Restaurants

Early on we were challenged to never eat at the same restaurant twice. There’s so many pubs and restaurants here we think it should be possible. To help we’ve started keeping track of where we’ve been and plotted them on the map below. Click on any of the pins on the map to see the name and some brief comments about the restaurant.

Name Address Comments
???Marble Arch, LondonWe can't remember the name, but it was an English pub somewhere near Marble Arch. We went there while exploring with Paul & Michelle after visiting the Tower of London.Show
Al PadovanoVia Bergamo, 50 RomaNice restaurant near our hotel in Rome.Show
Al SimetoVia Simeto 30-32, RomaApparently not memorable enough for comment...Show
AnselmiPlaza Erbe, VeronaRelaxed cafe in Verona with buskers wandering by playing the one song over and over and wanting money for it.Show
Antonio & AntonioVia Partenope 24/27, NapoliWound up here after the waiter took us around the restaurant showing off how fresh his fruit and fish were - including nearly being bitten by a lobster. Very nice watching the sunset over the water too.Show
AquamarineSantorini, GreeceVarious meals while cruising around the greek isles on board the Aquamarine.Show
Bar E Vini, A Pie" De Ma"Via Paleocapa, Riomaggiore ItalyCute little cafe near the train station in Riomaggiore. Odd to sit in Italy and listen to Dolly Parton and various other country and western music though.Show
Bar Nuoco EdenMonterosso al Mare, ItalyBeach cafe by the sea.Show
Bar Ristorante AutorimessaSanta Croce, 497 VeneziaConveniently located beside the rental car return. Otherwise a pretty average Italian restaurant, but that still implies good food.Show
Barnhof BuffetBarnhofplatz, Luzern, SwitzerlandRestaurant above the train station. Another round of Rösti, quite nice but Janet says not as good as in Kleine Scheidegg.Show
Big River Grill and Brewing WorksDisneyWorld Boardwalk, OrlandoOne of the few good meals we found at DisneyWorld. This was also where Ephox hosted the Australia Day Party for Lotusphere.Show
Birreria del CorsoVia Regina Elena, 16 PescaraBack off the beach about and much better quality.Show
Broad Bay HouseBack, HS20LQBeautiful B&B by the beach with fabulous service. Absolutely loved it.Show
Café in Jardin du CarrouselJardin du Carrousel, 75001 1er Arrondissement Paris, Paris, FranceCafe in the gardens just near the Louvre.Show
Café Kléber4, Place Trocadéro et 11 Novembre, 75116 Paris, FranceSomewhat touristy restaurant just near the Trocadéro where we watched the sunset behind the Eiffel Tower.Show
Cafe Uno32 Bridge Street, CambridgeGot a table outside by the river front watching people attempt to punt on the river cam.Show
Caledonian McBrideUig, ScotlandBreakfast on the ferry from Uig to Tarbet.Show
CanteenBelvedere Road, London SE1 8XXHad dinner here before going to see The Wizard Of Oz. Nice atmosphere and very keen on organic foods etc. Quite liked the comments that their steak was all locally sourced from stock that had lived long natural lives. Presumably until they were slaughtered.Show
Chez Clément Montparnasse106, Boulevard Montparnasse, 75014 Paris, FranceJust down the road from our hotel in Paris. We went here for our anniversary dinner.Show
China SeaSpy Hill, Cobh, Co CorkTake away for a lazy night in Ireland. The restaurant was just below our hotel unit.Show
City KebabFreienhofgasse 17, 3600 Thun, SwitzerlandNot really a restaurant, but we found lunch here on our first day exploring in Switzerland.Show
CorroboreeSony Centre, Berlin GermanyAdrian went here on a work trip with Tracey. Not really Australian, but we both tried Kangaroo and Crocodile meat. Nice enough but probably not worth doing twice.Show
Coupa Cafe538 Ramona St Palo Alto, CaliforniaBreakfast here while transferring between Lotusphere and Lake Tahoe. We were staying in the hotel next door.Show
Eddie RocketsCork Road (N25), Waterford, Waterford, Ireland Greasy American diner, but close to the hotel and good enough for breakfast.Show
Elio's Osteria119 Winstanley St, Carina Heights, AustraliaStill the best lasagna we've found. Just around the corner from Janet's parent's place.Show
