• London Local
    It’s been a while since I’ve written a post and as I sit …
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    Summer is in full swing, and evenings are still beautifully light. Make the most of …
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  • Diary
    It’s National Tequila Day on 24 July, which has got me thinking about my favourite …
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  • Lunch at The Imperial Arms

    Spring is finally here and as the countdown to Easter begins with the idea of new life being celebrated through endless forms of mouthwatering chocolate, another renaissance has taken place on King’s Road. The Imperial Arms has had new life…

    Cocktails and good food at The Cadogan Arms

    Over the weekend, the OH and I popped into The Cadogan Arms to try their new seasonal menu by their new head chef, Sam Hawkins (who came from the Bull & Last in Highgate, which I hear is very good).…

    Don’t Miss In February 2013!

    So the longest month of the year is over – or so it felt like it. And now it’s time to get on with 2013, forget about Dry January (if you bothered) and look forward to this being the last…

    Christmas Day Lunch in the Pub?

    If you’re planning on spending Christmas Day in Chelsea but would rather avoid all the preparation and clearing up that goes along with organising Christmas lunch. And if you would rather head down to the pub, The Builders Arms and…

    A Cosy Evening of Good Food and Wine at The Builders Arms

    “Winter is the time for comfort, for good food and warmth, for the touch of a friendly hand and for a talk beside the fire: it is the time for home.”   Edith Sitwell The Builders Arms is one of my…

    Sunday Lunch at The Sands End

    I am so late to the party with this one, mainly due to my own laziness. Anything over any bridge takes a bit of effort, even if it is merely a hump on the King’s Road. But thank goodness I…

    Don’t Miss in July 2012!

    1. Fashion boutique Harvest is inviting customers to come and celebrate ‘Independent Retailer Month’ with them and would like to encourage shoppers to buy at least one item from an independent store in July. Independent Retailer Month is a “Shop Local”…

    Wimbledon Martini at The Botanist

    You probably know what a fan I am of The Botanist’s cocktails, so needless to say I’m delighted to share its Wimbledon Martini recipe with you. The cocktail recipe has been created by Chief Mixologist Paulo Brammer and you can of…

    Where to watch football in Chelsea?

    I have a bit of time to catch up on my blog posts and with Ireland playing Croatia on the television, I thought I’d best write a post on where to watch football in Chelsea. Saying that, after the FA…


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