When heading on a golf holiday, there are many things to consider to ensure your trip meets your expectations; of course the standard of golf has to be up to scratch, the quality of accommodation should be high, but what about the food?
As an element of a golf holiday which is often forgotten, the value of top quality dining should never be neglected, after all a delicious meal and nice drink is what you crave after a long day on the course.
We have collated the best restaurants at some of our most popular golf resorts, guaranteeing mouth-watering menus, jaw-dropping settings and unforgettable dining experiences.
Boasting 2 Michelin stars, the only restaurant in Scotland to do so, the Andrew Fairlie at the brilliant Gleneagles Resort offers luxury in abundance. The opulent a la carte menu is served in a beautiful setting set back in the heart of the resort.
|Andrew Fairlie||Two Michelin-starred dining experience|
|Strathearn||Classical fine dining and silver service|
|Birnam Brasserie||French-American brasserie|
|The Dormy Restaurant||Grill classics, comfort food & pizza|
|Bars||The American Bar, The Century Bar, Auchterarder 70, The Blue Bar|
Steak on Six, set on the sixth floor of Celtic Manor’s marvellous five-star hotel, is an exceptional dining space for steak lovers. The 2AA Rosette restaurant specialises in succulent steaks and offers spectacular views over Coldra Woods from the glass surroundings.
|Steak on Six||2 AA Rosette elegant dining experience|
|The Grill||Relaxed informal dining, honest and simple food|
|Rafters||Twenty Ten Clubhouse restaurant|
|Olive Tree & Garden Room||Sumptuous evening buffet & Sunday carvery|
|CEN||Asian cuisine in the Manor House|
|Rib Smokehouse & Grill||Succulent rubbed & smoked grills, cooked low & slow|
|Bars||Mulberry Bar, Merlins Bar, Cellar Bar, The Manor Lounge Bar, Spike Bar|
The Michelin starred Oak Room Restaurant provides one of the best food experiences in golf, combine this with a memorable bottle of wine like the winner of the 2020 Michelin Sommelier of the Year and your dining experience at Adare Manor will be one to remember for years.
|The Oak Room||Michelin starred Irish Cuisine|
|The Drawing Room||Vibrant Irish produce from artisan suppliers|
|The Tack Room||Whiskey, Cocktails, Craft Beer & light bites|
|The Carriage House||Atrisan Grill Experience in a stylishly relaxed atmosphere|
|The Gallery||Serving breakfast and afternoon tea|
|Bars||Carriage House Bar, The Lounge, The Terrace, The Cigar Lounge|
With a menu inspired by Michelin star chef Philippe Jourdin, La Faventia is a modern and restaurant offering an innovative menu at Terre Blanche. Add to this a luxurious wine list and an outrageous outlook toward the distance mountains, a meal here is not to be missed.
|Le Faventia||Michelin starred chef Philippe Jourdin's cuisine|
|Le Gaudina||Jazzy vibe restaurant offering light & refined Provencal-style cuisine|
|Les Caroubiers||Clubhouse restaurant & lounge with variety of gourmet & original dishes|
|Le Tousco||Family friendly summer restaurant|
|Le Patio||Grills, house burgers & a range of fresh Italian pasta|
Enjoy a gourmet meal overlooking the renowned La Canche lighthouse at Le Pavillion. As you sit on the beautiful terrace enjoy William Elliot’s magnificent menu, which changes daily, made from ingredients from the local market.
|Le Pavillion||Michelin-starred chef William Elliott’s cuisine|
|Les Cimaises||Contemporary styled brasserie and buffet|
|Bars||Le Mahogany - elegant jazz like atmosphere|
At a resort renowned for its incredible championship golf, Kabuki Raw simply adds to the mass appeal of Finca Cortesin. The Michelin Star restaurant is headed up by Luis Olarra who prepares the mouth-watering Japanese dishes with a certain Mediterranean influence.
|Kabuki Raw||Michelin starred Japanese with Mediterranean influences|
|El Jardin de Lutz||Spanish cuisine from chef Lutz Bosing|
|Don Giovanni||Italian cuisine from Sicilian chef Andrea Tumbarello|
|The Blue Bar||Spanish tapas, sandwiches, salads,fruit & teas|
|Beach Club||Mediterranean cuisine including seafood, rice dishes & salad|
M.B may be understated in its name but provides an extravagant and unforgettable dining experience for all guests. With fresh ingredients from the Canary Islands put together with great skill and grace, the end product is truly delicious and the epitome of innovative Basque cuisine.
