Category Archives: Places to eat

Bettys Tea Room

Special treat time to celebrate 4 years of His Nibs and I finding each other. We were heading to Harrogate to the theatre (don’t ask what or I will feel the need to explain in great length, why we were … Continue reading

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London Trip/Babylon

We’re just back (I mean JUST, I’ve not taken of my shoes yet and those dogs are barking!) from a trip to the capital and it was… capital! We’ve been up to all sorts, cycling across royal parks on Boris … Continue reading

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Reviewing my position on review sites

So I had a rant, and now I should recant. I have now managed to get a favourite restaurant added on Onion Ring. I did this after they emailed their subscribers asking us to add restaurants.  I couldn’t find the … Continue reading

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Tea time in Ludlow

I never finished telling you about Ludlow. My last recommendation is De Greys. Now, De Greys is an award winning teashop and bakery. Problem is, ‘award winning’ in Ludlow can be somewhat misleading. We checked out one place with supposedly … Continue reading

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Ludlow #2

We’re getting a wee bit better at being here. Thanks to our need to head out and buy toilet paper as a matter of urgency  (the joys of disorganised self catering) we were in town for elevenses looking for cafes … Continue reading

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Ashton Farmers Market

Today was the last Sunday of the Month, which is Farmers Market day at Ashton-under-Lyne. It took us a wee while to find out about Ashton Farmers Market.  Having trundled round some relatively far flung locations, it came as a shock that … Continue reading

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Smokin’

Oooh lots of food type activities this weekend – lots of local food and interesting ideas about sustainability and obesity. For now I’ll report on… The Cheshire Smokehouse It hadn’t occurred to me until I saw an episode of 10 … Continue reading

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The Reviewers IQ Test – Have I failed?

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Step back in time

In Stockport of the 1930s hat making was still big business and a  fancy new cinema had opened not far from the start point of the Mersey.  The cinema itself was hollowed out of a town centre cliff.  If you wanted to … Continue reading

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