TAKK, MANCHESTER

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Whenever anyone criticises Manchester’s culinary credentials, I am the first to jump to its defence. I will concede that London blows most of the country out of the water in terms of variety and sheer volume of delicious dining spots but I definitely maintain there’s a world beyond the confines of the M25.

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ODDS AND BODS, BRISTOL

Untitled-1 I wasn’t altogether convinced this was worth jotting down. Snippets at best, I thought. But I thought a little more. Then I looked at the pictures and realised that whilst just bits and bobs here and there they would make a nice collective mop-up of what remained of my weekend in Bristol. Frankly, I’m only a short on pictures for some because, blog or no blog, eating took precedence so that tells me they’re worth talking about. Continue reading “ODDS AND BODS, BRISTOL”

COFFEE, BRISTOL

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Coffee culture is etched on the Bristol café-scape. Turn most corners and you can expect to find a little artisan coffee shop. We made the most of a number of these nooks to shelter from the miserable weather and coffee café hopping quickly became my favourite pastime.

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BOSTON TEA PARTY, BRISTOL

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The uninitiated could be forgiven for thinking that Boston Tea Party is a pop-in, sandwich shop but the airy upper floor and the secret garden tucked away at the back make this lovely restaurant a worthy destination even amid fierce, foodie competition.

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