|M.B||Two Michelin starred Basque cuisine|
|Abama Kabuki||Michelin starred Japenese fusion cuisine|
|El Mirador||Locally sourced seafood dishes|
|20/20 Steakhouse||20 meats combined with 20 sophisticated wines|
|Verona||Handcrafted pastas, fine cheeses, cold meats & wood-fired oven pizzas|
|Txoko||Traditional Spanish gastronomyfrom Martin Berasategui|
|Bars||Beach Club, La Veranda, Los Chozos, La Casa, Sports Bar, Lobby Bar|
Les Fresques truly is a product of its environment; set in the 16th century Chateau, the restaurant oozes class and tradition. With a long standing Michelin Star associated with his name, Head Chef Didier Casaguana provides guests with an unforgettable dining experience.
|Les Fresques||Michelin starred French cuisine|
|Le Chai||Brasserie gourmet cuisine from Chief Didier Casaguana|
|Bar Le 19||19th hole of the Lake and Vignes courses|
Aghadoe Heights at The Lake Room in Ireland offers guests incredible food and stunning views of the Lakes of Killarney. This elegant restaurant is dining at its finest and has recently been awarded 2 AA Rosettes for its culinary excellence in recent years.
|The Lake Room||2 AA Rosette overlooking the world famous Lakes of Killarney|
|Heights Lounge & Piano Bar||Casual light bites or a freshly shaken cocktail|
|The Terrace Bar||Al fresco dining and barbecues|
At such a stunning venue like Le Prince Mauritius, it comes as no surprise that Le Barachois, it’s premium restaurant, is simply magnificent. Chef Michael Scioli blends Asian and French cuisines with his inventive menu, all set within an elegant environment.
|Le Barachois||Candlelit feast of authentic Indean Ocean flavours|
|Archipel||Beautifully crafted food served around an infinity pool|
|Le Barachois||Candlelit feast of authentic Indean Ocean flavours|
|Asian||Fresh sushi, fine Japanese food & classic chinese dim sum|
|Bars||Floating Bar, Laguna Bar, Lotus Lounge Bar, Wine Cellar|
Located at such an iconic venue like Fancourt, you would expect the dining experience to be equally as impressive; it is. Henry White’s restaurant combines local flavours with modern cuisines to produce a true masterclass while in an elegant, flamboyant setting.
|Henry White's||Local culinary heritage from Chef Desmond Morgan|
|La Cantina||Traditional Italian meat, fish & wood-fired pizza's|
|Monet's||Seasonal artisan cuisine in a a cafe bistro atmosphere|
|The Club Lounge||American club style food|
Overlooking the famous 18th hole at Pebble Beach, The Bench boasts a contemporary al-fresco dining experience. With dishes cooked on the distinctive wood roaster, guests can complement their delicious meal with a range of their bespoke cocktails.
|The Bench||Wood roasting & open-flame cooking overlooking 18th hole|
|Stillwater Bar & Grill||Seasonal California Coastal cuisine|
|The Tap Room||The Legendary 19th Hole at Pebble Beach|
|Gallery Cafe||Wide selection of breakfast choices & casual lunches|
|The Terrace Lounge||Savor shared plates and signature cocktails|
Set in one of Dubai’s most majestic landmark hotels, Cove Beach prepares unforgettable European dishes from breakfast to dinner. With fresh seafood, delicious italian pastas and a selection of fine cheeses and wines, this is truly a 5* experience.
|Cove Beach||Mediterranean cuisine with breathtaking views of the Arabian Gulf|
|La Parilla||Latin American cuisine and live entertainment|
|Villa Beach||The highlight of seafood dining in Dubai|
|Naya||Taste of the orient with exotic Indian flavours|
|Carnevalle||Italian dining at it's finest|
|Der Keller||Traditional German cuisine, fresh salads & a tempting selection of pork dishes|
|D&A||Award-winning gastropub contemporary British cuisine|
|Other Bars & Restaurants||Lattitude Creations, Mahiki, Talise Fuel, Al Marsa Lounge, Palm Court, Pool Bar, Ocean Blue, Uptown Bar, Beachcombers|
Having been recognised as a premier Forbes 4 Star and AAA 4 Diamond restaurant, The Ocean Room is in keeping with the incredible facilities at Kiawah Island. Offering both succulent steak, sourced locally and cooked to perfection and traditional sushi, featuring Japanese cocktails, there is something for everyone here.
