Acqua di Parma Baglioni hotel London Afternoon Tea

Preview: Acqua di Parma Afternoon Tea at Baglioni Hotel, London

Acqua di Parma Afternoon Tea at Baglioni Hotel London for Chelsea Flower Show 2018 Baglioni Hotel London are celebrating this year's Chelsea Flower Show with a special afternoon tea. The hotel is partnering with fragrance brand Acqua di Parma to  create a unique Afternoon Tea inspired by the classic fresh and elegant, citrus-based Colonia. Alongside

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Travel: Discovering the great outdoors in Durham – Day One

Exploring the Dales of Durham Within easy reach of Glasgow and Edinburgh and further afield with links to Manchester, London and more, getting to Durham is an easy journey.   I chilled out on the direct train from Glasgow taking in the scenery of the coast down to County Durham. I safely arrived at Durham

Rubbish chefs Michaelhouse centre Cambridge foodie explorers

Event Preview: Rubbish Chefs in Cambridge

Alex Rushmer and Tristan Welch are “Rubbish Chefs” Alex Rushmer, former Masterchef finalist, and Tristan Welch, the former head chef at the prestigious Launceston Place in London, are set to collaborate this week by showcasing a pop-up restaurant that sells waste food. Helping raise  awareness about the amount of food that goes to waste in

Doughnut time review London Shaftesbury street

Best Doughnuts in London?

Doughnut Time, Shaftesbury Avenue, London Doughnut Time, the Australian doughnut brand has opened in the UK. We sent Colonel Mustard along to see if it lived up to the hype… Doughnut Time are apparently well known in Australia, and they’ve got plans to expand in the UK, with more stores planned for 2018 apparently. For

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Event Preview: Vegfest UK, London 21st and 22nd Oct 2017

Advance tickets now on sale for one of UK's biggest vegan consumer shows VegfestUK A grand total of around 13,500 visitors came to last year's  VegfestUK London, and with the growth of the vegan market right now, even more visitors are expected at this year's annual vegan blockbuster event. Around 250 stalls, 23 globally inspired

Jesmond Dene House Hotel - Lobster bisque

Food review: Jesmond Dene House Hotel, Newcastle

Historic hotel restaurant in Newcastle Jesmond Dene House Hotel is a grand city mansion in northeast Newcastle, roughly three miles from the centre, but in 10 minutes, by car, you can be in central Newcastle and yet you could still be persuaded that you're out in the country as the Grade ll-Listed Arts and Crafts building

Hilton Manchester Afternoon Tea week

Summer of Music Afternoon Tea at Hilton Manchester

AFTERNOON TEA WEEK - SUMMER OF MUSIC AT CLOUD 23 As part of its packed ‘Summer of Music’ themed events Hilton Manchester Deansgate is hosting an all-new ‘Summer of Music’ themed Afternoon Tea at Cloud 23. At this special afternoon tea, guests can indulge in a music themed afternoon tea, served on a vinyl afternoon tea

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Hotel review: Jesmond Dene House Hotel

A country house break in the city Jesmond Dene House is one of only two Newcastle-upon-Tyne hotels listed in the 2017 Michelin guide, and they get a separate entry for their food too (they also have 3 AA rosettes). The mansion house sits beside a wooded area above the Ouseburn river ('Dene' is a local term

Flat caps Coffee Newcastle

Coffee: Flat Caps Coffee, Haymarket, Newcastle

"Hidden gem" is a phrase often uttered about restaurants, cafes or pubs that are not widely known about, especially if they're inconspicuously located on a city centre street. Take Flat Caps Coffee for example, it could take some skill to find this coffee shop without prior knowledge as we used Google Maps to take us

Eds diner Euston station London

Food review: Ed’s Easy Diner, Euston Station, London

Ed's Easy Diner,  Euston Station Travelling back from London on a train at dinner time often means eating a sandwich that you don't really want or a takeaway that annoys the rest of the carriage!  I wanted something hot and a proper covered seating area (it was raining) so with just enough time for a