Tresind’s New Lounge Menu: all the cocktails!

It’s no secret that I am quite the fan of Tresind. For me they’ve nailed it. Their food is insanely good and I love their unique concept and changing Season’s. If you’ve been you’ll know exactly what I’m talking about and if you haven’t I’d suggest you get down there ASAP! They’ve predominately been known […]

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Authentic Italian Fare at Simply Italian

Club Vista Mare on The Palm is swiftly becoming one of my favourite areas in Dubai. With so many dining options, beautiful views of the beach and a huge, stunning outdoor terrace what’s not to love? I’m slowly working my way through all the restaurants there and just recently was invited to visit Simply Italian. […]

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Guest Blog: Nancy’s Cafe, Rhymney Valley

After announcing my entry into the blogoshpere to my father-in-law, Patrick Mears, and explaining the concept he was highly intrigued and decided that he too may dip a toe into the restaurant review business. A couple of weeks later I received the below and couldn’t resist sharing it! Enjoy! “International Gourmands , if you ever […]

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A great british brunch at dukes hotel

When I heard that the newest hotel on Palm Jumeirah was due to be called Dukes Dubai I had to do a quick Google search to ascertain its heritage. The reason? One of my Favourite boutique hotels in London is Dukes in Mayfair. Inside this gorgeous, quintessential hotel lies Dukes Bar which was purportedly one […]

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Ting Irie’s new house party brunch!

You may have noticed from my previous posts that I am rather the fan of a brunch. If you don’t live in Dubai let me explain the concept to you…. every Friday you get dressed up, have a pre-gamer around 11am, then head to pretty much any restaurant in Dubai where you have 3-4 hours […]

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Contemporary Indian at Peppermill, Dubai Festival City

So being British and having spent 10 years in East London I am a HUGE fan of Indian food. Living so close to the infamous Brick Lane, meant I practically survived on the stuff. But I’m talking about English-Indian food here, you know a chicken tikka masala with rice and chips?! Actually that’s a lie, […]

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Let them eat Cake at revo Cafe on the palm

This is a short and sweet (literally) blog that I couldn’t resist writing after visiting Revo Cafe last week. I woke up feeling a little worse for wear on Thursday morning after a heavy works night out and having seen some of the brekkie’s on offer at Revo Cafe in Anantara on the Palm I decided […]

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A Trendy Staycay at Media One Hotel

I was recently invited by the awesome team at Media One to visit for a little staycation and how could I say no given all the funky new goings on at this hotel?! Arriving on a Thursday afternoon we were greeted by the amazingly friendly staff in the ultra-cool lobby who made our check in […]

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A very quirky brunch at Qwerty

I’m going to let you into a couple of (not-so-secret) secrets about myself: I like food, a lot. If it’s unlimited even better. One of my favourite pastimes is daytime drinking. I consider “brunching” a sport. The sum of these secrets is that I am NEVER one to turn down a brunch and I like […]

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Hakuna Matata! My tips for visiting Zanzibar

So if you follow me on Instagram and saw my last blog on The Z Hotel you’ll be well aware that my husband and I just spent 10 days on the beautiful Tanzanian Island of Zanzibar. How tropical and exotic does that sound??! Apart from the fact that Zanzibar is the birthplace of Freddie Mercury […]

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