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The Critics Guide is an independent travel guide for those who appreciate the finer things in life. The Critics Guide The Critics Guide en-gb Thu, 25 Apr 2024 07:54:38 +0000 Tino's RSS Feed Generator Located just a short stroll from Cardiff's historic castle, The Ivy Asia has emerged as a dazzling addition to the city's culinary scene ]]> Tue, 12 Dec 2023 14:50:18 +0000 The Ivy Asia Cardiff Novikov Asian Restaurant is a beacon of culinary excellence that has been captivating diners for over a decade. ]]> Tue, 07 Nov 2023 14:50:18 +0000 Novikov Asian Restaurant A place of wonder and imagination, Mr. Fogg's Residence in the heart of Mayfair welcomes you to embark on a remarkable journey into the adventurous world. ]]> Sun, 05 Nov 2023 14:50:18 +0000 Mr Fogg's Residence Manthan can be found in the heart of the upscale area of Mayfair, Manthan is a culinary gem that beckons all who seek a delightful fusion of innovative Indian. ]]> Sun, 22 Oct 2023 14:50:18 +0000 Manthan Mayfair Dishoom Manchester can be found within the grandeur of Manchester Hall, this is a culinary gem that pays homage to the old Irani cafés of Bombay while offering. ]]> Fri, 29 Sep 2023 14:50:18 +0000 Dishoom Manchester Ibérica Leeds is an embodiment of Spanish culinary excellence, and a dining destination that should not be missed. ]]> Fri, 29 Sep 2023 14:50:18 +0000 Iberica Leeds Bread Street Kitchen and Bar Battersea is a captivating all-day dining establishment that seamlessly fuses the eclectic charm of a New York loft. ]]> Sun, 17 Sep 2023 14:50:18 +0000 Bread Street Kitchen and Bar Welcome to art'otel London Battersea Power Station, where art and design seamlessly blend with comfort and luxury to create an unforgettable experience. ]]> Sat, 16 Sep 2023 14:50:18 +0000 art'otel London Battersea Power Station Cinnamon Kitchen in Battersea, located steps away from the iconic Battersea Power Station, is a captivating gem offering a modern Indian dining experience with. ]]> Sat, 16 Sep 2023 14:50:18 +0000 Cinnamon Kitchen Battersea Mr Fogg's Pawnbrokers can be found in the heart of London's vibrant Soho, Mr Fogg's Pawnbrokers is yet another remarkable creation from the Inception Group. ]]> Mon, 28 Aug 2023 14:50:18 +0000 Mr Fogg's Pawnbrokers Novikov Italian Restaurant beckons diners into a world of culinary splendour. The moment you step ]]> Mon, 28 Aug 2023 14:50:18 +0000 Novikov Italian Restaurant ]]> Mon, 28 Aug 2023 14:50:18 +0000 The Londoner Hotel ]]> Thu, 03 Aug 2023 14:50:18 +0000 Kulm Hotel St. Moritz ]]> Thu, 03 Aug 2023 14:50:18 +0000 Kulm Country Club Gaucho Manchester was a delightful revelation, reaffirming the brand's unassailable reputation for delivering not just a meal, but a veritable dining experience ]]> Fri, 19 May 2023 14:50:18 +0000 Gaucho Manchester Through innovative design and purpose the Meze 99 classics are the perfect travel companion, whether you are commuting to and from work or travelling on a long. ]]> Mon, 07 Mar 2022 14:50:18 +0000 Meze 99 Classics Whatever you end up using the A80 for, it is guaranteed to effortlessly fit in with your lifestyle and I cannot recommend a product enough. ]]> Sat, 05 Mar 2022 14:50:18 +0000 Airpulse A80 ]]> Sat, 08 May 2021 14:50:18 +0000 Blacklane, Lisbon ]]> Fri, 23 Oct 2020 14:50:18 +0000 Samuel Groves Hotel Caruso is a part of Belmond, and can be found overlooking the paradise that is the Amalfi Coast. ]]> Sun, 20 Sep 2020 14:50:18 +0000 Belmond Hotel Caruso No. 131 can be found located in the popular spa town of Cheltenham. No. 131 boasts a wonderfully central location. ]]> Mon, 27 Jan 2020 14:50:18 +0000 No. 131 The Dixon, a distinguished member of the Autograph Collection, occupies a historic edifice dating back to 1905 ]]> Sun, 03 Nov 2019 14:50:18 +0000 The Dixon Lost Property opens its doors, marking the debut of Curio Collection by Hilton in the city. Stepping into this exceptional establishment, one is immediately. ]]> Sun, 20 Oct 2019 14:50:18 +0000 Lost Property St Paul's London The days of hiding your stereo are over. The Bang and Olufsen Beoplay A9 has been designed like a beautiful piece of furniture. ]]> Thu, 05 Sep 2019 14:50:18 +0000 Beoplay A9 One of the brands we are most pleased to have discovered is Bennett Winch, and we can confidently say that Bennett Winch is now our luggage brand of choice. ]]> Mon, 05 Aug 2019 14:50:18 +0000 Bennett Winch Found ourselves in the wonderfully chic and intriguing space that is Bemelmans Bar, located inside the Carlyle Hotel. ]]> Sun, 05 May 2019 14:50:18 +0000 Bemelmans Bar On a recent trip to New York, we decided to visit the Grand Salon restaurant, which can be found located inside the stunning Baccarat Hotel in the very heart. ]]> Sat, 04 May 2019 14:50:18 +0000 Grand Salon On a recent visit to uptown New York, we decided to dine at Tao, which is a sizable restaurant with remarkable interiors. ]]> Fri, 03 May 2019 14:50:18 +0000 TAO Uptown The Rose Club can be found located inside The Plaza Hotel on Central Park South, New York. ]]> Thu, 02 May 2019 14:50:18 +0000 The Rose Club Ahead of a recent flight out of London Heathrow Terminal 3, we decided to pay a visit to the Club Aspire airport lounge for a bit of rest and relaxation ahead. ]]> Wed, 01 May 2019 14:50:18 +0000 Aspire Lounge, London Heathrow Terminal 3 On a recent journey from JFK to PUBLIC Hotel in central New York, we decided to take the opportunity to enjoy the chauffeuring services of Blacklane. ]]> Wed, 01 May 2019 14:50:18 +0000 Blacklane, New York Ian Schrager's latest creation Public Hotel in New York City is a stylish, sleek and visual achievement in the art of boutique accommodation. ]]> Wed, 01 May 2019 14:50:18 +0000 PUBLIC Hotel Àclèaf is a MICHELIN star restaurant which can be found in Boringdon Hall Hotel; my partner and I were prepared for an unforgettable culinary experience. ]]> Sat, 09 Mar 2019 14:50:18 +0000 During a recent trip to Copenhagen, we decided to visit Ruby; a wonderful cocktail bar that can be found located in the oldest part of the city. ]]> Wed, 13 Feb 2019 14:50:18 +0000 Ruby ]]> Wed, 13 Feb 2019 14:50:18 +0000 Hotel d'Angleterre The No1 Lounge at Gatwick, North Terminal provides the perfect place for travellers to stop and unwind when passing through one of the UK's busiest airports. ]]> Mon, 11 Feb 2019 14:50:18 +0000 No. 1 Lounge Gatwick Airport On a recent trip to Copenhagen, we decided once again to use Blacklane to take us to our hotel destination. ]]> Mon, 11 Feb 2019 14:50:18 +0000 Blacklane, Copenhagen Kutir Chelsea is a special restaurant that we're very pleased to have been introduced to. Located in a townhouse building down a small street in Chelsea. ]]> Sun, 20 Jan 2019 14:50:18 +0000 Kutir Barts is a speakeasy style cocktail bar that you will find located just off of the King's Road in Chelsea. ]]> Thu, 17 Jan 2019 14:50:18 +0000 Barts We have visited Hawksmoor on numerous occasions, in a number of their different locations, and we have to say that their Knightsbridge restaurant is certainly. ]]> Thu, 17 Jan 2019 14:50:18 +0000 Hawksmoor Knightsbridge We recently had the pleasure of staying at Villa Dubrovnik, which can be found set against the Dalmation Coast in Croatia. ]]> Thu, 17 Jan 2019 14:50:18 +0000 Villa Dubrovnik Il Ristorante Niko Romito can be found located inside the Bvlgari Hotel in Beijing. This impressive restaurant is lead by Michelin-starred chef Niko Romito. ]]> Thu, 03 Jan 2019 14:50:18 +0000 Il Ristorante Niko Romito We would actually say that TRB Hutong was our dining highlight whilst visiting Beijing, if you are visiting the city we cannot recommend TRB highly enough. ]]> Mon, 31 Dec 2018 14:50:18 +0000 TRB Hutong On a recent journey from Beijing Capital Airport to the Rosewood Hotel, located in central Beijing, we decided to enlist the chauffeuring services of Blacklane. ]]> Sun, 30 Dec 2018 14:50:18 +0000 Blacklane, Beijing The Rosewood Beijing is a fine example of the fine art of luxury hospitality, we cannot recommend it highly enough. ]]> Sun, 30 Dec 2018 14:50:18 +0000 Rosewood Beijing During a recent stay at the Rosewood Beijing hotel, we couldn't pass on the opportunity to dine at their Country Kitchen restaurant. ]]> Sun, 30 Dec 2018 14:50:18 +0000 Country Kitchen Once again, we thoroughly enjoyed our visit to Shang Palace and would highly recommend it to anyone who finds themselves in the city of Paris. ]]> Fri, 14 Dec 2018 14:50:18 +0000 Shang Palace Hotel TwentySeven in Amsterdam is a fine example of five star luxury, and this was certainly a visit we would love to repeat. ]]> Thu, 13 Dec 2018 14:50:18 +0000 Hotel TwentySeven On a recent trip to Amsterdam, we chose to visit The Duchess; and we're pleased we did. The Duchess has a fine reputation for serving up impeccable. ]]> Thu, 13 Dec 2018 14:50:18 +0000 The Duchess Hotel Mont-Blanc can be found located in the valley of Chamonix at the foot of the epic Mont-Blanc. ]]> Tue, 30 Oct 2018 14:50:18 +0000 Le Matafan can be found inside Hotel Mount-Blanc, a location nestled in the charming Chamonix valley. ]]> Tue, 30 Oct 2018 14:50:18 +0000 Le Matafan Conti di San Bonifacio can be found located in the stunning countryside of Tuscany, in Italy. This hotel and wine resort is a fine example of everything Tuscany ]]> Wed, 24 Oct 2018 14:50:18 +0000 Conti di San Bonifacio Castel Monastero can be found located within the picturesque region Chianti of Tuscany in central Italy. ]]> Thu, 11 Oct 2018 14:50:18 +0000 Castel Monastero La Terrazza can be found located inside Belmond Hotel Splendido. Well, technically, inside and outside, as true to its name, the restaurant is home to a huge. ]]> Sat, 06 Oct 2018 14:50:18 +0000 La Terrazza Belmond Hotel Splendido can be found in the picturesque village of Portofino in Italy. The hotel is an impressive sight. ]]> Sat, 06 Oct 2018 14:50:18 +0000 Belmond Hotel Splendido Grand Hotel Fasano can be found located on the banks of Lake Garda. This five star hotel offers an abundance of traditional character, natural charm. ]]> Thu, 04 Oct 2018 14:50:18 +0000 Grand Hotel Fasano Bovey Castle is a rather grand hotel located on a private sporting estate in Dartmoor, this still remains one of my personal favourites. ]]> Mon, 01 Oct 2018 14:50:18 +0000 Bovey Castle Auberge Du Jeu De Paume in Chantilly is a hotel with an impressive grand appearance. Even with such a grand appearance. ]]> Fri, 28 Sep 2018 14:50:18 +0000 Auberge du Jeu de Paume La Table du Connétable can be found inside Auberge du Jeu de Paume in the heart of Chantilly. This Michelin-starred restaurant continues the elegance found. ]]> Fri, 28 Sep 2018 14:50:18 +0000 Being part of the Dorchester Collection gives this hotel a stamp of approval before arriving. Principe di Savoia is located just a few steps from the city. ]]> Mon, 24 Sep 2018 14:50:18 +0000 Principe di Savoia The Principe di Savoia Hotel's signature restaurant is Acanto. It's a restaurant specialising in serving traditional Italian dishes, with a keen focus on. ]]> Mon, 24 Sep 2018 14:50:18 +0000 Acanto On a recent trip to the Amalfi Coast, we were delighted to visit Hotel Santa Caterina, which boasts an enviable location overlooking the coastline. ]]> Sat, 22 Sep 2018 14:50:18 +0000 Santa Caterina Hotel We decided to take a much-needed, secluded break at Hotel Endsleigh, which can be found located near Tavistock, in a hidden location on the edge of Dartmoor. ]]> Sat, 08 Sep 2018 14:50:18 +0000 Hotel Endsleigh In the realm of automotive excellence, the Range Rover Autobiography Ingenium