Emmanuel CafePiazza Bra, Verona, ItalyHad a wonderful dessert here while watching the sun set over the arena.Show
Etoima En?ymataMykonosCrepes and Gyros from a couple of little stores somewhere in the little streets of Mykonos.Show
Forenza1 Bridge St, Maidenhead, Berkshire, SL6 8LR, United KingdomNice italian restaurant we went to with Ugo Cei.Show
Francesco's MaidenheadKing St, Maidenhead, UKItalian restaurant in the centre of Maidenhead.Show
GiraffeUnit R17B, Riverside Level, The Oracle Shopping Centre, Reading , RG1 2AGHad lunch here with Toby and Dave - brilliant menu with plenty of choice. Wound up doing a walking tour of Reading afterwards which was nice.Show
Go Sing22 Station Rd, West Drayton, UB7 7BY, UKWent here while we were staying at the Crown Plaza just after arriving. This was probably our first UK restaurant outside of the hotel.Show
Gordon's Trattoria231 High St, Edinburgh, EH1 1PE, United KingdomWe just felt like Italian. There were about 4 hens parties that passed through the restaurant in a variety of costume themes.Show
Hinds HeadThe High St, Bray SL6 2AB United KingdomTraditional English pub in Bray.Show
Holiday InnViale Europa, 205 FlorenceCouldn't be bothered going anywhere so had dinner at the hotel and found it was actually very nice.Show
Hotel AlpenblickOberdorfstrasse 3 Wilderswil, SwitzerlandOur Swiss tour included dinner every night at the hotel, which turned out to be 5 courses of fantastic food each night.Show
Hotel Bellevue Des AlpesKleine Scheidegg, SwitzerlandDiscovered Rösti here. Very nice.Show
HuntsmanNorth Parade Passage, Bath, BA1 1NX, United KingdomRight next door to the famous Sally Lunn's. We decided it wasn't worth waiting in line to have lunch at Sally Lunn's so went next door and quite enjoyed it.Show
Il Mulino1500 Epcot Resorts Boulevard , orlandoWent here with the Ephox team while at Lotusphere.Show
Jewels Bar, The Crown HotelEsplanade ScarboroughDinner at the hotel in Scarborough.Show
Julius MeinlGraben, WeinActually more of a supermarket - we picked up our breakfast and snacks from here since we had an early start the next morning.Show
La Ballerina7-8 Bow Street, London WC2E 7AHHad lunch here before the matinee showing of Imagine This. Not bad, but the lasagne was a bit watery.Show
La Zuppa Del ReVia Florentini 8/9, MateraWonderful restaurant in the "Sassi". Fantastic service, excellent food and really cheap! This was by far our favorite restaurant in Italy.Show
Loch FyneLondon Road, Wokingham, RG40 1ADThis is actually a seafood restaurant, but Hilary and Andy were going for dinner one night during half-term and asked if we'd like to join them. We checked the menu and there seemed to be some nice non-seafood options, so we went and had a lovely night. The sticky toffee pudding was divine!Show
Lyceum Tavern354 Strand Strand London WC2R 0HSFairly traditional English pub. We went here before going to see Joseph. Nothing special but good pub grub for a low price.Show
Mama MiaPhoenix Green, Hartley Wintney, Hook, Hants, RG27 8RT, UKWent here for Janet's birthday dinner. Fabulous food, excellent service and quite cheap!Show
Mamma Rosa103 Queen St, Maidenhead, SL6 1LR, United KingdomCute little family italian restaurant. Very nice lasagna.Show
Mangia Pizza Di Mohmmad BootaVia Paolo Fabbri 4/D BolognaAfter failing to find anything else open for lunch, we got a take away pizza from here and took it back to the hotel. Very nice actually - one of the best pizzas we found in Italy. Show
Marco PoloNygade 23, 8600 Silkeborg, DenmarkItalian restaurant in Denmark while Adrian was there on work.Show
Nepheles1169 Ski Run Blvd, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150Had dinner here with the Ephox crew - a very fun night. When the bill came we were amazed at how cheap it was until we turned it over and discovered the front was just the drinks bill!Show
Newlyn MeaderyThe Coombe, Newlyn, Penzance, Cornwall, TR18 5HS, United KingdomTerrible!!! Service was shocking and they managed to make fried chicken taste awful. Current leader for worst restaurant in Europe.Show
