There are so many foodie places I want to visit on Gloucester Road in Bristol but rarely find the time to get up there. We live near the SS Great Britain and are surrounded by great bars and restaurants so often opt for something closer to home. Sometimes though, when you hear of a place… Read More Ceres Coffee, Stokes Croft
Towards the end of last year, Koj opened as a pop-up restaurant in the centre of Cheltenham. Now I’m living in Bristol, I’m still keen on trying everything Cheltenham has to offer. With this being a pop-up I knew my time was limited, however it wasn’t until the last weekend of their opening that I… Read More Koj Cheltenham
Fancy pubs and bars are popping up all over the place these days, so to stand out from the crowd they need to either do things simply and well, or do something a bit different. The latter will always generate a bit of attention initially, but unless it’s good as well, they’ll normally fizzle out… Read More A bottle of something special
The Fire Station in Cheltenham has been open a while now; after not being able to make the grand opening and what with life being pretty hectic, it wasn’t until recently that we finally went to check it out. With the family in tow, one Saturday evening we entered the 110 year old building, that bares no… Read More The Fire Station, Cheltenham
The Ivy; a long-established and well know celeb’ hang out in central London. When it’s time to expand, the obvious location is the UK’s second food capital – Bristol! Keen to find out what all the fuss is about, we made our reservation a couple of weeks before the restaurant had opened. Ahead of our… Read More The famous London Ivy has come to Bristol!
Pizza joints are popping up all over Bristol at the moment, all being added to our list of where to eat next. The one that immediately made it to the top was the new venture from the guys at Casamia; PiShop. We wandered over one evening after work and were pleasantly surprised to see one… Read More PiShop, Bristol
James and I have gone and got these new super busy jobs recently, which we often get caught up in. It can sometimes be a struggle to wind down in the evenings if it’s been a particularly hectic one. One of our favourite things to do, which coincidentally helps with the blog, is going out… Read More The Nook, Bristol