stands as an embodiment of opulence and performance. ]]> Mon, 23 Jul 2018 14:50:18 +0000 Range Rover Autobiography Ingenium The Bentley Continental GTC S V8 is an epitome of grand touring excellence, designed to deliver an exhilarating driving experience amidst opulent luxury. ]]> Sun, 22 Jul 2018 14:50:18 +0000 Bentley Continental GTC S V8 Rickshaw can be found inside the Corinthia Hotel in Budapest. The Corinthia Hotel is known for its grand surroundings. ]]> Wed, 11 Jul 2018 14:50:18 +0000 Rickshaw During a recent trip to Budapest we of course we had to make a trip to Buddha-Bar. The restaurant is located inside the Buddha-Bar Hotel. ]]> Tue, 10 Jul 2018 14:50:18 +0000 Buddha Bar Budapest During our recent trip to Budapest, we decided to enlist the services of Blacklane to transport us from Budapest Airport. ]]> Sat, 07 Jul 2018 14:50:18 +0000 Blacklane, Budapest The Savoy Hotel stands as a symbol of unrivalled luxury and sophistication in the heart of London. ]]> Wed, 13 Jun 2018 14:50:18 +0000 The Savoy Lakes by Yoo can be found in Lechlade in the Cotswolds. As the name suggests, this sizeable development can be found nestled in amongst several huge lakes. ]]> Tue, 05 Jun 2018 14:50:18 +0000 The Lakes by Yoo Albert's Schloss in Birmingham, is described as a castle of indulgence where you can escape the mundane and embrace the ethos of truth. ]]> Sat, 26 May 2018 14:50:18 +0000 Albert's Schloss, Birmingham The Pig at Combe can be found located in the picturesque Otter Valley near Honiton in Devon. The Pig is a beautiful Elizabethan property that is set amongst. ]]> Wed, 23 May 2018 14:50:18 +0000 The Pig at Combe ]]> Tue, 08 May 2018 14:50:18 +0000 Bairro Alto Hotel Buddha Bar can be found located in the centre of Kiev, on the renowned shopping street known as Khreschatyk. We have visited many Buddha Bars around the world. ]]> Thu, 03 May 2018 14:50:18 +0000 Buddha Bar Kiev The stunning Elizabethan Boringdon Hall Hotel and Spa, is located on the edge of the Dartmoor National Park in South Devon. ]]> Tue, 01 May 2018 14:50:18 +0000 Boringdon Hall Hotel and Spa Farmer, Butcher, Chef is Goodwood Hotel's latest offering and can be found located inside the main building of the hotel. ]]> Fri, 20 Apr 2018 14:50:18 +0000 Farmer, Butcher, Chef Villa Poseidon can be found located in the picturesque harbourside town of Vrboska in Hvar, Croatia. ]]> Thu, 19 Apr 2018 14:50:18 +0000 Villa Poseidon House Dublin is a restaurant with rooms which can be found inside a charming townhouse full of a wealth of character and style in Dublin's city centre. ]]> Sun, 08 Apr 2018 14:50:18 +0000 House Dublin We were most impressed by The Saddle Room. The food promises a lot and we're extremely pleased to say that it also delivers to an extremely high standard. ]]> Sat, 07 Apr 2018 14:50:18 +0000 The Saddle Room On a recent trip to Dublin, we decided to visit the Jameson Distillery to turn our hand at a blending class. ]]> Fri, 06 Apr 2018 14:50:18 +0000 Jameson Distillery Bow St. 37 Dawson Street can be found located on - you guessed it - Dawson Street in Dublin's city centre. ]]> Thu, 05 Apr 2018 14:50:18 +0000 37 Dawson Street If you're looking for a great steak in Dublin then you need look no further than the Marco Pierre White Steakhouse. ]]> Mon, 02 Apr 2018 14:50:18 +0000 Marco Pierre White Dublin 9 Below Bar can be found located in the heart of central Dublin. Found in a series of basements, this bar is possibly our finest discovery in Dublin to date. ]]> Mon, 02 Apr 2018 14:50:18 +0000 9 Below The St James Bar can be found located inside Sofitel St James, however this bar is a destination in its own right. ]]> Tue, 06 Mar 2018 14:50:18 +0000 St James Bar When it comes to the Grand Hotel de Bordeaux, you couldn't ask for a better location. You can find it located inside the Golden Triangle ]]> Fri, 23 Feb 2018 14:50:18 +0000 Le Grand Hotel de Bordeaux ]]> Mon, 12 Feb 2018 14:50:18 +0000 The Old Bell Hotel Ham Yard Hotel can be found in London's bustling Soho area. Having previously dined here before during their opening period we were excited to return. ]]> Wed, 07 Feb 2018 14:50:18 +0000 Ham Yard Restaurant You'll find Scarves Bar located inside the Rosewood Hotel in the heart of London's Holborn, which sets the tone for this bar as it is not only set inside a. ]]> Wed, 07 Feb 2018 14:50:18 +0000 Scarves Bar Peel's Restaurant can be found inside Hampton Manor hotel in Hampton in Arden. This hotel is renowned for its culinary skills. ]]> Thu, 11 Jan 2018 14:50:18 +0000 Over the festive season this year, we jumped at the opportunity to visit Radio Rooftop's #AprèsWithAView experience. ]]> Fri, 15 Dec 2017 14:50:18 +0000 Radio Rooftop Bar STK is one of those restaurants that attracts the party crowd. With DJ's playing live in the restaurant, the scene is always set for a fun evening of dining. ]]> Thu, 14 Dec 2017 14:50:18 +0000 STK London When you think of Sketch there are a few things that come to mind; the unequalled Instagrammable arty interiors. ]]> Wed, 13 Dec 2017 14:50:18 +0000 Afternoon Tea at Sketch The Coal Shed restaurant can be found located in the back streets of Brighton, just steps from the city centre. ]]> Tue, 14 Nov 2017 14:50:18 +0000 The Coal Shed When it comes to London dining, there are a few restaurants that spring to mind immediately, and The Grill at The Dorchester is one of those restaurants. ]]> Tue, 24 Oct 2017 14:50:18 +0000 The Grill at The Dorchester To summarise MOMO, the words 'culinary hipster hangout' spring to mind. I have been visiting this restaurant since my very first trip to Amsterdam many years. ]]> Thu, 12 Oct 2017 14:50:18 +0000 Momo On a recent trip to Amsterdam we decided to visit Lion Noir, which can be found located centrally in the city. ]]> Sun, 08 Oct 2017 14:50:18 +0000 Lion Noir If you enjoy well-made, creative cocktails then the House Bar is for you, should you find yourself in Amsterdam. ]]> Fri, 06 Oct 2017 14:50:18 +0000 House Bar The No1 Airport lounge at Birmingham Airport is an enjoyable place to spend some time ahead of your flight. ]]> Wed, 04 Oct 2017 14:50:18 +0000 No. 1 Lounge Birmingham Airport The Polo Bar can be found located inside The Westbury Hotel on Conduit Street in London's Mayfair. ]]> Tue, 26 Sep 2017 14:50:18 +0000 The Polo Bar Our most recent discovery is a secret cocktail bar, hidden behind a small black door at the rear of some parking garages in Cardiff ]]> Mon, 04 Sep 2017 14:50:18 +0000 The Dead Canary The Hilton hotel in Cardiff is ideally located in the city centre, opposite the castle. The exterior of the building is light, bright and presents a combination of modern and traditional values ]]> Sun, 03 Sep 2017 14:50:18 +0000 Grey It's hard to know where to begin with Benares. This iconic, Michelin starred restaurant in London has remained one of my personal favourites for many years. ]]> Tue, 22 Aug 2017 14:50:18 +0000 Benares Restaurant 29 Park Place restaurant can be found located in a former townhouse in Cardiff. Rather than being a restaurant geared towards a romantic dinner for two. ]]> Fri, 18 Aug 2017 14:50:18 +0000 29 Park Place Ten Feet Tall is a hip cocktail bar located in the centre of Cardiff, Wales. Those who know Cardiff know that there's no shortage of bars there. ]]> Thu, 17 Aug 2017 14:50:18 +0000 Ten Feet Tall The Regent Hotel is located in the centre of Berlin, just a stone's throw from the beautiful Gendarmenmarkt. ]]> Tue, 15 Aug 2017 14:50:18 +0000 Regent Berlin The Times Bar can be found located inside the Savoy Hotel in Berlin. The Times Bar truly is an iconic establishment, adorned with a wealth of history and charm. ]]> Mon, 14 Aug 2017 14:50:18 +0000 Times Bar Das Stue hotel can be found located in the former Danish embassy building, just a short distance from the centre of Berlin. ]]> Fri, 11 Aug 2017 14:50:18 +0000 Das Stue Sage restaurant can be found located in an old warehouse style building in Berlin. This is a restaurant that means serious business and has been intricately. ]]> Wed, 09 Aug 2017 14:50:18 +0000 Sage Restaurant You'll find Curtain Club located inside the Ritz Carlton Hotel, Berlin. As the name suggests, the interior of Curtain Club is surrounded by huge draping. ]]> Tue, 08 Aug 2017 14:50:18 +0000 The Curtain Club The Grand can be found located in the trendy area of Mitte in Berlin. The Grand is both a restaurant and bar. ]]> Thu, 03 Aug 2017 14:50:18 +0000 The Grand Berlin As the name suggests, Level33 can be found on the 33rd level of the Marina Bay Financial Centre Tower in Singapore. ]]> Sun, 09 Jul 2017 14:50:18 +0000 LeVeL33 Bob's Bar can be found located at the Capella hotel in Singapore. The Capella hotel is a destination in its own right, being located on a private island just of ]]> Sat, 08 Jul 2017 14:50:18 +0000 Bob's Bar The Knolls restaurant can be found located inside the Capella hotel in Singapore. The real unique selling point about this hotel is that it's actually on a. ]]> Fri, 07 Jul 2017 14:50:18 +0000 The Knolls Lantern can be found on the rooftop of the Fullerton Bay hotel. This roof terrace is rather impressive, with beautiful unrestricted views over the Marina Bay. ]]> Wed, 05 Jul 2017 14:50:18 +0000 Lantern Smoke and Mirrors is a trendy rooftop bar that can be found on the roof terrace of the National Gallery in Singapore. ]]> Tue, 04 Jul 2017 14:50:18 +0000 Smoke and Mirrors Shang Palace can be found located inside the Shangri-La Hotel in Singapore. Having visited Shang Palace in Paris. ]]> Mon, 03 Jul 2017 14:50:18 +0000 Shang Palace, Singapore On a recent trip to Singapore we decided to stay at the Mandarin Oriental, which is located on the edge of Marina Bay. ]]> Sun, 02 Jul 2017 14:50:18 +0000 Mandarin Oriental, Singapore Hotel Bristol can be found located just opposite the State Opera in Vienna - you couldn't ask for a better location if you're looking to embrace the city. ]]> Thu, 11 May 2017 14:50:18 +0000 Hotel Bristol If you're looking for more active pursuits you will find a fitness room on the top floor of the hotel, which provides state-of-the-art equipment as well as. ]]> Mon, 08 May 2017 14:50:18 +0000 Hotel Imperial Hotel Sacher is located in the very heart of central Vienna. Being the only independently owned five star hotel in Vienna. ]]> Sat, 06 May 2017 14:50:18 +0000 Hotel Sacher DSTRIKT Steakhouse is located inside the Ritz Carlton hotel in Vienna. DSTRIKT offers a bustling atmosphere, with the restaurant being the ideal hotspot for. ]]> Sat, 06 May 2017 14:50:18 +0000 DSTRIKT Steakhouse The Villas of Byron is quite simply the definition of luxury, it's faultless on every level. ]]> Fri, 28 Apr 2017 14:50:18 +0000 The Villas of Byron Cheddar Woods is a part of the Darwin Escapes group, who also own and operate several other resort locations across the UK. ]]> Sun, 02 Apr 2017 14:50:18 +0000 Cheddar Woods Resort and Spa The Sheep on Sheep Street can be found nestled in the heart of the Cotswold town Stow-on-the-Wold. ]]> Mon, 27 Feb 2017 14:50:18 +0000 Sheep on Sheep Street The George Townhouse can be found in the heart of the quaint, Cotswold market town of Shipston-on-Stour. ]]> Thu, 16 Feb 2017 14:50:18 +0000 The George Townhouse Le Bar du Plaza Athénée can be found located in the Plaza Athénée hotel in Paris, which has recently been refurbished. ]]> Sat, 11 Feb 2017 14:50:18 +0000 Le Bar du Plaza Athenee We often get asked what it means to be a luxury travel influencer, and how it's possible to become one. The Critics Guide grew very organically into the. ]]> Mon, 06 Feb 2017 14:50:18 +0000 What it means