Sunday Lunch at The Botanist in West Bridgford

The Botanist in West Bridgford has been open on ‘our avenue’ for about 4 months now. This Gincentric chain moved into the space vacated by ‘Fire and Ice’ back in October and is to be honest exactly the sort of place that West Bridgford deserves. I got older last week so as a reward for…

Moulin Rouge – Fish and Chips on Trinity Square

The Moulin Rouge Restaurant on Trinity Square was an interesting and unplanned spot that I visited this week for a plate of Fish and Chips. It was a spur of the moment choice. I really didn’t want to sit out on the street in the dark on a damp bench to scoff down my chips….

Sexy Mama Love Cicchetti, and so do I!

Sexy Mama Love Cicchetti on Carlton Street in Hockley is the latest offering from Edin Gondzica. They are serving up some excellent classic small plates of Cicchetti style food (think Italian Tapas) and are well worth a visit. It gently reinvents the space formerly known as “Edin’s Natural Kitchen”. I suppose that this is just…

Oscar and Rosies – Still the Best Pizza in Nottingham

I love the Pizza at Oscar and Rosie’s, seriously it is the best pizza in Nottingham, and I have been telling everyone that since 2013, and I would defend that belief against anyone who suggests otherwise with a passion. When I first met Olly Hunter and his first lovely Pizza Oven called Bertha, he was…

Kayal Business Lunch – The Thali

  Kayal is one of the restaurant stalwarts on Broad Street in Nottingham. They serve up Southern Indian style food and are a pretty well thought of when you talk about where to go for an Indian meal in the Nottingham Curry scene. They are also one of the spots that we seem to have…

Gusto in West Bridgford

Gusto in West Bridgford is a relatively new arrival to the West Bridgford Dining scene. It moved into the space vacated by the Monkey Tree pub back in the Spring of 2017. The actual Monkey Tree is still there but not sure that it is filled with much gusto of it’s own these days. The…

Pieminister in Nottingham – Pie, Mash and Peas!

Pieminister, the pie people, from Bristol, have opened up one of their restaurants here in Nottingham up on Long Row. Officially they only opened last weekend, but in reality they have been open for a few weeks now as they got the place up and running with a bit of a soft launch. I have kind…

Baresca in Nottingham for Brunch anyone?

Baresca on Byard Lane near the Lace Market Tram stop in Nottingham is a pretty cool place to hang out for a drink, a coffee, some tapas, and as it happens a leisurely Brunch. Their website boldy says “When was the last time you had a great breakfast? Visit us and we’ll serve you a breakfast…

Oaks Restaurant – Local English BBQ cooked on the Embers

OAKS in Nottingham finally opened its door to the general public on the 16th July and I for one was quite excited. I had read about its concept and plans a couple of months ago in the Nottingham Post, and since I have been waiting for ages to come and dine there. More recently I had been fed titbits…