Best Poole Quay Restaurants [2022]

Best Poole Quay Restaurants [2022]

Dining out here on the south coast can really be something special – hence this post on the best Poole Quay restaurants near the water. Having covered the restaurants with the best views in Bournemouth (including Christchurch, where I live), I now look west and 

Best Bournemouth Restaurants with a View [2022]

Best Bournemouth Restaurants with a View [2022]

The best Bournemouth restaurants with a view really are something special. Where else can you see mile after mile of golden sands as you dine – along with two piers and perhaps even a glittering outdoor pool or line of painted beach huts? From the 

Best Bottomless Brunch in Bournemouth [2022]

Best Bottomless Brunch in Bournemouth [2022]

Bottomless brunch in Bournemouth, as in other UK cities and towns, is a pretty big thing. Where better to linger over delicious food and as much as you can drink than beside the seaside? A Bournemouth bottomless brunch is like the perfect social occasion in 

Pubs with Rooms: Dorset

Pubs with Rooms: Dorset

Of course the best pubs with rooms in Dorset are among the finest in the land. I moved to Dorset almost two decades ago, residing at the eastern end of the county on the edge of the New Forest. It means I’m far enough from 

Pubs with Rooms: Devon

Pubs with Rooms: Devon

I just love a gastropub with accommodation – great grub, a few drinks and then you can get straight up to bed without calling a cab or wandering through an unfamiliar area in the dark. Pubs with rooms Devon are some of the best of 

Pubs with Rooms: Kent

Pubs with Rooms: Kent

Pubs with rooms in Kent – or indeed anywhere in the UK – make great destinations for a short break, weekend away or longer holidays. Options range from an ancient coaching inn to boutique hotel style accommodation or a historic country pub. Some are dog 

Pubs with Rooms: Northumberland

Pubs with Rooms: Northumberland

Having covered the Lake District and New Forest, a piece on the best pubs with rooms in Northumberland was inevitable. Why Northumberland? It’s my home county, for a start. Where I grew up, it will always be – in some ways – the place I 

Pubs with Rooms: New Forest

Pubs with Rooms: New Forest

I’ve already covered gastropubs with accommodation in Cumbria. Now it’s the turn of somewhere much closer to my current home. Why gastro pubs with rooms? New Forest dining options include some gorgeous country pubs, serving fabulous food in a cosy, welcoming setting. Some are dog-friendly 

Pubs with Rooms: Lake District

Pubs with Rooms: Lake District

If you fancy a short break with good food and a distinctly British flavour, then it’s hard to beat booking into one of the great gastro pubs with rooms the UK has to offer. Lake District national park options are some of the best in 

Afternoon Tea, The Savoy

Afternoon Tea, The Savoy

I do love an afternoon tea. The Savoy is simply the best location in London in which to be served finger sandwiches, homemade scones, clotted cream, jam and cakes. Traditional afternoon tea at The Savoy takes place in the Thames Foyer, and I’ve heard that