John’s Blog – The Joys of January

January 17, 2018

With the Christmas festivities over for another year, it’s time to appreciate the delights that the the New Year can bring. January has always been my favourite time of year for produce. Surprisingly, the start of the year heralds two very fresh fruits. From Spain we get the start of the blood orange season, wildly […]

John’s Blog – Autumn is the time for hearty meals

November 13, 2017

The nights are drawing in and summer is well and truly behind us. One thing I really love about food and the seasons is that it helps to counteract the weather we’re experiencing and improves our mood. In summer, when the suns beating down, we have produce that’s eaten raw, chilled and fresh; tomatoes, peppers, […]


The joy of spring mushrooms

September 24, 2017

Spring is without doubt one of the happiest of seasonal changes for most people. It signifies hope that the cold days are ending and there’s sunshine and good times around the corner. This feeling of relief and excitement is shared by all chefs: after a long season of root vegetables and cabbage, they can start to see some […]

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Try our summer tapas menu

July 9, 2017

Our terrace is the ideal place for a little alfresco dining on a summer’s evening. We are now serving delicious, simple tapas plates for accompanying a glass of fine wine or craft beer from 6 o’clock, Wednesdays to Saturdays. Priced from £2.00 to £4.50, you can share and enjoy the great flavours and precise cooking […]

Staff Profile – Tom Hanlon-McNab

April 9, 2017

Staff Profile – Tom Hanlon-McNab, Sous Chef Tom is our brilliant sous chef who has been with us for 15 months now. He is in charge of the kitchen when Head Chef, John Watson, is away on leave or having a day off. Tom is at the helm most Sundays for our delicious roast lunch. […]

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Meet our new general manager

February 9, 2017

Introducing our new general manager Lawrence! We are really pleased to welcome Lawrence Banks, our new General Manager. Lawrence took up the position last week, and you’ll see him serving, and directing all our front-of-house operations. He has joined us from Rosemarino in Clifton, where he has been their general manager for the last couple […]