Inspiration

Inspiration

The Fat Duck

One of the most idiosyncratic dining places in the world. Located in a charming 16th century pub in Bray, Berkshire, diners should expect the unexpected as self taught chef-owner Heston Blumenthal’s culinary wizardry brings theatre to the table.

 

The Ledbury

Contemporary French cuisine in a relaxed west London setting. Located in Notting Hill, the fine dining venue is headed by Australian chef Brett Graham, who achieved his first Michelin star within a year of opening and his second star five years later. The Ledbury – sister to The Square restaurant – focuses on seasonal British ingredients with a menu that combines both tradition and modernity.

 

By Heston Blumenthal

The first London venture of British chef Heston Blumenthal, Dinner won its second Michelin star in September last year and its first within a year of opening in 2011. Located in Mandarin hotel Hyde park, London.

 

Restaurant Gordon Ramsay

French Cuisine With only 14 tables, it has continually wowed diners with its devotion to customer care and quality. Clare Smyth’s menu prides itself on the best ingredients and sublime flavor combinations.Located at 68 Royal Hospital Road, London.

 

Le manoir aux Quat’ saison

Modern French cuisine . Set within a 15th century manor, Raymond Blanc’s Le Manoir is renowned as much for its stunning surroundings as its impeccable gourmet cuisine. A champion of the organic movement, the kitchen is supplied by the vast two-acre gardens, with 90 types of vegetable and over 70 aromatic herbs making the journey from soil to saucepan. Le Manoir combines perfectly the romance of fine French cooking and the Oxfordshire countryside.

 

 

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Spa & Wellness

 

Bulgari Hotels

 

Espa life at Corinthia

 

Mandarin Oriental

 

Dorchester Collection

 

Fine Cuisine

If you have as me a discerning taste and are interested in the most sophisticated art collection, the best cuisine, leisure, luxury events and more, please read my ideas. I am going to write mainly about the best destinations in England, although, I could mention in my blog other outstanding experiences of my travels through the world.

English Heritage Sites:

 

 Blenheim Palace in Oxfordshire.

 

 City of Bath

 

 Kew Gardens in south west London...

a wonderful place to visit.

 

 

British Social Calendar

 

Wimbledon

World's most prestigious tennis tornament. From July 3rd to July 16th of 2017.

 

Royal Ascot

It is an English racecourse, located in the village of Ascot, Berkshire, used for thoroughbred horse Racing.  From 20th to 24th of June 2017( Dates to be confirmed)

 

British Polo Day

Event in  the UK on June 2017( DTC).

 

Henley Royal Regatta

It is a rowing event held annually on the River Thames by the town of Henley-on-Thames, England.

 

Salon Prive

If you like super cars, it is a 3 day event taking place at the historical Blenheim Palace in September every year.

 

Glyndebourne

The place to enjoy classic music in opulent scenery. This is an English country house and site of an opera house that, since 1934, has been the venue for the annual Glyndebourne Festival Opera.

 

 

Classical Music, Opera and Jazz:

 

 BBC Proms

 

Oxford Lidier Festival

 

 Bath International Music Festival

 

Grange Park Opera

 

Garsington Opera

 

Opera Holland Park

 

London Jazz Festival