Review

By Michelle Johnson | 24 Aug 2018

Heaven on earth: how to find the ultimate private paradise in Mauritius

Mark Twain famously wrote that “Mauritius was made first and then heaven; and heaven was copied after Mauritius”, and it’s pretty hard to disagree. If we made a checklist for paradis... Read More

By Ross Forbes | 16 Aug 2018

Truefitt & Hill turns tradition on its head by creating an experience outside of time

The traditional men's haircut and wet shave. It's a staple in every true gentleman's grooming routine and, in leading establishments, a time to refresh and get back to your best. It can se... Read More

By Scott Manson | 11 Jul 2018

Eco-tripping: Tempus heads to Koh Samui's The Tongsai Bay

For those who have travelled to Thailand often, the premise of The Beach, the Thailand-set film starring Leonardo DiCaprio, is a resonant one. The search for the perfect stretch of powd... Read More

By Rachel Ingram | 19 Jun 2018

Could the B2 Hotel + Spa be Zurich's most unique property?

Zurich may be known for its banks and finance firms but there’s much more to the well-polished city than office buildings. Down by the lake there’s a flurry of modern&n... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 12 Jun 2018

Omar's Place brings a touch of the Mediterranean to the heart of Pimlico

Nestled unobtrusively at the corner of Hugh Street and Cambridge Street in the heart of Pimlico, occupying a small, Grade-II listed former pub, is a true Mediterranean escape for London gastronom... Read More

By Nik Myers | 14 May 2018

Lofty ambitions: does the Walkie Talkie's signature restaurant offer an experience as spectacular as its views?

Perched on top of 20 Fenchurch Street – aka the Walkie Talkie – is Fenchurch, a stylish contemporary restaurant with bird’s eye views over the city. Fittingly, given its 37th floor l... Read More

By Dominique Afacan | 28 Mar 2018

These super fast yachts are providing owners with a whole new power trip

Bragging rights in the superyacht world are often tied to size. Yachts like 162m Eclipse and 156m Dilbar are the envy of many, capable of incorporating everything from helipads and swimming pools to w... Read More

By Scott Manson | 13 Feb 2018

Hakkasan celebrates the Year of the Dog with a fabulous Chinese New Year offering

I first went to Hakkasan on the opening night of its inaugural London restaurant and since then it's been encouraging to see the empire spread throughout the world. The first spot, though, in the ... Read More

By Kyle Fortune | 29 Jan 2018

Inside the classic Porsche reimagined as the powerful 400R

The idea is simple, even if the execution is far from it. The Californian firm Gunther Werks takes a 993-series Porsche 911 and updates it as if Porsche itself had continued to do so through to this d... Read More

By Rachel Ingram | 23 Jan 2018

Tempus puts plush private members venue Lanesborough Club & Spa to the test

With one of the most prestigious postcodes in the city, The Lanesborough on Hyde Park Corner combines the exclusivity of Knightsbridge with the history of Mayfair. When the hotel opened its ... Read More

By Rachel Ingram | 17 Jan 2018

Tempus gets behind the wheel of the UK's best luxury car 2018

Appearing like a prophecy of the future, the new Rolls-Royce Phantom emerged from the shadowy depths of the Bonhams showroom earlier this year like a jolt of lightning. In a showy display of lights, c... Read More

By Georgia Peck | 20 Dec 2017

The Skye’s The Limit for the award-winning Three Chimneys

Tucked away on the wild, blustery coast of the Isle of Skye, The Three Chimneys restaurant is a true Scottish gem in culture, tradition and taste. Whether you choose to arrive by car or helicopter, th... Read More

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 Michelle Johnson | 21 Nov 2017

Address to impress: 100 Wardour St rewinds to the golden days of Soho

London's Soho has never been shy about its party atmosphere or love of a perfectly mixed cocktail, but to step inside its most famous address, 100 Wardour Street, is to find modern Soho distilled ... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 15 Nov 2017

Jumeirah Carlton Towers hits the perfect note with their Opera-themed Afternoon Tea

Afternoon tea in London is always a favourite among the city's visitors, and while trendy brunch spots have lured locals away from old-fashioned finger sandwiches, clever hotels are revolutio... 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 Tempus | 26 Oct 2017

We took Bentley's newest Bentayga for a test drive and found a smooth operator with serious power

Driving through the winding roads of Berkshire, through the lush green gardens of Windsor Great Park where Guards Polo Club calls home, calls for a true thoroughbred with some serious horsepower. So, ... 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

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