• A glimpse into Colombia
  • Quaglino’s – the roaring ’20s intriguingly reanimated at this iconic St James’s venue
  • Quinta do Barranco da Estrada, Paradise in Portugal, Alentejo, Portugal
  • Sublime Hotel, Comporta, Portugal
  • Villa Vasilisa: unique beautifully restored and designed private villa
  • The Trading House, London

    The Trading House, London

    In the heart of the City, and a Grade II-listed building (formerly the Bank of New Zealand), The Trading House is, for those in the know, one of the liveliest venues on any given night. With an eclectic menu, a quirky crowd and live music every night, it’s hard to […]

  • Four Seasons, Prague

    Four Seasons, Prague

    Readers of The Tastemaker will be familiar with our preference for staying in the Four Seasons hotels. But why the Four Seasons in particular? It is the absolute rule of thumb for every Four Seasons Hotel that the level of service is second to none. The Four Seasons Prague is […]

  • Mercante Restaurant, Sheraton Grand London Park Lane, London

    Mercante Restaurant, Sheraton Grand London Park Lane, London

    A quintessential Italian eatery, Mercante is a Venetian inspired restaurant that relies on the premise of delivering high quality food from the market to the table. With a monthly menu on rotation – the idea having been cooked up by Head Chef David D’Ignazio  – every appetite can be satisfied […]

  • Tamarind Kitchen, Soho, London

    Tamarind Kitchen, Soho, London

    The younger sister of famed Mayfair restaurant Tamarind, the Tamarind Kitchen has recently opened in Soho, offering small sharing plates that pack a punch. Whilst the restaurant doesn’t have the years or experience of the original, it does not miss a beat when comparing in terms of the quality of […]

  • Four Seasons, Bahrain

    Four Seasons, Bahrain

    Four Seasons Bahrain: Fit for a King If the title does not persuade you of the lavishness of this hotel, then we’ll further explain: the FS Bahrain is, in fact, owned by a member of the Bahraini royal family. Palatial in proportions and with an attention to the detail to […]

  • National Margarita Day at Peyotito, Notting Hill.

    National Margarita Day at Peyotito, Notting Hill.

    When I was invited to review a Mexican restaurant in Notting Hill, I, like many others no doubt, immediately imagined a large rustic meal consisting of salty, spicy and fattening tacos accompanied by mariachi music or even a live band. But Peyotito, the younger brother of Mayfair’s Mediterranean restaurant Peyote, […]