Since it opened two years ago, Balthazar has become a firm favourite in Covent Garden. Its location is perfect for those visiting the Royal Opera House or the theatre and the restaurant’s dramatic flair emulates the character of the area. The décor seeks to recreate a French brasserie (mimicking its older sister in New York). As the doorman welcomes […]
Posted: July 18, 2015 9:46am

“Give the lady what she wants.” Harry Gordon Selfridge With the glorious weather that we are currently enjoying, all thoughts turn to al fresco dining. This year we have seen a number of great pop ups and Vintage Salt is no exception. The roof terrace of Selfridges has been converted to a Cornish sea-side themed bar and […]
Posted: June 28, 2015 10:02am

The Savoy has special significance for me- my now husband and I had our first date at the American Bar almost two decades ago. Romance flourished over martinis and the rest, as they say, is history. When we were looking for somewhere special to take my mother in law for her birthday, we decided to […]
Posted: June 14, 2015 8:53am

Summer is  here, the sun is out and at Catwalkschoolgates we love the feel of sunshine on our faces, after a dreary few months in the capital. With these lovely days and lengthening evenings, what better to do this June than grab a delicious meal in the sunshine with the family? You have to book ahead as everyone has […]
Posted: June 7, 2015 8:38am

With sunshine slowly stretching its way into our lives, Catwalkschoolgates has been itching for a glass of something special. Thanks to the fabulous ladies at The House Wine, we think we’ve found just the thing. Sarah Rogers and Gwen McCann of The House Wine have one mission– “to expand your wine horizons by carefully sourcing a changing selection of […]
Posted: May 25, 2015 10:41am

Read Nuzy Sayani’s review of JINJUU. I recently enjoyed a return visit to Jinjuu, Judy Joo’s Korean restaurant that is sandwiched between Regent Street and Carnaby Street. When people think of Korea, kimchi, soju (Korea’s version of vodka) and Gangnam Style come to mind, but there is a lot more to discover. Jinjuu’s street level […]
Posted: May 16, 2015 9:54am

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