Carnaro Lounge – Derby

Needing to get away from my computer for a while, myself and a colleague nipped out for a quick bite to eat at the Carnero Lounge in Derby last week.   I’ve walked past the place a few times, but haven’t stopped to peek at the menu as I have always been in a rush.  The interior…

Seven – Derby

Last week, an old friend I’ve not seen for a couple of years, Hugh, took me for lunch at Seven Restaurant for a catch up.  Seven is close to where we both work, so it was quick and convenient. By all accounts the food is ace too.  It’s located on Roundhouse Road, Pride Park, in…

The Slug & Lettuce – Derby

I nipped out on my lunch break today to the Slug and Lettuce in Derby to see my lovely friend Emily. We chose it as it was convenient for me, cheap as chips on a week day and Emily promised the food was good. It was fairly busy when we arrived, but we bagged a seat…

Great Food & Drink Festival – Calke Abbey

It was a cold, rainy, miserable day yesterday when my housemate and I rocked up at Calke Abbey in Derbyshire, for the Great Food and Drink Festival run by All About Tourism. We paid ¬£8 each to get in, and thankfully there wasn’t a queue so we could look around pretty quickly. We arrived at…

Hide Burger Bar – Derby

Meeting an old colleague for dinner in Derby on Friday night was stressful. Neither of us are au fait with the area so a quick jump onto trip advisor bought up Hide Burger Bar. Coming in 12th it seemed like a good shout, and as we headed there I realised I had eaten a really…