Tag: England

Fruit Picking at Cattows Farm
After the success of our first time strawberry picking at Cattows Farm, we went back for more. Only this time, we were on the hunt for the newly ripened raspberries and blackcurrants. The strawberry fields had literally been obliterated. Many locals had come down to grab theirs and turn...
The Luna Outdoor Cinema, Chatsworth House
The recent heatwave in the UK has got us Brit’s outside more than ever this year. One of the best and most unique ways to enjoy the warm summer nights is to set out a picnic, grab a camping chair and go to watch a film. Which is precisely...
Chin Chin Labs, Soho
Nitro-Ice cream isn’t just confined to the kitchens of Heston Blumenthal. This phenomenon is actually readily available to purchase on the streets of London. A company by the name of Chin Chin Labs Soho have a stall at Camden Lock dedicated to this new wave ice cream made by...
Dinearama, Shoreditch
After our ‘Amuse Bouche’ of wings and bao’s at Boxpark, we headed around the corner onto Great Eastern Street to a graffiti covered building that’s supposed to be where the cool kids hang out to eat. Dinearama. This is Boxpark minus the shipping containers. We entered past security through what...
The Three Crowns, Wymeswold
This review is a little too close to home. Well, I did used to live the distance of a Stuart Broad bowling action over the road from The Three Crowns pub. Speaking of Mr Broad, it’s largely down to him that the pub got a much needed renovation. Gone...
Phil Howard Chicken Wings
The addiction continues - my usage of The Square cookbook is reaching the kind of levels I should really seek medical help for, but the food is just so damn tasty! With Christmas now upon us the supermarket shelves are filled with luxury items, in particular speciality cheeses. Vacherin Mont...
Southbank Christmas Market, London
Belvedere Road, Lambeth After the excitement of the huge Hyde Park Winter Wonderland we headed back towards the river to sample the delights of another market - Southbank Christmas Market. Situated in South Bank, funnily enough, in the shadow of the London Eye. This market doesn’t really get spoken about...
Hub Hotel at Westminster Abbey, London
21 Tothill Street, Westminster A weekend in London normally means expensive accommodation, if you plan to stay in the centre of town. If you can’t stretch to The Langham or The Ritz, don’t worry! There are affordable options across the city in a variety of areas. Premier Inn have come...
Portobello Road, Notting Hill
It’s achieved fame through such films as Bedknobs and Broomsticks and Hugh Grant’s romance with Julia Roberts, Notting Hill is an area where the rich and famous have houses, the yearly carnival attracts millions and contains some of London’s best hidden gems. We took a visit to Notting Hill...

Borough Market

Borough Market, London
Yes it’s touristy, yes it gets crazily busy on a Saturday and yes it has amazing food. This is Borough Market, the epicentre of the South London food scene and a mainstay in the itinerary of virtually every food lover visiting the capital. Borough is a sweet blend of...
Hyde Park Winter Wonderland, London
There are Christmas markets and there are Christmas markets. This is the latter. A huge set-up of Bavarian beer houses and fairground rides complete with an ice rink, ice bar and even a Nordic tipi tent. Welcome to Hyde Park Winter Wonderland in the heart of London, quite possibly...

Maître Choux, London

Maitre Choux, London
Maître Choux 15 Harrington Road, London Designer cake boutiques are scattered across the capital like confetti. There’s so many good places to pick up your sweet fix wherever you may find yourself on your visit to London. We headed out to the border of South Kensington and Knightsbridge in search of...