Out & About

Summer River House at Oakley Court

Summer River House is one of the latest offerings from the Soho House Group. The global spread of Soho Houses over recent years is phenomenal but this all started over 25 years ago with an opportunity and a simple idea. The first Soho House on London’s Greek Street in 1995, when founder Nick Jones was…

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HUŎ

Chelsea

Located on Park Walk, HUŎ bar & restaurant is opening in June 2021 and will showcase a menu of clean, fresh and healthy Asian food encompassing carefully selected dishes from around China and Southeast Asia, all prepared from scratch using traditional Chinese, Thai, Malay and Singaporean disciplines. The immediate vicinity of Park Walk SW10 was…

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Double Red Duke

The Double Red Duke is a 19-bedroom, 17th-century hotel in Clanfield, Oxfordshire launched by Sam and Georgie Pearman. This beautifully renovated Cotswolds retreat showcases the best of brilliant British craftspeople, artisans and companies. If you recognise the Pearman name it may be because they relaunched the 26 bedroom Talbot Hotel in Malton, North Yorkshire which…

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Anya Hindmarch

The Village

In a year when many brands are struggling to justify their bricks and mortar stores over e-commerce in the restricted post-pandemic world, it’s extraordinarily inspiring to see that Anya Hindmarch has launched not just a new shop, but an entire village dedicated to her eponymous fashion brand. The Village, launched on 17 May, is one of…

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Weekend Brunch

Pantechnicon Rooftop

With lockdown lifting, it’s time to start exploring and the Pantechnicon on Motcomb Street is an excellent place to start.  A historic 5 storey building devoted to Nordic and Japanese restaurants and shopping as well as a series of workshops and experiences; this is a celebration of creativity and craftsmanship. The ground floor features Café…

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Daylesford

Autumn Events

As Summer starts to ebb, Autumn brings new shades of burnt orange and vibrant yellows, cooler darker evenings, the smell of log fires and the need for wellies and warmer coats – perfect for a day exploring the English countryside followed by a cosy evening indoors. The Wild Rabbit (which is part of the Daylesford…

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Chapel Down

Award-Winning Sparkling wine

“The genesis of a wine region doesn’t happen often. Chapel Down has been at the vanguard, helping to create and shape an exciting new industry. We win hatful’s of awards, and it’s hugely flattering to receive these accolades. But we passionately believe that there is no point in simply being the best. We have to…

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Nathan Eades

The Wild Rabbit

The Wild Rabbit is a cosy modern British inn that’s designed to bring out the best in eating drinking and something much needed afterwards – sleeping! Set in the heart of the idyllic Cotswolds, The Wild Rabbit serves locally sourced, seasonal food in a relaxed, welcoming setting that you simply will not want to leave.…

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Flavourtown Bakery

Multi-Award Winning London Bakery

Flavourtown Bakery is a multi-award winning bakery based in London who specialise in cupcakes with serious wow-factor, show-stopping cakes and moorish brownies and cookies that you simply can’t resist. Hand baked every morning using the worlds finest ingredients, Flavourtown has a range of cakes to suit everyone whether you’re looking for something simple, extravagant, gluten…

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Stanley’s Restaurant

Secret Garden In Chelsea

Located in the heart of Chelsea, Stanley’s restaurant and bar specialises in seasonal British cuisine. Opening its doors in July 2020, Stanley’s is Hugh Stanley’s debut restaurant with food by head chef Olivia Burt (Masterchef’s The Professionals Finalist 2019). “I am so excited to be launching Stanley’s a place for guests to come eat, drink…

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Daylesford Cookery School

Summer 2020 Courses

It’s official: Daylesford Cookery School has finally re-opened which means one thing, amazing organic food! Whilst it may not be completely ‘back to normal’ just yet, you can enjoy a cooking course with an experienced tutor in the same relaxed, fun environment. To help you on your way, we’ve put together a list of five…

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Frenchie

Covent Garden

Since its launch on 2nd February 2016, the restaurant created by Chef Patron Gregory Marchand and his wife Marie Marchand has received critical acclaim. Frenchie Covent Garden located on Henrietta Street is the duo’s first site outside of Paris and the fifth addition to the Frenchie family; which comprises the Michelin-starred Frenchie, Frenchie Wine Bar,…

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Middleton Lodge

A Georgian Country House Retreat

Set in 200 acres of English countryside and private gardens, the main house at Middleton Lodge was built by architect John Carr in 1780. Privately owned by James and Rebecca Allison, this beautiful historic spot in North Yorkshire is accessed via a picturesque tree-lined driveway that leads into the 200-acre estate. Divided among five properties:…

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The Three Hills

and other dog walks

Whether it’s a romantic and cosy spot near the log burners or dining in the oak beamed orangery, The Three Hills has the perfect dining situation for you. All dishes are hand-crafted using fresh, local produce to give you a mouth-watering taste of Cambridgeshire through the seasons. The Three Hills Pub is a delightful 17th…

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Amelia Freer

3-Day Lime Wood Retreat

If 2020 already has you stressing over keeping a clean and healthy diet whilst juggling work and children (as well as everything else we all do in our day-to-day lives), then it may be a comfort to learn that Amelia Freer has just announced a three-day retreat this September at Lime Wood in the heart…

