When you drive into Inglewood you can see the large house in the distance; at this time of year with the lights on it looks very welcoming. We had been invited to have dinner at Blandy's Bistro at Inglewood House in Kintbury. I was really looking forward to it as I had been only a few weeks before and immensely enjoyed their afternoon tea. My expectations for dinner were pretty high.
Sometimes I'll go to a restaurant and the choices on the menu
The Dundas Arms in Kintbury had a bit of an overhaul a few years ago; a bit of redecoration, a spruce up in the garden and more. It has recently come under new management and I was invited to try out their dinner menu. I had been for lunch a few days before and I liked what they served (classic Ploughman's and sandwiches) but I wasn't prepared for the dinner menu (and food) to be quite as good as it was.
I was in one of those terrible dining
I remember hearing a while ago on the grape vine that Audley Inglewood would have a restaurant as part of the retirement complex so it was great when I was invited to try their new restaurant The Walmesley. They sent me a sneaky peak of their tasting menu and were more than happy to amend their plans to eliminate any fish and shellfish and I couldn't wait to try it.
As you drive up to the building it's very impressive and welcoming and it's rather
I prefer cider in either hot weather so I can have it nice and cold, or when it's cold outside so I can have it nice and warm. How do you prefer yours? There seems to have been much more interest recently in cider with lots of new brands popping up so it was great to have a chance to see behind the scenes with a cider maker himself. Ciderniks is a small cider maker based in Kintbury and Nick opened up his cider making empire for the curious to have
If you are driving along the A4, the A34 or the M4 you must make sure you get off, break the driving stupor you've gotten yourself into and treat yourself to a truly wonderful experience.
It's not just the food and the fact they always have specials on, it's the service and the atmosphere that's impeccable.
We were eating a relatively boring, dull, same old food meal at a different restaurant which is supposed to be one of the