The Breakfast Club- Cobbles Kitchen

Where: Ogmore By The Sea, Bridgend What: Traditional and trendy fare, heavy on local produce How much? £10 a head for breakfast Overall:  Top notch, top marks, top everything Contact: 01656 646361 https://www.cobbleskitchen.co.uk/ Being regular budget travelers, The Mr and I are neither adverse nor strangers to a Cheap Hotel Chain Of Choice buffet of overdone […]

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Yak & Yeti

What: Nepalese & Indian cuisine Where: Magdalen Street/St Botolphs, Colchester http://www.yakandyeticolchester.co.uk/ 01206 767606 How Much: from £20 a head for beers, popadums and two courses Overall: an undeniable 10/10 It’s always nice to be asked round for dinner, so an inbox invite from a flourishing curry house in the home town just after Christmas was […]

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Albatta

You know that funny restaurant story that everyone has from a 90’s holiday to Cyprus or somewhere similar, where you eat at a safe middle-of-the-roady place for twelve dinners in a row then on your last night, scraping out all your coins before you fly home, you take the potential gut biome defence challenge and […]

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A Little Plug- Kovalam Restaurant

What: South Indian Cuisine Where: 27 Waterside , Brightlingsea, CO7 0AY How Much: £20-£25 a head Overall: 9/10 When it comes to memories of a town, so many people associate my little corner of the world on the Essex Coast with that brilliant little Indian near the water. It’s called Kovalam, it was on my list of […]

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The Breakfast Club- Fork & Wine

I’ve alluded previously to my good fortune as regards eating establishments within spitting distance of my humble abode in Brightlingsea so I won’t go on about that again other than to say here’s another one! Although breakfast has always been a popular date activity for the Mr and myself, however out outings have been curbed […]

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2017- The Dinner Resolutions

Believe it or not, I really don’t eat out very much and I’m horrible at choosing restaurants. One bad review in amoungst the three hundred full-star reports on trip advisor will cancel a booking and send me back to my tried and tested just eat menu or to the co op for some chillies and […]

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Afternoon Tea At Memoirs

I’ve been meaning to check out Memoirs for some time- the now not-quite-new conversion of the old library in Colchester town hall into a fine dining restaurant. This was the first of several moves from the town hall to make more commercial use of the space there including The Cells in the old magistrates dungeons […]

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A Little Plug- The Loft at Sudbury

The last few weeks have been insanely busy with work and house repairs and family occasions of all flavours. Family occasions leads me to my birth month, which I share with both parental units (pretty selfish of them I think) and thus leads to annual busyness and diary synchronisation. This year I had it all […]

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