Tag Archive: Review

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

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

Singh’s – Good, but trying a little too hard

The culinary landscape for Indian restaurants in Nottingham is crowded. There are a number of strong establishments in the city centre with varying strengths and price points. As I walked to the entrance… Continue reading

Browns – Not on top form

Browns is ever popular, it now has over 20 locations across the UK and with another opening soon in Liverpool. The Nottingham branch follows the same pattern as most, it is well kitted… Continue reading

Sat Bains – Fine Dining (2*) – Nottingham

UPDATE 2014 – I’ve now eaten at Sat Bains on 6 occasions. Having eaten at many other 2* restaurants in the UK for me it is certainly up there amongst the best with its… Continue reading

Aurora Review – Modern British – Nottingham

Plumtre Street is an unassuming Lace Market road, in a basement sits Aurora serving “Eclectic Modern British Cooking”. The restaurant has simple decor with wooden chairs and tables adorning a flagstone floor. The… Continue reading

Tropeiro Review – Nottingham – Quantity over quality?

The rise of the all you can eat restaurant has been noticeable over the last number of years. In Nottingham there are a handful of Chinese examples, carverys, as well as “World” buffets… Continue reading

Bar de Nada Review – Nottingham – Traditional Tapas?

Bar de Nada is now closed. As I write this review I consider the choice of establishment. Would it not have been simpler to visit an establishment which didn’t require the assessment of numerous dishes?… Continue reading