Category Archives: Restaurant Reviews

The Old Weighing Room – Doncaster Racecourse.

It’s not often I get to eat in such unusual surroundings. Built in an ‘Art Deco meets Classical Empire’ style in 1920, The Old Weighing Room manages to feel both historic and modern. With black matt wooden floor boards, black … Continue reading

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Santo’s Higham Farm Hotel, Derbyshire

Tucked away in the historic Derbyshire village of Higham, Santo’s Higham Farm Hotel is built around a 15th century farmhouse. As you walk into reception, you notice Italian granite table tops, beautifully worn stone floors and an ancient sunken well. … Continue reading

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Restaurant Review 3: San Marino’s in Mapperley, Nottingham.

For lovers off authentic Italian recipes, generously sized portions and a warm welcome, may I suggest San Marino’s Restaurant in Mapperley. This small, independently run business in a suburb of Nottingham creates mouth watering food guaranteed to delight. Their pasta … Continue reading

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Restaurant Review 2: Players’ Restaurant, Gala Casino – Birmingham.

This recently refurbished 24 seat restaurant has undergone a somewhat remarkable transformation. In a matter of months, the look of the dining room, the development of an upscale menu and even the location of the restaurant has changed for the … Continue reading

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Restaurant Review 1: Banks Bistro – Wolverhampton.

Crisp white linen, soft lighting and a soothing ambience. Customer service at Banks is impeccable. Staff are attentive and knowledgeable. Fresh flowers adorn each table in this intimate 60 seater restaurant. The menu is seasonal, easy to navigate and fills … Continue reading

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