Hotel de Goudfazant is confusingly named. It is not a hotel. It is, however, located in Amsterdam-Noord, so we took a taxi to reach it – journeying under the river by tunnel and out into an industrial estate on IJ
I fell totally and utterly head over heels in love with Bethnal Green’s Town Hall Hotel. So many reasons why… The aesthetic is bang on – exactly what I want from my hotels, combining architectural splendour with cutting-edge design and
A few years ago, I rented a flat in Dalston. It was the height of cool, certainly, but also the grimiest. Fast forward three years, and I hear news of a new restaurant that’s opened, with an Oyster Happy Hour
Join the beautiful people of Parsons Green for a deliciously wholesome brunch at Hally’s this weekend. The dress code? Gym wear is accepted – nay, encouraged! – and feel free to bring your pooch (Hally’s is dog friendly). This is
The phrase “members’ club” conjures up all sorts of assumptions – namely huge membership fees and snooty clientele. But what if I told you that this underground gem near King’s Cross was a members’ club, but wasn’t expensive or stuck-up?
Elizabeth Street Cafe is so sweet it’ll make your teeth hurt, but it was hands-down my favourite lunch spot on my whole Austin trip. Situated down on South 1st Street, right next to a trailer park full of food trucks,
On the corner of Bowery and Delancey is Sel Rrose, a beautiful space furnished with a touch of early 20th century Parisian style, and a sprinkling of “demolition chic“. The bar’s name is inspired by Marcel Duchamp (or Rrose Sélavy,
Having stayed at the Ace Hotel in Midtown New York I was dying to check out the Ace on this side of the pond, in Shoreditch. I often frequent the lobby bar area of Ace Shoreditch, amongst all the other
All those who know The Riding House Café love The Riding House Café, so when founder Clive Watson threw open the doors of new restaurant Blixen on the perimeter of Spitalfields Market in Shoreditch, I made a brunch booking sharpish.
Maman is the product of a Michelin star chef, a restaurateur and an interior designer – and elements of each founder, plus their French heritage, are clearly evident in this adorable and delicious neighbourhood café in New York’s SoHo. The
Head to Paddington Street in Marylebone, and find The Real Greek. Once outside, turn your back on it and its greasy vine leaves and over-salty feta cheese – because OPSO is right across the street, and it’s a far superior
Happy Bones‘ self confessed mission is “to inspire and energise New Yorkers”, and they’ve come up with a formula for achieving this: The best coffee + the best baristas + local artworks + print publications from around the world. The