Tag: Restaurant

Restaurant Melodie, Bordeaux
“Bonjour, je voudrais un table pour….” let me just stop you there. This is Restaurant Melodie, the chances of a walk in spot at this hole in the wall in Bordeaux are virtually nil. Therefore, reservations are an absolute must. We secured ours online and headed to...
caminito buenos aires
After our bucket list tour at Boca Juniors stadium La Bombonera, we made the rather hazardous 500 yard walk down Valle Iberlucea dodging the stray dogs and potential muggers to reach one of the more colourful areas of Buenos Aires, Caminito.

Fischmarkt, Hamburg

Fischmarkt Hamburg
Never in my life have I set an alarm for 6.30am to attend a market. Nor have I ever set an alarm for 6.30am to attend a live music gig. Incredibly, on a Sunday of all days, this is a common theme across Hamburg.
Nanteos Mansion
Staying in a mansion is a dream for most of us but now it can be a reality. Nanteos Mansion sits in a secluded spot just outside of Aberystwyth. A mansion constructed in 1739 and restored fully by 2012 after a succession of owners, Nanteos now resembles...
Cosy Club Leicester
Veganuary is in full swing, so how about a vegan dining experience? Many bars and restaurants are now offering vegan menus, amongst them, The Cosy Club. A large bar and restaurant situated close to The Highcross in Leicester. We...
Steaks by Luis
Buenos Aires holds many secrets, many of them are restaurants. Following the economic crash in Argentina around the millenium, many high street rental spaces proved to be far too expensive. In a genius move regular people began opening restaurants in their own home. We were about to...

The Abbey Hotel, Bath

Abbey Hotel, Bath
Our lodgings for the trip to Koffmann & Mr White’s  couldn’t have been better placed - in the exact building that houses the restaurant. The Abbey Hotel sits in the shadow of the stunning Bath Abbey right in the centre of town, location box firmly ticked. The Abbey Hotel,...

Wakaze, Leicester

Wakaze, Leicester
  Japanese food in Leicester is really starting to grow. Many places are opening inspired by the food from the land of the rising sun. Wakaze is one that we’ve had our eye on now for some time. A quiet restaurant in a prominent position, Wakaze always looks tempting, this...

Gandarias Jatetxea

Gandarias Jatetxea, San Sebastian
If you have caught the episode of ‘Munchies’ on Youtube where a group of Basque chef’s drag a young reporter around the bars of San Sebastian, you may have heard of Gandarias Jatetxea. Irene, the reporter, ended up losing her battle with Txakoli wine that night. However, we fared...

Santa Lucia, Churros

Santa Lucia, Churros, San Sebastian
The ultimate Spanish breakfast has to be churros. What exactly are they? Churros are the Spanish equivalent of doughnuts. Long sticks of fried dough, coated in sugar and served with a mug of thick hot chocolate. The breakfast of champions. Searching for churros in San Sebastian didn’t turn up too...
Ye Olde Bell Hotel, Retford
Hotels have become a bit of a specialist subject for us in recent weeks. After beginning at Sketchley Grange and enjoying dinner at The Belfry, we headed a little further north for our next experience. Ye Olde Bell sits equidistant between Sheffield and Doncaster, around an hour north of Nottingham...
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...