Food Review: Chan’s Restaurant, East Ham, London

Food Review: Chan’s Restaurant, East Ham, London

Go east for Chan’s Chinese cuisine When in the East End of London and immersed in a sea of South Indian restaurants where should you go?  Well, we decided to visit Chan’s Restaurant for Peking and Cantonese cuisine and were able to find a table on a Saturday night withoutRead More…

Food Review: German Döner Kebab, London

Food Review: German Döner Kebab, London

Kebabs. Done right? Wrong! German Döner Kebab (GDK) is coming to Glasgow, so whilst in London Mrs Foodie did a recce to find out what Glasgow foodies may soon be eating. Its a chain, probably a franchise I think, with operations in USA, Canada, Dubai, Sweden and more.  It looksRead More…

Review: The Headland Hotel & Spa, Newquay, Cornwall

Review: The Headland Hotel & Spa, Newquay, Cornwall

Head to the Headland for sun, sea, sand and spa! The Headland Hotel & Spa is a grand 4-star Victorian hotel which has overlooked the surfing shores of Fistral Bay since it opened its doors to the public in 1900. Since then it has become the most iconic hotel inRead More…

Accommodation review: Soar Mill Cove Hotel, Devon

Accommodation review: Soar Mill Cove Hotel, Devon

Soar into the Devonshire coast at Soar Mill Cove Soar Mill Cove is a spa hotel near Salcombe, off-grid down a long single track road flanked by tall hedges on either side, and by ‘off grid’ we mean that you won’t pick up a mobile signal with any carrier, and thisRead More…

Travel: Polgoon Vineyard and Orchard, Cornwall

Travel: Polgoon Vineyard and Orchard, Cornwall

Cornish wine at Polgoon Vineyard and Orchard Have you ever tried Cornish wine? Although we’d tried quite a few English sparkling wines from the south-east of England we’d never come across wine from Cornwall before so when we were in the area on our ‘Foodiemoon’ earlier this year we decided toRead More…

Food review: The Shore, Penzance

Food review: The Shore, Penzance

From the sea to The Shore Thankfully we didn’t encounter any pirates on our brief sojourn in Penzance and we didn’t have to walk the plank to get a table at The Shore Restaurant as part of our Foodiemoon either but you absolutely must book ahead because there’s only aRead More…

Food Review: Barristers Restaurant and Bar, Knutsford

Food Review: Barristers Restaurant and Bar, Knutsford

Barristers restaurant and bar: an arresting location We stopped off at Barristers Restaurant and Bar in the pretty town of Knutsford in Cheshire for a well-earned lunch after driving down from Glasgow.   What was Knutsford Magistrates Court is now a fine-looking restaurant, bar, wedding venue and now a hotelRead More…

Tebay Northbound Services, M6, England

Tebay Northbound Services, M6, England

Tebay – The best motorway service station in the UK? Motorway services aren’t known for their prettiness or indeed comfort and welcome.  Usually it’s a quick toilet stop, stretch of  the legs, maybe a sandwich and back to the driving.  Tebay, however, is something different. We stopped here for lunchRead More…

Visiting Abbey Road, London

Visiting Abbey Road, London

Destination Abbey Road On a recent trip to London with Mr & Mrs Foodie, and old Father Foodie one of the main attractions I wanted to visit was Abbey Road. Home of the famous recording studios and of course that zebra crossing. Whilst the Foodies were at an all-day event,Read More…

Food Review: Mount Haven Hotel, Marazion, Nr Penzance

Food Review: Mount Haven Hotel, Marazion, Nr Penzance

Lunch with a view at Mount Haven Just a few miles outside of Penzance in Cornwall is Marazion.  It’s a picturesque village with views out to St Michael’s Mount, which is joined to the coast by a narrow causeway.  If you want to see the sights, but in a moreRead More…