There is a fundamental difference between a need and a want. Circa 2005, I instantly needed to go to Dungeness, after a million-mile stare at my TV over acres of shingle and carcasses of boats and Victorian railway carriages – how enchanting… In context – things I don’t voluntarily mention in the pub include my […]

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As we emerge from a lockdown it seems only right to start at the top as we get back on the review trail, first stop the Chewton Glen with an invitation to sample the Kitchen’s seafood platter or the Plateau de Fruits de Mer… that’s another storey, literally, a three-storey platter, but first things first. […]

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Have you ever wanted to be a published journalist – or perhaps you are a student, keen photographer or foodie? Then the ‘Harbour Masterclass’ is for you, and the perfect gift! We have got together with Rick Stein Sandbanks, Brasserie Blanc in Bournemouth and Harbour Shallows luxury apartment to create one day, and one or […]

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This landmark hotel opposite the docks in Southampton, literally on the water and adjacent to the ramparts of the old city, has been revitalised! The legends that are Leonardo Hotels have swooped in, buffed, detailed, improved dining with celebrity chef Marco Pierre White and are updating the fabulous family leisure facility as we speak! The […]

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With men’s pampering booming internationally, our beautifully smelling friends at Solid Cologne have used a waxy tip from the ancient Egyptians and produced a series of evocative fragrances for men, presented in wax to be rubbed directly onto the skin. The six delicious scents evolve as the body’s temperature changes throughout the day, and are […]

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Now reader take this advice and don’t have lunch on the Dani Garcia date – this two Michelin-starred chef, and Spanish national hero has turned a tasting menu into a new breed! Fifteen courses plus hor d’oeuvres, pure theatre, choreographed service and a visit into the surgically presented kitchens! There are too many delicacies to […]

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This is the way to spend the day! Lime Wood’s Herb House Spa is, as voted by the Enjoy team and those sparkling folk at Condé Nast Traveller, the best spa in the land! Picture the scene at Enjoy HQ: ‘It’s time to review the Herb House Spa chaps – anyone up for it?’ – […]

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