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The Hilton Park Lane London + Galvin at Windows

Pie in the Sky | The Londond’ry Arms In the property industry, for every floor you go up, a premium is added. Room with a view with a price tag. Presumably there’s a surcharge in the hospitality industry for a … Continue reading

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Markree Castle + Knockmuldowney Restaurant

For Richer for Poorer “The rich man in his castle; the poor man at his gate; God made them high and lowly; and ordered their estate…” penned Mrs Alexander wistfully gazing beyond the river running by, through the tall trees … Continue reading

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Claire Clark Afternoon Tea + Royal Opera House Covent Garden

Upbeat Downtown What do Bluebird, Buckingham Palace, Claridge’s, Sandy Lane, Sofitel Dubai, The Ritz, The Wolseley and the House of Commons all have in, er, common? Maestro pastry chef Claire Clarke MBE. Yes! She’s sprinkled her fairy dust on them … Continue reading

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Il Bottaccio + Il Bottaccio

Classical Order | Divine Comedy One is a five star Relais and Chateaux hotel in the rural idyll of Montignoso. The other is a luxury club in an Italianate mansion overlooking the gardens of Buckingham Palace. It’s time to go … Continue reading

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Lady Lucy French + St James Theatre

A Class Act Lavender’s Blue catch up with Lady Lucy French, director of development at London’s first and only 21st century theatre. Take two. The scene is coffee in the theatre’s ground floor brasserie. Walls of windows capture lively visual … Continue reading

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