Tag: pubs

Travel, Travel in Europe

Travel: A post-lockdown staycation in Lyndhurst in The New Forest

So today I’m taking you on a staycation. We decided back in July that it would be good to get away for a few days and explore some more of England. My criteria: around two-hours drive, a picturesque country village, plenty of pubs and restaurants and interesting shops. Oh and a decent place to stay. […]

Restaurants in London, Travel, Travel in Europe, Uncategorized

Pub watch: The Salisbury in Covent Garden

Welcome to my new series on London pubs. Their decline is much publicised and as I walk around London I’ve become more and more aware of how many have closed or been converted into shiny new restaurants. There are still around 48,000 pubs in the UK but it’s estimated that over 100 a month are closing down. […]

Restaurants in Cape Town, Thoughts, Uncategorized

My favourite bars in Cape Town

Having spent pretty much all my adult life in London, I totally understand the importance of pubs and bars in daily life. We have our two locals that we frequent and everyone has their favourite spot for after work or Sunday lunch. People also use them as landmarks which means it’s very rare to give […]