South Kensington Club

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From the reign of Prince Albert to the rich rock n’ roll musical history of Ronnie Wood, the new South Kensington Club (SKC) in the heart of Kensington & Chelsea celebrated their Summer Party in June 2015. As I walked in, I felt transported to the Mediterranean surrounded by olive and palm trees, sharply dressed waiters with... Read more »

Maçakızı

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The sun was gently retreating as we sat at the open-air bar sipping our cocktails. The waves lapped hypnotically at the private decked beach of the Maçakızı Beach Club. Tall, Dark and Handsome had already caught enough sun to look decidedly Mediterranean and was enjoying an appropriately-monikered Italian Job, a mix of Beefeater 24, Aperol,... Read more »

The Elsa Restaurant

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Elsa, set in Monte-Carlo Beach Hotel, is a contemporary fine dining restaurant named after Elsa Maxwell, the Société des Bains de Mer’s first ever PR executive, who organised the inauguration of the Monte-Carlo Beach. This venue serves high quality contemporary cuisine inspired by the Riviera’s culinary history. Carefully thought-out and tested by their chef, Paolo... Read more »

La Rive

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In most European cities, one can find evidence of a strong relationship between the city, its trade links and infrastructure, its art, its people and the waterways that run through it. This is nowhere more apparent than Amsterdam, where the 400 year old canals and bridges of the city’s Canal District have been added to... Read more »

Maçakızı Restaurant

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The sun was gently retreating as we sat at the open-air bar sipping our cocktails. The waves lapped hypnotically at the private decked beach of the Maçakızı Beach Club. Tall, Dark and Handsome had already caught enough sun to look decidedly Mediterranean and was enjoying an appropriately-monikered Italian Job, a mix of Beefeater 24, Aperol,... Read more »

Grill 3301

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While staying at the Corinthia St Georges Bay, on a warm October evening, Her Ladyship and I dined at the fine dining restaurant Grill 3301. In terms of Maltese history this is comparatively new restaurant that opened in spring 2009. Despite its short history Grill 3301 it has gained an enthusiastic following together with high... Read more »