Ben Winstanley

Ben Winstanley

Deputy Editor

Ben Winstanley's articles

Best Ryder Cup golf courses in Europe

With the 2016 Ryder Cup just around the corner, relive Europe’s past successes at some of the finest golf courses on the continent

The jackets you should be wearing this winter

Wrap up warm and stylish this winter, with the best jacket for every possible occasion. From Burberry trench coats to quilted Barbour jackets, we've got you covered.

Best watches of Baselworld 2017

Baselworld is the biggest watch event in the world and a great opportunity to see the latest timepieces. Square Mile reports on the key watches for every style and budget

Square Mile Golf Awards 2017

From the best players in the world this year to the finest courses you'll find anywhere on the planet, here’s our pick of 2017’s golfing standouts.

The alternative guide to buying wine this Christmas

Christmas wine is always a challenge, but this year try something different. This is the alternative guide to buying wine in and around the City of London.

Best designer hotels in London

Designers from the world of fashion and art are making their mark on London's hotel suites. From the iconic Claridge's to the new Beaumont hotel, these are our favourites

The best golf resorts in Britain

The only thing better than a great round of golf is staying the night afterwards. Ben Winstanley picks the best golf resorts in the British Isles

Best new watches under £5,000: Baselworld 2018

Baselworld 2018 is the world's largest and most important exhibition for the watch industry – and a key event for anyone in the market for a new timepiece. Armed with £5,000, Ben Winstanley takes to the stands to find this year's standout pieces…

Indian Accent is a Michelin star waiting to happen

One of the best restaurants in India has arrived in Mayfair, and the hype is justified. 

The Best Shots in Masters History

From pressure putts to miraculous birdies, Ben Winstanley takes a trip down Masters memory lane to discover the shots that won the most iconic Major championship. How will this year’s crop compare?

The definitive bespoke guide

Hand-cut suits with secret pockets, one-off luxury cars that cost millions, and yachts more audacious than your wildest nautical dreams… Ben Winstanley discovers why the time is now to go big on bespoke

Best Watches of SIHH 2018

Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie (SIHH) is a crucial annual event for any watch lover. Square Mile joins the crowds to bring you the latest and greatest timepieces from the brands that matter…

Flank review: Tom Griffiths serves up a carnivore's paradise

Flank is the thrilling antithesis of London’s new wave of vegetable-focused restaurants – and in  Tom Griffiths has a chef primed for stardom

Meet the Bamford Watch Department x Fragment Design x Zenith El Primero

Bamford Watch Department has teamed up with Hiroshi Fujiwara's Fragment Design to create a new-look Zenith El Primero timepiece. Here's everything you need to know.

Visiting Bangkok? The Siam Hotel offers a seriously sophisticated stay

Bangkok can be a challenging destination at the best of times, but Ben Winstanley finds the perfect remedy in The Siam Hotel

Best new watches under £5,000: SIHH 2018

Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie (SIHH) is renowned for its high-end watches, but among the glitz and glamour there is still good value to be found. Ben Winstanley sniffs out the best deals of this year's show

Will Tiger Woods rise from the ashes of his golf career?

Tiger Woods may be one of the greatest players to have graced the game of golf, but after a decade of injury set backs and media scandals, many believe the golfer is finished. Does the legend have one final trick up his sleeve? Only time will tell…

Brand Watch: Fromanteel Watches

Fromanteel Watches have a rich horological history thanks to its name sake, watchmaker Ahasuerus Fromanteel. This is the story of the brand.

Brand Watch: John Smedley

Iconic knitwear brand John Smedley is more than just a stylish name, its company history and Lea Mills factory in Derbyshire dates back to 1784.

Call to arms: three military watches ready for action

Military watches from army-inspired tool watches to historically commissioned pieces from the archives. These timepieces are perfect for whatever you can throw at them.