Posts in the Restaurants category

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Wines by the Glass and Fine French Food at Les 110 de Taillevent

Serving 110 different wines by the glass, Les 110 de Taillevent in Marylebone had me at hello…¬† With original French sister restaurant, Le Taillevent Paris, in possession of two Michelin stars, this London version is following in the footsteps. Opening in 1946 the Parisian great was named after the famous chef and forerunner of French… Read more »

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Early Valentine’s Day at Corinthia Hotel London

I’m a strong believer that couples should have multiple honeymoons per year, so why not multiple Valentine’s Days too? It’s not everyone’s favourite day of the year but personally I love an excuse to buy Mr S a cute card, prepare him some heart shaped toast and head out for a romantic dinner. After seeing… Read more »

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A Trip Home and Lunch at Hawkyns by Atul Kochhar at The Crown Inn, Old Amersham

Isn’t there something so wonderfully nostalgic about returning home? Getting on the train you always used to get, passing by where you went to school, your favourite restaurant as a kid, and that old pub that you always used to go to on Friday night? Well that’s exactly how I feel when I go to… Read more »

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A Sunday Roast at The Stoke House, Victoria

The new Nova building in Victoria has been held up for criticism by some. But I’d like to defend the new restaurant complex, it’s not intended as a mecca for fine dining, but it’s given a great amount of choice for local residents and people working in the area. It has even put Victoria on… Read more »

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All Aboard Darcie and May Green, A Brightly Coloured Restaurant on a Barge

I’m a huge fan of the Daisy Green Collection – a group of restaurants that serves perfect simple food that is just packed with flavour in a relaxed atmosphere that is also beautiful. In other words the Daisy Green restaurants (which now encompass eight venues across London) are just deceptively good which is why I… Read more »

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A New Favourite Local: Sticks’n’Sushi Victoria

Of all the restaurants in the new Nova building in Victoria, the one I was most looking forward to was Sticks’n’Sushi and after much anticipation it has finally opened. Already a fan of the brand after trying the Covent Garden and Cambridge branches, I knew it would be great addition to the restaurants in Victoria… Read more »

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A little slice of Italian glamour in Knightsbridge: Harry’s Dolce Vita

Italy is easily my favourite European country and Mr S and I try and visit a least once a year. I can’t get enough of delicious Italian food which is why I’m so excited that there’s now a little slice of Italy in Knightsbridge. Harry’s Dolce Vita is the latest opening for Caprice Restaurants, a… Read more »

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Winter at Dalloway Terrace

Winter has truly come to London and the coldest season has me unpacking my snuggly jumpers, a thicker coat, gloves and scarves; but best of all it marks a return of my favourite winter terrace. The Dalloway Terrace at The Bloomsbury is all dressed up in her winter finery and looking gorgeous! Frosty pine cones… Read more »

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10 Places to Go in Victoria this Christmas

There are so many exciting things happening in Victoria with new restaurants in the Nova building, new shops and an exciting program of events. Christmas is the perfect time to explore the area and here are just a few ideas for things to do and places to eat. 1. Timmy Green¬† Timmy Green is my… Read more »

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The Bright Young Things Afternoon Tea at Four Seasons Hotel London at Ten Trinity Square

Back in the 1920’s in the midst of post-war euphoria a sub culture emerged. The Bright Young Things, a nickname for the bohemian aristocrats and socialites of the day, who threw wild parties and went on incredible treasure hunts through London. They started the modern day cult of celebrity and included artists and writers such… Read more »