When you go out for dinner, it is not just about the food, it’s also about where you ate. Not only does the food have to be exquisite, but the décor must be equally delicious too! If your Instagram feed is looking a little sparse after lockdown, then worry no more as Emma Harrison has hand-picked her favourite most insta-worthy spots that will get you a bucket-load of likes, not only for the food but for the perfect backdrop too!
What can we say about Sketch that hasn’t been said before? From the iconic toilets that have launched thousands of mirror selfies to the delectable dishes that have helped earn Sketch recognition in the Michelin Guide. The pastel pink Gallery at Sketch must be one of the most photographed rooms in the capital. With no fewer than 96 pieces of work from iconic artist David Shrigley on display, this room thanks to India Mahdavi’s interior designs is one that will never go out of style.
With a pretty terrace with views of the famous spires of Oxford, the venue boasts some of the best views of the city. The wisteria-clad interior provides a real sense of enjoyment and escapism and looks stunning day and night. Enjoy a selection of American small sharing plates such as black cod, lobster tacos, sushi and raw bar platters, and lamb cutlets presented on a konzo grill. Don’t forget to check out Victor’s innovative cocktails designed to evoke the senses.
20 Stories, Manchester
20 Stories is a glamorous restaurant, lively bar, and expansive rooftop terrace with unparalleled 360-degree views of the Manchester skyline. It serves Modern British cuisine that celebrates local produce that you will love. while the cocktail list pays homage to the vast array of cultures that make Manchester the diverse city it is today. Could this be the most Instagrammable rooftop bar in Manchester? We think so!
Take some pretty cherry blossom, some dramatic purple lighting and some glowing lanterns and we give you Tattu. This opulent looking restaurant and bar in Leeds will make you feel like you are stepping into a fairy tale! As well as some seriously insta-worthy décor, you can also enjoy some amazing cocktails and food too!
You say where is one of the most Instagrammable places in the whole of London and we say ‘Annabels’. This exclusive Mayfair club has justifiably garnered a global reputation based on not only its outstanding aesthetics but its superb service, incredible ambience and of course its outstanding cuisine too. Designed by Martin Brudnizki, the décor is nothing short of spectacular and is definitely one for the ‘gram.
Bar Douro, London
Produce is king in the kitchen of Bar Douro which is based in the heart of the City. Ingredients are sourced locally with specialist products imported directly from artisanal producers across Portugal. A small-plate focused menu draws inspiration from the cervejarias and tascas of Lisbon and Porto and include classics like Bacalhau à Brás (salt cod hash) and octopus with sweet potato. The pretty blue and white décor is a contemporary take on classic Portuguese influences.
SIX Brighton combines the freshest ingredients with a passion for bringing out inherent flavours in a contemporary approach to cuisine. If you are looking for a ‘healthy’ option, SIX will not disappoint. The menu offers locally sourced ingredients and vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free options in abundance. Decorated is predominantly neutral hushed hues with splashes of grey-black and lime green, the standout feature is in the intimate Dining Room, which has an impressive, dried flower feature that hangs from the ceiling, intertwined with fairy lights. You won’t be able to take your eyes off it!
Voodoo Rooms, Edinburgh
Unique, dramatic, and decadent, the Voodoo Rooms screams glamour and is decked out with floor-to-ceiling Victorian windows, leather booths and golden awnings. Decadence is the name of the game and dripping in decadence, this timeless treasure in the heart of the city centre of Edinburgh will not disappoint.
Bob Bob Ricard, London
Seriously cool and opulent, Bob Bob Ricard is crafted in a delightful colour scheme of sumptuous navy with splashes of pink. The décor takes inspiration from the Orient Express and the golden age of travel Relax in one of the blue leather booths with brass detailing and devour dishes from the impressive menu. Don’t leave without trying the ‘Press for Champagne’ button!