NO.5 BISTRO, BATH

I took a pre Christmas break to Bath for some quality birthday R&R. On the recommendation of our hotel we visited No.5 Bistro. This modern French bistro is modest and welcoming, with a three piece jazz trio and friendly service. We started with scallops and the traditional escargot in garlic sauce which were divine. For mains…

FISKEBAR, ANTWERP

While in Antwerp last month I visited Fiskebar to sample some of Belgium’s famous seafood. This is a unpretentious fish restaurant which seemed predominantly full of locals. The prices were reasonable and the building split into a restaurant and Osterbar, with the full menu available in both. Belgium’s famous mussels were unavailable that evening, completely…