The Hyde Bar at Park Royal Hotel

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Londoners as well as the millions of visitors of the great diverse city of London are spoilt for choice when it comes to restaurants, bars and over all recreational venues. Now one may be quick to think that staying in London makes it easy to make a choice on where to dine. WRONG! With a... Read more »

One Warwick Park

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At a recent stay in the garden of England I spent time at One Warwick Park a new hotel in the spa town of Royal Tunbridge Wells. Based in two buildings that interconnect via an art gallery underneath One Warwick Park is a taste of London in the country. The location is brilliant - right... Read more »

Zanaya at Four Seasons Hotel Mexico D.F.

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The newly opened Zanaya restaurant in Mexico City’s Four Seasons hotel takes its name from the first letters of a traditional grilling method (ZAranda) and the region in which this was used (NAYArit). This fusion of words is reflective of the restaurant as a whole; within the bustle of Mexico City and the classic luxury... Read more »

Alancha

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I wandered hand in hand with Tall, Dark and Handsome through the charming cobbled streets of Alaçatı; the hubbub dying down as the bustling main street morphed into a charming residential byway. Turning up a low but steepish hill, we soon saw the lights of Alancha on a terrace above us.  Music and bubbling laughter... Read more »

Las Dos Lunas

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The Taxi dropped us off at 7:00pm, a very 'Sensibly British' time for dinner. However, as we entered Los Das Lunas it was barren and very, very quiet... it was then that we remembered we were in Spain where the party does not start until about 10:00pm. However, I am glad that we did come... Read more »

Hotel Jagdhof

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I always enjoy flying into Innsbruck in the heart of the Tyrol, the descent is spectacular with the plane slowly descending into the valley, the mountains looming tall on both sides close enough to feel like you are just sitting in a cable car! Then there is the airport, fast and efficient, we were through... Read more »

Bassoon Bar: Corinthia Hotel London

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The Bassoon Bar mixologists at the Corinthia Hotel London have been busy developing five unique cocktails to capture the colour and the characteristics of the leaders of the five main political parties. With the general election just round the corner BBB was invited along to review and give political comment on these bureaucratic cocktails. Having... Read more »

Kouzu

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Let me clarify my position regarding Kouzu from the off. It’s very, very good. Service is impeccable – Salvatore, we salute you. Drinks are interesting, and not in that euphemistic, fixed smile kind of way. The room, while not scoring points for originality, is spacious, sleek and stylishly picked out in assorted greys and variations... Read more »