Dinner at The Chilworth Arms in Southampton

Dinner at The Chilworth Arms in Southampton

ad*   What’s not to like about drinks with friends, hearty food and cosy fireplaces?

The Chilworth Arms is a real winter warmer, the place you could easily while away a Sunday afternoon after a long walk in the countryside.

With the festivities upon us, the nights drawing in and temperatures dropping – the restaurant and pub is a welcome escape capturing a slice of that seasonal magic.

Recently I was invited to try its new festive menu, take a look at what I dishes I tried and a peek at the interior…

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A cosy afternoon tea at The White Horse in Romsey

A cosy afternoon tea at The White Horse in Romsey

It’s typical isn’t it, we’re in the middle of a major heatwave and all of a sudden we get three days of thunderstorms. So how do you remedy a miserable day? A cosy afternoon tea will do it!

A visit to The White Horse* in Romsey could not have been better timed!
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Beach vibes at Southampton’s Seaside in the Square

Beach vibes at Southampton’s Seaside in the Square

Seaside in the Square brings sand, sun and cocktails to Guildhall Square thanks to Go! Southampton‘s* new summer beach extravaganza.

Orange Rooms, Sam FM, Ikea, Decathlon, City Eye and a whole host of other companies have joined together to offer over 100 free events until 22 August 2018.

And, I am there with bells on…

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Cabana brings Brazilian street food to Southampton

Cabana brings Brazilian street food to Southampton

BOM DIA! Bang the drums, put on some Sergio Mendes and do the samba because newly opened Cabana has brought brilliant Brazilian street food to Southampton.

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Southampton gets stylish with the launch of All Bar One

Southampton gets stylish with the launch of All Bar One

It’s been a busy week. The next wave of restaurants and bars opened at Southampton’s new Westquay building.

All Bar One celebrated its launch with a VIP party which showcased its menu and cocktails. I was lucky to receive an invite to see what this new hot spot has to offer.

These openings are a welcome break from the usual tedium of January, there’s nothing like sipping cocktails while laughing with friends to keep the nip of winter away.  Continue reading “Southampton gets stylish with the launch of All Bar One”

Red Dog Saloon brings authentic American BBQ to Southampton

Red Dog Saloon brings authentic American BBQ to Southampton

Southampton’s on the up with with the opening of the new Westquay building. It’s brought a whole host of culinary delights to try.

Red Dog Saloon, an authentic American BBQ smoke-house, is the latest family-run business to open its doors. I was kindly invited to the launch event to sample a wide range of their mouth-watering dishes. Continue reading “Red Dog Saloon brings authentic American BBQ to Southampton”