Breakfast at The Winchester Orangery

Breakfast at The Winchester Orangery

The Winchester Orangery has recently opened and it’s as gorgeous as its Instagram indicated. Not only is it filled to the rafters with stunning material flowers but the black and white tiles, chic counters and glass topped tables will make you feel more like you’re on the King’s Road instead of the pretty lanes that frame Winchester Cathedral.

We started Good Friday right with a hearty breakfast, plenty of coffee and orange juice to set us up for a glorious four days free from work, commitments and poor weather!

Take a look around the newbie to Winchester’s foodie scene in a few of my snaps, I say a few…there’s ruddy loads. I couldn’t help myself it was so pretty and the staff were more than obliging – yes, I think I was indulged!

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A cosy lunch at Salt Cafe

A cosy lunch at Salt Cafe

Looking for a cosy spot to hide away from the weather and grab a bite to eat? Salt Cafe at WicorMarine Yacht Haven in Porchester, is so warm and inviting, here’s my delicious lunch review from my first visit. Continue reading “A cosy lunch at Salt Cafe”

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”