O'Connors9 Thomas Street, Limerick, IrelandVery busy cafe where we found lunch. Show
Old Port Royale, DisneyWorldCaribbean resort, OrlandoTerrible! Choices range from macaroni and cheese to pizza - either cheese, or pepperoni. Loud, shopping mall cafeteria style seating and way too much Mickey Mouse.Show
Osteria DanzelleVia delle Donzelle, 4/3 BolognaTucked in to a back street and down some stairs. Very cute restaurant with good food.Show
Palmie Bistro31 ???????? ?????, ?????, ?????? 11634, GreeceNice little bistro just around the corner from our hotel.Show
Paradise ChaletAvenue Des Alpes 37, 1820 Montreux, SwitzerlandWe met Bertrand Delacretaz here for cheese fondue. Beautiful view out over the lake.Show
PavillionPatission St Athens, ATTIKA, GreeceCafe somewhere near the Archiological Museum.Show
Pazzo4 Ness Walk Inverness, Highlands and Islands, IV3 5NEShow
Piaza29 Villiers Street, London UKHad dinner here with Barbara, Keith and Keith's son Chris. Very nice lasagna...Show
Pizza ExpressBridge St, Maidenhead, UKPizza chain, not bad.Show
Pizzeria La Luna Cafeteria RistoranteSpitalgasse 33, Bern, SwitzerlandLittle cafe nestled down a hallway somewhere. Quite nice but generally unremarkable.Show
Pozzo RomanoVia S. Agnese, 10 AssisiCute little restaurant.Show
Queen VictoriaBlakes Lane, Hare Hatch, RG10 9TAI had been told that this place had good food, and the directions were 'its tucked away just off the A4' ... so not knowing where it was or what it was called, we headed off one Friday night and found it. The food was good - we both had lasagne 😛Show
Restaurant PaulusstubeWalfischgasse 7, 1010 WienWonderful little restaurant we found down a side street with traditional live music and good food.Show
Ristarante Franco RossiVia Goito 3, BolognaAfter much searching for a restuarant open on Wednesday night our hotel sent us here. It was very good with top class service but we felt very underdressed.Show
Ristorante AdraticoVia A. Mario, 14 VeronaNice quiet restaurant in a side street.Show
Ristorante Aurora1-3 Catherine St, London, WC2B 5JZ UKItalian restaurant just down from the theatre we saw The Lord of the Rings in.Show
Ristorante Da Cecco e LinoVia Cesare Paoletti, 27 RomaDelightful little place. Just us and a family of Brits for most of the meal. Many wry smiles were exchanged between us when a very loud, very texan group of Americans came in. We made a swift exit and left the Brits to them.Show
Ristorante Piccolo MartiniS. Marco, 1501 VeneziaCute little restaurant in Venice, just tucked into the back streets around Piazza San Marco.Show
Ristorante VictoriaVia A. Righi, 9/C BolognaShow
Rosenberger AutobahnrestaurantMostviertel, AustriaLocation is very imprecise but this was a restaurant along the autobahn we ate at on the way back to Vienna from Salzburg.Show
RumoursSt Martins Square, Windermere LA23 3EFFirst meal on our Scotland trip. Very good food - good Lasagne and Chicken Breast. Good service and nice atmosphere.Show
Sirenetta Mare Lungonare Matteotti 116, PescaraPretty ordinary beach cafe in Pescara. About their only claim to fame was that they spoke English - should have seen that as a warning but the other options didn't look much better.Show
Speckstube Wirtshaus - Pizzeria Wine BarBolzanoShow
StadtheurigerWalfischgasse 7 A-1010 WienCafe we took a break in while exploring Vienna.Show
Teatro Pizzeria Bar, Restorante al TheatriS. Marco 1916, VeneziaVery enjoyable little restaurant with good food in the square outside the theatre.Show
The Bear8-10 Hight St, Maidenhead, SL6 1QJ, United KingdomTraditional English pub that serves Paul's favorite John Smith bear - though we only discovered it after he'd left.Show
The Bell95-97 King St, Maidenhead, SL6 1DP, UKSpent a lot of time here before we got internet at home as they have free wifi.Show
The Bird in HandKnowl Hill, Reading, RG10 9UPWe met Hilary here for dinner one Friday, and ended up having a lovely 3 course meal for just £13.50 each. The meals were lovely, and the atmosphere was nice too.Show
The Bull & ButcherHolloway Lane, Turville, Henley on Thames, RG9 6QUWent here for valentines day 2010. Very cute little pub in Turville, just down the road from the Vicar of Dibley's house.Show
