La Tasca – Spanish/Tapas – Nottingham

I have always had my reservations on the Spanish chain which populates many of the UK cities. I had had some average meals a few years ago and have not returned since. The reviews I… Continue reading

Fothergills – Nottingham – Al Fresco Dining

Situated on the picturesque street up to Nottingham Castle Fothergills is one of the nicest places in town to enjoy a drink in the summer sunshine. That is exactly what I have done… Continue reading

Nada Budaya – Malaysian – Nottingham

There, I’ve used the words most often spoken by the amateur blogger or posted on Trip Adviser. If we were to be believed there would be dozens of hidden gems in every city… Continue reading

Iberico – World Tapas – Nottingham

**Update Autumn 2014** I have upgraded Iberico’s score based on a number of strong subsequent meals since my initial review. The lunch menu here has been increased to £12.95 and an evening ‘Express’ menu at… Continue reading

Chai Yo Thai – Nottingham – Not keeping up with the competition

Tucked away in an alley off Parliament Street next to Alea Casino, Chai Yo Thai, I have heard described as a hidden gem. It has pretty good reviews on trip advisor. Hidden it… Continue reading

Bonzai – Japanese – Nottingham

**Update** I’ve  decided to upgrade Bonzai based on a number of visits since my first review. It’s become a go-to place after working late for me and a friend, I’m particularly fond of… Continue reading

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