Enter The Greenhouse through its landscaped garden, which promises a tranquil dining haven in the city. Absorb the serenity of British sculptor Emily Young’s stone artworks, echoed by their miniature counterparts that you’ll find on each table inside the restaurant.

The Greenhouse offers an enigmatic nine-course tasting menu, incorporating black tea eggs, sweetbread and turbot. Meanwhile, the a la carte boasts duck foie gras; roast grouse with hazelnut, pink peppercorns and braised lentils; and 24-month aged Comté and yellow wine tart.

Sommelier Elvis Ziakos has curated a fine, long, French and international wine list to accompany Alex Dilling’s two Michelin-starred modern French cuisine at The Greenhouse in London’s Mayfair.

Seasoning its impressive collection of fine Burgundy and Bordeaux with daring choices from the lesser-known regions of France and the world, Ziakos’ list has a very personal flavor. In one of London’s smartest postcodes, there will, no doubt, be plenty of takers for gems such as the 1990 vintages of both Domaine Ponsot Vieilles Vignes Clos de la Roche Grand Cru and Domaine Leroy Richebourg Grand Cru in one of the finest collections of Burgundy in the UK. Despite this impressive offering the World’s Best Wine Lists awards judges have been equally attracted by the likes of Domaine Jean René Germanier Petite Arvine, Valais, Switzerland 2004, and Jasper Hill Emily’s Paddock, Heathcote Australia 2000; on an elegant list that was this year branded “almost perfect”.

With a portfolio of five restaurants, two patisserie brands and two wine merchants based across London and the East Coast of the United States, MARC is renowned for delivering epicurean excellence and providing cutting edge cuisines that are united by a consistent commitment to the highest quality ingredients, impeccable food, wine and service, in exceptional surroundings.