The Coal Hole91-92 The Strand, London, WC2R 0DW, United KingdomTraditional English pub where we had dinner with the Grasso's.Show
The Crooked BilletHoney Hill, Wokingham, Berkshire, RG40 3BJ (Crooked Billet)Cute little pub with a old-style outside and modern restaurant inside. Originally went here with Hillary and Andy then took Franny when she came to visit. Very nice mains but disappointing desserts.Show
The Crooked House51 High St Windsor SL4 1LRCute little house with a lean near Windsor Castle. Apparently it has a now sealed secret passageway into the castle kitchens.Show
The FalconChapel St, Stratford Upon Avon, Warwickshire, CV37 6HAWent here with Paul and Michelle after seeing Shakespear's birthplace and Ann Berlin's house.Show
The Feathers InnTaplow Common Road, Taplow, Maidenhead, Buckinghamshire SL6 0JAWent here after a walk along the river with Anna, Rachel, Paul and Katharine from Church. Very good selection of desserts.Show
The Ferry InnUIg, Isle of Skye, IV51 9XPInn just near the ferry terminal.Show
The George and DragonHigh St, West Wycombe, High WycombeTraditional pub in High Wycombe, pretty average.Show
The Golden Retriever9 Mile Ride, Bracknell RG12 7PBDinner with Hillary and Andy. Fairly traditional english pub. I think it was our first English open fire. Definitely was for this winter anyway.Show
The Horse and GroomBath Road, Hare Hatch, RG10 9SBHad dinner here to celebrate the end of Janet's first term at The Piggot School.Show
The Long Walk Restaurant, The Royal Adelaide HotelSquare, WindsorShow
The Long Walk Restaurant, The Royal Adelaide HotelAdelaide Square, WindsorThis is where Adrian and I had a lovely 4 course meal for Valentine's Day 2009. What sold it for me was a nice choice on the set menu, and chocolate fondu for dessert! It was the perfect was to celebrate being together for 4 years.Show
The NovelloBath Road, Littlewick Green, SL6 3RXNice family run pub Adrian and I went to on one of our usual Friday night outings (minus Hilary and Andy this time)Show
The Old Devil InnBath Road, Knowl Hill RG10 9UUWe bailed on meeting Hillary and Andy to see a live band at a dodgy pub and wound up over here for dinner. The food was very nice with a very large menu to choose from. Later Hillary and Andy abandoned the pub as well and joined us for after dinner drinks.Show
The Parrog CafeThe Parrog, FishguardCute little cafe just near the ferry terminal.Show
The Quays Bar & Restaurant17, Westbourne Place, Cobh, Co. CorkNice little Irish pub by the sea. Very big meals - neither of us could get through them.Show
The Riverside BrasserieMonkey Island Lane, Bray SL6 2EB, UKWent here for our anniversary. Unfortunately the weather wasn't good so wound up sitting inside instead of by the river but it was still very nice.Show
The Robin HoodFurze Platt Road, Pinkneys Green, SL6 6PRGastropub with a twist - instead of a set menu, they have a price guide and you pick what meat you want, with what sauces and sides etc to create your own meal. Very nice too.Show
The Shire Horse - Chef & BrewerBath Road, Littlewick Green, SL6 3QAAfter a long absence from the pub scene we got back into the fine life here. Good food and atmosphere - pretty much standard fare for an English pub.Show
The WarrenForest Road, Wokingham, RG40 5SBContinuing our tour of Wokingham pubs with Hillary, Andy and Ollie.Show
The Windsor Castle PubBath Road, Maidenhead, SL6 4JTWe came here after a Sunday walk we went on. They did lovely Sunday roast lunches.Show
Tom Sawyer's TavernMarine Dr, Looe, Cornwall, PL13 2DQ, United KingdomVery fishing/sailing themed pub. Richard would have loved it.Show
Villa Marina18 Thames Side, Henley on Thames, RG9 1BH, United KingdomVery nice, up market but inexpensive Italian restaurant near the Thames. One of our favorites.Show
Zizzi PortsmouthUnit R09, Gunwharf Quays, PortsmouthNice view over the harbour. Show
Zizzi's21-23 Hart St, Henley-on-Thames, RG9 2AR, United KingdomChain restaurant but with nice food. Went here with Paul and Michelle.Show

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