Eats & Explores: The Bower House, Shipston-on-Stour

We’re in June, which you may know (if you read the nonsense I write here or follow me on Instagram, hi if you do! 👋), means that The Bean, aka the tiny human I’m currently growing, is officially due NEXT MONTH. (😱😬😅) How did that happen!? Anyway because I don’t like to do things in…

Eats: 1766 Bar & Kitchen, Bristol

Last year Bristol Old Vic revealed its massive refurbishment of it’s front of house, which now hosts an area known as 1766 Bar and Kitchen, a nod to the date it’s beautifully revealed original theatre façade dates back to. Open daily from 9am (11am on Sunday’s) with closing times varying – but generally at least…

Explores: Portmeirion, Gwynedd

Last week my husband, the boys and the bump/I went to West and North Wales on a Sun holiday, staying in Haven sites at Pwllheli and Prestatyn. On the Saturday (13th) it was Mr Lizzie.Eats.Explores Birthday, and we spent the afternoon at Portmeirion Village, a beautiful way to celebrate I think you’ll soon agree… So…

Eats: The River Grille, Bristol

The River Grille at The Bristol Hotel recently relaunched their Sunday lunch menu, replacing its carvery offering with a plated service, allowing guests to sit on their bottoms and enjoy the view (and what views they are – but I’ll get to that). I was lucky enough to be invited along to review the new…

Explores: Kinky Boots UK Tour, Bristol Hippodrome

I love musicals. One of my earliest memories is going to the Gwyn Hall in Neath (where I’m from) and watching the local amateur dramatic society performing South Pacific,  afterwards singing ‘I’m going to wash that man right out my hair’ for weeks on end. (Getting some strange looks, being only five). I’ve seen Wicked…

Eats & Explores: A Night in Llandeilo, Carmarthenshire

Accomodation: The Cawdor Hotel Where: Rhosmaen St, Llandeilo SA19 6EN The Cawdor came onto my radar a few years ago when my mum stayed there – she raved about a free upgrade to a four poster bed and the exceptional food. So when I spotted a special offer on their Facebook page just before Christmas,…

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…