|The Ocean Room||Forbes 4 Star and AAA 4 Diamond rated Signature Steakhouse|
|Jasmine Porch||The finest Lowcountry-style seafood & certified organic local produce|
|Loggerhead Grill||Gourmet sandwiches, grilled burgers, salads & wraps|
|Beaches & Cream||Quick meals, lemonades, iced coffees, locally homemade ice creams & sweets|
|Clubhouse Dining||The Atlantic Room, The Ryder Cup Bar, Tomasso at Turtle Point, Cherrywood BBQ & Ale House|
What a great 19th Hole, overlooking the iconic Pinehurst No. 2 18th green, the Deuce veranda is the ideal spot to grab a quick bite with a cold drink following a round of golf. The cooking is what you might call clubhouse-chic, with classic dishes deftly upgraded accompanied by a variety of creative cocktails and nearly a dozen craft beers on tap.
|The Duece||Clubhouse bites, creative cocktails and craft beer|
|Carolina Dining Room||Thierry Debailleul menu invoking fresh flavors of the area and local farm produce|
|Ryde Cup Lounge||Casual restaurant and bar serving classic American fare with a twist|
|91st Hole||Breakfast sandwiches, pastries, deli sandwiches, hot dogs, chips & snacks|
|1895 Grille||Four-Star dining experience, serving breakfast & dinner straight from Carolina Farms|
|The Tavern||Unique sandwiches, salads & soups, pasta, entrees & homemade chips|
The Immigrant is the Four-Star showcase restaurant at The American Club comprised of a series of six rooms paying homage to the early Wisconsin settlers: French, Dutch, German, Norman, Danish and English. The AAA Four-Diamond and Four-Star rated by Forbes menu serves up artful presentations of contemporary American cuisine with modern European influences.
|The Immigrant Restaurant||AAA Four-Diamond and Four-Star by Forbes|
|The Wisconsin Room||Seasonal farm-fresh cuisine in an elegant but approachable atmosphere|
|The Winery Bar||European-style wine cellar serving hand-rolled sushi, Wisconsin cheeses and small plates|
|The Horse & Plow||Casual tavern serving US classics, burgers, fish & chips, chicken salad & grilled salmon|
|The Greenhouse||Deli sandwiches, sweet treats, homemade ice cream, European pastries & signature teas|
This Forbes Five-Star restaurant is nested within The Cloister, it's open layout and floor-to-ceiling windows fills the room with sparkles as sunlight reflects off the chandeliers. Chef Aaron reinvents classic favourite dishes while applying French techniques with seasonal la carte options.
|Georgian Room||Forbes Five Star restaurant, classic dishes using French techniques from Chef Aaron|
|River Bar & Lounge||Casual & creative. With a French & European twist.|
|Colt & Alison||Steakhouse with prime wet and dry aged cuts of beef|
|Tavola||Authentic rustic Italian eatery with a river view|
|Southern Tide||Fresh seafood in a casual setting looking out onto the Atlantic Ocean|
With views across the mature Californian countryside and an option for terrace dining complete with warming firepit make for a sensational place to spend an evening. With a focus on local ingredients, Il Vigneto produces a seasonal menu that receives warm accolades for members and guests of CordeValle each year.
|Il Vigneto||Casually sophisticated, Mediterranean influences and local fresh organic produce|
|Lion's Peak Grill||Outdoor patio setting, continental breakfast & variety of savory options|
|One Iron Bar||Contemporary California cuisine with handpicked vintages from Clos LaChance Winery|
Overlooking the scenic beach, intimate pavilions float amongst interconnected pools, with glass walls that open to greet the cool breeze and warm sunshine. Sontaya offers a culinary mosaic of Southeast Asian fare from epicurean appetizers, such as Singaporean Pot Stickers to salads, Vietnamese Fish Soup and amazing main dishes.
|Sontaya||Southeast Asian menu complimented by signature cocktails|
|Olea||International indoor and outdoor dining with a Mediterranean influence|
|Mazi Abu Dhabi||Culinary tradition of Greek dishes|
|Buddha-Bar Beach||Asian fusion of adventurous food, exotic interiors, & signature music|
|The Drawing Room||Time honoured culture of classic afternoon tea|
|Manhattan Lounge||Traditional gentleman's bar serving fabulous cocktails & tasty bar bites|