Noodles and Dumplings at Kofuku House

Kofuku House down the bottom of Hockley is the latest Asian cafe to hit the streets of Nottingham. Run by owners Yammie Ng and Adrian Ning who plan to specialize in the traditional foods from Hong Kong keeping it as authentic as possible. I read that they ‘strongly recommend the beef brisket noodles’ which was…

WonderPho in Nottingham

WonderPho is the latest Vietnamese restaurant to open in Nottingham taking over the space formerly occupied by Oscar and Rosies on Thurland street. Owner Jade Nguyen and husband Jinhai Chen are the driving force behind the place and say that they would be offering ‘traditional foods such as Banh mi, Pho, slow cooked beef and…

Pho in Nottingham

Pho Restaurant opens in Nottingham this week located in Hockley inside the space formally occupied by the National Videogame Arcade. It has been a long wait for them to arrive as it was first announced back in 2020 that a restaurant was coming to the city. I had never been to this chain before but…

Umai Oriental Street Food – Takeout

Umai Oriental Street Food Cafe in the Oriental Mart is a great place to pick up a bit of Asian Street Food. I have been here a lot and have blogged about them a couple of times already (read more here and here) If you collect and eat inside it is great value, but if…

Tasnack: Soup noodles and Tawainese Chicken

Tasnack is an Asian restaurant on Friar Lane specializing mainly in hot pots and rice noodles with a few side dishes such as Taiwanese fried chicken. It has recently re-opened or re-branded formerly being called ‘Your world’. I last visited this location back in Oct 2019 and had some hot pot noodles and then once…

Wagamama in West Bridgford

Wagamama have recently opened up a branch in West Bridgford on Central Avenue in the location that formerly housed Carluccio’s that sadly closed during lockdown. I did once write about the Wagamama at the Corner House in town back in 2013 when I had some chicken noodle soup but I have never been to one…

Pho at Viet 80’s

Viet 80’s on Friar Lane in Nottingham is the latest Vietnamese restuarant to open in Nottingham. People have said that it is very authentic and that the menu and the food matches that expectation. Indeed with a dish of Pigs Tripes and Black Pudding being a special it certainly isn’t catering for the vanilla diner….

Grounded Kitchen in West Bridgford

Grounded Kitchen selling ‘Korean inspired nutrient rich nourish bowls’ has just opened at Tudor Square in West Bridgford. Early reports were that the food was really tasty so I figured that I really should make an effort and check it out Before we get down to eat I am just going to say that I…

Hello Vietnam: Crispy Belly Pork and a Banh Mi

“Hello! Vietnam” is an Oriental Food Market and Vietnam Street Food Deli located at the top of Derby Road in Nottingham. I first stumbled across this place back at the end of 2019 where I bought some ‘harder to find’ ingredients to rustle up some Vietnamese inspired meals. While there I learned that they were…