So today I had the choice of cancelling long standing lunch plans and spending all day dealing with divorce crap, or having a wonderful lunch, in a gorgeous Michelin starred fish restaurant, Angler, with a very handsome, very fit, interesting and interested man…picking the tab.
I chose to say fuck you divorce crap and I spent the afternoon flirting and laughing out loud with a gorgeous man…
No romance to report as he is a very darling friend, who has been amazingly kind to me including taking me to Hakkasan Mayfair to reclaim my favourite London restaurant after my ex took his mistress there.
At the end of lunch, I was taken on a wonderful tour round the stunningly gorgeous South Place Hotel where the rooftop Angler restaurant is located, by two fantastic managers, Xavier, the Guest Relations Manager and Francesco, food manager, and invited to an event at the hotel next month.
I felt like a celebrity.
I have one life to live and I refuse to let anyone steal my joie de vivre
At least I didn’t today.
Perhaps tomorrow, divorce crap may rule the day but for today, life is beautiful.
I might have broken my diet a little bit but I’m right back at it. My bad.
Amuse bouche of some cheesy stuff
Our starters: Mine seared Orkney Island scallops; his yellowfin tuna tartare
My main of monkfish tail and braised octopus; his whole grilled lemon sole
My dessert of chocolate fondant and pistachio ice cream, the first time I have had dessert since February and worth every mouthful. No regrets but back on diet.
The bill…we were both good and stuck to still water! I haven’t had a drop of alcohol since 16th February, 2015!
Verdict on Angler restaurant: Excellent staff, good food and fabulous ambiance. Recommended by this foodie.
Verdict on South Place Hotel: Stunningly gorgeous. Wonderful, passionate staff. Excellent Customer Services. Highly recommended.