Pelican Club – Italian – Nottingham – Review by Sarah

[My visit to the Pelican Club was a disaster of quite some proportion. I was pleased to see Sarah’s thought there was some light at the end of the tunnel…]   From the off, the Pelican… Continue reading

Thailand No. 1 – Thai – Nottingham – Review by Sarah

Nice. It’s not necessarily a complimentary adjective. Any child who hears, “that’s nice, dear,” in response to their art homework can be pretty sure that not only are they not going to be… Continue reading

La Rock – Modern European – Nottingham (Sandiacre)

** Summer 2015 update – I had an enjoyable lunch at La Rock with a particularly excellent quail starter. A venison main was also well done and at 3 courses for £27 at… Continue reading

Pilot, Poultry and Prosecco – Chicken/Pizza – Nottingham

Concept restaurants have been on trend for a couple of years with the likes of Burger and Lobster & Bubbledogs in the London market. I can’t recollect anything similar in the Nottingham restaurant… Continue reading

The Pelican Club – Italian – Nottingham

With a bright blue neon pelican in residence, what can go wrong? The dazzling bird is ultimately not quite in keeping with the traditional wooden tables and deliberately odd chairs. I had expected… Continue reading

The Orange Tree – Pub – Nottingham – Review by Sarah

Ooh. It’s a lovely pub, the Orange Tree. The whole place exudes relaxation. And plaid. Everyone in this faux-shabby wooden den has designs on being Alexa Chung or Nick Grimshaw. Except us. The… Continue reading

Curry Lounge – Indian – Nottingham

Upper Parliament Street’s Curry Lounge can be considered a extension to the Indian oligopoly of Maid Marian way. Since it’s opening in 2007 it has had its fair share of publicity, most notably… Continue reading

World Service – Modern European – Nottingham – Review by Sarah

I promised my husband I wouldn’t take any photographs at World Service, as the meal was a birthday gift for him and he feels even more strongly opposed to the mobiles-everywhere-photos-of-everything culture than… Continue reading

Cafe Roya – Vegetarian – Nottingham (Beeston)

Vegetarian food can often get overlooked when writing about restaurants, if you have one opportunity to test the skills of a kitchen you veer straight for proteins. I can’t see myself doing away… Continue reading

Kayal – Indian – Nottingham – Review by Sarah

[Alec reviewed Kayal in November 2013] Kayal has never struggled for plaudits or for pundits. A South Indian restaurant in Nottingham on the eve of a draw in a Trent Bridge test match… Continue reading