Archive For February 2017

Roch Castle

Roch Castle

The castle is perched in imposing fashion on a rocky outcrop on the edge of the village of Roch Roch Castle (in Welsh: Castell y Garn) is a 12th-century castle, located at the village of Roch near Haverfordwest, in Pembrokeshire, Wales. Yes, we have all visited castles. Britain is peppered with them, indicating our somewhat…

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Eneko at One Aldwych for dinner

Eneko at One Aldwych for dinner

Pintxos, which are Basque tapas found in bars along the alleyways of San Sebastian and now at Eneko One Aldwych is a smart and celebrated hotel and, as its name suggests, occupies the front near-side corner of that sweeping crescent called Aldwych. Eneko is its latest restaurant, taking the basement place of Axis, which I…

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Trolley in the Lobby Bar at One Aldwych

Trolley in the Lobby Bar at One Aldwych

Pablo Paulo has created that veritable beverage chariot The name ‘lobby bar’ might give the impression that this is something of an after-thought. Perhaps a venue through which to pass. A prequel to the main event. That couldn’t be further from the truth. It now has a trolly! One Aldwych and its Lobby Bar occupy…

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The Garden House – a stay with friends

The Garden House – a stay with friends

The Garden House is on a more human scale than the main house The Beaverbrook Estate is vast. The main house (to be completed as a hotel of distinction later in 2017) is baronial. But there is another hotel which is part of this well-appointed complex and it’s unique. The Garden House is on a…

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