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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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The Veuve Clicquot Winter Terrace at The St Pancras Renaissance Hotel

Underneath the neo-Gothic arches of the St Pancras Renaissance Hotel by St Pancras Station, lies a magical winter garden…. Fitted out in the brand’s distinctive yellow tones, is the Veuve Clicquot Winter Terrace.` Framed by two glittering Christmas trees… And with a 50’s style retro Airstream serving as a bar.   You certainly won’t go cold with heaters… Read more »

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A Festive Night at The Dorchester and Christmas Wreathing-Making

Three and half years ago I headed to The Dorchester a single girl, the next day I left the luxury London hotel a married woman. The Dorchester will always be my favourite hotel for that very reason – it’s where I got ready for my big day, where we had our wedding reception and where… 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 »

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The Tree of Glass at Aqua Shard

I’m a huge lover of Christmas and I’m always excited to see how my favourite London venues prepare for the festive season. As a brand, aqua restaurant group are always at the cutting edge with new and innovative offers per season incorporating beautiful new dishes and design elements.  The Shard quickly became one of London’s most… Read more »