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Awards and Press Reviews for the Capital Hotel

The Capital Hotel, located in London's Basil Street, have received numerous awards and accolades in recent years. These include:

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  • Nominated as Independent Hotelier of the Year at The Independent Hotel Show- David Levin 2014
  • Short listed for Front of House Manager of the Year- Lorena Somera- Boutique Hotelier Awards 2014
  • Short listed for Bar Manager of the Year- Cesar da Silva- Boutique Hotelier  Awards 2014
  • 'AA Chef's Chef of the Year Award' Nathan Outlaw- 2014
  • Award of Excellence honoring Outlaw's at The Capital - Wine Spectator 2014
  • Finalist London Business Award- Best Business for Hospitality, Leisure, Travel and Tourism 2014
  • Finalist Red Ribbon Awards - Family Business of the Year and Lifetime Achievement Award 2014
  • Nominated for World Travel Awards- England's Leading Boutique Hotel 2014
  • Sunday Times Top 100 UK Best Restaurants 2013
  • One Michelin Star awarded to Outlaw's at The Capital 2013 & 2014
  • Three AA rosettes for Outlaw's at The Capital 2013
  • Winner of Best Value Set Lunch in the UK at Outlaw's at The Capital by the Waitrose Good Food Guide 2014
  • Finalist for the Caterer and Hotelkeeper Menu of the Year Catey 2013.
  • Tea Guild's Award of Excellence for Top London Afternoon Tea 2013
  • Zagat 2011 – top ranked restaurant in Knightsbridge
  • European Hospitality Awards 2010 Clive Smith, Concierge of the Year runner-up
  • Conde Nast Traveller 2010 readers' Awards, Voted one of the top 15 business hotels in London
  • Fodor's choice 2009 establishment by the leading publisher of guidebooks for American travelers
  • Best Hotel for Location in the UK by Condé Nast Traveller in their 2009 Gold List
  • Cesar Award 2008 “London Hotel of the Year” by The Good Hotel Guide
  • “Most Excellent Hotel Restaurant Award” 2008 by Condé Nast Johansen
  • Bronze Award “Small Hotel of the Year” by Visit London 2008
  • 2008 Travel + Leisure World’s Best: Top 500 Hotels
  • 'Hotel of the Year', Visit London Awards

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What the press have to say...

mayfair res. 2013

Kensington and Chelsea Resident- February 2014

"The food is clearly crafed with care, the drinks chosen with vigour and the staff acting with pride in their professionalism."

mayfair res. 2013

The  Mayfair Resident- December 2013

"Chelsea Chefs are seeing stars after two of the borough's restaurant's were served up the highest foodie honour"

Sloane Sq Mag 2013

Sloane  Square  Magazine - December 2013

"Chelsea Chefs are seeing stars after two of the borough's restaurant's were served up the highest foodie honour"


The Telegraph Travel- November 2013

"Queen Rooms, the perfect, civilised option for single guests."

Stylist Magazine October 2013

Stylist Magazine- October 2013

"Thank Pete Biggs for or this smoked mackerel, bacon and duck egg, which should impress even the most particular of foodies"

Tatler restaurant guide 2013

Tatler Restaurant  Guide  May 2013

"Nathan Outlaw's new London outpost is just as flawless as his 2 Michelin-star restaurant in Rock, Cornwall.

Epicurean Life Magazine

Epicurean Life - April 2013

"A Capital idea- Afternoon Tea is a truly decadent treat!"

Olive - March 2013

Olive  Magazine- March 2013

"A relaxed menu from Nathan Outlaw's new London restaurant makes fish the star ingredient"

The Telegraph February 2013

The Telegraph - February 2013

"9 out of 10 for Outlaw's at The Capital"

Tatler - February 2013

Tatler - February 2013

"Cornish seafood wizard with coolest name ever drops anchor in London"

Restaurant magazine 2013

Restaurant Magazine - January 2013

"Pete Biggs  presents his version of battered mussels with a Cornish Twist"

Hotel Owner

Hotel Owner - December 2012

"Front of house: Meet David and Kate Levin"

The Guardian

The Guardian - September 2012

"Nathan Outlaw: the chef who loves fish"

Conde Nast Traveler

Conde' Nast Traveler - July 2012

"9 Hotel Amenities that Will Put You in the Olympic Spirit"

The Telegraph

The Telegraph - July 2012

"Which Hotels are nearest to Harrods in Knightsbridge?"

Harpers Wine & Spirits

Harpers Wine & Spirits - March 2012

"Sommelier in the Spotlight - Cesar Da Silva"

Matching Food & Wine

Matching Food & Wine - March 2012

Fiona Beckett - How to pair whisky with cheese

Harpers Bazaar - Spain

Harper's Bazaar - Spain, December 2011

Visite Nuestro Bar - Visit our Bar

The Independent September 2011

Travel & Indulge - The Weekend Australian, December 2011

Top accommodation discoveries of 2011 by Susan Kurosawa.

The Independent September 2011

Travel & Indulge - The Weekend Australian, September 2011

"Twin hotels in Knightsbridge provide a special welcome for Australian visitors"

The Independent September 2011

The Independent - September 2011

"...finding wonderful new ways with woodcock, grouse, partridge and pheasant as we rediscover a taste for seasonal wildfowl."

Zagat Guide - London Restaurant 2011

"Still a class after 40 yeas, this intimate, quietly elegant bastion of haute couture dining in a wonderful Knightsbridge boutique hotel offers New French fare that the majority of respondent fell is as terrific and imaginatively prepared as ever..."

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