Posts By: Holly Constantinides

Afternoon Tea at the Knightsbridge Lounge – a multi-sensory experience

The Knightsbridge Lounge can be discovered in the centre of Belgravia, a short walk from Knightsbridge Underground Station. The lounge itself comprises many comfortable high-backed armchairs, and soft couches. Each table is set far enough apart from the ones around it to get a sense of privacy within your group – something that is so often not the case. Read more…

Review: Roba Bar & Restaurant – Paddington

The Robata grill sirloin steak

Conveniently located less than a 10-minute walk from Paddington Station, Roba Bar and Restaurant prides itself on being a relaxed and stylish haven away from the hustle and bustle of central London’s streets.  Boasting an impressively diverse menu of British and European dishes, this is a restaurant that is sure to suit everyone’s tastes.
Our Friday night visit did not disappoint. Read more…

Review: Afternoon Tea at Kona

Afternoon tea at Kona

Thanks to Anna, the VII Duchess of Bedford (the first to partake in afternoon tea in the early 19th century), we have a beautifully evolved British tradition that is enjoyed by countless numbers all over the UK. However, when I think of afternoon tea, I have recurring visions of standard  finger sandwiches with cucumber, egg and cress fillings, traditonal plain scones and clotted cream. Read more…

Hazara Restaurant – Enjoy Authentic Tastes of India, 7,000 Miles Closer!

Hazara Restaurant

On the quiet streets of Belsize Park, listening to the murmur of voices as people enjoy one of very few warm summer evenings, you may stumble upon Hazara Restaurant. The stylish décor, intimate ambience, and authentic food  have earned it a place in the Michelin Guide – a great indication that this restaurant has been acknowledged as one to watch. Read more…

Review: An Orso Tasty Italian Feast

Orso Covent Garden

Orso opened back in 1985 as an orchid warehouse, and this year celebrates 30 years as an authentic Italian restaurant. Situated in a hideaway along Covent Garden’s cobbled streets, this charming restaurant is a pleasure to stumble upon.
James Bond cocktail
James Bond cocktail
Before being seated, I found myself trying out the salted caramel martini at the quaint bar. Read more…

The Wallace: Hidden Historical Courtyard Dining

From the stables of Peyton & Byrne,The Wallace restaurant is hidden in a national gallery amidst an historic London townhouse presenting 18th-century French paintings, furniture and porcelain, considered to be amongst one of the best collections in the UK. From the moment you arrive at the breath-taking building you feel like you are about to embark on an incredible experience. Read more…