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Afternoon Tea on Dalloway Terrace at The Bloomsbury Hotel

I’ve always been a fan of The Bloomsbury Hotel and consider its bar and terrace undiscovered gems in the heart of London. Well, that’s what I thought a couple of years ago because since my last visit there have been…

Exploring Taschen and Dinner at Manicomio on Duke of York Square

I love books. Books are my passion. I buy more than I can read and I still have so many yet to be opened from my days as a bookseller, as I worked my way through uni. and shortly after. So…

Al Fresco at Comptoir Libanais

Summer may be officially over but the sun is still shining. This means more chance to prolong one of my favourite ways to dine: al fresco! A couple of weeks ago, I had an early supper at Comptoir Libanais on Duke…

Lunch at The Ivy Chelsea Garden

The word on the street is that this glorious weather we’re having isn’t just a blip. We’re talking months of sunshine ahead of us … or so I hope (if I haven’t just jinxed it). So it only makes sense…

Vegan and Wheat Free Discoveries at Riccardo’s

I’ve known about Riccardo’s restaurant since it opened and have visited it quite a few times over the years. But it was only relatively recently I’d learned that Riccardo’s wasn’t just any delicious Italian restaurant in London. Quite the institution…

Al Fresco Lunch at Maniocomio on Duke of York Square

With all the beautiful weather we’ve been having (overnight thunderstorms aside), I thought I’d share with you one of my favourite al fresco places to eat. Manicomio, not to be mistaken by Manicomio Poco which I also love, on Duke…

Made In Italy’s Chelsea Garden

If you follow me on Twitter, you would have seen that yesterday I was on my bike for most of the day. I was out and about at 8am, cycling to Richmond Park where I trained for my London to…

Indian Summer: Al Fresco in Chelsea

By the end of this week, this year’s Indian Summer will be a long distance memory. But at least I have my photos! On Saturday, it was all about park life, picnic and bubbles! And I loved cycling around in…

Made in Italy’s Roof Terrace

Last night, I popped into Made in Italy on the King’s Road and had a late lunch or early supper on the roof terrace. I’m caught in a Catch 22 situation at the moment; the more exercise I do, the…


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