Lussmanns Garden Gin - By Jakes Gin
The green fingers responsible for our House Gin
How many restaurants grow the herbs for their own gin? Yeah, we can’t think of many or any either. It’s Read more.
Brilliant Breakfast at Lussmanns Harpenden
Second Brilliant Breakfast for Lussmanns
Daisy Cooper MP and Charlotte Jolly, Beauty Director of Hello! magazine, were two of the panellists at a popular breakfast Read more.
Marie Claire Sustainability Award
Lussmanns wins Marie Claire Sustainability Award
We only won! We are delighted and proud to announce that Lussmanns has won the Marie Claire Sustainability Award for Read more.
Dream Team Charity Dinner - cheque
Giving back
THE BUMBLEBEE CONSERVATION TRUST This charity is doing crucial work to protect bumblebees, which are an integral part of the Read more.
MSC Menu of the Year 2020
Lussmanns wins MSC UK Menu of the Year for a second time
Lussmanns Sustainable Fish & Grill has been awarded the prestigious Menu of the Year for the second consecutive year at Read more.
Lussmanns Hertford in Lockdown
What Next for Restaurants?
With 80% of all UK hospitality staff now furloughed, there are empty pubs and boarded-up restaurants and cafes up and Read more.
Lussmanns raise over £7000 for Muscle Help Foundation
This week saw the finale of the fund-raising efforts of Lussmanns Sustainable Fish & Grill for their Charity of the Read more.
Lussmanns partners with Muscle Help Foundation as it's 2019/20 charity partner
The Lussmanns 3rd Annual Dream Team Charity Dinner Returns
On Tuesday 3rd March, the incredibly successful annual Dream Team Dinner returns for its third year.  Joining forces with top locally Read more.
MSC Menu of the Year 2019
Lussmanns Wins Menu of the Year at the MSC UK’s Awards
Andrei Lussmann is delighted to announce that Lussmanns have been awarded the prestigious Menu of the Year at the UK’s Read more.
Lussmanns partners with Muscle Help Foundation as it's 2019/20 charity partner
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
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.
The Only Restaurant Group in the UK with 100% Sustainable Fish
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.
Herts Young Homeless
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 2018 Runner Up
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.
Truth, Love and Clean Cutlery
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.
Pazo la Maza Albariño
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.
Raymond Blanc and Andrei Lussmann at the Food Made Good Awards 2018
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 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
Dream Team Dinner
LUSSMANNS – DREAM TEAM CHARITY DINNER RETURNS On Wednesday 3rd October, I will join forces with locally celebrated chefs, Nick Read more.
Summer Supper Clubs
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.
Young Chef of the Year Judging
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.
Sustainable fish stew
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.
Food Made Good Awards 2017
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.
The Good Food Guide
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 Tring
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.
The Catey Awards
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.
Junior paella
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
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 - Andrei
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.
MSC Certification
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
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.
BBCT Staff
Pudding power
Lussmanns Fish & Grill, the independent restaurant group based in Hertfordshire, has donated over £1,500 to the Bumblebee Conservation Trust Read more.
Jennifer Lussmann artwork
We are fortunate to enjoy the art of Jennifer Lussmann, which displays in our restaurants. Jennifer is a contemporary British Read more.
Lussmanns Hitchin
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.
Andrei accepts the MSC Award
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.
Luke Johnson
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.
Food Made Good Awards 2016
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 2016
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.
Andrei Lussmann (image by Ren Behan)
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.
Hugh Fearnley Whittingstall and Raymond Blanc (image by SRA)
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.
SRA Awards 2015
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.
Wiston Estate
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.
Lussmanns Harpenden refurbishment
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.
British craft beer
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.
MSC Certification
Lussmanns achieves MSC certification
In November 2014, we became the first small restaurant group outside London to serve MSC certified sustainable fish and shellfish. Watch Read more.
RSPCA Good Business Awards 2011
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.
Andrei Lussmann and Raymond Blanc
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.
Andrei Lussmann and Sam Harrison
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.
Sustainable City Awards
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.
Chateau Leoube
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
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.
The Caterer
The Caterer
In 2011, Andrei featured in The Caterer’s feature ‘Can restaurants afford not to be sustainable?’. His top tips were: ~ Read more.
The Caterer
Press archive
View and download our previous years’ media coverage from 2018 to 2011 here. 2018 Nov – Observer Food Monthly Awards Read more.
News release archive
View and download our previous years’ news releases from 2015 to 2010 here. 2015 Dec – The National Fish & Read more.