Alley Café – Vegetarian – Nottingham

Alley cafe describes itself as combining the style of a bar with the relaxed feel of a European cafe. It’s quite a fitting description, and you also have the distinct feeling you are in… Continue reading

Sarah’s Nottinghamshire Coffee Roundup – February

Following Sarah’s cafe update earlier in the year she visits 4 new purveyors of caffeine…. Brace yourselves: I’m about to be positive. Maybe it’s because I’ve just dug up the moss bed that passed… Continue reading

Petit Paris – French – Nottingham

Unlike the recently reviewed Bistrot Pierre, Petit Paris doesn’t have the lustre and polish of its French brother. The rustic charm it does show, as you emerge from the stairs on King’s Walk, quickly endeared… Continue reading

Piano (not Le Parisienne) – Italian – Southwell

Sometimes things are not as they seem. Southwell is but a wee country drive away from Nottingham but it feels like it belongs in the Cotswolds. There’s no Primark, McDonald’s or coffee chain… Continue reading

Red’s – BBQ – Nottingham

As I write it’s just over a week since Red’s opened, but I get the feeling I’ve already missed the boat a bit. Seemingly half of Nottingham have already been, including Sarah who gave her view… Continue reading

Bistrot Pierre – French – Nottingham

A restaurant often mentioned as omission on my site is the popular Bistrot Pierre. The small chain has around a dozen locations, mostly outside of the obvious big cities. Its chief appeal seems to be its… Continue reading

Rub Smokehouse – BBQ – Nottingham

The Adams walk site that Rub occupies hasn’t had a history of successful ventures. A couple of years ago a concept restaurant named Barolo offered only bowls of pasta for two and carried out… Continue reading

Mud Crab – Another one of those places that does everything – West Bridgford

Exactly a month before Valentine’s Day, I get to go on a hot date with the host of this site, the delightful Mr Frusher [no money changed hands in exchange for this comment].… Continue reading

Cumin – Indian – Nottingham

I get asked often to recommend an Indian restaurant. I can only assume the significant choice means that people are keen to know they are travelling to the best one. The battle to… Continue reading

2015 café/coffee update by Sarah

It may only be early January, barely moments since all mankind remembered to love each other and then promptly forgot as they rampaged like warmongers in the Next sale, but a coffee round-up… Continue reading