to be a luxury travel influencer London is a hub for some of the wealthiest travellers in the world. Because of this, London has a vast history of catering to the luxury traveller. ]]> Wed, 01 Feb 2017 14:50:18 +0000 The 10 best 5 star hotels in London We have visited the Soho Hotel for afternoon tea on several occasions and have always found it a joy to experience. ]]> Sat, 28 Jan 2017 14:50:18 +0000 Afternoon Tea at The Soho Hotel Located in Soho, you'll find Disrepute just a stone's throw away from Carnaby Street. This bunker style basement bar was once home to the renowned Pinstripe. ]]> Sat, 28 Jan 2017 14:50:18 +0000 Disrepute Jinjuu is one of London's newest restaurants to open its doors. It's the third restaurant from chef Judy Joo. ]]> Sat, 17 Dec 2016 14:50:18 +0000 Jinjuu Mayfair Jamavar is a fine dining Indian restaurant located in Mayfair. Although a fairly new addition to London's restaurant scene, the name 'Jamavar' ]]> Fri, 16 Dec 2016 14:50:18 +0000 Jamavar Archer Street is a great place to head for after work or pre-dinner drinks. ]]> Fri, 16 Dec 2016 14:50:18 +0000 Archer Street Located in the heart of Milan, the Bulgari Hotel lies in a wonderfully tranquil location at the end of its own private driveway. ]]> Tue, 13 Dec 2016 14:50:18 +0000 Bulgari Milan Located inside the Bulgari Hotel in Milan, this beautifully designed 'Il Ristorante' offers a superb menu in wonderful surroundings which continues the elegance ]]> Tue, 13 Dec 2016 14:50:18 +0000 Bulgari Il Ristorante Claridge's is located just off New Bond Street in London's affluent Mayfair. New Bond Street is known for its excellent shopping. ]]> Sat, 10 Dec 2016 14:50:18 +0000 Claridge's Nestled in the heart of the magnificent Ellenborough Park Hotel, this opulent dining experience at their 3 AA Rosette Beaufort Dining Room is not to be missed. ]]> Fri, 18 Nov 2016 14:50:18 +0000 The Beaufort Dining Room Located on the outskirts of Padstow in Cornwall, Trevear Farm is home to some beautiful cottages with unspoilt views across the Camel Estuary. ]]> Fri, 11 Nov 2016 14:50:18 +0000 Trevear Farm ]]> Thu, 03 Nov 2016 14:50:18 +0000 10 Castle Street During our visit to 10 Castle Street we decided to dine in the drawing room. It's a beautiful room with an open log fire which adds a lot to the experience. ]]> Thu, 03 Nov 2016 14:50:18 +0000 Dining at 10 Castle Street Located in the Lanes of Brighton, Chilli Pickle is a modern Indian restaurant with a bustling atmosphere. ]]> Thu, 27 Oct 2016 14:50:18 +0000 The Chilli Pickle Located in the Lanes of Brighton, Bohemia is a great place to kick off an evening, it perfectly bridges the gap between a pub and an upscale cocktail venue. ]]> Thu, 27 Oct 2016 14:50:18 +0000 Bohemia Brighton Afternoon tea at the Savoy Hotel is served in the Thames Foyer, a room that's flamboyant, extravagant, and everything you would expect from the Savoy. ]]> Sat, 01 Oct 2016 14:50:18 +0000 Afternoon Tea at The Savoy Escapologist Bar is located near Seven Dials in Covent Garden. It's an underground bar with lots of intriguing artwork that juxtaposes vintage and modern with. ]]> Tue, 27 Sep 2016 14:50:18 +0000 The Escapologist We recently experienced afternoon tea at the Charlotte Street Hotel in Fitzrovia. Afternoon tea is usually served in the Oscar Restaurant or in one of their. ]]> Mon, 26 Sep 2016 14:50:18 +0000 Afternoon Tea at Charlotte Street Hotel The Old Parsonage is a gorgeous boutique hotel located in Oxford's city centre. The hotel really plays homage to its surroundings and feels typically Oxfordian ]]> Sat, 10 Sep 2016 14:50:18 +0000 Old Parsonage Hotel The Gallery at the Black Swan has a new head chef, Alan O'Kane. We had the pleasure of experiencing his tasting menu which we felt was prepared with a great. ]]> Fri, 09 Sep 2016 14:50:18 +0000 The Gallery ]]> Wed, 07 Sep 2016 14:50:18 +0000 The Pig Located in Bristol's city centre The Ox Bristol offers a mysterious experience. With just a small logo featured above the door it's not until you walk. ]]> Tue, 06 Sep 2016 14:50:18 +0000 The Ox Located in Woodstock, Oxfordshire, Blenheim Palace is definitely worth a visit if you're visiting this wonderfully historic city. ]]> Sun, 04 Sep 2016 14:50:18 +0000 Blenheim Palace The Slaughters Manor is a contemporary country house located in the charming village of Lower Slaughter, in the Cotswolds. ]]> Tue, 12 Jul 2016 14:50:18 +0000 The Slaughters Manor CUT is a Wolfgang Puck restaurant located inside 45 Park Lane. It's a great place to visit if you're looking for an upscale steak experience. ]]> Thu, 23 Jun 2016 14:50:18 +0000 CUT at 45 Park Lane Cartizze Bar is located in London's Mayfair and just a stone's throw from Bond Street, which makes Cartizze a great place for pre-dinner cocktails. ]]> Wed, 22 Jun 2016 14:50:18 +0000 Cartizze Bar After visiting their Chelsea location, we were very excited to visit the newly opened Chutney Mary located in St James's. ]]> Mon, 20 Jun 2016 14:50:18 +0000 Chutney Mary The Metropolitan by COMO is located on Park Lane in London. The hotel overlooks Hyde Park and has a wonderful, welcoming presence when you arrive. ]]> Sun, 19 Jun 2016 14:50:18 +0000 Metropolitan Met Bar is located on the ground floor of the Metropolitan on Park Lane. This is a nice spot to grab a few cocktails to begin your evening. ]]> Sun, 19 Jun 2016 14:50:18 +0000 Met Bar Located on level 33 of The Shard, Hutong provides unrivalled views over London and offers exquisite Northern Chinese cuisine. ]]> Sat, 18 Jun 2016 14:50:18 +0000 Hutong 68 and Boston is located in the colourful Soho area of London. There are two parts to 68 and Boston. ]]> Fri, 17 Jun 2016 14:50:18 +0000 68 and Boston Hedden Street Kitchen restaurant comes under the Gordon Ramsay umbrella. The restaurant is located just off Regent Street on the border of Mayfair and Soho. ]]> Thu, 16 Jun 2016 14:50:18 +0000 Hedden Street Kitchen Mrs Fish is a fairly new addition to the LA dining scene and it's already making a lot of positive noise. ]]> Sat, 11 Jun 2016 14:50:18 +0000 Mrs Fish As the name suggests, the bar is located on the rooftop of the Standard Hotel in Downtown LA. After a short elevator ride we found ourselves on the roof, and th ]]> Thu, 09 Jun 2016 14:50:18 +0000 The Rooftop at The Standard Located in Larchmont Village, Vernetti really stands out as an authentic experience which is well loved by the local community. ]]> Wed, 08 Jun 2016 14:50:18 +0000 Vernetti Boulevard is located in the financial district of San Francisco where you are treated to impressive views over the bay. ]]> Tue, 07 Jun 2016 14:50:18 +0000 Boulevard Barbarossa Lounge is a great bar to enjoy cocktails or dine in the heart of San Francisco. It has some interesting and unique design features. ]]> Mon, 06 Jun 2016 14:50:18 +0000 Barbarossa Lounge The Taj Hotel Compton Place is located on the edge of Union Square in the centre of San Francisco. ]]> Sun, 05 Jun 2016 14:50:18 +0000 Taj Campton Place Rako Akor is a large, open-plan Japanese restaurant, it has a light, airy decor, offering a fairly casual dining experience. ]]> Sat, 04 Jun 2016 14:50:18 +0000 Roka Akor Located in San Francisco's financial district, Clift is part of the Morgan Hotel Group. ]]> Fri, 03 Jun 2016 14:50:18 +0000 Clift Hotel The Redwood Room is located inside the Clift in San Francisco. It's the hotels signature bar, and as the name suggests the room is red in decor. ]]> Fri, 03 Jun 2016 14:50:18 +0000 Redwood Room Hakkasan is an upscale, well designed restaurant in the heart of San Francisco. The restaurant serves Cantonese cuisine, the service is attentive. ]]> Wed, 01 Jun 2016 14:50:18 +0000 Hakkasan, San Francisco Located on Market Street in San Francisco, Blackbird Bar is a bar for hipsters and those who appreciate a mighty fine cocktail. ]]> Tue, 31 May 2016 14:50:18 +0000 Blackbird Located in the beautiful area of Carmel-by-the-Sea, Hyatt Carmel Heights overlooks the ocean area known as the Big Sur and provides guests with some stunning. ]]> Sun, 29 May 2016 14:50:18 +0000 Hyatt Carmel Highlands Bella Vista can be found inside the Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore in Santa Barbara. ]]> Sat, 28 May 2016 14:50:18 +0000 Bella Vista Set in the hills of Santa Barbara, Belmond El Encanto provides guests with both seclusion and tranquility. ]]> Wed, 25 May 2016 14:50:18 +0000 Belmond El Encanto The Dining Room is located inside Belmond El Encanto in Santa Barbara. We chose to dine outside as they have a terrace offering stunning views over the ocean. ]]> Wed, 25 May 2016 14:50:18 +0000 The Dining Room at Belmond El Encanto Located inside the Mondrian Hotel in LA is Skybar. An interesting and fabulous location to enjoy something a little different from many of the other bars in LA. ]]> Sun, 27 Mar 2016 14:50:18 +0000 Skybar Sassafras Saloon is a Western themed bar on Vine in Hollywood. This bar has lots of character and really captures the vintage salon vibe well. ]]> Thu, 24 Mar 2016 14:50:18 +0000 Sassafras Saloon The Montecristo Cigar Bar located inside Caesars Palace is a great place to visit if you love hard liquor and cigars. ]]> Mon, 21 Mar 2016 14:50:18 +0000 Montecristo Cigar Bar The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas is a luxury hotel within walking distance of the famous Las Vegas strip and offers some of the best views of the strip and other. ]]> Fri, 18 Mar 2016 14:50:18 +0000 The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas La Dolce Vita is an Italian restaurant in Beverly Hills. This restaurant holds a wealth of history, a candlelit ambiance, and an authentic style from the Rat Pa ]]> Thu, 17 Mar 2016 14:50:18 +0000 La Dolce Vita Estérel is a Mediterranean restaurant located inside the Sofitel in Beverly Hills. The restaurant has a large dining room and outdoor garden terrace. ]]> Mon, 14 Mar 2016 14:50:18 +0000 Mauro's is a restaurant located inside Fred Segal on Melrose Avenue. Mostly known to be open for lunch, however they occasionally open on Saturday evenings, whi ]]> Sun, 13 Mar 2016 14:50:18 +0000 Mauro's Restaurant Located in Downtown LA, The Edison is tucked away down a back street. Giving it that special intriguing feeling that you're in the know about something that's ]]> Sat, 12 Mar 2016 14:50:18 +0000 The Edison The Upstairs Bar at the Ace Hotel is a fabulous hangout in Downtown LA for some evening cocktails. ]]> Fri, 11 Mar 2016 14:50:18 +0000 Upstairs Bar at the Ace Hotel The Standard Restaurant is located in the front of the Standard Hotel in Downtown Los Angeles. This all-American restaurant is a stone's throw from the busy. ]]> Wed, 09 Mar 2016 14:50:18 +0000 24-7 Restaurant On a recent road trip we drove from LA to Carmel-by-the-Sea and had the joy of experiencing a Lexus LX 570. ]]> Tue, 08 Mar 2016 14:50:18 +0000 Lexus LX 570 The Belvedere is located inside the Peninsula Hotel in the heart of Beverly Hills. The recently refurbished Belvedere has transformed from a fine dining restaur ]]> Sun, 06 Mar 2016 14:50:18 +0000 The Belvedere Our first California road trip of 2016 takes us from LA to Arizona and we had the pleasure of driving the Lexus RC F. The all-important letter in this model. ]]> Fri, 04 Mar 2016 14:50:18 +0000 Lexus RC F Pennyhill Park is renowned for its spa facilities and is located in Bagshot just outside of London. The long, sweeping driveway that leads up to the hotel. ]]> Fri, 12 Feb 2016 14:50:18 +0000 Pennyhill Park Hotel Hartnett Holder and Co is located inside the wonderful Lime Wood hotel. The restaurant is overseen by Angela Hartnett and