Becketts is the restaurant in Southsea that’s been recommended to me over and over again. It’s been a Portsmouth staple for the last 30 years but came under new management in 2016 and is thriving in the city’s vibrant food scene.
It has an excellent reputation and now I’ve finally managed to visit I totally understand the hype.
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A good cupcake is hard to beat. Getting the ratio of topping to sponge is key. I’m a bit of a cupcake snob. For me to rave about a cupcake it’s got to be spectacular!
Take a look at the cupcakes I picked up from Flour. These treats made our journey home on the ferry back from Jersey much more bearable…
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So no-one told you life was gonna be this way 👏👏👏👏. This is the one where we had coffee at the closest version to a real-life Central Perk from Friends.
Take a look at Bean Around The World, an amazing coffee spot in Jersey…
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A big slab of cake from Padstow’s favourite cake shop Cherry Trees is the perfect pick me up mid-afternoon on your travels.
With a charming backstory and amazing produce, it’s easy to see why it’s a firm favourite with visitors and locals alike.
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Starting the day the right way is always important but, it’s particularly important when you’re on holiday.
I love seeking out the best coffee spots when I head somewhere new and I was thrilled to discover that Jersey has a thriving up and coming coffee scene.
Dandy needs to be high on your list when you visit the Channel Isle this sophisticated little shop produces a magic cup of coffee!
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The National Trust has created a truly incredible dining experience at The Hidden Hut just back off of from Porthcurnick Beach.
I’ve been wanting to go for a while and during our last trip to Cornwall I finally made it. Take a look at this stunning location and foodie experience…
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Looking for a cracking coffee in Jersey? Well then you’re in for a treat. Jersey, especially the capital St. Helier, has a growing coffee scene and I found so many amazing new places to go and get caffeinated!
If you’re looking for an excellent blend, brewing finesse and an appreciation of coffee in its purest form then you must head to Shuga.
You’ll be in great hands, the chaps in charge are all about those good coffee vibes and have a brilliant knowledge and expertise to bring you the best brew whether it’s for your morning commute or for a lazy afternoon strolling around the capital!
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Borough Market is one of my favourite places in London. I’ve always gone to the same places when I visits, because they are my favourite, but lately I’ve tried to try one new place every time I go.
My latest discovery in the market is Bread Ahead, it’s the perfect place to go for a sweet treat and mid-afternoon pick-me-up!
Sugary shots of beautiful baked goods are just one click away…
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What happens when two seafood lovers who already have an insanely popular restaurant in London set up shop in Cornwall?
Well, critical acclaim, that’s what! Prawn on the Lawn take two opened in 2015 in Padstow and is so good that it’s featured in the Michelin Guide and it was named one of The Times Top 100 UK restaurants.
I visited on my last trip to Cornwall and it was, well sorry to ruin the rest of the post but, one of the best meals I’ve ever had!
Come and take a look at what I picked to eat, trust me, you’ll want to click just to look at the foodie pictures…
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Every year the stunning but tiny village of Clovelly celebrates its seafood and fishing heritage by hosting The Crab and Lobster Festival.
Take a little peek at the festivities and this glorious part of North Devon…
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