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).
Drawn in by our hunger and the babble of locals, students and older folk alike, we weren’t too sure what to expect. But we found that in the heart of the Latin Quarter/Quartier Latin, Les Pipos is qui…