Food & Drink

THE HISTORIC CAFE THAT TEMPTS CUSTOMERS FROM ALL OVER THE WORLD

THE HISTORIC CAFE THAT TEMPTS CUSTOMERS FROM ALL OVER THE WORLD

Whatever day you pass by Bettys Tea Room at Harrogate you can guarantee there will be a queue of people eagerly waiting to sample the delights of this historic temple of culinary delights. A family business since 1919 Bettys was founded on the dreams of a young Swiss boy, Frederick. Life dealt little Frederick a […]

THE ICING ON THE CAKE

THE ICING ON THE CAKE

The only time I have iced a cake was when I lived in Australia  – in fact   when I lived there was the only time I ever baked cakes but that’s another story. My first and last escapade into cake icing was on a Christmas cake on my first Xmas there – and my Santa […]

DINE THAI STYLE

DINE THAI STYLE

Sitting on the top floor of the Trinity Centre Rosa’s Thai is an oasis of calm and tranquillity.  One could be forgiven for thinking that you were far away from the hustle and bustle of the city’s busiest shopping centre and its plethora of bars and eateries. The main terrace space is relaxing and picturesque […]

WHERE FOOD COMES FIRST

WHERE FOOD COMES FIRST

The montage of flowers, grasses, potted trees and plants that decorate the frontage of Bills Restaurant  have become a landmark piece of floral art in Albion Place. This Georgian town house built in 1794 and once the home to William Hey, chief surgeon and one of the founders of the General Infirmary, proudly displays a […]

BELLISSIMO!

BELLISSIMO!

Situated in Greek Street Gusto is the jewel in the crown of the city’s Italian restaurants. It’s true to say  Gusto is a place of Neapolitan excellence in both its food, ambience and décor. Having recently had a makeover even midweek you will find this restaurant buzzing and lively and filled with discerning customers who […]

A SIESTA FROM EVERYDAY LIFE

A SIESTA FROM EVERYDAY LIFE

You may have to pinch yourself on a visit to La Bodega to be convinced that yes you are really in a bar just off Park Cross Street and not in an establishment in the backstreets of Madrid. For La Bodega is a bar that is just as Spanish as you can get. The relaxed […]

INDULGE YOUR MOTHER…….

INDULGE YOUR MOTHER…….

When it comes to gifting mum is top of the list and a bunch of flowers doesn’t always seem enough. So whether she enjoys a night in or a night our here’s some treats that will let mum know she’s the most important lady in your life. The World of Zing’s Floral Prosecco Cocktail Collection […]

SWEETS FOR MY SWEET

SWEETS FOR MY SWEET

It’s a fact that chocolate can make you happy!  It also makes a great gift and it’s the the perfect  indulgent ‘me’ treat to make you feel better and a great way to lift your spirits after the doom and gloom of the last 18 months. A hand crafted gift of chocolate can also say […]

ADD SOME SPANISH SUNSHINE TO YOUR LIFE

ADD SOME SPANISH SUNSHINE TO YOUR LIFE

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner and Mother’s Day not far ahead its maybe time to start thinking of some special treats for our loved ones. Although we would all love to give them a break in the sun with current travel restrictions that’s a little bit of pie in the sky – but […]

THERE’S A DEFINITE TASTE OF CHRISTMAS WITH A TWIST….

THERE’S A DEFINITE TASTE OF CHRISTMAS WITH A TWIST….

Whether it’s a relaxed lunch to ease the trauma of Christmas shopping or a post Christmas lunch, after fighting your way through the January sales, a family meal,  special occasion or romantic dinner for two Bill’s is the answer. Housed in a Regency listed building on Albion Place, right in the middle of the hub […]

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