Tag: British

Restaurants, Restaurants in London

Contemporary British food at Native in Neals Yard

Today I’m heading to Native in picturesque Neal’s Yard in my favourite part of London – yes it’s time for lunch in Covent Garden. Neal’s Yard owes its name to Thomas Neale who created the Seven Dials area of Covent Garden where it’s located. It wasn’t always the beautiful oasis it is today – in fact […]

Recipe book review, Recipes

Recipe book review: Great British Cooking

It’s time to continue my series reviewing recipe books. I guarantee to make three recipes from every book I review, so I get a good feel for what it’s like. Despite a lot of disparaging remarks when I was trying it out:  “Great British Cooking, that’ll be a short book”…I found this book inspiring to cook […]

Hotels, I recommend, Restaurants in London, Uncategorized

Living it up at the movies at One Aldwych

My latest Covent Garden discovery is a fabulous night of film, fizz and dining at the stunning five-star hotel, One Aldwych. Settle down into luxurious Italian leather armchairs in the private cinema that seats 30. This is the way to go to the movies, not only a large flatscreen, great HD picture and Dolby surround sound, […]

I recommend, Restaurants in London

My London Top-10 for 2013

2013 has been a fabulous year for me with lots of opportunities for travel. I was lucky enough to visit Spain, Italy, Greece, Turkey, Thailand and South Africa, all in less than eight months. Of course, I was also lucky enough to be based in London when I wasn’t in one of these other fantastic […]