Dinner · british · Special occasion · Event · fine dining

La Belle Asiette, private chef evening with Adam Blanchard

Time for something a little bit different over on this ol’ blog! La Belle Asiette are a private dining company, they host a community of 350+ chefs on their website who you can hire to come and cook for your dinner party, in your own home! Now, you would never describe Stu and I as… Continue reading La Belle Asiette, private chef evening with Adam Blanchard

Dinner · indian · lunch · Tapas · World food

Mowgli Indian Street Food, Nottingham City Centre

First of all, the amount of hilarious Jungle Book puns that easily present themselves in this review are often irresistible. For this, we apologise in advance. For a fairly new brand, Mowgli has grown really quickly with locations in Birmingham, Liverpool, Oxford and Manchester. The concept is small plates of Indian street food and authentic… Continue reading Mowgli Indian Street Food, Nottingham City Centre

A la carte · Bar · casual · Chain · Dinner · Italian · Pizza · West Bridgford

Gusto Italian, West Bridgford

Westy-B isn’t a place we venture into very often as we live on the other side of town, but there are a list of gems to find, our favourites being La Storia for authentic, family-run Italian or Escabeche for a tasty take on tapas. We were invited over to see if we can pop Italian… Continue reading Gusto Italian, West Bridgford

casual · chinese · city centre · Dinner · Fast food · Oriental · World food

Lanzhou beef noodles, Nottingham City Centre

Buckle up kids, it’s hidden gem time! Lanzhou noodles just popped up on market street one day, unassuming and with no fanfare. But it caught our eye and we were curious, especially after seeing an old Chinese gentleman hand pulling noodles in the window. This had the promise of super (souper) authentic Chinese noodles and… Continue reading Lanzhou beef noodles, Nottingham City Centre

city centre · Cocktails · Dinner · fine dining · Tasting menu

Merchants at the Lace Market Hotel – new menu with Luke Holland

Long time favourites Merchants not only have a new menu, but an entirely new chef! Luke Holland has taken the helm and the overhauled menus look promising with Michelin star ambition; fine dining indeed! We tried the 5-course tasting menu, which goes for £45 per person and each dish is inspired by Chef Luke Holland’s… Continue reading Merchants at the Lace Market Hotel – new menu with Luke Holland

casual · Chain · city centre · Dinner · Italian · lunch

Jamie’s Italian, Nottingham City Centre

Despite living in Nottingham for many years, we had never visited Jamie’s Italian until now. We hadn’t heard great things, but Sexy Mamma in Hockley isn’t living up to it’s initial levels of ‘wowzer’ of late, and we had an O2 Priority voucher code for a second main course for a quid. We decided to… Continue reading Jamie’s Italian, Nottingham City Centre