Lauded chef Martha Ortiz's is the owner of this glam Mexican spot on Park Lane, dishing up inventive plates and creative cocktails. The MasterChef star is one of South America's most famed chefs, so its no surprise she's made waves over here.
Celebrity Chef Restaurants in London
Celebrities, they're everywhere in London. However, it's not just ex-Love Island stars that you'll find on corners of the capital. Our city is a hub for culinary celebs from across the globe. From the larger-than-life Gordon Ramsay TV types to the internationally-renowned industry faves like Clare Smyth, there's household names and Michelin-starred talent far and wide - even Robert De Niro is getting a look-in. With such a plethora of cuisines and eateries to explore, let us be your guide as you discover celebrity chef restaurants in London.
Atul Kochhar's Maddox Street restaurant, Kanishka, brings together tastes and cooking methods from India's lesser known provinces. With a focus on Northeastern flavours, the menu spans elegant Sikkim-inspired venison tartare to to the homely Dad's paneer makhana.
An airy bistro and bar in Spitalfields, this venture comes from duo Chris and Jeff Galvin. The two brothers are acclaimed Michelin-star chefs that have outposts across the city with Galvin HOP, Galvin La Chapelle and Galvin at The Athenaeum among others.
Nobu has become a household name for its famous following and celebrity clientele. Founded by none other than Robert De Niro and his partners Nobu Matsuhisa and Meir Teper, the restaurant empire now has locations across the globe.
Gordon Ramsay has absolutely no shortage of restaurants in London, with Bread Street Kitchen, York & Albany, Union Street Cafe and Savoy Grill to name but a few. Should you be hoping to grab a bite from the curse-throwing famed TV chef, there's plenty of options to explore.
Marco Pierre White is a man that needs no introduction, and he's partnered-up with renowned manager James Ogilvie Robertson to create London Steakhouse Co. Expect succulent cuts of the finest beef from the famed restaurateur and three-time Michelin starred chef.
With MasterChef 2016 winner Jane Devonshire at its helm, this immersive dining experience is a feast for all senses. Not content with just one chef from the hit TV show, Pedley Street Station also snapped up 2018's The Professionals' winner Laurence Henry for its Jewel of the Empire venture.
Spanish celebrity chef Omar Allibhoy heads-up the chain Tapas Revolution which has taken the country by storm with its authentic menus, homely feel and signature recipes. Experience it for yourself with a large group, as this place is designed for sharing.
The youngest ever chef to win two Michelin stars, Tom Aikens has a number of sites across the city, serving seasonal British dishes with a fine-dining flair. Venture to his restaurants in Chelsea and Canary Wharf and you'll find fresh bites such as grilled steak sarnies and smart seafood plates.
Australian celebrity chef Bill Granger placed restaurants across Sydney and Japan before heading to London's Notting Hill and Chelsea. The menu is a mix of Korean and Hawaiian influences with an emphasis on BBQ across the all-day menu, and the occasional hark back to his home of Aus.
Marcus is a Michelin-starred eatery from Marcus Wareing of Glibert Scott and Tredwells fame. A relaxed and contemporary space in Knightsbridge, it offers a first class view of the kitchen at the Chef's Table where guests can witness award-winning creations being made before their eyes.
From the award-winning José Pizarro, José Tapas Bar was the Spanish chef's first venture. Serving tapas and sherry from the corner of Bermondsey Street, it takes inspiration from the bustling tapas bars of Barcelona with its intimate feel.
The third restaurant opened by chef Francesco Mazzei, Fiume is a modern Italian restaurant in Batterssea. Championing wholesome, hearty Mediterranean dishes, the eatery features an open kitchen, wood-fired oven and a granite-covered bar, paying homage to Southern Italy.
Want award-winning dining from a chef with an MBE? Check out Mark Hix's collection of restaurants scattered around the capital, from the Soho haunt that's adorned by Damien Hirst artwork to Shoreditch's unique art space, and expect an offbeat approach to eating.
Pied à Terre has had a handful of celebrity chefs at its helm following Richard Neat's departure in 1996. The enviable list includes Tom's Kitchen founder Tom Aikens, Arcane's Shane Osborn, Oblix's Marcus Eaves and Andy McFadden of Glover's Alley, with the 29 year-old Asimakis Chaniot currently holding the title of Head Chef.
Corrigan's is home to acclaimed celebrity Irish chef Richard Corrigan. Opening in 2008, the renowned eatery blends British and Irish cuisine, with a focus on seasonal dishes that allude to the chef's humble, rural beginnings with elevated re-interpretations of home cooking.
Jun Tanaka went solo for the first time with the opening of his French and Mediterranean restaurant in Fitzrovia. The American-born Japanese-British TV chef dishes up a menu of fresh, vibrant eats in a laid back setting with a handpicked section of wines to elevate the experience.
Core is brainchild of Clare Smyth, who happens to be hailed as the world's best female chef. The restaurant is an elegant yet informal fine dining space with emphasis on sustainable ingredients and fresh flavours coming together harmoniously, in an interesting and innovative way.
Jason Atherton's buzzy contemporary dining room and lounge bar, Pollen Street Social is a Mayfair mainstay. Labelling itself as a modern, urban meeting point, the Michelin-starred eatery takes a bit more of a casual approach to its fine dining experience.
POLPO is a chic Venetian eatery that's swept London's dining scene off its feet by offering simple yet elegant Italian dishes, with an emphasis on seafood in particular. Russell Norman is the man behind it all and has even released a cookbook for diners to take home.
Raymond Blanc's group of authentic French brasseries take its patrons back to the chef's home country of France with freshly prepared dishes and authentic recipes. With eateries across London and the rest of the UK, the acclaimed chef shows no sign of slowing.
A former Chef-Patron of The Connaught, Angela Hartnett MBE is the mind behind Murano and its sister site Café Murano. Here, visitors can explore the cuisine of Northern Italy perfectly accompanied by over 100 exclusively Italian wines on the extensive list.