Food & Drink

HERE COMES SUMMER….

HERE COMES SUMMER….

There’s no more cheery or summery sight than the exterior of Bills! The montage of flowers, grasses, potted trees and plants and an extended alfresco dining area spell out summer loud and clear. The outside of this Georgian townhouse, built in 1794 and once home to William Hey, chief surgeon and one of the founders […]

RE-DISCOVER YOUR LOVE OF DINING

RE-DISCOVER YOUR LOVE OF DINING

When it opened its doors in 2018 the Ivy became the hottest dining ticket in the city – a title it still proudly retains today. With its outside terrace seating, amazingly choreographed planters, hanging baskets and floral displays this restaurant adds an exclusive breath of the English countryside with a quirky Mediterranean twist to the […]

IT’S OPENING ….. Nǎm Sông

IT’S OPENING ….. Nǎm Sông

  Popular Vietnamese coffee shop, bar and kitchen Nǎm Sông is to launch in Leeds.  The much-loved independent, founded in Sheffield and now coming to New Briggate, Leeds, will open on May 27th. The brainchild of husband and wife, Jim and Melissa Rose, Nǎm Sông offers all-day-all-night dining in a laid-back and colourful environment.  It will offer amazing Vietnamese […]

YORK’S BEST KEPT OUTDOOR DINING SECRET

YORK’S BEST KEPT OUTDOOR DINING SECRET

Tucked away in Low Petergate, in the shadow of York’s famous minster, is one of the ancient city’s best kept eaterie secrets. Venture down this winding cobbled street and behind the white mullion window frontage hides Solita, one of the best outdoor eating spaces I have visited for a very long time. It’s not only […]

STAYCATION IN STYLE…

STAYCATION IN STYLE…

Individual Restaurants group Leading restaurant group is inviting guests to get ready to dine as it prepares to reopen a selection of its amazing restaurants for alfresco dining from April 12th. Bookings for the following restaurants, all featuring impressive terraces and providing the perfect environment in which to reunite with family and friends, are open […]

SPOIL YOURSELF………….

SPOIL YOURSELF………….

It’s Easter time and like many other festivals its time to think about traditional edible treats. Mention Easter and we think Easter Eggs – mostly the chocolate variety which really didn’t come into fashion until the 19th century but the egg  has been a symbol of rebirth and fertility for many centuries. Long before Christianity […]

SPRING EVENT WHETS DINER’S APPETITES

SPRING EVENT WHETS DINER’S APPETITES

  Acclaimed tapas restaurant El Gato Negro has announced plans for a special spring event. Launching on April 12, Tapas on the Terrace will see diners invited to enjoy a selection of the restaurant’s most popular dishes, shared alfresco with family and friends. The announcement comes further to the restaurant having been inundated with enquiries […]

CELEBRATE ST PATRICKS DAY IN STYLE

CELEBRATE ST PATRICKS DAY IN STYLE

The 17th March is normally a day for much celebration for its St Patrick’s Day. But this year celebrations will be much curtailed due to lockdown but there’s nothing to stop you having your own celebration at home. So why not raise a glass or two from the couch. Drinks on St Patrick’s Day can […]

GO ON SPOIL HER

GO ON SPOIL HER

It’s often quite a challenge to get the right gift for mother’s day. So why not give her a special treat and something she is really going to appreciate that won’t end up at the back of the cupboard or forgotten in an upstairs drawer. So why not chose a treat that she’s sure to […]

MAMMA MIA!

MAMMA MIA!

MAMMA MIA!  HERE’S A REAL TREAT FOR MOTHERS DAY.   Getting mum out of the kitchen and treating her to a meal has long been a favourite form of gifting for Mother’s Day.  But this year with lockdown and the closing of eating out places we cannot take mum to the restaurant – so why […]

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