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Top 10 Restaurants to Impress

Business relationships often flourish over a glass of fine wine and good quality cuisine. Fine dining is the perfect opportunity to impress that prospective client, develop a lasting business bond or just to reward a hardworking colleague.  It’s time to pull out all the stops and wine and dine them in style.

We’ve put together our list of the most prestigious and established restaurants perfect for entertaining across South West London and North Surrey.

1.    Cannizaro House – Wimbledon

One of the most appealing aspects of this restaurant, besides the delicious food, is the location. Although placed within London, the leafy area of Wimbledon Village transports you far away from the stress of daily life. Clients come here to unwind in its beautiful and historical surroundings. Choose from the award winning restaurant, the Orangerie which overlooks the park and offers the very best in Mediterranean cuisine or keep it casual in the Bar lounge.
Nearest Train: Wimbledon Train Station
Cannizaro House
West Side Common, London, SW19 4UE
020 8879 1464

2.    Chez Bruce – Wandsworth

The popularity of Chez Bruce lies in the quality of its cuisine which is highlighted by its Michelin star status. One of only three Michelin restaurants in South West London, the star quality is reflected in the food; a collaboration between its two head chefs Matt Christmas and Bruce Poole. Wow your guests with an eclectic mix of classical and regional French/Mediterranean cuisine with a modern twist.
Transport: Clapham Junction
2 Bellevue Road,
Wandsworth Common, London SW17 7EG.
020 8672 0114

3.    Trinity – Clapham

This 3 Rosette Restaurant in Clapham Old Town prides itself on delicious and seasonal food. Whether you are dining clients at 1pm or 8pm both the a la Carte menu and the 5 course tasting menu are available for lunch and dinner. Head chef Adam Byatt continually evolves the menu to reflect seasonal changes with a modern influence. So, head to Trinity for a guaranteed tasty experience in a stylish setting.
Transport: Clapham Common Tube
4 The Polygon 
Clapham, London SW4 0JG
0207 622 1199

4.    Brasserie Vacherin - Sutton

If the stylish setting of a Parisian brasserie is your idyllic location for a business lunch than look no further than award winning Chef Malcolm John’s restaurant. To truly impress your clients why not call the restaurant ahead which can tailor the menus and wine lists to suit your needs.
Transport: Sutton Train Station
12 High Street, Sutton,
Surrey, SM1 1HN
020 8722 0180

5.    The French Table – Surbiton

This family-run restaurant is perfect for a leisurely business lunch in a relaxed and laidback environment. A private dining room can be found on the top floor of the restaurant for a more organised and formal business occasion. The menu boasts French and Mediterranean influences with a hint of Italian and North African flavours also incorporated into the carefully selected dishes.
Transport: Surbiton Rail Station
85 Maple Road
Surbiton, Surrey KT6 4AW
020 8399 2365

6.    Harwood Arms – Fulham

The tranquil nature of this relaxed pub is not your average Michelin starred joint but that is the beauty in its appeal. For those seeking traditional British food with a modern flare will be highly satisfied with the set priced menu on offer for both lunch and dinner. The perfect location for a friendly and informal meeting but offering expertly cooked cuisine.
Tranpsort: Fulham Broadway
Walham Grove
London SW6 1QP
020 7386 1847

7.    Drakes – Ripley

Escape the city and offer clients the chance to breathe in the beauty of the English countryside. For first class cuisine head to this Michelin starred Restaurant which offers a variety of tasting menus. The produce is both local and regional and the quality of ingredients shines through. So if you are accompanied by real foodies this is the place to impress.
Transport: Woking Train Station
The Clock House,
High Street, Ripley, Surrey, GU23 6AQ
01483 224777

8.    Warren House – Kingston

Warren House is ideal for a grand occasion and is perfect for a sophisticated and stylish evening. The calm green space and wonderful views of the historic Warren House is ideal for clients looking for a bit of privacy. Dining at Warren House consists of a selection of different rooms and menus to suit even the fussiest of guests.
Transport: New Malden Rail
Warren Road
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey KT2 7HY
020 8547 1777

9.    Enoteca Turi – Putney

This is a place to take guests for a delicious Italian experience. Wine critics will be wholly satisfied as the restaurants boasts its own large Italian wine cellar. So for fine Italian food, a view of the river and friendly service pick this family run restaurant.
Transport: Putney Bridge
28 Putney High Street , London SW15 1SQ
0208 785 4449

10.    Sylvan Oak – Earlsfield

A newbie on the fine dining scene, Sylvan Oak has not wasted any time in accumulating a number of awards such as The Times Restaurant of the year. This restaurant still remains somewhat a hidden gem and thus the quiet atmosphere allows people to talk business. The set priced menus will prevent hidden costs which is helpful for those entertaining clients on a budget.
Transport: Earlsfield Station
560 Garratt Lane
London SW17 0NY, 0208 944 7944

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