I fell in love with Norse, the Nordic influenced restaurant in Harrogate three years ago when they opened as the evening switch over of the daytime café Baltzersens. Like any love affair, there’s the possibility it would fade. With new radical changes I went to find out if the affair is over?
I rarely write a scathing review, as an ex-restaurateur myself, I am all too aware of the impact one can have. That does not, however, mean I don’t speak my mind, I say as I find and no holds barred; integrity and honesty are the keys to an honest and fair one…read on
Tharavadu had been brought to my attention some time ago, but it took their recent success in winning Best Indian Restaurant for three years on the bounce at the Oliver Awards run by our sister paper the Yorkshire Evening Post to remind me.
Low Petergate is in that enchanting part of York almost touching the penumbra of the Minster, chock full of snickets and alleyways, and now a new tavern. Not a pub, not an inn, but a tavern conjuring up Dickensian images of jugs of frothy ale, platters of food, mystery and curiosities. Even the name of… Continue reading Mr P’s Curious Tavern, York
It was a hard battle with the planners, but Brewdog, the most talked about opening in York for some time, finally happened in December 2016. With over 200 pubs already in the city, on the scale of this was always going to be contentious.
Without traipsing over old ground, just how a village the size of Harome can be home to not one, but two restaurants is still a marvel. That both of these have the prominence most can only dream of simply beggars belief.
A fabulous Inn, in an enviable location. The Inn is picture perfect, and though service suffered from a lack of direction and the food, a severe case of arrogance, I am sure the quality is there as long as you don’t complain about anything and upset the chef. I would go back.
Just exactly when North Cornwall became a millionaire’s playground and food lover’s paradise isn’t clear. A friend tells me his family had a house in the beautiful seaside village of Rock 25 years ago and sold it back then for about 50 grand. The same house is now worth over a million, so shall we… Continue reading Travel: 4 Days in North Cornwall