Our Top Favourite Covent Garden Hotel – Wilde Aparthotels by Staycity Review
Nov10

Our Top Favourite Covent Garden Hotel – Wilde Aparthotels by Staycity Review

Last week saw us headed to Londinium for a special personal treat; my sister lives in Kent, I live in Dorset, and we really don’t meet often enough. but once a year we DO something. We get out of the house, meet somewhere and spoil ourselves – sort of an annual sisterfest. We did it once to celebrate her birthday, and loved it so much we’ve made it an annual thing. Only this year was different – we were invited to a Wilde...

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Pre Theatre Dinner At The Boulevard Brasserie | Review
Nov09

Pre Theatre Dinner At The Boulevard Brasserie | Review

If you’ve ever headed to the West End for a night out, you’ll know there’s a perennial thorny issue that will face you – choosing your theatre is simple; but choosing where to eat for your pre-theatre dinner? So much harder. Last week saw us headed to Londinium for a special personal treat; my sister lives in Kent, I live in Dorset, and we really don’t meet often enough. but once a year we DO something....

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Looking for food at Old Trafford? Let us introduce you to Cafe Football.
Jun26

Looking for food at Old Trafford? Let us introduce you to Cafe Football.

Lat weekend we were headed for our first ever stay in Manchester. I’ll admit, I was pretty excited – not only was it a kids-free night out, but also my first ever football match (we were going to see the SoccerAid match). We were travelling up from Dorset on the Sunday of the match, so knowing time would be tight we decided the best thing would be to drop our bags at the hotel, and head straight for food at Old...

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Lunch in Covent Garden? Try The Ivy Market Grill. You’ll LOVE.
May28

Lunch in Covent Garden? Try The Ivy Market Grill. You’ll LOVE.

Trying to find a good Lunch in Covent Garden is ridiculously tricky. I’m like a kid in a sweet shop – WAY too much choice, and the perennial issue of discovering that today’s a pink mice sort of day when I’ve already opted for cola bottles or white jazzies?? It’s tricky. We’d had a fabulous night in Trafalgar Square courtesy of Thistle Hotels (we’d seen Cuba Gooding Jr in Chicago –...

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Oddly Great Steak in the West End – Heliot Steak House Review
May20

Oddly Great Steak in the West End – Heliot Steak House Review

We seem to have been in the West End more in the last couple of years than we have in the previous ten. And no, that’s not a complaint; it’s one of my favourite places to spend a few days! The lure of the theatre is strong in this one, and when it’s surrounded by amazingly fascinating places to visit, and some of the countries finest places to eat… well, frankly what’s not to love? A few weeks ago we were...

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Need a hotel in the West End? Try the ugliest one we’ve seen… | Thistle Trafalgar Square Hotel Review
May08

Need a hotel in the West End? Try the ugliest one we’ve seen… | Thistle Trafalgar Square Hotel Review

A night out in the West End usually necessitates a stay over for us; the last train out to the West Country usually leaves before we’re even out of the theatre! So we either stay, or train out to Basingstoke and then drive the hour and a half on from there. Not ideal! In the end, we usually make a trip out of it and stay the night – come on, if you’re in the West End you might as well, mightn’t you? Besides,...

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