The Cod’s Scallops – Fish and Chips – Nottingham

**The Cod’s Scallops voted Best Newcomer in 2013 National Fish and Chip awards Hailing from near the coast as I do I have always searched for good fish and chips in Nottingham. As one… Continue reading

Soulville Steakhouse – Steak/American – Nottingham

A Nottingham institution Soulville sits just off Market Square on Queen Street and has recently also opened a second branch in Chesterfield. I had dined here many times in my student days with… Continue reading

Marrakesh – Nottingham – North African in the heart of Nottingham

Marrakesh is located amongst a number of other restaurants on Chapel Bar in Nottingham where it competes for business with Las Iguanas, Sinatra et al. Serving North African cuisine the interior matches the… Continue reading

L’Atelier – London – Fine dining on a budget

Following my recent Sat Bains review a colleague said they would love to experience that sort of food but would struggle to justify the cost. Whilst not available in Nottingham, a number of… Continue reading

Singh’s – Good, but trying a little too hard

The culinary landscape for Indian restaurants in Nottingham is crowded. There are a number of strong establishments in the city centre with varying strengths and price points. As I walked to the entrance… Continue reading

Browns – Not on top form

Browns is ever popular, it now has over 20 locations across the UK and with another opening soon in Liverpool. The Nottingham branch follows the same pattern as most, it is well kitted… Continue reading

Sat Bains – Fine Dining (2*) – Nottingham

UPDATE 2014 – I’ve now eaten at Sat Bains on 6 occasions. Having eaten at many other 2* restaurants in the UK for me it is certainly up there amongst the best with its… Continue reading

Yamas – Nottingham – Greek, but not austere

**2015 update – having eaten several meals at Yamas since the original review I am happy to upgrade their score. The food is consistently good, including both vegetarian and meat dishes. I particularly… Continue reading

Aurora Review – Modern British – Nottingham

Plumtre Street is an unassuming Lace Market road, in a basement sits Aurora serving “Eclectic Modern British Cooking”. The restaurant has simple decor with wooden chairs and tables adorning a flagstone floor. The… Continue reading

Great British Menu – Seven years on

As we come to the end of the latest series I reflect on the programme that has been in our living rooms now since 2006. We have seen 8 banquets and at the start… Continue reading