Category: Eating Out

North House

West Cowes

A Grade II listed townhouse in a conservation area of old town Cowes, Isle of Wight, North House is surrounded by a plethora of beautiful shops, must-try restaurants, marinas and yacht clubs. North House has been recently renovated throughout but still retains many of its original features, most notably the beautiful fireplaces that gives the hotel part of…

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Flat Iron Square

Flat Iron square is the Bankside food extravaganza everyone is talking about. Taking over seven railway arches, the Grade II listed building Devonshire House and the surrounding area is a line up of bars, food vendors, restaurants, outdoor space and live music all comes together to provide an incredible atmosphere and guaranteed fun. To help…

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L’Enclume

Opening its doors in 2002, two Michelin starred restaurant L’Enclume is owned by world acclaimed chef Simon Rogan whose restaurant Roganic was recently featured on our blog. Set in the stunning lake district, this magical Cumbrian hideaway is home to Simon Rogan’s iconic restaurant, farm and an ideal place to rest providing the perfect end to the perfect meal. Holding…

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Trullo London

Trullo London is a stylish yet simple Italian restaurant that takes traditional cuisine to the next level. Founded by Jordan Frieda and Tim Siadatan who have a combination of exemplary expertise, Trullo opened in 2010 and is the slower more relaxed sister restaurant to fast paced Padella. Trullo is now fully established as one of London’s most…

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The Ivy Chelsea Garden

Garden Design Inspiration

The Ivy Chelsea Garden is the perfect combination of sophistication and understated luxury and a really lovely spot to escape the hustle and bustle of the King’s Road in Chelsea. The stunning outdoor area at the Ivy Chelsea Garden was designed by the super talented award-winning landscapers and design specialists Cameron Landscapes and Gardens. Having…

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Petersham Nurseries

Covent Garden

Petersham Nurseries have recently opened two new restaurants – The Petersham and La Goccia – at their Covent Garden location to compliment the existing homewares shop, delicatessen, wine cellar and florist. Both restaurants are accessible via both Floral Street and King Street which bring you to the aptly named Floral Court – a beautiful central courtyard providing a cool botanic escape from the busy city…

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Malibu Kitchen

THE NED, LONDON

The Malibu Kitchen is a Californian inspired restaurant situated in the magnificent grade I listed, 11 storey former Midlands Bank which was originally designed in 1924 by Sir Edwin (Ned) Lutyens. The Malibu sits amidst the Ned’s historic 3,000 square metre former banking hall where each of the 8 restaurants has its own distinctive space…

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Spring Producer Dinners

Firmdale Hotels

Firmdale Hotel’s have recently announced they shall be launching an exciting series of Food Producer Dinners starting with the first which is being held Friday 20th April at the Potting Shed, Dorset Square Hotel. With a seasonal focus, the evenings will include a delicious five-course dinner to feast on along with expertly chosen wine pairings…

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Bloomsbury Afternoon Tea

The Charlotte Street Hotel

The Bloomsbury, Soho has inspired an impressive portfolio of some of the early twentieth century’s most pioneering writers, artists and intellectuals who believed in debate, creativity and innovation and whose work was guided by a sense of fun and freedom. The surrounding area of Charlotte Street Hotel is where many of these individual characters chose to live,…

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Market Halls

London

The long awaited Market Halls in Fulham, Broadway is about to open and we couldn’t be more excited. Opening on 8th May 2018 from 8am-11pm, Market Hall shall offer a diverse and eclectic mix of food, highlighting the incredible local food vendors of West London all under one roof. Although food halls are nothing new, the…

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Spring arrives at Dalloway Terrace in London

We have been long standing fans of the stunning Dalloway Terrace and await each new season with bated breath and here’s why… Named after a character created by Virginia Woolf, Dalloway Terrace is an elegant and quintessentially English space. Designed beautifully, the indoor-outdoor space is set in the heart of Bloomsbury and is just a…

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Roganic

London

Roganic is back! Which for us is a big deal. If you are unfamiliar with Roganic, it first opened in 2011 in Marylebone as a two-year pop-up and changed the way we think about plant-based ingredients and foraged food. Now, four years later Roganic returns to London, promising to bring elements of his two-star Michelin…

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Duddell’s London

The recently opened Duddell’s London is the first restaurant of the celebrated Duddell’s brand to open outside of Hong Kong and is set in the historic St. Thomas Church in the heart of London Bridge, just minutes from Borough Market and The Shard. Duddell’s London specialises in authentic Cantonese cuisine and hand-crafted dim-sum which we think makes…

