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

Bakery · Breakfast · brunch · Café · casual · city centre · Coffee

Tough Mary’s Bakehouse, Nottingham city centre

Take a stroll up Derby road and, aside from the copious amount of furniture shops, you can’t fail to spot the fluorescent yellow bakery Tough Mary’s. Much like a ray of sunshine breaking through grey clouds, it brightens the area and some of the local, homemade treats are sure to brighten your day.  We aimed… Continue reading Tough Mary’s Bakehouse, Nottingham city centre

Dinner · French · lunch · set menu

Petit Paris pre-theatre menu, Nottingham

The pre-theatre set menu is a difficult thing to get right. By its nature, the restaurant needs to turn tables round quickly without compromising the quality of the food or making customers feel rushed. It’s a competitive market and I think over the years we’ve tried them all – most restaurants around the Nottingham Royal… Continue reading Petit Paris pre-theatre menu, Nottingham

british · Dinner · set menu · Special occasion

Merchant’s new summer menu 2016

It has felt like summer has finally arrived in Notts (ok, ok, apart from the odd shower) and with the changing seasons, good restaurants will update their menus to bring you the best produce for that time of year. So, it’s out with the cottage pies and in with the lighter, fresher dishes that are… Continue reading Merchant’s new summer menu 2016