Tag: Favourite

Cafe Spice Namaste

I couldn’t believe it had been three years since our last visit especially when we remembered what a fantastic experience it was. Well now after we’ve enjoyed another memorable evening at Cafe Spice Namaste I definitely won’t be leaving it that long again. We took a steady fifteen minute walk along commercial street to arrive …

Apple and Bretagne

When I looked at the menu at Murano and saw that they had an Apple Tarte Tatin as one the desserts I couldn’t have been more pleased. My patience was rewarded because this was one of the best Tarte Tatin’s ever. It was an absolutely delight as the rich flavour of apples on top of …

Haywards Restaurant

Well as you must surely know I’m a frequent visitor to Haywards in Epping where over the last seven years I’ve enjoyed some excellent food and service. During this time I’m delighted to say that I’ve also become very good friends with owners Jahdre & Amanda. So now as we fly past the one hundred …

Murano

This restaurant always has a special place in my heart as I’m a lover of Italian food & wine. I’m also now very pleased to say that after today’s visit nothing has changed in fact to be honest they’ve only enhanced my passion for Italian even more. We arrived on saturday just a day after …

Rump of Beef at The Greyhound

This sunday roast at the Greyhound Pub in Beaconsfield was an absolute treat. The Highland Rump of Beef was a beautiful cut of meat and cooked to perfection. It was accompanied with crispy garlic potatoes , vegetables , yorkshire pudding and a fantastic side order of jerusalem artichokes with blue cheese & almonds. Then topped …

Roast Lamb at Greenman

On my visit this time to the Greenman I decided to go for the roast lamb which was nicely cooked and came with a good selection of vegetables , roast potatoes , sage & onion stuffing and like with all the roasts here a yorkshire pudding.

Hazelnut and Marmalade

When a stunning dessert meets one of my favourite sweet wines then the rest is history. We were enjoying a fantastic surprise tasting menu at Core by Clare Smyth when it came to dessert. It was then that the Hazelnut Souffle with a Chocolate Sorbet made by talented young chef George arrived and I have …

The Greyhound Pub and Dining

On our last visit in August we had such a fantastic evening with Daniel , Margriet and all the team that we couldn’t wait to return. We were also very keen to try their sunday lunch menu. So with this in mind we booked a cheeky overnight stay in a local hotel and set off …

My Saturday in Hornchurch

It’s a rare thing for us to have a local saturday and enjoy some of my favourite places in Hornchurch but this weekend we had that chance. I’m also delighted to say that even in these tough times all the local businesses seemed to be doing well and there was definitely a good atmosphere as …