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Mouth-watering lunch at The Ram Bar & Brasserie

On a beautiful sunny afternoon we visited Newark, a picturesque market town with charming streets full of character, inviting cafes and restaurants. We were excited to pay a visit to the stunning The Ram Bar and Brasserie, a hidden gem that stands close to the town’s famous castle. The Ram has a colourful history of

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Soaking up the weekend with a Bottomless Brunch at Oaks

With back to back restaurants, Maid Marian Way is the place to be if you’re hungry in the centre of Nottingham. Sat on the corner of Bromley place, with a modern glass-fronted exterior offering glimpses of the open wood-fired oven inside, Oaks has set itself apart from the crowd. One of Nottingham’s newer eating and drinking spots,


Enjoying a ‘Super Lunch’ at Jamie’s Italian

Good old Jamie. Not content with happily bouncing around the kitchen on our televisions, producing fail-safe Christmas presents in the form of colourful cookery books, and saving our children from the perils of turkey twizzlers – he’s also put together a successful chain of quality Italian restaurants! I’d never been to a Jamie’s Italian before and, if I’m honest, I

Lace Market Hotel Head Chef, Ben Chaplin

Meet Ben Chaplin; Head Chef at the Lace Market Hotel

Nottingham’s iconic hotel, the Lace Market Hotel, reopened its doors after extensive refurbishment in late 2015. Its aspirational restaurant Merchant’s and traditional British pub, the Cock & Hoop, are already proving popular so we caught up with Head Chef Ben Chaplin to find out about his foodie inspiration for the venues. You’re originally from Nottingham