Restaurant MCR – Aiden Byrne.

What is it – Restaurant MCR (previously Manchester House) – a busy , modern city centre restaurant . Where is it ? – Spinningfields , Manchester city centre. Head Chef – Aiden Byrne (Ex head Chef of the Dorchester , Tom Aikens , Roscoff , Church Green , Hillbark , Adlards) What should I expect…

Alain Ducasse , LONDON.

A pre Xmas meal at the 3 Michelin starred `Alain Ducasse at the Dorchester` hotel in London. A stunning hotel and an amazing looking restaurant. The service was classic and extremely attentive,  top of the tree faultless. Chef Jean-Philippe Blondet  worked in the restaurant under Executive chef Jocelyn Herland and took over the kitchens after…

The Ritz Restaurant – Again.

Back once again to my favourite UK restaurant , the London Ritz. My preferred 12.30 arrival on Sunday lunchtime is normally perfectly timed just as the curtain opens for the show. Sat on the same “nosey” table every visit with a welcome glass of chilled bubbly to set the scene. In the background the Pianist tinkles away and never…

Forest side – All systems GO.

This was my second visit to dine at The Forest side in Grasmere. This time I had just married my sweetheart a day earlier and so we decided to make it into something special and booked in for an overnight package. That way meant that we could also drink and experience the drinks flight with…