Bars

Tchin, Toulouse, France

After a walk around the area near Basilique Saint-Sernin de …

Read More July 21, 2019

Le Péry, Toulouse, France

After my drink at La Mécanique des Fluides I wandered …

Read More July 17, 2019

La Mécanique des Fluides, Toulouse, France

After Bordeaux I jumped on the train for the two …

Read More July 14, 2019

The Frog & Rosbif, Bordeaux, France

It was time for a pre dinner drink and maybe …

Read More July 3, 2019

The Charles Dickens, Bordeaux, France

After getting back into central Bordeaux from the Cité du …

Read More June 19, 2019

London House, East Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong

I think I've been here several years when the bar …

Read More June 9, 2019

Melbourne Whisky Room, Melbourne, Australia

After our disappointing laksas we walked to Russell Street and …

Read More June 5, 2019

Good Heavens, Melbourne, Australia

Good Heavens is a roof top bar on top of …

Read More May 26, 2019

Bomba Rooftop, Melbourne, Australia

I've been to Bomba rooftop a number of times now …

Read More May 19, 2019

Retro Rooftop, Melbourne, Australia

I have a mission to try to find all the …

Read More May 15, 2019

Cookie Rooftop, Melbourne, Australia

Cookie Rooftop has been through a refurb of late which …

Read More April 28, 2019

Whitehart Bar, Melbourne, Australia

Whitehart Bar is on Whitehart Lane in the centre of …

Read More April 24, 2019

Section 8, Melbourne, Australia

Section 8 in Tattersalls Lane is the original container bar. …

Read More April 21, 2019

Loop Roof, Melbourne, Australia

Loop Roof is another great little laneway, rooftop bar in …

Read More April 17, 2019

Beneath Driver Lane, Melbourne, Australia

Beneath Driver Lane is a funky little bar with a …

Read More April 14, 2019

Lane’s Edge, Melbourne Australia

Lane's Edge is a small bar at the top of …

Read More April 10, 2019

Penny Blue, Melbourne, Australia

Down a little laneway called Driver Lane off Little Bourke …

Read More April 7, 2019

Japan 2018 trip – a retrospective

My fourth trip to Japan took place in the northern …

Read More April 3, 2019

The Lower Right, Hamamatsucho, Tokyo, Japan

After Barley Wheat I wandered over to the Hamarikyu Gardens for …

Read More March 17, 2019

Barley Wheat, Hamamatsucho, Tokyo, Japan

My final full day in Tokyo became a bit of …

Read More March 13, 2019

Craft Beer Bar iBrew, Shimbashi Station, Tokyo, Japan

On the ground floor of the building immediately outside the …

Read More March 6, 2019

Craft Meat, Tokyo, Japan

There's two things I like when I travel - beer …

Read More March 3, 2019

82 Ale House, Akasaka, Tokyo, Japan

In the early evening I headed back into Akasaka looking …

Read More February 24, 2019

Yona Yona Beer Kitchen, Akasaka-Mitsuke, Tokyo, Japan

After exploring some more of Akasaka in the morning with …

Read More February 20, 2019

Sansa, Minato, Tokyo, Japan

I was now back in Tokyo for the tail end …

Read More February 17, 2019

Craft Beer Base, Osaka, Japan

I'd decided to head to the observatory at the top …

Read More February 6, 2019

Beer Belly Tosabori, Osaka, Japan

After a 13 minute Sunday afternoon shinkansen trip from Shin-Kobe …

Read More February 3, 2019

HOPSTAND, Kobe, Japan

After a quick subway ride from Shin-Kobe to Sannomiya station …

Read More January 27, 2019

Crowne Plaza ANA Kobe, Kobe, Japan

I'd gotten to the shinkansen platform at Himeji station early …

Read More January 20, 2019

Public House Hosanna, Himeji, Japan

Another hidden gem! A 10 minute walk south of Himeji …

Read More January 6, 2019

Kokoromi, Himeji, Japan

First thing I want to say is that this is …

Read More January 2, 2019

2018 travel retrospective

My how 2018 has flown by. I was lucky enough to …

Read More December 31, 2018

BEER PUB Takumiya, Kyoto, Japan

BEER PUB Takumiya is a place you MUST go to. It …

Read More December 16, 2018

Hub British Pub, Kyoto, Japan

I'd spent the morning doing a bit of sightseeing. First …

Read More December 12, 2018

Beer Komachi, Kyoto, Japan

This was my third visit to Beer Komachi and it …

Read More December 5, 2018

Nagahama Roman Beer, Nagahama, Japan

I headed a little bit out of Kyoto to Nagahama …

Read More December 2, 2018

Craft Man, Kyoto, Japan

To finish off my Saturday evening I knew of another …

Read More November 28, 2018

BeerBar MIYAMA162, Kyoto, Japan

Early Saturday afternoon I'd jumped on the Shinkansen at Toyama …

Read More November 21, 2018

Oeuf, Toyama, Japan

The review sites and the map of Japanese craft beer …

Read More November 7, 2018

Craft Beer Market, Toranomon, Tokyo, Japan

I'd arrived in Tokyo the previous evening for my 4th …

Read More October 24, 2018

Mingle Mush, Den Haag, The Netherlands

I'd jumped on the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Den …

Read More September 5, 2018

Café Mooy, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

I was originally heading to the Beer Tasting Room In …

Read More September 2, 2018

Café ‘t Monumentje, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

For Sunday brunch I headed into the western part of …

Read More August 29, 2018

Cafe De Sluyswacht, Amsterdam, The Netherland

A magnificent building built in 1695 as the home for …

Read More August 19, 2018

Bar Langendijk, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

After walking around East Amsterdam for a couple of hours …

Read More August 15, 2018

Beer Temple, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

After my morning walking tour of Amsterdam conducted by Free …

Read More August 8, 2018

Cafe Gollem Amstelstraat, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Gollem is a chain of 4 beer cafes in Amsterdam …

Read More August 5, 2018

Three Sisters Pub, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Another pub looking out on Rembrandt Square is Three Sisters …

