Scones in Another City: Afternoon tea at Hotel Danieli review – Venice

Bar Dandolo – Hotel Danieli Riva degli Schiavoni Castello 4196, 30122 Tel: +39 041 522 6480 https://www.marriott.com/hotels/hotel-information/restaurant/details/vcelc-hotel-danieli-a-luxury-collection-hotel-venice/6459743/ The Dandolo English Afternoon Tea €42* (VAT included) Served between 15:00 – 18:00 Many moons ago, a cinematic mantelpiece was born. Staring Dudley Moore, Byran Brown, Penelope Wilton and a host of other stars featured just long enough…

Scone in Another City: Afternoon tea at The Gritti Palace review – Venice

Bar Terrazza Longhi – The Gritti Palace Campo Santa Maria del Giglio, 30124 Tel: +39 041 794611 http://www.marriott.co.uk/hotels/hotel-information/restaurant/details/vcegl-the-gritti-palace-a-luxury-collection-hotel-venice/6497164/ Afternoon Tea Time €38* (VAT included) Served between 15:00 – 17:30 As a treat to celebrate the day that I officially step one year closer to death, it has become necessary to stop walking, put the guidebook…

Scones in another City: Ristorante Quadri review – Venice

Ristorante Quadri Piazza San Marco, 121, 30124 Pineapple carpaccio with gin and tonic sorbet €12* +041 522 2105 http://www.alajmo.it Competing with Florians to wear the we-will-make-you-pay-through-the-nose-for-the-experience-of-dining-in-St-Marks-you-selfie-seeking-simpleton crown, this opulent and expensive establishment exists to tempt footsore tourists too tired and overwhelmed by their surroundings to consider better value restuarants off the beaten track. It is…

Scones In Another City: A Glorious Glutton’s Guide to Venice

Hello fans. The globetrekking continues. Fulfilling a promise to return triumphant after a previous trip that included severe flooding, a fall whilst walking across a bridge and sickness that left me curled up like a prawn on the bathroom floor, I have returned to Venice with the express aim of not falling, not getting ill…