Table Talk







Restaurants taking their summer breaks include Edmunds in Brindleyplace  (Tuesday 7th – 14th August) and in Kenilworth Petit Gourmand (Sunday 29th July to Tuesday 14th August.)

Lasan in the Jewellery Quarter has teamed up with Birmingham brewer Aston Manor Cider to recommend cider varieties paired with their dishes. For a Lamb Rogan Josh recipe see for details.

Café Gnosh in Rugby is celebrating British Food Fortnight with a special three course dinner and a glass of wine for £20 until 12th August.

Congratulations to The Almanac in Kenilworth who have been awarded a one star rating by the Sustainable Restaurant association for their ethical sourcing policy.

Restaurant News







From Sunday (3rd) Loves restaurant will be open for Sunday lunches. Served from noon -2pm their five course menu boasts Steve’s mammoth Yorkshire puddings. 

Café Gnosh in Rugby has launched a great Summer offer – a bottle of house wine and sharing plate of cured fish, meat or vegetarian for £15.95

Birmingham says ciaow to Italian tapas with the opening of Fumo on Friday 9th June. I’ll be trying lunch there and posting my review on Tuesday 12th June.

New! Destinations page

In the spirit of shop local, eat local, I’ve set up a new Destinations page with guides to the food shops, producers, farmers markets, cafes and restaurants in Warwickshire. The first guide is on Rugby.

The Rugby page features – The Rose Tea Rooms, The Abraxas Cookshop, Delish Deli, Wild & Free, Rugby Farmers Market, Vermillion, Cafe Gnosh, Cafe Vin Cinq, Summersaults, Cheese on The Green, Malt Kiln Farm Shop and boutique hotel Number Sixteen.

Guides on Coventry, Kenilworth, Leamington Spa, Stratford upon Avon and Warwick to follow, so let me know if you have any recommendations.