Perfect BBQ Saturdays at the Croft

What do you do on a beautiful winters Saturday in Dubai? Hit up The Croft’s new BBQ Saturdays and soak up the weather on their stunning outdoor terrace overlooking the Marina while munching your way through all the meat and listening to awesome live music. Just perfect! We were invited along to try their new […]

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A fab lunch at the farm, Al Barari

Happy New Year you lovely lot!! I hope that everyone had a great Christmas (if you celebrate) and that you are already enjoying your 2018. Firstly I must apologise for my hiatus. The last couple of months have been beyond crazy, with multiple visitors, a trip to Thailand and then a hectic couple of weeks […]

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Jungle Brunch at Peyote Dubai

I have had my beady little eye on Peyote since it opened and have been dying to visit since hearing such amazing things about their food and cocktails. So when I was invited to try their newly launched Jungle Brunch last weekend how could I say no?! Before even entering the venue we could hear […]

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Le Cirque: Your new date night venue

I’ve got your new date night venue sorted – the incredible French-Italian fine dining restaurant, Le Cirque in the Ritz Carlton DIFC. In fact date night, girl’s night, business lunch, weekend lunch or just some beautiful cocktails, this place has you covered. I’d visited Le Cirque a couple of months back for an event and […]

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“Huntress” Ladies Night at Hunters

October is definitely the start of event season over here in Dubai. New menu launches everywhere, new restaurant openings, new brunches and new ladies nights going on left right and centre. Last Wednesday I was invited to try the new “Huntress” ladies night at Hunters, the steak restaurant in the Westin Mina Seyahi. I was […]

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the new Ladies night at The Scene

Much like brunch, ladies nights are an institution over here in Dubai. You could go out every night of the week and find a ladies night offering discount on food and some form of free alcohol. Much like brunch there are several varieties of ladies nights depending on what you are looking for. There’s your […]

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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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