Core by Clare Smyth

This was another exceptional dining experience at Core and a perfect way to celebrate my wife’s birthday. This was our 10th visit but for our friends it was the first time they had been to Core and I’m now thrilled to say they loved it as much as we do. On our previous nine visits…… Continue reading Core by Clare Smyth

Da Terra

It was a real pleasure to be back at Da Terra to enjoy another fantastic Tasting Menu lunch. The food , wine & service was once again excellent therefore it came as no surprise to me when they were awarded a Michelin Star in October. There were a couple of new dishes on the menu…… Continue reading Da Terra


This was our third visit to Suvlaki which is a fabulous little Greek restaurant set in the heart of Brick Lane in Shoreditch. We was really excited about this particular visit as we were going to be meeting the restaurant owner Irene Margariti who wanted our opinion on the New dishes that have just been…… Continue reading SUVLAKI

My October Desserts

Ok everyone it’s that time again when I share with you some of the amazing desserts I’ve enjoyed in the last month. So make a cuppa take a seat and feast you eyes on these beauties I’ve had the pleasure of tasting in October. Lemonade Parfait with Honey & Yoghurt at Core by Clare Smyth…… Continue reading My October Desserts


This was our first visit to Caractere and I can assure you now that it won’t be our last. Set in the very popular area of Notting Hill on the corner of the Ledbury Road & Westbourne Park Road is where you’ll find the restaurant. The site used to be a an old pub but…… Continue reading Caractere

The Artichoke

This was our fourteenth visit in the last three years to the Artichoke and in that time have become good friends with owners Laurie , Jackie and head chef Ben. So therefore when the announcement came on Monday 7th October that they they had finally earned the distinctive honour of holding a Michelin Star ⭐️…… Continue reading The Artichoke