Several Fridays at the Vat and Fiddle

We seem to start most of our Friday nights in Town with a pint or two at the Vat and Fiddle which has been our ‘local’ or one of our ‘locals’ for many a year. Surprisingly I had only written three blog posts about the place, I hadn’t realised that until recently when I finally…

Sunday Lunch at The Falcon Inn

The Falcon Inn at Canning Circus is an Old Shipstones Pub and one of the great traditional Real AIe pubs in the City. In the past I have enjoyed drinking some nice pints of ale in here and some tasty bar snacks while on a pub crawl up Derby Road and Alfreton Road to Canning…

Sunday Lunch at the Hand in Heart

Last weekend we popped into the Hand & Heart on Derby Road for a spot of Sunday Lunch. Many people have told me that they provide a really good Sunday Dinner here and our visit to check that out has been long overdue. I have written about the Hand & Heart before but when I…

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…

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…