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British Isles/Western EuropeAmsterdam, Brugge, Dublin, Edinburgh, London (Dover, Harwich, Southampton)
Well, it's Ok but there are lots of restaurants I'd rather go to. Each to their own!!
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I would say the suggestions in the article are fair, however, the timings are ambitious. I doubt you can do the castle, walk to and visit the museum and then get back to Hanover street in the times they suggest. The castle alone is a good 90 mi. to 2 hour visit usually
316 days onboard Celebrity and Azamara 2000-2014 and 97more days booked, 71 on Azamara and 26 on Celebrity
2014 - Summit on 21 Sept
2015 - Southampton - Barcelona 25 August and Christmas/NY in OZ Quest
2016 Cairns - Sydney (Quest)5 Jan; Miami-Nice 5 April and Rome-Dubai 7 Oct (Journey)
I agree the timings are ambitious or frankly ridiculous (one hour to go to Urban Angel (very slow service) and then to the Portrait Gallery), and also think a couple of the restaurant recommendations are a bit dodgy. IMO the food is not all that good at either Urban Angel or Hendersons, seems to me like the the journalist just looked at google maps to identify a couple of places in the same location. Unfortunately, he did recommend the Dogs, one of our favourite places, now to be filled with tourists, and we will have to go only in winter. I do also like the Shore at Leith and it has great food too.
For vegetarians, the best restaurant I would say is Kalpna. David Banns is OK, but not exciting I think.
Memories only :
Oosterdam Australia & NZ Nov 2013; Thomson Celebration Eastern Med May 2013 ; Veendam South America 2012 ; Ryndam Norway 2012 ; Norwegian Epic Med 2012 ; Adonia Eastern Med 2011 ; Braemar Iceland 2009 ; QEII France 2007 ; Caronia Baltic 2006 ; Black Prince Britain France & Spain 2003 ; Royal Clipper Caribbean 2002 ; Kong Harold Hurtigruten 2001 ; Marco Polo Antarctic 1997 ; Black Prince 1996 ; Sea Princess Alaska 1995