Tag Archive: Restaurant review

The Calcutta Club – Indian – Nottingham

My first “revisit” was quite a success with the Pelican Club more than doubling the score I had originally given it. Another restaurant where I had a disappointing first meal was the Calcutta… Continue reading

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

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

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

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

Pelican Club – Italian – Nottingham

It’s not a secret that I had a very disappointing visit to the Pelican Club previously.  Ever since I have been implored to return by friends and readers of this blog who had much more… Continue reading

Review of 2015 in Michelin Stars

2015’s Michelin Starred restaurants started with a weekend in London at the Clove Club and Dinner. The former is a up-and-coming restaurant in Shoreditch that has been making waves for the last couple of… Continue reading