• Featured Restaurant: Di Paolo 20 Sep 19

    We’ve reached that time of the year when I begin to feel nostalgic for the long, light evenings. It’s only 7.30pm, but it’s already dark as we head into a Gerrards Cross side road. So when the... Read More

  • Featured Restaurant: The Glasshouse 23 Aug 19

    Despite its vastness, the newly refurbished and extended Glasshouse at The Grove, Chandlers Cross, manages to create an air of relaxed intimacy for diners. Clever use of partitioning, of high-backed... Read More

  • Featured Restaurant: Nags Head 19 Jul 19

    It’s one of those gorgeous summer evenings that beg to be spent outside, somewhere pretty, sipping wine – the kind of evening I pine for during the rest of the ten or eleven months of English... Read More

  • Featured Restaurant: Friends 21 Jun 19

    Pinner’s historic high street is an eclectic mix of shops and eateries that pave the way to the medieval church that makes a striking focal point at the brow of the hill. Quite the prettiest and... Read More

  • Featured Restaurant: Tai Pan 7 Jun 19

    Sophisticated and elegant, with a splendid decorative scheme that incorporates tones of lilac and deepest purple, gold and bronze, and some very funky lighting, Tai Pan offers a relaxed atmosphere... Read More

  • Featured Restaurant: Bricklayers Arms 17 May 19

    The Bricklayers Arms is no more than fifteen minutes from my house, but after driving through lanes that wind through idyllic Chess Valley countryside and entering the beautiful village of Hogpits... Read More

  • Featured Restaurant: Herons 19 Apr 19

    Prominently situated in the little hamlet of Heronsgate, near Chorleywood, Herons is warm, welcoming and very stylish. The walls are plain to the point of minimalist, the paints and fabrics a timeless... Read More

  • Featured Restaurant: The Steak Restaurant 5 Apr 19

    Stylishly kitted out with clever mood lighting, earthy tones, dark wood panelling, and with intimate leather booths and banquettes, TSR has a touch of the private members' club about it. In terms of... Read More

  • Featured Restaurant: The Bedford Arms 22 Mar 19

    This classic country house hotel does have a formal dining room, but we’re eating in the welcoming bar area, which is artfully designed and decorated with a mixture of wood, leather, bricks, tiled... Read More

  • Featured Restaurant: Hawtrey's 8 Mar 19

    The Barn Hotel is a delightful contrast of old and new. Made up of three historic Grade 2 listed buildings, it combines the traditional decor of a stately home with a modern, relaxed boutique vibe... Read More

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