Find out what we’re up to, see what’s new on the menu, take a look behind the scenes and read Andrei Lussmann’s blog for a very personal perspective on the challenges of running a sustainable restaurant group.
Every year, we assist a wide range of charities and local community events. Since 2017 we have donated over £21,500 to local charities and our current partner is The Muscle Help Foundation.
Meet our new charity partner
Lussmanns Fish & Grill Restaurant Group adopts Muscular Dystrophy charity, the Muscle Help Foundation, as its official 2019/20 charity partner Read more.
Save the Seas – 8th June to 8th July
‘environmental degradation is pushing our oceans to the brink of collapse’ To coincide with World Ocean’s Day (8th June), we Read more.
Lussmanns Creates 100% MSC Menu
– The only restaurant group in the UK – Andrei Lussmann, founder and MD of Lussmanns Fish & Grill Restaurants Read more.
2019 Bluebell Supper Club Series
Lussmanns & Rubies in the Rubble Dining with a Conscience Event The first in our 2019 series of Supper Clubs Read more.
Dream Team Charity Dinner Raises Funds for Important Charity
Following the second annual Dream Team Dinner, which took place earlier this year, Andrei Lussmann can now confirm that £6440 Read more.
Observer Food Monthly Awards
In 2018, we were runners-up for ‘Best Cheap Eats‘ representing readers’ favourite location for a meal under £15 at the Read more.
Lussmanns makes it into the Ethical Restaurant Guide – Truth, Love and Clean Cutlery
Not only has Lussmanns been handpicked to be part of the game-changing new guidebook conceived to identify and celebrate the Read more.
Lussmanns St Albans, shortlisted into the Top 12 in the Seafood Restaurant of the Year
We are absolutely delighted that St Albans was shortlisted as a UK Top 12 semi-finalist in the 2018 Seafood Restaurant Read more.
Wine Visit to Galicia, Spain
Should wine trips be a tiresome journey where fun is replaced by apathy and bonding lost to exertion? I hope Read more.
Lussmanns Lands Sustainable Seafood Prize at Food Made Good Awards 2018
Lussmanns Sustainable Fish & Grill lived up to its name on Monday 1st October, winning the Source Fish Responsibly award Read more.
Lussmanns in 100 Best Places to Eat in the UK
Lussmanns has made Marina O’Loughlin and Giles Coren’s list of the 100 best places to eat in the UK as Read more.
Dream Team Dinner
LUSSMANNS – DREAM TEAM CHARITY DINNER RETURNS On Wednesday 3rd October, I will join forces with locally celebrated chefs, Nick Read more.
Introducing Supplier Summer Supper Clubs
In true celebration of British produce, Lussmanns Fish & Grill, St Albans is delighted to announce a series of Summer Read more.
Lussmanns launches breakfast menu in Hitchin
Lussmanns Fish & Grill, Hitchin is delighted to announce the launch of its brand new breakfast menu, served seven days Read more.
Young Chef of the Year 2018
Oakland’s College opened the doors of its college restaurant on 10 February 2018 for a batch of young hopefuls to Read more.
Apply to our Community Support Programme
As part of our commitment to sustainability, it’s our pleasure to support our employees, suppliers, partners and local communities. We Read more.
Cooking with Raymond Blanc at the Food Made Good Awards 2017
Earlier this year, we received an unexpected invitation from Raymond Blanc, OBE, President of The Sustainable Restaurant Association (SRA). Would Read more.
Lussmanns shortlisted for Food Made Good Awards 2017
Lussmanns is one of three finalists in the ‘Serve More Veg & Better Meat’ category of the Food Made Good Read more.
We’re in The Good Food Guide 2018
Proud to be recommended by The Good Food Guide since 2010, the 2018 edition describes us as a brilliant local Read more.
Lussmanns opens in Tring
We look forward to welcoming you to our new restaurant in the old bank on the High Street in Tring Read more.
Finalists for The Cateys 2014, 2015, 2017 & 2019
We were honoured to be highly commended runners-up for the Sustainable Business Award at the 31st, 32nd, 34th and 36th annual Cateys, Read more.
Feed Children Well
My feeling is that eating out with children in a restaurant should be a continuation of what happens at the Read more.
