The Breakfast Club- Continental Cafe

It’s been a while since I’ve found myself in the streets of Maldon, a saltmarsh town in Essex I’m pretty fond of. It’s equally twee and grotesque- traditional narrow streets and upcoming mega housing estates of doom; cutesy indie shops and a bloody Card Factory; beer and sea salt. And a lovey little prom walk […]

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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 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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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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The Breakfast Club- Galvin Hop

Location- Spitalfields Cost- well under £5 for pastries/£10 for hot breakfast plus coffee. Highlight- a perfectly poached egg Lowlight- not really Overall- 9/10 You may remember Cafe a Vin, a pleasantly pokey bar and brasserie at the back of the Galvin brothers’ triumph that is La Chapelle in Spitalfields. You may not remember any such […]

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The Breakfast Club- Harvester

The Restaurant: Harvester Locations: Nationwide Specimen Venue: Colchester Menu: ‘Continental’ Buffet, unlimited hot items cooked to order Price: £2.99 (99p kids) all you can eat continental, £4.99 (£1.99 kids) to include hot items, bottomless coffee additional £2.25, other sundries available at further cost. Highlight: Good range on cold items Lowlight: see below! General Score: 5/10 […]

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The Breakfast Club: Toby Carvery

  The Restaurant: Toby Carvery Locations: Nationwide* Specimen Venue: Colchester Menu: Hot buffet* Price: £3.99 all you can eat, bottomless coffee additional £1.99, other additional sundries at cost depending on location* Highlight: Sausage and mushrooms* Lowlight: not great for restrictive diets General Score: 8/10 * *fairly serious variations between restaurants on price, inclusions and quality […]

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The Breakfast Club

Hello friends, and a happy new year to you and yours. I write these words on one of the rare occasions that I have snubbed a weekend treat out with Himself in favour of another half hour in bed but I am going to tell you about one of my favourite food related outings- and […]

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