Hotel review: Chapel House, Penzance

Hotel review: Chapel House, Penzance

Pray tell, where’s the best place to stay in Penzance? Chapel House is a beautiful Georgian townhouse in the centre of the historic Cornish town of Penzance. Built in 1790, the building has been lovingly restored for use as a boutique hotel with rooms given a modern, functional makeover. There areRead More…

Sharp’s Brewery Events this summer

Sharp’s Brewery Events this summer

Sharp’s beer, beats and bites in England Sharp’s Brewery are no strangers to festivals and this summer they will be making appearances at the following festivals in London and southern England. First up, Taste of London, 13 – 17th June Sharp’s Brewery will be at this year’s flagship Taste of London atRead More…

Travel: Discovering the great outdoors in Durham – Day Two

Travel: Discovering the great outdoors in Durham – Day Two

Exploring the Durham countryside After day one in Durham what would be on the agenda today? Well first, of course, is breakfast.  I was still full after steak the night before so just eggs and soldiers for me, and some tea. It was far too soon to pack up andRead More…

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

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 freshRead More…

Travel: Discovering the great outdoors in Durham – Day One

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.Read More…

Event Preview: Rubbish Chefs in Cambridge

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 foodRead More…

Best Doughnuts in London?

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 storesRead More…

Food Review: Mandira, London

Food Review: Mandira, London

Time to think outside the strawberry yoghurt pot I’m  a big fan of strained yoghurt.  Not only is it tasty, but it’s sugar free and full of healthy probiotics that are good for your tummy. So an invite to Mandira on London’s Long Acre was more than welcome. Mandira specialiseRead More…

Event Preview: Menabrea Maestro classes in Edinburgh and London

Event Preview: Menabrea Maestro classes in Edinburgh and London

Menabrea launches Maestro Classes with incredible speakers Premium Italian beer brand, Menabrea, has announced a series of Maestro Classes, where masters of their crafts will entertain  audiences across the country discussing their expertise, passion and career highlights, whilst you can enjoy a few ice-cold beers and various aperitivo. The first twoRead More…

Foodie day trip to Vapiano, London

Foodie day trip to Vapiano, London

Edinburgh and Glasgow pre-opening recon! One of the best bits of the blog is getting to visit restaurants as they move into an area. Vapiano are opening up in Edinburgh (Just off St Andrews Sq) and Glasgow (Buchanan Street) later this year so they wanted to introduce us to the VapianoRead More…