Lifestyle and Recommendations

In this section I’d like to share with you some of the lovely places I’ve been to in recent months and some of their highlights.

Madison, London

We recently visited Madison rooftop restaurant in London for brunch to celebrate my life long friends special birthday. I won’t tag her in or mention her age or the friendship might come to an abrupt end. It’s was such a cool vibe here with a DJ playing Ibiza tunes and the drinks were flowing. We’ve … Read More

The Bell, Ticehurst

We had the best weekend celebrating Neil’s birthday at the Bell in Ticehurst. A cosy 16th century hotel with quirky boutique style bedrooms individually decorated. Beautiful food, wine and cocktails. Everyone was so friendly and brought their dogs along which is great if like me you are deprived of having a dog. Just saying! Oh … Read More

The Potting Shed, Langley

We had an impromptu visit to the Potting Shed, Langley and I thought I’d share this recommendation with you. We go here at lot but last week the sun was shining, the garden was buzzing and the music was so great we ended up staying for dinner. Their woodfire pizzas and cocktails are excellent and … Read More

Boisdale, Belgravia, London

Had such a lovely date day with my wonderful husband at Boisdale in Belgravia London. If you love a roast dinner, lovely wine and live dinner jazz I’d highly recommend. Everything was delightful but the food highlight was most definitely the sticky toffee pudding.

Posillipo

Posillipo We recently had a lovely family dinner at Posillipo Italian restaurant in Faversham, Kent. Traditional Neapolitan cuisine with a modern twist prepared using only the finest ingredients. The food was divine and it was so hard to decide what to have from the menu as everything is so delicious. Above are a few of … Read More

St Ives, Cornwall

We rented a beautiful Edwardian villa above Porthminster beach, St Ives for a much needed family staycation. Recommended in the Telegraph as Cornwall’s best holiday home and we couldn’t agree more. It’s even owned by someone famous. Everything about it was stunning especially the breath taking view. We had such a lovely time and of … Read More

Peggy Porschens, Chelsea

Had such a lovely day having brunch and shopping with my girls in London. Most definitely the prettiest brunch we’ve ever had. We arrived at Peggy Porschens, Chelsea for their Autumn display and it was the cutest. We love cake and flowers so this was our idea of heaven. The cakes are so pretty and … Read More

Alto by San Carlo, London

I had such a lovely Birthday meal with my family at Alto by San Carlo. Dior’s take over of the Selfridges London roof top restaurant until end of September which is inspired by the French Riviera. Neil proposed to me on the French Riviera so I knew I was going to love it in an … Read More

Katikies Hotel Santorini

Neil is amazing at booking our holidays but he really excelled himself with this one. We can honestly say out of all the beautiful places we have visited, it’s the best place we have ever been to. If like us you like amazing food and wine, cocktails, good tunes, sunny weather and beautiful scenery then … Read More

Eastwell Manor – Wedding Breakfast

As we are all food lovers here I thought you’d appreciate me sharing a post about some of the beautiful food we had at our wedding. This is a little shot or two of the food that we sampled for our wedding breakfast @eastwellmanor. I didn’t take photo’s of it on the actual day as … Read More

The White Horse Bearsted

We love going to the White Horse so I’d like to give it a mention for any of my local friends. If you’re local I’m sure you have visited but they have a great menu with some delicious new items on it. We recently visited with friends and had such a lovely time. I had … Read More

Gordon Ramsay’s Heddon Street Kitchen

Neil and I recently visited Gordon Ramsay’s Heddon Street Kitchen for some outdoor dining when we were on a day out shopping in London. We had such a lovely time and the food was exemplary. We started with a cocktail each. I had a Sea Goose which was Grey Goose l’orange vodka, peach purée, fresh … Read More

Fifi’s Brasserie

Shortly before lockdown 2 we went to Fifi’s Brasserie in Maidstone Kent. The food was a real delight. To start I had thai fish cakes with a dipping sauce. It was presented well and tasted divine. It actually inspired me to make some myself. It was my Birthday so I thought I’d have the burger … Read More

The Swan, West Malling

Throwing it back to just before restaurants closed recently. Neil and I treated ourselves to breakfast at The Swan, West Malling. A great restaurant for breakfast, lunch, dinner, cocktails or a celebration. Their afternoon teas are spectacular too. We had quite a few different drinks between us. Talk about making the most of it while … Read More

The Ivy – Tunbridge Wells

We went to the Ivy Tunbridge Wells for some cocktails and a few delights. We loved it and will definitely be going back for dinner. The barman was so friendly and helpful he made a cocktail for me that I fancied that was not on the menu. Fussy aren’t I ha ha! It was a … Read More

Gaucho

Gaucho is one of my favourite restaurants. I love everything about it, the food, the cocktails, the wine, the tunes. It has such a cool vibe about it. We always start with a cocktail in the bar and it’s so hard to choose! We always have the fillet steak and a bottle of smooth Malbec. … Read More

Amavi Hotel – Paphos Cyprus

Have you ever been to Cyprus? It’s such a beautiful country. The food and drink is wonderful and so are the people. I went to lots of wonderful places on my stay but this was one of my favourites. I was strolling along the beach front and I came across this beautiful hotel and had … Read More

The Kensington Hotel – London Landmark Afternoon Tea

I went here shortly before lockdown and it was such a lovely venue. We had the London Landmark afternoon tea and cocktails. The afternoon tea was so sweet as all the cakes are landmarks of London and they’re served on a mini London Eye. They even serve you a little pre-afternoon tea assortment of canapés … Read More

Château de La Chèvre d’Or

This fairy tale hideaway hotel holds a special place in mine and Neil’s hearts as this is where he whisked me away to and proposed to me. I feel a really affinity with France and it is definitely one of my favourite places in the world. La Chèvre d’Or really is the most stunningly beautiful … Read More

The Waldorf London – Strawberry Cheesecake

I went here for lunch at the beginning of the year for a celebration with my friend and the food was delicious. We had fish and chips and strawberry cheesecake and it was like no other. Sometimes simple food is the best. We sat in the Good Godfrey’s bar and it was such a relaxing … Read More

Agistri

Last year we went to a wedding on a beautiful little Greek island called Agistri. It really did feel like walking into the setting of Mamma Mia. Agistri is a small boat ride away from Athens and is an absolute hidden treasure. We stayed at a little boutique hotel and were met by some of … Read More

Radio Rooftop – Cocktails with Friends

A great night is always guaranteed at Radio Rooftop. Their cocktails are amazing as are the views. Sit back and enjoy a drink overlooking some of the best sights in London while listening to some of the best tunes from their DJs. I love it here during the day too but it’s even prettier at … Read More

One Aldwych – Lobby Bar

If you are a cocktail fan then a stop off at the Lobby Bar at One Alwych in London when you are able to is a must. Their Apple Martini is one of the best cocktails I have ever had and I’ve had a lot of cocktails! Lovely atmosphere, friendly staff and when we went … Read More