Whether you love pizza and pasta, Asian specialities or haute cuisine, Melchester is your kind of place. Here's our handy guide to the town's top 10 eateries.
The Admiral Inn
If you're looking for tasty fare that's good value for money, the Admiral has got it down to a fine art. Pub favourites such as steak, chilli con carne and fish and chips are complemented by daily specials, including fresh fish options.
Formerly the maitre d' at one of Singapore's leading restaurants, Kevin Tan has joined with super-talented Head Chef Johnny Chan to create a sensational slice of the Far East in the centre of Melchester.
TV chef Josh Dryden's latest venture is a traditional Italian trattoria reimagined for the 21st century. Inspired by the cooking of the Italian Lakes, the extensive menu features Dryden's contemporary interpretations of classic dishes.
Fruits de Mer
If you're fond of fab fresh fish or succulent seafood, there's no better place to choose than this welcoming, family-run restaurant. Nothing here is frozen, with the daily changing menu based on the 'catch of the day'.
Veggie and vegan cafés are becoming more and more popular and this is one of the best you'll find in the UK. The mouth-watering menu will appeal to anyone who loves good food and there's a strong eco-friendly ethos.
The George Hotel's in-house restaurant is a smart, brasserie-style eatery with gleaming brass and plush red velvet decor. The cooking is Mediterranean-influenced with some North African tagines to spice things up.
The Kingsley by Hugo Restaurant
Award-winning chef Marco Ferrari took London's Maison Chic restaurant to Michelin-starred status. Now he's brought his exceptional culinary skills and flair to Melchester's luxurious boutique hotel.
The Excelsior Grill Room
Modelled on the famous Savoy Grill on London's The Strand, the elegant dining room at the majestic Excelsior Hotel has stylish Art Deco furnishings and a resident pianist. The grilled dover sole is a true classic.
This popular family-run restaurant is a real Turkish delight. Scrummy hot and cold mezes with toasted pitta prelude a feast of Mediterranean mains, including kebabs, grills and kofte, followed by traditional sweet treats such as baklava.
The Seafront Diner
Get a taste of the 1950s at this authentic American rock and roll diner with its pastel-coloured decor and booth-style seating. Order a burger and fries and a cherry Coke, fire up the jukebox and do the hand jive!