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Luca, Clerkenwell

Luca is a not-so-new-now but utterly brilliant restaurant from The Clove Club group and it’s a joy. A real joy. Situated in an early 19th century listed building in Clerkenwell, the windows have linen café curtains creating a feeling of cool nostalgia as you enter from bustling St John Street. When you walk in, your eye is drawn past the upbeat and vibrant…

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Rosewood London

Rosewood London is renowned as one of the finest five-star hotels in London and wow, wow, wow isn’t that the truth. Blending English heritage with contemporary sophistication, the Edwardian Grade II-listed building has been sensitively renovated to create a luxury hotel with the ambiance of a stylish London residence. Located in that sort of in-between…

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Park Chinois

London

Park Chinois on Berkeley Street in Mayfair is a lavish, bi-level, 15,200 square foot fusion of gourmet Chinese restaurant and club by the legendary Alan Yau. With interiors designed by Jacques Garcia that celebrate a mix of French and Asian Chinoiserie from 1920’s and 1930’s Shanghai, think red velvet with black and white inlaid marble floors, pillars of mirrored…

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The Wild Rabbit, Kingham

The incredible renovation and extension of the Wild Rabbit – a picturesque Cotswolds village pub – was undertaken by Spencer Fung Architects. With a client list including The Berkeley Hotel, Netjets, Bamford, Daylesford and The Royal Opera House, it’s little wonder that Spencer’s work can be seen all over the world in the most luxurious…

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The Leconfield

Petworth, Sussex

A trip to Petworth is now no longer complete without a trip to the The Leconfield – a brilliant English restaurant serving a cracking menu in a space that is beautifully appointed, super comfortable and the staff are absolutely marvellous. Petworth, obviously famous for its antiques offerings, is a wonderful day out and somewhere I…

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The Great British Afternoon Tea

Will Torrent at the Capital, London

In order to mark Her Majesty The Queen’s 90th birthday, Michelin starred Outlaw’s at The Capital will be serving a month long Royal Afternoon Tea created by two great British Chefs: Nathan Outlaw and Will Torrent. The menu features recipes from Will’s latest best selling book “Afternoon Tea at Home” together with exclusive recipes created collaboratively…

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Sosharu

A Japanese Gastropub

Jason Atherton’s latest spot Sosharu in Clerkenwell is modelled on an ‘izikaya’ something he describes as a Japanese gastropub. The design of Sosharu is by Neri & Hu, a design and research practice founded in 2004 by partners Lyndon Neri and Rossana Hu. Their inter-disciplinary architectural design practice is based in Shanghai with an additional office in London.  The ground floor plays with…

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Oliver Maki, Japanese London - Humphrey Munson Blog

Oliver Maki, London

A quirky new hotspot in town is getting everyone talking because of its combination of traditional Japanese cuisine with global flavours and exciting textures. Oliver Maki is situated right in the heart of Soho and was created by Lebanese-Canadian co-founder Oliver Zeitoun and his family who wanted to create a cuisine that transcends the boundaries of culture and…

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Hartnett Holder & Co at Lime Wood Hotel

Hartnett Holder & Co is the super relaxed, super stylish and super comfortable restaurant at Lime Wood Hotel. Led by Angela Hartnett and Lime Wood’s Luke Holder, together with their team, HH & Co serve delicious Italian dishes with a respectful nod to the seasons and to Italian culinary ideologies. We love spotting the latest dishes on…

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Winter Terrace Kensington Roof Gardens, London - Humphrey Munson Blog

Winter Terrace

The Roof Gardens

What better way to celebrate the festive season than by enjoying a few warming cocktails whilst taking in the breath-taking London skyline from the fully heated Winter Terrace at The Roof Gardens in Kensington? Yes! Exactly. There is no better way. Scroll down to see the festive treats that await you… Originally designed in the 1930s by…

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Maitre Choux - Amazing Eclairs - Humphrey Munson Blog

Amazing éclairs at Maître Choux

First it was the cupcake. Then it was the macaroon. Now, with the opening of specialist patisserie Maître Choux in South Kensington, choux pastry has taken centre stage. I first spotted Maître Choux on the Little Big Bell Instagram account a week or so ago – the vision of bright, bold and beautifully designed éclairs soon stopped me…

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The Grainstore - Kings Cross - Humphrey Munson Blog

The Grainstore, Kings Cross

The Grain Store at Kings Cross is one to add to your must-visit list if you’re visiting the capital anytime soon. Housed in an incredible former wheat warehouse that is also home to Central Saint Martins and the rather wonderful Caravan (another blog post coming soon!), when you walk into the restaurant the first thing I noticed was…

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