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Fresh Fish, Sunset and Chablis | Emily Scott Watergate Bay Restaurant Review

Fresh Fish, Sunset and Chablis | Emily Scott Watergate Bay Restaurant Review

When does a chef know that they have hit the top of their game? Is it Michelin Stars, a perfect Trip Advisor rating, a successful franchise or being asked to cook for the most powerful leaders in the world? Emily Scott – cooks for Presidents 

The Larder, Montpellier, Cheltenham | Restaurant Review

The Larder, Montpellier, Cheltenham | Restaurant Review

This is a slightly different review to usual, not in the content or integrity, but because I was requested to review The Larder, Montpellier, Cheltenham, by one of their customers. In fact, it was the daughter of one of their customers, and her husband and 

Restaurant Review of The Kings Arms in Prestbury – Pub or Restaurant, or Both?

Restaurant Review of The Kings Arms in Prestbury – Pub or Restaurant, or Both?

After a couple of years of rumour, National Dish even joined in, it’s finally open. The Kings Arms, Prestbury, Cheltenham and as a local blog, we had to review Raymond Blanc’s latest Pub and Restaurant combo near Cheltenham Racecourse, in the Cotswolds. Can a boozer, 

Mamma P’s Jamaican Food | Fishponds Road, Bristol | Restaurant Review

Mamma P’s Jamaican Food | Fishponds Road, Bristol | Restaurant Review

The fact that I am even reviewing Mamma P’s, especially as I found it after watching the rugger, full of beer and hungry, means it made an impression. People always talk about finding hidden gems, unassuming street food type places. Sadly these are a rarity 

Bombay & Co Restaurant Review | Cheltenham | Indian Street Food

Bombay & Co Restaurant Review | Cheltenham | Indian Street Food

I went out Thursday evening with friends, no kids, no husband, just me and my mates and we wanted something new, something…different. So we went for some Indian food at Bombay & Co in Cheltenham. It’s definitely new, but I hear you, what’s so different 

Chilli White Rum Recipe | Chillies in Bacardi for Parties not just Halloween

Chilli White Rum Recipe | Chillies in Bacardi for Parties not just Halloween

You need some big old knackers to make this Chilli White Rum, correction, to drink it. I got an invite to a Halloween party and was thinking about what I might take – so a couple weeks out, I thought, it would be cool to 

How do you make Vietnamese Pho? | National Dish of Vietnam

How do you make Vietnamese Pho? | National Dish of Vietnam

There seems to be Vietnamese restaurants popping up all over the place – and for good reason, the food is the nuts. How do you make Vietnamese Pho (pronounced fur)? This is one National Dish we don’t mind posting, we did this as part of 

How do you make Pink Grapefruit Gin | National Dish Recipe

How do you make Pink Grapefruit Gin | National Dish Recipe

I’ve been dying to make Pink Grapefruit Gin, I think the colour would be attractive and relate completely to the flavour – Pink Grapefruit is a real treat just as grapefruit. As with all our Gin recipes, you need to sterilise everything thoroughly, I mean 

How do you make Fennel Gin? | National Dish Recipe | Gin Infusion

How do you make Fennel Gin? | National Dish Recipe | Gin Infusion

We like infusing our own Gin and have a growing number of flavours. Fennel Gin is a bit of a surprise – I wasn’t sure how it would turn out – it’s real good, it’s vegan and is a subtle version of Sambuca. Unlike fruit 

Petit Coco Cheltenham Restaurant Review | What’s it like to eat at Petit Coco Bistro Cheltenham

Petit Coco Cheltenham Restaurant Review | What’s it like to eat at Petit Coco Bistro Cheltenham

Just in case your French is so bad that you don’t know what Petit means – upon entry to Petit Coco Cheltenham, you’ll work out that it means ‘small’. If you use an online dictionary, it will also suggest insignificant – I paid Petit Coco