Tag: Cheese

Brasserie Zedel – London

Brasserie Zedel 20 Sherwood Street London W1F 7ED Tel: 020 7734 4888 I have visited Brasserie Zedel many times since it opened and I can truly say I’m smitten with it. The staff are delightful, courteous, and efficient in an old school way. That is if you ask for something it will be done without

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City Social – London

City Social Tower 42 25 Old Broad Street London EC2N 1HQ Tel: 020 7877 7703    When Jason Atherton decided to establish another London restaurant on 24th floor in Tower 42 I wonder if he’d looked at the end of the building’s postcode? 1HQ is quite a statement, although Pollen Street Social is his London

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Quex Park – Kent

Quex Park & Powell-Cotton Museum Birchington Kent CT7 0BH Tel:  01843 842168   There is something charming about a visit to Quex Park and House near Birchington in Kent. On the surface it appears to be a collection of over 600 stuffed animals gathered by one Victorian gentleman who liked collecting so much he built a

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The Minnis Bar & Restaurant – Kent

The Minnis Bar & Restaurant The Parade Minnis Bay Birchington Kent CT7 9QP Tel: 01843 841844   The north Kent coast is close to my heart.  We nearly moved there a few years ago and as a family we have spent many a happy day at its various seaside resorts.  The Minnis Bar and Restaurant

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Cheyne Walk Brasserie – London

Cheyne Walk Brasserie 50 Cheyne Walk Chelsea London SW3 5LR Tel: 020 7376 8787   Chelsea, especially Cheyne Walk has connotations with the swinging sixties, pop stars, actors and film directors all converged on what was then more of an artist’s outback than the über swish exclusive place it is these days.  There has to

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Terre à Terre – Brighton

Terre à Terre 71 East Street Brighton BN1 1HQ Tel: 01273 729051    This vegetarian restaurant does not wear its heart on its sleeve, in fact if you were to walk in and sit down and watch the food being served you would never realise its dedication to all things non-meat.  I had lunch here

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Ben’s Cornish Kitchen

Ben’s Cornish Kitchen West End Marazion Cornwall TR17 0EL Tel: 01736 719200   I was told a long time ago by a writer far more experienced than myself to never start any piece of creative writing with ‘It was a dark and stormy night’.  As sensible as this suggestion is (and I have heeded the advice

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