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Eating in Covent Garden: The Green Man and French Horn

The Green Man and French Horn is a converted pub as the name implies. It’s run by the owners of French restaurants Terroirs (also in Covent Garden), Brawn and Soif. So it’s no surprise that the long, thin room looks and feels like a familiar French bistro. The food is inspired by the Loire region and […]

Restaurants in London

Joe Allen: a Covent Garden legend

Hurrah, I’m back in Covent Garden – and not a moment too soon, it’s been way too long since my last visit. Where better to break the CG duck than at THE Joe Allen? Tucked away downstairs in the back streets between the piazza and the Strand, it’s a comforting room with exposed brick walls […]

Travel in Asia, Uncategorized

Street food in Phuket

One of my favourite things about Phuket is that your food (and drink) comes to you! You’ll just be sitting there contemplating your next move and a scooter with a stall attached selling something will just turn up. It’s one of the best ways to eat as it’s unbelievably cheap and because these vendors sell […]

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Where to eat in Kata, Phuket

As you can imagine, in a country known for its fabulous food, there are plenty of restaurants to try. Deciding where to eat dinner every night is the biggest challenge when you’re on holiday in Thailand, which should make you realise how amazing your holiday is going to be. Kata is teaming at night with […]

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Dinner at Re Ka Ta Beach Club, Phuket

Okay, so on the long list of things I love about Phuket is the fact that you can eat looking out over the sea. And at Re Ka Ta Beach Club, your table’s almost right on the sand. The Club is beautifully designed, modern, minimalist and all in blue and white, even some of the […]

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Take me to the beach

For beach babies like me, Phuket is quite simply heaven. Our area, Kata Beach, had a bay with a beach of nearly two kilometres. It wasn’t particularly crowded, the Andaman Sea was perfectly warm, blue and clear and, even better, there were little restaurants dotted along at regular intervals. Ours was called The Cartoon Shop. […]