british · Dinner · Event · fine dining · Special occasion

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

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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

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

Dinner · lunch · set menu · Special occasion · Tapas

Iberico World Tapas Nottingham

Iberico World Tapas is renowned in Nottingham (as well as in Derby) for being at the top of the tapas game and being particularly well suited to a special occasion. The vibe is ‘tapas-but-not-as-you-know-it’ as we see traditional Catalan tapas such as Iberico ham and patatas bravas balanced with more exotic dishes influenced by Asian… Continue reading Iberico World Tapas Nottingham

8/10 · british · Dinner · Special occasion

La Rock restaurant, Sandiacre

We visited La Rock in Sandiacre for my birthday as we wanted something extra special to celebrate – we had heard that La Rock would be perfect. It’s a little out of the way as we usually eat in or close to the city centre, but it was worth it! We arrived at 8pm and were seated upstairs in… Continue reading La Rock restaurant, Sandiacre