The Hind’s Head, Bray

Apart from a thoroughly decent Easter chocolate range at Waitrose (that chocolate teapot was lush) Heston Blumenthal’s been a bit quiet as of late. He’s had no UK openings for some time. What he has got is a collection of great restaurants that have been consistently-so for a while. One of those is his Michelin starred pub in Bray, Berkshire, just a few doors down … Continue reading The Hind’s Head, Bray

The Perfectionists’ Café, Heathrow Terminal 2

Airport food is notoriously scheisse. When a Nando’s and Pret opened in Gatwick South I thought that was as gastronomic as things could get, but after a recent meal at The Perfectionists’ Café in Heathrow Terminal 2, it was proof it isn’t all dismal on the other side. It’s owned by Heston Blumenthal but unlike his other jazzier affairs, this offers burgers, pizzas and fish and … Continue reading The Perfectionists’ Café, Heathrow Terminal 2

The Fat Duck, Bray

Heston Blumenthal’s The Fat Duck is one of only four three Michelin starred restaurants in the UK and it resides in the Berkshire village of Bray, which is also home to The Waterside Inn (another three starred restaurant which I loved). The dining room is very much not what I expected; it has an old fashioned charm about it (it’s a listed building don’t you … Continue reading The Fat Duck, Bray