The Feathered Nest Country Inn Restaurant Pub Amazing View Cotswold Outdoor Dining Gastropub

The Feathered Nest Country Inn – Gastropub with an enviable view of Cotswold, England

You will struggle to find a better spot than the panoramic view of the rolling hills of Cotswold from The Feathered Nest Country Inn. Enjoy it while indulging in crispy buttermilk chicken or tender lamb chunks washed down with a glass of wine. You will need to be patient with the service, but there is no rush to go anywhere while you are here. Continue reading The Feathered Nest Country Inn – Gastropub with an enviable view of Cotswold, England

Porto Restaurant Bowness Lake Windermere District Dinner Alfresco Review

Porto Restaurant – Modern British Dining in Windermere, Lake District, England

Porto in Bowness-on-Windermere serves beautiful and delicious British dishes. Chef Slav Miskiewicz creatively use a range of ingredients to deliver broad spectrum of flavours for a fulfilling dining experience. Service is friendly but lacks finesse. If you are here on a sunny day, book a table on the roof terrace or the one-and-only balcony seat for a unique experience.  Continue reading Porto Restaurant – Modern British Dining in Windermere, Lake District, England

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Tapas Brindisa – Al fresco Tapas in South Kensington, London

This is one of five Brindisa restaurants now strategically located in every corner of London. A great success story since its humble beginnings in Borough Market in 2004. This branch is fresh from a facelift and reopened on 30th July 2020 – making best use of the downtime from the COVID-19 lockdown. What is the food like? Delicious selection of classic Spanish tapas plus intriguing … Continue reading Tapas Brindisa – Al fresco Tapas in South Kensington, London

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Daphne’s – Classic Italian in South Kensington, London

I have driven and walked past this London’s institution on many occasions, making a mental note that I should visit each time. It is a proven hand in Richard Caring’s collection of high-end dining establishment. What is the food like? The menu is unimaginative, but you can’t be imaginative if you want to deliver true Italian classics as it has been made for hundreds of … Continue reading Daphne’s – Classic Italian in South Kensington, London

The Cambridge Chop House

3 hours before we were due to arrive in Cambridge, we suddenly remembered that being a Saturday evening, we should probably book a table for dinner. Having not done any research or having very good internet connection we tasked the concierge at our hotel (The University Arms) to help out. Only too willing to oblige and after a quick search (on the good old internet) … Continue reading The Cambridge Chop House

Top 5 Restaurants for Dinner in Les Deux Alpes

After the sunset and an awesome day on the slopes of Les Deux Alpes, it is time to find an equally amazing restaurant to fill the stomachs with the best the French has to offer. Below are my Top 5 Restaurants for dinner at Les Deux Alpes. 5. L’Alisier If you are craving seafood, L’Alisier is the place to go to. This spacious and bright … Continue reading Top 5 Restaurants for Dinner in Les Deux Alpes

Suzi Tros – Minimalist Greek Tapas in Notting Hill

A small Greek restaurant tucked away in Notting Hill. Stepping through the classically Greek coloured facade of cobalt blue and white, we were faced with a few counter style tables and a large open kitchen taking up the majority of the front part of the restaurant. Our table was booked for 1.30pm and the lunch service was in full swing. Hope it will be as … Continue reading Suzi Tros – Minimalist Greek Tapas in Notting Hill

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Rick Stein – Riverside Seafood Restaurant in Barnes, London

I went to Rick Stein in Barnes on a bright winter afternoon recently. It is the London outpost of the globally recognised TV celebrity chef from seaside Padstow in Cornwall. Rick is best known for his genuine and authentic love of seafood and global flavours. These values come through clearly in the restaurant. It is classy, neat, clean-cut and charming place. Deliberately kept simple to … Continue reading Rick Stein – Riverside Seafood Restaurant in Barnes, London

Road trip weekend in Bay of Somme, France – Itinerary & Travel Tips

What better way to spend the weekend of Remembrance Day (11th November) than to sneak in a road trip to Somme in France. Somme is the setting for numerous battles in World War I. It is also a great place for nature hikes, casual meandering in quaint villages as well as outdoor activities like land sailing, canoeing and riverpath cycling. Somme is 111km or about … Continue reading Road trip weekend in Bay of Somme, France – Itinerary & Travel Tips