Great Pub Classics served up at The Lamb & Flag, Wick

I love a good pub! For me, a good pub has to have a roaring open fire, a good selection of wines and ales, a good pub menu, which must have a curry and pie on offer, a friendly landlady or landlord and is preferably not a chain, as these tend to be either too bland or too trendy and gimmicky! Also nowadays I tend … Continue reading Great Pub Classics served up at The Lamb & Flag, Wick

Florentinos – Heart Shaped Pizza, now that’s Amore!

We headed to Carmarthen, which claims to be one of the oldest towns in Wales, with an expectation to have a lunch in one of its quaint Welsh cafes serving up bowls of cawl. Instead we stumbled across Florentinos, an Italian restaurant serving up generous portions of pasta and pizzas cooked in their wood fired pizza oven! Continue reading Florentinos – Heart Shaped Pizza, now that’s Amore!

Franco’s at Frolics – Southerndown

We have been going to Franco’s for the last couple of years since it opened in its new premises in Sotherndown in 2014 and I openly admit to being a big fan. So what it makes Frolics so special? For us, a lot has to do with the owner and front of house himself, Franco.  He is very much a family man and welcomes children to … Continue reading Franco’s at Frolics – Southerndown

The Five Bells in Wickham – a Great Stop off the M4 by Newbury

We hate stopping at services, so instead we’re always on the look out for an alternative place to stop for a break. The Five Bells in Wickham is just 5 minutes from junction 14 on the M4 and is a lovely family friendly cosy pub, serving up delicious grub. So much better than services! Continue reading The Five Bells in Wickham – a Great Stop off the M4 by Newbury