Sarah’s (mostly)Nottingham cafe roundup

Nottingham really seems to have got into a caffeine-seeking funk. Not quite on the scale of Western Australia; I’ve just come back from Perth, where it would be inconceivable to start, middle and… Continue reading

Hand and Heart – Pub (Sunday Roast) – Nottingham

Continuing my Sunday lunch visits from my initial post and the Ned Ludd recently. The Hand and Heart certainly has some history, you enter through a Victorian facade to a pub set among… Continue reading

Revolution – Bar/Pub – Nottingham

When I told Alec I was going to be writing a review of Revolution, his response conveyed the impression of someone with their eyes falling out their head in equal amounts of disbelief… Continue reading

Oscar and Rosie’s / Das Kino – Pizza – Nottingham

**Oscar and Rosie’s has now moved to it’s own premises on Thurland Street. Louis Louis is now resident within Das Kino Are you a table tennis player? Don’t visit Das Kino. Do you like a pizza?… Continue reading

The Harwood Arms (1*) – Gastropub – London (Fulham)

The Harwood Arms would be unassuming anywhere in London, in a quiet Fulham sidestreet I managed to walk past even though we had made a special visit. Inside it is slightly more chic… Continue reading

Jim’s Smokehouse – BBQ – Nottingham

Following the relative successes and failures of Red Hot Buffet and Rakonto, Jim’s Smokehouse has pitched up in the unit toward the bottom of Hockley. An effective Twitter onslaught ensued with a couple… Continue reading

Tarn Thai – Thai – Nottingham

Located on a Hockley side street Tarn Thai could be dismissed as nothing special as a casual passer by. Look closer though and you will see that in décor and ambience little in Nottingham can… Continue reading

The Ned Ludd – Pub (Sunday Roast) – Nottingham

Following part one of my search for a great roast lunch I found some pretty good candidates. In the interests of research I have vowed to venture out once more to add to… Continue reading

Gidleigh Park (2*) – Fine Dining – Devon

Gidleigh Park describes itself as a quintessential country house, with its imposing old trees, tranquil stream and Arts and Crafts good looks you would be hard pressed to disagree. It sits near Chagford… Continue reading

Bakerie – Bread & Wine Bar – Manchester – Review by Sarah

Manchester’s Northern Quarter sprang up as the playground for the hopelessly geeky, techy and creative types ill at ease with the superclubs and Tiger Tigers, the Canal Street carnage of a Saturday night… Continue reading