Posts in the Restaurants category

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The Top Twenty Instagram Hot Spots in London: A Luxury Guide

It would be no exaggeration to say that I’m addicted to Instagram and of course I’m not the only one! That being said I thought I’d share some of my favourite spots for Instagram photography in my home city of London. 1. Peggy Porschen A rare moment of quiet at London’s most popular bakery… @peggyporschenofficial… Read more »

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Meeting Michel Roux Jr. at Le Gavroche

They say you shouldn’t meet your heroes – well in this case I disagree, I’ve been lucky enough to meet my food hero twice and trust me he doesn’t disappoint. Michel Roux Jr is my personal food hero – a man that followed in the footsteps of his famous father and uncle and is now… Read more »

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The 5th Birthday Menu at Hutong at The Shard

Regular readers will know Hutong at the Shard is a firm favourite of mine so I was thrilled to be invited to try the restaurant’s 5th birthday menu along with fellow bloggers and Hutong fans, Binny and Emma. The interiors at Hutong are seriously stylish and slick, inspired by Northern China with dark bamboo furnishings… Read more »

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Tale as Old as Time: The Beauty and The Beast Afternoon Tea at Town House at The Kensington

Did you ever dream of being a Disney princess when you are younger (and if you didn’t who even are you?)…. Well I think the princess that I most related to was Belle (ok so I was lacking both in the Beauty and the Beast areas of Belle’s life but still)… I loved books and… Read more »

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The Ultimate Tea Triangle Experience

There were many benefits to marrying Mr S, not least of all I got to upgrade my surname. I liked my maiden name, but there’s no doubt that I was excited to have a precious metal as my second name. So pleased in fact that I named my blog after my new name – thinking… Read more »

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Scarlett Green: Sizzling Aussie-Inspired Food in Soho

Regular readers will know how much I’ve raved about my local Aussie-inspired restaurant Timmy Green which has become a regular haunt for Mr S and I (the shakshouka is the perfect hangover cure and the coffee is just dreamy). Part of the Daisy Green Collection, it’s a tribute to this brand’s popularity that new restaurant… Read more »

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Top 5 Bars for Summer Drinks in London

Being mid-August I may have slightly missed the boat on this one. This post could be titled ‘nice bars I’ve been to recently’ but that wouldn’t be as good for SEO so here are my current favourites for summer drinks… 1. L’Azur at Four Seasons Hotel at Park Lane  Fancy a taste of the South… Read more »

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23 of the World’s Best Restaurants with a View

For me there’s nothing quite like dining with a view to elevate the whole restaurant experience. The view give a sense of place and a context to the cuisine and some how makes the food taste even better!! Here are my top 23 restaurants with a view: 1. La Sponda at Le Sirenuse, Positano, Italy… Read more »

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Playing Jane Austen Heroines and the Laurent-Perrier Pink T at Blenheim Palace

Growing up, Jane Austen was one of my favourite authors…romantic novels featuring fearless heroines meeting their perfect match often again the backdrop of the beautiful stately home. Of course, I often imagined myself at one of those stately homes, taking a turn about the lawn like Elizabeth Bennett or having a picnic like Emma Woodhouse… Read more »

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The Ukiyo Weekend Brunch at Aqua Kyoto

Last year I told you all about my favourite bottomless brunch in London. Aqua Kyoto just get everything right; great food, fantastic drinks (and plenty of them) at a great value price. The restaurant is always coming up with new and fresh ideas whilst maintaining the consistent high standard that you’d expect from such a… Read more »