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Sir John Soane Museum

Sir John Soane’s Museum is without a doubt one of London’s best kept intellectual secrets. Originally the extraordinary home and museum of the beloved British architect Sir John Soane (who was born in 1753 and died 1837), the museum is an utterly unique time capsule for which there is no equal and full to the…

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Borough Kitchen

Cook School Chiswick

For those who don’t know, Borough Kitchen opened its first store in Borough Market in 2013. The story began surrounded by what they love: fresh and local produce, restaurants and market stalls, and people who shared their passion for cooking. With the same ethos, Borough Kitchen has now expanded to both Hampstead and Chiswick, with…

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Norma London

“Sicily’s strategic position in the middle of the Mediterranean has lured culture after culture to its shores, resulting in one of Europe’s richest and most remarkable histories. In 827 AD, the Moors arrived, leading to the end of the byzantine age and the beginning of a new era of trade, prosperity and hospitality under Saracen…

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The Prince Akatoki

After a multi-million-pound transformation, the highly anticipated hotel The Prince Akatoki, London has re-opened. Located in Great Cumberland Place, Marylebone, the 5-star hotel oozes elegance and tranquility with a blend of refined Japanese aesthetics with Western influences creating a true urban sanctuary you simply don’t want to miss. Drawing inspiration from the tranquillity and lightness…

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Amazónico London

Amazónico, the Latin American restaurant and Madrid favourite has launched in the heart of Mayfair transporting guests on a journey along the Amazon river with a visually stunning restaurant and tantalisingly tasty menu. So step inside and see what this new restaurant is all about… Opening its doors in one of London’s most famous squares,…

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Christmas Workshops

4 Must Try Workshops This Festive Season

Christmas is almost upon us and with that comes the pressure to find the perfect gifts and some people are just so hard to buy gifts for. Perhaps though there’s actually nothing better than a luxury item crafted by hand. What better way to show your appreciation for a friend or family member than with…

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Daylesford Christmas Cookery School - Humphrey Munson Blog

Christmas Cookery Classes

Daylesford Farm

It’s no secret that here at Humphrey Munson we are big fans of Daylesford and their Cookery Classes – especially when they are all about Christmas! Daylesford hold Chef’s Skills Masterclasses on the second Sunday of every month; whether you are a complete beginner or a more experienced cook, this is a chance to learn or hone…

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Le Pont de la Tour

Located right on the historic riverbank overlooking the River Thames, restaurant Le Pont de la Tour specialises in French cuisine with an innovative twist. Each new season brings a new menu using the finest ingredients at Le Pont de la Tour. Located right on the historic riverbank, overlooking the River Thames, Le Pont de la…

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Sophie Paterson x Andrew Martin Collaboration

Launch Party

We were delighted to attend the launch of the Brindisi Collection, a collaboration between two of our favourite interior design studios, Sophie Paterson and Andrew Martin International. Taking inspiration from Puglia, a southern region of Italy, making up the heel of Italy’s “boot” in fact and known for hill towns, age-old farmland and situated between…

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Stargazing

An Evening of Astronomy At Daylesford Farm

Away from the urban glow, Daylesford is set within the peaceful Cotswold countryside where the natural beauty of stars can twinkle to their fullest potential. This November, why not join Daylesford in the peaceful surroundings of their Cotswolds farm for an evening of astronomy and exploring the skies above. In this upcoming two hour event…

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The Dummer Fair

Treloar’s Trust

Held around Michaelmas for the last 20 years, The Dummer Fair in Hampshire is a vitally important annual event that supports the Treloar’s Trust. Treloar’s is a life-changing place where some of the most severely disabled young people in the UK live and learn and in 2018, Dummer Fair saw one of the busiest fairs…

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Terra Terra

Terra Terra recently opened at 120 Finchley Road London, and is a debut to be the first of many casual dining concepts across London from The Ghost Group. Set across two floors, and to be enjoyed any time of the day, Terra Terra will be an experience; from baked pastries, fresh juices and espressos in…

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Circolo Popolare

The Vibrant New Restaurant in Fitzrovia

For all the fun of the fair with music, vibrant atmosphere and a taste tinglingly good menu we can see why people are going crazy for Circolo Popolare which brings the Sicilian coast sunshine to the heart of Fitzrovia. Quick tip: It is worth mentioning the majority of tables at Circolo are walk-in only so…

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Tamarind

Mayfair

Originally opening in 1995, Tamarind was the first Indian restaurant in London to receive a Michelin star. After over 20 years of unparalleled success, the renowned restaurant recently closed for an extensive 8-month renovation in 2018 that completely transformed Tamarind into a quietly majestic, tranquil dining space like no other in London. The key to…

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Denbies Wine Estate

Surrey

Denbies Wine Estate is an international award-winning wine estate situated in the protected south facing slopes of the North Downs in the town of Dorking. We love that Denbies offers visitors of all ages a fascinating insight into all aspects of the wine producing process all year round. A total 265 acres have been planted,…

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