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6 Reasons To Visit Richmond

Tucked away in leafy west London, Richmond is a balance of vibrant suburbia and countryside bliss. It’s the perfect place to escape to when you want to get out of the centre of London, get a bit of fresh air in your lungs, see a bit of nature but don’t want to actually go further than zone 4 – well you aren’t an explorer are you? Here are six reasons to visit Richmond:  Best Place For Breakfast: Jackson + Rye   Why: Establishing itself as an alternative to the successful Côte Bistro, Jackson + Rye restaurants have been popping up […]

Restaurants, Pubs & Food

Pullman La Defense: Parisian Restaurant Review

Following the refurbishment of the 5 Parisian Pullman hotels, the restaurant in the La Defense hotel also saw itself modernised with a new open plan kitchen and a contemporary new design. The restaurant is open from 6.30am-1.00am every day and includes a Power Lunch that lasts 45 minutes flat. The food here is customer friendly with the option of customising your meals to your own liking. Starters vary from dishes like Gazpacho of the season with floral tea ice-cubes to Waffle with potato/dill/marinated salmon/ginger/wasabi ice-cream. There are five ways to have your main meal cooked including by wok, grill, tandoori […]

Hotels

Pullman Hotels and Resorts

Pullman hotels and resorts, the luxury hotel chain, is fast becoming a brand into its own with over 80 hotels in 5 continents. By 2015-20 Pullman plans on having 150 international hotel and resorts located across the world’s major cities and prime tourist attractions. Thought and care is put into each and every detail of these 4 and 5 star hotels, from the décor where they enrolled the help of designers such as Christophe Pillet and Mathieu Lehanneur to the uniforms of the Pullman Welcomers. Quintessential Paris designer, Martine Sitbon, is currently working with Pullman to collaborate on a completely […]

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Greyhound on the Test Hotel Review

On Friday afternoon we headed west out of London and soon enough we found ourselves in the quaint city of Salisbury in Hampshire where the Greyhound on the Test is situated. The Greyhound on the Test is a hotel, restaurant and pub offering guests a peaceful respite in the tranquil surroundings of the Hampshire countryside. The rooms, of which there are only 7, are all decorated sweetly and in theme with the cottage like feel to the building. Don’t let the décor fool you though as all of the rooms have modern facilities like en suite baths/showers, flat screens with […]

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