At Quarterdeck, M’s country home, Bond sits down to Christmas lunch and the plum pudding duly arrives 'flaming traditionally.'
At the beginning of On Her Majesty's Secret Service (1963), James Bond rings up his old friend Monsieur Bécaud, proprietor of a modest restaurant exactly opposite the railway station of Étaples in northern France. Did the restaurant really exist, and if so, where is it?
We find out in On Her Majesty's Secret Service that James Bond stopped overnight at an auberge on the south bank of the Loire and was offered a 'sleazy provender', which included the fly-walk of the pâté maison.
The beginning of On Her Majesty’s Secret Service finds James Bond on the beach at Royale-les-Eaux reminiscing about his childhood holidays at the seaside.
In the novel of On Her Majesty's Secret Service , James Bond orders poulet Gloria for dinnerThe next day, at lunch, Bond orders œufs Gloria and a salad. But what is the Glorian style?
James Bond is disappointed with his evening meal at an auberge on the south bank of the Loire. Noticing that the establishment is decorated with faux antiques, he decides that his poularde à la crème is the only genuine antique in the place.
In On Her Majesty's Secret Service, James Bond asks his taxi driver in Marseille whether the bouillabaisse chez Guido is always as good.