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Restaurants, Restaurants in London

Fabulous Fiume at Battersea Power Station

Today we’re heading to London’s iconic Battersea Power Station. Those striking towers are one of the most distinctive landmarks on London’s skyline. At its peak the power station supplied a fifth of London’s electricity – including to the Houses of Parliament and Buckingham Palace. From the 80s it’s been sitting derelict, waiting for redevelopment which […]

Restaurants, Restaurants in London, Uncategorized

Fabulous foodie creations at CORE by Clare Smyth

I do eat out a lot and in London there’s so much choice it’s mind boggling. But I don’t often go Michelin Star, generally preferring more casual and well priced options. Today’s an exception as I’m heading for beautiful Notting Hill and the fabulous CORE by Clare Smyth. CORE opened in August 2017 and has […]

Restaurants, Restaurants in London

Exotic Iranian dishes at Nutshell in Covent Garden

So today we’re heading for the Charing Cross bit of Covent Garden – by that I mean Charing Cross is the closest station. It took me years of living in London before I realised the one vital Covent Garden truth – avoid using Covent Garden tube station. It’s something a nightmare to get in and […]

Restaurants, Restaurants in Cape Town

A winter special treat at La Mouette in Sea Point

Today we’re heading for the sparkling Atlantic Seaboard – and what is usually our Cape Town home of Sea Point when there aren’t broken ankles to deal with. It’s for lunch at La Mouette who are offering what sounds like a mouth-watering winter special – and it’s a first as we are usually long gone […]

Restaurants, Restaurants in Cape Town

Mouthwatering lunch at stunning Beau Constantia

I’ve been markedly absent from Blogland for a while. Apologies for that. April was not the best of months for me with the death of my mother and a careless fall on a slippery floor resulting in me breaking my ankle. Luckily for you I had managed to squeeze in a couple of restaurants before […]

Restaurants, Restaurants in London

Covent Garden’s latest lovely addition: Cora Pearl

Today we’re heading for Henrietta Street just off the Covent Garden Piazza to newly-opened Cora Pearl. It’s the second restaurant from the team behind Kitty Fisher’s in Mayfair (which I’ve never been to…should remedy that asap, especially as it’s in Shepherd Market, which I love!). Both restaurants are named after famed courtesans (basically prostitutes, with […]