Prickly Pear on Mansfield Road: New Vegan Cafe

Prickly Pear on Mansfield Road is a new Vegan cafe that has recently opened up in Nottingham. They serve up breakfast between 9.30 and 12 with Vegan Bacon Cobs, and a cooked breakfast amongst the options alongside smoothies and healthy juice drinks. Then between 12 and 5.30 they switch to lunch with vegan versions of…

Lunch at Botti di Mamma

Botti di Mamma on Broad Street owned by Edin Gondzic is the most recent reimagination of the space formerly occupied by Edins Deli Cafe and Edins Continental Cafe. The last time I was eating here was in July last year when they had knocked the Deli Cafe through into Lee Rosies Tea room to expand…

Nottingham’s Greasy Spoon

Nottingham’s Greasy Spoon on Trinity Walk is as you might expect the sort of place that you might want to hunt down when in need of a breakfast. Not many places like to be called ‘Greasy Spoon‘ so I though that it was an interesting name to give yourself and to be honest I was…

Dash Garden Cafe: Vegan Sunday Lunch

Dash Garden Cafe is the latest venture to set up in the Think building at Cobden Chambers. I heard that this place was going to be all Vegan and that they were going to be sourcing as much produce as possible locally. Now I am not Vegan but I am always keen to try out…

Breakfast at Cafe Olive

Cafe Olive on Radcliffe Road just off Trent Bridge is a great spot near to the River Trent and the local sports grounds to get a sandwich for lunch. When I was working in the area we used this place quite often to get a cob or a sandwich. It always seems to have a…

Breakfast at Kelly’s Cafe in Lenton

  Kelly’s Cafe on Abbey Street in Lenton, serving up breakfast and lunch is located near to the QMC and just off the A52 by the Dunkirk  roundabout. It seems ideally located for the folks around the hospital and the university looking for some breakfast action. I like to imagine that the same Doctor telling…

The Coffee House of Nottingham

The Coffee House of Nottingham is located half way up (or down) that little alleyway called Hurts Yard running between Long Row and Upper Parliament Street.  I was often curious as to what lay behind that lovely red painted façade as I passed up and down that alley, so finally I poked my nose in…