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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Dinner · fine dining · Outside of Nottingham · set menu · Sunday roast · Tapas · Tasting menu

2017 in food: our Nottingham restaurant highlights of the year

We have been fortunate enough to have some amazing meals this year in Nottingham, so thought we’d do a round up of some of our favourites (and a few a bits from further afield). Sexy Mamma Love Spaghetti The first time we visited here we were astonished at how good these rustic, authentic Italian dishes… Continue reading 2017 in food: our Nottingham restaurant highlights of the year

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

british · Dinner · set menu · Special occasion · Tasting menu

The Hammer & Pincers,Wymeswold 

We first heard of the Hammer and Pincers while stalking Ben Chaplin on Instagram. The Merchant’s head chef mentioned it as being his favourite restaurant so it’s been on the hit-list for a while. The Valentine’s Day 6 course tasting menu looked like the ideal opportunity to take a drive out and sample Wymeswold’s finest. It took… Continue reading The Hammer & Pincers,Wymeswold