Posts in the Restaurants category

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Our Six Year Anniversary at Hélène Darroze at The Connaught

A special anniversary calls for a very special location and I had somewhere very wonderful in mind. Hélène Darroze at The Connaught hotel had been on my bucket list for years but I’d been saving it for just the right occasion…and our six year anniversary of meeting seemed the perfect time to tick it off. … Read more »

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New Year’s Eve 2016 at Hakkasan

Christmas. I’m a big fan. But there’s actually one day that I love more than Christmas Day and that’s New Year’s Eve. I know everyone’s not such a big fan of the night but to me the start of a new year is the signal of a new beginning and hope for the future. There’s… Read more »

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Boxing Day at The Corinthia

Boxing Day is really just Christmas Round II isn’t it? Another chance to eat some tasty food, get tipsy and just enjoy being with your family. This time my sister and her family were joining us and having spent Christmas Day at The Four Seasons London at Park Lane, there was no left over turkey… Read more »

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Christmas at The Four Seasons

Christmas was all set to be a quiet one this year, with Mr S’s whole family family away in various far flung destinations and my sister spending it at her boyfriend’s, it would be just my parents and us for once. Spending Christmas morning just the two of you is rather rare for us as… Read more »

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Super Spanish Food at Social Wine & Tapas

I already knew that I’d like Social Wine and Tapas before I’d even tried it. Not only were my friends Lauren and Catherine big fans, but star chef and restauranteur, Jason Atherton always gets everything right. Having loved Sosharu, Pollen Street Social and City Social, there was no doubt my mind that the tapas restaurant in Marylebone would… Read more »

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Ukai: An irresistible izakaya in Notting Hill

There’s a problem with playing it safe and always returning to your favourite restaurants, and that’s that you’ll never uncover hidden gems. But that’s the great things about blogging, an ever hungry food blogger is alway keen to uncover something new. And this time my nose led me to Ukai, an izakaya in Notting Hill…. Read more »

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The Barbary: A Small Restaurant that’s Big on Flavour

I’m a huge fan of Israeli cuisine and I’m so happy to see that the food is becoming more a part of the London scene. First the form of The Palomar, which I fell in love with last year for its incredible Kubaneh bread and delicious Josper grilled dishes, and now The Barbary. You could… Read more »

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The Hennessy Winter Garden at Four Seasons Hotel London at Park Lane

There’s something so romantic about enjoying an al fresco drink when the weather’s cold. Cuddling up in your thick coats and scarves with a cashmere blanket on your lap and your hands wrapped around a hot toddy. That’s why I absolutely love the new Winter Garden at Four Seasons Hotel London at Park Lane, inspired… Read more »

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A Girls’ Night in at The Athenaeum Hotel

Sometimes a girlie escape is just what you need, even if you don’t leave your home city! Lauren and I have become good friends through our blogs and we’re hoping to plan a European city break for next year. Meanwhile with work being super busy, we thought we’d take the opportunity to spend some time… Read more »

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A Mozzarella Masterclass at Corinthia Hotel London

London was just crying out for the hotel like Corinthia Hotel London. A beautiful and utterly luxurious hotel that’s also perfectly modern, elegant and subtle.  Fully decked out and in the Christmas spirit, the Whitehall hotel has a delicious pick and mix display… Beautifully festive swan decorations… And an elegant white and silver Christmas tree…. Read more »