eats.
Chinese caviar is a surprising success story in a country not known for its high end food. Even Alain Ducasse agrees.
In the footsteps of Sir Edward, the inventive dishes at Tivo in K-Ville make me wonder why I’d not headed out this way for lunch before.