Tag: Derby dining

RESTAURANT REVIEW: SLUG & LETTUCE, DERBY 

RESTAURANT REVIEW: SLUG & LETTUCE, DERBY 

*Review by invite* With a mini Beast of the East expected this weekend, you’ll want to know about hearty fare including a really, really good pie in Derby. It just happened to be at the recently relaunched Slug & Lettuce Derby, which has undergone a £320K refurbishment courtesy of parent company Stonegate Pubs. From a change in branding, which all…

CHRISTMAS MENU REVIEW: SLUG & LETTUCE, DERBY

CHRISTMAS MENU REVIEW: SLUG & LETTUCE, DERBY

*Invite to review* I love anything to do with Christmas. From twinkly fairy lights (they should be a perennial staple and not just Christmas, oh the things I’d enshrine into law if I were prime minister) to spiced baked goods, it is easy to fall in love with the festive season and make like Will Ferrell’s Elf. If you’re out and about…

Restaurant review: The Farmhouse at Mackworth, Derby

Restaurant review: The Farmhouse at Mackworth, Derby

There is something so very quaint about the word ‘farmhouse’. It evokes country living, and hearty, wholesome fayre. Which is why I was really looking forward to reviewing The Farmhouse at Mackworth. A 15 minute drive from the city centre makes it an excellent, central location with ample parking too. If a building could give you a hug, The Farmhouse…

Chef Q&A: Elizabeth Hunt

Chef Q&A: Elizabeth Hunt

Hi all, in my quest to find more behind the scenes information in the food industry, I caught up with Chef Elizabeth Hunt. She can be found creating dishes guaranteed to make your mouth water (no joke) and her Bavette steak sandwich is one of the best you’ll ever eat. Here is a selection of stunning dishes that she has…

Restaurant Review: Ibérico World Tapas Derby

Restaurant Review: Ibérico World Tapas Derby

You know when you find a restaurant review from last year, which you wrote up, but somehow forgot to publish? That. Ladies and gentlemen, please find as follows a lovely restaurant review that I discovered during house-keeping. Please note, this was from last year. I will be reviewing Ibérico World Tapas Derby again imminently, so expect a brand new review very…