Fish and Chips at the Brewhouse and Kitchen on Trent Bridge

The Brewhouse & Kitchen at Trent Bridge is the latest encumbent of the pub building that has housed The Town Arms, The Aviary, and Casa during my Nottingham Lifetime. I popped along the Victoria embankment from my nearby apartment with the sole intention (pardon the pun) of checking them out as a possible option for…

A Fish and Chips Friday at The Trent Navigation

The Trent Navigation on Meadow Lane just steps from the Canal and from Notts County is the home of the Navigation Brewery and one of the local landmark pubs in the area. It is a great place to meet up for a pint before a home match and is even a place to meet up before heading off for…

Bean by the River – lovely coffee, sandwiches and homemade cake

  Bean by the River is located on the South Side of the embankment just next to the old band stand opposite the Suspension Bridge where you can cross over the River Trent from the Meadows to West Bridgford and vice versa. I had been looking at this prime space for ages thinking it could make a…

Mr Tea Too – Breakfast Butty on Queens Industrial Estate

Mr Teas Too Van is located over on the Queens Drive Industrial Estate just off  Longwall Avenue. You may have seen a white board on the junction of Queens Drive, Crossgate Drive, and Robin Hoods way pointing down Crossgate Drive towards this van? No? well I did and I needed a cup of tea and a bacon butty so I pulled…

The Embankment at Trent Bridge for Castle Rock Beer and Pub Food

The Embankment on Arkwright Street just a few minutes stroll from Trent Bridge has recently been taken over by Castle Rock Brewery. As a devotee of the beers served by the Castle Rock Brewery this news was music to my ears, and salivations, or is it salutations? to my taste buds. I can remember coming…

The Jerk Shack – Gonna get me some chicken, rice n peas

Have you spotted that Food Truck Van in the Wickes Store down near the river at the Wilford Bridge crossing? I kept on seeing it n the car park, as I drove along Queens Drive, on my way to and from town and being a curious food hunting type of guy I just had to pull in to find…

The Bridge Sandwich Bar in the Old Toll Booth by the River at Wilford

Despite being surrounded by tram works and barricades the Bridge Sandwich Bar on the Nottingham side of the Wilford Toll Bridge appears to be alive and kicking. You just need to follow the chalk boards to find your way inside. Hopefully it will not be that long until the Bar is released and the trams start…

The Silly Sausage Cafe – A not so greasy ‘Greasy Spoon’

  While I am in the UK. I am spending my time ensuring that I promote a stereotypical or is it a ‘rose tinted’ view of what this country has to offer foodwise by portraying my English Culinary horizons. To ensure that plan of attack I just had to seek out a traditional Greasy Spoon cafe, and…