Les Arlots is a tiny, cosy and extremely intimate bistro up at Barbès – Rochechouart, reservation is a must, especially if there is going to be more than two of you dining.
Taberna Etrusca, a restaurant in Bow Churchyard, two minutes walk away from St Paul Cathedral celebrates its fiftieth birthday. And that makes it one of London longest lived eateries.
Poulette, is a truly beautiful bijou restaurant in central Paris, matched with a short but delightful sounding menu pasted in the window.
Belgo is London’s idea of what eating in Belgium is all about. Well, of course, it’s not. Its slogan – Moules -Frites-Bieres (Mussels, Chips, Beers) rather gives most of the menu away.
The area around Place de la Concorde can be somewhat daunting for finding a good place to dine if you are not familiar with Paris
Les Arlots is a tiny, cosy and extremely intimate bistro up at Barbès Rochechouart, reservation is a must, especially if more than two of you will be eating.
When we visited Sagarra, a traditional and large restaurant not far off Barcelona La Rambla, it had plenty of diners but also plenty of empty spaces.
A coldish evening in Barcelona was perhaps not the best time to try ATN, a restaurant just off La Rambla. It was mostly empty and lacked atmosphere.
With only a handful or so of tables, Chez Germaine really packs in the charm, offering autumnal comfort food in what has to be one of the smallest bistros in Paris.
In Barcelona – as in Spain more generally – people eat at different times than in northern Europe or North America. It is rare to take lunch before 14.00 (2pm).