Category: Leicester

roast dinner

Beautiful Pubs Roast Club

Roast Dinner: I’m not going to make a Fight Club joke, because I’m better than that. But if there’s one club I am at the front of the queue to...

Christmas alpaca walk

Anstey Alpacas

As part of giving Bam Bam the best first Christmas I possibly can despite the pandemic, we went to Anstey Alpacas today. The timid little creatures were dolled up with...

goose liver pate christmas starter

Cook at Home Christmas Dinner

Christmas Dinner: You might be pondering over your options for this Christmas. Adding cooking stress into the mix is one thing we can all do without. The Boy and I...

coffee and a brownie

Lockdown Treats: 5000-1 Coffee

5000-1 Coffee: I am pretty sure that the odds 5000-1 don’t really mean a whole lot to most of the world now. However here in Leicester, we haven’t forgotten. No...

Serving drinks at Lane 7 Leicester

Lane 7 Leicester

Lane 7 Leicester: We were invited in our bubble to head over to the new Lane 7 leisure complex in town today. Lane 7 is a national chain/franchise offering a...

venison meatball sandwich grays coffee shop & kitchen

Gray’s Coffee Shop & Kitchen

About a month ago, I noticed a post on Facebook from Gray’s Coffee Shop and Kitchen. Hospitality here in Leicester had already had a tough time with the extended lockdown....

Harvest time in a Covid Landscape

The English Wine Harvest is upon us, with its gloomy skies, occasional showers and nip in the air. Yes, autumn is upon us. We desperately cross our fingers that the...

squid at the Marquis of Wellington Leicester

Captain Calamari

Calamari: Does everyone have dishes that they just can’t resist when they see them on a menu? Mind is definitely calamari, or more properly squid of any description, but especially...