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

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Bar · british · Chain · city centre · Cocktails · Drinks · lunch

Tipsy Afternoon Tea at Revolution, Cornerhouse

We were surprised to receive an invite to review the afternoon tea at Revolution (you know you’re Notts when you call it new Revs!) The bar is best known for it’s hen party atmosphere and crazy vodkas, not really the kind of place that you’d first consider for a relaxing, leisurely afternoon tea. It costs… Continue reading Tipsy Afternoon Tea at Revolution, Cornerhouse

casual · Chain · city centre · Cocktails · Dinner · World food

Las Iguanas, Nottingham City Centre

We were curious after seeing Las Iguanas launched a new menu on social media so decided to head down to a restaurant we’ve previously disliked. Funnily enough, we found ourselves accidentally sat next to a food blogger event that we weren’t actually invited to. Awkward. Trying to suppress the flashbacks of many a disappointing work… Continue reading Las Iguanas, Nottingham City Centre

british · city centre · Cocktails · Dinner · fine dining · Special occasion · Tasting menu

Alchemilla, Nottingham City Centre

Alchemilla has been long anticipated since its announcement – a fine dining restaurant? On Derby road? By Sat Bains’ protege Alex Bond? Well, doesn’t that just sound delightful! Eager to get a sneak preview into what the food might be like, we went to (and reviewed) Alex Bond’s supper club at Wired Cafe, that he… Continue reading Alchemilla, Nottingham City Centre

American · bbq · casual · city centre · Cocktails · Dinner

Smiffy’s Smoke Shack at The Last Chance Saloon, Nottingham City Centre

*EDIT* Smiffy and his delicious bbq grub are no longer based at Last Chance Saloon, they now run the kitchen at The Southbank pub on Trent Bridge. We’ve not been so can’t attest to the same quality, but comments on the dishes still stand! ——————————————————- This is another one of those ‘should we/shouldn’t we’ blog… Continue reading Smiffy’s Smoke Shack at The Last Chance Saloon, Nottingham City Centre

Bar · casual · Cocktails · Drinks

Be At One – cocktail bar launch, Nottingham

The newest addition to Nottingham’s ever exciting bar scene is cocktail chain Be At One, launching where Nirvana nightclub used to be in the Lace Market. We had an invite to sample the wares before the opening night so thought it would be rude not to!  For anyone that remembers falling/sleeping on the beds in… Continue reading Be At One – cocktail bar launch, Nottingham