The first Pullman Hotel in the UK was opened in London St Pancras in the summer of 2012. Last night I had the pleasure to visit it for a cocktail masterclass with a group of selected travel bloggers.
Pullman is an upscale business hotel chain (part of AccorHotels) known for its contemporary design which attracts cosmopolitan travellers all over the world.
The high-class Pullman hotels cater for business travellers and meetings. Situated at the heart of major regional and international metropolises, Pullman hotels offer customised services, access to innovative technologies and the “Co-Meeting” concept – a new approach to… Continue reading
As expected, I was incredibly excited to be asked to join them! A trip to France, woohoo! I had never been to Bordeaux and I had this idea in my mind of old patissiers, cobbled streets, pretty cafes and old churches, sunshine, food markets and ripe red wines at every corner. I admit it, my imaginary Bordeaux was a mix of Pinterest pictures and memories of Tuscany and Cote d’Azur.… Continue reading
One of the most charming places around London to enjoy a relaxed weekend lunch is in my opinion Petersham Nurseries in Richmond. The award-winning restaurant was opened in a local garden by the Boglione family in 2004 and in 2011 was awarded its first Michelin star under the direction of Chef Skye Gyngell. The restaurant is surrounded by a garden centre, the nurseries, which has existed since the 1970’s and was completely restored by Gael & Francesco Boglione to become the beautiful place it is today.
Damian Clisby is now the Head Chef at Petersham Nurseries Cafe and… Continue reading