Booking meals out are a great way to catch up with friends, to enjoy delicious food and to have a well-earned night off from cooking! If you're a fan out good food, fine dining and the restaurant experience then there are so many wonderful restaurants to explore that you really will spoiled for choice. 

If you're not quite sure where to start on finding some fabulous restaurants and are looking for some ideas then SquareMeal is the place to go. SquareMeal is your go-to resource offering unbiased restaurant reviews, inspiration and ideas for where to dine. You can browse for restaurants, bars and pubs, private and group dining venues, as well as event, party and wedding venues. Their 'best for' guides are great for when you're after something quite specific and this way you'll  be able to determine whether the selected restaurant will suit your requirements before you book! There are many restaurants to pick from including Abu Dhabi restaurants in case your planning some travel this summer. 

With so many amazing restaurants to discover, it's brilliant to have a site to hand with all the information and inspiration you'll need. After browsing the site, I've selected my pick of the top 5 restaurants I'd like to visit this spring and summer

Here is my list of top restaurants to explore, all of which I discovered through SquareMeal. 


The Dining Room at Whatley Manor
In this chic country hotel The Dining Room is located. It is under the guidance of chef Niall Keating and has became a sought- after restaurant which serves exceptional, creative and delicious food cooked to perfection! The chef makes an inspiring choice of ingredients before carefully crafting your meal. Delicious!

Restaurant Moor Hall

This restaurant actually comes up at number one on SquareMeal's UKs top 100 restaurants guide and it is Restaurant Moor Hall in Lancashire. It is ran by top chef Mark Birchall and the gorgeous restaurant is located in a historic 16th century manor house in beautiful gardens. What makes it even more special is that much of the restaurant's produce is grown on the estate or sourced locally. The award winning restaurant holds two Michelin stars!

The Garden Room at Dormy House
This restaurant has large glass windows overlooking the gorgeous gardens. It is in a cosy yet chic setting and delivers some beautiful food which follows the seasons. Here, classic dishes have been reworked to bring you an exceptional dining experience. It's a great place to unwind and pause and you'll feel both energised and relaxed after your evening dining here.

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Coombeshead Farm
Coombeshead Farm is located in Cornwall and is ran by top chefs, Tom Adams and April Bloomfield. It is set in a 66 acre farm. Dinner is a multi-course set deal that begins with nibbles. After snacks, guests can dine whilst watching the chefs at work. You can be confident that all ingredients are fresh as they are n grown on the farm or sourced locally from local farmers and growers.

Restaurant Hywel Jones at Lucknam Park

This is a classy restaurant which is full of style and elegance. It is set in stunning grounds and inside there is sophisticated decor, making this a first class dining experience.  When you arrive you'll enter their magnificent drawing room or the delightful library for cocktails before being escorted to the dining room for an evening of fine dining! Seasonal classics make up the à la carte menu.

For more ideas, advice, reviews and recommendations for a hearty dose of restaurant inspiration, visit SquareMeal.

Where would you like to visit this spring and summer? Do you have any recommendations? I'd love to here more in the comments below.

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