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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 […]

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 […]

Duddell’s London Restaurant Review | Cantonese near The Shard | National Dish

Duddell’s London Restaurant Review | Cantonese near The Shard | National Dish

In my search for finding somewhere new to eat and review, in what seems to be an endless supply of new openings in the captial, I fell upon Duddell’s London, a high end Cantonese restaurant. Location is often everything, but London of course dismisses that […]

The Ivy Montpellier Brasserie Cheltenham Restaurant Review | What’s it really like? | National Dish

The Ivy Montpellier Brasserie Cheltenham Restaurant Review | What’s it really like? | National Dish

Before we get in to the detail of The Ivy Cheltenham, or to give its full name The Ivy Montpellier Brasserie in Cheltenham, what do you know about The Ivy? I mean the actual The Ivy in Covent Garden, Soho, London. It’s famous for being […]

What is it like at The Ivy Cheltenham? | National Dish Preview

What is it like at The Ivy Cheltenham? | National Dish Preview

This is a preview of their pre-open event. You can now read the full review here. I had the pleasure of being invited to the pre-opening night at The Ivy Montpellier Brasserie in Cheltenham, to get a look around the day before the action started. On […]

What’s it like to eat at Rambla Covent Garden Soho London | National Dish Restaurant Review

What’s it like to eat at Rambla Covent Garden Soho London | National Dish Restaurant Review

I’m in London and fancied something new, as in recently opened. I found Rambla, Covent Garden in Soho – a Catalan Tapas restaurant. Victor Garvey, owner and chef, was in the kitchen that evening, a Wednesday evening – so I’m hopeful that the food was […]

What’s it like at The Bottle of Sauce Cheltenham? | National Dish Restaurant Review

What’s it like at The Bottle of Sauce Cheltenham? | National Dish Restaurant Review

The Bottle of Sauce Cheltenham has been open for nearly year, celebrating it’s first birthday this Christmas, but is it still any good – that’s assuming it once was? I didn’t go ‘The Sauce’ when it first opened, everyone was talking about it – which […]