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Nottingham Valentines 2015

Scratching your head about where to take your other half for dinner? Maybe our five-word reviews will lend a hand. Desi Downtown 07800 500011 Eat dinner quickly, then bhangra. World Service 01158 475587 Forgot her birthday? Double whammy. Saltwater 01159 242664 New menu. Rooftop with blankets. Hooters 01159 588111 Brave choice for complete tits. Le […]

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Orange Tree Nottingham

Back in the day when the LeftLion team were young enough to think that organising gigs was a fun thing to do The Orange Tree on Shakespeare Street played host to some of our events, even going back as far as our NYE Extravaganza in 2005. Ten years on and they’ve still got the same […]

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Georges Fish and Chip Kitchen

We are a nation of fish and chip experts; few other meals are as deeply etched into our national identity. It’s one of those peculiar dishes where the finest examples are so commonly found away from the finest establishments – the chippy at the bottom of the street where we grew up was, for most […]

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Matching wine with Christmas dinner can be a contentious issue. People can get too hung up on trying to match the wine with the meat and in the process they forget about all the other wonderful components that make up the Christmas spread. The old adage “white wine with white meat; red wine with red […]

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Bluebird Veggie Cafe Nottingham

Bluebird Cafe

A vegan, a vegetarian, a meat eater and a two-year-old walk into a cafe… Sherwood’s newest cafe is situated under the  mural that suggests residents and visitors shop, socialise and relax – the latter two, you can definitely do within this particular vegetarian/vegan establishment. There were two starters on offer (£4.95 each). I went for […]

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The Food Bar Beeston

A relative newcomer to Beeston High St, this place is offering an alternative to greasy bacon cobs for breakfast as well as that which makes the most dullest of lunches for office workers – the jacket potato. All the ingredients they use are super fresh and they make the lot from scratch using local producers […]

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Notts Nosh Kitchen

There’s seven days left for you to help out renovate a kitchen which will be used by the community to teach people about healthy food and how to cook well for themselves. It will also act as a base for business start ups and community projects. A wonderful project with a great passion and heart. […]

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Jim’s Smokehouse

Smokin! Smoking food is far from a new thing – cavemen not only hung chunks of woolly mammoth over embers to dry it out and preserve it, but also to make it flavoursome. It’s a shame the internet wasn’t around – they could have been Instagramming their foodie snaps to their jealous cavemen buddies. It’s […]

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Red’s True Barbecue

Let there be meat! The January blues are set to turn a brighter shade of Red next year, with the launch of Red’s True Barbecue, creating 65 new jobs.  The much talked about authentic American smokehouse will bring its gospel brand of low and slow smoked meat to the city for the first time, making […]

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The Ned Ludd

The Ned Ludd’s attitude is all about making the most of local beer and history. This attitude is also applied to their food – using local, seasonal produce and traditional recipes, the chef has created some favourite British dishes with a contemporary and imaginative twist. It’s sometimes difficult to find vegetarian or vegan versions of […]

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