Tag: chelsea

Restaurants, Restaurants in London

Lunch Chelsea way at Hans’ Bar & Grill, in 11 Cadogan Gardens

Today we’re heading into lovely Chelsea to the elegance that is 11 Cadogan Gardens. This beautiful boutique hotel set on a quiet Chelsea side street just minutes from Sloane Square offers the ultimate in luxury and comfort. It’s made up of four converted Victorian houses, with plenty of nooks and crannies to discover, corridors to […]

Restaurants in London

Classic Parisian at Colbert in Sloane Square

I used to spend quite a lot of time in Chelsea, years ago, when my sister lived off the King’s Road. One of our favourite meeting places was Oriel which was a minute from Sloane Square Station. Sadly Oriel closed down a while back – due to some local politics with the landlord I believe […]

Restaurants in London, Uncategorized

Happy 50th birthday Benihana

So Benihana is 50 years old and we went along to their swish Chelsea establishment to celebrate. Things have seriously boomed since Benihana founder Hirokai “Rocky” Aoki opened his first restaurant  in NYC in 1964. Then he had four tables, now there are 120 global locations. Rocky’s ethos was to create a fun eating experience, and […]

Travel in Europe, Uncategorized

A day in London’s chocolate heaven

Need something different to do this weekend? How about a Chocolate Ecstasy tour of our beautiful city, where you can eat chocolate for hours while ambling through some of the most stylish parts of London. I did the Chelsea tour which started in Pimlico, near Sloane Square tube station and finished near Victoria. The tour […]