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Shimla

Address: 57-59 Huddersfield Rd, Holmfirth HD9 3JH Phone: 01484 680742 A trip to Yorkshire to see the mighty U.S band ‘Y & T’ gave us an excuse to try Holmfirths’ Shimla restaurant. As you walk up the steep steps- its on the upper floor- you may notice press cuttings when reaching the top from local newspapers stating […]

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Bombay Pickles

22 Lower High St, Stourbridge DY8 1TA Phone: 01384 377788 Bank Holiday Sundays are great. It’s like having two Saturdays in a week-end, right next to each other. To celebrate the fact, we headed down town to a ‘new’ (or re-branded, I dunno, there was previously a restaurant in the same building) Indian, of which there […]

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Bombay Express Torquay

98 Belgrave Road Torquay, Devon, TQ2 5HZ 01803 380060 Thoroughly enjoyed our visit. Didn’t have a starter but the main course I had, a Chicken Tikka Balti, was great. Thick Balti sauce, good amount of tasty Tikka and included either a naan bread or rice in the price. I had the Naan, which was both […]

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Cafe Mela

22 Forgate Street Worcester, WR1 1DN T: 01905 28989 On a rainy Sunday night after a week-end blokes boat trip….all good things must come to an end and they ended in Cafe Mela, which was chosen because, well, it wasn’t that far from the canal basin. We had spent the weekend cruising and, yes, boozing […]

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The Cinnamon Club

Cinnamon Club The Old Westminster Library, 30-32 Great Smith Street, London SW1P 3BU T: 020 7222 2555 This is Indian cooking at its finest, a completely different take on the food of the  sub continent. The dishes themselves are outstanding and the spicing is on a completely different  level to your normal high street curry […]

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The Lounge

The Lounge Oldswinford – Indian Restaurant | Cocktail Bar & Grill | Oldswinford.   Update! Spring 2017 – Currently closed for 6 weeks for refurbishment.   My first review in what seems like forever. The Lounge in Stourbridge. This used to be Mr Kans Chinese restaurant, which was always great but for some reason was […]

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Indian Summer

Indian Summer Resturant 69 East St, Brighton Review from Gavin Markwick Only on the train from London to Brighton do you begin to realise that it would be really good to live in Brighton. The commuter towns slip past the window after the grime and slime of London’s dirty streets, yes it’s to the seaside […]

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The Ambrette

  The Ambrette 44 King Street, Margate, Kent Review by Gavin Markwick It would be a mistake to not be impressed with The Ambrette. The building is unassuming from the outside in fact we couldn’t find it at first. It lies on the corner of King Street but its entrance is in Cecil Street. But […]

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Barbucci

Warren Street, Tenby SA70 7JY Tel: 01834845045 Map Yellowfingers on tour! Our annual visit to Tenby means I get to review the third and most hidden curry house in one of my most favourite holiday destinations. Located out of the ancient town walls, Barbucci is regarded as something of a secret gem. Once you have […]

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