Category: pubs and restaurants

Olympic swimming hopeful wins local support

A BID for Olympic glory by local swimming star Rosie Rudin has been given a boost with the donation of a car by local Peugeot dealer John Harrison (Lowdham) Ltd. The team at John Harrison tell dumbles.co.uk they are delighted…

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2016 Plough Play tour dates announced

The annual cycle of Calverton Plough Plays, which tour pubs in the Dumbles area performing a version of an ancient folk drama, has been confirmed for 14-16 January 2016. Performed by Crappps, the Calverton Real Ale and Plough Play Preservation…

Calverton restaurant relaunches

THE REVAMPED Oscar’s Lounge and Kitchen in Calverton played host to local VIPs, business owners and socialites last night (12 November 2015) to celebrate its official relaunch. The restaurant’s resident musician Suzi Jary played music from Amy Winehouse and Dolly…

Foodie triumph for Four Bells

WOODBOROUGH’s Four Bells has been named the county’s best pub for dining in the first annual Nottingham Food and Drink Awards. Landlord Craig Smith collected the trophy on 25 June, during an awards evening at the East Midlands Conference Centre.…

Pizza event ‘exceeds expectations’

ORGANISERS of the Lambley charity pizza bake have spoken of their delight at the success of the event. Staged in the car park of the Wooodlark pub, it involved two teams competing to make the best pizzas using traditional wood-fired…

Bake-off will be a pizza cake

The car park of the Woodlark in Lambley will be the venue for the village’s first pizza making competition. The event will take place on bank holiday Monday, 25 May 2015, from 1pm onwards. Two teams of four will compete…

Continuity promise for Robin Hood

THE latest couple to take on the Robin Hood in Lambley say that their contract with the brewery will offer stability to the village. The appropriately-named Paul Brew and partner Cheryl Hitch moved into the pub on 13 February, just…

Café Bridge is more than a card game

A COMBINATION of fine dining, good company, a stimulating game of cards, and even a bit of exercise in between. That seems to be the recipe behind Café Bridge, which came to Nottingham for the first time in 2013. Café…