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New header: Staunton Country Park, Hampshire

Our new header is taken from a visit to Staunton Country Park, Hampshire, shot one sunny day last November.  Staunton is an extraordinary place – a former estate, the Victorian house was demolished leaving this gorgeous landscape and the property’s … Continue reading

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Who’s cooking at Quarter Bar & Lounge?

Ever wanted to meet the man behind the platters? Well our next staff profile is for you… meet Head Chef Guy. Guy has always had a passion to cook, ever since he was a little boy – “I was always … Continue reading

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Shaken not Stirred – Whiskey Sour

For this episode of Shaken not Stirred we bring you a classic that has been on the cocktail menu since 1870, the Whiskey Sour! To make this classic you will need: 50ml bourbon 25ml lemon juice 25ml sugar syrup 3 drops of … Continue reading

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Shaken not Stirred – Kiwi Daiquiri

For this episode of Shaken not Stirred we bring Quarter Bar & Lounge twist on the classic Cuban cocktail, made with fresh kiwi, white rum and freshly squeezed lemon juice. To make this fresh and fun cocktail you will need: 1 ripe … Continue reading

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Shaken not Stirred – Espresso Martini

For this episode of Shaken not Stirred we bring you another a modern classic the espresso martini. This espresso martini is just one of many coffee-flavoured martini recipes being made today. We like this one because it uses chilled espresso that gives … Continue reading

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We have all gone a little Dickens crazy

On the 7th February the UK’s first statue of world famous author Charles Dickens, on what would have been his 202nd birthday, will be unveiled in his birthplace of Portsmouth we thought we would share a few “what the Dickens” facts…. … Continue reading

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A date for your diary – Loseley House re-opens this May

Loseley House, one of the great Elizabethan estates will re-open to the public this May. Loseley House is situated within 1,400 acres of verdant Surrey countryside of which 140 is woodland and 650 set-aside for farming.  In the same family for over 500 years … Continue reading

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