Luke Holder. ]]> Thu, 11 Feb 2016 14:50:18 +0000 Hartnett Holder and Co The Park Restaurant can be found inside Lucknam Park Hotel. The restaurant is an elegant dining room complete with an army of staff and the menu is fine example ]]> Thu, 04 Feb 2016 14:50:18 +0000 The Park Restaurant The Ritz has set a standard of excellence matched by few other hotels since opening its doors by renowned hotelier Cesar Ritz back in 1906. ]]> Sun, 24 Jan 2016 14:50:18 +0000 The Ritz London The Ritz Restaurant can be found inside The Ritz, It's a truly captivating experience, and the moment you enter into the historic dining room you can't help but ]]> Sun, 24 Jan 2016 14:50:18 +0000 The Ritz Restaurant Refuel can be found inside the Soho Hotel, a regular meeting place for those in the creative industries. ]]> Sat, 23 Jan 2016 14:50:18 +0000 Refuel M Threadneedle Street is located on Threadneedle Walk, placing this restaurant in the heart of the city. ]]> Wed, 20 Jan 2016 14:50:18 +0000 M Threadneedle Street The Distillery Bar is located inside the Hilton Bankside. The bar is located on the site of a former essence factory from the 1880s and uses aromatics and. ]]> Tue, 19 Jan 2016 14:50:18 +0000 The Distillery Bar The Cinnamon Club is under the helm of Vivek Singh and can be found tucked away inside the Old Westminster Library and just a few steps away from the Houses of. ]]> Mon, 18 Jan 2016 14:50:18 +0000 The Cinnamon Club Estiatorio Milos is spreading its wings upon London, Milos can be found in the charming area of St. James's ]]> Sun, 17 Jan 2016 14:50:18 +0000 Estiatorio Milos Masala Grill is located on Kings Road in Chelsea, It takes the place of the renowned Chutney Mary which recently relocated to St James's. ]]> Sat, 16 Jan 2016 14:50:18 +0000 Masala Grill Having walked past HIX Soho for a number of years whilst living in Soho, I've always been rather intrigued, yet for some reason I had not made it through the. ]]> Fri, 15 Jan 2016 14:50:18 +0000 HIX Soho Fenchurch Seafood Bar and Grill is located inside the Walkie Talkie Tower on the 37th floor. After clearing airport security we made our way up to the Sky. ]]> Wed, 13 Jan 2016 14:50:18 +0000 Fenchurch Seafood Bar and Grill The Jones Family Project is located in Shoreditch just a few steps from Old Street Station. We visited in their opening period and had such a wonderful. ]]> Mon, 11 Jan 2016 14:50:18 +0000 The Jones Family Project Union Street Cafe is a Gordon Ramsey restaurants located on Great Suffolk Street, just a few minutes walk from Waterloo Station. ]]> Sat, 09 Jan 2016 14:50:18 +0000 Union Street Cafe Chai Wu is located on the fifth floor of Harrods, after venturing through various departments of sportswear and equestrian attire, we found ourselves stepping. ]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2016 14:50:18 +0000 Chai Wu Quilon is located in Buckingham Gate, it's a Michelin-star restaurant serving fine South Indian cuisine in elegant surroundings. ]]> Wed, 06 Jan 2016 14:50:18 +0000 Quilon Amaranto is located inside the Four Seasons Hotel on Park Lane. We began with pre-dinner cocktails in the Amaranto Bar which is a wonderful way to start your ]]> Sat, 02 Jan 2016 14:50:18 +0000 Amaranto A former tannery located in the hipster area of Bermondsey Street, Tanner and Co is an ideal choice if you're looking for a casual dining experience with. ]]> Wed, 30 Dec 2015 14:50:18 +0000 Tanner and Co Overseen by renowned chef Angela Hartnett, Merchant's Tavern is located in the centre of Shoreditch, and occupies a former Victorian warehouse. ]]> Tue, 29 Dec 2015 14:50:18 +0000 Merchants Tavern Having had a wonderful experience at Bar Boulud last year we were keen to visit again and sample some different dishes from their menu. ]]> Mon, 28 Dec 2015 14:50:18 +0000 Bar Boulud The Boundary Restaurant can be found in the basement of the Boundary Hotel in Shoreditch. The Boundary has a beautiful interior. ]]> Tue, 22 Dec 2015 14:50:18 +0000 Boundary Restaurant Morton's Club Restaurant and Bar is located on Berkeley Square in London's Mayfair. Morton's is a private members club and is set over several floors. ]]> Thu, 17 Dec 2015 14:50:18 +0000 Morton's Club - The Restaurant Holborn Dining Room can be found inside the beautiful Rosewood Hotel in Holborn. The menu is British, the atmosphere is fun and lively, the service is friendly. ]]> Sat, 12 Dec 2015 14:50:18 +0000 Holborn Dining Room Massimo can be found inside the Corinthia Hotel in London. This grand dining room specialises in fine Italian cuisine in lavish surroundings. ]]> Thu, 10 Dec 2015 14:50:18 +0000 Massimo Restaurant Smith and Wollensky is a New York establishment renowned for their Prime Steaks and Seafood. ]]> Sun, 06 Dec 2015 14:50:18 +0000 Smith and Wollensky The Hospital Club is a private members club located in Covent Garden which offers something a little different for the more adventurous among us. ]]> Fri, 04 Dec 2015 14:50:18 +0000 The Hospital Club The Hospital Club restaurant is located inside the renowned Hospital Club in Covent Garden. ]]> Fri, 04 Dec 2015 14:50:18 +0000 The Hospital Club Restaurant Located in the Venetian Hotel in Las Vegas, Db Brasserie is a recent venture from Daniel Boulud. ]]> Thu, 08 Oct 2015 14:50:18 +0000 db BRASSERIE The Venetian Hotel in Las Vegas is perhaps one of the most famous hotels in the world, and is certainly one of the most recognisable on the famous Vegas Strip ]]> Wed, 07 Oct 2015 14:50:18 +0000 The Venetian After visiting a couple of years ago we were keen to revisit and find out if this still remains to be one of the most romantic restaurants in LA. ]]> Sun, 04 Oct 2015 14:50:18 +0000 The Little Door Located in Hollywood, Birch is a small intimate restaurant offering an interesting menu with some English flair. ]]> Sat, 03 Oct 2015 14:50:18 +0000 Birch Our road trip to Salvation Mountain in California was an absolute joy. For this particular trip we experienced the Lexus GS 350 F Sport model ]]> Thu, 01 Oct 2015 14:50:18 +0000 Lexus GS 350 F Sport Saint Felix is located in a rather trendy part of Hollywood. It has an interesting decor, a casual menu and friendly service. ]]> Wed, 30 Sep 2015 14:50:18 +0000 Saint Felix The Blvd restaurant is located in the world renowned Beverly Wilshire by Four Seasons. They offer seating inside and outside. ]]> Mon, 28 Sep 2015 14:50:18 +0000 The Blvd A classic American bistro in the heart of Hollywood. Butchers and Barbers offers a causal and laid back dining experience. ]]> Sat, 19 Sep 2015 14:50:18 +0000 Butchers and Barbers The Little Door restaurant is on the border of Santa Monica and Brentwood. ]]> Fri, 18 Sep 2015 14:50:18 +0000 The Little Door, Santa Monica Chateau Marmont in Los Angeles is something special. Built in the 1920's and styled on a French Castle in the Loire Valley. ]]> Fri, 18 Sep 2015 14:50:18 +0000 Chateau Marmont With a road trip taking us to Palm Springs we decided to experience the Lexus LS and travel in style. ]]> Wed, 16 Sep 2015 14:50:18 +0000 Lexus LS 460 Blue Ribbon is a trendy sushi restaurant located at The Grove in Los Angeles. It's a casual style restaurant, but still provides a great evening with a fun ]]> Tue, 15 Sep 2015 14:50:18 +0000 Blue Ribbon Sushi Bar and Grill Culina is an upscale Italian restaurant at the Four Seasons Hotel in Los Angeles. ]]> Mon, 14 Sep 2015 14:50:18 +0000 Culina Gordon Ramsay Pub and Grill is a fun Gastropub style restaurant within Caesar's Palace. The restaurant is one of three restaurants in Las Vegas to serve food from ]]> Sun, 13 Sep 2015 14:50:18 +0000 Gordon Ramsay Pub and Grill Located at the northern end of the Las Vegas strip is the SLS hotel. It's a little far to walk to all the main casinos on the strip ]]> Thu, 10 Sep 2015 14:50:18 +0000 SLS, Las vegas Goldies is located on 3rd Street in Los Angeles. With a wealth of restaurants to choose from on 3rd Street. ]]> Tue, 08 Sep 2015 14:50:18 +0000 Goldie's The Churchill is a welcoming and interesting restaurant located on 3rd Street in downtown Los Angeles. ]]> Mon, 07 Sep 2015 14:50:18 +0000 The Churchill Red O in Santa Monica is the second location to open in Los Angles, with their other restaurant being on Melrose. ]]> Fri, 04 Sep 2015 14:50:18 +0000 Red O Pearls Rooftop is perched among some of the famous rock bars and clubs on Sunset Boulevard. ]]> Thu, 03 Sep 2015 14:50:18 +0000 Pearl's Rooftop Mare is a restaurant located on the rooftops of Melrose. The entrance is unassuming, we almost thought the valet guys was joking when they directed us through ]]> Wed, 02 Sep 2015 14:50:18 +0000 Located in a perfect lunch spot in Larchmont Village, is Lemonade. They have deli style counters with a selection of hot food, seafood, and salads. ]]> Fri, 28 Aug 2015 14:50:18 +0000 Lemonade An elegant Chinese restaurant consistently positioned among Melbourne's finest, Flower Drum was a joy to experience. ]]> Wed, 26 Aug 2015 14:50:18 +0000 Flower Drum Dish is a casual restaurant, just a few steps away from Melbourne's South Bank. The menu is casual and the dishes are well executed. ]]> Sun, 23 Aug 2015 14:50:18 +0000 Dish Bottega is a cosy, intimate Italian restaurant in Melbourne. The ambience is welcoming, and the plush leather seats and soft lighting make for a relaxing. ]]> Sat, 22 Aug 2015 14:50:18 +0000 Bottega As the name suggests, Meatmaiden take their meat dishes very seriously. They have a grill section with 40 day dry-aged meat for maximum flavour. ]]> Thu, 20 Aug 2015 14:50:18 +0000 Meatmaiden Cecconis is a stylish Italian restaurant with a super dining atmosphere, our experience at Cecconis was wonderful. ]]> Wed, 19 Aug 2015 14:50:18 +0000 Cecconis Il Bacaro is an intimate Italian restaurant situated in the central business district of Melbourne. ]]> Tue, 18 Aug 2015 14:50:18 +0000 Il Bacaro Papa Goose is located in the central business district of Melbourne, Papa Goose offers modern British dining in a Bistro style dining room. ]]> Mon, 17 Aug 2015 14:50:18 +0000 Papa Goose The Park Hyatt in Melbourne can be found in a secluded oasis in the heart of Melbourne and just a few minutes' walk from Parliament Station, the Park Hyatt... ]]> Sun, 16 Aug 2015 14:50:18 +0000 Park Hyatt, Melbourne The Langham is a charming hotel full of character on the Southbank in Melbourne. ]]> Sat, 15 Aug 2015 14:50:18 +0000 The Langham, Melbourne Ezard is a fine dining restaurant offering a delightful culinary journey. Teage Ezard is the head chef, and recognised as one of Australia's leading chefs. ]]> Thu, 13 Aug 2015 14:50:18 +0000 Ezard The Spicers Sangoma Resort is located in the Blue Mountains of New South Wales which is only about one hour from Sydney. ]]> Sun, 09 Aug 2015 14:50:18 +0000 Spicers Sangoma Retreat Longrain is located in Surrey Hills, it's a casual restaurant offering insanely good cuisine inspired by South East Asian culture. ]]> Wed, 05 Aug 2015 14:50:18 +0000 Longrain, Sydney Black by ezard is located inside The Star in Sydney, Black by ezard is a steakhouse offering an interesting menu which is well executed. ]]> Tue, 04 Aug 2015 14:50:18 +0000 BLACK by ezard The Darling Hotel is located in Darling Harbour, Sydney, it's a five star hotel and a true representation of what a five star experience is all about. ]]> Mon, 03 Aug 2015 14:50:18 +0000 The Darling Hotel Bang Street Food is located in the wonderful Surrey Hills, offering delicious Bangladesh street food. ]]> Sun, 02 Aug 2015 14:50:18 +0000 Bang Street Food A picturesque retreat in the heart of the rainforest and just a few minutes from Byron Bay ]]> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 14:50:18 +0000 The Byron at Byron Resort and Spa Crystal Creek Rainforest Retreat offer luxurious mountain view lodges, its located between Byron Bay and the Gold Coast. ]]> Wed, 22 Jul 2015 14:50:18 +0000 Crystal Creek Rainforest Retreat Tokyo is located in Surrey Hills, Sydney. Looking rather inviting from the street we were excited to enter and experience what they have to offer. ]]> Wed, 15 Jul 2015 14:50:18 +0000 Toko Tokonoma can be found in the heart Sydney's financial district. Created by the founders of Toko, Tokonoma is a spacious and nicely designed restaurant with warm ]]> Tue, 14 Jul 2015 14:50:18 +0000 Tokonoma Located in the Beautiful Surrey Hills, Bishop Sessa is a small, nicely designed, intimate restaurant. We decided to begin with a couple of pre-dinner cocktails. ]]> Mon, 13 Jul 2015 14:50:18 +0000 Bishop Sessa The Champagne Room can be found inside The Winery in Surrey Hills, Sydney. It's on the upper level and has an ever-so British feeling with beautifully designed. ]]> Sun, 12 Jul 2015 14:50:18 +0000 Champagne Room The Theatre Bar at the End of the Wharf is just as the name suggests - located at the end of the wharf and just a few steps from Sydney Harbour. ]]> Wed, 08 Jul 2015 14:50:18 +0000 Theatre Bar at the End of the Wharf The Spice Room is a beautifully designed Indian restaurant located in Circular Quay, Sydney. It has a very authentic interior, and as you walk past the bicycle ]]> Tue, 07 Jul 2015 14:50:18 +0000 The Spice Room The Governors Table can be found inside Australia's first Government House at the Museum of Sydney, The Governors Table is a restaurant with a wealth of history ]]> Sun, 05 Jul 2015 14:50:18 +0000 The Governors Table Eau du Vai is a hidden gem located in Darlington, Sydney. Eau du Vai is tucked away, and doesn't really have any frontage. ]]> Sat, 04 Jul 2015 14:50:18 +0000 Eau de Vie Located in Surrey Hills, Sydney, Nomad is a great find, it's a restaurant with a very local atmosphere. ]]> Fri, 03 Jul 2015 14:50:18 +0000 Nomad Malabar is a South Indian restaurant located in Darlinghurst, Sydney. As far as Indian cuisine goes ]]> Sat, 13 Jun 2015 14:50:18 +0000 Malabar Darlinghurst Located inside The Star in Sydney is Sokyo, a lively and causal sushi restaurant. The restaurant has a chic interior. ]]> Fri, 12 Jun 2015 14:50:18 +0000 Sokyo The Dining Room can be found inside the Park Hyatt in Sydney Harbour, The Dining Room has some of the best views over Sydney Harbour. ]]> Thu, 11 Jun 2015 14:50:18 +0000 The Dining Room The Chophouse is a welcome change from all the offices and commercial buildings you find in the financial district. ]]> Wed, 10 Jun 2015 14:50:18 +0000 Chophouse Sepia can be found near Darling Harbour in Sydney, Sepia is fine dining restaurant drawing inspiration from Japan. ]]> Tue, 09 Jun 2015 14:50:18 +0000 Sepia Restaurant Altitude is a fine dining restaurant situated on the 36th floor of the Shangri-La Hotel in Sydney. ]]> Mon, 08 Jun 2015 14:50:18 +0000 Altitude Restaurant Tetsuya is a fine dining restaurant in central Sydney. The tables overlook a small floodlit Japanese garden, and you feel as though you are dining in a secluded ]]> Fri, 05 Jun 2015 14:50:18 +0000 Tetsuya's Restaurant The Rook in Sydney is a rooftop cocktail bar, where drinks and lobsters go hand in hand. They take their cocktails very seriously, and have a wide selection to ]]> Thu, 04 Jun 2015 14:50:18 +0000 The Rook The Gantry Restaurant is located inside the Pier One Hotel in Sydney Harbour. It sits harbour side with some of the most beautiful views across the waterfront. ]]> Wed, 03 Jun 2015 14:50:18 +0000 The Gantry Restaurant Located just a few steps from Sydney Harbour Bridge, and just around the corner from the Sydney Opera House is the Pier One Hotel. ]]> Tue, 02 Jun 2015 14:50:18 +0000 Pier One Sydney Harbour Located in the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess Hotel is the Bourbon Steak Restaurant. They offer a menu with a tantalizing range of fine beef cuts. ]]> Fri, 08 May 2015 14:50:18 +0000 Bourbon Steak Sushi Roku can be found inside the W Hotel in Scottsdale. They offer some fine sushi dishes, sourced from waters all over the globe. ]]> Wed, 06 May 2015 14:50:18 +0000 Sushi Roku, Scottsdale The Hyatt Regency in Scottsdale really is a beautiful resort that you must experience if you are planning to visit Scottsdale. ]]> Mon, 04 May 2015 14:50:18 +0000 Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort and Spa The Arizona Grand Resort and Spa in Phoenix is an impressive 17,000 acre mountain retreat. It's home to award winning golf courses, there's a large water park. ]]> Fri, 01 May 2015 14:50:18 +0000 Arizona Grand Resort and Spa The Colony Palms Hotel in Palm Springs is nestled nicely in Palm Canyon Drive and covers a large enough area to feel secluded. ]]> Sat, 18 Apr 2015 14:50:18 +0000 Colony Palms Hotel Spice Affair is one of Beverly Hills' stand out Indian Restaurants. It serves modern takes on Indian Classics you'd expect from traditional restaurants. ]]> Thu, 16 Apr 2015 14:50:18 +0000 Spice Affair Located inside the Mr. C Hotel in Beverly Hills is this fabulous Italian restaurant. It's a great place to dine regardless of whether you're staying in the hote ]]> Mon, 13 Apr 2015 14:50:18 +0000 The Restaurant at Mr. C When it comes to Sunday brunch, Hotel Bel-Air offers an outstanding menu. Set within the Wolfgang Puck at Hotel Bel-Air ]]> Fri, 10 Apr 2015 14:50:18 +0000 Sunday Brunch, Hotel Bel-Air Tart can be found opposite The Grove in LA. We sat outside in the courtyard garden, it was a warm evening as you'd expect in LA ]]> Thu, 09 Apr 2015 14:50:18 +0000 Tart Restaurant A gastropub in Downtown LA. Sixth Street offer 24 world class bears on tap, along with a simple selection of wine, cocktails and food. ]]> Wed, 08 Apr 2015 14:50:18 +0000 Sixth Street Tavern Bound by Salvatore Calabrese can be found inside the Cromwell Hotel. It's a sophisticated bar on the edge of the hotels casino. ]]> Thu, 02 Apr 2015 14:50:18 +0000 Bound by Salvatore Located in Downtown LA, Beelmans Pub delivers as the name would suggest. They serve a great selection of cocktails ]]> Sat, 28 Mar 2015 14:50:18 +0000 Beelman's Located in Downtown LA you will find Faith and Flower. This is possibly my favourite when it comes to Downtown restaurants ]]> Sun, 22 Mar 2015 14:50:18 +0000 Faith and Flower Located in downtown LA, the Library Bar is a beautifully designed restaurant. It almost feels like a private members clubs in Soho ]]> Sat, 21 Mar 2015 14:50:18 +0000 Library Bar Zinque is located in West Hollywood on Melrose. It's a small bar and restaurant, with a secluded garden patio area that's home to tables and chairs of various.. ]]> Sat, 14 Mar 2015 14:50:18 +0000 Zinque Located near Beverly Hills, Il Celio has a discrete yet intriguing presence. The entrance is an archway nestled in an array of greenery. ]]> Thu, 12 Mar 2015 14:50:18 +0000 Il Cielo STK can be found on the well known La Cienega Boulevard. Almost every table has been carefully laid out and has its own booth style design ]]> Wed, 11 Mar 2015 14:50:18 +0000 STK Los Angeles We have visited Koi in Los Angeles before, and as we had an enjoyable and satisfying experience last time we knew what to expect. ]]> Sat, 07 Mar 2015 14:50:18 +0000 Koi Los Angeles Tagine is a restaurant owned by Ryan Gosling. It's located on Robertson, Beverly Hills and offers a small and intimate dining experience with fine Moroccan... ]]> Fri, 06 Mar 2015 14:50:18 +0000 Tagine Located in Beverly Hills, Ocean Prime is a steakhouse that offers guests the option to dine either inside or outside. ]]> Wed, 04 Mar 2015 14:50:18 +0000 Ocean Prime Cabana Cafe can be found inside the glamorous Beverly Hills Hotel. We have visited this hotel numerous times over the years. ]]> Tue, 03 Mar 2015 14:50:18 +0000 The Cabana Cafe Cavatina is set within the renowned Sunset Marquis, which has played host to a wide range of musical talent over the years. ]]> Mon, 02 Mar 2015 14:50:18 +0000 Cavatina We were very excited to visit The Larchmont, founded by a trio of renowned restaurant owners who have come together and handpickedR32;the chefs to create the menu. ]]> Sun, 01 Mar 2015 14:50:18 +0000 The Larchmont Quattro Passi brings you Italian fine dining in the heart of London's Mayfair. The restaurant has been beautifully designed and well thought out. ]]> Wed, 11 Feb 2015 14:50:18 +0000 Quattro Passi Having previously visited Hawksmoor in Knightsbridge, we were keen to compare locations. So we paid a visit to the recently opened Hawksmoor on Air Street, whic ]]> Sun, 08 Feb 2015 14:50:18 +0000 Hawksmoor Air Street Having previously visited The Pig in the Wall, we were keen to visit The Pig near Bath and see how it compares. ]]> Fri, 06 Feb 2015 14:50:18 +0000 The Pig near Bath Located at The Pig near Bath, we spent the evening at their restaurant. The dining room had a relaxed feel with a rustic country chic to the decor. ]]> Fri, 06 Feb 2015 14:50:18 +0000 Dining at The Pig near Bath Located in the Cotswolds and surrounded by acres of well-maintained gardens and woodlands is The Hare and Hounds. ]]> Thu, 05 Feb 2015 14:50:18 +0000 The Hare and Hounds Hotel Located inside the Hare and Hounds Hotel the Beaufort Restaurant is their fine dining offering, and fine dining it was. The dining room was beautiful, it was wo ]]> Thu, 05 Feb 2015 14:50:18 +0000 The Beaufort Restaurant Colette's is a fine dining restaurant located inside The Grove. Head chef Russell Bateman won National Chef of The Year in 2014 ]]> Wed, 28 Jan 2015 14:50:18 +0000 Colette's The Majestic Barriere in Cannes is a hotel encompassing luxury, elegance, style and warm charm. This is no ordinary hotel by any means, it's a palace that has b ]]> Tue, 20 Jan 2015 14:50:18 +0000 Majestic Barriere Le Relais is a casual, relaxed dining experience located inside the Martinez Hotel. Giving pride of place to seasonal products, ]]> Mon, 19 Jan 2015 14:50:18 +0000 Le Relais Located in the Carlton Intercontinental hotel in Cannes is their house restaurant, the Carlton Restaurant. ]]> Sat, 17 Jan 2015 14:50:18 +0000 Carlton Restaurant Michael's restaurant can be found tucked away on 3rd Street in Santa Monica. We recommend that you eat outdoors if available. ]]> Sat, 17 Jan 2015 14:50:18 +0000 Michael's Château Les Carrasses is a 19th Century building in the Languedoc area, South of France. It's a former winery, but looking at it you would be forgiven for not ]]> Thu, 15 Jan 2015 14:50:18 +0000 The Château Les Carrasses brasserie is a casual dining restaurant located in the Chateau le Carresses. ]]> Thu, 15 Jan 2015 14:50:18 +0000 Chateau de la Cazine is located in the picturesque Limousin area of France. While you may not be familiar with the region, I can tell you first hand it's a beau ]]> Tue, 13 Jan 2015 14:50:18 +0000 Le Laurent in Paris is a Parisian institution. It's located in a gorgeous setting, within the affluent area of Paris ]]> Tue, 06 Jan 2015 14:50:18 +0000 Le Laurent A restaurant that we keep coming back to is Buddha Bar in Paris. It's a place that holds a special place in our hearts ]]> Sat, 03 Jan 2015 14:50:18 +0000 Buddha Bar Paris Situated in an unbeatable location, just a few steps away from Avenue Montaigne and in the 'Golden Triangle' is La Tremoille. A luxury hotel in Paris that has ]]> Fri, 02 Jan 2015 14:50:18 +0000 The Old Swan and Minster Mill is like stepping back in time. There is a laid-back atmosphere and a friendly approach from the staff and the building if full of ]]> Sun, 