Coffee Island: Buffs’ delight!

Coffee Island: Buffs’ delight!

Self-confessed coffee addict Cynthia Pickard reviews Coffee Island in St Martin’s Lane, London  for KCW Today.  Coffee, this much-loved beverage is beginning to be treated with the same reverence as a fine wine. A Greek-run coffee shop has opened in Covent Garden where the idea is to have the baristas...

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Kiru Chelsea’s neighbourhood Japanese

KCW Today’s Ione Bingley reviews Kiru, Chelsea’s neighbourhood Japanese restaurant. Cloaked in black lacquer and nestled behind the Kings Road on quiet and picturesque Chelsea Green, you could be forgiven for overlooking the stylishly understated, neighbourhood Japanese, Kiru.   Stepping into it’s surprisingly light and airy interior one’s eyes are unavoidably drawn...

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Alexandrie

KCW Today’s Senior Dining Out critic David Hughes reviews restaurant Alexandrie, 38C Kensington Church St, Kensington. Enjoy a 2 course set menu for £10 per person quote KCW Today. Egypt, Alexandria. In your mind`s eye you can smell the heat coming from the dusty streets, the secret passages that lead to hidden...

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A great escape – Orestone Manor, Maidencombe, Devon

A Hotel, situated on a slight rise from the car park, a little quirky, a little historic, quite individual, and on the doorstep of Torquay. Even joint owner and chef Neal D`Allen admits that thoughts of Fawlty Towers can spring unbidden to mind, but fear not, this place considerably exceeds...

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Christmas and New Year’s Eve Dining at The Arch London

The Arch London, one of the city’s finest contemporary boutique hotels, is the perfect setting for an elegant Christmas lunch, dinner or party this festive season. With its warm and intimate atmosphere, stylish interiors and exceptional cuisine, guests’ Christmas celebrations will be memorable. Christmas at The Arch London Hunter 486,...

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Vertically Unchallenged – 36 Darwin Brasserie, 20 Fenchurch St

By David Hughes As I pulled back from the glass precipice, I had one wonky eye fixed grimly on the ship moored serenely a couple of hundred feet below me, and the other on the forty foot drop to the bar on my right. As you might have guessed, I`m...

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The Lodge in Clapham: A review

The Lodge in Clapham: A review

Summary: The Lodge is a cozy retreat a couple of steps away from Clapham North station promising a warm, alpine evening for family and friends. Visitors should have full intent on trying the well crafted Swiss cheese fondue and mulled wine. There aren’t many Swiss restaurants in London so Jimmy...

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New Michelin Guide For Great Britain and Ireland 2017

New Michelin Guide For Great Britain and Ireland 2017

Great Britain and Ireland have four three-star restaurants again with the Fat Duck in Bray back on the list. The famous restaurant joins the Waterside Inn, also in Bray. The other two three star restaurants hail from London: Gordon Ramsay’s modern French cuisine establishment in Kensington and Chelsea and Alain Ducasse...

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Motcombs

Our destination is one of those surprising streets that rubs away the feeling that the area around Belgravia Square has somehow died. It’s all too easy to form the impression that after 6pm it’s become a faceless bastion of buttoned up embassies and houses mostly bought for investment by those...

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Tom’s Kitchen

The streets were still a little slick with rain as I pulled up and parked the bike, but the bright lights of Tom’s Kitchen looked inviting. I peered through the window to see a tall, slightly cadaverous fellow wearing a beaded hat and a broach that might very well have...

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