Yarn Bar – Pizza, Beer, and Sunday Lunch

Yarn Bar is located inside the Theatre Royal and is one of the many and ever growing establishments being run by Castle Rock Brewery. Food wise they have a small menu featuring mostly pizza and a few small plates. In the midweek at lunch you can get a pint and a sandwich for £7.95 and…

Curry Night at The Embankment

On Friday night we found ourselves at the Embankment Pub down by the river having a few pints after work. It got to the point when we really needed some food before the consumption of beer got out of hand. “lets go for a curry” someone said, followed by “but the beer here is so…

U-Boat Burger at The Boat Inn

I love The Boat Inn over at Lenton. It is a right proper boozer, decent beer, pub grub cooked to order and decent folk in the place all supping real ale and having a relaxed time. I have written about this place before and have been back quite a few times since just to get…

Sausage and Mash at The Trent Navigation

The Trent Navigation on Meadow Lane is a pretty reliable option for a decent pint of beer from the attached Navigation Brewery and a good plate of Pub Food. I come here quite often on Matchdays when the Pies are playing at home when the place is rammed. If I fancy food though I try…

Squeaky Beaver Poutine at Six Barrel Drafthouse

Six Barrels Draft House in Hockley has been hosting a pop-up by Squeaky Beaver Poutine over the last few weeks. Now I really do like a nice bit of the old ‘Poutine;’ and have sampled it quite a lot as a snack back over in the States admittedly mostly whilst checking out breweries and bars so…

Our Burger at The John Borlase Warren

The Sir John Borlase Warren at Canning Circus is one of the places that you need to visit if you are heading up Derby Road for a night out or even planning a pub crawl. I was blogging about this place back in 2014 when I wrote about “The Canning Circus Circuit – Three Great…