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

Nathan Outlaw (2*) – Fishy Fine Dining – Cornwall (Rock)

We approached Rock via Padstow(stein) with the aid of a little ferry which traverses the river Camel. The modest, but perfectly formed St Endoc Hotel houses Restaurant Nathan Outlaw and a rather lovely… Continue reading

Angler (1*) – Fishy Fine Dining – London

I recently asked my fellow food-lover James if he would consider writing a few words about his visits to restaurants. We pretty much discovered our passion for top food together at Sat Bain’s in Nottingham and have… Continue reading

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