WORLD'S FINEST FOOD HOTELS
Food Hotel: The Moorland Garden, Devon
Alex Shebar: We couldn’t decide which was better, the buttery pastry, the sweetness of the apples or the rich ice cream separately or all of it together on the fork.
Food Hotel: The Phoenicia, Valletta, Malta
Martin Guttridge-Hewitt: A product of an inter-war era surge in tourism, those responsible for its construction probably weren’t best pleased when WWII delayed opening until 1947, yet that late unveiling is a fitting start for such an unrushed place.
Restaurant Review: The Bingham, Surrey
Helen Hokin: There’s nothing hushed or altar-like about the The Bingham today. It feels like the friendly, family-run business I discovered all those years ago.
Food Hotel: Dolder Grand, Zurich
Amy Guttman: Just a week after Oprah tweeted, “best spa ever," I arrive at the Dolder Grand Hotel, perched in the steep hills above Zurich.
Food Hotel: Deep Blue, Providencia, Colombia
The Caribbean island of Providencia is earning a reputation among foodies thanks to the reopening of the Deep Blue hotel and its ambitious chef, Walter Arango.
Food Hotel: The Yeatman, Porto, Portugal
I can think of few things more enjoyable than sipping Port while enjoying a view of the River Douro, writes Stuart George.
Food Hotel: Hotel Verta at The London Heliport
Zoe Perrett follows recent landees Obama and Tom Cruise to Hotel Verta at the London Heliport.
Food Hotel: The Greenhouse, Bournemouth
From rags to riches with an eco-makeover and an innovative new chef.
London: Apsley's Summer Menu
Go there for the chaud-froid Herbal Infusion with tuna tartare and green tea sorbet - more Mediterranean gluttony than molecular gastronomy
Food Hotel: Greywalls, Scotland
Edward VII, Brigittte Bardot and Barbra Streisand all slept in its elegant rooms, but if Greywalls had a role model, it would be Greta Garbo: beautiful, classy, and just a little hard to find.
Food Hotel: The Sarojin, Khao Lak, Thailand.
Alabaster sand, cerulean seas and cooking up a traditional Thai curry in the jungle in Khao Lak.
Food Hotel: Lough Erne, Enniskillen
The locavore revolution is in full swing at County Fermanagh’s Lough Erne Golf Resort. Andrew Copestake sits down to a Foodmakers' dinner with local producers.
Food Hotel: Fullerton, Singapore
Singapore is hot once more with a buoyant cultural scene no-one would have expected. But it’s the food at the Fullerton Hotel that sent Andrew Copestake into raptures.
Food Hotel: Cap Maison, St Lucia
In the lexicon of loveliness Cap Maison, St Lucia should really have its own chapter, writes Andrew Copestake.
Food Hotels: Best of the Caribbean
Ten great food hotels for winter in the The West Indies
Food Hotel: The Landau at The Langham, London
Chef Andrew Turner has made wandering up the forgotten end of Regent Street an essential part of any food lover’s foraging, writes Andrew Copestake
Food Hotel: Ardanaiseig, Argyll, Scotland
On the shores of Loch Awe, Craig Brown finds hunting, shooting and feasting at Ardanaiseig Hotel.
Food Hotel: Apsley's, The Lanesborough, London
Apsley’s is in for the long-haul, says Andrew Copestake; an instant classic that should make Heinz Beck a household name
Food Hotel: Barcelo La Bobadilla, Andalusia
In modern society, luxury is not measured in gold or silver, but in space and service. Rob Train finds an abundance of both at La Bobadilla, Andalusia
Food Hotel: Alain Ducasse at The Plaza Athenee, Paris
I'd never been a fan of frog hindquarters, but these redefined the experience." Sudi Pigott on Ducasse' haute cuisine.
Food Hotel: Palace Luzern - Lucerne
No gastronomic tour of Switzerland would be complete without a visit to Lucerne and the grand opulence of the Palace Luzern.
Food Hotel: The Dylan, Dublin
A whimsical Alice in Wonderland fantasy playground the Dylan Hotel in Dublin is still as hot as its signature Bloody Mary, says Andrew Copestake.
Food Hotel: Dolder Grand – Zurich
I’ve never quite got my head around Zurich. How can this city of sober bankers also host one of the world’s largest Techno street parties each year?
Food Hotel: Hospes Maricel - Palma de Mallorca
Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, so why not try an epic one at the ultra-chic Hospes Maricel in Palma de Mallorca?
Food Hotel: Senzone at Hospes Madrid
Carpaccio de calamar in reduced ink served with rice was like a Bond film: smooth, suave, and holding all the cards. Rob Train gives Senzone's new tapas menu the nod.
Food hotel: Kinloch Lodge, Isle of Skye
Craig Butcher takes the high road to culinary heaven.
Pool Deck Of The Gods: Sampling the best of Las Vegas.
What could easily have been a bloodbath, thankfully turned into a veritable chefs’ hoe-down as Sin City’s finest gathered for a Grand Tasting around the pool of Caesar’s Palace. Andrew Copestake joined them.
22 Summer Food Hotels: Europe
Andrew Copestake's eclectic mix of stylish, rural and classic hotels have one thing in common- great food.