As a luxury travel and gastronomy expert, and the blogger behind SilverSpoon London, Angie Silver has her finger on the pulse when it comes to La Dolce Vita. If you’re keen on staying in a stylish hotel that serves impeccable cuisine, you’ve come to the right place. Angie has kindly put together a compelling list. Here are some wonderful hotels with restaurants that have been awarded the impressive accolade of one or more Michelin stars.
The Hotel Plaza Athénée – Paris, France
Hotel Plaza Athénée, part of the Dorchester Collection, is a legendary hotel in the City of Light. With a location on the famous avenue Montaigne, views of the Eiffel Tower and walking distance to the Champs-Elysées, this hotel is pure Parisian perfection.
The main restaurant, Alain Ducasse au Plaza Athénée, has three Michelin stars, the highest number you can get. Expect a natural and healthier styled menu inspired by a trilogy of fish, vegetables and cereal curated by chef Romain Meder and overseen by the world famous Alain Ducasse.
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Il San Pietro di Positano, Italy
The stunning Il San Pietro di Positano can be found carved into a clifftop in the Italian beauty spot of Positano in the Amalfi Coast. The historic hotel has 57 rooms and suites, plus all rooms come with a balcony for that iconic Amalfi coast view.
Guests can enjoy a bellini on the hotel’s terrace while listening to live music and admiring the manicured garden before heading to the Michelin-starred restaurant Zass. Serving impeccable Italian food, many of the ingredients are sourced with care from the hotel’s kitchen garden. The atmosphere is incredibly romantic too, as the hotel is alight with twinkling lights and guests are serenaded by an opera singer.
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Hotel Imperial Vienna, Austria
Originally the home of the Prince of Württemberg – it was developed in 1863 – and transformed into a hotel in 1973, Hotel Imperial is the oldest luxury hotel in Vienna. It’s also the hotel of choice for royal families, politicians and notable celebrities – needless to say, these walls hold so many fascinating stories!
Restaurant OPUS is Hotel Imperial’s fine dining restaurant, and has been in possession of a Michelin star since 2016. The food has a modern Austrian twist and is prepared using the very best regional products with chef Stefan Speiser at the helm.
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The Goring Hotel, London, UK
Famous as the London hotel where the Duchess of Cambridge spent the night before her royal wedding, The Goring is also London’s last remaining family-owned luxury hotel. The epitome of British style, the service and standards at The Goring are just exquisite.
The Dining Room at The Goring has held a Michelin star for three years, thanks largely to chef Shay Cooper and his dedicated team. Dishes are classically British with strong emphasis on the provenance of the ingredients. The most popular dishes on the menu are the beef wellington, lobster omelette and the famous eggs drumkilbo.
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Mandarin Oriental, Barcelona, Spain
One of the most beautiful hotels in Barcelona, the Mandarin Oriental, Barcelona is appropriately located on Passeig de Gràcia, one of the most stylish avenues in the city. It’s the perfect base for shoppers, too, as its famous for its high end stores.
The hotel is home to the two Michelin starred restaurant Moments, which serves a menu inspired by Catalan cuisine and is managed by chef Carme Ruscalleda and her son Raül Balam. The restaurant is stylishly decorated by Patricia Urquiola, and includes a window to the kitchen where you can view the chefs at work.
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