Posts in the Restaurants category

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Christmas Afternoon Tea at The Connaught

I think no one does Christmas quite like London’s luxury hotels… for me as soon as I walk into a hotel foyer lined with decorations and decked out with a huge Christmas tree… the smell of pine in the air, I feel excited and festive! And you couldn’t wipe the smile off my face the… Read more »

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A Multi-Michelin Starred Birthday at Bibendum

It’s no secret that’s it’s one of my goals to visit every Michelin-starred restaurant in London. And in approximately thirty-something years I’ve made a serious dent in the list of over 70 restaurants. Last year London stalwart, Bibendum was awarded a second star after top chef Claude Bosi took over the famous kitchen. Speaking of… Read more »

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A New Location for Sticks’n’Sushi

I’m always thrilled to see my favourite restaurant brands doing well. And what could be better than opening a brand new branch right in the middle of the King’s Road, one of London’s most thriving shopping districts? When Sticks’n’Sushi first opened, the Danish import soon became a firm favourite of mine and when a branch… Read more »

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The Autumn Leaves Menu at Sake No Hana

It seems like London has gone mad for autumn this year. I blame Instagram for the beautiful leafy displays outside shops and restaurants, captured for the ‘gram by my fellow Londoners  One of my favourite restaurants and one of London’s best Japanese, Sake No Hana, has also got in on the action. But what I… Read more »

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Zuaya: Latin American Flavour in Kensington

Promising a fusion of Peruvian, Argentinian, Mexican and Brazilian flavours, I was both intrigued and excited to try Zuaya, a new restaurant in the centre of High Street Kensington.  The restaurant, though relatively large has a feeling of intimacy as it’s been divided into several spaces. Have a seat downstairs in the stylish dining room… Read more »

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West End Dining at Cafe Monico, Shaftesbury Avenue

While Shaftesbury Avenue is known for being at the heart of London’s theatre land, it’s also known for rather lacking in great restaurants. Café Monico, owned by Soho House and opened in collaboration with veteran chef Rowley Leigh, has changed all that bringing a stylish space and tasty reasonably priced menu to the area. Inspired… Read more »

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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 »