The Bybrook at Manor House Hotel | A Celebratory Treat in Castle Combe

Manor House Hotel in Castle Combe, Wiltshire

As it approaches my birthday (in a few weeks’ time), I realise I never shared our lovely one-night stay at The Manor House in Wiltshire for my birthday last year. Taking advantage of a late-booked midweek offer for dinner, bed and breakfast in one of the hotel’s Plush rooms, we spent our visit relaxing in ... Read more »

Ember, Cardiff | A Pop-Up To Reckon With

Milk Chocolate, Wild Blackberry, Lime Dessert

Last month, we went to Ember supper club by John Cook. This popular pop up held at a few locations across Cardiff, and was hosted this time in Cocorico Patisserie. Dining with vegetarian friends, two of us had the meat eaters menu and two the vegetarian. All of us enjoyed the high quality ingredients and great cooking, with wonderful combinations and kicks of flavour. ... Read more »

Nook, Cardiff | Inventive & Delicious Small Plates Dining

Burrata, fermented chilli, lemon, olive oil and dukkah

Recent restaurant opening Nook has been eagerly anticipated by the food-loving denizens of Cardiff, and no wonder. Eminently affordable, and certainly delicious, Nook is very much our kind of place. Seasonality, and quality of produce shine, and a small plates menu allows for a quick, light meal or a more lingering feast.  ... Read more »