Lonely Planet England recommends Lussmanns
Listing us since 2009, the guide describes Lussmanns as ‘A bright, modern restaurant just steps from the cathedral, Lussmanns serves Read more.
Dream Team Charity Dinner
Huge thanks to everyone who so generously supported this special event which raised £10,483 for Youth Talk in one night. Read more.
Ethics at the core
Running an independent restaurant is a job and a half, and that’s just the hours. Throw in ever declining margins, Read more.
Harden’s UK Guide
Lussmanns St Albans has featured in the Harden’s UK Restaurant Guide and online during 2014, 2016 and 2017. See our Read more.
Waitrose Weekend features Lussmanns
The Waitrose Good Food Guide to gourmet youngsters recommends Lussmanns as a value-driven option for family dining, praising the ‘confidentally Read more.
Lussmanns Fish & Grill, the independent restaurant group based in Hertfordshire, has donated over £1,500 to the Bumblebee Conservation Trust Read more.
We are fortunate to enjoy the art of Jennifer Lussmann, which displays in our restaurants. Jennifer is a contemporary British Read more.
Lussmanns opens in Hitchin
We have opened a new restaurant and diners’ bar at 25b-26 Sun Street, Hitchin. Situated just off Market Place in the Read more.
MSC Chef of the Year 2016
This prestigious award from the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) was presented to Andrei Lussmann in recognition of his commitment to Read more.
Rewarding Good Service
As a restaurateur, what stands out most in the ongoing debate about tipping is the complexity of the issue and Read more.
Entrepreneur Luke Johnson invests in Lussmanns
Luke Johnson has invested in Lussmanns Fish & Grill, becoming a major shareholder and joining the Board of Directors of the Read more.
Lussmanns voted national People’s Favourite
Lussmanns has been named ‘The People’s Favourite’ at the annual Food Made Good Awards 2016. We were also runners-up for Read more.
National Fish and Chip Awards
In 2016, we won Best Foodservice Operator at The National Fish & Chip Awards, organised by Seafish. To become the Read more.
Food for thought
The food scene in St Albans has matured greatly during the last decade. As it continues to grow, the city Read more.
Greetings from St Tropez
Once again, I was fortunate enough to travel over to Provence with a view to buying some excellent rosé from Read more.
At the SRA Awards
Winners of the Sustainable Restaurant Association (SRA) Awards 2015 were announced at Oval Space. I am delighted for the second Read more.
Lussmanns named Sustainable Small Restaurant Group of the Year
In 2014 and 2015, we were named Sustainable Small Restaurant Group of the Year at the national Sustainable Restaurant Association Read more.
A visit to Wiston Estate
You would be forgiven for thinking of English sparkling as a badly fashioned picture of fawn pleated gentlemen dithering with Read more.
New beginnings ~ opening a restaurant
Lussmanns in Harpenden was our fourth opening (the first being North Kensington, now sold) and my tenth restaurant opening at Read more.
Great British beer ~ again
Beer, an old fashioned and classless preserve of Britain in its multitude of colours is once again stirring the cockles Read more.
Lussmanns achieves MSC certification
In November 2014, we because the first small restaurant group outside London to serve MSC certified sustainable fish and shellfish. Watch Read more.
RSPCA Good Business Awards
In 2011 and 2012 we won the Independent Restaurant category of the RSPCA Good Business Awards, recognising the consideration we Read more.
Fanfare to the common man
Mr Raymond Blanc OBE opens Brasserie Blanc in St Albans and then retires to Lussmanns for dinner. Admittedly there were Read more.
Nibbles at No. 10
A morning like most, but an afternoon like no other… Clearly we aren’t disciples of Michelin, or ambassadors of the Read more.
Eating fish with Raymond
Eating fish sustainably is the only way, today and every day, and we ignore this at our peril. Mansion House Read more.
A day in Provence
I spend part of my year scurrying around the country reviewing both ingredients and suppliers alike. This has always been Read more.
Giles Coren reviews Lussmanns
“…everything a modern local restaurant should be…” concludes Giles Coren in a very positive review of Lussmanns with an overall Read more.
In 2011, Andrei featured in The Caterer’s feature ‘Can restaurants afford not to be sustainable?’. His top tips were: ~ Read more.
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