Embrace the most enviable of Italian rituals this June by pulling up a seat on a sun-drenched terrace and sipping on a refreshing spritz – for free! To celebrate the launch of its vibrant new spring/summer menu and spritz range, Carluccio’s is offering a free Aperol Spritz to everyone buying an antipasto dish, every day until 7pm throughout June. Perfect foraperitivo hour, the Italian way to ease into a meal. New for summer is Crab Bruschetta with Devon crab, frisée lettuce and tomato on grilled ciabatta - or try the burrata and 14-month aged prosciutto served with pane carasau – a traditional Sardinian flatbread.
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Food and travel writer George Shaw arrives at the Royal Harbour Hotel amid an election expenses scandal and votes the Empire Room a clear winner by a landslide.
It was with some reluctance that my first wife and I were able drag our friends, Steve and M’Julie, down to Ramsgate for the weekend. Thanet’s recent revival in fortunes had totally passed them by and they had a vague expectation for the town to be Kent’s answer to Grimsby. Not they had ever visited the Lincolnshire seaport either.