28 Dec 2014 14:50:18 +0000 Dining at the Old Swan and Minster Mill Zaika has been serving since 1999, and is one of only a select few Indian restaurants to be awarded two prestigious AA rosettes. Joining with the famous Tamarin ]]> Thu, 11 Dec 2014 14:50:18 +0000 Zaika of Kensington Located in the Edition Hotel in London is the Punch Room. Tucked away at the rear of the hotel and by reservation only, this is a special place. ]]> Mon, 08 Dec 2014 14:50:18 +0000 Punch Room Kurobuta is located in Marble Arch, and provides an interesting dining experience. It's the sister property of the well-renowned Kurobuta pop up restaurant on K ]]> Sun, 07 Dec 2014 14:50:18 +0000 Kurobuta Marble Arch A stay at Dovecote Barns offers a unique and comfortable insight into country living. ]]> Fri, 14 Nov 2014 14:50:18 +0000 The Dovecote Barns Located inside Talbot hotel in Malton, we had the pleasure of dining at the James Martin Restaurant. You will probably have heard of James Martin. ]]> Thu, 13 Nov 2014 14:50:18 +0000 James Martin at The Talbot Hotel Located in the beautiful quaint town of Malton is the Talbot Hotel. It's around 20 minutes from York city centre, and easy to access via most forms of transport ]]> Wed, 12 Nov 2014 14:50:18 +0000 The Talbot Hotel In the cosy little hamlet of Felixkirk, just outside Thirsk, there sits a relatively diminutive pub, restaurant, and hotel which goes by the name of. ]]> Sun, 09 Nov 2014 14:50:18 +0000 The Carpenters Arms We have all heard about the beauty of the Yorkshire countryside, so I will not wax lyrical about its virtues. ]]> Sun, 09 Nov 2014 14:50:18 +0000 The Carpenters Arms Restaurant Located in the heart of Harrogate is the Royal Parade apartments. It's a three story town house that has a self-proclaimed 'Eco-Chic' design. ]]> Fri, 07 Nov 2014 14:50:18 +0000 Royal Parade Apartments Located in the idyllic hamlet of Easby, and just footsteps from the beautiful market town of Richmond in Yorkshire is Easby Hall. ]]> Sun, 02 Nov 2014 14:50:18 +0000 Easby hall Located in the Scottish Borders just south of Edinburgh, Airhouses lodges offer a premium 5 star self-catering experience at its finest. ]]> Sat, 01 Nov 2014 14:50:18 +0000 Airhouses Studford Luxury Lodges are located in beautiful Yorkshire, just outside Helmsley on a private woodland. ]]> Sat, 01 Nov 2014 14:50:18 +0000 Studford Luxury Lodges We fancied a gastropub dining experience, so we decided to visit Bourne and Hollingsworth. Situated in the Clarkenwell area of London you're spoilt for choice. ]]> Wed, 15 Oct 2014 14:50:18 +0000 Bourne and Hollingsworth Buildings Le Cinq can be found inside the George V Four Seasons Hotel, Paris, offering fine dining at its finest. ]]> Sat, 04 Oct 2014 14:50:18 +0000 Le Cinq Villa Cortine is located in Lake Garda in Italy, it's is a grand building surrounded by beautifully landscaped gardens ]]> Thu, 25 Sep 2014 14:50:18 +0000 Villa Cortine Palace Le Gardenie can be found located inside Villa Cortine, situated in Lake Garda, Italy. This beautifully traditional villa is home to this wonderful restaurant, w ]]> Thu, 25 Sep 2014 14:50:18 +0000 Le Gardenie Principe Forte dei Marmi is a stunning hotel, located in Forte dei Marmi, Italy. Set within its own private grounds, this hotel boasts wonderful surroundings. ]]> Wed, 24 Sep 2014 14:50:18 +0000 Principe Forte dei Marmi Lux Lucis can be found located inside the Principe Forte de Marmi hotel, Italy. Lux is the fine dining restaurant of the hotel, and it certainly lives up to. ]]> Wed, 24 Sep 2014 14:50:18 +0000 Lux Lucis The Principe restaurant at Principe Forte de Marmi is the hotel's more informal dining offering. ]]> Wed, 24 Sep 2014 14:50:18 +0000 Principe Restaurant After a day enjoying the Yorkshire countryside, we decided to dine at the Rudding Park Hotel's Clcoktower restaurant. ]]> Wed, 24 Sep 2014 14:50:18 +0000 Clocktower Rudding Park is just a short drive from Harrogate, and it impressed us in every possible way. We arrived on a winter's day, with a light fall of snow on the. ]]> Tue, 23 Sep 2014 14:50:18 +0000 Rudding Park The Grand Hotel Excelsior Vittoria lives up to its lofty name in so many ways that it simply staggers the imagination. ]]> Wed, 17 Sep 2014 14:50:18 +0000 Grand Hotel Excelsior Vittoria Hidden inside the glorious Grand Hotel Excelsior Vittoria, the Terrazza Bosquet is a simply magical place to dine. ]]> Wed, 17 Sep 2014 14:50:18 +0000 Terrazza Bosquet Masseria Torre Maizza is a gorgeous hotel located in Puglia, Italy. Puglia is such a beautiful location that it is best enjoyed in the great outdoors. ]]> Mon, 15 Sep 2014 14:50:18 +0000 Masseria Torre Maizza Our table for two was set with candles, around us fairy lights gleamed ]]> Sat, 13 Sep 2014 14:50:18 +0000 Restaurant Oliviero Think La Dolce Vita. Think the glamour of the 1950's, when travel was still an adventure. ]]> Sat, 13 Sep 2014 14:50:18 +0000 Monaci Delle Terre Nere, Located in the foothills of Mount Etna, really is a fine hotel. This hotel embodies everything a five star hotel should be in terms of. ]]> Thu, 11 Sep 2014 14:50:18 +0000 Monaci delle Terre Nere The restaurant at Monaci Delle Terre Nere is a lovely place for a relaxed evening. ]]> Thu, 11 Sep 2014 14:50:18 +0000 Restaurant di Monaci delle Terre Nere The Grand Hotel Vesuvio can be found on the sea front in Naples. With unrestricted views over the harbour, this hotel does boast a great location. ]]> Tue, 09 Sep 2014 14:50:18 +0000 Grand Hotel Vesuvio Borgo San Felice can be found located in the beautiful area of San Felice, in Tuscany. This hotel holds a wealth of history. ]]> Fri, 05 Sep 2014 14:50:18 +0000 Borgo San Felice Poggio Rosso is the fine dining restaurant located at the beautiful Borgo San Felice, Tuscany. This resort was a former village. ]]> Fri, 05 Sep 2014 14:50:18 +0000 Poggio Rosso Restaurant La Terrazza can be found located at the Borgo San Felice resort, in Italy. This restaurant offers the best of both worlds - casual dining. ]]> Fri, 05 Sep 2014 14:50:18 +0000 La Terrazza di Borgo San Felice Palazzo Seneca can be found located in the charming town of Norcia, Italy. The building itself is in fact a former 16th century royal palace; and it is still... ]]> Thu, 04 Sep 2014 14:50:18 +0000 Palazzo Seneca Vespasia can be found located inside the wonderful Palazzo Seneca hotel, in the beautiful town of Norcia, Perugia. This restaurant is simply gorgeous in design. ]]> Thu, 04 Sep 2014 14:50:18 +0000 Vespasia Restaurant Located in the Hotel Borgo Santo Pietro lives up to its name, with calming views over a serene valley. ]]> Tue, 02 Sep 2014 14:50:18 +0000 Valle Serena Restaurant Il Falconiere is part of the Relais and Chateaux group of hotels, and is located in the heart of picturesque Tuscany. Converted from a 17th century villa, the h ]]> Mon, 01 Sep 2014 14:50:18 +0000 Il Falconiere As ever on our travels, food is the centre piece of our day. The Restaurant Il Falconiere has tables both outside on the terrace... ]]> Mon, 01 Sep 2014 14:50:18 +0000 Il Falconiere Restaurant Villa Cora is a truly magnificent Italianate villa on the outskirts of Florence, close to the world famous Boboli Gardens. ]]> Sun, 31 Aug 2014 14:50:18 +0000 Villa Cora Le Bistrot offers elegant yet casual dining in a cream and white room in the winter, and by the poolside in the balmy months of April to October. ]]> Sun, 31 Aug 2014 14:50:18 +0000 Le Bistrot Hotel l'Albereta is a five star hotel set in a secluded and ancient park in the Franciacorta area on Lake Iseo. Just an hour from Milan, it makes a great stop a ]]> Fri, 29 Aug 2014 14:50:18 +0000 L'Albereta Hotel l'Albereta offers a great casual dining restaurant, the Vistalago Bistro. The best thing about the Vistalago is ]]> Fri, 29 Aug 2014 14:50:18 +0000 Vistalago Bistro While staying at the fabulously luxurious Hotel d'Angleterre, it's a must to spend an evening - sampling the champagne and cocktails in the Balthazar Bar. ]]> Fri, 22 Aug 2014 14:50:18 +0000 Balthazar If you're looking for a good cocktail in Copenhagen - you need look no further than Lidkoeb. ]]> Thu, 14 Aug 2014 14:50:18 +0000 Lidkoeb Holmens Kanal can be found located right in the centre of Copenhagen. You'll have to look closely to find it if you're not in the know as it is fairly tucked. ]]> Mon, 11 Aug 2014 14:50:18 +0000 Holmens Kanal 1105 is a small cocktail bar that you will find located in the centre of Copenhagen. With dark furnishings and low level lighting ]]> Sun, 10 Aug 2014 14:50:18 +0000 1105 Kokkeriet can be found located in a quiet backstreet of Copenhagan. Small and intimate, this fine dining restaurant offers cosy, yet beautiful interiors. ]]> Sat, 09 Aug 2014 14:50:18 +0000 Kokkeriet Restaurant AOC, located in Copenhagen, is a great find. This beautifully designed restaurant truly is a hidden gem. ]]> Fri, 08 Aug 2014 14:50:18 +0000 Restaurant AOC Bedford and Burns, located in Beverly Hills, is a restaurant that serves typical American fare. ]]> Tue, 15 Jul 2014 14:50:18 +0000 Bedford and Burns Maude, a venture of the well respected chef Curtis Stone, this restaurant is named after his Grandmother, and can be found located in Beverly Hills. ]]> Wed, 09 Jul 2014 14:50:18 +0000 Maude Having previously visited Hakkasan in Beverley Hills, we were keen to compare it's offering to that of it's sister restaurant of the same name. ]]> Wed, 02 Jul 2014 14:50:18 +0000 Hakkasan - Las Vegas We were eager to dine at Petrossian on Robertson Boulevard, West Hollywood. We had heard excellent things regarding its fine wine collection and caviar. ]]> Tue, 01 Jul 2014 14:50:18 +0000 Petrossian Located in West Hollywood, Bar Harlowe is a beautifully deisgned bar indeed. Breaking away from the obvious ]]> Tue, 01 Jul 2014 14:50:18 +0000 Harlowe Madeo, located on Melrose, LA, is a family run venture. We'd heard good things about this Italian celebrity hot spot, and were excited to sample it for ourselve ]]> Tue, 01 Jul 2014 14:50:18 +0000 Madeo La Poubelle is a wonderful restaurant serving up traditional French cuisine since 1969, this husband and wife run venture has a charming back story. ]]> Tue, 01 Jul 2014 14:50:18 +0000 La Poubelle Wolfgang Puck at Hotel Bel-Air is a very special restaurant indeed. For us, the LA scene somewhat lacks a fine dining culture, so we were very excited to try it ]]> Sat, 14 Jun 2014 14:50:18 +0000 Wolfgang Puck Craig's by name; lavish by nature. There is more than one reason as for why this American restaurant hasn't had an empty table since it opened. ]]> Fri, 13 Jun 2014 14:50:18 +0000 Craig's Pump is a recently opened restaurant located on Santa Monica Blvd, this has been beautifully restored by husband and wife team, Lisa Vanderpump and Ken Todd. ]]> Wed, 04 Jun 2014 14:50:18 +0000 PUMP Located in Beverly Hills, Chaya is a chic restaurant offering a special experience. We were very much looking forward to checking it out ]]> Mon, 02 Jun 2014 14:50:18 +0000 Chaya Pace can be found tucked away on Laurel Canyon Boulevard, Los Angeles. This quaint Italian restaurant provides a discrete hideaway for celebs, offering a relaxe ]]> Sun, 01 Jun 2014 14:50:18 +0000 Pace Unbeatable views, an idyllic location and authentic Japanese cuisine - this is Yamashiro, Hollywood.  ]]> Sun, 01 Jun 2014 14:50:18 +0000 Yamashiro Katana is located on the famous Sunset Boulevard. I'd spotted this restaurant several times over the last year or two, and had thought it was about time we visited. ]]> Fri, 16 May 2014 14:50:18 +0000 Katana Wilshire restaurant is located between Santa Monica and Hollywood, during our visit, we were fortunate enough to be sat outside on their wonderful terrace, which was a very relaxing spot indeed. ]]> Thu, 15 May 2014 14:50:18 +0000 Wilshire Restaurant Sur, located on the trendy Robertson Boulevard, is a great find. Created by husband and wife team Lisa Vanderpump and Ken Todd. ]]> Sat, 10 May 2014 14:50:18 +0000 Sur Tres by José Andrés can be found located inside the SLS Hotel in Beverley Hills. For those of you who are unaware, José Andrés is a Spanish born American chef who has a wealth of culinary experience ]]> Fri, 09 May 2014 14:50:18 +0000 The Madonna Inn is located in the heart of Central Coast, near downtown San Louis Obispo, this hotel is a must visit for lovers of vintage, kitsch and OTT! ]]> Sat, 19 Apr 2014 14:50:18 +0000 Madonna Inn La Table de Patrick Raingeard can be found at the incredible Cap Estel resort, located just ten minutes from Monaco. ]]> Mon, 14 Apr 2014 14:50:18 +0000 La table de Patrick Raingeard Cap Estel can be found nestled in its own two-hectare peninsula, jutting into the Mediterranean Sea in a unique location in France. ]]> Sun, 13 Apr 2014 14:50:18 +0000 Cap Estel From the moment we entered the gated villa, we were simply blown away by the presence of the facade, which is a sensation that continues throughout the building thanks to the attention of detail... ]]> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 14:50:18 +0000 La Bergerie Bagni di Pisa is a wonderful hotel, situated just a short taxi ride away from the centre of Pisa. ]]> Mon, 07 Apr 2014 14:50:18 +0000 Bagni Di Pisa Dei Lorena Restaurant, located on the top floor of the Bagni di Pisa hotel, is a far cry from the staff quarters it once was when the building was a palace. ]]> Mon, 07 Apr 2014 14:50:18 +0000 The Restaurant at Bagni Di Pisa Les Caroubiers, located inside the golf club house of the Terre Blanche resort. The surroundings of this restaurant are just lovely, with panoramic views of. ]]> Mon, 07 Apr 2014 14:50:18 +0000 Le Gaudina The Hotel Continentale, part of the Lungaro Collection, can be found in the most beautiful location on the banks for the River Arno. ]]> Sun, 06 Apr 2014 14:50:18 +0000 Hotel Continentale L'Incontro can be found located inside the Hotel Savoy in Florence. This restaurant offers the best of Tuscany with its dishes ]]> Sat, 05 Apr 2014 14:50:18 +0000 L'incontro Relais Santa Croce can be found just a short walk from the centre of Florence. ]]> Fri, 04 Apr 2014 14:50:18 +0000 Relais Santa Croce Guelfi e Ghibellini can be found inside the Relais Santa Croce hotel, Florence. ]]> Fri, 04 Apr 2014 14:50:18 +0000 Guelfi e Ghibellini Trattoria La Vigna is a beautiful restaurant, found inside the Lefay Spa and Hotel, located on the banks of Lake Garda, Italy. ]]> Tue, 01 Apr 2014 14:50:18 +0000 La Vigna Palazzo Victoria is a beautiful Italian hotel, located in the heart of Verona. The incredible building was once a private villa ]]> Tue, 01 Apr 2014 14:50:18 +0000 Palazzo Victoria Borsari 36 Restaurant can be found located inside the Palazzo Victoria hotel, Verona. This restaurant pushes the boundaries. ]]> Tue, 01 Apr 2014 14:50:18 +0000 Borsari 36 Terre Blanche, can be found located in Provence, just a short drive from Cannes. Described as a golf and spa resort. ]]> Tue, 01 Apr 2014 14:50:18 +0000 Terre Blanche Hotel La Gaudina can be found inside the main hotel building of the Terre Blanche resort. ]]> Tue, 01 Apr 2014 14:50:18 +0000 Les Caroubiers Lido Palace, Riva del Garda, boast quite the spectacular location. Situated on the banks of the lake, this hotel originates back to 1899. ]]> Sat, 29 Mar 2014 14:50:18 +0000 Lido Palace Il Re della Busa can be found inside the idyllic Lido Palace hotel, situated in Riva del Garda, Italy ]]> Sat, 29 Mar 2014 14:50:18 +0000 Il Re della Busa Raymond Blanc's restaurant at Le Manoir aux Quat'Saisons provides quite the experience. ]]> Tue, 25 Mar 2014 14:50:18 +0000 The Restaurant at Le Manoir Le Manoir aux Quat'Saisons can be found nestled in the beautiful countryside of rural Oxfordshire. ]]> Tue, 25 Mar 2014 14:50:18 +0000 Le Manoir aux Quat'Saisons Moti Mahal, located in Covent Garden, serves impeccable, Michelin Star Indian cuisine. ]]> Sat, 08 Feb 2014 14:50:18 +0000 Moti Mahal Marketed, as London's most romantic restaurant, Clos Maggiore, Covent Garden, is no fraud. It's quite obvious from the outset that this is one of the most romantic spots in the capital. ]]> Thu, 06 Feb 2014 14:50:18 +0000 Clos Maggiore Avenue Restaurant, aptly promoted as 'Manhattan Meets Mayfair', can be found on the ever popular St James' Street, London. Recently refurbished ]]> Wed, 05 Feb 2014 14:50:18 +0000 Avenue The Northall restaurant can be found located inside the Corinthia Hotel, London. This magnificent building retains all it's classic charm. ]]> Fri, 31 Jan 2014 14:50:18 +0000 The Northall Theo Randall can be found inside the Intercontinental Hotel on Park Lane. Specialising in Italian cuisine. ]]> Tue, 28 Jan 2014 14:50:18 +0000 Theo Randall Hakkasan on Hanway Street celebrates an ancient Chinese culinary ritual each Sunday, when they put on a special 'Dim Sum Sundays' menu. ]]> Sat, 25 Jan 2014 14:50:18 +0000 Hakkasan - Hanway Place The Luggage Room can be found located inside the Marriott Grosvenor Square. Separated from the hotel by a separate entrance with a very large black door. ]]> Fri, 24 Jan 2014 14:50:18 +0000 The Luggage Room Morton's private members' club hosts a highly acclaimed bar, offering an impressive selection of cocktails. ]]> Wed, 22 Jan 2014 14:50:18 +0000 Morton's Club - The Bar Tsukiji is a Sushi restaurant situated in Mayfair, London. Located inside The Westbury Hotel. ]]> Sat, 18 Jan 2014 14:50:18 +0000 Tsukiji Sushi Brown's Hotel by Rocco Forte is located in Mayfair. We'd previously heard excellent things about their Afternoon Tea ]]> Fri, 17 Jan 2014 14:50:18 +0000 Afternoon Tea at Brown's Hotel L'Atelier de Joël Robuchon is located on the edge of Covent Garden. The impressive façade is quite something to behold ]]> Wed, 08 Jan 2014 14:50:18 +0000 Berners Tavern can be found inside the new Edition Hotel in Fitzrovia. Recently opened after an extensive refurbishment, this restaurant is certainly now something to behold. ]]> Sun, 05 Jan 2014 14:50:18 +0000 Berners Tavern Dim T is a casual restaurant, offering popular, Westernised, modern Chinese cuisine. ]]> Wed, 01 Jan 2014 14:50:18 +0000 Dim T - London Bridge Skylon, part of the DandD Group can be found located inside the Southbank Centre. ]]> Sun, 17 Nov 2013 14:50:18 +0000 Skylon Yauatcha, located in the heart of Soho is known as a contemporary dim sum teahouse. ]]> Wed, 13 Nov 2013 14:50:18 +0000 Yauatcha The Potting Shed restaurant can be found hidden away in the basement of the Dorset Square Hotel. ]]> Tue, 12 Nov 2013 14:50:18 +0000 The Potting Shed The club at The House of St Barnabas is a private member's club with a difference; it is not-for-profit, with all proceeds going to help homeless people create a more secure future. ]]> Mon, 11 Nov 2013 14:50:18 +0000 House of St Barnabas We had often walked past Busaba Eathai in Soho and it was difficult not to notice the regular queue outside ]]> Sun, 10 Nov 2013 14:50:18 +0000 Busaba Eathai Soho The Keeper's House is located inside the Royal Academy in Piccadilly, London. ]]> Fri, 08 Nov 2013 14:50:18 +0000 Keepers House Benihana, Piccadilly, is a pretty special restaurant. In fact, unknowingly, during our visit we were about to experience something very different ]]> Thu, 07 Nov 2013 14:50:18 +0000 Benihana Piccadilly Boulestin, located in St James, London, is a stunning restaurant serving up delicious French cuisine. Having recently opened in September 2013 ]]> Wed, 06 Nov 2013 14:50:18 +0000 Boulestin Hix Mayfair can be found inside the famous Brown's Hotel in London. ]]> Sun, 27 Oct 2013 14:50:18 +0000 HIX Mayfair Nozomi is located in Knightsbridge and is known as a bit of a celebrity hotspot, with their previous clients including the likes of Jay Z and Rhianna. ]]> Thu, 24 Oct 2013 14:50:18 +0000 Nozomi Sushi Samba is an incredibly impressive restaurant occupying the 38th and 39th floors of Heron Tower, making it one of London's highest restaurants. ]]> Fri, 18 Oct 2013 14:50:18 +0000 Sushi Samba 1 Lombard Street, situated within the famous square mile, is something to behold. ]]> Thu, 17 Oct 2013 14:50:18 +0000 1 Lombard Street Afternoon Tea at the Connaught hotel has recently been awarded the coveted 'Award of Excellence' from the Tea Guild for 2013; ]]> Mon, 14 Oct 2013 14:50:18 +0000 Afternoon Tea at The Connaught Graphic Bar is situated in Golden Square in London's Soho area. Graphic Bar is certainly a hotspot worth checking out. ]]> Mon, 14 Oct 2013 14:50:18 +0000 Graphic Bar The Folly Bar can be found on Gracechruch Street in London. This bar is a great little find. ]]> Sun, 06 Oct 2013 14:50:18 +0000 The Folly The Sartoria restaurant, part of the DandD Group, is ideally situated on Savile Row; with such a great location, it is no surprise that this restaurant is one of. ]]> Tue, 01 Oct 2013 14:50:18 +0000 Sartoria Villa Neri is a five-star 'resort' located in Linguaglossa, Sicily. We're using the term 'resort' a little tentatively here, as although that is how it... ]]> Tue, 10 Sep 2013 14:50:18 +0000 Villa Neri Le Dodici Fontane can be found located inside the Villa Neri resort in Linguaglossa, Sicily. This restaurant serves traditional Sicilian dishes... ]]> Tue, 10 Sep 2013 14:50:18 +0000 Le Dodici Fontane The Ferdinando restaurant, located at the Fonteverde hotel in Tuscany, really does boast a wonderful location. With views over the Tuscan landscape. ]]> Tue, 03 Sep 2013 14:50:18 +0000 Ferdinando Hotel Lungarno, Florence, is situated beautifully on the river Arno, less than 100 metres from Florence's Ponte Vecchio. ]]> Fri, 23 Aug 2013 14:50:18 +0000 Hotel Lungarno It's not surprising that Hotel Lungaro's Borgo San Jacopo restaurant has the outstanding reputation that it does. ]]> Fri, 23 Aug 2013 14:50:18 +0000 Borgo San Jacopo The Country House Montali Hotel is Italy's first vegetarian hotel. Although this may seem like a definite way to limit one's audience ]]> Sat, 10 Aug 2013 14:50:18 +0000 The Country House Montali The Hotel Athenee in Paris is a great place to stay. It's also a great place to spend an afternoon. Inside is the "La Galerie des Gobelins" which is an elegant, refined place to have afternoon tea ]]> Thu, 01 Aug 2013 14:50:18 +0000 Afternoon tea at La Galerie des Gobelins The Plum + Spilt Milk restaurant is in the Great Northern Hotel in the heart of King's Cross and headed up by acclaimed chef Mark Sergeant. ]]> Fri, 26 Jul 2013 14:50:18 +0000 Plum Spilt Milk Luke's Dining Room is a well-respected restaurant hidden inside Sanctum on the Green. Surrounded by countryside and greenery. ]]> Wed, 24 Jul 2013 14:50:18 +0000 Luke's Dining Room The Swinton Estate, situated in North Yorkshire, stretches from the River Ure in Wensleydale up onto the moorland Dales. ]]> Sun, 14 Jul 2013 14:50:18 +0000 Swinton Park Samuel's restaurant is tucked away inside Swinton Park, a traditional and elegant restaurant perfectly placed inside a traditional and elegant building. ]]> Sun, 14 Jul 2013 14:50:18 +0000 During our stay at Swinton Park, we were lucky enough to have the opportunity of attending a one-day course at the Swinton Park Cookery School. ]]> Sun, 14 Jul 2013 14:50:18 +0000 The Swinton Park Cookery School Keith Prowse at Henley Royal Regatta is a must-see hospitality event held every July over five days. ]]> Fri, 05 Jul 2013 14:50:18 +0000 Keith Prowse at Henley Royal Regatta Kesgrave Hall is a country-house hotel set in the Suffolk countryside. It's a high quality venue that offers lovely, relaxing accommodation and dining. ]]> Wed, 03 Jul 2013 14:50:18 +0000 The Restaurant at Kesgrave Hall The Seasons restaurant at the Four Seasons Hotel in Hampshire is a modern restaurant serving French-European cuisine with a contemporary twist. ]]> Fri, 14 Jun 2013 14:50:18 +0000 FiSH Bluebird on Kings Road is as sophisticated as the area. Offering modern British cuisine. The interior is simple but beautifully designed. ]]> Thu, 06 Jun 2013 14:50:18 +0000 Bluebird Restaurant Visiting the Andaz Hotel in Amsterdam is a totally exhilarating experience as around every corner there's an exciting art installation waiting to be discovered. ]]> Tue, 04 Jun 2013 14:50:18 +0000 Andaz Amsterdam Apero is located inside the Ampersand Hotel in South Kensington. Not your typical hotel restaurant, Apero is a sharing-based restaurant. ]]> Fri, 24 May 2013 14:50:18 +0000 Apero Wivenhoe House Hotel in Colchester, is a grand country house hotel set within the University of Essex campus. ]]> Thu, 23 May 2013 14:50:18 +0000 Wivenhoe House During our stay at Wivenhoe House Hotel, the home of the UK's only 'working' hospitality school, we decided to indulge in the hotel's afternoon tea service. ]]> Thu, 23 May 2013 14:50:18 +0000 Afternoon Tea at Wivenhoe House Inside Wivenhoe House Hotel, passionate students bring a fresh dimension to hospitality. From hotel staff to waiters and chefs. ]]> Thu, 23 May 2013 14:50:18 +0000 The Brasserie at Wivenhoe House The Setai Hotel in Miami is renowned for it's pools, bars and restaurants. ]]> Thu, 16 May 2013 14:50:18 +0000 The Setai Restaurant Hidden away inside the Mandarin Oriental in downtown Miami, the Azul restaurant offers diners beautiful views over Biscayne Bay and the Miami skyline. ]]> Sun, 12 May 2013 14:50:18 +0000 Azul The Edge restaurant at the Four Seasons Hotel, Miami, is located on the 7th floor and is the perfect location from which to enjoy the views over Miami. ]]> Sat, 11 May 2013 14:50:18 +0000 EDGE Terrazza is a casual, Italian chophouse providing both indoor and outdoor dining all day, seven days a week. ]]> Sat, 11 May 2013 14:50:18 +0000 Terrazza The Living Room in the W Hotel, South Beach, is designed to feel like an innovative take on the traditional living room. ]]> Sat, 04 May 2013 14:50:18 +0000 The Living Room at the W Part of the Morgans Hotel Group, the Mondrian is situated in South Beach Miami. This hotel is a peaceful escape from the infamous party side of Miami. ]]> Fri, 03 May 2013 14:50:18 +0000 Mondrian, South Beach Renowned as a spa hotel, The Standard Hotel in Miami is very popular, and rightly so. Perfectly situated with views over Miami bay ]]> Fri, 03 May 2013 14:50:18 +0000 The Standard Spa The Bulgari's Knightsbridge prime location is easy to ignore however, if you so wish, as this is a hotel that understands how to create calm and escape. ]]> Thu, 02 May 2013 14:50:18 +0000 Bulgari London Afternoon Teas in Knightsbridge is always going to be a fancy affair. However, head down to the Berkeley and you will discover a truly unique experience: Prêt-à-Portea. ]]> Wed, 01 May 2013 14:50:18 +0000 Located inside the ABode hotel in Canterbury lies one of Michael Caines renowned fine dining restaurants. ]]> Tue, 30 Apr 2013 14:50:18 +0000 Michael Caines Canterbury The Orangery is Rockliffe Hall's flagship restaurant and is located inside the hotel. The surroundings are lavish and impressive, with everything well-maintained with spectacular Victorian décor. ]]> Thu, 18 Apr 2013 14:50:18 +0000 The Orangery at Rockliffe Hall Located in the Pig in the Wall hotel, the Deli makes up part of the shared reception area. It's open fire place and large leather seating make for an instantly warm atmosphere. The decor is largely in ]]> Sun, 07 Apr 2013 14:50:18 +0000 The Deli at The Pig The Mint Leaf restaurant in Haymarket is situated in London's theatre district, just a few minutes from Piccadilly. ]]> Fri, 05 Apr 2013 14:50:18 +0000 Mint Leaf Restaurant STK is a modern take on a steakhouse situated within the Cosmopolitan Hotel, Las Vegas. This busy restaurant plays host to impressive food ]]> Thu, 21 Feb 2013 14:50:18 +0000 STK Las Vegas Comme ca is a casual French restaurant by the famous Las Vegas Strip. Situated within the Cosmopolitan Hotel. ]]> Wed, 20 Feb 2013 14:50:18 +0000 Yellowtail in Las Vegas is inside the Bellagio Hotel, one of the most prestigious addresses in the city. It's a Japanese inspired restaurant serving sushi and other Oriental style cuisine ]]> Thu, 14 Feb 2013 14:50:18 +0000 Yellowtail Sushi SORA provides the ultimate dining experience; a club in the sky that provides you a seat at the top table, the top table being the chef's table ]]> Sat, 05 Jan 2013 14:50:18 +0000 Sushi SORA Afternoon Tea at Mandarin Oriental always promises to push the boundaries in taste and innovation and the Mandarin Oriental in Tokyo more than lives up to this reputation of perfection. ]]> Sat, 05 Jan 2013 14:50:18 +0000 Oriental Lounge The hotel is also lucky enough to hold the renowned Ekki restaurant; famous for its views and Japanese cuisine ]]> Tue, 01 Jan 2013 14:50:18 +0000 ekki Twotwentytwo is a stylish restaurant and bar tucked inside the basement of the striking and aptly named Landmark hotel in London. ]]> Tue, 23 Oct 2012 14:50:18 +0000 TwoTwentyTwo Proudly sat on London's Park Lane, JW Steakhouse seems almost out-of-place among the shadows of Park Lane's finest ]]> Mon, 22 Oct 2012 14:50:18 +0000 JW Steakhouse The Egerton House hotel, set in the heart of London's Knightsbridge, provides traditional luxury in a contemporary area. ]]> Mon, 22 Oct 2012 14:50:18 +0000 Afternoon Tea at Egerton House The South Place Hotel is a modern hotel in the centre of town that brings unashamed modernity to accommodation and this is a review of the restaurant within ]]> Fri, 21 Sep 2012 14:50:18 +0000 3 South Place This is a review of La Rive restaurant inside the Hotel InterContinental in Amstel, Amsterdam ]]> Tue, 18 Sep 2012 14:50:18 +0000 La Rive The Mandarin Oriental in Paris is a new hotel in an enviable location on Rue Saint-Honore and a couple of minutes' walk away from the Louvre ]]> Wed, 22 Aug 2012 14:50:18 +0000 Mandarin Oriental Paris The Brunello Lounge and Restaurant sits inside the 5-star Baglioni Hotel in London. It is a high class venue with high standards and a great atmosphere, perfect for an evening for two. ]]> Fri, 17 Aug 2012 14:50:18 +0000 Brunello Restaurant Le Metro Wine Bar and Bistro sits inside The Levin Hotel in central London. It's a basement venue with a busy, vibrant atmosphere and the ideal place for an evening meal. ]]> Tue, 07 Aug 2012 14:50:18 +0000 Le Metro St. Michaels Manor is a lovely country house hotel set in an idyllic, green landscape on the edge of St. Albans. It's a great place to stay and a great place to eat. ]]> Wed, 11 Jul 2012 14:50:18 +0000 The Lake Restaurant The Caxton Grill sits comfortably inside the excellent St Ermin's Hotel in London. The hotel itself is a great hotel with high standards, so The Caxton Grill has a lot to live up to. Fortunately is se ]]> Fri, 08 Jun 2012 14:50:18 +0000 Caxton Grill The Buxted Park Hotel is a country house hotel in the heart of East Sussex, not far from Brighton. It's a four-star hotel with its own restaurant called The Dining Room. ]]> Thu, 24 May 2012 14:50:18 +0000 The Dining Room at Buxted Park The Bluebird Café in Chelsea is one of those places to see and be seen. Located on the King's Road on the site of the old Bluebird garage, the café that Conran launched is a chic venue where celebrity ]]> Thu, 10 May 2012 14:50:18 +0000 The Pass Restaurant sits inside the five-star South Lodge Hotel in Horsham. It has recently been awarded its first Michelin Star. ]]> Sun, 06 May 2012 14:50:18 +0000 The Pass The Camellia Restaurant sits inside the five-star South Lodge Hotel near Horsham, West Sussex. It's a semi-formal affair with fine linens, great décor and superb service. It shares the hotel with The ]]> Sun, 06 May 2012 14:50:18 +0000 The Camellia Throughout our Afternoon Tea, we were looked after by the professional team. We chose the The Royal Tea selection from the menu. ]]> Mon, 16 Apr 2012 14:50:18 +0000 Afternoon Tea at Royal Garden Hotel Wood Hall hotel near Wetherby is a traditional country house hotel spread over several acres of countryside near Harrogate. It has two restaurants, The Georgian Restaurant, which is a modern brasserie ]]> Tue, 03 Apr 2012 14:50:18 +0000 The Georgian Restaurant The Mulberry Restaurant is situated inside the Langshott Manor hotel in Surrey ]]> Sat, 03 Mar 2012 14:50:18 +0000 Mulberry Restaurant We stayed at Langshott Manor and enjoyed afternoon tea in the lounge in the original house. It was a relaxing wood panelled room with beautiful soft furnishings ]]> Sat, 03 Mar 2012 14:50:18 +0000 Afternoon Tea at Langshott Manor HUNter 486 at The Arch London, is a bizarrely named restaurant nestled comfortably within the high class Arch Hotel. It is a modern restaurant, with lots of dark wood, light walls, leather banquettes ]]> Sat, 18 Feb 2012 14:50:18 +0000 HUNter 486 The Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Las Vegas is one of the newer venues in the city having opened in 2009. It has sought to set itself above many of the other hotels by offering higher levels of comfort a ]]> Tue, 06 Sep 2011 14:50:18 +0000 Twist The Aria hotel in Las Vegas is a new, 5-star venue owned by the MGM group. They already have two hotels in the city, and this makes a third ]]> Tue, 30 Aug 2011 14:50:18 +0000 ARIA The annual Cartier International Polo hospitality event is a summer staple for the rich and famous. It's an opportunity to socialise with the elite, eat good food, drink good champagne and maybe watch ]]> Mon, 25 Jul 2011 14:50:18 +0000 Cartier Polo Inside the Runnymede on Thames Hotel sits the Lock Restaurant. The location is pleasant, the surroundings nice and the area stunningly beautiful ]]> Sat, 11 Jun 2011 14:50:18 +0000 The Lock Brooklands Brasserie is set inside the impressive 4-star Brooklands Hotel in Surrey. The hotel itself is a chic, modern building that looks as good inside as it does outside ]]> Fri, 10 Jun 2011 14:50:18 +0000 Brooklands Brasserie There are much worse places to have to spend an afternoon than the Berkeley Hotel in Knightsbridge. We were fortunate enough to have afternoon tea there recently ]]> Tue, 03 May 2011 14:50:18 +0000 Afternoon tea at The Caramel Room The aptly named Restaurant at Mount Somerset is a fine dining establishment set inside a 5-star hotel in the middle of the countryside ]]> Thu, 28 Apr 2011 14:50:18 +0000 The Mount Somerset Restaurant Restaurant 39V is a brand new venue that has opened on Avenue George V in Paris. The name comes from the address, being number 39 on the road ]]> Sat, 05 Mar 2011 14:50:18 +0000 Restaurant 39V The Jules Verne restaurant in Paris has to have one of the greatest locations in the world. It can be found halfway up the Eiffel Tower with views of the city to die for ]]> Fri, 04 Mar 2011 14:50:18 +0000 Le Jules Verne The Inamo is Soho is a fusion restaurant with a definite technological bent, who has a big brother on Regent Street. This venue is smaller ]]> Sun, 27 Feb 2011 14:50:18 +0000 Inamo Soho Lavo is an Italian restaurant that is recommended to almost everyone who visits the city. 'If you like Italian food, try Lavo.' ]]> Thu, 30 Dec 2010 14:50:18 +0000 Lavo