Eats: Lido Spa & Restaurant, Bristol

I’d wanted to visit the restaurant at the Lido in Bristol for some time, and at the beginning of the month finally went along with my husband Chris, father-in-law Al and step-mother-in-law, Jan. We had a voucher (shock!) that we had purchased during their Advent event in December, which for £30 per couple entitled us…

Eats: The Ox, Clifton

Last month I went for a birthday meal with @jen.on.tour to The Ox on Whiteladies Road, Bristol. We had previously purchased an incredible voucher – £70 for three courses for two inc a bottle of wine – which was available over Christmas, and as there were no restrictions as to when it could be used…

Eats: The Ashville Steakhouse, Bristol

Hidden a little off the beaten track in Southville, but in actual fact only a few minutes from bustling North Street (and my home, super handy!) is The Ashville Steakhouse. Independently run and owned, it originally opened as The Ashville in 2014 (although many moons before it had been the ‘Try Again’) before rebranding as…

Explores: Gromit Unleashed (2) – What’s it all about?

If you know anyone from Bristol – online or in ‘real life’, you may have noticed beautifully decorated sculptures of Aardman characters Wallace, Gromit, and Feathers McGraw popping up on your Facebook/Instagram/Twitter since the weekend. Many of you know all about it, but for the benefit of those like my lovely (when she wants to…

Eats: Sholay Indian Kitchen, Bristol

Last weekend I had one of my oldest friends, Sammy visiting. She lives in Geneva where they are seriously lacking in good Indian food, so having heard good things and spotted a Wriggle deal there, decided to try Sholay Indian Kitchen down at Cargo, Wapping Wharf. The deal consisted of two small plates and two large plates…