Alyn Williams at The Westbury When in London, it’s all too easy to dine in Michelin finery at the drop of a hat. On what I’d assigned as one of my lazy days, I went from comfortable dozing to seated for lunch at one Michelin star Alyn Williams at The Westbury within a little over …

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Pollen Street Social For many reasons it felt like a day to celebrate. Top of the list was the arrival of my nephew Ethan who was born around breakfast time. There was some progress with my house sale after much faffing over recent months, as well. And I had a spare Friday night in London …

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Bozar Brasserie I don’t spend much time in fine dining places these days, but when a brasserie with a Michelin star caught my eye I thought I’d give it a look.Bread Called Bozar Brasserie, it’s part of Brussels’ multi-arts complex Musees Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique. The brasserie’s name is a homophone for the Beaux-Arts …

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21212

21212 Risotto Blythe’s Sestude Verdict Highest concept restaurant in the city Profoundly artistic in its outlook and vision Relentlessly original So glad it connects with an audience So proud it’s in Edinburgh.Chicken curry Paired drinks of outstanding quality Vermouth the highlight But Priorat mighty good, too. Accurate service A lovely dining room Side by side …

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ExteriorIf there’s one aspect of Edinburgh restaurant provision that our site has become less focussed on, in recent times, it’s fine dining. We’ve still never been to Number One, the Pompadour, 21212, Aizle and a bunch of others, and it’s ages since we visited Castle Terrace, the Kitchin and the Plumed Horse. This is partly …

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