Afternoon Tea ‘with a twist’ at Malmaison Liverpool

I’m not usually a huge fan of Afternoon Tea as it’s so often very predictable and, to be honest, I very rarely drink tea. However, I’d heard good reviews about Malmaison’s recently ‘revamped’ Afternoon Tea Menu. My colleague Yvonne and I were already planning to visit Malmaison in Liverpool to view their function rooms for an up and coming event, so we decided to book a table in their Brasserie for mid afternoon. Upon arrival, we were met with a stark contrast to the surprisingly perfect summer afternoon in late September….

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PANAM Review: Brunch with a Bloody Mary & View….

I’m not going to lie, this unsettled weather has been getting me down! The thought of preparing and cooking our ‘usual’ Sunday Roast AND cleaning up all the pots and pans created for a ‘two man’ dinner, really wasn’t appealing to me what with the humidity and sunless grey skies. For a split second, I pondered on the idea of lighting the BBQ but common sense prevailed with said weather. After all, it was July! Sounding like a perpetulant child, I pleaded with ‘The Other Half’ (TOH) ‘PLEASE can we do something…

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The Richmond Hotel, Hatton Garden

      When possible, I try to stay in an independent hotel, rather than a chain as the décor tends to be more creative and less ‘safe’, the service more personal and the food less staid. It was the other half’s (TOH) birthday and were determined to venture into town for dinner and stay over. Having previously attended a dinner at The Richmond, it seemed like a good choice, the décor, service and food were impressive. We checked in with ease around 4 pm on Saturday and were very…

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