Eat like a QUEEN: What is the Queen’s favourite restaurant?
QUEEN Elizabeth II has dined in some of the country’s finest eateries during her 66 years on the British throne. But what is the Queen’s favourite restaurant?
Britain’s favourite royal family member the Queen is known to have some particualr food requests – including a hatred of garlic and starchy foods like pasta. But on the flip side, she’s also well known for her love of dark chocolate. Here are some of her favourite restaurants.
The 5-star luxury establishment in Brook Street, Mayfair, has always been a firm favourite of the Queen.
Her Majesty last paid a visit to Claridge’s in February 2016, for a Gold Service Service Scholarship to honour the UK’s best young waiting staff.
She impressed guests by wearing a two-piece golden suit with pearls.
The 92-year-old Queen was also pictured snacking on canapés and sipping a few flutes of champagne.
This art-deco restaurant in Bury Street, St James’, was the first public restaurant in the UK to invite the Queen round after her coronation in 1952.
This was a big deal at the time as it was the first restaurant in history to host a ruling British monarch.
The menu offers mouthwatering three course lunches, as well as a la carte menus with lots of champagne.
Some of the tasty dishes include pressed chicken, herb terrine, saffron risotto and toasted creme brûlées.
The Queen is not the only royal to be a fan of Fortnum and Mason’s delicious menu.
The Duchess of Cambridge confirmed she enjoys the department store’s restaurant when she paid a visit with the Queen during her Diamond Jubilee last year.
Some of the snacks on offer include tea blends, cakes, shortbread biscuits and hampers that are said to be fit for a monarch.
This restaurant’s hotel has some of the Queen Mother’s favourite starters, such as Egg Drumkilbo.
The restaurant is located just around the corned from Buckingham Palace, so it is also in a convenient place for the Queen to pop round when she feels peckish too.
The Goring also a secret side door for royalty to sneak through without being spotted.
The Middleton family also famously booked the place out before the Royal Wedding in 2011, although it was never revealed what they dined on.
The Queen was spotted at this fancy restraint in May this year, as she celebrated her friend’s birthday.
Some other royal guests included her cousin, Prince Michael of Kent, and his wife Marie Christine.
The restaurant recently had a big refurbishment to celebrate the 100th anniversary and now boasts a menu of market fish and grilled calves’ liver.
The Queen went to this restaurant in Mayfair over a decade ago for her 80th birthday.
She returned recently with Princess Anne and her cousin Princess Alexandra for a second helping.
The restaurant has a menu comprising of rillettes of duck, salad of artichoke heart, fillets of Dover sole and sliced entrecôte of beef.
Source: EXPRESS CO UK