PJ’s American Diner in Newark – “Washington Waffles”

PJ’s American Diner in Newark is located just off St Marks Place on Clinton Arms Street (It also seems to be known as PJ’s American Coffee Bar). We popped in to see if they were the real deal or just another spot jumping on the Americana wagon. I have eaten in many such places in…

Breakfast at The Silly Sausage in the Cattle Market

The Silly Sausage Cafe is located inside the old Cattle Market Tavern on Meadow Lane. This building was a pub that offered refreshment to the farmers and traders at the cattle market. Apparently they had a special licence to open early on market days. I can just imagine them all popping in for a pint…

Waffles and Bacon for Breakfast at Forty Four Bridgford

Forty Four Bridgford is one of the latest restaurants to open up in West Bridgford. Located in the space formerly occupied by Chin Chin and the Oriental Pearl  it is describing itself as an “independent cocktail bar & kitchen with a passion for quality”. They are open for late breakfast, lunch and dinner 6 days…

Jumbo Breakfast at Chocks Away in Nottingham Airport at Tollerton

  Breakfast Time at Chocks Away “Chocks Away” is the sort of place where you pop in for a simple bacon cob and end up with a massive plateful of lovely breakfast joy. In fact I sometimes feel that the breakfast menu at Chocks Away is really masquerading as a kind of competition 🙂 Just…

Breakfast and Brunch at The Black Cat Cafe in Ruddington

The Black Cat Cafe in Ruddington has been open for about a year now and is in the same location as Mathew’s Deli and Cafe. I had driven past quite a few times and saw the name change and had just assumed that it was just that a rebrand, but then I read up and…

Breakfast at The Bank Pub in the Market Square

The Bank Pub on the Market Square in Nottingham is located in the building that formerly hosted the Barclays Bank, an establishment that for many years I trusted to look after my hard earned piles of cash. These days however I have transferred my late night Friday trust to the pub known as the Bank…

All Day Breakfast at Cafe Victoria in the Victoria Centre Market

CafĂ© Victoria is one of several cafĂ©s in the Victoria Centre Market up on the top level of the intu centre. There are several other greasy spoon type establishments in the market that all seem to have similar menus with lots of daily specials. I am going to try and work my way through them…

Brunch at A-Venue in West Bridgford

The Avenue in West Bridgford is the newest kid finding its way onto the block down Central Avenue. It is the newest incumbent of the building formerly occupied by Cured, and by Belle and Jerome. I walked by on a bimble last Thursday and saw signs of life, so this Friday I made a plan…