Best outdoor terraces in London

Londoners are spoiled for choice on alfresco dining and drinking when it comes to enchanting beer gardens, rooftop terraces, pergolas, riverside pubs and hidden gardens.…

Baia Beach Club – Malta

. I was very sorry to say goodbye to Riz and our amazing holiday time in Spain, but jumped on the plane and flew over…

El Pintón – Seville

Seville is a great place to eat well, and this part of Spain should be better known for its food, which is universally fresh, simple,…

Palacio de las Dueñas – Seville

Palacio de las Dueñas is a beautiful, 15th-century palace with intricate Mudéjar architecture, azulejos, arched patios, and lush gardens of fountains and citrus trees. You…

Casa e Bottega – Positano

After a few days in Positano, for breakfast, you may crave something other than a coffee and cornetto at the bar. For that, I know…

Da Adolfo – Positano

This past weekend Riz and I decided to ditch the London heatwave and head to the beach in Positano for a few days of sunshine.…

Chicama – Chelsea

If you love restaurants where the beautifully presented food is as attractive as the interiors, I know a great little place.   Chicama, on Kings…

Bibendum & Conran

Spring in London has been good to us, with sunny skies, warm temps and the most fragrant, floral smell that fills the city. Last weekend we…

Petersham Nurseries – Sunny Oasis in Richmond

With a note of Spring in the air, our gardening senses are waking up once again! And although we live in a little house without…

Love at first bite: Padella

The rumour has it that London’s Padella restaurant is the best thing to have happened to humble pasta. I’ve been meaning to check it out for…

Lunch at Cocotte Rotisserie – Notting Hill

The Notting Hill spirit will leave you feeling relaxed and energised. There is so much colour and character; charming cafes, pastel coloured houses, trendy little shops…

Bottomless Brunch & Finnish Vibes at Aster Victoria

The restaurant opening of Aster Victoria got me, and I can imagine, quite a few fellow Finnish Londoners particularly excited. The makeover of London’s Victoria’s…