Category Archives: Restaurants

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?).

The South Bank

I didn’t want to meet my Waterloo but I did have to meet the indomitable Sophie Campbell under the clock in Waterloo station.Today we went for a walk through the South Bank of the Thames from Waterloo to Tower Bridge.We

The South Bank

I didn’t want to meet my Waterloo but I did have to meet the indomitable Sophie Campbell under the clock in Waterloo station.Today we went for a walk through the South Bank of the Thames from Waterloo to Tower Bridge.We

Rothko at Tate Modern

After having seen the play Red last week, what a thrill to unexpectedly be taken to see the work that was the subject of the play at the Tate Modern.In the late 1950s, Rothko was commissioned to paint a series

Rothko at Tate Modern

After having seen the play Red last week, what a thrill to unexpectedly be taken to see the work that was the subject of the play at the Tate Modern.In the late 1950s, Rothko was commissioned to paint a series

Laurent at Hotel Café Royal

A brand new grill restaurant at Hotel Café Royal on London’s Regent Street by internationally renowned chef Laurent Tourondel and with a £5m fit-out designed by Piero Lissoni. Laurent is best known in America where he has restaurants in New

Laurent at Hotel Café Royal

A brand new grill restaurant at Hotel Café Royal on London’s Regent Street by internationally renowned chef Laurent Tourondel and with a £5m fit-out designed by Piero Lissoni. Laurent is best known in America where he has restaurants in New