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Mahmoud Turkmani Head Chef, 7Elephants Dubai

For many great chefs the idea of designing a menu that incorporates seven styles of cuisine would be a daunting prospect. Gaining the knowledge and expertise to balance several types of fare requires no small amount of dedication and plenty of skill. But for chef Mahmoud Turkmani, the opportunity...  Read More »

The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Abu Dhabi

Celebrate the festive season at The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort, Abu Dhabi with a big helping of seasonal cheer. Custom packages, culinary delights, and unrivalled service are on offer at one of Abu Dhabi’s most captivating luxury address. Treat your kids to the Gingerbread House Afternoon Tea, where...  Read More »

Festive Seasons Bahrain Bay Manama

Once more the holiday season is upon us and the Four Seasons Bahrain Bay is offering an enticing collection of culinary festive fare; enjoy Bahrain’s warm hospitality and rich heritage at this award-winning hotel. Four Seasons Bahrain Bay is offering a complimentary fifth night if you stay for four consecutive...  Read More »

Hotel de Russie Rome

Hotel de Russie seamlessly balances old and new, with a modern design that respects the classical architecture of the historic building. Located on Via Del Babuino, close to Rome’s Spanish Steps, the hotel enjoys striking views over Piazza del Popolo. What better place to make those special family moments;...  Read More »

Beau­Rivage Geneva

Sitting on the shore of Lake Geneva, in the heart of Geneva, this grand old hotel has been at the heart of the city for over 150 years, under the passionate guidance of the same family for over five generations. Beau-Rivage offers the ideal base to explore the winter wonderland that is Geneva. With your...  Read More »

Anantara Kalutara Sri Lanka

Architectural glory meets sultry paradise at Anantara Kalutara, one of the group’s newest hotels on the verdant teardrop isle. It’s a potent combination. The late Geoffrey Bawa – king of ‘tropical modernism’ – is behind the design, which was one of his last projects. Set in a quaint coastal town...  Read More »

The Great British Christmas Dubai

If you are looking for that traditional British festive experience than look no further than the Great British Restaurant (GBR) located DUKES Dubai, Palm Jumeirah. With views of the Dubai Marina skyline, dine at GBR for a dining experience that is simply British, bringing the absolute best of British to...  Read More »

A happy Vietnamese New Year Dubai

See in 2018 with a refined New Year celebration at award-winning Vietnamese restaurant Hoi An in the celebrated Shangri-La hotel on Sheikh Zayed Road. Savour a sophisticated seven-course set menu that will take you on a culinary journey to all the delicious flavours of Vietnam. Indulge in sautéed Boston...  Read More »

Le Pressoir d’Argent Bordeaux

When in Bordeaux you’re spoilt for Ramsay- choices. Situated on the ground floor of the luxurious InterContinental, right across from the city’s stunning opera house, you’ll find Le Bordeaux Gordon Ramsay – a casual bistro serving high-end lunches and dinners. But upstairs on the first floor, where...  Read More »

The Balmoral Festive Afternoon Tea Edinburgh

Afternoon tea at the Balmoral Hotel is one of Edinburgh’s fine institutions; the Palm Court, with its old-world elegance, comfy chairs, dark wooden floor, are perfectly balanced by the light airy contemporary décor of the room, with its glass dome and Venetian chandelier. The Festive Afternoon Tea has...  Read More »