Core by Clare Smyth

It was the end of September when we first payed our first visit to Core and the experience was so good we couldn’t wait to return. So please bear with me that I’m writing another review so soon but believe me if and when you finally dine hear you’ll understand why On our first visit…… Continue reading Core by Clare Smyth

The Ritz Restaurant

A stunning meal in a fantastic hotel is the best way to describe our dining experience. The moment you arrive you are amazed by the exquisite decor and the absolutely friendly & professional staff who look after you and make you feel so welcome. As you make your way down the beautiful corridor passing where…… Continue reading The Ritz Restaurant

A Great November

An excellent way to start the month was to visit my second home Haywards but this time for a great Cooking Demo with Chef Jahdre & pastry chef Rebecca who demonstrated the making of a delightful Salted Caramel Tart this was followed on the Sunday with another visit to the Jobbers Rest for a lovely…… Continue reading A Great November


Amazing food , fantastic wine & excellent service I could probably stop there but I won’t because this was truly a delightful dining experience. Have long been a fan of Marcus Wareing and seeing him on the TV enhanced our decision to visit his restaurant. The restaurant itself is set in a fantastic location that…… Continue reading Marcus

My October Feast 

So here we are in October and it started with an amazing return visit to Oklava in Shoreditch for a fantastic Turkish lunch and a whole different menu to our previous visit it really is food heaven so on the Sunday what you need after tasting that amazing Turkish food is a good English Sunday…… Continue reading My October Feast 

The Thatched House

A lot of the time on a Sunday you just need a place with nice food good and friendly service and a family atmosphere and today that’s exactly what we got. This was our first visit to the Thatched House in Upminster part of the Vintage Inn chain and we had a lovely family lunch…… Continue reading The Thatched House

Vini Italiani 

A delightful little Italian in the heart of Covent Garden . Mainly renowned for its amazing selection of Italian wines they also serve an excellent array of Italian food i.e. Breads , cheeses . Meats , pastas and salads.  We started with Parmesan Lollipops just delicious then a selection of breads and pestos followed by…… Continue reading Vini Italiani