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Champagne Afternoon Tea at Middlethorpe Hall in York

Champagne Afternoon Tea at Middlethorpe Hall in York

Champagne Afternoon Tea at Middlethorpe Hall in York – If you like the idea of afternoon tea in a stately home hotel then this one is for you!  Earlier this week I had a lovely facial and spa day at Middlethorpe Hall in York. Afterwards […]

Family Friendly Lunch at The Balloon Tree, Near York

Family Friendly Lunch at The Balloon Tree, Near York

I’ve always loved our visits to The Balloon Tree at Gate Helmsley, near York.  It’s a farm shop, cafe and pick your own place that is very local to us.  We recently visited for lunch and to have fun picking pumpkins!  First of all, let […]

Fancy Hanks York – Deep South Good Mood Food – Review

Fancy Hanks York – Deep South Good Mood Food – Review

Fancy Hanks York – This week I was lucky enough to be invited to review Fancy Hanks, the new Deep South American good mood food restaurant that has opened in Goodramgate in York.  The decor and atmosphere is laid back retro chic, with comfortable tables, […]

Taking Kids to Carluccio’s, St Helen’s Square, York – Review

Taking Kids to Carluccio’s, St Helen’s Square, York – Review

Carluccio’s, St Helen’s Square, York, Review – If you are looking for a nice relaxed restaurant in the centre of York, you can’t go far wrong with Carluccio’s in St Helen’s Square. I took Miss H and two of her friends over the summer holidays […]

11 Places to Eat and Best Restaurants in York

11 Places to Eat and Best Restaurants in York

Restaurants in York and great places to eat – York is an amazing place to live and visit and we have some wonderful restaurants in which to eat.  There are so many different places to eat in York, it’s been hard compiling this list.  But, […]

Silver Service Afternoon Tea at The Grand, York – Review

Silver Service Afternoon Tea at The Grand, York – Review

Silver Service Afternoon Tea at The Grand, York – Hudson’s restaurant at The Grand York is situated in an elegant but cosy room overlooking the York Bar Walls. On this occasion I was there to sample their new Silver Service Afternoon Tea. I have reviewed […]

11 of the Best Afternoon Teas in York – Detailed Reviews!

11 of the Best Afternoon Teas in York – Detailed Reviews!

Afternoon tea in York – I love afternoon tea, and living near York I am lucky enough to have lots of places to choose from.  Here are some of my favourites and some places I have yet to try.  You can go for traditional afternoon […]

Pairings York – Food and Wine Pairing Experience Review

Pairings York – Food and Wine Pairing Experience Review

Pairings York, Food and Wine Pairing Experience Review – This week saw me trying the wine and food experience at Pairings on Castlegate in York. If you haven’t been before, it’s a cosy wine bar and restaurant next to Rustique.  It’s ideally situated near the […]

Quintessentially English – Afternoon Tea at The Grand, York

Quintessentially English – Afternoon Tea at The Grand, York

Afternoon Tea at The Grand, York – There is something so elegant and quintessentially English about afternoon tea. It’s a tradition that goes back to the early 19th Century when Anna, the 7th Duchess of Bedford set a fashion for taking sandwiches and tea in […]

Best Indian Restaurant York – the Ones we Love!

Best Indian Restaurant York – the Ones we Love!

Coconut Lagoon Clarence Street, York Ever since I visited Kerala in India, I have been a fan of Southern Indian dishes.  Try Southern dishes at this Indian restaurant York.  From their website: “We prepare our dishes with a mix of the finest imported & local […]