Visit London Blog » heston blumenthal http://blog.visitlondon.com Enjoy the very best of London Fri, 22 May 2015 17:44:12 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.2 London Restaurants Win New Michelin Stars http://blog.visitlondon.com/2013/09/london-restaurants-win-new-michelin-stars/ http://blog.visitlondon.com/2013/09/london-restaurants-win-new-michelin-stars/#comments Thu, 26 Sep 2013 15:02:59 +0000 http://blog.visitlondon.com/?p=35554

A host of London restaurants are celebrating today after receiving coveted Michelin Stars.

Dinner by Heston Blumenthal has been promoted from one star to two, while Lima has become Europe’s first Michelin starred Peruvian restaurant, and new eateries Story and Social Eating House are among the establishments gaining their first stars.

Rebecca Burr, Editor of the Michelin Guide Great Britain & Ireland 2014, said, “The Michelin Guide has always reflected what’s out there and London in particular has never offered so much choice – there really is something for everyone and for every occasion and there appears to be no end to the number of exciting new restaurant openings.”

New Michelin Stars have been awarded to:

See a list of all Michelin Star restaurants in London.

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Video of the Week: Southbank Centre Celebrates the Festival of Britain http://blog.visitlondon.com/2011/01/video-of-the-week-southbank-centre-celebrates-the-festival-of-britain/ http://blog.visitlondon.com/2011/01/video-of-the-week-southbank-centre-celebrates-the-festival-of-britain/#comments Fri, 21 Jan 2011 13:30:55 +0000 http://blog.visitlondon.com/?p=18867

This week’s video comes from the Southbank Centre, and is a tantalizing glimpse at what’s coming up for the venue this summer.

The Southbank Centre is celebrating the 60th anniversary of the Festival of Britain with a four-month festival of British culture and creativity.

Highlights include Ray Davies curating Meltdown  in June; a major show by Tracey Emin at the Hayward Gallery (18 May to 29 August); plus appearances by Lang Lang, Heston Blumenthal, Billy Bragg, John Berger, Meera Syal and Tony Benn.

Themed weekends celebrate some of the highlights of British culture: a weekend of comedy and music curated by Stewart Lee (27 to 30 May), a hip-hop weekend (22 to 24 July) and Wayne Hemingway’s vintage weekend (29 to 31 July).

Find out more here.

Are you excited about the Festival of Britain 2011? Let us know in the comments below.

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Win! Day 1: 20 Pairs of Tickets to Taste of Christmas http://blog.visitlondon.com/2010/12/win-day-1-20-pairs-of-tickets-to-taste-of-christmas/ http://blog.visitlondon.com/2010/12/win-day-1-20-pairs-of-tickets-to-taste-of-christmas/#comments Wed, 01 Dec 2010 10:30:45 +0000 http://blog.visitlondon.com/?p=17405

Today kicks of Visit London’s Advent Calendar of Christmas Prizes, where you can win big every day in December up to and including Christmas day!

For our first amazing prize, Visit London has teamed up with Taste of Christmas, giving you the chance to score tickets to this wonderful event. Taste of Christmas 2010’s big drawcard is a cooking demo by top chef Heston Blumenthal. Plus there’s loads of Christmassy treats to sample and, of course, buy as gifts for the food-lovers in your life.

But you’ll have to get in quick because Taste of Christmas is on this weekend!

Enter to win Taste of Christmas tickets now

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