Breakfast at Sans Patrie on Canning Circus

Sans Patrie opened a week ago at Canning Circus on Alfreton Road in Nottingham. It is a really cool spot to hang out at with a great sounding menu that includes breakfast and pizza (two of my not so guilty pleasures). Inside it is laid out really well, it’s casual almost Scandanavian in style serving…

Several Fridays at the Vat and Fiddle

We seem to start most of our Friday nights in Town with a pint or two at the Vat and Fiddle which has been our ‘local’ or one of our ‘locals’ for many a year. Surprisingly I had only written three blog posts about the place, I hadn’t realised that until recently when I finally…

Tapas at Vida by Lorentes

Vida by Lorentes in the Lace Market is a family run tapas restaurant that has recently opened in the space formerly occupied by The Last Chance Saloon. I popped along recently to check them out and to try a couple of dishes. Spoiler alert is that the food was really tasty so I suspect that…

Sunday Lunch at the Keans Head

The Keans Head  is located opposite St Mary’s Church in the historic Lace Market district of Nottingham on the narrow cobbled pavement of St Mary’s Gate. I read that the building once housed a factory producing Nottingham lace, but these days it is one of the numerous Castle Rock Brewery pubs scattered throughout the area. It…

Pub Burgers at The Stage

The Stage on Upper Parliment can be a somewhat lively pub with the music blasting away either some sort of Karaoke or some disco hits from the past. If you sit in the snug, one of the alcoves or in the back room you can avoid the crowds and strum along from a distance. We…

Sunday Lunch at The Falcon Inn

The Falcon Inn at Canning Circus is an Old Shipstones Pub and one of the great traditional Real AIe pubs in the City. In the past I have enjoyed drinking some nice pints of ale in here and some tasty bar snacks while on a pub crawl up Derby Road and Alfreton Road to Canning…