The Black Bull – Modern British / Gastropub – Blidworth (30min North of Nottingham)

You may have not heard the name but in food circles in Nottinghamshire The Black Bull has been making waves for a while now. Their ambition has caught the eye of food critics… Continue reading

Kushi-Ya – Japanese – Nottingham

  I almost didn’t write about Kushi-Ya. Partly due to the fact that it’s only a popup but mostly because I found it hard enough to get a table even without much PR… Continue reading

Sushimania – Japanese – Nottingham

Angel Row has seen better days. Sinatra’s is now long gone leaving both empty unit and bare pavement, next door, The Olive Tree cafĂ© has recently closed too. Marrakesh was the last bastion… Continue reading

Rakki Rakkas – Turkish – Nottingham (Sherwood)

  Kraft Werks on Mansfield Road is a great choice for beer lovers (although some purists may prefer more on tap than this can and bottle heavy hop shop). The real question after… Continue reading

Cafe Coco Tang – Vietnamese – Nottingham

I’m always somewhat sceptical when a cocktail bar turns it hand at food. Maybe even more so when it’s a difficult cuisine to master. Why not stick to bacon and eggs with a… Continue reading

All quiet on the Northern Front – 2018 Blog Update

  Since my house move to North of the city I have been quiet, for various reasons. Christmas tends to get in the way, unpacking boxes and building furniture too. There was also… Continue reading

Nottingham Bar & Restaurant Award Winners & My Verdict

  The NBRAs announced their winners recently after a pretty long process. Voting started back in September with public nominations before shortlists were drawn up, the top 4-6 were then visited by a… Continue reading

El Capo – Mexican – Nottingham

  It may have been subconscious but I might have Rick Stein to blame for this meal. When I mentioned my visit on Twitter several people mentioned his most recent culinary journey across… Continue reading

Nottingham’s Restaurants of 2017

A quieter year for new openings in the city has meant a quieter year for me – nonetheless there has been no shortage of highlights that I feel obligated to share with you.… Continue reading

Warsaw Diner – Breakfasts – Nottingham

  If you hadn’t seen on Twitter I have recently moved which explains the lack of blogging. My new location means some new restaurants North of Nottingham will be on the agenda soon.… Continue reading