If the old adage “you are what you eat” rings true, the final benchmark should be dining like the man himself – James Bond, that is, whilst travelling.

Few images are as enduring or iconic as that of James Bond. As a franchise, it has spawned a whole host of aspirational ideals; a world of Aston Martins, Omega watches and vodka martinis. But for all the suits, stylish cars and shaking – not stirring – inspired by 007, the final bastion of the Bond brand is the food that fuels this international secret agent.

To assist you on your appetising assignment, Matt Sherman, author of James Bond’s Cuisine: 007’s Every Last Meal has listed the agent hotspots. The info below will clue up foodies, travellers and Bond fans alike on where they too can eat like the world’s most sophisticated spy.

 

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The guide was created by the GoEuro blog in partnership with Matt Sherman, author of James Bond’s Cuisine: 007’s Every Last Meal.

For dining alfresco in the UK, a Harrods’ picnic hamper is a favourite of the agent – in The Living Daylights – and other indoor venues include London’s The Reform Club used as a filming location in Die Another Day.

In Ireland, you can eat like Bond in Kilkenny’s Newpark Hotel (No Deals, Mr. Bond, 1987) and Shannon Airport in County Clare (Diamonds Are Forever, 1956).

 

 

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Of the real life restaurants mentioned in Germany and Austria, Bond fans can get their fill by visiting the seven eateries in Berlin, Munich, Salzburg and Wasserburg am Inn.

At the Kempinski Hotel in Berlin, Bond enjoyed dishes of smoked salmon and beef wellington in The Octopussy Collection.

Throughout the Bond franchise there are a whole host of eateries featured located in Switzerland, Italy and Greece, including the Ristorante Tres Scalini, which has been open since 1815.

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There are 21 dining venues in Netherlands, Belgium, Monaco, France and Portugal – including the grand Hilton Amsterdam, where the agent sampled a plate of scrambled eggs, bacon, toast and marmalade in Icebreaker.

And at the Eiffel Tower in the French capital, Bond ate foie gras topped with caviar on toasted brioche in A View to a Kill starring the suave Roger Moore.

To dine like your favourite Bond, see the fill list of locations here.

Have you dined at any of the 007-agent restaurants?