Read More August 1, 2018

The Old Bell, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

I was still getting my bearings around Rembrandt Square when …

Read More July 29, 2018

Corcoran’s Irish Pub, Saint Michel, Paris, France

In Saint Michel there's an Irish bar called Corcoran's Irish Pub. …

Read More July 8, 2018

Frog XVI, Trocadero, Paris, France

Frog is a chain of English Pub-like bars in France. …

Read More June 20, 2018

The Bombardier, Paris, France

In the morning I'd gone on a Hemingway's Paris walking …

Read More June 10, 2018

Bull’s Brothers Pub, Saint-Michel, Paris, France

After a day out being a tourist you need somewhere …

Read More June 6, 2018

Fatt’s Place, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong

Just down the road from The Hart hotel is Fatt's Place, …

Read More May 20, 2018

Ji Biru, Singapore

A search for Craft Beer in Singapore bought up Ji …

Read More March 25, 2018

Fremantle Seafood Market, Singapore

Fremantle Seafood Market is a restaurant at Clarke Quay on …

Read More March 21, 2018

REDDOT Brewhouse, Singapore

After visiting Little Island Brewing I got off the train …

Read More March 18, 2018

Shangri-La Hotel, Sydney, Australia

I'd attended a seminar at the Sydney Shangri-La before but …

Read More March 14, 2018

Little Island Brewing, Singapore

Out by the northern end of the western runway for …

Read More March 11, 2018

Alchemist Beer Lab, Singapore

Close to the Swissotel Stamford and across the road from …

Read More March 7, 2018

TAP Craft Beer Bar, Singapore

If you like pints of unique beers, at a price …

Read More February 28, 2018

Beer Deluxe, Sydney, Australia

At 7:30pm on a balmy Wednesday evening Beer Deluxe was …

Read More February 11, 2018

Opera Kitchen, Sydney, Australia

As the name suggest Opera Kitchen is a restaurant at …

Read More February 7, 2018

Customs House Bar, Sydney, Australia

I've been doing a bit of travel to Sydney every …

Read More January 24, 2018

Rigoletto Bar and Grill, Roppongi, Tokyo, Japan

During my 3 trips to Tokyo I still had not …

Read More January 17, 2018

Craft Tap Beer, Akihabara, Tokyo, Japan

For my 2nd lunch after the yakitori at Kanoya I …

Read More January 14, 2018

Craft Beer Market, Toramonom, Tokyo, Japan

During my previous stays at the Tokyo InterContinental I'd not …

Read More January 3, 2018

Yona Yona Beer Garden, Ark Hills, Tokyo, Japan

For the second year running I was in Tokyo in …

Read More December 24, 2017

Craft Beer Market, Kanda, Tokyo, Japan

After TAP x TAP I proceeded to the Kanda outlet …

Read More December 17, 2017

TAP x TAP, Kanda, Tokyo, Japan

After the 90 minute Shinkansen trip from Nagano I was …

Read More December 13, 2017

James Nagano Beer Market, Nagano, Japan

Central Nagano is relatively small and easily walkable as I …

Read More November 26, 2017

Torisyoumaru, Kanazawa, Japan

My last night in Kanazawa after a busy day out …

Read More November 19, 2017

Hyatt Regency, Sydney, Australia

I've stayed at a lot of hotels, and I mean …

Read More October 26, 2017

Beer Komachi, Kyoto, Japan

I visited Beer Komachi on my first visit to Kyoto …

Read More October 8, 2017

Garden State Hotel, Melbourne, Australia

I don't normally walk along Flinders Lane but have now …

Read More March 26, 2017

The Elysian Whisky Bar, Fitzroy, Melbourne, Australia

Are you a Whisky fan? Do you like tasting gems …

Read More March 19, 2017

TAP Craft Beer Bar, Singapore

TAP Craft Beer Bar in the Capitol Theatre in Singapore …

Read More February 8, 2017

The Mint, Melbourne, Australia

The Mint is a reasonable bar and restaurant situated in …

Read More February 1, 2017

Eastside Tavern, East Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong

It seems that this bar has changed hands since I …

Read More January 29, 2017

Aux Bacchanales, Ark Hills, Tokyo, Japan

Ark Hills in Tokyo has a good selection of restaurants …

Read More January 18, 2017

Craft Beer Tap, Akihabara, Tokyo, Japan

It was my penultimate day in Tokyo and had decided …

Read More January 11, 2017

Bier Central, Antwerp, Belgium

This is a very interesting place for beer lovers. It's …

Read More January 1, 2017

Le Brosella, Brussels, Belgium

What's the one thing you need to do if you …

Read More December 25, 2016

Alt. Pizza, Suntec City, Singapore

