Category Archives: Restaurants

Last minute vestments & lunch

Of course I had to go back to Watts & Co for those final bits and bobs look me clergy collars and a new alb and perhaps a cotta or two. All shall be revealed. And to Church House Bookshop.

Last minute vestments & lunch

Of course I had to go back to Watts & Co for those final bits and bobs look me clergy collars and a new alb and perhaps a cotta or two. All shall be revealed. And to Church House Bookshop.

Afternoon tea in St James

It was a wet Sunday morning and, umbrella-less, I opted to remain indoors. But the celebration continued at the Royal Over-Seas League in Park Place, St James over afternoon tea. A rather convenient club backing on to Green Park, behind

Afternoon tea in St James

It was a wet Sunday morning and, umbrella-less, I opted to remain indoors. But the celebration continued at the Royal Over-Seas League in Park Place, St James over afternoon tea. A rather convenient club backing on to Green Park, behind

Return to Laurent

As it happened to be my birthday I thought it fitting to celebrate with good food and wine. I returned to somewhere tried and true – Laurent at Hotel Café Royal. My friend Dr Brad Wells joined me. We began

Return to Laurent

As it happened to be my birthday I thought it fitting to celebrate with good food and wine. I returned to somewhere tried and true – Laurent at Hotel Café Royal. My friend Dr Brad Wells joined me. We began

Chichester ‘Harbour’

There is a chain of hotels in England known as ‘Harbour Hotels’. I was pleased to learn this, as I had booked into the Chichester Harbour Hotel but had been unable to discover where they had put Chichester Harbour. ‘Was

Chichester ‘Harbour’

There is a chain of hotels in England known as ‘Harbour Hotels’. I was pleased to learn this, as I had booked into the Chichester Harbour Hotel but had been unable to discover where they had put Chichester Harbour. ‘Was

The Savoy Grill

‘In for a penny, in for a pound’ – several pounds I imagine. I haven’t been to the Savoy Grill since 1981. It is now under the auspices of Gordon Ramsay, though it was not evident what he has to

The Savoy Grill

‘In for a penny, in for a pound’ – several pounds I imagine. I haven’t been to the Savoy Grill since 1981. It is now under the auspices of Gordon Ramsay, though it was not evident what he has to

Four Seasons

Not Vivaldi, nor the Hotel , but the restaurant. It is no longer located in the Seagram building (huge disappointment) – see my posts referencing this mid-century icon in Rothko and Red, however it remains “the epitome of urbanity” (according

Four Seasons

Not Vivaldi, nor the Hotel , but the restaurant. It is no longer located in the Seagram building (huge disappointment) – see my posts referencing this mid-century icon in Rothko and Red, however it remains “the epitome of urbanity” (according

My last supper

Before refining home, I thought a nice meal was required, so I dined at the restaurant ‘Asia de Cuba’ in my hotel.I began with a ceviche of citrus-cured salmon, passion fruit leche de tigre with cucumber shipowners salsa (pretentious much?).

My last supper

Before refining home, I thought a nice meal was required, so I dined at the restaurant ‘Asia de Cuba’ in my hotel.I began with a ceviche of citrus-cured salmon, passion fruit leche de tigre with cucumber shipowners salsa (pretentious much?).