Tag: food journalist Derby

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…

Fresh, new Perkins Bar & Bistro opens doors

Fresh, new Perkins Bar & Bistro opens doors

Nottingham is one of my favourite places in the UK. I am always excited to see its dining scene expand, which is why I am so very pleased to hear about Perkins. One of Nottingham’s most established eating destinations has joined the Perkins Family’s other eateries in reflecting ‘a new, fresh outlook’ after Perkins Bar & Bistro opened its doors.…

Coffee + Cruffin @Muffin Break, Derby (Intu) = heaven

Coffee + Cruffin @Muffin Break, Derby (Intu) = heaven

Hi all,  I hope you’re enjoying the positively scrumptious weather. OK you know what I’m like about good coffee, right? (Elixir, it’s ELIXIR I tell you!). I have the innate desire to shout out about good coffee, which is why I just had to hop on to tell y0u about a good coffee place in town. It’s no secret that I prefer independent coffee shops and quirky cafés which ooze…

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…

Restaurant Review: Stones Restaurant, Matlock, Derbyshire

Restaurant Review: Stones Restaurant, Matlock, Derbyshire

What do Jason Statham, Timothy Dalton and Stones Restaurant have in common? They all have connections to Derbyshire. Whilst the likelihood was slim of seeing our Jay or Tim mooching around Derbyshire, I was looking forward to visiting Stones Restaurant nestled slap bang in the centre of the sleepy market town of Matlock. The restaurant is ideally located opposite Matlock…

Launch Night: Cosy Club, Derby

Launch Night: Cosy Club, Derby

Derby is a cool city whose food scene is expanding at a steady rate. The Cosy Club is the newest kid on the foodie block to serve tasty dishes to discerning diners in Derby and beyond. The launch on Friday evening saw local businesses, members of the press and Cosy Club enthusiasts patronise the stunning building on Victoria Street. Having…