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  • Boringdon Hall Hotel

    17th October 2017

    Before reading this review you may wish to sit back, put your feet up and adjust your belt by a notch or two – because this post concerns a seven course autumnal tasting menu, accompanying wines and a few extra nibbles on top… As you make your way up the…

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  • You may have seen Boringdon Hall on our List of the Best Gourmet Hotels in Devon. Well, we love what they’ve been doing with the quintessential British afternoon tea and we thought we’d share one of their latest offerings… Last month Boringdon Hall’s afternoon tea was all about Alice in…

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  • The Pig Hotel in Photos

    4th September 2017

    Review by Gaby *Ok, so this write up is long overdue. Not only did we visit The Pig at Combe and take these photos a few months ago, but we’ve actually been back time and again since then. So apologies for my delay in getting it online! The Pig Hotel is…

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  • If you’re planning on visiting Devon anytime soon you may want to read our guide to The Best Gourmet Breaks in Devon: Salcombe Harbour Hotel, Salcombe Where: Overlooking the turquoise waters of Salcombe Harbour, this luxury hotel is located in one of the most picturesque Devon settings. Why we love…

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  • Last week we were invited to Exeter’s Hotel Du Vin for an evening showcasing their speciality wines and fine dining. Taking place in one of their stylish function rooms, the evening was a relaxed affair and we dined with fellow bloggers The Slimming Foodie and Not Just Phoebe, as well as…

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  • Salcombe Harbour Hotel

    10th June 2017

    Review by Collette Having frequently visited the charming town of Salcombe for over 30 years, we always looked to The Salcombe Harbour Hotel as a place we must stay one day. The promise of it’s fabulous estuary facing rooms and its reputed dining have long tempted us; so you can…

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  • Orestone Manor, Torquay

    31st May 2017

    Review by Collette  Steeped in history, Orestone Manor Hotel is popular with locals and holiday makers alike. This beautiful period hotel  was the former lodge of acclaimed painter John Callcott Horsley (designer of the first commercial Christmas card!) and was actually his location of choice for his famous portrait of…

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  • City Gate Launch Evening

    13th May 2017

    We had a fabulous time at the official launch of City Gate Hotel in Exeter last Thursday. If you haven’t read our review yet you can find it here and you can take a look at everything they’ve got lined up this season over on their website. Here are some of…

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  • City Gate Hotel, Exeter

    30th April 2017

    It’s often said that it’s the little things that make a hotel stand apart. Whether it’s good staff, great decor or just those final touches to your room – the little things go a long way. So, when we first arrived at City Gate Hotel and were shown to our room, it’s safe to…

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  • The George at Hatherleigh

    19th April 2017

    I must admit, on our drive down to Devon’s smallest town we did ask ourselves why exactly any one would want to visit Hatherleigh. Aside being surrounded by the wonderful countryside – it’s located on the edge of Dartmoor – the village is fairly remote and hardly convenient to get…

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