Sneak Preview: Marcus, Marcus Wareing’s new restaurant at The Berkeley

Food connoisseurs and London jet set take note; Marcus Wareing’s renamed two Michelin starred restaurant at The Berkeley, Marcus launches on Monday 24th March following an extensive eight-week revamp of its interiors creating a dining room, Chef’s table and Salon. We had a gastronomic sneak preview last night to give you a taste of what…

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Hotels with (tenuous) links to Halloween

Halloween has become the biggest grossing commercial holiday event after Christmas and is now much anticipated in the UK. Celebrating the Christian holiday of All Hallows Eve (followed by All Saints Day on November 1st) it derives from an ancient pagan festival celebrated by Celtic people over 2,000 years ago. We’ve undertaken a little bit of…

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Restaurant Review plus Win Lunch for 2 – Phil Yeomans at The Avenue, Lainston House, Winchester

The wisteria waved us up the impressive drive to lovely Lainston House one sunny/showery day last week, lulling us into an immediate state of bucolic bliss, even though we’d been playing the “sunglasses on, sun glasses off” game all the way down from Surrey. Ms S and I arrived for lunch to experience the new tasting menu…

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