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Seven Dials: London


A gentleman’s day in London’s Seven Dials   So, in this article I head on down to London’s West End in search of a bit of ‘me’ time amongst the hubbub of Seven Dials. This little known enclave is a gem of a place to hang out, eat or even get a haircut. Full of

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The Nadler Victoria Hotel: London


The Nadler Victoria Hotel Victoria 10 Palace Place London SW1E 5BW Tel: 0203 540 8800 Just behind her majesty’s own London home you can find yours at 10 Palace Road, Victoria. When I say your own I mean it’s where the latest edition of the expanding Nadler Hotel chain can be found. The Nadler Victoria

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The Pig: Hampshire


The Pig Beaulieu Road Brockenhurst The New Forest Hampshire SO42 7QL Tel: 01590 622354   If you fancy working off a bit of that Christmas food then I have some paradoxical advice for you. Get yourself out to the countryside and visit The Pig in Brockenhurst, Hampshire. It has rooms and garden kitchen food. But

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Croatia: Hotel Adriatic, Rovinj

View from room over harbour

Hotel Adriatic Rovinj Croatia Flying into Trieste meant that we had to cross Slovenia before we came to Croatia. It’s beautiful countryside to drive through and with hardly any cars about didn’t’t take too long. Our destination was the newly renovated jewel in the crown of north Croatia The Hotel Adriatic. Built in 1913 its

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The Butcher’s Hook – London

Scallops and Pork Belly

The Butcher’s Hook 115 Dalling Road W6 0ET Tel: 020 8741 6282   Sitting in the middle of the Bermuda triangle of Hammersmith, Shepherd’s Bush and Chiswick and only 500 metres from Ravenscourt Park tube station is The Butcher’s Hook. Sister to the highly successful Fulham Road branch this relatively new outpost has hit the

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Saltwood on the Green – Kent

Flaming Cocktail

Saltwood on the Green The Green Saltwood Hythe Kent CT21 4PS Tel: 01303 237 800   Saltwood on the Green is a village restaurant that could very easily be a backdrop to a Midsummer Murders mystery. Such is the quaint beauty of its location and the calm demeanor of the locals. I found myself here

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The Minnis Bar & Restaurant – Kent

Dessert Platter

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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Pollen Street Social – London


Pollen Street Social 8 – 10 Pollen Street Mayfair London W1S 1NQ Tel: 020 7290 7600   Jason Atherton has come a long way in a relatively short space of time.  From leaving home at 16, briefly cooking in the Army to working with Gordon Ramsay, launching branches of Maze in Australia, Qatar and South

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