Category UK

Return to the motherland and finding Thailand in London Fields

It seems that once again I’ve neglected the upkeep of this blog over the past few months and for those regular readers (if there are any of you) then you may have now given up all hope of hearing from me again. Apologies, but I do assure you my lack of updates have not been […]

Mini-break in London – Day 3 (The Clove Club / Riverside Feast)

Day 3 – The Clove Club (lunch) and Riverside Feast at Battersea Power Station (dinner) My last day on this London mini-break saw me returning to Shoreditch for what turned out to be the best meal of the trip. The former site of Shoreditch Town Hall now plays home to The Clove Club, with the restaurant […]

Mini-break in London – Day 2 (Lyle’s / Silk Road)

Day 2 – Lyle’s (lunch) and Silk Road (dinner) Another day in London and another opportunity to fill my belly with yet more gastronomic delights. Slightly hungover and a pound or two heavier I necked a double espresso and proceeded to the next restaurant on my list. This time heading to the oh so trendy […]

Mini-break in London – Day 1 (Restaurant Story / Caravan)

It was only a matter of time before my return to Blighty resulted in a trip to London to discover what’s been happening on the culinary landscape since leaving the capital some 18 months ago. I had done my research and compiled a list of new(ish) restaurants focused on championing seasonal British produce, something close to my heart as […]

The Walnut Tree Inn, Abergavenny (Wales)

Spending many years living in Wales has its charms. Beautiful expansive green fields with hedgerows breaking the landscape giving space for agriculture and quaint country rivers and creeks. But when it comes to food the odd bit of rarebit in the local pub doesn’t quite live up to the gastronomic heights of major city dining […]