Archive for February, 2014

Last-minute romantic hotels for Valentine’s breaks

February 3, 2014
Last-minute romantic hotels for Valentine’s breaks

It’s not too late to book a romantic Valentine’s escape. Stylish hotels website Mr & Mrs Smith picks 12 great European hotels, with rooms available for under £140 a night Hospes Palacio de los Patos, Granada, Spain Whimsically yoking together a 19th-century palace with an in-your-face new annexe, this glamorous hotel is a short stroll […]

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Festivals and events for 2014: readers’ travel tips

February 3, 2014
Festivals and events for 2014: readers’ travel tips

If you’re looking for a festival or event to visit in 2014, perhaps something alternative or quirky, Guardian readers have great tips to share with you • To add a tip for next week and be in with a chance of winning a Force Ten Spindrift tent worth £540, go to GuardianWitness Winning tip: La […]

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Wright Brothers Spitalfields: restaurant review | Jay Rayner

February 3, 2014
Wright Brothers Spitalfields: restaurant review | Jay Rayner

When Jay headed to the Wright Brothers’ new outpost in Spitalfields, the last thing he expected was to catch crabs 8-9 Lamb Street, London E1 (020 7377 8706). Meal for two, with drinks and service: £110 A wet Wednesday lunchtime and I am making a life or death decision. On my say so, a creature will […]

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Mexico’s exciting new wine trail: Valle de Guadalupe

February 3, 2014
Mexico’s exciting new wine trail: Valle de Guadalupe

Some call Mexico’s Valle de Guadalupe, in Baja California, the new Napa – but a tour of its wineries, hotels and restaurants shows that it is very much its own place Vineyards and vintners A couple of hours from downtown San Diego, just across the Mexican border, lies the Valle de Guadalupe, a place of […]

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Top 10 restaurants in Buenos Aires

February 3, 2014
Top 10 restaurants in Buenos Aires

The steak is great, of course, but Argentina’s capital also has atmospheric local pizza joints, fine-dining and Latin fusion restaurants. We round up the best places to eat out Argentina: the peso and the ‘blue dollar’ – what tourists need to know A fresh breed of chef is taking Argentina’s national cuisine to new heights, […]

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Pay-what-you-want restaurants around the world

February 3, 2014
Pay-what-you-want restaurants around the world

Travelling on a tight budget? Here are six restaurants around the world where you can tuck into a hearty meal and only pay what you think it’s worth at the end Tell us about similar places you’ve visited in the comments As any weary traveller should know, there’s no such thing as a free lunch. […]

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Roux at Parliament Square: restaurant review | Jay Rayner

February 3, 2014
Roux at Parliament Square: restaurant review | Jay Rayner

A MasterChef is now in the kitchens of Roux at Parliament Square. But the dull place still needs a makeover Roux at Parliament Square, RICS, Parliament Square, London SW1 (020 7334 3737). Meal for two: £150 Here, in order, are the answers to the questions I get asked most frequently about my time as a […]

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Top 10 budget restaurants, cafes and street-food stalls in Bristol

February 3, 2014
Top 10 budget restaurants, cafes and street-food stalls in Bristol

Bristol is famous for its music and culture, and it has a vibrant food scene to match. Updating our first cheap eats guide to the city, we pick 10 more great restaurants to eat for under £10 The Canteen Could it get any more Bristol? Slap bang in the centre of Stokes Croft, the city’s […]

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Café Football: restaurant review

February 3, 2014
Café Football: restaurant review

A football-themed restaurant could have been an own-goal, but at the end of the day… it’s not the cliché you feared Westfield Stratford City, London E20 (020 8702 2590). Meal for two: £90 I am to football much as bankers are to morals and politicians to principles. I know football exists. I understand the concepts, but […]

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Top 10 budget restaurants in Sydney

February 3, 2014
Top 10 budget restaurants in Sydney

Asian restaurants dominate the cheap eats scene in multi-cultural Sydney. Here’s our pick of the best, plus a couple of Middle Eastern gems and a great new burger joint Sydney’s top 10 hotels, hostels and B&Bs Lao City Thai, Haymarket The large number of students from Asia has revitalised the Sydney CBD (central business district) […]

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