Scott Manson

By Scott Manson | 23 Nov 2017

Christmas dinner is served up at the kitchen table at Gordon Ramsay's Pétrus

When the call came in that the mighty Gordon Ramsay group was looking for someone to check out the new Christmas menu at Petrus, the Belgravia-based Michelin-starred restaurant, then I signed up faste... Read More

By Scott Manson | 30 Oct 2017

Flaming grills, ashing blades and a thrilling wine list – Ginza Onodera is London’s best new Japanese restaurant

Ginza Onodera has a lot to live up to – it’s set in the same site that, for 23 years, was home to celebrated Japanese restaurant Matsuri. We spotted a couple of its former staff on the nig... Read More

By Scott Manson | 09 Oct 2017

Sky high dining: Tempus finds out why Londoners are flocking to Aviary

The night began badly, if I’m honest. The presence of a mobile café outside the front door of the prestigious Montcalm Hotel was the first disconcerting moment. Fair enough, London’... Read More

By Scott Manson | 19 Sep 2017

Five of the coolest cruises you can take right now

Yes, you’ve read that right. Sea cruises have finally moved on from the traditional stereotype of being for the newlywed or the nearly dead and instead have become, if not achingly hip, then at ... Read More

By Scott Manson | 06 Sep 2017

Explore The Marylebone, London's ultimate secret retreat

Think of a grand London hotel and the obvious candidates spring to mind – The Dorchester, The Ritz, The Connaught, and so on. Fine places all but if you’re looking for somewhere a little m... Read More

By Scott Manson | 25 Aug 2017

Is Devon returning the ‘English Riviera’ to its former glory?

There was a time when British seaside resorts such as Eastbourne and Torquay were the Ibiza of their day. Granted, glitter cannons, all-night parties and lithe, gym-cut young things swigging magnums o... Read More

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