Hart’s – Modern British / Fine Dining – Nottingham

  One of my most popular series of reviews has been my Sunday lunches, on that list Hart’s is one of the best scorers for a roast. Despite it being a stalwart of… Continue reading

Belgo – Belgian – Nottingham

Belgo is, to the best of my knowledge, the first Belgian restaurant to open its doors in Nottingham. What does that entail you might ask? Well mussels are what they seem to be… Continue reading

The Lobster Pot – Seafood – Nottingham

Mansfield Road’s venues for food are mostly places I would barely consider on the small hours on a Saturday morning. This made it all the more surprising when I heard there was a good… Continue reading

Purecraft – British – Nottingham

In the tradition of Nottingham’s grand attractive buildings becoming emporiums of food and drink, Purecraft follows in the footsteps of Pitcher & Piano and Tropeiro. It inhabits a modest but grand old bank,… Continue reading

Gino’s – Italian – Nottingham (Ruddington)

I have written before about the disappointing Italian restaurants in Nottingham, certainly in the city centre. Dominated by the common chains it is certainly lacking that solid, rustic, local Italian of great value.… Continue reading

Nottingham Food News! Easter 2016

Nottingham’s food scene seems to be ever evolving. No sooner than I am thinking that I need to review the likes of Hockley Arts Club and The Loom than even newer venues come… Continue reading

Purnell’s – Fine Dining – Birmingham

A couple of weeks ago I visited another Michelin starred restaurant, Simpsons, and had a very nice, if unremarkable, meal. Arguably Birmingham’s biggest food personality of recent years is Glynn Purnell, a common… Continue reading

Tamatanga – Indian – Nottingham

Tamatanga describes itself as an ‘Urban Indian Canteen’, it’s a restaurant that is in your face. What comes first to my mind is their bright, branding and imagery, a jazzy website and staff… Continue reading

Simpsons – Fine Dining (1*) – Birmingham

Simpsons has been ever present on the Birmingham food scene for some time, held a Michelin star in the city since 2000. It is out in Edgbaston, a little away from the very centre… Continue reading

Pieminister – Pies! – Nottingham

Pieminister’s Nottingham restaurant sees its small empi[e]re grow to 5 locations. Its original setting was Bristol where they opened their doors first time in 2003, the public consciousness of the brand has built steadily since, their… Continue reading