Review

Elegant pub grub @ The White Swan, Edgbaston

I must confess I don't visit Edgbaston half as much as I should, a realisation I had confirmed during a recent visit to The White Swan, set just off Harborne Road. An upmarket pub that's brimming with character, The White Swan manages to be both stylish and homely, thanks in part to the extensive refurbishment… Continue reading Elegant pub grub @ The White Swan, Edgbaston

Ramblings

A Vegas wedding and a restorative Greek getaway  

*dusts off laptop*  Well hello there! As you can imagine the last few weeks have been a bit of a blur for me, but I’m pleased to say our wedding in Las Vegas went swimmingly (probably thanks to the endless supply of frozen margaritas) and I’m now officially a wife. Madness.  We actually landed back… Continue reading A Vegas wedding and a restorative Greek getaway  

Events

Happy first birthday to Rofuto (Park Regis Hotel)

I was recently invited to attend the first birthday of Rofuto, and after being promised an evening of cocktails and sushi (despite my wedding dress diet woes) I made my way gleefully to Park Regis Hotel, also the home of 1565. I'd heard a lot about this skyline restaurant before the event and was really excited to… Continue reading Happy first birthday to Rofuto (Park Regis Hotel)

Events

Oktoberfest @ The Old Crown, Digbeth

Last night I celebrated Friday the best way I know how: slurping beer surrounded by meat. To put this into some kind of context, I attended Digbeth Oktoberfest at The Old Crown, which saw the beer garden transformed into a Bavarian themed bar packed with tasty food and beer galore.  Offering an array of theme-appropriate food… Continue reading Oktoberfest @ The Old Crown, Digbeth

Events

Electro Brunch @ Gaucho

With my hen do this weekend coming I had every intention of having a 'quiet one' on Saturday, but instead I accepted an invitation to a bloggers event at Gaucho. The coveted Electro Brunch - a weekly all you can eat and drink thrill ride - has been on my 'to do' list since I visited… Continue reading Electro Brunch @ Gaucho

Events

Edinburgh Gin dinner @ Moor Hall Hotel & Spa

To say I had a lovely evening on Friday would be an understatement and a half, I can tell you. Having received an invitation to attend an Edinburgh Gin event (you can read all about the last one here) at Moor Hall Hotel & Spa, I had a feeling I might be in for a… Continue reading Edinburgh Gin dinner @ Moor Hall Hotel & Spa

Events, Ramblings

Las Iguanas launches new Birmingham city centre restaurant 

The end of August saw the opening of a new branch of Las Iguanas in Birmingham city centre, and I was lucky enough to be invited to the launch party. Located on Temple Street - in the long time empty space once occupied by the permanently closed Temple Street Social - the latest Las Iguanas… Continue reading Las Iguanas launches new Birmingham city centre restaurant 

Events, Review

The Canal House opening party 

Last week saw the official launch of The Canal House on Bridge Street, and to celebrate a party was held to mark the occasion. Over recent months the former James Brindley pub has been transformed in to The Canal House; a sizeable city centre bar and restaurant overlooking Gas Street Basin. New World Trading Company… Continue reading The Canal House opening party