Category Archives: Bars

Champagne

If at no other time, champagne is usually the drink of choice at Christmas, and certainly for the New Year. According to Francoise Peretti, Director of the UK Champagne Bureau, the UK is their number one client, with sales of … Continue reading

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Gastro dog-friendly pub in Hampstead

The Freemason’s Arms  Whenever I go to Hampstead to meet friends we invariably end up at the Freemason’s Arms on the south side of the Heath. The big plus for me and lots of others who frequent the gastro-pub is … Continue reading

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Atmospheric hotel in Pretty Village of Dunster

The dog-friendly Luttrell Arms in Dunster, Somerset one of the oldest post-houses in Britain, occupies the site of three ancient houses. Recorded in 1443, two of them were at that time conveyed to Richard Luttrell, who already held the other. … Continue reading

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Bucharest and Southern Romania

#ExperienceBucharest It is hard to imagine what the people of Romania endured under the Communist regime. Whole areas of the city were destroyed, and people moved out of their homes, on the orders of their former dictator Nicholae Ceausescu to … Continue reading

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Dog-friendly Pub the Owl in Lovely Setting

Discovered a lovely pet friendly pub in Loughton. The Owl looks out on a paddock with horses. There are table and chairs outside and an area with swings and an assortment of things for children to play on. Inside there … Continue reading

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Trendy Ghent Restaurant

Prominently positioned on the bank of the River Leie in the historic centre of Ghent, The Belga Queen Restaurant doesn’t look anything special from the outside apart from lots of tables and chairs with, on closer inspection, a stand filled … Continue reading

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The Bar with the Wow Factor

Radio Roof Top Bar with a Wow Factor The new ME London Hotel, part of the Melia Group, in London’s Aldwych certainly has the wow factor from the moment you walk in the front door. Very modern, with lots of … Continue reading

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