Category Archives: Restaurants

I Won a Competition – Dinner at a Michelin star restaurant

Someone has to win! Do you ever bother to enter competitions? Usually people don’t. Well I won dinner for two at Michelin star restaurant Murano By Angela Hartnett’s in London’s Mayfair. The three course Italian menu plus canapés had wines … Continue reading

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Stately, dog-friendly, splendour in Truro

Hidden away, but only minutes from the town’s centre, the 34 bedroom Alverton Hotel in Truro is impressive to say the least. The east wing was built as Alverton Manor in 1830, and later became a nunnery. A chapel, now … Continue reading

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Amazing Holiday Value in Italy

Valle Di Assisi, Italy Valle di Assisi is a 4 star dog friendly hotel in Umbria just below Assisi of St. Francis of Assisi fame. From the outside, my heart fell as I looked at the two storey modern building … Continue reading

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Great Moroccan Restaurant 404 in Paris

404 Restaurant Although I haven’t been there for ages, Momo the Moroccan restaurant in London has in the past been one of my favourites. An invitation to 404 in Paris, with the same Moroccan owners, was definitely worth accepting. I … Continue reading

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New Concept Restaurant LARTE in Milan

During a recent visit to Milan, we ate at a new concept Italian restaurant LARTE which is near to the renowned opera house, La Scala. It is open all day so people can drop in for a coffee or an … Continue reading

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Sole Bay Fish Co’s Restaurant re-opens in Southwold

Southwold borders on the North Atlantic Sea. The water inlet between the town and Walberswick in Suffolk is ‘the’ place to come for the best fish and chips in Southwold, but now also for platters of shellfish. Although I missed … Continue reading

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Blue Elephant, Thai food at its best, on the River Thames

The Blue Elephant Restaurant which promotes itself as providing Royal Thai cooking, is situated in an elegant new complex at Imperial Wharf, adjacent to Chelsea Harbour. When Sherin Alexander, their Executive Director invited me to one of their promotional evenings, … Continue reading

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English Cooking – Great Restaurant for a Sunday Roast

Great Restaurant for a Sunday Roast Sunday lunch is one of those great British traditions. Finding somewhere that does a good roast is a bonus. As its name suggests, Roast excels. Situated on the edge of London’s Borough Market, a … Continue reading

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Colbert Brasserie, Sloane Square

Colbert Brasserie, new trendy restaurant.

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Colbert Brasserie, new trendy restaurant

Colbert, an authentic French Brasserie The latest offering from the team that owns the The Wolseley, Colbert has opened on London’s Sloane Square. The restaurant has undergone extensive refurbishment from when it was the much-loved Oriel. Rumour has it that Lord Cadogan … Continue reading

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