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Hinds Head, Bray

Almost four years had passed since I last visited Heston Blumenthal’s Michelin-starred pub The Hind’s Head. I could probably count the number of weeks I’ve not thought about their scotch eggs on one hand. The 15th-century pub is located in the UK’s culinary hotspot, the tiny and very pretty village of Bray. Home to half of the country’s four 3 Michelin starred …

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The Hinds Head, Bray

After drinking a little too much wine at The Fat Duck the previous night I wondered if I was really up to a big lunch. I decided it would be crazy to leave Bray without eating at Heston’s Michelin starred pub The Hinds Head so went along anyway and i’m so glad that I did. I’d already had a couple of drinks …

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The Fat Duck, Bray

Three months ago I finally got a reservation for Heston Blumenthal’s 3 Michelin star restaurant ‘The Fat Duck’. A whole 6 years after first deciding to go. Now, it is a very hard place to get a reservation but I can’t claim that’s the reason it took so long, it’s a very long story involving fussy friends, redundancy and child birth …

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Invitation to Heston’s Sweetshop!

Later this month I’m finally dining at The Fat Duck, over 6 years since I was supposed to (long stroy). Reservations are required to be made 3 calendar months in advance so mine was made in August which feels like forever ago and I’d almost forgotten about it (not really)! A couple of days ago I received a surprise email …

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Dinner By Heston Blumenthal, London

I tried to get a reservation at Dinner By Heston during it’s open weeks in 2011 only to miss out on the last table by seconds. It was then booked up for the next 3 months, after that for various reasons it took me almost a year to finally get a reservation. During that time Dinner has gained it’s first …

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