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in Food Lovers, Restaurant Reviews

A Mate Date at The Botanist Didsbury – The Perfect Local

I love going out to eat and drink and I love going out to eat and drink locally even better! So when I heard about The Botanist Didsbury opening, I was chuffed that I’d have another great pub-restaurant to add to my list of “locals”.

You may be aware of The Botanist as there are a few of them about in the North now, including one in Manchester City Centre. The interiors of The Botanist are beautiful, comfortable and cool and they do some great food, drinks and cocktails.

So off I went on a #MateDate with my friend Emily (who blogs at Film and Fizz) on a rare night out midweek and couldn’t wait to get stuck into some serious grub and chat….Continue reading

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in Couples Getaways, Foodie Posts, Travel

Ox Pasture Hall Hotel – A weekend away for foodies

If you follow the blog or my insta-stories, you’ll know we’ve been  making the most of UK travel lately, with short getaways. With a toddler, a dog and our own businesses to juggle, big long-haul holidays are not quite as easy as they once were. And with a renovation going on, we’ve needed a bit of time to recoup and spend some time together as a family.

So our recent trip to Yorkshire, was just that…it was time for just me and hubby to enjoy each other’s company and have some time away from all the stresses of everyday life.

Yorkshire is only a couple of hours away in the car from Manchester, so ideal for a day or two away – perfect for an overnight stop! We wanted to see the coast, so headed towards Whitby, staying about 20 minutes away in Ox Pasture Hall HotelContinue reading

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