Hassop Station Cafe on the Monsal Trail

Hassop Station Cafe just a mile or so away from Bakewell lies right alongside the popular Monsal Trail that runs for 8.5 miles along a former Midland Railway line. At the station as well as the cafe, and a gift shop, you can also hire bikes to ride the trail. The place seemed popular with…

Secret Burger Club at Bustler Market

It is no secret that I totally love the burgers from Secret Burger Club having devoured the whole menu several times when they featured at Nottingham Street Food Club over the years. In lockdown(ish) last year we even travelled to seek them down in Melton Mowbray (read more here) and in Rothley at the Blue…

Gyoza Gyoza Streetfood at Bustler Market

Gyoza Gyoza Streetfood were at Bustler Market in Derby over the weekend while we were visiting our friends Secret Burger Club (read more about that here). Now as much as I love my burgers I also love a dumpling too with a passion so when we read that they were going to be at this…

Lunch at the Wig & Mitre in Lincoln

The Wig & Mitre pub is located almost at the top of Steep Hill in Lincoln right in the midst of the action for us tourist types visiting the castle and the cathedral. It has also always been one of the stops on our yearly pub crawls when we start at the top of the…

La Bocca in Looe – Wood Fired Pizza

La Bocca in Looe is an Italian Restaurant & Pizzeria located down on Higher market street not that far from the beach front and quay side. We both fancied a little slice of pizza, perhaps a respite from all the pasties and plates of fish and chips so we took a chance to try them…

Pub Food at The Cornish Arms

The Cornish Arms by Rick Stein is located in St Merryn near to Padstow and is an old school gastro pub serving a simple classic pub menu. It is described as being a short drive away from the town and I suppose it is, yet as it is up all those windy narrow roads it…

Boscastle Farm Shop and Cafe: Checking out lunch and the deli

Boscastle Farm Shop & Cafe is located just outside Boscastle up the hill on the B3263 at Hillborough Farm. It is a really excellent Farm shop and the cafe attached to it serves some really great food. We have been here a few times over the last year when it was open, sometimes sitting outside…

The Golden Guinea in Looe

The Golden Guinea Restaurant is located on Fore Street on The Quay in East Looe. It is described as ‘a traditional family owned restaurant in the heart of Looe serving homemade meals’. The sign on the wall suggests that the building has been here since 1632 and once inside it had that oldy world feel….