Another revisit for a restaurant I tried last time I …

Read More December 14, 2016

O’Conway’s Pub, Gare Lyon Part Dieu, Lyon, France

With the week at the chalet in Villard Reculas over …

Read More December 11, 2016

Harry’s, Chjimes, Singapore

Harry's is a chain of bars in Singapore. One is …

Read More December 7, 2016

L’Alaska, L’Alpe-d’Huez, France

L'Alaska is a very relaxed restaurant / bar with a …

Read More December 4, 2016

SQUE Rottisserie & Alehouse, Clarke Quay, Singapore

I've been to SQUE a number of times during my …

Read More November 30, 2016

The Hair of the Dog, Kowloon, Hong Kong

Just around the corner from Fatt's Place is another small …

Read More November 20, 2016

Fatt’s Place, Kowloon, Hong Kong

We were in Hong Kong for our last evening and went …

Read More November 13, 2016

Caffe Leffe, Grenoble, France

About an hours drive from Villard Reculas is Grenoble at …

Read More November 6, 2016

Danish Tavern, Brussels, Belgium

On Sunday morning, my first full day in Belgium, I'd …

Read More October 30, 2016

Molly Malone’s, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Yes, I know its sacrilege to go all the way …

Read More October 23, 2016

TAP Craft Beer Bar, Singapore

I've been to TAP Craft Beer Bar before and managed to …

Read More October 19, 2016

Wurst & Schnitzelhaus, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

As the name suggests Wurst & Schnitzelhaus is sausage and …

Read More October 16, 2016

La Terrasse De Pomone, Paris, France

You can't fault the location of this cafe under the …

Read More October 9, 2016

Lavinia, La Defense, Paris, France

After spending the morning at The Eiffel Tower I'd headed …

Read More October 2, 2016

ANA Crowne Plaza Hotel Grand Court Nagoya, Nagoya, Japan

After landing at Haneda Airport around 5am and finding I …

Read More September 9, 2016

DoubleTree by Hilton Amsterdam Centraal Station, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

The last stop on my European adventure was Amsterdam. For my …

Read More July 31, 2016

Crowne Plaza Antwerpen, Antwerp, Belgium

Antwerp is about 70 minutes north of Brussels by intercity …

Read More July 31, 2016

Hilton Brussels City, Brussels, Belgium

After the train trip from Lyon to Brussels Central station …

Read More July 31, 2016

Hilton Paris La Défense, Paris, France

Landing in Paris at around 7am I was heading to …

Read More July 20, 2016

Magic Mountain Saloon, Melbourne, Australia

I didn't even know that place existed until a friend …

Read More June 22, 2016

Cornish Arms, Brunswick, Melbourne, Australia

I have a mate living up in Brunswick, and rather …

Read More June 22, 2016

TAP Craft Beer Bar, Singapore

For many years the Capitol Piazza in Singapore was being …

Read More March 25, 2016

JC Cafe and Bar, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong

I was looking for Fatt's Place on Hart Avenue in …

Read More March 25, 2016

Eastside Tavern, East Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong

Another good little bar that's close to the InterContinental Grand …

Read More March 25, 2016

Brotzeit, East Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong

I've been to Brotzeit in Singapore a number of times here and here. …

Read More March 25, 2016

Alt. Pizza, Suntec City, Singapore

After deciding that the service at Brotzeit was in decline …

Read More December 12, 2015

Harry’s @ Chijmes, Singapore

After the less than average Nachos at Paprika and Cumin …

Read More July 26, 2015

Paprika and Cumin, Chijmes, Singapore

It was a Friday evening and my sales training event …

Read More July 26, 2015

Octapas, Clarke Quay, Singapore

It was a hot and humid Singapore Saturday afternoon (lol, …

Read More July 26, 2015

SQUE Rotisserie & Alehouse, Singapore

I stumbled upon the SQUE Rotisserie & Alehouse a couple of …

Read More July 26, 2015

Bridge, Singapore

I'd just gotten off the plane and thrown my bags …

Read More July 25, 2015

Brotzeit, Raffles City, Singapore

Another year, another trip to Singapore which means I need …

Read More May 17, 2015

Mody’s Bar, East Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong

After the pretty crap service at Roccos Pizzeria I decided …

Read More November 1, 2013

Hairy Canary, Melbourne, Australia

I'd planned to head off to the Melbourne Comedy Festival …

Read More April 17, 2009