St. James’ is a part of historic London that feels so elegant, refined and quintessentially English. With the city developing so rapidly, a stroll through this neighbourhood reminds me of London’s dapper, old world charm. Nestled on Buckingham Gate is the luxurious St. James’ Court, A Taj Hotel. Its exquisite [...]
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Salthouse Harbour Hotel is a contemporary boutique hotel with lots of character, nestled on the quayside of Ipswich Harbour. It’s the perfect spot for a relaxing weekend getaway, located just over an hour away from London by train and five minutes from the train station in a taxi. Beyond enjoying [...]
Rocket is a boutique group of restaurants in London and Nottingham that specialises in gourmet pizza and salads. Tempted by the idea of a fresh, tasty salad, I recently visited Rocket Bishopsgate, which is located just moments from bustling Shoreditch, Spitalfields and Liverpool Street. Whenever I have passed on my [...]
Leicester Square is possibly the last place I’d come to find excellent food in London, however Heliot at The Hippodrome is quite an unexpected gem. Since opening in 1900, The Hippodrome has been a theatre, circus, music hall and nightclub. Most notably, Charlie Chaplin made his stage debut there. The venue [...]
Smithfield Market is one of my favourite foodie areas in London, as it has a real ’old world’ atmosphere with its cobbled streets and Victorian architecture. I’ve had some great dinners in this neighbourhood, so expectations are always high when trying a new grill restaurant. The Grill on the Market overlooks [...]
Covent Garden is one of central London’s most up-and-coming areas, with new dozens of hot new openings, so of course, it needs its own gastropub. The Angel & Crown opened earlier this year and is owned by Tom and Ed Martin – those clever chaps behind The Gun, The Botanist, [...]