Colombo Street: Sri Lankan Food in Nottingham

Colombo Street, a new Sri Lankan restaurant opened recently at Fletcher gate in the building formerly occupied by Rub Smokehouse. If the name seems familiar that could be that you had spotted them at various street food events around town over the last couple of years in their brightly coloured food truck. They were at…

Breakfast at the Quayside Cafe

The Quayside Cafe located on the Colwick Quays Business Park is a rather good cafe hidden away on the industrial estate in Colwick. I had heard excellent reports on social media about the place so figured I needed to come here myself to check them out We popped over for lunch, which ended up being…

Breakfast at the Trent Navigation

The Trent Navigation Inn on Meadow Lane is adjacent to and the Tap pub for the Navigation Brewery. It has always been a solid and reliable pub for a pint and a bit of pub grub and we have been here many a time pre and post football and cricket matches. Over the years I…

Pub Lunch at The Stratford Haven

The Stratford Haven on Stratford Road in West Bridgford is an excellent local pub for a pint and a bit of pub grub. I can still remember the days when the building was a pet shop as we used to go there to get stuff for our cats and dogs, that was back in the…

Pub lunch at Fellows, Morton & Clayton

I have written a lot of blog posts about eating at the Fellows, Morton & Clayton pub over the years. In that time it has change hands a fair bit and was closed for a while, so each time I do come it has been different. We were out on a beer bimble this particular…

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….

Checking out Kurna Chata in Sneinton

Kurna Chata is a family run Polish Cafe and Restaurant located just off Meadow Lane in Sneinton. It is right next to the Twoj Supermarket and seemed quite popular when we visited. The menu was all in Polish but there were pictures and the owners were quite happy to talk us through the details. There…